Adolphe Lalauze
1838-1906, French

La Lecon de Dessin
1838-1906, French

"The Drawing Lesson" measures 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, etching with drypoint, plate signed, printed by Cadart, Paris.


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

Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey
1839-1909, English

Vibrant oil seascape, c. 1880, by British artist, Sarah Louisa Kilpack. "A view of Mont Orgueil Castle on the coast of Jersey" Painting size measures 4 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches in a period frame that measures 10 x 13 inches, signed l.l., oil on paper on board, location written on backing. Born in London in 1839, at an early age Sarah Louisa Kilpack was recognized as a talented pianist and artist, but after a series of misfortunes she gave up the piano and concentrated exclusively on her painting.

Print

Hercules et Omphale
1747 -1805, French

Engraving, image size 16 x 19 15/16 inches, JW Randall 3709, signed in plate. Hercules inadvertently murders Iphitus. His punishment is to serve as a slave to Omphale, the queen of Lydia, in a comic tale of gender role reversal.

Drawing

Vale by Lidford Cascade
19th century

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, titled in pencil upper left.