Achille Louis Martinet
1806 - 1877, French

La Vierge a La Redemtion
1806 - 1877, French

Engraving after Raphael, image size 11 3/4 x 8 5/8 in, plate size 16 7/8 x 12 9/16 in, paper size 15 15/16 x 11 13/16 in. Printed May 25, 1824, blind stamp Dusaq&Cie. Randall 12814, Fogg Museum provenance.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Le Pan Du Mur
b. 1876, French

Etching, image size 9 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches, ed. 3/20, pencil signed

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.