Harry Kurtzworth: Mountain Lake Landscape P1420

Harry Kurtzworth: oil on canvas of a refreshing mountain lake and surroundings. Captures the wistful golden light of a California afternoon. 29 x 23 framed, art is 25 x 19. Price on request. Painter, pastelist, designer, craftsman, art critic. Born in Detroit, Ml on Aug. 12, 1887. Kurtzworth graduated from Columbia University and studied at the Detroit Academy ...

Frederick Schafer: Still Life with Fruit P1418

Somewhat luscious, somewhat decadent Frederick Schafer. Oil on canvas still life of fruit, summer bounty. A slice of a turn of the century (last century) picnic. 20 x 28. Price on request. Frederick Ferdinand Schafer was born in Braunschweig, Germany, in 1839. He emigrated to the United States in 1876, at the age of 37, where he ...

Anders Aldrin (1889-1970) Misty Morning 1943 P1410

California has its mists and fogs and it takes a spooky Scandinavian to get them on canvas. This utterly dreamy and slightly shivery 1943 work by the fauvist-expressionist-realist Anders Aldrin casts a real glamor and a spell. Oil on canvas 20" x 26", in very fine condition. From the Aldrin Family Collection. Price on request.

Anders Aldrin (1889-1970) Grove of Trees P1413

For Anders Aldrin the experience of a grove of trees, for experience is what he paints as much as appearance, is vibrant and exciting, deeply charged with immanence and mystery. Here we can see his kinship with the French Fauvists filtered through a distinctly Nordic sensibility. It's an extraordinary painting in every way. His is ...

William A Eskey (1891-1937) San Juan Capistrano Etching P1398

Romantic view of San Juan Capistrano by the sensitive William A Eskey. Born in Sistersville, WV on Aug. 21, 1891. Eskey fought in France during WWI and studied art there after the war. When he returned to the U.S., he settled in North Hollywood, CA. He made his first dry point etching in 1928 while a ...

Anders Aldrin – Alameda 1940 P1397

A 1940 view of the "Island City", by California's great plein air visionary painter, Anders Aldrin. Anyone with a feel for Oakland will register approval of the way he has captured the eternal mood of that city with this long ago glimpse of a hugger-mugger group of buildings at a sleepy intersection. Oil on canvas 13.5" x17", frame ...

19th Century California Still Life of Oranges P1396

This unsigned oil carries all the promise of California in its luscious depiction of plenty, at a time when the American settlers were arriving in their thousands from the East. In the general imagination, literal fruitfulness was embodied in California's legendary, emblematic, and now, alas, largely vanished orange groves. Health and wealth and happiness to follow, these were ...

Vernon Morse WWII Original Art for Propaganda Poster P1395

This is happy propaganda, so radiant and confident one can almost believe the war was won on attitude. Good, that is. In fact it was won by sheer superiority in resources and manufacturing and a huge war effort on the part of the civilian populations as well as the military. This now exists as a ...