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Sir Henry Raeburn, Portrait of Lady Margaritta MacDonald (Mrs. Robert Scott) Moncrieff (d.1824)

Sir Henry Raeburn, Portrait of Lady Margaritta MacDonald (Mrs. Robert Scott) Moncrieff (d.1824) Oil on Canvas unframed 25 x 30 In., period gilt frame: 33.5w x 38.5h In. ca. 1814 Sir Henry Raeburn (1756 –1823) was a Scottish portrait painter and Scotland first significant portrait painter since the Union to remain based in Scotland. He served as Portrait Painter to King George IV in Scotland. Raeburn has been described as a “famously intuitive” portrait painter. He was unusual amongst many of his contemporaries, in the extent of his philosophy of painting directly from life; he made no preliminary sketches. Raeburn had all the essential qualities of a popular and successful...

Henry F. Farney, Still Life With Roses

Henry F. Farney, Still Life With Roses 1870 Oil on Canvas 17 x 12.38 in. Signed “h.f. farny” lower right Henry François Farny (1847–1916) was a French-born (Ribeauvillé) painter and illustrator working in the United States. His work was centered on the life of Native Americans in 19th century America. Farny’s family left France in 1853 to emigrate to the United States. The family moved to Warren, Pennsylvania, near a Seneca reservation. Farny was profoundly affected by the Indian civilization he encountered at an early age. Around 1859, the Farny family then moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. Attracted by painting and...

Mary Cassatt, Figure of a Degas Ballerina

Mary Cassatt, Figure of a Degas Ballerina  Pastel and Pencil on Paper, Study of a face on reverse, 12 1/4 x 18 1/2, Initialed lower right MC.   This is the study on reverse of the image. Mary Stevenson Cassatt, (1844-1926)Degas Ballerina Resting (created in collaboration with Degas) with dancer’s face on reverse, Pastel and pencil on...

Henri-Joseph Harpignies, Le Canal du Nivernais

Henri-Joseph Harpignies, Le Canal du Nivernais             Oil on canvas 16.5 x 24.25 in. unframed. 22 x 30 in. framed. Price available upon request. Henri-Joseph Harpignies (June 28, 1819 – August 28, 1916) was a renowned French landscape painter of the Barbizon school. Despite his parents’ wishes that he study business, Harpignies attended Jean Achard’s atelier in Paris, where he learned the sound draughtsmanship that provided the foundation of his landscapes. He eventually fell in with the Barbizon masters and formed a strong friendship with Corot, with whom he moved to Italy in 1860. After...

John Frederick Kensett – Lake George, Young Man viewing woman w/ parasol and man rowing a boat.

John Frederick Kensett – Lake George, Young Man viewing woman w/ parasol and man rowing a boat. Oil on Canvas, circa 1870, 16 x 20, Hudson River...

John Frederick Kensett – Lake George, Early Autumn Morning with Loons

John Frederick Kensett – Lake George, Early Autumn Morning with Loons Oil on Canvas, signed left center, circa 1869, 14 x 24, Hudson River...

Robert MacGregor, Ship at Sea

Robert MacGregor, Ship at Sea SOLD Gouache 11 x 15 in. unframed. 17 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. framed. Signed lower left. Price available upon request. This is a beautifully painted gouache on paper by Scottish artist Robert MacGregor (1848 – 1922). The intricate and delicately detailed ship atop the deep blue and turquoise waves create a vibrant and engaging ocean scene. It is in excellent...

W. Edward Wigfull, Two Sailing Ships

W. Edward Wigfull, Two Sailing Ships Oil on canvas Unframed: 4 x 5 7/8 Framed: 6.5 x 8.5 Signed lower right Price available upon...