Francois de Poilly the Elder
1622 - 1693, French

The Virgin and Child Adored by Two Angels
1622 - 1693, French

Engraving after Annibal Caracci; Thies: See Hecquet, 17; Brandes, 1p.57; 1st state, with the inscription on a stone in the landscape[l.l.] "AnnibalCarratius pinxit. F. Poilly Scuypsit cum Pr.Re. A Paris, Rue St. Jacques a l'image St. Benoist"


Flight into Egypt
1622 - 1693, French

Engraving after Guido Reni, 2nd state, w/ coat of arms before address; LThies,p.281; image size 15 13/16 x 12 5/16 inches


Virgini Matri
1622 - 1693, French

Engraving, after Raphael; also called La Benediction; later state without engraver's address;

Painting

Meadow in Bloom
1876-1936, American

Oil on artist board, 12 x 16 inches, c. 1930, unsigned. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes. He was a member of many prestigious artist's groups, including the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Connecticut League of Art Students and the Springfield Art League.

Print

Le Concours Hippique
1886-1971, French

This is a beautifully energetic original etching with drypoint by French artist Hermine David. The image size is 9 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, published in 1927 in a small edition of 40, pencil signed and numbered. A rich impression on a medium weight watermarked wove type paper. Hermine David was born and raised in Paris and at the age of 16 was accepted into the Ecole Des Beaux Arts, later going on the study at the Academy Julien. She was a well known painter and printmaker and was very active in the thriving artist community in Paris in the early 20th century.

Drawing

A Sandy Beach
1872- c.1950, American

A vibrant watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s, initialed lower right.