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

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

A Shepherd with Flock
1620-1683, Dutch

Engraving image size 6 1/2 x 7 inches

Drawing

Giant Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This fine pencil drawing of a giant pine tree with its wooded surroundings, by local Marlboro, NH artist, Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 11 inches and is sketched on a medium weight, gray paper. Dawes summered in southern NH, with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.