Bernard Boutet de Monvel
1881-1949, French

L'été (Summer)
1881-1949, French

Plate signed and initialed in the lower right. "State proof" in the lower left in pencil. Plate measures 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches on 14 5/8 x 12 5/8 inch medium weight wove type paper.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

The entombment
1614-1686, French

Engraving after Titian, two prints:Prov.Gray:3469;prov.Randall 8841, blind stamp Louvre; image size 15 x 217/8 inches; Thies: Rousselet, a designer and engraver born in 1614, studied the works of C. Bloemaert. A copy of Titian's Louvre painting was made for Mamfrini Gallery in Venice - and Schiavoni made an engraving of it. Thus two pair of the image exist.

Drawing

The Old Homestead
1833-1909, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed lower right, framed. (M)