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'California Breakers', Impressionist Seascape, Woman artist
By Claire Baldwin
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A dramatic and lyrical impressionist seascape showing a view of the California coast with the surf breaking on rugged coastal rocks. Signed lower left, 'Claire Baldwin' (American, 2...
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1950s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Artists Sketching (California)
By Frederick Shane
Located in Denver, CO
Gouache on paper. Housed in a custom frame measuring 25.5 x 37.5 x 1.5 inches; image dimensions measure 20.25 x 29.75 inches. Frederick Shane: (born 1906 Kansas city, MO, 1990) St...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Modern Figurative Surrealism Watercolor Painting, Drawing California Artist
By Gary Hansmann
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
"The Sadness of Mr. lapin After the Artist Left" Gary Hansmann (1947-2008) was active/lived in California. He is known for abstract, Surrealism figure painting. Gary William Hansmann...
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1980s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, India Ink, Watercolor

Vintage Abstract Expressionist California Artist Portrait Signed Oil Painting
By Rex Ashlock
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait oil painting by Rex Jesse Ashlock (1918 - 1999). Oil on board, circa 1956. Signed. Image size, 18L x 24H. Housed in a period wood frame.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Minotaur Descending', California woman artist,
By Vanessa Stafford
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Vanessa Stafford' (American, born 1954) and dated 1991. A dramatic, dreamlike townscape showing a minotaur standing at the head of a flight of stone stairs and ...
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1990s Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Monterey California Fauvist Plein Air Landscape Painting Latin American Artist
By Juan Guzman-Maldonado
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A beautiful, luminous landscape painting. I believe this is oil paint. It might be acrylic. 17.5 X 14.5 framed. 14 X 11 sight Juan Guzman-Maldonado is a Chilean Postwar & Contempor...
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20th Century Fauvist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Carmel California Fauvist Plein Air Landscape Painting Latin American Artist
By Juan Guzman-Maldonado
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A beautiful, luminous landscape, cityscape painting. I believe this is oil paint. It might be acrylic. 17 X 13 with frame 16 x 12 sight. Juan Guzman-Maldonado is a Chilean Postwar ...
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20th Century Fauvist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Ghost California" Painting by Artist Florian Roeper
By Studio Roeper
Located in Napa, CA
"Ghost California" is the California Dream dressed in black. This gold leaf painting plays with archetypal icons of California culture. The sun, gold, an arrow, Redwood. The arrow, s...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Paintings

Materials

Gold Leaf

Figurative Nude Painting by Jules Pages 1867 - 1946 American, California, artist
By Jules Pages
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
"Femmes nue allongee" is an oil painting on panel by Jules Pages. The painting is in good condition but could benefit from some conservation cleaning, etc and a new appropriate frame...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Street Art Mixed Media Painting "Bang" Graffiti Style California Latino Artist
By Aldo Valdez
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Aldo Valdez is a San Francisco California based artist. He worked as Head Preparator at Paul Thiebaud Gallery and before that at Gagosian Gallery. These are earlier, one of a kind, m...
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Early 2000s Street Art Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media, Acrylic, Screen

Untitled Painting by California Artist Fay Singer
Located in San Diego, CA
Untitled painting by California artist Fay Singer (1927-2015). A graduate of Western Reserve University and UC Berkeley. She is a lifelong figurative painter and activist, who had a ...
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20th Century North American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Street Art Mixed Media Painting "Bang" Graffiti Style California Latino Artist
By Aldo Valdez
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Aldo Valdez is a San Francisco California based artist. He worked as Head Preparator at Paul Thiebaud Gallery and before that at Gagosian Gallery. These are earlier, one of a kind, m...
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Early 2000s Street Art Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media, Acrylic, Screen

Vibrant Robert Avon Lees Painting California Artist
By Robert Avon Lees
Located in Miami, FL
Exciting and vibrant and entitled "the leap to the fourth", Robert Avon Lees painted this colorful piece 25 years ago, in 1988. The Minnesota born Southern California artist exhibits...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Paintings

Materials

Wood, Acrylic

Painting of Sunset in Los Angeles California USA by British Landscape Artist
By Angela Wakefield
Located in Preston, GB
Painting of Sunset in Los Angeles California USA by British Urban Landscape Artist Angela Wakefield. This painting is on high quality art board, painted in superior artist quality ac...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Paint, Acrylic, Board, Gesso, Mixed Media

Striking Contemporary Painting by California Artist Allen Perrier
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful colors and great technic on this striking geometric acrylic on canvas by san Diego artist Allen Perrier circa 2012.
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Post-Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

'Carmel Beach, Low Tide', California Woman Artist
By Kathleen Murray
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A vibrant California coastal scene showing a view of a deserted, white sand beach with a distant sailboat visible through the branches of an elegant Cypress tree. Signed lower righ...
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2010s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Landscape in Provence', American Impressionist, California artist
By David Harris
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Oil landscape showing a view of the Provencale countryside, looking across a field with a goat grazing towards a village with trees and, beyond, to rolling hills beneath a clouded bl...
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1960s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Southern California Graffiti Artist, Acrylic on canvas painting
Located in Camden, ME
A vibrant acrylic painting done by accomplished Southern California Graffiti artist, utilizing both airbrush and hand-painting techniques. Signed in lower left quadrant.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

California Artist, Mixed Media, Abstract, colorful, Dimensional, Square
By Kimber Berry
Located in Riverdale, NY
Kimber Berry, Only Elephants Should Wear Ivory, Acrylic and Mixed Media on Canvas, 36x36. This is a layered, dimensional contemporary painting. It is filled with white and vibrant...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Acrylic

'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

'Pacific Sunset', San Luis Obispo, California artist, Germany
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'P.H. Schmidt' for Peter Hermann Schmidt (German-American, 1886-1974) and painted circa 1965. A delicately painted study of light and water showing pacific break...
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1960s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

California Seascape, 'Big Sur Coast', Monterey Woman Artist
By Kathleen Murray
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Murray' for Kathleen Murray (American, born 1958) and painted circa 2010. Born in Los Angeles, this listed California artist spent three years studying art in Sw...
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2010s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

'Coastline', Expressionist California Landscape, San Francisco Woman Artist
By Alice Beamish
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A dramatic, Expressionist Coastal landscape showing a view of white-capped jade green breakers crashing against a rocky shoreline, with a distant mountain painted in shades of scarle...
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1950s Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Fishing Boat in Harbor', Oakland, California, Woman artist
By Paula Koloday
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A mid-century oil of a tugboat moored in a calm harbor with a view towards a misty industrial port landscape beyond. Signed lower right, "Paula Koloday" (American, 20th century) and ...
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1960s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

'Peaches in a Woven Basket', California Woman Artist
By Leah Schwartz
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Leah Schwartz' (American, born 1920) and painted circa 1965. A lyrical Modernist still-life showing three ripe peaches in a glazed earthenware bowl. An attracti...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

'Still Life of Fruit', California woman artist
By Lorraine Laubender
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right and painted circa 1960. Vintage art exhibition label verso. A vibrant Modernist still-life by this listed California woman artist.
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1960s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Striking Xlarge Contemporary Painting by California Artist Allen Perrier
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful colors and great technic on this striking geometric acrylic on canvas by san Diego artist Allen Perrier circa 2012. Large size.
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Post-Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Sand Painting Art Work by Riley Johnston California Artist
Located in National City, CA
For your pleasure: Unique form of Art Sand painting by California Artist, Riley L Johnston. Mid-Century Modern. (The history of Sand Painting evolved from the Navajo religion. Sand ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood, Paint

H. Wilson Smith California Artist Abstract Painting, circa 1940s-1950s
By H. Wilson Smith
Located in Phoenix, AZ
H. Wilson Smith (1901-1981) California Artist Oil on board in the original frame. Painting measures 31 3/4" H x 27 3/4" W Frame 22 3/4" H x 28 3/4" W. Signed lower right “H. Wils...
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Mid-20th Century Paintings

Materials

Paint

Mid-Century Abstract Painting by California Artist Robert Gilberg
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid-20th century abstract painting by San Francisco Bay Area artist Robert Gilberg (b.1911-d.1970). Ink and gouache on paper, framed behind glass. Signed and dated 1961. Born in Oak...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Impressionist Mission Scene Cityscape Painting, California Artist Rinaldo Cuneo
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mission scene painting by California San Francisco artist Rinaldo Cuneo (b.1877-d.1939). Oil on artist board in giltwood frame. American, early 20th century. Born in San Francisco, ...
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

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Paint, Wood

Large Modernist Landscape Painting by California Artist Walter Snellgrove
Located in San Francisco, CA
A very large oil on canvas tonalist painting by San Francisco bay area artist Walter Snelgrove (b. 1924 - d. 1995). Walter H. Snelgrove was active/lived in California and is known fo...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Mid Century Abstract Painting by California Artist Martin Snipper
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large oil on canvas signed M. S. and dated 1950. Martin Snipper b.1914-d.2008, he was a San Francisco/Bay Area artist and patron of the arts. American, mid 20th century.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

'Bighorn Rams, Rocky Mountains', Idyllwild, California Artist, Nature painter
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Leslie H. Van Nimwegen' (Dutch-American, born 1951) and painted circa 1990. A large oil landscape showing a group of male bighorn rams perched on rocky crags wi...
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1990s Realist Animal Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Board

'The Sun Room', Impressionist Interior, Stanford, Cranbrook, California artist
By Thad Emory Leland
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, "Leland" for Thad Emory Leland (American, 1914-1987) and painted circa 1955. Thaddeus Emory Leland studied at the Cranbrook Academy in Michigan and, subsequently,...
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1950s Impressionist Interior Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

'Still Life with Blue Jug', Contemporary California Expressionist artist
By Anthony McNaught
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Initialed lower right, 'AEM'; for Anthony Eustace McNaught (American, born 1952) additionally signed verso, 'Anthony McNaught', titled 'Still Life with Blue Jug', and dated 2019. Th...
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2010s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Gloucester Harbor', Post Impressionist Carmel, California woman artist, PAFA
By Virginia Sevier Rogers
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Monogrammed lower left, 'VSR' for Virginia Sevier Rogers (American, 1916-2015) and dated May 1996; additionally signed verso and titled, 'Memories of Gloucester Harbor II' Substanti...
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1990s Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Post-Impressionist Harbor Scene', California Woman Artist, Santa Cruz
By Cathy Puccinelli
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A vibrant, Post-Impressionist view of boats moored beside a wooden jetty with a view towards a landscape in the distance. Signed lower left, 'C. Puccinelli' for Cathy Puccinelli, a ...
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Early 2000s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Fort Bragg Lumber Mill', Woman Artist, California Post-Impressionist
By Muriel Backman
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left "M. Backman" for Muriel Durgin Backman. Titled verso "Union Lumber Co., Fort Bragg- Mendocino, Ca" and painted circa 1955. A moody, mid-century view of the lumber ...
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache, Handmade Paper, Watercolor

Large Mid-Century Nude Figural Painting, California Artist Signed Ladin
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large impressive painting of nude figures. Oil on canvas, recently framed, signed Ladin (California Bay Area artist). American, mid-20th century. Measurement of the painting withou...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint, Canvas

Abstract Figural Nudes Painting by California / Mexico Artist Vladimir Cora
Located in San Francisco, CA
Abstract figural painting in original frame by Vladimir Cora, titled "Amantes III", dated December '79. Oil on paper laid down on canvas. Original paper exposition label on back. P...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Expressionist Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint, Paper

H. Wilson Smith California Artist Geometric Abstract Painting, circa 1940s-1950s
By H. Wilson Smith
Located in Phoenix, AZ
H. Wilson Smith (1901-1981) California Artist Oil on board in the original frame. Painting measures 24 x 20. Frame: 25 x 21. Titled on the verso “Nude - Automatic Elevator” Sign...
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Mid-20th Century Paintings

Materials

Paint

China Camp Coastal Landscape Painting, California Artist Davis Francis Schwartz
Located in San Francisco, CA
Coastal seascape painting of China Camp in Marin County California by Davis Francis Schwartz (b.1879-d.1969). Oil on canvas in painted wood frame, signed lower right. American, ea...
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Paint

The Place Beyond The Pines Watsonville, California artist Lillie Heebner
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful watercolor painting of a blue house surrounded by pine trees by Lillie Esther (Hillman) Heebner, a Watsonville, Monterey Bay area, California watercolor artist. Unsigned,...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

'Monterey Pier', California Modernist, Woman Artist, Santa Cruz Art League
By Muriel Backman
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left "Muriel Backman" for Muriel Durgin Backman and dated 1955. An elegant, Cubist-derived, mid-century view of the old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, California. A ly...
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1950s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Handmade Paper

'Woman Seated', Post Impressionist Woman Artist, Fauve, Carmel, California, PAFA
By Virginia Sevier Rogers
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Monogrammed lower left, 'VSR' for Virginia Sevier Rogers (American, 1916-2015) and stamped, verso, with certification of authenticity. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado., Virginia Sevi...
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1970s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Pastel

'Floral Still Life', Bay Area Abstract, California Modernist Woman Artist
By Janice Haefner
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Haefner' for Janice Haefner (American, 1919-2002) and painted circa 1965. A substantial mid-century oil abstract comprising adjoining and overlapping areas of pr...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Aurora Abstract', Sunnyvale, California Woman artist, Mid-Century Modernist oil
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Shaha' and dated, '69'; additionally signed and dated upper right. A large and bright, mid-century abstract oil by this French-born California artist. Giselle S...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Burlingame, San Mateo', Post-Impressionist landscape by California WPA artist
By Galen Russell Wolf
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Painted by Galen Russell Wolf (American, 1889-1974), circa 1955, and stamped, verso, with certification of authenticity. A bright and fresh, California landscape showing an old wood...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

'Elsonore Coast and the Øresund Straits, Denmark', SFAA, California Artist
By Frederick Korburg
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Fred Korburg' and dated 1969; additionally signed, dated and titled verso, 'Coast at Elsinore, Denmark'. Provenance: Los Robles Galleries, Palo Alto, California....
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1960s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

California Post-Impressionist 'Artist's Studio' Louvre LACMA, Académie Chaumière
By Victor Di Gesu
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Victor di Gesu (American, 1914-1988) estate stamp, verso, and painted circa 1955. A winner of the Prix Othon Friesz, Victor di Gesu first attended the Chouinard Art School before mo...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Oil

CALIFORNIA BEACH SCENE BY FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST ARTIST -SIGNED OIL COASTAL SCENE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"California" by Maurice Mazeilie (French) oil painting on board, unframed stamped verso painting: 6 x 8 inches A delightful original oil painting by the 20th century French Impressi...
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20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

'Winter Solstice', Large Bay Area Abstract Oil, Marin, California, Woman artist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Abstracted autumn landscape, signed lower left, 'N. Kraus' for Norma Kraus (American, 20th century). Additionally inscribed on stretcher bar with artist's name and address, titled, '...
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1960s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Koi Pond' Nishikigoi, Bay Area Woman Artist, University of California, Berkeley
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Rita Vogel' (American, 1922-2019) with artist monogram and painted circa 1995. Signed, verso, on stretcher bar, 'Rita Vogel'. Framed dimensions: 37.5 x 19.5 inche...
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1990s Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

'Walnut Grove with Wild Mustard', California Woman Artist, Large Oil landscape
By Patricia Moorhead
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right "Moorhead" for Patricia Moorhead (American, 20th century) and dated 1972. Old Exhibition label verso inscribed with artist's name and titled "Walnuts with Mustard....
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1970s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'At the Beach, Mexico near Sayulita', Santa Cruz, California Woman Artist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Wildermuth' for Jennifer Wildermuth Reyes (American, 20th century); additionally signed verso, on stretcher bar, and dated 2006. A substantial figural coastal l...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Deer Hill Road, Lafayette, California', Bay Area oil Landscape, Woman Artist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Inscribed lower right, 'SantoStefano' for Maria SantoStefano (American, 20th century); additionally signed, verso, 'M. SantoStefano', dated '9-2012' and titled, 'Deer Hill Road, Lafa...
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2010s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Agua Pacifica', Large Abstract, California Woman Artist, LACMA, MOMA, MOCA, AIC
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed verso, 'Margit Omar' (American, born 1941), titled 'Agua Pacifica' and dated, '1980'. Previously with: Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, California (label verso). Born in ...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

'Study of a Young Woman', California Woman artist, Art Institute of Chicago
By Sarah Hobson
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Sarah H. Hobson' and dated, '1936'. A delicately modeled, gouache and watercolor study of a young woman with copper hair. Sarah Villarette Hoover Hobson studied...
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1930s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Paper

'Weavers of San Juan', Large Modernist Figural by California Woman Artist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Eleanor Elsocht' (American, 1910-2001), titled, verso, 'Weavers of San Juan' and painted circa 1975. Additionally signed verso. Framed dimensions: 36 H x 1.5 D x ...
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1970s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

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