All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1990 item #983813 (stock #210025)
Daniel Simhon Fine Art
Large original oil painting on canvas by James Hennessey (American, 20th Century). This work measures 48" by 48" (slightly more in its original strip frame). It is signed "Hennessey" and dated (81) l.r. It is also signed "James Hennessey" and dated on the stretcher. A wonderful large Italian inspired work with a fresco-like facture by a painter who taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art for many years and traveled through Italy for as many years...
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Large and impressive original acrylic painting on paper by Ruth Schloss (Born in Germany in 1922, died in Israel in 2013). This untitled works is signed in Hebrew l.r. It measures 27" by 19" (work alone) and 35" by 27" in its wonderful Lucite frame. In excellent original condition. Provenance: from a Manhattan estate. Ruth Schloss emigrated from her native Germany to Israel in 1937 with her family...
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Original acrylic on canvas by Herb Jackson (American, NC, born 1945). 30" by 22" canvas alone, 33 1/2" by 25 1/2" in its original gallery frame. This painting is signed, titled "Blue Gate" and dated 1987 verso. It also bears the original label from the Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte NC. Herb Jackson is a well-known American abstract Expressionist. He had over 150 solo exhibitions in the US and abroad, and his work is represented in over 100 museums.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1221122 (stock #Col1)
Large ritual Pre-Columbian incensario, Mixtec-Zapotec, West Mexico, presumably representing a corn god. Pre 900 AD. 15" high, 17" deep. This type of ritual object is quite rare. Incensarios were used in various cultures of ancient Mexico, and throughout Mesoamerica, for offerings of burning incense during religious and other ceremonial rituals.
Antique (19th Century) Central or Western Anatolian prayer or altar kilim, in beautiful condition. 3'4" by 7'2". All natural dyes, complete sides and ends. Two well done old repairs lower left. From a design standpoint this kilim is arranged like an Obruk kilim (the pointed hooked mirhab topped with a tree of life design, and flanked in the spandrels by two more such designs). However the color palette and the feel are not typically Obruk. From a Charlotte, NC estate.
Original oil portrait on canvas,circa 1840, of Wilhelm Ludwig Ferdinant, by an unknown (illegible signature) presumably German artist. This painting measures 18" by 14 1/2". It is signed illegibly verso. Also bears comments in Old German identifying the sitter, who lived in Wetzlar between 1807 and 1888, and was Major in the Kings Regiment.
Original oil on canvas by and unknown (presumably German artist--the painting is signed illegibly verso) circa 1840, a portrait of a beautiful woman named Therese von Bernswordt Wetzlar (born Oct. 26 1814 in Schluk-Schweinsber, died in Wetzlar Feb. 19 1877; married in Hermanstein on June 6 1843). This painting measures 18" by 14 1/2". In excellent condition.
Original painting (oil and gouache on paper) by Ruth Schloss (Born 1922 in Germany, died 2013 in Israel). This untitled work is signed twice as is usually the case with this artist's works: "Schloss" lower left, and "Ruth Schloss" in Hebrew lower right. 19" by 13" (work alone), 30" by 23" in its gallery frame. In excellent original condition. From a NY estate. Ruth Schloss emigrated with her family to Israel in 1937...
Original oil painting on canvas by Jean Hippolyte Marchand (French, 1882-1941), circa 1925. This painting is signed lower left "JHMarchand". It still bears remnants of a couple of gallery labels, at least one of them from the Kalman (Crane Kalman) gallery when it was still in Manchester (The Crane Kalman Gallery was established in Manchester, and is currently located in London). Also inscribed "KALMAN" verso. 18" by 28" (painting alone), 26" by 36" in its original frame...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #870484 (stock #2922)
Large and exceptional oil painting on board by Robert Lohman (American, 1919-2001), offered in excellent condition. This painting measures 27" by 47", painting alone and 34" by 54" in its original frame. It is signed and dated 72 l.r. Provenance: from the artist's personal collection. Robert Lohman was a sculptor and a painter. He studied at John Herron Art Institute, at Cranbrook under Carl Milles, and at Yale. He was director of Fine Arts at Cranbrook from 1947 to 1949...
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Antique South Persian rug, Khamseh federation, measuring 53" x 95", in excellent untouched condition. This rug has the characteristic floppy handle one expects from the best of its type. Natural dyes.
Original watercolor by Jacob Landau (American, 1917-2001) in excellent condition. This painting is signed l.r. and bears various inscriptions on the reverse, including a title for the painting ("Dream Palace"). It appears to have belonged to the collection of the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, where Landau was born. This painting measures 15" by 20" (art alone) and 23" by 28" in its frame...
Original marble sculpture by Theodor Mallener (Czech, 1892-1978). Mallener is a Czech sculptor born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. He apparently spent part of his life in Germany, where he died (Schwabmunchen, Bavaria) in 1972. He is listed mainly in Czech sources...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #676280 (stock #2773)
Original oil painting on canvas by Anthony Toney (American, 1913-2004) offered in excellent original condition. This large work measures 40" by 34", more in its contemporary frame. It is signed l.r. "Toney" and dated "57". It is also signed "Anthony Toney" and titled "Study of a Woman" on the back of the canvas, as is usual with this artist. The painting also bears a small paper label with the name of the artist, the title, and #37. Toney is a major 20th century American artist. He has an ...
Original ceramic sculpture by Tina Rabner (American, New York, 1913-1994). This work depicts two young girls at play. It measures approximately 14" by 12" by 6". In overall excellent condition. Matte finish with polychrome highlights. Signed (incised signature on the base) "Tina Rabner". Circa 1945. Tina Rabner was an entrant in the Robineau Memorial/National Ceramic Exhibitions in Syracuse in 1940, 1946, and 1948 (cf. Art Pottery of the United States by Paul Evans, p.428). She is also l...
Antique Shirvan Kilim (19th Century) in excellent condition, measuring 61" by 125", all natural dyes, very fine weave, original sides and ends. We also currently have antique kilims from the Kuba area of the Caucasus, from North West Persia, from the Veramin area (eye dazzler), from the Malatya area of Anatolia, etc. We also have a few jajims in stock. Please inquire.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1920 item #751407 (stock #2837)
Original oil on canvas attributed to Lillian Genth (American, 1876-1953), early 20th Century. This painting measures roughly 42" by 31" in its frame. It is initialed L.G. upper right, and interestingly enough inscribed "Nelson" (for George Laurence Nelson, with whom she painted in Connecticut) on the back. From the collection of Robert Austin, author of "Artists of the Litchfield Hills". This painting is in excellent condition.
Original and early ceramic sculpture by Dorothy Elaine Robbins (American-Israeli/ 1920-1999), circa 1950, in excellent condition. This sculpture has an incised signature. It measures 17" by 13" by 9" base not included. Ohio born Robbins studied at Cranbrook and at the Cincinnati Academy of Art. She taught ceramic sculpture at the Cincinnati Art Museum between 1948 and 1950. She notably exhibited at the National Ceramic Exhibitions of the Syracuse Museum in 1948 and 1950 (cf. Paul Evans, Art...