Category: american painters

Mary DeNeale Morgan (American, 1868 – 1948): Carmel Valley Ranch (via Bonhams)

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844 – 1926): Sara and her dog (c. 1901) (via Paris Musées)

Anna Althea Hills (American, 1882 – 1930): Spring in the Desert – Palm Springs, California (via Bonhams)

Attributed to Sarah Gardner (American, 1799 – 1862): Portrait of a child in a blue dress leaning on a fancy chair, with ball and horse toy (c. 1835) (via Sotheby’s)

Elanor Colburn (American, 1866 – 1939): Pierrot (1912) (via Bonhams)

Eugenie Baizerman (Polish / American, 1899 – 1949): Actress Dressing (1945) (via MoMA)

Samantha Littlefield Huntley (American, 1865 – 1949): The Awakening of Ixtaccihuatl (1937) (via 1stdibs)

From the auction house website:

Samantha Littlefield Huntley was born in Watervliet, New York, in 1865. She studied with John Henry Twachtman at the Art Students League in New York City, Edouard Cuyer at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Eugène Grassat at the Normal School of Design in Paris, and with Jules Joseph Lefebvre and Tony Robert-Fleury at the Académie Julian in Paris. She was a member of the Academy of Fine Arts and American Artists Professional League. For many years, she was an instructor at the Emma Willard School in Troy, New York.

Huntley is known for her portraits of important figures, including New York Governor Martin Glynn, Missouri Governor Herbert Hadley and Archbishop of St. Louis John Glennon. Her works were widely exhibited in such places as the Boston Art Club, Society of American Artists, National Academy of Design, Albright Art Gallery, Albany Historical and Art Society, the French Salon in Paris and the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

Her work is held in collections throughout the United States, including the Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the United States Department of War in Washington, DC.

Lilla Cabot Perry (American, 1848 – 1933): (via Christie’s)

Jessie Willcox Smith (American, 1863 – 1935): Portrait of Austin M. Purves, Jr. (via Sotheby’s)

Julia McEntee Dillon (American, 1834 – 1918): Pink roses in a glass (via Sotheby’s)