Paul Lipp oil on board painting of an interior with a shaker desk and chair by a window. The frame measures 15.5 x 13.5 inches and the painting measures 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Paul Lipp is a New Haven, Connecticut, artist working in the classic realist tradition. His paintings reflect trips throughout the small towns and boroughs of New England. Born in 1937 in West Haven, CT, Paul served 3 years in the Marine Corps, after which he attended Paier School of Art in Hamden, CT. He graduated as valedictorian of his class and was invited back for a fifth-year scholarship in advanced illustration. Paier immediately recruited the talented young student to become an assistant professor. Paul taught art for 18 years while pursuing his own fine art skills and accepting private commissions from such leading publications as Golf Digest and PGA magazine. He has exhibited his work in major shows at the Connecticut Academy, Springfield Museum, Mystic Maritime Gallery, Quinnipiac University and the Lyme Art Association, to name a few. He has received awards from the National Society of Illustrators, the Benedictine Fine Arts Competition and the Mount Carmel Art Association. In June 2008, his painting, “Peaceful Cove,” won best-in-show at the Sylvan Gallery’s exhibition, “A Sense of Place,” juried by Lou Bonamarte. Corporate clients include Bunker Ramo, Connecticut Distributors, Merrill Lynch, Conoco, Alberta Gas, Olin, IBM, Microdot, American Tobacco, Exxon, Pfizer and Pitney Bowes. Lipp’s paintings are in over 500 private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and Europe.
18th to early 19th century English papier mache snuff box. The hand-painted scene depicts a horse and rider. The rider holds a whip in his right hand and a sack at the end of a long stick held over his right shoulder as his horse horse jumps over a fence.
Early American painted yellow wash stand. Connecticut or Maine, circa 1830. Now fitted with removable glass panel over the original wash basin cut-out. Excellent condition including its original hand painted decoration. Measures 18 inches wide x 17 inches deep x 31 inches high to the surface and 35.5 inches high to the splash board.
American 19th century painted tin (tole) kettle from Pennsylvania. Charming and classic PA German birds and tulips decoration. Measures 10 inches high and 9 inches across the base.
British Silhouette Artists and their Work 1760-1860 by Sue McKechnie, 1978. First published in 1978 by Wilson Publishers, Ltd, for Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications. Houston Library discard. Book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Measures 12 x 9 x 3 inches.