Image from page 42 of "De luxe illustrated catalogue of the modern paintings forming the private collection of the late John H. Converse of Philadelphia" (1911)
Authors: American Art Association
Publisher: New York : American Art Association
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
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No. 28JEAN ERNEST AUBERT FRENCH(1824- ) LOVE DISCONSOLATE Height, 23 inches; Width, 18/4 inches. In a forbidding scene, covered with snow, two little naked, white-wingedLoves are seeking comfort in a fire, fed by their arrows. One sits with hishands stretched out to catch the heat, while the other breaks an arrowacross his knee. The latter wears a bandage, which has been lifted fromhis eyes and encircles his blond curls. Signed and dated at the lower right, Jean Aubert, 1897. No. 29BENJAMIN VAUTIER GERMAN-SWISS (1829-1898) WAITING FOR PERMISSION Height, 26% inches ; Width, 20J4 inches. A young peasant of the Black Foreststands in a cottage doorway, gazingat a comely girl who is seated besidean old man. She lays her hand onhis arm, and seems to be telling himof her lover, for the old man glancessideways at the youth. The latter,meanwhile, with one foot on thethreshold, his right hand on his hipand the other across his chin, as heleans his elbow against the doorpost,seems to wait for pe
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