Charles Champollion
19th C.

Psyche
19th C.

etching, 1883, after Baudry, 10x12, pub. Knoedler, plate signed

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

The Vision of Ezekiel
1684 - 1756, French

Engraving after Raphael; prov.Randall 3739;According to Thies "Baron Rumohr (Italienische Forschungen, III.p.119) considers it, mentioning this very engraving, a very fine repetition or duplicate, and by no means a mere copy, of the well known picture, for the Cabinet Crozat, Np 28."

Drawing

Debussy's Clouds
1924-, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches, 1950, signed and titled in pencil, l.r. This is a study for the painting, "Debussy's Clouds," which was featured on the program for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in December 1950.