Sculpture


Portrait Bust of a Young Girl
1887-1948, Italian/American

This is a beautiful cast bronze portrait of a young girl by Italian/American artist Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta. The bust is 14 inches tall and stands on a 6 inch base. signed by the artist on the lower corner, dated 1912, with a Benjamin Zoppo, New York foundry mark. Scarpetti was born in Italy and graduated from the Royal Italian Academy before emigrating to America.


The Falconer

This 1991 hand painted, paper mache box measures 3 inches wide, 5 1/2 inches tall and is 1 1/2 inches deep. It is initialed and dated l.l. A decorative motif surrounds the bottom edge of the box as well as the edge of the hinged cover piece. The inside of this lacquered box is painted a brilliant red.


Bronze Tazza

This bronze tazza measures 4 1/2 inches tall by 6 inches wide. It has the initials "B.D." on the bottom along with the number "496".


Home from the Market

This Parian Ware sculpture of a woman coming home from the market measures 11 inches tall. There is "W" located on the bottom of the piece.


Standing Woman with Rake

This lovely bronze miniature of a woman measures 3 inches tall and is secured to a 2 3/4 inch piece of whalebone.


Masque, Madame DAVID
1895-1977, American

This bronze sculpture by Harold Cheney Cash measures 8 3/4 inches tall and is secured on a 3 1/2 inch wooden base. It is signed on the l.r. A metal plaque located on the front holds the artist's name and birth date. A label on the back has artist provanance. Cash was one of the founding members of the Sculptors Guild in NY.

Painting

Autumn Landscape

This early 20th. century Franco/American oil painting by Rene du'l Arnet(?) measures 25 x 30 inches. This fine impressionistic water scene with sunlit fields in the distance is well painted using a subtle color palette with a nice tonal and textural range.

Print

Seated Nude
1865-1928, American

A very fine original etching by American artist Warren Davis, this image measures 7 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines. Later in his career Davis exhibited in Europe and the United States including the Pennsylvania Academy and the Salmagundi Club. This image is a great example of Davis' use of delicate lines and simple compositions to elegantly capture the beauty of the female figure.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.