These two full length studies are beautifully executed. I imagine
that they are preliminary studies for a later composition.
The attention to detail is fine, both provide an insight in to French
Haut Couture of the Late 18th Century.
Both bear old labels verso from Folio Fame Art London. One at £8-10
(shillings) the other £9.00 unframed at present but I am happy to quote
on professional framing.
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"
In original frame, 20.5" x 25", inscribed to the memory of Susannah Osborn, Susannah Southwick and Ebenezar Southwick, (apparently from Peabody, Massachusetts.)
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...
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...
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...
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
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".
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"
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”)...
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.
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.
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...
Nathaniel Everett Green (English, 1823 - 1899)
Port St. Jean (St.-John Cap-Ferrat, France)
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right, titled lower left
Painting Size: 11” x 20.75”
Green was a primarily a watercolorist, specializing in landscapes, buildings and interiors. He studied at the Royal Academy alongside Leighton, Millais and Rossetti...
Herder and Cows in a Mountain Landscape
British School, circa 1840
Watercolor on paper, unsigned
Oval: 6" x 8 (Sight Size)
Matted but unframed
This watercolour depicts three mounted cavalry officer the horse guards the 11th Hussars 4th Dragoon guards set within a landscape with a tented camp, another officer and mountains in the background.
Condition: A crease where it has been folded (it may be possible to iron this out), mark in the sky (upper left)
Good strong colours, signed lower right, unframed within a sage mount.
This still life watercolour depicts Grapes, pear and an apple on a bank.
It is lovely painting and is in good condition with nice strong colours.
Presented within a nice gilt wooden frame with one or two age related losses .
Size: L41cm H 34.5
A charming scene of an ancient forest in the rich burnish glow of Autumn. A number of cattle are shading under the trees. This scene is why I love England so much. This formed part of a large private collection. Owners label verso, good colours and condition, unglazed, presented within a gold frame with washline mount.
Size including frame L68cm H51cm