Gold Rush Girl, attributed to A.D.M. Cooper SOLD P872

A lovely girl waits in lace, expectantly. Will he bring back treasures for her from the mines? She's got some of her own, obviously. A transaction made in the glorious mid-19th century, in pioneer California. From about 1860. Was found in a Stockton Saloon. Attributed to California artist A.D.M. Cooper and owned by the Schwartz ...

Frederick Vincent Dumond – Last Light – Oil On Board P863

Staggeringly subtle in its utter simplicity, mountain light captured with exactitude. A stunner. The lake in darkness reflecting a bit of the blue from the still bright sky. Price on request. A native of Rochester, New York, Frank DuMond became a renowned painter of luminous Impressionist landscapes as well as teacher and illustrator and was associated with ...

Charles Schlein Fairfax Village at Hollywood and Vermont 1939 P864 SOLD

The charm of this scene is undeniable. And one can still see the resemblance of this intersection to what Schlein painted with such pleasure in 1939, happy to back in California. As we all are when we return from being away. Board is 18" x 14",  frame 25" x  21". SOLD Born in Satanov, Russia on April 5, ...

Carl Schmidt (1885-1969) Industrial Scene P865

Terrific Carl Schmidt painting. It's funny how often a bleak scene of shacks and machinery can turn out as romantic as a sunset. This beloved California painter came from Minnesota, took it all in, put down roots in San Bernardino and spent the rest of his life there painting what he saw. canvas: 16" x 20", ...

Jules Engel “Icarus” Abstract Oil on Canvas 1962 P867

One of Engel's superb abstracts. Shown at the Esther Robler Gallery. Price on request. Jules Engel (11 March 1909 – 6 September 2003) was an American filmmaker, painter, sculptor, graphic artist, set designer, animator, film director, and teacher. He is the founding director of the Experimental Animation Program at the California Institute of the Arts, where he ...

Jean Béraud “The Aesthete” or “Dorian Gray In A London Fog” Oil On Canvas 1890s P868

To be a fashionable painter in the city that set all fashions, for the whole world, at the height of the Belle Époque, is to undertake a not inconsiderable assignment, and, certainly during the years of his own vogue, Jean Béraud rose to the challenge. He went everywhere, knew everyone, painted everything. But this painting is ...

Humberto Peraza 1968 Sculpture Matador with Raised Banderillas P869

Terrific bronze by the noted Mexican sculptor Humberto Peraza (b. 1925), who has made a career of portraying the drama of the bullring. The work is unusual for him, stripped as it is of his usual naturalism down to the very essence of of the action about to take place. On a 6' x 12' ...

California Faience Peacock Tea Tile SOLD CA501

To go under your teapot, silly. It is almost too pretty to hide, though. Price on request. California Faience was a pottery studio in Berkeley, California in existence from to 1915-1959. It produced tile, decorative vases, bowls, jars and trivets. It was run by William Bragdon and Chauncey Thomas who also taught at the California School of Arts ...