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Mother & Child: Mary Cassatt

Catalogue: Fine Art: Drawings: Charcoal: Pre 1940   item# 1095925 (stock# 2529)


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Mary Cassatt, Pittsburg, PA., France,1844-1926, The Impressionist painter, Mary Cassatt is best known for her mother and child compositions. She was recognized by the turn of the century as one of the preeminent painters both of her native country and of France, which she made her permanent home in 1875. She spent her childhood in Pennsylvania, and then lived with her mother in Europe from 1851 until 1858, studying in a number of cities including Paris, Parma, and Seville. She returned to study at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1861 to 1865 and in 1866 went back to France, which she decided was best suited for her professional goals. There she spent much time studying works by artists living and deceased, and painted with Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and Edgar Degas. Her first public success came at the Salon of 1868 with a painting praised by a New York Times critic for its "vigor of treatment and fine qualities of color". Cassatt continued to exhibit at the Salon through the mid-1870s, and attracted the attention of Edgar Degas, who invited her to join the artists dedicated to the "new painting", the Impressionists. At this time she abandoned the somber palette and traditional subject matter of the Academic style in favor of the light-filled modern life compositions favored by her colleagues, among them Monet, Renoir, and Berthe Morisot. She quickly adopted impressionist techniques of applying paint rapidly from a bright palette. Cassatt developed her own subject matter, using her family members as models because her lifestyle, with aging parents, was much more confined than that of the male Impressionists who were able to spend time in cafes and paint subjects of society life. From 1879 to 1886 she was one of only three women to exhibit with the Impressionists, and the only American woman. She received much more attention in France than she ever did in the United States. She is still the subject of major exhibitions, such as "Mary Cassatt, Modern Woman," which opened at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1998. A traveling exhibition, it included 100 of the most beautiful of her paintings, the first traveling retrospective of her work in 30 years.


Early Modernist Portrait: Frantisek Kupka

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: Pre 1940   item# 1095913 (stock# 2526)

Early Modernist Portrait: Frantisek Kupka
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Frantesek Kupka, 1871-1957, Opocno. Bohemia, Czech, and died in France. This stunning early mordernist painting is an early and an extremely fine example of Kupka's painting. It is approximately 17"H by 13"w in a 4" frame. It is signed clearly lower right and the entire painting and signature under black light looks good with no in painting. Kupka attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Prague at 17 years old and the Beaux Arts in Vienna. He moved to Paris in 1895 and also won the Prix de Rome. He lived in Putreau and was also a Professor for Academie Beaux Arts de Prague for Czech art students in Paris. He was in many exhibitions and after 1910 he remained faithful to the Modernist style he is known for. This painting is from his earliest modernist period. He is held in great regard with artists such as Delauney and Picabia. Kupka's works are represented in many museums: Museum of Modern Art, Chicago Art Institute, Los Angeles, Guggenheim, Paris Museum of Modern Art, etc and his paintings sell for up to 1 Million. He has a very long listing in Benezit and has been the subject of many articles and books. A Czech painter and graphic artist, he was a pioneer and co-founder of the early phases of the abstract art movement. In 1887 he began training as an artist at the Prague academy under Frantisek Sequens, who had been strongly influenced by the Nazarener School. In 1891 the artist transferred to the academy in Vienna, where he worked under Professor Eisenmenger until 1893. In 1894 Kupka traveled to London and Scandinavia, settling in Paris, France in 1895. He worked as an illustrator of books and posters and created satirical drawings for newspapers and magazines. In 1905 Kupka moved to Puteaux in the suburbs, where he got acquainted with Jacques Villon, who introduced him to a circle of painters in 1910/11, including Marcel Duchamp, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Léger, Francis Picabia and others. Through their discussions of Cubism, Futurism and the relationship between painting and music, Kupka's work became increasingly abstract, reflecting his theories of motion, color, and orphism. In 1909, he had exhibited for the first time at the Salon d'Automne, with the submitted work marking a break in his representational style. In 1912, Kupka exhibited his abstract pictures, which are associated with Orphism because of their proximity to music. In 1918 Frantisek Kupka accepted a post as guest professor in Prague and in 1931 he co-founded the group 'Abstraction-Création' with Hans Arp, Jean Hélion, Auguste Herbin, Georges Valmier and Georges Vantongerloo, becoming a member of the group's board. In 1936, his work was included in the exhibition Cubism and Abstract Art at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and in an important show with another Czech painter, Alphonse Mucha, at the Jeu de Paume in Paris. Kupka spent the Second World War in Beaugency, returning to Puteaux immediately after the liberation. In 1946 at the occasion of his 75th birthday the artist's first major retrospective was shown in Prague. In 1955 Kupka participated in documenta I in Kassel, Germany.He died in Puteaux on July 21, 1957 and a year later a large-scale retrospective exhibition took place at the 'Musée d'Art Moderne' in Paris, which dedicated an entire room to Frantisek Kupka.


Cattle in Landscape: Arthur Parton

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1920   item# 1095871 (stock# 2523)

Cattle in Landscape: Arthur Parton
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Arthur Parton,New York, 1842-1914. Known as a Hudson River School painter, especially of mountain landscapes, Arthur Parton was well established in the New York art world where he exhibited at the National Academy of Design for more than half a century. He was born in Hudson, New York to a religious family supported by a cabinetmaker father. He enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts as a student of William Trost Richards, who remained a strong influence, and in 1862, his first exhibitions were in Philadelphia. In 1864, he moved to New York City where he exhibited regularly with the National Academy of Design excepting 1869 when he spent a year in Europe and was influenced by the Barbizon style of painting. In 1874, he and his wife moved into the Tenth Street Building in New York City, and he kept his studio there until 1893. In 1876, he gained much national notoriety at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition for his paintings November, Loch Lomond and Solitude. He spent summers painting in the Adirondacks and Catskill Mountains and also in England and Scotland as indicated by his entry at the Philadelphia Exposition. During his career, he explored several styles including Tonalism and Impressionism but seemed to remain most closely influenced by the Hudson River style including Luminism


Still Life:Fruit in Creamware Compote: William H. Hoyt

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1900   item# 1095870 (stock# 2522)

Still Life:Fruit in Creamware Compote: William H. Hoyt
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William H. Hoyt,New York, 1815-1862. This elegant Still Life of Fruit in Creamware Compote is oil on canvas in the handsome original 19th c frame.


Cupids in Landscape: Francois Boucher Attr

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: French: Pre 1800   item# 1095867 (stock# 2521)

Cupids in Landscape: Francois Boucher Attr
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Francoise Boucher Attr or School of : Cupids in Landscape: Pair 18th C French. This pair of oils on canvas is lovely in the quality of painting and the charming subject matter. Each panel is 28"w by 64"h. They had hinges on them as a standing screen but were later used as hanging panels. They are from a prominent french family who brought them to the USA.


Portrait of Bearded Man: Frank Duveneck

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1920   item# 1095852 (stock# 2517)

Portrait of Bearded Man: Frank Duveneck
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Frank Duveneck, N.A, Cincinnati & Munich, 1848-1919. This oil on canvas of a bearded man is 28"h by 16"w in a period 4" frame. He was a highly influential artist & teacher of the late 19th century. He studied at the Munich Royal Academy from 1870-73, where he lived and worked the majority of his life. Except for returning to Cincinnati in 1874, he traveled between Munich, Venice and Florence until 1888. Duveneck taught many students in Florence as well in Boston until he joined the staff of Cincinnati Art Academy, where in 1905, he became Dean. Duveneck was a realist painter working in a robust Munich style who also showed some attributes of the Ashcan School. The light and color of Italy influenced Duveneck and his work became brighter and smoother in brushwork. He became a well-trained academic painter whose work ranged from single figures in interiors to plein air canvases of figures in landscape and often included the depiction of low-life persons. His styles included Realism, Social Realism, and Impressionism, and his work was ever influenced by the dark tones and vigorous brush-strokes of the Munich style, which he learned at the Munich Academy in the 1870s. Art historian Matthew Baigell described Duveneck's mature style as having "loose highlights brushed over ruggedly blocked-out forms emerging from a richly suggestive chiaroscuro." Duveneck bequeathed his collection to the Cincinnati Art Museum when he died in 1919. His work is in many museums and sells for up to $385,000.


Impressionist Farm House on Water Front: Paul Cornoyer

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1920   item# 1092411 (stock# 2515)

Impressionist Farm House on Water Front: Paul Cornoyer
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Paul Cornoyer, 1864-1923,born in St Louis, MO, lived & worked in NYC & Gloucester, MA. This painting is in Gloucester, MA where he lived & worked. It is a lovely quiet masterpiece showing his exquisite use of light & shadow combined with perfect placement of lovely brushstrokes of color. It is oil on board, signed lower left, with the start of a second painting on the reverse side. It is 10 1/8"H by 13 1/4" W in good condition in the original early 20th Century frame (21" H by 24" W). He studied at the St Louis School of Fine Arts in 1881. His first works were in a Barbizon mode, and his first exhibit was in 1887. In 1889, he went to Paris for further training, studying at the Academie Julien, and returned to St. Louis in 1894. By the early 1890s, his work was more lyrical and Tonal, with subjects such as cityscapes and landscapes.In 1899, Cornoyer traveled to New York City, upon the encouragement of William Merritt Chase, who had acquired some of his work (probably the Parisian scene shown at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts annual in 1896-97). In New York, Cornoyer became a specialist in Tonal urban scenes, especially after rain with its blurred effects, his masterwork being The Plaza after Rain, purchased in 1910 by the new art museum of St. Louis. He was able to capture the wet, mirrored pavements with precision, streets with horse drawn carriages, trees, aligned buildings and streets. In addition, Cornoyer taught at the Mechanics Institute in New York, and later was an instructor in Massachusetts, moving there in 1917. He painted and exhibited his works up until his death in 1923.


Victorian Lady in Lush Landscape, Robert P Staples

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: French: Pre 1940   item# 1087043 (stock# 2514)

Victorian Lady in Lush Landscape, Robert P Staples
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Robert Ponsonby Staples, Irish, British, 1853-1943. This oil on canvas is a lovely portrait of a turn of the century lady in a lush landscape. It is 15 6/8"h by 23 6/8"w in a period frame 27"h by 5"w. It is signed indistinctly lower right. It was recently cleaned and had other older repairs. He is known for genre, landscape, portraits, animals, farm & is listed in Mallett. His auction records go up to $62,400.


Venice Canal Scene: Felix Ziem

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: French: Pre 1910   item# 1087015 (stock# 2516)

Venice Canal Scene: Felix Ziem
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Felix Francois Georges Philibert Ziem, French, 1821-1911. This oil on wood panel, signed lower left,is a high quality and exquisitely painted example of Ziem's Venice scenes. It is 8.5" h by 6.5 w in a simple frame with outer dimensions of 11" h by 8" w. This piece is from a private collection and housed in a simple frame. Ziem sells for up to $300,000 + and pieces that are similar to this painting sell for about $17,000-$27,000 at auction.


Running the Rapids in Canoe: Frank Benson

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1930   item# 1087009 (stock# 2515)

Running the Rapids in Canoe: Frank Benson
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Frank weston Benson, Salem, Massachusetts, 1862-1951. This gorgeous outdoor scene is about 14" by 20" sighted from the front, signed, in excellent condition,& from a private collection, and no auction records. The piece is vibrant and fresh, the brush strokes lively and perfectly placed. Auction records for comparable paintings are 86,000 and up for this quality, making this a fine investment opportunity. Another version of the same painting, a little different is in a major Frank Benson Book.

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