This is an original watercolor and ink was drawing done for the Book Poems of Childhood, 1943. This work was painted by American artist and illustrator Everett Shinn. This work is hand signed in the lower edge by Shinn. Absolutely this is the original drawing that was used for the book, the printers proof is on the back of the frame. The drawing measures 14X24 on illustration board, very good condition, archivally framed. This image , was created for the for the book, Poems of Childhood by James Riley, published by Gosset & Dunlap, in 1943.
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, 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 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.
Oil on Academy Board, 12 x 9 inches, signed and inscribed "M. v. Schmaedel/München" lower right, period frame. The sitter is identified in a copy of a letter dated August 3, 1905, from Seth Mendell to William C. Davenport, President of The Machinists' Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts, in an envelope affixed to the back of the painting. Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.
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.
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 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.
This is an original oil on mahogany Panel by French artist Georges Lucien Boichard. This painting is signed and dated 1883 upper right. The painting measures 13 1/4X9 1/4 inches. It is housed in a period gilt frame with added inner liner. Boichard was a well known French Portrait artist. He lived in Paris and his work was accepted to the Paris Salon in 1880. The overall frame measures 23X19 inches.
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 original oil on Canvas painting of a Grand Child''s Birthday present. The painting is signed lower right corner but not easy to make out. It looks like H. J. ..........? The canvas measures 17X14 inches and came in a fine period gilt frame. There is one repaired tear in the lower center of the canvas and some cracking to the paint. Over all a very fine painting highly detailed. Guaranteed to be a mid to late 19th century work. Most likely British or American origins...
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right, 1807, 20 x 27 inches in a gold 29 x 25 inch frame. A beautifully detailed watercolor that remains vibrant, even after over 200 years. Ramsay Reinagle first studied under his father, Phillip Reinagle, before going on to study in Italy, Holland, and Rome. Reinagle painted portraits, historical subjects, animals, and landscapes. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Society of Painters in Watercolours.
This is a fine original oil on canvas by French artist Hermine David 1886-1970. The subject is a group of strollers in Luxembourg Gardens, Paris. This painting done circa 1930 is signed lower right and measures 18 1/8X15 inches. Housed in a custom French style frame. Hermine was one of the Ecole de Paris artists. In 1918 she married Jules Pascin. Their association seems to have been an influence on the artwork of both artists.
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...
This is a fine original ink and watercolor painting by American artist Louis Orr. This view of a Paris Courtyard is signed and dated lower right, Louis Orr, Paris, 1919. The work measures 19 1/2X12 1/2 inches. Very nice condition, rich color. This painting is framed. Orr was one of the most famous American artists in France. He worked as an illustrator for the French Army in World War I...His works are in the Louvre.
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