Skip to main content
Want more images or videos?
Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 5

Jon Blanchette
Mid Century Aptos California Market Watercolor

1960s

About the Item

Beautiful mid century watercolor of a little store in Aptos, California by listed artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). Unframed. Signed "Jon Blanchette" lower right. Location Acquired with a collection of his work. Image size: 9"H x 12"W. Jon Blanchette was born in Somerset, England on March 29, 1908. He immigrated to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1918. Artistically inclined at age six, he later studied at the Pittsburgh Art Institute. In 1932 he and his wife Jean moved to Los Angeles where he painted, did architectural design, interior decorating, and stage sets for Fox Studios. In 1948 he abandoned commercial work and settled in Aptos (Seacliff Beach), California where he painted fine art and taught privately. During the summers of 1965-75 he held workshops in Mendocino. A romantic realist, he was primarily an oil painter but was also proficient with pen & ink, watercolor, and silk screen.
More From This SellerView All
  • "Sunday Service", Mid-Cent Figurative Village Scene with Church, Frank Serratoni
    By Frank Serratoni
    Located in Soquel, CA
    "Sunday Service, a lovely mid-century figurative village street scene by Frank Serratoni (American, 1908-1970), c. 1940s. A family is shown strolling through the tree-lined street of a quaint village towards a red church...
    Category

    1950s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

    Materials

    Paper, Watercolor, Cardboard, Screen

  • Van's Grocery, Aptos Village - Mid Century California Landscape
    By Jon Blanchette
    Located in Soquel, CA
    Beautiful mid century watercolor of a little store in Aptos, California by listed artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). Signed "Jon Blanchette" lower right. Presented in a new...
    Category

    Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

    Materials

    Permanent Marker, Watercolor, Cardboard

  • Mid Century California Mission Landscape
    Located in Soquel, CA
    Beautiful mid century landscape of a historic California mission, highlighting its iconic architectural details such as a columned arches, white was...
    Category

    Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

    Materials

    Gouache, Cardboard, Paper

  • Smokestack at the Refinery - Realistic Industrial Illustration in Gouache
    Located in Soquel, CA
    Industrial illustration of a smokestack by Charles Ross Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). A large tower and holding tanks are rendered in exquisite detail, especially considering the size of the illustration. The smokestack towers above the landscape, with stairs running up the outside. Two large green holding tanks sit next to the tower. At ground level, there are a few small figures, indicating the enormous scale of the refinery. possibly a sketch for Colliers or The Saturday Evening Post Magazine. Unsigned, but was acquired with other signed estate works by the artist. Presented...
    Category

    1930s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

    Materials

    Gouache, Cardboard, Watercolor

  • Sunday Drive in the Hills - Gouache on Cardboard
    Located in Soquel, CA
    Highly detailed landscape with a house and car by Edward K. Williams (American, 1870-1950). A large house sits atop a hill, looking down over a road that runs along the river. Three people are driving a car from the 1930s along the road. The scene is rendered with great detail - both the house and the car are very accurate. There is an ornate border around the piece that was not finished, including instructions for framing and matting. Signed "E K Williams" on verso, with an address. Presented in a giltwood frame with a new off-white mat. Frame size: 15.75"H x 12.75"W Image size: 7.75"H x 6.5"W Landscape painter, Edward K. Williams was born 1870 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Williams studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with Freer, Vanderpoel, Fursman, and Krehbiel. He exhibited there as well from 1903-1929 (including many winter scenes). He also exhibited at the Hoosier Salon, New York Watercolor Club, Herron Art Institute, American Watercolor Society, Brown County Art...
    Category

    Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

    Materials

    Gouache, Cardboard

  • Vintage Vibrant Taos New Mexico Desert Painting
    Located in Soquel, CA
    Wonderfully vibrant Taos, New Mexico landscape painting by unknown artist , Circa 1940. Unsigned. Unframed. Image size: 6"H x 8"W.
    Category

    1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

    Materials

    Gouache, Cardboard

You May Also Like

Recently Viewed

View All