Some light frame rubbing. (Thomas Cole,1801-1848 is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River School, an American art movement that flourished in the mid-19th century and was concerned with the realistic and detailed portrayal of nature The Voyage of Life is a series of paintings created by Thomas Cole in 1842, representing an allegory of the four stages of human life: childhood, youth, manhood, and old age. The following is from Peter Kostoulakos, AOA, NEAA: Fine Art Consultant, www.pkart.com Thomas Cole is best known for his work as an American landscape artist. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Estimate: Identify artists signatures and monograms. Estimate: Thomas Cole is known for landscape, history and allegory painting. note: /spanGenerally credited as the founder of the Hudson River School, Thomas Cole arrived in New York in 1825 after spending two years in Ohio and a brief period in Philadelphia. Thomas Cole signed lower right He travelled to England in summer 1841, to paint and sketch Kenilworth Castle, which he described to his wife as '…country [that] was rich and beautiful … the ruins went beyond my expectations … the ivy-clad towers, roofless halls, whose floors are covered with green turf and flowers, and cropped by flocks of sheep, over which, through the dismantled windows and ragged loopholes, the sun casts his wandering rays, inspired me with a melancholy pleasure…' According to Alan Wallach, Cole completed at least four paintings and four drawings at Kenilworth Castle. Pencil on paper, circa 1840. THOMAS COLE American (1801-1848) "Landscape with Two Figures at Sunset" oil on canvas, signed lower right and dated 182?, titled on the reverse. Framed and matted; examined out of the mat, the actual full sheet size is: 5 1/2 x 7 1/16 inches. $150,000 - $250,000. $80,000 - $120,000. 'The Ruins at Kenilworth Castle, England, 1841', oil on millboard (Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, PA); 2. Please enter a valid email address (email@example.com). More from This Artist Similar Designs. The painting comes with a photocopied letter by one of his family members stating its authenticity. Each signed in pencil, recto; one dated and inscribed "Catskill mtn stump" in pencil along the lower sheet edge; and one inscribed "Cedar" along the lower sheet edge. Austria. Cole went on to achieve fame and notoriety, ultimately inspiring later generations of landscape painters who sought to depict America's untamed, rugged beauty. Cole' bottom left and inscribed on partial label verso, oil on canvas 16 x 22 1/4 in. Estimate: Estimate: Oil on board laid to panel Condition Report: There is a thin diagonal scratch in the green hill beyond the figures measuring about ¼ inch long. THOMAS COLE (american 1801-1848)/span SKETCH FOR "THE ARCH OF NERO" Signed 'Thos Cole' bottom right, pencil on paper 3 x 5 in. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request. 22-3, 373-4). He travelled to England in summer 1841, to paint and sketch Kenilworth Castle, which he described to his wife as '…country [that] was rich and beautiful … the ruins went beyond my expectations … the ivy-clad towers, roofless halls, whose floors are covered with green turf and flowers, and cropped by flocks of sheep, over which, through the dismantled windows and ragged loopholes, the sun casts his wandering rays, inspired me with a melancholy pleasure…' According to Alan Wallach, Cole completed at least four paintings and four drawings at Kenilworth Castle. $12,000 - $18,000, Description: Initialed T.C. Description: The most pronounced area of foxing is an approx. 50 X 60"; FRAMED 51 1/2 X 61 1/2". At the age of 18, Cole was given a book on painting and fell in love with the medium: “This book was my companion day and night, nothing could separate us—my usual avocations were neglected—painting was all in all to me. Frames on all paintings are sold "As Is". We extend most sincere thanks to Dr. Wallach for his very kind assistance in authenticating this work. Verso of sheet with scattered foxing and some pencil markings in one corner. THOMAS COLE (american 1801-1848)/span ''LANDSCAPE WITH TWO FIGURES AT SUNSET'' Signed and dated ''T. The two largest areas of loss to the frame are along the left edge (both approx 2"-3" long) and some minor areas of loss to the interior edges of the frame. from Broome County Public Library, Binghamton. Sale of his collection at E. H. Ludlow and Company, November 13, 1860. The above referenced letter will convey with this lot and is available to view in its entirety here: http://www.freemansauction.com/pdf/RUINS OF KENILWORTH CASTLE.pdf. AFTER THOMAS COLE (AMERICAN 1801-48), GICLEE, NIAGARA/HORSESHOE FALLS. Large 19th Century Hudson River School Landscape Oil Painting from famed Hudson River School Founder Thomas Cole (1801 - 1848) | Entitled "Village on the Lake" | Oil on Canvas | Housed in a gold gilded wood frame | Dimensions: 34" H x 46" W (with frame) | Very Good Antique Condition. THOMAS COLE (american 1801-1848)/span "PART OF THE RUINS OF KENILWORTH CASTLE" Signed 'T. It has been interpreted as a confrontation between wilderness and civilization. Map showing the localities of the Indian tribes of the US in 1833 Painting. $200,000 - $300,000, Description: During the 1930s Mrs. Vincent sold paintings and sketchbooks to collectors. Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings. https://www.whitemountainart.com/about-3/artists/thomas-cole-1801-1848-2 For the last few years we’ve built a library of authentic signatures of many artists’ work we’ve appraised. THOMAS COLE Given this history, we can say with some certainty that on 24 October 1932 Mrs. Vincent sold Clouds to John H. Ruckman of 3990 Mechanicsville Road, Doylestown, PA. Cole sketched and painted clouds throughout his career. 'The Ruins at Kenilworth Castle, England, 1841', oil on millboard (Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, PA); 2. ... Art historian Carl Pfluger wrote that Cole "virtually invented a new style of landscape, specializing in views of the wilderness." He typically used the image of the Native American as a symbol of untamed nature. Condition Report: Out of financial necessity, I transferred my skills to 'Architectural Design' and rendering. Artists' Signatures offers FREE access to over 100,000+ artist directory listings in our database. condition, size, shipping, etc.). British artists: List of great British artists and index to where their art can be viewed at art museums worldwide. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Scattered tiny touches of inpaint in the sky, particularly in the upper right corner. They bought a painting, and his reputation was made. “..Curiously, artist Thomas Cole’s signature appear inscribed on these artworks alongside Boutelle’s, indicating that the latter was acknowledging the existence of Cole’s hand, however tentative, in the finished paintings.. ” Click for full text. Condition Report: Description: Description: Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. At his death, Cole left a large amount of work including completed and unfinished oil paintings, oil sketches, sketchbooks, [and] sketches in pencil and other media. The Vero Beach Museum of Art 'Ruins of Kennilworth (sic) Castle, England, 1843' (formerly in the collection of Thomas H. Faile;' present whereabouts unknown); 4. (and a fifth work of Kenilworth Castle that is possibly by Cole, private collection, Missouri); Alan Wallach has named the present painting 'Part of the Ruins of Kenilworth Castle, England', as that was the exact name given to it by Charles M. Leupp, a New York City businessman, financier and art collector, and the painting's original owner who acquired this painting in 1846. Thomas Cole is seen as the founding father of the Hudson River School, a group of American artists who sought to depict the untainted majesty of the American landscape, particularly that located around the Hudson River Valley in New York State. Max Cole was born sometime in the 70's. Cole's unexpected death on February 11 in 1848 at the age of forty-seven was deeply mourned in New York art and literary circles. 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. Estimate: It is likely that this painting has never been conserved. The Estate of Gerald M. Bordman, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. In late summer/early autumn 1825, he set out on his first of many sketching trips up the Hudson River, including stops at the Highlands, West Point, the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers and the Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskills. This small work is in beautiful condition. Comesframed in gilt wood frame. The paintings are: 1. Constable studied meteorological treatises, and in the early 1820s, working directly from nature, painted a series of cloud studies. 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. Cole's two notable series of paintings are perhaps his signature pieces, namely The Voyage of Life and The Course of Empire. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, NY (1990). Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at Art.com. Thomas Cole Paintings: Our Cole paintings are 100% hand-painted on canvas by skilled artists. Cole sold his first five paintings made from this sketching trip, and became a founding member of the National Academy of Design in 1826 (Ellwood Parry, The Art of Thomas Cole: Ambition and Imagination, Newark, 1988, pp. Resting Boy, The drawing is on paper which has two tape hinges top edge verso affixed to undermat. Description: George Cole (United Kingdom, 1808/10-1883) oil on canvas landscape painting titled "The Avon, Clifton" depicting a man and a woman on the shore of a lake with sailboats and bluffs in the background. Description: The artist himself appears a few yards away, a tiny figure in a flat-crowned hat nestled with his easel into the rocks and trees. 'Ruins of Kennilworth (sic) Castle, England, 1843' (formerly in the collection of Thomas H. Faile;' present whereabouts unknown); 4. Condition Report: Thomas Prichard Rossiter est né à New Haven dans le Connecticut en 1818. 0 0. 15, 1980 Exactly when, nobody knows but he's pretty sure that earth colors were all the rage at the time. The Estate of Gerald M. Bordman, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. This is a grand landscape painting with undertones about the growth of civilization in America during the 19th century. We invite you to search our Artist Signature Library and hope you find it an interesting and helpful resource. $3,000 - $5,000, Description: Thomas Cole was a 19th-century American painter who became popular for his landscape paintings. Sale of his collection at E. H. Ludlow and Company, November 13, 1860. Signed and dated "G. Cole 1853" lower right. Oil on canvas. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. He was represented in the Metropolitan Museum and the Corcoran Museum in Washington, D.C. Thomas Cole (February 1, 1801 ? (and a fifth work of Kenilworth Castle that is possibly by Cole, private collection, Missouri); Alan Wallach has named the present painting 'Part of the Ruins of Kenilworth Castle, England', as that was the exact name given to it by Charles M. Leupp, a New York City businessman, financier and art collector, and the painting's original owner who acquired this painting in 1846. Belgium. $50,000 - $70,000. Description: $1,500 - $2,500. Italy. THE VOYAGE OF LIFE: YOUTH AFTER THOMAS COLE (AMERICAN, 1801-1848). The present painting derives from one of the oil sketches (number 1 and/or 2 above) and a graphite drawing of the subject, entitled 'Kenilworth Castle, Warwichshire, England, 1841' (Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund). note: /spanGenerally credited as the founder of the Hudson River School, Thomas Cole arrived in New York in 1825 after spending two years in Ohio and a brief period in Philadelphia. George Shumway Pub, 1972. 0 0. ... 980x644 Thomas Cole A Wild Scene Art Painting For Sale - Wild Painting. Thomas Casilaer Cole (1888 - 1976) was active/lived in New York. Thomas Cole's Poetry: The Collected Poems of America's Foremost Painter of the Hudson River School by Thomas Cole, Marshall B. Tymn (Editor). Year: circa 1846 Description: Every artist profile contains reference information cited from a reference base of nearly 300 sources, from standard to difficult to find. 1845-1847, A View of the Mountain Pass Called the Notch of the White Mountains (Crawford Notch), 1839, Italian Coast Scene with Ruined Tower, 1838, 19th Century American Paintings and Works on Paper. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within descriptions. 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