All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1359782 (stock #a1583)
A miniature portrait painting by John Wood Dodge of a U.S. naval officer, his position as such identified by the scarf and silver buttons on his jacket. He is posed wearing his glasses, which is rarely seen in portraits. The backing paper of the ivory contains the following information in Dodge's hand:
"Painted by/John W. Dodge/Feb 1850/Natchez Miss".
Based on the detailed records that Dodge kept of his commissions, the sitter is one of three possible men - James Metcalf, David Ker, or Mr...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1359767
Japan Maki potato research note
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1359756 (stock #a1598)
A watercolor portrait, on natural wafer, of a handsome gentleman attired in a black jacket and vest with a pale pink cravat. Housed in a very heavy and well-made brass case with the reverse side being fully glazed over fabric.

The condition of the painting and the case is excellent, with no flaws. The white dots and background color variations are just due to exterior dust and light reflections. Overall size is 2 7/8" by 2 3/8".

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Contemporary item #1359735
Japanese limited-edition copperplate etching and aquatint by Tanaka Ryohei (b. 1933) titled “Ginkyo Tree in Koshihata” dated ‘04. Pencil-signed, dated ’04, and numbered 30/100 in the lower margin. Paper size: 13 1/2” x 10” (image: 9 1/2” x 6”). Never framed. Excellent original condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1970 item #1359734 (stock #10853)
Susy Kathy Thys (Swiss, b. 1938)

View of Venice

Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right

Painting: 23 ½” x 19 ½”
Frame: 25 ¼” x 21 ½”

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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1990 item #1359730
Japanese limited-edition copperplate etching titled "Big Tree No. 2" by Tanaka Ryohei (b. 1933). Pencil-signed, dated '83, and numbered 33/130 in the lower margin. Paper size 13 1/4" x 12” (image: 9 x 8 1/4"). Never framed. Very good overall condition. There are a few pinhead sized light brown spots in the margin.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1359695 (stock #a1573)
A charming miniature of a young child, painted in watercolor on natural organic material. The subject is in a simple dress with a coral necklace. Clearly the family had some degree of wealth as the entire case is gold.

Overall condition is quite good, with no chips, cracks, bowing, or restoration. The case size is 1 5/8" by 1 1/4".

NOTES: 1. It is quite uncommon for portrait miniatures to be done in a true profile format, as this one is.

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1359694 (stock #a1551)
A charming miniature of a young child, painted in watercolor on natural organic material. The subject is in a simple dress with a coral necklace. Clearly the family had some degree of wealth as the entire case is gold.

Overall condition is quite good, with no chips, cracks, bowing, or restoration. The case size is 1 5/8" by 1 1/4".

NOTES: 1. It is quite uncommon for portrait miniatures to be done in a true profile format, as this one is.

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All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1359581 (stock #0564)
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KOYORIDAMA

'Koyoridama' (lit. 'Koyori-Ball') made with old 'koyori' (Japanese paper strings), which is an original craftwork by Jinta using to make old readymades its materials. approx...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1359570 (stock #1840)
Just for this Memorial weekend. Using a limited palette of 3 plus white, all 6 gems - lively small studies were painted by self learned painter Mimi Dee, depicting regional big skies, river, marsh, crossings, birches, lavender hills, rocks, expressive twisted trees, etc. Five have the word: Path in the title:

(A) River... ID 0405171106
(B) Study Distant Marsh #0713161011
(C) Crossing... ID 0310171102
(D) Hiker's... #00404171103
(E) Hill Bound.....

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1359521
Oil on canvas, 22" x 38" signed. Bio from ask art. com A success story nearly 100 years in the making, Webb's validation as a top-level marine artist rests primarily with the quality marine paintings he left the world...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1359519
30" x 40" oil on wood panel, has simple frame approx. 34" x 44" framed. Monogrammed MF and dated (19) 60.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1359518
Oil on canvas, signed lower right, gilded frame, 27.5" x 32" framed. Note Chadant is prominently listed in Benezit: this work is a nocturne of Paris and night views are very hard to depict. The artist, Jean-Adolphe Chadant, was a landscape painter. He was born on January 5th, 1860 and died on July 2nd, 1929. he focused his work on mountains, glaciers, and river scenes...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1359510
Oil on canvas, signed 20" x 30" signed and dated 1864
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1359508
Oil on canvas, 19.5" x 23 1/4" laid down on rigid support. framed. Unsigned. Of the type painted by Gillis Pieters or in his style.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1910 item #1359483 (stock #1660)
Etching by Thomas Moran (1837-1926) “Half Dome" View from Moran Point, Yosemite Valley dated 1887, brown ink on cream woven paper. Thomas Moran was born in England, is considered to be one of the great American artists of the 19th Century. It has a certificate. Size: 11.5 high x 7.75 wide
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1359460 (stock #a1596)
A beautifully executed miniature folk art watercolor on paper portrait by J. H. Gillespie, housed in a metal locket with a black card backing.

Condition is excellent with no paint loss, tears, folds, foxing, or restoration. The piece is 2 3/4 inches by 2 3/8 inches.

NOTE: Gillespie was active on the East Coast of North America, Baltimore, New York, and Philadelphia around the 1829-1838 time period...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1359447 (stock #a1591)
A nicely done watercolor on organic material portrait miniature, depicting a half-length view of a young woman. In a black dress with a lace-edged neckline, she has accessorized with gold drop earrings and a triple strand gold necklace.

Of interest is the backing of the painting, which shows a portion of a finely drawn ink portrait of a man's head...