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

Mare and Foal

This is a very sweet painting of a mare and her foal in a European landscape. It is painted with oil on panel, panel size 6 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, frame size 13 1/2 x 14 inches, c. 1870s, with an indistinct signature in the lower left corner, part of which appears to have been rubbed off by the edge of the frame. This painting comes in a remarkable ornate period gilt frame.

Print

The Virgin and Child Adored by Two Angels
1622 - 1693, French

Engraving after Annibal Caracci; Thies: See Hecquet, 17; Brandes, 1p.57; 1st state, with the inscription on a stone in the landscape[l.l.] "AnnibalCarratius pinxit. F. Poilly Scuypsit cum Pr.Re. A Paris, Rue St. Jacques a l'image St. Benoist"

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.