Canvas Size: 36" high, 23 1/4" wide.
Oil on Canvas.
Harry Herman Roseland was a one of America's finest genre painters during the 19th and early 20th century. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and died in that city in 1950. He studied with Thomas Eakins, C. Beckwith; J.B...
Arthur B. Wilder (American, 1857-1949) - Deep Snow. Oil on canvas. Signed in lower left and dated 1922. Canvas size: 22 inches x 18 inches. Deep snow is virtually obscuring the split rail fence in this dramatic Vermont winter landscape painting. Deep blue shadows fill a narrow ravine, while the dark green outlines of solitary evergreens provide a stark contrast to the blanket of white. Arthur Wilder is perhaps best known as a painter of snow...
Thomas R. Curtin (American, 1899-1977) - Farm in Autumn. Oil on linen canvas. Circa 1960's. Painting size: 24 inches X 30 inches. Signed by the artist in lower left. A striking example of Thomas Curtin's landscape painting - a northern Vermont farm and barns nestled in the hills of the Green Mountains during the peak of the fall foliage season. Curtin was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He studied at the prestigious National Academy of Design and Art Students League, both in New York City...
A fine example of American folk art, painted by John Brewster Jr. on natural organic material. The sitter is a gentleman with light red hair and blue eyes. He is attired in a black coat, white vest, white ruffled shirt, and white silk cravat. The miniature is in its original case, the reverse with a glazed window containing a plait of hair atop which is a gold initial.
The condition is excellent, with no chips, cracks, bowing, paint loss, or restoration...
A portrait miniature of a young gentleman with hazel eyes and brown hair, attired in a yellow vest, and a black jacket and tie. The painting is on organic wafer, and in an ebonized frame with brass liner. It is signed A. Th. in the lower left.
There are no condition issues, the white blotch on the right being light reflection in the photo. Sight size is 2" in diameter, and the framed size is 4" by 4".
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"
A striking miniature portrait, on organic material, signed and dated 1906 by Myra Boyd. The subject of the painting, directly facing the viewer, is a young woman with light brown hair and blue eyes, dressed in a pink cap and blue jacket with a bow. The miniature is in a carved wooden frame with a prop on the reverse to allow it to freely stand.
The condition of the painting is excellent, with no bowing, paint loss, cracks, or restoration, The frame has no issues...
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. Sight size of the painting is 2 1/4" by 1 7/8", ...
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. The sight size is 2 5/8" by 2 1/8", and ...
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. Instead, Gilliam has experimented with different methods of painting and display, leading observers to describe him as a second generation Abstract Expressionist or, more spe...
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. An old in...
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. She exhibited with the Society of Washington Artists, the Arts Club of Washington, the Miniature Painters and Gravers Society of Washington and...
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. Otherwise untouched original condition with no conservation undertaken...