Gerard Audran
1640-1703, European

The Triumph of David
1640-1703, European

This early triptych by Gerard Audran of "The Triumph of David" is taken from the ceiling of the Sacchetti Palace in Rome. The image sizes are 21 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches with a sheet size of 21 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, 23 3/4 x 12 3/8 inches with a sheet size of 24 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches and 21 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches with a sheet size of 22 x 16 1/4 inches, all on early laid paper. Created in 1668, after Charles LeBrun. The middle plate contains a paragraph in Latin by Girardus Andranus Gallus.


Ego Sum Pastor Bonus
1640-1703, European

Engraving after Mignard, image size: 12 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches, sheet size: 18 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, Randall collection #4065


Aeneas Carrying His Father
1640-1703, European

Engraving after Dominicani, image size: 13 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches, sheet size: 17 1/8 x 11 3/8 inches, Fogg Museum Provenance, J W Randall collection # 4020


The Martyrdom of St. Agnes
1640-1703, European

Engraving, image size: 26 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, prov. JW Randall, Coll. 4022, 17th Century impression

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

Westminster Abbey, London
1881-1939, American

This is a remarkable architectural etching by American artist Hopper Emory. Image size 14 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, c. 1930, edition of 250, pencil signed, with the original label. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.

Drawing

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".