Byron and Annabella
Oil on canvas, titled on front and signed on reverse
Painting: 10" x 12"
Frame 17" x 19"
Adrian Wiszniewski was born in Glasgow in 1958. He was educated at the Mackintosh School of Architecture and then the Glasgow School of Art from 1979 to 1983. He was influenced by New Image painting in the early 1980s, combining figurative art with social commentary...
Girl Pursued by Her Lover
Oil on paper, painted in the round, signed indistinctly.
Frame Diameter: 16”
The young girl, being pursued by her hiding lover, is a direct reference to Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s The Pursuit in his Pursuit of Love series created for Mme. du Barry in the late eighteenth century. The young girl’s outstretched arms, arabesque leg, and flowing skirts are in the same position in each painting...
European School, early 19th century
Painting: 17.25" x 21.75"
Frame:23" x 27.75"
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right.
Painting Size: 22.25” x 30.25”
John Rattenbury Skeaping, RA was an animal and equestrian painter and a sculptor, specializing particularly in racing scenes, portraits and sculptures of horses. Born in South Woodford, Essex, Skeaping was the son of painter Kenneth Skeaping...
Cavalier and Serving Maid
Oil on canvas laid down to panel
Painting Size: 10” x 8”
Frame Size: 15.75” x 13.75”
The London to Oxford Coaches at Mile Marker 24
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 17” x 32”
Frame: 23 ½” x 38 1/4”
Pollard was an engraver and sporting artist noted for his coaching, fox hunting and equine scenes. As the son of Robert Pollard, a painter, engraver and publisher, James was encouraged to become a painter of horses...
Spanish School, late 19th century.
Oil on canvas, laid down.
Sight size: 20” x 15”
Frame size: 28” x 23”
Blossoms and Bugs
Still Life with Flowers on a Marble Ledge
Oil-on-canvas, signed on reverse
Painting: 20 ¼” x 17 ¾”
Frame: 26 ¾” x 23” SAFA/11078
German or Swiss School, mid 19th century.
Oil on tin.
Painting size: 15.25” x 12.5”
Frame size: 20.5” x 17.75”
Beauty and the Beast
Oil on canvas, signed with monogram and titled on the reverse
Exhibited: The Royal Academy, 1899
Miss Suitcliff was a Hampstead painter of genre and portraits who exhibited at the royal academy from 1881-1899 and elsewhere.
Christopher Wood, The Dictionary of Victorian Painters
**Please Note: This item is not currently on view in our gallery...
The Captain’s Tales
Oil-on-canvas, signed on the stretcher and dated 1889
Painting: 24 ¾” x 33 ¾”
Frame: 32 ¾” x 42”
Henningsen was born in Copenhagen and studied art at the Danish Academy. In 1877, he traveled to Paris and studied with Léon Bonnat...
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1867”
Painting size: 15.5” x 26.5”
Frame size: 22.5” x 33”
A student of Scots artist, Scott Lauder, John Burr studied at the Trustee’s Academy in Edinburgh. He moved to London in 1861 with his brother and fellow painter, Alexander Burr. Upon his arrival Burr began exhibiting at the Royal Academy. He continued to exhibit there until 1882...
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
Frame: 28" x 23"
Still Life with Fruit and Sunflowers
Oil-on-canvas laid down to board, signed lower left
Painting: 23 ½” x 31 ½”
Frame: 29” x 37”
Born in Belgium, Coppenolle went to France to work at the faience factory of Schopin in Montigny. There he created sketches and ink studies of hens and cocks for plates, platters, jugs and cache-pots...
Circle of Richard Wilson (English 1713-1782)
Oils on canvas
Paintings: 10.5" x 9.75"
Frames: 14.75" x 13.75"
A master of British 18th C. landscape painting, Wilson was first trained as a portrait painter in London. After spending time in Italy in the 1750's and studying the works of Claude Gellee, he developed a type of classical landscape that he brought with him back to England...
Oil on canvas, signed.
Provenance: From the Estate of Celebrity Clarivoyant Jean Dixon.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 31” x 35.5”
Goerge Armfield, known as George Armfield Smith until 1840, flourished from 1840-1875, as a London painter of dogs, especially terriers chasing birds, cats or mice. Armfield also painted landscapes, dead game, birds and other wild animals...
English, mid- to late- 19th century
Oil on artist’s board, retaining a Windsor & Newton supply dating ca. 1865-1890.
Painting size: 10” x 14”
Frame size: 13.75” x 17.75”
This quiet Victorian genre scene shows two young girls gathering water at a spring. The older girl gives a container to the younger one, steadying the load a moment to ensure that she can carry it...
Chest Top Buddhist Shrine
Oil-on-canvas, signed and dated “1936” Upper right
Painting: 23 ½” x 20 ¼”
Frame: 30” x 25 ½”
Netherlands artist, Dirk Schäfer was born in The Hague in 1864. He studied at the Academy in the Hague under Fr. Becker from 1880-1886...