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Antique American Oil Painting, "At The Auction" by Cecil Bell
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior painting by Cecil Crosley ("Spike") Bell (1906 - 1970). Oil on canvas, circa 1935. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 30"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Still Life with Rose Bouquet
By Martha Walter
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical depiction by Martha Walter of an interior scene with table, roses, and vases. The bold colors and strong contrasts make Walter's work so striking and captivating. The flo...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Still Life with Roses and Fruit
By Martha Walter
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical depiction by Martha Walter of an interior scene with table, roses, and fruit. The bold colors and strong contrasts make Walter's work so striking and captivating. The flo...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Board, Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Carmel Point Lobos and Monastery Beach Seascape
By Rinaldo Cuneo
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous, vibrant early 20th century seascape painting of Point Lobos looking toward Monastery Beach, Carmel by Rinaldo Cuneo (American, 1877-1939). Signed "Cuneo" lower right. Prese...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Trees at the Cliff New Milford - PA" Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting
By William Merritt Post
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful example of William Merritt Post Pennsylvania landscape scenes. Done on sight, we are enthralled by the thick brushwork and how the artist has captured the light delicatel...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Nocturnal Pigeon Point Lighthouse
By William M. Lemos
Located in Soquel, CA
Luminous painting of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, California by listed artist William M. Lemos (American, 1861-1942). Signed "W.M. Lemos" lower right, titled on verso. Presented in hand ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Moravian Home for Old Ladies
By Kerr Eby N. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
Moravian Home for Old Ladies. c. 1919. Pencil drawing. 6 1/2 x 8 1/8. Unsigned; titled 'Moravian Home for Old Ladies' lower right Housed in a 16 c 20-inch archival mat, suitable for...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

"Summer by the Shore," American Impressionist, 20th c, oil, landscape, coast
Located in Wiscasset, ME
This early 20th century oil painting is vibrant in color and design and sophisticated in its handling. In "Summer by the Shore" the artist uses a sun-bleached palette to beautifully ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century American Maritime Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Early 20th Century American Maritime Oil Painting Wonderful American maritime oil painting. Sailboats and a Tug Boat in an harbor with a lighthouse on the distant cliff. Original ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Early 20th Century American Portrait
Located in San Francisco, CA
Incredibly realistic and charming early 20th century oval portrait of a young child. Oil on board signed and dated top left. Cannot make out signature. Date looks to be 1915. Wonderf...
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Early 20th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mountain River Scene Landscape Painting, American Early 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautifully painted river landscape scene with mountains and a waterfall, in original carved and gilt pie crust frame. Oil on artist board, unsigned. American, early 20th century.
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

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Paint

Grist Mill In the Snow - Early 20th Century Winter American Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming early 20th century winter landscape of a grist mill in the snow by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century), c.1900-1910. Unsigned and unframed. Image size: 16"H x 20"W.
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Landscape Watercolor Painting Signed L Douglas, American, Early 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautifully painted landscape forest scene with stream in original giltwood frame, watercolor under glass. Signed in the lower right corner L. Douglas. American, early 20th century. ...
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

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Wood, Paper, Glass

Ivan Summers Early 20th Century Missouri Ozark Paintings
Located in San Francisco, CA
Ivan Summers: 1889-1964. Well listed and important American impressionist. He has had auction results as high as $6,670. He studied at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts beginning in...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Early 20th Century American Impressionist Late Summer New York Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous early 20th Century impressionist landscape of New York in late summer by Dorothy McVey Cother (American, 1898-1971), 1924. This beautiful landscape illustrates classical Ame...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

Early 20th Century American School Western Landscape
Located in San Francisco, CA
Early 20th century American School Western Landscape A fine illuminated Western landscape. Original oil on board. Dimensions 8.5" wide x 5" high. The period black lacquer frame mea...
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Early 20th Century American Other Paintings

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Wood

Eugene Higgins NA (1874-1958) - American Early 20th Century Oil, Fisherwomen
Located in Corsham, GB
A fine and expressive painting of two rustic fisherwomen and a child resting by the waterside, a full basket of fish sat at their feet. Presented in a distressed gilt-effect wooden f...
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20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Early 20th Century Garden Still-Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Early 20th Century still-life featuring a vase of flowers, cracked pitcher, and fruit set in a garden landscape with fountain and archway by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Landscape --Pacific Coast Summer
By Margaret Wherry Ziegler
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful plein air-style landscape by Margaret Wherry Ziegler (American, 1909-1989), c.1930. Presented in a vintage wood frame. Image size: 14.25"H x 12.25"W Ziegler was born in Ci...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Still Life, Flowers From My Garden" 20th Century Polish - American Oil Painting
By Theresa Bernstein
Located in New York, NY
A modern depiction of Sun Flowers by Theresa F. Bernstein. The bold colors and strong contrasts make Berstein's work so striking and captivating. The flowers are executed with bold p...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board, Gouache

Early 20th Century Landscape -- Tree on the Green
Located in Soquel, CA
Verdant 1920's landscape of trees looking out towards Rockaway Beach, NY, in the style of but not attributed to Jane Peterson (American, 20th Century). Signed "Jane Peterson" lower r...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Masonite, Oil

Early 20th Century Big Sur Seascape
Located in Soquel, CA
Early 20th Century substantial period seascape of California's Big Sur surf scene in the style of Paul Dougherty. Circa 1930's. Unsigned. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image,...
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

Early 20th Century Serene Mountaintops Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Sweeping landscape painting of mountains reflected over a California lake by an unknown artist. Circa 1915. Unframed. Image size: 20"L x 16"H.
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Fiberboard, Oil

"Emerald Hill" - Early 20th Century Landscape
By Clyde Scott
Located in Soquel, CA
Moody early 20th century landscape oil painting of trees and grassland titled "Emerald Hill" by Clyde Scott (American, 1884-1959). Titled "Emerald Hill" on verso. Unframed. Image, 2...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

Early 20th Century Country Creek Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Serene early 20th century landscape of a winding creek in verdant country side with a distant farmhouse in the background, by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century), c. 1920. Pre...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Palm Springs Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous early 20th Century Palm Springs landscape by Edward Marion Langley (American, 1870-1949), 1913. Signed lower right corner. Titled "Palm Springs" and dated "'13" on verso. Un...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century Oregon Coast Seascape
Located in Soquel, CA
Bright, vibrant expressionist oil painting of Oregon coast and crashing surf by Lida Allen Macklin (American, 1872 - 1960), painted 1937. Signed lower right "L Macklin" and on verso....
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Early 20th Century Carmel Mission Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant early 20th Century painting of Mission San Carlos Borromeo del río Carmelo, aka Carmel Mission, prior to its restoration, by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century). Signe...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Quiet Cabin by the Lake Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Early 20th century landscape of cabin by a quiet lake where the trees reflect upon the mirror-like water by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century), c.1930. Unframed, Unsigned. Im...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Calming Stream Landscape
By Joline Butler Smith
Located in Soquel, CA
A wonderful turn of century landscape of a stream in wooded glen by American artist Joline Butler Smith (American, 1849-1946). Signed lower right corner. Condition: Very good: One te...
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1890s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Monterey Cypress Tree
Located in Soquel, CA
Stunning oil painting in gorgeous pastel tones titled Old Monterey Cypress by P. M. Anderson (American, 20th century). Signed and dated "P.M Anderson, 1934." Unframed. Image size: 18...
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lou Cunette 'American, Early 20th Century' Illustration
Located in Norwalk, CT
Signed lower right, Cunette. A humorous midcentury illustration, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Early 20th Century Snowy River Landscape
By Carl Springer
Located in Soquel, CA
Serene snow scene by Ohio artist Carl Springer (American, 1874-1935). Signed "Carl Springer" lower right. Displayed in a light wood frame. Image, 14.5"H x 17"L. Some age toning. With...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Portrait of a Baby
Located in Soquel, CA
Portrait of a calm resting baby by a Japanese/American San Jose, California artist circa 1920's in the style of Mary DeNeale Morgan (Carmel, 1868 - 1948). Presented in a rustic woode...
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1920s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Early 20th Century Mt. Shasta Landscape
By Lorenz E. Griffith
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful and substantial painting of a distant view of snow capped Mount Shasta "in the style of" Lorenz Griffith (American, 1889-1968). Unsigned. Displayed in a rustic giltwood f...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Early 20th Century Portrait of a Young Girl in Blue
By Charles Ezekiel Polowetski
Located in Soquel, CA
Portrait of a reclining young girl in blue by Charles Ezekiel Polowetski (Russian, 1884-1955). Signed "Polowetski" in the lower left corner. "C.E. Polowetski" and "96-5th AVE N.Y." a...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century Still-Life with Bananas and Grapes
Located in Soquel, CA
Early-20th century fruit still life with bananas and green grapes in a gleaming crystal glass by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century). c.1910. Unsigned. Unframed. Image size: 1...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century California Industrial Scene Landscape
By Erle Loran
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant California modernist industrial landscape by Erle Loran (American, 1905-1999). Signed and dated lower left "Erle Loran '37." Presented in a gilt wood frame, with faux suede l...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper

Snow Scene with Old Mill - Early 20th Century Winter Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Bright winter landscape of an old mill in the snow by E. Harrison (American, 20th Century). Signed "E. H." lower left. Unframed. Image, 16"H x 20"L.
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Wagon on the Road - Early 20th Century Landscape with Donkeys
Located in Soquel, CA
Quaint landscape of an old man traveling down a dirt road in a covered wagon led by two donkeys and a dog, through rolling hills and wildflowers, by S. Bassett Weisshar (American, 20...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Early 20th Century Floral Still Life with Conch Shells
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous early 20th Century vibrant floral still life attributed to Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958) of two conch shells with a vase of blooming spring flowers. Signed "Geddes...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Linen

Early 20th Century Yosemite Winter Park Landscape
By William Lemos
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful large scale landscape of Yosemite with Half Dome and El Capitan above the Merced River with buck in foreground by William Lemos (American, 1861-1942). Signed "Prof. Wm Lemo...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Pebble Beach Surf Seascape
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
Significant and period Plein Air painting of crashing surf at Pebble Beach by listed California artist Abel George (Buck) Warshawsky (American, 1883-1962). Signed "a.g. warshawsky" l...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

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Early 20th Century Central Park Bridge Landscape
By Claude Buck
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautifully romantic and diminutive landscape of Central Park Bridge c.1915, by Claude Buck (American, 1890-1974). Signed indistinctly, mid-lower left in numerous places and on verso...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

The Town Park - Early 20th Century Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming oil painting of a small town park by Fresno, California artist Gladys M. Harper (American, 20th century). Signed and dated lower right corner "Gladys M. Harper, 1936." Prese...
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Moonlit Waves - Early 20th Century Nocturnal Seascape
By Anna Louise Hull
Located in Soquel, CA
1920's nocturnal seascape of moonlight shining on breaking waves by Anna Louise Hull (American, 20th century). Presented in a rustic, carved, vintage, giltwood frame. Artists name ad...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard, Canvas

Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape -- The Lake House
By Florence White Williams
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous impressionist landscape of beautiful lake house by Florence White Williams (1895–1953), circa 1930. Signed lower right corner. Condition: Professionally cleaned and relined,...
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century Yosemite Tuolumne Meadows Winter Landscape
By Paul Lauritz
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful winter landscape watercolor of a High Sierra log cabin at Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows in the snow by Paul Lauritz (Norway, 1889-1975), c. 1920. Signed lower left "Paul Laur...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Early 20th Century Flowering Palm Springs Desert Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful early 20th Century painting of Palm Springs Desert in bloom by Charlotte Hennessey Pickford (Smith) (Canadian/American, 1874-1928), C. 1920. Signed lower right corner. Pres...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Victorian Yellow Rose & Heather Floral Still Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Early 20th century Victorian floral still-life of yellow roses and heather in warm tones by unknown artist (American, 20th Century). Monogram lower left corner illegible. Presented i...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century Redwood Forest Sunset Reflections Landscape
By William Lemos
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful early 20th century landscape of sunset over redwood forest stream by William Lemos (American, 1861-1942). Unsigned. Presented in the original giltwood frame. Image, 22"H x ...
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Spring Floral Still Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Elegant floral still life of a beautiful spring bouquet in an antique ivory soup tureen by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Forbes (Dallam) (American, 1875-1933). Exhibition placard on verso sig...
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1920s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century Spring in the Valley Landscape
By Frank Howard Marshall
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous early 20th Century "Spring in the Valley" landscape by Frank Howard Marshall (American, 1886-1945). Displayed in a giltwood frame. Signed "F.H. Marshall" lower right. Image:...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard, Canvas

Early 20th Century California Plein Air San Gabriel Mountains
By Hanson Puthuff
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial and period Arroyo Seco School landscape painting of the San Gabriel Mountains in California among billowing clouds and a red-roofed barn attributed to Hanson Puthuff (Ame...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century, Small, Naive Oil Painting of Navajo Women Weaving Outdoors
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This naive oil painting of two Navajo Women in an outdoor landscape includes a circa 1910 - 1930 style woven rug on a primitive loom, mounted under a large tree. There is a Hogan dw...
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Early 20th Century American Native American Paintings

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Paint

Early 20th Century Old 17 Mile Drive Carmel California
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous early 20th century landscape of rugged Carmel Old 17 Mile Drive coastline by Frank Lucien Heath (American, 1857-1921), circa 1900. Signed lower right corner. Presented in ru...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Alameda River Below Mt. Tamalpais - Early 20th Century Landscape
By Marius Schmidt
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful early 20th century landscape of the Alameda River below Mt. Tamalpais by Marius Schmidt (American, 1863-1938). Presented in a giltwood frame. Signed "Marius Schmit" lower l...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Early 20th Century California Hills Plein Air Landscape, 1920s
By Albert King
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous example of early 20th century California plein air school landscape by Albert King (American, 20th Century), 1926. Signed and dated lower right corner; Pennsylvania Fine Art...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 20th Century Sierra Mountain's Mt. Raymond, California Landscape
By Margaret E. Rogers
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful Sierra Mountain's landscape of "Mount Raymond" by Margaret Rogers (American, 1872-1961). From the Santa Cruz Art League Collection. Signed "M.E Rogers" lower right. Titled ...
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1920s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Early 20th Century Mission San Juan Capistrano - Figurative Landscape
By Warren E. Rollins
Located in Soquel, CA
Stunning figurative landscape of the Mission San Juan Capistrano by Warren Eliphalet Rollins (American, 1861-1962). Presented in a giltwood frame. "Capistrano" lower right, unsigned....
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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In Christopher Spitzmiller’s New York Homes, His Love of Dogs Is on Full Display

In Christopher Spitzmiller’s New York Homes, His Love of Dogs Is on Full Display

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This Hypnotic Yayoi Kusama Collage Seems to Reach beyond the Canvas

This Hypnotic Yayoi Kusama Collage Seems to Reach beyond the Canvas

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In the Late Hung Liu’s Historical Portraits, Layers of Joy and Struggle Are Exposed

In the Late Hung Liu’s Historical Portraits, Layers of Joy and Struggle Are Exposed

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