Charles Louis Simonneau
1645-1728, French

Jule Hardouin Mansart
1645-1728, French

Engraving after F. Detroy, 1699, image size 13 13/16 x 9 13/16 in, sheet 14 3/8 x 10 in, Randall 7439, Fogg Museum provenance

Painting

"L'optique"   Peep Show

A rare early French genre painting depicting a traveling vendor with his peep show. A unique country setting of a mother and her children viewing a display titled "Le Vrai Jesus". This work done circa 1820's is unsigned but suggests the work in style and subject of Louis Leopold Boilly,(1761-1845). The painting has been lined and has some areas of inpainting, mostly the bottom edge and upper right. The painting may have been reduced in size. Period gilt frame. Oil on canvas measuring 30 x 25 inches, the overall frame size measures: 41 X 36 inches.

Print

Rice Picking
1907-1981, Japanese

Woodcut, image size 9 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches, in original folder with collectors' annotations in the lower margin

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.