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Bernardi’s Antiques sells fine European, American and Canadian Oil paintings on canvas, Watercolors and drawings.
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  • English Gouache / Watercolour – “Reading The Lesson” – Samuel Rayner (1806-1879)

    English Gouache / Watercolour – “Reading The Lesson” – Samuel Rayner (1806-1879)

    A very colourful gauche painting by Samuel Rayner – English (b.1806 – d.1879).

    Interior of a Gothic church where the Bishop is reading a lesson from a lecturn with others seating around listening.

    Framed in a beautiful gilt wood and plaster carved frame.

    Signed and dated 1860  “SR   60”  – bottom left.

    Painting measures 16 inches high x 21 1/2 inches wide.
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  • 19th Century Large Ivory Framed Painting on Ivory of a Couple in a Pastoral Scene “Pastoral Subject” After Francois Boucher

    19th Century Large Ivory Framed Painting on Ivory of a Couple in a Pastoral Scene “Pastoral Subject” After Francois Boucher

    A wonderful large rectangular painting on ivory of a courting couple sitting under the shade of a tree in a pastoral setting. The painting is after Francois Boucher (1703-1770) and is taken from a well known painting of his titled “Pastoral Subject”

    The painting is protected under glass and is housed in an etched an elaborate ivory frame, missing two tiny pieces.

    The frame measures 8 3/8 inches high X 7 1/4 inches wide. and the painting is 4 1/2 inches high X 3 3/8 inches wide.

     

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  • French, 24 inch High Bronze ‘Triomphe des Arts’ – Statue of a Woman with Lyre – Signed ‘A. Gaudez’.

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    French, 24 inch High Bronze ‘Triomphe des Arts’ – Statue of a Woman with Lyre – Signed ‘A. Gaudez’.

    A classical bronze statue of a woman holding a turtle shell lyre in tribute to ‘Triomphe Des Arts’, (possibly Venus) dedicated to the new arts in the public sphere, inspired by love.

    Features two inscribed plaques ‘Triomphe Des Arts Par A Gaudez Hors Concours’, and then a presentation plaque reading ‘Le Comite de la Ste De Secours Mutuels De La Ville De St Die. Ason President Pierre Hirsinger 28 – 7 – 1925’ done in 1925.  The figure would be dated earlier than this in the 1880’s.

    Signed, ‘A. Gaudez’ for Adrien Etienne Gaudez (1845-1902)

    Signed. ‘A.Gaudez’ on bronze.  Titled on front with 2 plaques (noted above).

    Measures: 24 inches tall x 8 1/2 inches wide.

    Excellent Condition.

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  • Large 14 x 17 inch Jaegers German Hand Painted Porcelain Framed Plaque – circa 1930

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    Large 14 x 17 inch Jaegers German Hand Painted Porcelain Framed Plaque – circa 1930

    A rare and extremely large hand painted German porcelain plaque depicting a small 5 piece chamber ensemble in a parlour with people dressed in period 18th century dress enjoying the concert.

    The plaque measures:  14 inches high  x 17 1/2 inches wide.

    Framed in a high gilt wood and plaster frame.  Total measurement with frame: 22 x 25 1/2

    Signed F. Hohle, München (Munich).

    Marked on reverse with rare red Studio Jaegers Company Porcelain mark (PMR with Peacock) dating it circa 1930.

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    Large British Oil Painting on Canvas dated 1867 – Paul Falconer Poole (1807-1879)

    Large British Oil Painting on Canvas dated 1867 – Paul Falconer Poole (1807-1879)

    A beautifully painted full body portrait of a woman standing by British artist Paul Falconer Poole.  Paul Falconer Poole was a English subject and genre artist of the 19th century who exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy when he was 25.  Great depth in the foliage behind the woman and lovely facial features.  Framed in a heavy gilt wood and gesso frame with R. Jackson & Sons – Liverpool framer’s label on reverse.

    Signed and dated 1867 (lower right)

    Canvas Measures: 25 inches high x 16.5 inches wide.
    with frame measures: 36 inches high x 27.5 inches wide.

    Paul Falconer Poole was largely a self-taught artist, born in Bristol, the son of a coal merchant. He exhibited his first drawings and paintings in Bristol, but in 1829, after an inspirational trip to Italy, moved to London and the following year showed his first work The Well: a Scene at Naples at the Royal Academy. In London he found success in painting dramatic historical scenes, and in 1846 his large canvas Visitation and Surrender of Syon Nunnery (now in Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery) led to his election as an associate of the Royal Academy. 

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  • Oil Painting on Board, Canadian Artist – O.C. Madden (1892-1971), “Near Kearney, Ontario” – Autumn Scene

    Oil Painting on Board, Canadian Artist – O.C. Madden (1892-1971), “Near Kearney, Ontario” – Autumn Scene

    A wonderful oil painting on board of an Autumn scene in the countryside. The artist is O.C. Madden (Orville Clinton Madden), a Canadian artist, who lived from 1892-1971.

    The painting is titled “Near Kearney Ontario” and that is written in pencil on the back of the wooden frame.

    The painting and frame measure 15 inches high x 17 inches wide.
    The painting itself is 9 1/4 inches high x 11 1/4 inches wide.

    Both painting and frame are in very good condition.

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  • Pair of Burled Wood Framed Paintings on Ivory of Women in Interior Scenes, mid 19th Century

    Pair of Burled Wood Framed Paintings on Ivory of Women in Interior Scenes, mid 19th Century

    A lovely pair of miniature paintings on ivory with burled wooden frames, circa mid 19th century.

    The first painting is of two ladies sitting on a settee in an interior scene, with one lady whispering into the ear of the other.

    The second painting shows three women seated together, admiring something in the first lady’s hand. This is also painted in an interior scene.  Each painting is painted in complementary colours using red and blue draped fabrics to tie the two paintings together.  There is great depth of detail in both the foreground and background of each painting.

    Both paintings are framed identically with a black exterior and natural burled wood with linear highlights, accented with a pale gold interior wood frame under glass. Both frames have a wood backing covered in paper and there is a round metal hook for hanging the frame on each one.

    Each frame measures 7 1/4 inches high X 6 1/4 inches wide and the paintings are each 3 3/4 inches high X 2 7/8 inches wide.

    Both are in very good condition.

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  • Pair of Miniature Signed Oval Portraits of Ladies on Ivory with Decorative Ivory Frames

    Pair of Miniature Signed Oval Portraits of Ladies on Ivory with Decorative Ivory Frames

    Here is a wonderful pair of beautifully painted, artist signed miniature oval portraits of ladies, painted on ivory and housed in matching decorative ivory frames. Both paintings are protected under convex glass.

    Each has a metal ring for hanging the portrait and paper and tape backing.

    The frames are each 4 5/8 inches high X 3 3/4 inches wide and the paintings each measure 2 3/8 inches high X 1 5/8 inches wide.

    Note: One frame has a piece of ivory missing and some of the ivory has started to lift. The paintings are in wonderful condition.

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  • Oval Bronze and Ivory Framed Miniature Portrait on Ivory of a Lady Holding Rose Bouquet, c. 1890

    Oval Bronze and Ivory Framed Miniature Portrait on Ivory of a Lady Holding Rose Bouquet, c. 1890

    A wonderful painting on ivory of a bejewelled lady holding a bouquet of roses at her bodice with more roses tucked into the ribbons on the arms of her dress.

    The painting is enclosed in an oval decorated bronze metal frame with a laurel and bow at the top and surrounding the painting are panels of ivory. The portrait is protected by convex glass. There is deep red velvet fabric on the back of the portrait and there is also a r0und metal hook to hang the frame.

    The frame, including the bow, measures 6 3/4 inches high X 4 7/8 inches wide. The painting is 3 1/8 inches high X 2 1/2 inches wide.

    The painting and frame are in very good condition.

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  • Large British Oil Painting on Canvas – Study of a Race Horse – by J. Cole (Early 20th Century)

    Large British Oil Painting on Canvas – Study of a Race Horse – by J. Cole (Early 20th Century)

    A large study of a Race Horse oil painting on canvas – signed J. Cole that dates early 20th Century.  A lone race horse stands in a field.

    The size is quite large overall measuring: 38 inches high x 56 inches wide including the frame.

    the canvas measures:  28 inches high x 46 inches wide.

     

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  • Post Impressionist Artwork – Paulémile Pissarro (1884-1972) Pastel – Seascape, circa 1930

    Post Impressionist Artwork – Paulémile Pissarro (1884-1972) Pastel – Seascape, circa 1930

    A rare pastel painting by post Impressionist Artist Paulémile Pissarro (1884-1972), son of the famous French impressionist artist, Camille Pissarro.  It depicts a seascape with several boats on the water in a colourful background.

    Paulémile was heavily influenced by Claude Monet (who was also his godfather).

    Pastel Measures:  8 3/4 inches x 11 1/4 inches
    with Frame measures:  18 inches high x 20 inches wide.

    A sketch is also included on the reverse of the painting in glass – that originally came with the pastel.
    The pastel was originally purchased in 1991 from a Toronto Auction (Gallery 68) – (original bill of sale included).

    Paulémile Pissarro, Camille’s youngest son, was born in Eragny in 1884.  He was brought up in the artistic environment of the family home there and, encouraged by his father, began drawing at an early age.  Paulémile’s godfather was Claude Monet who became his teacher and close friend, particularly after Camille’s death in 1903.

    The pastel is in excellent condition.

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  • A Group of 4 – E.A. SÉGUY (1877-1951) Original (c. 1924) Papillons Hand Coloured Pochoir Prints.

    A Group of 4 – E.A. SÉGUY (1877-1951) Original (c. 1924) Papillons Hand Coloured Pochoir Prints.

    A group of 4 Émile-Alain Séguy Papillons – hand coloured, framed lithographs (pochoir)  from circa 1924 – boldly coloured butterflies from around the world. Originally comes in a set of 20 plates – this set of 4 consists of plates: 4, 5, 12 & 14.

    The lithographs are composed in the Pochoir or French “Stencil” technique and then hand painted by the artist.

    Seguy created 11 albums of illustrations and designs from the turn of the century to the 1930s, and his style reflected the influences of both Art Nouveau and Art Deco. His various color portfolios of visual ideas for artists and designers often featured motifs based on the natural world, including flowers, foliage, crystals, animals & insects.

    Excellent condition, with no colour fading.

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    Belgian Painted Stained Glass Panel – Asian Woman & Child, Artist: M. Van Coppenolle (1912-2004)

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    Belgian Painted Stained Glass Panel – Asian Woman & Child, Artist: M. Van Coppenolle (1912-2004)

    A wonderful stained glass panel of an Asian woman and child, painted and signed in the lower right corner by the Belgian artist, Marta Van Coppenolle (b. 1912 – d. 2004)

    The centre section has a gray background and the figures are done in shades of black and brown with white accents.

    There are some Asian characters in the upper left corner of the panel.   It hangs by a chain attached at both top corners.

    The outside border of panel is done in different colors of glass.

    The panel measures 13 1/2 inches tall x 10 inches wide and is in excellent condition.

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  • English Figural Indoor Scene – Oil Painting Under Glass – Artist Signed H. Stacy Marks (1829-1898)

    English Figural Indoor Scene – Oil Painting Under Glass – Artist Signed H. Stacy Marks (1829-1898)

    A British oil painting under glass of a very colourful indoor scene with figures sitting and talking.

    It is signed in the lower right corner by the artist, H.(Henry) Stacy Marks, who lived from 1829 to 1898 and was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in England. He was known early in his career for his medieval themes and for oil painting. The elaborate gilt wooden frame also shows his name.

    There is some slight damage on the frame but the oil painting itself is in excellent condition. And because the painting has been under glass for the last 150 years, there is absolutely no dirt buildup on the oil painting and the colours are true to the time it was painted.

    The painting with frame measures approximately 20 inches wide x 15 1/4 inches tall.

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  • Heutchenreuther Hand-Painted German Porcelain Plaque, “Penitent Magdeline”, in Gilded Wooden Frame

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    Heutchenreuther Hand-Painted German Porcelain Plaque, “Penitent Magdeline”, in Gilded Wooden Frame

    Here is a gorgeous hand-painted Heutchenreuther Germany porcelain plaque, entitled “Penitent Magdeline”. The plaque is embossed and numbered on the reverse. It is wonderfully framed in an elaborate gilded wooden frame.

    The plaque with frame measures 9 1/4 inches wide X 7 1/4 inches high X 1 1/4 inches thick.

    There is a nick on one corner of the frame but, otherwise, it is in very good condition and the plaque is in excellent condition.

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  • Large Canadian Oil Painting on Board – Manly Edward MacDonald (1889-1971) – R.C.A / O.S.A – ‘Summer Landscape & Lake’

    Large Canadian Oil Painting on Board – Manly Edward MacDonald (1889-1971) – R.C.A / O.S.A – ‘Summer Landscape & Lake’

    A large summer landscape by Canadian artist – Manly E. MacDonald RCA / OSA – (born 1889 – died 1971).   The scene features a large lake in the background with rolling hills.  Trees and rocky landscape in foreground.

    Soft colour palette of mauves, pinks, blues and greens to give the feeling of summer.

    painting Measures:  18 inches high x 24 inches wide
    with frame:  24 inches high x 30 inches wide

    MacDonald’s work is in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canadian War Museum and the Royal Collection of Queen Elizabeth II.

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