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Painting

Dawn on the Seashore

This is an atmospheric 19th Century French painting attributed to Maxime Emile Louis Maufra (1861-1918). Oil on canvas, 8 3/4 x 14 inches, c. 1890s, unsigned, with a label on the back identifying the painting as Maufra's, framed. There is also a stamp on the back of the canvas "Blanchet 20 Rue Saint [Benoit?] Paris", a well known 19th century artist supply store. Although we cannot be certain of the artist, this is a well painted seascape with a subtle palette and lovely sense of light and atmosphere, and certainly appears to have been done by a very competent hand.

Print

Leaning on the Wall
1902-1988, American

A rare original etching by the American artist, Isabel Bishop, measuring 4 x 3 inches, pencil signed, 1927, proofs only, printed by the artist, cat: Teller-4. Bishop was one of the original Fourteenth Street School of Artists and was known for her depictions of urban life in NYC.

Drawing

Trees and Pool
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 x 11 inches, pencil signed