American Paintings

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 board by American impressionist, Wilson Henry Irvine. (1869-1936)  This painting done on a thick pine board measures 11X15 inches.  It is signed "Irvine" in the lower left corner.  House in a 19th century Ornate frame.  Irvine was one of the founders of the Old Lyme artist organization.

$2450.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by European/American artist Hendrick Dirk Kruseman Van Elten. The subject of this painting is a river scene at sunset. It measures 12X22 inches, signed Kruseman Van Elten Lower right corner. The painting is in a period gilt frame. This painting was most likely from the late 19th century, circa 1870's.

$2400.00

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant. At a young age he traveled to Paris where his paintings became heavily influenced by the Barbizon painters of the Fontainebleu, especially the talented Francois Millet. George Whitaker's excellence in art is equaled to his contribution to the development of a Rhode Island art community. He was instrumental in recognizing the need for an organization to nurture and support the talented artists within the state. The Providence Art Club was formally instituted in 1880 by Whitaker and his friends Sydney Burleigh, E.M. Bannister and Charles Walter Stetson.

$2400.00

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 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

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

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 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

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 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 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