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About Skippings Fine Arts

Skippings Fine Arts is run by Tamara de Poniatowska, a Cambridge University educated art historian and former expert at the Paris auction house. She has twenty years experience in buying, selling, researching and appraising art. Skippings specialises in 19th to mid 20th century pictures - impressionist, modernist, figurative and abstract - mostly with a French connection. We also occasionally present contemporary art and choice pieces of Haute Epoque sculpture and non-European art. Genuine artefacts are never lifeless: they have the power to transform and brighten ou...Read More

Skippings Fine Arts

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German Weimar Republic Expressionist Art Deco Danse Macabre painting wild party
Located in Norwich, GB
A stunning art deco period painting by German Expressionist Hein Heckroth (1901-1970). A theatre and film designer as well as a painter, you will have seen his work in Michael Powell...
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1930s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Wood, Oil

Friendship, comfort: hand modelled sculpture by Polish Jewish French artist
Located in Norwich, GB
An extraordinary depiction of friendship and comfort by Polish Jewish sculptor Michal Michael Milberger. Milberger was born in Warsaw in 1922. His artistic training began at the War...
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Late 20th Century French School Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Early Haitian Picasso-like Modernist Mother and Child oil painting Haiti
Located in Norwich, GB
Mother and child/maternité: a gorgeous, almost Picasso-like early oil on canvas by Petion Savain, dating from 1953. The painting is monogrammed and dated at the upper right. An extre...
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Mid-20th Century Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Yoruba Ibeji triplets master sculptor.Abegunde of Ede tribal African Art Nigeria
Located in Norwich, GB
An extraordinary group of Ibeji "triplets" sculpted by the same master sculptor. Ibeji is name of a very specific type of carved wooden figure from Yoruba in Nigeria. Ibejis repre...
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1930s Tribal Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

Outsider artist singular virgin and child art brut sculpture mother and child
Located in Norwich, GB
An extraordinarily moving piece by an outsider artist who must have spent many a day conceiving, cutting, hammering, soldering and welding this stunning metal group made of tin and i...
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Mid-20th Century Outsider Art Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Large French Countryside roaming the rolling hills art deco landscape painting
Located in Norwich, GB
This luminous landscape is perfectly capturing the light of early spring. A boy is climbing over wooden farm gates, with a backdrop of rolling hills. The painting has a gloriously fr...
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1930s French School Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Barbizon landscape French 19th Century painting mist on the river in spring
By Charles Antoine Lenglet
Located in Norwich, GB
A wonderful atmospheric French Barbizon landscape, dating from circa 1850. It depicts a peasant woman working by a river on a spring morning. It is a work by Charles Antoine Amand L...
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Mid-19th Century Barbizon School Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Colourful Southern Expressionist landscape painting, Spain Spanish village
By René Thomsen
Located in Norwich, GB
A bold, beautiful and fauve southern landscape with a special story by French artist René Charles Thomsen (1897-1976). René was the son of a sculptor close to the Docteur Gachet, van...
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1930s French School Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large mid century modern abstracted cityscape painting southern landscape
By Claude Dechezelle
Located in Norwich, GB
A major, mid century modern work by French artist Claude Dechezelle (1928-2003). Having studied with the art deco painter and designer Jean Dupas at the Paris Academy of Fine Arts, D...
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Mid-20th Century French School Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pears and Grapes large Modernist mid century Still Life Interior painting
Located in Norwich, GB
A large and elegant still life with grapes and pears on a table which also features a pristine white bowl and a candle stick. Painted with simplicity, clarity of structure, and restr...
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1950s French School Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Art Deco male athlete harlequin with guitar by deaf artist cubist painting
Located in Norwich, GB
A stunning oil on canvas in the purest art deco style by French born Jean Hanau. It depicts a harlequin-in a tight chequered body suit. Athletically built, he may be a circus trapeze...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Yorkshire Village, England Modernist Country Painting by Henry Moore's friend
Located in Norwich, GB
It is always a pleasure to be able to present a painting that can be counted among the artist's best. In the 1930s and early 1940s, British artist Raymond Coxon (1896-1997) painted a...
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Early 20th Century English School Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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