A fine image of sailboats along the shore of Cape Cod, painted in watercolor on paper, sight size 12 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, signed lower left, framed. Laurence Sisson was born in Maine and after serving in Japan in WWII, studied at the Yale Summer School. He became known for his seascapes of the New England coast as well as images of the American southwest.
This is a vibrant original watercolor by American artist Gordon Grant. The sight size is 14 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches, signed lower left, in a very fine gilt frame, identified with a label from Vose Galleries on the back of the frame. Gordon Grant was born in California and sent to Great Britain for his education. He worked as a staff artist for New York World and Harper's Weekly, covering both the Boer War and the Mexican Revolution, but became most widely known for his marine paintings and lithographs.
A beautiful dusky landscape by noted American Tonalist artist John Francis Murphy. Painted in oil on chamfered panel, this landscape measures 8 1/8 x 11 1/8 inches, 1921, indistinctly signed lower right, signed or identified and dated on the back, in a period gilt frame. John Francis Murphy was one of the leading artists of the American Tonalist movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches, 1883, signed and dated lower right. Mauritz de Haas was born in Holland and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam before emigrating to the United States in 1857. He set up a studio in New York and became well known for his atmospheric land and seascapes of the New York area as well as images of his native Holland.
Watercolor on paper, sight size 11 x 14 3/8 inches, c. 1930s, signed lower left, framed. Carroll Bill was an artist and architect, studying at Harvard Architectural School. He was a member of many artist's associations, including the Boston Architectural Club, the Boston Society of Architects, the Boston Society of Watercolor Painters, the New York Society of Watercolor Painters, the New York Watercolor Club and the Springfield Art League.
20th Century, American
Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1960s, signed in the lower right corner, in the original silver metal frame with the artist's stamp on the back. Wotiz graduated from Brown University and became known for her oils and watercolors of the New England landscape and shoreline. She was a member of the North Shore Arts Association, the Concord Art Association and the Western Maine Art Group.
This is an atmospheric early morning seaside scene by American artist William Worcester Churchill. Pastel on paper, sight size 12 x 18 inches, c. 1900, signed lower left, in a very fine period gilt frame. William Churchill was born and raised in Massachusetts, and attended the Boston Museum School before traveling to Paris to study with Leon Bonnat. When he returned to Boston he opened a studio on Irvington St. and began a very successful artistic career, becoming well known for his indoor scenes and portraits as well as his landscapes in oils and pastels.
A warm, atmospheric summer landscape by Charles Harry Eaton, this painting is done with oils on canvas and measures 10 x 14 inches. It was painted c. 1890 and is signed "C Harry Eaton" in the lower right corner, in an ornate carved gilt frame.
1961 - , American
John Traynor's painting "An Early Morning Walk" measures 13 x 15 1/2 inches. This framed, oil on board, is signed on the lower right. Traynor paints in a classical style, imbuing his scenes with light and color with a mosaic-like "patching". Traynor, a New England artist, trained with Frank Mason at the Art Students League of NYC.
This is a beautiful original oil painting by American Impressionist Albert Babb Insley. It measures 16 x 24 inches, painted c. 1880, signed on the lower right. This painting comes in the original gilt frame with the title and the artists' NYC studio address inscribed on the stretcher. Insley was a successful artist from an early age, earning his first commissioned painting at the age of 14. He went on to study with Jasper Cropsey and George Inness, and was heavily influenced by the French Barbizon school as well as the Impressionists.