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 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 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.
A beautifully painted interior scene by Belgian artist Jean de la Hoese (1846-1917) This painting is signed lower right De La Hoese. It is an oil on panel measuring 12 3/4X9 3/8 inches. Painted on a mahogany chamfered panel. Excellent condition, housed in a modern french frame.
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.
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 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.
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.
Watercolor and graphite on paper, visible size 12 1/8 x 27 1/2 inches, dated 1882, signed lower right
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.
This is an original oil on canvas painting signed "F. Yoshida", lower left. This artist is Fujio Yoshida (1887-1987)
Fujio was the wife of the well known woodblock artist Hiroshi Yoshida and the Mother of Toshi. She was the first female in the Yoshida family to become a well known artist. Fujio was known for her western style paintings. This painting measures 20X24 inches. It is housed in a hand carved wooden frame. We assume the painting to be from the late 1930's to possibly 1940.
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 an oil on panel by Belgian artist Frans Van Severdonck (1809-1889) The painting showing Ducks and chickens measures 6 7/8X10 3/8 inches. It is signed and dated 1889 in the lower center and also identified on the back of the panel. "Franz van Severdonck was a master of animals and created numerous compositions with sheep, horses and chickens. " This painting could use a light cleaning. But is quite presentable as it now hangs.
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