Lost Art Salon

San Francisco, CA

About Lost Art Salon

Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public and the trade, the gallery’s showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism. We are an established resource for modernist, vintage, antique & contemporary art, embodying the atmospheres of an atelier, a fi...Read More

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"Tracer" Monochromatic Abstract Lithograph, 1968
Barbara Lewis
1960-1969 Abstract Abstract Prints
Paper, Lithograph
This 1968 monochromatic lithograph on paper entitled "Tracer" is by Chicago-based painter, photographer, and printmaker Barbara Lewis (1925-2008). Lewis studied at the Art...
Monochromatic Linocut Abstract, Late 20th Century
Gwen Stone
20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints
Paper, Linocut
This late 20th century linocut on paper is by Northern California artist, poet, and playwright Gwen Stone (1913-2007). Stone has exhibited widely; at the CA Palace of the Legion of ...
Bay Area Figurative Portrait Painting, Circa 1960s
Alysanne McGaffey
1960-1969 Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Paint, Paper
This colorful 1950-1960s distemper on paper figure is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). McGaffey was part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the S...
Seated Graphite Nude, Circa 1920s
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1920-1929 Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This 1928-1936 graphite on paper female figure is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts and Crafts. H...
Cubist Cafe Scene Monotype, Circa 1970s
Jane Mitchell
1970-1979 Cubist Abstract Prints
Mulberry Paper, Monotype
This circa 1970s Cubist monotype on paper scene of two figures at a table is by East Coast painter, printmaker, and designer Jane Mitchell (1915-1988). Mitchell studied Art History ...
"Obstructionism" Mid Century Illustration in Go...
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1950-1959 American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Gouache
This mid 20th century gouache on paper painting entitled "Obstructionism" is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and Cal...
Expressionist Portrait in Gouache, Mexico, Circ...
Gerald Wasserman
1940-1949 Expressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Gouache
This circa 1947 gouache on paper portrait of a man with a hat is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicago Art Ins...
Modernist Abstract in Red Oil Paint, 1967
Santos Rene Irizarry
1960-1969 Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Oil Paint
This 1967 oil on paper entitled "Balls of Fiesta de Color" is by Puerto Rican artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with ...
Northern California Train Tracks in Watercolor,...
Richard Van Wingerden
1940-1949 Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Watercolor
This 1940s-1950s watercolor on paper is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at the Art S...
"Daedalus & Icarus" Figurative Woodcut Print, 1963
Carol Cunningham
1960-1969 American Modern Figurative Prints
Paper, Woodcut Print
This 1963 woodcut on paper entitled "Daedalus and Icarus" is by Bay Area printmaker, painter, and book artist Carol Cunningham (1925-2013). She founded Sunflower Press in ...
Bright Pastel Forest Landscape, Circa 1960
Gary Lee Shaffer
1960-1969 Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
This circa 1960 pastel on paper is by New York/San Francisco artist Gary L. Shaffer (1936-2001). Shaffer trained with Hans Hofmann in the late 1950s and became an influential member ...
Abstract Expressionist Painting in Pink and Ora...
Jack Freeman
1960-1969 Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings
Paint, Board
This circa 1960s paint on paper board abstract with pink and peach is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, landsc...

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