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'')
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.