Miniature Painting on Ivory in Ivory FrameArt
A miniature painting on ivory, it dates mid 19th century, France. The painting depicts a delightful narrative of a young lady in a blue and pink gown enjoying a time of leisure with a good book. The painting is a soft combination of muted tones of pink, peach, orange, red, brown and blue on ivory. The brush work is rather fine and detailed to the liveness of everyday people at the time. The painting lies under glass, with an ivory frame with decorative linework .
Measures: 3 1/4 inches x 4 1/2 inches
Measures: 6 1/2 inches x 7 1/2 inches
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Italian Signed ‘Bernini’ – Bronze Figure of David, circa 1890.
A handsome bronze figure of Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s David about to throw the stone at Goliath. The original figure is in the Borghese Museum in Rome as a life size marble sculpture. Signed Bernini on base of bronze.
Measures: 11 inches tall x 5 inches wide (3 1/2 inches deep)
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Classical French, 24 inches High Bronze ‘Triomphe des Arts’ – Statue of a Maiden with Lyre. Signed ‘A.Gaudez’.Art, General
Classical French, 24 inches High Bronze ‘Triomphe des Arts’ – Statue of a Maiden with Lyre. Signed ‘A.Gaudez’.
A classical bronze statue of a maiden 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.
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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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Antiquarian Map of London England in 1666 by William Maitland published circa 1756
This is an exceptional framed map of London England that bears the title –
“A PLAN of the CITY and LIBERTIES of LONDON after the Dreadful Conflagration in the Year 1666. The Blank Partwhereof represents the Ruins and the Extent of the Fire ;& the Perfpective that left standing.”
This rare map is framed under glass in a simple, thin black frame accented with two different bands painted gold. The map itself is a highly detailed street plan of the City of London after the “Great Fire” in 1666. The legends, both alphabetical and numerical, denote many important locations including churches. I believe it to be copper engraved.
Map Measures: 13 1/2 inches wide x 9 1/4 inches high.
Frame Measures: 19 3/8 inches wide x 15 inches high.