Francesco Valesio
b. Bologna 1560, Italian

Hermelindis
b. Bologna 1560, Italian

Engraving, image size 4 15/16 x 7 11/16 inches, framed.


Hilarion
b. Bologna 1560, Italian

Engraving, image size 6 7/8 x 5 5/8 in, plate signed, framed.

Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

The Floating Palace
$195.00
1797-1861, Japanese

An interesting scene by one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints, Kuniyoshi. It measures 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches and is signed on the l.r. Member of the Utagawa school, his range of subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals.

Drawing

A Concert
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil sketch of a concert bill by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches.