Helene Formstecher
b. 1852, French

The Fates
b. 1852, French

Etching after Michelangelo, image size: 10 11/16 x 8 1/4 inches, copyright 1888 by Gebbie & Co.

Painting

Cabin by the Lake
1854-1927, American

This is a luminous scene of a cabin by a still lake with the glowing colors of the setting sun lingering in the sky, casting blue shadows over summer landscape. Pastel on paper, sight size 12 3/4 x 17 inches, c. 1900, signed in the lower right corner. This pastel comes tastefully displayed in a period maple frame. Clarence Braley was a Massachusetts artist who specialized in pastel and watercolor landscapes. He was a member of the New Bedford Art Association and exhibited his work at the Boston Art Club and the Art Institute of Chicago. (M)

Print

Croquis Aquatiques
1808-1879, French

Lithograph, image size 8 x 10 inches, plate signed "h.d." l.l.(in reverse), 1847. Daumier used the comic journal of the time, "Le Charivari", published in 1847, as a venue for his satirical views on the corrupt social and political life of the elite. He was referred to as the "Michelangelo of caricature" by his fellow artists creating over 500 paintings and 1000 drawings in his lifetime.

Drawing

Study
1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.