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Drawings : Pre 1800 item #293583
Image size 11" x 15" ink and pencil on paper.
Henri Jospeh Dillens (Belgian, 1812-1872)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1858”.
A skilled engraver, lithographer and painter, in oils and watercolors, Dillens was best known for his portraits, interior and genre scenes. The first in a family of artists, his younger brother and three sons followed his example into an artistic life.
He was educated at the Academy of Ghent under Maes Canini. Residing in Antwerp from 1843-1854, he eventually settle...
Portrait of a Young Beauty
Vincent G. Stiepevich (American, 1841-1910)
Oil on canvas, signed.
A painter of portraits and genre scenes, Stiepevich emigrated from Russia eventually settling in Brooklyn, NY in 1878.
He participated in numerous exhibitions and joined the Artists Fund Society. The Brooklyn Artists Academy, National Academy of Design, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Boston Art Club and Art Institute of Chicago all held exhibitions of his work.
Bather in Moonlight
Irving Ward (American, 1866-1924)
Oil on panel, signed.
Ward lived and worked in Baltimore, MD where he was known primarily for his landscapes and portraits. He was a charter member of the Baltimore Charcoal Club. In 1920, he painted a portrait of Christopher Columbus, after the original by Achile Canessa, that hangs in the Chamber of Delegates of the Maryland State House in Annapolis.
Ward is listed in Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, S...
Young Girl with Her St. Bernard
R. Atkinson Fox (Canadian, 1860-1935)
Oil on canvas, laid down, signed J. Colvin (one of his many pseudonyms).
Fox received considerable recognition and success during his life as both a painter and illustrator. He was born and educated in Canada before immigrating to the United States. His artistic training began at the Ontario Society of Artists and concluded after a four year apprenticeship with J.W. Bridgman in Toronto.
SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
27" x 33" oil on canvas. 36" x 39" framed.
Of the type attributed to Rufus Porter, in stamped metal frame, watercolor on paper.
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #278761 (stock #7940)
Shepherd Boy with Flock
R. Maghelli (Italian, 19th century)
Watercolor on paper, signed.
Maghelli is listed in Dizionario Illustrato dei Pittori, Disegnatori e Incisori Italiani Moderni e Contemporanei by Commanducci.
Sight size: 17” x 12”
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...
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. He was a...
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. He later held a position with the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh.
At the age of 28, he began to devote himself to animal portraiture primarily of dogs and horse...
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”
One of several available. Unframed.
SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
36.5" diameter. 28 3/4" high. Carved oak base and replaced marble top. Circa 1860-70.
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
Four Humorous Hunting Scenes
John Leech (English, 1817-1864)
Chromolithographs, Published by Agnes, circa 1865.
Provenance: The Jockey Club & The Fairfax Hotel, Washington, D.C.
All framed differently
Depending on the source, Leech was born on either August 23 or 29, and was the son of a coffee house keeper or vintner. While the beginning of his life may be unclear, there is no doubting the significant artistic contribution Leech left for posterity.
Jean Baptiste Clésinger (French, 1814-1883)
Bronze figure of the Greek poet Sappho (c. 630 BC) holding her lyre, signed and titled and with “Bronzes Artistiques de Paris” founder’s seal.
Known to his friends as Auguste, Clésinger was trained in sculpting by his father, a renown stone mason and monument sculptor. Although, he did not begin exhibiting until age 49, his reputation was quickly established. He proceeded to exhibit extensively and won numerous medals. ...
Antique Japanese Kutani vase with central spandels depicting women in a landscape and birds on flowers, with gilt background decoration and applied phoenix bird handles. Mid 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height: 16.25” to rim