Important Oil Works
Please enjoy the following important works by Clivette.
Jungle Arguement 49x37
The tiger and the snake in mortal combat. There is an accent of red on the tiger’s open mouth. His fangs are showing and the snake responds with an aggressive S curve, locked in battle. This painting was in the first exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art "Paintings by Living American Artists"
Gold fish leap in a swirl of white water.
A long necked red bird attacks a coiled snake, filling the upper half of the dramatic composition.
Portrait of Robert Vivian, actor
This is a portrait of a well-known Broadway stage actor in the 1920’s. Portrait 36x28
Portrait of a young man, wearing a cap, a pensive expression. Brushwork defines planes of face. Overall cool color (shades of grey) with warm tones on face. Young Worker 20x20
Diagonal composition with dramatic darks and lights with dark hair and a bold red hat. Vamps 16x16
White face with red lips, surrounded by dark shadows, looking out at us from the corner of her eye.
Self Portrait in red shirt
Head and upper body fill the canvas with a diagonal composition. Clivette has an animated expression with quirky eyebrows and bright eyes. High contrast values with accent of red on shirt and a glow of light behind him.
Wearing a red hat, the Vamp stares at us with dark eyes. Cool green background.
The Vamp looks out at us with dark eyes in shadow, expressive mouth, red hair.
Diagonal composition with hat framing face, quirky expression.
One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Blizzard Rider 38x44
Outriding the Blizzard
This painting was pictured in a number of publications. In it the four riders on horseback gallop forward toward us in a burst of energy. The colors are muted browns and grays with accent of red on their scarves. Outriding the Blizzard 58x85
Dramatic composition, woman swimming surrounded by whirling waves, high contrast values (dark & light), bold brushwork. Swimmer 36x30
Men at the Aquarium
One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Men at the Aquarium 74x51
Woman and Child at the Aquarium
One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Woman and Child at the Aquarium 57x60 oil
One of the Clivette Master Paintings.
One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Three Swimmers 58x94
One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Opium Dream 63x68