Magpie on a Branch
Oil on Porcelain, signed lower right
Frame: 13 ½” x 11 ½”
Floyd, a notable porcelain artist in Alexandria, learned to paint on porcelain in the early 1970’s and taught her craft in workshops for the Fairfax County Adult Education program.
She was a Pennsylvania native who attended a business college before moving to Washington in 1941 to work as a secretary in the Pentagon.
View of the US Capitol
Oil on canvas board, signed lower left
Provenance: From the Estate of James Zwolenik, Washington, D.C.
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Painting Size: 12” x 16”
Frame Size: 15.5 ” x 19.5”
Caroline van Hook Bean was born into a well-to-do family in Washington, DC...
Watercolor on Paper, signed lower left
Sight Size: 19.5" x 28.5"
Frame Size: 33.5" x 41.5"
Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Paul Sample established his reputation as a Regionalist landscape, figure and genre painter, particularly of New England subject matter.
He was raised in the Midwest and attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
He served in World War I in the Navy, an...
Mirror: 23 ½” x 23 ½”
Frame: 30” x 30”
Width: 5. 75"
Nocturne on the Loire
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Provenance: The Cosmos Club, Washington D.C.
Painting: 24” x 20”
Frame: 28 ¾” x 24 ¾”
Albert Pike Lucas was a painter of landscapes, nude figure studies, and portraits as well as a sculptor. He was known for his atmospheric expressions of light and color in his nocturne and twilight paintings.
Lucas was born in Jersey City, and in 1884, h...
Chips to lid and side, loss to gildi...
After the demise of the Alexandria Potteries after the Civil War a large manufactory in Pennsylvania, James Hamilton (later Williams and Re...
"A Potomac Vista"
Oil on board, signed and dated "1952"lower left and titled on the reverse
Painting: 9" x 6.75"
Frame: 11" x 9"
Provenance: The Estate of a Toms River Collector
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Benson Bond Moore, painter, etcher and teacher was born in Washington, DC. He studied at the C...
Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. and signed and titled on the reverse.
Paintiing: 30" x 36"
Frame: 38" x 44"
EUGENE DUNLAP was a resident of Pasadena, CA., and is best known for landscapes & coastal scenes of Southern California. He was born in Los Angeles, California on October 22, 1916. Dunlap grew up in Los Angeles and began painting at age eight. He studied locally with Ja...
Oil on panel, signed and dated: “1865.”
Painting size: 9” x 6.75”
Frame size: 14.5” x 12.5”
Petrus Theodorus Van Wyngaerdt (also spelled Wyngaerdt or Wijngaerdt) was born in Rotterdam. A student of J.H. Van de Laar, he painted genre scenes and portraits, as did his older brother, painter Anthonie Jacobus Van Wyngaerdt.
In "Eavesdropping", Van Wyngaerdt depicts a well-known theme from popular 19th-century French and Dutch prints-- ...
Sailing Vessels at Sunrise
Oil-on-panel, signed lower right
Painting: 20” x 16”
Frame: 25” x 21”
Born in Massachusetts, Hallett studied in Antwerp and Paris. He is best known for his paintings of ships, notable marine events, and seascapes, many along Boston Harbor. He also painted in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and on Mount Desert Island in Maine. Hallett worked outdoors, sketchi...
Devonshire Cottage by Moonlight
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 25” x 30”
Frame: 29” x 33 ¾”
Platt was active in New York State and Connecticut. She is known for her landscapes, portraits and interiors. She studied at the Art Students’ League (NYC) and Delecluse Academy, Paris. Platt also studied with Ben Foster and Henry B. Snell. She exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (1900-...
Plate: 23 ½” x 13 ½”
Frame:31 ¾” x 21 ¾”
Height (to vase): 8”
Height (to candle cup): 21.5”
by Louis Aragon,
First American edition. Translated by Jean Stewart
publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, .] First Edition Two volumes, quarto. , . ,  pp.
Profusely illustrated throughout, including 155 color illustrations, many full-page and some folding. Ecru linen with front cover and spine stamped in red. Very Fine in dust jackets, in fine publisher's slipcase. This beautifully-produced book took Aragon twenty-seven ye...