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.
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.
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.