Signed lower left; Paul Immel was born in Helena, Montana in 1864. Immel studied at the Ball School of Art in Minneapolis and in 1924 moved to Los Angeles where he further studied at Otis Art Institute, later moving to Seattle, Washington. Immel is known for his watercolor floral studies and was a member of the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters and the Northwest Watercolor Society; excellent condition with nice clear colors; some wear to blonde-stained wooden frame
epoca presents San Francisco Artist, William Stanisich, Watercolors and other works "The world’s magnificence has been enriched by a new beauty, the beauty of speed." -- Filippo Marinetti In brilliant colors complemented by velvety blacks and the virginal white of untouched paper, William Stanisich’s nocturnal street scenes are a paradoxical combination of speed and utter stillness. In these virtuoso watercolors, every surface pictured, wet with rain, has been transformed into a vehicle for light.
The paintings themselves tell their story, of color applied and moved; of how an artist can take water, paper, and pigment and make moving pictures--in more than one sense of the word. Studying them, you can almost hear the sound of cars on wet pavement; of horns and engines, speeding away from you, into the night.