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
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

St Stephen's Tower, Vienna
1881-1962, Austrian

This is a very fine etching and aquatint in colors of a street in Vienna, Austria, with the tower of St Stephen's rising in the background. The image size is 17 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches, 1925, cat: Lorenz- 16, dated in the plate, pencil signed. Kasimir traveled all over Europe and the United States creating many spectacular color etchings. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene.

Drawing

The Old Orchard
1872- c.1950, American

A beautiful scene of a summertime apple orchard done in pencil by Dexter Dawes, a Marlboro, NH artist. 7 3/4 x 11 inches.