Andy Zermeno: Old West Funeral Procession P1452

Drawing, pen and ink, of an old west funeral procession. Signed, Andy Zermeno. 20 x 15. Andy Zermeño was born in Salinas, California and grew up in an agricultural working class neighborhood. He graduated high school in 1954 and was awarded a scholarship to attend the California College of Arts and Crafts. Four years later after ...

Sam Hyde Harris Union Pacific Excursions Advertising Maquette Sketch (1930s) P1420

The great Sam Hyde Harris, simultaneously the doyen of California plein air painters and a pioneering giant of advertising art on the West Coast, produced this unerringly executed sketch for a Union Pacific ad campaign. The vignettes of the destinations vie with the beautifully executed lettering for pride of place in this pleasure filled drawing. 43" x 13.5" ...

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 ...

Richard MacDonald Production Gouache for “The Day Of the Locust” 1974 P1298

Richard MacDonald was a storied production designer, and, as this terrific gouache attests, a very fine painter. Executed for the 1975 film of The Day of the Locust, this production sketch for the film's set design captures the scene of a premiere at Grauman's and the atmosphere of 1930s Movieland with the very mixture of romance and realism ...

Litho of Castle Green in Original Frame AP527a

Original design of the amazing Castle Green in Pasadena, captured in this lithograph. 60w x 26h framed. Only a part of the original scope remains today. One of Pasadena’s most unique buildings, the Castle Green was built in 1898 as the annex for the famous Hotel Green. The Castle Green is an imposing seven story Moorish ...

“Hotel Savoy” Gunfight, oil on board P1254

There's smoke and there's blood in front of the Hotel Savoy, but the Gunfighter's not giving up, not yet. Even though his compadre appears to have bit the dust alongside. Great oil on board, circa 1930. Artist is unknown. Possible illustration art. Artwork is 12 x 16, Framed 20.5 x 24. Price on request.

Simon Werner Cars In Front of One Park Avenue 1920s Magazine Illustration Original Art P1253

A terrific New York scene to show off a pair of elegant automobiles by an artist who made a specialty of illustrating swell cars in swanky settings amongst elegant folks, in periodicals such as Coiuntry Life, McCall's, Judge and Everybody's Magazine, often associated with the advertising for Pierce -Arrow. Oil on canvas. Re-lined. Absolutely tops. Frame ...

Irv Wyner Background from Tweety & Sylvester “Tom-Tom Tomcat” 1953 – Teepees P1118

Irv Wyner is finally becoming one of the sung heroes of animation for his fantastic backgrounds, as sharp and pointed in their way as everything else (and there was always a lot of else) going on in these classic Warner Brothers cartoons. This is on paper in gouache, ink and airbrush. Image 9.5" x 11", frame ...

Irv Wyner Farm Scene with Piggies P1117

Animation background master artist Irv Wyner returned repeatedly to this setting. Intensely detailed, utterly satisfying, brilliantly observed and hyper-real, even hyper-surreal, these images of farm life are deeply subversive and at the same time so contentedly domestic. Satisfyingly concrete. Americans are strange. Very grown-up children. 27.5" x 22". 33.25" x 27.5" with frame. 22" x 28" unframed. ...

Richard Lillis Western Pulp Magazine Original Art Oil on Board 1940s P1108

Labelled a fragment, this small painting packs an outsize wallop. The strength of the composition belies the designation. Wild, Woolly and Western. And more than a little woofy. That's one handsome cowpoke handling that battering ram. And that door is going down. Art is 7 1/2" x 10 3/4", frame 10 1/4" x 13 1/2". Price on ...

Lady With a Black Eye by Peter Baum 1958 Oil on Canvas P1088

Magazine illustration original. And we mean original. Because it really packs a wallop. By one of the masters of the genre in its last great late flowering. The image contains a wealth of cultural information, ideas and contradictions. She's been hit. We might assume a man did it. We don't know the story. She is ...

William Frederick Foster Magazine Illustration World War I P1079

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 ...