Daniel LaRue Johnson (1938-2017) Untitled, 1971 Acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 inchesSigned and dated verso Born in Los Angeles, African American painter, sculptor, printmaker Daniel LaRue Johnson studied at Chouinard and in Paris with Giacometti. He is closely associated with Los Angeles’s African American artist movement of the mid-20th century, which developed as a response ...
Mexico Virgen de la Merced c. 1750 Oil on copper 11 x 8.5 inches Provenance: Collection of H.J. Cunningham Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco, CA, 1958 This painting celebrates the foundation of the Royal, Celestial and Military Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of the Captives (Latin: Ordo Beatae Mariae de Mercede Redemptionis ...
Jay Rosenblum (1933-1989) Untitled, 1970 Acrylic on canvas 32 x 32 inches Provenance: Collection of Allan Stone, New York, NY Jay Rosenblum was a native of the Bronx and a graduate of the High School of Music and Art, Bard College and the Cranbrook Academy of Fine Arts in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He was a violinist in the ...
  Black Into Yellow, 1970 Oil on canvas 50 x 40 inchesSigned and dated versoProvenance: Charles Carpenter, New York By descent from the above, the grandfather of the present ownerExhibition history: Spanierman Gallery, LLC, New York, Impact, Movement, and Simplification: Paintings by Charles Green Shaw, February 23-March 24, 2012. “…By a broader elimination I have sought to ...
Persia Late 19th century Wool and natural dyes Cotton foundation Selvedge: black goat hair over one bundle of warp cords 96 x 150 inches Provenance: Private collection, San Francisco, CA It was not too long ago the Baktiari and their carpets were simply lumped into one big group of many different peoples and their weaving ...
Donald Roy Thompson Phan II, 1966 Acrylic on canvas 54 x 42 inchesSigned, titled, and dated verso Donald Roy Thompson was born in 1936, in Fowler, California. He received his B.A. degree from Sacramento State University in 1960. He received his M.A also from Sacramento State University in 1962. His most notable art instructor was ...
John Stephan (1906-1995) Disc #13, 1970 Acrylic on canvas 80 x 76 inches Signed, titled and dated versoProvenance: 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 a central ...
Paul Burlin (1886-1969) Bitter Orange, 1967/68 Oil on canvas 52 x 60 inches 53.25 x 61 inches framed Signed lower left 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 visited the Southwest for the first time ...
Tarascan Culture Michoacan State, Mexico 900-1300 CE Brown basalt 31.5 x 20.25 x 12.5 inches Provenance: ex collection Richard Bell, 1960s; ex collection Rex Arrowsmith, Tucson, AZ, 1970; ex collection Taylor A. Dale, Santa Fe, NM; private collection, Santa Fe, NM Carved from a remarkable and unbroken single piece of stone, this playful-looking canine is ...
Donald Roy Thompson (b. 1936) Phan II, 1966 Acrylic on canvas 54 x 42 inches Signed, titled and dated verso Donald Roy Thompson was born in 1936, in Fowler, California. He received his B.A. from Sacramento State University in 1960. He received his M.A also from Sacramento State University in 1962. His most notable art instructor was ...