A fantastic George Marinko b. 1908 d. 1989) geometric abstract composition oil painting on canvas, signed lower right; original artist's framing . Also signed and titled verso: "Rouge et Noir." A very important and acclaimed American Surrealist, exhibited at MOMA's 1936 (prize winner) ground breaking "Fantastic Art, Dada & Surrealism." A life-long Connecticut resident; studied under Lewis York & Yale's E. Savage. Well listed: Who Was Who in American Art, Davenport's, Ask Art, etc. c. 1950. Dimensions: 30 1/2" H x 35 3/4" W.
A late 19th C. Swedish cream-painted and gilt pine slant-front secretary/desk in 2 parts; an upper bookcase cabinet with glazed doors, fitted with shelves; a mid-section fitted with drawers and cubbyholes; a 3-drawer lower cabinet, on fluted, tapering legs. Original brass hardware. Sweden c. 1890. 75.25 inches High x 46 inches Wide x 20 inches Deep (overall). Original painted surface.
Set of six 18th c. architectural engravings of Italian Palazzo facades on paper, custom matted and framed, each entitled in the plate, Italy c. 1780. 19.75 in. H x 22 in. W.
Set of 8 John Hall beautifully hand colored English botanical prints, custom framed & matted in the French manner, England c. 1757 15.50 in. W x 21 in. H The eight
A rare pair of English Gothic Revival oak pedestals; hexagonal shaped platforms and raised bases, with hand carved supports in the form of arches.The Gothic design was pierce carved by hand. Measures 43 and one half inches high x 15 and one half inches across the top, on a 17 and one half inch base. C 1875. Original finish.