(American, British and Continental, 19th-20th Century)

  1. Hervier, Une Femme
  2. Lalauze, La Compagnie Félicite
  3. Raffet, A Group of Men
  4. Steinlen, Head of a Man
  5. Ribot, Studies of a Left Hand
  6. Bèjot, Sur la Marne
  7. Carrière, Two Figures
  8. de Beaumont, “Je te reconnaitras bien…’’
  9. Bone, Winter near Aylmerton
  10. Bone, A Back Street
  11. Blampied, Deux Précieux
  12. Haden, English Landscape
  13. Haden, Sketches for “Greenwich”
  14. Howarth, A Street in Montreuil
  15. Auerbach-Levy , Caricature Portrait of Eugene O’Neill
  16. Kinney, Female Nude
  17. Singer, Shipping in the River
  18. de Martelly, Scene in an Inn
  19. Higgins, Peering Cat
  20. Hopkins, Pattern Designs
  21. Church,The Old Log Tavern
  22. Nisbet, Farm Buildings
  23. Thorne, Running Horse
  24. Capraro ,The Massacre of the Innocents
  25. Vierge, "Pablo de Segovia"
  26. Müller, Pianist
  27. Gaillard, Empress Catherine
  28. Lepic, La Cigogne
  29. van ‘s Gravesande, Katwyk
  30. Besnard, Eve
  31. Webster, Voiliers à Venise
  32. Webster, Farm House
  33. Prouvé, Design for a Leather Book Binding
  34. Buhot, Idée de Premier Frontispice pour "L’Ensorcelée"
  35. Buhot, Peasant Women
  36. Bléry, Osmonde et Taminier
  37. Lançon, An Arrest
  38. Pascin, Female Nude Study
  39. Trimolet, December
  40. Appian, Traveler in a Forest
  41. Calvert, Woodland Stream
  42. Calvert, Draped Female
  43. Giddens, Gerona, Spain
  44. McBey, Santa Cruz, California
  45. Dehn, Central Park, NYC
  46. Brockhurst, Anthea
  47. Petitjean, Portrait
  48. Cameron, Chinon
  49. MacLaughlan, Argentière
  50. Covarrubias, Billy Rose
  51. Forain, La Pluie d’Or
  52. Citon, Head of a Woman
  53. Kelsey, Village Street, Mexico
  54. Hart, Speaker and Listener
  55. Kupka, Robed Monk
  56. Chauvel, Pont de Sichol, Thiers
  57. Roussel, Ornament Study
  58. Raffaëlli, La Bièvre
  59. Lepere, Flooded Countryside
  60. Lalanne, Vast Pasture

21. Frederick Stuart Church

(A Reminiscence) The Old Log Tavern

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Church,The Old Log Tavern

(A Reminiscence) The Old Log Tavern

Pencil and grey wash on wove paper, 1870, 255 x 370 mm. The Michigan-born Church was well known as an illustrator and painter. His etchings are relatively few in number but ubiquitous (Mermaid on a Seahorse, Maiden and Lion, etc.). In all media, he was an animalier of considerable abilities, but an unusual one in that his images most commonly showed animals in anthropomorphic relations with humans. This one, less anthropomorphic than most, places a chained bear and her cubs across from the tavern in Yankee Springs, Michigan, as the stage coach arrives in town. Church notes that the tavern was built in 1835, and the drawing has considerable historical interest, as at the time the Battle Creek Trail, on which Yankee Springs lay, ran through a virtual wilderness. The drawing is signed, titled and dated in pencil and it has been laid down to board. It was clearly made for reproduction. Later in that year, Church left Michigan for New York City, where he studied at the National Academy of Design, later joined the Art Students League and remained for the rest of his life.