Marie-Alexandrine Matthieu
1838-1872, French

La Fontaine du Pasturiau
1838-1872, French

Etching, image size 6 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches, 1864, published by Cadart, plate signed and dated

Painting

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Presentation Piece for B.P.O.E.
1860-1947, American

This etching by William Bicknell measures 13 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches. It is plate signed and dated on the lower margin and was given to individual donors who wanted to further the Elks’ purposes and ideals.

Drawing

A Concert
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil sketch of a concert bill by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches.