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".