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Watercolor of a Spanish Lady
Thomas Frank Heaphy (England, 1813 - 1873)

Watercolor heightened by white gouache on paper, 10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches. A Spanish or continental noblewoman holding a fan. Signed in pencil, "Drawn by Thos Heaphy Junior / November 38 / 87 Newman Street". Some slight browning, staims, not affecting image.

Thomas Frank Heaphy was the eldest son of British portrait painter Thomas Heaphy (1775-1835). His works can be found in the Victoria and Albert Museum as well as the National Portrait Gallery.


Portrait of a Baby With Finger Paint
Martha Walter (USA, 1875 - 1976)

Oil on canvas; 25 x 21 1/2 inches, signed LL. Framed and recently cleaned and conserved.

Walter studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with William Merritt Chase who became a major influence; In 1908 she won the Cresson Traveling Scholarship, and went on to study in Europe where she achieved international fame; 1930s: Exhibited frequently at Milch Galleries, PAFA (1905-1945) where she won numerous prizes, NAD (1910-1924) and many others. Began travel to North Africa, where she painted in Tunis, Tripoli, and Algiers; continued to paint well into her old age. Private Collection