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

Artist's Self Portrait
$1450.00
1867 - 1954, American

Self portrait by American artist Laura Lee, oil on canvas, measuring 32 x 16 inches in a 35 x 18 1/2 inch silver frame. This painting came to us in a very small frame and was folded over to fit that frame. We had the work resized back to the original that the artist intended. The painting is signed and dated in the lower left, 1919. Laura Lee was a well known suffragette in Boston, a champion of the women's suffrage movement. She was known as the "Bloomer Girl" artist.

Print

Street Scene with Donkeys, Toledo
$175.00
1880 - 1968, American

Etching, image size 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches, c. 1915, unsigned, estate stamped on reverse, titled in pencil, possibly in the artist's hand. Kuehne was an American artist who studied in NYC before traveling extensively throughout Europe. After returning to the U.S. he became friends and colleagues with Edward Hopper, William Glackens and Charles Prendergast. From 1914-1917, Kuehne lived and worked in Spain creating many landscapes and architectural scenes, including this lively street scene in the city of Toledo.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.