Large Kansas City Theme Mural by Adolfo Gustavo Martinez
Item #: WA405
Description: Very Large Mural,16' Wide x 6' Tall. 4-48" wide sections on plywood panels. Vivid, vibrant colors depicting Kansas City's legendary under belly with the Power & Light Building and Union Station in the background. Adolfo Gustavo Martinez was commissioned to create this wonderful depiction of an era in which Kansas City was deeply involved in the Organized Crime World. This colorful Mural was created by Martinez, born and raised in Kansas City, his multicultural heritage, perspective and artistic depth are revealed in these narrative paintings. This Mural was originally displayed in Sutera's Restaurant in the West Bottoms of Kansas City. Years ago, Sutera’s Restaurant was a popular joint that served hot Scicilian food with an even hotter side of sports gambling. Sutera’s was a clubhouse of sorts for some of Kansas City’s most high profile mob figures. (The Pitch)
Materials: 4-48" wide plywood panels.
Dimensions: Height: 6 feet. Width: 16 feet.
Locality and Period: American. c.1990.
Comments: Kansas City themed mural by a noted Kansas City native artist.
Original Antique Oil on Board Landscape Painting in Period Frame
Item #: WA364
Description: Oil painting on board of lake scene landscape. Period carved gilt wood frame.
Materials: Oil on board. Gilt wood frame.
Dimensions: Height: 10-5/8" (framed), 8" (board). Width: 16-4/8" (framed), 14" (board).
Locality and Period: Unsigned. c,1890,
Comments: Executed in the manner of the Hudson River School. Could use a cleaning. No loss of surface.
Price: ***SALE*** WAS: $125.00, NOW: $95.00***
Original Watercolor Landscape signed "Geo. Howell Gay."
Item #: WA332
Description: Large format watercolor painting on paper. Framed under glass in period carved gilt wood frame. Signed in lower right "Geo. Howell Gay" (George Howell Gay, American 1858-1931).
Materials: Watercolor on paper. Carved gilt wood frame with glass.
Dimensions: Height: 27" framed, 16" painting. Width: 49" framed, 38" painting.
Locality and Period: New York. c.1890-1900.
Comments: George Howell Gay (American 1858-1931) was well known for his watercolor landscapes, seascapes and paintings of rivers and ships.
Original Oil on Board by Louis Lampe(y)
Description: Original oil painting on board.
Materials: Oil on mahogany board. Carved wood frame.
Dimensions: Height: Frame-25", Painting-21-3/4". Width: Frame-21-1/2", Painting-18".
Locality and Period: European. c.1850-70.
Comments: Vibrant colors and detail.
Original signed Watercolor by Franz C. Gostisha
Item #: WA015
Description: Watercolor on paper of fishing trawlers off Monterey California. Was shown at inaugural Sausalito Art Festival in 1952. Signed lower left "Franz C. Gostisha 7/50". Original frame and matting under glass.
Dimensions: Framed-Height: 19-1/2". Width: 23". Image-Height: 11". Width: 15-1/2".