Margo Mandette (b. 1940 in France) is an artist in Arizona, whose works are sold through the gallery Robinson/Mandette and her partner is her husband, the artist Robin John Anderson. She is known for portraits, still life works, Southwest motifs, and abstracts, and works in watercolor, oil, monotype, and pastel. This charming portrait features a young Navajo child, wearing a turquoise necklace and orange shirt...
Pastel by Sir George Clausen (1852-1944) England, titled "Ploughing the Field," ("plowing" would be the American spelling). Clausen often created quick studies in preparation for finished works. This piece appears to be one of those Studies, in that the figures are impressionistic and quickly sketched. A man guides a hand-plough, being pulled by two large animals. Sunlight is just beginning to break over the hill, and furrows may be seen in the soil to the right...
Original Signed Pastel on Paper, 1974. Greene is a New York artist, born 1934. Paper measures 40" x 32 1/8."
Pastel on paper laid on canvas. Approx. 17 1/4" x 14.5"--slight difference in size. Husband and wife. Note imperfections to portrait of husband.
From Salem Academy. Artist is from Salem, NC, 1848-1905. Has remained in the Spach / Goslen family since ca. 1865. Painting has a tear in the center bottom portion, repaired with archival tape, along with foxing, staining and waviness in the upper left corner. Paper measures 14 1/8" x 19 1/8."
English School, c. 1790.
Pastel on card. Fabulous will portrait of a little boy in a blue jacket. Completely original with period gilt wood frame. Oval. 28 cms. X 24 cms. (11 inches X 9 1/2 inches).
Colorful Summertime in the South of France! This Pastel painting of the Cote d'Azur is such a happy lively piece. Found in a Paris Market. Pastel on Paper mounted to another paper, ready to frame. Measures: 12 /2" x
A Study of a Pair of Work Boots
Pastel on paper, signed lower right.
Sight size: 16.75” x 22.75”
Frame size: 25.75” x 31.75”
This pastel brings to mind the still life paintings Vincent van Gogh did of shoes and boots. The reason his shoe paintings still fascinate individuals today is that these works are also often interpreted as a study of Van Gogh’s life...
Reclining Nude Woman
Pastel and gouache on paper, signed lower right with monogram
“AJM” within a circle
Mid 20th century
A charmingly bold portrait of a Tahitian woman in the manner of Paul Gauguin.
Sight Size: 14.5” x 20.5”
Frame: 19.5” 20.5”
Pastel, mounted on Canvas, appears to be likeness of Peter Paul Rubens, (Flemish, 1577-1640) [also "Pierre," "Paolo." Unsigned, we do not know the actual age and origin of this piece, although it is possibly Dutch. This wonderful Pastel is, to say the least, quite well executed by a very skilled artist.
Sight is 15.5" x 12.5". Very good condition with minor losses around edges, and some finish losses to the frame. Free U.S. Shipping.
Post Impressionist original pastel by Suzanne Eisendieck, on paper laid down on artist's board, about 16" x 18", framed to 21" x 24" x 2". Appears to be in excellent condition; not examined out of frame. On close examination, unidentified watermarks may be seen the width of the painting near the top; plus an additional partial watermark lower right...
John Alexander Beer (c. 1860 - 1930)
Pastel on card. Portrait of a dapple grey Thoroughbred horse, standing in profile, in a field. Original maple frame. Inscribed to obverse, “Storm” and “John Beer/1914”. Rectangular, 22.5 cms. X 17 cms. (8 3/4 inches X 10 1/2 inches). Portrait in good condition with lovely frame.
Trained as an illustrator, John Alexamder Beer was born in Stockholm, c. 1860, but came to America as a young man and stayed for 5 years...
French School, c. 1785
Pastel on card. A pair of portraits depicting a husband and wife. The woman, with powdered hair, is wearing a peach and white gown, matching bow in her hair, and a multi-strand pearl choker around her neck. the man, with powdered hair, tied en queue, wears a red coat over a white shirt with frilled cravat and a peach coloured waist coat, which matches madams gown. Gilt frames. Rectangular, each, 41.5 cms. X 32 cms. (16 1/2 inches X 12 1/2 inches).
Pastel on paper, laid down on canvas, sight 23" x 19", framed in oval wood gold leaf to 28" x 22". Inscribed in pencil on canvas verso, "Finished June 19th 1858, Emma Parsons," and monogrammed within the embroidery of the mother's shawl, lower left, stylized "EP." Period frame and glass...
American School, Early 20th century
Pastel on paper, signed indistinctly.
Sight size: 3.5” x 5.75”
Frame size: 8” x 10.5”