Samuel John Egbert Jones
1820-1845, Active, British

Incredible British Tonalist Landscape
1820-1845, Active, British

Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches, signed and dated 1851 lower right. Although initially known for his sporting scenes his work really excels in his atmospheric landscapes. The powerful light of the sunset reflecting off the dark, rugged landscape suggests qualities similar to Joseph M.W. Turner, the father of British Romanticism. The human in this scene is of small consequence compared to the majestic beauty surrounding her. Jones exhibited work at the British Institute, The Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists.

Painting

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.

Print

The Scarecrow
b. 1911, American

Chiaroscuro woodblock, image size 7 x 5 inches, 1937, pencil signed and dated. As is typical with this artist, he hand signed and dated his images on the paper window mat rather than the sheet itself.

Drawing

Nude Study, Reclining
1893-1986, American

Drawing, image size 8 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed