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...
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
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."
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”
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...
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. Box and goblet added for size reference; shape appears more round in the photos, but is a perfect oval, within a very desirable 19th century gold leaf frame, with raised ornamentation at upper and lower cente...
American School, Early 20th century
Pastel on paper, signed indistinctly.
Sight size: 3.5” x 5.75”
Frame size: 8” x 10.5”
Sailing by Moonlight
Pastel on paper, signed indistinctly
Sight Size: 1 8.25” x 16.25”
Frame Size: 26.5 ” x 13.5”
Pastel on board, approx. 15" x 10 5/8"