Harbors & Water

Study: The Reflecting Pond

Provenance: Eilers Family -> ? -> Junior League Thrift Shop in Roslyn -> Private Collection It appeared this might show Scudders Pond, but these buildings have chimneys, while the old houses at Scudders Pond didn’t. It is another example of Emma using the back of a wooden cigar lid for experimenting with color and scenes.

Tree on Montauk Point

This painting apparently was given to Fritz Eilers (Emma Eilers nephew) following Else Eilers death in 1949 (I suspect they were doing some house cleaning — Emma died in 1951). Like other relatives, Fritz was probably giving them away, which explains the note. In this case, this painting must have just been completed (Emma would […]

Beach Scene

This painting by Emma was auctioned 06/17/2010 on eBay.  The auction included the following description: “This oil painting is 24″ x 20″ without the frame. The frame is 27 1/2″ x 23 1/2″. Oil on canvas. It is signed Emma Eilers. Emma Eilers is from Brooklyn, NY and is well listed in Davenports, and artnet. […]

Study: Tree and Harbor

Provenance: Eilers Estate –> Reck Family –> Eilers Descendents On back of cigar box:  S.C.S. 1914 & July 20th Looking West      

Study: Night Lights Over Hempstead Harbor

Provenance: Eilers Estate –> Reck Family –> Eilers Descendents  

Study: Lawn and Church

Provenance: Eilers Estate –> Reck Family –> Eilers Descendents On back of cigar lid: 1908  &  measurements calculating a larger size  

Sailing Hempstead Harbor

Provenance: Eilers Descendents Signed  

Study: Trees on Hempstead Harbor

Provenance: Private Collection: On back of cigar box lid : October 5th, 1911 4:30 to 5:30 looking south

Landscape of Tree and Boulder

Provenance: Eilers Family –> Private Collection Signed  

Red Leaves

Provenance: Eilers Descendents Signed

Tranquil Waters

This is currently for sale at Brookline Village Antiques. Price is $6,500.  Stock #13621.  32″w by 28″hProvenance: Unknown Signed  

Twin Trees on the Harbor

I found this image on line.  I believe it was from an auction a few years ago.

Sailboats on Land

This is a black and white photo of one of Emma’s paintings.  Whether this still exists is unknown.

Red Umbrella

Provenance: Eilers Estate –> Reck Family –> Eilers Descendents Unsigned  

Girl in Pink under Tree

Provenance: Eilers Descendents Unsigned    

Pensive Girl at Sunset

Provenance: Private Collection Signed

Girl in Red Jacket

Provenance: Private Collection Unsigned Oil on Canvas   24″ x 30″ Vertial   Condition: Flaking Paint in skirt & some bare canvas    

Two Girls and Hempstead Harbor

Provenance: Eilers Descendents Signed  

Summer Days

This appears to be a view from the second story of the Sea Cliff house.  Hemstead Harbor and the sound can be seen in the background. Provenance: Eilers Descendents Unsigned

Lone Tree

It is highly likely this was painted by Emma during her time at the Shinnecock Hills Summer School.Provenance: Eilers Descendents Unsigned  

Summer Tree

It is highly likely this was painted by Emma during her time at the Shinnecock Hills Summer School. Provenance: Eilers Descendents   Signed    

Across the Bay

This appears to look northwest across Hempstead Harbor from Emma’s Sea Cliff home. Provenance: Eilers Descendents   Signed    

Cape Cod – 293

Title: Cape Cod – 293 Artist: Eilers, Emma Description: Oil on canvas. In a 1 3/4 inch contemporary frame. Size (unframed): 20 X 32 inches Size (framed): 23 X 35 inches Time Period Created: 20th Century