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Sir James Lawton Wingate (Scottish, 1846-1924)
Oil on canvas in exceptional gold leaf frame, signed.
Provenance: The Madison Hotel, Washington,DC
Wingate’s style evolved dramatically during his lifetime, eventually earning him recognition as the leading landscape painter in Scotland.
He began painting as a part time student at the Glasgow School of Art under Robert Greenlees. He soon began exhibiting, and by age 38 had fully embraced painting as his...
John Phillip (Scottish, 1817 -1867)
Oil-on-panel, signed with monogram on letterhead.
Phillip was born in Oldmeldum, Aberdeen April 19, 1817 to an old soldier turned shoemaker. In his lifetime, he rose above his humble origins to become one of the best Victorian painters of his age and a personal favorite of Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria so highly favored him, she commissioned portraits from him of Albert and the Princes Royal.
Responding to his inner call as a...
Near Ferry Cottage, Clivden, Thames
Theodore Hines (English, fl. 1876 - 1889)
Oil on canvas, signed lower left and signed and titled on the reverse.
Provenance: Frost & Reed, London.
Hines exhibited at numerous galleries during his heyday. His works were shown at the Royal Academy from 1880-1889. In addition, the Royal Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street; Grosvenor Gallery; Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Walker Art gallery, Liverpool; Royal Hibernian Academy a...
One of the most popular form of chairs in both England and America, the form was believed to have originated around Windsor Castle around 1700 and continued being made until the late 19th C. English examples typically have a pierced splat flanked by turned spindles , splay legs and use various woods including elm, oak, ash, and yew.
We often have a selection of both sidechairs and armchairs, usually singles and pairs and sometimes an assembled set.
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
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Mares and Foals
Arthur Louis Townshend
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1900” lower right and signed, dated “July 1900” and inscribed with the horses names on the reverse.
Provenance: The Madison Hotel, Washington, DC.
Known for his paintings of rustic, equestrian and sporting subjects, Townshend exhibited six works at the Royal Academy. Working primarily in oils, he painted a number of racehorse portraits including the 1883 Derby...
Extensive View of the Bay of Naples
Y. Gianni (Italian, 19th/20th Century)
Watercolor and gouache on paper, signed.
Sight size: 6.25” x 15.75”
Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #131977 (stock #5563)
Mother and Daughter
C.R. Parker (American, fl. 1826-1846)
Oil on Canvas
Painting Size: 30" x 25"
The public launching of Parker's career was in 1826 when his portraits of Washington, Jefferson, Lafayette and Franklin were placed in the chambers of the Louisiana State Legislature. Subsequent to that recognition of his talent, Parker painted a portrait of John James Audubon, befriended him and traveled with him to Versailles in 1828.
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #131393 (stock #7662)
Extensive Alpine Landscape
August Richard Zimmermann
Oil on canvas, signed.
The brother of artistic siblings, Albert, Max and Robert, Richard Zimmerman ultimately distinguished himself as a landscape painter. He began his artistic training at the Dresden Academy where he studied under Ludwig Richter. Following that instruction, he joined his brother Albert in Munich where he continued to refine his training.
Zimmerman began his career painting hi...
Venice - Entrance to the Grand Canal
Arthur Trevor Haddon (English, 1864-1941)
Oil on canvas, signed and retaining a paper label on reverse.
An artist of landscapes, portraits and country genre scenes, Hadden captured people and scenes from his travels in both oil and watercolor. During his life, he traveled extensively through Venezuela and Canada. Additionally, in his early thirties, he lived for a year in Rome, Italy.
Frans Gons (Belgian, 1834-1904)
Oil on cradled panel, signed.
Known as a painter of genre and religious scenes, Gons is credited as one of the founders of the Flemish Romantic School. He also specialized in window paintings.
His work was exhibited at the Exposition Nationale de Bruxelles in 1857, Salon in Bruxelles in 1860 and Salon Antwerpen in 1861.
Gons is listed Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs by Bénézit, Lexicon of t...
SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
Signed and dated 1890-91--this academic nude recalls Eakins, since Sheppard studied at the Pennsylvania Academy. Nice bio in Falk's WWAA. 24" x 18" framed.
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.
William H. Jobbins (British, fl. 1872-1886)
Oil on canvas, signed and located: “Venice/(18)80” and retaining a paper gallery label on the reverse.
Provenance: Frost & Reed, London.
Jobbins was born in Nottingham, England, in 1836. He became a landscape painter in the best English School tradition. In 1872, he began exhibiting at both the Royal Academy and the New Watercolours Academy. His paintings shown at the Royal Academy featured scenes from Venice. He also...
Drawings : Pre 1900 item #102310
Framed: 12 1/4" x 13.5---image size: 7" x 8 1/4" pen and ink on paper.
Good quality gilt-bronze three-light sconces, rich patina, 17.5" high, 19" wide. Not electified (easy to wire if desired.)
"Chalcophasis Sclateri"--good color. Old maple frame and newly matted and backed. 26" x 34"--the price is less if you don't want my frame and mat.
Antique Chippendale style chest on chest in mahogany having a cove molded cornice with rosewood inlay above a series of graduated drawers with line inlay; the top case with canted, fluted corners, the bottom case raised on ogee molded feet. English, circa 1840.
*Provenance: From the Estate of Marshall Coyne, Washington D.C.
Great Falls of the Potomac
William Triplett Davis
Oil on canvas, signed and dated “1908”.
Provenance: from the Estate of Virgil McMahan.
Illustrated: The Artists of Washington, DC 1796-1996 by McMahan, page 57.
A “native son” of Washington, DC, Davis was born and educated in the city before establishing his professional career. Beginning with his education, he studied both at the Corcoran School of Art and under the tute...