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.
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...
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.
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.
(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...
Original burin engraving and etching by Dolf Rieser (British, born in South Africa, 1898-1983). Pulled by Joseph Hecht in Paris in 1938 as #9 in the "Africa" portfolio on Montval paper, signed and numbered "35" by the artist, in an edition of 100. In excellent condition. Offered framed and with the original portfolio cover with an engraving of African masks on brown wove paper.
Original etching by Maurice de Vlaminck (France, 1876-1958). Circa 1937. From the Paris 1937 portfolio which included works by Matisse, Gromaire, Vlaminck, Derain, Dufy, Laurencin, Bonnard, Kisling, Dunoyer de Segonzac, etc. Signed in the plate. Currently framed in a mid-century period frame. Good condition.
A very fine example. An unusual type- not the usual Shan, Mandalay, or Mon. Unsure exactly what tribal group this is from, but it has one of the nicest faces I have seen on a Burmese Buddha in some time.
Measurements: 9 inches tall, 11 1/8 inches on custom stand
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Alessandro Mastro-Valerio, American, 1887-1953, "Morning Paper," mezzotint, print measures 9 x 6 inches on 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 inch wove type paper. Mezzotint from 1942. Pencil signed in the lower left. Presentation print of the Chicago Society of Etchers, with the blindstamp in the bottom left margin. Edition of 350. A superb impression of an intimate portrait with excellent shading.
John Taylor Arms, American, 1887-1953, "La Colegiata, Toro," etching, plate measures 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches on 10 5/8 x 14 7/8 inch watermarked laid paper. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1935. In the lower left: "To my dear friends Charlotte and Richard Perry, John Taylor Arms 1935." C. 1935. Catalog: Fletcher 284. Edition of 153. #12 in the Spanish Church Series. This print has a wide tonal range, with a variety of different intricate line patterns to convey shading and texture...
Louis Orr, American, 1879-1961, "Notre Dame de Paris," etching, plate measures 15 x 16 inches on 16 7/8 x 19 1/8 inch wove type paper. Drypoint etching from 1924. A well inked impression with incredible detail. Second State. This is a rare early pencil signed proof, prior to the Louvre publication.
Kyra Markham, American, 1891–1967, "Cherry Bloom in Brooklyn, 1937," lithograph, plate measures 13 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches on 18 x 12 3/8. Lithograph printed in 1939. Edition of 25. Pencil titled in the lower left, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right. A delightful print full of light and movement.
30.5" wide, 33.5" high, 15" deep, Louis XV style, Bombe Commode Stand. Made of Kingwood, with original marble top and original mounts.
Anders Zorn, Swedish, 1860-1920, "Valkulla," etching, plate measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches on 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inch watermarked Van Gelder Zonin laid paper. C. 1912. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plated initialed and dated in the lower left. Catalog: Hjert and Hjert 209. A rare print. This is an excellent portrayal of a pensive woman with a rich drypoint burr. Anders Zorn's artistic talents were obvious at an early age...
A charming miniature portrait of two beautiful children, painted on natural material by William Egley. Housed in what is probably the original bronze frame.
Both the painting and the frame are in excellent condition, with no issues. The painting is 1 3/4" in diameter, and the frame is 2 7/8".
William Egley (1798–1870), was born in Doncaster, England, and moved shortly after to Nottingham...
The frame size: 21 1/2" W x 18 1/2 " H.
The image size :13 3/4” W x 10 1/2” H.
The title: Morning Market in Paris.
Artist: Yukio Kodama (1916-1992)
Medium: Original Lithograph on paper.
Signed by artist: Lower right in pencil, Y. Kodama
Edition Numbered : 140/200 in pencil lower left
The year made: around 1985
The condition frame and Lithograph: Excellent.
We supply our COA (certificate of authenticity)...
Wonderful Folk Art Hanging Bracket "ANTIQUES" Sign in the style of Maxfield Parrish; painted wrought iron depicting a Gentleman and Lady at Tea. Provenance: from an antiques store in North Adams, MA, circa 1900.
Main Sign 25.5" x 32"
Bracket: 19" x 45.5"
From A. Gilbert Smith:
It is very reminiscent of a two sided sign executed by Parrish for a friend titled: The Tea Tray...
James Lawrence Clark
A Gentleman and His Sulky
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated “1854”
Painting: 19 ½” x 23 ¼”
Frame: 23 ½” x 27 ¼”
Clark was born in London and was noted as an “animal painter” on his first child’s baptismal record.
Three of his sons, Octavius, Samuel and Albert, became artists.
Clark specialized in painting portraits of prize winning pigs, cattle, dogs and horses...