American female artist Jennie Burr impressionist landscape oil paintings on canvas circa 1900. The frame measures 17.5 x 11.5 inches and the paintings measures 8 x 14 inches. This is a lovely example of Jennie Burr's soft focus landscape style. Beautifully executed, mounted in hand made frame. Acquired directly from an heir to the estate (estate inventory 291). Jennie Burr was born in 1872 into Monroe, CT's most prominent family, she died in 1961. Her father was a very successful farmer. She attended and graduated from Mt Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts, and studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. Listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery Inc.
Pair of American black walnut picture frames circa 1865. Each frame measures 15.5" x 17.5" outside and 12" x 13.75" inside. Each is completely made from single stock American black walnut.
Oil on canvas painting of grasses signed David Krieger, dated 1960, titled "Ravine." Beautiful impasto surface, in soft greens, pale browns and whites, with splashes of gold. Excellent original condition including frame. Measures 25 x 21 inches in the frame.
Charcoal drawing of irises by American artist Fannie Burr, circa 1900. The drawing measures 5 x 10.5 inches and the period frame measures 15.25 x 9.5 inches. Excellent condition. Fannie Burr (1858 to 1931) was from Monroe, CT, the daughter of a prosperous farmer. She graduated from Mt. Holyoke College and 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. Acquired directly from an heir to the estate. Estate number 370 is on the reverse.
Vintage French gray chest, or dresser, with its gorgeous original rose and gray marble top, circa 1950. Raised panel sides and drawer fronts, floral carving at the front corners, French feet and solid brass hardware. Four drawers with large hand cut dovetails. Solid cherry. Measures 19 inches deep, 35 inches wide and 32.5 inches high.