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.
Finely-detailed painting of the clipper ship 'Matchless'; One of America's foremost maritime painters, Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921), esteemed painter of schooners and steam vessels, is revered by aficionados of American maritime history; signed and dated lower right 'Antonio Jacobsen 1918'; provenance: Label verso from David Bendann's Fine Art Rooms, Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland
the four barrel-back chairs, all with faux bamboo wooden supports; new leather upholstery; Barnard & Simonds Co. (1898-1967) Rochester, NY moving to Grand Rapids, MI in 1959, purchased by Baker Furniture in 1967
Kent Forrest Ipsen may be regarded as one of the pioneers of the Studio Glass movement in the United States. He formerly chaired the crafts department and founded the glass program at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts. His pieces are in the private collections at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Vatican Museum; etched signature 'Kent F. Ipsen '72'; excellent vintage condition
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