Aimé Barraud (Swiss 1902-1954)
Trompe L’oeil of Grapes
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 18” x 13”
Frame: 22 ½” x 17 ¼”
Barraud was a painter of still lifes, flowers, portraits and landscapes. Charles, Aurèle, François and Aimé were four brothers who were artists, sons of an engraver of watchplates. In 1928 and 1929 Aimé exhibited two paintings at the Salon des Indépendants (Paris)...
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
View of Rome
Oil-on Canvas, Signed
Painting 24" x 35.5"
Frame: 29" x 40.5"
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English School, 1834
Oil laid down to panel
"The Cardinal" was an Irish horse (owned by a Mr. Miles) who won The Chester Cup in 1834
Painting: 10" x 14.25"
Frame:16" x 20"
Two Views of the West of England
A pair of oils on canvas, retaining Frost and Reed Gallery labels.
Sight Size: 10.25" x 13"
Canvas Size: 12" x 14 1/2"
Frame Size: 17.5" x 20"
Born at Atherstone, Warwickshire, England on May 17th, 1815, Syer studied with J. Fisher, a miniaturist, and settled in Bristol. Syer was one of the prime favorites of the Victorian era...
Working the Field
Oil on canvas. signed lower right
Painting17" x 24 3/4"
Frame: 28" x 35 1/4"
Ten Kate was known for his landscapes, beach scenes and genre paintings. Born in Amsterdam, he was the son of Johannes Mari ten Kate, under whom he most likely studied...
Resting Deer in a Forest Landscape
Oil on canvas
Provenance: Thomas McLean Gallery, London (retaining the original label on the back).
Painting: 20.75" x 36"
Frame: 30" x 45"
Redgrave was a genre and landscape painter. For a time he worked with his father who was an engraver before entering the Royal Academy in 1825...
A Tri-aspect of a Topsail Trading Schooner off South Foreland (Cliffs of Dover)
Oil-on-canvas; verso label: Wm. Blair, Ltd, Bethesda, Maryland
Painting: 24” x 36”
Frame: 29 ¼” x 40 ¼”
Murday was an accomplished painter of ship portraits and shipping scenes whose works were often signed and dated in the second half of the 19th century...
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 ...
Old Master Style Still Life
Oil on Panel, signed
Provanance: Noortman Master Paintings, Maastrick
Painting: 9.75" x 7.25"
Frame: 16" x 13.75"
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...
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...
Oil on canvas, signed
Painting size: 9” x 12”
Frame size: 13.5” x 16.5”
Maidment was a painter in oil of rural scenes and landscapes. He is variously catalogued as Robin or Robert Fenson but usually just signed “R. Fenson” in red, often with a date. This was a pseudonym for Henry Maidment who also was known to have signed “A. Wynn”...
Oil on canvas, 19th century Signed indistinctly lower right "Wm Mc *****" and dated
Painting: 21" x 28.5"
Frame: 27" x 34.25"
Ship portraits, such as this, were commissioned by the new owner often time itinerant artists who traveled around different boat builders looking for work...
The London to Bath Coach Pulling up to the Spaniards Tavern, Bath, England in 1884
Oil on Canvas, signed, and dated l.r.
Painting: 14: x 26"
Frame: 20.5" x 32.5" (outer frame later)
A newly discovered gem from one of England's best coaching painters.
John Charles Maggs (1819–1896) was a painter best known for his coaching scenes. He was born in Bath, England in 1819, his father being a furniture japanner there...
Fishermen in the Venetian Lagoon at Daybreak
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 16” x 20”
Frame: 22” x 26”
There is little biographical information on Simonetti, and it has been suggested that it is a pseudonym for Gian Gianni who was one of the last of the view painters of Italy. Gianni worked mostly in watercolor and produced views of Naples and Venice for people who were making the Grand Tour...
Floral Still life with Tulips, Iris and Roses in a Glass Jar with Butterflies, Insects and a Shell
Oil on panel (slight warp)
Painting Size: 19.75” x 14.75”
Frame Size: 27 ” x 23”