Alfred Robert Quinton (1853-1934) -Oil Painting on Canvas – “Cattle Feeding” dated 1884Art
A landscape painting with several cattle feeding in a field while a woman and child look on. A town sits in the very background behind the woman.
Painting by Alfred Robert Quinton – born 1853 died 1934.
Painting is signed A. Quinton & dated 1884 on lower left.
Framed in a single gilt wood frame.
Alfred Robert Quinton (1853–1934) was known as an English watercolour artist who painted British villages and landscapes. Many of his paintings were published as postcards and in calendars. He also illustrated books including The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc.
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19th Century – Miniature Italian Pietra Dura Portrait.
Italian Pietra Dura Portrait of Figure.
A Italian ‘pietra pura’ portrait of an elegantly dressed figure, it dates 19th Century. Pietra dura (translates as “hard stone” in Italian) designs are usually micromosaics, or jewelry objects composed of small pieces of stone. The components in this design are rare and unusual, with a subject matter of a figure, it is polished with thinly sliced pieces of stones of: agate, lapis, lazuli, jasper and chalcedony, and placed into a dark background of dark marble. The pietra dura is placed in a gilt frame of a simple rectangle shape and design, with a wire hanger at the back.
A unique Italian ‘Pietra Pura’ portrait of timeless elegance and quality, it would make a splendid art object for collectors, or the home.
Marked: Unknown maker, Italian origins.
Frame Measures: 5 inches x 8 inches
Stone Measures: 4 inches x 6 inches
Excellent Condition. Minor patination commensurate with use and age.
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Set of 3 Nautical Watercolours – Signed A. Vincent, Titled ‘Sunset Sails’, ‘Rolling Up To London’ & ‘Journey’s End’Art
Set of 3 Nautical Watercolours – Signed A. Vincent, Titled ‘Sunset Sails’, ‘Rolling Up To London’ & ‘Journey’s End’
A Framed Nautical Watercolour Series Signed by A. Vincent
Titled ‘Sunset Sails’, ‘Rolling Up To London’ & ‘Journey’s End’
A lovely collection of 3 framed watercolours by A. Vincent, depicting journeys on the high seas. Each painting is wood framed under glass with a visible 2 inch mat. Each water colour contains a unique narrative featuring sails, the sea and clouds. ‘Sunset Sails’ depicts a two sailboats and a island with a lovely sunset scene, ‘Rolling Up To London’ is a Australian Clipper battling rough tides for the journey home, while in ‘Journey’s End’ there is calm waters with three ships returning home from a voyage, one getting a tow to shore. The three painting create the perfect nautical vignette.
Signed: A. Vincent, on both the painting and the mat.
Frames Measure: 12 5/8 inches x 10 5/8 inches Paintings Measure: 5 3/8 inches x 7 1/4 inches
Note: Two hang horizontal and one hangs vertical.
Excellent Condition: To my eye these paintings are of original colour as far as I can tell, the mats are a beige/off white and the backs are covered with paper that has not been removed since framing .
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Pair of Hand Coloured Prints – House of Commons & Royal Exchange. Published by Richard Phillips, 1804.Art, Gift Ideas
Pair of Hand Coloured Prints – House of Commons & Royal Exchange. Published by Richard Phillips, 1804.
Pair of Prints – House of Commons, Royal Exchange. Published 1804.
A pair of hand coloured prints with titles, ‘House of Commons’ and ‘Royal Exchange’, published in August 1804 by Richard Phillips, 71 Saint Pauls Church Yard. Each print is beautifully printed from the press, and contains a descriptive illustration depicting a narrative of everyday people in from the ‘House of Commons’ to the ‘Royal Exchange in England’. It features colour and black ink washes of : red, green, brown and blue. The line work is quite impressive and detailed, with a great direction of space and light to captures an experience. Each print had a mat border and lies under a sheet of glass with a dark wooden frame.
A spectacular pair of prints before the age of photography, it would make a timeless object to those who adore prints, or collect fine objects of sorts for the home.
Published: Richard Phillips. 71 St Pauls Church Yard. Collaborators :F. Pugh Del, J. Fittler, Sc:
Measures: Print : 8 inches x 6 inches Frame: 10 1/4 inches x 11 1/2 inches
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Large French Bronze Figure Athlete – George Gori 1930
A handsome bronze sculpture of a figure of an athlete.
Signed by George Gori.
Georges Gori born in Paris at the turn of the century, he studied under Injalbert and exhibited his works at the Salon des Artistes from 1929 and won a bronze medal in 1931.
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