Adolphe Lalauze
1838-1906, French

The Beguiling of Merlin
1838-1906, French

This 1877 etching by the French artist, Adolphe Lalauze, after Sir Edward Burne-Jones measures 10 x 6 inches, on heavy weight paper, "Planche XI" printed on upper margin. The image shows Merlin's infatuation with Nimue, the Lady of the Lake, who is reading from a book of spells.


Playing Bowls at Antibes
1838-1906, French

Etching after the painting by Meissonier, image size 4 5/8 x 7 inches, 1883, plate signed.

Painting

Boats and Wagons on the Beach
1839-1892, British

Watercolor 10 3/8 x 15 3/8 inches, signed "G. Sheffield" l.l., sepia on paperboard.

Print

After the Bath
1865-1928, American

Warren Davis captures the beautiful lines of the female body in this drypoint etching, measuring 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Pencil signed in the l.r., framed. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines. Later in his career Davis exhibited in Europe and the United States including the Pennsylvania Academy and the Salmagundi Club.

Drawing

White Birches, Silver Lake
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing of white birches by Dexter Dawes, 1916, Silver Lake, measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Title and date on lower right.