Henri Toussaint
1849-1911, French

Lovers'  Conversation
1849-1911, French

Etching, image size 6 5/8 x 4 1/2 inches, 1883, plate signed l.r. "H Toussaint Sc", after a painting by Diaz.


Garden Lake
1849-1911, French

Etching after Corot, image size 6 x 9 inches, 1883, plate signed.


The Coast of Morocco
1849-1911, French

Etching after Delacroix, image size 7 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches, 1883, plate signed.


St. Etienne de Mont
1849-1911, French

Etching, image size: 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, 1881, plate signed and dated lower right


The Garden of Christ's College, Cambridge
1849-1911, French

Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches, 1880, plate signed and inscribed "Cambridge 1880"


Amiens Cathedral
1849-1911, French

etching, 7x10, plate signed

Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

Turnstones
$1200.00
1862-1951, American

A superb, richly inked original etching with drypoint by American sporting artist Frank Benson. The image size is 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, published in 1928 in an edition of 150 proofs on Whatman laid type paper, pencil signed. This image is # 283 in the Ordeman catalog. Frank Benson is widely considered the founder of the American sporting etching. In his catalog of Benson's prints, Ordeman quotes John Taylor Arms, who said of Benson, "[He] has achieved the distinction of founding a school- that of the modern sporting artist.

Drawing

River View with Cottages
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, unsigned