Carl Schmidt oil painting on canvas of boats in a harbor titled Ahoy Day. Measures 16 by 20 inches. Signed at lower right. Very good condition. Carl Schmidt was born in 1885 and died in 1969 in San Bernardino, CA. He was a member of Laguna Beach AA and Los Angeles AA. Please see Who Was Who in American Art, page 2926, for more information.
Oil on board by Italian artist Sergio Cirno Bissi (1902 to 1987) titled Minaret and Market. The frame measures 21 by 16 and one half inches and the painting measures 16 by 11 and one half inches. Originally sold by Simic New Renaissance Galleries of Carmel La Jolla Palm Desert Scottsdale, inventory number 8606. Born in Campagnia, Florence, Bissi was an artist for 50 years. He specialized in painting his native countrymen going about their daily lives, but also traveled around Europe and the Mediterranean. This scene is probably Algerian or Moroccan. His work is distinguished by his lightly dashed brushstrokes and high contrast saturated colors.
Antique European pencil drawing of harbor and country side c1840. This antique pencil drawing is quite well done depicting sail boats in a harbor with mountains in the back ground, and a early home next to the water with trees and a peasant woman. Measures frame measures 10 and three quarters by 8 and three quarters. The image itself measures 5 by 7 inches.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.
Miniature romantic European Landscape oil on copper painting depicting two lovers near a stream, framed and signed lower left. c1900. This little painting is in excellent condition. The original frame has some small pieces missing in a couple of areas. The frame measures 7 and three quarter inches by 9 inches and the painting measures 3 and three quarters inches by 5 inches.
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.