From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine original Burmese watercolor of a solitary young monk at prayer. From memory we think the scene depicts one of the many alcoves at the massive Ananda Temple complex in Pagan, though in all candor we cannot be entirely certain. In any event, it is a stirring and highly evocative portrayal which in its simplicity, captures a deep and genuine sense of reverence and serenity...
This is a lovely watercolor, of a lake landscape by George Howard Gay, eastern seaboard painter. It is in good condition in its original frame, circa turn of the century. The paining measures 2’11.5” wide and 1’9.5” high. *Call our store to process order,
Historic District Antiques
This is a wonderful large 18 by 27 inch water color Scottish landscape by the well listed Victorian artist Harold Lawes 1865-1940.it is in very nice condition and looks to have been framed and sold by a Toronto Canada gallery in the 1960's. I could find no listings of his works in this large of a size.
An unframed 15-1/2" x 11" double-sided watercolour on paper by George S. Culley (Canadian, 1905-?) depicting a shack surrounded by low wooded hills on one side and a trees and yard winter scene on the other. This painting is in excellent original condition with no foxing, staining, bends, tears, losses, damage or repairs other than a thin scrape on the winter scene (see image). It is signed G.S. Culley in red in the left margin on the winter scene and G.S. Culley '81 on the other...
An unframed 15-1/2" x 11-1/4" watercolour on paper by George S. Culley (Canadian, 1905-?) depicting a boathouse on a river. This painting is in excellent original condition with no foxing, staining, bends, tears, losses, damage or repairs. It is signed G.S. Culley '58 on the lower left. It is not titled, but the scene is from Northern Ontario. Please note that there are some holes around the unpainted edge from the thumbtacks used by the artist to mount the paper to the easel...
A Fine Watercolor by the Listed Artist, Ignatz Sahula-Dycke (1900-82). Measures about 17 1/2" by 14 1/2" matte opening, overall about 25" by 22". Signed lower right. Sahula-Dycke has written something above his signature that I can not read, below his signature is lightly written "Phoenix 1940 Arizona".
An unframed 15-3/4" x 11-1/4" watercolour on paper by George S. Culley (Canadian, 1905-?) depicting a sluice gate on the Credit River in Melville, Ontario, Canada. This painting is in excellent original condition with no foxing, staining, bends, tears, losses, damage or repairs. It is signed G.S. Culley '64 on the lower right, and it is inscribed in ink in the artist's hand on the back "Sluice Gate Credit River Melville Ont."...
William Frederick Stecher, American, 1864-1940, watercolor on paper, "Still Life with Roses", visible size: 18 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches, 1892, signed "W.F. Stecher. 92" upper left, period frame. Stecher was a Boston painter and book illustrator.
This is a great large 18 by 23 1/2 tempra water color by Maria Gianni.By far the largest work by her that we have run across.I believe this to be a view of the Amalfi coast line.It is presently in its original 1920's early 30's gold frame.It appears to be in excellent condition...
This is a nice original water color by the well listed Italian Artist Fabio Fabbi 1861-1946. Size is 12 by 18 inches and it is in very good condition with no damages.His water colors have sold for as much as $22000.00.
Wine Bottle and Onions, water color on paper 13 1/2" x 10 1/2" Emil Carlsen was especially noted for his still lives of humble everyday objects in the tradition of 17th-century Dutch painters. He perceived art as pure aesthetics with its only language being color, masses, and rhythms of line. Carlsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 19, 1848, and not as widely assumed in 1853. He studied architecture at the Danish Royal Academy before immigrating to Chicago at age 19...
Banka Maruyama (Japanese, 1867-1942)
A Bamboo Grove
Watercolor on paper, signed.
Sheet Size: 20.5” x 13.5”
Sight Size: 19” x 13”
Frame Size: 25.75” x 19.5”
Banka Maruyama was a Japanese watercolor artist whose work spanned the Meiji, Taishō and Shōwa periods. Today, his work can be found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
Howard Weston Arnold (American, b. 1904)
Flowers in a Vase
Watercolor and gouache on paper, signed.
Painting Size: 12” x 10”
Frame Size: 21.25” x 18.5”
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Illustrator, designer, painter and educator, Arnold was born in Chicago, IL in 1904...
Virginia City Nevada Cave In
by Robert Lee Eskridge.
A Fine Watercolor by the Well Regarded California, Hawaii (& WPA) Artist, Robert Lee Eskridge (1891-1975). Measures 22 1/2" by 15". Painted on thick Arches paper. This watercolor is signed and titled on front as shown and on the back is written 'Cave-in near Virginia City'.
DUFRESNE, CHARLES| (1876-1938 French) "Baigneurs", framed watercolor, approximate image size 9 1/2" x 9", frame 15" x 15", signed lower left under frame. CONDITION: Good.
A StylizedGroup of Crane Painting by Priest Joong-Kwang (1935-2002): Korea, this painting mounted with a brocaded cloth and wood framed back. This quite large stylized group of crane painted in ink and red color on paper, and dated 1980s, signed Joong-Kwang in red seal in Korean. It’s in very fine condition, and measures 113.7cm x 39.5cm (44 3/4” x 15 1/2”) painting only.
Eleanor Reed, b. 1913
6 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Associations - American Artists Professional League
American Artists Professional League,
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
Washington (DC) Watercolor Club
Laid on Board, ca. 1890. Signed 'F.F. English' in the lower left area. Two pin head or slightly larger stains in the far right sky, and two abrasions (From glass?) at the left of the tree in the sky. Measures 15 5/8" x 30."