Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

European Paintings and Art

121. P. Stockel, German, 19th century, Man and horse with lantern, oil on canvas, 30" x 52", signed, excellent execution and detail. 3,000-5,000
231. School of Velasquez portrait of cavalier, 18th century, oil on canvas, 37" x 30", unsigned. 2,500-3,500
264. Large Old Master nativity oil on canvas painting, 62" x 48", Renaissance style with light pouring out from central Child to surrounding figures, flying cherubs and central angel with censor, ribbon reading GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO ET IN TERRA. Two canvases stitched together with vertical seam down center, four canvas patches on back, minor inpainting to outer areas, central figures appear to be untouched, expected crackelure and flaking. Great gilt frame, probably original. Former Cincinnati Art Museum deaccession. Outstanding execution, detail, and condition. 1,000-2,000
118. Walter Heath Williams, England, 1835-1906, Still Evenings by a River, oil on canvas, 8" x 16", signed. 2,000-3,000

A popular and well-listed British landscape painter.

123. Charles Henry Passey, England, d.1885, Milk maid on country lane, oil on canvas, 24" x 20", signed. 2,000-2,500

Passey was a well-listed British painter of country landscapes and farming scenes.

124. James Docharty, 1829-1878, Royal Scottish Academy, Hillside landscape with lake, oil on canvas, 24" x 20", signed, stretcher marked JD 1849. 1,000-2,000

An important landscape painter and member of the Royal Scottish Academy.

263. Jean Bellon, France, b.1944, Impressionist garden scene with women, oil on board, 13" x 16", signed. 1,400-1,800

A listed 20th century French Impressionist known for Paris scenes and gardens.

117. Thomas Spinks, Britain, d.1907, Riverside landscape with island and boat, 1873, oil on canvas, 12" x 20", signed. 1,000-1,500

Thomas Spinks was a prominent English landscape painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists.

127. Michele Federico, Italy, 1884-1966, Fishermen in the harbor at Capri, oil on canvas, 13" x 19", signed, unframed. 1,200-1,600

Well-listed Italian artist with good auction records, primarily a painter of marine and harbor views.

129. John Arnold Wheeler, Britain, 1821-1903, Portrait of two English spaniels, oil on canvas, 16" x 24", signed. 800-1,200

Wheeler is a listed British artist, well-known for his portraits of dogs as well as hunting and equine scenes.

126. Framed French tapestry, detailed and colorful scene with cherubs and doves by wooded stream, surrounded by ornate gilt "frame" with hanging garlands with full blossoms, 39" x 28", inside 42" x 32" with beaded interior trim, excellent condition. 750-1,000
40. Early English interior scene, oil on tin, 12.25" x 15", old paper label to reverse reads Sir David Wilkie. 2,000-3,000
128. Thomas Rowden, Britain, 1842-1926, Dartmoor ponies at watering hole, watercolor, 8" x 15", signed. 1,500-2,000

Well-listed British painter, specializing in ponies and sheep in the Dartmoor area.

122. Adrien Bas, France, 1884-1925, Boats docked on the Seine, oil on canvas, 22.5" x 32", signed. 800-1,200

Adrien Bas was a listed painter of landscapes, interiors, and Paris scenes.

32. J. Morris, Britain, 19th century, Girl on path with cows, oil on canvas, 12" x 20", signed. 1,000-1,500
30. Paul B Pascal, Canada/France, 1832-1903, Flock of sheep with woman carrying baby, 1900, gouache, 12" x 18", signed. 600-800

Paul B Pascal was a French painter of landscapes, Arabs, fishermen, horses and sheep. He spent part of his life in Canada.

34. M. Gianni, Italy, 20th century, Naples harbor scene with peasants, watercolor, 10" x 14", signed. 600-800

Well-listed 20th century painter of harbor scenes, landscapes, lakes, and Mt Vesuvius.

1. Alexander T Pushnin, Russia, b.1921, Winter farm scene with chickens, oil on board, 21" x 26", signed. 500-700

Pushnin studied at the Repin Institute and the Leningrad Art School. He exhibited at major shows in Moscow in the 1950s, and his work is included in Matthew Bown's "Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Era Painters."

120. Fritz Wucherer, Switzerland, 1873-1948, Nocturne in green and blue, oil on board, 18" x 20", signed. 500-700
3. Lucio Rossi, New York and Italy, 1846-1913, Lady in full gown, watercolor, 15" x 9", signed 500-700

Lucius or Lucio Rossi was a well-listed painter and illustrator. Born in Rome, studied at the Academy of San Lucca, died in Paris.

37. Joseph Knight, Britain, 1837-1909, Fishermen in boat on pond, 1871, watercolor, 5.5" x 10", signed and dated. 500-700

Knight was a British painter of landscapes, farms, and portraits. His daughter, Clara, was also a listed painter.

5. Frederick Strobentz, Hungary, 1856-1929, Portrait of a girl, oil on canvas, 25" x 19", signed. 300-500
2. Semen Natanovich Guetski, Russia, 1902-1974, Ballerinas on stage, oil on board, 17" x 25", signed. 400-600

Guetski studied at the Kiev Art Institute, and worked primarily in the Ukraine. He was also an animated film artist.

7. Sir John William Ashton, Australia, 1881-1963, Two Cocker Spaniels, 1904, oil on round board, 9.5"d, initials on front, signed on reverse. 400-600

Well listed artist of landscapes, villages, harbors, and animals. Student of J. Olsson, Julians, and A. Talmadge.

39. Douwe Hendrick Kramer, Dutch, 1881-1945, Harbor scene with domed building, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", signed. 300-500
4. Portrait of young Rembrandt, oil on panel, 9.5" x 7", signed W. Callee. 400-600
114. Large English lithograph in massive 8" wide frame, Elizabethan court scene in ornate frame carved with acanthus and blossoms, foxing, minor losses to frame. Litho 27" x 38", frame 46" x 58". 400-600
339. 19th century Dutch style oil on canvas painting, Procession of monks with candles in archway, 24" x 36", unsigned, re-lined and repaired. 300-500
338. Portrait of a boy with candle, oil on canvas, 24" x 19", unsigned. 100-200
36. Christian Frederick Beck, Denmark, 1876-1954, Landscape with buildings and stream, 1918, oil on canvas, 24" x 27", signed and dated. 300-500

Beck studied in at the Academy of Fine Art in Copenhagen and also in Italy and Holland. Exhibited extensively and won numerous awards during his lifetime.

38. Harbor scene with ships and boats, oil on canvas, 20" x 27", illegible signature. 300-500
320. Italian woman with basket, oil on canvas, 12" x 9", illegible signature. 300-400
318. French musician in interior, oil on canvas mounted to wood, 7" x 5", signed G Nast. 200-400
341. Armand Durand, France, 1831-1905, etching of Jesus, Mary and Joseph originally drawn by Albrecht Altdorfer, German, 1480-1538, 2.5" x 2.25", nicely presented in carved frame with red velvet interior. 150-250
342. Stephano Mulinari, Italy, 1741-1790, etching of a woman originally drawn by Sanzio Raffaello, Italy, 1483-1520, 8.5" x 5". 250-350
344. Alain Manneson Mallett, France, 1630-1706, The Congo, etching, 6" x 4". 100-200