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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

Fallow Does
1901-1990, American

Etching, image size 4 7/8 x 6 inches, 1924, pencil signed, titled and dated.

Drawing

Coney Island Study
1898-1954, American

This is an expressive original drawing by American Social Realist artist Reginald Marsh. Watercolor and inkwash on board, 5 x 4 inches, c. 1930s, signed in the lower left corner, framed. Reginald Marsh studied at the Yale School of Art where he was a prolific illustrator and cartoonist, then at the Art Students League in New York where he concentrated on studying fine art, especially the work of the Old Masters.