Howard Simon
1903-1979, American

The Prophesy of Isaiah
1903-1979, American

Wood engraving, image size 10 x 8 inches, 1940, titled and signed in pencil.

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

Goats in a Landscape
1723-1783, Italian

Engraving, 1758, image and plate size 3 1/2 x 5 inches. Printed by Carlo Toschi, sold in Milan and Parma by Antonio Franchetti.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.