Ann Louise Snider: “Carlos” SOLD P1153

Extremely colorful portrait of "Carlos" by Ann Louise Snider. Seated figure of young man in the afternoon, wearing a sombrero. Mexican textile draped in the background. Oil on Canvas, art 29x x 36d, framed 34.5w x 41d. Ann Louise Snider was active/lived in California, Illinois.  She was known for painting (figure study and interior). Born in Illinois on ...

Anna Katherine Skeele: Early Los Angeles Screen P1152

Early Los Angeles Scene circa 1920, oil on board/screen. On its own stand, 30w x 24h. Representation of the old pueblo in an illustrated map style, including the seals of California and City of Los Angeles.   Anna Katherine Skeele (1896 – 1963) Painter and muralist Anna Katherine Skeele is best known for her studies of Southwest Native ...

Frank Bowers Muralist Pirate Scene SOLD P1151

Fun and quite grand: Ahoy matey, someone's been caught and may be going to walk the plank. Next stop, Davey Jones' locker for this unlucky pirate! Oil on canvas, 70w x 40d.                   Frank Howard Bowers - Born in California on Nov. 20, 1905. By the 1930s Bowers had settled in Los Angeles. During the Depression he ...

Mexican Retablo: “Doroteo Hernandes” 1940s M741

Mexican retablo, unsigned, 1940s. Painting on tin, 14.5w x 12d. Legend etched into black band at bottom of painting, translated from the Spanish: "The wretched Doroteo Hernandes, who on asking help from a fellow worker, was assaulted by many bandits with the pretext of stealing his corn, and was beaten until mortally wounded, and seeing himself ...

Lizabeth Scott Photograph by Bill Avery A884

This sweet piece came from Lizabeth Scott's estate along with the rare Paid in Full poster. 19.5" w x 15" h. Matte print on board. Price on request. Bill Avery Bill Avery was born in Seattle, Washington. Without formal training, he learned photography hands on at Columbia Pictures. During World War II he was a combat cameraman/photographer. Upon his ...

Malibu Tile Co 8-tile Mural SOLD CA540

This is absolutely glorious. Never set and pristine, and one of the most elegant Moorish-inflected designs we have ever come across. The Los Angeles coastline, before it became the home of the billionaires and the surf-rat's turf, was the birthplace of a host of legendary potteries, whose output in the 1920s and 30s remains unequalled ...

Stowell Hotel Metal Enamel Sign AP443

Downtown Los Angeles' Stowell Hotel has been recently refurbished (as our old downtown continues to be these days), but it has been magic from the start. Charlie Chaplin chose to live there in his first years in Hollywood. He liked a bargain. 17" each side. Aligned, it is 24" tall x 24" across. Price on request.