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Hungarian born, Emil Bisttram became one of the Southwest's leading painters and teachers.  He was a founder of the Transcendental Art movement in New Mexico, devoted to themes exploring and promoting universal meaning that included idealistic forms and colors that suggested sounds.

Blair, Lee Everett (1911-1993)

Lee Everett  Blair, <i>Griffith Park</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $9,775 (est: $5000-$7000) on 10/13/09
Griffith Park by Lee Everett Blair (1911-1993)
30" x 34", Oil/Canvas
Est.: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $9,775 on 10/13/2009
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

 


Born in New York City, Ralph Blakelock earned a reputation for nocturnal, misty scenes, especially moonlit landscapes, large oak trees, and Indian encampments.  He also did a small number of floral still lifes.

Bloser, Florence Parker (1889-1935).

Florence Parker Bloser, <i>City Scape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,575 (est: $2000-$3000) on 11/18/03
City Scape Florence Parker Bloser (1889-1935)
22" x 28", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,575 on 11/18/2003
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Blower, David Harrison (1901-1976).

David Harrison Blower, <i>Point Dume, Malibu</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,162 (est: $2000-$3000) on 6/21/05
Point Dume, Malibu by David Harrison Blower (1901-1976)
14" x 21", Watercolor/Paper, Signed
Est.: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,162 on 6/21/2005
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

A founder of the Taos Art Colony in Taos, New Mexico, Ernest Blumenschein became one of the Southwest's best-known painters of pueblo Indian genre. 

Born in Reisbach, Switzerland, Karl Bodmer is best known for the watercolors he did on on a five-thousand mile trip up the Missouri River in 1833 and 1834 when he accompanied the German prince Maximilian on an exploratory trip of the Far West.

Boehme, Hazel Fetterley (1900-1941).

Hazel Fetterley Boehme, <i>Southern California Beach Cottages</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,108 (est: $2500-$3500) on 10/26/04
Southern California Beach Cottages by Hazel Fetterley Boehme (1900-1941)
20" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,108 on 10/26/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Frank Boggs was a master of cloudy skies in landscape paintings, but was more strongly attracted to the soft light of misty mornings and rainy afternoons than the brilliant sunlight of his Impressionist peers. 

An award-winning artist known as a colorist, Sergei Bongart worked in a variety of media--oil, casein, watercolor, gouache and tempera--and did a variety of subjects including portraits, landscapes, still lifes and cowboys.

  

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