Tag: 1920s American Art

Large 1920s “Young Ladies Having Tea” Portrait Oil Painting by John Holiver

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Large 1920s portrait painting by John Holiver. Displayed in the 1927 Ohio State Fair Exhibit of Fine Arts. The oil painting displays an attractive young lady in pearls with a friend having tea. The portrait painting resides in a gilded frame. There’s a small repair on the back of the canvas with a small area of in-painting just to the right of the young lady in green. The young woman in the foreground has a thin surface scratch on her left arm. Some minor wear to the edges of the gilded frame. On the rear is a sticker from the Ohio State Fair Exhibit of Fine Arts with the name of the artist and a date. There’s no signature or date present on the canvas. Click for more details.

Dimensions: 25.5″x 29.5″

 

1924 Vintage Karl Anderson Portrait of Young Woman, Original Pastel Drawing

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Offering a gorgeous 1920s near life size portrait of a young woman, by Karl Anderson (1874-1956). Signed and dated 1924. Pastel and Charcoal on natural coloured paper. Framed in mahogany with the original wavy glass present. Karl Anderson used a very simple palette in most of his drawings, consisting of black, red and white. His works can be found around the world in museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art & the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The artwork has been examined inside the frame with a loupe. For more details, click here.

Size: 15″x19″ Window: 13.5″x17.5″