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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

'Spinnakers at Sunset', California Watercolor Association, Pacific Grove Artist
By Lucille Marie Johnston
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, "Johnston" and dated 1981. Bearing exhibition label from 17th Pacific Grove Annual Watercolor Competition. A vibrant Modernist watercolor brimming with color an...
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1980s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'Pink Daisies', California Watercolor Society, SWA, Woman Artist, Zoltan Szabo
By Beverly Fields
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Beverly Fields' (American, 20th century) and painted circa 1985. This listed California artist has exhibited widely and with success and is the recipient of num...
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1980s Post-Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

'Water Lilies', California Watercolor Society, SWA, Woman Artist, Zoltan Szabo
By Beverly Fields
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Beverly Fields' (American, 20th century) and dated 1988. Accompanied by a copy of the artist's poster from the same series. This listed California artist has e...
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1980s Post-Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

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

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

'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

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 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

Early Watercolor Painting of Redwood Forest in California
Located in Houston, TX
Watercolor painting of the Redwood forest located in California. Painting is mainly red and blue tones. The artist signed the painting in the bottom right corner. Work is framed in a...
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20th Century Naturalistic Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

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

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

'Coastal Breakers', Mid-century California, American Watercolor Society, CWS
By Arthur Irwin Riley
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A fresh and dynamic watercolor showing a view of the eternal rendezvous of rocks and water on California's Northern Pacific coast. Signed lower right "Art Riley" for Arthur Irwin R...
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1960s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'Estuary at Sunset', Mendocino, California, American Watercolor Society, SWA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Vernon Nye' (American, 1915-2013), inscribed 'AWS' and painted circa 1975. A key figure in California's post-war watercolor revival, Vernon Nye was raised in New...
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1970s Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Laid Paper

City Limits No. 6, watercolor, California, architecture, building, Framed, blue
By Ferdinanda Florence
Located in Riverdale, NY
City Limits No 6 is an industrial watercolor painting on paper by California artist, Ferdinanda Florence. It is 10x7. It is framed to 15x12 with a white frame Ferdinanda Florenc...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

'Pacific Coastal Scene', Santa Cruz, California, National Watercolor Society
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Bill Fravel' (American, born 1947) and painted circa 1995. A lyrical coastal scene showing a view of Pacific breakers rolling over rocks towards a sandy beach a...
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1990s Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Mendocino Village, California Original Watercolor by Gerald Gleeson c.1970
By Gerald Collins Gleeson
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mendocino Village, CA Watercolor by Gerald Gleeson Beautiful view oMendocino Village on the California Coast by listed Gerald Gleeson, c.1970. Original watercolor on paper. Signed...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Duck Pond Landscape, California Seascape - Double Sided Watercolor
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Two-sided watercolor of a colorful Duck pond landscape, and beautiful coastal seascape on verso by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). From the estate of Les Anderso...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Waterco...

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

'A Snow Covered Barn', Society of Watercolor Artists, Rural Winter, California
By Gladys Louise Bowman Fies
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
An elegant winter landscape watercolor showing a view of an old wooden barn and outbuildings beside a frozen pond. Signed lower right 'Fies S.W.A.' for Gladys Louise Bowman Fies (Am...
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1960s Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'The Little Bandit', California Raccoon, National Watercolor Society
By Jack Bevier
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Jack B. Bevier' for Jack Bernard Bevier (American, 1923-1996) and painted circa 1985. Born in Michigan, Bevier was primarily a watercolor painter who specializ...
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1980s Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Illustration Board

Colorful 20th Century Northern California Seascape in Watercolor on Paper
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century Northern California colorful seascape in watercolor on paper is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Franci...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Paper

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 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 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 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 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

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.
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

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

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

'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

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

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.
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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Red Tulips and California Poppies, Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Brightly colored floral landscape by unknown artist Duane Reid (American, 20th Century). Bold red and orange flowers with green foliage contrast nicely against a blue sky with puffy ...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

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

'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

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

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

'Horse Ranch, Northern California', CWS, Post-Impressionist landscape
By Lee Everett Blair
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A cabinet-size, watercolor landscape showing a view of horses grazing beside a red barn in a fenced pasture beneath cloudy blue skies. Signed lower right, 'Lee Blair', and dated 198...
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1980s Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

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

'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

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

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

"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

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California Watercolor For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate california watercolor for your needs in our varied inventory. There are many Post-Impressionist, Impressionist and Abstract versions of these works for sale. You’re likely to find the perfect california watercolor among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. Adding a california watercolor to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — find a piece on 1stDibs that incorporates elements of beige, gray, brown, blue and more. A california watercolor from Victor Di Gesu, Muriel Backman, Ferdinanda Florence, Sadie Van Patten Hall and Alysanne McGaffey — each of whom created distinctive versions of this kind of work — is worth considering. Artworks like these of any era or style can make for thoughtful decor in any space, but a selection from our variety of those made in paint, paper and watercolor can add an especially memorable touch.

How Much is a California Watercolor?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a california watercolor in our inventory may begin at $185 and can go as high as $135,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,250.