Category Archives: Art – Classic & Vintage

Book, Art: Avant Garde – Picasso’s Erotic Gravures, 1969

From the cover: “This special issue of Avant-Garde is devoted entirely to one subject, a series of erotic gravures or engravings by Pablo Picasso, the pre-eminent artist of our time. They are intended to stand, as Picasso himself has said, … Continue reading

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“The Modern Fountain of Youth” – A Framed Set of Vintage Advertising Photos Extolling the Virtues of a Fat Busting Machine

About 4 decades ago, I knew a very overweight young woman who went to an exercise club and was told to use one of these machines.  Try as she might, she couldn’t lose any weight from the belt that slapped … Continue reading

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Framed Reprint of 1920s Photo of Tunisian Soldier Peering Through Window

I first posted this print in a vintage oval wood frame back in June of 2015, asking if anyone might have any information on its background.  I’d picked it up at an auction, without realizing the content.  When John, my … Continue reading

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Antique Flemish Art Pyrography Bulldog Towel Rack

Take a look at this vintage towel rack depicting three bulldogs.  You can see the curved bar in the photo above, which I originally couldn’t see until I actually checked the piece in person. The inscription on the bar reads … Continue reading

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“Chums” – Boy with Blonde Curls and His Puppy, print by Jane Freeman

Sometimes it’s a bit frustrating to gather information on a piece of artwork. The boy’s blonde curls and his puppy’s perked up ears make a great combination suggesting innocence and sweetness!  Who wouldn’t love to hang this anywhere in your … Continue reading

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French Country Style Wall Hanging, Two Over Two Tin Panels

This is a lovely French country-style, two over two tin paneled wall hanging. It’s painted to give a slightly distressed feel. The piece has the original price tag on back, which says $50.00, and was then reduced by wherever it … Continue reading

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Add the Beauty of Pierre-Auguste Renoir to Your Home or Office – Choose One or All

“Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art. ” – Pierre-Auguste Renoir This is a wonderful group of quality framed art prints, just a few of the some 4,000 or so paintings Renoir … Continue reading

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Wooden Sculpture – The Embrace

We love this solid wood carved statue of two people embracing… It’s a very nice piece, and surprisingly heavy!   Dimensions: About 18″ H. Condition: Excellent.  It appears to be vintage, but is in great shape. Price:  $45.00.  Plus 5.5% State … Continue reading

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SOLD! Entwined Lovers – High Relief Sculpture

This would look great in a bed & breakfast or a traditional, Victorian type home or office.  Or, it would be very cool as a contrast to a sleek, modern home.  I’m not so sure how it would fit in … Continue reading

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SOLD! Untitled (?) – Baby Seal by Maine Artist Carolyn Folsom, 1980

I wasn’t able to find much about Carolyn Folsom via a quick internet search, although she appears to be well-known in the Bangor area. Here’s what little I did find: she spent her childhood in Northern Maine in the 1930s … Continue reading

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