This is one of the finest etchings by American artist James Whistler. This image titled: "Black Lion Wharf" was from his Thames series created in 1859. This image measures 5 7/8 X 8 3/4 inches. Printed on a laid type paper with watermark. This is an early printing between state iii/iv of iv. Very richly inked with extensive plate tone throughout. Very good condition, signed and dated within the plate at the right side of the image.
This is an original oil on canvas painting by American artist Charles Harry Eaton. It is a fine costal view with sailboats on the horizon. This painting measures 14X20 inches and is in a fine newcomb macklin carved picture frame. It is signed lower right corner. A fine expressive costal view by this well known New York artist.
This is a very fine original oil on board painting by Monadnock artist William Preston Phelps. This 19th century view of a Wooden Bridge, in the forest surrounding Mount Monadnock in Dublin, New Hampshire. This painting measures 12 1/4X22 1/2 inches. It is clearly signed lower center, "W.P.Phelps". The painting came to us in what appears to be the original gilt frame. The painting and frame are in wonderful original untouched condition. We date this work to be circa 1890's. A beautiful summer scene in the wooded forest of New Hampshire.
This is an early painting by American artist Emil Ganso. This painting of a Nude Woman sleeping on the Bed is signed and dated lower right corner, 1934. The painting measures 15X21 inches. Oil on Board. Framed.
This painting of a lakeside cottage is by American artist Henry Pember Smith (1854-1907) This oil on canvas measures 12X16 inches. Signed lower right corner. Very fine condition, one tiny repair in the upper left, invisible to the eye. His landscapes are his best known works, particularly those of New England, Spain, Italy, England. "Working primarily in oils and watercolors, and using a tighter technique than the emerging impressionists of his time, Smith was a true realist."
This is an incredibly detailed, atmospheric Norwegian landscape of a small cabin at the edge of a fjord, the distant hills fading into a soft morning mist. It is painted in oil on panel, 11 x 16 inches, 1871, clearly signed "A Rasmussen 71" in the lower right corner, in an ornate period gilt frame.
This is a dramatic painting by Boston artist Clement Drew. This image is Identified on the back, Steamship Nantasket in the Tornado, June 16th 1879. This painting was created and signed C. Drew lower right corner. This oil on canvas measures 14X22 inches. The painting has been laid down onto a board, the restorer transposed the writing on the back of the canvas to a backing canvas. The painting is in a fine gilt frame. This is a very dramatic study of a sidewheeler in trouble, caught in a storm. Some cracking to the paint at the lower inch of the composition. Clement Drew was an artist and "dealer in picture-frames" in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 19th century. He specialized in marine paintings. He kept a studio on Court Street and Tremont Street, in Boston in the mid 19th century..
This is an original oil on board painting by American artist Chauncey Ryder. This view of trees near the mountains tree line is signed lower left. The painting measures 12X16 inches. This painting is presented in a nice metal leaf frame. Much of the brush work was done in an impasto style. A fine example of the impressionist style by this well known artist.
This oil on canvas painting of an Autumn Stream was the work of American Tonalist Franklin de Haven (1856-1934). This painting measures 30X24 inches. It is signed lower right corner and was created circa 1918. A fine tonalist study of a stream at a lower angle of view. de Haven was a member of the Salmagundi Club where he had numerous shows and won many awards for his impressionistic works of art. This painting was quite similar to the one illustrated on page 464 of the Cleveland Book on American Tonalism.
This is an original oil on board painting by Canadian artist Albert Edward Cloutier ((1902-1965) Signed lower center, this painting has an image area of
29X35 inches. It came to us in what appears to be the original frame with the Walter Klinkhoff Gallery,Montreal, label on the back. The title of this work is:
"Winter Lac Ouimet, Mont Tremblant", it is a view of the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec. Albert Cloutier was a painter, commercial artist and muralist who grew up in Montreal. He also lived in Ottawa and during his time as a war artist was posted in several locations in eastern Canada. He was a member of the R.C.A. and also the CSGA. He moved to Saint-Hilaire, Quebec in 1959 where he lived the rest of his life. His mediums were primarily oils and graphics. His subjects were landscapes, commercial art and (during the war)the military. His style was expressionist and greatly influenced by the Group of Seven.
He studied art under A.Y.Jackson and Edwin Holgate. And from 1955 until 1965 he taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal.
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. Scarpitta was born in Italy and graduated from the Royal Italian Academy before emigrating to America. He was a very successful sculptor, creating commissions for the Los Angeles Stock Exchange Building, the Church of St John the Evangelist and Church of the Sacred Blood, as well as portraits of Mussolini, Marlene Dietrich, and Frank Springer; in 1914 he was awarded the Bartlett Prize from the National Academy of Design.
This is a fine hand colored drypoint etching by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu. This portrait is of the artist's daughter Ellen. Created and printed in 1897 this etching measures 13X12 inches. Hand signed in pencil lower left border. Printed in a sepia toned ink and some touches of hand coloring.
This is an original etching by American artist James M Whistler. The title is "Eagle Wharf", this image was created and printed in 1859. Signed and dated within the plate. The image measures 5 7/16X8 5/16 inches. It is printed on a thin Japan paper which is rare. This is the only known state before the plate was cancelled. Its is from is series of Sixteen etchings on the Thames. (The Thames Set) A very fine impression. Annotated lower left border, "'Tyzac Whiteley & Co" an alternate title. catalog number is K-41.
This is a fine Belle Epoque portrait in drypoint by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu. The subject is: Madeleine Chéruit. This image measures 15 1/2X11 1/2 inches, hand signed in pencil by the artist in the lower right border. This drypoint is housed in a Foster Brothers period gilt frame.. Madeleine Chéruit was one of the most fashionable French dressmakers of her time. Her house of courture took inspiration from the Belle Epoque through to the Jazz Age.
This is a fine oil on wooden board by American artist Charles Paul Gruppe. This scene of a springtime river is signed lower right Ch P. Gruppe. The painting measures 12X16 inches. Very fine condition, recently cleaned and varnished. Housed in a fine Period carved frame.
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