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Young Peasant Boy Holding a Turkey
Spanish School, late 19th century.
Oil on canvas, laid down.
Sight size: 20” x 15”
Louisa Merrit Wagner (American, 19th century)
Horseshoe Falls by Moonlight
Oil on canvas, having artist name on reverse and address: “G’Town, Washington, D.C.”. Circa 1885.
(NB: The observation tower depicted was washed away in a flood.)
Painting size: 25” x 30”
British School (Early 20th c.)
Portrait of a Gentleman
Oil on board, unsigned.
Painting size: 22” x 15.5”
William E. McElhinney (American, 19th/20th C.)
Portrait of a Saint Bernard
Oil on canvas signed with initials, dated and located: ‘Washington D.C., 1904’.
Painting size: 19.75” x 15.75”
McElhinney was active in Washington from 1889-1929 and is listed in "The Artists of Washington, D.C." by McMahan, and "Who Was Who in American Art" by Falk
Stream Through a Forest
Joseph Langsdale Pickering (English, 1845-1912)
Oil on canvas, signed.
A member of the Royal Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and Royal Institute of Painters in Oil-Colours, Pickering was best known for his landscapes, country subjects and rural genre scenes. He exhibited extensively at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street, showing more than 70 works over 30 years.
Pickering is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol...
The Chestnut Seller
American School, mid 19th Century.
Oil on canvas.
Painting Size: 9.75” x 7.75”
East Dennis Antiques
Charcoal on board with applied marble dust, also known as a Marble Dust Painting. This was a popular mid 19th century medium used by amateur painters, often young women who were inspired by the well known painters of the day. This scene is a highly romantic fantasy typical of early Hudson River School Paintings and like many Sandpaper Paintings this is an actual location along the Hudson River, however romanticized...
East Dennis Antiques
Charcoal on board with applied marble dust, also known as a Marble Dust Painting. This was a popular mid 19th century medium used by amateur painters, often young woman who were inspired by the well known Hudson River School Painters of the time. This scene is an unusual subject as most were typical Hudson River Valley pastoral scenes. This example appears to be Venice. Many of the Hudson River School artists travelled and painted in Europe...
A Pennsylvania Road
Oil on canvas, signed and retaining an exhibition label on the reverse from the 1934 Society of Washington Artists Exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Walter exhibited with the Society of Washington Artists in the 1920s and 1930s, was well as in the Greater Washington Independent Exhibition in 1935...
Justin Faivre (American)
Decline of the Windjammers
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1934” and titled in pencil on the reverse.
Sheet size: 12.5” x 18.5”
Justin Faivre was born in Matthews, Indiana. At the age of 5, however, he moved to Portland, Oregon ...
SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
Oil on canvas, approx. 25" x 20" and framed 32" x 26"
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
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Christiane de Preval (French, b. 1876)
Entrance to the Abbey at Panthemont
Oil on canvas, signed lower right and located on a paper label on the reverse.
Painting Size: 25.75” x 20”
Christiane de Preval was born in the Pyrenees in 1876. She was primarily a painter of interiors and architecture and was a student of Marcel Baschet...
George Elgar Hicks (English , 1824-1914)
Watercolor on paper, signed with monogram
Painting size:12" x 9"
A London painter of genre, portraits and scenes of Victorian life, Hicks studied to be a doctor, but changed to painting, entering the Royal Academy schools in 1844...
George W. Picknell (American, 1864-1943)
Spring Meadow with Field of Flowers
Painting size: 18” x 24”
Picknell was born in Springfield, Vermont in 1864, and studied in Paris with Constant and Lefebvre (1887-1890). After his studies in Paris, he was briefly an illustrator in Boston and New York. He returned to Paris for about fifteen years, painting throughout the country. He returned to the U.S...
English School, Circa 1840-60
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
Sheep in a Pasture
Reuben LeGrande Johnston (American, 1850-1918)
Oil on Cradeled Panel, signed.
Painting:16" x 20"
Painter and teacher born in Alexandria, VA in 1850. He studied briefly with Dr. A.J. Volck in Baltimore, but was primarily self-taught in art, developing his skills while traveling and working in England, France, Spain, Tangiers and Morocco...
American School, Late 19th Century
Young Woman With a Letter in an Interior
Oil on canvas, monogrammed lower right
Painting Size: 20.25” x 13.75”
Margaret Gillies (English, 1803-1887)
The Parting Benediction
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: "Rome, 1877" and titled and signed on a paper label on the reverse.
Margaret Gillies was a genre and portrait painter. After her mother died, she was raised by her uncle, Lord Gillies, an Edinburgh judge...