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Gustave Lehuetre
1861-1932, French

Le Bassin Neuf a La Rochelle
1861-1932, French

This finely done scene of a boat bassin in France's seaport city of La Rochelle measures 7 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Created in 1904, it is plate signed and titled and also pencil signed, titled and numbered. The paper is a heavy weight Arches with the publishers seal on the lower right corner, margins are wide with the total sheet size measuring 12 x 17 1/8 inches. Leheutre studied to be a painter but after seeing an exhibit of Whistler etchings exhibited in 1892 by Georges Petit, he switched from painting to printmaking concentrating primarily on landscapes or city scenes.


Le Moulin de Baires
1861-1932, French

Etching, image size 7 5/8 x 11 1/2 inches, 1926, plate signed l.l. "G. Leheutre", pencil signed l.r. "G. Leheutre" and editioned as 23, publishers stamp "Sagot" l.r. Known as "the French Whistler", Leheutre switched from painting to printmaking after he saw Whistlers work. Member of the group of Nabis, Post-Impressionist avant-garde artists who set the pace for fine arts and graphic arts in France in the 1890's.


En Rade de Re
1861-1932, French

Etching, image size 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, 1928. editioned as 8, pencil signed l.r. "G Leheutre", publishers stamp l.r. "Sagot". Known as "the French Whistler", Leheutre switched from painting to printmaking after he saw Whistlers work. Member of the group of Nabis, Post-Impressionist avant-garde artists who set the pace for fine arts and graphic arts in France in the 1890's.


Le Matin au Lazaret - La Rochelle
1861-1932, French

Etching, image size 7 3/8 x 10 7/8 inches, 1920, editioned as 42, plate and pencil signed l.r. "G Leheutre", publishers stamp "Sagot" l.r. Known as "the French Whistler", Leheutre switched from painting to printmaking after he saw Whistlers work. Member of the group of Nabis, Post-Impressionist avant-garde artists who set the pace for fine arts and graphic arts in France in the 1890's.


Le Pont de Bonnemort a La Rochelle
1861-1932, French

Drypoint etching, image size 7 5/8 x 10 7/8 inches, c. 1910, 1st state of 3, inscribed "8 imp/no 8" and "1v etat" in pencil, pencil signed with Sagot blind stamp lower right, framed

Painting

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

Point Isabel, Coast of Florida
1842-1899, American

Etching, 1887, plate size 3 x 5 7/8 inches, plate signed

Drawing

Christmas Card 1945
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and pencil drawing, 1945, image size 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches.