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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
english oil painting of a schooner entering liverpool harbor; signed and dated 'W. Pike 1835'
60372
Dated 1835

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

Height: 
28"
Width: 
38"
$4,400
Available
a handsome pair of american architectural engravings depicting taverns
1231
19th century

each depicting a 3-story building with accompanying floor plans; each titled 'Design for a First Class Tavern'; new mattes and frames; some discoloration.

Height: 
20 1/2"
Width: 
17"
$800
Available
a finely-rendered french art nouveau chromolighograph print by ernest david
1238
late 1800's

the well-detailed studies depicting a tented ceiling and a restaurant wall in rich layered colors; with new art nouveau style giltwood frames. (1 available)

Height: 
28"
Width: 
21"
$500
Available
a moody american 1960's abstract oil painting entitled 'Blue Giant' signed lower right 'C. Burger 61' (Charlotte Burger); ex-collection Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio
3807
1960's

oil on canvas; the thickly applied paint in deep blues and greens with ochre highlights; excellent condition; paper labels on reverse 'Laguna Beach Art Association'

Height: 
40" x 28"
$4,200
Available
a rare and well-executed set of 3 french art nouveau chromolithographs of nasturtiums and sunflowers; PRICED INDIVIDUALLY
3644
late 19th century

each colorful print depicting the sunflower and nasturtium flower as a plant and decorative element; newly matted and framed; minor discoloration.

Height: 
28"
Width: 
22"
$1,375
Available
a charming set of 3 german hand-colored copper engravings of seals from the Bilderbuch für Kinder (Picture Book for Children, dated 1798) by F.J. Beruch
3636
dated 1798

each plate depicting delightful images of seals; from the fascinating encyclopedia of natural history and science for children published between 1790 & 1830; minor discoloration; new ebonized frames.

Height: 
18 3/4" x 16"
$2,650
Available
a delightful english hand-colored copper engraving of a sea turtle by george edwards (1694-1773)
3635
18th century

original hand-colored copperplate engraving of the sea tortoise; with included text by george edwards; impressed plate mark; newly framed.

Height: 
21 1/2" x 18"
$1,500
Sold
a german black forest carved walnut applique of hunting trophies
2550
circa 1880

the cartouche-shaped back plate centering finely carved hunting trophies of well-detailed fowl and fox surrounded by foliage; with minor repairs; excellent condition.

Height: 
33 1/2"
Width: 
22"
$4,000
Sold
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