Young Woman in Grecian Dress
A gilt and patinated bronze statue, signed on the base and inscribed “Médaille d’Or à l’Exposition des Beaux Arts 1865” and “Acheté par l’État”.
Born in France, Auguste Marie Barreau, was a sculptor active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français and the Exposition des Beaux Arts of 1865 where he won ...
Lake Scene in Western Maryland
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated “1861”
Painting Size: 8 ½”” x 16”
Frame Size: 12.5” x 20”
Thompson was a landscape, historical and portrait painter, born in Baltimore where he studied law with his father. In 1859 Thompson decided to become and artist and opened a studio in Baltimore. During the first year of the Civil War (1860) he worked as a combat artis...
*Most tables of this form described as "wine tables" are actually candlestands. This is a true wine table, which would have been placed next to the host's chair after dessert was served and the servants withdrew so there could be private conversation.
0.5" x 6" x 6.5" tall
32"h x 22 1/4" diam.
East Side Ice
Oil on artist board, signed. Matted, unframed
Image size: 12” x 17”
Mat size: 19” x 24.25”
Following a career in illustration, Wooten turned to fine art, presenting Native American works in a unique contemporary fashion. He has created over forty paintings that celebrated George Catlin's historic trip to Europe in 1845 when he brought along a group of Ojibwa from Iowa while exhibiting his works throughout E...
Nocturne (ou Le Flirt)
[Merrill Chase, no. 63]*
Aquatint with etching in colors, circa 1906, on wove paper, signed in pencil in the image lower left. From the edition of about 100, with minor staining in the margins, not examined out of the frame.
Image Size: 13.5" x 17.5"
Frame Size: 24" x 27.5"
Robbe was a painter of genre scenes, a watercolorist, p...
Path through the Trees
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right. [Minor toning]
Sheet Size: 14.5” x 20”
Sight Size: 13" x 19"
Edward Wesson's work is known for its immediacy, luminosity and control of paint, and he is remembered by many painters as an exceptional and tireless teacher. He began painting around the age of 20, but it wasn’t until after WWII that he became serious about his work, becoming a member of the Royal...
Boddington Hill, Wendover
Mixed Media on linen, signed lower right and dated : "1921".
Provenance: The Jockey Club, Washington, DC
David Ker Fine Art, London
Painting Size: 20.5” x 31.5”
Frame Size: 26” x 36”
A respected landscape and portrait painter, Jamieson was educated at the Haldane Academy of Glasgow before winning a scholarship to Paris in 1898. His time in Pa...
Mabel Gear (British, b. 1900)
Pastel on colored paper, signed.
Mabel Gear was a painter of birds and animals. She was born at the Ashby Rectory in Surrey, 1900. She studied at Colchester School of Art and under Septimus Power at Bushey. Gear exhibied at the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; the Royal Society of British Artists, and abroad. She married Ivor I.J. Symes.
--From The Dictionary of B...
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated 1916
Exhibited: The Art Institute of Chicago, "Pictures of Children Painted in South America and Southern California by Adam Emory Albright, 1920, #29”
Painting: 24” x 30”
Frame: 30 ½” x 36 ½”
Albright, born in Wisconsin, was, according to William Gerdts (Art Across America, Vol. 2), “The finest Paris trained figure painter to emerge im...
Oils on paper, unsigned.
Painting size: 3” x 4.5” (Approximately)
Frame size: 7” x 8.5” (Approximately)
Devonshire Cottage by Moonlight
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 25” x 30”
Frame: 29” x 33 ¾”
Platt was active in New York State and Connecticut. She is known for her landscapes, portraits and interiors. She studied at the Art Students’ League (NYC) and Delecluse Academy, Paris. Platt also studied with Ben Foster and Henry B. Snell. She exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (1900-...
Afternoon in the Garden
Depicting Three Classical Women, Two Seated at a Table Being Entertained by a Third Playing the Lyre
Oil on canvas, signed lower right.
Painting Size: 15” x 22”
Frame Size: 23” x 30”
SAFA/5586 Although there does not seem to be any ready biographical information on R. Bonnechose, it is apparent that he studied in at least one of the Paris ateliers of the late 19th century. Witness his u...