19th Century Hudson River School paintings, landscapes, coastal scenes, beach scenes, etc.
American School, 19th century - A Bitter Morning, 1887 (The air bites shrewdly, it is very cold). after R.W. Buss. Oil on canvas, 10.25 x 12.25 inches. Signed and dated lower left: W.S. '87. Fine condition, period molding. A very charming work with very fine detail and a remarkable painting for its furnishings, clothing and period interior. Price: $4,850.00.
Thomas Cole (American 1801-1848) - A Distant View of Niagara Falls, Morning, Ca. May 1829. Oil on hand-planed, chamfered pine panel, 16.25 x 19 inches. Unsigned. Extensive inscription in pencil, verso from a previous owner. Excellent condition, period moulding. A recently re-discovered study by Cole and likely the first painting in oil of Niagara Falls by Cole. The painting is accompanied by lengthy research as well as a letter from Alan Wallach confirming the research.
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American 1823-1900) - Italian Sunset, 1874. Oil on artist's board, 4 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches. Signed and dated lower right: JFC, 1874. Fine condition, framed. A classic small Cropsey Italian View with two figures overlooking a river at sunset. One of the smallest known Cropsey paintings.
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American 1823-1900) - Greenwood Lake, 1865. Oil on canvas, mtd. on board, 3.5 x 6 inches. Signed and dated lower left: JFC, 1865. Excellent condition, Original moulding. The present work is a smaller version of "Moonlit Lake, 1865" in the collection of Pomona College, Claremont, California.
John S. Dewar (British/American 19th century) - Mother and Child in an Interior, 1856. Oil on canvas, 12 x 14 inches. Signed and dated indistinctly lower left: J.S. Dewar, 1856. Excellent condition, original frame. British born, Dewar likely came to the United States around 1856 and took part in the first exhibition of British Art in America.
George Henry Smillie (American 1840-1921) - The Adirondack Mountains and Boquet River, Elizabethtown, New York 1868. Watercolor on paper, mtd. on board, 7.75 x 14.75 inches. Signed lower left: Geo. H. Smillie, Sep. 1868/Elizabethtown. Original condition, unframed. A masterwork on paper by Smillie, from the artist's finest period.
Robert David Wilkie (American 1828-1903) - Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, Lake George, Circa 1875. Oil on wood panel, 12.75 x 21.75 inches. Signed lower right: Robt. D. Wilkie. Titled by the artist, verso. Excellent original condition. Known primarily for his rare, small scale chromolithographs of the Adirondacks and Lake George region, Wilkie's paintings rarely come to market.
John Williamson (American 1826-1885) - First Binni Water (Binnewater), Hurley, New York, Circa 1875. Oil on canvas, unlined 10 x 18 inches. SIgned: JW, lower right (monogram). Titled and signed on the verso. Excellent condition, Original moulding. Nestled between the boundary of Hurley and Rosendale, First Binnewater Lake is one of the five Binnewaters in Ulster County, an area rich in history. Winslow Homer's Snap the Whip, 1872 was painted in Hurley, depicting the Eagle's Nest one room Schoolhouse on the Hurley Mountain Road.