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Folk Portrait of a Girl in a Pink Dress Holding a Red Book, Full-length
American School
Date/Period: Painted about 1840


Folk Portrait of a Girl in a Pink Dress Holding a Red Book, Full-length American School, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 55.5" x 33.75"; view: 48" x 26.25"

Material: Oil on canvas, housed in an outstanding grain painted frame

Condition: The painting is lined and re-stretched; extremely minor restoration.

Additional Information: Ex-collection: Avis and Rockwell Gardiner, Stamford
Connecticut; Judy Lennett, Ridgefield, Connecticut.

$34,650.00

1300-1


Folk Portrait of a Girl in a Pink Dress Holding a Red Book, Full-length American School, entire view sans frame

Folk Portrait of a Girl in a Pink Dress Holding a Red Book, Full-length American School, back view



Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens
Signed, Upper Right
Date/Period: 1890s


Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 1

Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 2

Measurement: Frame: 18.75" x 20.75"; view: 8.75" x 10.75"

Material: Oil on board, period frames possibly original

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Of Waugh’s popular images of toddlers, these are very rare in depicting African
Americans. Furthermore, they are not caricatural/racist, as most depictions of black children were at that
time, made by artists like E. W. Kemble, A. B. Frost, and Thomas Worth. Instead, these are charming and
humorous. As any cat owner knows, kittens can and will dig in their needle-sharp claws to climb up your
body! The only related Waugh we found is in the Princeton University Art Museum, interestingly depicting
two African American boys. Some of the illustrations in Waugh’s books are of African Americans, although
these are isolated examples.

Ida Waugh was the daughter of Samuel Bell Waugh and his first wife – Sarah Lendenhall. Samuel was a
well-known Philadelphia portrait and genre artist who had pursued art study abroad and exhibited
frequently in New York City and Philadelphia. Frederic, Ida’s half-brother, became a well-known marine
painter. Ida’s step-mother--Frederick’s mother--was Mary Eliza Young Waugh, a miniaturist. With a
pedigree and family like that, it was little wonder Ida became an artist.

Ida was born in 1846 (not in 1819 as is commonly stated on the web). Her father was her first teacher. She
was a student in the first “Ladies Life Class” at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1868 – a
class also attended by Emily Sartain and Catherine Ann Drinker. This was an era when lady artists were
often relegated to more lady-like subjects and painting men or models that were unclothed was frowned
upon. This class would lead to a virtual revolution in the art world that opened-up life classes to women
artists in America. The classes were still, however, restricted to “ladies” classes and often clothed models.
It was a time that the art world was only beginning to accept that women were entering the profession and
not simply dabbling in the arts until marriage. Waugh later travelled abroad, studying art at the Academy
Julian and the Academy Delecluse in Paris

While still living at home with her parents, Waugh first met Amy Blanchard. Amy was hired to be young
Frederick Waugh’s tutor. Ida and Amy would become fast friends. They would work together, play together,
live together and in the end, were only separated by Ida’s death in 1919. Along the way Ida and Amy
published a small library of children’s books. Amy often wrote the text and Ida provided the wonderful
illustrations. Ida also published several of her own books, featuring sweet-faced infants and children often
with little else in the illustration. Though she would never marry or have children, she could capture the look
of pure love that often passes between mothers and their children perfectly. She would also include flowers
and a few animal drawings to further adorn the pages.

Ida Waugh was not only an illustrator of children’s books, but she was also an award-winning painter. Her
most famous work, Hagar, and Ishmael, was shown in the French Salon in 1888. Her portrait of Dr. Paul J.
Sartain won the 1896 Norman W. Dodge prize at the National Academy of Design and was also exhibited
in the 1901 Pan American Exposition. Her work was also exhibited in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania Academy
of the Fine Arts), Cincinnati, Chicago (Art Institute) and New York (National Academy of Design).

Louis Prang, who published greeting cards, held an annual contest and Ida Waugh was listed among the
winners. In the late 1890s, several her illustrations from When Mother Was a Little Girl were made into
chromolithographic postcards, which are highly collectible today. She was also employed by the New York
publishing firm McLoughlin Brothers.

$28,500.00 the pair

1292-5


Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 1 sans frame

Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 2 sans frame

Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 1 back view

Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 1 back detail

Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, portrait 2 back view

Ida Waugh (1846-1919), Pair of Portraits, Young Girls Holding Kittens Signed, Upper Right, signature



Thomas ware (b. 1803, d. 1826/27) Bust Length Portrait of Young Boy on Panel
Vermont
Date/Period: 1820-1824


Thomas ware (b. 1803, d. 1826/27) Bust Length Portrait of Young Boy on Panel Vermont, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 19.5" x 15.75"; view: 15.75" x 12.25"

Material: Oil on panel

Condition: Very good, trivial touches; painting was recently
housed within a period frame.

Additional Information: Ware, a young portrait painter displays his oeuvre…large fully
open eyes, prominent ear, and eyebrows, heavy shading along the nose; a deep
depression in the mid-line of upper lip. The artist’s portraits, perhaps 40 works were
produced in a 4 to 5-year period, most all subjects are painted against a dark
background. Most of his subjects were from Pomfret, Woodstock, Barnard or Hartland,
Vermont.

$7,600.00

1221-111


Thomas ware (b. 1803, d. 1826/27) Bust Length Portrait of Young Boy on Panel Vermont, entire view sans frame

Thomas ware (b. 1803, d. 1826/27) Bust Length Portrait of Young Boy on Panel Vermont, back view



Ida Waugh, (1846-1919) Young Mother, Portrait, Mother and Child
Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh, 4100 Pine St.,
Philadelphia, Penna”.
Date/Period: 1890-1920


Ida Waugh, (1846-1919) Young Mother, Portrait, Mother and Child Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh, 4100 Pine St., Philadelphia, Penna”., entire view 1

Measurement: Frame: 12.25" x 12.25"; view: 8.5" x 6.5"

Material: Oil on academy board, carved gilt frame

Condition: Painting is in very good untouched condition; losses to frame.

Additional Information: Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh,
4100 Pine St., Philadelphia, Penna”
. A lovely double portrait depicting a young,
attractive blond mother in a blue dress holding an a very happy infant in white bunting.

Ida Waugh was the daughter of Samuel Bell Waugh and his first wife – Sarah
Lendenhall. Samuel was a well-known Philadelphia portrait and genre artist who had
pursued art study abroad and exhibited frequently in New York City and Philadelphia.
Frederic, Ida’ s half-brother, became a well-known marine painter. Ida’s step-mother—
Frederick’ s mother--was Mary Eliza Young Waugh, a miniaturist. With a pedigree and
family like that, it was little wonder Ida became an artist.

Ida was born in 1846 (not in 1819 as is commonly stated on the web). Her father was
her first teacher. She was a student in the first “Ladies Life Class” at the Pennsylvania
Academy of the Fine Arts in 1868 – a class also attended by Emily Sartain and
Catherine Ann Drinker. This was an era when lady artists were often relegated to more
lady-like subjects and painting men or models that were unclothed was frowned upon.
This class would lead to a virtual revolution in the art world that opened-up life classes
to women artists in America. The classes were still, however, restricted to “ladies”
classes and often clothed models. It was a time that the art world was only beginning to
accept that women were entering the profession and not simply dabbling in the arts until
marriage. Waugh later travelled abroad, studying art at the Academy Julian and the
Academy Delecluse in Paris

While still living at home with her parents, Waugh first met Amy Blanchard. Amy was
hired to be young Frederick Waugh’ s tutor. Ida and Amy would become fast friends.
They would work together, play together, live together and in the end, were only
separated by Ida’ s death in 1919. Along the way Ida and Amy published a small library
of children’ s books. Amy often wrote the text and Ida provided the wonderful
illustrations. Ida also published several of her own books, featuring sweet-faced infants
and children often with little else in the illustration. Though she would never marry or
have children, she could capture the look of pure love that often passes between
mothers and their children perfectly. She would also include flowers and a few animal
drawings to further adorn the pages.

Ida Waugh was not only an illustrator of children’ s books, but she was also an award-
winning painter. Her most famous work, Hagar, and Ishmael, was shown in the French
Salon in 1888. Her portrait of Dr. Paul J. Sartain won the 1896 Norman W. Dodge prize
at the National Academy of Design and was also exhibited in the 1901 Pan American
Exposition. Her work was also exhibited in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania Academy of the
Fine Arts), Cincinnati, Chicago (Art Institute) and New York (National Academy of
Design).

Louis Prang, who published greeting cards, held an annual contest and Ida Waugh was
listed among the winners. In the late 1890s, several her illustrations from When Mother
Was a Little Girl
were made into chromolithographic postcards, which are highly
collectible today. She was also employed by the New York publishing firm McLoughlin
Brothers.

$3,400.00

1310-152


Ida Waugh, (1846-1919) Young Mother, Portrait, Mother and Child Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh, 4100 Pine St., Philadelphia, Penna”., sans frame

Ida Waugh, (1846-1919) Young Mother, Portrait, Mother and Child Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh, 4100 Pine St., Philadelphia, Penna”., artist detail

Ida Waugh, (1846-1919) Young Mother, Portrait, Mother and Child Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh, 4100 Pine St., Philadelphia, Penna”., back view

Ida Waugh, (1846-1919) Young Mother, Portrait, Mother and Child Signed and titled on the reverse “Young Mother by Ida Waugh, 4100 Pine St., Philadelphia, Penna”., back detail



Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth
James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s
Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame
Date/Period: 1830s


Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 41.25 x 31"; view: 33.25 x 23"

Material: Oil on panel

Condition: Fine original condition

Additional Information: The charming blonde boy wearing blue puffy sleave dress is
shown within a room with striped floor cloth and his affectionate pet dog. It is said that
the painting was bought from “the” family in Ashtabula, Ohio more than 30-years ago.
Purportedly young James’s father created the portrait. Painted on verso in large fanciful
script are the subject and painter’s names.
James Burroughs
Age 17 Mos.
BY
M. Burroughs

P.O.R.

570-738


Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame, scale view

Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame, detail view

Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame, back view

Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame, back detail 1

Folk Art Portrait, Full Length Child with Dog Standing on Floor Cloth James Burroughs, Age 17 Mos. by M. Burroughs, Circa 1830s Oil on whitewood panel, painted and smoke-decorated frame, back detail 2



Folk Portrait, Young Child Holding Rose Seated in Upholstered Chair
American School, New England
Date/Period: First Quarter 19th Century


Folk Portrait, Young Child Holding Rose Seated in Upholstered Chair American School, New England, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 27.75" x 33.25"; view: 21" x 26.5"

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Very good, relined…else original including stretcher and frame

Additional Information: The toddler seated in a red upholstered chair wearing white
lace cap and white dress holds a rose.

$5,650.00

362-15


Folk Portrait, Young Child Holding Rose Seated in Upholstered Chair American School, New England, entire view sans frame

Folk Portrait, Young Child Holding Rose Seated in Upholstered Chair American School, New England, back view



Folk Portrait, Young Boy in Blue Holding Whip in Field of Flowers
American School, Anonymous
Date/Period: 1830-1840


Folk Portrait, Young Boy in Blue Holding Whip in Field of Flowers American School, Anonymous, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 30" x 35.25"; view: 29.5" x 24.25"

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Excellent original condition (relined), remains on original stretcher, likely the
original oxidized gilt frame.

$5,600.00

362-19


Folk Portrait, Young Boy in Blue Holding Whip in Field of Flowers American School, Anonymous, entire view sans frame

Folk Portrait, Young Boy in Blue Holding Whip in Field of Flowers American School, Anonymous, back view



Folk Art Portrait, Boy Holding Book Seated in Chair, Landscaped Background
Possibly New York State
Date/Period: 1820-1830


Folk Art Portrait, Boy Holding Book Seated in Chair, Landscaped Background Possibly New York State, entire view 1

Measurement: 25.5 x 38 inches

Material: oil on poplar panel

Condition: Very Good

Additional Information: A charming portrait of young boy wearing blue skeleton suit
with brass buttons and white pants.

$4,225.00

431-134


Folk Art Portrait, Boy Holding Book Seated in Chair, Landscaped Background Possibly New York State, entire view 2

Folk Art Portrait, Boy Holding Book Seated in Chair, Landscaped Background Possibly New York State, entire view 3

Folk Art Portrait, Boy Holding Book Seated in Chair, Landscaped Background Possibly New York State, back view



Nineteenth Century American School Portrait of Child
Anonymous
Date/Period: 1830s


Nineteenth Century American School Portrait of Child Anonymous, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 33.25 x 38.25 inches; view: 23.25 x 28.25 inches

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Extremely minor touchup to a few scattered abrasions with all else fine.
Likely the original outstanding gilt frame; original stretcher.

Additional Information: This portrait of an unidentified child features symbolism
indicating that the child may have been deceased; one shoe off would indicate the child
is departed from the world however some would argue that the motif only shows a
transition from infancy to becoming a toddler. The handsome child seated on a carpet
before rose-color drapery is holding flowers dropping petals possibly showing the
transition.

$6,950.00

556-45


Nineteenth Century American School Portrait of Child Anonymous, scale view

Nineteenth Century American School Portrait of Child Anonymous, back view

Nineteenth Century American School Portrait of Child Anonymous, entire view sans frame



Folk Portrait of Young Girl, White Dress with Pink Trim, Necklace
Possibly by Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904)
Date/Period: 1841


Folk Portrait of Young Girl, White Dress with Pink Trim, Necklace Possibly by Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904), entire view

Measurement: Frame: 17.75" x 21.75"; view: 11.5" x 15.5"

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Relined, restored, modern frame

Additional Information: The label of Robert Fieux Restoration, 1972 is attached to
stretcher. It appears that when he relined the paining, he transcribed on the stretcher
that which he found on the verso: Painted by J.A. Wetherby, 1841. Very possibly for
painter Isaac Augustus Wetherby who painted in Boston and Iowa.

$1,400.00

925-43


Folk Portrait of Young Girl, White Dress with Pink Trim, Necklace Possibly by Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904), detail view

Folk Portrait of Young Girl, White Dress with Pink Trim, Necklace Possibly by Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904), back view

Folk Portrait of Young Girl, White Dress with Pink Trim, Necklace Possibly by Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904), back detail 1

Folk Portrait of Young Girl, White Dress with Pink Trim, Necklace Possibly by Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904), back detail 2



Tompkins Harrison Matteson (1813 to 1814)
Portrait of Devillo White Corbin, C. 1840
A Child and His Dog within Landscape, Oil on Canvas
Original Painted Frame
Lifelong farmer near Bennettsville, NY
Exhibited: Everson Museum of Art
Syracuse, NY, summer 1988


Antique Portrait of Devillo White Corbin, by Tompkins Harrison Matteson, entire view

Devillo White Corbin, born Oct. 8, 1835, died July 23, 1917, Chenango County, NY
(Frame: 56 by 42.5”, sight-size: 45.75 by 32”)
Please call for full description, and/or enthusiastic discussion.

$33,750

492-166


Antique Portrait of Devillo White Corbin, by Tompkins Harrison Matteson, close up detail
Antique Portrait of Devillo White Corbin, by Tompkins Harrison Matteson, dog detail
Antique Portrait of Devillo White Corbin, by Tompkins Harrison Matteson, flowers detail



Eighteenth Century Portrait, Boy in Red Coat
Anonymous, English School
Oil on canvas, original Stretcher, appropriate Perry Hoph frame


Eighteenth Century Portrait, Boy in Red Coat
Anonymous, English School
Oil on canvas, original Stretcher, appropriate Perry Hoph frame, entire view

An aristocratic youth in fine clothing holding a tricornered hat shown against a
brown background. Expert fill to cracklature else fine.
(Frame: 29.5 x 34.5"; view: 24.75 x 29.75")


Eighteenth Century Portrait, Boy in Red Coat
Anonymous, English School
Oil on canvas, original Stretcher, appropriate Perry Hoph frame, entire view sans frame

Eighteenth Century Portrait, Boy in Red Coat
Anonymous, English School
Oil on canvas, original Stretcher, appropriate Perry Hoph frame, scale view

Eighteenth Century Portrait, Boy in Red Coat
Anonymous, English School
Oil on canvas, original Stretcher, appropriate Perry Hoph frame, back view

$4,900.00

786-16




Antique Folk Portrait, Young Girl, Blue Dress, Red Book and Coral Necklace
Anonymous, 19th Century


Antique Folk Portrait, Young Girl, Blue Dress, Red Book and Coral Necklace
Anonymous, 19th Century, entire view

Original frame and stretcher, minor restoration
(Frame: 33.5" x 39"; view: 23.75" x 29")


Antique Folk Portrait, Young Girl, Blue Dress, Red Book and Coral Necklace
Anonymous, 19th Century, entire view sans frame

Antique Folk Portrait, Young Girl, Blue Dress, Red Book and Coral Necklace
Anonymous, 19th Century, back view

$2,850.00

1326-6




Robert Deacon Peckham (1785-1877)
Portrait of Children and Pet Dog
Likely Massachusetts, circa 1830s,
Oil on Canvas


Robert Deacon Peckham (1785-1877)
Portrait of Children and Pet Dog

Seated Children, one child with book, sibling with pet dog (The canvas has been lined and is mounted on original stretcher within modern frame; there are scattered minor losses pretty much limited to outside perimeter; frame: 43.5" x 49.5"; view: 34.5" x 40.5").


Robert Deacon Peckham (1785-1877)
Portrait of Children and Pet Dog

Robert Deacon Peckham (1785-1877)
Portrait of Children and Pet Dog back

$8,850.00

556-73




John Bradley, Portrait of Little Girl, Porthole Format, Signed
John Bradley, N.Y., Active in NYC Environs 1832-1847


John Bradley, Portrait of Little Girl, Porthole Format, Signed
John Bradley, N.Y., Active in NYC Environs 1832-1847

Typical of his later works, more academic in spirit, this young child is painted against a clouded blue sky. The frame and matt were fabricated for this painting during the 20th century; canvas remains on original stretcher. Scattered in-painting.
Frame: 26.75" x 30"; view: 15" x 18"


John Bradley, Portrait of Little Girl, Porthole Format, Signed
John Bradley, N.Y., Active in NYC Environs 1832-1847

John Bradley, Portrait of Little Girl, Porthole Format, Signed
John Bradley, N.Y., Active in NYC Environs 1832-1847

$4,550.00

632-66




Portrait of Infant with Dog Seated on Carpet
Anonymous, American School, 19th Century


Portrait of Infant with Dog Seated on Carpet Anonymous, American School ,

Oil on canvas, original frame and stretcher
(Recently cleaned… Frame: 37 x 42"; view: 28 x 35")


Portrait of Infant with Dog Seated on Carpet Anonymous, American School ,

Portrait of Infant with Dog Seated on Carpet Anonymous, American School ,back

$6,375.00

879-105





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