Antoine Masson
1636-1700, French

Madame Helyot
1636-1700, French

Engraving, 1683, image size 6 x 3 15/16 inches, plate size 6 1/4 x 4 1/8 in, Randall Coll. #1749, Fogg Museum provenance


Marie de Lorraine, Duchesse de Guise
1636-1700, French

Engraving after P. Mignard, 1684, 4th state, image size 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in, sheet 15 1/8 x 10 3/4 in, Randall 1759, Fogg Museum provenance

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

Le Cirque
1881-1958, Russian

Lithograph, image size 5 1/16 x 6 7/8 inches, c. 1942, pencil signed and editioned l.l.

Drawing

The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.