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
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Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 24” x 20”
Frame: 36” x 32”
Baxter was born in London the son of a bookclasp maker and started his career apprenticed to a bookbinder. He soon gave that up in favor of life as a professional portrait and miniature artist. In 1834 he began studying with portrait artist George Clint and later that year exhibited at the Royal Academy for the first time...
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Sawmill by a River with Figures
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated illegibly, verso stamped with artists’ suppliers’ stencil “Geo Rowney and Co.”
Painting: 14” x 20 ½”
Frame: 19” x 25 ½”
Cammidge was born in Withernsea near Hull in 1846. He studied at the Scarborough School of Art where he lived and died in 1916.
Head of a Percheron
Oil on artist board, signed “J. N. Hess” and dated “(18)87” lower right.
Painting Size: 12.25” x 10.25”
Frame Size: 16.5” x 14.5”
John N. Hess was active in Pennsylvania and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in 1882...
Grapes on the Vine
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated May, 1889
Painting: 24” x 18”
Frame: 30” x 24”
Freeland, best known as a painter of portraits , still lifes and historical figures, created much of her work at a studio in Jackson, New Hampshire. For many years she ran the summer Boston Art School...
Oil on masonite, signed and titled on the reverse
Frame: 23" x 33"
Lewis was a prominent member of the "The Washington Color School" (early 60's), so named after the New York School, in turn derived from L'Ecole de Paris...
The Papal Blessing, Venice
Oil on Canvas, signed with initials and dated: "(19)56" and with a lengthy inscription on the reverse.
Painting: 24" x 20"
Frame: 29" x 25"
Waldo Peirce (1884-1970) was born in Bangor, Maine, and educated at Phillips Academy in Andover and Harvard University...
Pre-Raphalite Beauty with a Crown of Flowers
Oil on canvas, signed lower right and dated “1876”; framed in the oval
Painting: 12” x 10”
Frame: 20” x 18”
Valentine Cameron Prinsep was born in Calcutta, the son of an Indian civil servant and was educated in Haileybury (Hertford, England)...
Henry Hobart Nichols, Jr. (American, 1869-1962)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1897”.
Exhibited at the Third Annual Washington Water Color Club, 1898.
Illustrated in McMahan, The Artists of Washington, DC: 1796-1996, p. 158.
Provenance: from the Estate of Virgil McMahan.
A painter and illustrator, Nichols was a member of quite an artistic family...
The Good Companion: A Young Girl and Her Dog Carrying a Basket in a Snowy Forest
Oil on canvas, unsigned. The canvas retaining a stencil reading “*** Nelson, Artists Colorman and Picture Framer”, probably Robert Nelson of New York (1844)
Painting Size: 20” x 24”
Frame Size: 27” x 31”
View of Rome
Oil-on Canvas, Signed
Painting 24" x 35.5"
Frame: 29" x 40.5"
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Ford's Theatre, Washington D.C.
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right
Sight size: 17.25" x 23.25"
Frame size: 25.25" x 31.25"
Before making her home and career in Washington, DC, Spandorf was educated at the Academy of Fine Art in Vienna, Austria. However, once she settled in Washington, she became an active participant in the art community...
A.G. Coleman (English, 19th century)
Watercolor on board, signed and dated” “1889”.
Coleman exhibited at the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street in 1887 and is listed in Woods, Dictionary of Victorian Artists.
Sight size: 9.75” x 13.5”
Frame size: 17” x 21”
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...
The Parting Benediction
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: "Rome, 1877" and titled and signed on a paper label on the reverse.
Margaret Gillies was a genre and portrait painter. After her mother died, she was raised by her uncle, Lord Gillies, an Edinburgh judge...
Three large ink washes on paper, signed. Some minor discoloration.
Sheet size: Approximately 27” x 40” unframed
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Frank James Turner (English, fl. 1863-1875 )
Oil on artist board in arched panel frame, signed.
Turner was best known for his rustic and country subjects. He exhibited at both the British Institution and Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street.
Turner is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian Painters by Wood.
Sight size: 22” x 8”
Frame size: 29.5” x 16”
4" x 3"