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Style: American Realist
1956 Ford Thunderbird, Oil Painting by John McCormick
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John McCormick, American Title: 1956 Ford Thunderbird Year: 1983 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 in. x 32 in. (45.72 cm x 81.28 cm)
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1980s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Figurative portrait of a young girl "GirlFriends #1"
Located in East Quogue, NY
Figurative portrait oil painting on panel of a young girl by Judith Raphael Size: 7 x 5 inches (unframed) Judith Raphael creates portraits invented from various sources, including ...
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Early 2000s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Industrial Railroad WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Rural Modern Realism
Located in New York, NY
Industrial Railroad WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Rural Modern Realism Large oil on canvas genre painting depicting laborers working on a railroad, with rural landscape in the...
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1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

No one but the bees
Located in Sempach, LU
Bright flowers, juicy fruits and of course the helpers of our garden: hardworking bees. They also love the juice of ripe pears. Being behind a canvas woven from my thoughts and emoti...
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2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Rubenesque nude woman . full figure Nude Regionalism - "Hilda Nellis"
Located in Miami, FL
Plump or fleshy and voluptuous nude... you can describe it as you see it. Signed, titled and dated lower left: John Steuart Curry / 1934 "Hilda Nellis", John Steuart Curry is best ...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

You are my sweet strawberry berry.
Located in Sempach, LU
Charming, delicious still life with ripe fruits of strawberries. I just want to reach out and take a red fragrant berry. I specially applied the technique of painting, putting a deli...
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2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Acrylic, Pastel, Canvas

"Street in Fez" plein air oil painting of a street scene in Morocco
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Street in Fez" is a plein air oil painting of a street scene in Morocco. Framed Dimensions: 18 x 14 inches Marc Dalessio was born in 1972 in Los Angeles, California. Even in his e...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil, Panel, Wood Panel

Thomas Kerry Signed Painting, Barn in Winter
Located in Larchmont, NY
Thomas Kerry (American, 20th/21st century) Untitled (Winter Barn), c. Early 21st Century Oil on board Sight: 19 x 23 in. Framed: 23 3/4 x 27 3/4 x 1 1/2 i...
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Early 2000s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

The beauty of dance XIII
Located in Sempach, LU
A continuation of the ballet topic. A beautiful ballerina in a dance moving. Realistic contemporary art with dancing ballerina. You can see also the beginning of the painting with gr...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Lockdown Self-Portrait" contemporary realist portrait of artist in his studio
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Lockdown Self-Portrait" is a contemporary realist portrait of the artist in his studio. Framed Dimensions: 17 x 20 inches Marc Dalessio was born in 1972 in Los Angeles, Californi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"Street Scene, Collioure" colorful plein air oil painting of town in France
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Street Scene, Collioure" is a colorful plein air oil painting of town in France. Framed Dimensions: 18 x 14 inches Marc Dalessio was born in 1972 in Los Angeles, California. Even...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil, Panel, Wood Panel

Diner
Located in Greenwich, CT
Born in New York City in 1959, Max Ferguson started as a filmmaker, making award-winning animated films as a teenager. But it was while he was a visiting student at an art school in ...
Category

Early 2000s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Board

Jazz in the rhythm of red flowers
Located in Sempach, LU
Magnificent scarlet poppies in an impressionistic manner on a blue background. The original abstraction of Lilia Volskaya. This luxurious modern abstraction of beautiful scarlet flow...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Ceramic

Army Poker
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This work is part of our exhibition - America Coast to Coast: Artists of the 1940s Army Poker, c. 1943, probably tempera on board, signed upper right, 16 x 20 inches, inscribed ver...
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Tempera, Oil, Board

The ballet angel
Located in Sempach, LU
"A continuation of the ballet topic. A contrasting ballerina portrait. In this artwork I tried the tender interplay of light and shadow. Oil medium allowed me to layer and blend, cra...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Bright magical flowers and funny birds
Located in Sempach, LU
Funny birds in the Garden of Eden. The flowering of plants is in full swing. Bright colors, positive birds, beautiful flowers. Everyone who looks at this picture is smiling. This i...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Flame poppies" original painting by Lilya Voskaya
Located in Sempach, LU
Magnificent scarlet poppies in an impressionistic manner on a blue background. The original abstraction of Lilia Volskaya. This luxurious modern abstraction of beautiful scarlet flow...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ceramic, Oil

Post Office WPA Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Modern 20th Century
By Carlos Lopez
Located in New York, NY
Post Office WPA Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Modern 20th Century Carlos Lopez (1910-1953) "Bounty" WPA Mural Study for Michigan Post Office 19 ½ x 22 ½ inches Oil on B...
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

The grape picker
Located in Sempach, LU
Classical portrait of a woman harvesting grapes. In this oil painting, I captured the serene essence of nature and the simple elegance of human connection with the earth. The centr...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Linen

The ballet friends
Located in Sempach, LU
This is a continuation of the ballet topic. In creating this piece, I immersed myself in the ethereal grace of ballet. I used oil to capture the delicate interplay of light and sha...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

"Clowns: Aren't We All?" Henry Glintenkamp, WPA Era Circus Figures, Modern
Located in New York, NY
Hendrik (Henry) J Glintenkamp Clowns: Aren't We All?, 1942 Signed lower left; signed, titled and dated on the reverse Oil on Masonite 20 x 16 inches The painter and illustrator Henr...
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1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Genre Scene Music Party Among Friends 1911 Oil Painting on Canvas Signed
Located in Stockholm, SE
Light and briefly executed genre scene depicts cozy domestic atmosphere with few people singing and playing guitars surrounded by listeners. All inhabitants of the moment are greatly...
Category

Early 20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Oil

From the life of birds
Located in Sempach, LU
What is the basis for the exclusivity of this landscape? Firstly, the patterns!They can be used in textiles, ceramics, jewelry. Secondly, the color! A very interesting combination. V...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Ocean Beach Surfers
Located in Burlingame, CA
Beautiful beach scene featuring surfers on California's Ocean Beach, includes its familiar Seal Rocks, a man and his dog and other surfers wading out to sea. The scene celebrates the...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The garden V
Located in Sempach, LU
"Flower fields of city parks, a variety of shades, sunny warm light and cold shadows. Original painting, inspired by summery feelings. All this inspires the creation of a work of art...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Two Figures on the Beach
Located in Burlingame, CA
Two Figures on the Beach is a Horizontal beach scene including a visual zest of warm color - sky pink, with the inclusion of people - a man and a woman - enjoying the atmospheric ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Evening Beach III / oil on canvas - family beach ocean figurative realism
Located in Burlingame, CA
A tranquil oil painting featuring an early evening sunset with people strolling on a beach in front of a majestic sky from Willard Dixon, who is one of the finest American contempora...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Fire Road
Located in Burlingame, CA
One of the finest American contemporary realist painters, Willard Dixon has painted Northern California coastal landscapes for 35 years. His work captures the undeniable beauty of th...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Fragments of Venice
Located in Sempach, LU
"Fragments of Venice. Original painting. The painting is painted in the technique of impressionism. • It is painted on a professional canvas with high quality oil paints. • The paint...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

"Reflection", oil painting
Located in Denver, CO
Wang Kun's "Portrait of Qiang Woman" is an oil painting created in 2023 that depicts a traditional Qiang woman. kun Wang(王琨), was born in Jilin Province of China in 1970. His legs...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Golden frame
Located in Sempach, LU
"Arabian breed on a golden background. Mixed media. Oil and gold acrylic. Minimalist style or Scandinavian style. • It is painted on canvas with high quality oil paints. • The paint...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil, Acrylic

A Still Life in Delft
Located in Wenham, MA
This is an original oil painting on by Ginny Williams. Celebrating the elements of still life often found in paintings of the Dutch golden age, this piece showcases blue and white po...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

God Bless Our Home, Social Realist Scene, Figurative Americana Interior Scene
Located in Doylestown, PA
"God Bless Our Home" is an interior and figurative scene of a woman sitting on her couch in serious and proper expression. The Americana style painting was created by American genre ...
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Teacher's Strike, Oil Painting by William Waithe
Located in Long Island City, NY
This painting by William Waithe depicts a teachers strike, possibly the infamous teachers' strike in 1970 by Newark teachers which at the time was the longest teachers' strike in the...
Category

1970s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Arabia. Golden sand series
Located in Sempach, LU
"Arabia. Golden sand series Sunlight, golden sand, blue sky and a running Arabian horse in the Arabian desert. Modern, expressive summer landscape as a ...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Linen

Sun splashes. Golden sand series.
Located in Sempach, LU
"Sun splashes. Golden sand series. The sea, the sky, the splashes of waves, a sunny day and an Arabian horse. Harmony in the soul and harmony in nature. Modern, expressive summer la...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Linen, Canvas

Looking Back
Located in Greenwich, CT
American, b. 1949 In his more than three decades as an artist, Nicholas Berger (b. 1949) has created an outstanding body of work that continues to evolve and excite viewers. Best kn...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Circus Acrobats - ( Friends with Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo )
Located in Miami, FL
As they take center stage, four acrobats are depicted, forming an architectural structure composed of contorted human bodies. The small gallery of onlookers displays a variety of ex...
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Harry Roseland “Silent Treatment”
By Harry Herman Roseland
Located in San Francisco, CA
Harry Roseland: 1866-1950. Well listed American artist with auction results over $250,000. This fabulous incredibly detailed oil on board measures 11 inches wide by 8 inches high. Th...
Category

Early 20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Light Rain", Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Kevin Weckbach's (US based) "Light Rain" is an original, hand made oil painting that depicts a busy city sidewalk where passerby walk along the city avenue lined with towering buildi...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

"Light Pattern Dance", Encaustic Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Kevin Weckbach's (US based) "Light Pattern Dance" is an original, hand made oil painting that depicts a busy city sidewalk where passerby walk along the city avenue lined with toweri...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Encaustic

Arctic Stream in Forest Landscape with Lush Green by 20th Century British Artist
Located in Preston, GB
Arctic Stream in Forest Landscape with Lush Greens & Blues by 20th Century British Artist, Jack Strickland Art measures 16 x 20 inches Frame measures 19 x 23 inches Original, Oi...
Category

1970s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Board

The Young Artist
Located in Palm Desert, CA
"The Young Artist" is an oil on panel painting made in 1926 by Grant Wood. The work is signed lower right, "Grant Wood". The painting size is 11 x 14 x 1 inches. The framed size is 2...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

A French Still Life
Located in Wenham, MA
This is an original oil painting on linen canvas by Ginny Williams. This still life uses colors from the French flag as its color palette, and an image of the famous "Odalisque" pain...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Macintosh-original modern impressionism still life oil painting-contemporary Art
Located in London, Chelsea
"Macintosh" by James Zamora is a striking ode to technological elegance, where the artist's brushstrokes breathe life into the iconic Macintosh computer. This original still life, cr...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Sentry's Vigil, Framed Oil Painting by Stanley Borack
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Stanley Borack, American (1927 - ) Title: The Sentry's Vigil Year: 1977 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed and dated l.r. Size: 22 x 27 inches Frame: 33 x 37 inches
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1970s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Terra
Located in Columbia, MO
Zoe Hawk Artist Statement My work deals with the complex experience of girlhood, exploring adolescent anxiety, feminine identity, and belonging. These themes are tackled within scen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Emperor
Located in Columbia, MO
Zoe Hawk Artist Statement My work deals with the complex experience of girlhood, exploring adolescent anxiety, feminine identity, and belonging. These themes are tackled within scen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Pacific" Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Gordon Brown's (US based) "Pacific" is an oil painting that depicts rolling waves crashing against a rocky shore. Bio/artist statement: "My paintings are all about light and mood,"...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Child Star" Mid Century Portrait of a Boy with Brown Eyes Oil on Canvas
Located in Soquel, CA
"Child Star" Mid Century Portrait of a Boy with Brown Eyes Oil on Canvas Stately portrait of a boy by William Robert Shulgold (Russian-American, 1897-1989). The subject is looking o...
Category

1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Plantation Scene
Located in Austin, TX
A scene of a plantation in the mid 20th century by Charles Shaw. Charles William Shaw was a multifaceted American Postwar & Contemporary artist from Austin, Texas. Primarily known f...
Category

Late 20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Illustration for the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel"
Located in Sempach, LU
In 2023, after 20 years, he returned to the illustrations of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel". I wanted to write a couple of stories from a fairy tale, although the series ha...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Chess Players WPA Depression Era Mid-20th Century American Scene Realism Modern
Located in New York, NY
Chess Players WPA Depression Era Mid-20th Century American Scene Realism Modern. Signed upper right and verso 8 x 10 inches oil on board. BIO The son of a men's haberdasher, Mervin ...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"Elk River" Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Gordon Brown's (US based) "Elk River" is an oil painting that depicts trees on a green river embankment. Bio/artist statement: "My paintings are all about light and mood," says Co...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Portrait of Qiang Woman", oil painting
Located in Denver, CO
Wang Kun's "Portrait of Qiang Woman" is an oil painting created in 2023 that depicts a traditional Qiang woman. kun Wang(王琨), was born in Jilin Province of China in 1970. His legs...
Category

2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sea breeze
Located in Sempach, LU
The blue sky merges with the color of the ocean. The feeling of sea wind, sea freshness. This painting is dedicated to courage, strength and beauty. Man and horse, interaction, love....
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2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Beach Discovery oil/c Magical Realism - Nude Woman, Sand Sculpture & Boy 1970s
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
An amazing, magical realism painting by renowned artist, Herbert Laurence Davidson (1930-2018). This painting depicts a young boy’s innocent discovery on the beach of a sand sculptur...
Category

Late 20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Cotton Canvas

Hungry Wolves Hunt a Women Up a Tree at Night - Gay Female Illustrator
Located in Miami, FL
Trailblazing Gay Female illustrator of the Golden Age Ida Waugh paints and powerful narrative of a woman cowering in a tree while a hungry pack of wolves wait beneath her for dinner feast. Signed lower left. Framed under glass, Ida Waugh (October 24, 1846 – January 25, 1919) was an American illustrator of children's literature who often collaborated with her lifelong companion, Amy Ella Blanchard. Personal life Ida Waugh was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 24, 1846, the daughter of painter Samuel B. Waugh and his first wife, Sarah Mendenhall, therefore she was half-sister of painter Frederick Judd Waugh. Her step-mother was Mary Eliza Young Waugh, a miniaturist. She attended Académie Julian and Académie Delécluse in Paris, studying with Georges Callot, Paul-Louis Delance, and Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant.In 1868 she attended the first "Ladies Life Class" at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; in the same class there were Emily Sartain and Catherine Ann Drinker. Career Ida Waugh collaborated with her partner Amy Ella Blanchard in publishing children's books, Waugh as illustrator and Blanchard as writer. Waugh also published books on her own Other than a children's book illustrator, Waugh was an award-winning painter. In 1869 she exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts two works, "The Bargain" and a portrait bust of Carl Gaertner. Her self-portrait and another painting, "Little Cosette" (1870), are in the permanent collection of the Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, both donated by Mrs. John S. Haug in 1961.They were part of the exhibition "Women and Biography" in 2014, including: Elizabeth Shippen Green, Violet Oakley, Edith Emerson, Anne Minich, Catherine Mulligan, Mitzi Melnicoff, Alice Kent Stoddard, Aubrey Levinthal, Martha Armstrong...
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1980s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

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