From our European Collection, a lovely and substantially-sized 19th century nautical oil painting of ships in a European port, signed and dated S. Brade 1871. This painting is in excellent condition with only the typical fine craquelure expected in paintings of its age. UV light inspection suggests possible small random areas of touch-up to the sky, but otherwise this piece has survived well in fine original, essentially unrestored condition.
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From our European Collection, a beautifully painted 19th century original oil on board entitled "Portrait of a Lady, Full Length in a Black Dress, Standing in an Interior," by Austrian master Edouard Ender (1822-1883).
Ender's body of work is not especially large, with about 60 extant works known and documented. Though criticized by some in his day, he is now very highly-regarded within the 19th c ...click for details
From our European Collection, a very fine original oil on canvas by German master Hermann Werner entitled "Playing with the Kittens," signed and dated 1868 on lower left.
Hermann Werner (1816-1905) was active in the Dusseldorf and Berlin art circles mainly in the middle to late 1800's. Classified by art historians as a "genre painter," one could almost conclude from looking over the body of his works from "Treat for the Children," to "A Secret for Gran ...click for details
From our European Collection, a fine 19th century original oil on panel by British painter and listed artist William Anslow Thornley (1857-1898), entitled "Moonlight on the Thames." Signed "Thornley" lower left.
Size and condition: 13 inches x 11 inches framed dimensions, approximately 10 inches x 8 inches unframed image size. This painting has been taken care of well, there is only some very ...click for details
From our European Collection, a good and sizable 19th century oil on canvas, British School, depicting gothic ruins over an aqueduct at moonlight. The artist's skillful use of depth perspective, along with adept use of various shades of grays and blacks, all contrasted and backlit by a cloudy moonlit sky, combine effectively to create a wonderfully evocative and somber scene that captures well a time and place from centuries past.
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