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Northern California Farm Animal Landscape Scene with a Barn in Watercolor
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century Northern California farm animal landscape scene with a barn in watercolor is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spen...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

California Modernist Ballet Dancers Ink Drawing
By Francis De Erdely 2
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Francis de Erdely (Hungarian: Erdélyi Ferenc) (1904–1959) was a Hungarian-American artist who was renowned in Europe and the United States for his powerful figure paintings and drawi...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

California Post-Impressionist Figural Drawing 'Seated Nude with Mandolin'; LACMA
By Victor Di Gesu
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A graphite study of a young woman, shown nude and seated on a couch, one knee drawn up, beside a table bearing a mandolin. Victor Di Gesu (American, 1914-1988) estate stamp verso; d...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

California Coast
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "California Coast" 2003 Is a watercolor on paper by Filipino artist Ephraim Samson, b.1947. It is signed and dated at the lower right corner by the artist. The artwork s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • California Coast
  • California Coast
  • California Coast
  • California Coast
H 15.35 in. W 17 in. D 0.85 in.
California landscape
By Carl Sammons
Located in Houston, TX
Considered one of the early "California Impressionists" Carl Sammons is known for plain air landscapes that featured the flowering plants native to the coasts, mountains, and desert...
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1930s Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

California Coast
By Bart Perry
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Bart Perry (American, 1906-1992) Title: California Coast Year: c.1960 Medium: Watercolor Paper: Watercolor paper Image size: 19.25 x 25.75 inches paper size: 19.25 x 2...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • California Coast
  • California Coast
  • California Coast
  • California Coast
H 19.25 in. W 25.75 in. D 0.01 in.
California Landscape
By Arnold A. Grossman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "California Landscape" c.1990 is a watercolor on paper by noted California artist Arnold A. Grossman, 1923-2016. It is signed at the lower right corner by the art...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • California Landscape
  • California Landscape
  • California Landscape
  • California Landscape
H 20.25 in. W 24.25 in. D 1 in.
Sausalito, California
By Hilda Kider
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Artwork "Sausalito, California" c. 1975 is a watercolor on paper by San Francisco Bay Area artist Hilda Kider, 1921-2017. It is hand signed at the lower left corner by the artis...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • Sausalito, California
  • Sausalito, California
  • Sausalito, California
  • Sausalito, California
H 20.75 in. W 17.25 in. D 0.75 in.
California Girl
By Emil Jean Kosa Jr.
Located in West Hollywood, CA
A wonderful original charcoal drawing by American artist Emil Kosa Jr. The drawing is unframed, and there is a small tear in the upper right margin, but it does not detract from t...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

California Coast
By Nadine Pizzo
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A vibrant coastal landscape showing a view of a jetty extending into the cove of a beachside town with a view to mountains beyond. Signed lower right, 'Nadine Pizzo' and painted ci...
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1960s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

California Hills - Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant watercolor in the style of Elmer Wachtel by an unknown artist (20th Century). Presented in a wood frame with an off-white mat. Paper size: (approx) 11"H x 14"W. Unsigned
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

Sausalito Waterfront, California
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "Sausalito Waterfront, California" 2003 Is a watercolor on paper by Filipino artist Ephraim Samson, b.1947. It is signed and dated at the lower right corner by the artis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Crescent Bridge, California
By Joseph Weisman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Crescent Bridge, California" c.1960 is a watercolor on paper by California artist Joseph Weisman, 1907-1994. It is hand signed at the lower left corner by the ar...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Mill Valley, California
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "Mill Valley, California" 2003 Is a watercolor on paper by Filipino artist Ephraim Samson, b.1947. It is signed and dated at the lower right corner by the artist. The ar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • Mill Valley, California
  • Mill Valley, California
  • Mill Valley, California
  • Mill Valley, California
H 15.35 in. W 17 in. D 0.85 in.
California Coastal Scene
By Lewis Suzuki
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Lewis Suzuki (Japanese/American, 1920/2016) Untitled: California Coastal Scene Year: Circa 1970 Medium: Watercolor on ArchesPaper Image and paper size: 22.5 x 15 inches ...
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1970s Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

'Northern California Harbor', Marin, San Francisco, California Woman artist
By Grace Abbett
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed verso 'Grace Abbott' (American, 20th century), a listed California artist, and painted circa 1960. A Modernist watercolor showing a panoramic view of fishing boats moored in ...
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1960s Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

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

'Dog Park', California, University of California, San Francisco Bay Area
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed, verso, 'T. Fontaine' for Ted Fontaine (American, born 1952) and dated 2016. A substantial, expressionist landscape comprising complex, overlaid and interlaced lines of color...
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2010s Abstract Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Wax Crayon, Laid Paper

California Landscape with Farm
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "California Landscape with Farm" 1943 is a watercolor on paper by noted California (German/American) artist Ernst Stolz, 1901-1989. It is signed and dated at the lower r...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • California Landscape with Farm
  • California Landscape with Farm
  • California Landscape with Farm
  • California Landscape with Farm
H 16.5 in. W 19.75 in. D 0.75 in.
'Reclining Nude', California Modernist
By Michael Decker
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Drawn by Michael Decker (American, 20th century) circa 1975 and stamped, verso, with certification of authenticity. A lyrically-drawn, pen and ink figural showing a woman reclining ...
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1970s Impressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Landscape with House, California
By Ralph Ledesma
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Landscape with House, California" is a watercolor on paper by California artist Ralph Ledesma, 1910-1993. It is signed at the lower right corner by the artist. T...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

California Landscape with Farm
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork :California Landscape with Farm" c.1950 is a watercolor by noted California artist Ralph Baker, 1908-1976. It is signed at the lower right corner by the artist. The artw...
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Mid-19th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • California Landscape with Farm
  • California Landscape with Farm
  • California Landscape with Farm
  • California Landscape with Farm
H 31.15 in. W 36.5 in. D 1.75 in.
California You Risk Control
By Tm Gratkowski
Located in Santa Monica, CA
thousands of layers of torn magazine paper with a medium-relief sculptural forms. All 100% recycled paper
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Wood Panel, Paper

California Gold Town - Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous painting of a small town by R. E. Baker (American, 20th Century). Signed "R. E. Baker" lower left. Presented in a giltwood frame with a brown mat and glass. Image size: 7.5"...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Waterco...

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Paper, Watercolor

Old San Anselmo, California
By Muriel Backman
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Certification of Authenticity stamped verso; titled verso, 'San Anselmo' and dated 1956. Muriel Backman exhibited widely and with success from the 1930's through the 1950's, includi...
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1950s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

California Seascape with Gulls
Located in Houston, TX
Early 20th Century California Seascape done with watercolor and egg tempera on paper. Painting depicts seagulls over crashing waves. In a similar style to George Bickerstaff. Possibl...
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20th Century Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Egg Tempera, Watercolor

Hanging on in Tracy, California
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "Hanging on in Tracy, California" 2003 Is a watercolor on paper by Filipino artist Ephraim Samson, b.1947. It is signed and dated at the lower right corner by the artist...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

St. Mary, Morro bay, California
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "St Mary, Morro Bay, California" c.1940 is a watercolor on paper by California artist Cecil Wray Goodchild, 1901-1983. It is signed at the lower right corner. The...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Mid-Century California Mission Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Midcentury watercolor landscape of a California mission with tree in the foreground by an unknown artist (American, 20th century). Unsigned. Displayed in a simple wood frame with gre...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

California Coast with Cypress Tree
By Arnold A. Grossman
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Arnold Grossman (American, 1923-2016) Title: California Coast with Cypress Year: c.1980 Medium: Watercolor Paper: Watercolor paper Size image: 16 x 18.75 inches paper: 16...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Old Mission Station, San Francisco, California
By Dong Kingman
Located in Missouri, MO
Dong Kingman (American 1911-2000) "Old Mission Station" c. 1950 watercolor on paper Signed *Fully illustrated in the book "Dong Kingman, Portraits of Cities" Sheet Size: 22 x 30 in...
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1950s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Rio Del Mar, California Coast Landscape
By Virginia J Hughins
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming and bright watercolor of the coastal village of Rio Del Mar by Aptos, California artist Virginia J Hughins, (Virginia Brubaker DeWolf), (American, 1923-2004). Signed "Virgin...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

California Landscape in Watercolor, Circa 1950s
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper landscape of a California ranch with green hills is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spent mos...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Rocky Arroyo Death Valley California Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful watercolor landscape of a rocky arroyo with native plants and distant mountains near Death Valley National Park, California by California artist Marilyn Ann Deeds (American...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

The Old Trestle, San Rafael, California
By Arnold A. Grossman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "The Old Trestle, San Rafael, California" 1986 is a watercolor on paper by noted California artist Arnold A. Grossman, 1923-2016. It is signed at the lower left c...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Landscape with Boat and House, California
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "Landscape with Boat and House, California" is a watercolor by California artist Catherine Rubino Eaton Baca, 1907-1978. It is hand signed and dated at the lower right c...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

California Country Road in Charcoal, 1987
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1987 charcoal on paper Bay Area landscape is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, landscape and figure drawi...
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1980s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Untitled (California Palm Rubbing 10)
By Sam Falls
Located in New York, NY
This unique work on paper is an excellent example of Falls’ longstanding environmental approach to art-making and his fascination with the impact of natural phenomena, such as light,...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Color Pencil

California Wine Country
By Catherine McCargar
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />When the vineyards are showing off reds and golds during the early months of autumn, I head out to stand in the midst of them at my easel. This painting was d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Drawings and Waterc...

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Watercolor

Monolith Rock - Mid Century Monterey, California Seascape
By Joseph Yeager
Located in Soquel, CA
Seascape of waves crashing against a large rock by Joseph Yeager (early-mid 20th Century) on heavy bond watercolor paper with ragged edges. Signed "Joe Yeager" in the lower right cor...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Mid Century Watercolor California Landscape with Cows
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper landscape is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spent most of her time in California and was a r...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

VFD #4, watercolor, California, industrial, architecture, building, training
By Ferdinanda Florence
Located in Riverdale, NY
VFD #5 is an industrial watercolor painting on paper by California artist, Ferdinanda Florence. It is 11x7.5, unframed. It is based on the building in Vallejo California where the ...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Watercolor

View of Angel Island from Tiburon, California
By Hilda Kider
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Artwork "View of Angel Island from Tiburon, California" c. 1975 is a watercolor on paper by San Francisco Bay Area artist Hilda Kider, 1921-2017. It is hand signed at the lower ...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

'A Picnic by the River', Early California Watercolorist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'A. Matthews' for Albert A. Matthews (American, 19th century) and painted circa 1900. This early California artist was active at the turn of the twentieth centur...
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Early 1900s Academic Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Postcard

"Pathways - Rancho San Carlos" - California Trees Landscape
By Cheryl Trotter
Located in Soquel, CA
Soft watercolor and Cyanotype of oak trees at Rancho San Carlos by Cheryl Trotter (American, 20th century). Signed lower right "Cheryl Trotter." Displayed in giltwood-toned frame. Ci...
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1980s American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

Russian River Landscape at Bohemian Grove, California
By William Matthews
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful watercolor of the Russian River at Bohemian Grove by William Matthews, (American, b-1949), 2002. Signed "William Matthews (indistinctly) lower left. Titled, signed, and dat...
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Early 2000s American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

'San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge', California Architecture
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A substantial and elegant, Modernist watercolor on Arches laid paper, showing a view of the towers of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge rising above the fog. Signed lower right, 'G...
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1980s Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Laid Paper

'San Francisco', Mid-century California Modernist Watercolor
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A vibrant expressionist watercolor showing a view of San Francisco and the bay contrasted against a semi-abstracted colorist background. Signed lower right, 'Provenzano' for Sam Pr...
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1960s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

California Seascape, Botanical Study - Double Sided Watercolor
By Doris Warner
Located in Soquel, CA
Double-sided watercolor of Pleasure Point Cove, Monterey Bay by listed artist Doris Ann Warner (American, 1925-2010). On verso is a beautiful botanical watercolor study. Signed "War...
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1960s American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'Water's Edge', California Woman Artist, CWS, SWA
By Marjorie Stevens
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Watercolor landscape showing a view of a lake with grasses and trees growing at its edge and reflected in the water, with cloudy skies overhead. Signed lower left, "Marge Stevens" a...
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1960s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Graphite

'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

'Dreamscape', Bolivia, Brazil, California, Sao Paulo Biennale, UNESCO
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Mario Cespedes' (American, born 1940) and created circa 1985. Matted dimensions: 24 H x 18 W x .25 D inches. Born in Bolivia, Mario Cespedes immigrated to Sao P...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gold Leaf

VFD 1, watercolor, California, Industrial building, architecture, fire training
By Ferdinanda Florence
Located in Riverdale, NY
VFD #1 is a watercolor painting of a California industrial site where fire training drills take place. It is 11x8 unframed. Ferdinanda Florence was born in Washington, DC, and grew...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

City Limits No. 4, watercolor, California, architecture, building, Industrial
By Ferdinanda Florence
Located in Riverdale, NY
City Limits No 4 is an industrial watercolor painting on paper by California artist, Ferdinanda Florence. It is 11x7.5, unframed. I Ferdinanda Florence was born in Washington, DC,...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

California Expressionist Still Life 1940-50s
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-50s watercolor on paper still life with irises and a book is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

VFD 6, watercolor, California, Industrial building, architecture, fire training
By Ferdinanda Florence
Located in Riverdale, NY
VFD #6 is a watercolor painting of a California industrial site where fire training drills take place. It is 11x8 unframed. Ferdinanda Florence was born in Washington, DC, and grew...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Watercolor

City Limits No. 5 watercolor, California, architecture, building, Industrial
By Ferdinanda Florence
Located in Riverdale, NY
City Limits No 5 is an industrial watercolor painting on paper by California artist, Ferdinanda Florence. It is 7.5 x 6.25, unframed. Ferdinanda Florence was born in Washington, ...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

'University Village, Berkeley' Carmel, California, Woman Post Impressionist
By Muriel Backman
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed verso, 'M. Backman' for Muriel Backman (American, 1902-1996), titled 'University Village', dated 1958 and with inscription verso, 'Demonstration painting- horizontal and verti...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'Village in Tuscany', California Modernist woman artist, SFAA
By Dora Masters
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A semi-abstracted study of a Tuscan townscape with warm terra-cotta roofs and stucco hues of saffron and crimson. Signed lower right, 'D. Masters' for Dora Masters (American, 1916-...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

View of Angel Island from Tiburon, California II
By Hilda Kider
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Artwork "View of Angel Island from Tiburon, California II" c. 1975 is a watercolor on paper by San Francisco Bay Area artist Hilda Kider, 1921-2017. It is hand signed at the low...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

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