Sam Middinan

King Henry the Fourth - Act II scene ii

Colored Engraving, image size: 17 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches, after a painting by R. Smirke, R.A., and Joseph Farmington, R.A.

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

Cafe Montmartrois
1891-1965, American

Etching, BPL 114, plate destroyed, Characters from French art culture of 1925; Scene features Heintzleman, left, bending over table, the Parisian model, Kiki who appears in Planche aux Cinq Croquis. To her right, Fredie, subject in Fredie du Cafe "Le Lapin Agile" and of Le Poete, regarded by Heintzleman as the last of the great Montmartre singers. Young man with guitar is Fredie's son.

Drawing

The Bibliophile

Pastel on blue-green toned paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1840, unsigned, in the original gilt frame. (M)