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Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1143746 (stock #10216)
Eliza Rosanna Lamb Barchus (American 1857-1959)
Mount Shasta, California
Oil on artist board, signed lower right and stenciled with location on reverse.
Painting Size: 6.25” x 8.25”
Barchus was born in Salt Lake City, UT. She married John Barchus in 1880 and they settled in Portland, OR where she studied with William S. Parrott...
English School, Mid-19th Century
Watercolor on paper, signed with a monogram and dated "1866" (beneath the mat).
Frame Size: 11" x 12.5"
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”
Rudolf Arnold (Austrian 1881-1968)
Lantern Tower, Rouen: View of the Spire of Rouen Cathedral from Rue Martainville
Oil on canvas, signed on tacking edge and located lower left.
The cathedral was reconstructed after a devastating fire in 1200 AD. The cast iron spire is 19th Century. In the right foreground is Eglise St-Maclou, built between 1437 and 1517. The rue Martainville retains many 15th to 18th Century houses...
Creek at Dusk
Swiss or German School, Circa 1850-70
Oil on Tin
Painting: 15.25" x 12.25"
Reverse Painting on Glass of the Last Supper
European School 1750-1800
(losses, glass cracked L.R.)
Frame 13.5" x 14.5"
English School, late 19th century
Still Life with Apples and Canister
Watercolor on paper
Painting Size: 10” x 14”
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...
John Widdas (English, 1802-1858)
Howden Minster, East Riding, Yorkshire
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1828”.
Painting size: 19” x 28”
A resident of Hull, Widdas was best known as a portrait painter. He also painted sporting scenes, particularly coaching. He was also partial to depicting various Yorkshire ruins and architecture as background to his sporting scenes...
Two Siamese Cats
Mabel Gear (British, b. 1900)
Pastel on colored paper, signed.
Mabel Gear was a painter of birds and animals. She was born at the Ashby Rectory in Surrey, 1900. She studied at Colchester School of Art and under Septimus Power at Bushey. Gear exhibied at the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; the Royal Society of British Artists, and abroad. She married Ivor I.J...
C. Henshaw (British, 19th C)
Oil on canvas, laid down. Signed. Circa 1840
This composition is based on a sculpture of a boy and girl with their cat which was reproduced in parianware by Copeland (see enlargement #6)...
English School, Circa 1840-60
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
Emma Lampert Cooper (American, 1860-1920)
Watercolor on paper, signed and located lower left.
In original gold leaf frame within a “shadowbox”.
Sight Size: 13” x 9.5”
Cooper (née Lampert) exhibited under her maiden name until 1897 when she married fellow artist Colin Campbell Cooper...
Provincial Italian Depiction of a Host in a Monstrance Surrounded by Cherubs
Oil on Wood Panel (some losses)
Possibly Sicilian, 18th Century
Panel Size: 10.75” x 8” Frame Size: 13” x 10.5”
John N. Hess (American, 19th Century)
Head of a Percheron
Oil on artist board, signed “J. N. Hess” and dated “(18)87” lower right.
Painting Size: 12.25” x 10.25”
John N. Hess was active in Pennsylvania and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in 1882...
British School, late 19th Century
No Picking the Flowers!
Watercolor on Paper, unsigned.
Sight Size:19.5" x 13.75"
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...
George W. Picknell (American, 1864- 1943)
Stand of Trees Beside a Field
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...