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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1276633
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,400.00
large Spanish late 17thc or early 18thc portrait of Spanish grandee-has family crest as well name ANL DE MARCELLIS-underneath name is NOB ARET-oil on canvas shows two small patches on back-missing paint in lower left corner--painting needs cleaning-appears mostly in original state with original stretchers--painting well composed with pen ,letter and orange oriental rug on writing surface-32 by 45 inches-add 2 inches for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1270406
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4,800.00
Spectacular Spanish oil on canvas of unidentified saint-early 18thc or late 17thc-painting has solid silver embellishments inserted into canvas of painting as well as wood frame-painting recently restored-original wood backing was salvaged-painting was probably used at side altar for special adoration--apart from silver attributes the symbol of a flower growing from stump should ais identification of saint--28 inches b y21 inches-add 2 inches for original wood frame
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 : Europe : Spanish : Pre 2000 item #1220052
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2950.00
This beautiful oil painting on canvas is by Alan McCurdy, an American ex pat, lived in Puerto Rico who is famous for his paintings of Spanish Colonial architecture in old San Juan. This one is of a block of homes in Old San Juan on 52 Calle San Francisco on the right side between Calle Christo and the governor's mansion. signed lower right and dated 92--the frame was made and decorated by artist-painting is 10 inches by 12 inches--add 6 inches all around for special frame--McCurdy has passed on and his paintings are highly sought. His paintings are museum quality and also function as an architectural catelogue of Spanish Colonial 17thc buildings in Old San Juan.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1930 item #1174478
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1150.00
Spanish Oil on canvas of bullfighting scene-impressionist-ca 1930s-has unfinished sketch on backside of canvas-piece is signed illegibly-fine gold leaf frame-no condition problems-21 inches by 25 inches-add 3 inches all around for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1900 item #1161308
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1950.00
19thc Spanish oil on board by Spanish painter Lizcano Y Esteban [Angel} Artist is important-listed- in museums and has sales records-signed lower left bottom- 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches-add 1.25 inches for gilt frame- Script on reverse indicates scene depicts stage coach robbery
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1990 item #835461
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
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 : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1900 item #387045
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Sale Pending
This is an early oil sketch for a famous painting-HINDU SNAKE CHARMERS by Spanish painter Mariano Fortuny y Marsal--the sketch is 25 inches by 10.75 inches--oil painted on canvas with no condition problems--two large paintings were finished believed to be based on this sketch-one is 39 inches high and 65 inches wide and hangs in the Walters Museum in Baltimore, Md--the other is 23 inches by 49 inches is in St Petersburg in Russia at the Hermitage Museum--there are differences in composition from the sketch and painting at Walters-no figures in background in upper right hand quadrant-the snake and rabbit are handled differently--the seated figure carries a string instrument in the sketch and in the final painting he does not--both the final painting and the sketch are made from pieced canvas--do not have image or more data on painting in Hermitage so cannot compare-Fortuny was Spanish 1838--74-listed all over-sales records-and considered in the pantheon of Spanish artists of the 19th century -sketch is unsigned and unframed and was found in the US-canvas and pigments have requisite age--stretchers are old but may be not original-the two paintings in the Museums were completed in ca 1869 and were both commissioned by different private parties--this is a beautiful object fit for a serious collection