19th Century American

Portrait of a Young Girl

This is a sweet original 19th century American school portrait of a young girl. Oil on canvas, 21 x 17 inches, oval, unsigned, with a New York stamp on the back, c. 1860, in an ornate period gilt frame, most likely the original. Although this painting is unsigned, it is quite well painted, probably by a very competent artist.

Floral Still Life

This is a very sweet floral still life in a distinctive gilt period frame. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, with a label from Algernon Stubbs Frames, Portland, Maine on the back of the frame.

Public Library - Woburn

Etching, image size 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches, plate titled "Public Library - Woburn" l.l., plate signed "EHC 1880" l.r. This etching is out of the publication by Estes and Lauriat titled "Famous Etchers".


Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.


Burgos Cathedral
1889-1970, German

A very interesting perspective taken by the German artist, Sepp Frank, on the majestic cathedral "Burgos", from his 1923 series "Meine Spanishche Reise Acht Radierungen". One of eight impression measuring 15 1/8 x 19 inches, pencil signed.


Christmas Card 1932
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1932, image size 8 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches.