Nicolas de Poilly
1626-1696, French

Holy Family
1626-1696, French

Engraving after Le Brun, image size 17 3/4 x 15 15/16 in, sheet size 19 3/16 x 16 1/16 in, Fogg Museum provenance, losses to the border area, framed

Painting

Whitby, Yorkshire
1803-1840, British

Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, c. 1830, signed "Chambers- Whitby" on the back of the sinking ship. A dramatic scene of a shipwreck in the stormy seas. Chambers was a painter from Whitby, Yorkshire, who specialized in seascapes. He was the son of a fisherman, and as a young boy served as a cabin boy on a merchant ship. He later spent some time in London as a set painter for the Pavillion Theater. Chambers was best known for his paintings of ships and naval battles, many of which are in museums and galleries in Britain.

Print

Stormy Landscape from "The Set of Small Landscapes"
1586-1659, Flemish

Engraving after Rubens, image size 11 3/8 x 16 7/8 inches, printed by Gilles Hendriks. Bolswert "was on friendly terms with Rubens, whose paintings he reproduced with unsurpassable mastership." (Wurzbach I, 137 f.)

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, image size 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.