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'Monterey', California Plein Air, Laguna Beach Art Association, New York ASL
By Dedrick Stuber
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
bay towards lavender coastal hills. This luminous California plein-air painting happily retains its
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1920s Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

Carmel Beach Plein Air Seascape 1920s
By Carl Oscar Borg
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous vintage plein air Carmel by the Sea seascape by Carl Oscar Borg (Sweden/American, 1879
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

1908 Original Oil Painting Mendocino Coast, California Seascape
By Charles Dorman Robinson
Located in Soquel, CA
1908 Original Oil Painting Mendocino Coast, California Seascape A rare 1908 California plein air
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Linen

California Landscape Oil Painting by John Budicin North Park Kendall
By John Budicin
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
is a beautiful plein air painting done in North Park, Kendall. This is one of three Budicin paintings
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

California Landscape Oil Painting by John Budicin Scottsdale Bulldog Canyon
By John Budicin
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
beautiful plein air painting done in Scottsdale at Bulldog Canyon. This is one of two Budicin painting I
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

California Landscape Oil Painting by John Budicin San Bernardino Mountains Farm
By John Budicin
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Budicin took the opportunity to pursue his dream of becoming a plein air artist when his employer moved
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

William Keith Original Tonal Oil Painting of California Misty Woodland Landscape
Located in Tustin, CA
hazy tranquility. William Keith was a Scottish-American painter famous for his plein air California
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Late 19th Century American Barbizon School Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Wood

Winter in California 1927
Located in Pasadena, CA
the size of the panel, the painting was most likely created en plein air. On Verso: The title and
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Early 20th Century Realist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Panel

Flowers Nasturtium Red Orange Green 1920 Santa Barbara, California oil on board
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
. Estate........ PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT THE ENTIRE COLLECTION OF THESE WONDERFUL CALIFORNIA PLEIN AIR
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Cardboard, Oil

Mountainside Landscape oil painting George Gardner Symons American Impressionist
By George Gardner Symons
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Corcoran Gallery of Art.[1] A plein-air painter, he built the first studio in the art colony of Laguna
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

A Cornish Man - Newlyn School Antique Impressionist Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Sevenoaks, GB
emphasising natural light. These schools along with a related California movement were also known as En plein
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Late 19th Century Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Winter Landscape Oil Painting Matt Read Smith Colorado Winter Morning
By Matt Smith
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
be found painting en Plein air from southern Arizona to the Canadian Rockies, from the California
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

"Last Light, Landscape at Sunset, " William Keith, California Tonalist, Forest
By William Keith
Located in New York, NY
complete paintings "en plein air," or directly from nature rather than in studios. A forerunner of
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Late 19th Century Tonalist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

"Summer Day at Nice" French Beach Scene Impressionistic Oil Painting on Canvas
By Suzanne Demarest
Located in New York, NY
A stunning oil painting scene depicting figures by the beach in a sunny day at Nice, France done in
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

European Landscape Oil Painting signed Maurice Braun
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
. Painted with oil on canvas, framed in a beautiful gold leaf wood frame. An established California plein
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Early 1900s French Romantic Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Wood, Paint

The Forest, Large Barbizon School, Oil on Canvas Wooded Landscape
By Emile Roux-Fabre
Located in Cotignac, FR
the art movement called Impressionism and practiced 'plein air' painting. In contrast, the main
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Early 20th Century Barbizon School Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

High Sierras Log Cabin Lodge with Poppies Original Painting by J. Bond Francisco
Located in Soquel, CA
Annual 1919-33; Who's Who in California 1929; Los Angeles Times, 8-3-1930; Plein Air Painters (Ruth
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1910s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Masonite, Oil, Linen

Early Evening Light
By George Gardner Symons
Located in Milford, NH
Paris, Munich, and London, and joined a colony of artists at St. Ives, adopted the plein-air techniques
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

"Winter Scene: Canal Near New Hope, Pennsylvania" Impressionist Snowy Landscape
By George Gardner Symons
Located in New York, NY
America's more noted plein-air painters who combined styles of impressionism and realism. His works are
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

Convict Lake, High Sierra
By Earl Graham Douglas
Located in San Francisco, CA
California. His long career as a plein air artist lasted for more than 50 years until his death on July 11
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Afternoon Sun
By William Wendt
Located in Missouri, MO
Wendt's paintings epitomize the plein-air style for which California impressionists are so revered. His
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Early 20th Century Land Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

Provincetown, American Impressionist Townscape by "Philadelphia Ten" Painter
By Nancy Maybin Ferguson
Located in Doylestown, PA
painting is monogrammed "NMF" in the lower left. Provenance: Private collection, California; Gratz Gallery
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Board

Pair Early New Mexico Landscapes with Structures Heavy Impasto Galveston Artist
By Paul Schumann
Located in San Antonio, TX
turning to plein air painting. Schumann married Carolina Adela Bergmann from Fredericksburg, Texas, in
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1920s Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

"Winter Scene, " George Gardner Symons, Snowy Hill Landscape, Pennsylvania
By George Gardner Symons
Located in New York, NY
noted plein-air painters who combined styles of impressionism and realism. His works are cited for their
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

Les deux soeurs by Federico Zandomeneghi
By Federico Zandomeneghi
Located in New Orleans, LA
Italian artists dedicated to executing landscape paintings en plein air. Zandomeneghi embraced the
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19th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

New Forest - Etruscan School British landscape by Arthur Lemon
By Arthur Lemon
Located in London, GB
excelled in sensitive and lively plein-air oil studies of which the present work is a typical example. He
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Late 19th Century Realist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Early 20th Century Late Afternoon Monterey Landscape by James Everett Stuart
By James Everett Stuart
Located in Soquel, CA
Stunning plein air California landscape of Natividad (part of unincorporated Monterey Country) in
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1910s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Pebble Beach Surf Seascape by Abel Warshawsky
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
20th century Plein Air seascape painting of crashing surf at Pebble Beach by listed California artist
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Masonite

"Twin Cypress"
By Charles Dorman Robinson
Located in Southampton, NY
Oil on canvas painting by the American artist, Charles Dormon Robinson. Signed lower left with the
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Early 1900s Post-Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Landscape with Trees
By Louis Aston Knight
Located in Atlanta, GA
scene and traveled to the United States many times – painting scenes in New York, Florida and California
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19th Century Realist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Early 20th Century Pacific Coast Summer Landscape
By Margaret Wherry Ziegler
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful early 20th century plein air-style landscape by Margaret Wherry Ziegler (American, 1909
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Twilight along the River Bend
By Louis Aston Knight
Located in Sheffield, MA
Louis Aston Knight New York/California/France, 1873-1948 Twilight along the River Bend Oil on
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1920s Post-Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

"The Pensive Beauty, " Carl Nordell, American Impressionism, Female Portrait
By Carl Nordell
Located in New York, NY
Carl Nordell (1885 - 1957) The Pensive Beauty Oil on canvas 40 x 32 inches Signed lower left
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Saint-Malo, Brittany
By William Stanley Haseltine
Located in New York, NY
plein-air painting practiced by the Barbizon artists, and the revolutionary techniques of the French
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19th Century American Realist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

“Morning by the Lake” California Oil painting circa 1920s-30's by Dedrick Stuber
By Dedrick Stuber
Located in Santa Monica, CA
1878, and is best known for his quiet, plein air pastoral California landscape and marine paintings
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Board

Santa Barbara's Channel Islands - Deep Blue Pacific
By Lockwood de Forest
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
California’s expansive coastline made portable... Presenting a plein air painting of the Santa
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1910s American Realist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Trees in the Carmel Valley Paradise
By Dedrick Stuber
Located in Graton, CA
"Silver Mining" in a private collection was thought to have been done in 1915. He did his "plein air
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Arizona Mountains
By Paul Lauritz
Located in Graton, CA
, Colorado, and Arizona. At first, he did plein air painting but discovered that he got a stronger light on
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Sunset with Figure Walking into Village with Stream in the foreground
By In the style of George Inness
Located in Graton, CA
Barbizon, France, he was the leading painter of that movement of early plein-air landscape painters. He
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Late 19th Century Tonalist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Rocky Mountain Winding River Scene
By Hamilton Hamilton
Located in Graton, CA
time at the artist’s colony in Pont Aven, Brittany learning from the group of plein air painters who
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19th Century American Realist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

Young Lady with an Accordion, 1899 by Anna E. Klumpke (1856-1942, American)
Located in New York, NY
Maternal Instruction, painted in 1891, a delightful plein air mother and child scene, now in the New
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Late 19th Century Naturalistic Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Lilacs, a Still Life by Minerva Josephine Chapman (1858-1947, American)
Located in New York, NY
impact, as he encouraged her painting of still lifes and plein air landscapes in a bold Impressionist
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

"Study of Landscape With Cliff and Trees" Graphite/Paper American PreRaphaelite
By John Henry Hill
Located in Dallas, TX
embracing the principles of Ruskin; drawing and painting en plein air as truthfully as he could. Hill’s
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Late 19th Century Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Paper, Graphite

California Plein Air Impressionist Oil Painting in Baroque Frame, Early 20th C.
Located in San Francisco, CA
An enchanting early 20th century en plein air impressionist oil painting on canvas of an
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Early 20th Century American American Classical Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Paint, Plaster, Giltwood

Point Conception Lighthouse Santa Barbara California Plein Air Colorful #0-51
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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1910s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

Santa Barbara Cottage Landscape colorful Plein Air California Impressionist 0-88
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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1910s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

Santa Barbara California Adobe House & Trees in Colorful Landscape Plein Air #78
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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1910s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

Santa Barbara Farm House California Plein Air Impressionist blue green rose 0-89
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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1910s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

Santa Barbara California Coast Beach Ocean Mountains Clouds surf Plein Air #0-72
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

Dirt Road, Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara Landscape Plein Air Impressionist
By Francis Draper Jr.
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Estate signed verso. Painted between the years 1916 and 1926. This painting is identified in the
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Cardboard, Oil

William Barr, Dusk Over Paisley , Oil Painting
By William Barr
Located in Cheltenham, GB
This early 20th-century oil painting by Scottish artist William Barr (1867-1933) depicts the gentle
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1910s Tonalist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

"Mount Rainier" Washington Impressionist Oil on Canvas Robert Alexander Graham
By Robert Alexander Graham
Located in Portland, OR
"Mount Rainier," Oil on Canvas by California Impressionist Robert Alexander Graham (1873-1946
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Carmel Coast and Pebble Beach
By Homer Francis Levinson
Located in Soquel, CA
air, two sided painting on masonite, circa 1945. Born in California, Levinson lived on the Monterey
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Board

Late Fall Impressionist Landscape
By George Gardner Symons
Located in Buffalo, NY
artist, George Symons was one of America's more noted plein-air painters who combined styles of
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

"Emerald Hill" - Early 20th Century Landscape
By Clyde Scott
Located in Soquel, CA
Moody early 20th century landscape oil painting of trees and grassland titled "Emerald Hill" by
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Cardboard

"Twilight In Venice"
By George Inness
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Americans at Barbizon, France, he was the leading painter of that movement of early plein-air landscape
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19th Century Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

Early 19th C. Monterey Eucalyptus Grove Landscape
By Dedrick Stuber
Located in Soquel, CA
" in a private collection was thought to have been done in 1915. He did his "plein air" landscapes at
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Canvas, Oil

"Texas Autumn" Texas Hill Country Landscape Circa 1920s
By Harry Anthony DeYoung
Located in San Antonio, TX
summer painting camp at Fort Davis and plein-air classes in Texas at Port Isabel, Eagle Pass, Abilene
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1920s Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil

"Folley Cove Studio, Gloucester, Massachusetts" Female American Modernist
Located in New York, NY
Daniel Garber, her most memorable teacher, she carried forward a plein-air landscape painting with
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1910s American Modern Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Board

Untitled (View of the Continental Divide from near Genesee, Colorado)
By Robert Alexander Graham
Located in Denver, CO
Original mountain landscape oil painting, View of the Continental Divide from near Genesee/Lookout
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1920s American Impressionist Antique California Plein Air Oil Painting

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Oil, Canvas

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