12 x 18 inch oil on canvas painting of cows grazing in a sunlit field, with Mount Monadnock in the background. Framed in a beautiful 17 1/2 x 23 1/4 inch gold frame. Signed in the lower right, "W.P. Phelps."
A wonderful forest interior of birches in autumn. Oil on canvas painting, 14 x 20 inches in a deeply carved 23 x 28 inch gold frame. Signed in the lower left "W.P. Phelps."
A lovely view of a shadow dappled mountain brook in Autumn. This oil on canvas painting measures 18 x 24 inches in a 23 x 28 1/2 inch modern gilt frame. Signed "W. P. Phelps" in the lower left. C. 1900.
Framed oil on canvas of cows watering with Mount Monadnock in the background, this painting measures 12 x 18 inches, signed "W.P. Phelps" in the lower right. 17 3/4 x 24 1/4 inch gold frame from Maker's picture and frame shop in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 14 inches in a 25 by 18 1/2 gold period frame. Because this has only a partial signature we are only able to attribute this work to Alfred Bricher. Upon cleaning of the painting, a partial signature was revealed in the lower left. The technique and composition also is very similar to many well known works by this artist. There is an area at the lower edge of this painting which has been inpainted but not the signature...The frame appears to be the original one. We feel the setting of this work might be from Lake George N.Y.
1867 - 1954, American
Self portrait by American artist Laura Lee, oil on canvas, measuring 32 x 16 inches in a 35 x 18 1/2 inch silver frame. This painting came to us in a very small frame and was folded over to fit that frame. We had the work resized back to the original that the artist intended. The painting is signed and dated in the lower left, 1919. Laura Lee was a well known suffragette in Boston, a champion of the women's suffrage movement. She was known as the "Bloomer Girl" artist.
Landscape by the American artist, Charles Woodbury, measuring 9 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches, signed in the l.r. "Charles H. Woodbury Lynn '82", oil on board, 1882, unframed. Known for his oils, watercolors and etchings, Woodbury was predominately a self-taught artist who preferred "to work out his salvation with little help from others in his profession".
12 x 16 inch oil on canvas in handcarved frame by Joseph Mayer, N.Y., according to label on back. Provenance Pieter Bruegel Art Gallery in Amsterdam. C. 1950. Signed in the lower right corner, but the artist is unknown.
active 1897-1914, American
Framed oil on canvas, 13 x 16 inches. Signed N. M. Pairpoint in the lower left.
Nellie Pairpoint was a well-known animal illustrator in the 1930's.
William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.
Framed oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Signed in the lower left. The subject is likely his family homestead in Chesham, New Hampshire.