Daniel Mordant
1853-1914, French

Almanach de L'Art
1853-1914, French

Etching, image size 10 x 12 3/4 inches, pub. 1883, plate signed "Daniel Mordant del. & sc." l.l. A list of artist birthdays, one for each day of the year, is listed on this French frontispiece for the 1883 Almanach de L'Art.


The Marriage of Henry IV
1853-1914, French

Etching after the painting by Isabey, image size 7 1/2 x 8 13/16 inches, 1883, plate signed lower right.

Painting

Setting Sail, Early Morning
1850-1921, American

Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 inches, 1881, signed and dated, in a period gilt frame. As a young man, Johnson was a sailor and one of only twelve survivors aboard a ship that caught fire and sank of the coast of South Africa. He returned to his native Boston, Massachusetts, and studied art with marine painter William E. Norton. Johnson went on to become very well known for his nautical and marine paintings in the later part of the 19th century.

Print

The Sleeping Congregation
1744-1818, English

Engraving dated Jan 1, 1809, after a painting by Hogarth, published by Longmon, Hurst, Rees and Orme

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.