Louis Augustin Boucher Desnoyers
1779 - 1857, French

La Belle Jardiniere
1779 - 1857, French

Engraving 1805, after Raphael; Prov. Gray Coll.908; image size 18 1/4 x 12 15/16 inches; plate size 22 x 15 1/2 ; paper size 28 3/8/ x 20 3/16 inches

Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

Ozark Bridge
1913-2008, American

This original etching by Jackson Lee Nesbitt measures 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, 1941, edition of 250, published by AAA, label included, pencil signed and titled. Nesbitt studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri under the guidance of master printmakers John deMartelly and Thomas Hart Benton. Known for his Midwest and Southern genre scenes, he enjoyed a long and successful career. His works are on display at the Boston Public Library, Columbus Museum of Art and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Drawing

Storm
20th Century, American

A very fine scratchboard image of a stormy coastline, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.