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

Narragansett Bay
1835-1910, American

A lovely 1884 marine scene, by the American Luminist landscape painter, Edmund Darch Lewis. Sight size is 14 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches and is signed and dated on the lower right, watercolor with gouache, framed. A recognizable talent at an early age, Lewis studied under the German born, Hudson River School artist, Paul Weber. The Philadelphia Public Ledger described Lewis as "a tremendous talent, great freedom from tradition." His art was in high demand from the beginning and he developed a national following.

Print

Attributed to Kunihiro
Japanese

Color woodblock, attributed to Kunihiro active from 1815-43. repair lower right.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.