Girl Pursued by Her Lover
Oil on paper, painted in the round, signed indistinctly.
Frame Diameter: 16”
The young girl, being pursued by her hiding lover, is a direct reference to Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s The Pursuit in his Pursuit of Love series created for Mme. du Barry in the late eighteenth century. The young girl’s outstretched arms, arabesque leg, and flowing skirts are in the same position in each painting....
French School (Early 18th Century)
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 25” x 34”
Frame size: 30” x 39.25 ”
These sumptuous female figures serve as allegories for two prized arts in France at the turn of the 18th century. On the left is sculpture, signified by a chisel in her hands. She sits beside a pair of Roman busts, one overturned, the other sporting a helmet possibly representing Pallas Athene. On the right is ...
The Art Critics
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right, located “Meran” and dated “1906"
Painting Size: 39.5” x 31.75”
Frame Size: 48.25 ” x 40”
A painter of historical, genre and allegorical scenes, Leeke studied at the Munich Academy under Johann Herterich and with the Hungarian genre and landscape painter Alexander von Wagner. Around 1889, Leeke was commissioned by Siegried Wagner, son of Richard Wagner to paint...
Plate size: 6.75 x 17.25
Paper size: 8.5 x 19.5
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Oil-on-panel; signed lower left
See Brook-Hart, British 19th Century Marine Painting (Appendix) for a detailed discussion of this artist.
Frame size: 18.5" x 21"
Acrylic on panel, signed
Painting: 13 ¾” x 19 ½”
Muxart was a Catalan painter, part of the Grup Taüll of avant-garde artists. His work shows a strong expressionist character with structured figurative motifs. Muxart was of a generation of artists that developed during the years of the Franco regime. In 1948 he got a grant to study in Paris, where he met Picasso and decided to devote his life ...
Y. Gianni (Italian 19th/20th Century)
Oil on canvas laid on panel signed and dated: “1908”.
One of the Gianni family of painters who usually worked in watercolor and pastels and produced views of Italian coastal towns.
Painting size: 16” x 16”
Frame size: 20.25” x 20.25”
Bronze Sculpture with a gold patina, signed
Height 25”, Diameter of Base: 11”
Born in Paris in 1830, Dumaige studied sculpture under Féuchère and Dumont. He exhibited his sculptures depicting groups, statues, and busts at the Salon from 1862-1877. . He sculpted a large number of busts, groups and statuettes in marble, plaster and bronze, including statuettes of Desmoulins and Rabelais. He died at St-Gil...
Attributed to Johannes Christiaan Schotel (Dutch, 1787-1838)
Charcoal and ink wash on paper.
A soldier turned artist, Schotel was skilled in both printmaking and painting. He studied under both Adriaan Meulemans and Martinus Schouman, eventually collaborating with Schouman.
Hs works are held in the permanent collections of museums throughout Holland. The Rijksmuseum and Scheepvaart Museum in Amsterdam, Dordrecht Museum and Boymans Museum in Rotterdam...
Still Life with Fruit and Sunflowers
Oil-on-canvas laid down to board, signed lower left
Painting: 23 ½” x 31 ½”
Frame: 29” x 37”
Born in Belgium, Coppenolle went to France to work at the faience factory of Schopin in Montigny. There he created sketches and ink studies of hens and cocks for plates, platters, jugs and cache-pots. His paintings repeated the same themes but also included st...
Classical Figure with a Lyre
Oil on Panel, signed and retaining a paper label on the reverse
Painting: 14.5" x 8.5"
Frame: 20.5" x 15"
Jose Rico y Cejudo was born n Seville, Spain on March 27, 1864. He was the student of M. Ussel and J. Garcia Ramos at the School of Fine Arts in Seville. Eduardo Cano also played a role in the education of Cejudo as Cejudo would often pay visits to the artist'a studio. In 1888 he received a...
Watercolor on Paper, signed, and titled, signed and located: “Paris, France” on the reverse.
Painting Size: 5.75” x8.75 ”
Frame Size: 12” x 15”
Swiss or German School, circa 1860.
Oil on paper, with a gilt sand mat.
Painting Size: 6” x 4.5” Oval
Frame Size: 12.25 ” x 10.25”
European School, early 19th century
Painting: 17.25" x 21.75"
Frame:23" x 27.75"
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting Size: 19.75” x 25.5”
Frame Size: 24 ” x 30”
Brasseur was a painter and designer who specialized in religious art as well as genre scenes, portraits and nudes.He was a student at the Saint-Luc School in Schaerbeek where he spent his last year as a scene painter. He adopted a Neo-Gothic style, typical of that school. Brasseur also produced copperplate engravin...
Known as a sculptor of classical and allegorical figures, Germain was a student of Dumont and Gumery. He worked with his brother Gustave in producing classical and historical statues and groups. Germain exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1866 to 1879 and later at the Salon des Artistes Français where he became an Associate in 1889. His bronzes include various images of Joan ...
Chickens and Rooster
Oil-on-Panel, signed lower right
Painting: 12.5" x 9.25"
Frame: 18.5" x 15.25"
Federico Jiménez Fernandez was born in Madrid in 1841 and trained at the School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving of San Fernando where he studied with José Gonzalez Bande. He traveled to Paris to continue his studies, as did so many other artists of the time. Jiménez was known for his paintings of birds and a...
European School, early 19th century
Painting: 10” x 8.5”
Frame:14.5” x 13”