James Hilleary (1924-2014) No. 93, 1972 Acrylic on canvas 64 x 64 inches Provenance: Estate of the Artist Born in 1924, James Hilleary was a native of Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Despite his vocation as a practicing architect he had a sixty-plus year career as an artist. He studied at the Catholic University of America in ...
John Stephan (1906-1995) Disc #3, 1971 Acrylic on canvas 70 x 68 inches Signed and dated “71” verso Provenance: Estate of the Artist John Stephan (1906-1995) devoted himself exclusively to disc paintings for the last three decades of his artistic career. These nearly square compositions, always just inches taller than they are wide, each comprise ...
Pedro Antonio Fresquís, a santero believed to be of Flemish decent, was born at Santa Cruz parish on October 29, 1749. He married Maria Dolores Vigil in the 1760s and they had five children. He is sometimes known as the Truchas Master, after the village north of Santa Fe where the artist’s major works were ...
Paul Burlin was born in New York in 1886. Though he had some training at the National Academy of Design, he later dropped out to pursue his studies informally. He achieved a great deal of early artistic success.  He visited the Southwest for the first time in 1910.  Paintings from this visit were received warmly ...
Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974) Suspension in Space – 2 1960 Oil on canvas 22 x 30 inches During his successful painting career, which spanned four decades of modernism, Charles Green Shaw skillfully explored several abstract idioms. A native New Yorker, Shaw’s early work was in writing; in the 1920s he contributed to publications including the ...
Peru Rest on the Flight into Egypt El descanso en la huida a Egipto c. 1700 Oil on canvas 64.5 x 44.5 inches 70 x 50.5 inches framed Provenance: Private Collection, Albuquerque, NM The flight into Egypt is a biblical event described in the Gospel of Matthew (Matthew 2:13-23), in which Joseph fled to Egypt ...
Perle Fine (1905-1988) Le Papillon c. 1946 Watercolor, gouache, and chalk on paper 12.25 x 16.25 inches Signed lower right Provenance: Collection of Helen Farr Sloan, Wilmington, DE Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA   Perle Fine was born in Boston in 1905, but moved to New York City in her teens to study at the Art ...
Born on December 31, 1912 in Newark, New Jersey, from an early age Beatrice Mandelman was determined to be an artist. At age 12, she began taking classes at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art. In the 1930s, she attended Rutgers University, the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art and the Art ...
Jan Matulka was born in 1890 in a small town southwest of Prague, in what later became Czechoslovakia. In 1905 he took his first art classes in Prague, and two years later his family emigrated to the United States, settling in the Bronx, New York. He then began taking classes at the National Academy of ...
For decades, painter Mokha Laget has infused methodically defined geometric spaces with bold color, forming complex compositions that virtually vibrate with intensity. Throughout the course of an evolving career, Laget has used a variety of artistic materials, including grass, wax and ink, mud, leather, and stone. Her unusual application of acrylic and clay-pigmented paint gives ...