All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1299627 (stock #31B4)
New York, New York Portfolio: Eight Contemporary Artists Celebrate Their City, published 1983 by New York Graphic Society, Ltd. A complete portfolio of eight prints of New York subjects by renowned contemporary artists, issued in a limited edition, being 51 of 250, each print signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Includes: Robert Indiana - Brooklyn Bridge serigraph; Larry Rivers - Bronx Zoo mixed media print; Robert Rauschenberg - Statue of Liberty mixed media print; R.B...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1296962 (stock #692)
Original Favuist style oil of a house near Fresno Ca. oil on canvas board by Harold Christopher Davies signed lower right. From the estate of the artist and the Hoover Gallery, San Francisco. Davies' work was exhibited at the San Francisco Art Association, the Oakland Art Gallery, the Birmingham Museum, the Southampton Museum, the University of Long Island Museum, the Parrish Art Museum, the Hoover Gallery (San Francisco), the Haggin Museum and the Huntsville Museum. Image 10 X 14 inches...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1293541 (stock #40H73 100)
Thomas R. Curtin (American, 1899-1977) - 'Saxton's River, Near Bellows Falls, Vermont.' Oil on canvas. Canvas size: 24 inches x 30 inches. Dated on stretcher: March 28, 1974. Offered in the original frame. Excellent original condition but would brighten with a professional cleaning. Thomas Curtin was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and painted in Cape Ann and then, from 1943, in Vermont, where he is known for his landscape paintings and, most especially, for his winter scenes...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1285735 (stock #682)
Original pen and Ink drawing "Girl on the Beach" by Frank Van Sloun signed lower right. Renowned painter, muralist, etcher and educator. Van Sloun studied in New York City under Robert Henri and members of the Ashcan School. Memberships included the San Francisco Art Association, the Carmel Art Association, Bohemian Club, Society of Mural Painters and California Society of Etchers. Image 8"L x 11"W.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1276579 (stock #11AC42 1)
Dennis Sheehan (American, 1950 - present) - Full Moon Setting Over A Marsh. Oil on linen. Size: 14 inches x 20 inches. Signed 'Sheehan' in lower left. Excellent condition and offered in a contemporary gilt plein air frame. This small, but dramatic, tonalist painting is typical of Sheehan's style and subject, capturing the orb of a full moon as it sets over a marshy pasture...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1271068 (stock #661)
Watercolor of fishing boats in Monterey Harbor by James March Phillips (1913-1981). Signed lower right. Image, 13"L x 19.5"W.

Biography

James March Phillips 1913 - 1981 James March Phillips could not recall a time when he wasn't interested in drawing and painting nature. His formal art training didn't begin until he was 32 years old when he studied at the Jean Turner Art Academy, working with Louis J. Rogers, Alfred Owles and Baron J. Paget Fredericks...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1270882 (stock #659)
Parisian Girl by Roger Etienne (1922s - 1980s) Etienne was born in Paris in 1922 and as far as I know is still living in Southern California. He is a well listed and popular French impressionist who worked in a variety of media, oil, gouache, pastel and or charcoal, some of his paintings are a collage with pieces of French newspaper incorporated in them. He painted landscapes, pictures of wide eyed children, nudes, and clowns...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1267362 (stock #22B3 502)
Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896-1978) - Mount Mansfield Vermont in winter from Pleasant Valley. Circa 1940's. Oil on artist board. Size: 12 inches x 16 inches. Signed in the lower right. An early diminutive winter landscape of Mt. Mansfield as viewed from Pleasant Valley on the north side by this noted American impressionist. We consider this little gem to be on of Gruppe's most accomplished paintings...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #1267255 (stock #650)
Original David Roberts lithograph of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, April 8th 1839, plate 6 from Volume I of The Holy Land engraved by Louis Haghe 1806-85 pub. 1842. Original hand colored deluxe edition. In good antique condition some age discoloration minor fading spotting. Framed matted actuall image 12" x 18" framed matted 21 x 27 framed size.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1266798 (stock #384fs)
Carved in black argillite, this eagle head measures 7 1/2" x 4 3/4" with a base diameter of approximately 4 1/4". Unsigned, it is in excellent condition with no breaks or losses. The carving is very well executed, with good detail in the feathering and face...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1266655 (stock #382fs)
By Franz Bergman (Austria 1898-1863), this cold painted Austrian bronze depicts a parakeet or budgie, standing with head slightly turned. The budgie has a green and yellow body and blue tail, with wing feathers in black and white. It measures 7 1/4" long and is just under 3" high. It is in excellent condition with good bright paint, with very minor paint loss on his beak and face. It is signed "Austria" and has Bergman's monogram of a B within an urn, though it is not real clear, as the pain...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1263872 (stock #379fs)
Measuring49" wide and 21" inches high, this signed wall sculpture by Curtis Jere is dated '72, and depicts sailboats in the background, a dock in the foreground, and sea gulls both overhead and sitting on the railings. Good condition, with some tarnish evident on the sails of the boats, and good clear signature. Modernist, abstracted style, this sculpture is quite dramatic and works well with 20th century design and furniture.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1260686 (stock #632)
Mediterranean Fishing Boats, by Charles Levier (1920-2003). Signed lower right and titled on verso. For over 40 years, Levier enjoyed an important position as an artist with countless exhibitions around the world. Image, 24"L x 30"W.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1259840 (stock #373vr)
Oil on board, in gilded wood frame, this portrait depicts a "Shanghai dancing girl", and is dated 1936 on the paper backing. It is signed in the lower right corner by the artist Denis V. Holeget (Italy 1900-). Holeget is known primarily for his images of horses, though he also portrayed human subjects. The image size is 9" x 8", and the frame measures 11 1/2" x 10 1/2". A paper label on the back gives the name "John Highland, Art Dealer, 10 Midland Ave, Montclair NJ, #2480". Painting is in ...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #1256263 (stock #10560)
Ebenezer Colls (British , 1812-1887)

"The Old Ship Victory off Southampton Water"

Signed lower left and titled on an old label on the reverse.

Painting: 26" x 17.25"
Frame size: 32" x 23"

Colls was a painter of shipping and coastal scenes who lived in Camden Town, London and exhibited at the British Institution from 1852-4. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich has a pair of his paintings. Denys Brook-Hart (see below) comments "Ebenezer Colls' pictures ar...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #1254545 (stock #364fs)
Measuring 8" x 6.75", the seated lion is cast upon an oval stepped plinth, and signed Barye. The surface is a deep brown patina, with slight wear in raised areas where it has been handled. The entire surface of the lion is well cast and detailed, with the musculature and fur clearly depicted. Antoine Louis Barye (French 1795-1875) is one of the renowned animalier sculptors of the nineteenth century, and his works are classical icons of this genre. The Lion Assis, or seated lion, was create...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1253308 (stock #40H40 100)
Jacob I. Greenleaf (American, 1887-1968) - 'Autumn Glory, Mount Monadnock, NH,' oil on linen landscape painting, circa 1950s, signed in lower right. Size: 25 inches x 30 inches. Excellent condition and offered in the original carved gold leaf frame, including artist's label which gives the title, Autumn Glory. There is also an exhibition label from the Boston Society of Independent Artists 16th Annual Exhibition, that shows the title as Autumn Gold with an original price tag of $275. Jacob G...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1252800 (stock #38B20 372)
Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) - 'October Sparkle,' original watercolor painting on paper, dated 1953. Size: 7 inches x 9 inches. Signed and dated in the lower right. Also, retaining on the reverse of the frame, the original Associated American Artists label giving the title, October Sparkle, together with the original asking price of $100. There is a personalized inscription from the artist which reads: "For Dorothy, Until the green one comes along ... Very sincerely Luigi." T...