John A. S. Monks
1850-1917, American

The Patriarch
1850-1917, American

This is a very fine original etching by Massachusetts artist John Austin Sands Monks. The image size is 13 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches, 1885, pencil signed. Monks studied etching with George Cass and painting with George Inness, becoming well known for his New England landscapes and images of sheep.


Herd Returning Home
1850-1917, American

This is an atmospheric original etching of a herd of sheep by American artist John Austin Sands Monks. Image size 11 x 16 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, shepherd's crook remarque in the lower right corner, pencil signed. A rich impression with beautiful plate tone and ample margins on Japan paper.


Twilight
1850-1917, American

Etching, image size 7 x 10 1/2 inches, 1883, cat: Tyler-67, plate signed and dated.


Towing the Barges
1850-1917, American

Etching, image size: 12 13/16 x 21 3/4 inches, 1886, pencil signed lower right


Sheep In The Snow
1850-1917, American

etching, 1886, 3 1/4x6 1/4, plate signed


Feeding the Sheep
1850-1917, American

Etching, 4 3/4 x 8 1/4, plate signed

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

Venice
19th C.

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 5 inches, 1880, plate signed

Drawing

Nude Study, Reclining
1893-1986, American

Drawing, image size 8 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed