All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1363125 (stock #na135)
A beautifully done Horace Hone portrait, painted on natural wafer, signed and dated "HH 1782" on the right. The sitter might well be Mary, Viscountess Dillon, as she bears a great resemblance to another portrait Hone did of her. Whether this is the case or not, the subject of this miniature is a striking blue-eyed woman, with a coquettish mien to her...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1363090 (stock #a1607)
A miniature portrait of an attractive young woman, painted on organic wafer. The subject is depicted wearing upswept hair held in place with a white ribbon, and wearing a turquoise dress with gauzy white material as a scarf or edging the neckline. The glazed reverse of the gold case contains hair carefully arranged to imitate a feathery look.

Both the painting and the case are in excellent condition, with no issues of note. The light areas across the top on each side are due to reflections...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #1363071
55" × 92", unframed. This painting depicts a Nordic conquest in North America. It needs minor restoration. Thought to be painted between 1890 and 1900. Provenance: Agnew, London
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362925 (stock #a1613)
An unusual double sided miniature by Frederick Buck. One side is painted using watercolors on ivory, and shows a young man with an upswept hair style, dressed in the usual black coat and white stock of the period. The reverse of the case shows an older man in profile, also in a black coat and white stock, but limned in watercolor on card. The paintings were probably done at somewhat different times, and then framed together.

The condition of the full face painting is excellent, with no issues...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362913 (stock #na130)
A strong enamel on copper painting by William Prewett, depicting James Thomson. Thompson (1700 - 1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright, best known now for writing the lyrics to "Rule Britannia". The case is original, but engraved as follows several years after the death of the sitter: James Thomson/Poet/1700 - 1748.

The condition of the painting and the case is excellent. Overall size is 1 7/8" by 1 5/8".

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: According to Foskett: "William Prewett (or Prewitt) (fl...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362910 (stock #a1611)
A watercolor miniature of an older gentleman, expertly painted, and signed at the lower right "AG 1800", by Alexander Gallaway. The blue-eyed subject, posed against a blue sky with wispy clouds, is wearing a blue jacket with brass buttons, a white shirt and vest, and a stock tied in a bow. The glazed reverse of the gilt brass case has fine hairwork consisting of interwoven plaits.

The condition of the case and painting is excellent, with no flaws...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1362909 (stock #a1614)
A striking watercolor on natural material portrait miniature. The subject of the painting is a wide-eyed attractive young woman simply presented in a V-necked white gown with ruffles along the bodice. The reverse of the gold case has intricately woven plaits of hair within the central glazed aperture...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1960 item #1362901 (stock #1285)
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$795.00

“Le Chat Noir”

An engaging painting of a black cat relaxing on a sofa by Katherine Librowicz. Painted with great joie de vivre, her style owes much to the work of the impressionists. Presented in a delightful carved Montparnasse frame. After studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw she moved to France and attended the Academy of Andre Lhote in Montparnasse, Paris, in 1938. She specialised in painting portraits of children...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362870 (stock #a1612)
A beautiful watercolor on organic material attributed to the hand of William Grimaldi. The subject of this work of art is an older gentleman wearing a blue coat, yellow vest, and ruffled stock, and shown against a beclouded sky background. Housed in a gold filled case.

The condition of the miniature and its case is excellent, with no problems. The overall size is 3" by 2 3/8"...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1800 item #1362856 (stock #11257)
Fox Fine Art
$750.00
Circle of Pierre-Antoine DEMACHY (1723-1807) 18th Century French School. An attractive painting of animals set in a neoclassical landscape, probably dating to around 1790. Inscribed verso on a replacement stretcher is “De Proisy”. This has probably been incorrectly transferred from the original canvas or stretcher by a restorer. There is no listed painter of this name...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1900 item #1362834 (stock #11277)
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$795.00
A delightful painting of dancers waiting in the wings by Paul Mesplès During the pre-war period , Mesplès was referred to as” the painter of dancers.” Mesplès was a pupil of the painter Jean-Léon Gérôme. He became passionate about opera dancers and stage costumes: in the early 1880s, producing an album called Dancers of Paris...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362812 (stock #na131)
A beautiful portrait, by Gervase Spencer, of a striking young woman, painted in watercolor on natural wafer. Signed and dated "GS 1759" on the lower right. The subject of the painting, with brown hair and blue eyes, is clearly wealthy, attired in a blue gown with lace trim, and accessorized with pearl earrings, a pearl encrusted hair barrette, a pearl choker, and a long pearl necklace centered by a pearl, onyx and gold brooch. The case for this miniature has a gold bezel, deep (5/16") gilt silve...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362811 (stock #a1603)
A beautifully limned portrait painted in watercolor on natural wafer. The sitter, an attractive woman with blue eyes, is wearing a white bonnet with a blue ribbon, and a white gown with a cream colored lace-edged fichu. The previous owner, a knowledgeable collector of miniatures, had catalogued this as "in the manner of John Singleton Copley".

The painting is in excellent condition, and what appears to be damage or a split at the top center is a scratch on the glass. The original gold case is ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1362794 (stock #a1616)
A nicely done portrait miniature of a gentleman, executed in watercolor on natural organic material. Housed in its original ebonized wood frame which has an interesting musical motif as the hanger base.

No condition issues for either the painting or the frame. Sight size is 2 7/8" by 2 1/4", and the framed size is 4 3/4" by 4 1/4".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1362747 (stock #11152)
Fox Fine Art
$750.00
A charming painting of a young girl carrying a racquet and shuttlecock with blue ribbons in her hair. It is signed and dated 1911. This painting was offered for sale at Christie’s in 2013 with a guide price of between £1000 & £1500, but remained unsold.

Caroline Audley was born in Liverpool in 1864. She exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool from 1910 onwards.

Condition. In good bright condition, recently cleaned and reframed. Size. 67cm x 40cm (76cm x 48cm framed) ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #1362665 (stock #38B20-405)
Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) - Autumn Maples in Vermont, original oil painting on masonite, dated 1942. Size: 5 inches x 7.5 inches. Signed and dated in the lower left. Original oil paintings by Luigi Lucioni infrequently appear on the open market, and this small gem captures two maples at the peak of Vermont's autumn foliage, with the Green Mountains, near Manchester, Vermont, forming a skyline. This work in in excellent condition and has been professionally cleaned. Luigi Luci...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1362585 (stock #650fp)
E & M Perez
$950.00
Measuring 28" x 36", this western scene by Bernard P. Thomas depicts two horses by a stream, with mountains in the background. The subject matter, detail, and vibrant color are typical of his works, and portray his fascination with western scenes. Very nicely detailed, with rich colors of early Fall, it is an idyllic image, likely representing Wyoming, where he often painted. In excellent condition, no losses or damage, unframed. It is signed and dated in the lower right corner. Born in Wyomin...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1800 item #1362523 (stock #11177)
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$1,100.00
The Bologna School of painting flourished in Italy in the 16th & 17th centuries. The style combines influences of the Roman School of drawing with the use of strong Venetian colours. Its most important representatives include the Carracci family, Guercino and Guido Reni. The theme of Toby and the Angle was a popular choice with followers of the Bolognese School. This painting probably dates to around 1750. It could be earlier in origin and requires more research. Presented in a magnificent 19th ...