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Period: 1950s
Elisabeth Dujarric de la Rivière (1930-2005) Self-portrait with apple
Located in BELEYMAS, FR
Elisabeth DUJARRIC de LA RIVIÈRE (Jouy-en-Josas 1930 - Excideuil 2005) Self-portrait with apple Oil on canvas H. 100 cm ; L. 73 cm Signed on the back Provenance: Private collection,...
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Cubist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

New York - Impressionist Oil, Night Riverscape by Johann Henrik Carl Berthelsen
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A stunning oil on canvas circa 1955 by American impressionist painter Johann Henrik Carl Berthelsen. The piece depicts a view of the illuminated waterfront buildings from the East Ri...
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American Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Skaters " Oil cm. 47 x 33 1950
Located in Torino, IT
Sport ,Winter sport,Ice-skating, KLARA VLASOVA (Moscow, 1926) MUSEUMS St. Petersburg, State Russian Museum Moscow, Pushkin Museum Moscow, Museum of History and Reconstruction Mo...
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Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Eugene Brands 1956 Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Eugene Brands: 1913-2002. Very important Dutch painter with auction records over $165,000. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde Cobra School. This powerful example is oil o...
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1950s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Jean Robert Ithier (1904-1977) La Rue Thouin, Paris, signed watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Robert Ithier (1904-1977) La Rue Thouin, Paris signed lower right Watercolor on paper, varnished 54 x 45 cm No frame, in its original mounting (some foxings) 68 x 60 cm Titled ...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Newsweek Cover , Visitor from the Kremlin, Russia
Located in Miami, FL
Work is in excellent condition. It is meticulously rendered in a photo realist style. Portrait of the not-so-friendly looking communist official is framed by the ramparts of the Kre...
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Realist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

'Seated Woman', Louvre, LACMA, Académie Chaumière, California Post-Impressionist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed verso 'Victor Di Gesu' (American, 1914-1988); seal and stamp of Di Gesu estate verso and painted circa 1955. An Expressionist-style oil study of the artist's wife, Janet Amen...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Coup de vent sur l'Orne - Impressionist Oil, Riverscape by Paul-Emile Pissarro
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed landscape oil on canvas circa 1950 by French impressionist painter Paul-Emile Pissarro. The work depicts a view of the river Orne in Normandy, north west France from the river...
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Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Musicians WPA Social Realism American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Music Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Musicians WPA Social Realism American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Music Chairs. 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. Signed lower right. Provenance. The Estate of William Gropper BIO Willia...
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American Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

In The Bride's Shop, Lord & Taylor
Located in Miami, FL
Signed lower right Printer's and designer's marks in margins "Tool pearls in bodice, train & headband & ribbon under bosom." Ex-collection photographer Frank Paulin. Notes: Carol Bla...
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Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Surrealist Art Deco Figurative Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Woman Artist
Located in Surfside, FL
A classic example of her work. Egg tempera or oil on board. Her paintings are highly prized by collectors of works by American, female surrealists of the early 20th century. America...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Untitled Couple Mid Century Jewish Expressionist OIl Painting
Located in Surfside, FL
Abstracted painting of a man and a woman, the paint has been applied to textured plastic. An abstracted painting of a couple applying paint to the textured plastic surface. Genre Ex...
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Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Plastic, Oil

Family Picnic, Saturday Evening Post Cover
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1952 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 34.00" x 27.00" Signature: Signed Lower Left Cover for The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, May 31, 1952. Clymer's coverscape takes you...
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Le Pantheon - Paris, 1905", Edouard Cortes, 13x18, Oil on Canvas, Impressionism
Located in Dallas, TX
Vaudeville Theatre by Edouard Cortes was painted circa 1955-60 and signed lower left. It is oil on canvas measuring 13x18 in original unlined condition. The piece is included in the ...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"My Name is Freddie" - Portrait of Black Woman with Headscarf
By Lucille H. Olpin
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful, painterly portrait of a young black woman with colorful headscarf and sarong by Lucille H. Olpin (Ethel Lucille Harman Olpin), (American, 1909-1990). Signed "Olpin" lowe...
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American Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Dans le jardin - Impressionist Oil, Garden Landscape by Jules Rene Herve
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed impressionist oil on canvas garden landscape circa 1950 by sought after French painter Jules Rene Herve. This beautiful and large piece depicts a garden scene on a summer's da...
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Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Pescadores" Expressionistic Style Mexican Scene by the Water with Fishermen
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

'Woman Seated', Louvre, LACMA, Académie Chaumière, California Post-Impressionist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, "Di Gesu" for Victor Di Gesu (American, 1914-1988), with estate stamp, verso, and painted circa 1955. Winner of the Prix Othon Friesz, Victor di Gesu first attend...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Foam Board, Paper, Oil

1950s Original Illustration of Man at Breakfast Table "Post" Advertisement
Located in New York, NY
This piece was completed and published in "This Week Magazine" May 4, 1958 for an advetisment with "Post." The slogan reads in the magazine above the illustration: "Any Cereal my fa...
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American Realist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Gouache

Polish French Ecole de Paris Mid Century Modernist Oil Painting Clown Juggler
Located in Surfside, FL
Abram Abraham Krol was born January 22, 1919, in Pabianice (Lodz), Poland. Abram Krol went to France in 1938 to study civil engineering at the University of Caen. In 1939 at the be...
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Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Winter Evening Fifth Avenue - New York at Night
Located in Miami, FL
Ernest Fiene depicts Fifth Avenue looking down from 57th Street with an unobstructive view of the Empire State Building. It's the absence of newer glass and steel architecture that g...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Swami Told Me...
Located in Minneapolis, MN
The distinguished American artist and illustrator Walt Otto created this glitzy magic-themed original published pin up oil on canvas calendar painting in the late 1950's. A curvy mid...
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Art Deco 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

market day in spain oil on canvas painting
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Canvas size 45x54 cm. Frame size 63x72 cm. Older brother of Josep Maria Vayreda Canadell. He died a young promise of painting at the age of 18. Few are the works that are preserved ...
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Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Samurai, Semi-Abstract Figurative Oil Painting in Blue, Yellow, and Red
Located in Denver, CO
Oil on board painting by Edward Marecak (1919-1993) titled "The Samurai" from 1957. Shows an abstract portrait of a samurai in a red hood and black robe. Presented framed, outer dime...
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Abstract 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Summer Porch Provincetown," George Segal, Cape Cod, Figurative Expressionism
Located in Larchmont, NY
George Segal (1924 - 2009) Summer Porch Provincetown, 1956 Oil on canvas 48 x 71 inches Signed and dated lower right; inscribed and titled twice on the reverse Provenance: The Artis...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Saint Germain-des-Prés under the snow. Oil on canvas, 60x92 cm
Located in Riga, LV
Saint Germain-des-Prés under the snow. Oil on canvas, 60x92 cm Constantin Kluge was a Russian-born French painter best known for his naturalistic scenes of Paris and French countrys...
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Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Belgian Market Square' - Saint-Amand Church, Mouscron, Belgian
By Jean-René Nys
Located in London, GB
'Belgian Market Square', oil on paper, (c. 1950s), by Jean-René Nys (1907 - 1972). This church, Saint-Amand, and market square in the Walloon region of Belgium, in the town of Mouscr...
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Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Concert, Figurative Oil Painting by William Harnden
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: William Harnden, American (1920 - 1983) Title: Concert Medium: Oil on Masonite, signed Image Size: 15.5 x 20 inches Frame Size: 22.5 x 27 inches
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American Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Parisian Street Scene. Oil on canvas, 32x46 cm
Located in Riga, LV
Parisian Street Scene. Oil on canvas, 32x46 cm
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Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Modernist Brightly Colored Oil Painting of a Bird and Flowers, Teal, Purple
Located in Denver, CO
Oil on board painting by Martin Saldana (1874-1965) titled "Bird" circa 1950-1955. Painted in bright colors of teal, orange, purple, and yellow. Presented framed, outer dimensions me...
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American Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Fishing Boats at Sunset
Located in London, GB
HERMANN MAX PECHSTEIN 1881-1955 Zwickau 1881 - 1955 Berlin (German) Title: Fishing Boats at Sunset Fischerboote bei Sonnenuntergang, 1951 Technique: Signed and Dated Watercolour o...
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Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Circus
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pal Fried, (1893-1976), Hungarian American artist, was born in Budapest and studied at the Hungarian Academie under Professor Hugo Pohl and in Paris under Claude Monet and Lucien Sim...
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Art Deco 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Indian Raj Dancer Reverse Painting on Glass Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3890 Reverse painting on glass of a dancer Hand decorated frame
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Overlooking A City c. 1958 (Vintage Cityscape Painting, Gold Wooden Frame)
Located in Hudson, NY
Overlooking A City, 1958, oil on canvas by Anthony Toney 45 x 56 inches framed Anthony Toney's work is marked by an intellect that looked at the world and saw a complex reality. Fo...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

High Score, This Week Magazine
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1950 Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Center Contact for exact dimensions. High Score, By Frank Bennett, This Week Magazine, September 10, 1950, p.15 "I guess we...
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1970s Abstract Figurative Framed Oil Painting, Modernist City Scene With Couple
Located in Denver, CO
1950s oil on board painting by George Cecil Carter portraying a modernist couple, thought to be Alfred Stieglitz & Georgia O'Keefe. Presented in a custom frame, outer dimensions meas...
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American Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

1950’s CubisM abstract Flag Arrangements
Located in New York, NY
1950’s Cubist abstract arrangements of flags by Edward August Landon (1911 - 1984). Acrylic/oil on board, signed lower right Landon. Housed in the original frame. Overall with fra...
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Cubist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Feeding the Horse a Carrot
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Reginald Wilson, American (1909-1993) Title: Feeding the Horse a Carrot Year: Circa 1950 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 24 x 36 in. (60.96 x 91.44 cm) Frame Size: 3...
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Folk Art 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Paint by Numbers, 'African Drummer'
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Unsigned and painted circa 1955. A colorful, stylized illustration of a West African man playing an Ashiko drum and wearing a leopardskin loincloth and a flowing headdress with fibr...
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

"Portal View-Sailboats in Harbour", 20th C. Oil on Masonite by Ism. de la Serna
Located in Madrid, ES
ISMAEL GONZÁLEZ DE LA SERNA Spanish, 1898 - 1968 "PORTAL VIEW - SAILBOATS IN HARBOUR" unsigned oil on masonite 25-1/4 x 22-1/2 inches (64 x 57 cm.) framed: 33 x 30 inches (83,5 x 76 ...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Caterwaul by Orovida Pissarro - Animal painting
Located in London, GB
Caterwaul by Orovida Pissarro (1893-1968) Oil on canvas 51 x 61 cm (20 ¹/₈ x 24 inches) Provenance Estate of the artist With John Bensusan-Butt, cousin of the artist G Hassell, 25th...
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Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blondin Crossing Niagara
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Masonite Signature: Signed Lower Left This piece was published as an illustration in True Magazine titled "Blondin Crossing Niagara" in 1953. Born Jean-François Grave...
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Lunar Encounter with Child, Surrealist Portrait, Oil on Canvas, 1958, Framed
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Lunar Encounter with Child" by Philadelphia born modernist painter Leon Kelly, is a large, brightly colored surrealist portrait of two figures. The 40" x 30" oil on canvas was paint...
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Surrealist 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Child at Photographer, Saturday Evening Post Cover, Sep. 26, 1959
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil and Pencil on Paperboard Signature: Signed 'Kurt Ard' Lower Left This work was published as the cover of the September 26, 1959 edition of The Saturday Evening Post. Li...
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil, Board, Pencil

Le port de Sète (South of France) - Oil on canvas, 66x92 cm., framed
Located in Nice, FR
Oil on Canvas by François Desnoyer, not framed. It depictes the port at Sète, in Occitanie, France. François Desnoyer, né à Montauban (Tarn-et-Garonne) le 30 septembre 1894, et mort...
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Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sacred Family, 1950s Abstract Figurative Oil Painting, Red Blue White Green
Located in Denver, CO
"Untitled (Sacred Family)" is an abstract oil painting on board by Charles Ragland Bunnell (1897-1968) circa 1950. Signed by the artist in the lower right corner. Abstracted view of ...
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Abstract 1950s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Figurative Nativity Scene w Hummel Figurines, Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Located in Soquel, CA
Nativity scene on an architrave of a cathedral, done in the style of Hummel figurines by Helen Gleiforst (American, 1903-1997). Signed "Gleiforst" in the lower left corner. There are...
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American Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

"Figures in an interior with fruit bowl, Paris 1959", Oil on Canvas by Grau Sala
Located in Madrid, ES
EMILIO GRAU SALA Spanish, 1911 - 1975 FIGURES IN AN INTERIOR WITH FRUIT BOWL, PARÍS 1959 signed "Grau Sala" (lower right) signed again, dated and located "Grau Sala, Paris 1959", ( o...
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Fauvist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Audience" Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Theatre Modern Figures
Located in New York, NY
"Audience" Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Theatre Modern Figures. Oil on paper mounted to canvas. 21 x 35 inches. Provenance. The Estate of William Gropper BIO Will...
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American Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paper, Oil

"Figure de Notier" framed, signed oil on canvas painting by artist Max Papart
Located in Boca Raton, FL
"Figure de Notier" oil on canvas painting of a human figure by Max Papart. Signed Max Papart on front. Signed and titled "Max Papart Figure de Notier" on back. Additional markings o...
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Abstract 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Love Story, Illustration for the Saturday Evening Post
Located in Miami, FL
An illustrator for Time, Life, Look, True, True West, Saturday Evening Post, Good Housekeeping, Readers Digest, and others, he also painted for advertising campaigns, most... Signat...
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American Realist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Self Portrait
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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Expressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Les Collettes, Cagnes sur Mer. Mid-Century Post-Impressionist Oil on Wood Panel.
Located in Cotignac, FR
Mid Century post-impressionist French oil on wood panel scene of Les Collettes at Cagnes sur Mer in the south of France by Andrée RUY PETROFF. Signed bottom right and presented in gi...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

"The Informer" Mid 20th Century Social Realism Modern Political Senator Colorful
Located in New York, NY
"The Informer" Mid 20th Century Social Realism Modern Political Senator Colorful. The canvas 19 1/2 x 27 x 12 inches. Signer lower center. BIO William Gropper (1897- 1977) Throughou...
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American Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Place de la Concorde
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Juan Bayón Salado, Bay-Sala, J. Bayon, J.B., Jean Salabet (1913-1995) A Biscayan artist, Juan Bayón Salado, was born in Logroño on June 24th, 1913. He died in Bilbao on April 2nd,...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Modern Still Life
Located in Los Angeles, CA
EMANUEL ROMANO "STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED AMERICAN, C.1950 36 X 28 INCHES Emanuel Glicen Romano 1897-1984 Born in Rome, Italy, Emanuel Romano became a paint...
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Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Djeuner Champtre
Located in Sheffield, MA
Marcel Dyf French, 1899-1985 Djeuner Champtre Oil on canvas 23 ½ by 28 ¾ in. W/frame 31 ½ by 36 ¾ in. Signed lower left Marcel Dyf (Marcel Dreyfus) was born in Paris on October 7,...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Erte, Les chatters, deuxieme version, unique gouache
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is a unique, original gouache on paper by Erte, also known as Romain de Tirtoff. Erte was a vastly diverse artist who excelled in an array of fields including fashion, jew...
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Modern 1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

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