19th Century European


Tintoret's House
1865-1945, British

This is a great architectural etching by Scottish artist D Y Cameron, from his 'North Italian Set'. The image size is 9 3/8 x 4 inches, 1894, no. 6 in the 'North Italian Set', cat: Rinder- 209, pencil signed. According to Rinder, this is a corner of the Palazzo Camello, Fondamenta dei Mori, Venice.


Auguste Renoir
1823-1902, French

This drypoint etching by Desboutin measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches. Created in 1877, this is part of a series of drypoints sketches that the artist did of his close friends.


Pierre Purvis de Chavannes
1823-1902, French

This drypoint of the French painter, Purvis de Chavannes, measures 7 5/8 x 5 inches. Created in 1895, it depicts de Chavannes sitting in his robe against the background of one of his works.


Portrait of Norbert Goeneutte
1823-1902, French

This 1876 etching of the French artist, Norbert Goeneutte, by Marcellin Desboutin measures 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches. Part of a drypoint series of sketches Desboutin did of his close friends.


Chevaux au Repos

This is a beautiful original 19th century etching, possibly after a painting by French Barbizon artist Charles-Francois Daubigny. The image size is 7 3/4 x 5 1/8, unsigned, on a watermarked laid type paper. There is an inscription in French in the lower margin attributing this etching to Daubigny, but we were unable to find this image in the catalog of Daubigny's etchings.


Ye Compleat Angler
1818-1910, British

This is a very rare pencil signed etching by Sir Francis Seymour Haden; it is an early proof, from before the edition published in Hamerton's 1880 'Etching and Etchers'. The image size is 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-161, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, a very rich impression on a laid type paper, framed. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler.


A Pond Near Rousillon
1818-1898, French

This 1867 Barbizon style etching by Adolphe Appian measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches and is plate signed. Framed.


A Meeting of the Unemployed
19th. C., French

This 1886 etching by Frank Palou measures 5 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. Main image is flanked by scenes of daily life. Published by Leggatt in 1886.


The Shepherdess and Flock
1840-1911, French

This etching by Armand Beauvais measures 10 3/4 x 16 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Etched from a painting by the artist and exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1888. Frederick Keppel publisher info at top margin.


La Foret de Melun
1886-1971, French

This Hermine David etching measures 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches and has a pencil annotation, "artist proof" on the lower margin. Plate signed. David was a well known painter and printmaker and was very active in the thriving artist community in Paris in the early 20th century. She was married to fellow artist Jules Pascin for several years, but in 1920 the couple divorced and David set up her own studio in Montparnasse. She went on to have a long successful career as an artist and illustrator and was awarded the Legion of Honor in 1932.

Painting

A Country Road at Twilight
1833-1927, American

This is a fine Barbizon inspired landscape by American artist William Parsons Winchester Dana. Oil on canvas, 11 x 17 inches, 1909, signed and dated in the lower right corner, in a period gilt frame. Dana was born in Boston and as a young man spent some time at sea before traveling to Paris to study at the Ecole de Beaux Artes. He became known for his seascapes and images of the French landscape, which he often painted in a luminous softly lit style, greatly influenced by the French Barbizon school of painting.

Print

On the Shepang River - Connecticut
1829-1904, American

Etching, 1880, image size: 5 x 8 1/2 inches, plate signed

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.