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Minimal Male Figure in Ink, Circa 1940s
Minimal Male Figure in Ink, Circa 1940s
Helen Sewell Rennie
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This 1930-1950 ink on gray paper figure drawing is by Washington D.C. artist Helen Rennie (1906-1989). Rennie was a WPA artist. She exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the P...
The Cabinet of Donald Trump
The Cabinet of Donald Trump
Ed Stitt
2010s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Gouache, Archival Paper
pen, archival ink, gouache on paper
Surrealist Portrait in Yellow, Oil Pastel on Paper, Circa 1970s
Surrealist Portrait in Yellow, Oil Pastel on Pa...
Michael di Cosola
1970s Surrealist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Oil Pastel, Graphite
This circa 1970s oil pastel and graphite on paper portrait is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institut...
Un rio contra ora
Un rio contra ora
Martin Palottini
2010s Abstract Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Acrylic, Pencil
Martin Palottini Un rio contra ora, 2017 Pencil and acrylic on paper 21h x 19w in 53.34h x 48.26w cm
Moulin Rouge Grand XCII
Moulin Rouge Grand XCII
Charles Dwyer
2010s Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Mixed Media
This piece is framed. The price reflects the framed piece. Unframed dimensions: 24 × 18 inches. Mixing a strong abstract and design foundation with minutely and sensitively observe...
Fauvist Pastel Portrait, 20th Century
Fauvist Pastel Portrait, 20th Century
Rip Matteson
Late 20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
This late 20th century pastel on paper Fauvist portrait is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, ...
Graphite Portrait of a Woman, Early 1800s
Graphite Portrait of a Woman, Early 1800s
James Ramsay
Mid-19th Century Early Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This early to mid 1800s graphite on paper female portrait is by English artist James Ramsay (1786-1854). Ramsay produced 200 portraits on which his reputation rests. Exhibited at the...
Study of a Musician, Pencil Drawing, 1961
Study of a Musician, Pencil Drawing, 1961
Martin Snipper
1960s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Color Pencil
This 1961 Modernist drawing in green colored pencil of an accordion player is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy ...
Mid Century Fashion Illustration in Gouache, Circa 1950
Mid Century Fashion Illustration in Gouache, Ci...
Marjorie Ullberg
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Gouache
This 1946-1954 gouache on paper fashion illustration of a woman in a cardigan sweater and skirt is by illustrator Marjorie Ullberg. Ullberg worked for H. Liebes and Neiman Marcus dep...
Portrait of a Mexican Boy, Graphite Drawing, Circa 1947
Portrait of a Mexican Boy, Graphite Drawing, Ci...
Gerald Wasserman
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This circa 1947 graphite on paper drawing is by Monterey/Carmel artist, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicago Art Institute and was a long time member and ex...
Three O'Clock
Three O'Clock
William Harrison (photographer)
2010s American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Carbon Pencil
Hyper realist drawing of a blues musician
Le Jazz Cool
Le Jazz Cool
William Harrison (photographer)
2010s American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Carbon Pencil
Hyper realist drawing of a jazz musician
Jeffrey Deitch Protected by His Angels Warhol a...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Paintings
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Jeffrey Deitch Protected by His Angels Warhol and Basquiat" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 16" x 15.25" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 ---------------------------...
Tracey Emin Working
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Paintings
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Tracey Emin Working" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 15" x 16" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------...
"The Fox Fur" Seated Modernist Figure in Graphi...
Alysanne McGaffey
1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Graphite, Paper
This 1950s-1960s graphite on paper nude portrait entitled "The Fox Fur" is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). McGaffey was part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and...
Geronimo
Tomas Lasansky
1980s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pencil
A large, unique pencil drawing and collage by Tomas Lasansky from circa 1990. A portrait of the Apache leader who fought against Mexico in the historic Apache wars. Signed in lower r...
David Hockney Takes the Plunge - One of a kind ...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Paintings
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"David Hockney Takes the Plunge" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 15" x 16" (Piece) 2017 ----------------------------------------------------------...
"Lacy" Portrait in Profile, Charcoal Drawing, 1967
Laura Lengyel
1960s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal, Paper
This 1967 charcoal on paper portrait entitled "Lacy" is by Bay Area painter and sculptor Laura Lengyel (b. 1946). She studied at Oakland’s Mills College and later moved to Mendocino...
Man with Long Face, Ink and Wash on Paper by Ab...
Abraham Rattner
1960s Expressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor
Artist: Abraham Rattner, American (1895 - 1978) Title: Man with Long Face Year: 1961 Medium: Ink and Wash on Paper, signed, dated and dedicated to Sue Salinas Size: 10 x 8.5 inches ...
Kara Walker, Totally Inspired - One of a kind w...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Gouache, Archival Paper, Ink, Watercolor
"Kara Walker, Totally Inspired" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 16" x 16.25" (Piece) -------------------------------------------------------------...
Jeff Koons Doing Business in NY - One of a kind...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Jeff Koons Doing Business in NY" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 16" x 14.5" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 ------------------------------------------------------...
Julian Schnabel Breaking Dishes - One of a kind...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Paintings
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Julian Schnabel Breaking Dishes" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 16" x 14.5" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 -------------------------------------------------------...
Cindy Sherman Discovers Instagram - One of a ki...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Cindy Sherman Discovers Instagram" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 16" x 16.75" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 ---------------------------------------------------...
The Art Crowd at ABMB - One of a kind watercolo...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Pigment
"The Art Crowd at ABMB" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 16" x 16.25" (Piece) 2017 --------------------------------------------------------------...
Housebound Study (2)
Andrew Wyeth
1980s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pencil
Original drawing by Andrew Wyeth, a study of his longtime muse and model, Helga Testorf. Image copyright Pacific Sun Trading Company. Signed at lower right: Andrew Wyeth An artist w...
Housebound Study
Andrew Wyeth
1970s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pencil
Original drawing by Andrew Wyeth, a study of his longtime muse and model, Helga Testorf. Image copyright Pacific Sun Trading Company. Signed at lower right: Andrew Wyeth An artist w...
Saturday Night with Karen Kilimnik and Elizabet...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Saturday Night with Karen Kilimnik and Elizabeth Peyton" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 16.25" x 16" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 ----------------------------...
Mickalene & Kehinde, watercolor
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Mickalene & Kehinde" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 16" x 16" (Piece) 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------...
John Currin Walks Into a Bar - One of a kind wa...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"John Currin Walks Into a Bar" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 16" x 16.25" (Piece) 2017 --------------------------------------------------------...
Happy hour at David LaChapelle - One of a kind ...
Manuel Santelices
2010s Pop Art Portrait Paintings
Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper
"Happy hour at David LaChapelle" Watercolor, ink, gouache on archival paper 21" x 21" x 2" (Framed) 15.25" x 16" (Piece) 2017 -------------------------------------------------------...
Japanese Lady - Scottish Pre-Raphaelite standin...
George Henry (circle)
19th Century Pre-Raphaelite Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
A beautiful colourful Pre-Raphaelite watercolour attributed to circle of George Henry. It is a vibrant full length portrait of a beautiful Japanese lady which dates to circa 1900. I...
Tugger
Simone Gad
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Animal Drawings and Watercolors
Oil Pastel
Tugger, 2016 Oil Pastel on Rives BFK paper 20 x 26 inches (unframed) Simone Gad is a painter and assemblage/collage artist who rose to prominence in the Los Angeles art scene in...
The Temptation of Eve
Unknown
19th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
British School 19th Century The Temptation of Eve Watercolour and bodycolour Image size: 5 ½ x 8 ½ inches Contemporary gilt frame A very detailed work and in s...
Buddy Guy
Sebastian Kruger
21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
Blues guitarist Buddy Guy has influenced some of the world's greatest musicians including Jimi Hendrix , Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Keith Richards. Sebastian Kruger learned much a...
Female Portrait Sketch #2
Ben Fenske
21st Century and Contemporary Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Conté, Crayon
A colorful sketch of a female bust, in the style of contemporary academic realism. Artist Bio Ben Fenske (b. 1978) although a native of Minnesota, and has been working and living ...
Catholic Cardinal - Italian artist religious pa...
Federico Bartolini
19th Century Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
A beautiful Italian Realist watercolour portrait of an Italian catholic Cardinal against a backdrop of the buildings by the 19th century Italian artist Federico Bartolini. Painted ci...
Portrait Sketch
Ben Fenske
21st Century and Contemporary Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Conté, Crayon
A portrait of a male head, in profile. Fenske uses a motley of colors to convey a naturalist impression. Artist Bio Ben Fenske (b. 1978) although a native of Minnesota, and has bee...
Nimrod Burke (Large Black & White Ballpoint Pen...
Linda Newman Boughton
2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Archival Paper, Ballpoint Pen
60 x 48 inches black ballpoint pen drawing on cotton Arches paper. Hung with two dark red powder coated aluminum bars. This large, vertical black and white ballpoint pen drawin...
William Mahone (Large Black & White Ballpoint P...
Linda Newman Boughton
2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ballpoint Pen
60 x 48 inches black ballpoint pen drawing on cotton Arches paper. Hung with two dark red powder coated aluminum bars. This large, vertical black and white ballpoint pen drawin...
Portrait of Young Girl Victorian British portra...
Unknown
19th Century Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Carbon Pencil
This is a fine circa 1890 Victorian pencil drawing. Execeuted by one of the leading artists of the day it is a very striking and fascinating portrait of a young girl In good condi...
Drummer (Large Black & White Ballpoint Pen Draw...
Linda Newman Boughton
2010s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ballpoint Pen, Paper
60 x 48 inches black ballpoint pen drawing on cotton Arches paper. Hung with two dark red powder coated aluminum bars. This large, vertical black and white ballpoint pen drawin...
Self Portrait Conte Sketch
Ben Fenske
Early 2000s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Conté
A colorful self-portrait from Ben Fenske, staring at the viewer straight-on. Hues of red dominate. Ben Fenske (b. 1978) although a native of Minnesota, and has been working and livi...
Mid-Century Handsome Man
Unknown
1950s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
Skillful and beautifully rendered pastel portrait of a handsome man, smartly dressed. Textured paper. Signed and dated by the artist lower right, "Butcher '56." Unframed. Image, 24"H...
Abraham Lincoln: Large Black & White Ballpoint ...
Linda Newman Boughton
2010s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Archival Paper, Ballpoint Pen
60 x 48 inches black ballpoint pen drawing on cotton Arches paper. Hung with two dark red powder coated aluminum bars. This large, vertical black and white ballpoint pen drawin...
Female Portrait Sketch
Ben Fenske
Early 2000s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Conté, Crayon
2009 academic portrait sketch of a woman's face, slightly in profile. Fenske utilizes a motley of colors to illuminate her features. Scribbles come together to depict a beautiful wom...
Surrealist Portrait in Pastel, 1972
Michael di Cosola
1970s Surrealist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
This October 1972 pastel on lavender paper portrait is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute befor...
Self Portrait Sketch
Ben Fenske
Early 2000s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Conté
An early work on paper, a brief sketch of the artist's own likeness. Ben Fenske (b. 1978) although a native of Minnesota, and has been working and living in Sag Harbor, New York a...
The Letter (Large Black & White Ballpoint Pen D...
Linda Newman Boughton
2010s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Archival Paper, Ballpoint Pen
60 x 48 inches black ballpoint pen drawing on cotton Arches paper. Hung with two dark red powder coated aluminum bars. This large, vertical black and white ballpoint pen drawin...
Plum
Mario Robinson
21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Drawings and Wat...
Watercolor
Mario Andres Robinson was born in Altus, Oklahoma, where he resided with his family before relocating to New Jersey at the age of twelve. His artistic gift was discovered by a fifth ...
Man Playing the Banjo, Ink on Paper Sketch, 20t...
Calvin Anderson
Mid-20th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This ink on paper sketch of a man playing the banjo is by Bay Area painter, printmaker, and designer Calvin Anderson (b. 1925). He studied at CCAC and Art Center College in the 1940...
Portrait of Henry James Bath - Welsh female ar...
Gwenny Griffiths
19th Century Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Oil Pastel, Pastel
A fine oil/pastel on paper laid on canvas which dates to 1902 by Gwenny Griffiths who was in her day a fairly famous and renowned Welsh female artist. The portrait depicts a beaufif...
"Self-Portrait I" Symbolist Drawing with Gold-Leaf
Alessandra Maria
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Waterco...
Gold Leaf
Working with a palate of graphite and gold leaf, Alessandra Maria masterfully weaves together elements of the earthly and ethereal. She is part sorceress, part alchemist, summoning p...
Mickey Mantle, Yankees, Original Pastel Drawing...
Jack Lane
1980s American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
A pastel drawing of Mickey Mantle by Jack Lane from 1986. A classic sports illustration of the legendary Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees at bat. Framed in gold wood frame, sign...
"Marie," oil pastel drawing by Della Wells
Della Wells
Early 2000s Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Oil Pastel
"Marie" is an original oil pastel drawing by Della Wells. The artist signed the piece in the lower right as well as below the piece on the mat. This piece depicts a woman with black ...
"Syrinx" Symbolist Drawing with Gold-Leaf
Alessandra Maria
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Waterco...
Gold Leaf
Working with a palate of graphite and gold leaf, Alessandra Maria masterfully weaves together elements of the earthly and ethereal. She is part sorceress, part alchemist, summoning p...
Untitled (Study of a Lawyer)
Honoré Daumier
Mid-19th Century Impressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
Unsigned Provenance: FAR Gallery, New York, NY Private Collection, New Jersey Reference and Notes: Daumier was a prolific draftsman. This drawing of a lawyer was once part of a...
"Eos" Symbolist Drawing with Gold-Leaf
Alessandra Maria
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Waterco...
Gold Leaf
Working with a palate of graphite and gold leaf, Alessandra Maria masterfully weaves together elements of the earthly and ethereal. She is part sorceress, part alchemist, summoning p...
"Faces of the Musee d'Orsay XI", Ink Drawing of...
Rob Delamater
2010s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This 2017 ink on paper portrait entitled "Faces of the Musee d'Orsay XI" is by San Francisco artist and co-owner Rob Delamater (b.1966). Delamater creates abstract compositions that...
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