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. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Willem Roelofs Dutch landscape painting. Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1859. The quiet scene depicts a woman walking beside a river with a small arched bridge and a house in the background. Roelofs was born in Amsterdam in 1822 and died in Antwerp in 1897. He studied with H Van de Zande Bakhuyzen at the Hague Academy in Brussels from 1847 to 1887. He came under the influence of the French painters of the Barbizon School, particularly Dabigny and Rousseau. Roelofs was known for his water and meadow scenes. This painting is all original, without damage or repairs. It measures 16.25 inches by 12 inches. For more information on this well known Dutch artist, please see Winkler Prins Encyclopedie. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Antique European pencil drawing of harbor and country side c1840. This antique pencil drawing is quite well done depicting sail boats in a harbor with mountains in the back ground, and a early home next to the water with trees and a peasant woman. Measures frame measures 10 and three quarters by 8 and three quarters. The image itself measures 5 by 7 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 TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com.
Miniature romantic European Landscape oil on copper painting depicting two lovers near a stream, framed and signed lower left. c1900. This little painting is in excellent condition. The original frame has some small pieces missing in a couple of areas. The frame measures 7 and three quarter inches by 9 inches and the painting measures 3 and three quarters inches by 5 inches.