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Style: American Modern
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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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Hooverville by Day (Colorado), 1940s Signed Oil Landscape Painting Neighborhood
Located in Denver, CO
1940s oil on canvas painting by George Biddle (1885-1973) titled "Hooverville by Day (Colorado)". Signed and dated by the artist in the lower left corner, titled verso. Painting depi...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Committee Chair" Mid 20th Century American Scene Modern Contemporary Political
Located in New York, NY
"Committee Chair" Mid 20th Century American Scene Modern Contemporary Political. 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches. Signed lower left. Provenance: Estate of the artist. BIO William Gropper (1...
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1960s American Modern 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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Power Plant Grant Coulee Dam Industrial Mid 20th Century Abstract Realism Modern
Located in New York, NY
Power Plant Grant Coulee Dam Industrial Mid 20th Century Abstract Realism Modern. 18 x 20 inches. Signed lower right. Provenance: Estate of the artist. BIO William Gropper (1897- 1...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Located in Cleveland, OH
Frank Wilcox 1949 Signed & Dated Lower-Left Oil on Masonite 21.5 x 29.5 inches 26.5 x 34.25 (framed)
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

1969 American Modern "The Concert"
Located in San Francisco, CA
Powerful mid century American modern painting of 3 musicians. Really well painted mystery piece. It is oil on canvas dated on back with a name of either artist or possibly the 3 sub...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

NYC Subway Mid 20th Century American Modernism WPA Realism industrial Colorful
Located in New York, NY
NYC Subway Mid 20th Century American Modernism WPA Realism industrial Colorful "New York Subway," 36 x 48 inches. Oil on Masonite (backed with a wood frame), Signed and dated ’47 up...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

1950s "Nap in the Light" Mid Century Figurative Painting University of Paris
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Man in Door" c. 1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect framin...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Portrait of Two Women, Exterior Figurative Painting, Framed Watercolor Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Modernist watercolor on paper painting by Lloyd Mylan of two women sitting amongst an exterior landscape. Painted in colors of pink, orange, blue, and green. Presented in a custom go...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Art Institute
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original 1942 oil on board painting by American female artist Catherine Koenig depicting the interior of the Buffalo Art Institute which was home to the legendary Charles Burchfie...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil Crayon

New York City Tenement Family Modernist WPA Era Oil Painting Wolins
Located in Surfside, FL
Subject: American Family Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States In this painting, Joseph Wolins uses vibrant and complimentary colors and broken brushwork. Joseph Wo...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Sock Hop" Mid-Century American Modernism WPA Female Artist 20th Century Realism
Located in New York, NY
"Sock Hop" Mid-Century American Modernism WPA Female Artist 20th Century Realism. 30 x 24 inches. Oil on canvas. Signed on stretcher, c. 1940s. Frame is likely original to the painti...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Board, Oil

Simka Simkhovitch WPA W/C Painting Gouache American Modernist Bouquet of Flowers
Located in Surfside, FL
Simka Simkhovitch (Russian/American 1893 - 1949) This came with a small grouping from the artist's family, some were hand signed some were not. These were studies for larger paintin...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board, Watercolor

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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

American WPA Jewish New York Modernist Madonna Mother and Child painting
Located in Norwich, GB
A magnificent oil on canvas by Russian American WPA artist Nahum Tschacbasov (1899-1984), dating from 1943. Depicting a Maternity scene - or possibly a modernist take on the virgin ...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Green Shoes
Located in Albuquerque, NM
Julia Lambright, Green Shoes, Egg tempera on panel, 2022, 42” x 30”
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2010s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Egg Tempera, Wood Panel

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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Harriet Toby, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
Located in Dallas, TX
Donald Vogel’s paintings reflect his interest in seeking beauty in life and in sharing pleasure with his viewers. Vogel entreats us to "rejoice and celebrate each new day, knowing it...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

"Drama Teacher" 1938 WPA Mid 20th Century American Theatre Surrealism Modernism
Located in New York, NY
"Drama Teacher" 1938 WPA Mid 20th Century American Theatre Surrealism Modernism. 30 x 24 inches. Oil on Canvas. Signed land dated ’38 lower left. The photograph in the listing depic...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Paper, Oil

"Dance Rehearsal" WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Modernism Social Realism
Located in New York, NY
"Dance Rehearsal" WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Modernism Social Realism William Gropper (1897 - 1977) "Dance Rehearsal," 60 x 44 inches, Oil on canvas, 1947. Signed lower lef...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Reclining Nude
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Joseph Stella. "Reclining Nude" is a figurative painting, oil on canvas in a bright palette of yellows, greens, and tans by American Modernist artist Joseph Stella. The...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Waiting in Time
Located in Albuquerque, NM
Julia Lambright, Waiting in Time, $4,850.00, Egg tempera on panel, 2022, 45” x 32”
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2010s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil Pastel, Board

Sausalito Hillside, California, 1940s Modernist Framed Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
American modernist landscape of houses on a hill in Sausalito, California, by Hugh Weller (1898-1982), original oil painting on board depicts houses and trees on a hillside in colors...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Air Raid Shelter
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Irving Norman. "Air Raid Shelter" is a social surrealist painting, oil on canvas in a palette of dark hues of grays and reds by American artist Irving Norman. It is sig...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Halleluja, A story
Located in New York, NY
Initially read as archaic and simple, Halleluja is a complex celebratory spring painting full of color, imagination, and humor and combines many elements seen throughout her later ca...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Portrait with Orange" 1969 Portrait Painting
Located in Arp, TX
Florence Hasenflug "Portrait with Orange" 1969 Oil on canvas 14"x16" wood period frame 18.75"x1.5"x23" Signed and dated on reverse Florence Hasenflug (1914-2010) was born in and edu...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s "Nude in Kitchen" Mid Century Figurative Painting University of Paris
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Nude in Kitchen" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18'" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fr...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

"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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Storm Over Victor (Colorado Mountain Town), 1940s WPA Era Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Oil on board painting by George Vander Sluis (1915-1984) titled Storm Over Victor (Colorado Mountain Town) from 1946. WPA Era Mountain Landscape with houses, trees, and clouds. Prese...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Woman in Pink"
Located in Southampton, NY
Here for your consideration is an oil on masonite by the well known American social realist artist, Moses Soyer. Signed lower right. Circa 1950. In its original wormy chestnut fram...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

The Ancients, Native American Ceremonial Scene, Cultural Commentary
Located in Doylestown, PA
"The Ancients" is a 18 1/2 x 22 1/4 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist and surrealist, female artist Peter Miller. The work is painted in a vibrant color palette. T...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Man Thinking of Winter Fields, American Modernist Painting by Female Artist
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Man Thinking of Winter Fields" is a 12 x 9 1/8 inches, oil on board painting by American modernist and surrealist, female artist Peter Miller. Signed and titled "Man Thinking of Win...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Harvesters WPA Depression Era American Scene Mid 20th Century Modernism Workers
Located in New York, NY
Harvesters WPA Depression Era American Scene Mid 20th Century Modernism Workers Canvas measure 28 x 39 1/2 inches. Painting is signed "Harry Gottlieb" lower right. The painting has...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

City Park, Denver, Colorado, Large Semi-Abstract Polychromatic Oil Landscape
Located in Denver, CO
Large format oil painting on canvas of City Park in Denver, Colorado by Edward Marecak. Semi-abstract park scene with various types of trees, figures, and a large pond. Presented as ...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

African Idol — African-American artist
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Charles Elmer Harris (Beni E. Kosh), Untitled (African Idol), watercolor, c. 1950s. Estate stamped verso, 'Beni E Kosh COLLECTION' and numbered '570' in ink. A fine, spontaneous wat...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Flowers with Personages
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork "Flowers with Personages" c.1970 is an oil painting on paper by American artist Mary Zarbano, 1931-2019. It is signed at the lower right corner by the artist. The artwor...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

1950s Signed Southwestern Landscape Oil Painting, Figures, Horses, Pink Green
Located in Denver, CO
Original, American Modern southwestern landscape oil painting, signed by Erle Loran (1905-1999). Painting depicts a pair of figures surrounding a group of three horses in an impressi...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Dichotomy, mid-century figural abstract green oil painting
Located in Beachwood, OH
Clarence Holbrook Carter (American, 1904-2000) Dichotomy, 1962 Oil on paper Signed and dated upper left 20 x 25 inches Mid-century figural abstract green painting of woman swimming ...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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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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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Towing the Boat
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Winslow Homer (1836-1910) . "Towing the Boat" is a modern painting, watercolor and pencil on paper in an earth-tone palette by American artist Winslow Homer. The artwor...
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Late 19th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor, Pencil

Modernist Standing Nude Figure & Red Pitcher on Green by Tarmo Pasto
Located in Soquel, CA
Modernist Standing Nude Figure & Red Pitcher on Green by Tarmo Pasto Stunning large-scale modernist figurative of a female nude with red pitcher by Dr. Tarmo Pasto (American, 1906-1...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Hunters and Mountain Lion, American Modernist Female Artist, Cultural Commentary
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Hunters and Mountain Lion" is a 46.25 x 30 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist and surrealist, female artist Peter Miller. The work is painted in a vibrant color pa...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Golfer Swinging, Vintage 7 Up Ad "Get Real Action" in Green and Yellow - Golf
Located in Miami, FL
This strobe-like dynamic composition with bright and bold colors reflects the energetic taste of the 7 Up brand. It lies somewhere between abstraction and figuration. Peaks' use of b...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Illustration Board

Train Conductor, 1930s WPA Modernist Portrait of a Man, Brown, Gold, Blue, Green
Located in Denver, CO
1937 portrait painting completed in oil paint on board by Archie Musick (1902-1978). Portraying a single male figure wearing a train conductor hat with a landscape in the background....
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Deep in the Jungle - Figurative Painting - American Modern Art By Marc
Located in Carmel, CA
Blue women: at home in the jungle- attuned to the wild. Deep in the Jungle - Figurative Painting - American Modern Art By Marc Zimmerman This masterpiece is exhibited in the Zim...
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2010s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The Speed God Mercury, Collier's Magazine Cover
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Left Sight Size 29.25" x 21.00", Framed 44.00" x 35.00" The Speed God Mercury, Collier's Magazine Cover, January 19, 1907 Leyendecker,...
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Early 1900s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Plumeria Night - Surreal Nocturnal Figurative Landscape with Vase of Flowers
Located in Soquel, CA
Plumeria Night - Surreal Nocturnal Figurative Landscape with Vase of Flowers Plumeria night, a large dynamic oil painting by Marguerite Blasingame (American, 1906-1947), c.1935. Th...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Rosa with Blue Robe" American Modernist Figurative Painting
Located in Arp, TX
Jack Hooper Rosa with Blue Robe 9-20-1984 Acrylic on rag paper 44.5"x33.25 unframed Signed, dated and titled in pencil on reverse *Custom framing available for additional charge. Ple...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Rag Paper

Untitled, Young Female Nude, Interior Scene, Oil on Panel
Located in Detroit, MI
"Untitled" portrays a young female nude in an intimate setting within the artist's studio. This painting is done in the classical vein of full portraiture. The model, however, is not...
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Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

The Academy
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Irving Norman. "The Academy" is a social surrealist painting, oil on canvas in a palette of dark hues of grays and reds by American Artist Irving Norman. The Lithuanian...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Black Dog, 1960s Framed Modernist Oil Painting, Pet Portrait, Black White
Located in Denver, CO
Black Dog, vintage 1961 original modernist painting of a dog in black, gray and white by Colorado Springs Broadmoor Academy artist, Charles Bunnell (1897-1968. Painted in oil on canv...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Strike WPA Depression Era Social Realism Modern Mid 20th Century American Scene
Located in New York, NY
Strike WPA Depression Era Social Realism Modern Mid 20th Century American Scene. The canvas measures 17 1/2 x 26 inches. Signed lower left. BIO William Gropper (1897- 1977) Througho...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Autumn Wind, Large American Modernist Oil Painting Woman with Flowers
By Doris Turner
Located in Surfside, FL
Nice American Modernist Oil Painting. with old label verso. not dated but estimating it to the 70s. Not sure which Doris turner this is. reminiscent to many of the French artists sho...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Carmen Miranda Latin American Modernism Hollywood Portrait Mid 20th Century WPA
By Paul Meltsner
Located in New York, NY
Carmen Miranda Latin American Modernism Hollywood Portrait Mid 20th Century WPA. 35 ¼ x 30 inches. Oil on canvas, 1942. Signed lower right. Titled and signed on the stretcher. Our g...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Woman in an Armchair, Modernist Bay Area Figurative with Primary Colors
Located in Soquel, CA
Woman in an Armchair, Modernist Bay Area Figurative with Primary Colors Bold and expressive Bay Area Figurative painting by California artist Kristin Cohen (American, b. 1963), c.20...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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