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JESPERS Floris. Landscape. Charcoal drawing. Signed.
By Floris Jespers
Located in Paris, FR
JESPERS Floris. Landscape. Charcoal drawing. Signed lower left
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1920s Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Charcoal

Studies of Angels - Original Ink Drawing - Signed
By Demetrios Galanis
Located in Paris, FR
Demetrios GALANIS (1879-1966) Studies of Angels Original Indian ink drawing Signed with the blue stamp signature of the artist On vellum 25 x 19 cm (c. 10 x 8") Very good conditi...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink

Child Picking Fruit - Original Pencil Drawing - Signed
By Demetrios Galanis
Located in Paris, FR
Demetrios GALANIS (1879-1966) Child Picking Fruit Original pencil drawing Signed with the blue stamp signature of the artist On vellum 15 x 12.5 cm (c. 6 x 5") Very good cond...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Studies of Cupid - Original Ink Drawing - Signed
By Demetrios Galanis
Located in Paris, FR
Demetrios GALANIS (1879-1966) Studies of Cupid Original Indian ink drawing Signed with the blue stamp signature of the artist On vellum 28 x 21 cm (c. 11 x 8") Very good conditio...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink

Bouquet of Roses - Original ink drawing, Signed
By Jean Dufy
Located in Paris, FR
Jean DUFY (1888-1964) Bouquet of Roses Original ink and lavish drawing Signed with the artist stamp On paper 29 x 36 cm (c. 12 x 14 in) Very good condition, paper lightly yellowed
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Mid-20th Century Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink

Farmer - Original Ink Drawing signed "Villetti" - 1880
Located in Roma, IT
Farmer is an original ink drawing signed "Villetti" and realized in 1880. Hand-signed by the artist on the left margin of the brown paper. The Drawing is in good condition, except ...
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1880s Naturalistic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Romantic Angels - Original ink and pencil drawing - Signed
By Demetrios Galanis
Located in Paris, FR
Demetrios GALANIS (1879-1966) Romantic Angels Original ink and pencil drawing Signed with the blue stamp signature of the artist On vellum 16 x 15 cm (c. 6 x 6") Very good c...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Pencil

Eating Elephant - Original ink and watercolor drawing, Signed
By Ronald Searle
Located in Paris, FR
Ronald SEARLE Eating Elephant, 1964 Original ink and color pencil drawing Signed bottom right with the monogram On heavy paper 76 x 56 cm (c. 30 x 22 in) Very good condition, small...
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1970s Modern Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink, Color Pencil

Cat and Dog Chalk Drawing signed E Thomas mid century
Located in FR
Cat and Dog Chalk Drawing signed E Thomas mid century Unframed 'Top Cat' !! One of a kind On black art paper mounted Good condition with only very minor signs of age nothing distrac...
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Mid-20th Century Naturalistic Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Chalk

Angel Riding a Deer - Original pencil and ink drawing - Signed
By Demetrios Galanis
Located in Paris, FR
Demetrios GALANIS (1879-1966) Angel Riding a Deer Original pencil and Indian ink drawing Signed with the blue stamp signature of the artist On vellum 18 x 13 cm (c. 7 x 5") Very ...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

India Ink, Carbon Pencil

Summer Fruits : Figs, Pears & Grapes - Original Ink Drawing - Signed
By Demetrios Galanis
Located in Paris, FR
Demetrios GALANIS (1879-1966) Summer Fruits : Figs, Pears & Grapes Original pencil and violet ink drawing Signed with the blue stamp signature of the artist On drawing paper 24 x ...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Carbon Pencil

Woman in the Hammam - Original Charcoal Drawing, Signed #REFERENCED
By Françoise Gilot
Located in Paris, FR
Françoise GILOT (1921-) Woman in the Hammam Original Charcoal Drawing Signed bottom right On paper 74 x 55 cm at view (c. 30 x 22 in) Presented in golden wood frame 96 x 77 cm (c. ...
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1950s Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Comforting : Studies of Man and Sad Woman - Original pencil drawing, Signed
By Alphonse Mucha
Located in Paris, FR
Alphonse MUCHA Comforting : Studies of Man and Sad Woman, c. 1900 Original pencil drawing Signed bottom right On paper linen on light board 32.5 x 25 cm (c. 13 x 10 in) Presented un...
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Early 20th Century Art Nouveau Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Roger VAN GINDERTAEL. Paris street view. Charcoal drawing. Signed / dated 1928.
By Roger Van Gindertaal
Located in Paris, FR
Paris street view. Charcoal drawing. Signed and dated 1928. This drawing is from the best period of this interesting artist. Roger van Gindertael was a Belgian painter who was born ...
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1920s Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

"Flow," Colored Pencil Drawing signed by Karin Krohne Kaufman
By Karin Krohne Kaufman
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Flow" is an original colored pencil drawing signed by the artist Karin Krohne Kaufman in the lower right corner. It depicts a woman in a large flowing pink dress. This woman is in a...
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1990s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Color Pencil

Fauvist Lying Nude - Original charcoals drawing, Signed
By Gaston Coppens
Located in Paris, FR
Gaston COPPENS (1909 - 2002) Fauvist Lying Nude Original charcoal drawing Stamp signature Stamp of the artist on the back On wove paper 48 x 36 cm (c 18 x 14 inches) Excellent con...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Original Pencil Drawing signed 1883
Located in FR
19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Pencil Drawing signed and dedicated 1883 In its original oval ebonised frame Decicated on the back paper 'Ce Portrait est destinee a Louise La...
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1880s Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

"Woman in Coat & Fancy Hat," Graphite Drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Woman in Coat & fancy Hat" is a graphite drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza. An older woman is sketched as she stands. She is wearing a winter coat and quite a large hat. Art: 8.25...
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1950s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

"Red Herring," a Colored Pencil Drawing signed by Karin Krohne Kaufman
By Karin Krohne Kaufman
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Red Herring" is an original colored pencil drawing signed and dated lower right by the artist Karin Krohne Kaufman. It depicts a woman with traditional Japanese hair and an elegant ...
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Early 2000s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Color Pencil

Portrait of a Melancholic Woman, a Drawing signed by Léon Bonnat
Located in PARIS, FR
This drawing by Léon Bonnat, the greatest portrait painter of the Third Republic, shows a woman of indeterminate age, caught in a melancholic pose. 1. Léon Bonnat Born in Bayonne, ...
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Late 19th Century Romantic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Cardboard, Carbon Pencil

"Flying," Original Surreal Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Flying" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower right corner. This strange, surreal image centers around a figure that appears to have leaped from the broke...
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1960s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

"Scaffolding," Original Pen & Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Scaffolding" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower right corner. This minimal line drawing is a study of the form of a scaffold, reducing it to its most b...
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1960s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Decoration - Original Pen Drawing signed "E.Duc" - 1890 ca
Located in Roma, IT
Decoration is an original drawing in pen and watercolor on paper signed "E.Duc". the state of preservation is good except for some stains and folding on margins. Stamped on the low...
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1890s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pen

"Petie (Duck)" conte crayon drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
In this drawing, Sylvia Spicuzza presents the viewer with a duck in a watery landscape, rendered in her elegant modernist style. Other forms in the drawing appear to shoot up like le...
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1950s Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Conté

"Bird," Original Early Pencil Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Bird" is an original pencil drawing by David Barnett, signed along the bottom edge. The entire work is about the size of a postage stamp and includes an abstract representation of a...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Color Pencil

"Journey," Colored Pencil Drawing signed by Karin Krohne Kaufman
By Karin Krohne Kaufman
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Journey" is an original colored pencil drawing by Karin Krohne Kaufman. The artist signed the piece. This piece depicts a woman walking through a field in a large blue and orange dr...
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Early 2000s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Color Pencil

Portugal, Young Girl with Fishes - Original color drawing, Signed
By Mily Possoz
Located in Paris, FR
Mily POSSOZ Young Girl with Fishes, 1928 Original pencil and charcoals derawing Signed bottom right Dated 1928 On paper 42 x 34 cm at view (c. 17 x 13 in) Presented in a wood frame ...
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1920s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil, Color Pencil

"Melon Scope," Original Pastel Drawing signed by Della Wells
By Della Wells
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Melon Scope" is an original pastel drawing on paper by Della Wells. The artist signed the piece in the lower right. This piece depicts a dark-skinned human figure carrying a large s...
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1990s Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pastel

"America's Nightmares," Original Pastel Drawing signed by Della Wells
By Della Wells
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"America's Nightmares" is an original pastel drawing on paper by Della Wells. The artist signed the piece in the lower right. This piece depicts three African American figures among ...
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1990s Neo-Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

"Umbrella Drawing II," Oil Pastel Drawing signed by Tom Shelton
By Tom Shelton
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Umbrella Drawing II" is an original oil pastel drawing on paper by Tom Shelton. The artist signed the piece lower right. It depicts four leaning red umbrellas. 23" x 25" art Tom ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil Pastel

"Young Woman in a Landscape" original drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
In this intimate drawing, Sylvia Spicuzza presents the viewer with a young woman crouched down in a garden. The image is framed by foliage and fields of color. 3.75 x 5.25 inches, ...
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1950s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon

Portrait - Original Pencil Drawing signed "Choppard" - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait is an original artwork realized by an unknown artist and signed "Choppard". Original pencil drawing on ivory paper. Good conditions. Hand.signed on the lower left margin.
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Early 20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Original 1930's Vintage Motor Car Racing Original Drawing Signed Dated
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Wonderful original pencil drawing depicting a vintage motor car racing scene from the 1930's. The drawing is by - "K. B. White" - a British illustrator and motoring artist who was ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

"Five Faces #736," a Black Ink Drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Five Faces #736" is an original black ink drawing with a stamped signature in the lower left by Sylvia Spicuzza. It depicts five female faces from a variety of angles. 10 1/2" x 8...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Original 1930's Vintage Motor Car Racing Original Drawing Signed Dated
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Wonderful original pencil drawing depicting a vintage motor car racing scene from the 1930's. The drawing is by - "K. B. White" - a British illustrator and motoring artist who was ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Original 1930's Vintage Motor Car Racing Original Drawing Signed Dated
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Wonderful original pencil drawing depicting a vintage motor car racing scene from the 1930's. The drawing is by - "K. B. White" - a British illustrator and motoring artist who was ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Original 1930's Vintage Motor Car Racing Original Drawing Signed Dated
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Wonderful original pencil drawing depicting a vintage motor car racing scene from the 1930's. The drawing is by - "K. B. White" - a British illustrator and motoring artist who was ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Original 1930's Vintage Motor Car Racing Original Drawing Signed Dated
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Wonderful original pencil drawing depicting a vintage motor car racing scene from the 1930's. The drawing is by - "K. B. White" - a British illustrator and motoring artist who was ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

"Cherries, Persimmons, & Pears," Original Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Cherries, Persimmons, & Pears" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower right corner. The fruits pictured are abstracted to their most basic forms. They are ...
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1960s Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

"Bamboo, Lobster, & Cherries," Original Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Bamboo, Lobster, & Cherries," is an original surrealist ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in upper right. In the work, a lobster transforms into a stalk of bamboo in three stages...
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1960s Surrealist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

"It's a Gusher I," Original Colorful Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"It's a Gusher I" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower right. This colorful image takes on a serious subject matter with bright and playful colors. Simpli...
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1990s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

"Bee Keeper," Black Conte Crayon Drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Bee Keeper" is an original black conte crayon drawing by Sylvia Spicuzza. The artist signed this piece lower right. This drawing depicts abstract representations of a garden and a b...
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1950s Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Conté

"Passion Fruit," Colored Pencil Drawing signed by Karin Krohne Kaufman
By Karin Krohne Kaufman
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Passion Fruit" is an original colored pencil drawing by Karin Krohne Kaufman. The artist signed the piece in the lower right. This piece depicts a woman in oriental dress walking th...
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Early 2000s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Color Pencil

"Calla Lily," Original Watercolor Botanical Drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Calla Lily" is an original watercolor by Sylvia Spicuzza. The artist signed the piece "Miss Spicuzza" in the lower right. This piece depicts a calla lily bloom in various greens. It...
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1940s Neo-Expressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

"Two Women In Oriental Costume" original drawing signed by Sylvia Spicuzza
By Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
In this drawing, Sylvia Spicuzza presents the viewer with a bust-length view of two elegant women dressed in East Asian costume. Their faces reflect the ideal of beauty during the 19...
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1950s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Crayon

"Water Garden 13," Realistic Flora Pastel Drawing signed by Victoria Ryan
By Victoria Ryan
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Water Garden 13" is an original pastel drawing on paper by Victoria Ryan. The artist signed the piece. It features a variety of pond flowers on a shimmering blue pond. The artist is...
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1990s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pastel

'Self Portrait' original pastel and graphite drawing signed by Sandra Sweeney
By Sandra Sweeney
Located in Milwaukee, WI
Following in line with artists before her, like Rembrandt and van Gogh, Sandra Sweeny here presents a self portrait. The image is direct but subtle in its handling of materials, but ...
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1970s Contemporary Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel, Graphite, Paper

"It's a Gusher II," Original Color Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"It's a Gusher II" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower center within the red stripe. It depicts an oil rig exploding with black oil and color, mimicking ...
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1990s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

"Tree in Court," Black & White Conte Drawing signed by Laurence Rathsack
By Laurence Rathsack
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Tree in Court" is a framed conte drawing in black by Laurence Rathsack, signed with his initials. A lone tree stands at the center of a high-walled courtyard. A small amount of ligh...
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1950s Modern Interior Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Conté

"Willow Shadows at Chenequa," Landscape Pastel Drawing signed by Peggy Leonard
By Peggy Leonard
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Willow Shadows at Chenequa" is an original pastel drawing on canson paper by Peggy Leonard. The artist signed the piece lower left. It depicts a row of willow trees with deep shadow...
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1990s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

"Southwest Ruins," Original Watercolor and Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Southwest" ruins is an original watercolor and ink drawing by David Barnett. The artist signed and dated the artwork in the lower right. It depicts a beautifully colorful barren lan...
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1990s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

Eugène Ciceri (1813 - 1890) Three small landscapes drawings signed and framed
By Eugène Ciceri
Located in Paris, FR
Eugène Ciceri (1813 - 1890) Three landscape drawings Each one signed (lower left and lower right) Pen, brown ink and brown ink wash on paper Size : 5 x 5 cm for the one framed alone ...
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1860s Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

"Go Figure," Abstract Portrait Oil Pastel Drawing signed by Reginald K. Gee
By Reginald K. Gee
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Go Figure" is an original oil pastel drawing by Reginald K. Gee. The artist signed the piece upper right. It depicts abstracted figures mixed with a variety of expressionist marks. ...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil Pastel

"Faraway from Familiar Sounds," Oil Pastel Drawing signed by Reginald K. Gee
By Reginald K. Gee
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Faraway From Familiar Sounds" is an original oil pastel drawing on ragboard by Reginald K. Gee. The artist signed the piece on the back. It depicts a number of abstracted figures se...
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1980s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil Pastel

"Two Nudes," Black & White Charcoal Figurative Drawing signed by Estherly Allen
By Estherly Allen
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Two Nudes" is a charcoal figure drawing by Estherly Allen. The artist signed the piece. It depicts a two nude women lounging on cushions in an observational drawing class. 20 1/2"...
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1970s Neo-Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

"Three Figures with Pig Balloon," Pencil Drawing signed by Thomas Smith
By Thomas Smith
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Three Figures with Pig Balloon" is an original pencil drawing by Thomas Smith. It depicts three lounging figures lounging with a balloon. One figure appears to be a nun holding a bo...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pencil

French school of the nineteenth century, LW (?) Harbor scene, drawing signed
Located in Paris, FR
French school of the nineteenth century, LW (?) Harbor scene, animation around a skiff Pencil on paper Signed LW (?) Bottom right 15 x 21 cm Framed : 27 x 34.5 cm This very fine ...
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1840s Romantic Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Carbon Pencil

"Two Vases," Original Ink & Oil Pencil Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Two Vases" is an original ink and oil pencil drawing by David Barnett, signed and dated in the lower right. This drawing is composed of hatched black lines, accented by a myriad of ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil Crayon, Ink

"Turtle," Original Surreal Pen and Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Turtles" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower right. This surreal image centers around a turtle with an enlarged head standing on some sort of ledge, spe...
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1960s Contemporary Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

"Chicken II," Original Pen and Ink Drawing signed by David Barnett
By David Barnett
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Chicken II" is an original ink drawing by David Barnett, signed in the lower left. The chicken is formed with expressive black gestural lines, viewed from the side. The sketchy line...
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1960s Abstract Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

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