J. Paul Verrees
1889-1942, Belgian

Bruges
1889-1942, Belgian

Etching, image size 9 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches, pencil signed.


Venice
1889-1942, Belgian

Etching, image size 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, edition of 100, pencil signed.


Le Balcon
1889-1942, Belgian

Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled.


Church in Holland
1889-1942, Belgian

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, pencil signed.

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

The Out Lying Farm
1874-1947, American

Lithograph, 4 3/4X7 13/16", pencil signed

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.