The Garden - by Mary Azarian. An unsigned early wood block print by this famous Vermont printmaker and illustrator. Circa 1970s. Size: 24 in. x 14 in. Offered in a hand-made wood frame. The text most appropriately reads: "When The World Wearies And Ceases To Satisfy, There Is Always The Garden."
The quality of this bronze neoclassical figure is exceptional, with fine detail, deep rich patina, and fire gilding accents.
It measures 12 1/2" high, on a base measuring 6 3/4" x 3 3/8". The base is open on the bottom and shows screws that hold the sculpture in place.
Probably had a marble base at some time.
Signed on the corner, "Moreau", one of the famed French bronze sculptors of the 19th century...
Early portrait of a gentleman in dark coat with white shirt and ascot, mid to early 19th century.
With frame it measures 15" x 12", and the stretcher measures 13 3/8" x 10 3/8". Stretcher appears old, but may not be original.
Frame is not period, but has good age, gold leaf over wood.
The canvas is stable and shows craquelure over the entire surface, visible in close up photos.
Unsigned, which is usually the case, and there is no information as to the identity of the sitter...
Woodblock print on tan paper, measuring 12" x 9", woodblock size 8 3/8" x 5 1/4", mat size 13 1/2 x 11".
White mats with glassine over image, print affixed with small piece of tape.
Signed in lower left, titled "Vorticist Wood Cut" and signed Proof in lower right.
Dramatic image, cubist view of industrial cityscape, all in good condition, no fading or wear to print...
Woodblock print by Earl M. Washington, after a print by Eric Gill, the noted British artist and printmaker (1882-1940).
Print paper size 5 3/8" x 8 7/8", woodblock size 3 1/4" x 5", mat 13 1/2" x 11".
Matted in white boards with glassine over image, print tipped in with small piece of tape.
Paper is cream colored, with strong black impression.
Signed by Washington, 1 of 15 images, and attributed to E...
Exceptional quality and large size, this carved marble lamb measures 5 7/8" high, with a base of 8 1/4" x 5 1/8". It is substantial, weighing 9 pounds and 12 ounces.
The detailing of the lamb's fur, face and overall form is excellent, with a nicely beveled base.
In very good condition, with expected surface wear and ears all intact, which is rare...
A scarce artist's fully articulated wooden mannequin, probably French. 19th century. Size: 19 inches ht. Mannequins were an important tool in the artist's studio. Each was carved to model the human form and utilized wooden ball joints that allowed the figure to be manipulated into realistic positions...
'After the Storm, Flint Hill Rd.', Braintree, Vermont by Carolyn Egeli. Oil on canvas. Size: 30 inches x 40 inches. Circa 2018. Signed in lower right. Offered in a gilt wood frame. Carolyn Egeli is a contemporary landscape and portrait painter. Originally from Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region, Carolyn now lives and paints on an old farm in Braintree, Vermont. In her large-scale paintings, Carolyn portrays the spirit of life in rural Vermont...
William B. Hoyt (American, 1945 - present) - 'In the Channel'. Oil on artist board. Size: 6 inches x 8 inches. Signed in lower left. Late 20th century. An attractive small painting of a fly fisherman in waders casting in a Vermont stream. Hoyt was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of an avid sailor father and portrait artist mother. Much of his time was spent in the yachting community of Newport, Rhode Island...
Lovely modernist nude etching of a reclining woman entitled, "Joseph Had a Dream" by Ruth Weisberg. Dated 1967 and signed lower right. Presented in cream colored matting and a carved gilt wood frame. Image size: 14 x 18", overall dimensions: 20 x 26".
Ruth Weisberg, an artist and professor, is the former Dean of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California since 1995.
Weisberg is well known for her paintings reflecting upon the cycle of life; the continuity of generations...
Dennis Sheehan (American, born 1950) - Sunset on a Misty Pond. Oil on linen...
Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu in characteristic seated pose of royal ease, sculpted in relief from a gray-brown igneous stone. Clearly dated to the fifth year of the Genroku Era (1692), mid-Edo Period. Old loss. Light lichen accumulation.
Height: 61.5 cm
Width: 30 cm
Depth: 21 cm
Packaged weight: 43 kg
Six Jizo Bosatsu figures standing in a row, the mudra varying from figure to figure, sculpted in relief against an unusually expansive funagata-style mandorla from a heavy igneous stone. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650, possibly earlier. Virtually no stone loss, with desirable softening of the lines and contours of the Jizo figures. Variegated lichen accumulation.
Height: 61 cm
Width: 44 cm
Depth: 20 cm
Packaged weight: 70 kg
According to Buddhist belief, Jizo Bosatsu was entrusted by the...
Alice Haigh Dixon (American, 1876-1956) - View looking toward Big Sur, California. Oil on canvas. Size: 18 inches x 22 inches. Signed in lower right.
An attractive scene of flowers along the California coastline by this San Francisco and Healdsburg painter. Offered in a gilded modern plein air frame. Minor paint loss to a small area just left of the signature.
Measuring 7 1/2" from beak to tail and 5 1/4" high to top of crest, this bronze is in excellent condition, with all the origonal paint. The detail in both the casting and paint is very fine, and the figure is life size and life like. It is signed on the belly and tail with Bergmann's "B" in an urn, with the Austria stamp, and KF in a diamond lozenge. In addition, on the tail, the mark of Carl Kauba is also stamped, which is unusual, and may have been done for marketing purposes. The Bergmann...
Measuring just under 8" high, and 12" including the wood stand, this Santo head is exceptionally well carved, with fine detail and life like features to the face. The eyes are cast upward, and the pupils are carved in a concave manner. Most of the face and beard retain the original gesso and paint, with more loss to the back of the head, and most of the paint in the eyes is gone.
Fine quality and nice detail, it is probably Continental in origin.
'Sun, Snow and Ice' by Eric Tobin. Oil on canvas. Dated 2017. Size: 12 inches x 16 inches. Signed in lower right and signed and titled on the reverse. Offered in a silver leaf plein air frame. A grouping of five white birch trees in winter overlooking the snowy banks of the Lamoille River, in Johnson, Vermont, as captured by Eric on a sunny day. Eric Tobin is a contemporary Vermont landscape artist. He resides in the northern part of the state, near Johnson, VT. Tobin was greatly influenced by t...