French School (Early 18th Century)
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 25” x 34”
Frame size: 30” x 39.25 ”
These sumptuous female figures serve as allegories for two prized arts in France at the turn of the 18th century. On the left is sculpture, signified by a chisel in her hands. She sits beside a pair of Roman busts, one overturned, the other sporting a helmet possibly representing Pallas Athene...
Henri Dominique Roszezewski (French, 19th/20th century)
Oil on panel, signed.
A painter of landscapes and still lifes, Roszezewski studied under Maillard...
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...
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 ...
Solange Bertrand (French, 1913-)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated “(19)55.”
Apparently in good condition (not examined out of the frame) .
Sight size: 10.5” x 14.25”
Frame size 16" x 19.5"
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Painter, sculptor and engraver Solange Bertrand was born in Montigny-les-Metz, France...
Oil on canvas, retaining a paper label on reverse reading: “Souvenir offert a mon viel ami Babcock/ F...
Modernist View of a Harbor
Oil on board, signed lower right
Painting: 8 ½” x 13”
Frame: 14” x 18 ¼”
Espanita Cortez joined L’Opéra Comique in 1946 as a principal dancer. She also became the dance master and choreographer. Cortez was noted as an interpreter of Spanish regional dances and flamenco...
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"