Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public, the gallerys showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism.
Earl Winston Escher was the cousin of fellow artist M.C. Escher. He was both a medical doctor and an artist and studied at the Chicago Art Institute and received his MD from Stanford University in 1933. He was married to Miriam Escher and friends with artist Jackson Pollock, poet and artist Lawrence Ferlinghetti and author James Michener. He was part of a posthumous show at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in the early 1970s and a selection of his lithographs were selected for a worldwide tour of modern lithography. He died in 1970 in an automobile accident in Ankara, Turkey.