American Paintings

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 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

Oil on canvas, sight size 17 x 12 inches, 1918,unsigned, attributed to Joseph Elliot Enneking, an American Impressionist painter known for his New England landscapes. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas and on the back but no clear signature. Period Gilt Frame

$1600.00

This is an original oil on artist board by American artist George A. Hays (1854-1945).  The scene of Cows Watering at a pond measures 11X14 inches.  It is signed lower left corner and is from circa 1910.  Hays was best known for his Lanscapes with cattle.  He lived in New Hampshire and later in Providence RI. He was a member of the Providence Art Club, where he exhibited from 1888 to 1940; Society for Independent Artists, Copley Society, and Providence Watercolor Club. This painting is housed in a period gilt frame.

$1475.00

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

Original oil on canvas painting by American artist Wells M Sawyer (1863-1960) "Summer Landscape" the image measures
20X16 inches, signed lower left. The painting is in a fine American Impressionist gilt frame, it appears to be the original frame for this painting. The overall frame measures
27X23 inches. He was a member of Allied Artists of America, American Federation of Arts, American Watercolor Society, American Artists Professional League, Art Students League of Washington D. C., Salmagundi Club, Sarasota Art Association, The Florida Art Group, The Studio Guild, The Washington Society of Artists, The Chicago Society of Artists, Washington Society of Fine Arts, and the Yonkers Art Association.

$1450.00

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 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

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 oil on artist's board by American artist George A Hays.  This scene of 4 cows resting on a summers day has an image size of 8X10 inches, signed lower left.  This painting has an early label from Providence Art Club on the back.  Also the date of 20 written on the back. Hays was best known for his Lanscapes with cattle.  He lived in New Hampshire and later in Providence RI. He was a member of the Providence Art Club, where he exhibited from 1888 to 1940; Society for Independent Artists, Copley Society, and Providence Watercolor Club. 

$1250.00

This is an original oil on board painting by Well Known New Hampshire artist Arthur Herrick.  This painting measures 24X36 inches.  Unsigned with estate stamp on the back.  This painting came directly from the artist's grand daughter.  It was Herrick's habit to only sign a work when it was sold by him.  This one remained unsigned and unsold  at the time of his death.  Herrick studied in Rockport M.A. under Anthony Thieme and A.T. Hibbard.  He moved to New Hampshire in the 1950's and devoted his talents to Plein Air painting.  He was frequently seen  painting his winter scenes standing out in the snow in Western New Hampshire.

$1250.00

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.

$1250.00