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View of Venice
Emily Harris McGary Selinger (American, 1848-1927)
Gouache on paper, signed and inscribed: “Venezia, W.F.B.”
Accomplished as both a painter and writer, Selinger was educated in the US and abroad. She studied at the Cooper Institute in NYC and under A. Rocci in Florence and M. Roosenboom in Holland...
Young Peasant Boy Holding a Turkey
Spanish School, late 19th century.
Oil on canvas, laid down.
Sight size: 20” x 15”
Portrait of a Gentleman
Henry Bebie (American, 1798-1888)
Oil on panel, signed lower left
Provenance: from the estate of Betty Washington Whiting, a direct descendant of Betty and Martha Washington
Born Hans Heinrich, Bebie anglicised his name upon emigrating from his native Switzerland. He first arrived in Richmond, VA and resided for a short time in the western part of that state. By 1844, he had settled in Baltimore, MD and begun accepting portrait commissions...
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #262586 (stock #8283)
Mares and Foals
Robert L. Alexander (British, 1840-1923)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1873”, and retaining a paper label on the reverse with title and location: “Cramond Edinbrgh”.
Alexander’s initial training came through his work as an apprentice to a house painter who also painted landscapes...
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”
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Unframed, this fine watercolor depicts a boy at a market. 16" x 12"--Polly Nordell was the wife of Carl Nordell and she studied at RISD and with Toman, the Chase School, the ASL and with Dumond and Henri. Widely exhibited.
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...
Paintings : Pre 1920 item #149837 (stock #7794)
Portrait of a Seated Woman in Black
Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat
Oil on canvas, signed with initials “L.B.”.
A highly respected and successful painter, Bonnat established the Musée Bonnat in his birthplace of Bayonne. This museum remains one of France’s finest provincial galleries.
Bonnat began his artistic training at the royal academy of art in Madrid at the age of 13. He continued to study in Spain until the death of his father in 1853...
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"
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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”
Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #131977 (stock #5563)
Mother and Daughter
C.R. Parker (American, fl. 1826-1846)
Oil on Canvas
Painting Size: 30" x 25"
The public launching of Parker's career was in 1826 when his portraits of Washington, Jefferson, Lafayette and Franklin were placed in the chambers of the Louisiana State Legislature...
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...
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...
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...