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

The Summer Pasture
1824-1884, French

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene by French artist Auguste Bonheur, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches, c. 1860, signed, in an ornate period frame. Auguste Bonheur was born into the Bonheur family of animal painters; his father, Raymond Bonheur was an art teacher as well as artist and taught painting to both Auguste and his older sister, the renowned animal painter Rosa Bonheur. The Bonheurs kept a small barnyard with sheep, chickens, and a cow, which they would often portray in their paintings.

Print

Up to the Woolworth
1857-1926, American

This 1915 etching by Joseph Pennell measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches. Pencil signed on the l.r. in an edition of 75.

Drawing

Old Bridge at Dumfries, Scotland
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 9 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches, unsigned