T. S. Townsend

A Lane Near Tenby

Etching, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, plate signed.

Painting

The Village Lane
1855-1929, British

This Victorian landscape by the British artist, Henry Charles Fox is signed and dated on the lower right, sight size is 14 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches, housed in a period, carved gold frame measuring 18 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches. Fox was known for his superb rural landscapes depicting farm animals and country folk going about their daily routines. He was first accepted at the Royal Academy at age 25 in 1880 and was elected a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1889.

Print

La Corrida
1886-1971, French

A great image of a Spanish bull fight, this etching with drypoint measures 10 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 100, pencil signed and numbered. Hermine David was born and raised in Paris and at the age of 16 was accepted into the Ecole Des Beaux Arts, later going on the study at the Academy Julien. She was a well known painter and printmaker and was very active in the thriving artist community in Paris in the early 20th century.

Drawing

Old Man with Turban
1696-1770, Italian

This red chalk drawing attributed to the Italian artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo measures 8 1/2 x 6 inches, unsigned, label with artist provenance included. Tiepolo was an Italian painter, printmaker and craftsman. Working in his native Italy as well as Spain and Germany, he became known for his religious frescoes and has been described as "the greatest decorative painter of eighteenth-century Europe."