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Oil on Canvas: Abstract Expressionist Painting by California Listed Artist Kenneth Ray Wilson
4935
late 1960's

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

Height: 
19" (overall)
Width: 
21"
Depth: 
1.5"
$3,250
Available
Oil on Artist Board: A Colorful American Mid-century Abstract Expressionist Painting
4885
1950's

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

 

Height: 
overall 19"
Width: 
overall 22.5"
Depth: 
1.5"
$2,750
Available
oil on board; A Colorful American Mid-century Abstract Expressionist Painting
4792
1950's

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

Height: 
37"
Width: 
25"
$3,850
Available
oil on board: Impressionist Seascape Painting signed 'Hugo Melville Fisher'
4781
1920's

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.

Height: 
29.5"
Width: 
34.5"
Depth: 
1.5"
$5,450
Available
San Francisco Panama Pacific Exposition of 1915 Souvenir Banner with Opening Day Button
4777
1915

the black banner with embroidered decals of the Palace of Varied Industries, flowers, and a seal; along with the opening day ribbon with button and pin;  good antique condition with minor wear to the edges; repair to ribbon;

The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, from February 20 to December 4, 1915 to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but was widely seen as a way to showcase San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake

Height: 
19"
Width: 
39"
Depth: 
1"
$2,850
Available
 dramatic 1960's iron and brass pinwheel sunburst nail sculpture signed by Ron Schmidt
4773
late 1960's

this explosive brutalist iron nail sculpture contrasting the cold black steel iron nails and the warm buffed-brass brazing combing artistic design, geometric form and the high quality of the braze; excellent vintage condition with no visible condition issues, signed by the artist

Depth: 
3.5"
Diameter: 
43"
$3,500
Available
4739
date 2002

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

Height: 
57"
Width: 
69"
Depth: 
1.75"
$5,800
Available
oil on board; a finely rendered continental art deco painting of a seated woman
4616
1930's

a well-thought out composition as the table plain draws the viewer into the room of a seated woman with distant gaze dressed in a blue jacket; the table set with a bowl of fruit, a goblet and plant; all within a silver-leafed carved wooden frame with linen slip; excellent condition professionally cleaned and restored; unsigned; later frame

Height: 
34"
Width: 
28"
$3,450
Available
gouache on paper; a lively and spontaneously-rendered 1960's abstract expressionist painting by Dorothy Swinney; exhibition label on verso dated 1962
4595
dated 1962

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. 

Height: 
39 1/2"
Width: 
30 1/2"
$3,450
Available

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