Auguste Louis Brouet
1872-1941, French

Notre Dame from the Siene
1872-1941, French

A remarkable original etching of Notre Dame Cathedral, this image measures 17 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches, 1897, pencil signed and dated. Auguste Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker before attending the Ecole des Beaux Artes under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau. He was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre, and became one of the most successful etchers of the early 20th century in France.


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


Marche Aux Poissons A Marseille
1872-1941, French

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

Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

Summer Shadows
1900-1988, Italian-American

Etching, image size 5 7/8 x 12 inches, 1946, published by AAA, edition 250, pencil signed. The gallery has more than one impression of this print.

Drawing

The Train Station
20th Century, European

A very well done mixed media drawing by W.B. Fergusson. The artist used pen and ink, pencil and gouache in this whimsical moment in time at a busy train station. Done on gray toned paper, it measures 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. The artists' signature is seen on the lower right with a date of 1920.