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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. Bond (British, 1835-1926)
Oil-on-canvas, signed and dated: "1889", and titled, signed and dated on the reverse.
A landscape and marine painter who worked well into the 20th century, Bond is still primarily defined as a 19th century artist. Although he began his career by painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style, he later turned to a more free style and took his greatest influence from JMW Turner...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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”
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Mares and Foals
Arthur Louis Townshend
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1900” lower right and signed, dated “July 1900” and inscribed with the horses names on the reverse.
Provenance: The Madison Hotel, Washington, DC.
Known for his paintings of rustic, equestrian and sporting subjects, Townshend exhibited six works at the Royal Academy...
Near Ferry Cottage, Clivden, Thames
Theodore Hines (English, fl. 1876 - 1889)
Oil on canvas, signed lower left and signed and titled on the reverse.
Provenance: Frost & Reed, London.
Hines exhibited at numerous galleries during his heyday. His works were shown at the Royal Academy from 1880-1889...
John Phillip (Scottish, 1817 -1867)
Oil-on-panel, signed with monogram on letterhead.
Phillip was born in Oldmeldum, Aberdeen April 19, 1817 to an old soldier turned shoemaker. In his lifetime, he rose above his humble origins to become one of the best Victorian painters of his age and a personal favorite of Queen Victoria...
Sir James Lawton Wingate (Scottish, 1846-1924)
Oil on canvas in exceptional gold leaf frame, signed.
Provenance: The Madison Hotel, Washington,DC
Wingate’s style evolved dramatically during his lifetime, eventually earning him recognition as the leading landscape painter in Scotland.
He began painting as a part time student at the Glasgow School of Art under Robert Greenlees...
Officer on a White Horse
Theodore Fort (French, 19th C.)
Watercolor-on-paper, signed, Circa 1884
Provenance: Arthur Anderson, Esq. (According to the inscription on old mat), the Estate of Eugene Sussel.
Fort was a watercolor artist who made his debut in the Paris Salon of 1842 and was the son of Simon Fort. He is represented in the Louvre, the Mulhouse Museum and at Pontoise and is listed in Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres.
Frame size: 20.5" x 17"
Floral Still Life
Henri Biva (French, 1848-1928)
Oil on canvas, signed.
Provenance: Marshall Coyne, The Madison Hotel, Washington, DC
Well recognised during his lifetime, Biva was a noted still life, flower and landscape painter who worked in oils, watercolors and pastels. Studying in Paris, he developed his talent under the instruction of Léon Tanzi and Alexandre Nozal. Although he was 38 before his work was exhibited publicly, he won considerable acclaim and steady hon...
Shore Scene at Sunset
Carl Watzelhan (Austrian, 1867-1942)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “(18)93”.
Watzelhan is listed in Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zu Gegenwart by Thieme/Becker.
Sight size: 24” x 33”