Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “Aug.-1908”
Provenance: From the Estate of Virgil McMahan
Painting: 10” x 14.5”
Frame: 21” x 25”
Though born in Canada, painter J.H. Moser studied at the Art Students League in New York before eventually settling in Washington, D.C. In 1886 he married local painter, Martha Scoville...
William Velten (Russian, 1847-1929)
Oil on panel, signed and located: “Munchen”.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 21, Velten “adopted” Germany as his homeland at the age of 23.
He studied for two years at the Academy of St. Petersburg from 1867-1869 before emigrating to Germany. Upon his arrival in Germany, he studied for an additional year at the Academy of Munich under the tutelage of the renown W...
Brunel de Neuville was a painter who specialized in painting scenes with animals, flowers and fruit. He exhibited his paintings in Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Français beginning in 1879. He became a member of the Salon in 1907...
Louis Joseph Taymans (Belgian, 1826-1877)
Painter born in Brussels on October 18, 1826, died at Ixelles July 16, 1877. He best known for his genre scenes of everyday life and portraits. He painted an image of Saint Denis for the church of Gheluwe.
He is listed in Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs
Painting size: 16.5" x 12.75"
Frame size: 24" x 20.5"
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View of a Walled City, India
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1886”
Painting Size: 26” x 35”
Frame Size: 37 ” x 46.75”
An extensive traveler, landscape painter Daniel Charles Grose was active in Washington, D.C. during the 1870’s and 1880’s...
Manuel Joachim de Franca (American, 1808-1865)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1858.
Provenance: Given to Judge and Mrs. Thomas Johnson, ca. 1900, by the granddaughter of the sitter, then by descent to Catherine Eaton.
Painting, Oval: 24” x 20”
Frame: 33” x 29”
Portrait painter Manuel Joachim de Franca was active in Philadelphia from 1830 to 1842, then in St. Louis, Missouri from 1844 on...
William H. Jobbins (British, fl. 1872-1886)
Oil on canvas, signed and located: “Venice/(18)80” and retaining a paper gallery label on the reverse.
Provenance: Frost & Reed, London.
Jobbins was born in Nottingham, England, in 1836. He became a landscape painter in the best English School tradition. In 1872, he began exhibiting at both the Royal Academy and the New Watercolours Academy. His paintings shown at the Royal Academy featured scenes from Venice...
Oil-on-canvas, in original gilt frame. Circa1890.
Signed lower left and located: "Sevilla".
Inscribed on reverse of frame: " To Howard--Christmas 1895...from Mother."
The "Casa de Pilotos" was formerly the Palace of the Dukes of Medina, Sidonia; and is now the site of Andalucia's principal archieve and is celebrated as the outstanding example of mock "madeja" architecture.
Painting: 21" x 15.5"
Frame: 29.5" x 24"
Irving Ward (American, 1866-1924)
Oil on panel, signed.
Ward lived and worked in Baltimore, MD where he was known primarily for his landscapes and portraits. He was a charter member of the Baltimore Charcoal Club...
Wood engraving, later hand-coloring. 21 1/4 x 30 1/4. Several fold creases, few small spots. Professionally matted and framed. Frame Size: 30.75" x 39.25"
Sculpture in bronze, signed on base.
Laurent’s artistic career began under the tutelage of Coinchon. He went forth to become a successful artist during his life, first exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1861. Best known for his portrait busts and figures of celebrities, Laurent was selected to create two public monuments...
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...
Attributed to Oliver Tarbell Eddy
Oil on panel, early 19th Century.
At age 15, under the instruction of his father, Eddy began his artistic education as an engraver. Ultimately, however, it was as a portrait painter that he earned his living and garnered the most acclaim...
Daniel Carter Beard (American, 1850-1941)
Watercolor and gouache on paper, signed and dated: “1895”.
A highly respected artist and illustrator, Beard may be better remembered as one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. In recognition of this contribution, Mt. Beard, near Mt. McKinley, is named for him.
Educated at Worall’s Academy and the Art Student’s League, he first exhibited at the Brooklyn Art Association...
View of The Oxbow
Oil on canvas.
Painting: 22" x 36"
Frame: 30" x 44.5"
Founder of the Hudson River School, Thomas Cole, painted the most famous work depicting the Oxbow of the Connecticut River in 1836 (View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts) and influenced a generation of Hudson River School artists...
Attributed to Jonas LaValley (American, 1858-1930)
Oil on canvas, circa. 1885...
Carl Kayser-Eichberg (German, 1873-1964)
Oil-on-board, signed lower right corner.
Painting size: 12.75” x 17”
Frame size: 19” x 23”
Like the French Impressionists, Kayser-Eichberg explored the light effects of winter weather in this canvas. The dome of the Nikolaikirche dominates the dull sky at dusk, yet the snow covered rooftops of the surrounding buildings reflect bright light. Below, passages of yellow and orange ...
Alfred Montague (English, fl. 1836-1870; d. 1883)
Oil on artist board, each signed lower right and titled on the reverse.
A talented artist, Montague was known for painting landscapes, town and coastal views. In addition to English locales, his paintings represented scenes in Holland and France indicating that he must have traveled in Europe.
His exhibitions were all held in England. Included among the venues that displayed his art ...