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Don Carlos

Carole Atler Dinner at Don Carlos Oil Pastel Painting on Paper 1983 Framed
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
Le Shoppe Too in Michigan is offering an intriguing modern oil pastel painting on paper titled "Dinner at Don Carlos" by Carole Atler. Dated on the verso gallery tag June, 13 1983. T...
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Vintage 1980s Paintings

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Paper

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Playboy cartoon, But Don Carlos
By Dink Siegel
Located in Miami, FL
"But Don Carlos! You know it's improper for a Lady to come out on the balcony without her Duena.” Playboy cartoon, 1971 Mixed media on board 11 1/4 × 8 87/100 in 28.6 × 22.5 cm
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1970s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media

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  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Carlos Cruz-Diez is known for his work in the Kinetic and Op art movements. The Venezuelan artist created innovative compositions featuring vibrant colors that seemed to move before the eye. Some of his most famous works include Transchromie, Fisicromía and Inducción cromática. Shop a collection of Carlos Cruz-Diez art on 1stDibs.

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