H. Jacob Gabler
17th Century, European

Opus Definitionum Forensium
17th Century, European

Engraving, image size 10 5/8 x 6 inches, c. 17th Century bookplate.

Painting

"L'optique"   Peep Show

A rare early French genre painting depicting a traveling vendor with his peep show. A unique country setting of a mother and her children viewing a display titled "Le Vrai Jesus". This work done circa 1820's is unsigned but suggests the work in style and subject of Louis Leopold Boilly,(1761-1845). The painting has been lined and has some areas of inpainting, mostly the bottom edge and upper right. The painting may have been reduced in size. Period gilt frame. Oil on canvas measuring 30 x 25 inches, the overall frame size measures: 41 X 36 inches.

Print

Parce Somnum Rumpere
1758-1833, Italian

Engraving, image size 10 1/8 x 13 11/16 inches, "Raphael Morghen sculpt." l.r. and "Titianus Pinx" l.l., "Parce Somnum Rumpere" l.c.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.