Aiden Lassell Ripley, 1896-1969, American, "Geese", etching, image size 8 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Provenance: Haley and Steele, Boston. A flock of canada geese land among the marsh grass in this dramatic etching, a great example of how well Ripley managed to capture the movement and life of his wildfowl subjects.
Louis Andre Fabre, 1750-1814, European, "Young Girl with a Lamb," miniature watercolor on ivory, image size 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches, oval, c. 1790, signed, framed. Some minor imperfections.
Aiden Lassell Ripley, 1896-1969, American, "A Covey of Quails", etching, image size 8 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, 1947, pencil signed, dated and titled. Provenance: Haley and Steele, Boston. A covey of quail erupt from the bushes in this fine etching by sporting artist Aiden Lassell Ripley.
Aiden Lassell Ripley, 1896-1969, American, "Lone Woodcock", etching, image size 8 5/8 x 13 7/8, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Provenance: Haley and Steele, Boston. A woodcock is outlined against the clear sky as it takes flight from a slender, leafless branch on a late fall day. This etching features the delicate line work and detail for which Ripley was known.
Aiden Lassell Ripley 1896-1969, American, "Pheasants", etching, image size 9 1/4 x 13 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Provenance: Haley and Steele, Boston. Three pheasants take flight from a meadow of tall grasses and flowers in this beautifully detailed etching.
18th Century Dutch School, "Pastoral Scene", Ink and wash, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, inscribed "J. Bosch 1773 in de manier van N. Berchem met stoffazie na A.v.d.Velde.", In the manner of Nicolae Berchem (Dutch, 1620-1683) and Adriaen van de Velde (Dutch, 1636-1672)on reverse, framed.
Barbara Morgan, 1900-1992, American, "Lynchtown -- Bea Seckler", Photograph, image size 17 x 12 3/4 inches, 1938, some condition issues, pencil signed.
Jean Louis Forain, French, 1852-1931, etching with drypoint, "Croquis de Femme Nue, La Tete Contre L'Oreiller", image size 11 1/2 x 13 3/16 inches, first plate (Guerin 69), pencil signed and titled
Valentine Green, British, 1739-1813, mezzotint after Reynolds, "Self Portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds", 1780, plate size: 19 x 15 inches, signed in the plate. Water stains along the bottom edge of the sheet, outside of the plate mark.
Dutch School, 18th Century, oil on panel, "Landscape with Peasants and Cattle", 8 x 10 1/2 inches, c. 1725, inscription on reverse reads "Date about 1725 / Amsterdam-Holland / Belonged to family (Visbeek) / came in my possession early in 1923 / Leonard Dewit"
Louis Auguste Mathieu Legrand, French, 1863-1951, etching, "La Femme au Parapluie" (Lady with Umbrella), image size 14 1/4 x 6 inches, signed and dedicated in pen "A Mon Ami Mil..." (To My Friend Mil...), framed.
Frank Benson, American, 1862-1951, etching, "The Passing Flock", image size: 11 3/4 x 13 3/4 in, 1927, signed in pencil, published state, edition of 150 (Paff 277), on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark