Graziella Jacoby Portrait of Victor Daniels, Chief Thundercloud 1930s P607

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A beautiful drawing of a beautiful man, Victor Daniels, Chief Thundercloud, the first Tonto, who is therefore forever immortal in the hearts of the now aged children who watched him up on the screen in those first two serials. Rendered in assured strokes of the pencil and heightened with colored pencil and pastel, this portrait ...

Leo Politi 1936 Gouache: Donkey Cart Meets Donkey Train P591

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Witty and spare, organized around the swerve of a narrow trail, with a wealth of humor and characterization conveyed in the fewest brush strokes, this gouache is characteristic of this beloved artist's best work. Framed 25" x 19". Leo Politi (1908–1996) was an Italian-American artist and author who wrote and illustrated some 20 children's books, as well ...

M.C.Kinney Reclining Male Figure: Boxer 1920s P588

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A powerfully executed figure study in oils with a fantastic amount of period flavor. The gloves, the old-fashioned leather jockstrap, the slicked down hair, the leather boxing boots, all definitely date this painting to the 1920s. We aren't sure if the hand-lettered M.C. Kinney on the reverse of the canvas is the artist's name or ...

Charles Payzant Watercolor, Double-sided: Cowboy on Winter Ranch/ Market Scene P586

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Generally acknowledged as one of America's most gifted watercolorists, Charles Payzant (1898-1980) made his own choice between the two by signing the Cowboy, whose restrained palette of brown and dun give it a special distinction, but we love the Market Scene too, with its almost Dufy-esque pops of color among the flowers and fruit. Artwork measures ...

Joseph L Deitch Fashion Illustration 1940s: California Sportswear: Boating Togs P584

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Denim, espadrilles, culottes, Mexican themed prints, matelot stripes... getting the picture? Fashion on board, and almost overboard. Forties fashion fun in California Casual style. Particularly charming is the couple reflected in the glass of the cabin door, more fashion ops in the offing. Price on request. Artwork measures 12" x 15". Ink and watercolor on illustration board.  

Walt Lee Blaze Of Autumn Plein Air P536

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An autumn scene, lively and evocative, with a great sense of movement about it, and full of the spirit peculiar to Walt Lee. 12 x 20 oil on board. Price on request. A painter and cartoonist, Walt Lee was born on March 21, 1888 in Pasadena, California on a ranch on what is now the corner of ...

Karl Albert California Plein Air Oil On Canvas P534

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The central mass of the great pepper trees sheltering the house is what gives this astonishing  painting its heft. The classic Central Valley landscape masterfully rendered. Canvas measures 20 x 24. Price on request. Karl Albert was raised on a Wyoming ranch and began painting about 1930 when working as the postmaster of Oro Frande, CA.  Studied with ...

Carl Oscar Borg Charcoal Study California Nocturne P524

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Possibly a study for one of his masterly etchings, this charcoal drawing conveys a sense of moonlight in a wood. The paper is creased in the the lower left hand quadrant, otherwise is very good condition Carl Oskar Borg (March 3, 1879 – May 8, 1947) was a Swedish born, American painter who was known for ...

Fremont Ellis Palm Springs 1932 Desert Scene P522

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A thick impasto and bold brushwork characterize this Palm Springs scene by Santa Fe's Fremont Ellis. An avid student of the Impressionists, Ellis was nonetheless an enthusiastic supporter of modern art and the abstract in other painters, though his own work remained figurative. Here one sees a surprising, because home grown, affinity with the European ...

Ferdinand Kaufmann “Sherwood Lake” 1939 P520

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This late landscape by the esteemed California painter Ferdinand Kaufmann shows Lake Sherwood, as it is known, in Ventura County (near Thousand Oaks) in 1939. Man-made in 1904, the lake derives its name from its use by Douglas Fairbanks in the filming of his 1922 production of Robin Hood, and has remained the paradisiacal spot ...

Jack Dudley [1918 - 1996] “Hombre De Tequila” Oil on Board P519

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Jack Dudley lived and painted in Laguna Beach, California for thirty-eight years.  He painted landscapes, architecture, people, and wildlife, in both oil and watercolor, and developed a "broken color" technique of oil painting involving the use of brilliant bits of pure color visible throughout the tonal patterns of his work. Call for pricing. Dudley's studies included five ...

Ralph Love Desert Landscape P515

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A highly characteristic work from the brush of Ralph Love. Price on request. Ralph Love was born in Los Angeles, California April 18, 1907. He died May 26, 1992 in Escondido, California.For many years, Ralph Love taught as well as painted. His students were made up of avid artists throughout Southern California, and their classroom was the ...

Anatole Alexandrovich Efimoff (1897-1981) Seascape P514

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Bold brush and knife work animate this picture of a storm at sea making landfall. The surprise is the bright green of the agitated vegetation, a flash of sunlight dazzling the eye as it strikes the whitecaps, the waves breaking on the beach, making the storm itself that much more dark and menacing. This Russian-born artist's ...