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

Incredible British Tonalist Landscape
1820-1845, Active, British

Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches, signed and dated 1851 lower right. Although initially known for his sporting scenes his work really excels in his atmospheric landscapes. The powerful light of the sunset reflecting off the dark, rugged landscape suggests qualities similar to Joseph M.W. Turner, the father of British Romanticism. The human in this scene is of small consequence compared to the majestic beauty surrounding her. Jones exhibited work at the British Institute, The Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists.

Print

Band of Peasants, Resting in  the Mountains

This etching measures 3 1/16 x 3 inches. Illegible signature in the plate.

Drawing

The Front Door
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of a country home, shadowed by trees on a summer day by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 5/8 x 11 inches.