Two (2) European School oil landscapes, late 19th to early 20th century. 1st item: Oil on board landscape depicting a figure walking past a cottage with thatched roof, beside a grove of trees and gate; a church spire is visible in the distance and a partly cloudy sky is overhead. Signed "Giovanni" lower left. Early to mid 20th century giltwood molded frame. 14 1/2" x 22 1/2" sight, 21" x 29" framed. 2nd item: Oil on canvas landscape depicting a figure guiding a herd of sheep down a country road, past a cottage, gate and grove of trees, with a darkening sky on the horizon. Antique giltwood molded frame with carved C scroll and shell decorations at centers and corners. Signed "Hall" lower left. 12" x 17 1/2" sight, 18 1/2" x 24" framed. Provenance: Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Craquelure, scattered small flakes up to 1/4" in sky and tree area. 2nd item: Overall craquelure, impact craquelure center left side. Both have regilded frames with scattered small abrasions and wear.
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