Thursday, April 20, 2017

Yamamoto Masao

yamamoto masao

Friday, March 3, 2017

Lucian Freud, Paper

lucian freud

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
4 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches

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
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)
cat studies

images via google

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Petaled Pot and Petaled Paper

images 1 & 3
'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-