JULES TAVERNIER (1844-1889), "VILLAGE INDIEN," 1882, WATERCOLOR ON PAPER, SIGHT: 10.25" H X 14.5" WJules Tavernier, (1844-1889) "Village Indien," 1882, Watercolor on paper Signed, titled, and dated in ink lower right: Jules Tavernier / 5 Julliet 82 Watercolor on paper Dimensions: Sight: 10.25" H x 14.5" W
DAVID HOWARD HITCHCOCK (1861-1943), "PAINTING NEAR PEAR...Framed David Howard Hitchcock (1861-1943) oil on canvas, "Painting Near Pearl Harbor". Signed and double dated lower right, "Hitchcock 1910", "1900" (below). Dimensions: 16"h x 26.6"w; (overall) 19.5"h x 29.75"w. Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco label verso. Born in Hawaii, Hitchcock was known as Hawaii's resident artist, especially in plain air painting. He studied under Jules Tavernier along with Joseph Strong. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $68.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. Please note we do not accept credit cards.
Coarse craqueluere over surface, greatest lower half of painting. Approximately .25" loss of paint center, in water area. 3" x 3" area of discoloration canvas verso (upper portion). Witherells strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition: statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Condition: s.
EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK, DEPICTING CERES WITH AN URN OF PRODUCE AND FARMER'S TOOLS, MARKED ER. TAVERNIER, 19TH CENTURYEMPIRE GILT-BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK, DEPICTING CERES WITH AN URN OF PRODUCE AND FARMER'S TOOLS, MARKED Er. TAVERNIER, 19TH CENTURY, dial marked in black script 'Er. Tavernier', cast as the Goddess of the Harvest wearing a classical toga with a laurel wreath in one hand and holding fruit in her skirt with the other, standing next to a campagna urn filled with fruit, the enameled clock face with Roman numerals set into an upright rectangular section, all above the long base decorated with applied trophies and scrollwork on either side of a circular portrait cartouche, all atop four compressed bun feet;
JULES TAVERNIER (CA/HI/NY/FRANCE, 1844-1889) Yachts in Harbor, oil on academy board, signed lower left, possibly California, in gold painted stick frame, OS: 7 1/4" x 13 1/2", SS: 5 3/4" x 12", good condition.
AFTER JOHN-BAPTISTE HILAIRE "MUSIC", FRAMED OIL After John-Baptiste Hilaire (French 1751-1828), "Music", untitled, undated, oil on canvas, depicting two ladies in a garden setting with a fountain in the distance, signed "H. Tavernier at lower left, framed. Canvas approx. 47.5", w. 33""; Overall h. 56", w.43", d. 3.75".
5 Antique Harper's Weekly Woodblock Engravings - Mining: A lot of five 19th century hand-colored woodblock engravings by Harper's Weekly that all address the theme of mining. These include: (1) "'Struck It Rich!' - Prospecting in the Black Hills" drawn by John A. Randolph (Harper's Weekly, August 12, 1876); (2) "To the Black Hills, or Bust" by J. P. Pranishnikoff (c. 1876 on verso of this page); (3) "Mining in Colorado - A Played-Out Gulch" drawn by Frenzeny and Tavernier; (4) "Gold and Silver Mining, Colorado - A Honey-Combed Mountain" drawn by Frenzeny and Tavernier; and (5) "Smelting Ore in Colorado" drawn by Frenzeny and Tavernier - a double page piece from Harper's Weekly, May 30, 1874. Size: 15. 5" L x 22" W (39. 4 cm x 55. 9 cm); 19. 5" L x 26. 5" W (49. 5 cm x 67. 3 cm) with mat . . Provenance: Mary Williams Fine Art LLC, Boulder, Colorado, USA. . All items legal to buy/sell under U. S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. . . A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. . We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. . #153412 Condition Minor toning to sheets commensurate with age, though they are remarkably well preserved. "Gold and Silver Mining, Colorado - A Honey-Combed Mountain", "To the Black Hills, or Bust", and "To the Black Hills, or Bust" were cut from original sheets and show slight losses to edges, but images are complete. "Struck It Rich" is a complete sheet with minute losses to upper edge and acid free tape on the verso used to repair a tear at left. Double page "Smelting Ore in Colorado" shows central crease mark with some darkening and minute losses to joins visible on verso.
UNKNOWN (Circa 17th century)
JUPITER WITH THE EAGLE
Black chalk heightened with grey wash on laid paper; inscribed “Luca Giordano” in graphite verso. Unframed.Together with:AFTER THEODOOR VAN THULDEN (1606-1669), DUTCHULYSSES [TAVERNIER, 15] (AFTER FRANCESCO PRIMATICCIO (1504-1570), ITALIANRed chalk on laid paper after Van Thulden’s etching, laid down to a later heavy wove paper support; bears initials “TVT” lower left. Unframed.
5.8" / 14.8cm (height)
7.9" / 20.0cm (width)