Thursday, April 20, 2017

Yamamoto Masao



yamamoto masao
japanese
photographs






Friday, March 3, 2017

Lucian Freud, Paper


lucian freud
paper
1944



love the early work of this artist

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Jan Mankes, Self Portraits



jan mankes
dutch 1889-1920
self portraits




wish the met would do a small exhibit
introducing this artist to the public

Friday, May 29, 2015

Snapshot Surprise

andy warhol
1982
4 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches
polaroid

i think these are quill chrysanthemums
the surprise:
i never thought i'd come across a warhol that would appeal to me


photo via christies


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

carriere cat on canvas

eugene carriere
french
le chat qui mange
oil on canvas laid down on board
6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches

london, south kensington
19th century european art
lot 29

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Trees, Leonardo and La Farge

 
Birch Copse and Snow Field
Leonardo da Vinci
on paper
John La Farge
on panel


images here and here

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Flower Pots

cecile daladier
 french ceramicist and gardener

lovely to see a keen eye for simplicity

the lichen is a nice complement
work is sold by weight-even her business model is simple

hand formed raku



Saturday, May 17, 2014

Household Deities


barocci (circa 1528-1612)
italian
cat studies



images via google

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Petaled Pot and Petaled Paper







images 1 & 3
rare
'ding' bowl
northern song dynasty (960-1270)
diameter 5 3/8 inches
fine chinese ceramics & works of art
19 march 2013-20 march 2013
lot 94

images 2 & 4
charles rennie mackintosh
sketchbook of travels in scotland and a tour to kent, 1895

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Singular Space


 little cat creates an interesting composition
anonymous photograph
circa 1920
4 1/2 x 3 inches


collection: mine
-ebay find-