August Lancon
1836-1885, French

Enlevement Des Claces Au Bois De Boulogne
1836-1885, French

Etching, image size: 7 9/16 x 12 1/2 inches,

Painting

French Girls in a Field
1863-1950, American

This lovely oil on canvas by the New England artist Joseph Lindon Smith measures 12 x 9 inches, title and artist inscribed on the back, housed in a 19th century gilt frame, 1894. Smith was a founding member of the Dublin Art Colony in Dublin, NH and lifelong friends with the artist Frank Benson and Isabella Stewart Gardner. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Academie Julian in Paris.

Print

The Smiling Woman
1900-1971, British

This is an elegant original hand colored etching, image size 12 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches, c. 1940s, pencil signed, titled in the lower margin. Elyse Lord lived her entire life in Britain and although her work shows a strong Asian influence, she never actually traveled the continent. Her inspiration instead came from Chinese literature, artwork and her own imagination. Her unique style uses fine drypoint lines and delicate, yet vibrant colors to create images that that have a serene, almost dreamlike quality.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, image size 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.