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Dutch Village with Children on a Frozen Canal
signed "A. Schelfhout" lower right.
Schelfhout was a painter of animals, animated landscapes, seascapes. He also painted in watercolor and worked as a designer. His father worked as a frame maker at the Hague. Schelfhout was a student of J. Brekenheimer and also studied in the academies in Brussels and Amsterdam. He came to be known as one of the three great landscape artists of Holland, along with B.C...
Fishing Boats Off the Coast
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
F.D. Briscoe was born in Baltimore and began his painting career at the early age of 16, studying under marine painter Edward Moran (1829-1901) in Philadelphia. He travelled extensively along the east coast and studied in both London and Paris. His many extended ocean voyages gave him great familiarity with his favorite subject of the ocean and its ships in all kinds of weather...
Harem Girl with Tambourine
Joseph Bernard was born October 19, 1864 in Puy-en-Velay (upper Loire), France. He was a student of Lefebvre, Boulanger, Chapuis, and of the Beaux-Arts school in Paris, where he was awarded the Crozatier award in 1883. Bernard exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris between 1886 and 1892. He was a professor of drawing and model sculpture at the city school...
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...
Attributed to Peter Van Bloemen,
called Standard (Flemish, 1657-1720)
Born in Antwerp, van Bloemen was the brother of Jan-Frans and Norbert van Bloemen. His master was the battle painter, Simon van Douw. In 1673, van Bloemen was a master in Antwerp, but he did not stay there long. He is believed to have spent 20 years in Rome and it is known that he was working there in 1688...
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"
SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
This oval pastel portrait is a charming folk art piece from the first half of the 19th C. It is painted on tan paper and measures 16.5" x 13" and 19" x 16" framed.