Featured Paintings

This is an original oil on canvas painting of a young girl in a garden holding an apple.  The work is by James Wells Champney, the painting is signed "Champ: lower left and dated "75"  1875.  We feel this painting was created when Champney went to France to study art with Edouard Frere..  This painting measures 22X18 inches.  The painting has been relined and has some small areas of touchup in the red dress.  Chamney later became a professor at Smith College in Northampton, he is best known for his genre subjects and his illustrations in pastel.

$2400.00

This is a rare pair of Folkart Portraits of a Brother and Sister, oil on canvas, unsigned but in the style of Joseph Goodhue Chandler.  Each painting measures 10 3/4X9 1/4 inches and came in a pair of 19th century gilt frames.  The overall frame size is 13 1/2X12 inches.  There are a few minor spots of repair and retouch.  Both works could use a cleaning but they are quite presentable as they now appear.

$2250.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting signed "F. Yoshida", lower left.  This artist is Fujio Yoshida (1887-1987)

Fujio was the wife of the well known woodblock artist Hiroshi Yoshida and the Mother of Toshi.  She was the first female in the Yoshida family to become a well known artist.  Fujio was known for her western style paintings.  This painting measures 20X24 inches.  It is housed in a hand carved wooden frame.  We assume the painting to be from the late 1930's to possibly 1940.  

$2200.00

This is an unsigned very early oil on oak panel of some traveling itinerant musicians.  The painting itself measures 11 3/4X10 inches.  Dutch School, 17th century.  Very much in the style and subject   of Adriaen Van Ostade.  

$1850.00

Watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, 1807, 20 x 27 inches in a gold 29 x 25 inch frame. A beautifully detailed watercolor that remains vibrant, even after over 200 years. Ramsay Reinagle first studied under his father, Phillip Reinagle, before going on to study in Italy, Holland, and Rome. Reinagle painted portraits, historical subjects, animals, and landscapes. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Society of Painters in Watercolours.

$1850.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by American Cape Ann artist: Charles Paul Gruppe.  This view of a family on the dunes, created circa 1930's has an image size of 14X20 inches.  It is signed lower right Cha P Gruppe.  It came to us in what appears to be the original Hassam style gilt frame.  A very fine impressionist view of the dunes at sunrise.

$1850.00

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design. He exhibited his work at the Paris Salon, The Boston Art Club, The Carnegie Institute, and the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as in exhibitions with the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

$1850.00

This is an early 20th century landscape painting, oil on canvas titled: "The Oak", it was created circa 1920-30's.  It is signed lower left corner with the initials A. F. and also initialed and titled on the back of the canvas.  The painting itself measures 18X24 inches.  A fine impressionistic view of a woodland scene with a figure in the background.  Very good condition, the artist is a mystery.  This might possibly be the work of Alexis J. Fournier...

$1850.00

This is an oil on panel by Belgian artist Frans Van Severdonck (1809-1889)  The painting showing Ducks and chickens measures 6 7/8X10 3/8 inches.  It is signed and dated 1889 in the lower center and also identified on the back of the panel.  "Franz van Severdonck was a master of animals and created numerous compositions with sheep, horses and chickens. "  This painting could use a light cleaning.  But is quite presentable as it now hangs.

$1850.00

This is an original oil on Canvas painting of a Grand Child''s Birthday present.  The painting is signed lower right corner but not easy to make out.  It looks like H. J. ..........?  The canvas measures 17X14 inches and came in a fine period gilt frame.  There is one repaired tear in the lower center of the canvas and some cracking to the paint.  Over all a very fine painting highly detailed.  Guaranteed to be   a mid to late 19th century work.  Most likely British or American origins...

$1850.00

This is an original oil on artist board painting by Auburn N.Y. artist George W. King (1836-1922)  This view of a farm with cattle has an image size of 14X10 inches.  It is signed lower left corner and is housed in an early gilt frame.  This painting from circa 1880 is in good condition with only a few very minor spots of touchup mostly at the very edge of the board.

$1800.00

This is an oil on board painting by American Boston artist Sam Thal.  The piece is titled and dated on the back of the board, Gloucester Landscape, 1939.  The painting measures 18X24 inches, it is signed lower left corner.  he studied for three years (1923-26) at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and spent the next ten years producing architectural sculpture in association with George K. Loeser at Harvard University.

By the mid-Thirties, the artist was able to devote all of his time to painting, sculpting and etching.  Later in the decade, he assisted in the establishment of art education programs under the aegis of the Federal Art Project.  Thal also taught life drawing classes at Garland Junior College in Boston, the Boston Architectural Club and the Boston Museum of Modern Art (now the Institute of Contemporary Art).

$1800.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting of an Ox and Cart coming down the road.  The painting has 3 intials lower right, they seem to read: "W. ?. S."  Weve been unable to make out who the artist was. We feel the painting is from the late 1890's and is most likely American in origin.  The painting was expertly done.  The canvas laid on board measures 19X13 inches and is in a 19th century gilt frame.  

$1450.00

This landscape measures 12 5/8 x 9 1/8 inches and is signed on the reverse in pencil as "E. A. King", housed in a period frame. We are attributing this painting to Elizabeth A.(Bessie) King who studied at the Chandler School of Art in Detroit and was a member of the Atlanta Artists Association.

$1450.00

This is an original oil on mahogany panel by Belgian artist Henri Van Seben (1825-1913)  This view of two young girls measures 9X6 1/4 inches.  Signed lower left corner and housed in a period gilt frame, labels and import stickers on the back of the panel.  This painting done circa 1870 is in fine condition, a few minor chips to the frame.  A very expressive work of art.

$1450.00