Basque Peasant Wedding Procession Henry Van Schie 1937 Oil on Canvas P1085

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This is an absolutely extraordinary painting. A fascinating mixture of dress and accoutrements are visible, from Victorian (top hat), earlier (flintlock pistols left over from the Peninsular war), even older (traditional peasant costume) to the modern. We know this is the Basque country in Spain by the berets (blue). Each face vivid, unforgettable. There is ...

Monterey Classic Old Wood Draw Bridge drop front Desk on stand F1197

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The California furniture movement is personified in this early Monterey Classic piece. Hinged in such a way the the door literally swings down to open Revealing a neat and tidy cubby holes finished in original Red Paint. Thought to be made during the 1929 Period. This is one of 4 old wood pieces that came out ...

Arthur Oscar Schilling (1882-1958) Portrait of a Man in a Sombrero 1926 Oil on Canvas P780

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  A very arresting portrait, painted with great verve and style, the character of the sitter vividly conveyed (check out the attitude!.. the way the cigarette is negligently held in his hand), the level of talent and accomplishment of the painter extremely apparent, as is a strong flavor of the bohemian life of the period, ...