Literature: A similar example is illustrated in Richard Carter Barrett - Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, p. 127, plate 183 (bottom).
The Good Companion: A Young Girl and Her Dog Carrying a Basket in a Snowy Forest
Oil on canvas, unsigned. The canvas retaining a stencil reading “*** Nelson, Artists Colorman and Picture Framer”, probably Robert Nelson of New York (1844)
Painting Size: 20” x 24”
Frame Size: 27” x 31”
William B. Bennett (British, fl. 1900-1913)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1906”
. Provenance: Taggart, Jorgensen & Putman, Washington, DC.
A painter of landscape and genre scenes, Bennett exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1900 to 1913. He made his home in Bushey, Hertford-shire. Bennett is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian Painters by Wood.
Sight size: 20” x 14.5”
Frame size: 30” x 23.5”...
Landscape with Farmhouse and Sheep
Oil on canvas, signed lower left.
Painting Size: 11” x 14”
Frame Size: 16.5 ” x 19.5”
Koekkoek was a student of his father the artist Johannes Hermanus Koekkoek and of Schelfhout Van Os at the Academy of Amsterdam. He married the daughter of the painter J.A. Daiwaille. In 1845 the Dutch king commissioned numerous paintings from Koekkoek. He travelled...
Width: 5. 75"
Devonshire Cottage by Moonlight
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 25” x 30”
Frame: 29” x 33 ¾”
Platt was active in New York State and Connecticut. She is known for her landscapes, portraits and interiors. She studied at the Art Students’ League (NYC) and Delecluse Academy, Paris. Platt also studied with Ben Foster and Henry B. Snell. She exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (190...
Damage to hinge. Lid does not close entirely. Loss to underside enamel.
Provenance: from the Estate of Aaron Gordon.
Still Life of Flowers in a Basket
Oil on board, signed lower right.
Painting Size: 15” x 18.5”
Frame Size: 21 ” x 25”
Leroy Daniel MacMorris was a nationally known portrait painter, muralist, illustrator, decorator and designer from Kansas City. Primarily a portrait artist in his later years, he also executed many murals, the most notable in the Kansas City area are in the Nelson Art Gallery (Rozzsell Cou...
Dimensions of the Case:8.25" x 8.25" x 13"
Red conte crayon on paper. with black chalk studies on the reverse.
Sight size: 13.75” x 10”
Mat size: 20” x 15.5”
Trained at the Maryland Institute College of Art, as well as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Schuler became a technical assistant to Jacques Maroger at the Maryland Institute of Art during the 1950s. In 1959, she and her husband, Hans Schuler, Jr., founded their own art school,...
Artists Falls Near North Conway, New Hampshire
Oil on canvas, signed lower right and located on the reverse.
Provenance: from the Collection of a direct descendant (for other paintings from this collection , type "Elkins" into the search box)
Painting size: 16” x 10”
Frame size: 21.25” x 15.25”
Born in Vershire, VT, Elkins moved to Chicago in 1856 and it was in the midwest that he gained his reputation as a ...
The Log Haulers’ Repast Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1867'
Painting: 30” x 25”
Frame: 38 ½” x 30”
Woollett was a painter of rural scenes, especially with horses and other farmyard animals. His style and subject matter is closely related to that of John Frederick Herring, both Snr and Jnr. Although he was a prolific painter, there is little biographical information available on ...
Gathering Firewood in a Winter Landscape
Oil on panel, signed.
Painting size: 7” x 10.5”
Frame size: 15.75” x 19.25”
Van Wyngaerdt is listed in Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1950 by Sheen and in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs by Bénézit.
Polished aluminum, signed, dated (1974) and numbered 23/50
(Minor scratches consistent with age)
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Benevelli lived and worked in Milan for over 50 years and was acquainted with and influenced by many Italian and international sculptors such as Moore, Hulsenbeck, Kokoschka and Arp. Benevelli worked in marble, bronze,...