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 original etching and aquatint, created in 1894 by August-Louis Lepere, measures 5 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. Collectors stamp on l.r., not in the Saunier catalogue. August-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.
"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.