By Louis Earnest Nadalini (American, 1927-1995).
Medium: oil on wood panel
Size: 81"H x 40"H/unframed
Condition: Some wear and repairs around edges
A painter born in San Francisco, Louis Nadalini attended the Art Students League where he studied with George Grosz, and he also studied with Martin Baer in San Francisco from 1955-1957. In the late 1960's, he developed a form of painted relief, which was painting hard-edge forms of vertical louvres arranged so that different compositions were seen when observed from the right or the left side of the picture.
Price: $3500.00 US
Important Pacific Islands symbolist oil painting of a Hawaiian nude and Diamond Head in the background by Marguerite Louis Blasingame (American, 1906-1947).
Medium: oil on canvas/unframed
Size: 44"H x 34"W
Born in Honolulu and trained at Stanford University in California, Marguerite Blasingame was among the artists in Hawaii who, before World War II, experimented with decorative patterns using natural forms, especially tropical foliage and flowers and used stylized imagery of Hawaiian figures.
Price: $15,000.00 US
By Walter Snelgrove (American, 1929-1995). Unsigned.
Medium: oil on canvas/white slat wood frame
Size, 42.5"H x 82"W.
Post War California artist, Walter Snelgrove studied at the University of Washington, the California School of Fine Arts under Hassel Smith and University of California under Margaret Petersen. He was known primarily as a landscape artist with a soft, shadowy style and elegantly applied paint. He was one of the initial artists participating in the Bay Area Figurative movement. His pieces hang in San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Price: $5000.00 US
by listed artist Doris Ann Warner (American, 1925-2010). Doris Ann Warner first achieved recognition as an Abstract Expressionist painter, but was primarily known for stone carving as well as abstract female figures, which emphasized body movement through rhythmic flow of mass and line. Warner studied at the University of California Santa Cruz as well as Pietrasanta, Italy, with Professor Pasquale Martini in 1988. Signed "Warner" lower left. Unframed.
Medium: mixed media on paper
Image, 25"H x 22"W.
Condition: very good; some age toning
Price: $1,100 US
by Emily Farnham (American, 1912-2004).
Signed "Emily Farnham, Provincetown 1949."
Medium: charcoal on paper
Condition: Very good; slight yellowing to paper, stains on mat.
Image, 22”H x 16”W.
by William Watson Cross (American, 1918-1997). Signed "Watson Cross" lower right corner. Marked "Los Angeles County Fall Exhibition 1956" on verso. Cross spent his childhood in Long Beach and attended the Chouinard Art School. He also studied privately with Henry Lee McFee. His early works include representational scenes of run-down urban buildings as well as rural landscapes done while on trips in the Southwest. His work later became more abstract. Cross was an influential teacher in Los Angeles at the Art Center School, Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes. He died at his home in West Covina, CA on March 22, 1997. Unframed.
Medium: oil on canvas
Image, 30"H x 50"W.
Condition: good; some age toning and minor scratches
Price: $3,500 US
This large scale painting titled Bending Forward has a netherworld quality depicting a petroglyph-like blonde woman and her animal dog spirit bending toward a flower-strewn earth. Additional petroglyph vignettes add mystery to narrative.
Cindy Kane is a self-taught artist whose work includes environmental themes. She resides in Martha's Vineyard.
Medium: Oil on canvas/unframed.
Signed and dated "Kane '87" upper right.
Image, 66.5"H x 84"W
Price: $15,000.00 US
Modernist painting titled Modern Icon by listed artist Virginia Gould (American, 1917-1992). Virginia Gould was part of the Berkeley School of artists and studied art with John French at San Jose State University in the 1930's. Gould later earned a masters degree at the University of California Berkeley and went on to teach color and design classes at the University of Davis in the 1940's. Signed "Ginny Belle Gould" with Sonoma County Art Fair label on verso.
Medium: Tempera on Masonite
Framed: 25"H x 19"L.