Five Irresistible Animals at SF Fall Art and Antiques Show

SF Fall Arts and Antiques Show 2016
Cervus Megaceros, Watercolor, Height: 53 1/2" (136 cm); Width: 77" (196 cm).Framed: Height: 65 3/4" (167 cm); Width: 89 3/4" (227.9 cm)

Animalia: Animal Imagery in Art and Antiques is the theme for the 35th annual San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion through Sunday, October 30th. The beauty, mystery and symbolism of the animal kingdom can be found throughout the displays. All animals are available to good homes, and no maintenance or training is required.

Five irresistible animal artworks at San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show, 2016:

  1. Elephants from Ann Getty’s private collection: A pair of carved wood parcel 18th century ebony and gilt wood stools from the English estate, Castle Hill
  2. A cat from Trotta-Bono Contemporary, New York: Mano de Cobre, by Cuban artist Jose Bedia, acrylic on canvas, 2009
  3. Geese from Patrick and Ondine Mestdagh Gallery, Brussels: Decoy Canada Geese, American, early 20th Century
  4. Dogs from Jesse Davis Antiques, London: A pair of Staffordshire large greyhounds, circa 1870
  5. Dinosaurs from Carlton Hobbs LLC, New York and London: A unique set of four large scale paleontological paintings in watercolor from the mineralien kabintett of Archduke Stephan of Austria, Schloss Schaumburg. They can be dated to before January 21,1857; the painter is identified as “Berger of Vienna.”

Stay tuned for style favorites from the fashionable preview gala.

— Related: Red Carpet Bay Area coverage of past San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show Preview Gala events