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Tabletop Still Life with Clock and Book
Joseph Zarutka (Hungarian, b. 1860)
Oil on panel, signed.
Zarutka was born in Hungary. However, when it was time for his to artistic training to begin, he traveled to Austria to study at the Academy of Vienna with Professor Pochwalski. Following his formal studies, he traveled throughout Europe. He ended in Paris where he remained for many years.
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....
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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.
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. She exhibited at the Boston Art Club and at the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association where she won a silver medal.
Professionally, she traveled e...
Cloud Drift and Snow
Edwin Burrage Child (American, 1868-1937)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1925” (?) and titled on the reverse.
Initially, an illustrator turned portrait and landscape painter, Child eventually became a familiar figure on the university lecture circuit.
His own education began at the Art Students League in New York City. From there, he attended Amherst College. As an assistant to John LaFarge, he furthered his training in glasswork and murals.
The Young Hunter
Ernest Bosch (German, 1834-1917)
Oil on canvas, signed lower left (behind frame).
Bosch was a pupil at the Academy of Dusseldorf under the instruction of K. Solm, T. Hildebrandt and Schadow. He was best known for his portrait and genre paintings. His genre paintings frequently included animals. Later in his career, he turned his focus more toward portraits of women. In addition to painting, Bosch was a skilled illustrator, etcher and lithographer. His works are...
George Laurence Nelson (American, 1887-1978)
Oil on board. Found in one of his sketchbooks.
A multitalented artist, Nelson was a skilled painter, lithographer and art conservator who was best known for his portraits and murals. He also taught art beginning at the age of 28 and continuing throughout his life.
Nelson began his own training at the Buffalo Art Students League before moving to New York City and continuing at the Art Students League there. He furthe...
"The Grand Canal, Venice
by Ernest David Roth (Am. 1879-1964)
Drypoint on Paper, signed in pencil and in the plate and dated: "1913"
A painter and etcher, Roth was educated at the National Academy of Design. He was a member of numerous art societies including: Washington Watercolor Club, Allied Artists o...
Watercolor on paper, signed. Tibbs lived and painted in Biloxi, MS and this work appears to be from that region. Approx. 9" x 12" image size.
Paintings : Pre 1920 item #446482 (stock #8932)
Richard Norris Brooke (American, 1847-1920)
March at Sunset or The Old Story
Oil on canvas, signed and retaining two labels on the reverse with titles.
Painting size: 12.25” x 21.25”
Born in Warrington, Virginia in 1847, Richard Norris Brooke made significant contributions to the development and posterity of the art community in Washington, DC. From his days as an instructor at the Virginia Military Institute to his tenure a...
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 20” x 26”
Herzog was born in Breman, Germany and studied at the Düsseldorf Academy with Schirmer, Lessing, Achenbach and Gude. He developed a highly successful career in Germany counting Queen Victoria, Grand Duke Alexander of Russia and other members of royalty as his patrons. Then, at the age of 37, he immigrated t...
William Jurian Kaula (American, 1871-1953)
Landscape in Normandy
Oil on canvas, retaining a partial exhibition label with title, artist and the address: “311 Fenway Studios - Boston”; also maintaining a partial "Paris" label on the stretcher.
Painting size: 23.5” x 28.75”
A plein air landscape artist, Kaula began his artistic training at the Massachusetts Normal Art School. He continued his education at the Cowles Art School and ...
Gustav Prucha signing as J. Harway
The Evening Carriage Ride
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 23” x 14.375”
Prucha was born in Vienna Austria and is best known for his genre scenes. He is listed in Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zu Gegenwart by Thieme/Becker.
Amy Katherine Browning (British, 1882-1970)
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 16” x 20”
Known for her plein air style, Browning worked in oils, tempera, and watercolors. She was a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. In addition to participating in exhibitions at both those institutions, her work was also shown by the Royal Academy, New English Art Club and numerous ...
Robert Fawcett (American, 1903-1967)
The Fall of the Fothergays: an illustration for publication in The Saturday Evening Post
Watercolor on Whatman board, signed with initials and retaining a paper label on reverse with publication information.
Image size: 14” x 16.75”
Fawcett began his artistic training as an apprentice to an engraver when his family immigrated to Canada from England. When they moved again to New York City, he continued to pursue his art through comm...
Gustav Adolph Wiegand (American,1870-1957)
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 12” x 20”
German born and European educated, Wiegand embraced the United States as his home by the time he became a professional painter.
Wiegand studied at the Royal Academy of Dresden under Eugene Bracht. When he arrived in the United States, he apprenticed to William Chase to complete his training.
He was an active member of the ...
Gladys Nelson Smith (American, 1890-1980)
Young Girl with a Puppy
Oil on canvas, laid down, signed with initials lower left and estate stamped on reverse.
Painting Size: 13.25” x 9.75”
Smith was born in Kansas and began her artistic training at the University of Kansas School of Fine Arts. She continued her studies at the Art Institute of Chicago. When she settled in Washington, DC in 1924, she also studied at the Corcoran Scho...
Mario Zamora Alcantara
(Honduran, b. 1920) Kudu
Bronze sculpture, signed: “M. Zamora A.” and inscribed: “Mex 69 V-XV”.
Zamora Alcantara was born in Honduras but spent most of his life in Mexico. He studied at the Tegucigalpa School of Arts and Crafts (now the National School of Fine Arts) under the tutelage of Alfredo Ruiz Barrera. In 1944 he emigrated to Mexico where he was in the San Carlos Academy until 1948. He also studied ...