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. ...
The Log Haulers’ Repast Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1867'
Painting: 30” x 25”
Frame: 38 ½” x 30”
Woollett was a painter of rural scenes, especially with horses and other farmyard animals. His style and subject matter is closely related to that of John Frederick Herring, both Snr and Jnr. Although he was a prolific painter, there is little biographical information available on ...
Artists Falls Near North Conway, New Hampshire
Oil on canvas, signed lower right and located on the reverse.
Provenance: from the Collection of a direct descendant (for other paintings from this collection , type "Elkins" into the search box)
Painting size: 16” x 10”
Frame size: 21.25” x 15.25”
Born in Vershire, VT, Elkins moved to Chicago in 1856 and it was in the midwest that he gained his reputation as a ...
English, Circa 1780 (Unupholstered)
Watercolor on paper, unsigned
Late 19th/early 20th Century
Sight Size: 7.25” x 6.5”
Frame Size: 11.75” x 11”
Acrylic on Masonite, signed
Painting: 24" x 18"
Frame: 26.25" x 20"
Patricia Mangione was an accomplished artist who lived in Haverford, Pennsylvania. She studied at the Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia and the Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA. Mangione’s favored media were oils and acrylics. She described her paintings as vignettes that border on the surreal. Among her favorite subjects was crumpled...
Frank James Turner (English, fl. 1863-1875 )
Oil on artist board in arched panel frame, signed.
Turner was best known for his rustic and country subjects. He exhibited at both the British Institution and Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street.
Turner is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian Painters by Wood.
Sight size: 22” x 8”
Frame size: 29.5” x 16”
*Originally designed as a footbath, these large basins are today used as wine coolers.
18.5" x 12" x 8" tall
East Side Ice
Oil on artist board, signed. Matted, unframed
Image size: 12” x 17”
Mat size: 19” x 24.25”
Following a career in illustration, Wooten turned to fine art, presenting Native American works in a unique contemporary fashion. He has created over forty paintings that celebrated George Catlin's historic trip to Europe in 1845 when he brought along a group of Ojibwa from Iowa while exhibiting his works throughout E...
The River Ouse at York from Fulford Fields
Oil on canvas, signed on the reverse.
Exhibited: “The Premiums” at the Royal Academy Schools, where it won the Creswick Prize.
Provenance: Angelo Weissmuller, Washington, DC
Painting Size: 50.25” x 50” Unframed
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Spanish School, late 19th century.
Oil on canvas, laid down.
Sight size: 20” x 15”
Frame size: 28” x 23”
Afternoon in the Garden
Depicting Three Classical Women, Two Seated at a Table Being Entertained by a Third Playing the Lyre
Oil on canvas, signed lower right.
Painting Size: 15” x 22”
Frame Size: 23” x 30”
SAFA/5586 Although there does not seem to be any ready biographical information on R. Bonnechose, it is apparent that he studied in at least one of the Paris ateliers of the late 19th century. Witness his u...
Joseph Langsdale Pickering (English, 1845-1912)
Oil on canvas, signed.
A member of the Royal Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and Royal Institute of Painters in Oil-Colours, Pickering was best known for his landscapes, country subjects and rural genre scenes. He exhibited extensively at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street, showing more than 70 works over 30 years.
Pickering is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian P...
Provenance: Eveleth/ Summerford Estate, Washington, D.C.
See: Collectors Guide to Yellow Ware, Book III by Lisa McAllister, page 103 for another example of this pitcher.
This form is usually a free standing piece of dining room furniture that was placed next to the host's chair and carried desserts, silver, cheeses, drinks and glasses. The servants could then be excused and you could discuss things in private - hence the name "Dumbwaiter" This rare tab...
An Artist at Work
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1863”
Painting Size: 22.25” x 18”
Frame Size: 31.25 ” x 27.25”
This charming portrait of a young woman artist at work is a wonderful depiction of the painter and her tools. Her subject of a vase of flowers with fruit sits on a table to her right. The sturdy adjustable easel has a shelf where she has laid out her tubes of pigments. She is using a...