Jan August Hendrik, Baron Leys (Belgian, 1815 – 1869)

Jan August Hendrik, Baron Leys (Belgian, 1815 – 1869)

Jan August Hendrik, Baron Leys (Belgian, 1815 – 1869) “Prison Redemption”

Oil on Canvas 13in x 17in

Jan August Hendrik, Baron Leys was a Belgian painter and print-maker. He was a leading representative of the historical or Romantic school in Belgian art and became a pioneer of the Realist movement in Belgium. His history and genre paintings and portraits earned him a European-wide reputation and his style was influential on artists in and outside Belgium.

John Watkins Chapman (British, 1832 – 1903)


John Watkins Chapman (British, 1832 – 1903) “Repentance”

Oil on Canvas 48in x 44in

Rudolph Muller (German, 19 Century)

Rudolph Muller (German, 19 Century) “Old Couple and Monkey “

Oil on Canvas 20in x 16in

August Albert Zimmermann (German, 1808 – 1888)

“Maternal Cares”

August Albert Zimmermann (born Zittau, September 20, 1808 – died Munich, October 18, 1888) was a German painter. He was the brother of painters Max, Richard, and Robert Zimmermann, and served as Max’s teacher. He was primarily self-taught as a painter, but did study at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Fine Arts Munich.

N. Henry Bingham (American, 20th Century)


N. Henry Bingham (20th Century) “The Serman” Oil on Panel

N. Henry Bingham is an American Postwar & Contemporary painter who was born in the 20th Century.

August Hermann Knoop (German, 1856 – 1919)

August Hermann Knoop (German, 1856 – 1919) “Gentlemen in a library” Oil on Panel 18″H x 14.5″W

August Hermann Knoop (born June 6, 1856 in Dusseldorf) was a German portrait and genre painter, who specialized in the representation of social scenes from the Rococo period.

Knoop visited in the years 1876 to 1880 the art academy Munich. On October 9, 1877, he was enrolled in the Antikenclass. In the years 1886-1888 he went to Paris in the studio of Fernand Cormon, whose private art school at that time attracted talented young painters. Subsequently, Knoop settled in Munich, where he concentrated on motifs taken from the social life of noblemen of the 18th century (Neorokoko). Another focal point Knoops were scenes with Landsknechts and nobles from the Renaissance. Knoop hardly exhibited his works, but sold directly to private individuals and art collectors, but was represented at an exhibition of the Glaspalast in Munich and in the Great Berlin Art Exhibition.

Enamel Match Safe


Enamel Match Safe

Enamel Match Safe

Enamel Match Safe

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About The Curator

Carol Seelig Eastman is the Executive Director and Chief Curator of The Knohl Collection. In this role, she passionately explores the artist’s personal, social, and political world and places their art in a meaningful historical context. Her thematic exhibitions provide visual and educational stimulation that attract and engage a diverse museum audience.