View Across the River
Oil on board, signed lower right
Painting: 23 ½” x 31”
Frame: 27 ¾” x 35 ¼”
Chidlaw was an Ohio artist, where he studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He later studied at L’École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In the early 1930’s Chidlaw traveled and studied in Europe and North Africa. Chidlaw returned to Cincinnati in 1935 where he had a studio and taught drawing and painting at va...
Painting size: 23” x 32”
Frame size: 31” x 40”
Born in Antwerp, van Bloemen was the brother of Jan-Frans and Norbert van Bloemen. His master was the battle painter, Simon van Douw. In 1673 van Bloemen was a master in Antwerp, but he did not stay there long. He is believed to have spent 20 years in Rome and it is known that he was working there in 1688. In 1694 he...
Oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left corner “Lichtenauer 1904.”
Painting: 28” x 40”
Born in New York City, Joseph Mortimer Lichtenauer studied at the Art Students League with Mowbray before moving to Paris where he entered the Académie Julian. There he studied under Merson and Laurens. Additional years of travel and study in Florence, Italy no doubt influenced his tastes, evi...
The Fallen Basket
Oil-on Canvas, Signed
Painting: 36" x 26"
Frame: 50"x 39.5"
Wesley Elbridge Webber Marine, landscape and historical painter, Wesley Elbridge Webber was born in Gardiner, Maine, in 1841. Considered self-taught, Webber began his career after a move to Boston, Massachusetts, where he apprenticed himself to J. C. Roberts, a successful sign and carriage painter from 1858 to 1861. He then opened and main...
English, circa 1840.
Mid 19th Century
Painting: 20 ¼” x 16 ½”
Frame: 24 ¼” x 201/4”
h: 29.5 x dia: 11.75 in.
Late 19th/Early 20 C
H 13 in. x W 41 in. over all, coach 28 in. x D 9 in.
Setter with Woodcock
Watercolor on Paper, signed
Sight size:17.75" x 12.75
Unframed, Mat size: 23" x 18"
Boris Raib (Born November 1, 1898 Boris Riabouchinsky, in Moscow, Russia. Riab died in 1975 in Saint Vincent du LorouÃr.)
Due to his families finances, Riab studied at many different art schools in Moscow.
In 1917, Riab's family fled Russia after the Bolshevik Party gained power. Pursuing hu...
(British School, 19th Century)
Oil on canvas, Unsigned
Painting size: 30” x 20”
Frame size: 36.25” x 26.5”
This sweet genre painting of a shepherdess with her flock reflects the theme of the child-of-nature, a sensibility embraced by Victorians during the 19th century. The figure’s youth and comely face convey innocence, while her steadfast pose next to the goldenrod suggests that she is at ease in her environment.
Young Girl with Paper Dolls
Oval: 19” x 14 ¼”
Frame: 25 ½” x 20 ¾”
This charming study of a young girl intent on cutting out paper dolls is reminiscent of works by Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (his earlier works). She is beautifully captured with her rosebud lips, her hair tied up in a bow, a lacy pinafore over her navy dress and stockinged legs ...
IMPRESSIVE STILL LIFE OF ROSES
Oil On Canvas, signed lower right signed and dated: 1895
With an exceptional Period Gold Leaf Frame
Frame:29 X 36 1/2
Frame: 38.5" x 46"
*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.
Seat height: 12"
Back height : 28.75"
Boat in the Bulrushes
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 22” x 34 ½”
Frame (of the Period but not original): 31 ½” x 45 ½” x 24”
Franck was a British artist, recognized for her still lifes, genre scenes and landscapes. She exhibited extensively in England from 1883-1911, most notably at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street, but also at the Royal Society of British Artists, the ...
h:29 w:22 d:18.75 in.
American, late 19th century
Oil on canvas
Ptg: 12” x 24 ½”
Frame: 17 ¼” x 30”
Magpie on a Branch
Oil on Porcelain, signed lower right
Frame: 13 ½” x 11 ½”
Floyd, a notable porcelain artist in Alexandria, learned to paint on porcelain in the early 1970’s and taught her craft in workshops for the Fairfax County Adult Education program.
She was a Pennsylvania native who attended a business college before moving to Washington in 1941 to work as a secretary in the Pentagon.