August H. O. Rolle
Rock Creek Park
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left.
Painting: 16” x 20”
Frame: 23” x 26 ½”
August Herman Olson Rolle, painter, printmaker and graphic artist, dabbled in many activities before turning his focus to art. Born in Sibley County, MN, in 1875, his first path toward adulthood led him to Red Wing Seminary...
(Henry) Hobart Nichols, Jr.
Oil-on-board, signed lower right and titled on the reverse
Exhibited: The Twenty-Ninth Annual Exhibition of American Oil Paintings and Sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1916
Painting: 23 ½” x 31 ½”
Frame: 29” x 37”
A painter and illustrator, Nichols was born in Washington, DC. His father was a prominent wood engraver during the Civil War...
Pierre François Edmond Coppenolle (Belgian 1846-1914)
Still Life with Fruit and Sunflowers
Oil-on-canvas laid down to board, signed lower left
Painting: 23 ½” x 31 ½”
Frame: 29” x 37”
Born in Belgium, Coppenolle went to France to work at the faience factory of Schopin in Montigny. There he created sketches and ink studies of hens and cocks for plates, platters, jugs and cache-pots...
HEINRICH ANTON HEGER (1832-1888)
Figures in a Renaissance Interior
Painting: 17.5" x 23.25"
Frame: 28.5" x 32.25"
Waatercolor on paper, fully signed lower left and dated '60
24.5" x 18.5"
Bio courtesty of askart.com :At a time when Black Nationalism was a topic in both the political and art worlds, Sam Gilliam's paintings were—and continue to be—noticeably void of socio-political iconography and absent of any discernable African aesthetic...
A superb enamel on copper portrait miniature by Jean Andre Rouquet. The sitter, dressed in an embroidered red jacket, ia a royal personage, evidenced by the ermine trimmed robe or cloak on his lap.
The condition of the miniature is excellent, with bright colors, no cracks, and no restoration. The duller areas along the edges are due to the way the light reflects off the curved edges. The early 19th century ormolu frame also is in fine condition...
An absolutely charming American portrait miniature, on organic material, of a young child. The sitter, holding a ring toy, is in a white dress with red ribbons on the sleeves. Housed in a period and extremely high quality gilt-edged leather case with working clasp and a velvet interior.
The condition of this fine example is excellent, with no cracks, chipping, or restoration. The case is also in very fine condition, with a few minor and expected scuffs...
Artist's proof, "Marion Barry. Framed. Fully signed and dated.
Bio courtesy of askart.com ..At a time when Black Nationalism was a topic in both the political and art worlds, Sam Gilliam's paintings were—and continue to be—noticeably void of socio-political iconography and absent of any discernable African aesthetic...
An unusual family grouping of three miniature portraits on organic wafers. All pieces, clearly done by the same hand (as yet unidentified), have a wonderful "feel" to them and are cleanly executed. The reverend in his black non-liturgical clothing, his wife in her black dress with white lace and cap, and their beautiful daughter, posed beside a tree and attired in a high-waisted gown with a blue ribbon and wearing a tortoiseshell comb in her hair, are set against a blue sky background...
Ruth Osgood (American ?-1977)
Farm Along the Potomac
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 25” x 27”
Frame: 30” x 32”
Osgood was a landscape painter active in Washington, DC from as early as 1912 until at least 1954. She studied at the Art Students League(NYC) and at the Corcoran School of Art...
An original painting by recognized American landscape painter Robert Wood (1889-1979).
Born in England, he immigrated to the U.S.A. at the age of 21, where he started painting landscapes from coast to coast. He finally settled in Bishop, California.
This particular work (oil on canvas) is a painting of Grand Teton, one of his favorite subjects...
8 3/4" x 10.5" and in the original frame 12" x 14" oil on canvas signed lower right. Montmartre at the Moulin Rouge.
Provenance: Estate of Yolande Fox, Georgetown, Washington, DC
A wonderful European School painting, possibly Italian, of the prophet St. Francis of Paolo, late 17th or early 18th century depicting the cannonized hermit inspired and looking back over his shoulder. A possible artist signature or title in pencil on back.
32" x 40" in a early gilt frame.
Condition: commensurate with age having some scattered paint loss throughout to surface, a pinhole and a 3/8 inch tear to lower half...
24" x 20" signed lower right. Bio via askart.com
Following his graduation, he toured the United States and Canada as lead baritone for the Grand Opera Company, after which he taught voice - first as his alma matter and then at the Indianapolis Conservatory of Music. In 1920, Berthelsen opened a private studio in New York City where he gave voice lessons...
24" x 20" oil on canvas and in what appears to be the original frame, 29" x 24" Note Tabor is listed in the Dictionary of British Artists,, 1880-1940.
Estate of Yolande Fox, Georgetown, Washington, DC
A genre scene in watercolor on paper depicting a boy or young man cutting an apple with his dog while resting under a tree. The condition is very good to excellent with only one very small pin head size loss of paint. The colors are vibrant, possibly with its original frame. This painting dates circa 1810 and is a rare treasure of early Americana, having a Currier and Ives innocence. The painting is unsigned as would be expected for work of this period and style.
Dimension: 15 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Oil on paper painted by Margaret E Rosenberg, living artist of New York City, flourished from c. 1970 - 2000. Painted with vivid earthy tones of gorgeous panoramic view. Signed lower left, with title and signature in pencil on matting upon which painting is mounted. Framed for either wall or table mounting. Very good condition.
Dimension: 8" x 6" framed
A pleasant English Tudor house and its courtyard are splendidly rendered in watercolor on paper in a charming early 20th century vignette. Oak frame - possibly original although the matting is newer. Very good condition. Signed at bottom.
Dimension: 15 1/2" x 12 1/2" framed