Pierre Salvy Frederic Teyssonnieres
b. 1834, French

The Snake Charmers
b. 1834, French

Etching after Fortuny, image size 4 1/8 x 9 inches, 1883, plate signed.


Samson Destroying the Philistines
b. 1834, French

Etching after Decamps (1803-1860), image size: 6 1/4 x 8 15/16 inches, plate size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches, inscribed in plate "Decamps pinx 1899" lower left, plate signed lower right


A Difficult Task
b. 1834, French

Etching after A. Moradei, image size 7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, copyright 1887 by Gebbie & Co., plate signed


The Fair Lady of the Roses
b. 1834, French

Etching, after Napoleon Gradi, image size: 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, copyrighted 1886 by Gebbie&Co, plate signed


Satyr at Bay
b. 1834, French

Etching, image size: 8 1/4 x 11 1/4, after Louis Pirou (1845), dated 1894, plate signed

Painting

Walden
1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".

Print

Shepherdess at Sunset
1859-1938, American

A beautiful, Barbizon inspired twilight scene, this etching measures 16 1/8 x 20 1/4 inches, published in 1888 by Klackner, New York, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, with two remarques in the lower margin. William Lathrop was the son of a midwest farmer and throughout his life worked as both an artist and a farmer. As a young man he moved to New York, and began creating etchings, many of which were published by Klackner. In the late 1880s he traveled to London and Paris, and inspired by the European countryside concentrated on painting in oils and watercolors.

Drawing

Into the Woods
1872- c.1950, American

This mixed media drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 11 3/8 x 10 inches on medium weight paper. Dawes summered in southern NH with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.