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.
Figures by a Boat, Hudson River, Circa 1870's By Franklin Anderson (American 1844-1891) Oil on canvas, unlined 12.50 x 15.50 inches Signed lower right: F.A. Original, untouched condition Original frame Descended in the family of the artist until 2019. One of three Anderson paintings for sale that have descended in the family.
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.