Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

'Woman Carrying Watermelon' by Jacques Segal, Watercolour Portrait, circa 1970s
'Woman Carrying Watermelon' by Jacques Segal, W...
Jacques Segal
1970s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor, Carbon Pencil
'Woman Carrying Watermelon', pencil and watercolour on fine paper (circa 1970s), by Jacques Segal (b. 1933). A delightful depiction of a young woman, probably from North Africa, wher...
Circus girl reclining
Circus girl reclining
Walt Kuhn
1920s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Carbon Pencil
Signed and dated center right, Seam down center where two sheets attached is original. Some slight surface smudging outside figure area .
Charcoal Drawing "Waiting" Pensive Woman Americana WPA Artist
Charcoal Drawing "Waiting" Pensive Woman Americ...
William Gropper
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
14x11.5 image size , 22.5x17.5 backing size The New-York born artist William Gropper was a painter and cartoonist who, with caricature style, focused on social concerns, and was ac...
Suzanna and the Elders
Suzanna and the Elders
Ben Shahn
1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Watercolor
Signature: Signed lower right Ink and wash on paper The Downtown Gallery, New York Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California Ernest Brown & Phillips, Ltd., London Charles Alan Co...
Mid 20th Century Figure with Nightcap in Black Ink
Mid 20th Century Figure with Nightcap in Black ...
Santos Rene Irizarry
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink, Oil Pastel
This mid 20th century ink and oil pastel figure with nightcap on paper is by Puerto Rican Modernist artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puert...
1940s Figurative Nude Sketch in Charcoal
1940s Figurative Nude Sketch in Charcoal
Rip Matteson
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal
This circa 1945 charcoal on paper figurative sketch 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 ...
Portrait of a Woman in Ink, Mid 20th Century
Portrait of a Woman in Ink, Mid 20th Century
Helen Sewell Rennie
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This 1930-1950 ink on peach paper portrait of a woman is by Washington D.C. artist Helen Rennie (1906-1989). Rennie was a WPA artist. She exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,...
Portrait of a Pilot in Charcoal, 1941
Portrait of a Pilot in Charcoal, 1941
Seymour Tubis
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal
This 1941 charcoal on paper portrait is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students League with Hans Hofmann (1946-1949). He exhibited in Paris in...
Bright Abstracted Portrait, Oil Pastel Drawing, 1970s
Bright Abstracted Portrait, Oil Pastel Drawing,...
Michael di Cosola
1970s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Oil Pastel, Graphite
This circa 1970s oil pastel and graphite on paper portrait is by San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute before moving to t...
Expressionist Male Portrait in Charcoal, Mid 20th Century
Expressionist Male Portrait in Charcoal, Mid 20...
Malcolm McClain
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal
This mid 20th century charcoal on paper portrait is by Malcolm “Mac” McClain (1923-2012), a Southern California painter, ceramicist, and poet. McClain studied at the New School of So...
Mrs Dick Guiness
Mrs Dick Guiness
Percy Wyndham Lewis
Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Watercolor, Pencil
Percy Wyndham Lewis (British, 1882-1957) Mrs Dick Guiness Pencil and watercolour on paper Signed and dated `Wyndham Lewis. 1923’ (lower right) 14.1/2 x 16.3/4 in. (36.8 x 42.6 cm.) ...
Abstracted Modernist Portrait Drawing in Ink, Circa 1960s
Abstracted Modernist Portrait Drawing in Ink, C...
Santos Rene Irizarry
1960s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This 1960s ink on paper portrait is by Puerto Rican Modernist artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with Carlos Marichal, the Galer...
Untitled: Seated Lady
John Lagatta
Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Pencil
John LaGatta (American 1894-1977), "Untitled: Seated Lady", Signed Figurative Pencil Drawing on Paper, 17.38 x 11.38, Early to Mid 20th Century Colors: Black and White Born in Napl...
Untitled: Head of a Gentleman
John Lagatta
Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Mixed Media, Watercolor, Color Pencil
John LaGatta (American, 1894-1977), "Untitled: Head of A Gentleman", Signed Figurative Color Pencil/Watercolor/Mixed Media Drawing on Paper, 16.50 x 12, Early to Mid 20th Century Co...
Untitled: Sideview of a Gentleman
John Lagatta
Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal, Mixed Media, Watercolor
John LaGatta (American, 1894-1977), "Untitled: Sideview of A Gentleman", Signed Figurative Charcoal/Watercolor/Mixed Media Drawing on Paper, 17 x 11.75, Early to Mid 20th Century Co...
Mixed Media Portrait Painting of a Man
Theadius McCall
1990s American Modern Mixed Media
Mixed Media
A mixed media painting of a wise man deep in thought. Monochromatic facial portrait on a yellow background. Mediums include color pencil, charcoal, and ink on Board. Circa 1990s b...
Whimsical Modern Watercolor Painting of an Arti...
Carl Molno
1980s Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
A delightful modern watercolor painting of an artist sitting in his studio observing his figure paintings. Painted by Carl Molno in 1988. Dimensions with frame: H: 18.25" W: 20.25...
Female Profile Portrait in Graphite, Circa 1920s
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1920s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This circa 1920s-1930s graphite on paper portrait of a woman's profile is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California Colle...
Whistler Wakling on 'The Avenue', Cremorne Gard...
Walter Greaves
19th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
India Ink, Watercolor, Pencil
The Avenue, Cremorne Gardens, London. c. 1890. Pencil, ink and watercolor. 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 12 3/4. Exhibited at the Parkin Gallery. Signed in the image; titled benea...
Abstracted Columns, Textile and Watercolor Coll...
Martin Snipper
1950s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Textile, Paper, Watercolor
This 1958 watercolor and textile collage on paper is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New York and e...
Modernist Portrait of a Mexican Man in Blue, Ch...
Gerald Wasserman
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal, Pastel
This 1943 charcoal and pastel drawing of a man with a hat is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicago Art Institu...
"Tete de Fillette," charcoal drawing by Theophi...
Théophile Alexandre Steinlen
Early 1900s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
"Tete De Fillette" is an original charcoal drawing by Theophile Alexandre Steinlen. The artist signed the piece lower right. It depicts the head of a young woman. 7 3/8" x 5 5/8" a...
Modernist Portrait in Graphite, Late 20th Centu...
Michael di Cosola
Late 20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This late 20th century graphite on paper portrait is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute before ...
Portrait of a Female Artist, Watercolor on Pape...
Jack Freeman
Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Watercolor
This late 20th century watercolor on paper portrait of a woman painting at an easel is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art i...
Sorrow.
William Lee Hankey
1910s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Crayon, Watercolor
Sorrow. c. 1920. Conte crayon and watercolor on watercolor board. 13 x 17. Signed lower right; titled verso. The muted watercolor tones intensify the man's despair; but the sunlight ...
Three Generations.
William Lee Hankey
1910s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor, Carbon Pencil
Three Generations. c.1919. Conte crayon and watercolor on watercolor board. 14 x 15 7/8. Signed unobtrusively and faintly in pencil lower right; titled verso. Housed in a complimenta...
Modernist Portrait of a Man in Ink, 20th Century
Pasquale Patrick Stigliani
20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This mid to late 20th century ink on paper portrait drawing is by Pasquale Patrick Stigliani (1926-2003), a New York City painter and poet. He was an independent artist trained unde...
Shaded Portrait of a Man in Charcoal, Circa 1930s
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1920s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal
This 1920s-1930s charcoal on paper portrait of a man is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts and Cra...
Portrait of a Young Man, Pastel Drawing, 1939
Seymour Tubis
1930s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
This 1939 pastel on blue paper portrait is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students League with Hans Hofmann (1946-1949). He exhibited in Paris...
"Elegie". Portrait of Mozart
Walter Sigmund Hampel
20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink
With the label "Aussicht vom Mozart Zimmer in Salzburg" View from Mozart's room in Salzburg. Walter Sigmund Hampel, a genre and portrait painter, was born in Vienna in 1868. He firs...
San Francisco Fisherman with Pipe, Oil Pastel P...
Unknown
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Oil Pastel
This circa 1940-1950s oil pastel on paper portrait of a fisherman wearing a cap and smoking a pipe is by an unidentified San Francisco artist. Framed in a contemporary textured woo...
Three Modernist Figures in Ink, 1967
Santos Rene Irizarry
1960s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This 1967 ink on paper painting is by Puerto Rican artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with Carlos Marichal, the Galeria Campeche...
Musings, pen-ink drawing by Eminent Modern Indi...
Somnath Hore
1970s Modern Figurative Paintings
Paper, Ink, Ballpoint Pen
Somnath Hore - 7 x 10.5 inches ( unframed size) Pen and Ink on paper Provenance and Certificate: Bought directly from the artist and certified by the Artist's daughter, Ms. Chandan...
"Fiddler", 1964, Painting by Saul Raskin
Saul Raskin
1960s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
Artist: Saul Raskin, Russian/American (1878 - 1966) Title: Fiddler Year: 1964 Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.l. Image Size: 14 x 10 inches Frame Size: 22.75 x 20 ...
Wagon-lit, manteau
Erte (Romain de Tirtoff)
1950s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Gouache
This piece is a unique, original gouache on paper by Erte, also known as Romain de Tirtoff. This piece was created in 1958 as a costume design for a cabaret show. It is from the priv...
Juchiteca, 1964 Portrait Drawing by Raul Anguiano
Raul Anguiano
1960s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Pastel
Artist: Raul Anguiano, Mexican (1919 - 2006) Title: Juchiteca Year: 1964 Medium: Pastel on Paper, signed and dated l.r. Size: 31 x 22 inches Frame Size: 39 x 30 inches
Potrait, charcoal, canvas, black and white, Nat...
Thota Vaikuntam
Early 2000s Modern Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Charcoal
Thota Vaikuntam - 10 x 8 inches (unframed size) Charcoal on canvas Inclusive of shipment in roll form Style : Men and women of his village are often the central characters of his wo...
Expressionist Portrait of a Man, Ink Drawing, M...
Malcolm McClain
Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This mid 20th century ink on paper Expressionist portrait is by Malcolm “Mac” McClain (1923-2012), a Southern California painter, ceramicist, and poet. McClain studied at the New Sch...
Modernist Portrait Studies in Graphite, 20th Ce...
Morris Kronfeld
Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Graphite
This mid to late 20th century graphite on paper drawing featuring portraits of men is by Morris Kronfeld (1914-2011) was a New York Modernist artist. He studied art, biology, & art ...
Monochromatic Mid Century Fashion Illustration,...
Marjorie Ullberg
1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
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...
Portrait of a Woman with Long Hair, Ink on Pape...
Rip Matteson
Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This late 20th century ink on paper female 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 ...
Couple with Coffee, Mid Century Illustration in...
Marjorie Ullberg
1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This late 1940s- early 1950s ink on paper illustration of a woman and a man with a bookshelf drinking coffee is by illustrator Marjory Ullberg. Ullberg worked for H. Liebes and Neima...
Woman in White Suit, Mid Century Fashion Illust...
Marjorie Ullberg
1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Paper, Watercolor
This late 1940s- early 1950s ink on paper illustration of a woman in a white suit with an umbrella is by illustrator Marjory Ullberg. Ullberg worked for H. Liebes and Neiman Marcus d...
Drawing of a nude Faun
Serge Matta
20th Century Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors
Pen
A wonderful depiction of a Faun by the very talented Chilean artist Serge Matta. Matta was the brother to the Surrealist Roberton Matta. Serge Matta was an illustrator and produced ...
"Persuasion" Illustration of Children, Gouache ...
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Gouache
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...
Abstracted Woman with Plant, Felt Marker Drawin...
Dellard Cassity
1970s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Felt Pen
This 1970s felt marker on paper drawing of a figure holding a potted plant is by Illinois artist Dellard Cassity (1926-2008). Cassity graduated from Washington University in St. Loui...
Seated Hippie Girl Portrait, Ink on Paper, Circ...
Rip Matteson
Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This circa 1970s ink on paper seated female 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...
Female Portrait in Pastel, 20th Century
Rip Matteson
20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Pastel, Paper
This mid-late 20th century conte crayon and pastel on paper is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Ro...
Portrait Studies in Ink, Late 20th Century
Rip Matteson
Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Ink, Paper
This late 20th century ink on paper portrait sketch 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 ...
Theatrical Costume Portrait, Watercolor on Pape...
Clyde F. Seavey Sr.
1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink, Watercolor
This 1946 watercolor and ink on paper portrait of a man in a costume is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College...
Seated Woman in Teal, Charcoal & Gouache
Rip Matteson
Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal, Gouache
This mid-late 20th century charcoal and gouache on paper 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,...
Mid Century Portrait Sketch of a Woman Reading ...
Saul Lishinsky
1950s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This circa 1940s- 1960s monochromatic ink on paper portrait of a woman reading is by Bronx/New York artist Saul Lishinsky (1922-2012). Lishinsky studied with Hans Hofmann in Province...
"Head" Modernist Abstracted Portrait in Ink, 1967
Santos Rene Irizarry
1960s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink, Pen
This 1967 pen and ink on paper entitled "Head" is by Puerto Rican artist Santos Rene Irizarry (1934-1997). He studied art at the University of Puerto Rico with Carlos Marichal, the G...
Louis Armstrong
Victor Kalin
1980s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
The quintessential moment of peak joy is captured in this work that was a proposed United States Postal Stamp.
Adolescence [Deborah]
Ruth Light Braun
20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Crayon
Ruth Light was born in Brooklyn in 1906. A bright and precocious young talent who from the outset decided upon a career in art, Light graduated from the Girls High School in Brooklyn...
Japanese Girl
Winold Reiss
20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Pastel, Board
French modern art made a dramatic entrance into on America in 1913 at the famous Armory Show in New York City. In that same year, German twentieth-century art also arrived, with no f...
The Sabal, a Yemen Porter
Ruth Light Braun
20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Pastel
Ruth Light was born in Brooklyn in 1906. A bright and precocious young talent who from the outset decided upon a career in art, Light graduated from the Girls High School in Brooklyn...
Mid Century Modern Fashion Illustration in Blac...
Marjorie Ullberg
1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink
This late 1940s- early 1950s ink on paper illustration of a woman wearing a dress is by illustrator Marjory Ullberg. Ullberg worked for H. Liebes and Neiman Marcus department stores,...
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