All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1298946 (stock #699)
Original Vintage Conte Crayon Drawing of a Reclining Nude Woman by R. Chatfield monogramed lower right. Unframed. 25" L x 21" W
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #738598 (stock #9667)
Portrait of a Young Woman from Snow Hill, Maryland

Manuel Joachim de Franca (American, 1808-1865)

Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1858.

Provenance: Given to Judge and Mrs. Thomas Johnson, ca. 1900, by the granddaughter of the sitter, then by descent to Catherine Eaton.

Painting, Oval: 24” x 20”
Frame: 33” x 29”

Portrait painter Manuel Joachim de Franca was active in Philadelphia from 1830 to 1842, then in St. Louis, Missouri from 1844 on...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #1117528 (stock #10174)
Joseph Victor Chemin (Fr., 1825-1901)

Le Vainqueur

Bronze mounted on a rouge marble base, signed.

10.5” x 10” x 3.75 base

*Please note that the color of the bronze is much darker than it appears in these photographs.

Chemin was born in Paris, France on August 25th 1825. and was one of Antoine Louis Barye’s successful students.  He first exhibited at the Salon of 1851.  Chemin exhibited regularly at the Salon from the years 1857 until 1894...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1008324 (stock #329)
A beautiful modernist composition oil on paper by Harold Christopher Davies a well listed California modernist The Provenance is from the estate of the artist and Hoover Gallery of San Francisco. Measuring approx. 23 x 28 inches framed size 32 x 40 inches. A fine example of this artists work. Harold Christopher Davies was a painter with whom art came first and commercialism last...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #490725 (stock #138)
Charles Harmon California impressionist redwoods. A bold impressionist painting of California redwood country titled Gateway to Glendale Humbolt County. Oil on canvas board signed lower right. In excellent condition measuring approx. 10x12 inches. A fine example would be a nice addition to any collection.

Biography

Charles Henry Harmon (1859-1936) was born on December 23, 1859 in Mansfield, Ohio...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #849909 (stock #9574)
Pastel on brown paper, signed lower left corner.

Portrait painter Frederick Rice Webster was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and studied art at the Royal Academy in Munich. Though based in Chicago, he undertook a series of portrait commissions in Los Angeles between 1912 and 1913...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1175020 (stock #574)
An original woodblock print signed lower left and titled on mount "Caballo printed on Japan paper. This is a very rare graphic work by this important Mexican Modernist woman artist. Her auction records for painting are six figures. This print is In good condition paper is cut unevenly image size 5 x 7 inches slight light staining comes with archaival 16 x 20 matte. Biography María Izquierdo (October 30, 1902, San Juan de los Lagos – December 2, 1955, Mexico City) was a Mexican painter...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1088873
Theodore 'Ted' Kautzky (Hungarian/American, 1896-1953) original watercolor painting - "Broadway Looking North, Trinity Church - New York City". Painting size: 22" x'15". Watercolor on paper. Circa 1930s. Signed in lower right corner. Excellent condition, some scuffs to the frame. In this painting Kautzky demonstrates his interest in the architecture of New York city, looking north on Broadway, with the spire of Trinity Church visible on the left...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #1265979 (stock #644)
Indian Mogul painting on silk. Titled Shaw Jehan returns in Triumph. Image, 10"L x 7.5"W. Label from Indian gallery on verso. Matted Unframed. Please Take the Time to View the rest of our inventory.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1304129 (stock #718)
Original oil painting "Sail Boat Moonlight Nocturne " By Michael Dancer (1927-2002) Dancer a California impressionist artist had affiliations with prominent galleries. Including Montecito Fine Arts, Linda McAdoo Gallery in Santa Fe, Nelson Rockefeller Gallery in Palm Springs, and the Bluebird Gallery in Laguna Beach. Awards include 3rd prize in the Taos Impressionist Show. California Art Club Gold Medal for Landscape. Image 5"H x 7"W. Framed size 8 x 10 overall.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #714667 (stock #9630)
Henri Langerock (Belgian, 1830-1915)

Divided Interest

Oil on canvas, signed lower right corner.

Painting size: 18” x 15”
Frame size: 23” x 20”

Henri Langerock studied in his hometown at the Academie te Gent. A lithographer as well as a painter, Langerock was active in Paris in the late 19th century. Known for his landscapes and genre scenes, he exhibited at the Salon de Paris from 1879 through 1884...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #1304881 (stock #10662)
Edmond Darch Lewis (American, 1835-1910)

Schooner off the Atlantic Coast

Watercolor on paper, signed lower left and dated “1896”

Sight Size:13" x 26"
Frame Size: 23.25" x 36"

Lewis was born and died and Philadelphia where he studied with Paul Weber from about 1850-55. According to Peter Falk ("Who Was Who in American Art"), “he was one of the most popular landscape painters of Philadelphia during the late 19th century...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #127700 (stock #MIN269B)
English School Portrait miniature of gentleman, circa 1820, in watercolor on ivory. The painting is wonderful and colorful; the elderly man’s head is bent and he wears a quizzical expression. He sports a white cravat, canary yellow vest and dark blue coat. The reverse featured beautifully plaited hair with gold cipher initials (JC”, I believe). Good condition; there are some white deposits under the glass on the obverse; and dust on the reverse. Measures 2 1/8” by 1 ½”.
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1126852
very cute large oil on canvas painting of a cat in Victorian Blue dress with her catch . sign: Johammsen
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1837 VR item #975765 (stock #26C10E 3071)
Portrait of British officer Benjamin Everard. Oil on canvas. Circa 1813. Size: 22.5" x 16.5" Offered in an antique lemon yellow gilt frame, which is stamped "G.A. Plowman, Builder." This full length unsigned portrait of a British officer in uniform, with dress sword and cap, is identified by an early label, affixed to the stretcher, as "Benjamin Everard, Ensign 21st Foot, 25 Feb...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1190647 (stock #594)
A fine vintage photo of a Chinese Imperial temple photo by famed Jewish photographer Sam Sanzetti signed lower right a fine rich print measuring 12 x 17 inches. in good vintage condition,

Biography

Sioma Lifshitz arrived in Shanghai on a freighter from Vladivostock in 1922. The 20 years old energetic Russian jew had no money but lot’s of dreams and soon started to work in a photography studio under the name of Sam Sanzetti. It took him 5 years to open in own studio in 1927, becoming on...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1970 item #1365891 (stock #40i87-100)
Thomas R. Curtin (American, 1899-1977) - Vermont Village in Winter. Oil on masonite. Size: 12 inches x 16 inches. Artist signed in lower left. Circa 1960's. Offered in as-found condition and would benefit from a professional cleaning. The barn-board frame is probably original. A late afternoon sun accentuates the white steeple of this northern Vermont village, painted in the midst of the winter season. Thomas Curtin was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He studied at the prestigious National A...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #596973 (stock #9049)
Eugène Laurent (French, 1832-1898)

The Spinner

Sculpture in bronze, signed on base.

Height: 20”

Laurent’s artistic career began under the tutelage of Coinchon. He went forth to become a successful artist during his life, first exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1861. Best known for his portrait busts and figures of celebrities, Laurent was selected to create two public monuments. His statue of Jacques Callot was dedicated in Nancy and the Paris town hall was the...