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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

The Old Mill
1833-1894, American

This is a lush, finely detailed landscape by Henry W. Kemper, painted in 1865, signed and dated on the lower left corner. Oil on canvas, 16 x 14 inches, in the original period gilt frame. Kemper paints a very peaceful image of this long forgotten mill. In this verdant summer scene, a traveler approaches the mill from the darkness of the forest just as the sun peeks through passing storm clouds.

Print

Portsmouth, NH
1846-1938, American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, 1881, Schneider #46, plate signed l.l. "S. Parrish", titled l.r. "Portsmouth NH" and numbered "46".

Drawing

Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.