Benoit Audran
1661-1721, European

Le Galant
1661-1721, European

This engraving by Benoit Audran II measures 14 1/2 x 11 inches after a painting by A. Watteau.


Venus At Her Toilette
1661-1721, European

Engraving after Albani, image size 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, plate size 11 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches. Provenance: Schwerin Museum, Hamburg.


Portrait of Henry de Beringhen
1661-1721, European

Engraving after Nanteuil, designed in 1663, engraved 1710, image size: 14 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #4049


Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
1661-1721, European

Engraving after Ch. LeBrun, image size: 20 x 15 1/2 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, Gray collection #87. Benoit Audran, The Elder was the pupil of Gerard Audran, his uncle.


Moses Defending the Daughters of Jethro
1661-1721, European

Engraving after LeBrun, image size 20 5/8 x 24 7/8 inches, sheet size 21 7/8 x 25 1/2 inches, LeBL. 9. Fogg Museum provenance, JW Randall Collection #4045. Framed.

Painting

On the Road to the Farmhouse
1838-1909, American

This c. 1870's landscape of life on the farm by Alfred Cornelius Howland measures 17 x 13 inches and is signed on the l.l. Oil on canvas, laid on board and framed in a gold period gilt frame. Howland was born in Walpole, NH in 1838. Early in his career he learned the art of engraving and studied drawing and lithography in Boston. At the age of 22 he traveled to Germany to study at the Royal Academy and from there to Paris, where he studied with the talented Barbizon artists, Corot, Millet and Rousseau whose tonalist influence affected Howland's style for the remainder of his career.

Print

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

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".