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Italian Abstract Work on Paper Color Field Non-Objective European Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
Italian Abstract Work on Paper Color Field Non-Objective European Mid-Century - "Gonage" Dorazio completed "Gonage" in 1949 when just after the artist had been awarded a stipend by ...
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Abstract 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Gouache, Board

Simone, Pastel On Paper, Signed Jean-Albert Grand-Carteret
Located in Paris, FR
Portrait of a naked woman, Simone. Pastel signed on the left side J.A.GRAND-CARTERET. Circa 1930-1940. Jean Albert Grand-Cartenet is a painter of nudes and portraits who was the ...
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Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Pastel

Still Life - Original Pen Drawing by Giorgio Morandi - 1947
Located in Roma, IT
Still Life is an original pen drawing realized by by Giorgio Morandi in 1947. Hand signed by the artist on the higher right margin. The drawing is glued on a cardboard: 15.5 x 28.4...
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Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Pen

WC Ives, The New Bodleian Building, Oxford (1946) pencil drawing
Located in London, GB
To see our other views of Oxford and Cambridge, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - or send us a message if you cannot find the ...
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Realist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Pencil

"End of the Tracks, Johnstown, Pennsylvania," Henry Gasser, American Scene
Located in New York, NY
Henry Martin Gasser (1909 - 1981) End of the Tracks, Johnstown, Pennsylvania Watercolor and gouache on paper Sight 10 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches Signed lower left Provenance: Estate of Edm...
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American Realist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Fascists
Located in New York, NY
Latvia-born William Sanderson became a contributor to the New Yorker and New Masses magazines during the 1930s. He was drafted into the Army during World War II and was stationed in ...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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India Ink

Iron Ore Derrick, Philadelphia
Located in Concord, MA
PAUL STARRETT SAMPLE (1896-1974) Iron Ore Derrick, Philadelphia, n.d. Watercolor on paper 10 1/2 x 14 1/8 inches (sight) Signed at lower left: PAUL SAMPLE Inscribed on the reverse i...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

'St Mark's Square, Venice', Paris, Academie Chaumiere, Post-Impressionist
By Victor Isbrand
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'V. Isbrand' for Victor Isbrand (Danish, 1897-1989) and titled, 'Venedig' (Venice). Precocious as a child, Victor Isbrand painted professionally from a young age...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor, Cardboard

Large Industrial Landscape Mid-Century National Geographic WPA Realism Drawing
Located in New York, NY
Large Industrial Landscape Mid-Century National Geographic WPA Realism Drawing. The drawing measure 40 x 30 inches and the framed work is 49 x 39 inches. Illustrator and muralist Th...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Pastel, Gouache

"Snow Storm in New York City," Bertram Hartman, WPA Rooftops Winter Cityscape
Located in New York, NY
Bertram Hartman (1882 - 1960) Snow Storm in New York City, 1943 Watercolor on paper 21 3/4 x 30 inches Signed and dated lower right Bertram Hartman was an American modernist painter...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Located in New York, NY
Historic watercolor painting by Hunter Wood of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter plane of World War Two fame. Note the wing designation "US Army" as in 1940, the US Air Force did not ...
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Realist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

original drawing " Tête de chevalier "." night's head in profile ".certified .
Located in CANNES, FR
"tête de chevalier de profil ". " Knignt's head in profile " is an original drawing ink on paper ( dark blue stylo) by Jean Cocteau . " tête de chevalier de profil " is from ...
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Art Deco 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Ink

Majestic Moonlight (Modernist Southwestern Landscape with Mesa/Buttes & Moon)
Located in Denver, CO
Majestic Moonlight, vintage 1940s modernist southwestern landscape with a moon over buttes and canyons, original watercolor painting by Taos artist, Emil Bisttram (1895-1976). Paint...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Muscular Male Nude with Bulging Muscles Art Deco
Located in Miami, FL
John Grabach studied with the renowned anatomist George B. Bridgeman at the Art Students League and that knowledge of the the male anatomy with bulging muscles is on full display in ...
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Art Deco 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Charcoal, Board

The Boat in the Dock - Original Watercolor - 1945 ca
Located in Roma, IT
The boat in the dock is an original drawing in watercolor on paper realized by an anonymous artist in 1945 ca. Good conditions. The artwork represents a beautiful sea in the perspe...
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Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Nude - British Art Deco drawing reclining erotic female nude portrait RA artist
Located in London, GB
An original circa 1940 drawing painted by Royal Academy artist Christopher Sanders. A fine example of a Modern British nude drawing by an artist who exhibited hundreds of times at Th...
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Art Deco 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Chalk, Charcoal, Pencil

Reclining Nude - British 40's art nude female portrait Royal Academician artist
Located in London, GB
An original circa 1940 drawing painted by Royal Academy artist Christopher Sanders. A fine example of a Modern British nude drawing by an artist who exhibited hundreds of times at Th...
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Art Deco 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Chalk, Pencil

Landscape Watercolor of the Acropolis in Greece 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3864 View of the Acropolis landscape watercolor Part of a series of 10 Greek island watercolors on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

Harbor View Greek Fishermen Watercolor Landscape Mykonos 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3870 Water color of Fishermen on Mykonos Park of a series of 10 watercolors by the same artist on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

Old Athens Plaza Landscape Watercolor 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3869 Old Athens watercolor landscape on paper Part of a series of 10 Greek watercolors on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

Windmill on Mykonos landscape Watercolor 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3868 Windmill on mykonos watercolor on paper Part of a series of 10 watercolors on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Parthenon Greece Watercolor landscape 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3867 Parthenon Greece landscape watercolor on paper Part of a series of 10 Greek watercolors on our site by the same artist
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

Mykonos Greece Landscape Watercolor 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3866 Mykonos watercolor village view Part of 10 watercolors of Greece on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

Seaside Mountain View Watercolor Landscape Greek Inland 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3865 Mountain view Greek island watercolor landscape Part of a series of 10 watercolors of Greek islands on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

Greek Village Scene Landscape Watercolor
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3872 Greek Village scene landscape watercolor Part of a series of 10 Greek watercolors on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

View of Windmill landscape Watercolor on Mykonos Greece 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3871 View of windmill watercolor on Mykonos Part of a series of 10 watercolors of Greece on our site
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Impressionist Female Charcoal Portrait Drawing 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3878 Charcoal female portrait on paper Set in a black wood frame image size 12.5x9.5"
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Charcoal

Harbor View Mykonos Greece Landscape Watercolor
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3873 Water color harbor view landscape Mykonos Greece laid on paper backing(13.75x19.75")
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor

American Impressionist Harbor Landscape Watercolor by F.Nadai 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3814 Impressionist harbor scene watercolor Custom wood frame Image size 14x20"
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

New York Harbor
Located in Missouri, MO
Dong Kingman "New York Harbor" c. 1940s watercolor on paper Signed *This is fully illustrated in the book, "Dong Kingman An American Master" (see attached images). Sheet Size: 22 x ...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Paper

Asian Nude Study Watercolor Drawing by Rotislaw Racoff
By Rotislaw Racoff
Located in Atlanta, GA
1940s nude study, watercolor, and ink on paper painting by Polish/Russian artist Rotislaw Racoff (1904 - 1982). A fine study of a young woman probably Asian sitting back. The artist ...
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Expressionist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Miami Watercolor
Located in Cleveland, OH
Martin Linsey Miami 1947 Signed, Dated, and Titled Lower-Right Watercolor on Paper 10.25 x 13.75 inches 18 x 21 inches (framed)
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Standing Nude
Located in London, GB
'Standing Nude', watercolour on paper, by Louis Latapie (circa 1940s). The painting was most likely completed as the artist was transitioning between his figurative phase to cubism a...
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Fauvist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

"Sticky Monkey Flower, Big Sur" - Mid Century Botanical Illustration
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful mid-century ink brush botanical illustration titled "Sticky Monkey Flower, Big Sur" by Margaret Wentworth Millard Owings (American, 1914-1999). Signed "Margaret Wentworth'...
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American Impressionist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Ink

Central Park Zoo with Sea Lions
Located in Miami, FL
Cover: The New Yorker May 26, 1945 Signed lower center
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Impressionist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Nu Informel, Informal Nude, Jean Fautrier, c 1944 (Modernist abstract nude)
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Jean Fautrier Nu Informel (Informal Nude) c1944 Gouache on paper 24 x 28.5 cm Provenance: Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris Private Collection
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Abstract 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

CAPUT MORTUUM - (Latin - DEAD HEAD)
By Henry Miller
Located in Santa Monica, CA
HENRY MILLER (1891 – 1980) CAPUT MORTUUM (Latin - DEAD HEAD) 1944 Watercolor and gouache, 13 1/4” x 12 1/4” Signed and dated in pen. Irregular sheet 14 ¼ x 12 5/8”. Miller, autho...
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Outsider Art 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

“The Hunter”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of a solitary hunter in the field by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and th...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Bringing Home the Game”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of a hunter bring home the fresh game by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and t...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“The Hunters”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of two hunters in the field by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gol...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

Water Sports - Nude Swimmers and Bathers at Coney Island
Located in Miami, FL
Historically, academic artists have always featured the central figures in their composition in a prominent light with the background figures being darker. In water sports, Reginal...
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Realist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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India Ink, Watercolor

“After the Hunt”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom left. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold leaf ...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Serving the Pints”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom left. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold leaf ...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Archival Paper, Graphite, Watercolor

Portrait - Original pen drawing by Umberto Maria Casotti - 1947
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait is an original pen drawing realized by Umberto Maria Casotti in 1947. Good condition on a yellowed cardboard. Hand-signed and dated by the artist on the lower right corner...
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Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Pen

The Conductor
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Oil Pastel

Reginald Marsh "Brooklyn Bridge" NYC Modernism WPA Mid-Century Watercolor Modern
Located in New York, NY
Reginald Marsh "Brooklyn Bridge" NYC Modernism WPA Mid-Century Watercolor Modern Reginald Marsh (American, 1898-1954) Brooklyn Bridge, 1940, Signed and dated Reginald Marsh May 1940...
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American Modern 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Self Portrait on a Sultan's Bed
Located in Rego Park, NY
"Self Portrait on a Sultan's Bed" is a surrealist drawing by the American artist John Wilde 1919-2006. Known for his surrealist, magic realist and avant garde paintings. He was p...
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Pencil

Landschap te St Tropez, Landscape at St Tropez
Located in Cotignac, FR
Mid 20th Century drawing study on paper of a Provencale landscape by the Dutch artist Wim Oepts. Possibly an atelier sketch for the painting Landschap te St Tropez from 1947 (SK103 M...
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Realist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Crayon

Jardin du Luxembourg
Located in Cotignac, FR
Mid 20th Century sketch drawing on paper by the Dutch artist Wim Oepts for his painting Jardin du Luxembourg from 1948 (SK115 Monografie en Oeurvrecatalogus) carrying the atelier sta...
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Realist 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Carbon Pencil

“Tavern Meeting”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom left. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin go...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Sharing a Pint”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Pub Pints”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Fireside Pub”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin g...
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Academic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

"Untitled (Dock Scene)" Watercolor on Paper, Local Scene, Buildings, Water
Located in Detroit, MI
The idyllic atmosphere of this local dock scene falls within a couple of styles one being regionalism, an American realist modern art movement that included paintings, murals, lithog...
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Naturalistic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

"Late Afternoon Landscape" Watercolor on Paper, Idyllic Country Scene, Evening
Located in Detroit, MI
“Late Afternoon Landscape” is set in the golden light of evening painted in the mid-west town of Utica, Michigan. It has the atmosphere of when work is done and peace and quiet blank...
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Naturalistic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

"Red Hills Near Patzcurao" Watercolor on Paper, Landscape, Signed & Dated
Located in Detroit, MI
The idyllic atmosphere of this Mexican scene is located in Mexico, west of Mexico City and south of Guadalajara. “Red Hills Near Patzcuaro” is set in a golden light. and was one of t...
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Naturalistic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

"Untitled" (Winter Road), Watercolor on Paper, Winter Scene, Signed & Dated
Located in Detroit, MI
The idyllic atmosphere of this country scene falls within a couple of styles one being regionalism, an American realist modern art movement that included paintings, murals, lithograp...
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Naturalistic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

"Untitled (Winter Scene)" Watercolor on Paper, Winter Landscape, Signed
Located in Detroit, MI
The idyllic atmosphere of this evening country scene falls within a couple of styles one being regionalism, an American realist modern art movement that included paintings, murals, l...
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Naturalistic 1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor