Etienne Picart
1632-1721, French

The Virgin, St. John and the Christ Child
1632-1721, French

Engraving, image size: 15 x 18 3/4 inches, LeBl 5 and 4, Prov. JW Randall 2490, Picart was apparently a student of Francois de Poilly and is also known as "Le Romain"

Painting

The Bathers
1858-1911, American

This is a richly colored original painting by American artist Charles W. Stetson. Oil on canvas, 9 x 14 inches, 1893, signed and dated in the lower left corner, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Charles Stetson was a self taught artist and founding member of the Providence Art Club. He was known as a 'colorist' for his richly hued landscapes and figure studies, many of which have a dreamlike, allegorical quality. Memorial exhibits of his work were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Detroit Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Print

Palisades
1940-, American

A very fine wood engraving by Barry Moser, this image measures 4 7/8 x 3 1/2 inches, 1978, pencil signed.

Drawing

View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.