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Painting

French Girls in a Field
1863-1950, American

This lovely oil on canvas by the New England artist Joseph Lindon Smith measures 12 x 9 inches, title and artist inscribed on the back, housed in a 19th century gilt frame, 1894. Smith was a founding member of the Dublin Art Colony in Dublin, NH and lifelong friends with the artist Frank Benson and Isabella Stewart Gardner. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Academie Julian in Paris.

Print

Rye, Sussex
1861-1933, American

This rare, pencil signed etching by the American artist, Charles A. Platt measures 6 x 9 inches, edition of 250, part of a portfolio created by the NY Etching Club in 1884. Platt was a very successful painter and etcher, known for his delicately rendered New England landscapes and harbor scenes. He was also a talented architect and a member of the Saint-Gaudens Art Colony in Cornish, NH.

Drawing

Abstract Grand
1947 - , French

Watercolor study for festival poster by Henri Guibal, 1970, sheet size measuring 19 5/8 x 16 inches, inscription by artist on lower border.