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American & European Paintings - September 2008
Russell Smith (The Wissahickon in 1839)
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September 23, 2008

An exhibition and sale of over 90 nineteenth- and twentieth-century American and European paintings sure to appeal to both new and experienced collectors alike.

Among the highlights of the American paintings are landscapes by James Morgan Lewin, Edmund Darch Lewis, William Henry Lippincott, Arthur Meltzer, Edward Moran, Leonard Ochtman, and Warren Sheppard; still life subjects include works by Julius Bloch, George Cope, John Durrie, Jr., Benjamin Ferris Gilman, and Morston Constantine Ream; among the genre subjects are works by Ben Austrian, Cecil C. Bell, George Cochran Lambdin, and Mary Russell Smith.

Particularly noteworthy among the American paintings are a rare portrait by James Earl of Captain Samuel Goldsbury, a group of landscapes by Russell and Xanthus Smith, and a selection of Japanese landscapes that Arrah Lee Gaul painted on her visit to the country in 1950.

The European section comprises works by Francois-Antoine Bossuet, Olaf August Andreas Jernberg, Maximilien Luce, Frans Moormans, Attilo Pratella, Ernest Quost, and Joseph Schoyerer.

The Schwarz Gallery is located in a Center City Philadelphia townhouse near Rittenhouse Square. We welcome visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm.

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Julius Thiengen Bloch (Floral Still Life) Mary Russell Smith (Chicks with a Butterfly) Arrah Lee Gaul (Brennan) (Karamon)
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