Featured Surrealism ID

Discussion in 'Art' started by rink28, Jun 25, 2022.

  1. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    This painting was in a local auction but I missed the auction. Was curious to see if the artist was identifiable but looks to be by someone who had some skill but never got well known as I couldn't find much on the signature. Thank you for any info!

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  2. charlie cheswick

    charlie cheswick Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I agree there's some intelligence/thought behind it

    Striking
     
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  3. charlie cheswick

    charlie cheswick Well-Known Member

    What do you get from it rink ?
     
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  4. Roaring20s

    Roaring20s Well-Known Member

    To my eye, the signature could be either
    Sosti or Sesti 71
     
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  5. charlie cheswick

    charlie cheswick Well-Known Member

    I've racked my brains trying to make some sense of it !!
     
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  6. charlie cheswick

    charlie cheswick Well-Known Member

    Oh, we were born within an hour of each other
    Our mothers said we could be sister and brother
    Your name is
    @Debora
     
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  7. Lithographer

    Lithographer Well-Known Member

    I am seeing a lot of pixelation, I think it might be a print on canvas.
     
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  8. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Could well be "Sesti," an Italian surname. Very dramatic. What did the auction house say about it?

    Debora
     
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  9. rink28

    rink28 Well-Known Member

    Thanks guys! The auction just titled it as signed original oil painting. They are not very good at describing their items. Reminded me a little of Russell Drysdale works from the hot desert like scene but not quite the style. I didnt get it but thought it was pretty cool whoever did it. Thanks again for the responses!
     
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  10. BoudiccaJones

    BoudiccaJones Well-Known Member

    ... it never suited ya

    (EDIT had to edit to untag Debora, nothing for her to see here in my post xxx) xxx
     
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  11. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

    The pixelation is in the photos. It's there in the first photo as well and continues through the frame.
     
  12. aaroncab

    aaroncab in veritate victoria

    Gosti/Gesti or Sosti/Sesti ....maybe one of those.
     
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