The Michele Bechtell & Edward Fritzi Collection: Old Masters and 19th century art

M. Zuckerman: Untitled

Untitled, 19th century M. Zuckerman European, 19th century Oil on panel Zuckerman's interior scene is classic genre of the late 19th century at its best-beautifully drawn, sumptuous pose and interior, subdued lighting and well-balanced. This [...]

Louise Germain: Courtyard

Courtyard, c. 1905 Louise Germain French, 1874-1939 Oil on canvas The Evolution of Louise Germain:"She could have remained in the traditions of the school of which she would have been one of the young glories. [...]

James Abbott McNeill Whistler: Victoria Club

Victoria Club, 1879 James Abbott McNeill Whistler American, 1834-1903 Lithograph One of the most outspoken proponents of "art for art's sake," Whistler is recognized as one of the most original and influential painters of the [...]

Franz Charlet: Children at play

Children at Play, n.d. Franz Charlet Belgian,1862-1928 Oil on panel Charlet was one of the most important Impressionist painters in the new Belgian school and one of the founders of a group known as "The [...]

Edouard Manet: Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot, 1884 Edouard Manet French, 1832-1883 Etching Manet was a painter and printmaker. Once classified as an Impressionist, he has subsequently been regarded as a realist who influenced and was influenced by the Impressionist [...]

Rembrandt Harmensz Van Rijn: The Agony in the Garden

The Agony in the Garden Signed and dated with dry point; last digit missing: Rembrandt f. 165 Rembrandt Harmensz Van Rijn Dutch, 1606-1669 Etching Just prior to his betrayal, Jesus took his disciples to the [...]

Pierre-Olivier Joseph Coomans: Young Peasant Boy

Young Peasant Boy, n.d. Pierre-Olivier Joseph Coomans Belgian, 1816-1889 Oil on panel Coomans was an outstanding genre and history painter in the 19th century. Private collection of Michele Bechtell and Edward Fritzi

Mary Cassatt: Looking into the Hand Mirror

Looking into the Hand Mirror c. 1905 Mary Cassatt American, 1844-1926 Etching Mary Cassatt is a major Impressionist painter and one of the most significant American artists. She exhibited side by side with Renoir, Monet, [...]