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Rising Moon and Evening Mist
Alexander Schilling (American, 1859-1937)
Oil on panel, signed and retaining paper gallery label on reverse from Montross Gallery, New York City.
An important tonalist painter, Schilling began his training under G.S. Collis and H.A. Elkins. In the early 1880s, Schilling and fellow artist, John Vanderpoel, organized instructional, painting tours...
Adrien Jean Madiol (Belgian, 1845-1927)
Oil on canvas, signed.
Born in 1845 in Groningen in the Netherlands, Madiol studied at the Art Academies of Brussels and Antwerp. Reflecting the stylistic traditions of the minor 17th century Dutch masters, he painted interiors, genre scenes, and portraits. Although, he died in 1927 at St. Lambrechts, Woluwe, he left a son who carried on his artistic legacy...
Autumn River Landscape with Ducks
Charles Lanman (American, 1819-1895)
Oil on paper laid-down, signed.
Lanman is listed in The Artists of Washington, DC 1796-1996 by McMahan.
Painting size: 11” x 15”
Charles A. Harkness (American, b. 1853)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1889”.
Provenance: from the Estate of Ella Poe Burling, Washington, DC.
An architect-draftsman and painter, Harkness worked in both oils and watercolors. He was active in Washington, DC from 1872-1905...
Pastoral Landscape with a Young Girl and Her Dog
James Curnock (British, 1812-1870)
Oil on canvas, signed.
A resident of Bristol, Curnock was best known for his portraits and figure subjects. He exhibited at both the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street. His work is held in the permanent collection of the Bristol Art Gallery.
Curnock is listed in the Dictionary of British Artists, Vol...
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #371116 (stock #7359)
Soldiers Outside a Town
William Velten (Russian, 1847-1929)
Oil on panel, signed and located: “Munchen”.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 21, Velten “adopted” Germany as his homeland at the age of 23.
He studied for two years at the Academy of St. Petersburg from 1867-1869 before emigrating to Germany. Upon his arrival in Germany, he studied for an additional year at the Academy of Munich under the tutelage of the renown W...
Young Girl at the Spring
James John Hill (British, 1811-1882)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “(18__)” and retainging its original gilt wood and gesso frame.
Painting size: 12” x 10”
European Town Scene
Henri Schafer (French, 1833-1916)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1876”.
Schäfer studied at l'Ecole National de Beaux-Arts in Paris. He painted town scenes, city scenes and cathedral interiors in Belgium, Germany, and France. He was known to have painted in a style reminiscent of Alfred Montague.
Schäfer is listed in Dictionary of British Art, Vol...
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #380799 (stock #8208)
Outside St. Mark’s, Venice
Douglas Arthur Teed (American, 1863-1929)
Oil on canvas, signed, located: “Venice” and dated: “1875”.
Born in Utica, NY, Teed received his artistic training in London, Paris and Rome. He returned to the United States to live, residing at different times in Scranton, PA and Detroit, MI. He exhibited at the Boston Art Club, 1896; International Exposition in Rome, 1911; and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Annual Exhibition of 1912...
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Oil on paper laid down on board, approx. 11" x 16" unsigned and part of a group of oil sketches by Virgil Williams. Circa 1865-70 and presumably a Western view since Williams settled in San Francisco in 1865. I will enter other works from this group on to the website.
Giovanni Sandrucci (Italian, 1828-1897)
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 12” x 9”
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #422994 (stock #8827)
Walter Harrowing (British, worked 1865-1904)
Chestnut Hunter in a Stable
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1877”.
There is no known exhibition record of Harrowing’s work and little is known of his background other than that he is noted for his portraits of horses and dogs, particularly beagles, hunters, brood mares and coach horses. He is also known to have painted still lifes of game as well as various other farm animals...
Reuben LeGrande Johnston (American, 1850-1918)
Watercolor on paper, signed.
Johnston was a 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.
He was a resident of New York City when he exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1877 and 1880...
Ernest Sherman Pease (American, b. 1846)
Portrait of a Dog
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1882” and retaining its original frame.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Pease was the son of a respected engraver. He worked in both oils and watercolors and was best known for his paintings of animals and birds. He exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1874-1886...
American or English School, circa 1845-1850
Portrait of a Young Woman with Kashmir Shawl
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 30” x 25”
John Carleton Wiggins (American, 1848-1932)
Bridge over a Stream with Cows Watering
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “(18)72”.
Painting size: 18” x 30”
The first of the Wiggins family of artists, John Carleton began his education at the National Academy of Design under George Inness. He continued his training under Carmeincke and also spent a year in Paris.
A prolific and award winning exhibitor, Wiggins’s work continue...
About to Go Out
Spanish School, mid-19th century.
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 18.25” x 13.75”
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #464530 (stock #8898)
J.A. Mitchell (British, active 1826-1832)
Bay Horse in a Landscape with a Castle in the Distance
Oil on canvas, signed lower right and retaining a paper label on reverse of stretcher from: “Findlay, Carver & Gilder, Glasgow”.
Painting size: 24” x 30”
A painter of equestrian subjects, including hunting and steeplechasing scenes, Mitchell lived in Leamington, Warwickshire and most of his hunt scenes depict incidents in this ...