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

Lost Art Salon

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Santos Rene Irizarry
1970-1979 Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors
Ink
This 1970 ink on paper surreal portrait is by Puerto Rican Modernist artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with Carlos Marichal, th...
Santos Rene Irizarry
1960-1969 Surrealist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink, Oil Paint
This circa 1967 Oil and Ink on paper portrait is by Puerto Rican Modernist artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with Carlos Marich...
Santos Rene Irizarry
1960-1969 Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Oil Paint
This circa 1960 ink on paper figure is by Puerto Rican Modernist artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with Carlos Marichal, the Ga...
Jennings Tofel
Early 20th Century Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This early to mid 20th century graphite on paper figurative scene is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alfre...
Gary Lee Shaffer
1980-1989 Abstract Abstract Prints
Printer's Ink, Handmade Paper, Linocut
This 1989 textured collograph print on handmade paper with green, red, and yellow is by New York/San Francisco artist Gary L. Shaffer (1936-2001). Shaffer trained with Hans Hofmann i...
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1930-1939 Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This 1938-1940 ink on paper drawing of Golden Gate Park with trees and a figure is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and Califor...
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1960-1969 Expressionist Abstract Paintings
Paper, Ink
This 1965 ink wash on paper board abstract scene with figures in black and red is by San Francisco artist Clyde I. Seavey Jr. (1942-1969). Son of noted illustrator and fine artist, C...
Rip Matteson
Late 20th Century Modern Nude Paintings
Canvas, Oil Paint
This late 20th century oil on canvas figure is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, the Parsons ...
John Whitworth Robson
1900-1909 Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal, Pastel
This 1905-1909 charcoal and pastel drawing on paper is by American artist John Whitworth Robson (1881-1946). After graduating from the Yale School of Art, Robson lived as an American...
Gerald Wasserman
20th Century Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Gouache
This mid 20th century gouache on paper Modernist abstract is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicago Art Institu...
Jack Freeman
1980-1989 American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal
This 1987 charcoal on paper Modernist landscape is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, landscape and figure draw...
Martin Snipper
1950-1959 American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Textile, Paper, Watercolor
This 1958 watercolor and textile collage on paper is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New York and e...

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