Etienne Ficquet
1731-1794, French

Rene Descartes
1731-1794, French

Engraving after Frans Hals, image size 4 3/4 x 2 15/16 inches, Randall Coll. #4333, Fogg Museum provenance

Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

Normandy Pastoral
1846-1897, French

Etching, image size 10 x 14 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Drawing

Winter Scenes
1872- c.1950, American

Two nice sketches of houses with snow-covered rooftops by Dexter Dawes. They both measure 4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches on a medium weight drawing paper.