Oil on Canvas, “Il Cavaliere”, signed L/R “Carlo Kappo” This Early 20th Century Italian Painting has been Restretched and Conserved. The artist was the mentor of Colorado artist Ed J. Hummer and this painting was given to Hummer by the artist, who inscribed the back of the canvas, “Ed J – May 8, 1961”.
38 1/2 x 31 3/4 in Period Giltwood Frame c. 1900. packing shipping and insurance included.
“Sleeping Venus – The Dresden Venus” Sleeping Venus ”Dresden Venus” Oil / Canvas, Laid down on Wood Paneling, “Sleeping Venus- The Dresden Venus” This unsigned, early 20th c. student museum copy of Giorgione’s unfinished masterpiece residing in the Dresden Museum was painted c. 1510. It is almost universally accepted as a work started by the Venetian and finished by Titian after Giorgione’s untimely death. Giorgione’s obsession with the human natural form is evident in this magnificient nude whose curves mirror those of the background is one of this artist’s most innovative accomplishments. It certainly influenced artists following such as Rubens, Titian, Ingres and Velazquez, and most certainly the 20th c. genius Freida Kahlo.
38 x 47 in Composite Wood Frame. packing shipping and insurance included.
Affordable Antique Fine Art in the Dead Artists Gallery inventory includes this museum apprentice piece from about 1880 of the portrait of Emily and Laura Anne Calmady painted in 1823 by Sir Thomas Lawrence(British, 1769 – 1830).
This is one example of the frame equaling if not exceeding the value of the painting! 39“ x 39“ in original hand carved and gilded wood frame
Celebration! Fiesta! Oil on artistboard “Frutos si la Cosecha “. 1930’s depiction of Castillian harvest festival. You can feel the excitement in the air! Signed illegibly lower right and housed A happy place!
O/C signed verso “Florence J. (Jane) Hoopes”(1894-1984). Another evocative painting by the illustrator and artist who was a product of the early Philadelphia school. For her many accolades see previous post “La Botique Modiste”.
22 x 26 in original gilded frame circa 1925,packing shipping and insurance included.
“Jeune Fille avec la Colombo.”0il on canvas, c. 1820-40. Charming classical French portrait of a young girl and her bird painted in the naïve style popular during the first half of the 19th century, continental. Note the two dimensional, almost totally flat plane of the ewer and dove.Later incorporated into the American artistic scene with persistence into early Victorian era. . We pride ourselves on one stop shopping for designers needing all kinds of vintage art for all kinds of clients, vintage or otherwise! And all affordable!
Painted in England, Framed in Belfast, found in Mexico City. Interesting journey for George the Fourth! Museum Apprentice copy of the official portrait done by Sir Thomas Lawrence(1769-1830) between 1822 and 1830 presently hanging in the Royal Portrait Gallery in London, many fascinating explanations present themselves:Was he purchased by a wealthy Mexican Anglophile touring the continent? Or did he hang in an English ambassadors home in Mexico? Purchaser to determine the routing!
29 x 22 in original Frame as attested by label from Belfast.
O/C laid down on Hardboard. “New England Matriarch “. Handsome female portrait, unsigned but obviously enormously talented artist from the Boston area c. 1840-60. Definitely qualifies for “instant ancestry!”
34 x 30 in contemporary gilded frame, , packing shipping and insurance included. DM for provenance and additional details.
“Doctor, Lawyer…Chief?” Assembly diminutive O/AB portraits inscribed verso “William J. Schultz, 1919-2005”. Boston portraitist extraordinaire, This group from his “American Titans of Industry “ series in period frames, . Please slide for introduction to each member.Whose gallery wall will these gentlemen grace?