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...
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 ...
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 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. In addition, he exhibite...
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. He painted ...
Two Antique English miniature watercolors with printed borders.
Frame size: 7.5" x 8.5"
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”
Path through the Trees
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right. [Minor toning]
Sheet Size: 14.5” x 20”
Sight Size: 13" x 19"
Edward Wesson's work is known for its immediacy, luminosity and control of paint, and he is remembered by many painters as an exceptional and tireless teacher. He began painting around the age of 20, but it wasn’t until after WWII that he became serious about his work, becoming a member of the Royal...
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”...
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...
An Artist at Work
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1863”
Painting Size: 22.25” x 18”
Frame Size: 31.25 ” x 27.25”
This charming portrait of a young woman artist at work is a wonderful depiction of the painter and her tools. Her subject of a vase of flowers with fruit sits on a table to her right. The sturdy adjustable easel has a shelf where she has laid out her tubes of pigments. She is using a...
Length: 38.5” (open)
Length: 19” (closed)
English School, circa 1896.
Oil on canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting size: 13” x 19”
Frame size: 19.25” x 25.5”
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 ...
by Edward F.D. Pritchard (British 1809-1905)
Ink on paper, signed. Paper Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (Unframed)
Pritchard was a marine, landscape and architectural painter living in Bristol and London, who exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and elsewhere. He is listed in The Dictionary of Victorian Painters by Christopher Wood, and Benezit, E., Dictonnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Gr...
Pastoral Landscape with Cottage and Ducks by a Pond
Painting: 20” x 30”
Frame: 24” x 34”
Harry Maidment was born in 1868 into a family of cabinet makers in Hoxton, UK. His elder sister Ellen married landscape painter Octavius Thomas Clark. Maidment's work is very similar in style and content to paintings by Octavius and his sons Stanley and Louis. Octavius is known to have taugh...
Daisies and Roses in a Chinese Jar
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “June 1903”
Painting Size: 30” x 22.75”
Frame Size: 36 ” x 28.75”
Wilson was born in Glasgow and studied at the Glasgow School of Art as well as in London and Antwerp. He traveled widely, working in America, India, Persia, Russia and Europe. Wilson was primarily known for his landscapes and river scenes.
He became a member of...
The Cherry Tree, High Corrie
Watercolor on paper, signed and retaining an exhibition label on the reverse of the original backing board.
Molyncaux was a prolific watercolor artist who painted landscapes of Scotland, France and Italy. One of her favored locals was the Isle of Arran off the Scottish coast. Her work was exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water-colours and the P...