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Period: Mid-20th Century
Jamini Roy "Mother and Child" Original Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Jamini Roy: 1887-1972. Extremely well listed and important Indian artist. He has auction prices over $573,000 which was just last month. His works are considered National Treasures a...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Tempera

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Located in Columbia, MO
Watercolor on Arches Leonor Fini was born in Argentina in 1907 but travelled and lived in Europe with her mother from a young age. By 1931, she was in Paris, in the full swing of th...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

The Football Match, Huge Original French Mid Century Cubist/ Abstract Oil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
''The Football Match" by Édouard Righetti (1924-2001) Signed lower front and back oil painting on canvas, beautifully painted with thick impasto oil and bold colors; a stunning dep...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Pair of Art Deco Female Nudes Study Gouache Painting by Gustave Kaitz
Located in Atlanta, GA
So elegant pair of Art Deco female nudes nymph gouache on paper with airbrush by Gustave Kaitz (1913 - 1992). The mirrored images form a perfect matching pair of paintings. Original ...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

John F. Kennedy
Located in Cleveland, OH
Paul Muller John F. Kennedy 1963 Signed and Dated Upper-Right Oil on Canvas 32 x 25 inches Paul Muller came to the United States in 1926 and settled in New York City. He worked as a...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Saint-Tite-des-Caps, Quebec
Located in Westmount, QC
Albert Rousseau, 1908 - 1982, Canadian Oil on masonite 18 x 24 in 46 x 61 cm Signed lower right ; Titled on the reverse framed
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

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 Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Crossing the Snowfields. 1951. Mountaineering. Climbing. Trekking. Expedition.
Located in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset
Clifford Fishwick. English ( b.1923 - d.1997 ). Across the Snowfields, 1951 Oil on Canvas. Signed & dated lower right. Image size 11.4 inches x 23.6 inches ( 29cm x 60cm ). Frame siz...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Indian Chief, 30's - gouache, 29x23 cm., framed
Located in Nice, FR
Gouache on paper by the native american artist Mopope. Dimensions framed: 35x28 cm. Stephen Mopope was born on 27 August 1898 near the Redstone Baptist Mission on the Kiowa Reserva...
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American Realist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

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 Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Village in Tyrol
Located in Wien, 9
In the summer of 1952, Motesiczky took a holiday in the Austrian alpine village of Judenstein in Tyrol, near Innsbruck. Back home in London and working from numerous sketches, Motes...
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Modern Mid-20th Century 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 Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Young Man Waiting In The Shadows Figurative
Located in Soquel, CA
Evocative figurative of young man with intense blue eyes in black turtleneck and brown pants waiting in shadows by Stephen Smith (American, 20th Century), circa 1980. Face has a very...
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Other Art Style Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Port D'Amsterdam - Post Impressionist Oil, Landscape by Jacques Truphemus
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A wonderful oil on canvas by French post impressionist painter Jacques Truphemus. The piece depicts figures looking over the Port of Amsterdam at sunset and is painted in the most be...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Street Scene NYC Urban Mid 20th Century American WPA Modern Social Realism Large
Located in New York, NY
Street Scene NYC Urban Mid 20th Century American WPA Modern Social Realism Large. 36 x 60 inches. Signed lower right. Provenance: Estate of William Gropper BIO William Gropper (189...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Saratoga Walking Ring
Located in Bristol, CT
Saratoga paddock 'walking ring' enclosure by Robert Roche circa 1960 Art Sz: 14"H x 18.25"W Frame Sz: 18.5"H x 22.75"W Giclee
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Giclée

Old Hollywood Portrait -- Peter Lorre
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful old Hollywood portrait of a young Peter Lorre (1904-1964) by Charles Kingham (American, 1895-1984), circa 1940. Unsigned. Acquired with other works by the artist. Unframed....
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American Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

A Prairie Rose, Book Cover, 1941
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Right Dimensions: Sight Size 30.00" x 21.00," Framed 32.50" x 23.00" This was illustrated on the cover and on page 39 of A Prairie Rose...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century At the Cafe -- Cat and Dog
By Elizabeth Evelyn Sherman Sellon
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful oil painting of a cat and a dog by Elizabeth Evelyn Sherman Sellon (American, 1896-1986). Also known as Elizabeth Sherman. Signed "E.S. Sellon" lower middle right faintly. ...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, 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 Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

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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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Olja Ivanjicki "Florence or Hell of l'Inconnue De La Seine" Oil Painting c.1965
Located in San Francisco, CA
Olja Ivanjicki "Florence or Hell of l'Inconnue De La Seine" original oil circa 1965 Original oil on board. Dimensions 26" wide x 42" high. The frame measures 30" wide x 46" high. ...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Robert Tosa Mid Century Modern Abstract Portraits c.1952
Located in San Francisco, CA
Robert Tosa Mid Century Modern Abstract Portraits c.1952 Outstanding Mid Century Modern Painting. Various abstract portraits of a dancer. Original oil on board housed in a handsom...
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Abstract Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Ischia Island - Original Oil on Panel by Luigi de Angelis - 1960
Located in Roma, IT
Isola d'Ischia (Ischia Island) is a beautiful original oil painting on panel, realized in 1960 by the artist, Luigi de Angelis (1883 - 1966). Signed and dated in pencil on lower ma...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Reclining Figure
Located in London, GB
HENRYK BERLEWI 1894-1964 Warsaw 1894-1964 Paris (Polish/French) Title: Reclining Figure Technique: Original Signed Oil Painting on canvas laid on board size: 46 x 61 cm / 18.1 x...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Christmas Elf - Original oil on canvas, signed
Located in Paris, FR
Robert SAVARY Christmas Elf Original oil on canvas Signed bottom right On canvas 42 x 33 cm (c. 17 x 13 in) Presented in a golden wood frame 58 x 50 cm (c. 23 x 20 in) Excellent co...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Midnight Repose
Located in Greenville, DE
Wonderful painting from highly desirable period of Loper's career. Heavy impasto, great working of paint.
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Abstract Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

"The Saint of the Flaming City," Oil on Canvas signed by Raymond Breinin
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"The Saint of the Flaming City" is an original oil painting on canvas by Raymond Breinin. It depicts a group of figures looking over an abstracted and green city as the colors of fir...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Social Realist GREEN STAIRS Architectural Street Scene Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Surfside, FL
Oil on artist's board, late 20th century, signed P. Zimmerman Reminiscent of the Mid Century Social Realist and WPA works of Ben Shahn this captures an architectural street scape. P...
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American Realist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mochera (Woman)
Located in Jerusalem, IL
A magnificent oil painting by Peruvian artist Alberto Dávila. Made in the style of figurative abstraction, and painted in bright and soothing tones, it features a delicate and subtle...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Trying Out
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 24.00" x 36.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Family scene. Oil sketch on cardboard.
Located in Paris, FR
Family scene. Oil sketch on cardboard. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was the son of J...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

“Woman with Fan”
Located in Southampton, NY
Oil on canvas original painting by ether well known Russian/American artist, Nahum Tschacbasov. Signed upper right and dated 1966. Condition is very good. Framed in custom gold lea...
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Post-Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Le Roi de Rome, d'apres Laurance", Impressionist Portrait, Signed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Le Roi de Rome, d'apres Laurance", Impressionist Portrait, Signed By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '1942' by the artist on the lower right hand corner...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Desert Scene near Palm Spring
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Frederick Richard Chisnall (British/American, 1887-1965) Title: Desert Scene Near Palm Springs, CA Year: Circa 1950 Medium: Oil on canvas board board size: 12 x 16 inches Sig...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

View of the Capitoline Hill (Rome) - Oil on Cardboard by E. Tani - 1930s
Located in Roma, IT
Original oil on cardboard representing the Capitoline Hill. Signed lower left. Very good conditions. The work was realized by Edoardo Tani (Tivoli, 1880 - Rome, 1948) an Italian pai...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Cardboard

Feminine dancer with flowers on stage illustration for Conde Nast Publications
Located in Miami, FL
Tapered hands and pointy-toed female figures along with the cropped legs of a stagehand are depicted in a dance performance. Blanchard was a fashion illustrator and worked for many ...
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Feminist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

'Carnival Musicians', Brazilian Post-Impressionist Figural, Rio de Janeiro
By Estevam Coelho
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Coelho', dated 1964, and additionally signed 'Estevam Coelho', dated, and titled verso, "Músicos no Carnaval" (Musicians in the Carnival). A substantial mid-cen...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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 Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

'Interior of Synagogue with Rabbi', Polish Orthodox Judaica
By Mieczyslaw Watorski
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'M. Watorski' for Mieczyslaw Watorski (Polish, 1903 - 1979) and painted circa 1950. This Polish history and landscape painter is particularly revered for his doc...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Port-Villez Neige Original French Landscape Impressionistic Riverscape Painting
Located in Preston, GB
French Landscape Impressionistic Riverscape Painting by Modern French Artist, Georges Charles Robin (1903-2003). View of the River Seine, France, during the snow melt. Oil on Canvas,...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Cotton Canvas, Oil, Gesso

"Vietnam Madness" Large Expressionist Oil Portrait, 1965
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1965 oil on linen painting entitled "Vietnam Madness" is by West Coast Abstract Expressionist painter Adine Stix (1909-1987). Stix studied Art at Skidmore College and worked wi...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sunday Outing, possibly Island Beach, Greenwich, CT
Located in New York, NY
A charming and exquisitely framed piece that is evocative of the late 1930's and early 40's in America. Simkhovitch was a regional artist and WPA muralist and he was famous for his ...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

"The End of My Prayer in a Planetarium" Abstract
Located in Soquel, CA
A dynamic, abstract expressionist image by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). From the estate of Les Anderson in Monterey, California. Signed "Les Anderson" lower r...
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Abstract Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Peter Robert Keil Framed Woman in Blue Painting on Board 1972
Located in Hudson, NY
Peter Keil's painting on board. Signed and dated 1972. This one is stunning in person. White frame compliments vibrant blue. Stunning and ready to hang.
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Abstract Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Paint, Board

View from Palace at Cortez, CUernavaca, Mexico, cubist 1930 painting
Located in Beachwood, OH
Clara Deike (American, 1881-1964) View from Palace at Cortez, Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1930 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right, titled verso 19.5 x 18.5 inches 25.75 x 21.75 inche...
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Cubist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Andes Mountains Of Chili" Pastel Rural Village Mountain Landscape Painting
By Margaret Warren
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely realist landscape done with acrylic paint of a quaint town and a pastel mountainscape in the background. Signed in lower right corner "M. Warren." With a label on reverse that...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

Coastal Mountain Cliff Beach Scene Northern Ireland by 20th Century Irish Artist
Located in Preston, GB
Coastal Mountain Cliff Beach Scene of Fair Head in Northern Ireland by 20th Century Irish Artist, David Overend. Art measures 16 x 12 inches Frame measures 23 x 19 inches David A...
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Romantic Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'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 Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Au Bar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
PHILIPPE NOYER "AU BAR" WATERCOLOR, SIGNED FRANCE, C.1960S 25.5 X 19.5 INCHES Philippe Henri Noyer 1917-1985 Philippe Henri Noyer was born on June 28, 1917 in Lyons, France. A...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Paul Bunyan American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism WPA Folk Hero
Located in New York, NY
Paul Bunyan American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism WPA Folk Hero. Canvas measures. 40 x 20 inches. Signed lower right. Provenance: The estate of William Gropper. Labe...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

War Widow
Located in Cleveland, OH
Paul Muller War Widow 1961 Signed Lower-Left Oil on Canvas 34 x 25 inches 36.5 x 27.5 (framed)
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Night Journey
Located in Miami, FL
In Byron Brown's "The Night Journey", 1947, Picasso meets Jackson Pollock. Here Brown strikes a balance between fanciful representation and abstraction. Notice the drip painting th...
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Abstract Expressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Romantic Couple Kissing and Embracing, Voyeur View - Mid Century
Located in Miami, FL
Alexander Sharpe Ross gives us a voyeur view of an attractive couple kissing and embracing on a couch. Sharpe's radical use of composition is on full display. He places an ornate woo...
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Romantic Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media, Oil, Gouache, Board

Le Grands Boulevards - Post-Impressionist Oil, Cityscape by Elie Anatole Pavil
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed figures in a landscape oil on canvas by Russian-born post impressionist painter Elie Anatole Pavil. The work depicts people in a bustling street in Les Grands Boulevards in Pa...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Cannes et le vieux port - Post Impressionist Oil, Landscape by Marcel Dyf
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed figures in landscape oil on canvas circa 1940 by sought after French post impressionist painter Marcel Dyf. The piece depicts people enjoying a sunny winter's day at the port ...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Sonja Henie - Impressionist Watercolor by Dame Laura Knight R.A.
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed figurative watercolour and gouache on paper circa 1950 by English impressionist painter Dame Laura Knight R.A.. This work is one of a series of four known portraits of Sonja H...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Une Apres Midi – Ouezzane – Morocco - Landscape Oil by Elie Anatole Pavil
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed and titled landscape oil on panel circa 1940 by Elie Anatole Pavil the Russian impressionist painter. The work depicts a view of Ouezzane, a town in northern Morocco. Signat...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

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