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Watercolor on paper: Paul Immel (1896-1964) White Flowers in a Blue Bowl
5039
1950s

Signed lower left; Paul Immel was born in Helena, Montana in 1864. Immel studied at the Ball School of Art in Minneapolis and in 1924 moved to Los Angeles where he further studied at Otis Art Institute, later moving to Seattle, Washington. Immel is known for his watercolor floral studies and was a member of the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters and the Northwest Watercolor Society; excellent condition with nice clear colors; some wear to blonde-stained wooden frame

 

 

Height: 
25.75"
Width: 
35"
Depth: 
1.75"
$3,250
Available
Rare Set of 15 18th Century Hand-colored Engravings by Famed Botanical Artist Elizabeth Blackwell
5142
dated 1754
Elizabeth Blackwell (Scottish 1707-1758) was the first British female botanical illustrator who also was the first woman to draw, etch and color her own engravings. Blackwell is notable for her publication "A Curious Herbal" in 1735 raising funds to free her husband from debtors prison; new giltwood frames, acid free matting and ebonized fillets; minor overall discoloration to paper; PRICED INDIVIDUALLY
Height: 
22.75"
Width: 
18.75"
Depth: 
1"
$2,200
Available
Oil on Canvas: American School Mid-Century Abstract Expressionist Painting
4731
1950s

a nice example of an early abstract expressionist painting conveying the emotional expression and depth of field through layered spontaneous brush strokes; unsigned; The AE movement originated in New York in the 1940s and 1950s emphasizing an artist's liberty to convey attitudes and emotions through nontraditional and nonrepresentational means. Leading figures were Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning;  professionally cleaned; craquelure; canvas re-stretched on new frame; the canvas floating within a gray stained oak frame

Height: 
40.5"
Width: 
36.5"
Depth: 
2"
$6,800
Available
Oil on Canvas: Laszlo Ritter (Hungary, 1937 - 2003) 3 Beach Scene Paintings (probably Cornwall)
4861
1970s/80s

each painted with joyous spontaneity successfully mixing the dreamlike and the realistic featuring three beach scenes with dramatic skies and figures scurrying around beached boats; signed 'Ritter' lower left; excellent condition; professionally framed; Laszlo Ritter was a self taught impressionist painter. The Hungarian uprising in 1956 precipitated Ritter's bid for freedom and safety in England at age seventeen. Ritter spent his early years studying the Masters and learning their techniques.

Height: 
19.25" 15"
Width: 
23" 19"
Depth: 
1.5"
$7,850
Graphite on Paper: Two Artist Studies of Hands and Extended Foot
4783
circa 1900

each well-rendered artist's study depicting grasping hands and a foreshortened foot; very nicely detailed; unsigned; excellent condition with minor discoloration to paper; new deep brown lacquered wooden frames and fillets with acid-free matting

Height: 
26"
Width: 
21.75"
Depth: 
1"
$3,250
Available
John W. Gregory (1903-1992) Six Gelatin Silver Prints of Views of Provincetown
4778
1930s/40s

Six Provincetown photographs, each titled and signed in pencil on the matting; "One of Provincetown’s most colorful and creative artists was photographer John W. Gregory. Born in New York City, he grew up as the son of the city editor for the New York Tribune. After studying with John Sloane at the Art Students League in New York, he took up photography during World War II in Provincetown. His photographs were published by Time Magazine, the New York Times and the Associated Press. Seven of his photographs are included in the Smithsonian’s permanent collection.

Height: 
13"
Width: 
11"
Depth: 
1"
$4,900
Available
5092
dated 1972

with its thick and bold brush strokes creating a textured surface depicting the artist's emotional energy; signed and dated on verso by Salt Lake City artist 'Ann Gallagher 1972 SLC'; good overall condition with clean surface; wear to ebonized wooden frame

Height: 
24.75"
Width: 
20.5"
Depth: 
1.5"
$3,450
Available
Large Pair of 19th Century Italian Glazed-Majolica Framed Plaques
60526
late 19th century

each well-executed plaque of impressive scale depicting a moody forest scene and a tranquil lake setting; all within custom ebonized moulded frames with giltwood slips; excellent antique condition with no chips or cracks to ceramic; minor professional repair to one frame

Depth: 
1.5"
Diameter: 
29"
$5,900
Available
5022
1st-half 20th Century

F. Baldi (Italian 1st-half 20th century) was active/lived in Italy and is known for his coastal paintings; each sun-filled coastal scene painted in heavy impressionistic brush strokes; each with custom giltwood frames with olive-green velvet mattes; each signed 'F. Baldi'; excellent condition; some rubbing to frames
 

Height: 
16.75"
Width: 
20.5"
Depth: 
1.5"
$2,650
Available
4985
mid-18th century

fine example of a reverse-glass still life painting with lush floral stems over newly-sliced pomegranates, plump grapes, red cherries and pears with two small hidden birds; exposed section on back with script describing the gifting of the painting to William Schroeder from his Aunt Hickson in 1849. The painting was originally owned by Schroeder's grandfather (Hickson's father), German-born Valentine Schwarz and was described as Schwarz' 'favorite picture'; most-likely the painting was brought from Germany by Schwartz in the 18th century settling in Frederick Town, Maryland

Height: 
13.75"
Width: 
17.5"
Depth: 
1"
$3,450
Available

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