Jean Charles Millet
1892-1944, French

Painting

Mare and Foal

This is a very sweet painting of a mare and her foal in a European landscape. It is painted with oil on panel, panel size 6 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, frame size 13 1/2 x 14 inches, c. 1870s, with an indistinct signature in the lower left corner, part of which appears to have been rubbed off by the edge of the frame. This painting comes in a remarkable ornate period gilt frame.

Print

Distention
1922-2000, American

This etching by Leonard Baskin, c. 1965, measures 36 x 14 inches and is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. An artist proof, printed on a hand-shaped etching plate, using a heavy weight paper. It is #522 in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalog. In the era of abstract expressionism, Baskin’s work was always representational, with a strong classical influence. Baskin attended Yale University School of Fine Arts and founded The Gehenna Press. After a three year stint in the Navy, Baskin studied art under the GI Bill, traveling to France and Italy.

Drawing

Stand of Maples
1872- c.1950, American

A very fine sketch of a stand of maples by the artist, Dexter Dawes. Summering in Marlboro, NH, he is known for his lithographs, drawings and paintings of Mt. Monadnock and surrounding views. This image measures 11 x 7 5/8 inches and is done on a lightweight paper.