A beautiful Quebec landscape scene by Canadian painter – Bruce Le Dain (born 1928 – died 2000). This acrylic on Board is titled “Pine Pattern, Lac Brule.
painting without frame measures: 24 inches high x 28 inches wide.
Dated Sept. 1969.
A portrait by Helena Darmesteter (b. 1854- d. 1923) – French artist (born in London)
Signed top left : To Dolly …… from Helena Darmesteter
Darmesteter was born in London as the daughter of a French school teacher and the editor of the first Jewish women’s periodical, Marion Hartog Moss. Her parents ran a French boarding school where Héléna learned to speak French. She later studied painting in Paris under Gustave Courtois, where she met her husband Arsène Darmesteter. She became a successful portrait painter, exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1891 and 1894 and at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900. She also showed works at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions in 1907 and 1908. She was a member of the Société des Artistes Français and of the Société Nationale des Beaux–Arts. Philip, Numa and Marcus Hartog were her brothers, and her husband’s brother James Darmesteter married the poet A. Mary F. Robinson. (bio taken from Wikipedia)
Canvas measures: 20 inches high x 17 inches wide
with Frame measures: 27 inches high x 23 inches wide
A lovely richly painted Dutch Oil painting on canvas. Bold bright colours in this Still Life which is signed – “Van Duzer”.
Dates Early 20th century.
Beautiful carved gilt wood frame.
Military College, Chelsea – hand coloured print – published in 1810 – publisher: Rowlandson & Pugin
measures: 9 inches x 11 inches
with frame: 14 inches x 16 inches.
Framed and matted.
A lovely hand-painted on porcelain KPM plaque signed by Wagner. The title of the portrait is “Odalisque” – a woman with long flowing brunette hair and low cut red dress partially exposing a breast. The plaque is a good size measuring 10 3/4 inches high x 8 3/4 inches wide. The plaque is framed in a new frame and the oval cuts off display of some of the portrait including the signature. An original brass frame and red valour matte is also included but does not do the plaque any justice. Impressed KPM mark on back with Sceptre. Signed “Wagner” on bottom right. Frame measures: 16 1/4 inches high x 14 1/4 inches wide.