Nicolas de Larmessin
1684 - 1756, French

Claude Halle
1684 - 1756, French

Engraving after Le Gros, 1730, image size 13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in, sheet 15 1/4 x 10 3/4 in, Randall 3730, Fogg Museum provenance


Philippe Vleughels
1684 - 1756, French

Engraving after Champagne, 1732, image size 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in, sheet 14 3/4 x 10 5/8 in, Randall 3728, Fogg Museum provenance


Philippe de Lamet
1684 - 1756, French

Engraving after Merelle. Randall 13952. Image size 16 1/4 x 12 5/8 in, sheet 16 5/8 x 12 3/4 in.


The Vision of Ezekiel
1684 - 1756, French

Engraving after Raphael; prov.Randall 3739;According to Thies "Baron Rumohr (Italienische Forschungen, III.p.119) considers it, mentioning this very engraving, a very fine repetition or duplicate, and by no means a mere copy, of the well known picture, for the Cabinet Crozat, Np 28."

Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

To Pike's Peak
1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 images from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 7 x 4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. These images all portrayed gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. 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.