George H. Manesse
19th C.

The Announcments To The Shepherds
19th C.

1893, etching, 10 3/4x9, plate signed

Painting

Sun and Pines
1922-1984, American

Mixed media on paper, visible size: 12 1/2 x 19 inches, signed lower right, framed.

Print

The Great Mirror of Folly
$325.00

This illustrative page from "The Great Mirror of Folly", 1720, was a volume of text with 76 engraved plates, documenting the international joint-stock scandal instigated by John Law. This great "Theater of Folly", representing the origin, progress, and downfall of the South Sea Bubble in France, England and Holland, is a collection of engraved plates with caricatures of the schemes of John Law and the Mississippi Company that lured clients to invest in establishing colonies in Louisiana and Canada with fatal results. Text below the image is in Dutch.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.