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.
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.
Wilhelm Kray oil on canvas painting, Venus Aphrodite. The canvas measures 62.5 inches high by 44.5 inches wide, and the frame measures 73.5 inches high by 55.5 inches wide. Wilhelm Kray was a French schooled German painter of portraits, landscapes, and historical and genre scenes. He was born in Berlin in 1828 and died in Munich in 1889. Kray started out as a silversmith, but ended up studying painting in Paris. After touring Italy and Austria, he settled in Bavaria and became a professor. His work hangs in the Museum of Cologne and the Museum of Gratz. This very painting "Venus Aphrodite" is listed in E. Benezit as having been sold on March 7, 1911 for 8500 francs. This exquisite, museum quality painting is in excellent condition and is mounted in an impressive carved wood gold leaf frame with nameplate.
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.