Robert Hamblen is a self-taught American landscape painter. He was born in 1932. The artist describes his style as “illuministic” and “in the tradition of the Hudson River paintings Thomas Cole, Frederick Church and George Inness.” Robert Hamblen is the recipient of over 100 awards for excellence. The original hand made walnut frame measures 13 x 11.5 inches; the painting, which is oil on board, measures 9 x 10 inches. Signed at lower right, excellent original condition. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Charming and classic Victorian period English genre painting. Oil on artist board of four kittens at play in and around a cachepot displaying red flowers. Mounted in the original lemon-gilt frame. Frame: 14.5" H x 16.5" W. Artwork: 9.5" W x 7.75" H. England, c. 1860.
Denis Boileau painting of Central Park South, New York City. This is an unusual impressionistic "night-scene" painting of the Central Park South entrance to Central Park, depicting an iconic horse-drawn carriage and a group of tourists near the famed Plaza Hotel, seen in the background. Signed Denis Boileau (France) lower left. Information found on original framing included, verso. New custom silver-leafed frame, under glass. Dimensions: 11" H x 14" W.
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. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com