Carl Schmidt oil painting on canvas of boats in a harbor titled Ahoy Day. Measures 16 by 20 inches. Signed at lower right. Very good condition. Carl Schmidt was born in 1885 and died in 1969 in San Bernardino, CA. He was a member of Laguna Beach AA and Los Angeles AA. Please see Who Was Who in American Art, page 2926, for more information.
Watercolour of French Soldier with sword 19thc. This image of a French man in uniform measures 15 inches high by 11 and three quarters inches wide and is three quarters inches deep. This piece is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Oil on board by Italian artist Sergio Cirno Bissi (1902 to 1987) titled Minaret and Market. The frame measures 21 by 16 and one half inches and the painting measures 16 by 11 and one half inches. Originally sold by Simic New Renaissance Galleries of Carmel La Jolla Palm Desert Scottsdale, inventory number 8606. Born in Campagnia, Florence, Bissi was an artist for 50 years. He specialized in painting his native countrymen going about their daily lives, but also traveled around Europe and the Mediterranean. This scene is probably Algerian or Moroccan. His work is distinguished by his lightly dashed brushstrokes and high contrast saturated colors.
Floral still life by English artist F. McJannet. Oil on artist board. Although clearly an accomplished artist, we have only been able to find one auction record for F. McJannet, James Thompson Aucioneers and Valuers Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire, England lot 178 on 1.21.04, will add to the artists bio as we come across more information. The label on the back reads F. McJannet 5 Cragsland Park Great Urswick Ulverston Studio Tarn Close. The painting measures 16 by 20 inches and the frame measures 20 by 24.5 inches. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
Set of six English lithographs "The Lives of London" beautifully mounted in original rosewood frames under reverse painted glass. Original stamp on back "J. F. Olson and Company Art Dealers and Publishers Cambridge Mass." The frames each measure 20 and three quarter inches by 17 and one half inches. The prints each measure 11 by 14 inches. Excellent condition. These hand colored lithographs date from the early to mid 19th century.