Vivian Springford (1914-2003) Flower of Guadalupe, 1970 Acrylic on canvas 58.25 x 52.5 inches Signed, titled, and dated verso Vivian Springford was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and educated at the Spence School in New York City, and then the Art Students League. Born to a prominent family (her father was the former president and chairman of the ...
Northern Persia Tabriz Vase Carpet c. 1920 Wool and natural dyes 151 X 192 inches Provenance: Private collection, San Francisco, CA The original vase carpets have been attributed to different places by various scholars, but the most widely held view is that they came from Kerman in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is, however, speculated the ...
Herbert Bayer (1900-1985) A Southern Wall, 1957 Oil on canvas 40.9 x 33.07 inchesSigned and dated ‘Bayer 57/4’ lower left Provenance Galerie Klihm, Munich Herbert Bayer was born in Austria, where he entered into an apprenticeship under the architect and designer, Georg Smidthammer, with whom Bayer learned drawing, painting, and architectural drafting, inspired by nature and without ...
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 ...