Luigi Paolillo
1864-1934, Italian

Galleon At Sea
1864-1934, Italian

A vibrant original oil on canvas by Italian artist Luigi Paollilo, this painting measures 28 x 36 inches, c. 1910, signed l.r. "L. Paolillo", framed. Known for his seascapes and genre scenes, Paollilo exhibited his work widely in Italy and Europe; he also spent many years traveling in the western hemisphere, from Argentina to America.

Painting

"L'optique"   Peep Show

A rare early French genre painting depicting a traveling vendor with his peep show. A unique country setting of a mother and her children viewing a display titled "Le Vrai Jesus". This work done circa 1820's is unsigned but suggests the work in style and subject of Louis Leopold Boilly,(1761-1845). The painting has been lined and has some areas of inpainting, mostly the bottom edge and upper right. The painting may have been reduced in size. Period gilt frame. Oil on canvas measuring 30 x 25 inches, the overall frame size measures: 41 X 36 inches.

Print

Points of Departure IV  -  Pavane
1930 - , American

This beautifully framed etching and engraving by Peter Winslow Milton measures 18 x 28 inches. A very detailed image published in 1999 in an edition of 175, it is pencil signed, titled and numbered on the lower margin. The fourth of four in a suite entitled "Points of Departure", celebrating the end of the millennium, this moody image with its rich tonal scale plays with layers, transparencies and reflections drawn from images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A graduate of Yale, Peter Milton's work has been exhibited in most major museums in the US and Europe.

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.