John Anthony Conner: Entrance, Chinatown, Los Angeles P1275

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A woman prepares to enter Chinatown. Is she hesitant or merely captured midstride? Chinatown gates from a very different time. Art, 12 x 16. Oil on board.   Born in Illinois, John Conner (1892-1971) was an impressionist painter of desert landscapes, and he also did portraits and other western genre. He was a descendant of Susan B. Anthony ...

Litho of Castle Green in Original Frame AP527

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Original design of the amazing Castle Green in Pasadena, captured in this lithograph. 60w x 26h framed. Only a part of the original scope remains today. One of Pasadena’s most unique buildings, the Castle Green was built in 1898 as the annex for the famous Hotel Green. The Castle Green is an imposing seven story Moorish ...

Imperial Classic Red Radio Cabinet F1361

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Rare to find an intact radio inside a Classic Imperial cabinet - but here's one. Gorgeous original red finish on this Imperial piece; complete old Atwater Kent radio still sits inside. Silent. But waiting. Perhaps for someone to turn this beauty into a bar? Of course we thought of that here. Small trap door at the ...

Paul Lauritz: Glacier Peak, California P1276

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Gorgeous Paul Lauritz mountain landscape, we're pretty sure this is Northern California somewhere Sierra-centric. Buffalo or cattle (or both?) graze in the foreground. Stunning view of the emblematic west. 29.5 x 24.5 art, frame 34 x 28.5. Oil on canvas. Price on request. Paul Lauritz was born in picturesque Larvik, Norway. The region’s beauty attracted many artists ...

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Theatrical Poster 1880s LA18

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This is it. An original poster of the original stage production. In fantastic condition. Color fresh. In a perfect, slightly eerie, frame. Mounted on Board. Frame 40" x  28", poster 37" x 25"   Price on request. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson and was first ...

French WWI Patriotic Poster “Subscribe to Hasten Peace Through Victory” by Albert Besnard 1917 LA09

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Just as the US did with their War Bonds drive, the French in WW1 solicited what they called subscriptions from its citizens to finance the punishing struggle they were undergoing. This is one of the many eloquent posters produced by France's most talented artists in support of that effort. Albert Besnard must be counted as one ...

French Patriotic WWI Poster “Standing in the trenches…” Jean Droit LA13

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"… lit by the dawn's light, a soldier dreams of victory, and of his home, so he can make sure of the one, and return to the other. Subscribe!" The young Lieutenant Jean Droit, as he then was, contributed many drawings from the front where he distinguished himself in combat, as well as designing some of the ...

French WWI Patriotic Poster “Le Cardinal Mercier Protège la Belgique” by Charles Fouqueray LA12

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This one is a classic of the genre. Original. 1916. 31 1/4" x 47 3/8". Mounted on canvas a while ago, has incurred some damage to its edges since (see photos). Rare and fragile. Price on request. Désiré-Félicien-François-Joseph Mercier (21 November 1851 – 23 January 1926) was a Belgian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a noted ...

French WWI Patriotic Poster “Le Jour Du Poilu (Soldier’s Day)” 1915 Maurice Neumont LA14

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A rare original example of a much reproduced poster proclaiming the national Day of the Poilu, the popular and affectionate term for the French soldier, the meaning of which is essentially the Scruffy Ones. 31 1/8" x 46 5/8". Mounted on canvas a while ago, has incurred some damage to its edges since (see photos). Price on request. Maurice Neumont, ...

French WWI Poster “Soldier’s Day…So Daddy can come home on leave, please” by Francisque Poulbot LA15

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A propaganda bullseye by one of France's most beloved cartoonist and poster artists to publicize the National Day of the Poilu (January 25 & 26, 1915, two days!), which was the affectionate term for France's soldiers during the war, akin to the British "Tommy" and the American "Doughboy", although the French word "poilu" is even more ...