“Industrial” is one of our painting genres. There is a magic in turning unattractive scenes into beautiful art. This original painting of the backs of buildings in a run down town tells a story and has its own colorful charm. Unsigned oil on board: early-mid 20th C. 17.25” x 14” framed.
"Earthstruck" Original wood sculpture by John McAbery. Disk of bay laurel cut with a jagged lightning bolt. McAbery creates "natural designs inspired by Ocean, Land and Sky" in northern California. 2015. 11" x 3" x 16".
The Mahongwe tribe (part of the Kota People) practice ancestor worship (bwete). They produce marvelous reliquary statues of their honored dead to embody their virtues and protect the living. Carved wood decorated with thin sheet copper. Northern Gabon: 20th C.6-3/4" x 3-1/8" x 19".
Pair of small sailing ship paintings in ornate frames. Just right for someplace that needs a little something like a powder room or hallway. Artist signed. 10.75" x 8.75" x 2" deep.
Alice Forman (Poughkeepsie, NY: 1931) Calls herself "a Painterly Realist." She applies the theory and thought process of abstract expressionism to representational art. Her series of children from the late 1950s is more about personality than appearance. Ink & watercolor on paper, circa 1958. Signed. 28" x 25" framed.
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Very large framed seascape perfect for over your sofa or bed. Photo print in beautiful and restful beach and sunrise colors. Splendidly finished with coordinating frame and matte. 55" x 36"
Enchanting brass sculpture of a mother Bottlenose Dolphin with two calves captures the natural grace and beauty of dolphins in their underwater realm. Cast brass with hand applied verdigris. San Pacific International. 10" x 10" x 25"
Modernist bronzed sculpture of an exultant, dancing woman. Artistic representation of female empowerment. Signed Remus. Black/ green marble base.
Victor Vasarely (Hungary 1906—France 1997) was a leading exponent of the Optical Art movement. This is an excellent example of his work. "Harlequin Sportive" 1989/ Color Serigraph/ signed and numbered. Professionally framed. 34.5" x 43.25"
Exciting and dramatic bronze sculpture "Horse Thief" after Frederic Remington (US: 1861-1909). This is a modern casting made by the lost wax method and hand finished. 9.5" x 5" x 10.5" tall.
ORIGINAL, large scale gyotaku collage by Jim Roberts. Jim Roberts is a leading practicer of the Japanese art of fish printing. This is the original for a print sold by Reel Dreams, it is made of 8 hand rubbed impressions of pompanos and sea trouts decoupaged together and overpainted. Signed front and back. Given as a gift from Roberts to the consignor. 48" x 24"
“Fusion Art” seascape. Photographer Liv and painter Ron Colbert collaborate to create their panoramic, dimensional pieces. Can you tell which panels are giclee photoprints and which are painted? Giclee and paint on canvas. Colbert Studio, Cumby, Texas. 66” x 36” x 3.25” deep. BTW- this beach is in Florida.
Here's an unusual artwork for your home— 45 small tiles trees of different shapes. Some have open work, all have fine etched limbs. Matte and opalescent glaze. Mounted on glass in wide burl frame. Signed Peter 2010. Each tile is 2.5" x 4.25. Frame is 34" x 32".
Hand carved wood panels from Asia are a super alternative to framed art for your walls. One is koi and lotus with open space between rivulets of water (15-3/4" x 28-5/8" x 1-3/8"). Hang it in a window for the full affect. Lotus blossoms on tall stems carved in high relief 15-1/4" x 39" x 1-1/2". Philippines: late 20th C.
Hand carved wood panels from Asia are a super alternative to framed art for your walls. One is koi and lotus with open space between rivulets of water (15-3/4" x 28-5/8" x 1-3/8"). Hang it in a window for the full affect. Philippines: late 20th C.
Richly colored framed print after Scots watercolorist Clair Harrigan RSW. Harrigan is known for bold blocks of strong colors and seashore subjects like these beached fishing boats in the Virgin Islands. Framed with marbled paper and cream mattes in wood frame. 36" x 30.5"
Mark Lavateili (Boston: 1949) "Reacher" 1992 encaustic & mixed media. Lavatelli creates contemporary, expressionist work using the ancient technique of encaustic--painting with beeswax pigments. This picture is full of movement and colorful excitement. Initialed and dated '92 lower right. Archival framing. 35" x 29" x 3"
When the sun sets and the tide recedes for low low tide in Puget Sound, a long expanse of golden sand is exposed under the darkening sky. This large, atmospheric art work is from internationally acclaimed painter Max Hayslette. Textured canvas print. 46" x 36" framed.
Original paintings by Federico Manzano (Valladolid 1935) the Spanish artist who divides his year between New York City and Ibiza. This is painted on both sides! One shows an Arcadian Ibiza with a shepherd and goats among a riot of wildflowers and backed by ancient olive trees.
The opposite is the island being burned by wildfire, albeit in the same naive, folksy style. Tempera on Paper, signed: 1984. 41.75" x 22.5" in simple wood frame.
Peter Hayward untitled landscape. Hayward (1905-1993) is regarded as one of Hawaii's important painters. Here he uses his masterful technique on a rocky forest in his native New England. Oil on canvas, signed lower left: mid 20th C. 35" x 29.5" in gold frame.
Gorgeous bronze statue of a female nude running with a long swirling ribbon. The way the artists captured the fluid energy of her long, graceful limbs and the billowing ribbon is impressive. The base is decorated with dolphins in relief. Beautiful outdoors or inside. Copper-iron alloy or bronze clad steel with well weathered verdigris patina. 28" x 9" x 33".
Wonderful impressionist New England landscape by Eleanor Elizabeth Randall (USA: circa 1900-?), potraitist, landscape painter and Educator at Norton College (MA), Museum of Fine Arts School and Wadsworth Atheneaum (Hartford). Oil on canvas, signed. E Randall. Mid 20th C. 24" x 20" framed.
The artist and his wife and enjoy an afternoon at favorite river in the Maine woods. Illustrator, educator and landscape painter William Fisher (1890-1985), in his later years, enjoyed painting 'large' canvases in a modernist style you might call WPA Impressionist. Oil on canvas, signed. 36" x 30" in rustic frame.
"Tuscan Scene" by modern impressionist painter Hazel Barker. Vibrant orange and yellow combined with calming blues and greens. Textured canvas in print black and gold frame. 28" x 28"
Dolphin (porpoise) lovingly carved from cool, iridescent Mexican onyx. Great undulating pose and beautiful finishing. The silky smoothness of the dolphin is beautifully contrasted by the rough limestone base. 17" x 5-1/4" x 8-1/2" tall.
Natraja is an ancient Hindu depiction of the eternal circle of life. It shows Shiva performing his Tandava, the ecstatic dance that propels the cosmic cycle. He dances within a fiery mandala on the back of Apasmara, demon of ignorance. Ferrous alloy, well weathered. Age and origin unknown. 15.5” x 4.25” x 18.5” tall.
Swimming Hole by A.B. Mosman (Iowa: 1886-1985). A group of boys dive, splash and play in a favorite swimming spot hidden in the woods. Charming primitive technique and old American subject. Oil on board, signed lower right: 1971. 13.75" x 14.25" framed.
Vibrant abstract cityscape by Augusta Angel (years unknown) a gifted artist who painted here and in Mexico en plein air and in other genres. This foray into abstract expressionism is particularly successful due to the dynamic composition, vigorous use of color, balance and shading. Oil on board, signed lower right: Mid 20th C. 26" x 22" framed
Robert Fabe (USA: 1917-2004) is known for his paintings of children and urban housing, often the steep streets of Cincinnati, he called Townscapes. This one has 3 children surrounded by triple decker houses in winter. Oil on canvas. 27.5" x 22" framed.
Pastoral views of the Scottish Highlands with cattle by a lake and dramatic sun affects were a popular genre in Victorian England.
Oil on canvas, unsigned. Mid 19th C. 27.5" x 22.5" in antique gold frame.
Original Landscape in the style of Monet. Cypress and oak trees growing on the grassy banks of a canal. Oil on board. Signed G Rullens. Unframed. 20" x 22"
Eros and Psyche. Beautiful modern bronze sculpture after the 19th C painting "Abduction of Psyche" by William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Cast bronze with hand applied patina. 11" x 11" x 31.
Wonderfully cool and atmospheric original watercolor by Johnnie Crosby, much admired and collected watercolorist from Cape Cod. With deep colors and a limited number of brush strokes Crosby creates a line of people walking along the beach and the surf breaks over their feet. Framed in metal with neutral mat. 34.25” x 27.5”
Signed Curtis Jere halo sculpture. Mid century copper artwork from the famous studio of Curtis Jere like an aura or the penumbra around the sun. Copper with verdigris in black stone base. 34" wide, 36" tall.
Montmartre by Albert Bern (France: 1898-?). Small, post-impressionist scenes of Paris have always been a popular keepsake of visitors. Bern was a prolific, professional provider of such Parisian paintings. His canvases come to auction frequently. Oil on canvas, signed lower right: Mid 20th C. 15.25" x 13" framed.
Mid-Century modern style painting of siding boats with red sails. A vigorous composition with very nice contrast of red and green and strong technique. Artist signed. Acrylic on canvas in silver gilt frame. 40" x 28"
Matching set of color prints of Italian scenes. Featuring highlights of Italian architecture in Tuscany (4) and Venice (3). Soft atmospheric style. Matted and framed in black and gold. 19-3/4" square. Only 3 left.
Mid-Century style still life of a floral arrangement. Bright and happy colors. Oil on board in gold frame. Signed. 20" x 26"
Lucite sculpture of tropical fish with coral and plants. Hand carved and colored to create a permanent aquarium. Signed M Wald, who created a great deal of wildlife art using Lucite. 8.5" x 3" x 9.5"
Bronze sea turtle figurine. Small and nicely detailed bronze sculpture of a sea turtle swimming freely through the ocean. Mounted on green marble. Vertigris patina. 5.5" x 4" x 10" tall.
"Exploded Salad" could describe thousands of abstract paintings, but in this case its the truth because the subject of this hyper-realist painting is a salad. The lettuce, tomato, onion etc. are blown up--magnified-- 100 times. Colorful, fun and nutritious. Acrylic on canvas, signed V. Bailey. 32.5" x 42.5"
View of the River Seine in Paris as seen from the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral. Signed watercolor deftly executed. 19” x 31”
Indian Hindu carving symbolizing many types of love. We see Krishna in the aspect of Lord Vishnu with eight arms. He is attended by a cow and a mendicant and plays his flute. This deep relief wood carving is of excellent quality and quite beautiful. 10.25" x 2.5" x 20.25"
Original landscape painting of Virginia or Carolina. Tall oaks in the front with a view of fields and meadows rolling toward the Blue Ridge mountains in the distance. Oil on canvas in ornate gilt frame. Unsigned.
Pair of hand colored intaglio etchings by Oklahoma-born artist Beki Killorin. The prints of cranes are titled "Competition" and "Compromise." Numbered and signed. Framed with colored and linen mats. 25" x 35"
Poster by Pablo Picasso (Spanish: 1881-1973). Vallauris, in the Alpes-Maritime section of France was a center of ceramic arts. Picasso lived there 1948-1955. He designed the serigraph posters for the annual ceramics exhibition from 1951-1962. This one is for the 1952 exposition’s appearance is Paris. Modern reproduction, custom framed. 24.5" x 31.5"
Pair of very large, very decorative, prints depicting beautiful greyhounds against exotic flora and fauna. One with a peacock, the other with a tiger. Everything about these is just beautiful! Each is 43.5" x 53"
Spanish Colonial painting of girlish Archangel Michael (vanquisher of Lucifer) as a 16th C Spanish warrior prince. This picture is appropriate for a Spanish or Tuscan house and will add visual texture and context to your art collection. Possibly 18th C: oil on canvas in contemporary molded wood frame. 23.5" x 27.5"
Wonderful small bronze sculpture of 3 dolphins leaping through waves. Beautifully molded touched with verdigris patina on the waves. 7.25" x 2.5" x 6.75 " tall
Original watercolor of a schooner at anchor. Explosive greens with lush blues and highlights of pink. Dated 1985, no signature on front. Wood in ultramarine frame with pink mat. 32" x 25.25"
Wonderful Siamese statue of Rama the archer in gilded armor. The Thai archer is symbolic of Buddhist teachings as he shoots arrows of thought and prayer from the bow of wisdom.Burnished bronze and bronze doré clad steel on wood base. Made in Thailand: 20th C. 20" x 5" x 22" tall
"White #1" embossing by David Gerry Partridge (born US 1919, died Canada 2004). This work translates his "Nailles" sculptures to paper with raised dots of different sizes forming undulating waves. Partridge is well represented in public and private collections. His monumental Nailles are among the most significant public artworks in Canada. Wove paper. Artist Proof. Signed and dated 1972 in pencil. 22" x 25" framed.
Kangra style painting depicting lovers Krishna and Radha with attendants, a peacock and lotuses against chinar trees. The painting has the vibrant color graceful figures and natural details so characteristic of Indian Kangra painting. 39.5" x 44"
"Grammy" original limited edition lithograph by American graffiti artist Kenny Scharf. An explosion of imagination and color. Signed and dated 1997. 34.75" x 43.25" unframed.
Lee Reynolds' Vanguard Studio provided paintings for Mid-Century Modern interiors of every taste and color palette. This pastel composition of a flamingo with palms and orchids is perfect for vacation home. Hand painted on canvas, signed. 40" x 50"
Sea turtles, clown fish and coral expertly molded with lifelike detail, cast in bronze and beautifully enameled. The turtles appear weightless as they ascend. Signed Deniz. Mounted on a turning base for optimum viewing. 10" x 14" x 20.5" tall.
Many artists have found inspiration in the industry and infrastructure of America as well as its natural wonders, especially in the middle of the last century. Watercolor on paper of factories and railroads in WPA/ Realist style. Artist signed and dated 1959. 29" x 23.25" framed.
Fernando Botero (Medelin,Columbia: 1932) is the most recognized and copied artist in the world, exemplified by the half dozen canvases by other artists in his style consigned here. In this original painting a Boteroesque, doll-faced woman bathes subjects Artist signed, framed. 21" x 25"
"Autumn Poplars" a modern impressionist canvas inspired Claude Monet's paintings of poplar trees on the River Epte. Artist signed B- H-. 20-1/2" x 24-5/8 in gilt frame.
Maria Keralla is a mysterious artist. We know she was born in Alexandria, Egypt and painted in India. She also taught. That's all we've found. Her picture of poplar trees on either side of a road shows the influence of Cezanne and the Fauvists her stylistic comrades. Oil on board, latter 20th C. 30-1/2" x 28"
Original painting in the style of the very popular painter and print maker Itzchak Tarkay (Israeli: 1935-2012). The colorful canvas, like Tarkay's, feature beautiful, languid women in a glamorous setting. Artist signed. 41" x 29" in gilt fame.
Original cubist style painting. Dynamic, rhythmic composition carried out in a cool and restful blue palette and confident impasto technique. Oil on canvas, unsigned. 30" x 24"
Rosewood pedestal is almost as beautiful as the artwork you will display on it. The exotic, hardwood stand is topped with a square of highly polished black granite. 10" x 10" x 40" tall.
Unsigned original painting of fishing boats in a French, Impressionist style. Lovely hues of blue and aqua. Oil on canvas in wide, hand finished gold frame. 24" x 27"
Ribbon Sculpture by Morton "Buddy" Mevorach (American, 1925-2004). Executed in clear Lucite by a highly collected artist well known and for sculpting and design using "new materials." 1970-80s. 9" x 9" x 21"
Two views of the Rhine near Arnhem. Pair of vintage, framed oil paintings. Artist signed, oil on canvas. Europe: Mid 20th C. 17" x 15"
Small abstract expressionist painting by Michael Varley. Suggestive of Kandinsky or Miro. Acrylic on canvas, artist signed lower right. 10" x 8"; 15.75" x 13.75" framed.
Original Fauvist painting by Finch Hoyt. We cannot find any bio data on Hoyt which is surprising because he was (is?) an excellent painter with a fine eye for composition and color and confident technique and unique approach. Here Hoyt presents a fishing village rendered in heavily outlined books of color. Notice especially how the highlight on the water seems to illuminate the entire scene. Oil on canvas, signed. 36" x 24"; 44" x 32" carved frame.
African masks are fabulous and fascinating objects that are valued for their craftsman ship, creativity and cultural heritage. This one has a tubular mouth, no eye holes and shallow geometric carving accented with kaolin or black. Origin and age unclear. 7" x 19" x 6" deep.
"Red Dress" an original enamel on copper art work. Super rich, vibrant color. Signed Cole.
Original painting of a pristine, inviting beach with a lone seagull wheeling overhead. Acrylic on canvas, signed Daisy. 30" x 24.5" framed in barn board.
Still Life With Cello, watercolor by JG Brown, British-born American painter (1831-1913). Brown is famous for his oils of children and dogs, especially paper boys and shoe shines, in New York City. He was a charter member and later president of the Water-Color Society. 18.5" x 24" framed.
"The Bridge at Nanking" hand colored etching from Allom's China. England, 19th C. Framed by W King Ambler. 23" x 20".
Original landscape painting by Dr. Lucien Vannerson (American, 1904-1982). Vannerson was self-taught and best known for land- and seascapes painted in the western USA. Oil on board, signed. Circa 1950. 21.25" x 18.5" framed.
Original painting by David Pallock (American 1906-1977). A Mediterranean or South American town with a colonnaded arcade and flower market. Oil on canvas. Dated January, 1967. 40.5" x 29" framed.
Space Age art by Curtis Jere. This mixed metal wall sculpture is a fantastic original piece of Mid-Century Modern decor. Signed. Made 1960s. 35" wide, 32" high, 5" deep.
Small antique etchings, simply framed, are an elegant and cozy way to accessorize a wall. They are art people like to examine up close and make your home feel intimate and inviting.
Large, original painting signed Daisy. Autumnal view of grassy dunes with a cottage in the background. Acrylic on canvas framed with weathered barn board. 46" x 30.5"
Nigl mask. Light masks like this represented the spirit of an ancestor and were used for social control among the Fang People. Carved wood whitened with kaolin. Early 20th C. 24"
Vintage poster after Pablo Picasso in shades of brown beautifully framed in egg-and-dart molding with linen liner. A focal point for any space. We believe it is a special edition of smoking, possible a premium included with a book or catalog. Mid-late 20th C. 29.5" x 35"
Wood art vessel by Paul LaMontagne made of spalded maple, flame wood, canary wood, wedge, purple heart and curly maple. 11 x 3.75 x 16" tall.
Original signed watercolor by Sydney Morgan. Pink Key West hues behind a tall wall of bougainvilleas. 24" x 24" framed.
Yannis Souvatzoglou creates small sculptures based on ancient Greek statues. Here a naked male torso fragment is paired with a draped female on rough travertine. Signed Yannis. 5" x 5" x 8.3"
"The Fighter" by Frank Gallo (American b. 1933). In between the female nudes he is best known for, Gallo created this haunting, brutalized, oversize head. The deformed ears and nose, broken eye sockets and scars suggest he might have been more brawler than boxer. Cast in resin (Gallo's preferred medium) Mid 1970s. 9" x 11" x 19" w/o wooden plinth.
Archaic Chinese bronze vases with entwining dragons in high relief. Imperfect, but still beautiful. Late 19th C. 6-3/4 in. diameter, 17-3/4 tall.
Ducks on the wing at twilight. An avian nature lithograph by Peter Scott. 30 x 23 in, framed.
Magnificent botanical prints from "Hummingbirds and Orchids of Mexico" by Rafael Montes de Oca (Mexico City: Editorial Fournier, 1963). Vibrant lithography printed with gum arabic. @ 20 x 22 in. unframed. (2 of 3 shown)
Vintage American Landscape Photography. "River of Aspens" Canijon, NM, 1947. Image by Harvey Kaplin. 18 x 20 framed. $129.95