the meticulously detailed engraving depicting a pineapple specie as a flowering bud and in its mature state; with original description page verso; minor discoloration; with later acid-free matte and giltwood frame.
gouache on board; Fager was a Chicago artist known for his translucent washes of color in a realistic style; the gouache depicts a bowl full of large pink and white peonies filling the entire picture plane; with original wooden frame; excellent condition with some creasing to paper
with quick spontaneous brushstrokes using nonrepresentational shapes in black, gray and white paints on a sepia ground; newly framed; Abstract Expressionism is a post–World War II American art movement, developed in New York in the 1940's. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a role formerly filled by Paris.
original palette knife impasto oil painting depicting a hanging branch reflecting in the water below; in soft colors of blues and greens; good vintage condition; signed by Connecticut artist verso "Peter Raynor 1972"
oil on canvas; the thickly and lively applied paint in white, black, orange, mustard and red all on a gray background; all withing a silver gilt-wood frame; signed 'levin '65' (possibly by estelle levin, oakland abstract artist in the 1960's); professionally cleaned
the graceful sailing ship with gaff rigging on a blustery aquamarine sea surrounded by other vessels including an early double-paddled steam ship; professionally restored; overall crackling; canvas laid on board. Dated 1835