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Painting

Village Scene by the Shore
1885-1954, American

Watercolor and gouache, visible size 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, signed lower right.

Pearce was born in Philadelphia but lived and worked in Manasquan, NJ, painting landscapes, interiors, figures and still-lifes. He studied under Chase and Weir.

Print

Le Chapeau Epingle (The Pinned Hat)
1841-1919, French

This is a remarkable original etching by French Impressionist Pierre Auguste Renoir, image size is 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 inches, 1894, cat: Delteil-8, plate signed. An early impression on antique laid type paper with ample margins. The two girls in this image are Julie Manet, daughter of Berthe Morisot, and her cousin Paulette Gobillard. Julie Manet was one of Renoir's favorite models, and appears in many of his paintings and prints.

Drawing

Winter Scenes
1872- c.1950, American

Two nice sketches of houses with snow-covered rooftops by Dexter Dawes. They both measure 4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches on a medium weight drawing paper.