Important Oil Works

Please enjoy the following important works by Clivette.

Jungle Arguement 49x37

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"

Goldfish

Goldfish

Gold fish leap in a swirl of white water.

Snake killer

Snake killer

A long necked red bird attacks a coiled snake, filling the upper half of the dramatic composition.

Portrait of Robert Vivian, actor

Portrait of Robert Vivian, actor

This is a portrait of a well-known Broadway stage actor in the 1920’s. Portrait 36x28

Young Worker

Young Worker

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

Young Performer

Young Performer

Diagonal composition with dramatic darks and lights with dark hair and a bold red hat. Vamps 16x16

Vamp 47

Vamp 47

White face with red lips, surrounded by dark shadows, looking out at us from the corner of her eye.

Self Portrait in red shirt

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.

Vamp 49

Vamp 49

Wearing a red hat, the Vamp stares at us with dark eyes. Cool green background.

Vamp 24

Vamp 24

The Vamp looks out at us with dark eyes in shadow, expressive mouth, red hair.

Vamp 40

Vamp 40

Diagonal composition with hat framing face, quirky expression.

Vamp 2

Vamp 2

Blizzard Rider

Blizzard Rider

One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Blizzard Rider 38x44

Outriding the Blizzard

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

Swimmer

Swimmer

Dramatic composition, woman swimming surrounded by whirling waves, high contrast values (dark & light), bold brushwork. Swimmer 36x30

Men at the Aquarium

Men at the Aquarium

One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Men at the Aquarium 74x51

Woman and Child at the Aquarium

Woman and Child at the Aquarium

One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Woman and Child at the Aquarium 57x60 oil

Swimmer

Swimmer

One of the Clivette Master Paintings.

Three Swimmers

Three Swimmers

One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Three Swimmers 58x94

Opium Dream

Opium Dream

One of the Clivette Master Paintings. Opium Dream 63x68

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