Margarita Weihmann: Landscape of Lagoons P1335

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Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World War II, Weihmann soon found herself at the center of the ferment of social-realist and indigenous art of the period, rubbing shoulders with, and ...

Spanish Colonial Archangel Ángel Arcabucero P1424

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This magnificent Archangel sports what look like hula hoops or ribbon loops and a mysteriously abbreviated Latin motto and, most significantly, an arquebuse, which is a gun. This is The Church Militant letting you know it means business, as it extends the borders of Christendom to encompass the newly conquered pagan peoples of the Americas. This ...

Armored Archangel Michael Spanish Colonial P1423

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Also armored with its permit of cultural exportation, this classic image of the androgynous St Michael the Archangel very unusually does not show wings. Executed in the Cuxco style favored in Peru, these elegant yet sternly martial representations of saints and angels are meant to convey the aristocratic and authoritarian aspects of the civilizing religion the ...

Andre C. Lambert: Spanish Scene Etching P1383

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Rare Spanish scene by Andre C. Lambert, signed, etching 1917. #43 out of 100. 16 x 19. André Lambert (1884-1967) was a French born artist who designed theatrical costumes, make-up; but is especially known for his erotic art. He studied in Munich under H Van Habermann followed by further study in Paris. Amongst his earliest jobs ...

Prescott Chaplin: “The Gambler” Block Print P1382

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Prescott Chaplin hand tinted limited series block print of "The Gambler." Marked #32 of 60. 1930, 13 x 16. Price on request. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 10, 1897, Chaplin studied with Bellows, Chase and Max Bori at the CSFA.  He was active in Los Angeles from the 1930s until his death on May 20, 1968. ...

Prescott Chaplin: “Water Vendor” Block Print P1381

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Prescott Chaplin hand tinted limited series Block print "Water Vendor" #21 of 60. 13 x 17.5. Price on request. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 10, 1897, Chaplin studied with Bellows, Chase and Max Bori at the CSFA.  He was active in Los Angeles from the 1930s until his death on May 20, 1968.  Member:Chicago Gallery of ...

Margaret Weihmann: Mexican Cowboy with Red Scarf P1345

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Margarita Weihmann oil on canvas, dramatic portrait of a Mexican cowboy wearing red scarf. 24 x 18. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World War II, Weihmann soon found ...

Margarita Weihmann: Man with Gray Hair P1344

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Margarita Weihmann: portrait of a Mexican man with gray hair. Oil on canvas. 22 x 18. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World War II, Weihmann soon found herself ...

Margarita Weihmann: Paricutin Volcano P1343

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Margarita Weihmann painting, oil on canvas, of Paricutin Volcano in Mexico. Parícutin is a dormant scoria-cone volcano located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, near the city of Uruapan and about 322 km west of Mexico City. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and ...

Margaret Weihmann: Volcano P1342

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Margarita Weihmann oil on canvas image of a smoking Mexican volcano, 24 x 20. "Paricutin" and "El Zapiche" marked on back. Parícutin is a dormant scoria-cone volcano located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, near the city of Uruapan and about 322 km west of Mexico City. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American ...

Margarita Weihmann: Man with Sombrero P1341

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Margarita Weihmann portrait of a Mexican man wearing sombrero. oil on canvas. 18.5 x 21.5. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World War II, Weihmann soon found herself at the ...

Margarita Weihmann: “El Ciego y su Mujer” P1340

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Beautiful portrait of a Mexican couple "El Ciego  y su Mujer" (The blind man and his wife) by Margarita Weihmann. Oil on canvas. Colors are outstanding, and the expressions - timeless. 21.5 x 26. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, ...

Margarita Weihmann: Man in Profile P1334

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Margarita Weihmann oil on canvas of a Mexican Man in profile. Unframed, 18 x 22.   Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World War II, Weihmann soon found herself at the ...

Margarita Weihmann: Campesino P1333

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Margarita Wiehmann oil on canvas portrait of a Mexican campesino. Austere and head-on. Art is 20 x 26, with frame 21.5 x 27.5.   Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home in Mexico during World ...

Margarita Weihmann: Portrait of a Woman P1332

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Beautiful portrait of a Mexican woman, was in an exhibition in 1946. Oil on Canvas, 17 x 21 art, 23 x 28 framed, great uniquely carved wood frame. Margarita Weihmann is just coming to the attention of American collectors. Of the generation of political refugee artists and writers who found, at first, refuge, and then, a true home ...

Lila Fotu Pilgrimage Print P1233 SOLD

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Clearly influenced by Mexican painting of the forties, and Georgia O'Keeffe's celebrated views of the church in Taos, this is a very striking and accomplished work with its dramatic juxtaposition of the tiny bent human figure and the immense sculptural forms of the imagined place of pilgrimage. And, tellingly, the light source is not from the ...

Alexander Melville Portrait of a Mexican Lady c 1865 P1185

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Itinerant and prolific British portrait painter Alexander Melville was active from 1846-1848 and executed this fine painting of an upper-class Mexican lady on one of his lucrative trips to the New World. Portraits of assorted royalties from Queen Victoria on down as well as the monied upper classes were his bread and butter, as this lady in her ultra-fashionable ...