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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

Portrait of Miss Davenport
1856-1939, German

Oil on Academy Board, 12 x 9 inches, signed and inscribed "M. v. Schmaedel/München" lower right, period frame. The sitter is identified in a copy of a letter dated August 3, 1905, from Seth Mendell to William C. Davenport, President of The Machinists' Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts, in an envelope affixed to the back of the painting. Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.

Print

Apple Blossoms
b. 1842, British

Etching, 1882, 8 1/4x6, plate signed

Drawing

View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.