Irv Wyner Pinup Girl P1053

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Stunning and incredibly sexy red-gowned pre-war beauty here. Irv Wyner started out in New York doing pinup illustrations before he moved West to work in Hollywood as an illustrator. This piece will be estate-stamped by the Irv Wyner Estate. 22"w x 30"h. Unframed, oil on board. Price on request. Irv Wyner (1904-2002) was one of the most ...

Robert E. Johnston Oil on Board Magazine Illustration P1037

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Robert E Johnston 1885-1933. Little is known about this creative magazine illustrator/painter of the golden age of magazine illustration. This one dated 1930 and titled on the back "Americans All.." We're guessing this is from a tale of old California, set in the 1850s. ' "What do you know about him anyway?" Christopher was rudely ...

Robert Wright Brockville House Midsummer 1930s Oil on Board P1040

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A cherished local artist who painted in Brockville, Ontario on Blockhouse Island in the first half of the twentieth century, Robert Wright created a quietly gorgeous body of work commemorating this historic town. His is a very distinctive gift: the painting gains in power with every viewing. Price on request. Brockville, formerly Elizabethtown, is a city in ...

Willa Smith (1913-2000) San Diego Waterfront by Old Ferry Landing Near Fish Market Oil on Board P1043

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Ever vanishing California: a great glimpse of a working harbor before real estate and prettification covered it all up. A painter whose eye is drawn to the way things are. Very skillful end-of-day painting. A large navy ship is in the distance, the city and the vast California landscape behind, but all we care about ...

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 ...