Enoch Wood Perry Jr
1831-1915, American

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.

Painting

Cattle Crossing
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 25 x 48 inches. Provenance originally sold by Doll & Richards, label on back. Painting is in original custom frame. Signed in the lower right with the word "munchen," meaning it was painted in Munich. Circa 1879.

Print

La Mairie (Town Hall)
1876-1958, French

Etching, image size 4 x 6 1/2 inches, 1927, Flammarion 125, part of the Visage des Maisons series, pencil signed.

Drawing

Wirehaired Fox Terrier
20th century, American

The blue background paper measures 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Signed in the lower left. The artist's choice of pastel was ideal for capturing the texture of this unique animal!