One can almost hear the muffled discussion and restless murmuring in this dark room painted by Nakamura Yoshitane wrapped in a golden frame and titled on back “Guests in the Night”. Framed it is 37 x 59 inches (94 x 150 cm). The canvas is 35 x 57 inches (89.4 x 145.5 cm). It was exhibited in 1982 at the 4th Tokakai Exhibition and is published in the book Nakamura Yoshitane Gendai no Ningen Fukei. A copy of the book is included with the sale...
In 1975 Shimizu Kosho was chosen Abbot
of Todai-ji Temple in Nara. He remained
in this position for only a rather short
time, resigning in 1981.
For the remaining nearly twenty years of
his life, Shimizu Kosho was dedicated to
the life of an artist: He became a prolific
and Ã¢â‚¬Å“eccentricÃ¢â‚¬ painter, calligrapher and
Calligraphy by Shimizu Kosho:
"Day after day, again day after day" (nichi
nichi nichi nichi mata nichi nichi).
This is the first part of a poem by Ryokan Taigu (1758-1831):
"Day after day again day after day,
I lend my body to play with the children.
Wrapped in my sleeves two or three balls,
I cannot eat or drink more of this peaceful spring day"
Sealed Kegon Zanmai (=Samadhi); Todai,
Drifting Old Man; Kosho and signed by the artist.
This is a beautiful miniature oil on board by listed western Montana artist Dave Powell who was born in 1954. It measures 5" x 7" and is titled "Bumper & Thumper, A Team".
Don Spaulding is a listed Arizona artist who was born in 1926. He is known for historical and western paintings. This particular painting is an oil on board that is a study for a larger painting he did titled "Chuckwagon Congregation." It measures 8 1/2" x 11". the painting this was a study for measures 24" x 36".
Rock Newcomb is a listed Arizona artist born in 1945. He is known for highly realistic Native American pottery still lifes. This beautiful Indian pot is a perfect example of his work. It measures 8" x 10" without the frame, and is titled "Ancient Archives." The painting is of a Tularosa black-on-white pitcher circa A.D. 1200-1300 with a handle formed to resemble a dog with a burden basket on its back.
This beautiful oil on canvas by Don Doxie is titled "Bible, Boot and Bowler," and was painted in 1971. Doxie's still life paintings are so realistic that its incredible. You can see the wrinkled leather in the boot and the damage to the spine on the bible and its just like a photograph. This one measures 12" x 16".
Lovely oil on canvas entitled "Taps" by Don Doxie who paints unbelievably beautiful still life civil war and southwestern paintings. This one measures 12" x 16" and looks just like a photograph.
Sue Krzyston is an Arizona artist, born in 1048, known for her Indian motif still life paintings of Southwest Indian artifacts. This one is titled "Taos" and was painted in 1988. It measures 20" x 24"
Sue Krzyston is an Arizona artist born in 1048 and known for her hard line still life Indian motif paintings. This one was painted in 1987 and is titled "Textures and Tradition." It measures 18" x 24" unframed, and is of Indian pottery along with a blanket that looks so soft that you can almost feel it.
This lovely still life oil on canvas is by Sue Krzyston, born in 1948 and painted in 1987.
It is titled "Brass Reflections," and is a still life of Southwest Indian artifacts, which she is known for. It measures 16" x 20".
Born in 1928, Don Doxey is well known for his photo-real western still life objects. This wonderful painting, titled "Song of the Calvary" is so realistic that it looks three dimentional. It measures 30" x 28" unframed, and 35" x 33" framed. Photographs do not do this painting justice - its so real that its amazing.
Roger Cooke lived from 1941 to 2012. He is known for oil paintings of the inland Plateau Indians of Eastern Oregon and Eastern Washington. He is a listed artist. This wonderful oil on board is titled "Gathering at the Painted Hills." It measures 36" x 24" unframed, and 45" x 33" framed.
Beautiful still life painting of an Indian pottery vase with a group of apples by Sue Krzyston painted on canvas in 1987. Sue Krzyston was born in 1948 and is an Arizona artist known for her hard line still life-Indian motif. She has a passion for Southwest Indian artifacts and a keen awareness of detail and the use of dramatic lighting, often with dark backgrounds. This lovely framed painting measures 16" x 12" without the frame.
This is a lovely still life painting on board of an Indian pottery bowl with a single rose. Rose Ann Rose is an Arizona artist who travels extensively throughout the West and Mexico gathering material for her paintings. She loves Indian artifacts, pottery and blankets, and always puts a flower or flowers in her paintings. This framed painting measures 8" x 10" without the frame. It was painted in the 1980s.
Original framed painting by Frank Sampson. 34.5" by 34.5" Painted in 2011.
Original framed painting by Frank Sampson. 36.5" by 41.5" Painted in 2008.
Original framed painting by Frank Sampson. 36" tall by 28.5" wide. Painted in 2011.