Two (2) small, signed oil on canvas paintings. 1st item: Reynaldo Maya (Texas/Mexico, b. 1911) Impressionistic village scene depicting figures at a market with a church in the background rendered in bright colors. Signed "MAYA" lower right. Stamp for Mohr Art Galleries, Toledo Ohio en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight: 9 1/4" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed: 12 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W. Mid 20th Century. Provenance: The collection of Gary Glesser of Loudon, Tennessee, by descent from his grandparents, Captain Hoyt and Rachel Holton of Toledo, Ohio. 2nd item: American School maritime scene depicting boats at sea under a hazy grey sky. Singed "J.M.J. '88" lower left. Paper label for "Charles G Calder, 258 Westminster St. Providence, R.I." affixed, en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame with s-scroll decoration. Sight: 8" H x 5 3/4" W. Framed: 12 1/4" H x 10 1/2" W. Early 20th century.
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1st item: Overall good condition with light surface grime. 2nd item: Paint loss and craquelure in middle of work, area of loss approximately 1". Some very minor fleabite losses. Frame with losses to s-scroll decoration and previous old glue repairs. Area of a loss approximately 2", lower right.