Stair Sainty this season, October 6

Important Old Master paintings recently sold and with the gallery by Melchior De Hondecoeter and Pierre Subleyras, a magnificent view of Rome by Henri-Joseph Harpignies, shown at the Salon of 1865, and a sparkling en plain air oil study of Benares and the Ganges river by Edwin Lord Weeks that dates from his first trip to India. Two works by Norbert Goeneutte highlight his skilful brushwork and proficiency at capturing facial and gestural expression.