Portrait

Portrait of Nell Gwynn

Portrait of Nell Gwynn Nell Gwynn (c.1650-1687) was an English actress and high-class courtesan.  She was mistress to Charles II, and had her portrait painted many times, including twice by the famous artist Sir Peter Lely.
10-1/4'' x 9''
oil on board

Portrait of an Elegant Woman, c. 1860

Portrait of an Elegant Woman, c. 1860 19th C. copy of a Boucher:

François Boucher (29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture. He also painted several portraits of his illustrious patroness, Madame de Pompadour. (accessed from Wikipedia 6/10.09: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Boucher)

25-3/4'' x 21-1/2''
oil on canvas

Jimmy Durante

Jimmy Durante

"James Francis 'Jimmy' Durante (February 10, 1893 - January 29, 1980) was an American singer and movie icon, pianist, comedian and actor, whose distinctive gravel delivery, comic language butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and large nose - his frequent jokes about it included a frequent self-reference that became his nickname: 'Schnozzola' - helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s" (from Wikipedia).

5'' x 6'' x 9''
bronze