August-Louis Lepere
1849-1918, French

Notre Dame vue du Quai Montebello
1849-1918, French

A great Paris scene by Auguste-Louis Lepere, this etching measures 6 1/8 x 10 inches, 1915, edition of 40, pencil signed and editioned. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Under the Bridge of Bercy
1849-1918, French

This original etching and aquatint, created in 1894 by August-Louis Lepere, measures 5 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. Collectors stamp on l.r., not in the Saunier catalogue. August-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Amiens Cathedral (Jour d'Inventaire)
1849-1918, French

This beautiful 1907 etching with drypoint of "Inventory Day" by August-Louis Lepere measures 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, in an edition of about 166, Saunier cat: 344, illlustrated in "Etchers and Etchings", Joseph Pennell, 1929, p. 199. Dated and signed in the plate and pencil signed, l.r., framed. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


La Maison du Roi de Pologne
1849-1918, French

A fine original etching by an important French artist, this image measures 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, published in 1912 in a small edition of 35, pencil signed and numbered. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Au Coin du Pont-aux-Doubles
1849-1918, French

This is a very rare nocturnal scene by French artist Auguste- Louis Lepere. Etching, image size is 4 1/4 x 3 7/8 inches, 1893, cat: LB-71, pencil signed and numbered "16". Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Les Funerales de M. Gambetta
1849-1918, French

Wood engraving, image size 8 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1890, plate signed.


Ete de La Saint-Martin, La Noce Qui Passe
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches, 1908, ed 50, cat: Saunier- 359, pencil signed and editioned, 17/50.


Le Pommier Renversé (The Fallen Apple Tree)
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 1913, cat. Texier-Bernier 405, pencil signed and numbered 9/50, framed


Le Seine a L'Embouchure du Canal St. Martin
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 10 inches, 1904, cat. Saunier 332, initialed in plate upper left


Les Deux Bourrines
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size: 6 x 8 1/4 inches, cat. Saunier-376, numbered 10/35, c. 1910, pencil signed lower right


L'Etang St. Nicolas (Angers)
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 6 x 9 inches, c. 1900, ed. of 35, cat. Saunier 398, signed and inscribed "6/35" in pencil, signed and inscribed "Angers" in the plate.


Le Village de la Meule (Ile d'Yeu)
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 8 x 10 5/8 inches, published state, 25/35, cat. Saunier-337, pencil signed


Riviere de la Vie
1849-1918, French

Etching, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, 1908, pencil signed


Belle Matinee d'Automne
1849-1918, French

Etching, 7 1/2 x 11 1/2, 1910, 5/35, cat. Saunier-385, pencil signed


Street Scene
1849-1918, French

23/35, pencil signed, 8 x 10 5/8

Painting

Landscape with Waterfalls

This is a very fine Hudson River School landscape, oil on academy board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned it is quite well painted, evidently by a very competent artist.

Print

The Triumph of David
1640-1703, European

This early triptych by Gerard Audran of "The Triumph of David" is taken from the ceiling of the Sacchetti Palace in Rome. The image sizes are 21 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches with a sheet size of 21 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, 23 3/4 x 12 3/8 inches with a sheet size of 24 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches and 21 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches with a sheet size of 22 x 16 1/4 inches, all on early laid paper. Created in 1668, after Charles LeBrun. The middle plate contains a paragraph in Latin by Girardus Andranus Gallus.

Drawing

Study for the Angel's Head of DaVinci
1893-1986, American

Drawing, gold and silverpoint, image size 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, signed and titled l.l. "silverpoint study for the angel's head of DaVinci", "Harriton", on artist board.