Harry Muir Kurtzworth “Palm Springs Afternoon” P988

P988-85

Beautiful oil on board of everyone's favorite getaway. "Afternoon (in Palm Springs)" dated 1935 and signed. Image 24"w x 30"h, with frame 29w x 34h.   Harry Muir Kurtzworth was a painter, pastelist, designer, craftsman and art critic. Born in 1887, he graduated from Columbia University and studied at the Detroit Academy of Fine Arts, the Pennsylvania School ...

Hugo Ballin Monumental Oil On Canvas Dolores Del Rio P987

P987-75

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. ...

Sam Hyde Harris Will Call Hand Lettered Placard P984

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One of many signs hand lettered in Sam Hyde Harris's sign shop circa 1915-1930. This one exclaiming where Will Call is, and what it's all about. Clean, hand-lettered. This is not a printed sign or lithograph. For the theatre buff or silent film collector who has everything but an original never-used Will Call sign. Part ...

John Didrik Johnsen (1885-1974) “Rodeo” P953

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As a background artist for many of the classic Tex Avery cartoons, no mean claim to fame, or even immortality, John Didrik Johnsen won notice for his highly regarded animation work spanning the years 1939-1955. As this painting proves, that career took a real painter. Wonderful life, color and excitement in the scene. And the ...

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. ...