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."
A Stylized Bird Painitng by Priest Joong-Kwang (1935-2002):
Korea, this painting mounted with brodcaded cloth and wood framed.back.
This bird (Penquin?) painted in ink on paper and dated 1970s,
signed Joong-Kwang and a red sealed with Joong-Kwang in Korean.
It’s in very good condition, and measures 68cm x 44cm (26 3/4” x 17 1/4”) painting only..
AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR CARICATURE "MAN IN FEZ" BY ALFRED CROWQUILL (PSEUDONYM OF ALFRED HENRY FORRESTER - 1804-1872). Circa 1850. In a French mat measuring 9 3/4" x 9 1/2" with sight size measuring 2 3/8" x 2 1/2". The drawing is done in pen and ink and watercolor with Chinese white accents. It depicts the head of a scowling man who wears a red fez on his head. Unsigned but identified inside the mat as by Crowquill...
Chinoiserie WC (unsigned) by Davis, Hartford, CT. There was an old label on the back stating that this watercolor was painted by Davis in Hartford CT. The frame measures 21 by 27 inches and the image it self measures 10 by 16 inches. Excellent condition Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply...
A Rudolf Petrik (b. 1922 -- d. 1991) geometric constructivist gouache on paper, bearing signature lower right, with additional signature and estate marking verso. A noted Viennese Secessionist and member of Vienna Seccession, founded by Gustav Klimt, etc., 1897. Studied at Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1945--1950). Listed: Davenports, Ask Art, Art Net. Exhibited: Gallery Mouffe, Paris, Oesterreichische Galerie, Neue Galerie, Linz. Newly custom matted and framed. C. 1950...
5" x 7 1/2" sight. Not observed out of frame.
Original gouache by Joseph Amarotico (American, 1931-1985). This painting is signed and dated "64" l.r. It is also titled "Castle #1" on the backing paper. 18" by 13" painting alone, 26" by 21" in its original frame. From a collection of works originally purchased at the Socrates Perakis Gallery in Philadelphia in 1964--other works in this collection include paintings and drawings by Elizabeth Osborne, Johnny Aiello, and Socrates Perakis himself...
Appears to be early on early paper. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" . Some writing on reverse edge.
An unframed 15-1/4" x 11-1/4" watercolour on paper by George S. Culley (Canadian, born 1905 - ?) depicting a house with boat ramp on a lake. This picture is signed and dated 1976. It is not titled, but is most likely an Ontario Canada setting. It is in excellent condition with no foxing, staining, bends, tears, losses, damage or repairs. It is signed G.S. Culley '76 on the lower right...
Good quality watercolor on paper, Circa 1950. Representing a street of a village of the VAR area, South of France “ RUE DU MENUISSIER” . Signed by the artist J.GANCI. Good condition.
Nice quality watercolor on paper, late 18 or early 19 century representing a scene with various musicians playing music dressed in a very noble outfits. The painting is signed on the lower left corner but it is impossible to read the Artist name. Probably from Greece or from Turkey. Good condition.
Laurence Kupferman (b. 1909 -- d. 1982) "Cat in te Garden" watercolor on paper, original frame. New England very well listed artist, represented in Metropolitan Museum, NYC, The Fogg, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The British Museum, etc...