Pair of Antique Portraits Horace Bundy oil on canvas. This true matched pair of American Art portraits date from the mid 19th century in America and were painted by the well known artist Horace Bundy. The original frames measure 29 and one half inches by 34 and one half inches and each canvas measures 23 and one half inches by 28 and one half inches. Horace Bundy, portrait and landscape painter, born in 1814 in Hardwick, VT, died in 1883, Concord, NH. Worked as an itinerant artist in New Hampshire and Vermont during the 1840s and 1850s and was also a licensed Adventist preacher. Only 17 portraits done during this time are known and all were done in Springfield, VT or Claremont, NH. Oil on canvas, restored several years ago by an expert. Relined with very little or no in painting. For additional information, see "Who was Who in American Art", p.500.
Burr Portrait pencil drawing signed J M Burr Jan. 7, 1898. This pencil drawing portrait by J M Burr measures 21 and one half inches wide and is 17 inches tall outside the frame. The image of this antique Burr drawing measures 25 and one half inches high and is 21 inches wide. Fannie and Jennie Burr. 1872 to 1961 and 1858 to 1931. They were 2 of 5 children born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Their father was a very successful farmer. Although the 2 sisters were 14 years apart, they were close. Fannie began to draw as a child. She later attended and graduated from the Yale School of Fine Arts. After that, she studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. List in Who Was Who in American Art by Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery Inc.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.
Nathan Margolis oil on panel painting titled Green House. Striking abstract view of a greenhouse interior. Signed on front and inscribed Nathan Margolis 840 Asbury Terrace Phila 26 PA. Dated 1952. American artist Nathan Margolis was actively painting between 1940 and 1970. He exhibited in New York, Washington, Philadelphia and Chicago. He created original lithographs, etchings and book illustrations. Biography taken from the archives of the Associated American Artists of New York, which was created in the 1930's and commissioned works by Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, Reginald Marsh among others. The original frame measures 41 inches high by 29 inches wide. The painting measures 24 by 36 inches and is painted on a wood panel. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Charming pencil drawing "Doctoring Chickens." The frame measures 12.25 inches wide by 10.25 inches high; the image measures 9.5 inches wide by 7.5 inches high. Fannie (B. 1858 D. 1931) and Jennie (B. 1872 D. 1961) Burr were born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Their father was a very successful farmer. Both sisters graduated from Mt. Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts. They also both studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for young women in those days. Listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery, Inc. 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.
Antique English watercolour landscape painted by Henry Simpson (born 1853 died 1921). The bucolic scene depicts cows in a meadow with distant views. The frame measures 13.5 inches by 16.75 inches; the images measures 7.5 inches by 10.5 inches. Signed H Simpson at lower right. The condition is excellent with no fading.