Pastel titled old Shipwreck by Fred Wagner image size 9.5"L x 11"W. overall framed size 15 x 18. Signed lower left. Wagner exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy over 35 times from 1906-1940, winning prizes in 1914 and 1922. Wagner exhibited at the Carnegie 14 times from 1898 - 1925. He showed two works at the Armory Show, and exhibited 11 times at the Corcoran between 1907 - 1935. He had a special exhibit of 100 pastels, at the Corcoran in April 1924...
FANTIN, LATOUR, HENRI (1836-1904 French) Portrait of woman, framed pastel/conte crayon mounted to cardboard, signed lower right, approximate image size 9 3/4" x 8 1/4"a couple sm,all foxing marks, mat has even age toning, pastel itself seems to be in good condition, just a couple minor smudges. At the age of ten, Henri Fantin-Latour began painting with his father, Théodore Fantin-Latour (1805-1875). In 1850, he left Grenoble and moved to Paris to study
Encouraged by the renowned J.A.M...
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. Sunlight is just beginning to break over the hill, and furrows may be seen in the soil to the right...
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).
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”
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. Signed "Suzanne Eisendieck" lower left.
The handcarved, period frame, wears an interesting sand-like textured treatment of silver leaf, mot...
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. He travelled to Russia and w...
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).