Pierre Billet
1837-1922, French

Les Laveuses
1837-1922, French

Etching by the French artist Pierre Billet measuring 6 x 4 1/2 inches, plate monogrammed and titled, c. 1880.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

Mt. Rigi at Dawn
1857-1945, British

Pencil signed mezzotint printed in 1910 after Turner. Images measures 9 5/8 x 14 5/8 and is printed on chine-collé. From an edition of 50.

Drawing

Modernist Landscape
1947 - , French

Watercolor study for a festival held at the Hotel Meynier d'Oppede in 1970, sheet size measures 19 5/8 x 16 inches. Guibal was known for his abstract motifs of wind, birds, women and the sea, exibiting in Paris, London, Stockholm and the US.