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

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

Aeneas Carrying His Father
1640-1703, European

Engraving after Dominicani, image size: 13 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches, sheet size: 17 1/8 x 11 3/8 inches, Fogg Museum Provenance, J W Randall collection # 4020

Drawing

The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.