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GLACIER PARK 1940s WPA Mid-Century Realism to Abstraction American Modernism
Located in New York, NY
GLACIER PARK 1940s WPA Mid-Century Realism to Abstraction American Modernism This is a special Vincent Campanella oil painting from the late 1940s that teeters on the edge of realis...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Table de Miro
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Just discovered within the archives of American artist Robert McIntosh(1916-2010), we present for the first time, a magnificent mixed media painting, Table de Miro. Table de Miro, i...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

Tango
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a just discovered mixed media painting by American artist Robert McIntosh, (1916-2010.) Tango, is an original mixed media gouache on heavy artists paper, signed, dated 1...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

Trio
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an original mixed media painting by American artist Leonard Nelson. "Trio" is an original mixed media work, signed and dated 1942, depicting three cubist musicians.
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1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Conversation with Motherwell
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a just discovered magnificent oil painting by American artist Robert McIntosh (1916-2002.) Conversation with Motherwell, Is a tribute to American artist Robert Motherwell...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Oil

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 Abstract Paintings

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Gouache, Board

1940's LARGE Monogrammed Cubist Modern Woman with Cat
Located in New York, NY
Monogrammed Cubist Painting of a Woman With a Cat Oil on Masonite 33 x 49 inches 40 x 55 inches, framed Monogrammed cubist painting of a woman, seated on her knees and playing with...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Precisionist Modern Cityscape Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modern cityscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 18"L x 14"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Woman Modernist Abstract Cityscape Philadelphia PA Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist cityscape oil painting by Jean Watson. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 20"L x 24"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique African American Cubist Abstract Modern Signed Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school cubist mid century modern abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 15"L x 30"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Chicken Signed Cubist Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique modernist mixed media abstract oil painting and collage by Paul René Gauguin (1911 - 1976). Oil and mixed media on board, circa . Signed. Displayed in a metal board. Image...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Green Forrest
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a just discovered master level abstract painting, Green Forrest, by American artist Robert McIntosh (1916-2010.) Green Forrest is an original mixed media painting on hea...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

The Conference
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Jirayr Zorthian(1911-2004), went through two Turkish massacres before age eight. He left Turkey at age nine with his family and spent a year in Padua, Italy, waiting for his visa to...
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1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Warm Abstract Expressionist Still Life Painting, Circa 1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1940s-1950s paint on masonite still life with orange, yellow, and blue is by Vienna and San Francisco/Bay Area artist, Gustav Friedmann (1897-1982). Friedmann was educated...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Paint

Miro/Klee Style Abstract
Located in Cleveland, OH
Maurice Verrier Signed Lower-Right Oil on Board 30 x 15 inches Frame has wear--see images
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Abstract Geometric WPA Painting Transcendental Art Modern Non Objective 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Born in Hungary, Bisttram went on to become a prolific artist creating many thousands of paintings and drawings that embraced styles from realism through abstraction. A member of the...
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Abstract Geometric 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Encaustic

Mid Century Modern Indian Space Abstract Expressionist Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage Mid Century Modern abstract "Indian Space" still life attributed to Peter Busa (1914-1985). Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. From an Amherst, NY estate. Image size, 24...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Pavanne - 17th Century Court Dance - British exhibited Surrealist oil painting
Located in London, GB
Painted by "Modern British" Surrealist artist John Armstrong this oil/tempera on board depicts Pavanne. The Pavanne is a 17th century Court dance. The figures bunch up rhythmically a...
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Surrealist 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Tempera

Amédée Ozenfant - Composition blanc, french, cubist, surrealist, purist, french
Located in London, GB
Amédée Ozenfant (1886-1966) Composition blanc 1945 oil on canvas 55.9 x 71.1 cm signed ‘ozenfant 45’ (lower right) Price: £26,250 GBP (inc. 5% UK import VAT) Provenance: James John...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

MODERNIST ABSTRACT Mid-Century New Hope Non-Objective oil American Modern WPA
Located in New York, NY
MODERNIST ABSTRACT Mid-Century New Hope Non-Objective oil American Modern WPA Louis Stone (1902-1984) "Abstract," 16 X 12 inches. Oil on canvas, signed lower right. An abstract pai...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Mixed Media Sculpture Original Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist mixed media sculpture painting by Duayne Hatchett (1925 - 2015) . Mixed media metal sculpture . Signed on verso.
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Impressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Metal

Antique American Modernist Abstract Cubist NYC Landscape Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Emma Ehrenreich (Born 1906). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 24"L x 30"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

American Female Modernist Constructed Mixed Media Abstract Sculpture Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist mixed media sculpture painting by Rose Hart Betensky (1923 - 2007. Oil on wood board circa 1960. Signed only on verso. Exhibited. Displayed in a period m...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Wood

American Abstract Expressionist Flower Still Life Signed NYC Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on cavas, circa 1945. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 16"L x 22"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

American Abstract Expressionist Flower Still Life Signed NYC Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on cavas, circa 1945. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 16"L x 22"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Paris Modern School Signed Original Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique Paris modern school signed original abstract expressionist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1947. Signed on back. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 24"L x 20"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Paris Modern Impressionist Signed Original Street Scene Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage Paris School signed original oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a period wood frame. Image, 12"L x 16"H.
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Impressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Paris Modern Abstract Flower Still Life Signed Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique French modernist abstract flower still life oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 12"L x 16"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Paris Modern Abstract Flower Still Life Signed Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique French modernist abstract flower still life oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 12"L x 16"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Mask Cubist Oil on Board Painting by Jean Herbin
Located in Atlanta, GA
Very stylish French cubist constructivist oil on board painting by Jean Herbin (1902 - 1977). This painting features a man in disguise with a mask. Skillful composition and rigorous ...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Board, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Abstract Signed Rare Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Lela "Jackie" Axline (1910-1998). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 15"L x 19"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Abstract Signed Rare Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Lela "Jackie" Axline (1910-1998). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 16"L x 24"H.
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Signed Abstract Expressionist Female Modern Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract expressionist signed oil painting by Gloria Banning (1924-2007). Oil on canvas, circa 1954. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, ...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract Landscape Signed Original Western Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting by Yngve Olsen (American, 1905 – 2000). Watercolor on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a mat. Image, 19"L x 12"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Modernist Cubist Abstract Cityscape Minimalist Painting (John Marin Student!)
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting by Yngve Olsen (American, 1905 – 2000). Watercolor on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 14"L x 11"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

Antique American Modernist Exhibited Large Abstract Cityscape Rare Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist oil painting titled "Ghost Town NY" by John Atherton (1900 - 1952). Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 27"L x...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract Crashing Wave Seascape Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract seascape oil painting by Richard Michael Gorman Powers (1921 - 1996). Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. I...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Abstract Expressionist Signed Vintage Cubsit Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school abstract expressionist oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed verso. Image size 12"L x 15"H.
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Margaret Balzer
Located in Washington, DC
Painting by Margaret Balzer Cantieni (1914-2002). Tempera on wood board. Signed in lower right corner "Balzer '46". Painting measures 1 1" x 14" with frame 16 1/2" x 19 1/2". Marga...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Board, Egg Tempera

Antique American Female Modernist Signed Portrait of a Woman Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist oil painting portrait of a woman by Anita KAhn. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 12"L x 24"H.
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Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Destiny's Path, Hawaii - Figurative Abstract
Located in Soquel, CA
Symbolistic and romantic 1940s figurative of pasteled orange figure journeying down path by Marguerite Louis Blasingame circa 1940-45. Marguerite and her husband Frank Blasingame wer...
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Surrealist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Winter Landscape' San Francisco Bay Area Abstraction, Wayne Thiebaud, California
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Painted by Robert Gilberg (American, 1911-1970) circa 1950. Unsigned and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Born in Oakland, Robert George Gilberg first studied at the O...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

PINK FISH WPA Abstract Muralist 1940s modern oil American Scene mid-century
Located in New York, NY
PINK FISH WPA Abstract Muralist 1940s modern oil American Scene mid-century De Forest Stull was a painter and WPA muralist whose mural work was done for Radio City Music Hall. Stul...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
Located in New York, NY
This abstracted landscape composed of marvelous blues, greens, pinks and purples is a modernist work by one of America’s pioneers of abstraction. Holty was a founder of the American ...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Abstract Yellow Marsh Landscape Painting
By Lima
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-2426 A vintage marsh landscape,oil on artist board set in a gilt wood frame,signed lower left by Lima
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1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Reading in Bed figurative painting by Gail Cole
Located in Soquel, CA
Reading in Bed by Gail Shepardson Cole (American, 1914-1968). Signed "Gail Cole" lower left. Painted on heavy bonded paper. Unframed Exhibited 1950s Artists Equity Exhibition New Yo...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Impressionist Birch Tree Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-2899 Vintage birch trees landscape,acrylic on artist board displayed in a wood frame.Signed lower left by Mori.Image size 9.5 H x 7.5 W
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1940s Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

"Orange Abstract", American Modernist, Gestural Abstract, Oil on Canvas, 1946
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Orange Abstract" by American modernist painter Leonard Nelson is a 18" x 20" oil on canvas painting. This gestural abstraction is painted predominantly in orange and yellow. The ter...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Abstract - Westedge
Located in Cleveland, OH
Mark Voris [Tucson, AZ; 1907-1974] Westedge ca. 1940s Signed Lower-Right Oil on Canvas and Collaged Canvas 24 x 28.25 inches 27 x 31 inches (framed)
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Wistful Mother
Located in London, GB
'Wistful Mother', oil on canvas, by Alexandre Istrati (circa 1940s). One of only a few remaining artworks by Istrati which were not painted in the abstract. The figurative works shar...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Venus Surreal Nude Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-2738a Acrylic on artist board Displayed in a vintage gilt wood frame Image size 11x15"
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1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Circa 1940's Surrealistic Figurative Abstract Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3176a Surrealistic Figures in blues vintage acrylic on board, displayed in a wood frame, signed by Sannoro. Image size 15.5 H x8.5" W
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1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Circa 1940's Lake View Landscape Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3135a Vintage Landscape, acrylic on canvas applied to a wood board, signed lower right by A.Mori, displayed in a gilt wood frame.Image size 21 H x 14" W
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1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Na Kumuwaiwai Hohonu (Underwater Spirt) Figurative
Located in Soquel, CA
Symbolic nocturnal figurative of whispy figure underwater with mountains and red coral garden by Marguerite Louis Blasingame (American; 1906-1947), circa 1940-45. Marguerite and her ...
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Symbolist 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Backstage, Ambassador" Broadway Theatre NYC Mid-century Modern Modernist Cubist
Located in New York, NY
Signed lower left, titled on the stretcher The painting depicts the empty stage of Broadway’s Ambassador Theatre. Ethel Merman, Liza Minnelli, Mary Martin, Carol Channing, Bernadet...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Village - Original Ink Drawing by E. De Tomi - 1947
Located in Roma, IT
Village is an original drawing in pen realized by Enrico De Tomi in 1947 ca, hand-signed on the lower-left of margin. In good condition. Sheet dimension :18.5 x 24 cm. The artwork...
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1940s Abstract Paintings

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Ink

Composition sur les Noms Communs: Ange, Lion, Fauvette
Located in London, GB
Oil on canvas 160 x 80 cm (63 x 31 ½ inches) Signed and dated lower right, Herbin 1942 Provenance Kunstmuseum, Basel, inv. no. 2332 Galerie Chalette, New York Dallas Museum of ...
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Abstract Geometric 1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Time Travel #2
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Oskar Fishinger (1900-1967), began his career in Germany as one of the pioneers of the Germans avant garde abstract film movement, known for inventing abstract musical animations, an...
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1940s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil