Thursday, August 21, 2014


Not sure who this woman is. Sometimes I forget to note the reference, sorry. I just like the image and wanted to paint it and that's all there is to this story.
Available, contact the artist.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Mrs. John Izard Middleton (1793-?)

Otherwise known as Eliza Augusta Falconet. In 1810 Eliza, a native of France, married John Izard Middleton of of Middleton Place, a large estate near Charleston. Middleton himself was an artist, mostly of Italian panoramas. Together they traveled extensively, especially in Italy. Complete 2014.
Available through moi.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Thomas Fenwick Drayton (1808-1891)

Drayton was an Army Brigadier-General, a planter and was active in the development of the railroad in South Carolina and Georgia. Drayton Hall is a much visited plantation in Charleston, SC, kept intact by seven generations of the family. Complete 2014. Available.

William Cress

A native of London, William Cress immigrated to Baltimore in 1769 and became a lawyer. He fathered 12 children with his wife Mary Havens Cress. Complete 2014. Available.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Rawlings Lowndes (1721-1800)

Rawlin was a lawyer and politician, president/governor of South Carolina. I also know Lowndes Grove exists currently as a very nice old mansion on the Ashley River in Charleston which belonged to his son, where I have been to a few good oyster roasts. Painting complete 2013. Available. Contact Snyderman-Works Gallery.

Boy on Coffee Drink

Original is in The National Gallery in DC. Complete August 2012. Available through the Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia.

Young Catesby ap Roger Jones (1821-1877)

Catesby ap Roger Jones, which means Catesby, son of Roger Jones in the Welsh language, was Executive Officer of the ironclad, Virginia. When the Commanding Officer became wounded, Jones took temporary command, leading the ship during her historic engagement with the USS Monitor, March 6 1862.  Available. Contact the artist for sale.