Jacques de Gheyn
1565-1629, Dutch

The Road to Calvary
1565-1629, Dutch

Engraving by De Gheyn after Karel van Mander, image size 5 1/2 x 4 inches, c. 1597, number 9 of 13 engravings from the "Passion Series," printed on handmade watermarked laid type paper.


The Evangelist: Saint Mark
1565-1629, Dutch

Engraving, image size 7 1/16 x 5 1/2 inches, 1588, J W Randall collection #1010NA


The Evangelists: Saint John
1565-1629, Dutch

Engraving, image size 7 1/16 x 5 9/16 inches, Netherlands 1588, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #1011 NA

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

Portrait of a Couple
1860-1947, American

Etching, image size 11 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches, 1934, plate signed. On the back is the following note: "Presented to George and Martha by Mrs. Schrafft, 4/29/53. This is a copy of a daguerreotype of Ms. Schrafft's mother and father done by Bicknell at Ms. S's request. Plate in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Schrafft.

Drawing

Old Maple
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of an old maple tree by the Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. It measures 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches on a sheet of medium weight drawing paper. "Ask ?" is written on the l.l. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.