Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Antique Art

Italian Countryside Landscape Painting

Italian Countryside Landscape Painting

Just purchased by us and proudly displayed here, this large (39.5" x 48.5" overall), Old Master offers an arcadian view where the romance of the Italian countryside includes ruins of ancient civilization. This extensive view move your eyes through multiple scenes as...

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Italian 17th or 18th Century Oil on Canvas

Italian 17th or 18th Century Oil on Canvas

This intriguing Italian 17th or 18th century oil on canvas hung in our front hallway awaiting a cleaning for far too long. After a recently completed light professional cleaning, at last the sky is a bit bluer and details are clearer. Soldiers gather at sunrise...

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French Still Life with Shellfish and Game Oil on Canvas

French Still Life with Shellfish and Game Oil on Canvas

Late 19th century French Still Life with Shellfish and Game oil on canvas by Raymond Tholer. Born in Paris November, 1859 Tholer made his debut at the Salon in 1877. He received honorable mention in both the 1882 and 1889 Universal Expositions (source: E. Benezit)....

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Portrait Miniature, early 1800s

Portrait Miniature, early 1800s

They will say he was a ship's captain for his high collared double breasted blue jacket. Of academic quality, apparently in oil paint, with incredible details in his curly locks, shaded tones in his face. Much detail is there seen with a good eye or magnification. H....

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Portrait Miniature of the Early 1800s

Portrait Miniature of the Early 1800s

A stylish young beauty is the subject of the portrait miniature of the early 1800s. With period dress and jewelry, she is carefully painted in detail in this most difficult medium reflecting the work of an academically trained artist. H. 4" with frame, w. 3". $225.

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18th Century English Portrait

18th Century English Portrait

English 18th century portrait. A young woman poses in a most extravagant gown for this most imposing formal portrait. A fine academic piece. H. 30, w. 25",  $1700. She will be accompanied by a proper gilt baroque frame.

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Antique Italian Painting

Antique Italian Painting

  In this large Italian painting , it appears that the peasants were working in the field harvesting until they decided that  a bit of libation, relaxation and bathing would be a healthy break from the task. This is a seamed 17th or 18th century canvas with age...

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English Portrait of a Young Lady

English Portrait of a Young Lady

English portrait. English portrait. A young lady in all her fashionable elegance and her very small dog are captured in the moment by the artist.  Signed in the lower left and dated,  "Arnold, 1792". Although the artist is English, palm trees are showing in the...

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Winter Scene in Oil on Canvas

Winter Scene in Oil on Canvas

Winter scene in oil on canvas with skaters on a pond in front of a timber and lathe home with a thatched roof. This painting is late 19th century, Continental. The trees and branches are done with great fineness and the pond area is beautifully reflective. Later gilt...

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