Two Miniature sized watercolor and chalk/pastels of churches. Offered here are two charming miniature sized pieces of original art signed "Jessin (?)" one dated '55, the other signature partially hidden by the frame. The larger piece measures 8 in (20.3 cm) x 10 in (25.5 cm) framed with a 4 1/2 in (11.4 cm) x 6 1/2 (16.5) in sight size. The inscription on the smaller work reads "Bryson Burroughs wanders with Psyche through half deserted streets" Bryson Burroughs, b 1869, was an artist and curator of paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Price: $60 for the church black and white (the larger piece) $75 for Bryson Burroughs with Psyche (smaller piece)
Miniature sized painting, oil on board, of cows grazing, measures 5 5/8 in (14.3 cm) x 4 5/8 in (11.75 cm) framed, 3 1/4 in (8.25 cm) x 2 1/4 in (5.7 cm) sight size. This is a cute addition to a farm or cow lover's collection or for those who enjoy small pieces of artwork. Price: $40
Wonderful miniature sized landscape, oil on board, signed DORR. This is a lovely landscape, measuring 7 1/2 in x 5 in framed, 5 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in sight size. The paint is thick and textured with the muted colors of fall at the foothills of the mountains. Price: $95
OWN A PIECE OF NEW YORK CITY - originals by William Fisher
Original Pen and Ink Drawings of New York City (Lower Manhattan) -- fabulous black and whites! I have a large collection of pen and ink/ink wash drawings done by artist William Fisher. William Fisher (1891-1985) was born in Brooklyn, NY. He studied at the Brooklyn Institute of Art and Science and at Pratt Institute. He became an illustrator in the 1920’s. His work appeared in the Saturday Evening Post, as well as the Villager for which these pieces were created. The Villager is a New York City based publication that serves lower Manhattan communities. Fisher opened an art gallery and school in NYC in partnership with Margaret Kilburn, also an artist and crafts person. They also opened a gallery and school in Kennebunkport, Maine. Fisher is reported to have died in 1985 in a nursing home in Maine.These sketches were found in a trunk in a Kennebunkport house.The sketches are of interiors and exteriors. They are each unique, done on heavy paper, measuring approximately 14 1/2 inches x 19 3/4 inches. They are unframed but look great in a simple black frame, not matted to retain the original notations to the publisher. They are perfect for a home, restaurant or store! If you would like to see additional images, please send me and email or call and I will send you photos. These are just 10 of the very large selection I have to offer. Price $395 each
Enjoy an original piece of art of Washington Square Park, the Empire State Building, local churches, the ferry at the Chelsea Pier, etc!!
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CHINESE RICE or PITH PAPER PAINTINGS -- 19th century
Offered are two gouache paintings on rice or pith paper dating to the last half of the 19th century. The paintings each measure 9.5in (24.12 cm) x 13.75 in(35 cm) framed, 11.25 in (28.5 cm) x 7 in (17.78 cm) sight size. They are unusual in the number of figures in each painting and probably represent a wedding procession. They are in very good condition noting a few cracks in the rice paper which are quite common in paintings of this genre and age and are evident in the photos. The colors have remained vibrant and the images are charming. Price: SOLD
Pair of Portraits, American School, Second Quarter 19th Century, Mother and Daughter. AMAZING: Drawn with the Toes!
Offered are a lovely pair of portraits done in pencil on paper, unsigned, with inked inscriptions "Drawn in Pencil with the Toes in 1829". They are both cut out and mounted on paper/cardboard. The portrait of the daughter has repairs. In old grain painted frames with eglomise mats, 18"h (45.72 cm) x 14" (35.5 cm) w.
Seascape Oil by James Hagaman
Offered is a beautiful oil on artist board painting by James Hagaman (New York 1866-1946) signed in the lower left corner. The painting measures 10"h (20.5 cm) x 12"w (30.5 cm), and is an oak frame with scrolled inner work , 15"h (38 cm) x 17 1/4"w (44 cm). The following is from Charles Hagaman Carroll: I am the great great nephew of James Henry Hagaman,who was born June 28, 1866 in Rochester, New York. He was the son of Silas Wallace Hagaman and Emma Fowler. James' mother died when he was 5 years old. Not much of his life is known, but he did study art in Paris with Benjamin-Constant, Lefebvre, Laurens, and Gerome. (from the archives of ASK ART.com) Price: $350
N.C. Wyeth Lithograph Poster, Red Cross, 1933. From the collection of Wendy and Allan C. Wasserman, exhibited at the "One Nation: Patriots and Pirates Portrayed by N.C. Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth." N.C. Wyeth, 1882-1945, prolific painter and illustrator, father of Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. Sight size 13.5 in (34.3 cm) x 20.25 in (51.5 cm), framed 17.5 in (44.5 cm) x 25 in (63.5 cm). Price: $495
Antique Chinese Sleeve Panel, mid-19th century, embroidered, from Imperial Robe. Conservation Framed. Beautiful sleeve panel or band in fine condition, measuring 19 in (48 cm) tall by 4 in (10 cm) wide sight size; 32 in (81 cm) x 15 in (38 cm) framed. Price: SOLD
Antique Engraving, French, c.1750, possibly from Diderot & d'Alemberts Encyclopedie des Arts et Metiers. The image is entitled "Lunetier, Verres de différens foyers" and depicts workers in the process of creating lenses. Marked Lucotte Del. Benard Fecit. In very good condition. The engraving measures 8.5 in (21.5 cm) x 13.25 in (33.6 cm) sight size, 14.5 in (37 cm) x 19.5 in (49.5 cm) framed. Price: $175