American Paintings

This is a fine original oil on canvas painting by Dutch American artist Maurits Frederik De Haas.  This view most likely off the New England Coast is signed lower left M.F. H. deHaas and measures 14 1/4X23 inches.  Very nice condition, housed in a period gilt frame.  "He became an associate of the National Academy in 1863 and an academician in 1867, and exhibited annually in the academy, and in 1866 he was one of the founders of the American Society of Painters in Water Colors.[3] He died in New York City"


This is an early still Life of Flowers,  oil on chamfered panel by American artist Abbott Fuller Graves.  Created circa 1900 this painting is signed lower left corner and has an image size of 8  5/8 X 6 5/8 inches.  Good condition with a few minor cracks in the panel, unobtrusive.  This painting is housed in a period gilt frame.  Graves worked with both Edmund Tarbell and Childe Hassam who he met while studying in Paris at the Academie  Julian. The former owner purchased this painting at Christies Auction House, N.Y. at their American Painting sale of March 1992.


This is an original oil on canvas painting by American 19th century painter, James Mcdougal Hart.  This work is titled: A Bit of Cherry Valley.  It is signed lower left "J.M Hart"  It came to us in a period gilt frame with the brass name plate.  The painting itself measures 17X21 inches, the overall frame measures 24X29 inches.  Influenced by his older brother, William M. Hart, and with him is highly regarded as an important member of the second generation of Hudson River School landscape painters. Hart's family came to America in 1831,  After the 1870s, he and his brother William opened studios in Keene Valley, NY, in the heart of the Adirondacks. James' paintings often feature cows watering amidst an idyllic summer landscape.  Cherry Valley is a town in Otsego CountyNew York,


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 an original oil on canvas by American Barbizon artist Charles Harry Eaton.  This Riverview at Twilight has an image size of 18X24 and is signed lower right corner. "American painter, Charles Harry Eaton, was born December 13, 1850. His first exhibition was at National Academy of Design, New York.

He won a gold medal at the Philadelphia Art Club in 1900, exhibiting The Willows. The same work was exhibited at the Paris Exposition in 1889, and at the World's Fair in Chicago, in 1893.

Eaton was elected an Associate member of the National Academy of Design in 1893. He died August 4, 1901."


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.


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.


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.  


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.  


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.  


This is a fine original watercolor/gouache painting by American Marine painter Frederick Judd Waugh.  This painting created circa 1910 of a Sailboat race off of the rocky coast measures 10X14 inches, signed lower right and nicely housed in  a custom frame.  

Waugh was the son of a well-known Philadelphia portrait painter, Samuel Waugh. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with Thomas Eakins, and at the Académie Julian in Paris with Adolphe-William Bouguereau.

In his later years he lived on Bailey Island, Maine, and in Provincetown, Massachusetts.  Waugh is best known for his seascape paintings on the Northeast Coast ..


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.


This is an original oil on canvas painting by New York State artist Milton H. Lowell.  The subject is of an old rural homestead seen in early Autumn. This painting was created between 1890 and 1910. This work is signed lower right M.H. Lowell and has an image size measuring 16X24 inches.  Very nice condition, recently cleaned and lined, housed in a period gilt frame.


This is an original oil on canvas by American Marine artist Marshall Johnson.  This view of a Sailboat in a stormy sea.  This painting measures 14X18 inches.  It is clearly signed lower left corner.  It came to us in what appears to be the original turn of the century picture frame.  The painting is in superb condition, no evidence of any repairs or inpainting.  "Born and raised in Boston, Marshall Johnson set sail for South America aboard the ship Sunbeam at age of eighteen. Tragically, the ship caught fire and burned at sea, and Johnson was one of only twelve survivors. This harrowing experience did not dampen Johnson’s enthusiasm for the ocean, however; he returned to Boston and took classes at the Lowell Institute and the Boston Art Club, and then studied painting with well-known marine artist William E. Norton. By 1884, Johnson had opened his own studio at 12 West Street in Boston"


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...