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Late 19th Century Landscape - "After The Snow"
By Constantin Aleksandrovich Westchiloff
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous late 19th-century snowscape titled "After the Snow," by artist Constantin Alexandrovitch Westchiloff (1877-1945) Signed on the bottom right corner and titled on edge (the co...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Late 19th Century Oil - American Farm Landscape
Located in Corsham, GB
An interesting late 19th century oil on board depicting an expansive American landscape with cowboy and horses. A figure can be seen shoeing a horse with small wooden houses in the d...
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19th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Street Musicians, 1870," American Genre Scene, Oil, Children, late 19th Century
By John George Brown
Located in Wiscasset, ME
John George Brown was born in 1831 near Durham, England. At fourteen he began a seven-year apprenticeship as a glass-cutter in Newcastle-on-Tyne, studying at night with William Bell ...
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1870s Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Pair of Late 19th Century American Oil Horse Racing Paintings in Giltwood Frames
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of American horizontal oil on canvas paintings from the late 19th century, depicting horse races and set inside giltwood frames. Born in the later years of the 19th century, e...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Paintings

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Paint, Giltwood, Canvas

Late 19th Century California Redwood Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Luminous late 19th Century California Redwood landscape with autumn leaves and stream, attributed to Alphonso Herman Broad (1851 - 1930). Signed lower right (faintly visible under br...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Wood, Oil

Late 19th Century Cairn Terrier Puppies
By Katherine L Fitz
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming 19th-century painting of two Cairn Terrier puppies playing in sewing basket by Katherine L. Fitz (American, 19th Century). Written on verso, "Painter M. Fitz Oakland, Cal. O...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Animal Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

The Flower Seller - Late 19th Century Figurative
Located in Soquel, CA
Late 19th Century figurative oil painting of a barefoot female figure in period dress standing outside of a doorway selling nosegay flowers by an unknown artist. Unsigned. Unframed. ...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Late 19th Century Reclining Nude California School
Located in Soquel, CA
Late 19th century California School reclining nude female figure by anonymous 19th Century artist. In the style of William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Presented in a giltwood frame. Image si...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

William Hart Oil on Board, A Fine 19th Century American Pastoral
By William Hart
Located in Phoenix, AZ
William Hart (1823-1894) oil on board. Pastoral scene, circa 1880s. Measures: 12 ½" H x 10 ½" W. Frame size: 17" H x 15" W. In excellent condition. Born in Scotland, William H...
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Antique Late 19th Century Paintings

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Paint

Late 19th Century View of Mt. Tamalpais Landscape
By John Calvin Perry
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful late 19th century landscape painting of California's Mt. Tamalpais in Northern California's East Bay Area. This piece is by John Calvin Perry (American, 1848-1936), c.1870s...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Oil Painting Still Life Flora Rare 19th Century New York Jersey
Located in Buffalo, NY
A stunning antique American still life painting from the recently acquired estate of New York/New Jersey artist Sallie Van Horn. Van Horn taught painting and drawing to high school ...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Interior Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American Oil Painting Still Life Flora Rare 19th Century New York Jersey
Located in Buffalo, NY
A stunning antique American still life painting from the recently acquired estate of New York/New Jersey artist Sallie Van Horn. Van Horn taught painting and drawing to high school ...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Interior Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American Oil Painting Still Life Flora Rare 19th Century New York Jersey
Located in Buffalo, NY
A stunning antique American still life painting from the recently acquired estate of New York/New Jersey artist Sallie Van Horn. Van Horn taught painting and drawing to high school ...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Interior Paintings

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Oil, Board

Late 19th Century River Landscape Oil on Canvas Painting by Henry Pember Smith
Located in Middleburg, VA
Late 19th century river landscape oil on canvas painting by Henry Pember Smith Oil on canvas, lower left signed "Henry P. Smith 1882", United States, framed Measures: 18" H, 24" W;...
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Antique Late 19th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Paint

19th Century Religius Oil on Canvas
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this fantastic religious painting with the motive of Maria José and the niño Jesus.
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Antique Late 19th Century Mexican American Colonial Paintings

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Canvas

  • 19th Century Religius Oil on Canvas
  • 19th Century Religius Oil on Canvas
  • 19th Century Religius Oil on Canvas
  • 19th Century Religius Oil on Canvas
H 19.69 in. W 13.78 in. D 1.19 in.
Northern California Tidal Pools - Late 19th Century Seascape
By Frederick Schafer
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful and stark 19th Century oil painting of California tidal pools and coastline, c. 1885. Stylized monogram "FS" on lower left corner. Attributed to Frederick Schafer (German...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Late 19th Century Maine Seascape
By Constantin Aleksandrovich Westchiloff
Located in Soquel, CA
Evocative seascape, circa 1900, by artist Constantin Alexandrovitch Westchiloff (1877-1945) Signed on bottom left corner and on verso. Titled "Maine" on verso. Presented in a contem...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil, Cardboard

Late 19th Century Yosemite, El Capitan with Mill Landscape
By R.B. Proll
Located in Soquel, CA
Moody late 19th century Yosemite, California landscape of an old mill with the El Capitan Heights and the Three Brothers receding into the mist by R.B. Proll (American, 19th Century)...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Late 19th Century Antique Floral Tea Roses Still-Life
By Mary Emma Bailey
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful late 19th century antique floral still-life of yellow, blush pink and red tea roses on a neutral background by Mary Emma Bailey (American 1846-1942), circa 1880s. Signed lo...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil, Board

Antique American Impressionist Painting Red Riding Hood Framed 19th Century
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original antique American painting by Samuel Knight Wright, depicting the fairytale character of "Little Red Riding Hood" on her way to grandmother's house . Wright was born in Ne...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Late 19th Century Sailor Boy Portrait
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming late 19th Century portrait of a young boy in sailors outfit by Josephine Kaufmann (Kaufman) (American, late 19th-20th Century), circa 1890. Signed lower right corner. Condit...
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1890s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

19th Century Oil on Canvas "Colonial Seaport"
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa late 19th century framed oil on canvas from a mural titled "Colonial Seaport". Originally on display in the center hall of David Rockefeller's estate called Meadowlane, which w...
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Antique Late 19th Century American American Colonial Decorative Art

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Canvas, Paint

  • 19th Century Oil on Canvas "Colonial Seaport"
  • 19th Century Oil on Canvas "Colonial Seaport"
  • 19th Century Oil on Canvas "Colonial Seaport"
  • 19th Century Oil on Canvas "Colonial Seaport"
H 69.50 in. W 107.00 in. D 2.00 in.
19th c. American Oil Portrait of a Young Man with his Bible
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th c. American Oil Portrait of a Young Man with his Bible Wonderful 19th century oil portrait. The sitter is a young man standing proudly next to his most prized possession, his b...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Late 19th Century Santa Cruz California Landscape
By Esther Roebuck
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous landscape of artist's interpretation of Santa Cruz and what appears to be Holy Cross Roman Catholic church during late 19th Century by Esther Roebuck (American 1902-1970), p...
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1950s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Augustus Saint-Gaudens - 19th Century Portrait Oil Painting of Famous Artist
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
A portrait of ‘Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ by Henry Siddons Mowbray (1858-1929). The painting is signed by the artist. Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907) was the foremost American sculpt...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Late 19th Century Nocturnal Landscape -- Countryside at Night
By Adelaide Elizabeth Doman Crocker
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous nocturnal period oil painting landscape of a cabin in the San Rafael, California countryside surrounded by the blue mountains of Mt Tamalpais by Abbie (Adelaide) Crocker (Am...
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1880s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Late 19th Century Tahoe Landscape -- Fly Fishing at Cisco Grove
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous Sierra Mountains landscape of fly fishing at Cisco Grove by Pioneer California artist Kate Heath Maher (American, 1859-1946), July 1886. Signed with monogram "KHM" and "Cisc...
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1880s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

American Impressionist Street Scene Oil Painting
By John George Brown
Located in Houston, TX
John George Brown American impressionist street scene oil painting. The painting is signed by the artist in the bottom right corner and is nicely displayed in an ornate gold frame. ...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Giltwood Framed American Oil / Canvas Painting
Located in Hudson, NY
Giltwood framed Robert Philipp ( 1895 - 1981 ) American oil on canvas painting . " Girl Resting ". Initialed lower right, signed, dated & titled on the verso. The wood frame is about...
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Paintings and Screens

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Giltwood, Paint

Large Giltwood Framed American Oil / Canvas Painting
Located in Hudson, NY
Large gilt wood framed American Paul Raymond Schick ( 1888 - 1975 ) oil on canvas painting. The painting is in good condition. Minor wear consistent with age / use. Artist signature ...
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Paintings and Screens

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Giltwood, Paint

American Impressionist Countryside Oil Painting
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is an oil painting that illustrates a peasant female in a countryside path walking down toward a lake at the sunset. Two large trees define the path. There is a small house at t...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Romantic Paintings

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Canvas

  • American Impressionist Countryside Oil Painting
  • American Impressionist Countryside Oil Painting
  • American Impressionist Countryside Oil Painting
  • American Impressionist Countryside Oil Painting
H 27.50 in. W 23.50 in. D 3.25 in.
American Oil on Canvas Painting, "Grapes"
Located in Cypress, CA
Beautiful American, Los Angeles oil on canvas still-life painting, "Grapes.", Late 19th-early 20th century. Framed. Label on backside. (see photos for reference). Meticulous at...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Swedish American Oil Painted Folk Art Wall Decoration with Andersson Chicago IL
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A 19th century oil painted Folk Art framed panel piece from a trunk belonging to "Mr. A. Andersson, Chicogo. IL, USA". This charming wall art is most certainly from a Swedish migran...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Paintings

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Pine

"Native American Chief" Portrait Painting
By Rick Boren
Located in Houston, TX
Rick Borens' piece showcases a Native American chief standing in front of a landscape Dimensions without Frame: H: 20in x W: 31.5 in. Artist Biography: Rick Boren is a Mississippi ...
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Late 19th Century Naturalistic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

American 1890s Framed Oil on Board Painting Depicting a Dog Lying on a Red Drape
Located in Atlanta, GA
An American oil on board dog painting from the late 19th century in giltwood frame. How not to melt in front of this heartwarming scene? A russet and white dog is comfortably resting...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Paintings

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Wood, Giltwood, Paint

1893 American Tonalist Impressionist Moonlit Landscape
By Charles Morris Young
Located in New York, NY
Early American Impressionist Moonlit landscape with river by Charles Morris Young (1869-1964). Oil on canvas, dated 1894. Signed lower right. Displayed in Original gilded frame, ...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

“Men Hauling Logs” Antique American Barbizon Oil Painting by Frank Russell Green
By Frank Russell Green
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A delightful Barbizon scene that captures the results of a hard day's labor as two men lead their horses, dragging logs down the well worn path through a flowering field. It is strik...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Barbizon School Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

"Cloudy Day on the Beach," Charles Harry Eaton, American Impressionism, Boats
By Charles Harry Eaton
Located in New York, NY
Charles Harry (Henry) Eaton (1850 - 1901) A Cloudy Summer Day on the Beach Oil on canvas 12 x 16 inches Signed lower left Provenance: Private Collection, Lambertville, New Jersey I...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

An American Still Life of an Apple, Pear and Grapes circa 1880s
Located in SANTA FE, NM
An American Still Life of an Apple, Pear and Grapes Oil on canvas on board Signed illegibly circa late 1800s 9 3/4 x 5 7/8 (16 x 12 3/4 frame) inches This is an example of late 19...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

"Waterfall Scene", Oil Painting by Thomas Bartholomew Griffin
By Thomas B. Griffin
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Thomas Barthelo Griffin (1858-1918) Title: Untitled (Waterfall Scene) Year: Late 19th Century Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed lower left Size: 12 x 14 inches Frame: 17 x 19 inches
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Cactus Still Life - Oil Painting
Located in Manchester, MA
This beautiful late 19th Century Still Life of an Cactus in Blossom on Boad is in a Gilt Wood frame.
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Aesthetic Movement Paintings

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Paint

  • Cactus Still Life - Oil Painting
  • Cactus Still Life - Oil Painting
  • Cactus Still Life - Oil Painting
  • Cactus Still Life - Oil Painting
H 13.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 2 in.
Warren W. Sheppard Newport Oil on Canvas
By Ackermann and Fritze 1
Located in Manchester, MA
Beautifully executed surf scene at Newport Rhode Island circa 1895, in it’s original elaborate frame. Warren Shepard (1858-1937) enjoyed careers as an artist, an illustrator, yach...
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Antique Late 19th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Canvas

  • Warren W. Sheppard Newport Oil on Canvas
  • Warren W. Sheppard Newport Oil on Canvas
  • Warren W. Sheppard Newport Oil on Canvas
  • Warren W. Sheppard Newport Oil on Canvas
H 31 in. W 41 in. D 3.75 in.
American Folk Art Still Life Painting by J W C c.1881
Located in San Francisco, CA
American Folk Art Still Life Painting by J W C c.1881 Original oil on canvas Dimensions 28" wide x 21" high The period gilded frame measures 34.5" wide x 27" high Dated and initi...
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Late 19th Century Folk Art Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Edward Masters, Farmyard, Oil Painting Ca. 1878
By Edward Masters
Located in Norton, MA
Edward Masters, farmyard scene, oil on canvas, dated 1878, Dimensions: Image: 18" x 10", framed 22" x 14". Little is known about his life, but he painted naive farmyard and vill...
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Antique Late 19th Century American American Colonial Paintings

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Canvas

Oil on Canvas "City View" Sunset City Scene with Palace Signed Kitty Young
By Kitty Young
Located in Stamford, CT
A fine oil on canvas painting signed Kitty Young, of a City View in the Sunset. This piece framed in a gilt gold wooden carved frame that is bordered in an ebony and gilt outer frame...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Classical Paintings

PERIOD American Antique Civil War Portrait of Officer and His Horse
Located in New York, NY
American artist Franklin Briscoe (1844-1903) known for his hirtorical and portrait paintings, paints a Civil War piece; it is a portrait of an officer with his white horse. The brus...
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Late 19th Century Hudson River School Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Collection of 5 Paintings of South-American Angels - Spanish School End of 1800
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions: 68 x 45 cm. This is an exceptional "Collection of 5 Spanish School Oils". A group of five original oils paintings on canvas by a member of the Spanish Schooled of...
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Late 19th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Rocky Coast
By Charles Edwin Lewis Green
Located in Boston, MA
Oil on canvas, 8 x 12 inches
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

T Wharf
By Arthur Clifton Goodwin
Located in Milford, NH
A wonderful impressionist winter harbor scene in Boston by American artist Arthur Clifton Goodwin (1864-1929). Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Goodwin lived and worked most of his...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • T Wharf
  • T Wharf
  • T Wharf
  • T Wharf
H 36.5 in. W 43.75 in. D 2 in.
Parker River, Milton, NH
By Charles Edwin Lewis Green
Located in Milford, NH
This nice impressionist landscape of a New Hampshire river was painted by American artist Charles Edwin Lewis Green (1844-1915). Green was born in Lynn, Massachusetts and became a re...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Cottage of Edgar Allan Poe, New York
By Charles Henry Miller
Located in Missouri, MO
Charles Henry Miller (1842-1922) "The Cottage of Edgar Allan Poe, New York" Oil on Canvas approx. 7 x 9 inches approx. 15.5 x 17.5 inches framed Unsigned Charles Henry Miller was a...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

His Only Pet
Located in New York, NY
Charles Caleb Ward was born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, the grandson of a New York Ward who had left for New Brunswick around the time of the Revolutionary War because of loy...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Paintings

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Oil, Board

  • His Only Pet
  • His Only Pet
  • His Only Pet
  • His Only Pet
H 5.7 in. W 7.9 in. D 1.5 in.
Gray Brothers
By Charles Harold Davis
Located in Missouri, MO
Charles Harold Davis (1856-1933) "Gray Brothers" Oil on Canvas Signed Lower Left Canvas Size: 30 x 24 inches Framed Size: 35 x 30.5 inches Born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, Charles ...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Gray Brothers
  • Gray Brothers
  • Gray Brothers
  • Gray Brothers
H 35 in. W 30.5 in. D 1 in.
Clear Creek, Colorado Mountain Landscape with River, Brown Gold Green Blue White
By Charles Partridge Adams
Located in Denver, CO
Clear Creek, Colorado Mountain Landscape painting with river, mountains and trees in Autumn foliage by Charles Partridge Adams (1858-1942). Colors include Brown, Gold, Yellow, Green,...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Italian Landscape
By Ross Sterling Turner
Located in Milford, NH
A fine Italian landscape by American artist Ross Sterling Turner (1847-1915). Turner was born in Westport, NY, studied at the Munich Academy, where he met fellow Americans William Me...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Italian Landscape
  • Italian Landscape
  • Italian Landscape
  • Italian Landscape
H 15.5 in. W 29.5 in. D 1.5 in.
The Shepherdess
By Winslow Homer
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Winslow Homer (1836-1910). "The Shepherdess" is a modern figurative painting, oil on canvas in a palette of earth tones by American artist Winslow Homer. The artwork is...
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Late 19th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • The Shepherdess
  • The Shepherdess
  • The Shepherdess
  • The Shepherdess
H 22.75 in. W 15.75 in.
"Overhanging Trees"
By Julian Alden Weir
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Ashley John is proud to offer this artwork by: J Alden Weir (1852 - 1919) Born in West Point, New York Julian Alden Weir received his first art training from his father, Robert W....
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • "Overhanging  Trees"
  • "Overhanging  Trees"
H 34 in. W 30 in. D 3 in.
Sail Boat Painting
Located in Pasadena, CA
Oil on canvas framed American Navy sailboat with Illegible signature trace
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Late 19th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

  • Sail Boat Painting
  • Sail Boat Painting
  • Sail Boat Painting
  • Sail Boat Painting
H 34 in. W 45 in. D 3 in.
William Baptiste Baird Mother Feeding Her Chicks
By William Baptiste Baird
Located in San Francisco, CA
William Baptiste Baird: 1847-1917. Well listed American painter with auction records over $16,000 for similar size and subject. He was born in Chicago and lived in Paris for most of ...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Animal Paintings

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Oil

Montigny-sur-Loing
Located in New York, NY
Dated, signed, and inscribed lower left: 1876 WILL. • H • LOW MONTIGNY sur Loing
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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