William Frederick Foster Magazine Illustration World War I P1079

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Prime Minister David Lloyd George, at the War Cabinet, conferring with his Military Secretary Colonel Arthur Lee (later First Viscount Lee of Fareham). Probably one of a series of illustrations for an article, or several, on the conduct of the Great War, perhaps for Colliers, Harper's or The Saturday Evening Post. From the estate of ...

Will Sparks “Street in Bernalillo” P1063

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Will Sparks adobes in the early morning light. "Street in Bernalillo" (New Mexico) On offer from a private collection. Oil on canvas. Price on request.   Painter, etcher, and muralist, Will Sparks became one of California's premier artists, known for his mission and nocturnal adobe scenes.  He was highly prolific, completing about three-thousand oil paintings. He was born in ...

Ejnar Hansen’s Portrait of his Son Jorgen Hansen, circa 1934 P1059

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Really grand. A boy in a red striped t-shirt, moody, romantic, a little surly and rather noble. Adolescent in other words. He too became a noted teacher and painter just like his father. The sitter and the painting both have a huge presence. A superb work, with a wonderful ache. Price on request. Ejnar Hansen 1884-1965 . Ejnar Hansen’s art ...

Chas. Damrow Desert Landscape Oil on Board P1058

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A charmer: cacti and a sunset sky.   22"w x 19"h with frame; image is 18" x 15". Price on request.  Charles Damrow, Cowboy artist and painter of western Cowboy and Indian subject matter, established friendships with Indians, cowboy artists and Indian Traders of the Southwest.  He drifted between acclaim and obscurity and had associations and friendships ...

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. ...