William Churchill, American, 1858-1926, "Morning on the Cape." This is an atmospheric early morning seaside scene by American artist William Worcester Churchill. Pastel on paper, sight size 12 x 18 inches, c. 1900, signed lower left, in a very fine period gilt frame. William Churchill was born and raised in Massachusetts, and attended the Boston Museum School before traveling to Paris to study with Leon Bonnat. When he returned to Boston he opened a studio on Irvington St...
FANTIN, LATOUR, HENRI (1836-1904 French) Portrait of woman, framed pastel mounted
to cardboard, signed lower right, approximate image size 9 3/4" x 8 1/4", frame size 21" x 18
1/2". CONDITION: Some areas where glue is starting to show through from back to front in
lower part of unpainted paper, a couple small foxing marks, mat has even age toning, pastel
itself seems to be in good condition, just a couple minor smudges, no mat to the piece.
Pastel representing comedian André Antoine on stage, playing Joseph d'Arimathée, by French Nabi artist Henri-Gabriel Ibels (1867-1936)
Signed and dedicated to the author of the play Gabriel Trarieux lower right
Height: 41 cm Width: 39 cm
Condition: good (a few foxing). 19th century frame.
Henri-Gabriel Ibels is (along with Maurice Denis, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Sérusier or Edouard Vuillard) one of the founders of the Nabi post impressionist movement...
Pastel drawing by French artist Eugene Brouillard (1870-1950)
Signed lower left.
Height: 17,5 cm
Width: 16,5 cm
Condition: very good. Modern frame.
Pastel drawing of a young black panther, by French artist Simon Bussy (1870-1954)
Signed lower right.
Height: 22 cm
Width: 27 cm
Condition: very good. Fine 19th century frame.
Shown at the galerie Druet 1925 Paris exhibition: Simon Bussy, Oiseaux et Animaux.
Simon Bussy excelled in portraits: members of the Bloombury group, but also exotic species he would study for hours at the London zoo...
An impressive and animated charcoal sketch on card heightened with white of a naked young woman lovingly holding her child. Artists initials lower left, unfortunately I cannot identify these, perhaps someone can help?
in good condition, unframed presented on duck egg blue card with ivory mount.
Size including mount: 33cm by 50.5cm
This is a beautiful portrait of Auguste Schmidt-Trapp, the mother of Gerhardt (Georg) von Trapp, whose life was commemorated in the famous "Sound of Music" play and movie. This pastel was painted by Johanna Reger, nee' Bertholdt, from Speyer am Rhein, born 24 Nov. 1892. See the photo of the biography of von Trapp and his family life. It is in a gold frame, behind glass and was recently de-acidified by a professional restorer...
From our European Collection, a beautiful mid-late 19th Century pastel under glass rendering of a young woman with a pensive gaze, flower in her hair, and time piece in hand, framed in a wonderful gilt-carved and gesso Period frame of the era, with very ornate ribboning at the top. Artist unknown and unsigned, but Continental School 19th century for certain...
Ramstonev modernist abstraction - crayon and pastel on paper
Dimensions - image - 18" x 24"
Estate stamped on verso
Condition - very good
This work was done during the late 1930's as part of the 'Cooperative' project in the New Hope, Pa. modern art community. Charles Ramsey, Louis Stone and Charles Evans worked collectively on many drawings and paintings during this time...
19th Century Watercolour 1834-1874 ‘The Wreckers’ by George Whittaker.
This interesting Chalk and Pastel shows a sinister scene of a group of wreckers in the process of plundering a sailing boat,
having just lured it onto the menacing rocks, an unfortunate soul frantically waving for help.
A ruined castle on the hilltop completes this narrative scene.
Signed lower right G...
There is a lovely image of a pretty ballerina on each side, both of the same girl at different ages.
Most delightful portraits by a competent artist, two for the price of one .
Size: 53cm by 35cm Excluding Frame
James Sharples, c. 1802
Pastel of card. Portrait of Sarah Hackett, c. 1802
Portrait of Sarah Hacket, in profile. Period wood gilt frame. 23.75 cms. X 19 cms. ( 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches). The reverse of the frame inscribed “Sarah Hackett at Miss Mary Cottles Ladies Boarding School. Portland Square, Bristol, aged 17 years.”
James Sharples was born in Lancashire, England, c. 1751. Said to be a pupil of Romney, Sharples exhibited in Liverpool in 1774 and at the RA, London from 1779 - 1785...
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...
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."