American


Mt Desert from Bar Island
$3650.00
1848-1914, American

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene of Mt Desert Island, Maine, by American Impressionist Frank Rehn. Oil on canvas, 17 x 27 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower left, with a label from the Gallery of Chas F Haseltine, Philadelphia on the back, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Frank Rehn studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and went on to become a successful painter, primarily known for his land and seascapes.


Wild Grapes
$325.00
19th Century, American

This is a very fine original painting of grape vines growing over a stone wall by 19th century American artist J. M. Taft. Oil on academy board, 23 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches, c. 1890s, clearly signed in the lower left corner, in what appears to be the original gold frame. With a label from C.F. Chretien & Bro, Buffalo NY on the back. This painting is quite well done, with soft brushstrokes and a great sense of depth.


St. John's Spire, Hartford, Connecticut
1822-1909, American

This is a very rare early view of Hartford, Connecticut. Oil on tin, 6 1/4 x 8 inches, c. 1860s, in a period 19th. C. gilt frame. An inscription in pencil on the back reads, "St John's Spire, Hartford, Conn". Although this is unsigned, we attribute this landscape to Charles DeWolf Brownell, whose style is very similar. It is well painted with very fine brushwork and details.


Miss Phyllis Planta
1910-1990, Canadian

This subtle but expressive oil by the Canadian painter, Philip Surrey measures 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches. It is signed by the artist on the lower right. Philip Surrey was a urban landscape painter known for his nightscapes and the street people who inhabited them. He was concerned with the "gregarious nature and the solitude of humanity" often using these themes in his images. This c. 1940's image of Miss Phyllis Planta, is framed and comes with a period newspaper article about her life.


The Neighbor's House, Peconic, Long Island
1861-1948, American

This is a beautiful landscape of the artist's winter view from his Long Island studio. Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, c. 1935, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. This painting was given to the current family by the artist, their neighbor in Peconic, Long Island. Irving Wiles studied at the Art Students League in New York with William Merrit Chase who became a close friend and colleague, then spent some time in Paris studying at the Academy Julien.


Evening Shadows
1844-1942, American

A beautiful summer landscape by the American artist, Horace Burdick. It measures 5 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches and is matted. Burdick attended the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and was known throughout his career as a portrait and landscape painter. He did many White Mountain scenes as well as New England coastal scenes. This image is from the artists' estate.


Cloudy Skies
1844-1942, American

A lovely watercolor by the American artist, Horace Burdick. It measures 6 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches and is matted. Burdick attended the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and was known throughout his career as a portrait and landscape painter. He did many White Mountain scenes as well as New England coastal scenes. This image is from the artists' estate.


Morning Sail
1844-1942, American

A beautiful landscape by Horace Burdick measuring 6 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches, matted. Burdick attended the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and was known throughout his career as a portrait and landscape painter of oils and watercolors. He did many White Mountain scenes as well as New England coastal scenes. This image is from the artists' estate.


Mountain Landscape
1844-1942, American

This watercolor landscape by Horace Burdick measures 4 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is signed on the lower left and matted. Burdick attended the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and was known throughout his career as a portrait and landscape painter of oils and watercolors. He did many White Mountain scenes as well as New England coastal scenes. This image is from the artists estate.


Setting Sail
1888-1954, American

A very fine Rockport scene by Anthony Thieme, this oil on canvas measures 8 x 10 inches, c. 1935, signed "A Thieme" in the lower right corner, framed. One of the most popular artists associated with the Rockport School, Anthony Thieme was born in Rotterdam, Holland. His early training in fine art was with George Hackler at the Royal Academie of Fine Arts in the Hague; he later studied at the German Academy and with Italian masters Garlobini and Mancini. In the 1920s Thieme emigrated to America and after spending some time in NYC, fell in love with the area around Cape Ann, Massachusetts.

Painting

Village Scene by the Shore
1885-1954, American

Watercolor and gouache, visible size 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, signed lower right.

Pearce was born in Philadelphia but lived and worked in Manasquan, NJ, painting landscapes, interiors, figures and still-lifes. He studied under Chase and Weir.

Print

Christ Standing in the Clouds, Surrounded by  a Glory of Angels
1808-1897, British

This rare artist proof by John Sartain, after Forli, was published by William Young Ottley in Loudon, Sept 1, 1826. It measures 14 x 12 inches and is on medium weight paper. The images for this engraving were part of a paintng in fresco formerly in the Vault of the Church of S.S. Apostoli at Rome; and now preserved in the Palace at Monte-Cavallo. This information is printed on the lower margin with a plate number on the upper margin.

Drawing

Across the River
1872- c.1950, American

A very fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 7 1/2 x 11 inches.