Alpine Dream Original Oil Painting by Hugh Micklemby Retrospective Interiors
Alpine Dream Original Oil Painting by Hugh Micklem
A beautiful oil painting by the renowned British artist Hugh Micklem (1918 – 2009) , this is titled ‘Alpine Dream’ and is dated 2002, towards the end of his life. It’s is beautifully executed and is in great condition, the frame is also in good condition.
Width frame – 49 cm
Height frame – 37 cm
Width painting – 30 cm
Height painting – 18 cm
Antique Signed Oil Painting of a Merchantby Aeology
Antique Signed Oil Painting of a Merchant
Handsome signed Painting of a 19th Century ‘Man of Quality ‘ sporting a large moustache and wearing a wing collar. Well painted, with signature which is difficult to decipher.
From France circa 1880-1895, in good condition.
Measures 24 inches tall x 19 wide
19th Century Oil Painting of Vesuvius Eruptingby Aeology
19th Century Oil Painting of Vesuvius Erupting
Late 19th century Oil Painting of Mount Vesuvius erupting.
A very popular subject for both tourists and for painters of the time , major eruptions of the volcano occurred in the years 1794, 1822, 1834 , 1850 and 1872. Local painters on the Bay of Naples competed to sell their oil paintings, ‘gouaches’ and watercolors to the wealthy tourists from England America and Northern Europe experiencing a high point on their ‘grand tours’.
The painting which is unsigned, is in its original gilded frame.
Measures 23 inches wide x 15 high
In good condition.
Antique Oil Painting of Woman in Ruffby Aeology
Oil Painting of Woman in Ruff
Oil Painting on wooden panel of a 16th Century Woman wearing a Lace Ruff. The painting dates from the 19th century and was set as a wall panel in a country house in France.
The actual period of the woman depicted would be 1570-1600, the reign of Queen Elizabeth in England.
The painting also comes with a modern frame though I prefer it without.
Measures (unframed) 16 inches tall x 11.5 wide
Antique Oil Painting of a Young Girlby Aeology
Antique Oil Painting of a Young Girl
Oil Painting of a young girl wearing a green dress trimmed with lace.
The oval shaped painting on its stretcher is unframed and appears to have been re-backed and varnished.
Found in a market in Paris.
The painting measures 26 inches high x 20 wide.
In good condition.
Naive Oil Painting of a Young Girlby Aeology
Naive Oil Painting of a Young Girl
Early 19th century oil painting of a Young Girl . Coming from France , the painting , in vivid colours and well composed is reminiscent of the style of French painter Henri Rousseau, considered a pioneer in primitive art. The little girl bears a striking resemblance to Jeanne Bernard Rousseau, Henri’s grand-daughter. The painting has been recently re-framed in a good quality frame and some flaking of the paint can be seen just above the base.
Measures 26 inches high x 24 wide. Circa 1820-1840
Henry Pether Outside the Doge’s Palace, Venice – POAby Darnley Fine Art
Flourished 1828 – 1865
Outside the Doge's Palace, Venice
Oil on canvas, signed lower left
Image size: 25 x 36 inches
Hade made giltwood frame
Pether’s lively sense of Venice as a great outdoor theatre is reflected in his shimmering brushwork, which invests the famous building of the National Library with an air of magic. Pether keeps a tension between the dark lines which define details of buildings and the entwined skeins of colour which evoke the rippling moon light playing across the lagoon, stone and figures.
The light of the full moon is offset by the warm pink of the Doge’s Palace and local colours of the area outside. Typical of Pether is the composition with strong diagonals which give a dynamic sense of receding space.
Here, Pether uses a personal technique, covering his canvas with blue before using a camera obscura to obtain exact shapes and perspective directly from real life.
Pether was supremely competent in the technique of representing moonlight shining through cloud by the use of soft glazes over patches of dense paint.
This view from outside the Doges Palace looking west towards the National library into the heart of Venice’s secular and religious power had been made famous by Canaletto in works such as The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day, c.1733-4 (Royal Collection). In the middle of the painting are the columns of St Theodore, the original patron saint of Venice, and St Mark, which then lead the eye through them into the distance to the San Giorgio Maggiore.
Pether delights in the complex, fourteenth century gothic façade of the Doge’s Palace, symbol of the city’s extraordinarily resilient republican government.
The painting is from the artist's mature period which was doubtless one of the commissions flooding in from clients, many of them English, who were undertaking the Grand Tour of Europe.
Antique Nativity Scene Oil Painting on Board from Franceby Aeology
Antique Nativity Scene Oil Painting on Board from France
Circa Date : 1900
Materials : Oil Painting
Country of Origin : France (South)
An unusual Oil Painting on a shield shaped wooden board which came from a Chapel in northern France.
The impressionistic painting depicts a seated woman holding a book and rocking a baby in its cradle while angels hover above.
The surface has interestingly faded and worn patination, but the woman and child have a very real empathetic quality.
The painted and shaped shield with its 'bitten out' corners appears to date from between 1890 and 1920 and must have been made to fit into a specific frame or wood panel or perhaps an alcove. Measures 33 inches wide by 32 high.
The wooden board in firm condition with absense of any defects.
Antique Still-Life Oil Painting of Poppiesby Aeology
Antique Still-Life Oil Painting of Poppies
Circa Date : 1890
Materials : Oil Painting
Country of Origin : France
Designer/ made by : Signed, Unknown
Condition Report : Good.
Attractive Still -Life Oil Painting of Poppies with other flowers in a Vase, In its original frame, the painting is signed though signature is difficult to decipher.
From France. Circa 1880-1910.
In good condition.
Measures 28 inches tall x 24 wide.
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