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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #25401 (stock #511)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Painting, Jungle Scene. Watercolor of Gibbon ape and iguana Signed MATTIE lower right corner. Mattie apparently an Irish herptologist who loved Gibbon Apes. This painting combined both passions.High quality watercolor of subject matter seldom seen Painting is in good condition. matt needs replacement. Bamboo frame ca 1940. This painting really has soul.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : S. America : Pre 1990 item #582323
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2250.00
Oil on canvas painting by Domincan artist Ernesto Sanchez dated 1991 and titled on the back- RESTING MUSICIAN-piece is signed on front and back-23.5 by 28 inches-add 4.75 inches for frame and liner-no condition problems-painter is listed-in Latino school of Romantic Realism-charming piece-artist believed to be living in the US
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : East European : Pre 1960 item #496752
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1295.00
This is a 20th century expressionist style oil painting on board by by artist Andzej Pinkowski-piece is signed Pinkowski was born and trained in Poland and now resides in the US--painting is intriguing and well painted-frame was made by artist and needs attention--15.5 inches by 15.5 inches-add 3.5 inches for frame-no condition problems-colors deep and strong
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1930 item #181735
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2875.00
Pair of dramatic angel oil paintings on canvas--originally probably developed as decoration for a Catholic church--were part of the estate of Polish born painter Michael Rzeznik who lived in Buffalo New York-each is 27 inches by 58 inches--recently cleaned and relined-no condition problems--though artist considered American, his pallet is certainly early 20th Polish---these two painting are very similar- as a a pair constitute a decorative cannonade--ca 1930s--call them angels or puttis or cupid...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1970 item #1010826
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1150.00
Puerto Rican oil painting on artist board-painted in 1967 by Julio Cesar dated/signed--23 INCHES BY 15 INCHES--add 2.5 inches for solid mahogany frame made in Puerto Rico-piece could be cleaned-no restorations or condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1800 item #1290586
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,495
Pair of old master oil paintings-18thc bird paintings--these birds were considered game birds at the time and sought as as food-on hard wood panels-no condition problems-frames are later but appropriate for Italian paintings-8 inches by 6 inches--add 2.5 inches all around for fine frame and gilt wood liner
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1900 item #1052123
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
Italian 19thc oil on artist board of rural landscape-impressionist-from Venezuelan collection recently brought to Puerto Rico-artist board has part of Italian label-unsigned-painting needs cleaning as part of varnish discolored-charming academically executed painting-ca 1890s-old frame-new mat-22.5 by 17-add 3.5 inches for frame and mat-very nice painting from important house in Caracas
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1900 item #625686
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2350.00
Unusually large drawing on thick artist paper ca 1890s--depicts two young ladies who with flower garlands that just finished a May Day dance Colors are stunning and drawing is excellent quality--color is provided by watercolor and possible added pastel--piece is unsigned-appears to be almost English Pre Raphelite, but source insisted it was German -the condition is good-no repairs or cuts, but there are small scratches to the surface easily touched up with watercolor--painting has not been rest...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1930 item #728342
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
watercolor painting on board of Venice-signed by F Imerey--believed to be Hungarian-no condition problems-framed with glass and thin gilt frame-ca 1930s-beautifully painted--lively street painting
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1940 item #1236976
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Oil painting is on thick paper with no condition problems -has impressive painted broad dark oak frame and is signed H Tomoj in upper right hand corner-piece was a wedding present 20 years ago to local couple in Puerto Rico that split. The painting has a lot of character and is striking--"the lady was a rag, a bone and a hank of hair, but she was his lady fair"--19 inches by 23 inches-add 3.5 inches all around for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1920 item #67324
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1295.00
Oil on board-art deco theme--peacock and Japanese vase still life-by American listed artist Walter Granville Smith--1870-1938--sales records--no condition problems--very nice colors--cannot go wrong if you like Japanese bronze vases and peacocks--gilt frame--painting is ca 1920-signed-size 13.5 by 9.5 inches-add another inch for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1900 item #1278598
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $990
Well painted American oil on canvas of Union civil War general-recently cleaned and relined- original stretchers-no signature found but academically painted-11.50 inches by 9 inches-magnificently framed with gilt filet and deep mahogany frame--add 3.5 inches for frame and filet-ca 1860-no condition problems-hair style of officer indicates cavalry officer
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #580267
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Large English watercolor of beautiful garden with pool-unsigned-ca 1930-has period thin frame with traces of gilt-hand drawn French mat-painting is 21.75 inches by 13.75 inches-add 4 inches for mat and frame-minor rub near top-easily touched up if it bothers you-colors spectacular-no cuts or repairs-original condition--reflections in glass when it was photographed
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1800 item #658600
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1175.00
Four German reverse paintings or eglomaise paintings- oil on glass--18thc-these were used in German peasant houses-each painting has saint's name painted on it. Each appears painted by different hand--minor paint loss-frames appear hand cut--St Mary-Christ Child- St Joseph-St Aloysius--each 10 inches by 13 inches-all same antique style frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : East European : Pre 1920 item #68177
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1650.00
Stunning impressionist painting of baroque church somewhere in the Czechoslovak lands --painted signed and dated 1920 by Jaramir Leidel--on artist board 22inches by 29.25 inches--add 3 inches for finely carved wood and silver and gilt frame---painting captures the interior of a richly decorated Catholic church in the heart of central Europe--you can smell the candle wax and incense -- hear the tinkling of the altar bells
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1900 item #25498 (stock #1812pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,650
Gilt, hand carved frame. Part of cartouche on one frame is missing. Paintings on vellum and gilt embroidered. Parrot design. Back in excellent condition. My sense is that both paintings were done by the same artist. One depicts an artist painting a Madonna and child. The other is a painting of lady drinking from a cup with a serpent popping out. May have importance as reliquaries. 7" x 11"
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1990 item #835461
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $295
Interesting large abstract Spanish watercolor of a women-dated '89 signed Marisol Laureano-bought directly from artist in Spain in 1989-brought to Puerto Rico--minor foxing-new acid free mat-18 inches by 27 inches-add 4.5 inches for broad frame and mat-striking piece
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #291880
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1495.00