Gouache on paper portrait of a woman Brazil c1966 by Brazilian artist Artur Luiz Piza .The recent museum quality frame measures 21 3/4 by 26.5 inches, the image measures 13 and one half inches by 18 and one half inches. Excellent original condition.See New Brazilian Art by P M Bardi page 157, or Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era page 377 to learn more about this artist.Born 1928. Signed center bottom and inscribed lower left to Niles Bond. Niles Bond was a major collector of Brazilian Art from this period and a patron of the artist. We believe this to be a portrait of his wife.Niles Bond worked for the State Department from 1939- 1969. He was officer in charge of Korean Affairs in 1949 and 1950. He was Consul General in Sao Paulo Brazil between 1964-1969.
Paul Warren Zimmerman watercolor and gouache landscape on paper. Mid to late 20th century. American, born 1921, died 2007. This Western impressionistic landscape is 17.5 x 28.5 inches. The solid wood frame is 25 x 35 x 2 inches. Paul Warren Zimmerman was an internationally known artist who lived in Hartford, CT, Kokomo, IN, and Toledo, OH. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he graduated from Kokomo High School in 1941, with a full scholarship to John Herron Art School in Indianapolis. Upon graduation in 1946 with a B.F.A., he was awarded the Mary Milliken Memorial Fund Scholarship. He continued his training in New York City, under Heinrich Mayer. In 1947, he became associate professor of painting and design at Hartford University School of Art. He was awarded a Ford Foundation Grant, American Academy of Arts and Letters and associate membership in the Academy of Painting and Design in 1959. He had well over 86 awards.
Jean Pierre Zingg floral still life oil on canvas in the original frame. Jean Pierre Zing is a French painter, born in 1925. The scene incorporates a vase of wildflowers, seashells, and a sheet of music against a cubist ground. Probably painted circa 1950, signed lower left. The frame measures 38 by 30 inches; the canvas measures 34 x 27.5 inches. Excellent clean condition. Wonderful hand carved solid wood frame retains traces of true gold leaf and red undercoat. The subtle frame surface perfectly compliments the soft yellows and pinks in the painting.
English painting of a young sailor or seaman apprentice holding rigging ropes, circa 1800. This unsigned oil on canvas painting measures 27 by 21 inches, and the frame measures 31 by 23 inches. There are two small repaired holes to the canvas, which has not been relined.
Nelson Augustus Moore oil on canvas painting of trees. Moore was born in 1824 and died in 1902 in Kensington, CT. This fine landscape is in very good condition. It has been mounted in a new gold leaf frame appropriate to the period. The frame measures 12 by 13 and one half inches, the painting measures 6 and one quarter inches by 7 and three quarter inches. It is signed with the Moore studio stamp and in pencil on back. Please see Who Was Who in American Art, page 2320, to learn more about the artist.