John W. Cotton
1868-1931, Canadian

Woman at a Well
1868-1931, Canadian

Etching, image size 4 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Le Matin sur la Rivière
1837-1911, French

7 x 7 inch etching on 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inch watermarked wove-type paper. Pencil signed in the lower right, plate initialed in the lower left. 1st state, C. 1898. Catalog: Bliss 593.

Drawing

Mountain Landscape
1844-1942, American

This watercolor landscape by Horace Burdick measures 4 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is signed on the lower left and matted. Burdick attended the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and was known throughout his career as a portrait and landscape painter of oils and watercolors. He did many White Mountain scenes as well as New England coastal scenes. This image is from the artists estate.