American Paintings

French Girls in a Field

$1600.00

This lovely oil on canvas by the New England artist Joseph Lindon Smith measures 12 x 9 inches, title and artist inscribed on the back, housed in a 19th century gilt frame, 1894. Smith was a founding member of the Dublin Art Colony in Dublin, NH and lifelong friends with the artist Frank Benson and Isabella Stewart Gardner. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Academie Julian in Paris.

Hog Island, Maine

$1600.00

Oil on canvas, sight size 17 x 12 inches, 1918,unsigned, attributed to Joseph Elliot Enneking, an American Impressionist painter known for his New England landscapes. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas and on the back but no clear signature. Period Gilt Frame

A Summer Day

$1450.00

This is a 9 x 12 inch oil on canvas in an ornate gold 15 x 18 1/4 inch frame, signed "G. A Hays" in the lower left. The title and date of creation are inscribed on the back. C. 1909. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, New Hampshire and spent his adult life in Providence, becoming one of Rhode Island's most popular 19th century artists. Hays self taught and was a member of the Providence Art Club, where he exhibited from 1888 to 1940, the Society for Independent Artists, the Copley Society, and the Providence Water Color Club. He painted in both watercolor and oil and is known for his bucolic landscapes of cows and sheep.

Head of a Girl

$1450.00

A fine original oil on canvas painting by Austrian American artist Emil Fuchs(1866-1929) . This painting measures 30X24 inches, it is signed and dated 1928 center left.
This was one of the last works that this artist painted as he died in 1929. On the back of the painting is a label from The Brooklyn Museum of art. Upon his death a number of paintings were donated to that museum. In the 1890's Fuchs moved to London where he met Lawrence Alma Tadema and was mentored by John Singer Sargent. He moved to the United States in 1905 and was hired primarily to paint portraits of wealthy socialites. He became a US citizen in 1924. The painting is housed in a hand made Guido Frame, with 22 K gold leafing.

Summer Landscape

$1450.00

Original oil on canvas painting by American artist Wells M Sawyer (1863-1960) "Summer Landscape" the image measures
20X16 inches, signed lower left. The painting is in a fine American Impressionist gilt frame, it appears to be the original frame for this painting. The overall frame measures
27X23 inches. He was a member of Allied Artists of America, American Federation of Arts, American Watercolor Society, American Artists Professional League, Art Students League of Washington D. C., Salmagundi Club, Sarasota Art Association, The Florida Art Group, The Studio Guild, The Washington Society of Artists, The Chicago Society of Artists, Washington Society of Fine Arts, and the Yonkers Art Association.

A Woodland Spring

$1400.00

This is a richly painted, atmospheric woodland scene by the New England artist Joseph H. Greenwood. Oil on board, 6 x 8 inches, 1898, signed and dated on the lower right. Greenwood started out as a factory worker and then a teacher and eventually became Worcester's most noted landscape painter who preferred to paint the natural beauty of rural New England's four seasons. He was influenced by his contemporaries, George Inness and Willard Metcalf and studied in the Boston area with R. Swain Gifford and John Appleton Brown. He exhibited in Boston, Providence, New York and the 1892 Chicago World's Fair. In 1926 his work was included in an exhibition titled "Selected Paintings by Modern Masters" along with artists George Inness, Bruce Crane and Dwight Tryon. This beautiful image comes housed in a period gilt frame measuring 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches.

Landscape with Waterfalls

$1250.00

This is a very fine Hudson River School landscape, oil on academy board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned it is quite well painted, evidently by a very competent artist.

November in the Texas Hillcountry

$1250.00

Oil on canvas board with original Fellow American Artists label on back. Signed in the lower right. The painting measures 16X20 inches in a 23 x 27 inch frame. Ruth Duncan was an artist primarily from San Antonio, Texas. She was in the Fellow American Artists Professional League of New York. This painting was featured in the Grand National Exhibit in 1964.

Path to the Shed

$1250.00

A verdant New England landscape by Massachusetts artist Edward Burrill, oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, 1885, signed and dated in the lower left corner, framed. Edward Burrill was a Northshore artist known for his landscapes and coastal scenes. He worked out of a Boston studio for a time but was primarily based in Lynn, MA, and knew many of the important artists of the day, including John J. Enneking, Winslow Homer and Joseph Cole. He exhibited his work regularly at the Boston Art Club for many years, also showing his work at the Silas Barton Gallery and the Lynn Art Club.

Autumn Landscape

$975.00

Oil on academy board, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, attributed to Albert B. Insley, obscure signature in l.r., c. 1890. Period gilt frame. Lovely fall wooded scene with views of distant hills.

Meadow in Bloom

$975.00

Oil on artist board, 12 x 16 inches, c. 1930, unsigned. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes. He was a member of many prestigious artist's groups, including the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Connecticut League of Art Students and the Springfield Art League.

Winter

$775.00

This mountain landscape by the American artist William R. Davis measures 8 x 10 inches, oil on board, indistinctly signed l.l., framed.

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