American Paintings

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 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 original oil on canvas painting by American artist Joseph Elliot Enneking, the canvas measures 17 x 12 inches, a fine American Impressionist painting. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas. Housed in a fine turn of the century frame.

$1600.00

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 oil on canvas board painting by Rockport artist Stanley Woodward.  The title written on the back is: The Old Grist Mill, Sudbury Ma.  Painted circa 1920 this painting has an image size of 12X16 inches.  Clearly signed lower right.  Framed in a modern metal leaf gilt frame.  The over all frame measures 18X22 inches.

$1450.00

This is an original watercolor on paper by American artist Emil Ganso.  This view of a city in winter measures 18 3/4X25 inches.  It is signed Ganso lower right, there is a line of toning at the edges of the sheet from an earlier window mat.  Overall very good condition, no tears, bright colors.  The sheet is not glued down.  Circa 1930.

$1450.00

This is an original oil on canvas landscape with cows painting.  Created late 19th century this painting is signed lower left:  It looks like Neil..?  But we are unable to attribute it to a specific artist.  We are selling this as Nineteenth Century American School. The painting measures 12X20 inches and came to us in what appears to be the original 19th century gilt frame.  The painting is in good shape, one tiny repair in the bottom center of the image.  

$1250.00

This is a very fine Hudson River School landscape, oil on academy board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned it is quite well painted, evidently by a very competent artist.

$1250.00

This is an original oil on canvas portrait of a young woman, signed Flood, 1945, in the upper left corner of the image.  We feel this might be the work of California artist Mary Emma Flood (1900-1987)  The painting measures 21X18 inches.  Flood was a member of: San Francisco Art Association, 1920-25; CPLH, 1920s; Nat'l Ass'n of Women Painters & Sculptors, 1935-38. 

$1250.00

A verdant New England landscape by Massachusetts artist Edward Burrill, oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, 1885, signed and dated in the lower left corner, framed. Edward Burrill was a Northshore artist known for his landscapes and coastal scenes. He worked out of a Boston studio for a time but was primarily based in Lynn, MA, and knew many of the important artists of the day, including John J. Enneking, Winslow Homer and Joseph Cole. He exhibited his work regularly at the Boston Art Club for many years, also showing his work at the Silas Barton Gallery and the Lynn Art Club.

$1250.00

This is an original oil on board painting by American artist Henry Mortikar Rosenberg.  This study of a museum visitor was originally in the collection of the Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama.  The painting is signed lower right in pencil and inscribed on the back.  The image measures 16X12 inches.  A few minor spots of touch up, nothing major.  A fine modernist impression.  Rosenberg studied under Frank Duveneck.

$1250.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by American artist Ernest Parton (1845-1933)  The painting is titled on a label on the back, "Near Wilford Surrey".  Created circa 1890 the painting measures 16X24 inches.  Signed lower right and has a label from Toronto Gallery  T. Eaton Co.  There is also an old label affixed to the back as well.  Presented in a period Gold Frame.

$1250.00

This is an original oil on artist board by American artist Stanley Woodward.  The title and date is inscribed on the back of the work. Summer Seas, Ogunquit, Maine, 1942.  The painting measures 12X16 inches.  Nicely framed, clearly signed in the lower right corner.  Woodward had studios in both  Rockport and Ogunquit Maine.

$1200.00

This is a fine moderist study of a young girl, oil on canvas, unsigned but very similar in the style and manner of American artist Robert Henri.  This work measures 16X14 inches.  Has a couple of minor repairs.  The style of roughly applied highlights to the face look very much like the way Henri worked but since this is unsigned we are only able to represent this as an early 20th century American School portrait.  

$1200.00