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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

Early Morning on the High Seas
1879-1967, American

This remarkable oil on canvas was painted by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith, c. 1930. The canvas measures 30 x 36 inches, and is signed in the lower right corner, in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C. Tarbell, then at the Art Students League of New York.

Print

Junk Shop
1905-1963, American

Julius Tanzer's lithograph "Junk Shop" measures 14 x 10 1/2 inches and is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Tanzer was an artist for the Works Project Administration in New York. His remarkable lithographs depict the grit and beauty of everyday life in Depression era New York City. Many of his prints are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Drawing

A Concert
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil sketch of a concert bill by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches.