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Address: Dolores between 5th & 6th, Carmel, CA 93921
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A Jewel in Carmel

After seeing so much so called art, it was refreshing to find this Gallery. Mr. Rieser presents many late 19C and early 20C California Artists at his gallery. When one realizes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
Richard W
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

After seeing so much so called art, it was refreshing to find this Gallery. Mr. Rieser presents many late 19C and early 20C California Artists at his gallery. When one realizes that bad art is just as expensive as good art, his gallery offers beautiful pieces that are at once real works of art and long term investments. He is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Always has fine examples of early California landscape painting. Very knowledgeable owner. A must stop for collectors and those who wish to learn more about California art.

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were told to visit this gallery to see Yuan paintings (for my brother) and pastels (for me). I only wish I had the cash and wall space to be able to make a purchase!

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent collection, easily the best in Carmel, perhaps all California. Several of my favorite artists used to have galleries here (now passed) and Reiser continues to keep them alive with their art.

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Sun City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

I have done business (both bought and sold paintings) with Jim Rieser over the last 20+ years. He is honest, friendly, generous with information, never any pressure, a joy to know and a big help building my collection.

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Several years ago I wrote a review of this wonderful gallery. I have visited it several times since and it still has the best combination of wonderful Early California art and wonderful living artist painting around the area. Owner is knowledgeable and not pushy at all. You can learn a lot about art here by just asking questions. If you... More 

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California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

The term is over used, but this gallery actually does have museum quality art as well as wonderful contemporary paintings, and the owner is friendly and informative. The art ranges from incredible old California masters to the present, so whatever your interest, you have to visit this gallery whether or not you have the money to buy anything. To quote... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Jim really knows his Yuan's! Come and get educated and enjoy some of the best paintings of Yuan in Carmel.

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

The owners are terrific people, and care about their customers and prospective customers. Have even been to private showings at their home... Really recommend checking out their gallery.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

I enjoyed this trip visiting several art galleries in the Carmel area - one of them being Rieser Fine Art Gallery. The James J. Riesier Fine Art Gallery specializes on Early California and American Paintings. They also have art from contemporary American artists. They hold events also during the year. One nice thing this art gallery does is on their... More 

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