Roberto Freitas

American Antiques & Decorative Arts

Works of Art

Welcome to our online art gallery. Our art inventory consists of works on a variety of media including oil, watercolor, prints, and also select 19th century needlework. We strive to find beautiful and timeless pieces that will complement your home, and make a great addition to any collection big or small.
For additional information and inquiries about items you are seeking, please call or text 860-535-1797 or e-mail us at info@robertofreitas.com

PAINTINGS - landscape:
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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th century
Country fair buildings with race track in foreground, circa 1865
Signed, "G.F.D." lower right
oil on canvas, framed
19 ¼ x 29 ¾ inches (sight)

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, Late 19th Century
Two Trout on a Line
Unsigned. Oil on board, 17¼" x 24½"

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ANDREW G. WINTER
(American 1893-1958)
"Fish House, Monhegan Island "
Signed lower right
Oil on canvasboard
12 x 16 inches

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ANDREW G. WINTER
(American 1893-1958)
"West Quoddy Head Light"
Signed lower left
Oil on canvasboard, 12 x 18 inches

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WILLIAM LOUIS SONNTAG Sr (Ohio, New York, 1822-1900 )
"Landscape with Fishermen ", 1852
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated lower left
32" x 48"

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WILLIAM E. WALTON
(New Jersey, 1824- ? )
"Mountain Landscape with Deer"
Oil on canvas
53½" x 35½"

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HARRIET EVELYN SEARS (b. LAY)
(Lyme, Connecticut, 1838-1910)
“Connecticut River Valley Scene” C. 1880.
Housed in its original appliqued gilt frame.
Oil on canvas,
12¼” x 18”; 17¾” x 23¾”, framed.

PAIR OF SCHOOLGIRL WATERCOLORS
Each identified and signed by the artist;

"View of Christ's Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts"
signed at dated Sabrina Harmon, October 18th, 1828;

"Green Hill" signed Sarah D. Harmon

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ANTONIO CIRINO (Italian/American, 1889-1983)
Autumn in Rockport (Massachusetts)
Oil on Canvas, Signed lower right
31” x 27”, framed

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THOMAS CHAMBERS (British,1808 – 1866,
lived/active New York/England)
“View From West Point”
Oil on canvas. Unsigned.
20 x 24 inches; 23 x 27 ½ inches, framed

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GEORGE VICTOR GRINNELL Connecticut, 1878 - 1946
signed lower right
Oil on canvas
20¼” x 23¼”, framed

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JERRY MALZAHN (American, 1946-2019) Greenhorn Mountain, Colorado
Painted en plein air from the artist's house in LaVeta, Colorado
Oil on panel. 10" x 18"

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JERRY MALZAHN (American, 1946-2019) Mount Washington
Painted 2011 en plein air in Conway Meadows, White Mountains, New Hamphshire
Oil on artist board 10" x 20"

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JERRY MALZAHN (American, 1946-2019) "Estes Park, Aspen, Colorado"
Oil on panel, 24" x 36"
Signed lower right, J Malzahn

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JERRY MALZAHN (American, 1946-2019)
"Sunrise, Collegiate Peaks, Colorado"
16" x 24"
Signed lower right, J Malzahn

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JERRY MALZAHN (American, 1946-2019)
Mount Chocorua
Painted 2011 en plein air in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Oil on panel, 12" x 16"

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JERRY MALZAHN (American, 1946-2019)
"Odessa Lake"
Oil on panel
30" x 40" (framed 40" x 50")
Signed lower right, J Malzahn

PAINTINGS - still life & genre:
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NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978)
"Skiers on a Train"
Oil on paper mounted on artist board.
14" x 11"
Preliminary study in color. It ultimately was the cover for The Saturday Evening Post, January 24, 1948.
Signed lower right on mat: "Best wishes to Charles B. Vaughan and Red Doors cordially Norman Rockwell"

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AMERICAN THEOREM PAINTING
Early 19th century.
American primitive still life painting on velvet. A beautiful composition of fruits, leaves, parrot, and butterfly. Signed and dated lower right, Julia D. Lumbard 1827.
25” x 20½”, framed

ADDIE A. HARRINGTON
(American, mid-19th century)
"Thanksgiving Day, 1863"
Depicting Lady Liberty in the center, kneeling at the Union Altar, and praying for peace. She is surrounded by six scenes of Thanksgiving prayer. After a Thomas Nast engraving, featured in Harper's Weekly, December 5th, 1863.
Signed ‘Addie A. Harrington’ lower left. Oil on canvas 23” x 27½”; 30½” x 25¼” framed

PAINTINGS - marine/nautical:

JOHN ORNE JOHNSON FROST (1852-1928)
"Hove to under close reefed sail"
Oil on board, 30½" x 22¼"

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ANTONIO CIRINO (Italian/American, 1889-1983)
Lanesville Harbor (Mass.)
Oil on Canvas, Signed lower left
25” x 30”

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O.F. BAKER (American, 19th century)
“Crashing Waves”
Signed lower right
Oil on Canvas
13 x 16 inches, framed.

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GEORGE VICTOR GRINNELL Connecticut, 1878 - 1946
Rounding the Point
Signed lower right
Signed and titled verso
Oil on canvas

RALPH CAHOON (1910 - 1982)
A Mermaid with Her Dog, 1965
Signed and dated lower right, R. Cahoon /1965
Oil on Masonite, 12⅞” x 10”

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PORTRAIT OF ENGLISH SCHOONER
Third quarter, 19th century.
Oil painting of a schooner under full sail. The schooner is flying the red ensign astern and the code flags for the letters JLVQ, which identifies the vessel as the Lion of Scarborough (“Mercantile Navy List: Rogers’ American Edition and Flags,” J.H. Brown and Henry J. Rogers, editors, 1861 edition).
Artist unknown, signed on stretcher verso.
27½” x 22”, framed.

PAINTINGS - portraits:
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PORTRAIT OF TWO CHILDREN American, c.1835
Wonderful folk portrait of two children dressed in pink and green, seated in a landscape with flowers in bloom. The children are holding a vine with clusters of grapes. Oil on board
37¾” x 46½”, framed.

FOLK PORTRAIT OF SEATED CHILD HOLDING BASKET OF STRAWBERRIES
Prior-Hamblin School, circa 1838-1841.
Oil on canvas, 21½ x 27"
24¾" x 29¾", framed

ZEDEKIAH BELKNAP (American, 1781-1858)
Painted circa 1825-1830.
Girl sitting in a Sheraton open armchair, at a dressing table with box. Her right hand at her chin, her left hand holding a book. Wearing a white dress with pink bow.
Oil on board, 21½” x 25½”
25¼” x 29½”, framed.
SOLD

AMERICAN FOLK ART PORTRAIT
Depicting a little girl, Sara Bridges from Long Island, New York.
Painted c. 1855, artist unidentified.
Oil on canvas, 33” x 38”

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MINIATURE PORTRAIT
American, 19th century.
Portrait of a young lady with dark hair piled in curls

NEEDLEWORK - samplers, woolwork/woolies:
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SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE “FRIENDSHIP”
Pennsylvania, circa 1800-1820.
Silk and watercolor on silk. A beautiful example retaining vivid coloration, depicting an allegory of friendship; a female figure holding flower garland / friendship chain, flanked by small child seated nearby with a lamb, and pair of doves perched on a plinth inscribed "FRIENDSHIP". Rural setting featuring fruit basket, crossed trees, rolling hills, and cottage in distance, painted watercolor faces and hands, and painted watercolor sky background, on silk ground. Attributed to the Folwell School (Philadelphia), a school for young ladies.
The needlework is matted in an oval window with black and gold painted eglomise glass mat.
26¼” x 21”

SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE
“THE TEMPEST”
English, early 19th century.
Stitched in silk on a painted silk background, with eglomise mat titled in gilt "The Tempest." Inscribed in pencil on back stretcher: Inscribed on back glass in gold letters the Tempest / wrought by Harriet Stone (1814) at [..] Kensington Academy.
Young school girls studied the classics and often created silk embroideries based on the stories. This embroidery depicts a scene from Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” act I, scene II; Prospero (the overthrown Duke of Milan who now lives on an island and has become a great sorcerer) and his teenage daughter Miranda, who here catches sight of the ship-wrecked youth Ferdinand and is dumbfounded by his beauty.
22½” x 19½”

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