Located in Damariscotta, Maine since 1995, River Gallery buys and sells American and European paintings from the 19th century to the present day. Specialties include modernist landscape paintings of Maine, paintings from the artists of Monhegan Island, and American expatriate painting in Venice. The gallery also displays work from select contemporary painters with a connection to coastal Maine.
Karl Schrag (1912-1995)—"Deer Isle Meadow", oil on canvas, 34" x 32", signed lower right.
Carl Sprinchorn (1887-1971)—"Mt. Chase, Autumn". Oil on masonite, 21" x 29", inscribed in Sprinchorn's hand verso, estate stamp.
Joseph Fiore (1925-2008)—"Ausable II". Oil on canvas, 20" x 26", signed lower left.
Yarnall Abbott (1874 - 1938)—“The Harbor, Cassis”. 7 ¾" x 9 ¼" sight size. Labels: Baltimore WCC, 1923; New York WCC.
"Three Dories". Oil on canvas, 18″ x 24″, signed lower right, dated 2012.
Born in 1952, in Hall's Harbour, Nova Scotia, John Neville received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design in 1976. He spent his final year at University studying at the Centre de Gravure Contemporaries in Geneva, Switzerland. A unique graphical sense distinguishes his paintings, which express a deep understanding of maritime life. More»