Felix Bracquemond
1833-1914, French

Les Demoliselles de Village
1833-1914, French

This 1866 etching by Felix Bracquemond, after a painting by Gustave Courbet, measures 8 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches, 1866, published by Cadart and Luquet, Paris, signed in the plate in reverse, l.r., numbered in plate (242), u.l., cat: Beraldi-281.


Frontispiece for "Album De La Societe Des Aqua Fortistes"
1833-1914, French

Printed by Delatre in Paris, this Felix Bracquemonde frontispiece measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches, published by Alfred Cadart, Paris. Created in 1865, this bold allegorical etching was created as the frontispiece to a volume of the renowned periodical of the Société des Aqua-Fortistes, a group promoting etching as a fine art. Richly inked on watermarked Aqua-Fortistes laid paper, which was made especially for these publications.


Village by the Water
1833-1914, French

Etching, image size: 6 x 9 1/4 inches, plate signed


The Canal
1833-1914, French

Etching, image size: 6 x 4 5/8 inches, plate signed

Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

The Mirror
1940-, American

Etching with aquatint, image size 8 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches, published in 1983 in an edition of 85, pencil signed, numbered and dated, framed.

Drawing

Cascade de Glandieu

Watercolor on paper, image size 14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, laid down on board, unsigned but information on back in French denotes location.