Cornelius Galle
1576-1650, Dutch

Solicitude of Martha for Jesus
1576-1650, Dutch

Engraving, circa 1600, image size 7 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches.

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

Gnarled Maple

An interesting woodblock print, of an old maple tree, measuring 8 x 9 7/8 inches, unsigned on handmade laid paper.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, image size 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.