Anders Aldrin Silverlake Boulevard 1935 P1427

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We are always excited by what we can only call Los Angeles Landscape. Few great cities are so intermingled with the natural world. And few painters were better suited to capture these unique scenes, so many of them now vanished or overbuilt, than Anders Aldrin, one of California's most innovative painters. This corner of LA ...

Anders Aldrin California Winter Fields P1429

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A fairly thick impasto in no way impedes the subtlety of this gorgeous fluent plein air landscape by the California master, Anders Aldrin. The light and the tawny colors evoke that state of pause that is the California winter. Remarkably fresh condition, oil on canvas, unframed, 18" x 14". From the Anders Aldrin Estate. Signed. Price ...

Robert Martin DeWitt High Meadow and Mountain P1354

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ROBERT MARTIN DEWITT (LISTED CALIFORNIA ARTIST 1912-1964). Born in Ohio on June 19, 1912. During the 1930s "Bob" DeWitt lived in Los Angeles and studied at UCLA and Chouinard Art School. He was a pupil of Roger J. Sterrett and Aimee Bourdieu at Los Angeles High School and of Millard Sheets at Chouinard. He died in ...

Margarita Weihmann: Landscape of Lagoons P1335

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Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World War II, Weihmann soon found herself at the center of the ferment of social-realist and indigenous art of the period, rubbing shoulders with, and ...

Spanish Colonial Archangel Ángel Arcabucero P1424

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This magnificent Archangel sports what look like hula hoops or ribbon loops and a mysteriously abbreviated Latin motto and, most significantly, an arquebuse, which is a gun. This is The Church Militant letting you know it means business, as it extends the borders of Christendom to encompass the newly conquered pagan peoples of the Americas. This ...

Armored Archangel Michael Spanish Colonial SOLD P1423

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Also armored with its permit of cultural exportation, this classic image of the androgynous St Michael the Archangel very unusually does not show wings. Executed in the Cuxco style favored in Peru, these elegant yet sternly martial representations of saints and angels are meant to convey the aristocratic and authoritarian aspects of the civilizing religion the ...

1925 Pierre Turin Bronze Art Deco Exhibition Medal (Pendant) 1925 A1159

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Commemorating the Exposition Internationale de Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes held in Paris in 1925.  2 1/2" (6 cm) high and wide. Iconic Art Deco. In fact, as iconic as it gets. Exquisite bas -relief of a semi-nude woman in a moderne attitude playing with a garland. Pierre Turin is widely considered the most accomplished Art ...

Nectar Tea Porcelain Enamel British Railway Station Sign AP599

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Excitingly, it comes with a very yellowed fragment of the Instructions to the stationmaster for hanging it up, from WH Smith, the great booksellers and stationers of the age of steam. This is the famous tea cup sign, produced by Patent Enamel Co. Ltd, Birmingham, England, one of the earliest and most renowned enamel sign manufacturers. ...

ECA has a new baby brother: Sheriff Salsas! Fantastic gift!

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Great Salsa for Great Food. The Alpha Dog is here. Just in time for the Holidays! And yes, we make it ourselves! Sheriff brand salsas are the best you’ve ever tasted. We’ll tell you how and you’ll taste why. Chef Gabriel Garcia has created five brilliant salsas, each with its own unique flavor profile. Rich and tasty, complex and ...