by Ralph Holmes (American, 1876-1963). Signed lower right corner "Ralph Holmes." In rustic giltwood frame. Holmes studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and in Paris. He was active as a muralist and taught at Otis Art Institute (1923-1948). His landscapes of Yosemite and Bryce Canyon as well as the desert and rolling hills of California have brought him national fame.
Medium: oil on canvas/giltwood frame
Condition: Very good; some small touch-ups to paint surface
Image, 40"L x 30"W.
Price: $5,975 US
Rare abstract sculpture of the Southwest Desert, abstract design of a chest; painted wood construction, by Mexican artist Francisco Icaza (Mexico, b. 1930). Francisco Icaza has exhibited his work both in Mexico and abroad, two major individual exhibitions at the Museo de Arte Moderno and Phoenix Art Museum.
Medium: oil on wood/metal handles
Signed "Icaza." Circa 1965.
Size: 39"L x 22"W x 23"H
Sculpture has a slanted top and has a thin slot on top. (This is a solid piece and does not open as a chest for storage)
Condition: Very good; age patina and some scratches consistent with age
Price: $1895.00 US