Nicholas Dauphin de Beauvais
1687 - 1763, French

St. Jerome Penitent
1687 - 1763, French

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

Painting

Dawn on the Seashore

This is an atmospheric 19th Century French painting attributed to Maxime Emile Louis Maufra (1861-1918). Oil on canvas, 8 3/4 x 14 inches, c. 1890s, unsigned, with a label on the back identifying the painting as Maufra's, framed. There is also a stamp on the back of the canvas "Blanchet 20 Rue Saint [Benoit?] Paris", a well known 19th century artist supply store. Although we cannot be certain of the artist, this is a well painted seascape with a subtle palette and lovely sense of light and atmosphere, and certainly appears to have been done by a very competent hand.

Print

Desdemona
19th C.

Etching, image size: 6 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, plate signed lower right

Drawing

Marie
1893-1986, American

Conte study, 1961, image size 13 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, framed