Salt Marshes, Ipswich
1842-1906, American

This simple, atmospheric watercolor by the White Mountain artist, Frank Henry Shapleigh, measures 4 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches and is initialed and dated on the lower right corner. Framed. Shapleigh studied at the Lowell Institute of Drawing and later studied with Emile Lambinet in Europe. Back in the states he had a studio in Boston that he shared with John Appleton Brown and was a member of the Boston Art Club.

Beech Tree
1861-1926, American

This atmospheric landscape by the American impressionist, Henry Kenyon, measures 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, unsigned but with label from Childs Gallery stating "from the estate of the artist" on the backing. Kenyon is most known for his landscape and marine paintings, active in New England and Louisiana. After studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Kenyon traveled to Europe and studied at the Academie Julian under Jules-Joseph Lefebre and Gustave Boulange. He was a member of the Ipswich Art Colony and exhibited regularly at the National Academy of Design shows in NYC.

Summer Shadows

A lovely oil on canvas, c. 1905, measuring 15 x 12 inches, initials on the lower left corner of the painting,"A.T.S". Boston School early 20th century, with Boston canvas label on the back.

Portrait of a Young Girl

This is a very sweet painting of a young girl, unsigned, 19th C., oil on canvas, measuring 21 x 17 inches, label on canvas backing.

My Garden
1865-1931, American

A beautiful Impressionistic garden scene, this painting measures 12 1/2 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, c. 1890, unsigned, framed. Known for her portraits and Impressionist inspired landscapes and garden scenes, Eurilda Loomis France studied art in Paris with Constant, Lefebvre, and Carolus-Duran. She lived in Paris with her husband, Jesse Leach France, for several years before returning to the United States and settling in New York.

At the Well, Brittany
1831-1915, American

This is a very fine original painting by American artist Enoch Wood Perry Jr. Oil on board, 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 1894, signed and dated in the lower right corner, titled on the back, in a beautiful Eastlake period frame. Born in Boston, Perry grew up in New Orleans and as a young man studied art in Germany and in France with Thomas Couture. In 1854 Perry returned to the United States and traveled West where he painted for several years with Albert Bierstandt.

The Old Grist Mill
1890-1970, American

This is a very fine original painting of an abandoned mill in Sudbury, Massachusetts by Rockport artist Stanley Woodward. Oil on board, 12 x 16 inches, signed in the lower right corner, titled and inscribed on the back, in what appears to be the original frame. Stanley Woodward was a Rockport painter, known for his landscapes and marine paintings. He exhibited his work at many prestigious institutions, including the Pennsylvania Academy, Corcoran Gallery, National Academy, and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

The Bathers
1858-1911, American

This is a richly colored original painting by American artist Charles W. Stetson. Oil on canvas, 9 x 14 inches, 1893, signed and dated in the lower left corner, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Charles Stetson was a self taught artist and founding member of the Providence Art Club. He was known as a 'colorist' for his richly hued landscapes and figure studies, many of which have a dreamlike, allegorical quality. Memorial exhibits of his work were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Detroit Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Mt Desert from Bar Island
1848-1914, American

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene of Mt Desert Island, Maine, by American Impressionist Frank Rehn. Oil on canvas, 17 x 27 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower left, with a label from the Gallery of Chas F Haseltine, Philadelphia on the back, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Frank Rehn studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and went on to become a successful painter, primarily known for his land and seascapes.

The Neighbor's House, Peconic, Long Island
1861-1948, American

This is a beautiful landscape of the artist's winter view from his Long Island studio. Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, c. 1935, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. This painting was given to the current family by the artist, their neighbor in Peconic, Long Island. Irving Wiles studied at the Art Students League in New York with William Merrit Chase who became a close friend and colleague, then spent some time in Paris studying at the Academy Julien.


1872- c.1950, American

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s.


Charles March Gere
1874-1949, British

This drypoint etching of the English landscape painter, Charles March Gere, c. 1927, measures 12 x 10 1/4 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right margin. Francis Dodd was born in Wales and trained at the Glasgow School of Art winning the Haldane Scholarship in 1893 enabling him to travel and study in France, Italy and Spain. During WWI he became a portrait war artist producing more than 30 portraits of senior officers. After the war he gained considerable notoriety for his watercolors as well as his printmaking.


White Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches and is dated "July 7, 1929" on the lower margin. 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 drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club