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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...
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...
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #11349 (stock #4884)
The Cassie F. Bronson Off the Coast
Oil-on-canvas, signed indistinctly
Born in Bucksport, Maine, the son of a shipmaster, Stubbs was a professional ship portraitist showing fairly straightforward broadside views of his subjects. By 1876 he was listed as a marine painter in the Boston city directory. He later had studios in East Boston and Charlestown where it is likely that Samuel Finley Morse Badger was his student...
J. Stewart Barney (American, 1869-1925)
Barney was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1869. He was a painter, architect, sculptor and writer...
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #9411 (stock #6824)
"Courtyard, Alcazar, Seville"
Oil-on-canvas, in original gilt frame. Circa1890.
Signed lower left and located: "Sevilla".
The "Casa de Pilotos" was formerly the Palace of the Dukes of Medina, Sidonia; and is now the site of Andalucia's principal archieve and is celebrated as the outstanding example of mock "madeja" architecture.
Painting: 21" x 15.5"