Hal Bienenfeld optical art mirror. Actually 81 small, square convex that creates art in motion. The step-and-repeat collage produces fascinating patterns as your POV, or the light in the room changes. mirrors that reflect the same scene with slight differences. From Hal Bienenfeld, Brooklyn, NY: 1970s. 38" x 28" x 2" deep.
Voluptuous and entrancing white flowers in the instantly recognizable style of Georgia O'Keefe. Our consignor couldn't afford a real O'Keefe so she had this one created for her. Acrylic paint on canvas, signed AK. Framed like a masterpiece in bright gold. 30" x 40"
Ballet Russe costume designs after Leon Bakst. Bakst (Russian-French: 1866-1924) was a painter and theater designer best known for costumes and scenery for Serge Dagliev's (and Nijinsky's) revolutionary dance company. Left) Trouhanova in La Peri; right) a Venetian courtesan: after watercolors by Bakst. Soicher-Marin Fine Arts. In red-gold wood frames with mauve mats. 21.5" x 25.5"
Seashell made of sand and crushed shells. Large tone-on-tone is simple and makes a statement. Perfect for Sarasota. Signed Foster. 36" square in brass frame.
High Horses, original etching/ serigraph by Guillaume Azoulay (French: born Casablanca 1946). Horses are one of Azoulay's favorite subjects and he shows them in dynamic motion like this furious trio of blue, purple and pink stallions printed on gold leaf. 1993. Signed and numbered 49" x 39" gallery framed.
Refreshing and charming painting from Venice. A view up a canal in the Castello quarter with the bell tower of Chiesa San Pietro di Castello in the middle distance. The contrast and bright sky and shady corners makes you want to be there. Original oil on canvas signed Quilca. 28" x 24" in rich, antique dark gold frame.
Hand colored prints of colorful toucans from John Gould's "Ramphastodae, or family of Toucans" (Second edition). These are exceptional prints made even more beautiful by the framing. 22" x 33" Available separately.
These are exceptional prints made even more beautiful by the framing. 22" x 33" Channel-billed Toucan (left) and Citron-throated Toucan (above). Available separately.
Stately white egrets, pink sunset, lush palms-- this is the gulf coast view we all came here for. If you don't see it out your window, hang it on the wall! Hand painted on canvas. 48" x 40"
Pierre-Jules Mêne (France: 1810-1879) was a prolific sculptor of animals, especially horses. He cast small scale works for home decoration that were very popular during his life and afterward. This a modern casting of a galloping Arabian horse. Mêne admirably captured the grace and athleticism of the animal in motion. Bronze with green finish. Signed P. J. Mêne. 15-3/4" x 8-1/4" x 12-3/4"
"Meadow in Bloom," original oil painting by Julius Grodner (1900-1980). Munich-born Grodner loved to paint the mountains, hills and meadows of southern Germany. His love of the Allgäu region, its tranquility and color are evident in every canvas. Oil on canvas, signed: circa 1950. 44.5” x 34”
Limited edition lithograph from the important avant gardist Cornelis Guillaume Beverloo (1922-2010) aka Corneille. This masterful poster depicts Shakespeare's Othello (Otello in Verdi's opera) at war with himself at the end of the drama through vivid use of color and form. Numbered and signed Corneille. Framed.
Two still life paintings by Vladimir Zolotsev (Russian/ American 20th C). Wonderful sense of color matched with an equally zestful technique that revels in the texture of the pigment. Red Vase (above)— 19” x 22” on canvas signed V. Zolotsev
Limited edition bronze sculpture by renowned Mexican abstract painter and sculptor Leonardo Nierman (b.1937). It looks to us like an eagle in flight—a symbol of Mexico as well as USA. Mounted on Lucite. Signed, numbered vi/vi. 10” x 7” x 31” tall.
"Angel of Venice" by Vladimir Zolotsev (Russia: 1953) is an enchanting view of gondolas on the Grand Canal floating under a heavenly cloud. The blues are especially vivid and beautiful. Original oil on canvas, signed. 48" square, unframed.
Leonardo Nierman (born 1937) is one of Mexico’s most celebrated artists. His paintings and sculptures are in museums and private collections worldwide as well as prominent public spaces in his native land. This sculpture is carved from Mexican onyx. We show it front lit and back lit so you can appreciate its translucence. 14” x 13” x 43.5” tall. Signed.
Roman charioteer sculpture by A. Santini. Very dramatic with its powerful horses and confident driver. Beautifully detailed. Cultured marble. Made in Italy. 23" x 9" x 16.5"
Second still life by Vladimir Zolotsev-- 24” x 29.5” on canvas signed V Zolotsev: 2011.
The historic Cabrillo Point lighthouse is 190 miles north of San Francisco. Built in 1863, it is now the centerpiece of a state park. This fine painting, rather in the style of Winslow Homer, captures the beautiful, stark, apartness of the pacific promontory. Oil on canvas unsigned. 36.5” x 18.5” in thin brass frame.
If you can't take your eyes f this painting maybe that's because it's made with glue. At least that's our best guess for the raised portions of this captivating Op Art canvas. Beautiful jewel tones of blue and violet. Unsigned. Circa 1970. 20.5" x 24.75"
Original, limited edition, joyful, sculptures by Zachary Oxman. Upper: "The Dance III" 2008. Polychrome bronze on marble--note how the woman is suspended. Signed. 18" x 7" x 12". Lower: Dancer candlesticks, 2016. Bronze on marble. Signed. 8" x 7" x 17"
Have a collection of colorful tropical fish without the bother of a an aquarium. Here are angel, butterfly and surgeon fish in a lush reef. The artist added texture to make the fish and corals even more realistic. Artist signed oil on canvas. 41" x 29" framed.
"Dream Fragment" a limited edition acrylic sculpture by American sculptor Michael Wilkinson. Two enigmatic and beautiful floating female faces—are they the dreamers or the dreamed of?—appear captured in rock crystal just like an image vividly remembered. Signed and dated 1999. 6.5” x 5.25” x 11.50. Display stand included.
Enchanting, original, large oil painting depicting a female nude in a pool under a waterfall. Colorful leaves create a rich pattern reminiscent of Gustav Klimt. Oil on canvas, artist signed. 60" x 48" in silver leaf frame.
Cubist carved Stone sculpture will be a fascinating addition to your home or garden. Signed Modigliani/ 1913, it has an enigmatic power much as do the N'gil masks from West Africa that were so influential to early 20th Century artists including Pablo Picasso, George Braque, Amadeo Modigliani and his mentor Carlo Brancusi. Place it shaded spot of your garden surrounded by ferns for a spectacular affect.
Artist and age unknown. 7.5" x 7.5" x 30" tall.
Original watercolor depicting a rangers' watch tower by a lake high in the Rockies, by the dazzling light of dawn. Signed Griffin. Mid 20th C. 28.5" x 22.25 framed.
The metal sculptures of Dan Murphy are beautifully expressive from every angle. He makes solid metal seem as light and fluid as ribbons blowing in the wind. This one is three strips—2 brass, 1 chrome—billowing over a lucite base. Signed and dated 1979. 10.5" x 10.5" x 22" tall.
Hand carved, wood masks play a central role in the culture of the Bambara people of Mali. This mask is from the Ntomo Society which prepares boys for the responsibilities of adulthood after circumcision. The thin lips remind the boys that words must be used sparingly and carefully. It is decorated with incised marks in imitation of facial tattoos, ear poms and a stylized lion on top. 16” x 7” x 6.5” deep.
CAMINO de MERCADO an original painting by Maria Anna Hildalgo Sempere (Mexico:1954). The Cuernavaca-based artist captures the stories of life Mexico's villages with special emphasis on light and texture. On Canvas. Signed H Sempere 1999. 41.5" x 33" framed.
We let this item speak for itself. 1970’s Pop Art jeans sculpture. Waist 30, inseam 33. Rolled aluminium, zipper, brass connectors and cloth belt. Artist unknown. 13” x 4” 41.25
Charming naive watercolor of a very laid back lifestyle. A house by the water under coconut palms and no need to get dressed. That’s the life! Signed F Kriesche, undated. Watercolor on paper. 35” x 30” in cerused wood frame.
Superb sculpture of the Buddha as Prince Siddhartha carved from wood. The figure wears royal garments and stands on a lotus leaf. Just looking at him makes you feel happy. Expertly carved with fine details. Cambodia: 19th C. 9-1/4" x 4" x 23"
Original serigraph by American print artist Edward Landon (1911-1984). It depicts a full moon behind clouds over a winter landscape and is an excellent example of Landon's aesthetic and technique. Title, edition and signature in pencil on bottom margin: 1955. 14.5" x 18.4" x 1" in metal frame.
Mandalay style carved wooden Buddha. The Buddha is depicted in Bhumisparsha mudra, or “earth witness” pose that symbolizes the moment of enlightenment. His very long fingers and toes and characteristic of Burmese carvers. It is a beautiful item with its own emotional and spiritual aura. Natural patina and traces of gold. Hand carved, Burma: 19th C. 7” x 4” x 17”
Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle, Northern Ireland is on every avid golfer's bucket list, and was ranked #1 in the world by Golf Digest. Help your favorite get there with his limited edition print of the fabled par 4, Ninth Hole backed by Newcastle town and the Mourne mountains. Painted by noted golf artist Linda Hartough, signed and numbered. 36" x 26" framed.
Cattleya Orchids original Serigraph by Lowell Nesbitt (USA: 1933-1993). Nesbitt earned a BA at Temple University and attended the Royal College of Art.
He is best known for his large scale images of flowers although he produced numerous subjects in his macrocloseup style. Although often grouped with his contemporary Photo Realists, Nesbitt was freer in his interpretations. His flowers are dramatic, impetuous, sexual and have a whisper of irresistible transgression.
Serigraph of laid paper, 1981. Numbered and signed in pencil. Brushed gold frame with white mats. 45” x 35” x 1.5”
“Kreuger Creek I & II” by Lee Young. Two colorful views vibrant view of a boating community in south florida. Lee Young is known for capturing the unique air of Florida’s beautiful coastal towns. Giclee on paper, artist signed. 27.5” x 39” in gold frames.
Fernando Botero (Medelin,Columbia: 1932) is the most recognized and copied artist in the world, exemplified by the half dozen canvases in his style by different artists consigned here. In this original painting a Boteroesque, doll-faced woman is being painted by an equally overstuffed painter Artist signed, ornately framed framed. 46.5" x 37"
Two modern bronzes give their own interpretations of the fluid beauty of the female figure engaged in dance. Modern dance (left) stamped with artist and foundry marks— 3-1/2” x 3-1/2” x 15. Ballerina (right) unsigned 3-1/2” x 7-3/8” x 13-3/4”
"Spring Fantasy" original, exhibited floral still life by Emily Nash Smith (American: 1897-1983). Smith achieved fame and success as a painter after she came to Sarasota around 1970 where she studied and then taught at New College. In 1975 she had a solo gallery show in Paris. Oil on board, signed lower right. 33.5" x 25.5"
Naina Kanodia (India: 1950) is a star of the Indian art world. She deploys l'Art Naif (pioneered by Henri Rousseau) to present the dialogue between modern life and milleniums old culture. Amid the dazzling colors and dizzying patterns of her paintings the humanity of her subjects always shines.
Kanodia's work is collected by billionaires and Bollywood stars. A work this size would command 650,000 rupees in Mumbai or Delhi. Oil on canvas, signed lower left. 36.25" x 46.5" framed.
Working entirely by hand, wood artist Kyle Hawke transforms flat wood into serpentine curves inspired by the flowing wind. Each piece is handcrafted without forms or molds. "Windswept" Cherry: 26" x 2" x 17"high "Windswept" Oak: 30" x 3" x 23"
"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".
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"
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.
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.
The artist and his wife enjoy an afternoon at a 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.
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.
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.
Mid-Century modern style painting of 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"
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.
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.
"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"
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"
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"
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"
"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.
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"
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"
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"
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.
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.
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"
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"
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.