Painted in the late 18th or early 19th century this large allegorical oil painting, "Roman Charity" the story of Cimon and his daughter Pero, is mounted in an exceptional period plaster and gilt wood frame.
The light, pastel like colors in this wonderful portrait of a fisherman sitting on the bow of his boat, complement the impressionist style of the artist. Notice the subject's one bare foot propped on a bucket, while he is holding a net with his left hand.
This endearing painting captures a simple yet intimate moment between three young girls, possibly sisters. The girl on the viewer's left appears to be reading from a small book or even diary to the others, as the other two move closer to hear more.
A smiling housewife waving goodbye in the sunlit doorway of her home adds cheer and brightness to this large original oil painting. The artist gives us a small glimpse of the outdoor garden through the double doors.
This peaceful painting portrays a young woman in long white summer dress, sitting on the edge of a boat in the shallows of a lake. She is watching two men fish off of another boat in the distance.
This beautifully balanced antique oil painting is calm and serene yet bright with three young girls and distant views of a lake fields beyond. Two girls watch as a third concentrates on making a string of flowers in a lush canopy of trees and bushes.
Antique 19th century French oil on canvas interior scene of 4 men drinking and smoking in a tavern. Mounted in an antique gold painted wood and plaster frame.
18th century original German oil on canvas portrait of two young boys in period clothing, one holding a bird on a string. The painting is unsigned and mounted in an antique gilt wood frame.
Likely Florentine school, oil on canvas painting of two figures embracing while gazing upwards towards the Sacred Heart. This is most likely a fragment of a much larger painting that has been mounted in an ornate antique gilt wood frame.
This early 20th century genre scene of a father and daughter in a well furnished period dining room has wonderful detail and balance. There are slight vertical stretcher marks on the left and right sides. signed in the lower left S Vermehren.
Two girls sitting on a hilltop, overlooking fields on a lovely summer day. The girl on the left in hat adorned with green ribbon is holding a ball of yarn, while the girl to the left with long flowing scarf is helping wind it. The expansive white cloud filled sky captures ones attention.
This Danish pastoral scene depicting a farmer, his wife and daughter cutting hay in a vast and sunlit landscape, is mounted in a gold painted wood frame and signed in the lower right " C. Butdz-M", Danish artist Carl Butdz-Moller (1882-1953).
In this oil on canvas rendering of two women, the artist's use of light focuses the attention on the face and shoulder of the young woman in blue gown.
Original oil on canvas portrait of a mother and son by Sigurd Wandel (1875-1943), signed in the lower right with the initials SW. The painting is mounted in a giltwood and gesso frame and penciled on the back stretcher, "mother and son" Sigurd Wandel.
Wonderful impressionist oil painting of a woman sitting in the grass of an urban park. The painting is signed F. John in the lower right and mounted in a gold painted wood frame.
Original oil painting of a Victorian gentleman holding a box of matches and lighting his cigar while reclining in a forest setting. The painting is mounted in a gold painted frame with the artist's name, Carl Carlsen, on a small plaque. The title, artist and date are on the reverse.
A gentlewoman with croquet mallet in hand is seen enjoying a lovely Danish summer day in this original oil on canvas painting. Her long white dress, hat and hair style are indicative of the late Victorian period.
The depth of this interior scene with it's rich, lush furnishings, tapestries and paintings is remarkable. Possibly the artist's parlour or studio, the eye is drawn around the room from the easel to the piano to the oriental carpets. Artist Karl Madsen (1855-1938) was part of the Skagen painters.
Original oil on canvas genre painting of woman in long period dress walking through a dimly lit interior corridor with the soft glow of candlelight in the corner. The painting is mounted in a gilt wood and gesso frame and is signed illegibly.
This delightful landscape oil on canvas painting depicts two black and white cows in a bucolic setting, standing in a pond surrounded by lily pads. It is not surprise that the painter is known for his realistic landscapes and animal paintings. Poul Steffensen (1866-1923).
This delightful oil on canvas painting reflects cows grazing along a fence line. It is a bucolic scene and a traditional subject for the Danish painter, Paul Stellenger (whose signature is seen in the lower right corner).
The activity in this painting brings it to life with the young farrier busy shoeing one draft horse while the owner, smoking a pipe, converses with the senior farrier. Notice the wooden shoes of both farriers, common to life in rural Denmark during this period.
The exceptional detail and use of light evokes the sounds and feel of geese taking flight from a marsh in this original vintage painting. The flock flies through the rays of the rising sun, diffusing the light and highlighting the clouds above and marsh below.
Alert and ready for the hunt, the painter has captured this hunting dog ready for action. Signed in the lower left corner by Danish painter Carl Hoyrup (1893-1961). Gold gilt frame is in good condition for its age, some minor separation at corners and minor wear to edges.
Original Oil on Canvas painting of a lone bull in a field, signed and dated in the lower left Gunnar L. 1922. While there are some "bubbles" in the canvas, we found the painting charming and priced it accordingly. Long ago, a prior owner glued the canvas to a board.
Original oil painting of five black and tan dachshund puppies in a courtyard. The painting is signed in the lower right Simon Simonsen and mounted in an ebonized wood frame.
Danish 19th century original oil painting of a barnyard scene with three goats, mounted in a gilt wood frame. Signed and dated in the lower left, A.P. Madsen 1879.
Original oil on canvas of three men on horseback talking on a village street, by Danish artist Adolf Henrik Mackeprang (1833-1911). The painting is signed with a monogram AM in the lower left and mounted in a natural wood frame.
Family on horseback with cattle and dogs crossing the river. Signed n. Berchem. Please examine and enlarge the photos to appreciate the colors, technique, canvas and lighting in this painting. Also notice the lovely frame.
Original oil on canvas landscape from Hungary - 2 horses & buggy with a dog circa 1930.
Portrait of an early 19th century gentleman with aristocratic bearing. The white of his collar and lace cuff contrast well against the bright red jacket in the period clothing he is wearing. The canvas is unsigned and mounted in a partial giltwood frame.
An unsigned late 18th or early 19th century antique oil painting portrait of a woman in robes. The painting is in the style of the Italian school with craquelure throughout the canvas which is mounted in a giltwood frame. The frame has minor scrapes and scuffs consistent with age.
An unsigned antique oil painting portrait of a bearded man in robes. The painting is in the style of the Italian school with craquelure throughout the canvas and mounted in a giltwood frame.
Antique Danish oil painting of a young woman in a greenhouse, surrounded by potted flowers, dated 1869 and signed in the lower right, EL 1869. Danish artist Edvard Leymann (1815-1892) was active from the mid to late 19th century.
Original oil on canvas painting of woman holding oil lamp, depicting a vestal virgin. Beautiful lighting highlights the delicate features of her lower face and robes.