Rare antique 19th century portrait of an African American Alfred Butler by Canadian painter JOSHUA JOSEPH BIEHN, Active 1891-1932. A very fine oil on panel, signed and dated "1899" upper right, in its period gilt frame with the label NACKENZIE & CO. MATTHEWS ART GALLERY .ESTB.1861 IMPORTESRS OF FINE PICTURES MANIFACTURES OF GOLD AND OTHER FRAMES 95 Young St.,Toronto .Phone Main 534 . No 4846. Sept 1915.
Note: Alfred Butler was born into slavery in Nashville, Tennessee...
Beautiful hand colored etching of an Armenian merchant from 18th century, signed “Marchant Armenien”. The paper is hand made and shows the watermark lines.
MEASUREMENTS: Dimension: 14 ½ x 10 inches.
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Canadian painting, oil on canvas by a listed Canadian artist Robert Darby, painted around 1930-1940. Robert Darby was born in 1896 and exhibited at the Royal Canadian Academy in 1935 and with the Art Association of Montreal in 1935 and 1936...
Authentic oil painting on canvas by the listed Hungarian artist Harencz, József (1899-1969). This charming nostalgic painting is depicting a typical Hungarian village in the summertime. Signed by the artist in the lower right corner.
MEASUREMENTS: 30.5 cm x 25.5 cm (12 x 10 inches).
CONDITION: The painting is in very good condition, there are no repairs or restorations...
Antique 19th century miniature of Holy Mary with Jesus hand painted on a very thick wood, mounted in a gold gilded hand carved elaborated wooden frame. A few small chips in gold gilded frame. Size of the miniature in the frame 5 1/4 inches by 5 inches.
19th century skillfully hand painted on glass portrait of a German nobleman hunter in the XVI century Renaissance style costume with sword and spear.
Condition: in very good condition, no repairs or restoration.
Dimension: 12 5/8 inches (32cm) x 8 5/8 inches (22cm).
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Antique 18th -19th century extremely fine hand painted with great detail on paper oval painting depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary, with hands folded in a prayer posture, wearing a purple dress, representing the Passion of Jesus, with a blue mantle representing her perpetual virginity, and a cloaked veil with a sun ray aureole above her head.
Signed illegibly at the bottom...
Authentic antique 19th century Western Ukrainian icon, hand painted on a wooden panel depicting the Dormition of the Virgin.
MEASUREMENTS: 35,5 cm x 23 cm (12 in x 9 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in the original good condition with nice old patina. No repairs or restorations.
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American oil painting with tall ship and sailing boats on the sea sailing in the sunset in a gilded wooden frame with gold leaves. The painting is painted on a canvas on a board.
CONDITION: The painting is in good condition except for a few scratches, there are no restorations, and it requires some small touch ups...
Antique Painting Polish Saxon Officer Portrait, 18th century
Antique early 18th century portrait of a high rank officer of the Polish – Saxon army from the period of Augustus II, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony...
An authentic antique museum quality early 19th century Napoleonic period hand painted miniature on an ivory panel and mounted in its original frame. The miniature is an actual portrait of an upper-class young woman wearing an empire style dress from the Napoleonic period time with a sheer shawl draped around her head and shoulders and long gloves on her hands. The portrait was custom painted by fine brush with outstanding details...
Authentic antique Fine Baroque 17th Century Italian School Oil on
Canvas of "Mary Magdalene". The painting depicts the penitent Mary
Magdalene in her grotto with her face rendered with spiritual ecstasy
and long red gold hair, in a sumptuous dress falling from Mary’s arms
as she holds within her hands a skull, and a domed ointment jar which
she used to anoint the feet of Jesus.
CONDITION: Minor paint loss,
some crazing throughout, overall in very good condition...