Featured Artwork

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.

$2650.00

This is an original oil on canvasboard painting by American artist Charles Paul Gruppe (1860-1940)  This painting is signed lower right Char P. Gruppe.  On the back is an old label with the title: In a Dutch Canal, Delft.  This painting from circa 1900 has a canvas size of 8X11 1/2 inches.  Housed in a reproduction 19th century gilt picture frame.

$2650.00

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.  

$2650.00

This is an original hand colored drypoint etching by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu.  The title: Femme en profil avec un chapeau.  measures a plate mark of 21 1/4X13 1/4 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower right, a superb, richly inked impression with bright colors.  Printed on a heavy wove type paper.  Helleu began his art career when he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and worked as an apprentice for Theodore Deck, decorating ceramic plates with women's portraits. He became friends with many artists of La Belle Epoch, including John Singer Sargent, Whistler, Tissot, Monet and Rodin, and became well known for his elegant portraits of women of French society. He traveled between France and America, and in 1912 was commissioned to create the astrological ceiling decoration in New York's Grand Central Station.  This drypoint is nicely framed with archival materials.

$2650.00

This is an original painting by American artist Platt Powell Ryder.  This scene of the Village Market Place was painted circa 1870, signed by Ryder lower right with ANA after his name, when he was an established member of the National Art Academy.   The painting is oil on board, framed underglass.  Excellent condition in what appears to be the original 19th century frame.  The painting itself measures 7 3/4X10 1/4 inches.  The frame itself has some chips to the corners.  

$2600.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting, signed and dated lower right, Possibly the work of Francis A. Silva ?  The signature is a bit obscure... This painting of Harbor Traffic is dated 1874.  The painting measures 12X20 inches. We are selling this work as 19th century American School in the style of Silva... Our price reflects our uncertainty about the authorship of this work..... Nicely framed in a period gilt frame.  Fine detail and color, this is an outstanding work of art.  

$2450.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting of Old Lyme Connecticut, the river bridge.   This painting is signed lower left corner.  The canvas measures 10X14 inches.  Housed in a period gilt frame.  Born in Minnesota, He moved to Brooklyn and summered in Old Lyme CT.  

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This is an original etching by American artist James McNeill Whistler.  The title is: The Adam and Eve Tavern, Old  Chelsea.  This etching is plate signed with the butterfly monogram in the upper left sky.  The image measures 7X11 15/16 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  This etching was created in 1878.  It is the third state of 3.  A rich impression of this scarce composition.

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This is one of the most impressive etchings by American artist  John Taylor Arms.  This image is titled: In Memoriam, the view of the  North Portal of Chartres Cathedral.  It was from his French Church series.   This etching was created and printed in 1939.  It is from the 2nd state of two.  Printed in an edition of 312.  The image measures 14 5/8X12 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, Inscribed "to Roger and Belle Worsley", pencil signed and dated and also has a collectors red seal in the lower right corner of the sheet.  This image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 317

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This is an original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  The title is: Femme A L'Estampe, Woman with Print.  It was created and printed circa 1906 in an edition of 100.  The image measures 21X14 7/8 inches.  It is editioned lower left and signed in crayon lower right.  A beautiful French style gilt frame.  Beautiful condition.

$2450.00

This is a fine original oil on board painting by American artist William Henry Howe.  This image of Village life in Normandy France.  A subject that he was well known for in the late 19th century.  This view of carts unloading the days catch has an image size of 9 3/4X13 1/4 inches.  The painting is signed lower left William Henry Howe. with a partial date after the name.

$2400.00

This is a very fine original drypoint and aquatint color etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  The title is: Les Baigneuses (The Bathers).  THis image wascreated and printed in 1911, published by Cercle de la Librarie in an ediiton of 200.  This one is number 69.  Printed on a medium weight arches wove type paper, The Librrie blind stamp lower left and hand signed in pencil.  The image measures 15 3/8X22 1/4 inches.  The catalog lists this image as Merrill-Chase 102.  Excellent condition with a small repair in the lower border well away from the image area.

$2400.00

This is an original engraving by French artist Jean Emile Laboureur.  This engraving was created and printed in 1920.  One of 6 pencil signed impressions prior to publication in L'Architectures in  an edition of 500 unsigned impressions.  The image measures 11 5/8X8 1/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower left.  Very nicely framed with a linen matting.  This is one of his largest images done in his distinctly cubist style.

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This is an original etching by James Whistler.  The title is: "Thames Police"  It was created in 1859 as part of his Thames Set series on life on the river.  The image measures 5 15/16X8 7/8 inches.  Printed on a thin laid type paper.  Very richly inked, the Fifth state of Six.  An early rich inking.  Good condition, there is a tear upper right corner of the border, away from the image area.  Enough border for proper presentation.

$2400.00

This is an original oil on board painting by British artist Sir Hubert Von Herkomer (1849-1914)  This interior view of a woman at the table is signed lower left corner.  The painting measures 13 X 9 1/4 inches.  Housed in a period gilt toned frame with brass plaque. Herkomer was a  Bavarian-born British painter, pioneering film-director, and composer. Though a very successful portrait artist, especially of men, he is mainly remembered for his earlier works that took a realistic approach to the conditions of life of the  London poor.  This is a fine example of his early work, circa 1890.

$2400.00