These memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, the decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. For example, by the 1790s Neoclassical style swags, doves, hearts, and borders were the most commonly used decoration of the day. This one reads "The Absent Not Forgotten."
Susan Benjamin. En...
(Late 19th century)
Landscape with Stream
Oil on board, signed indistinctly with initials in lower right corner.
Painting size: 3.75” x 5.25”
Frame size: 9.25” x 10.75”
This delicately rendered landscape is the work of a skilled artist, evidenced by the whispy brushstrokes used to deliniate the young trees and the shimmering, reflective surface of the stream.
Modernist Tabletop Still Life
Rostad was born in Oslo, Norway in 1902. She lived in Brooklyn, New York most of her life and exhibited in the Vendrome Gallery, the Grand Central Art Galleries and at the Women's International Exposition in New York. She studied at the Grand Central School of Art (founded by John Singer Sargent and others in 1922) under Eric Pape. She was also one of the founders of the Norwegian Arts And Craf...
Sight Size: 6.5" x 8.5"
Frame: 13" x 14.25"
Handrup was a Danish Silhouettist who lived in London between the wars. For years he ran a Silhouette Parlour at D.H.Evans Department Store in Oxford Street. Handrup was awarded a silver medal at the Empire Exhibition at Londons Crystal Palace. Printed on the reverse of some of his poatcards is the statement: ...
Portrait of a Young Woman with Kashmir Shawl
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 30” x 25”
Frame size: 35” x 30”
Outer: 25” x 32”
Inner: 17” x 24”
Rabbit: 18” x 25”
The Good Companion: A Young Girl and Her Dog Carrying a Basket in a Snowy Forest
Oil on canvas, unsigned. The canvas retaining a stencil reading “*** Nelson, Artists Colorman and Picture Framer”, probably Robert Nelson of New York (1844)
Painting Size: 20” x 24”
Frame Size: 27” x 31”
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box. ...
Young Woman With a Vase of Flowers
Oil on canvas, monogrammed lower left and dated (19)16
Painting Size: 18.5” x 14.5”
Frame Size: 29” x 24.5”
Steelink was born in Amsterdam . He studied with his father, a well known painter and engraver, and also at art academies in Amsterdam and Antwerp. He is known primarily as a painter of landscapes, animals (mostly sheep) and genre scenes, equally adept in oil, watercolor ...
Height of vase: 12”
Top; 16.25" x 13.25"
Table Height: 29"
Max. Height 48.5"
"November Afternoon, Soldiers Home, D.C."
Oil on board, signed lower right and titled and dated "1957"on the reverse
Painting: 18" x 14"
Frame: 25.5" x 21.5"
Provenance: The Estate of a Toms River Collector
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Benson Bond Moore, painter, etcher and teacher was born in Washing...