Max von Schmaedel
1856-1939, German

Portrait of Miss Davenport
1856-1939, German

Oil on Academy Board, 12 x 9 inches, signed and inscribed "M. v. Schmaedel/M√ľnchen" lower right, period frame. The sitter is identified in a copy of a letter dated August 3, 1905, from Seth Mendell to William C. Davenport, President of The Machinists' Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts, in an envelope affixed to the back of the painting. Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.

Painting

Barn in Winter Field
1924-2008, American

Watercolor by American artist Lowell Ellsworth Smith. Signed in the lower right and dated 1964. Painting measures 10 7/8 x 23 inches on heavy weight watercolor paper. Lowell Ellsworth Smith was born in Canton, Ohio in 1924. He attended Miami University in Ohio (BFA) and graduated from Famous Artists Schools in Westport, Connecticut. This painting truly captures the luminosity of the winter sky, the long blue shadows, and the detail of the long grass in the half-melted field in the foreground.

Print

A By-Way in Trenton
1846-1938, American

Etching, image size: 5 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, 1881, #52, Cat. Schneider, edition of 38, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

Modernist Landscape
1947 - , French

Watercolor study for a festival held at the Hotel Meynier d'Oppede in 1970, sheet size measures 19 5/8 x 16 inches. Guibal was known for his abstract motifs of wind, birds, women and the sea, exibiting in Paris, London, Stockholm and the US.