Tabletop Still Life of Fruit in a Bowl
Watercolor on paper, signed lower left
Painting Size: 8” x 10”
Frame Size: 12 ” x 14”
Ishmael was born in Lewis County, Kentucky, and entered his profession through the Cleveland (Ohio) Institute of Arts and the Art Students League in New York City...
Horse and Stable
Watercolor on paper, signed lower left.
Sight size: 5.5” x 9”
Frame size: 14.5” x 18”
Fort was a watercolor artist who specialized in military subjects and horses at work. He made his debut in the Paris Salon of 1842.and he is represented in the Louviers Museum, the Mulhouse Museum and at Pontoise.
Benezit, E. Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs
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.”
F.W. Searle (British, active late 19th century)
Watercolor on paper, signed lower left corner.
Painting size: 9.5” x 6.25”
Frame size: 14.775”x 12”
This painting of a boy playing with a soap bubble, pipe and bowl at the ready, is possibly a copy of a figure from a 17th-century Dutch genre scene...
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...
Georgetown, Washington, DC
Watercolor on paper, signed and located.
Sight size: 20.5” x 27.5”
Frame size: 30” x 36.5”
Kane is listed in "Who Was Who in American Art" by Falk.
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Blue Hills & Hillside Landscape
Watercolors on paper, signed lower right
Painting size: 11.5” x 17” Unframed
Nye lived, worked and taught in Washington, DC for 58 years. While he may have been born in Richmond, VA, his love for the city earned him the distinction of a "native" son.
Nye was educated in public schools before entering the Corcoran School of Art at age 13...
Bridge in Paris
Watercolor on paper, inscribed: “Bren 1962, Paris”(from a portfolio of the artists drawings and watercolors).
Painting size: 11” x 14”
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No Woman is Worth It
Watercolor and gouache for illustration of the story in the Saturday Evening Post, Feb. 7th, 1953 together with a copy of the magazine.
Joe DeMers (1910-1984) specialized in that most transitory and ephermeral area of illustration, depicting the modern American girl. He did them, not as stereotypes, but as a diverse array of dazzling females - sweet, predatory or sophisticated...
A.G. Coleman (English, 19th century)
Watercolor on board, signed and dated” “1889”.
Coleman exhibited at the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street in 1887 and is listed in Woods, Dictionary of Victorian Artists.
Sight size: 9.75” x 13.5”
Frame size: 17” x 21”
Decline of the Windjammers
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1934” and titled in pencil on the reverse.
Sheet size: 12.5” x 18.5”
Mat size: 19.5” x 25.5”
Justin Faivre was born in Matthews, Indiana. At the age of 5, however, he moved to Portland, Oregon ...
William B. Bennett (British, fl. 1900-1913)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1906”
. Provenance: Taggart, Jorgensen & Putman, Washington, DC.
A painter of landscape and genre scenes, Bennett exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1900 to 1913. He made his home in Bushey, Hertford-shire. Bennett is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol...
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...
Clipper Ship on the High Seas
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right and dated “(19)80”.
Sheet Size: 16.25” x 29”
Framed Size: 26.5” x 38.5”
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No Picking the Flowers!
Watercolor on Paper, unsigned.
Sight Size:19.5" x 13.75"
Frame Size: 28.5" x 22.75"
Watercolor on paper, signed.
Johnston was a painter and teacher born in Alexandria, VA in 1850. He studied briefly with Dr. A.J. Volck in Baltimore, but was primarily self-taught in art, developing his skills while traveling and working in England, France, Spain, Tangiers and Morocco.
He was a resident of New York City when he exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1877 and 1880...
Watercolor on paper, signed lower left
Sheet Size 15.5" x 22"
Mat size: 19.5 x 26.5" (unframed)
Dodge MacKnight began his career as a painter of theatre scenery. From 1883-1891 he traveled to Europe to study at Fernan & Cormon in Paris and exhibited at the Paris Salon (1885-87) and at John S. Sargent’s Studio, London (1890). He became a friend of Van Gogh’s in Arles...
Watercolor on paper, signed, located and dated "1901"
Sight size: 21" x 14"
Frame Size: 28" x 21"
Louis Warren Pulsifer was born in Newtonville, MA, Dec 2, 1869, the son of Royal MacIntosh and Clara Stacy (Keys) Pulsifer. He graduated from Harvard in 1890 and he went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and took the course in architecture. Just before his graduation in ...