Engraving after van Dyk; de Beauvais was a student of G. Audran; Engraved for the Dresden Gallery; prov. Fogg Museum, JWRandall Coll 14088; image size 12 3/16 x 13 3/8 inches; plate size 14 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches
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.