Paintings á la Henry Moore

Artist unknown, oil on canvas, 31.5 x 23.5 in.. Offered by Antiquario for $650 at time of post.

R. Shaw (illegible) / Avante Studios, ca. 1960's, 37 x 37 in.. Offered on ebay for $225 at time of post.

I recently stumbled across these paintings, that bear resemblance to Henry Moore sculptures. I like the scumbling and impasto texture seen in both paintings.  Unfortunately both sellers cannot make out  the signatures, so these works remain "orphaned". I am thinking of starting a series of posts titled "Orphaned Art", which would display pieces that are unsigned or illegible.

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