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55467: French Mythological Nude Camille F.Bellanger - $500,000.00

Magnificent antique oil on canvas painting signed and dated Camille Bellanger 1877. Camille Felix Bellanger was one of the most talented and well schooled French artists of the 19th and early 20th centuries. He was born in Paris in 1853 and passed in 1923. Very few of his paintings have crossed the auction block. Most of his paintings are in museum collections. He was educated at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, The School of Beautiful Arts in Paris. He studied with the finest masters of the time. At the young age of 21 he won second prize at the Rome exposition. He went on to win many medals and prizes for his paintings. He became an art professor and went on to share his knowledge of painting to deserving artists. He became a knight of the Legion of Honor in 1911. This was the most important achievement any artist could attain. He was known for his exceptional paintings of historical subjects and nature. Camille Felix Bellanger (1853 - 1923) Born in Paris, France, Camille Félix Bellanger received his artistic training at the École des Beaux Arts (School of Fine Arts) in Paris.There, he studied under the famous Academic artists Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) and Adolphe William Bouguereau (1825-1905). In 1875 he won a second class medal in the Prix de Rome competition (Rome Prize) Bellanger painted a range of subjects from history, genre to portraits.Examples of his works include Death of Abel (1875); Angel at the Tomb (1877); Twilight and Morning (1881); Coucou! (1882); Cupid Asleep, A Florist (1883). Bellanger regularly exhibited his works at the French Salon in Paris, and he wrote a book entitled Traité de Peinture (Treatise of Painting).He was also a professor of drawing at the military school of Saint-Cyr.In 1911, Bellanger was decorated as a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honor). The painting we are offering in our opinion is his best work. It depicts a mythological wood nymph holding a tambourine. To her left is a Satyr term that appears to be glaring at her. Her eyes are looking at you from any angle of viewing. They follow you around the room. This is a big beautiful mythological nude oil on canvas. It measures 56 inches high by 38 inches wide. The framed size is 65 inches high by 45 inches wide. The painting is in superb condition having been professionally relined, cleaned and preserved by the finest painting conservator in the U.S. All one needs is a wall to hang this masterpiece on and the ability to recognize and appreciate one of the worlds finest paintings. The painting is signed in the lower left Camille Bellanger and dated under the signature 1877. A painting by him sold at Sotheby's in 1989 . It was a later work 57 by 43 dated 1893. It depicted Daphnis and Chloe a mythological subject of a shepard boy blinded by the nymph that loved him. That painting sold for $137,500. This will be the most beautiful and cherished possession for the art connoisseur or collector who becomes its new owner. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the finest French 19th century paintings by one of the most important French Artists and professors.

72221: Guy Rowbury Painting Indian Village - $1,500.00

Beautiful artist signed Guy Rowbury painting of an Indian village showing two teepees, mountains, and trees. This painting is so well painted it almost looks like a photograph. The artist inscribed the back of the painting: "To my friend Hank- I hope you'll have a great year. God Bless You- Guy Rowbury". The painting image size measures 20-1/2 inches wide by 4-3/4 inches high. Framed size measures 28-1/2 inches wide by 12 inches high. Both painting and frame are in excellent condition guaranteed to please the most particular painting connoisseur or collector.

72324: Magnificent Antique KPM Porcelain Plaque Nude Water Jug - $15,000.00

Superb antique painting on porcelain plaque beautifully painted with great colors and superb detail. The plaque depicts a beautiful nude lady pouring an amphora jug into the water. She is seated nude by the water's edge as she pours water from her jug. Her toes are dangling just above the water. She has a beautiful face, gorgeous body, and long flowing curly hair. The subject is so well painted she looks alive. The plaque measures 7-1/2 inches high by 5 inches wide. It is framed in a Rococo style carved gilt wood frame. The frame measures 14 inches high, at it's widest point it measures 10 inches. The porcelain plaque is in superb original condition. The frame has some restoration. KPM paintings on porcelain plaques of this quality and the quality of the others we are offering for sale rarely if ever come on the market. This is an opportunity for an astute collector or dealer to acquire some of the finest paintings on porcelain plaques ever offered for sale. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

76052: Original Paul Jacoulet Woodblock Print Les Joueurs "Chinois" 1941 - $880.00

Original Paul Jacoulet Woodblock Print Les Joueurs "Chinois" 1941 With Original Sticker. The woodblock print is in its original frame. It is in superb condition. The image size is 15 inches wide by 12 inches high. framed size is 24-3/4 inches wide by 21-1/4 inches high. The back of the frame has its original sticker that reads SUBJECT: Original Woodblock print by Paul Jacoulet FRAME: 1" Black Lacquer MATTING: Double matting with a hand-wrapped silk topmat and an acid free custom colored filet. BACKING: Balanced ph museum board. This woodblock print was museum quality framed. The colors are very crisp and vibrant. It is in superb condition. It will make a high quality beautiful addition to any collection of woodblock prints. Jacoulet is considered one of the best signatures to find on woodblock prints and is collected world wide for the high quality and composition of this artist's works.

70777: Painting On Ivory Signed A. Jahn 1841-1886 - $1,600.00

Extraordinary antique painting on ivory in original frame with original crystal cover, signed A. Jahn (S. Albert Carl Alexander Jahn, Swiss artist 1841 - 1886). The painting measures 3 1/2 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide. This is painted so well it looks almost like a photograph. The painting depicts a gentleman in formal dress. From the top of the frame ring to the bottom it measures 4 1/2 inches. Frame width size 3 inches. This artist only lived 45 years. His achievement as a portrait painter is clearly demonstrated in this very lifelike portrait. His works are very rare and seldom offered for sale. It is in excellent condition in the original frame. Guaranteed to please as are all our items. PLEASE NOTE: This item contains pre-ban African ivory that is being sold in accordance with the laws and regulations set forth by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. FOR SHIPMENT ONLY WITHIN THE UNITED STATES

72507: Psyche Love Porcelain Plaque After W.A. Bouguereau - $11,500.00

Exquisite antique painting on porcelain plaque depicting Cupid and Psyche ascending to the heavens. This is painted after the original by William Adolph Bouguereau, Psyche In Love, that was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1898. The back is inscribed with a blue glaze Psyche Amor, after W. Bouguereau. It also has Paris Salon 1898 in a blue glaze on the back. This beautiful porcelain plaque has its original gilt wood frame. The porcelain is in superb mint condition with no scratches or defects. The porcelain plaque measures 8 inches high by 6 inches wide. Framed size 14 inches high by 12 inches wide. The original painting by Bouguereau would cost millions if it appeared on the auction block today. This is your opportunity to own a superb hand painted 19th century painting on porcelain plaque, a reduction in size of the original that was exhibited in 1898 at the Paris Salon. Guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur.

72509: Rare Royal Vienna Porcelain Plaque Psyche In The Garden - $5,000.00

Exquisite antique painting on porcelain plaque depicting a partially nude psyche in the garden. The garden has fruits and flowers, and 3 other people. Two women and a man are showing Psyche the garden. At her feet rests a peaceful goat. In the background are grazing sheep and landscape. The plaque has an unusual shape as well as being a rare model. The back has in blue glaze, the Royal Vienna beehive mark and is titled also. It has incised letters and numbers on the back . It is set in a burgundy velvet and gold leaf frame with a gold filet bordering the plaque. The plaque is in excellent condition with no damage or losses. The colors are beautiful and vibrant. This is a wonderful mythological composition, painted with old master style colors that are very vibrant and beautiful. This is a very high quality and rare composition in excellent original condition. The plaque measures 9-3/4 inches wide by 8 inches high. Framed size 13-1/2 inches wide by 12 inches high. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

71431: Superb Antique Enamel Plaque Musician & Lady - $2,500.00

Superb antique enamel plaque depicting a musician and a lady in a wine cellar. The lady is holding a bottle of wine while being serenaded by the musician. It is artist signed in the lower right Leroux. The title is signed on the bottom "Vino e Musica d'apres F. Vinea". The enameling and colors in the plaque are superb. It is in excellent condition with no losses or any damage to the enamel. The plaque measures 5-1/8 inches high by 4 inches wide. The framed size is 12-1/2 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide. This is an exquisite plaque guaranteed to please as are all our items.

53037: Superb Antique Signed Painting on Porcelain - $25,000.00

Superb antique painting on porcelain artist signed Poirier and titled "Charite d'apres Bouguereau". This masterpiece is a miniaturization of Bouguereau's famous painting. This 19th Century masterpiece is the closest one might get to the original Bouguereau which would be worth well over one million dollars. The colors, detail, quality and craftsmanship of this painting make the subjects seem alive. The beautiful, sweet, content look of the children and the serene sweetness of the mother with the pastoral forest background make this painting on porcelain the most exquisite composition imaginable. It is mounted in it's original gilt wood frame. The condition of this painting on porcelain is superb. The treatment of light and color is the finest we have ever seen on any painting on porcelain and this magnificent museum quality painting will certainly be the highlight of anyone's collection. The back of the plaque is unmarked. Plaque Size: 11 inches high by 8 3/4 inches wide Framed Size: 16 3/4 inches high by 14 1/2 inches wide

72319: Superb KPM Painting on Porcelain 3 Nudes In The Water - $25,000.00

Superb antique KPM painting on porcelain plaque depicting 3 nudes in the ocean. There is quite a selection of beautiful nude ladies here, a brunette, black haired, and blonde. The painting is set in an antique gilt wood frame. Both frame and painting are in superb condition. The porcelain plaque measures 10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. This is one of the most beautiful antique original hand painted KPM porcelain plaques you might ever hope to find. It is from my own collection and is the first time this plaque has been offered for sale on the internet. The gilt wood frame measure 13 inches wide by 15-1/4 inches high. Please see close ups for KPM markings and numbers. This superb plaque is guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur.

72508: Superb Porcelain Plaque Cupid Psyche Signed K. Forster - $25,000.00

Exquisite antique painting on porcelain plaque depicting Psyche and Cupid ascending to the heavens. Psyche is dressed in a transparent gown with her beautiful lavender and pink wings as she rises in the arms of Cupid to the heavens where she will be made a Goddess. The painting is signed in the lower right. K. Forster. The porcelain plaque is beautifully painted the figures look alive as they fly through the clouds. Cupid is looking lovingly at Psyche as he embraces her close to him and flies her to the heavens. This is a wonderful subject. The quality of this painting on porcelain and the condition is the best you might ever hope to find. This is an extraordinary example artist signed in the lower right K. Forster. If only the very finest quality objet d'art is acceptable you have found it here. The is certainly one of, if not the most beautiful examples of Psyche and Cupid. The plaque measures 10 inches high by 6 inches wide. Framed size 18 inches high by 14 inches wide. The back has an incised number 88, and also has in glaze Love and Psyche. Guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur.

72328: The Wound Of Love 2 Cherubs A Lady After Bouguereau - $16,000.00

Beautiful antique Hutschenreuther inscribed 311 with HR in a circle. Titled on the back Psyche Blessee. The plaque has a portion of the original label when it was painted more than 100 years ago. The title is in a glaze on the back of the plaque. The plaque measures 7-1/4 inches high by 5-1/16 inches wide. The framed size is 14-1/4 inches high at its highest point, and 12 inches wide at its widest point. This plaque is beautifully painted, superb quality and composition. This is a miniature painting on porcelain after the original oil on canvas painted by William Adolphe Bouguereau. The plaque is artist signed in the lower right Dahl. This is a rare composition artist signed and exquisitely painted. The plaque is in excellent condition. The antique gilt wood frame is in very good condition with carved flowers, and does show some old restoration. The plaque is perfect. Exquisite model guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur. Porcelain plaques of this quality and subject rarely come on the market for sale. You may have to wait a lifetime to find another one like this. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

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