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Painting

Grazing Sheep at Dusk
1827-1884, French

Sheep grazing at the end of the day are featured in this oil on canvas by the French painter, Francois-Auguste Ortmans. Canvas size is 13 x 16 inches, signed and dated l.r., housed in a ornate gold frame, identified on a printed German label affixed to the stretcher also with a canvas stencil from Ancienne Maison Valle, Paris, on the reverse, and with a partial Parisian framemaker's label on the back of the frame.

Print

The Large Sheepfold
1817-1878, French

This etching by Daubigny measures 7 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches, "Daubigny pinx 8c sculp" on l.l., "PARC A MOUTONS, LE MATIN." on l.c. and "Imp. Delatre, Rue des Feuillantines; 4, Paris." on l.r., D. 95, between 2nd and 3rd state of 4, center crease.

Drawing

Guibal Stilllife
1947 - , French

Watercolor study for festival poster held yearly at the Hotel Meynier d'Oppede, 1970, sheet size measuring 19 5/8 x 16 inches. Guibal was known for his abstract images of women, birds, the wind and the sea often with strong contrasting colors.