A miniature portrait painting executed in watercolor on organic wafer. The sitter is a gentleman with green eyes (not often seen in miniatures), dressed in a bluish-brown coat with a blue collar, and a ruffled white shirt.
The overall style of the painting, and the way the hair, wide eyes, and face shadings are done lead to an attribution of Abraham or Joseph Daniel.
The painting, housed in a later brass case, is in excellent condition, with no issues...
A nicely painted and early miniature portrait of a man done in watercolor on natural organic material. The blue-eyed sitter is a nice-looking gentleman fashionably attired in a full, long wig, a blue loose fitting robe, and white ruffled shirt.
One of the interesting things about this piece is that the original gold case is of a type known as a "slide case"...
Large original oil painting on canvas by Paul Bartlett (American, North Carolina, 1881-1965), circa 1945. This painting is signed l.r. "Paul Bartlett". It measures 33" by 38" (painting alone, and 41" by 46" in its frame. It was exhibited at the Paul Bartlett Memorial Exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte NC in 1965 (#6 in the catalogue).
A resident of North Carolina since 1944, Paul Bartlett was born in Massachusetts...
A beautiful painting of the Norfolk Broads with flights of geese, thatched boat houses, quay heading, boat and that very special Norfolk sky which has to be seen to be believed and confirms to me that this was painted from life
Vernon Ward was born in Hampstead, son of an art dealer, educated at St Joseph’s Roman Catholic School in Highgate and trained at the Slaide School of Art in London under Henry Tonks, Wilson Steer and Sir Walter Russell...
The photographs really do not do these fabulous paintings justice 'beautiful, vibrant, exceptional, almost good enough to eat', are all words that spring to mind.
A fine view of Northcote House, now a hotel set within beautiful grounds.
The other depicts a rocky lake with parkland in the background.
The venue is used for many a wedding, what better than to have these as a memory of that special day.
Both signed and dated lower right.
Size: 38.5cm by 56.5cm
A beautiful typical Italian street scene from the 1960’s/70’s by this most talented of Italian Artists.
A lovely decorative painting with lots going on, provoking fond memories of times gone by.
Presented within its original wood frame with hessian slip.
Size: 49cm by 69cm
These watercolours depict various scenes Norwich, some unchanged and some less so.
St John's Abbey Madder market
Norwich Castle from the Cattle market
Norwich Cathedral from Tombland Alley
Market Place & Guildhall
These watercolours are in good condition, a few have some slight foxing which could be easily repaired and the paper on the back of the paintings is a ...
A magnificent oil-on-canvaspaining of a pretty woman, presumably a pianist. Signed Lawrence
A prominent piece of fine art.
Even if there were no piano on the far right side of the painting, you would guess the pretty lady to be the pianist, because of her gracious, swan wings-like hands with long thin fingers. Painted in the best traditions of the prominent master’s.
Measures 30”x40” not framed.
In an excellent state. Might become the focal point of a piano-room/hall.
By George Devich (American 19th/20th C.)
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right, “J. Devich, N.Y.”
Painting Size: 30” x 48”
Frame Size: 33 1/2 ” x 51 1/4” (minor losses)
Devich was a New York Artist who depicted a range of subject matter in his paintings from floral still lifes to genre and marines. He exhibited at the Society of Independent Artists (NYC) in 1929.
Falk, Peter, ed...
‘A Venetian Market’ This beautiful watercolour is of a busy Venetian market bustling with merchants plying their wares. The colours are rich and vibrant.
The condition is very good, signed lower right G Carelli Venezia 1878.
Presented within a later wood and gilt frame with ivory mount. A very nice example by this well-known Italian artist.
Size: 35cm by 32cm (14” x 12”)
Original pastel drawing by Maurice Freed (American artist and illustrator, 1911-1981) circa 1940. Signed l.r. "Maurice Freed". Also bears a gallery label from the Sporting Gallery Inc in Middleburg, VA. In excellent condition. 12" by 11" in its frame.
Maurice Freed's first career was illustration: he became art director of Esquire in 1934. He contributed to a number of publications including the New Yorker, Saturday Evening Post, Fortune etc...
A totally charming miniature painting of a child, done in watercolor on natural material, and housed in an elaborately molded 15K gold case and surround. The cute sitter is in a white gown and posed against a cloud-filled blue sky, with foliage and a tree to the right. The reverse of the case is glazed, with a lock of hair in the aperture, and a pin so that the miniature can be worn as a brooch.
The condition of this The condition of this lovely example is excellent...
A miniature portrait of a young boy holding a flute-like instrument. The work is done in watercolor on organic wafer, and has a wonderful ethereal and luminescent quality to it. On the reverse, under glass, is the following information: ""Henry Brooke/born Dec. 26th 1796 painted by his Mother". Housed in its original leather case, which closes properly but does not latch...
A charming and beautifully rendered double portrait miniature executed in watercolors on natural wafer. The artist has depicted, in classical style, an attractive young woman dressed in a low cut white gown with a reddish robe draped around her. The very young and strikingly angelic child, with fulsome red curls, has its arms clasped around the mother's neck.
This appealing gem is in excellent condition, with no flaws. The case is 3 1/4" by 2 3/4".
A fine miniature portrait painting done in watercolor on organic material. The young boy, wearing a black hat, white coat, and coral sash, is posed against a background of a blue sky and a tree. The artist has cleverly painted the tree branch to arc over the boy's head, creating a natural framing effect and drawing the eye to the center of the work.
The painting is in excellent condition, with no flaws, and is housed in its original silver case, which measures 1 7/8" by 1 5/8".
A finely rendered painting of a raptor in a 19th century walnut frame with a gold fillet. Due to the consistency of the material and application on the manila paper, some wrinkling occurred, some of which was able to be professionally removed. Otherwise a nice example of a protected species. Undetermined signature. Frame 20 z 28 inches Painting 13 x 20 1/2 inches
Portrait of a Woman by Emile Kosa Jr. signed lower right on heavy watercolor paper. In excellent condition measuring 15" x 20".
Kosa exhibited at Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1940, the Biltmore Salon in Los Angeles in 1941. He also showed his works in many other locals nationally including the Carnegie Institute, the Denver Museum, and the Frye Museum. He won dozens of awards in California and nationally from 1928-1961...
A beautiful and true pair of oil paintings on canvas by this most talented artist, depicting an iddlyic English country scene which continues from one painting to the other depicting: cottages, figures, church, fisherman, birds in the sky, ducks, sheep, female figure with basket and male figure leaning on a gate...