Jean Baptiste Grateloup
1735-1815, French

J. B. Bossuet
1735-1815, French

Engraving after H. Rigaud, image size: 2 1/1 x 2 1/4 inches, sheet size: 6 x 4 1/2 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, Gray collection #7552

Painting

Cattle Crossing
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 25 x 48 inches. Provenance originally sold by Doll & Richards, label on back. Painting is in original custom frame. Signed in the lower right with the word "munchen," meaning it was painted in Munich. Circa 1879.

Print

Richmond
1827-1886, French

Etching, image size: 8 1/2 x 10 7/16 inches, 1871, III state, cat. Villet-82, signed, titled and dated in the plate lower right

Drawing

Meadow View
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of a distant meadow viewed through a shaded grove of trees by Dexter Dawes. It measures 11 x 7 5/8 inches, on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.