Pavilion Gallery -
Americana Art & Antiques
Roderic H. Blackburn
17 Broad Street,
Kinderhook NY 12106
518 758-1788 email@example.com
Engagement portrait of Emma Louise Cornell (1843-1925) by New
York City portrait artist Theodore E. Pine (1828-1905), done at New
York City in 1866. Oil on canvas 50x40". A strikingly
beautiful subject, portrait and setting from a leading New York City
family. Louise was the daughter of William W. Cornell, a founder
of the Cornell Iron Works wherefrom so many cast-iron buildings were
erected in New York City. She subsequently married Homer Newton
Bartlett in 1868. He was a composer and prominent organist and
descendant of Josiah Bartlett, signer of the Declaration of
Independence and first governor of New Hampshire. Fine
condition. Descended in the family to the present.
0619. Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. William Ludlow of
Claverack, N.Y. By the "Claverack Limner., c.1794. Oil on canvas, 36 x
27 1/2." Two distinguished portraits by the Claverack Limner, known
from a portrait of a Hoogeboom girl of Claverack at Shelburne Museum,
very similar to the work of the Beardsley limner. William Ludlow was a
prosperous merchant in Claverack where in 1787 he build a handsome
Georgian mansion which still stands.
B0231. Portrait of a Young Boy. Gerardus Duyckinck
I (attri) New York City or Albany area ca. 1735 Attributed to Gerardus
Duyckinck (1695-1746) of New York City, ca. 1735. A characteristic
early New York colonial portait of a young boy set in a classical scene
with marble checkered floor, column, and balustrade opening to a
landscape scene. Of the 90 paintings attributed to Gerardus Duyckinck,
this is one of six still in private hands. Oil on canvas. He was the
leading limner in New York from ca. 1720 to 1745 having painted many of
the most promient families. Very good condition. Lined and cleaned with
a new colonial style frame. Inpainting in a small areas of his foot and
spots here and there..
Oil on canvas 30"H x 25"W.
0808 Hatchment painting, two
coats of arms of marrying couple, Netherlands, dated
A rare armorial hatchment, Netherlands,
the marriage of man and woman so inscribed and dedicated with their
respective family coat of arms, dated 1631. Hung out on important
occasions such as funerals, carried in the funeral procession, often
these appear in churches, immortalizing members who supported
construction of the church. Very good condition, some flaking
paint here and there. Oil on oak panel, 20" x 20" SOLD
0995. A canal landscape in the Netherlands,
the vicinity of the River Vecht. Netherlands l. 17th/ e. 18th c. A
charming view of a rural canal in the western Netherlands, unusual for
its sprightly colors and complex design. It is rarer to find early folk
art landscapes than the academic ones, especially one in this generous
size. Good condition, 98% of the paint is original but there has been
some scattered recent overpainting for no good reason and should be
removed. Oil on oak panels 24 x 32 3/4"
0528. A miniature portrait of truly
quality (quality of Edward Greene Malbone or Robert Field). Bust
portrait of a young gentleman in a blue suit, shoulder length hair,
facing viewers right, head towards front. Wearing a shoulder length
gray wig. Family tradition of it being Stephen Van Rensselaer III of
Albany last proprietor of the Van Rensselaer Manor.
Likely American School from the provenance but in
absence of an attribution and because of the exceptional quality, it
may be a fine British or French painter but American subject.
Watercolor on ivory, in red gold case, glass cover. 2 1/8 x 1 5/8"ss
1351. Portrait of a young man, and (on
Biblical scene with three figures. At least the former
to Sturtevant J. Hamblen , Mass. ca.
Two paintings in one: A charming portrait
handsome young fellow and a Biblical scene, both attributed to
Sturtevant Hamblen, brother-in-law of William Matthew Prior. The two
are among New England's best known folk art painters of the 1820-40s
period. Very good condition, on academy board in the original
period grain painted frame with gilt decoration, backed with a new
frame to exhibit the painting on the reverse. Oil on
13 1/2 x 10" ss
1303 House in the
woods. New York or New England Late 19th
A strongly abstracted folk art painting depicting
a New York or New England house and barn in a woods. Great
country house painting. Fine condition, in a 19th c
frame Oil on canvas 21 3/4 x 33"
1287 Chatham Hills,
Oil on canvas, signed Anders Johansen. Chatham, Columbia
A delightful painting of a real Columbia County
talented Austerlitz artist Anders Johansen who came to this country
from Scandinavia and lived much of his life in Columbia County.
Excellent condition, framed. Watercolor on
paper 18 x 21 1/2"ss
1511. A Country
Villa. Possibly Hudson
Valley, 1880s. A stylish vernacular painting of a
Empire country home in a wood and riverine landscape. This the 1880s
version of the ideal Hudson River country home - and it still
is. Excellent. Recently cleaned. Original condition and
composition gilt frame. Oil on canvas 16 x 20"
0871 The Peter Tufts House at
Medford MA, 1675 Signed Alfred Ruttell. Medford
MA 19th c.
An early rendering of one of the most important of
few brick houses build in 17th century New England. Of "Georgian" plan
(though way predating the Georgian monarchs), this house is an
important document for the development of similar houses in New York a
generation later. Very good condition, with original
and hand inscribed label of the artist on reverse. Watercolor
paper board 5 1/8 x 7 1/8"ss SOLD
B0351. Taghonic [sic] Mountains, Hillsdale, NY.
Acadmy board landscape "Taghonic Mountains Aug 27, 1884, Buckwheat in
Flower" signed Cuy[ler] Williams. 9.25x13.75" original gilt frame.
Cuyler Williams (1832-1908) was born and lived in Hillsdale, Columbia
County. He was an accomplished landscape painter of which this is a
small version. A much larger Hillsdale landscape is in the Hillsdale
1244 Barn and a
Stream Signed C. L. Shaefer. Hudson Valley
A true Hudson Valley farm, with Dutch hay barrack
stone structure next to a barn. Likely painted in the vicinity of
Schaefer's home, Hyde Park. A competent artist capturing the bucolic
beauties of the Hudson Valley. Excellent
condition Oil on
board 11 3/4 x 17 3/4"
635. Queen Anne
frame. England c.1720. This is an example
of the best
quality frames imported from England in this period for the best
portraits produced in the colonies. Very good condition, needs small
in-fills. Rabet size: 37.75x27.75"
1243a Mill on a
stream Signed C. L. Shaefer, Near
Liberty, NY 1899
A previously unrecorded artist. Former owner
of these paintings (3 acquired) that C. L. Schaefer was from Hyde Park,
Dutchess County, NY. Liberty NY is a township in the lower Catskill
Mountains. A competent artist capturing the bucolic beauties
the Hudson Valley. Excellent condition,
board 9 x 11 3/4"
0596 . A Genre scene in a Federal
bedroom/ sitting room. American School. New
A delightful and richly detailed domestic scene of
two ladies in conversation, a card game in progress. A boy holds a whip
over a reined Sheraton fancy chair with reeded seat. The Sheraton field
bed and the painted fancy chair indicate a New England location. Rare
to find such a detailed genre scene in this early
period. Fine condition in an old
frame. Watercolor on paper 7 1/4
x 9 inches SOLD
Steer by Richard Yako (contemporary). Watercolor on paper
painted portrait of a steer by noted artist Richard Yako of Saratoga
Springs. Sogned ll: Richard
Yako 87. Fine condition, framed.
1640. Autumn Scene by Henry Webster Rice
(1853-1934) ca. 1880-1900.
Oil on canvas on board. Signed ll:
Rice. 17 x 12.75"Very good condition. Appears to be original
frame and glass. A lovely impressionist autumn scene by Henry Webster
Rice, a listed artist who worked mostly in Massachusetts and Bermuda.
Henry Webster Rice: (1853-1934) Studied with Ross
Turner. Exhibited at Boston AC, 1888-1907, AIC. He
painted at Fenwick Studios (1906-34) and took painting trips
abroad. Address was Watertown, MA. Listed in Who
was Who in American Art. SOLD
Pavilion Gallery - American Art & Antiques in New York's Hudson Valley