Charming pair of rabbit paintings by Chris Adams, mid 20th century. Oil on canvas, mounted under glass in wood frames with linen mats. The paintings each measure 6 x 4 inches and the frames each measure 13.5 x 10.5 inches. Excellent condition.
Jennifer Holmes oil on canvas titled "Winter" and dated 2011. Excellent condition, beautifully framed in gold leaf on carved wood. The original Lyme Art Association exhibition tag is on the back of the frame. The painting measures 16 x 16 inches and the frame measures 23 x 23 inches. Jennifer is an Elected Artist in: Hudson Valley Art Association, North Shore Art Association, Rockport, Lyme, and Mystic Art Associations, and the Connecticut Plein Air Painters Society. Artist Member level in The Academic Artists Association, Connecticut Academy of Fine Artists and the New Haven Paint and Clay Club. She holds artist membership in American Society of Marine Artists. Painting in the traditions of outdoor painters of the early New England Plein Air Painters of Old Lyme, CT, and Rockport, MA, "I paint on location most of the time. Painting en plein air, or painting out of doors, allows me the chance to capture a bit o' the life in the constantly changing light and atmospheric conditions.”
Antique English folk art painting of a little girl wearing a large feathered hat asleep on her large dog as it keeps watch. Titled "The Sentinell" at lower right. Oil on canvas. Frame measures 17.25 x 15 inches.
Antique English folk art painting of a little girl wearing a large feathered hat riding her large dog. Titled "Little Jockey" at lower right. Oil on canvas. Frame measures 17.25 x 15 inches.
Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) wood cut print of a turquoise blue tree on a gold leaf ground, 1973. The gold leaf frame measures 17.5 x 17.75 inches and the print measures 9.5 x 9.75 inches. Excellent condition. Signed and numbered. Joichi Hoshi had worked as a teacher in Taiwan for 13 years. With the end of World War II the Japanese occupation of Taiwan ended (Taiwan had come to Japan at the end of the Sino-Japanese war of 1894/95). Joichi Hoshi returned to Japan in 1946 and began to study oil painting at Musashino College of Fine Arts. When he graduated he was nearly 50 years old. In the early 1970s the artist began to specialize in images of trees. This is what he is most famous for. Collections: Tokyo Museum of Modern Art, Japan. Also: • Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA. • National Museum of Far Eastern Art, Berlin, Germany. • Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA. • Haifa Museum, Israel. • Rockefeller Foundation, New York, USA