Bernard Meninsky Watercolour Italian Boy

Bernard Meninsky 1891-1950 Portrait Circa 1935 Signed lower right and inscribed lower left “Italian Boy”. Watercolour and Pencil. 39 by 33 cms. £P.O.A.

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Northern Italian Renaissance Flask (Circa 1480) with a Sgraffito Portrait of a Fashionable Young Man

Very rare Renaissance sgraffito flask. The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, has a number of fragmentary sgraffitti portraits from similar pieces (some on their website), but not a relatively complete piece, like the flask. Circa 1480 North Italian. Height, including spout: 20.5 cm

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Large and Very Rare Late 15th to Early Sixteenth-Century Red Brick Showing the Tudor Arms.

The Tudor rose surmounted by the crown would only appear on royal buildings. This being such a large and piece, It may well have originally been set into one of the long gone palaces, such a Greenwich or Nonsuch. It has not been possible to find such an impressive example of the Tudor Rose in […]

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Historically Important 1819 American Folk Art Portrait of a Boston Newspaper Publisher and (Still in Print) Author.

Portrait of Nathaniel Wright – holding a copy of The Kaleidoscope. On the title page are the initials NW. To the right is printed “To the Ed”. On the table is a open letter. Oil on canvas. Re-lined. Overall dimensions 28.5 x 24 inches. Like the portrait of the Bronte sisters’, this painting was folded for years and […]

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