Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet
1731-1797, French

Edme Bouchardon
1731-1797, French

Engraving after Drouais. 1776. Randall 4545. Image size 13 15/16 x 9 1/2 in, sheet 14 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

George Washington
1755-1828, American

Engraving by Cornelius Tiebout (1770-1830) after Stuart, image size 20 1/8 x 13 inches, sheet size 25 x 18 inches. This engraving is after the "Landsdowne" portrait, named for the British nobleman who commissioned the original painting by Stuart. It was first published by Tiebout in 1801. This is a later re-strike issued by William Smith, Philadelphia, c. 1865.

Drawing

Boulder Landscape
1848 - 1921, American

Watercolor, image size 7 1/4 x 9 inches.

McAuliffe was active in the late 19th century and produced public works, especially in Everett, Mass: Roman Catholic Cathedral, St John's, and Parlin Library. His specialties were maritime and religious subjects.