All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1800 item #941933
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.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #843090
In original frame, 20.5" x 25", inscribed to the memory of Susannah Osborn, Susannah Southwick and Ebenezar Southwick, (apparently from Peabody, Massachusetts.)
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #1119418
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #908187 (stock #8380,8381)
East Horsley, Surrey, The House of William Currie, Esq. and 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...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #515853 (stock #5072)
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #1069686 (stock #JHptgJapAnim)
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".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #1221997 (stock #10418)
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"

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #749279
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
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #1234629 (stock #0022)
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"
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #1251816 (stock #JWbritH2O)
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”)...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #818632
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #1264510 (stock #za161)
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...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #21171 (stock #129AAA)
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1267247 (stock #649)
Cattle by a Stream by Leopold Rivers signed lower right and dated 1862. The Victorian artist Leopold Rivers was born in London in the mid-19th century. A landscape and watercolor painter and designer, he was the son and pupil of the well-known British artist William Joseph Rivers, who had also exhibited from 1843 to 1855 at the Royal Academy and British Institute...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #785931 (stock #5858)
An exquisite and original Victorian watercolour botanical study in its original mahogany frame c1860-70. This oval section of the painting measures 9" x 7", and it is a watercolour painting of a moss rose. It has a double mat (possibly original), and the 17" x 15" reeded edge frame has the original patterned gilded interior frame and it has the original 19thC glass...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1235860 (stock #C/RMT)
Herder and Cows in a Mountain Landscape

British School, circa 1840

Watercolor on paper, unsigned

Oval: 6" x 8 (Sight Size)
Matted but unframed

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1261591 (stock #0070)
We are having a huge liquidation sale of our inventory!! These items are all original works, many imported from Europe. We have much, much more original fine art in inventory. So, please keep checking our other listings. ITEM SPECIFICS: This is a very nicely done watercolor depicting a private cemetery, ca. 1890/1900. It is unsigned but the artist was definitely not an amateur--it is a finely executed watercolor...