Ejnar Hansen Portrait of General James H. Doolittle (1940s) Oil on Canvas P993

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Ejnar Hansen portrait of General Jimmy Doolittle, 29.5"x x 35"h in frame, Image is 24"w x 30"h. American aviator and army general Jimmy Doolittle led an air raid on Tokyo and other Japanese cities four months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. If there is a crown jewel to Jimmy Doolittle's legendary career it would be ...

Knights of King Arthur Spectacular, Oil Painting on Canvas (1920s) P994

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At Early California Antiques we have learned to read all the influences that came together in the last century to create that California style (so many in fact that it sometimes makes us dizzy: Spanish Colonial, Spanish Revival, Arts and Crafts, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, China, Japan, Hollywood, the Wild West...), but there is one ...

Hugo Ballin Monumental Oil On Canvas Dolores Del Rio P987

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Hugo Ballin, muralist, artist and set designer and film director. His paintings are rarely found in private hands. He is most noted for his murals which still adorn many public buildings in Southern California and the rest of the country. This mysterious and allegorical painting was thought to have once belonged to Dolores Del Rio. ...

Hoyland Bettinger (1890-1950) “Cowboy” P952

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There's nothing we don't like about this painting, and that includes the frame. Fluent, full of movement and life and beautiful, beautiful color. Price on request. Hoyland B. Bettinger was born in Lima, NY on Dec. 1, 1890. Bettinger was a Massachusetts artist who lived in Newton Lower Falls and was director of the Hobby School there. ...

Self Portrait Ejnar Hansen Oil On Canvas 1920 P948

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A striking self-portrait painted out of the ferment of ideas and movements that galvanized twentieth century art around the first World War by a young Dane transplanted to America, finding his way artistically and geographically, responding to the zeitgeist of the world, and the excitement of his new country. Incredibly alive, sensationally painted in the ...

John Coolidge “Fargo Street” Oil on Board 1946 P940

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Before the Glendale Freeway poked its way through and cut Fargo Street in half... Price on request. John Coolidge (1882-1947) studied art at Stanford University in 1905 and then studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and with William Merritt Chase, Cecilia Beaux, Thomas Anshutz, and J. Francis Smith. In 1909, Coolidge moved to Los Angeles and ...

Arthur Smith, “The Fight” P922

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Fighters in the ring, a victor apparent. . . meanwhile the ghostly audience stares, seemingly immovable. Oil on board, image 19w x 24h, with frame 24w x 30h. Illustrator Arthur Smith is known for his boxing series, baseball series, and nudes. While in San Francisco in 1934, Smith was an employee of Public Works of Art ...

James Colt Cowboys Oil on Board P905

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Fantastic palette knife and dry brush technique exactly right for this small but spectacular and highly masculine scene of mounted cowboys working a herd you can't see for the dust they're raising. Price on request. James Colt was forever the teacher of the philosophy behind his art.  This quote from him sums up the core values of ...

Irv Wyner Sailboats Watercolor and Gouache P901

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One of the unsung heroes of animation, particularly noted for backgrounds in the hallucinated body of work produced by that mad genius Chuck Jones, Irv Wyner's work grabs the eye and works the brain, even in what would seem to be a straightforward maritime scene. Check out the relation of the light on the sails ...

Arthur T Kerrick Surrealist Landscape Oil on Board P906

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We adore this, its fantasy, and feeling. 1940s, probably. Price on request. Art Kerrick was born in Park Rapids, MN in 1901.  He was educated at the Minneapolis School of Art and the Art Students League in New York.  By the 1930s, Kerrick had exhibited his work at several major institutions, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, ...

Cole Bros Circus Pop/Illustration Art Oil On Board 1960s P873

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A really expert piece of work: whether it's an illustration, or a design for a poster, or a pop art take on circus poster imagery is up to the viewer. Price on request. The Cole Bros. Circus is a medium-sized American circus. It was founded in 1884, as "W.W. Cole’s New Colossal Shows", by William Washington Cole. ...