Eugene Millet
19th C., French

The Noon Resting Time
19th C., French

1873, etching, 8x6 1/2, plate signed


Playing Quoits
19th C., French

1873, etching, 5x9

Painting

Seaside Cottages

Framed oil painting canvas board, indistinctly signed in the lower left corner. Painting measures 11 x 14 inches.

Print

The Adoration of the Shepherds
1739-1808, German

This etching with aquatint by the German artist, Johann Gottlieb Theophilus Amadeus Prestel, measures 12 5/8 x 18 1/2 inches, 1784, in two colors on green paper, plate signed and dated, after Parmigianino, artist info on backing, thread margins all around.

Drawing

The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.