Wonderful unsigned Plein Aire depiction of a forest path with adjacent stone wall. Housed in outstanding molded and painted wood frame c. 1920, the framer, or the artist, was able to match the frame to the wall!
Signed U/L “Parker” (Tennessee Ike – 1906-2000), Dated “1978” with copyright stamp on verso
Parker’s work reflects a very complex personality and is strongly influenced by the geometric styles of Picasso. The brilliant colors of Matisse and the exaggerated body images of Modigliani are also in evidence.
Unsigned italian canvas c. 1880, as observed by a group of tourists, in mid century closed corner gold painted frame. May we use the descriptive adjective “epic” here? Having walked the Via Imperiali, I assure you, the scene remains largely the same, save some food carts and hundreds of cats.
This very familiar depiction of salt grass was painted by the Cuban expatriate artist Lucia, who migrated to Key West but spent time painting along the south-atlantic coast. Despite the carefully executed realism of the grassy banks, the artist has been able to incorporate some Avante-Garde Cuban design into the swirling water