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Painting

Grazing Sheep at Dusk
1827-1884, French

Sheep grazing at the end of the day are featured in this oil on canvas by the French painter, Francois-Auguste Ortmans. Canvas size is 13 x 16 inches, signed and dated l.r., housed in a ornate gold frame, identified on a printed German label affixed to the stretcher also with a canvas stencil from Ancienne Maison Valle, Paris, on the reverse, and with a partial Parisian framemaker's label on the back of the frame.

Print

Winter Symphony
1897-1974, American

A beautiful atmospheric etching by Samuel Margolies measuring 8 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included, c. 1935. Margolies trained at the National Academy of Design and the Beaux Arts Institute. From 1935 until 1939 Margolies participated in the Works Progress Administration program as a printmaker. His work is in the Society of American Etchers and the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

Drawing

White Birches, Silver Lake
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing of white birches by Dexter Dawes, 1916, Silver Lake, measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Title and date on lower right.