English, mid- to late- 19th century
Oil on artist’s board, retaining a Windsor & Newton supply dating ca. 1865-1890.
Painting size: 10” x 14”
Frame size: 13.75” x 17.75”
This quiet Victorian genre scene shows two young girls gathering water at a spring. The older girl gives a container to the younger one, steadying the load a moment to ensure that she can carry it. The little girl’s upright posture indicates that she is ...
Portrait of a Woman in Lace Cap
Oil on panel.
Provenance: J. Davey & Sons, Manchester, England
Painting size: 8.5” x 7”
Frame size: 11.5” x 10”
Portrait of Benjamin Sutherland
Oil on canvas, retaining the original frame and having a paper label reading: “Benjamin Sutherland Born Thurs. 1st Dec 1799 Came to Newcastel About 1812 Died at Newcastel-on-Tyne 10th July 1879”
Painting size: 30.25” x 25”
Frame size: 40” x 35.25”
Oil on canvas, laid down. Signed. Circa 1840
This composition is based on a sculpture of a boy and girl with their cat which was reproduced in parianware by Copeland (see enlargement #6). The title comes from a reference by the poet James Hoag to one of Robert Burns' dogs: "The Ettrick Shepherd, a judge of collies, says that Luath is true to the life, and that many a hundred times he has seen the dogs bark for very joy, when the ...
The London to Oxford Coaches at Mile Marker 24
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 17” x 32”
Frame: 23 ½” x 38 1/4”
Pollard was an engraver and sporting artist noted for his coaching, fox hunting and equine scenes. As the son of Robert Pollard, a painter, engraver and publisher, James was encouraged to become a painter of horses. He was also tutored by his father’s friend, the engraver Th...
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. He raised her in an artistic and literary society where she met Sir Walter Scot...
In the Orchard
Pastel on paper, signed lower left and titled on the reverse
Sight Size: 21.75” x 16”
Frame Size: 29 ” x 23.75”
Grone was a painter and watercolorist who specialized in landscapes, river scenes and figures. According to Graves he exhibited 13 works between 1888 and 1893 at the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Academy and the Royal Institute. He exhibited an additional 6 wo...
Oil on canvas, signed.
Provenance: From the Estate of Celebrity Clarivoyant Jean Dixon.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 31” x 35.5”
Goerge Armfield, known as George Armfield Smith until 1840, flourished from 1840-1875, as a London painter of dogs, especially terriers chasing birds, cats or mice. Armfield also painted landscapes, dead game, birds and other wild animals. His small ...
Mabel Gear (British, b. 1900)
Pastel on colored paper, signed.
Mabel Gear was a painter of birds and animals. She was born at the Ashby Rectory in Surrey, 1900. She studied at Colchester School of Art and under Septimus Power at Bushey. Gear exhibied at the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; the Royal Society of British Artists, and abroad. She married Ivor I.J. Symes.
--From The Dictionary of B...
Portrait of a Young Woman with Kashmir Shawl
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 30” x 25”
Frame size: 35” x 30”
European School, 18th century.
Graphite with ink wash on laid paper.
Sight size: 8.5” x 11”
Frame size: 16” x 17.75”
by V. Cooper-Wiley (British 19th Century)
unframed: 51" x 32"
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”. Dated example...
The Log Haulers’ Repast Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1867'
Painting: 30” x 25”
Frame: 38 ½” x 30”
Woollett was a painter of rural scenes, especially with horses and other farmyard animals. His style and subject matter is closely related to that of John Frederick Herring, both Snr and Jnr. Although he was a prolific painter, there is little biographical information available on ...
Length: 38.5” (open)
Length: 19” (closed)
William B. Bennett (British, fl. 1900-1913)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1906”
. Provenance: Taggart, Jorgensen & Putman, Washington, DC.
A painter of landscape and genre scenes, Bennett exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1900 to 1913. He made his home in Bushey, Hertford-shire. Bennett is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian Painters by Wood.
Sight size: 20” x 14.5”
Frame size: 30” x 23.5”...
British School, circa 1840
Watercolor on paper, unsigned
Oval: 6" x 8 (Sight Size)
Matted but unframed
Woodland Fall Landscape
Oil on panel, signed in lower left corner, “JN White, R.I.”
Painting size: 6.75” x 10”
Frame size: 10.5” x 13.5”
Known for his rustic genre paintings and landscapes, White attended the Royal Scottish Academy. By 1877, he moved to Devon and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and the New Watercolor Society.
On this landscape, Whit...