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Mid-Century Fish Watercolors

Mel and I were cruising local antique shops today and stumbled across these fantastic abstract fish watercolors. These are still so vibrant and are in great condition.

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The artist signed these pieces André. We researched him and really didn’t find any info on him.

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These pieces are a cool addition to our undersea pieces.

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It felt great to be out antiquing today with Mel. It was a much needed break from unpacking. We have some other pieces we found that we will share soon.

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Jungle Cat Carlo of Hollywood Pair They’re Grrrrreat!

Jungle Cat Carlo Paintings

Mel and I were contacted by Bobbie at At Home Modern regarding these fantastic Carlo of Hollywood watercolors she purchased from auction house in New Jersey. I had seen pictures of these online before but had never seen them in person. They are soo cool with the black background.

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Unfortunately, these had some mild condition issues. It appears dust and some light mildew had accumulated on the surface of the art. This happens when the back dust cover is torn or missing or when the paintings are stored in a humid area. If you recall, we had a set of bullfighters that had mold that penetrated the paintings.  I had to do an extensive restoration of that pair. Luckily, the mold & dust on this set did not penetrate the art.

Jungle Cat Carlo

Jungle Cat Carlo

We were able to carefully remove the surface debris and they cleaned up great!

Jungle Cat Carlo

Jungle Cat Carlo

I refinished the frames of course.

Jungle Cat Carlo Paintings

These will look fantastic in our Tiki room.

Hepcat Tiki Room

Here is a sample of the Tiki Room so far. There is still a lot I want to do. So far so good.

Hepcat Tiki Room

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