Andres Aldrin Self Portrait P1465

A rare and unsual piece from the Aldrin Collection. The Only Self Portrait in the collection. Framed and given a custom plate. Anders Aldrin was a Swedish immigrant who began painting at the late age of 34. He studied at Otis Art Institute with Edouard Antonin Vysekal (1890-1939), before continuing on to the Santa Barbara School ...

Ferdinand Kaufmann “Sherwood Lake” SOLD 1939 P520

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 ...