English oil on canvas painting circa 1900, unsigned. Copy of of Rosa Bonheur's iconic "Horse Fair." Mounted in a beautiful birds-eye maple frame of the period. Professionally cleaned and relined. The frame measures 31 x 40 inches and the painting measures 26 x 36 inches.
American School portrait of a beloved tabby cat, signed C.F. Mowery. Oil on canvas. Early 20th century. The original silver leaf frame measures 29.5 inches by 21.5 inches. The painting measures 18 x 26 inches. Professionally cleaned, excellent original condition.
American artist A. Bross, Jr. (1922-2013) landscape oil painting on rag paper titled "Toward the Gap". Signed at lower right. The frame measures 8 x 10 inches and the painting measures 4 x 6 inches. Excellent condition. Known for his land and seascapes, Albert Bross, Jr. is a painter from New Jersey. He studied at the Art Students League in New York with Frank V. DuMond and George Bridgman and exhibited at the Newark Museum, the Hudson Valley Art Association, the Montclair Museum of New Jersey and the Springfield Museums, MA. He was a life member of the Art Students League and a member of the Hudson Valley Art Association and the Academy of Artists.
Charming ink and watercolor of four roosters, signed at lower right Audrey Swanson. The frame is 12.5 x 16 inches, and the image is 7.5 x 10.5 inches.
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.