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Antique California Coastal Seascape Landscape Painting circa 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-2751 California seascape oil on masonite displayed in an 19 century antique gitl -black wood frame,signed lower left by Mellin. Image size 11 H x 17 W
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Antique Impressionist California Seascape/Landscape 1940's
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
4034 Antique Impressionist oil on artist board Set in a vintage carved wood frame image size 11.5x9.5"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Desert Mountain"- Early California Redwood Trees Landscape Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Gorgeous early California landscape painting of redwood trees by unknown artist in the 1940's. Titled by artist on the back.
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1940s Naturalistic Landscape Paintings

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Oil

California Desert Landscape w/ Sand Verbena by Elizabeth Hewlett Watkins c.1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
California Desert Landscape w/ Sand Verbena by Elizabeth Hewlett Watkins c.1940s Beautiful vintage oil painting of California desert sand dunes covered with Sand Verbena. The bright...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

California Mission Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Watercolor of an old California mission. Signed lower right illegibly and dated 1940. Displayed in a brown wood frame with double matting. Shipped without glass. Image, 16.5"W x 22"L...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

  • California Mission Landscape
  • California Mission Landscape
  • California Mission Landscape
  • California Mission Landscape
H 25 in. W 31 in. D 1 in.
Mid Century Davenport, California Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful mid-century naive painting of Davenport, California homes on the edge of the coast by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century). Signed and dated "Sibyl '47" lower right c...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century California Mountaintops Forest Landscape
By Joseph Frey
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful and serene mid-century landscape of snowy California mountaintops by listed California artist Joseph Frey (American, 1892 - 1977). The dramatic peaks tower over a glassy mo...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Visiting Day -- Mid Century California Figurative Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming and bright mid century California figurative landscape with a female figure walking down a verdant and inviting path by William Hiller (American, 20th Century), 1940. Signed...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Reflecting Redwood Trees - Mid Century California Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful mid century California landscape of trees reflecting over a nearby lake by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century), c.1940s. This idyllic setting is dotted with wild flo...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Mid Century Golden California Foothills with Oaks Landscape
By Maren Baerskoe Thoreson
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful vivid California landscape of golden foothills with oaks by Maren Baerskoe Thoreson (Norwegian/American, 1882-1956), circa 1940. Signed lower right corner. Unframed. Image ...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Mount Konocti, Clear Lake - Mid Century California Landscape
By Margaret E. Rogers
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful mid century California landscape of Clear Lake's Mount Konocti by Margaret E. Rogers (American, 1872-1961), c.1940. Signed "M.E. Rogers lower right. Titled "Konocti (Clear ...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard, Canvas

Mid Century California Mission Courtyard Garden Landscape, San Juan Capistrano
By Marcel Avoux
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant mid century garden landscape of mission courtyard garden at San Juan Capistrano, the historical Southern California mission, with beautiful archways covered in flowering vine...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Sunset in the Sierra's 1942 - California Mountain Landscape
By Robert William Wood
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Housed in a period, hand carved, gold leaf frame. Dimensions: 28 x 36 inches Signed and dated Robert Wood ‘42 Provenance: Private Collection, Cleveland, Ohio Dr. S. Robbins, Cleve...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Pacheco Creek, California Plein Air Landscape
By Margaret Rogers
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial mid-century California plein air painting of Pacheco Creek by listed Santa Cruz artist Margaret E. Rogers (American, 1872 - 1961), c.1940s. This vibrant landscape was pai...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Home Corral" Very early Wieghorst California Western Painting awesome colors
By Olaf Wieghorst
Located in San Antonio, TX
Olaf Wieghorst (1899 - 1988) California, New York, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas Artist Image Size: 20 x 24 Frame Size: 29.5 x 33 Medium: oil 1946 "Home Corral" California Olaf Wiegh...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

1940's California Hills Landscape
By Erle Loran
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial and period mid-century modern American Scene watercolor of the Oakland, California countryside by Erle Loran (American, 1905-1999), 1944. Signed lower right "Earl Loran" ...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Summer Seas, Asilomar California Seascape
By William Clothier Watts
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful ocean scene with the viewer looking out over the deep blue horizon with an Ocean Schooner by William Clothier Watts (American, 1867-1961). Signed lower right corner. Disp...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Carmel Coast', California Plein Air Impressionist oil, Oakland Museum, Stanford
By Francis Harvey Cutting
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right 'F.H. Cutting' and dated '1932-1948'. Born in Iowa in 1872, Francis Harvey Cutting moved to San Jose, California in 1893 where he studied with Arthur Hill Gilbert...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Big Sur, California by Ellen Pearl Johnson
By Pearl Johnson
Located in Soquel, CA
Dynamic landscape oil painting of Big Sur, California by Berkeley California artist Ellen Pearl Johnson (American, 1935-2019). An exceptionally talented artist and her execution of b...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil, Canvas

'California Hills, Lilac and Rose', Palm Springs, Golden Gate Exhibition, LACMA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Wm. P. Krehm' for William Krehm (American, 1901-1968) and painted circa 1940. A period oil painting showing a mountainous, desert landscape at dusk, most likely...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

'Coastal Cottages', Mid-century Massachusetts Woman Artist, California
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Swinson' for Marjorie E.G. Swinson (American, born circa 1904) and painted circa 1955; additionally signed, verso, 'Marjorie E. G. Swinson'. Marjorie Swinson liv...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Seagull Flying Above Crashing Waves, Mid Century California Seascape
By Joseph Frey
Located in Soquel, CA
Dramatic and dynamic seascape by listed California artist Joseph Paul Frey (American, 1892 - 1977). Signed "P. Frey" lower left. Displayed in a distressed wood frame. Board size: 10"...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

'Paris Opera House', California Artist, Chouinard Art Institute, Crocker Museum
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed, verso, 'A Heinsbergen' for Antoon Heinsbergen (Dutch-American, 1894-1989), inscribed 'Painted in Paris from the top floor of the Grand Hotel Paris' and dated 1941. A panoram...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Old San Diego Harbor', California Woman Artist, San Diego Art Guild Exhibition
By Henrietta Williams
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'H. Williams' for Henrietta W. Williams (American, 19-20th Century) and painted circa 1950; additionally accompanied by old San Diego Art Guild Exhibition label ve...
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Modernist American Landscape', Merritt College, Oakland, Stanford, California
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, in gouache, 'Herb Saylor' for Herbert Saylor (American, 1916-1991) and painted circa 1945. Art educator Herbert Saylor first studied art at the Albright Art Scho...
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1940s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

'Pacific Coast', California Post-Impressionist, Modernism, San Francisco
By Michel Kady
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Michel Kady' and dated 1948. A substantial watercolor on Arches paper showing a coastal scene with figures walking beside the Pacific Ocean beneath imposing cli...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

“Volcano, CA” California Modernist painting circa 1940's by Lundy Siegriest
By Lundy Siegriest
Located in Santa Monica, CA
“Volcano, California” is an original California Modernist oil painting on canvas created circa 1940's by artist Lundy Siegriest (1925 - 1985), son of renowned “Society of Six” painte...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

“Volcano Brewery” California Modernist painting circa 1940's by Lundy Siegriest
By Lundy Siegriest
Located in Santa Monica, CA
“Volcano Brewery Building” is an original California Modernist oil painting on canvas created circa 1940's by artist Lundy Siegriest (1925 - 1985), son of renowned “Society of Six” p...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

California Coast
By Andreas Roth
Located in Soquel, CA
California seascape by Andreas Roth (Bavarian/American, 1871-1949), circa 1940. Signed lower right. Condition: Excellent. Presented in wood frame. Image size, 36"L x 18"H; ...
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1940s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

  • California Coast
  • California Coast
  • California Coast
  • California Coast
H 40 in. W 22 in. D 1.50 in.
Northern California Seascape
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous vibrant seascape of Northern California coastline. Signed "LT" lower right corner. Presented in wood frame under plexi glass. Image size: 18"H x 25"W. Framed size: 25"H x 32...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Pastel, Laid Paper

  • Northern California Seascape
  • Northern California Seascape
  • Northern California Seascape
  • Northern California Seascape
H 25 in. W 32 in. D 1 in.
Impressionist View of Eucalyptus Trees in California by Cyrus Bates Currier
By Cyrus Bates Currier
Located in Buffalo, NY
Impressionist view of Eucalyptus trees in California by Cyrus Bates Currier (1868 - 1946). Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed lower right. Displayed in a period impressionist fram...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Joane Cromwell landscape plain air oil painting, California
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nice and sweet landscape by the very well known artist, Joane Cromwell. measures are without frame 8 x 10 inches.
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

California Plein Air Landscape Painting by Herbert Sartelle, 1885-1955
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
California Plein Air Landscape Painting by Herbert Sartelle 1885 - 1955 Canvas measures 30" wide x 25" tall
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Vintage 1940s American American Craftsman Paintings

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Canvas

1940s Southern California Foothills Landscape
By Darrow Peter Durham
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful Southern California plein air landscape by Darrow Peter Durham (American 1890-1960), circa 1940. Signed lower right corner and on verso Spectrum Art Club label. Condition: ...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Small 1940s California Plein Air Landscape -- Lone Cypress
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful California plein air painting in painterly impressionistic style of lone Cypress by Central Valley, California artist Barbara Tucker (American, 20th Century), 1945. Signed ...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique California Impressionist Fruit Harvest Signed Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist signed oil painting by Rose Baumruker. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Midcentury California Foothills Landscape
By Walter Kenrick Fisher
Located in Soquel, CA
Midcentury landscape of California foothills by Walker Kenrick Fisher (Amreican, 1878-1953). Presented in a rustic wooden frame. Signed "W.K Fisher" and dated "49" lower left. Framed...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Large Antique American Female Modernist California Landscape Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape oil and mixed media painting by Helen Cremer Collins Dowd (1906 - 1996). Oil on board with some collage, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a pe...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

California Nocturnal
By Gene Hale
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful and compelling nocturnal painting of a house overlooking the sea with the moon reflecting on the ocean at night by Gene Hale (American, 1902-1990). It is signed "G. Ha...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

  • California Nocturnal
  • California Nocturnal
  • California Nocturnal
  • California Nocturnal
H 25 in. W 31 in. D 2 in.
California Eucalyptus Landscape
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-1950s watercolor on paper is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spent most of her time in California and was a resident of Long ...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'At the Beach', California Impressionist woman artist, Carmel, Cooper Union
By Marjory Pegram
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Inscribed, verso, on old label, 'Marjory Pegram, Carmel, Calif. circa 1940' for Marjory Pegram (American, 1883-1972) and painted circa 1940; additionally inscribed 'M. Peagram'. Bor...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

'After Glow, Laguna Beach', California Woman Artist, Sunset Seascape, La Jolla
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'M. Burnette' for Mabel Eliza Bird Burnette (American, 1876-1956). Inscribed, verso, on stretcher bar 'Prize Winner' and titled, 'The After Glow, Laguna' and date...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

California Landscape with Eucalyptus
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1940s-1950s watercolor on paper California coastal landscape with eucalyptus trees is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spent ...
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1940s Tonalist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Northern California Train Tracks in Watercolor, Circa 1950s
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940s-1950s watercolor on paper is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at the Art S...
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1940s Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'California Beach Scene', Munich, Berkeley, CCAC, GGIE, SFAA, WPA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'E. Stulz' for Ernst Stolz (German-American, 1901-1989), dated 1941 and titled, lower left, 'The Cove'. Born in Germany, Ernst Stolz studied at Munich Universit...
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1940s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache, Foam Board

California landscape painting
Located in Oakland, CA
Great California plein air oil painting on stretched canvas by Southern California artist Grace D. McCluskey. Grace Dickover McCluskey (1891-1990) lived in San Marino, California. S...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

  • California landscape painting
  • California landscape painting
  • California landscape painting
  • California landscape painting
H 28.5 in. W 34.5 in. D 2 in.
California Expressionist Landscape with House
Located in San Francisco, CA
This piece comes from a collection of approximately 700 works by Richard Van Wingerden and can be seen at: http://www.lostartsalon.com/richardvanwingerden.html <br /> <br /> The al...
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Board

California Landscape Signed Chas a Small
By Charles A. Small
Located in Pasadena, CA
Attractive oil painting of the California coast. Signed Chas A. Small. 1941.
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Vintage 1940s American American Classical Paintings

  • California Landscape Signed Chas a Small
  • California Landscape Signed Chas a Small
  • California Landscape Signed Chas a Small
  • California Landscape Signed Chas a Small
H 26.5 in. W 30 in. D 2 in.

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It could be argued that cave walls were the canvases for the world’s first landscape paintings, which depict and elevate natural scenery through art, but there is a richer history to consider.

The Netherlands was home to landscapes as a major theme in painting as early as the 1500s, and ink-on-silk paintings in China featured mountains and large bodies of water as far back as the third century. Greeks created vast wall paintings that depicted landscapes and grandiose garden scenes, while in the late 15th century and early 16th century, landscapes were increasingly the subject of watercolor works by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci and Fra Bartolomeo.

The popularity of religious paintings eventually declined altogether, and by the early 19th century, painters of classical landscapes took to painting out-of-doors (plein-air painting). Paintings of natural scenery were increasingly realistic but romanticized too. Into the 20th century, landscapes remained a major theme for many artists, and while the term “landscape painting” may call to mind images of lush, grassy fields and open seascapes, the genre is characterized by more variety, colors and diverse styles than you may think. Painters working in the photorealist style of landscape painting, for example, seek to create works so lifelike that you may confuse their paint for camera pixels. But if you’re shopping for art to outfit an important room, the work needs to be something with a bit of gravitas (and the right frame is important, too).

Adding a landscape painting to your home can introduce peace and serenity within the confines of your own space. (Some may think of it as an aspirational window of sorts rather than a canvas.) Abstract landscape paintings by the likes of Korean painter Seungyoon Choi or Georgia-based artist Katherine Sandoz, on the other hand, bring pops of color and movement into a room. These landscapes refuse to serve as a background. Elsewhere, Adam Straus’s technology-inspired paintings highlight how our extreme involvement with our devices has removed us from the glory of the world around us. Influenced by modern life and steeped in social commentary, Straus’s landscape paintings make us see our surroundings anew.

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