George Spiel
19th C.

University Of California, Berkley
19th C.

Etching, plate signed, image size 8 1/4x12


The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe (c.1870) under Charles-François Daubigny (see AskART) probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli (see AskART) in Naples, Italy.


Femme se Fardant
1884-1974, French

Etching, image size 7 x 5 inches, 1927, second state, plate signed.



Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left