Paintings of Paris, scenes from the Left Bank – the City of Light with the Eiffel Tower hovering in the background. It was an old Hollywood movie cliché, the painter with his easel near the sidewalk café, peddling his work to tourists. The number of Paris street scenes produced and sold...
Bonhams’ California & Western Paintings & Sculpture Auction, scheduled for April 28, features a variety of landscape and scenic works, including William Wendt's 1916 oil painting “The Old Coast Road,” which may command upwards of $400,000.
Noted 20th century artist Johann Berthelsen captured the essence of city landscapes with subtle use of light and dark, and as Mary Manion points out in her latest Art Markets column, his work resonates with many collectors today.
California's art culture is the central focus of a 275-lot auction Oct. 22 offered by John Moran Auctioneers. Examples of California's unique impressionism style will be well represented.
Examples from the Hudson River School, American Impressionists, European and American Moderns and Abstract artists are offered at Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers' Oct. 24 fine art auction.
An oil on canvas painting by American Impressionist Willard Leroy Metcalf was reported stolen in Woodstock, N.Y., in December 2012.