Sydney S. Stern Mariachi sold P530

A delightful studio painting by the noted commercial artist Sydney S Stern. Framed 25" x 21". Call for pricing. From his New York Times obituary, June 15, 1989: Sydney S. Stern (1890-1989), designer of the original Ritz Crackers, Shredded Wheat and Animal Crackers boxes, died of heart failure June 5 at the Palms of Pasadena Hospital in St. Petersburg, ...

17th Century Baroque Carved and Gilded Wooden Girandole: Goddess Pomona as Caryatid F750

The Goddess of fruitful abundance, Pomona, is represented as a caryatid, carved in gilded wood, meant to support a many branched girandole, or candelabra. Time and wear has only added to its beauty, and, though the finish and gilding has mostly eroded, the carving is remarkably intact. Probably one of a pair. The exuberance of ...

Thelma Queen Collins Folk Art Portrait of Rebel, A Horse SOLD P528

Astonishing bold and simple, the flat background achieving a pure Pop effect and the beautiful modeling of the roan horse's head made that much more striking by contrast. 1973, Amarillo, Texas. We wish we could see more of this painter's work: Thelma Queen Collins (1897-1982). Oil and acrylic on board. Art measures 24 x 18, ...

McCoy 1954 Green Fan Vase SOLD A430

Flower Form Vase: The graceful 14-inch-high fan-shaped vase is a relatively modern piece, made in 1954. Smaller versions of these vases were also produced. Some hard-to-find flower-form vases are shaped like hyacinths and double-tulips. Vase measures 13.5" wide, 7" deep, 14.5" high. Call for pricing.  

G. A. Kadir Cockfight SOLD P523

A lively highly decorative piece from the Indonesian painter G A Kadir, we think 1950-60s. A bravura display of technique, great brushwork, impasto, very dramatic. Framed art measures 39 x 26. Call for pricing.

Fremont Ellis Palm Springs 1932 Desert Scene SOLD P522

A thick impasto and bold brushwork characterize this Palm Springs scene by Santa Fe's Fremont Ellis. An avid student of the Impressionists, Ellis was nonetheless an enthusiastic supporter of modern art and the abstract in other painters, though his own work remained figurative. Here one sees a surprising, because home grown, affinity with the European ...

Ferdinand Kaufmann Wooded Gully 1938 SOLD P521

A small stunner from Ferdinand Kaufmann. In his hands, this wooded gully with its play of light and shadow is almost shocking in its virtuosity. A young man's eye and undiminished powers still inform this late work, transcending the genre: this is great painting. Frame 23" x 20", Board 16" x 13" SOLD.

Ferdinand Kaufmann “Sherwood Lake” SOLD 1939 P520

This late landscape by the esteemed California painter Ferdinand Kaufmann shows Lake Sherwood, as it is known, in Ventura County (near Thousand Oaks) in 1939. Man-made in 1904, the lake derives its name from its use by Douglas Fairbanks in the filming of his 1922 production of Robin Hood, and has remained the paradisiacal spot ...