Vanity allegory

Oil on zinc, Italy, beginning of the 19th century


Painted canvas, galant scene

Important, French painted canvas from the 18th century representing, in a pastoral decor, a galant and musical scene.

Height 122 in x Length 90.5 in


Study for a man's head

Louis Matout (1811-1888), study for the head of the man at the left of the painting "Ambroise Paré appliquant pour la première fois la ligature aux artères après amputation" that was ordered by French Beaux-Arts minister Achille Fould to Louis Matout in 1852, for the Ecole de Médecine of Paris. The fresco and paintings realized by the artist for the school burned in a fire in 1889.
Middle of the 19th century

14.5 x 18.11 in


Portrait of Alice Yarker, circa 1750

English school, oil on canvas with its frame, 'Alice Yarker' inscription on the frame.

Height 17.7 in x Length 15.7 in (with frame)
Height 12.9 x Length 11.4 in (without frame)


Portraitof a girl, 1889

Oval portrait of young Louise Guesde, daughter of Jules Guesde (1845-1922), by Spanish painter Fernando Tirado, trained in the Beaux-Arts School of Sevilla, and by painters Cano in Spain and Gérôme in Paris, France. Tirado also exhibited his work in the famous Salon parisien, between 1879 and 1884.

Height 22.8 in
Width 16.5 in


Portrait of a young girl, attributed to Frédéric Schall

Portrait of a young girl in bust attributed to Jean-Frédéric Schall (1752-1825), French portraitist and specialized in libertine scenes.

Height 10,6 in x Length 8.6 in (without frame)
Height 15.7 in x Length 13,7 in (with frame)


Painted canvas from the 19th century

5 panels of painted canvas from the first part of the 19th century.
Rural and animated landscape.

Height 68.1 x Length 167.3 in
H 68.1 x L 53.5 in
H 68.1 x L 5.1 in
H 68.1 x L 40.9 in
H 68.1 x L 40.9 in


Painted canvas from the 19th century (detail)


Painted canvas from the 19th century (detail)


Portrait of a young student

The boy wears the French high school uniform wanted by Emperor Napoleon 1er.
Oil on canvas circa 1810,
In its original frame, not signed, possible attribution to French artist Henri-Nicolas van Gorp

With frame : Height 16.5 in x Length 14 in
Canvas alone : Height 11.4 in x Length 9 in