"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"
Beautiful bronze equestrian statue. The noble stallion rears up to crush a cobra (good conquers evil). Wonderfully sculpted to catch the life-like motion of the horse. The base has a bas relief of laurels. The whole is mounted on green-black marble. Cast bronze with verdigris. Artist, foundry and age unknown. 19" x 11" x 28" tall
Genuine fresco painting done by the traditional method on plaster, then transferred to canvas and mounted. Copied from an antique panel. Workshop logo on back. Goes great with tile and stucco. 50” x 37.”
Josef Kugler (Austria 1913-2011) made a career of forest scenes, like this Alpine glen, and seascapes executed with expressionist techniques. Oil on canvas in gold frame. Austria: second half 20th C. 36” x 40”
Limited edition sculpture by Joe Slockbower. Mother manatee guides her pup through a Florida estuary in the company of some snapper. Lovingly detailed and beautifully colored. Mounted on wood. C of A included, #604 of 4,000. 10.75" x 9.75" x 10.75"
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"
Long eared jackrabbit carved by Pete Ortega. Ortega has his studio in Albuquerque where he carves delightful animals and saints in a joyful and naive style. Yellow pine accented with paint. 13.5” x 13” x 23.5”
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"
Venus (or Aphrodite) rises from the waves to bring love and beauty to all mortals. Garden statue loosely based on the Renaissance painting by Botticelli has her standing in a scallop shell clothed only by her long tresses. Vintage, cement, naturally weathered. 20” x 16” x 60” tall.
Reproductions of colorful Pablo Picasso drawings custom framed by Soicher-Marin Fine Art, a high end art provider to decorators (HQ here in Sarasota). In antiqued silver frames and cream mats with a touch of blue. Made in USA. 19 x 17
Exciting, dramatic and beautiful "Rattlesnake" after Frederic Remington (US: 1861-1909) is an unquestioned masterpiece of sculpture. This is a modern casting made by the lost wax method and hand finished. 15" x 9.5" x 22" tall.
"Dancer" after Antonio Canova. The stone is so skillfully finished her skin looks warm and supple. Creamy Carrara marble and multihued alabaster. 21" x 17" x 67"
A hammock is a stand of hardwood trees in the midst of marsh or grasslands. This well executed painting captures this unique Florida landscape feature--its blessed shade and luxuriant greenery in the otherwise flat, brown, land. Artist signed and perfectly framed. 39" square.
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
Lovely and serene French Impressionism style painting of a lush garden with an inviting table and chair. Unsigned. Oil on canvas in antique frame. "43" x 31" x 3"
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
Bright and beautiful impressionist style painting of two girls in white gathering wildflowers by a large lake on a brilliantly sunny day. Signed Forman. Oil on canvas in heavy gilt frame. 33" x 44"
Mid-Century modern style painting pulls you into the green and yellow woods along with the walking couple. Signed Grego. Oil on board, framed with linen liner. 19.5" x 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.
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"
Parisian Street Scene, original post-impressionist painting by Jean Remy (France: b. 1893). Rey captures the autumn atmosphere with bold impasto technique dynamic coloration. Oil on canvas, signed lower right. 36" x 24" unframed.
Animals and plants from 5 continents are gathered together in this large, enchanting, artwork. Camel, monkey, llama, quetzal, emu, pomegranates, pineapple, dahlias and more. Each symbolic of a particular virtue and rendered with meticulous detail. Signed IDA. Printed canvas in gilt frame with gold and marble paper borders. 35.5" x 52"
Sofa-size, colorful, expressionist cityscape with lots of texture and a silvery tone. Acrylic on canvas, unframed. 55" x 28"
Large painting of the Grand Canal in Venice. A romantic scene with lovely colors. Signed Rosz. Oil/ acrylic on canvas, framed. 55" x 45".
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.
Louis Neillot (France: 1898-1973) "Virginie" Neillot was the last of the Fauvists. His work is distinguished by powerful color and strong structure that show the influence of Cézanne. Oil on canvas, 1963. 15" x 18-1/8". 23" x 26" framed.
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.
"Female Grace" by Debbie Dannheiser, one of the leaders of Sarasota's working artists community. Dannheiser portrays feminine beauty as active and more numerous in contrast with the passive Three Graces of antiquity. Acrylic on canvas. Signed with DD monogram. 41" x 52" framed.
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.
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 Botero-esque painting a man cheats at strip poker, although the lady doesn't seem to mind. Artist signed, framed. 32" x 25"
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Cranes symbolize good fortune (as well as construction) and improve the feng shui of your home. They are also pretty, especially on this large, oriental, lacquer wall hanging where they are shown with towering white flowers on a gold background. Brass hangers attached. 40" x 40"
Whimsical folk art sculpture of a New England fisherman in his foul weather gear. Carved from found wood and hand painted. Accessorised with netting, carved fish and rain hat. 11" x 7.25 x 48"
"Notre Dame de Paris and the River Seine" original painting by Andre Franchet (France 1896-1961). Impressionist style oil on canvas in ornate gilt frame. Signed lower left, 35 x 30 in.
Sofa-size pointillist style painting of a picnic on a seaside bluff. The picture is made up of small spots of color painted one by one to capture the summertime light. Oil on canvas, signed LaTour. 54.5" x 42.5" in hand carved, bleached wood frame.
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.
Table top Modernist sculpture can be adjusting to capture the most interesting angle and reflections. Chrome steel and enamel. Signed L Gunzberg on underside. 10.75" overall length x 5.75 wide x 12.25 tall.
Large, framed art print from Fabrice de Villeneuve combines nature and architecture. Beautifully framed faux marble matting that compliments the stone colors of the image. 36.5" x 44.5"
Pair of Danish Modern teak pedestals will compliment any sculpture from ancient torso to modern steel. Made in Denmark: circa 1970. 11" x 11" x 33.5" tall.
"Red Dress" an original enamel on copper art work. Super rich, vibrant color. Signed Cole.
"La Paz" by Julio Tellez (Bolivia, 1940-2009). Tellez is considered one of the great painters of the 20th C in his native country. He is admired especially for his urban scenes. Oil on canvas, 1971. 27" x 35" framed
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.
Signed, primitive painting of brightly painted homes in a vibrant desert landscape prominently featuring an owl. Craft paint on board. 19" x 26" framed.
West Africa fertility totem. Outstanding Senufo or Tikal sculpture of kneeling female figure. Carved hardwood, natural patina. Ivory Coast, mid 20th C. 5.5" x 5.5" x 21.5"
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"
"A Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania" a charming little picture by an unknown artist. Mid-late 20th C. Oil on canvas. @ 12 x 10 inches framed.
Painting by architect James Tronson, Eugene Oregon. Inspired by Van Gogh's portrait of Dr. Gachet. Oil on canvas, 1968. 25" x 25."
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"
"Yo-Yo" acrylic sculpture by Alessio Tasca. A very appealing art object with a soothing presence. The beveled interior edge gives the appearance of a frame around a window that prompts you to look at things from a different angle and refocus your viewpoint. Part of a collection of Lucite oggetti d'arte designed by Italian master ceramicist Alessio Tasca circa 1970. Signed Tasca. 11-3/4" diameter. (We have 2).
"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
Decorate your home like The Biltmore! "Canadian Lynx" Framed print from the Biltmore Etstate Collection. One of a pair. 19 x 16 in.