F. Baldi (Italian 1st-half 20th century) was active/lived in Italy and is known for his coastal paintings; each sun-filled coastal scene painted in heavy impressionistic brush strokes; each with custom giltwood frames with olive-green velvet mattes; each signed 'F. Baldi'; excellent condition; some rubbing to frames
fine example of a reverse-glass still life painting with lush floral stems over newly-sliced pomegranates, plump grapes, red cherries and pears with two small hidden birds; exposed section on back with script describing the gifting of the painting to William Schroeder from his Aunt Hickson in 1849. The painting was originally owned by Schroeder's grandfather (Hickson's father), German-born Valentine Schwarz and was described as Schwarz' 'favorite picture'; most-likely the painting was brought from Germany by Schwartz in the 18th century settling in Frederick Town, Maryland
Susan's energetic, colorful abstract contemporary paintings are based on her study of nature - from flowing water to rolling meadows; her use of thick brush strokes while adding and removing material creates a vivid collage of color and movement; within a thick birchwood frame; signature to lower left and on the reverse; label on reverse; good condition with no visible defects to canvas; minor wear to wooden frame
Carl Thorp (1912–1989) was an American artist who was known for his Impressionist landscape, marine and still life paintings of California, sometimes referred to as California Scene Painting. He was active in California between 1928 and 1957.
fine early piece by listed California "New Masters" painter Kenneth Ray Wilson; contemporary abstract expressionist oil painting in the impasto style with thickly laid layered paint in cool and warm colors; signed lower right, a good quality example of abstract expressionist art; Kenneth finds abstract painting to be the most challenging, “It evolves as you paint it and it takes a longer time as layers of paint need to dry before new layers are added."; Corporate Collections: Price Waterhouse (San Francisco, CA), Wells Fargo Bank (San Francisco, CA), AT&T Corporation (New Yo
with textile border and lacquered wooden molding; depicting a tranquil landscape with blossoming flowers surrounding a persimmon tree with plump fruit and punctuated with colorful birds; all next to a serene river with swimming ducks as others fly above; all on a gold leaf background; good antique condition with minor overall even patina and wear
a good example of mid-century abstract expressionism, also known as the New York School, with its expressive and colorful palette creating a contemplative mood; signed 'R. Gumpert' ; good condition and professionally cleaned; with original gray cerused wooden frame
a good example of abstract expressionism with its bold, thickly applied paint in the impasto style with great depth of color; good vintage condition; all in an ebonized wooden frame; remnants of gallery and framing company labels on reverse; signed lower right
a good example of American Impressionism with its thickly applied paint capturing the shifting effect of light and color; Hugo Melville Fisher (1878-1946) was active in California and is best known for his seascape and marine paintings. Born in Brooklyn, and the son of artist Hugo Anton Fisher, the Fisher family moved to Alameda, California in 1886.
this very peaceful painting composed of many layers of paint and varnish creating complex hues beneath a silky, soothing surface; Chiu finds her inspiration from her personal spiritual journeys to Mexico and India