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J. Bouilliard
French

Education De L'Amour
French

Engraving after L. Lagrenee, published 1796, image size: 10 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, sheet size: 20 x 13 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #7059


Premier Age De L'Amour
French

Engraving after L. Lagrenee, image size: 10 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches, sheet size: 12 1/2 x 10 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #7061

Painting

Early Morning on the High Seas
1879-1967, American

This remarkable oil on canvas was painted by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith, c. 1930. The canvas measures 30 x 36 inches, and is signed in the lower right corner, in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C. Tarbell, then at the Art Students League of New York.

Print

Sugar Maples
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape by Dexter Dawes of two majestic oaks measures 9 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches and is pencil signed on the lower margin. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Drawing

Backview
1911-1992, American

This signed, charcoal on paper, portrait is by Paul Lewis Clemens. Sight size is 16 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches and is presented in a wooden frame. It is identified and titled on a label from James Vigeveno Galleries, Westwood Hills, Los Angeles, California, on the paper backing. A portrait, figure, genre and garden painter, Clemens studied at the University of Wisconsin with Oscar Hagen and the Art Institute of Chicago. He is best known for his movie star portraits of the Hollywood era in the 40s, but was also gifted for other styles, from French impressionism to Dutch linearity.