A tonal painting of a grey winter day by Chris Soer (Dutch, 1882 - 1961)
Measurements: Framed 23 1/2 inches tall by 39 1/4 inches wide. Canvas dimensions are 15 1/4 by 31.
Second only to Henriette Ronner in the depiction of cats and in particular his portrayal of mischievous playful kittens, Cornelis Raaphorst was born in 1875 in Nieuwkoop, The Netherlands. A self-taught artist with exceptional talent for detail, he died in Wassenaar in 1954. Occasionally works depicting musical instruments are especially desirable. Dimensions: Canvas size is 19 1/4 tall by 27 inches wide.
Framed dimensions are 30 1/2 in. by 38 in.
A beatiful landscape painted by Cornelis Westerbeek, sr. (1844 - 1903). Westerbeek was a prominent Dutch painter with works in many museums, including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Dimensions of the image are 14 1/4 inches tall by 24 1/4 inches wide, framed dimensions are 22 1/2 inches tall by 32 1/2 inches wide.
Product code: KR
An very large abstract painting by Gerard Schaperkotter (1914 - 2006). Dated 1983, framed 42 1/2 inches tall by 62 inches wide. Canvas dimensions are 39 1/2 by 59.
A barge sits gently in the Seine river near the Pont au Change in this watercolor by Dutch artist Gerrit van Yperen (1882 - 1955). Yperen was a well traveled artist, painting scenes across Europe, South America, and Barbados which became his final resting place. Dimensions of the image are 16 inches tall by 20 inches wide, framed dimensions are 22 3/4 inches tall by 27 inches wide.
Product code: 19-536
A vibrant landscape with Scotch Broom in bloom by Dutch painter Arie Zwart (1903 - 1981). Dimensions: 21 3/4 inches tall by 32 1/2 inches wide. Image dimensions are 16 3/4 by 27 1/2.
Abstract composition titled 'Contraposition' by Spanish painter Miguel Ybanez (b. 1946) Ybanez lives and works in The Netherlands and Spain and has exhibited widely in Europe and South America, including solo exhibitions include the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Museo de Arte Moderno de São Paolo, Singer Museum in Laren and the Museo Español de Arte Contemporaneo Madrid. Dimensions: 13 3/4 inches tall by 17 1/2 inches wide. Image dimensions are 11 3/4 by 15 1/2.
A sweet painting of a canal in Venice by Russian artist Vasili Egorkin (b. 1936). Oil painted on board, image dimensions are 9 1/4 inches tall by 6 3/4 inches wide, framed dimensions are 14 3/4 inches tall by 12 1/2 inches wide.
Product code: 9-224
The famous San Giorgio dei Greci Bell tower in Venice, painted by the Dutch artist Leendert van der Vlist (1894 - 1962). Image dimensions are 31 1/4 inches tall by 23 1/4 inches wide, framed dimensions are 38 1/2 inches tall by 23 1/4 inches wide.
Product code: 19-192
A lifelike portrait of an old German forest warden, an original oil painting by Bernd Funke. Funke was born in Essen, Germany in 1902 and died in 1988. From 1950 to 1959, Funke worked in the art trade in Cologne and from 1959 to 1973 he worked as a freelance artist in Meppen. He died in Heide in Schleswig Holstein on October 16, 1988
Framed in the original ornate frame, dimensions are 19 3/4 inches tall by 17 1/4 inches wide. Image size is approximately 11 1/2 inches wide by 9 1/4 inches tall. Signed upper right, gallery label verso.
Product code: E-086
Long shadows of a winter's day streak out across the snow in this gouache by Andrei Jegorov (1878 - 1954). Graduated from the St. Petersburg Art Academy in 1909, and well established as a premier Russian artist. Dimensions of the image are 9 1/2 inches tall by 13 1/2 inches wide, framed dimensions are 18 inches tall by 22 inches wide.
Product code: D-013
An abstract landsape by Gerard Schaperkotter (1914 - 2006). Framed 41 inches tall by 33 inches wide. Canvas dimensions are 39 by 31.
A wonderful lithograph titled 'La Femme au Paon' ('Woman with Peacocks') by Louis John Rhead (1857-1926) with a blind stamp in the bottom right corner of a young woman's profile. Originally from L'Estampe Moderne, a series of 24 monthly fascicles with each containing 4 original lithographs by artist such as Alphonse Mucha, Marcel-Lenoir, Henri Boutet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Edward Burne-Jones and Théophile Steinlen. Matted and framed in a contemporary gilt frame, overall dimensions are 21 1/2 inches wide by 25 1/2 inches tall. Image size is 8 3/4 wide by 13 1/4 tall.
Product code: 8-668
A wonderful lithograph titled 'Jane' done in 1897 by Louis John Rhead (1857 - 1926) with a blind stamp in the bottom right corner of a young woman's profile. Originally from L'Estampe Moderne, a series of 24 monthly fascicles with each containing 4 original lithographs by artist such as Alphonse Mucha, Marcel-Lenoir, Henri Boutet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Edward Burne-Jones and Théophile Steinlen. Matted and framed in a contemporary gilt frame, overall dimensions are 21 1/2 inches wide by 25 1/2 inches tall. Image size is 8 1/2 wide by 13 5/8 tall.
Product code: 8-669
A magnificent original oil painting by German landscape painter Edward Harrison Compton (1881-1960). A rushing waterfall of spring mountain melt crashes along verdant pines and green moss, a low fog barely conceals the sharp Alpine peak off in the distance. Compton was a master of recreating the mountains of southern Bavaria at it's purest. Compton was born in Feldafing in Upper Bavaria, Germany, and received his early training from his father Edward Theodore Compton. He continued his study in London at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, after which he settled back in Bavaria. He frequently painted landscapes in Germany, England, northern Italy, and Sicily. Compton exhibited at galleries in Munich and Berlin and also in England at the Royal Academy in London Framed in a vintage ornate frame, canvas dimensions are 19 1/4 inches wide by 23 1/4 inches tall. Dimensions with the frame are 29 inches wide by 33 tall.
Product code: 15-114
A portrait of a Dutch fisherman's wife, knitting while staring off into the distance awaiting her husband's return, painted by listed Dutch artist Jan Henricus Franken (1878 - 1959). First studied in Cologne and then in Paris at the School of Decorative Arts (Ecole des Arts Decoratifs). In 1909 he returned to The Netherlands, and established his studio in The Hague, as short trip to the seaside fishing villages where he liked to paint. Was a member of 'Pulchri Studio', the Hague and the Dutch Art Circle. Was a teacher to many dutch artists such as his son R.A. Franks, J.C.E. van Beusekom, E.C.H. Eversdijk Smulders, J.J. of Houweninge, R.C. Leo, J.A. Pietersen. Some of his work is in the Royal Art Collection of The Netherlands. Oil on panel, signed upper right. Framed in a vintage frame, dimensions are 16 1/2 inches tall by 13 5/8 inches wide. Image is 11 3/4 inches by 8 3/4 inches.
Product code: 15-103
A Classic Dutch painting of a collection of houses in the town of Blaricum, The Netherlands by the artist Henri Van Os-Delhez. The A woman dressed in traditional clothes and white cap hangs clothes up to dry. Van Os-Delhez was a natural talent at an early age, becoming an active painter at the age of 15. He received his art education in Amsterdam and was a pupil of the great Dutch master Arnold Marc Gorter. Later he became a member of the art associations of Sint Lucas and Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam. Eventually, he settled in the town of Blaricum, a short distance away from the Dutch capital, but he was fond of the city of Paris where he frequently visited. Well listed in many reference books, including Scheen, Saur, Jacobs etc. Framed in a fantastic gold and black frame and signed lower right. Signed and annotated verso, dimensions are 31 1/8 inches tall by 27 wide. Image dimensions are 23 1/8 inches by 19 inches.
Product code: 8-077
Fine quality painting by the important 19th century artist from Belguim. Leon Herbo is well represented in museums around the world including the United States. Born in 1850, Herbo studied at the Academies of Tournai (at L. Legendre) and Brussels (1869-1874). He specialized in genre scenes and portraits, but also painted numerous orientalist and biblical scenes. In 1889 he painted in collaboration with the painter Alexandre Clarys monumental canvas "Meeting between the Maria Hendrika Squadron, Queen Maria Hendrika and Princess Clementina", which resides in the Military Museum in Brussels, Belgium. Herbo was co-founder of the artists' association "L'Essor" in Brussels (founded in 1876), along with the artists Louis Cambier, Henri Permeke, Louis Pion and Franz Seghers. He died in 1907. Signed and dated upper right. Dimensions are 28 3/4 inches tall by 23 inches wide. Framed dimensions are 33 1/2 inches by 27 3/4 inches.
Crisp, bright sunlight illuminates this quiet alley of a Provincial European village as long dark shadows give some relief from the heat in this wonderful painting by Fernand Vetcour. A simple church rises into a cloudless sky and lush green trees soak up the sun's rays. Fernand Vetcour was a Belgian painter born in 1908 in the town of Liege. There he studied at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, where he later became a professor. Works in museums in Doornik, Brussels, Ghent, Liege and Verviers. He died in 2001. Signed lower right with title verso. Framed in a vintage period dimensions are 24 inches tall by 27 1/2 inches wide. Canvas image is 17 3/4 tall by 21 1/2 wide.
Mirror-like water reflects the hazy early morning sky while water reeds bend slightly to an unseen breeze. The last of summer's white wildflowers dot the mossy landscape, while off in the distance one can see a small sleepy Dutch village. This wonderful work of art was painted by listed artist Abraham Frederik (Frits) Hubeek (1884-1952). Hubeek was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1884 where he received his art education under the guidance of Georg Rueter and Jan Visser. He later became a member of the art associationa De Onafhankelijke (The Independents) and Sint Lucas. Reference: Scheen 1969-1970 , vol. 1, p. 522 (as: Hubeek, Abraham Frederik ('Frits');*). Painted oil on canvas, signed lower right and framed in a period gilt frame. Measurements: 18 inches tall by 23 inches wide (framed), 13 inches tall by 18 inches wide (image).
Chickens peck at the ground on a muddy dirt road in this moody tonal painting by Nikolai Modorov (1928-1989). Dark grey clouds float over the reddish roofs while small patches of snow remain in corners where the spring sun has yet to warm. Modorov was born in Msytora, a town famous for its icon painters. His uncle was the famous artist Fyodor Modorov, and must have been a great influence in young Nikolai's life. After graduating from Leningrad’s Vera Mukhina Higher School of Art and Industry, Modorov established himself as a painter of small towns and villages around Mystora and Vladimir. Represented in the Museum of Russian Impressionism in Moscow. Annotated verso, framed dimensions are 33 inches 25 1/2 inches. Viewable image is 19 3/8 inches by 27 inches.
A farm girl carries a pair of buckets on a sunny fall morning in this magnificent oil on canvas painting by artist Evert Moll. Cows can bee seen in the distance grazing on lush green grass, an idyllic Dutch or Flemish country scene. Evert Moll was born in the town Voorburg, near The Hague in 1878. He lived and worked there until 1930 but also painted in London, Paris, Rotterdam during this time. After 1930 he relocated to a studio in The Hague, where he remained until his death in 1955. A member of the acclaimed Pulchri Studio, he was a self-taught painter but was friends with and influenced by Willem Maris. Signed lower left and framed in a contemporary frame, overall dimensions are 38 1/4 inches tall by 43 5/8 inches wide. Image size is 30 inches by 35 1/2.
A stunning original oil painting by German landscape painter Edward Harrison Compton (1881-1960). A craggy alpine peak dotted with patches of snow is partly concealed by nebulous clouds. The view is framed by high mountain trees, their lush green starting to turn the colors of the approaching fall. Compton was born in Feldafing in Upper Bavaria, Germany, the son of notable landscape painter Edward Theodore Compton. He received his early art training from his father, and after a period of study in London at the Central School of Arts and Crafts settled back in Bavaria. Like his father he was inspired by the Alps to become a mountain painter ("bergmaller") working in both oils and watercolor. Compton exhibited at galleries in Munich and Berlin and also in England at the Royal Academy in London and in Bradford. Framed in a vintage ornate frame, canvas dimensions are 27 inches wide by 19 1/4 inches tall. Dimensions with frame are 34 1/4 inches wide by 26 1/2 tall.
Product code: 8-002
Dark green water reflects the towering buildings of the Brewer's Canal (Brouwersgracht), by many considered the prettiest street in Amsterdam. A number of boats are tied up, floating under the trees that line the canal. Louis Andries Pieter Rempt was born in Amsterdam in 1896, but traveled to Rotterdam to study at the Academy of Fine Art there. But the city of his birth eventually drew him back, and he spent the remainder of his days capturing that which made Amsterdam so beautiful. Framed in a vintage frame and signed lower left. Canvas image is 19 1/4 inches tall by 25 1/4 inches wide. Framed dimensions are 26 3/4 inches by 32 1/2 inches
Product code: 0-089
A fascinating painting of everyday objects masterfully executed by Tjerk Wielinga. A kaleidoscope of both color and light are represented in this work: shiny pewter is off-set by the dark folds of the fabric as much as the bright fresh yellow of the lemons contrast with the dried leaves and flowers. Wielinga was born in the town of Sneek, The Netherlands in 1885. The son of wealthy shop owners, he initially painted in his free time. By as time went by and his talent in painting grew, he decided to establish himself as a full time artist. He relocated to the city of Hilversum on January 1st, 1939 where he would be able to reach a wider audience for his work . This painting is dated the 23rd of January of that year, an early example of his new start in his chosen career. He died in 1957. Source: Scheen, RKD. Signed and dated lower right and framed in a period frame, dimensions are 21 3/4 inches tall by 29 1/2 inches wide. Canvas image is 15 1/4 inches by 23 inches.
Product code: 8-069
Workers busy themselves leading massive work horses towards the docked boats in this magnificent work by accomplished artist and historian Professor Johannes Hendrikus Jurres. Jurres was not only an accomplished artist and art teacher, but also had a great fondness for history, which he often painted in great detail. Born in 1875, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam. Eventually he would return there, but this time as a teacher. He was chairman of 'Arti et Amicitiae', an Amsterdam based art society. Made a number of study trips throughout Europe, and a number of his works are represented in Museums in The Netherlands. Listed in many art reference guides, including Scheen and Witt Checklist. Signed lower left and framed in a beautiful burl frame, overall dimensions are 35 1/2 inches tall by 46 1/2 inches wide. Canvas image is 30 inches by 41 inches.
Product code: 8-167
Second only to Henriette Ronner in the depiction of cats and in particular his portrayal of mischievous playful kittens, Cornelis Raaphorst was born in 1875 in Nieuwkoop, The Netherlands. A self-taught artist with exceptional talent for detail, he died in Wassenaar in 1954. Signed lower right and framed in an original vintage frame, overall dimensions are 30 5/8 inches tall by 38 1/2 inches wide. Canvas image is 23 inches by 30 3/4 inches.
Product code: 9-022
A stunning collection of fruit masterfully painted by Dutch artist Jurgen 'George' Pletser. Bright red tomatoes, luscious green grapes, and yellow squash come together to create a true feast for the eyes. Jurgen Pletser was born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 1871, and later studied and graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts there. Member of painter's guilds and art associations in both Rotterdam and Amsterdam. He died in 1942. Dimensions of the unframed canvas are 32 inches tall by 43 1/4 inches wide.
Product code: 9-056
A beautiful sunlit chapel by Dutch artist Adrianus (Adri) Visser. Adrianus Visser was born in Rotterdam in 1899, and later graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts there. During the 1920s he traveled to Indonesia (at the time a Dutch colony) to broaden his skills. Later he returned to The Netherlands, where he died in 1962. Measure: In a traditional frame with linen liner, 38 1/2 inches tall by 32 1/4 inches wide. Canvas dimensions are 29 1/2 by 23 1/4.
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