This marvelous memory painting by folk/outsider artist (Kentucky 1919) is entitled "House." This house is wonderful. A real insight into the home. Well kept gardens and brick path to the door create an atmosphere of home and where you want to be. Also the colours used in this painting magnify the ideal state of home. Home being where the heart is. The signed painting is oil on canvas and the dimensions are 16x20 inches. Painted in 1998. It comes in a contemporary wood frame. Helen ...click for details
This marvelous memory painting by folk/outsider artist Helen Lafrance (Born Kentucky 1919). The signed painting is oil on canvas and the dimensions are 25 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches. It comes in a contemporary wood frame. The various shades of green give so much warmth to this painting. The child is on his way home and there is much to be seen in this painting. One could oogle at it for hours and come back again and see something else. Helen LaFrance is a self-taught black artist who was born in ...click for details
This dramatic Modernist oil on masonite portrait of a "Lady of Quality" is fresh from the estate of a Palm Beach collector. The painting is by Vic Tor (signed lower right) and combines his trademark vibrant and iridescent use of color and surreal quality with many years of study of the history of fashion. Vic Tor was born in Indiana and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for six years with Isabel Steel McKinnon Rubbreck and was influenced by modern master Hans Hoffman. Vic Tor' ...click for details
This wonderful portrait of the outstanding five-gaited Saddlebred mare Lady Jane was painted by noted equine artist Louise V. Conrad. The oil on board painting depicts the champion horse
Lady Jane with Harry Lathrop up and was painted in the 1940s.
This outstanding 5-Gaited show mare won over 50 championships & grand championships during her illustrious career. Born in 1930, she was 1939 Grand Champion 5-Gaited Horse. Bred by Harry Weisinger of Shelbyville, KY and later bought by Long V ...click for details
This early twentieth century pastoral painting of a herd of sheep huddled inside a barn is one of the best folk art paintings we have seen in a long time. How many sheep paintings have you seen where the animals are indoors as opposed to in the barnyard or in a landscape? Dimensions are 22 x 36 inches, sight size, and 25 x 29 inches in its old gilt frame. This painting has tremendous charm and realism.
Murray Belkin (American, mid-to-late 20th century) painted "The Lady In Green", this Modernist surreal and dreamlike oil on canvas circa 1950. Dimensions are 39 x 17 inches, sight size and 40.5 x 18.5 inches framed.
Theo (Theodore ) Shoudy (American, b. 1881 Brooklyn, NY), the Hudson River Valley Impressionist, painted and signed this great oil on board fall scene circa 1946. A painter and teacher, Shoudy studied at Adelphia College, the prestigious Arts Student League, and with William Merritt Chase and Jane Peterson. He has exhibited widely and has won awards in the New York area in the 1930s-1950s. He is listed in "Who Was Who in American Art". Dimensions: 12 x 16 inches, sight size, and 18-3/ ...click for details
ALFONS BACH (American, 1904-1999) painted this Modernist oil on board depiction of Florida Sailboats circa 1950s-60s. Signed l.r., it measures 24 x 20 in., sight size, floating in a frame with overall size 27-3/4 x 23-3/4 in. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, Alfons Bach studied architecture at the University of Berlin and at the Reimann School. He came to the U.S. in 1926 and established an industrial design firm in 1932 in New York City. In 1937 he moved to Stamford, CT, becoming president of the Am ...click for details
Macgowan Tuttle(American, 1861-1935's oil on canvas depiction of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is viewed from the front along the Seine River. It is signed verso and the title
“Notre Dame Paris 1925”. Originally from Muncie, Indiana, Tuttle studied under the greats William Merritt Chase and Frank Duveneck and in Paris at the Academie Julien with J.P. Laurens. He was a member of the prestigious National Arts Club, the Salmagundi Club, and the Paris Artist’s Association.
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This absolutely charming oil on canvas double portrait of the Skinner children was painted in Baltimore by the British artist Robert Aker (Liverpool,England. The painting is signed verso "Miss/Sarah Skinner/Miss Mary nner,Baltimore/Robt.Aker/pinxt/Liverpool
Obviously the little Skinner girls are members of a family of privilege. One sister is wearing a white dress and holding a bunch of grapes; the other is in a red dress, kneeling & holding apples in her lap.
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