Joel Beck (b. 1944 -- d. 1999) Mid Century abstract expressionist watercolor on paper. Listed San Francisco, CA artist: See Ask Art, Davenport's. Also well known "Underground Cartoonist--Nation's top cartoonist 1965. Custom matted and framed, c. 1950 Signed, lower right. Classic 50s imagery.. 33 1/2 in. H X 24 3/4 in. W.
Irving G. Lehman (b. 1900--d. 1982) oil/tempera painting on canvas, applied to wood. Signed and dated 1937 on reveres. Oil on artist board. Estate stamped verso. Well listed WPA artist. See Davenport's, Ask Art, Who Was Who in American Art, etc. VITA: Brooklyn, NY, Chatham, NY. Born Kiev, Russia. MEMBER;: American Abstract Artists, WPA Federal Arts Projects, etc. COLLECTIONS; Whitney Museum, NYC, National Academy, Brooklyn INFLUENCES; Kandinsky, Miro, Calder. Measures 27 and one half by 23 and one half inches framed.
A charming cat portrait by listed Eames Era painter May Janko (b. 1926). This iconographic abstract oil painting is on canvas, signed & entitled " YO YO" on the stretcher, verso, c.1950. Studied Art Students League, NYC. Listed: Davenports, etc. Pupil of Robert Motherwell, Varclav Vytlacil & Gabor Petero. Custom maple framed, overall dimensions: 331/2" H x 28" W
Grand Tour souvenir English miniaturist colored sand paintings (3) depicting Isle of Wight landmarks (Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, Whippingham Church), original framing, recently refurbished, highly collectible, England c. 1850 9 in. W x 6.75 in H
Chinese 19th c.rice paper painting of chrysanthemum (the royal flower), prunus, etc., in archaic-style octagonal vase, boardered by antique lace, custom mounted and gilt framed, c. 1850. 21.50 in. H x 19 in. W