Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated 1873; in original frame
Painting: 14” x 24”
Frame: 23 ½” x 33 ½”
Born in Philadelphia in 1827, Trotter worked for a machinist company and a dry goods company in Philadelphia and served in the Germantown Home Guards during the Civil War. It was not until he was 40 that Trotter turned to painting as a full time occupation.
"A Voice From the Sea"
Lithograph or monotype on Japan paper, signed and dated 1925 in the plate and pencil signed and inscribed indistinctly.
Sight Size: 11.25" x 7"
Frame Size: 19" x 14.5"
Sterner was born in England of American parents and studied in Birmingham and in Paris at the Académie Julian with Boulanger and Lefebvre. He also studied in Paris with Gérôme.
Although he lived and worked in Chicago as an ill...
The Old Tobacco Barn
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated : "10 July, (19)60".
From his exceedingly humble start, Glushakow grew to become one of Baltimore's favorite sons. He was born aboard ship to Russian Jewish parents immigrating to the United States in the wake of WWI. The Glushakow family settled in Baltimore and soon became a part of its Jewish community.
From an early age, Glushakow was encouraged by his parents t...
Woodland Fall Landscape
Oil on panel, signed in lower left corner, “JN White, R.I.”
Painting size: 6.75” x 10”
Frame size: 10.5” x 13.5”
Known for his rustic genre paintings and landscapes, White attended the Royal Scottish Academy. By 1877, he moved to Devon and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and the New Watercolor Society.
On this landscape, Whit...
(includes the stand)
Saucer Diameter: 5.33"
(American, early 20th century)
Oil on panel, signed lower right: “T.S. Moran”.
Painting size: 9” x 13”
Frame size: 15” x 19”
Though sometimes confused with the famous landscape painter Thomas Moran, further research by Edan Hughes ("Artists in California 1786-1940") shows that this artist with a middle name of Sidney, is not the same.
Tabletop Still Life with Jug and Chrysanthemums
Oil on canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 24” x 16”
Frame: 31” x 27”
Oil on canvas, signed.
Provenance: From the Estate of Celebrity Clarivoyant Jean Dixon.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 31” x 35.5”
Goerge Armfield, known as George Armfield Smith until 1840, flourished from 1840-1875, as a London painter of dogs, especially terriers chasing birds, cats or mice. Armfield also painted landscapes, dead game, birds and other wild animals. His small ...
Magpie on a Branch
Oil on Porcelain, signed lower right
Frame: 13 ½” x 11 ½”
Floyd, a notable porcelain artist in Alexandria, learned to paint on porcelain in the early 1970’s and taught her craft in workshops for the Fairfax County Adult Education program.
She was a Pennsylvania native who attended a business college before moving to Washington in 1941 to work as a secretary in the Pentagon.
By A. Talbot Smith (British, flourished 189-1914)
Pen and ink on paper, signed.
Smith was an Illustrator and figure artist. He contributed to leading periodicals, including "Punch", and did book illustrations.
Sight size: 9.5" x 6.25
Two Young Girls with Birds and Birdcage
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right
Sight Size: 19.25" x 16"
Frame Size: 25.5" x 22"
Born in Brive-la-Gaillarde, in 1933, Jean-Baptiste Valadie is a painter, sculptor, printmaker, draftsman, lithographer and illustrator. Children, birds and the sun are repeated motifs in his works, but the central figure in most of his paintings is a sensuous woman.
His first a...
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"Chesapeake Beach, MD"
Oil on masonite, signed lower left and dated "1958" and titled on the reverse
Painting: 20" x 24"
Frame: 26" x 30"
Provenance: The Estate of a Toms River Collector
Benson Bond Moore, painter, etcher and teacher was born in Washington, DC. He studied at the Corcoran School of Art with Messer and Brooke , and also with Max Weyl . He continued his studies in drawing at the Linthicum Institute...
Painting Size: 15" x 10" Frame Size: 19.25" x 14.25"
The Captain’s Tales
Oil-on-canvas, signed on the stretcher and dated 1889
Painting: 24 ¾” x 33 ¾”
Frame: 32 ¾” x 42”
Henningsen was born in Copenhagen and studied art at the Danish Academy. In 1877, he traveled to Paris and studied with Léon Bonnat. He later went on to Spain where he copied paintings in various galleries on commission.
Henningsen worked in Charlottenborg painting portraits ...