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Painting, Frigate in Rough Waters
J. Leman
Oil on canvas, c. 1820 – 1840



Well-executed maritime painting of a frigate attempting to embark. Sails are drawn with hands aboard, moving with the tide into what seems to be calmer waters. Inscription in modern hand on reverse of reinforcing board reads, [“Painted by J. Leman”/Who apprenticed with/ Penniman in Boston at the/ same time as Nathan Negus]. Possibly original period frame, has been restored and reinforced.
(View: 23” x 15.5”; Frame: 27” x 22”)




$3,425

593-80




Dramatic Seascape, Attributed to Jurgan Frederick Huge (1809 to 1878)
Probably Coastal New England, Circa 1870's.
Oil on canvas


Antique Coastal New England Seascape Painting attributed to Jurgan Frederick Huge, Circa 1870, entire view

Huge was born in Hamburg yet by 1830 was a store owner in Bridgeport, CT. He was noted for ship paintings while incorporating vignettes of people and carriages, fanciful castles, and other fine details. This work features a ship at risk on the rocks, watched closely by a couple standing precariously on the cliff, with more people/carriages/horses further within the scene. In sensational condition, housed in an early ripple gilded frame. See Lipman/Warren/Bishop, Young America, A Folk Art History.
(Fine original condition; frame: 25.25 by 32: view: 20.25 by 27")

$11,450

249-41


Antique Coastal New England Seascape Painting attributed to Jurgan Frederick Huge, Circa 1870, with ruler for scale
Antique Coastal New England Seascape Painting attributed to Jurgan Frederick Huge, Circa 1870, close up view
Antique Coastal New England Seascape Painting attributed to Jurgan Frederick Huge, Circa 1870, town detail
Antique Coastal New England Seascape Painting attributed to Jurgan Frederick Huge, Circa 1870, ship detail



American Folk Art Seascape Painting, Sailboat, Rocky Coast, Lighthouse, Sailors
Likely Maine, 19th Century
The vessel flying American flag passes a lighthouse perched on rocky coast


Antique Folk Art Seascape Painting of Sailboat and Lighthouse, Likely Maine, 19th Century, close up view

Oil on Canvas, Maine
(Original frame, canvas lightly cleaned, no restoration; Frame: 35 by 28”, sight-size: 30.75 by 23.5”)

$6,985

1227-1


Antique Folk Art Seascape Painting of Sailboat and Lighthouse, Likely Maine, 19th Century, entire view
Antique Folk Art Seascape Painting of Sailboat and Lighthouse, Likely Maine, 19th Century, with ruler for scale



Marine Painting, Clipper Ship, Young America, Oil on Sheet iron
Young America, Built by William Webb, 1853, East River, NYC
Signed C.M. Vaccarra [sic] unknown, Circa 1890ish



Launched at the height of clipper ship boom, known for her speed, sailed the California trade with voyages to the Far East and Australia. She displays her house and American flags and is depicted with a pilot boat at her stern.
(Strong color, unrestored; mounted within carved walnut frame with gilt liner that appears to be original; frame: 29.5 by 20.5", sight-size: 23.5 by 14.5")

$1,695

167-21








Marine Painting, The Iceberg, Alfred Carter Needham (1872 to 1952)
Manchester, Massachusetts, Signed 1921


Antique Maritime Painting with Iceberg by Alfred Needham, Signed 1921, close up view

Signed and dated "A.C. NEEDHAM '21" lower left, Vose Galleries label on reverse
Oil on canvas, 16.25 by 20”

$1,250

167-40


Antique Maritime Painting with Iceberg by Alfred Needham, Signed 1921, with ruler for scale
Antique Maritime Painting with Iceberg by Alfred Needham, Signed 1921, signature detail



Watercolor, Gunboat Maria, Soldiers in Uniform on Deck
Anonymous, Likely Early 19th Century


Antique Watercolor of the Gunboat Maria, Early 19th Century, close up view

(Water stain limited to extreme bottom margin, else fine; 13 by 11.25”, sight-size: 9.5 by 7.75”)

$935

424-267


Antique Watercolor of the Gunboat Maria, Early 19th Century, with ruler for scale



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Painting, Provincial Marine Overmantle Scene, Skirmish between Dutch & English
Likely English School, Artist Unknown, 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Provincial Marine Overmantle Painting, Unknown Artist, 19th Century, entire view

(The painting is unlined and is likely on its original stretcher. Recently conserved; overall very good condition with only one small patch and minor in-paint. (51 by 29”)

107-264 - SOLD




Yacht Race, America's Cup Race, Valkyrie II and Vigilant
Anonymous, found on Nantucket Island
Circa 1893
Oil on Canvas - SOLD



A naive example depicting the historic America's Cup Race between the Vigilant and the Valkyrie II in 1893 which marked the accession of America's dominance of the series resultant of the innovative revolutionary designs of Nat Herreshoff of Bristol Rhode Island. (H: 34.25; W: 54.5)

402-25 - SOLD




Robert Charles Gruppe, (Born 1944) Oil Painting, New England Shore, Signed - SOLD


Antique Oil Painting of New England Shore by Robert Charles Gruppe, Signed, close up view

Impressionist painter, son of Legendary Emile Gruppe, Grandson of Charles Paul Gruppe; Gruppe’s plen-air paintings capture the soul, light, and movement of his Gloucester. (Fine original condition; 32 by 27”)

659-91 - SOLD




Emile Albert Gruppe (1896 to 1978), Marine Painting, Gloucester Harbor / Summertime 1948
Signed lower right "Emile A. Gruppe”
Oil on Canvas - SOLD


Antique Marine Painting of Gloucester Harbor, Signed Emile Gruppe, close up view

(Frame: 24 by 20”, sight-size: 20 by 18”)

606-101 - SOLD




Vladimir Pavlosky (1884-1944)
Gloucester Waterfront
Oil on Canvas, fine original condition - SOLD



As depicted, signed by artist-Vladimir Pavlosky at lower right. "V. Pavlosky".
The artist is known for his marine subjects, especially Gloucester and Maine locations. The artist was a member of the Boston Watercolor Society and the Gloucester Art Association and exhibited widely including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Gloucester and Rockport Art Associations, and the North Shore Art Association to mention only a few. (Frame: 38.5 by 33.75"; view: 29.5 by 24.75".)

414-19 - SOLD




Ship Painting
Flying American Flag
Circa 1840-1860
Oil on canvas...from Sears estate, Brewster, Massachusetts - SOLD



This picture was sold from the Sears family home located in Brewster, Massachusetts in 2006. The painting was purportedly owned by shipmaster Captain Constant Sears. (1802-1887) Painted on the stern is "Boston". The painting remains on original stretcher, is unlined and mounted on modern frame. Other information available. (Frame: 21.25 by 27.25"; view: 17.5 by 23.5".)

738-30 - SOLD




Marine Painting
Oil on Canvas
Sten Bille (1890-1953) - SOLD



View of ships under sail with freighter in background, signed "Sten Bille" in lower right corner. Sten Bille Danish marine artist. (31" by 42.75" framed, view area 25" by 36.75".)

294-4 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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