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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.
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"
Furniture : Pre 1837 VR item #9543 (stock #3722)
Important Antique English Gilt Wood and Composition Girandole Mirror, the oval mirror plate within a leaf carved surround and within mirrored borders with crossed vine-form decoration. The cresting and pendant formed with scrolling leaf and paterae and the pendant with three vine and floral decorated candlearms. Early 19th century.
Height: 64", Width: 38", Depth: 12"
American Chippendale Ox-Bow Slant-Front Desk. Massachusetts, Circa 1780. In Nicely Faded Mahogany, the hinged, rectangular lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of valanced pigeonholes and small drawers. Below are four reverse-serpentine graduated drawers and the whole is raised on graceful ogee bracket feet. The grain of the mahogany on the lid and drawer fronts is very fine and the sides are 'plum-pudding' mahogany. The pulls and some of the escutcheons appear to be original. ...
J. Stewart Barney (American, 1869-1925)
Barney was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1869.
He was a painter, architect, sculptor and writer.
He exhibited a collection of Scottish and American landscapes at the Ehrich Galleries in New York City in 1924 and was a member of the Newport Art Association.
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. Fol...
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. He frequently exhibited in Naples and sold his works both nationally and internationally.
Fine small scale ormolu, crystal and cut glass six-light chandelier with baluster shaped cut glass stem supporting six scrolling floral and foliate ormolu candle arms, the whole hung with swags of crystal beads and drop pendants. Late 19th century. (Electrified)
Brass two-tiered, twelve light chandelier with turned baluster supporting two tiers, each with six scrolling candle arms. The large ball below the juncture of the arms and the drop ring are typical features of 18th century Dutch chandeliers. Early 20th century. Now electrified, polished and lacquered.
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. In 1694 he returned to Antwerp, where he had eight students ...
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. Louis Expo, th...
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. He became president of the Societé des Beaux-Arts in Vela...
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
Exceptional George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, having a concave cornice with greek-key design above a series of graduated drawers with beautifully matched veneer, flanked by canted corners with geometric interlocking oval blind fretwork and raised on straight bracket feet. English, Circa 1760
Of the type made by Samuel Gragg, this rush seated chair has original painted decoration.
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. He was best known for his painting "A Breez...
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. K...
Still Life with Peaches, Grapes and Plums on a Stone Ledge
Brunel de Neuville was a painter who specialized in painting scenes with animals, flowers and fruit. He exhibited his paintings in Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Français beginning in 1879. He became a member of the Salon in 1907. He is listed in Benezit, "Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs"; and Thieme/Becker,"Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Kunstler von der Alt...
Horse and Trainer at a Jump
Oil-on-canvas, signed. There is a smaller version of this painting illustrated in ...British Equestrian Artists on pg. 186.
Provenance: The Jockey Club, Washington, D.C.
Davis' inclination toward his subject matter was an inevitable result of having been born to a family defined by fox-hunting. Davis' father was the huntsman to George III private harriers. His brother Charles became a famous huntsman to the Royal Buckhounds serving the Royal Fa...