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Tag: William Mortensen

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    The Violet Taaffe Estate

    In the early 20th century, while many photographers began to favor the clean modernism of Group f/64 (an artist collective based in San Fransisco), William Mortensen favored Pictorialism. Active during the same period as Group f/64, he endured significant criticism for his dark, romantic, and mystical works as a result.…

    Armin Carl Hansen (1886 - 1957)
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    On August 8, The Violet Taaffe Estate goes up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals

    Granville Redmond (1871 - 1935). Title: Poppies and Lupine. Signature: Lower left. Size: 9" x 12". Medium: Oil on canvas. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Turner Auctions + Appraisals is very pleased to present The Violet Taaffe Estate on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Mrs. Taaffe, a long-time San Francisco…

    On August 8 The Violet Taaffe Estate goes up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals
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    Gallery Auction

    A little-known fact about classic cuckoo clocks is their lengthy history, dating back to the first century B.C.  These automaton clocks have experienced massive changes over the years, particularly when the Chinese merged their intricate craftsmanship with the existing technology. These clocks and many other decorative and fine art items…

    Wedgwood Black Basalt Classical Vase/AuctionDaily