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Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

Breton Alleyway
1896-1984, American

This etching by Joseph Margulies measures 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches. It is printed on a medium wove paper, pencil signed by the artist on the lower right margin and has an AAA galleries card. Margulies was a student of Joseph Pennell and went on to study at the National Academy of Design and the Arts Student League of New York. He studied abroad in Paris and Vienna. His etchings are in many collections including the Metropolitan Museum, the Brooklyn Museum and the Smithsonian.

Drawing

Abstract Nude
1919-1993, French

Watercolor study for Hotel Meynier d'Oppede cultural festival held yearly in Aix-En-Provence in southern France. Sheet size is 20 x 15 1/4 inches, 1970, pencil signed "Imbert".