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.
Sarah Louisa Kilpack, English, 1839-1909, "Mt St Michel ,Jersey". c. 1880, by British artist, Sarah Louisa Kilpack, measuring 13 x 10 inches with sight size 4 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, signed l.l., framed, oil on paper on board, location written on backing. Born in London in 1839, at an early age Sarah Louisa Kilpack was recognized as a talented pianist and artist, but after a series of misfortunes she had to give up the piano and concentrated exclusively on her painting. Moving to the Channel Islands between England and France she became known for her watercolors and oils of rocky coastal scenes painted in a dramatic style with fisherman or other hardworking types placed within the stormy landscapes. She exhibited in London at the Society of Women Artists between 1867 and 1909 and also at the British Institution.
This is an original oil on paper modernist floral still life. No visible signature, The sight size is 13X10 1/2 inches, nicely framed with a linen mat and white fillet. The work looks to be early European 20th century. In the style of Odilon Redon. Very thickly painted. Over all frame measures 28X21 inches