Pastel on paper, signed indistinctly.
Sight size: 3.5” x 5.75”
Frame size: 8” x 10.5”
Charcoal on paper with applied marble dust, dated: “May 25, 1849” on the reverse.
Painting Size: 10.5” x 13”
Frame Size: 13.5 ” x 16”
Sometimes known as a Marble Dust Painting, this was a popular mid 19th century medium used by amateur painters, often young women, who were inspired by the well known Hudson River School Painters of the time. In very good unrestored condition...
A Study of a Pair of Work Boots
Pastel on paper, signed lower right.
Sight size: 16.75” x 22.75”
Frame size: 25.75” x 31.75”
This pastel brings to mind the still life paintings Vincent van Gogh did of shoes and boots. The reason his shoe paintings still fascinate individuals today is that these works are also often interpreted as a study of Van Gogh’s life...
Mabel Gear (British, b. 1900)
Pastel on colored paper, signed.
Mabel Gear was a painter of birds and animals. She was born at the Ashby Rectory in Surrey, 1900. She studied at Colchester School of Art and under Septimus Power at Bushey. Gear exhibied at the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; the Royal Society of British Artists, and abroad. She married Ivor I.J...
Signed: “ Romer”
Pastel on grey paper, signed.
Sheet size: 13” x 18.25”
Mat size: 20” x 24”
She is listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Falk.
Pastel and gouache on paper, signed lower right with monogram “AJM” within a circle
Mid 20th century
A charmingly bold portrait of a Tahitian woman in the manner of Paul Gauguin.
Sight Size: 14.5” x 20.5”
Frame: 19.5” 20.5”
Pastel on paper, signed indistinctly
Sight Size: 1 8.25” x 16.25”
Frame Size: 26.5 ” x 13.5”