by James M. Hughes
Watercolor and Graphite on Paper, signed and dated "March 11, 1902"
Sight Size: 11" x 9"
Frame Size: 18" x 15"
(previously priced at $1150)
Young Girl with a Ball
Watercolor on paper, signed with initials and dated: "1881"
John Henry Mole was a watercolorist and landscape painter. He was born in Alnwick, Northumberland. Mole worked as a clerk in a solicitor's office in Newcastle, but gave it up for miniature painting. He exhibited his miniatures at the Royal Academy (1845, 1846, 1879). He later turned to landscape painting, particularly in watercolor...
Inlet with Beached Boats
Watercolor on Paper, signed lower right: "Gordon Grant A.W.S" and dated: "1951" (laid down on acid free foam core)
22.25" x 30.25", unframed
Born in San Francisco, Gordon Grant is known for his etchings and paintings of marine subjects. Grant sailed around Cape Horn to England at the age of twelve, where, at his father's wish, he attended the Fife Academy in Scotland...
View of the Piazzetta di San Marco in Venice
Watercolor on Paper, signed
Sight Size: 11.5" x 7"
Frame Size: 19" x 14"
Biondetti is best known for watercolour views of Venice, Canals, Harbors, and Boats
Henry Hobart Nichols, Jr. (American, 1869-1962)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1897”.
Exhibited at the Third Annual Washington Water Color Club, 1898.
Illustrated in McMahan, The Artists of Washington, DC: 1796-1996, p. 158.
Provenance: from the Estate of Virgil McMahan.
A painter and illustrator, Nichols was a member of quite an artistic family...
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right and dated “1847”
Sight Size: 17” x 22.5”
Frame Size: 29.5 ” x 35”
William Lee was a painter of rustic genre, often English or French figures in coastal scenes, usually in watercolor. He was a member and secretary of the Langham Sketching Club for many years...
A Bamboo Grove
Watercolor on paper, signed.
Sheet Size: 20.5” x 13.5”
Sight Size: 19” x 13”
Frame Size: 25.75” x 19.5”
Banka Maruyama was a Japanese watercolor artist whose work spanned the Meiji, Taishō and Shōwa periods. Today, his work can be found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
n.b. These may be 18th Century wallpaper panels.
Frame: 32" x 13.25"
David William Burley (English, born 1901)
Watercolor-on-paper, signed lower right.
Sight size: 14.5" x 21.5"
Frame Size: 20.5" x 33.5"
Burley was a painter in watercolor and oil who was born in Greenwich, England, 1901. He studied at Goldsmiths' College School of Art. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and the Royal Society of British Artists. He lived in London and Kent...
Bridge in Paris
Watercolor on paper, inscribed: “Bren 1962, Paris”(from a portfolio of the artists drawings and watercolors).
Painting size: 11” x 14”
**Please note: This item is not currently on view in our gallery...
Genoese Flower Girl
Watercolor on paper, signed and titled on the reverse.
Painting size: 16” x 10”
Frame size: 26.75” x 20.5”
Smallfield was a painter of genre scenes in oil and watercolour. He was a student at the Royal Academy Schools in the late 1840s with the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, but he was probably not close to them then, for he is not mentioned in their diaries...
English School, Mid-19th Century
Watercolor on paper, signed with a monogram and dated "1866" (beneath the mat).
Frame Size: 11" x 12.5"
The Parting Benediction
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: "Rome, 1877" and titled and signed on a paper label on the reverse.
Margaret Gillies was a genre and portrait painter. After her mother died, she was raised by her uncle, Lord Gillies, an Edinburgh judge...
No Picking the Flowers!
Watercolor on Paper, unsigned.
Sight Size:19.5" x 13.75"
Frame Size: 28.5" x 22.75"
The Vase Painter
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right and dated: “(18)97”.
Sight size: 14.5” x 10.5”
Frame size: 23.75” x 17”
This lovely watercolor after the work by Paul Thumann (German 1834-1908) known as Kunst Bringst Gunst (Art Wins Heart) depicts a Greek artisan painting a figure on a hydria vase as an admiring companion looks on from the threshold of an open doorway...
This item has been sold. It remains on our website for internet research purposes.
Belisario Gioja (Italian, 1829-1906)
Watercolor on paper, signed and located “Roma.”
Provenance: Tilden-Thurber, Providence, Rhode Island.
Sight size: 20” x 13.5”
Frame size: 31” x 22.5”
Born in Rome in 1829, Belisario Gioja was a painter of Italian genre subject. He died on July 10, 1906. His son, Edoardo Gioja, also became a successful genre painter...
Gentleman Pursuing a Young Lady; an illustration
Watercolor and pencil on paper, signed indistinctly. French, circa 1875.
Sight Size: 8” x 6”
Frame Size: 15.75” x 10.75”
“I assure you, Monsieur, that you are wasting your time!”
“Eh! Good God, Mademoiselle, listen to me!”
“Eh! Good God, Monsieur, then let’s go in somewhere if you want me to listen to you.”
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1825” and titled below the mat. (repaired tear)
Sight size: 7” x 10”