(Italian, 19th Century)
Fishermen in the Venetian Lagoon at Daybreak
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 16” x 20”
Frame: 22” x 26”
There is little biographical information on Simonetti, and it has been suggested that it is a pseudonym for Gian Gianni who was one of the last of the view painters of Italy. Gianni worked mostly in watercolor and produced views of Naples and Venice for people who were making the Grand Tour...
Edmund Blampied, British, 1886-1966, "Farm Fire," etching, plate measures 6 7/8 x 9 on 9 x 12 1/4 inch watermarked David Strang paper. C. 1927. Catalog: Appleby 121. Edition of 100. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1927. Numbered 63 out of 100 in the lower left in pencil, pencil signed in the lower right. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. A rich impression with drypoint burr.
An Interesting Mural Study from the well regarded Dallas Artist, Perry Nichols (1911-92). Measures about 8 1/2" by 25 1/2", frame about 14 1/2" by 31". Fine example of his work.
For some time now, in art-historical expert circles, a painting causes concern. Discovered a good ten years ago in Schwarzach im Pongau ( Province of Salzburg ) it shows a boy at the age of about six years. In spite of partly contrary opinion, everything indicates at the moment that the portrayed child represents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This would, as far as is known, be the earliest image of the composer. The Mozart town Salzburg however, is not only happy about it...
Zuihou-In III (Rock garden)
Size: Approximately 18 x 13 inches.
Signed in pencil and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Faint matte line in margin.
Zuihoin is part of Daitoku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
Yuichi Hasegawa (b. 1945)
Record of Wind Erosion (Red)
Japanese title: Fushoku-ki (Aka)
Signed in pencil by the artist.
Paper size: 24.25 x 12 inches. Image size: 20 x 8.75 inches.
Reference: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Felix Bracquemond, French, 1833-1914, "Sarcelles (Teals)", etching, plate measures 8 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches, drypoint etching from 1853. Catalog: Beraldi 111. Plate signed in the upper right, pencil signed in the lower right. Blindstamped in the lower left.
Tavik F. Simon, Czech, 1877-1942, "Notre Dame in Winter," etching, plate measures 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 inches on 15 1/8 x 19 inch watermarked wove type paper. Colored softground and aquatint from 1925. Numbered 65 in an edition of 300. Catalog: Novak 432. Pencil signed in the lower right, numbered in the lower left. An atmospheric etching that captures the bleak weather with splashes of color. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic...
Felix Bracquemond, French, 1833-1914, "Canards Surpris", etching, plate measures 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches in a gold colored 21 x 17 inch frame. Drypoint etching. Catalog: Beraldi 778. C. 1882. A very detailed etching with meticulous linework and a unique composition. Initialed in ink in the lower left, pencil signed in the lower right.
The Captain’s Tales
Oil-on-canvas, signed on the
stretcher and dated 1889
Painting: 24 ¾” x 33 ¾”
Frame: 32 ¾” x 42”
Henningsen was born in Copenhagen and studied art at the Danish Academy. In 1877, he traveled to Paris and studied with Léon Bonnat...
A Fine Mid Century Painting by the Listed San Antonio, Texas Artist, Mildred Cocke (1903-94).
Painting measures 18" by 24" in its frame of about 25 1/4" by 31". Signed lower right. Colorful, evocative look.
Original oil painting on canvas by Lily Harmon (American, 1912-1998). Signed and dated "1943" upper right. Offered in its original House of Heydenryk frame. In excellent original condition. 22 3/4" by 17" painting alone, 29" by 23" in its frame. This painting is listed as "Miriam and Fruit" in the catalogue of "Lily Harmon. Fifty Years of Painting. A Retrospective Exhibition", page 51...
Original mid-century watercolor landscape by George Zachary Constant (American, born in Greece, 1892-1978). Circa 1945-1955. Signed l.r. In excellent condition. 21" by 26"in its gallery frame.
George Constant was an important modernist who created art in a number of media for the WPA program...
Original lithograph by Raphael Soyer (American, 1899-1987), titled "Woman Shading her Eyes". Pencil signed by the artist and numbered 38/50. This work was created for Brandeis University's National Woman's Committee, Gotham Chapter (New York) in 1967. It is #121 in "Raphael Soyer Fifty Years of Printmaking" (Sylvan Cole).
Takehiko Hironaga (b. 1935)
A Store in Kakunodate (2) - From the Akita / Kakunodate Series
Japanese title: Kakunodate no Shouho 角館の商舗 (2)
Size: 24 x 18.5 inches.
Condition: Excellent. Right margin has toning.
Hironaga traveled throughout Japan to make prints of its traditional buildings. The influence of his friend Kiyoshi Saito is apparent in this work.
Original charcoal sketch on paper by Jean Hippolyte Marchand (French, 1883-1940). Circa 1920. Stamped with the artist's atelier stamp "Atelier/Jean/Marchand" lower right. Bears a label from Pitt And Scott Ltd. verso. One of three works by this artist currently available.
Original charcoal drawing by Jean Hippolyte Marchand (French, 1883-1940). Initialed JHM l.r. Also with a gallery label verso from Crane Kalman Gallery, 178 Brompton Rd. London, which gives the name of the artist, the title of the work, and the name of the purchaser in 1967. Crane Kalman Gallery handled the estate of the artist and held a number of exhibitions of his work, including a retrospective exhibition in 1967.
One of three works by this artist currently available.
Another painting: Breaking the 9th - Prequel. At times painting peaceful landscapes may not be enough and the painter must "exorcise" nightmares nocturnal or otherwise with the help of acrylic and brushes to produce a Fauve like non-painterly work...