Image size, 5 1/4" x 8"--brown ink wash on laid paper. Note repaired tear in middle of work visible in my image.
Frederick Seeth(American, 1845-1929)
The Yacht Race
Ink and wash on paper, signed and dated: “(18)87” lower right.
Sight size: 12” x 18.5”
Mat Size: 19.75” x 25.75”
“Capt. J. Friedrich Seeth was a noted marine artist and captain of famous clipper ships and lived in East Avenue, New Canaan, for a number of years.”
Obituary of his daughter, Mrs. Dorothea Seeth Nichols, September 6, 1934, New Canaan Advertiser
Mason Wells American 1906-1984 large watercolor on paper of a figure of a woman walking on the deck of a passenger liner with the funnel and other parts of the vessel. Painted over pencil. On the back is written, “MASON WELLS/ maybe/ S.S. Berengaria/ when Student at/ Harvard.” Sight size 20 ¾ by 13 ¾ inches. Frame 28 by 20 ¾ inches.
Condition. Excellent. Frame has minor knocks. New acid free backing.
Old framing label shows it was framed in San Francisco. S.S...
Maxfield William Parrish,N.A. 1870-1966, Plainfield NH. This lovely ink on paper is a Book Buyer: Figure Reading. It is 12" by 8.5". Provenance: Alma and Peter Smith, Cornish, NH, Alma Gilbert Smith is the author of a book on Maxfield Parrish, and the Smith's owned Maxfield Parrish's house called "The Oaks" in Cornish, NH.
Emily Mead, Title: "After Image" Size: 15"x15" Water-based Monoprint On Handmade Paper (This Is One of My Favorites).
Pietro Lazzari (American, 1898-1979)
Two large ink washes on paper, signed. Minor discoloration and tears along edges.
Sheet size: Faces - Approximately 46” x 26” unframed
Nudes - Approximately 28.5” x 22.5” unframed
Born in Rome, Lazzari studied at Rome’s Ornamental School, and lived in Paris before moving to the United States in the 1920s...
Joseph Jean-Laurent (Haiti, 1893-1976)
Couple Walking, circa 1960's
Watercolor, 17 ¼ x 24 in.
Entering the Harbor
Attributed to Johannes Christiaan Schotel
Charcoal and ink wash on paper.
A soldier turned artist, Schotel was skilled in both printmaking and painting. He studied under both Adriaan Meulemans and Martinus Schouman, eventually collaborating with Schouman.
Hs works are held in the permanent collections of museums throughout Holland...
Jean Honore Fragonard, French, 1732-1806. This drawing is an oval in pencil of Gods with Angels. It is 10"h by 12"w on a board that is 14" by 16" with Jean Honore Fragonard with 1732-1806 written below it in pencil on the board under the drawing. It is framed in an older gold frame and is 20.5 by 22...
A watercolor on paper of a castle on the water with a boat and three women walking on the shingle in the foreground, a row boat on the water and the castle in the distance against the sky. John Varley (1778-1842) was an English watercolorist who painted a large quantity of small watercolors including other versions of Conway castle. There are numerous other watercolors that are attributed to him, but probably not by him...
Original French master portrait of a woman wearing braids from a portfolio of drawings dated 1847. Displayed in a giltwood frame.
Robert Von Newmann, Chicago/Milwaukee, 1888-1976. These original drawings are from 1920-1930's and are from the estate of the artist.
The frame is an original 1920-40's frame.
Very interesting colored ink or pencil abstract drawing by American artist-signed Kahler 81 lower right hand side--has been locked in a trust until 2008-info on back indicated from Capricorn Gallery-Philip Desind Living Trust-Barbra Desind Kerman Trustee--no condition problems or fading-framed under glass--29 inches by 19 inches-add 2 inches for clean mat and oak frame--a striking work of art that took much time, skill and patience to create
Prosper Pierre Louis, Loas #5, Circa 1980's. Ink on Paper, 24 x 18 in.
Vintage charcoal drawing of a female nude, presented matted and in a 19th C carved antique-gold frame. Image size: 24" x 18". less
Dimensions 28.5ʺW × 2.0ʺD × 34.5ʺH
Study of Trees, Murphysboro, Illinois and Fallen Tree, Nashville, Illinois, two drawings
byHenry W. Waugh (American, 1835-1865)
Pencil on paper from Waugh’s sketchbook: Landscapes of 1857
Sight size: 3” x 5.25” and 5” x 3.5”
Frame:12.5” x 15.5 and 12.5” x 15”
Nephew of the panoramist, Samuel B. Waugh, Henry Waugh arrived in Indianapolis at age 18 or 20 as a member of a theatrical troupe...
this is an American ink and watercolor fashion drawing-made in the 40s or 50s of a lady boldly dressed in a cape-image is 5 inches by 13 inches-framed 10 inches by 15 inches-no condition problems--this is Joan Crawfords taste and style-where is Mommy Dearest when she is needed?--30s or 40s
8 3/4" x 6 3/4" bearing collector's stamp Pen and inkwash on laid paper.