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Painting

Dawn on the Seashore

This is an atmospheric 19th Century French painting attributed to Maxime Emile Louis Maufra (1861-1918). Oil on canvas, 8 3/4 x 14 inches, c. 1890s, unsigned, with a label on the back identifying the painting as Maufra's, framed. There is also a stamp on the back of the canvas "Blanchet 20 Rue Saint [Benoit?] Paris", a well known 19th century artist supply store. Although we cannot be certain of the artist, this is a well painted seascape with a subtle palette and lovely sense of light and atmosphere, and certainly appears to have been done by a very competent hand.

Print

Across Horseshoe Lake

Linocut on colored paper, image size 9 x 6 1/4 inches, 1982, pencil signed (illegible signature), dated and edition below image.

Drawing

Guibal Stilllife
1947 - , French

Watercolor study for festival poster held yearly at the Hotel Meynier d'Oppede, 1970, sheet size measuring 19 5/8 x 16 inches. Guibal was known for his abstract images of women, birds, the wind and the sea often with strong contrasting colors.