Nice quality watercolor on paper, late 18 or early 19 century representing a scene with various musicians playing music dressed in a very noble outfits. The painting is signed on the lower left corner but it is impossible to read the Artist name. Probably from Greece or from Turkey. Good condition.
Undoubtedly the most popular disciple of Buddha for artistic portrayal was the Japanese monk Daruma, most likely because his extreme devotion lent itself easily to ludicrous interpretation. Here, however, is a more eerie aspect of the legend: the reappearance of the aesthete some years after his death when he was seen in the western mountains of China, to whom he had introduced Zen Buddhism, traveling towards India, barefoot with one sandal in his right hand...
In original frame, 20.5" x 25", inscribed to the memory of Susannah Osborn, Susannah Southwick and Ebenezar Southwick, (apparently from Peabody, Massachusetts.)
This is a very nicely done signed watercolor by artist M.S. Parker, 1842, in an oval frame (see photos). M.S. Parker was an active artist in Philadelphia from 1835-1846. In January, 1939 an antiques magazine published this image. Condition is good; frame has some wear/tear (age-related) and there are 3 water spots above and to the left of the head of the sitter. Dimensions: height 13.75" by width 11.5"
Ramsay Richard Reinagle,1775-1862, British, Returning Home, a shepherd ad his flock, watercolor on paper, signed and dated 1807, L.L. image size 20X27 inches, period gilt frame
10" x 7.5" original giltwood frame, note label. Signed clearly but I can't quite decipher it--the date is clear 1834. Watercolor on paper.
French J. Dodd House in a Park watercolour landscape painting 1837. This wonderful landscape watercolor depicts a large estate with horse, people, cows, horses, haystacks and a church in the distance. This watercolour was painted by J Dodd of Paris in 1837. Dodd exhibited from 1832 through 1839. The original birdseye maple frame measures 20 and one half inches by 15 and one quarter inches and the watercolor measures 12 and one half by 18 inches. Very good to excellent condition...
Watercolor on velvet, with eglomise mat and what appears to be the original gilt frame 27.5" x 32"--Depicting Pharaoh's daughter and the baby Moses.
Provenance: The Edith Halpert Collection--Sotheby's1973. Exhibited : The Jewish Museum, NYC--"Biblical Themes." 1954-55. Sotheby's June Americana sale 1999.
East Horsley, Surrey, The House of William Currie, Esq.
Broom House Near Dorking, Surrey
John Hassell (English, 1767-1825)
Pair of watercolors on paper, the latter signed and dated: “1822”.
Image size: 6” x 8”
Frame size: 13.5” x 15”
John Hassell was an engraver and drawing master as well as a prolific author...
Circa 1798-1818, an exceptional watercolor by J. W. Williams of Scarborough’s South Bay. In the background on the tall cliffs are the remaining ruins of ancient Scarborough Castle. A lighthouse unrecorded prior to 1806 is in the foreground. In excellent condition, any perceived imperfections are from camera reflections on the glass. Two of Williams’ watercolors were accepted for the Royal Academy Exhibition of 1808. Sight size: 6.5” x 10.5” (Framed: 14” x 20”)...
A finely done silhouette of a gentleman, in its original frame and convex glass. Most silhouettes are hollowcut or cut and paste, with the painted examples, as this one is, being much rarer. The artist, using watercolor and pen and ink, showed his skill with his beautiful rendering and interesting attention to embellishments along the skull line, neck, etc.
The painting and frame are in excellent condition, with no tears, folds, restoration...
Circa 1830. Original watercolor from the artist Seisei Shugetsu's sketchbook of a mythical unicorn type animal. Bears label to verso from Brentano's Galerie Moderne with artist's name, date, and the title "Mythical Animal" In very good condition with just some light foxing, it measures sight size: 7" high by 9.75" wide, framed size 15.5" x 20.75".
Pair of Italianate Gouaches of Figures and Architectural Ruins, on paper with arched tops. Probably French, 18th/19th Century. (foxing)
n.b. These may be 18th Century wallpaper panels.
Frame: 32" x 13.25"
"ITALIAN COASTAL ROADSIDE ENCOUNTER" by Thomas Leeson Rowbotham a listed British artist (1823-1875). This is a 8" X 19" Watercolor/Gouache signed lower right, dated 1874, and titled on verso, 13" X 24" Framed. Rowbotham, a landscaper painter in watercolors, was also known for his work as a lithographer and engraver. He suceeded his father as Professor of Drawing at the Royal Naval School, New Cross. His first serious work was done in 1840...
This is a nice watercolor painting of a coastal village by the very well listed British artist John Hamilton Glass 1820-1885. This has nice vibrant colors and is in ex.cond. Size is 9 by 14 + mat.His specialty was harbour and coastal scenes.
Circa 1800, beautiful color. 5.75" wide x 8" high. Excellent condition. $285
A well painted scene of horsemen with lances engaged in a soon to be violent clash.
Arabic inscription to the top and bottom. Presented within a later glazed frame with olive mount.
Size: 40cm by 32.5cm including frame
This pretty Watercolour sketch depicts a young Model girl,
it is very well executed, especially the way the skin tones
bleand in. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right hand corner
In it's original quality Giltwood frame with a double Ivory mount
and framers lable to the reverse.
Size (including frame):