Édouard Léon Cortes (France, 1882-1969) also known as 'the Parisian Poet of Painting', was a French post-impressionist artist of French and Spanish descent. He was known primarily for his Paris cityscapes portrayed in different weather conditions.
Édouard Cortes - 'Café de la Paix, Place de l'Opéra - Oil on Canvas - 33.0 cm x 45.7 cm (13'' x 18'')
Total Frame dimension : 53.3 cm x 71.1 cm (21'' x 28'')
Signed lower right : 'EDOUARD CORTES'
Provenance confirmed by Christies (David Klein) in 2008
William Goodridge Roberts (1904–1974) was a Canadian painter known for his landscape paintings and unassuming still lifes and interiors. Roberts studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal and at the Art Students League of New York. From 1933 to 1936 was the resident artist at Queen's University. In 1938 Roberts joined the Eastern Group of Painters, and in 1939 he exhibited at the New York World's Fair. He taught at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts from 1940 to 1952. During the period from 1943 to 1945 he was an official war artist for the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Goodridge Roberts - Still Life - Oil on Canvas - 53.3 cm x 66.0 cm (21'' x 26'')
Total Frame dimension : 72.4 cm x 86.4 cm (28-1/2'' x 34'')
We are very pleased to add to our collection here at Daisy Antiques Exclusive a beautiful oil on canvas painting by Henri Masson, one of Canada’s popular and highly recognized artists from the mid to late 20th century.
Masson was a member of: the Canadian Group of Painters, the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolor, the Canadian Society of Graphic Arts, the Federation of Canadian Artists
Johannes Hermanus Barend Koekkoek – Oil on Board 1840-1912
Dimensions: image size – 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ in frame 16-1/2″ x 14″
He was a Dutch artist known for landscape and cityscape scenes. The son of artist Hermanus Koekkoek, brother of Willem Koekkoek, and nephew of Barend Cornelis Koekkoek. His grandfather was the painter Johannes Hermanus Koekkoek.
Koekkoek started painting in the romantic tradition of his father but after 1864 he changed his style to a kind of realism, under influence of the Hague School.
He first exhibited Bather Asleep at the Salon in 1863 and subsequently contributed Chaste Susanna (1865), now in the Musée d’Orsay. Other noted works include: Byblis turned into a Spring (1867); The Magdalene (1878); Portrait of M. Hayem (1878); Christ Entombed (1879); Saint Jerome (1881); Herodias(1887); A Study (1891); Christ in His Shroud and a Portrait of Carolus-Duran (1896); a Portrait of Mlle Fouquier (1897); and The Dream (1900).
The Levite of the Tribe of Ephraim (1898) was awarded a first-class medal. Among other professional distinctions, Henner also took a Grand Prix for painting at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. He was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1873, Officer in 1878, and Commander in 1889. In 1889, he succeeded Cabanel in the Institut de France.