Christian Rost
1826-1896, German

The Mitherless Bairn
1826-1896, German

Engraving, image size: 17 3/4 x 22 5/8 inches, painted by Thos Faed, A.R.A., inscribed "Engraved by C. Rost" lower right.

Painting

"L'optique"   Peep Show

A rare early French genre painting depicting a traveling vendor with his peep show. A unique country setting of a mother and her children viewing a display titled "Le Vrai Jesus". This work done circa 1820's is unsigned but suggests the work in style and subject of Louis Leopold Boilly,(1761-1845). The painting has been lined and has some areas of inpainting, mostly the bottom edge and upper right. The painting may have been reduced in size. Period gilt frame. Oil on canvas measuring 30 x 25 inches, the overall frame size measures: 41 X 36 inches.

Print

Maryland Free State
$325.00
20th C.

Etching,6 3/4X7 1/2",pencil signed

Drawing

Bringing Home the Flock
1875-1909, American,N.Y.

Pastel on board, 9 x 12 inches, c. 1900, signed, in the original frame.