Pierre Aveline
1656 - 1722, French

Moses presented to the daughter of the Pharaoh
1656 - 1722, French

Engraving; circa 1740; after the painting by Georgion de Castel-franco, provenance: Gray Collection, Fogg Museum (on verso #123); image size 12 7/16 x 24 7/8 inches


Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.


Notre Dame cafe Nord
1901-1989, French

engraving, 16.5 X 22 inches, c. 1940, edition of 150, pencil signed. View from Cafe Nord.


View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.