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. Argillite carvings have been an artistic expression for the Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast, from Washington state to Alaska, and depict the animals and sacred beings of their cultures...
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...
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 1920 item #1263556
Framed in a handmade frame 10.5" x 12", etching 5.5" x 7". Original etching is dated and signed. Excellent condition with some paper browning. Huc-Mazelet Luquiens (1881–1961) was an American printmaker, painter and art educator who was born June 30, 1881 in Massachusetts to French-speaking Swiss parents. He graduated from Yale University where he received training in art, earning both a bachelor of arts and master of fine arts degrees...
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 1980 item #1260014
8.5" x 11", Gouache and ink on paper, unframed, unsigned. This may have been a study for the painting "Lei Makers, Lei Day, Hawaii" Shirley Marie Russell was born in Del Rey, California and was an impressionist landscape painter, studying art at Stanford University, the California School of Fine Art, the California School of Arts and Crafts, and Academie Julian in Paris, 1937 to 1938. In 1921 she went to Hawaii and settled permanently in 1923...
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...
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...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #1246923 (stock #356ap)
This unusual folding triptych icon on tin features a central panel with a saint, who appears to be St. Augustine, with monks or priests on each side panel. The Saint has a dog and several birds at his feet, and his arms are extended toward them. The three panels are painted in varying shades of green, blue, brown, with gold paint applied to highlight the halo, the leaves, the water in the background and other details. When open the icon measures 18 1/2" by 19 1/2", and when closed it is 9 1/2...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1244201 (stock #26C10 2545)
Dennis Sheehan (American, 1950 - ) original landscape painting of a Sunset Over A Marsh. Oil on linen. Size: 11 inches x 22 inches. Signed 'Sheehan' in lower left. This small, but dramatic, tonalist painting is typical of his style and subject, capturing the glow of a setting sun over a marshy pasture. Offered in a new gilt wood plein air frame. Excellent condition. Dennis Sheehan is a contemporary painter of tonalist landscapes, whose work is inspired by George Inness. His paintings a...