George Vertue
1684-1756, British

Sir Matthew Hale
1684-1756, British

This engraving by George Vertue of the Chief Justice, Sir Matthew Hale, measures 12 x 7 inches. Created in 1735 from an original painting by Michael Wright, it has inscribed on the lower margin "Michael Wright pinx.; From an Original painting in Guildhall, London; and George Vertue Sculp. 1735." Hale was a well-known and respected judge and jurist and his writings have been cited as recently as 1993.


Portrait of a Man
1684-1756, British

Engraving after Patton, 12 1/2 x 9 inches, 1710, plate signed lower right


Usher Arch Bishop of Armagh
1684-1756, British

Engraving, 1738, after a painting by Petrus Lely Eques, In the possession of Genereal Tyrrel at Shatover in Oxforshire image size 14 x 8 3/4 inches

Painting

At the Well, Brittany
1831-1915, American

This is a very fine original painting by American artist Enoch Wood Perry Jr. Oil on board, 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 1894, signed and dated in the lower right corner, titled on the back, in a beautiful Eastlake period frame. Born in Boston, Perry grew up in New Orleans and as a young man studied art in Germany and in France with Thomas Couture. In 1854 Perry returned to the United States and traveled West where he painted for several years with Albert Bierstandt.

Print

Cows at Waterhole
b. 1842, British

This etching by Charles Murray measures 6 1/4 x 10 inches. It is plate signed and dated.

Drawing

Still Life With Blossoms

A lovely 19th century American School still life. Painting size measures 10 x 14 inches with the overall frame size 18 x 21 1/2 inches, period gilt frame, unsigned, oil on canvas.