Probably English, 18th Century
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...
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...
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...
Mid 19th Century
Painting: 20 ¼” x 16 ½”
Frame: 24 ¼” x 201/4”
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...
(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 ...
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...
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...
Acrylic on panel, signed
Painting: 13 ¾” x 19 ½”
Muxart was a Catalan painter, part of the Grup Taüll of avant-garde artists. His work shows a strong expressionist character with structured figurative motifs. Muxart was of a generation of artists that developed during the years of the Franco regime...
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
Couple in a Cottonfield
Oil- on panel, unsigned
Painting: 7 ¾” x 6 ½”
Frame: 10 ¼” x 9”
William Aiken Walker was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1839 to an Irish Protestant father and a mother of South Carolina background. Walker would grow up southerner through and through. He completed his first painting at age twelve and continued painting until his death in 1921 at age eighty-three...
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated 1873; in original frame
Painting: 14” x 24”
Frame: 23 ½” x 33 ½”
Born in Philadelphia in 1827, Trotter worked for a machinist company and a dry goods company in Philadelphia and served in the Germantown Home Guards during the Civil War. It was not until he was 40 that Trotter turned to painting as a full time occupation...
Miniature oval watercolor, framed.
Oval 1.25" x 1.75"
La Maison Carrée is one of the best preserved temples of the Roman Empire and was a major influence during the Classical Revival, inspiring Thomas Jefferson's design for the Virginia State Capitol.
Gilt Bronze, signed
Pilet was known for his beautifully detailed sculptures in bronze of allegorical, historical and classical figures, as well as busts of his contemporaries. He studied with A. Toussaint in Paris and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1861-1914 where he garnered numerous awards...
Attributed to Newbold Hugh Trotter (American, 1827-1898)
Oil on Canvas, unsigned
Painting: 14" x 20"
Frame: 18" x 24"
It was not until 1867 that Newbold Trotter turned to painting as a full time occupation. He had been in business in Philadelphia and served in the Germantown Home Guards during the Civil War...