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The Donkey in Art & History

On the Horses & Dogs and Sculpture pages you will find three donkey art works. Donkeys are a member of the horse family, they are known to be stubborn but also incredibly strong, gentle, patient and trusting. A donkey may resist going somewhere it is afraid … Continue reading

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George Marinko Connecticut Roots

Additional info on American modernist  painter George Marinko from the 1989 exhibition brochure “George Marinko 1908-1989 Pioneer American Surrealist”. Marinko was born in Connecticut, studied art at Yale, and lived his last 30 years in New Haven. During his lifelong painting career he exhibited at … Continue reading

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Vintage Dog Art

Dogs are great – whether a mix or pure breed – they bring an energetic quality to our lives. On the Riverside Fine Art website you will find vintage and antique pieces, some are unidentifiable mixed or extinct breeds but many are … Continue reading

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Books on Vintage Frames

There are many good references out there on old frames – history and restoration. To read more about antique and vintage frames some of the following books could be of interest; M.F. Daviess How to restore antique frames Art Restoration Service … Continue reading

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English Oil Paintings Circa Nineteenth Century

So much wonderful art has come from England and the 1900’s was a particularly productive time for English painters. The well respected Royal Academy supported both important painters of the Romantic movement and the Pre-Raphaelites. Added new today is a 1908 … Continue reading

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Wood Carving as Art?

This week in Sculpture and Horse & Dogs are new additions of hand carved wood works. So much carved wood objects you see today are made by machine or mass produced it is easy to forget about it as an artistic … Continue reading

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Painting and Sculpture New Additions

New horses and dogs for sale! A sensitive early 20th century impressionist painting by listed New York artist Sybilla Mittel Weber. Weber has caught a quiet moment shared between a young woman and a beautiful reddish brown horse. Wonderful green … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Virginia Palmer Bradfield 1875-1954

Michigan/California wildflower, still life painting, sculpture Exhibition: Art Association * National Academy of Design- Exhibition: Museum * Art Institute of Chicago * Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Methods * Easel Painting, Sculpture Subjects * Floral Landscape, Wildflowers * Still Life … Continue reading

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Edith Harrison Loop 1873-1952 Biography

Born in New York City, Edith Loop was a portrait painter.  She was a member of the Laguna Beach Art Association and the Pasadena Art Institute, where she exhibited in 1928.  She also exhibited work at the Laguna Beach Art … Continue reading

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Sybilla Mittel Weber 1892-1957

Exhibition: Art Association * National Academy of Design- * Salons of America- Exhibition: Museum * Art Institute of Chicago Methods * Easel Painting * Printmaking, Graphic Design Media * Etching, Etcher * Watercolor, Watercolour Subjects * Animals, Zoology Art Association … Continue reading

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