Paintings & Drawings

Self Portrait of the Artist William Willard (1819-1904)

                          Oil on board with the original frame 15.75 ” x  13.75″ Willard was born in Sturbridge, Massachusetts but moved to Boston and began painting there in 1841 at the age of twenty-two.  He became part of the thriving Boston art market, exhibiting […]

View of a Paddle Steamer on the Ohio River

                      Charles Bauerle (Ohio, active 1855-1860). Signed at bottom left partially obscured by frame. Cincinnati, Ohio Oil on canvas; 27” x 34” Bauerle was a book illustrator and engraver working in Cincinnati with the artist Henry Lovie (1829-1875) in the late 1850’s. The partnership ended […]

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 in piedmont Virginia with a distinctive portraiture style particularly evident in the construction of facial shapes. Little is known […]

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 […]