Ann Louise Snider: “Carlos” P1153

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Extremely colorful portrait of "Carlos" by Ann Louise Snider. Seated figure of young man in the afternoon, wearing a sombrero. Mexican textile draped in the background. Oil on Canvas, art 29x x 36d, framed 34.5w x 41d. Ann Louise Snider was active/lived in California, Illinois.  She was known for painting (figure study and interior). Born in Illinois on ...

Anna Katherine Skeele: Early Los Angeles Screen P1152

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Early Los Angeles Scene circa 1920, oil on board/screen. On its own stand, 30w x 24h. Representation of the old pueblo in an illustrated map style, including the seals of California and City of Los Angeles.   Anna Katherine Skeele (1896 – 1963) Painter and muralist Anna Katherine Skeele is best known for her studies of Southwest Native ...

Anders Aldrin “Spokane Lake” P1147

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Peaceful yet vibrant California lake view with trees in autumn foliage from Anders Aldrin. Oil on board, 16 x 20.                   Price on request. A painter as well as a print maker, Anders Aldrin (1889-1970) became known for his color wood-blocks and his paintings of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits using “broad, quick strokes and intense hues.”  Originally ...

Anders Aldrin “The Desert” P1146

Striking Vista oil on board of a desert scene by Anders Aldrin. Dated 1930. Art measures 20 x 24. Price on request. A painter as well as a print maker, Anders Aldrin (1889-1970) became known for his color wood-blocks and his paintings of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits using “broad, quick strokes and intense hues.” Originally from ...

Anders Aldrin: Block Print, Forest & Field, Version 2 P1145

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Version 2 of a great Forest & Field block print from Anders Aldrin.     Price on request. Anders Gustave Aldrin was born in Varmland, Sweden, in 1889. He came to the U.S. when he was 21. He served his new country in France in WWI. Although he'd taken a correspondence course in art while still living in Sweden, ...

Anders Aldrin “To Moreno” 1926 P1138

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A first rate portrait of a friend by an artist we are extremely excited about. Painter, printmaker and sculptor, Aldrin was born in Värmland, Sweden. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1911, settling in Minnesota. He relocated to Southern California by 1923 where he began his studies at the Otis Art Institute, receiving the Huntington Assistance ...

Anders Aldrin (1889-1970) Portrait of a Woman 1928 P1137

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There is a wonderful relationship of background to figure that lends this portrait a dynamic tension, while the sitter's pallor and the looser pattern of her dress allows her to break free of the darker papered wall. The dramatic reversal of the usual in his use of cool tones for the highlights in the face ...

Anders Aldrin (1889-1970) Morro Bay #2 P1135

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One of a pair of extraordinarily fluent and powerful oil sketches (see P1134). Anders Aldrin was a Swedish immigrant who began painting at the late age of 34. He studied at Otis Art Institute with Edouard Antonin Vysekal (1890-1939), before continuing on to the Santa Barbara School of Fine Arts and San Francisco. He worked under ...

Anders Aldrin Beached Boat in California Harbor P1133

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Aldrin's oil sketches are especially exciting. This painter who sees volumes first where others see line produced a body of work that repays close study. An artist aware of everything being done in art, and who patiently went his own way. 12" x 16" Price on request. Anders Gustave Aldrin was born in Varmland, Sweden, in 1889. He ...

Charles Putnam Safford (1900-63) Burning Building Ink Drawing P1124

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What couldn't Charlie Safford do? Bore you. This picture is utter heaven. Even a disaster has some fun in it for this WPA Bay Area artist. And it speaks to the soul. We all have burning buildings in our hearts. And the searchlights in the sky proclaim them as a celebration.  Framed, 14.5w x 17h. Price ...

Charles Putnam Safford Mustachioed Leftist Charcoal and Ink on Paper P1126

A little gentle poking of the left from the left is always welcome. And besides, this is a stunning drawing. Ever since Hogarth and Daumier there has never been a reason that cartooning and caricature couldn't be great art. Though not a lot of people manage that. Charlie Safford could. Framed, 13.5w x 19h. Price on ...