Oil on artist board titled on the back "A View of the Potomac South of Alexandria 1804". Probably painted in the late 19th century after an earlier work. Signed lower left, S. Hart. Frame size 17 3/8" x 14 3/8", image size 11 7/8" x 8 7/8".
Known for her portraits of well-known American's during the first half of the twentieth century, I believe this is a rare landscape done by Emmet (1866-1952). This is possibly an area in Stockbridge,MA, where she had a studio. Signed Emmet lower left, signed on reverse in pencil Emmet. Oil on canvas/board, image size 10" x 8", frame size 14 1/2" x 12 1/2".
Beautiful watercolor by the Irish-American artist William Magrath (1838-1918). Magrath's paintings can be found in a number of museums to include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Image size approx 25" x 19 1/2", frame size 29 1/4" x 24 1/2". Signed lower right W. Magrath, dated 1874.
Watercolor of an area called Ramblersville, present day West Hamilton Beach, Queens New York. This, I believe, is a rare view of the fishermans squatter shacks built along Hawtree Creek following the civil war. On the back is written Ramblersville L.S.. L.S. is possibly an abbreviation for looking south/late spring. A similar watercolor by this artist sold at Weschler's auction house in DC on 24 April 04, sale 1276 lot #626. This is in excellent condition. Image size approx 14" x ...click for details
Watercolor by the Belgium artist Albrecht Dillens (1844-77) of the bridge/canal house at Gent. Very good condition with old frame and glass. Frame size 20 1/4" x 18". Image size approx 13 3/4" x 10". Signed lower right Alb Dillens, titled "Rabot Gent".