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

Henry Bailey Snell

Henry Bailey Snell Painter Henry Bailey Snell was born in England in 1858. He emigrated to the Unitied States at the age of seventeen and studied at the Art Students League in New York. He married English born artist Florence Francis in 1888. It is believed that the couple first came to Bucks County to visit the Lathrops in 1898. A member of the New Hope School's first generation, Henry Bailey Snell was an eminent landscape artist specializing in marine paintings. He became noted for his dock scenes of St. Ives in his native Cornwall, although he painted many American subjects, as well.
20-1/8'' x 14-1/8''
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