Robert James Walsh & Company
Antiques - Art - Modernism - Appraisals
Shop at 1761 Main Street, across from Simon Pearce Glass (parking next to shop)
Quechee, Vermont 05059
19th and 20th Century Art
John Pike (1911-1979), Woodstock, New York, watercolor study for a mural, on cardboard, 7' long x 2.5' high, depicting mythical figures parading in a bucolic landscape.
Rough upper right corner, vertical dirt streak to right of center. Signed lower right, circa 1935-50.
Still Life with ceramics and flowers by Dorothea Litzinger (1889-1925),
oil paint on canvas, with crackle, undated, signed lower right "D M Litzinger". 28" x 30" by sight, plus 4" old frame.
Litzinger an was an American Post-Impressionist noted for her personal taste in colors,
active in Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut art circles,
and was noted for still lifes, decorative panels and outdoor floral paintings.
She died of pneumonia suddenly in New York City just as her career was blossoming.
Charcoal, horse portrait signed "W M Black '38" lower right.
Oil paint on plywood board with original frame and brass plaque in lower center.
Eastern Pennsylvania regional artist, fl. 1930's-40's.
23" high x 27" long including frame.
Henry Sampson Gillette (1915-2003), Nude.
Pastel on paper, signed lower right, 6" x 4";
top left corner of paper missing.
Gillette was an illustrator and author and a native of New York City,
where he lived and worked after extensive travels in Italy, Canada and Mexico.
In his successful career, he is most noted for his nude figures in pastel,
winning several prominent awards for his art.
Portrait of a Lady, School of Goya,
oil painting on canvas three-quarter view of a wealthy woman
dressed in a black evening dress with a lacy neckline,
and wearing a red shawl and jewelry of pearls, sapphires and rubies.
Her hair is dressed in jewelry and sausage curls.
Painted in France, circa 1820-1840, in the style of Goya in his French exile.
Excellent restored and relined condition, no frame.
53"H x 37"W.
American School Portrait of a Blonde Girl,
Vermont, c. 1820-1835,
a full length oil paint-on-canvas portrait of
a girl with blonde hair in corkscrew curls and hazel eyes.
She is wearing a blue day dress and blue pantaloons and stockings,
and is sitting in a Vermont landscape holding a bouquet of pink roses,
with a straw hat with a pink silk band at her side.
Good condition with everal old restorations with patches on the back, and in-painting, and one puncture in lower right corner.
36"H x 29"W.
limited edition offset lithographic poster on art paper
(#423 of 650 copies)
announcing his show, Imaginary Celebrities,
at the Marlborough Gallery in Rome in 1969,
in a good new frame with museum quality non-glare, UV-blocking glass.
Albert Webster Davies (the Male Grandma Moses)
"Flowers I", 1960
Davies began to paint when he was in his sixties and he was subsequently referred to in the press as the male Grandma Moses.
His work was exhibited first by the Robert Carlen Gallery in New York and then at the Kennedy Galleries, also in New York.
There is a Kennedy Galleries label on the back.
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg
displays his paintings.
14" (frame) 9.75" (sight) x 12" (frame) 7.75" (sight)
Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840),"Lagunaea Squamea" Stipple Engraving, France, 1803-05.
This print is page 42 from the large folio 1803-05 edition of botanist Etienne Pierre Ventenat's work, "Le Jardin de la Malmaison", of which Redoute was the collaborator and illustrator.
Richard Stone Reeves offset lithograph limited edition print (184/500) portrait of the Thoroughbred "Ribot", unbeaten winner of sixteen races, European Champion in 1955 and 1956, winner of the "Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe" twice, and leading international sire. England,1968.
American Expressionist Still Life,
unsigned and unframed, 15.9"H x 20.2"W x 0.75"D,
with Fauvist and Cubist influences.
California circa 1935-1948