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  • 18th Century Painting Fisherman Hauling In their Nets
    18th Century Painting "Fisherman Hauling In their Nets"
    French School 
    Oil on Canvas 

    Height: 21" 
    Width: 25" 
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  • A Stormy Day At The Beach By Victor Philippe
    A Stormy Day At The Beach 
    (Gathering of the Herring) 
    by Victor -Philippe flispen 1841-1907 
    French School 

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  • Cows Watering By The River At Sunset
    Cows Watering By The River At Sunset 
    By: C.Boulogne 
    19th Century 
    Belgium School 

    Oil On Canvas 
    Height: 4 Feet 
    Width: 7 Feet 4" 
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  • Dunes And Canals On The Coast Of Belgium
    Dunes And Canals On The Coast Of Belgium 
    By Victor Olivier Gilsoul 
    Belgium School 

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  • Dutch Village With Windmill
    Dutch Village With Windmill 
    Oil On Canvas 
    Signed Oliver Milburn 
    Dutch School 

    Height 29" 
    Width: 34" 
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  • Early 20th Century Painting Of Salo Lago De Gorda
    Early 20th Century Painting 
    Of Salo Lago De Gorda 

    Height: 48 1/2" 
    Width: 61 1/2" 
  • Fisherman In The Bay Of Naples With Mt.Vesuvius
    Fisherman In The Bay Of Naples
     With Mt.Vesuvius Erupting In The Distance 
    Gouache On Paper 
    Signed : Corelli 

    Height: 17" 
    Width: 14" 

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  • Naples Gouache on paper

    Neapolitan School 19th Century,

    Naples From The Sea, Gouache On Paper

    Height: 13

    Width: 19

  • Oil on Canvas Painting 20th C Beach Seascape Greek Artist Born Paris LA gallery
    Animated Beach Scene
     Signed: George Yoldjoglou
    Oil On Canvas 

    Height: 22" 
    Width: 24" 

  • Scene Of Rome St.Peters And Castle Angelo
    Scene Of Rome St.Peters And Castle Angelo 
    Signed: Serdinand Lepic Czechoslovakian 1824-1883 

    Benezit Listing 

    Height: 24" 
    Width: 32" 

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  • Seascape Painting Oil on Canvas by William Lester Stevens American Artist Sea LA


    Seascape Painting Oil on Canvas by William Lester Stevens American Artist Sea LA . A beautiful Seascape artwork by William Lester Stevens oil on canvas. " At the Docks, Gloucester ", 1888-1969.

     Similar dimensions to our artwork by William Lester called Lanes Cove was sold for $11,500.00 + Twenty five percent at Auction.Modern and Impressionist Art, Landscapes Nautical WaterscapesAntiques dealer Los Angeles CA West Hollywood Gallery Melrose Ave La Cienega Blvd. This painting has beautiful vivid colors and framed to decorate a living room , dining, kitchen, Hallway, library , office. A very versatile and colorful piece of Art , to elevate your interior design and enrich your collection.

     A great gift idea for a house warming, for boats lovers , seascape collectors . you are welcome to see it in person at LMFantiques by appointment only.

    Overall Good condition. under blue light shows darker stretch sign of inpainting or retouching into a small area usually used to conceal a tear in a canvas that has been patched on the reverse, yet when we checked the back of the canvas it didn't show patching on back side area , which means it was not for covering a tear. so possibly simple inpainting.

    under a black light and ultraviolet light in a dark room we examined the surface under the black light to see if any areas of the paint fluoresce differently, as you see in the pictures the Older paint looks different from new paint which shows a very small surface of new paint that looks darker by the boat front area.

    possibly minor Craquelure lines in the paint layer it was not visible to me, but you can check it yourself if you wish. We didn't notice paint loss or water damage and it doesn't show visible surface dirt but removing it from the frame, it shows that it has accumulated on the top edges and along the lip, even though it didn't affect the vibrant colors of this beautiful painting. No signs of overcleaning or fading or varnish discoloration. it doesn't show that the canvas has been re-lined by looking carefully at the edges , i couldn't see another piece of canvas that has been sandwiched to the back it if, and i didn't find any wax or glue residue. you can have your expert check it out. No signs of looseness or sagging. Minor tears to the edges ,rubbing at the edges of the canvas as seen in the pictures scattered abrasion. We have over 60 pictures and a few videos to share with you, you are welcome to send your expert. Sold As is.

    The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. To sending your expert to create an independent Condition report , by appointment only at la maison francaise antiques. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Lamaisonfrancaise, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

    William Lester Stevens


    Born in Rockport, Massachusetts, Stevens received his initial art training from Parker Perkins, a local marine painter who charged him fifty cents an hour. He later spent four years at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts School, where he studied under Edmund Tarbell, among others. Although influenced by Tarbell, Stevens' wide range of brushstrokes and impressionist style prevented him from being classified as a "Tarbellist," as many of Tarbell's followers were labeled.


    Stevens joined the Army in 1917 and was sent to Europe where he continued to paint and sketch. Upon his return to the United States, he was pleased to discover that Rockport had become a popular haven for artists. Though he was the only native son among them, such well-known painters as Frank Duveneck, Childe Hassam, Leon Kroll and Jonas Lie also recorded the scenery of Rockport, Cape Ann and Gloucester. In 1921, together with fifty other artists, Stevens founded the Rockport Art Association, primarily to plan exhibitions of the work of outstanding area artists.


    Throughout the course of his long career, Stevens taught, first in Rockport, then at Boston University (1925-1926) and Princeton (1927-1929). He later gave lessons and held one-man shows in Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina, where his work was well-received. Southerners particularly enjoyed his views of famous Southern gardens and cities.


    Though the Depression years were difficult for both the artist and his family, the 1930s did bring Stevens some measure of commercial and personal success. He did a number of covers for The American Legion Magazine and won prizes in New Haven, Springfield and Rockport. In 1934, he abandoned Rockport to the growing tourist population and moved to Springfield, and then to Conway, Massachusetts, where he remodeled an old farmhouse and constructed a studio which looked north towards Mount Monadnock. Except for summer trips made in the 1960s to Lubec, Maine, Campobello Island and Grand Manan Island, Stevens lived and painted in Conway for the rest of his life.


    Primarily an oil painter, Stevens also used watercolor and acrylics. Although he was proficient in all three, oils allowed him greater versatility; more significantly, Stevens simply liked oils better. A superb craftsman, Stevens painted rapidly and with assurance, but always took time to find the best vantage point. He understood the importance of placing himself where he could create the best composition and "took the liberty of moving objects so that the composition would meet his desires." This is perhaps why Stevens would later conclude that "fine pictures are the result of fine minds (Greenfield, p. 13).


    Stevens continued to create views of New England until almost the final day of his life, June 10, 1969. He died in Conway, Massachussetts.

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  • The Peddler's New Wares By William Le Vieux Shayer
    The Peddler's New Wares
     By William Le Vieux Shayer
    Museums: Glasgow , London, Montreal , Victoria and Albert 

    oil on canvas , signed 

    Height : 44" 
    Width: 32 
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  • View Of Larochelle From The Sea
    View Of Larochelle From The Sea 

    Early 20th Century 
    Oil On Canvas 

    Height: 27" 
    Width: 35 1/2" 

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