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 : 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 1930 item #1362860 (stock #11284)
Fox Fine Art
$695.00
A delightful painting from the Art Deco period, of an assemblage of fruit in a bowl on a dining table. Painted with a heavy impasto and presented in a magnificent carved period frame. Andre was the nephew of artist George Rouault who persuaded him to drop the name Rouault to avoid confusion between the two. Large examples of his work have fetched in excess of £6000 at auction. He is best known as an orientalist painter, spending a lot of time in Morocco and Algeria...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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 ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1362453 (stock #11132)
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$295.00
An exquisite portrait miniature, possibly signed of Mme Ferrand dated 1807. It is unusually presented in a stylish ebony frame.

CONDITION The colours are strong. There is a vertical crack in the miniature visible in a raking light. The ebony frame is cracked at 3 & 9 o’clock.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1800 item #1362452 (stock #11243)
Fox Fine Art
$725.00
Penitent Magdalene c1750

An early 18th century French School painting presented in a magnificent period carved frame. The repentant Mary Magdalene is depicted lifting her teary eyes towards heaven. She clasps a chalice which signifies she is set apart from evil, has turned to the Lord, and is Gods servant. During this particular period of her life she lived in a cave and grew her hair. Her image was meant to inspire spiritual devotion and was a popular subject in European art ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1362419 (stock #11180)
Fox Fine Art
$300.00
An interesting portrait miniature of a gentleman in profile dating to c1810. He wears an earring and has his hair worn in a French plait. Probably originally part of an item of expensive jewellery. Fitted to a later plush velvet frame.

Provenance Purchased at auction in Fontainbleau, France, part of a collection of exceptional miniatures. A copy of the invoice is available to the purchaser.

3cm x 1.5cm (12.5cm x 10cm framed)
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1930 item #1362414 (stock #10990)
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$695.00
Le Moulin Rouge A dramatic painting of one of Paris’s famous landmarks painted with great aplomb and in bright fauvist colours. Biography source: Artist’s website. Olivier Foss was born in Hanover, Germany to a father who was a professor of philosophy and of graphic arts, which meant that his maturing son was exposed to a view of life that embraced both artistic freedom and analytical thinking. Foss took his secondary education in Berlin at Franzoswische Gymnasium, and subsequently ...