Paintings & Drawings

Portrait of Harriet Elizabeth Perkins (1841-1917) by Samuel Taylor

                                      Samuel T. Taylor (c. 1806-1846) Dated 1845 Oil on canvas in reproduction frame. 45.5 x 34.5 Original canvas inscribed: “H.E. Perkins/3 years old last Oct/March 1845.   Samuel Taylor was an itinerant portrait painter working primarily […]

A Pair of Still Life Drawings – For My Ma & For My Pa

THEOREM DRAWINGS FOR MA and PA American Circa 1850 Graphite/Mixed Media on Bristol paper 20” x 22.5” Charming drawings labeled for For My Ma and For My PA in the margins.   Pair: $3,450

View of the Susquehanna signed by Charles Knapp (1823-1900)

              Signed lower left: Charles Wilson Knapp (1823-1900) American Oil on canvas, original frame 33” x 53”   Charles Wilson Knapp was born in Philadelphia in 1823 where he lived and exhibited for most of his career. Knapp traveled and painted extensively in New England but seems always to […]

Peaches by Conrad Wise Chapman

                                                                  Conrad Wise Chapman (1842-1910) Oil on paper Circa 1865-1871 8.5″ x 11.5″ The son of the artist John Gadsby Chapman, Conrad Wise […]

Portrait of Mark Twain

                                                          By Paul Sawyier (1865- 1917) Pastel on Canvas – Original Frame Circa 1900 New York or Hartford There were remarkably few portraits painted of Mark Twain […]

Mill Scene by William E. Plimpton

                        signed: Wm E. Plimpton, 1898 for William Edwin Plimpton (1856- before 1910) Active 1882-1900 Oil on canvas 28″ x 24″ William Edwin Plimpton was born in New York and lived primarily in Brooklyn with his wife, Emma C. Plimpton and two sons.  This […]

Portrait of a Member of the Simpson Family

                                                Portrait of a Gentleman of the Simpson Family Silverpoint on Card David Boudon (1748-c.1816) Alexandria, District of Columbia 1806 2 ¼” diameter Inscribed on verso “Done by/ David Boudon Limner/ of […]

Racehorse with Groom

                                                Signed E. Clarkson Phila 1859 for Edward Clarkson (American, 1827-1908) Oil on canvas, period birds-eye maple frame 19.25” x 21” Edward S. Clarkson was a mid-19th century Philadelphia animal portrait painter, […]