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Peter Collins ARCA - 20th Century Watercolour, Brown Headpiece
By Peter Collins ARCA
Located in Corsham, GB
A wonderful watercolour with pen and ink portrait of a young woman by the listed British artist Peter Collins. Here, the artist has beautifully captured the sitter's essence in loose...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Reclining Woman, Watercolor, Brown by Indian Padma Bhushan Awardee "In Stock"
By Somnath Hore
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Somnath Hore - Reclining Woman - 8.5 x 12 inches ( unframed size) Watercolour on paper Inclusive of shipment mounted not framed, Should you wish to receive the same framed and shipp...
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1960s Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Old Kolkata Painting, British Car, Watercolour, Brown by Indian artist"In Stock"
By Saikat Maity
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Saikat Maity - Old Kolkata Painting Watercolour on paper Size - 14 x 16 inches with mount (unframed size) & original size 8 x 10 inches. Inclusive of shipment in ready to hang form...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Hunter Clearing Fence 1932 Watercolor & Gouache by Paul Brown
Located in Bristol, CT
Watercolour w/ gouache highlights by Paul Desmond Brown Signed (LR) & dated 1932 Image Sz: 8.75"H x 11.75"W Frame Sz: 14.75"H x 17.75"W
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Brown Huntsman w/ Pack of Hounds c1937 Watercolour
Located in Bristol, CT
Hunting hounds with MFH Fox-Hunter in landscape on paper, signed and dated "37" lower right, paper stamped, Image Sz: 7"H x 10.25"W Frame Sz: 12.5"H x 16"W
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Hunters & Hound Watercolour & Ink on Paper 1937 by Paul Desmond Brown
Located in Bristol, CT
1937 Image: 22"H x 28"W out of Frame Frame: 24" x 29.5" On Masonite Board Paul Desmond Brown (American, 1893-1958), Hunter on horseback with sporting dog and two hunting compan...
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Paul Desmond Brown Watercolour & Gouache Illustration of Polo Player
Located in Bristol, CT
Paul Desmond Brown (American; 1893-1958) Untitled (Polo player), circa 1930s Gouache painting on paper Signed to the lower left Framer’s label to verso American artist Paul Brown wa...
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Huntsman w/ Hounds c1947 Watercolour
Located in Bristol, CT
1947 Image: 5.75"H x 10.75"W Frame: 11.75"H x 16.6"W PAUL DESMOND BROWN (American, 1893-1958), watercolor, equestrian scene with running hounds on illustration board, signed lower ...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Slater Going To His Own Kind at Aintree c1935 Watercolour
Located in Bristol, CT
PAUL DESMOND BROWN (American, 1893-1958) "Slater going to his own kind", ink and watercolor with white highlights, titled, signed, dated "35" lower right, (mat burn) Image: 8"H x 11...
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Jock: The King's Pony w/ Original Cover Artwork by Paul Brown
Located in Bristol, CT
A book by Rowland Johns. 1st Edition E.P. Dutton And Company, Inc. 1936 [60] pp. 8.75" x 6.5" x 0.5" Artwork 10.5"H x 7.75"W Frontispiece "I Shall Be Waiting"
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Watercolor

Zack Brown "Thieves Carnival" Costume Illustration c.1967
Located in San Francisco, CA
Zack Brown "Thieves Carnival" Costume Illustration c.1967 Ruth Kobart plays Lady Hurf in the final scene of "Thieves Carnival" A designer of both sets and costumes, Zack Brown was ...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

Paul Brown Steeplechase Vignette
Located in Bristol, CT
Art Sz: 9 3/8"H x 14 1/4"W Frame Sz: 15"H x 19 5/8"W
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20th Century Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Drypoint

"Spin", abstract, contemporary, watercolor, painting, rusts, sepias, browns
By Sarah Alexander
Located in Boston, MA
Sarah Alexander's 30 x 40 inch Watercolor on gallery wrapped canvas painting "Spin" is rich in earthy rusts, sepias, and browns spiraling across the canvas. This painting is a whirlw...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Watercolor

"Current", abstract, contemporary, watercolor, turquoise, white, soft browns
By Sarah Alexander
Located in Boston, MA
"Current" By Sarah Alexander is a 36 x 24 x 1.5 inch swirling abstract watercolor on canvas in a palette of turquoise, white, and soft browns. Part of Alexander's "Off the Studio Flo...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Watercolor

Paul Brown Steeplechase Drypoint
Located in Bristol, CT
Art Sz: 8"H x 12"W Frame Sz: 13 1/4"H x 17"W
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20th Century Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Drypoint

Boats Watercolor
By Stephane Magnard
Located in Houston, TX
Mid-century painting of boats with bridge in background in muted tones done by French artist Stephane Magnard, circa 1950 Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a g...
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1950s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Watercolor 10
By Anastasia Pelias
Located in New Orleans, LA
medium: watercolor on Arches paper Anastasia Pelias was born in New Orleans, LA to Greek parents. Her artistic practice is rooted in the dual cultural identity of both her native an...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Illustration Watercolor
Located in San Francisco, CA
C. 20th Century - Watercolor Drawing of a Man " Parandello Play " Signed Lower Rightside
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • Illustration Watercolor
  • Illustration Watercolor
  • Illustration Watercolor
  • Illustration Watercolor
H 18 in. W 13.50 in. D 1 in.
Venture into the Dales. Original Watercolor of Yorkshire. Browns. Modern British
By Ronald Lowe
Located in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset
Ronald Lowe. English ( b.1932 - d.1985 ). Venture into the Dales. Watercolour. Signed. Image size 20.9 inches x 27.2 inches ( 53cm x 69cm ). Frame size 29.1 inches x 35.6 inches ( 7...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Birds & Trees, Landscape, Watercolour on Paper , Purple , Yellow , Brown Colors
By Bikash Pradhan
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Bikash Pradhan Landscape, Watercolour on Paper 20 x 30 inches (Shipped in a roll form) GroupShows : - National Artist Camp (utshafoundation) – 2013 - All Odisha Artist Camp – 2014 O...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Attrib. John Carlisle - 19th Century Watercolour, Queen Victoria & John Brown
Located in Corsham, GB
A highly interesting watercolour sketch attributed to Captain John Carlisle depicting Queen Victoria with her close friend and attendant John Brown, (the exact nature of his relation...
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19th Century Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

"Blue & Brown Pattern," Colored Pencil & Watercolor signed by Tom Shelton
By Tom Shelton
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Blue & Brown Pattern" is an original colored pencil and watercolor drawing by Tom Shelton. The artist signed the piece lower right. The artist says: “I wanted to see what kind of ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Color Pencil

Benaras, Spiritual, Watercolor Painting, Red, Brown, Yellow, Green "In Stock"
By Sunil Das
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Sunil Das - Benaras - 22 x 15 inches (unframed size) Watercolor on paper Inclusive of shipment in ready to hang form. Sunil Das (1939-2015) was a Master Modern Indian Artist from Be...
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1950s Modern Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Imagined Landscape, Painting, Watercolor on Watercolor Paper
Located in Yardley, PA
I paint mostly from imagination. I am also influenced by the shapes in nature. Painting comes with a white mat ready to frame in a standard size frame. :: Painting :: Abstract :: Thi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Old Kolkata, Gramophone, Watercolour, Sepia Brown, Colonial India "In Stock"
By Saikat Maity
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Saikat Maity - Old Kolkata Painting Watercolour on paper Framed Size : 15 x 17 inches Painting size : 8 x 10 inches (unframed ) Inclusive Shipment in Ready to Hang form The arti...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Archival Ink

"Fabbricati" Monotype with Chine Colle and Watercolor, Aquamarine Blue & Brown
By Michael Pauker
Located in Soquel, CA
Painting and collage composition with stamps, money, various types of paper, and watercolor, by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (American, b. 1957). The left section of this two-toned...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Benaras, Holy City, Watercolor Painting, Red, Brown, Blue by Sunil Das"In Stock"
By Sunil Das
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Sunil Das - Benaras - 22 x 15 inches (unframed size) Watercolor on paper Inclusive of shipment in ready to hang form. Sunil Das (1939-2015) was a Master Modern Indian Artist from Be...
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1950s Modern Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Watercolor Antiquities Ruins
Located in Houston, TX
Pleasing watercolor of antiquities ruins, circa 1920. Artist unknown. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Mat fits a standard-sized frame. Archiva...
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1920s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • Watercolor Antiquities Ruins
  • Watercolor Antiquities Ruins
  • Watercolor Antiquities Ruins
  • Watercolor Antiquities Ruins
H 16 in. W 12 in. D 0.1 in.
Scott Brown - 1982 Pastel, The Market at Le Lavandou
Located in Corsham, GB
A bustling scene depicting the market at Le Lavandou, France. The seaside town is renowned for its plentiful market and beautiful beach. This pastel drawing shows market stalls set u...
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21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

Crow Series, Drawings, Brush, Watercolor on Paper, Brown by Dipen Bose"In Stock"
By Dipen Bose
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Set of Five Rare Collectible Watercolors by Bengal School Artist Artist : Dipen Bose Medium : Brush, Watercolors on paper Size : 5 x 7.5 inches Framed Size : 13 x 17.5 inches Pai...
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1960s Romantic Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, India Ink, Watercolor

Mary Browning - 1983 Pastel, Portrait of Two Dogs
Located in Corsham, GB
Well presented in a card mount and gilt effect frame. Signed and dated. On wove.
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

Untitled, Watercolor on Paper, Brown Color by Contemporary Artist "In Stock"
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Sanjay Bhattacharya - Untitled - 10 x 14 inches (unframed size) Watercolour on Paper , 1992 ( UNFRAMED ALL IN DOOR DELIVERED ) Style : Sanjay's first inspiration was the Phantom...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

"In a Brown Study," Watercolor Portrait of a Hen signed by Julia Taylor
By Julia Taylor
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"In a Brown Study" is an original watercolor by Julia Taylor. This golden hen has her eye on you. Behind her is a splattering of blue paint and swirls of purple. Image: 30 x 22 in ...
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2010s Contemporary Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Serene Valley Watercolor
Located in Houston, TX
Delightful French watercolor of a tranquil river lined with trees making its way through a sunlit valley, circa 1960. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold ...
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1960s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

  • Serene Valley Watercolor
  • Serene Valley Watercolor
  • Serene Valley Watercolor
  • Serene Valley Watercolor
H 20 in. W 16 in. D 0.1 in.
"Golden Miller Winning The 1934 Aintree Grand National" by Paul Brown
Located in Bristol, CT
Frame 22.5"W x 16"H Golden Miller (1927–1957) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who is the most successful Cheltenham Gold Cup horse ever, winning the race in five consecutive years betw...
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Early 20th Century Other Art Style Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Watercolor Barn
By Raymond Segond
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely mid-century French watercolor barn by artist Raymond Segond, circa 1960. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archival plastic sleeve and...
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1960s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Mary Brown - 20th Century Gouache, Dainty Flowers
Located in Corsham, GB
A fine and delicate gouache painting with watercolour by the artist Mary Brown, depicting a bunch of dainty flowers. Signed to the lower right-hand quadrant. Well-presented in a card...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Paul Desmond Brown Drypoint
Located in Bristol, CT
PAUL DESMOND BROWN (American, 1893-1958), Leaping hunter and rider, engraving, pencil signed lower right, Image Sz: 5.5"H x 7.25"W Frame Sz: 11.75"H x 13"W
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Drypoint

Untitled, Watercolor on Paper, Brown Color by Contemporary Artist "In Stock"
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Sanjay Bhattacharya - Untitled - 21.25 x 14 inches (unframed size) Watercolour on Paper , 1992 ( UNFRAMED ALL IN DOOR DELIVERED ) Style : Sanjay's first inspiration was the Phan...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Paper

red brown dress, Painting, Watercolor on Paper
By Benjamin Carrivick
Located in Yardley, PA
Painted on treated paper :: Painting :: Impressionist :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: Ready to Hang: Yes :: Signed: No :: ::...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Drawings and Watercolor Pain...

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Watercolor

French Abstract Watercolor
Located in Houston, TX
French watercolor abstract in soothing hues of light yellow, blue and black by Eric Brault, circa 1990. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archiv...
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1990s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

  • French Abstract Watercolor
  • French Abstract Watercolor
  • French Abstract Watercolor
  • French Abstract Watercolor
H 20 in. W 16 in. D 0.1 in.
Landscape, Trees, Pond, Watercolor on paper, Blue, Green, Brown Colors"In Stock"
By Kartick Chandra Pyne
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Kartick Chandra Pyne - Untitled - 18 x 24 inches (unframed size) Water color on thick imported paper Inclusive of shipment in roll form. Style : After graduating from the Government...
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Early 2000s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Miami Watercolor
Located in Cleveland, OH
Martin Linsey Miami 1947 Signed, Dated, and Titled Lower-Right Watercolor on Paper 10.25 x 13.75 inches 18 x 21 inches (framed)
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1940s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Paul Brown Polo Players 'Down The Field' Drypoint
Located in Bristol, CT
6.5"H x 8.3"W Signed lower right Mounted on 4" x 5" x 0.6" wooden block
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Drypoint

Street Scene, Sperlonga Italy - Watercolor Architecture in Browns and Blues
Located in Morgan Hill, CA
"Street Scene, Sperlonga Italy" is a watercolor by award-winning L.A. artist and architect Thomas W. Schaller. The painting depicts layers of steps, walkways, arches, and windows. Pe...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

French Watercolor Landscape - Domaine
Located in Houston, TX
Vibrant landscape of French domaine by Madeleine Scali, 1983. Dated lower left. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Mat fits a standard-size fram...
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1980s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Untitled, Watercolor on Paper, Brown, Green by Contemporary Artist "In Stock"
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Sanjay Bhattacharya - Untitled - 15 x 22 inches (unframed size) Watercolour on Paper ( FRAMED ALL IN DOOR DELIVERED ) Style : Sanjay's first inspiration was the Phantom. Yes, t...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Snake Charmer, Watercolor on paper, Brown, Black by Indian Artist "In Stock"
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Samir Mondal - Untitled - 24 x 19 inches or 60.96 x 48.26 cm (unframed size) Watercolor on paper. Style : Artist Samir Mondal's most amazing contribution is a continual revival of w...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Architectural Cathedral Watercolor Painting
By Louis Haghe
Located in Houston, TX
Realist watercolor painting of a confirmation scene in a gorgeous cathedral with intricate stained glass in the background by Louis Haghe in 1863. Framed in a gold gilt frame. Signed...
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1860s Realist Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Framed 19th Century Watercolour - British School Watercolour
Located in Corsham, GB
A delicate and alluring watercolour. depicting a farmer taking a break from her cattle. The painting is beautifully framed in an ornate moulded and gilded wood frame with a gilt mou...
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19th Century Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Mary Brown - 20th Century Gouache, Spring Flowers
Located in Corsham, GB
A pretty floral study showing an array of Spring flowers, including snowdrops, catkins and English ivy. The artist has signed to the lower edge and the painting has been presented in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Crow Series, Drawings, Brush, Watercolor on Paper, Brown Sepia Color "In Stock"
By Dipen Bose
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Set of Five Rare Collectible Water colors by Bengal School Artist Artist : Dipen Bose Medium : Brush, Water colors on paper Size : 5 x 7.5 inches Framed Size : 13 x 17.5 inches P...
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1960s Romantic Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink, Watercolor, Paper

My Village, Landscape, Watercolor on Paper, Blue, Green, Brown, Yellow"In Stock"
By Kartick Chandra Pyne
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Kartick Chandra Pyne - Untitled - 18 x 24 inches (unframed size) Water color on thick imported paper Inclusive of shipment in roll form. Style : After graduating from the Government...
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Early 2000s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Lady, Watercolor and Graphite Painting of a Female in Muted Browns
By Eduardo Alvarado
Located in Chicago, IL
The loose brushstrokes and minimal graphite outline of this unknown female convey a sense of calmness. She is painted in muted browns and matted in a heavy mat measuring 16h x 14w i...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Graphite

"Natura" Watercolor Painting
By Michele Bajona
Located in Denver, CO
Michele Bajona's (Mexico based) "Natura" is an Watercolor painting that depicts a nude female figure floating amid red floral elements in a earth toned landscape. Michele Bajona i...
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2010s American Impressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Alberto Trevisan Venice Watercolor
Located in San Francisco, CA
Alberto Trevisan: 1919-1978. Listed Italian artist known for his beautiful watercolors around Venice Italy. He has had auction results over $650 for similar Venice watercolors. Art m...
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1950s Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Animal, Deer, Watercolor on paper, Brown, Green Colors by K. C. Pyne "In Stock"
By Kartick Chandra Pyne
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Kartick Chandra Pyne - Untitled - 22.5 x 30 inches (unframed size) Water color on thick imported paper Inclusive of shipment in roll form. Style : After graduating from the Governme...
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Early 2000s Modern Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Landscape, Crow, Watercolor on paper, Blue, Green, Brown Colors "In Stock"
By Kartick Chandra Pyne
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Kartick Chandra Pyne - Untitled - 18 x 24 inches (unframed size) Water color on thick imported paper Inclusive of shipment in roll form. Style : After graduating from the Government...
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Early 2000s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Paul Brown 'Webb Takes Care Of Atkinson' c1929 Conte C/ Charcoal Polo Drawing
Located in Bristol, CT
Sz: 13" x 17" Original conte crayon drawing by Paul Desmond Brown (1893-1958) depicting a polo match with : James Watson Webb II (known as James Sr.) (July 1, 1884 – March 4, 1960)...
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1920s Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon

Linear Abstract Watercolor
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Abstracted composition with linear and geometric shapes floating in a luminous space by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). Signed "Les Anderson" on verso. From the ...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

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