19th Century European


Le Barrage de L'etang du Merle
1836-1895, French

Plate signed in the lower left. In the lower right: "Salon de 1883." Published in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Printed by F. Lienard, Paris. Plate measures 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches on 11 x 7 1/2 inch laid type paper.


Paysage, Soir (Landscape, Evening)
1813-1894, French

Handsigned in pen and ink in the lower left. Plate measures 3 7/8 x 7 3/16 inches, chine-collé on 4 5/8 x 8 1/2 inch wove type paper. Plate signed in the upper left and dated 1890. This etching is one of two original etchings this French artist contributed to P. G. Hamerton's publication entitled, "Etching and Etchers". Charles Jacques was one of the leading artists of the Barbizon school. This finely detailed print has strong etched line and superb luminosity, and is a charming portrayal of rustic life.


Le Berger et la Bergère ( The Shepherd and the Shepherdess)
1817-1878, French

Plate measures 10 x 7 3/4 inches on 16 1/4 x 12 1/8 inch watermarked laid type paper. State V/VIII. One of his six final plates, later chosen for publication in the review "L'Art" in 1904, volume LXIII. Catalog: Melot 122. Circa 1877. Printed in the lower right: "Ch. Daubigny. del. et. sc", in the lower right: "F. Lienard. Imp. Paris."


Le Matin sur la Rivière
1837-1911, French

7 x 7 inch etching on 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inch watermarked wove-type paper. Pencil signed in the lower right, plate initialed in the lower left. 1st state, C. 1898. Catalog: Bliss 593.


The Early Ploughman
1805-1881, British

Framed 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 etching from 1861. State iv/viii. Catalog no. VIII.


Castle - Wicklow County
1818-1910, British

Etching measures 4 x 5 1/2 inches. Printed on laid-type paper. IV/V. Signed in pencil. C. 1865. Catalog Schneiderman 109. Plate cancelled.
The castle belonged to the late Mr. Howard Brooke.


Les Demoliselles de Village
1833-1914, French

This 1866 etching by Felix Bracquemond, after a painting by Gustave Courbet, measures 8 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches, 1866, published by Cadart and Luquet, Paris, signed in the plate in reverse, l.r., numbered in plate (242), u.l., cat: Beraldi-281.


The Old Couple
1824-1911, Dutch

This etching by the Dutch artist, Joseph Israels measures 3 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, created in 1873.


The Orphans
1849-1914, British

Etching by the French artist Hubert Von Herkomer measures 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, plate initialed, titled and dated, 1878.


Les Laveuses
1837-1922, French

Etching by the French artist Pierre Billet measuring 6 x 4 1/2 inches, plate monogrammed and titled, c. 1880.

Painting

A Sunlit Path
1837-1908, American

Oil on canvas, 20 x 14 inches in a 25 by 18 1/2 gold period frame. Because this has only a partial signature we are only able to attribute this work to Alfred Bricher. Upon cleaning of the painting, a partial signature was revealed in the lower left. The technique and composition also is very similar to many well known works by this artist. There is an area at the lower edge of this painting which has been inpainted but not the signature...The frame appears to be the original one. We feel the setting of this work might be from Lake George N.Y.

Print

University View
1880-1942, American

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed. Stevens was head of the Illustration Dept. at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1903 to 1911. He later served as vice president and then president of the Chicago Society of Etchers.

Drawing

Waterside Study
1848 - 1921, American

Watercolor, image size 6 x 8 1/2 inches. McAuliffe was active in the late 19th century and produced public works especially in Everett, Mass: Roman Catholic Cathedral, St John's; Parlin Library. His specialties were maritime and religious subjects.