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Painting

The Summer Pasture
1824-1884, French

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene by French artist Auguste Bonheur, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches, c. 1860, signed, in an ornate period frame. Auguste Bonheur was born into the Bonheur family of animal painters; his father, Raymond Bonheur was an art teacher as well as artist and taught painting to both Auguste and his older sister, the renowned animal painter Rosa Bonheur. The Bonheurs kept a small barnyard with sheep, chickens, and a cow, which they would often portray in their paintings.

Print

Sergeant Major Patrick Gould
$245.00
19th Century, British

Mezzotint by John Young(Engraver in Mezzotint to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales) after the painting by George Watson, image size 19 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, sheet size 22 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches, 1810. The full title reads, "Sergeant Major Patrick Gould, Royal Reg. Edin. Volunteers (Blue) 1794. Published by P. Carol Printseller, South Hanover Street, Edinburgh.

Drawing

Giant Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This fine pencil drawing of a giant pine tree with its wooded surroundings, by local Marlboro, NH artist, Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 11 inches and is sketched on a medium weight, gray paper. Dawes summered in southern NH, with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.