Oil on canvas, sight size 9 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1900, signed l.r., inscription on the back reads "Near Aber, North Wales". This is a beautiful landscape with a shepherd and his sheep set against a majestic mountain background, in an ornate period frame.
A very fine original mezzotint, this image measures 16 x 24 1/4 inches, c. 1931, pencil signed. Peter Ilstead was an important Danish mezzotint artist in the early 20th century, whose work is credited with starting the 'Copenhagen Interior School' style of painting and printmaking. He specialized in quiet, tranquil indoor scenes with an atmospheric, Vermeer-like quality.