“Le Vallee Verte”
Oil on canvas 22” x 26.5” w/o frame \ 30” x 34.5 framed
Dominique Dorie was born in Versailles in 1958. At the age of sixteen he began working in the Louvre as a restorer of sculptures. He had several small "exhibitions" by hanging his work in the evenings on the fences of the church of St. Germain des Pres.
In1977 Dorie. won a scholarship offered by the city of Paris that enabled him to enroll in a night course in drawing...
An important Canadian Group of 7 oil on panel by Francis Hans - Franz or Frank - Johnston OSA, ARCA (Canadian, 1888-1949) titled "Pools of Spring". Born in Toronto, he was a founding member of the renowned Toronto painters known as the Group of Seven, which he left by 1926. He became a principal of the Winnipeg School of Art and later the Ontario College of Art. He changed his signature to "Franz" in 1927 on the advice of a friend...
Please notice the new image overlays on Whistler. These match very well. After 50 years+ of ownership and research by an Art Collector this unknown Self-Portrait of an Artist has been identified. The Old Master Collector who purchased this Portrait does not remember where he bought the Portrait. It was a habit of his to visit Antique and Art Shops around the world during his travels. He especially enjoyed working the shops in England for works of Art...
For the last four years, I have researched every aspect of this self-portrait to confirm its artist identity!! Today, I can confirm the artist of this self-portrait, it is ROY FOX LICHTENSTEIN!! I was able to match the 1956 signature to the “rather primitive notion of patterned linear repetition”, or unknown markings (which look like Hebrew) on the side of an airplane in the RFL’s drawing “AIRPLANE 1961”. Similar markings can be found on the RFL’s TEN DOLLAR BILL 1956 Lithograph...
Lloyd Ray Ney, American, Pa. 1893 - 1964
Ney lived and worked in New Hope, Pa.
Studied - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Winner of the Cresson Prize
Ney's non-objective paintings were included in 15 years of exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum [ 1947 - 1955].
This watercolor on paper board is in very good original condition
Image measures app. 18" X 24"
White Mountain Landscape
Oil on canvas 18” x 30” w/o frame
Benjamin Champney is synonymous with White Mountain paintings of the 19th century. Most art historians consider him the founder of the White Mountain School of painters who came to North Conway and the surrounding area during the second half of the 19th century. His paintings were often used to make chromolithographs that were subsequently sold to tourists who could not afford Champney's originals...
Sir Francis Seymour Haden, British, 1818-1910, Etching, "House of the Smith", image size: 4 1/2 x 6 inches, 1864, cat. Schneiderman 58, pencil signed
Evening at Buttermere
Oil on canvas 24”x16” w/o frame
Alfred Fontville De Breanski was one of seven children born to the prolific British landscape painter Alfred De Breanski (1852-1928).Though his paintings emanate those of his father in palette and subject matter, his landscapes are executed in a slightly less formal style. His main body of work concentrates on the effects of sunlight on the Highland scenery at different times of the day...
Charles Jacques, French, 19th Century, Engraving, "Paysans se Desalterant", plate inscribed under image, '53' dated 1849 after the 17th century image by A. V. Osted, image size 5 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches; Jacques had won medals of merit in the Salon for his etchings the previous year.
Ingatz Marcel Gaugengigl, American, 1855-1932, Etching on Japan Paper, "The Violinist", 1900, image size 6 7/8X4 1/2", pencil signed
Ingatz Marcel Gaugengigl, American, 1855-1932, Etching, "Bellisima", image size: 7x7, pencil signed
Kruseman Van Elten, American, 1829-1904, Etching, "Summer Morning", Image size 17 7/8 x 29 5/8 inches, printed by Wm.Pate & Co, NY, plate signed 1886
Jacques Villon, French, 1875-1963, Etching on olive toned paper, "Fete Champetie", image size 8 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, pencil signed
Arthur R. Middleton Todd, British, 1891-1966, Etching, "The Dance", image size 10 x 10 inches, pencil signed
“Bouquet a la Flute”
Oil on canvas 25 5/8” x 21 ¼” w/o frame
Gaston Sebire was born in Saint-Samson, Normandy, France, August 18, 1920. He attended School in Rouen, then entered the postal service, working at night and devoting himself to painting during the day. His first big break came in 1953, when he won the honorable job of designing the costumes and decorations of L'Ange gris, a ballet written by Claude Debussy for the Marquis of Cuevas...
Original oil or casein painting on board by George Joseph Habergritz (American, 1909-1998), circa 1950, offered in excellent condition. This painting measures 6" by 12" (12" by 18" in its original frame). It is signed l.c. "Habergritz" and titled on the verso: "Mexican Landscape". It is also inscribed: "Artist: George Habergritz, 47 E. 9th St. NYC" and "For Lillian, from George and Maya" (Maya Pollack Habergritz, the artist's wife). Habergritz is listed in all the usual databases...
Charles P. Renouard, French, 1845-1924, Etching, "Bathers", image size: 4 7/8X6 3/4", pencil signed
Reinhardt, European, 20th Century, Etching, "Hambourg Harbor", image size: 9 1/2X13", pencil signed