Couple in a Cottonfield
Oil- on panel, unsigned
Painting: 7 ¾” x 6 ½”
Frame: 10 ¼” x 9”
William Aiken Walker was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1839 to an Irish Protestant father and a mother of South Carolina background. Walker would grow up southerner through and through. He completed his first painting at age twelve and continued painting until his death in 1921 at age eighty-three.
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated 1873; in original frame
Painting: 14” x 24”
Frame: 23 ½” x 33 ½”
Born in Philadelphia in 1827, Trotter worked for a machinist company and a dry goods company in Philadelphia and served in the Germantown Home Guards during the Civil War. It was not until he was 40 that Trotter turned to painting as a full time occupation.
Mirror: 23 ½” x 23 ½”
Frame: 30” x 30”
Mirror: 18 ½” x 14 ½”
Frame: 28” x23”
18 ½”H x 7”Diam.
Desmant was one of the many ceramicists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who, in the tradition of Hispano-Moorish ceramics, ex...
Two large ink washes on paper, signed. Minor discoloration and tears along edges.
Sheet size: Faces - Approximately 46” x 26” unframed
Nudes - Approximately 28.5” x 22.5” unframed
Born in Rome, Lazzari studied at Rome’s Ornamental School, and lived in Paris before moving to the United States in the 1920s. In 1942, he moved to Washington, DC where he spent the remai...
Miniature oval watercolor, framed.
Oval 1.25" x 1.75"
La Maison Carrée is one of the best preserved temples of the Roman Empire and was a major influence during the Classical Revival, inspiring Thomas Jefferson's design for the Virginia State Capitol.
Saucer 4.75" diam.
Provenance: From the Cockrell Collection of Tea Equipage amd Export Porcelain.
Overall height: 12"
H: 28 in.; top, 19 in. x 14 1/4 in.
Gilt Bronze, signed
Pilet was known for his beautifully detailed sculptures in bronze of allegorical, historical and classical figures, as well as busts of his contemporaries. He studied with A. Toussaint in Paris and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1861-1914 where he garnered numerous awards. Pilet was also a noted sculptor of medallions.
Courtyard in St. Augustine
Oil-on-masonite, signed lower right
Painting: 16” x 20”
Frame:22 ¼” x 26 ¼”
Fritz studied at the Pratt Institute in NYC and graduated in 1937. He studied briefly with Norman Rockwell. In the late 1930’s and into the 40’s, he painted landscapes in New England. Fritz eventually left New York in 1950 and settled in St. Augustine, FL where he became an active member of the t...
14.75" x 8.5" x17.5"high.
A Tri-aspect of a Topsail Trading Schooner off South Foreland
Oil-on-canvas; verso label: Wm. Blair, Ltd, Bethesda, Maryland
Painting: 24” x 36”
Frame: 29 ¼” x 40 ¼”
Pond in Spring with Ducks
Oil on canvas board
Provenance: By descent from his gallery assistant.
Painting: 25 ½” x 24”
Frame: 20 ½” x 29”
Kaufman is known as a landscape and marine painter. Initially self taught, he studied with Marcke de Lummen in Paris as well as undertaking numerous study trips throughout Europe and the Orient. Kaufmann settled in Vienna in 1890 where he set up an atelier with Carl Freihe...
Autumn on the Chesapeake
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 30” x 38”
Frame: 39” x 46”
A native of Talbot County on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Marshall became a highly regarded landscapist, painting mainly in the impressionist manner. His artistic education included study at the Maryland Institute, College of Art and at the Académie Julian in Paris. Solo exhibitions of his work were held...