Auguste Louis Brouet
1872-1941, French

Danseuse au Miroir
1872-1941, French

This is a beautiful etching by French artist Auguste Louis Brouet, titled "Danseuse au Miroir" or alternately "La Loge des Danseuses". Image size 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, pencil signed and numbered. According to our research, this image was printed in an edition of 75 but this one is most likely an artist proof, as it is numbered "8/20". Auguste Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker. He attended the Ecole des Beaux Artes, under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau, and was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre.


Vegetable Market
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 10 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches, edition of 60, pencil signed and numbered. Provenance: Brooks Reed Gallery, Boston. Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker. He attended the Ecole des Beaux Artes, under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau, and was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre. He went on to become one of the most successful original etchers of the early 20th century in France, specializing in scenes of daily life of the working class as well as his remarkable images of dancers.


Danseuse à la Barre
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 9 x 7 1/4 inches, numbered 25/75, pencil signed


Le Parade
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, cat. Geoffrey-107, includes elaborate remarque along bottom edge, pencil signed and inscribed in French "artist's proof number 3."


La Liseuse (The Reader)
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, pencil signed and numbered.


Les Convoyeurs
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 4 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed and numbered 68/75. Inscribed at the bottom of the sheet "En gare du Batignolles."


Le Salut
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 5 1/8 x 7 inches, blindstamp lower left, pencil signed and numbered 49/100


European Canal scene
1872-1941, French

Etching, image size 9 3/8 X 6 1/2 inches, pencil signed.


Night Time Concert
1872-1941, French

etching, 8x6,pencil signed


Marketplace
1872-1941, French

Etching, 3 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches, pencil signed


Marche Aux Poissons A Marseille
1872-1941, French

etching, 29/100, 5 3/4x7 1/4

Painting

Abstract
b.1910, American

Oil on board, visible size 14 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches, signed lower right, framed

Print

The Boat Swing
1905-1990, British

This is an energetic scene of children swinging by British artist Eileen Soper. Etching with drypoint, image size is 10 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches, 1924, pencil signed, titled in the lower margin. Eileen Soper began etching as a young girl, and at age 16 exhibited her work at the Royal Academy in London. She specialized in scenes of children at play, which she depicted in beautifully loose, spontaneous drypoint lines. Later in life she illustrated several children's books, including 'The Fantastic Five'.

Drawing

View of Monadnock from Roxbury
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing of a distant view of Mt. Monadnock measures 4 x 13 3/8 inches. Done with a very fine hand, it suggests a bright, sunny summer day. The image is on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper with location info written in the artist's hand.