Jean Baptiste Grateloup
1735-1815, French

J. B. Bossuet
1735-1815, French

Engraving after H. Rigaud, image size: 2 1/1 x 2 1/4 inches, sheet size: 6 x 4 1/2 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, Gray collection #7552

Painting

The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe under Charles-François Daubigny, probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli in Naples, Italy.

Print

North Avenue Bridge - Baltimore
1858-1948, American

This 1927 etching by the American artist, Gabrielle De Vaux Clements measures 11 x 17 1/8 inches, pencil signed, hard ground with drypoint, on medium weight paper. Clements studied with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and etching with Stephen Parrish before moving to Baltimore where she lived and taught for over 15 years. It was there that the Bendann Galleries commissioned her to portray the city in a series of nine etchings.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Two drawings, one in ink wash and one in pencil, image size of each 4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.