Jean Louis Forain
1852-1931, French

Study of a Nude
1852-1931, French

This original lithograph by Jean-Louis Forain measures 10 x 12 inches on a sheet size of 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Created c. 1898 in probably a small but unknown edition. Cat: Johnson 48.4. Forain was an important French Impressionist painter, lithographer and etcher. Friends with Degas for over 50 years and heavily influenced by Daumier, he enjoyed depicting scenes of everyday life in the city of Paris. This print was intended for a portfolio to have been published by Ambroise Vollard. Forain was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.


La Lecture Du Dossierr
1852-1931, French

Etching, image size: 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, 1909, cat. Guerin-53, inscribed 1st etat, pencil signed lower right


Croquis de femme nue, la tete contre l'oreiller
1852-1931, French

Etching with drypoint, image size 11 1/2 x 13 3/16 inches, first plate (Guerin 69), pencil signed and titled


Le Christ portant sa Croix (4e Planche)
1852-1931, French

Etching, image size: 11 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches, first state, (Faxon 116) pencil signed l.r.


Le Bouquet
1852-1931, French

Etching, image size: 4 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches, c. 1876, signed in plate, probably a late or posthumous impression (Faxon - 6)


En Greece
1852-1931, French

Lithograph, image size: 11 x 16 1/2 inches, edition of 100, signed in ink


Le Noeud de Cravate
1852-1931, French

Etching, image size 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in, from CROQUIS PARISIENS, 1880, possibly a later printing (Faxon, 20), pencil signed


L'Imploration devant la grotte, Lordes
1852-1931, French

Etching, image size 10 1/2 x 7 3/4, third plate - first state, circa 1900, pencil signed

Painting

A Woodland Spring
1857-1927, American

This is a richly painted, atmospheric woodland scene by the New England artist Joseph H. Greenwood. Oil on board, 6 x 8 inches, 1898, signed and dated on the lower right. Greenwood started out as a factory worker and then a teacher and eventually became Worcester's most noted landscape painter who preferred to paint the natural beauty of rural New England's four seasons. He was influenced by his contemporaries, George Inness and Willard Metcalf and studied in the Boston area with R. Swain Gifford and John Appleton Brown.

Print

The Pasture Bridge
1872-, French

Two states of the same plate, etching image size 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches, signed in plate

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.