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All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1920 item #504621 (stock #9130)
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Nicholas Briganti (American, 1895-1989)

Gondola in Venice

Oil on canvas, signed.

Painting size: 28.5" x 40"
Frame size: 33.5" x 45"

A drawing instructor at the New Bedford Business University, Briganti was active in Massachusetts from 1893 through 1897. Venetian seascapes are a repeated theme in his work, exemplified by this sunny canvas...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #14014 (stock #5849)
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Louisa at Ten
Oil-on-canvas, signed upper right and dated (18)94, and titled on paper label on the reverse.
Portrait painter, born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 5, 1873. A pupil of his father, E.D. Betts, Sr. and William Chase, Betts studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and the Chicago Art Institute. He exhibited and was awarded prizes at the National Academy of Design in 1902, 1918, 1931, 1932, 1933, and 1937; the Art Institute of Chicago, the St...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #265274 (stock #8210)
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African Dancers

Paul Daxhelet (French, 1905-1993)

Oil on canvas, signed.

A multi-talented and diverse artist, Daxhelet first exhibited as an engraver. However, he was also a skilled draughtsman and painted in both oils and watercolors.

He began his studies at the Art Academy of Liege before advancing to the Academe Julian in Paris...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #118970 (stock #7926)
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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...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #623290 (stock #8417)
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Charles Abel Corwin (American, 1858-1938)

Dam in Washington, D.C.

Oil on canvas, signed (twice) and titled on the reverse.

Painting size: 24” x 16”
Frame size: 30” x 22”

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #327149 (stock #7864)
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Cloud Drift and Snow

Edwin Burrage Child (American, 1868-1937)

Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1925” (?) and titled on the reverse.

Initially, an illustrator turned portrait and landscape painter, Child eventually became a familiar figure on the university lecture circuit.

His own education began at the Art Students League in New York City. From there, he attended Amherst College...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #476783 (stock #9064)
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Gladys Nelson Smith (American, 1890-1980)

Young Girl with a Puppy

Oil on canvas, laid down, signed with initials lower left and estate stamped on reverse.

Painting Size: 13.25” x 9.75”
Frame Size: 19.5” x 16”

Smith was born in Kansas and began her artistic training at the University of Kansas School of Fine Arts. She continued her studies at the Art Institute of Chicago...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #11349 (stock #4884)
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The Cassie F. Bronson Off the Coast

Oil-on-canvas, signed indistinctly
Painting Size: 27" x 44"
Frame Size: 34.5" x 51.5"

Born in Bucksport, Maine, the son of a shipmaster, Stubbs was a professional ship portraitist showing fairly straightforward broadside views of his subjects. By 1876 he was listed as a marine painter in the Boston city directory. He later had studios in East Boston and Charlestown where it is likely that Samuel Finley Morse Badger was his student...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #814724 (stock #9517)
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The Rose

Edward Charles Barnes (British, active between 1855-1882)

Oil on canvas, signed lower left.

Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 30.5”x 26.5”

Edward Barnes typically executed small genre scenes, but here he explores that favorite Victorian subject, a beautiful woman in sumptuous dress musing to herself (no doubt) about an unresolved romantic problem.

Barnes’ technical skill is evident in his tactile rendering of details: the pillo...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #278761 (stock #7940)
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Shepherd Boy with Flock

R. Maghelli (Italian, 19th century)

Watercolor on paper, signed.

Maghelli is listed in Dizionario Illustrato dei Pittori, Disegnatori e Incisori Italiani Moderni e Contemporanei by Commanducci.

Sight size: 17” x 12”
Frame size: 25” x 19.5”

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1940 item #265721 (stock #8318)
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The Matador’s Funeral

Jan Kurzke aka Hans Robert Kurzke
(German, 1905-1981)

Watercolor on paper, signed lower right.

Reknown during his lifetime as a Marxist militant and painter, Kurzke was born in Hamburg, Germany. He fled the Nazi regime in 1933 and found refuge in Spain a year later. From 1936-1937, Kurzke fought in the Spanish civil war as a volunteer of the International Brigades...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #891364 (stock #9839)
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William Henry Coffin (American, 1812-1898)

Clipper Ship with Pilot Boat

Oil on metal panel, signed.

Painting size: 12” x 18”
Frame size: 15” x 21”

Little is known about the life of William Henry Coffin. However, he was most likely the son of art teacher William Coffin, Jr. who advertised for students in the Nantucket Inquirer, 1824-1828. Thought to be a native of Nantucket, it is presumed that he lived there until circa 1863...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1950 item #166349 (stock #8170)
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The Archway, Cairo

Leonid Gechtoff (American, 1883-1941)

Oil on masonite, signed and dated: (19)40 and titled, signed and dated on the reverse.

A Russina/American, Gechtoff painted in the American southwest and had a close affiliation with the state of Pennsylvania. His technique involved very heavy impasto, and his subjects were typically landscapes and desert scenes.

Painting size: 23.25” x 29.25”
Frame size: 29.5” x 35.5”

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #987455 (stock #10038)
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Frederick Leo Hunter (American, 1858-1943)

View of Warwick Castle from the River Avon

Oil on canvas board, signed.

Painting Size: 18” x 24”
Frame Size: 21.5” x 27.5”

Frederick Leo Hunter was a New York painter who exhibited at the National Academy of Design in NYC, the Brooklyn Art Association and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1940 item #39698 (stock #7340)
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Girl in a Brown Dress

Oil-on-canvas, signed and dated: "(19)37".

Born in 1901, Oppenheim lived a rich and full 91 years. In addition to the living legacy of painters educated by him, he left posterity the gift of his own work. Oppenheim received his training at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League both in New York City...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #517229 (stock #8352)
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Extensive Pastoral Landscape with Figures

Edmund Aylburton Willis (American, 1808-1899)

Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1870”.

Born in Bristol, England on October 12, Willis drew acclaim as a landscape painter until his death at age 91. Adopting the United States as his homeland, Willis exhibited numerous times at the National Academy of Design. Of interest to note is that he exhibited under several different names: A. VanWillis from 1852-1862 and also as A.V...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #891660 (stock #9795)
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Samuel Marsden Brookes (American, 1816-1892)

Tabletop Still Life of Herring

Oil on canvas laid to masonite, signed.

Painting size: 4.75” x 7.15”

Frame size: 9.5” x 12”

Born in 1816 to a prominent family in Newington Green, Middlesex, England, Brookes immigrated to the United States when he was 17. Unable to receive any formal art education in rural Illinois, Brookes was still determined to forge on with an artistic career. His only teachers came in th...

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #14195 (stock #6947)
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Harem Girl with Tambourine
Oil-on-canvas, signed.
Joseph Bernard was born October 19, 1864 in Puy-en-Velay (upper Loire), France. He was a student of Lefebvre, Boulanger, Chapuis, and of the Beaux-Arts school in Paris, where he was awarded the Crozatier award in 1883. Bernard exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris between 1886 and 1892. He was a professor of drawing and model sculpture at the city school. He became president of the Societé des Beaux-Arts in Vela...