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Street Scene in Naples
Oscar Ricciardi (Italian, 1864-1935)
Ricciardi began his studies under painter, Bernardo Celentano, and was also influenced by the "lively" style of Domenico Morelli. He initially painted similar "lively genre scenes" but later changed to painting landscapes and coastal seascapes, which were guaranteed to meet with more commercial success...
Louisa at Ten
Oil-on-canvas, signed upper right and dated (18)94, and titled on paper label on the reverse.
Portrait painter, born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 5, 1873. A pupil of his father, E.D. Betts, Sr. and William Chase, Betts studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and the Chicago Art Institute. He exhibited and was awarded prizes at the National Academy of Design in 1902, 1918, 1931, 1932, 1933, and 1937; the Art Institute of Chicago, the St...
Harem Girl with Tambourine
Joseph Bernard was born October 19, 1864 in Puy-en-Velay (upper Loire), France. He was a student of Lefebvre, Boulanger, Chapuis, and of the Beaux-Arts school in Paris, where he was awarded the Crozatier award in 1883. Bernard exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris between 1886 and 1892. He was a professor of drawing and model sculpture at the city school...
Fishing Boats Off the Coast
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
F.D. Briscoe was born in Baltimore and began his painting career at the early age of 16, studying under marine painter Edward Moran (1829-1901) in Philadelphia. He travelled extensively along the east coast and studied in both London and Paris. His many extended ocean voyages gave him great familiarity with his favorite subject of the ocean and its ships in all kinds of weather...
Dutch Village with Children on a Frozen Canal
signed "A. Schelfhout" lower right.
Schelfhout was a painter of animals, animated landscapes, seascapes. He also painted in watercolor and worked as a designer. His father worked as a frame maker at the Hague. Schelfhout was a student of J. Brekenheimer and also studied in the academies in Brussels and Amsterdam. He came to be known as one of the three great landscape artists of Holland, along with B.C...
Still Life with Peaches, Grapes and Plums on a Stone Ledge
Brunel de Neuville was a painter who specialized in painting scenes with animals, flowers and fruit. He exhibited his paintings in Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Français beginning in 1879. He became a member of the Salon in 1907...
Horse and Trainer at a Jump
Oil-on-canvas, signed. There is a smaller version of this painting illustrated in ...British Equestrian Artists on pg. 186.
Provenance: The Jockey Club, Washington, D.C.
Davis' inclination toward his subject matter was an inevitable result of having been born to a family defined by fox-hunting. Davis' father was the huntsman to George III private harriers...
View on the Conway
Oil-on-canvas, signed and dated: (18)90.
Benjamin Williams Leader was born in Worcester on March 12, 1831. He was the son of E. Leader Williams. He reversed his second and his surname to distinguish himself from the Williams family of artists. Leader was a painter of landscapes and costal scenes in oil. He studied at the Worcester School of Design and at the Royal Academy in 1853...
White Persian Kitten and Mother
Karl Kahler (Austrian, born 1855)
Oil-on-canvas laid down, signed.
Karl Kahler, a genre painter was born 1855 at Linz. His debut as an artist was in 1880 at Berlin. He exhibited at Dresden, Munich, and Vienna. He traveled frequently, especially to Australia. He is listed in Benezit's Dictionnaire des Peintres.
Painting: 29.25" x 24"
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #74805 (stock #7785)
Rouen & Rotterdam: a pair of paintings
Alfred Montague (English, fl. 1836-1870; d. 1883)
Oil on artist board, each signed lower right and titled on the reverse.
A talented artist, Montague was known for painting landscapes, town and coastal views. In addition to English locales, his paintings represented scenes in Holland and France indicating that he must have traveled in Europe.
The Rainbow, Pevera
William Joseph J.C...
Chevalier with Dog
Johann Hamza (Austrian, 1850-1927)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1880” and located “Wein”.
A student at the Academy of Fine Art of Vienna, Hamza studied under Edward von Engerth. A highly skilled and technically gifted painter, he favored genre scenes set in a Rococo environment. In particular, he was known for his depictions of chevaliers and royalty. He exhibited in Vienna, Dresden, Munich and London where he won a gold medal in 1891.
William H. Jobbins (British, fl. 1872-1886)
Oil on canvas, signed and located: “Venice/(18)80” and retaining a paper gallery label on the reverse.
Provenance: Frost & Reed, London.
Jobbins was born in Nottingham, England, in 1836. He became a landscape painter in the best English School tradition. In 1872, he began exhibiting at both the Royal Academy and the New Watercolours Academy. His paintings shown at the Royal Academy featured scenes from Venice. He also...
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Signed and dated 1890-91--this academic nude recalls Eakins, since Sheppard studied at the Pennsylvania Academy. Nice bio in Falk's WWAA. 24" x 18" framed.
Frans Gons (Belgian, 1834-1904)
Oil on cradled panel, signed.
Known as a painter of genre and religious scenes, Gons is credited as one of the founders of the Flemish Romantic School. He also specialized in window paintings.
His work was exhibited at the Exposition Nationale de Bruxelles in 1857, Salon in Bruxelles in 1860 and Salon Antwerpen in 1861.
Gons is listed Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs by Bénézit, Lexicon of t...
Venice - Entrance to the Grand Canal
Arthur Trevor Haddon (English, 1864-1941)
Oil on canvas, signed and retaining a paper label on reverse.
An artist of landscapes, portraits and country genre scenes, Hadden captured people and scenes from his travels in both oil and watercolor. During his life, he traveled extensively through Venezuela and Canada. Additionally, in his early thirties, he lived for a year in Rome, Italy.
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #131393 (stock #7662)
Extensive Alpine Landscape
August Richard Zimmermann
Oil on canvas, signed.
The brother of artistic siblings, Albert, Max and Robert, Richard Zimmerman ultimately distinguished himself as a landscape painter. He began his artistic training at the Dresden Academy where he studied under Ludwig Richter. Following that instruction, he joined his brother Albert in Munich where he continued to refine his training.
Zimmerman began his career painting hi...
Extensive View of the Bay of Naples
Y. Gianni (Italian, 19th/20th Century)
Watercolor and gouache on paper, signed.
Sight size: 6.25” x 15.75”