19th Century

François Marius Granet

Interior of a Conventual Chapel with Figures

Brown ink with gray and rose wash

5 1/2 in. h x 4 1/2 in. w

Francois-Marius Granet (1775-1849) did a lot of watercolor work and generally signed them in ink. Around the early part of the 19th century, Granet took an interest in interior scenes of convents and churches. Many of his works depict staircases…see more.

Attributed to Ludovico Lipparini

Study of a Massing of Figures in the Style of Corregio

Red chalk on laid paper

4 1/2 in. h x 7 in. w

Ludovico Lipparini (1802-1856) is known to have had a particular interest in Corregio (1489-1534). Lipparini was a professor of painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia starting in 1838. Corregio was one of the leading artists of the Italian Renaissance, so Lipparini might have…see more.

Gustave Doré

Illustration – Hazing

Graphite and White Chalk on gray wove paper

5 1/2 in. h x 8 3/4 in. w

Gustave Dore was a prolific illustrator in France. He started drawing at the young age of 11, and a few years later his work was published in a satirical magazine. By the end of his lifetime, Dore had illustrated hundreds…see more.

Frederick Barnard

A Pious Breton Community in Prayer Before an Altar

Charcoal with white chalk on gray paper

12 3/4 in. h x 9 3/4 in. w

Frederick Barnard (British, 1846-1896) was a London illustrator. He was born in London and died at Wimbledon. Barnard had been a student of Leon Bonnat in Paris. His paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy…see more.

Bolton Coit Brown

Rural Landscape with Resting Cattle

Graphite and Chinese white on tan wove paper

4 1/2 in. h x 5 in. w

Bolton Brown is best known for the influence he had on the work of George Bellows. Brown was born in Zena, New York on November 27, 1865, and died in Dresden, New York, September 15, 1936. Brown abandoned his career in painting at mid-life to devote his energies…see more.