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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1950 item #1149739
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$360.00

This original watercolor painting measures 15 by 22 inches.

It dates circa 1940-1950. It is unframed and unmounted.

It is from a regional style of painting found in, but not limited to, California .

This is one painting from a collection of California watercolor paintings that was originally purchased from the estate of a student of the well known and listed California artist, Robert Landry.

This painting is signed, Nancy L. Hickman, Lower left .

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1970 item #84739 (stock #TR0127)
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$650.00

This original painting on heavy watercolor paper measures 21 by 29 inches, unmounted and unframed.

It is signed A. Shepstone in the lower right corner. It was acquired as part of a collection of paintings purchased directly from the artist many years ago.

It is in outstanding condition.

It will be shipped to the buyer rolled carefully in a wide tube or shipping container.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Contemporary item #124016 (stock #scr1007)
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$2800.00

This original contemporary Chinese watercolor painting measures 24 by 50 inches (watercolor only) and about 28 by 70 inches, including the brocaded scroll it is mounted on.

It has the seal and signature of the artist, Li Tong Yuan (1958- ) along with one collector's seal.

The subject is a group of five cranes standing and preening in a rippled pond.

It is in excellent condition and has very fine and subtle details. This is an outstanding example of how some Contemporary Chinese Art is influenced by Western Art more than the traditional Chinese styles.

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1970 item #696911
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$4800.00

This original watercolor painting measures 18 by 26 inches, including the mat and frame (under glass) that it is set in.

The subject is a young man resembling Ringo Starr of the Beatles rock group, wearing a robe and sash with stylized angel wings.

It is in excellent condition.

It is signed: g.gill 1964, middle to lower right.

It appears to be part of the "Christ Today " series of paintings by the artist Gene Gill in 1964. See photo enlargement #6.

Artist Biography;

Gene Gill was an established artist in the Los Angeles area. Born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1933, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Chouinard Art Institute (California Institute of the Arts) and has exhibited widely in the Los Angeles area since 1970.

He spent most of his career as both an artist and an art teacher. In 1975 Reseda High became the first school in the LA City School District to offer Advanced Placement, Studio Art with Gene Gill as the teacher. He started teaching Art at Reseda in 1968 after spending five years teaching art at Gardena High School. He would remain at Reseda until his retirement in 1988. At Reseda, Gill developed his own art program where "select" senior art students were able to work more independently and use materials not available to an entire class. When the "Gifted" adviser at Reseda came to him in 1974, about the possibility of offering a new Advanced Placement class in art, he immediately put the program into the art curriculum.

His work has ranged from paintings to mixed media and three dimensional architectural renderings or models. He is listed in Davenports Art Reference and Price Guide, Who Was Who in American Art. He is also listed on the Askart.com and Artprice.com websites. http://www.askart.com/askart/artist.aspx?artist=11000091 His paintings and graphics are included in the permanent collections of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Palm Springs Desert Museum, and the Container Corporation of America, Atlantic Richfield Corporation, the Northrop Corporation, Home Savings, and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #108257 (stock #TR0188)
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This original Balinese pen and ink and watercolor painting measures 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches (19 by 27 cm) framed under glass.

It dates circa 1930-1940 (or earlier).

The painting itself is in excellent condition, but should probably be reframed as it sits in it's original, non acid free mount / backing. There is no evidence of discoloration, however. The colors are still subtle, yet vivid.

This is one of two similar paintings that were acquired together from the same old estate. They would make a nice grouping, although they are not exactly a pair.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #627700
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This original Chinese watercolor painting measures 18 by 20 inches (ink and watercolor painting only) and 21 by 63 inches, including the brocaded scroll it is mounted on.

It has the seal and signature of the artist, Liu Shukui, along with one or two additional seals which may be collector's seals.

The subject is a cat chasing a bee with it's outstretched paw.

It dates from the late 20th Century.

It is in excellent condition.

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #159079 (stock #scr1025)
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This original contemporary Chinese ink and watercolor painting measures 26 by 26 inches (painting only) and 31 by 72 inches, including the silk brocaded scroll it is mounted on.

It has the seals and signature of the artist, Jiang Jinyu, a professor at the Nan Jing school of art.

The painting is in excellent condition.

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