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"Manhattan Bridge" NYC American Scene Modernism Watercolor WPA Urban Realism
Located in New York, NY
Reginald Marsh "Manhattan Bridge" NYC American Scene Modernism Watercolor WPA Urban Realism, 20 x 14 inches. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 1938. Signed lower right. Housed in a stu...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

Isadora Duncan dancing in a red dress
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Isadora Duncan dancing in a red dress Ink, watercolor and graphite on paper, c. 1913 Signed in ink lower center (see photo) Condition: Very fresh colors Tipped to archival back...
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1910s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Monochromatic Mid Century Fashion Illustration, Circa 1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 1940s- early 1950s ink on paper illustration of a woman in a dress is by illustrator Marjory Ullberg. Ullberg worked for H. Liebes and Neiman Marcus department stores, crea...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Fashion Illustration in Green, Ink and Gouache, 1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s ink and gouache on paper fashion illustration of a woman in a green dress is by fashion designer Frederick Gibson Bayh (1917-2007). Bayh frequently used silks and brocades...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper, Ink

Quick Change
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Quick Change Watercolor on paper, 1930-1931 Signed lower right: Honore Guilbeau Illustrated in American Art Review, August 2014, page 84 in an article by Dr. Marianne Berardi, "The W...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Woman in Blue Dress
Located in New York, NY
Signed and dated lower right: Reginald Marsh – / 1947
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel, Watercolor

"Radio City Rockette"
Located in Southampton, NY
Watercolor on paper of a Radio City Music Hall Rockette done in the late 1940's or early 1950's. Ruth Adele Mysel grew up in Boston and attended the New England School of Art. In he...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Seated Nude Study 20th Century Charcoal Drawing
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid to late 20th century charcoal on paper nude study is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rom...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

sketch of man with pipe and woman with purse
Located in New Orleans, LA
A pencil drawing of a man with a pipe and a woman holding a purse. Nesbitt made numerous pencil sketches as he created his late rural lithographs. While these images are not finished...
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1990s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Petit Dynamic Running Figure in White 1946 Gouache
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1946 gouache on paper abstracted figurative painting is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1904-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts & ...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Two Dueñas.
Located in Storrs, CT
Two Dueñas. c. 1960. Watercolor and gouache. 13 x 17. Signed and annotated 'SPAIN' lower right. Housed in a 21 x 25-inch black wood frame. Donn Russell is one of Nantucket Island's...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache

"Two Women Walking, Granville, New York," Reginald Marsh, American Modernism
Located in New York, NY
Reginald Marsh (1898 - 1954) Two Women Walking, Granville, New York, 1948 Watercolor and ink on paper 10 x 7 1/2 inches Signed, dated, and inscribed lower right Provenance: Private...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Untitled (Study for The Aerialists)
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Untitled (Study for The Aerialists) Graphite on paper, 1932 Signed lower right in pencil: "John Steuart Curry" Dated: 1932 in pencil Exhibited: Schroeder Romero & Shredder, NYC (la...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

Untitled (Figurative Abstraction of Isadora Duncan #4)
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Abraham Walkowitz, Untitled (Figurative Abstraction of Isadora Duncan #4), pen and ink, 1918. Signed in ink, dated in pencil, bottom center. A fine, spontaneous, figurative abstracti...
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1910s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Pen

"Persuasion" Illustration of Children, Gouache on Paper, Circa 1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century gouache on paper painting entitled "Persuasion" is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California Colleg...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

"Animated Discourse" WPA Mid-Century American Scene Modernism Realism Figurative
Located in New York, NY
"Animated Discourse" WPA Mid-Century American Scene Modernism Realism Figurative. Chris Ritter (American, 1906 – 1976) "Animated Discourse," 19 x 24 (sight). Watercolor on paper. Si...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

1962 Horse Show
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: John Groth – American (1908-1988) Title: 1962 Horse Show Year: 1962 Medium: Drawing: sepia ink wash on paper Sight Size: 12.25 x 18 inches. 31.1 x 45.1 centimeters Framed Siz...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

"Marc Chagall" Original Drawing Illustration Caricature William Saroyan book
Located in New York, NY
"Marc Chagall" Original Drawing Illustration Caricature William Saroyan book This drawing was published in the 1976 edition of William Saroyan's SONS COME AND GO MOTHERS HANG IN FOR...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Board

Abstract Watercolor of a "Woman and Child" Seated Against a Wall
Located in Houston, TX
Watercolor painting of a woman seated and holding a child in front of an orange/red toned wall by Luis Eades. The paintings is currently displayed in a black frame with a white matte...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Untitled (Figurative Abstraction of Isadora Duncan #3)
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Abraham Walkowitz, Untitled (Figurative Abstraction of Isadora Duncan #3), pen and ink, 1918. Signed in ink, dated in pencil, bottom center. A fine, spontaneous, figurative abstracti...
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1910s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Pen

1950s "Head Tilt" Mid Century Figurative Ink Drawing The Art Students League
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Head Tilt" c.1950 Ink on paper 14" x 16.5" 19.75" x 22.5" framed float mount with dark brown wood frame Unsigned Came from artist estate Donald Stacy (1925-2008) New...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

"Manhattan Bridge" American Modernism NYC Cityscape WPA Mid-Century 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
"Manhattan Bridge" American Modernism NYC Cityscape WPA Mid-Century 20th Century. 20 x 14 inches. Watercolor and pencil on paper. Titled, signed and dated 1938 lower right. Reginal...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

That's a Wrap, Playboy cartoon Illustration ,
By Dink Siegel
Located in Miami, FL
Dink Siegel (American, 1910-2003) That's a Wrap, Playboy cartoon, August 1973 Mixed media on board 11.25 x 8.5 in. Signed lower right
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1970s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media

Pink Evening Dress Fashion Illustration in Ink, 1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s ink, gouache, and fabric on paper fashion illustration of a woman in a pink dress is by fashion designer Frederick Gibson Bayh (1917-2007). Bayh frequently used silks and ...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Fabric, Paper, Ink, Gouache

Refugees, World War II, Modernist Judaica Gouache Painting Jewish WPA Artist
By Hananiah Harari
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is signed upper right. it is not dated. Hananiah Harari (1912 – 2000) was an American painter and illustrator. Harari was born Richard (Dick) Falk Goldman, in Rochester, New Yor...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

"March Avery in Beret," Milton Avery, American Modernism, Portrait of Artist
Located in New York, NY
Milton Clark Avery (1885 - 1965) March Avery in a Beret, 1951 Black crayon and graphite on cream wove paper 11 x 8 3/8 inches Signed and dated lower left; inscribed "Compliments of J...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Crayon, Pencil, Graphite

"Someone Had Made a Mistake" Ink on Paper Illustration, 1946
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1946 ink on paper cartoon illustration is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts and Crafts. He ...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Flowy Olive Green Dress Gouache & Ink 1950's Fashion Illustration
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s ink and gouache fashion illustration of a woman in an olive green dress is by fashion designer Frederick Gibson Bayh (1917-2007). Bayh frequently used silks and brocades s...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Gouache

Belted Navy Blue Dress Gouache & Ink Fashion Illustration
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s ink and gouache fashion illustration of a woman in a long navy blue dress with a belted waist and matching cropped jacket is by fashion designer Frederick Gibson Bayh (191...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Gouache

Ink and gouache drawing of a nude woman from behind
Located in New York, NY
A nude viewed from behind, with black hair , inscribed on the lower right by the artist John Begg "Mature Nude" c.1953 Outlined in black ink and with some gouache and paint highligh...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Nude in Black ink Reclining, Black ink on ivory paper
Located in New York, NY
One of a large series of nudes offered by our gallery from artist John Begg. This one is a ink drawing of a nude, eyes cast downward, reclining on an ottoman. Many of the others w...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Reclining Nude in black ink on buff paper
Located in New York, NY
One of many sketches and drawings from a series executed c.1953 from artist John Begg, a nude in black ink on buff paper, reclining on an ottoman and gazing to the left. Others in t...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

John Begg Nude facing forward with orange and Red
Located in New York, NY
This series of drawings in charcoal with crayon for color in the background or skin were sketched by the artist John Begg during the period in which he was concentrating on the femal...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

1950s "Looking Over Shoulder" Mid Century Figurative Ink Drawing NYC Artist
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Looking Over Shoulder" 1951 Ink on paper 14" x 16.5" unframed $1200 Signed and dated in pencil lower left Came from artist estate *Listed price reflects custom framing ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

Mid Century Life Study Nude Figurative
By Emily Farnham
Located in Soquel, CA
Modernist life study drawing by Emily Farnham (American, 1912-2004). Signed and dated lower right corner. 1949. Image, 22”H x 16”W. Measures 32" H x 24" W x 2" D. Shipped without gl...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Paper

Flamenco Dancers, Spain.
Located in Storrs, CT
Flamenco Dancer. c. 1960. Watercolor and gouache. 16 3/8 x 18 1/2. Signed and annotated 'SPAIN' lower right. Housed in a modern black wood 21 x 23-inch frame. Donn Russell is one of...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache

WPA Mural Study American Scene Modernism San Francisco Post Office 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
WPA Mural Study American Scene Modernism San Francisco Post Office 20th Century Mural Study for “The Waterfront,” San Francisco Rincon Station Post Office, 6 ¾ x 15 ¾ inches. Pencil...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Mural Studies, Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco WPA American Modernism 1930s
By Frank Van Sloun
Located in New York, NY
Mural Studies, Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco WPA American Modernism 1930s. 9 x 12 inches. Tempera on paper, c. 1936. Authenticated and signed verso by the artist’s sister, Kathe...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Egg Tempera

sketch of farmers
Located in New Orleans, LA
A sketch from Jackson Lee Nesbitt Jackson Lee Nesbitt (June 16, 1913 – February 20, 2008) was an American artist. Nesbitt was born in McAlester, Oklahoma and studied at the Kansas C...
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1990s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

A Winter - Seeming Summers Night
Located in Santa Monica, CA
JUNE WAYNE (1918 - 2011) A WINTER - SEEMING SUMMER'S NIGHT, 1957 From the John Donne Series. (Conway 122, Basket 106: Gilmour 50) Lithograph signed, titled and numbered 14/35. 15 ...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Preliminary Study for a Sculpture Project
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Preliminary Study for a Sculpture Project Graphite, charcoal and wash on tracing paper, c. 1930-1940 Signed upper left and lower left (see both photos) Created while the artist was l...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

1950s "Red Blanket" Mid Century Gouache and Pastel Figurative
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Red Blanket" c.1950s Gouache and oil pastel on paper 13.75" x 17" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by sel...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel, Gouache, Paper

Casual Female Figure 1993 Gouache & Charcoal Drawing
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1993 gouache and charcoal on paper portrait is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, the Par...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Gouache, Paper

"Young Girl (Girl with Bird)," Original Gouache on Paper signed by Karl Priebe
By Karl Priebe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Young Girl (Girl with Bird)" is an original gouache on paper by Karl Priebe. It depicts a thin girl with a white head wrap and a puff of black, curly hair with a pink, yellow, and b...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Two Studies of Henriette (Head of the artist's wife & The Artist's wife writing
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Two Studies of Henriette (Left: Head of the artist's wife, Right: The Artist's wife writing a letter) Watercolor and graphite on paper, 1928-1930 Signed in pencil lower right (see ph...
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1920s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

1950s "Stay There" Mid Century Figurative Abstract University of Paris
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Stay There" c.1950s Oil pastel and gouache paint on paper 14" x 17" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

Chief Joseph, Modernist Line Drawing, Portrait of a Native American, Gray, Black
Located in Denver, CO
Original vintage 1977 drawing, modernist line drawing portrait of "Chief Joseph 1840-1904" study for "Justice Through the Ages, Colorado" mural, originally in the Colorado State Jud...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Vellum, Color Pencil, Graphite

Lower East Side Crowd
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Lower East Side Crowd Ink and ink wash on paper, c. 1910 Signed in ink lower center edge (see photo) Signed with the initials lower right corner (see photo) Probably depicts Jewish i...
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1910s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

"Arms Crossed in Front" American Modernist Figurative Painting CA Artist
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Arms Crossed in Front" c. 1980s Acrylic and conte crayon on rag paper 26"x39.75" unframed Unsigned *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect framing...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Conté, Acrylic

1950s "Upclose Portrait" Mid Century Ink Portrait Drawing Pratt
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy (1925-2008) New Jersey "Upclose Portrait" 1953 Ink on paper 14" x 16.5" unframed Signed and dated in pencil lower right Came from artist estate
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Golf Bags, Caddy with Golf Bag on His Back
Located in Missouri, MO
Framed Size: approx 17 3/4 x 20 3/4 inches Fred Conway (1900-1973) "Golf Bags, Caddy with Golf Bag on His Back" Pen/Ink/Watercolor on Paper Site Size: approx. 10 x 13 inches Framed ...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Pen

1960s "Leaning Over" Gouache & Oil Pastel Bay Area Figurative Movement
Located in New York, NY
Gloria Dudfield "Leaning Over" c. 1960s Gouache and charcoal on newsprint Unsigned 18" x 12" framed silver bamboo frame black mat 19.25"x25.25" Gloria (Fischer) Dudfield July 12, 19...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper, Oil Pastel

Kiss of Death, night scene, interior, black and white, dramatic narrative
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dramatic imagery from FILM NOIR series of black and white monotypes, blending surrealistic mindscapes with stark realism About Tom Bennett: With quick brushstrokes, Tom Bennett crea...
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2010s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Monotype

Blue Indigo, drawing collage female figure with abstract patterns, bright blues
Located in Brooklyn, NY
These collages were created first in the presence of a model, working quickly, in charcoal and pastel, and again, later, alone, furiously tearing and pasting images from magazines, v...
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2010s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Archival Paper

1950s "Waiting" Mid Century Female Nude Ink Drawing NYC Artist
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Waiting" c.1950s Ink on paper 14" x 16.5" unframed Signed and dated 1953 in pencil lower right Came from artist estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Untitled (Figurative Abstraction of Isadora Duncan #6)
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Abraham Walkowitz, Untitled (Figurative Abstraction of Isadora Duncan #6), pen and ink, pencil, 1918. Signed in ink, dated in pencil, bottom center. A fine, spontaneous, figurative a...
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1910s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Pen, Pencil

The Fly Fisherman
By Harvey Eckert
Located in Soquel, CA
Delicate depiction of a fly fisherman in the rain by Harvey Eckert (American, 1946-2018). Signed in the lower right corner. Presented in a wood frame with a double mat and anti-glare...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Cold View, neutral and grey tone drawing and collage, woman and nature
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper charcoal collage These collages were created first in the presence of a live model, working quickly, in charcoal and pastel, and again, later, alone in the studio, furiously te...
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2010s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal