17th Century Dutch

Series of Dutch Townscapes

This series of thirteen townscapes are images of shipping ports, market places, hotels, busy neighborhoods, historical buildings, castles, and cathedrals all surrounded by the element of water. They show the interplay and the importance of the waterways to the towns and their dependance on each other. Individual prints are titled in Dutch at the top center and were done c. 1660-1690.

Painting

The Whalemen
$9800.00
1875-1962, American

A beautiful framed seascape by the American artist, Gordon Grant. Canvas size is 28 x 36 inches, oil on canvas, c. 1940, signed l.l., titled on backing, owned by the same family since 1971. Gordon Grant was born in California. At 13 years of age he traveled alone to Great Britain on a sailing vessel, around Cape Horn, for his education. This experience stayed with him for the rest of his life. He is most widely known for his marine paintings and fine prints.

Print

Henry Oswald, Cardinal d'Auvergne
1710-1782, French

Engraving after Hyacinthe Rigaud, 1749, image size 19 1/2 x 14 3/16 inches, Randall Coll. #3897, Fogg Museum provenance

Drawing

The Artist's Daughter
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint on gessoed board with black, white, and red chalk, 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1960, unsigned.