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Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

House of the Smith
1818-1910, British

Etching measure 4 1/2 x 6 inches on 6 1/8 x 7 1/4 laid-type paper. Printed on August 17th, 1864. State III/III. The etching depicts what is possibly a view from Adpar, Wales on the north side of the Teifi River, looking eastwards and upstream. Catalog Schneiderman 58.

Drawing

Still Life With Blossoms

A lovely 19th century American School still life. Painting size measures 10 x 14 inches with the overall frame size 18 x 21 1/2 inches, period gilt frame, unsigned, oil on canvas.