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Portrait of Freda the Springer Spaniel - British animal oil painting dog art
Located in London, GB
This beautiful British portrait oil painting of a dog is by noted female animal artist Florence Mabel Hollams. Painted in 1943 the painting is of Freda, a black and white Spring Span...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

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

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Paper, Encaustic

Mexican Bar Scene —School of Diego Rivera
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
José Baqué Ximénez (1912-1999), 'Untitled (Mexican Bar Scene)', ink on paper, c. 1940. Signed in ink, lower right. A fine, modernist rendering in India ink, on heavy cream wove drawi...
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Modern 1940s Paintings

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Ink

La ferme et la mare près de Berck-sur-Mer - Impressionist Landscape by G C Robin
Located in Flackwell Heath, Buckinghamshire
A wonderful oil on canvas by French Post Impressionist painter Georges Charles Robin depicting a farm on the edge of a pond. Signed and dated 1942 lower right and titled verso. Dime...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Off Her Pins
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a fresh-to-the-market pin-up calendar painting by Arnold Armitage published in the 1940s by The Louis F. Dow Calendar Company, St. Paul, Minnesota. This bowling themed cheese...
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Other Art Style 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Danseuses
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Belgian artist Miette Braive(1916-2000), was classically trained in Belgium, before moving to Paris to pursue her art career as first a student and then a contemporary of the French ...
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Modern 1940s Paintings

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Oil

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

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Mixed Media

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

Materials

Oil

Peaks of St. Gervais
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Edgar Alwin Payne. "Peaks of St. Gervais" is an oil on canvas painting executed in a palette primarily of blues, greens and earth tones and depicting the Peaks of St. G...
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Abstract Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Wall Street Winter
Located in New York, NY
A view of Wall Street and Trinity Church in winter by the 20th century American artist Guy C Wiggins. Other artists who painted similar scenes include Childe Hassam, Johann Berthels...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Oil, Panel

"Night's Solitude"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: George W. Sotter (1879 - 1953) George W. Sotter is remembered for painting the scenic towns, farms, mills, and valleys that...
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American Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

MODERNIST ABSTRACT Mid-Century New Hope Non-Objective oil American Modern WPA
Located in New York, NY
Louis Stone (1902-1984) Abstract 16 X 12 inches oil on canvas, signed lower right. An abstract painter, Louis Stone settled in Lambertville, New Jersey from 1935. He studied at the ...
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Abstract 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

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Canvas, Oil

Les Yeux Fleuris
Located in Palm Desert, CA
An oil on canvas painting by Surrealist artist Salvador Dali´. "Les Yeux Fleuris" is executed mainly in reds and ochre and depicts crying eyes against a red brick wall. Dali´ often d...
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Surrealist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Big Sur Rocky Seascape
Located in Soquel, CA
Dynamic seascape along rocky Big Sur beach with surf by Willard Little (American, 20th century), circa 1940. Aqua blue water, both shallow and deep, reflects the golden sunlight. Are...
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American Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Walter Emerson Baum Original Oil Painting on Board Signed River Landscape Art
Located in Bloomington, MN
Artist: Walter Emerson Baum Title: Original Brook Near Pleasant Valley Medium: Oil on Board Year: 1947 Edition Number: Original Painting Artwork Size: 12 x 17 Unframed Frame Size: 17...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

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Oil, Board

Rabbi, Oil Painting by Mane-Katz
Located in Long Island City, NY
Date: circa 1940 Medium: Oil on canvas, signed lower right Size: 10.5 x 12.5 inches Frame Size: 19 x 21 inches French painter and sculptor of Ukrainian birth, born Mane Leyzerovich ...
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Modern 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Shore Bird and Lake
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful study of a shore bird by a lake by Louise Miller Clark (American, 20th Century). Signed "Louise Miller Clark" with pallet and two brushes, lower right. Unframed. Image, 24"...
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Modern 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Oil on Board, Krim 1949 by Leonid Tschernow, Ukraine
Located in Berlin, DE
Oil on artist's board, 1949. Signed and dated lower right: L. Tschernow ( cyrillic script ) 1949. Signed, inscribed and dated on the back: Leonid Tschernow, Krim 1949 X.N.K ( cyrilli...
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1940s Paintings

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Oil, Board

Female Nude Study Black and Blue Pencil Drawing by P. Chem
Located in Atlanta, GA
Charming woman nude pencil study by Russian/French painter Alexandre Pavlovitch Chemetoff (or Chemetov) also known as Chem (1891 - 1981). Very interesting representation on which onl...
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Expressionist 1940s Paintings

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Paper, Pencil, Carbon Pencil

“Untitled”
Located in Southampton, NY
Small oil on canvas board painting by Lucia Wilcox. Signed lower right Lucia. Dated lower left 1948. Condition is very good. Provenance: A gentleman from Springs, East Hampton, Ne...
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Post-Modern 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lambs' Creel
Located in New York, NY
This serene subject, the Lambs' Creel relates to Citron's mural project focusing on the Tennessee Valley Authority. It is signed and dated to the right of the creel.
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American Realist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Artist Studio Female Double Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school artist studio portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 15"L x 23"H.
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Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Impressionist "Boat House Row" Philadelphia PA Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American impressionist oil painting by Henry Sharadin (1872 - 1966). Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed on verso. Displayed in a silver frame. Image, 14"L x 11"H.
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fair and Warmer
Located in Minneapolis, MN
We are ecstatic to offer this never before on the market pin-up painting by artist Arnold Armitage. This piece was published in the late 1940s by The Louis F. Dow Calendar Company, S...
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Other Art Style 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Summer Evening - British Post Impressionist 1940's art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely British Post Impressionist interior portrait oil painting is by female artist Margaret Fisher Prout. Painted circa 1940 the composition is of a woman in blue sat in a cha...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

"Blackhead, Monhegan," Coast of Maine, Jay Hall Connaway, Impressionist Oil
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Although born in Liberty, Indiana in 1893, Jay Hall Connaway was fascinated by coastal life and marine scenery, an attraction that had profound effects on his life and artwork. Afte...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

La Premiere Danseuse
Located in Sheffield, MA
Louis Kronberg American, 1872-1965 La Premiere Danseuse Oil on board 19 ½ in. by 20 ¼ in. W/frame 28 in. by 29 in. Signed lower left “Kronberg” Signed lower right “Paris” Louis Kro...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

French Impressionist oil painting Caldwell Woods Chicago Plein Air Original 1940
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original french impressionist plein air painting depicting the Caldwell Woods Nature Preserve in Chicago, IL. Louis Phillipe Kamm traveled to the US, visiting major cities, and p...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modern New York Industrial Oil PaintingCarved Sculpture Arts n Crafts Frame RARE
Located in Buffalo, NY
A captivating original modernist oil on canvas by an unknown artist. The rare subject matter depicts a carved marble bust in front of an industrial back drop. The painting has a su...
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Surrealist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Jean de GAIGNERON (1890 - 1976) A camp with horses, oil on panel
Located in Paris, FR
Jean de Gaigneron (1890-1976) A camp with horses signed lower left Oil on cardboard 27 x 34 cm Modern frame : 39 x 47 cm Provenance : Estate of the Artist In good condition Jean de...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

"Magnolia" Oil Painting by Edna Reindel
Located in Houston, TX
The colorful oil painting includes a depiction of a Southern Magnolia flower in the center of the composition. Believed to have been featured in the 1947 John Morrell Company Calend...
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American Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Fuel Oil Delivery
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right
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1940s Paintings

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Oil, Board

New Year's Baby Hitching to War
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Left The Saturday Evening Post unpublished cover, 1943 The story behind the New Year's Baby Hitching to War is a fascinating one: The...
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1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Defense on the Sea Begins on the Shore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Unsigned "Defense on the sea begins on the shore." Study for a World War II propaganda poster for the "Industry--The Arsenal of Democracy" series com...
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1940s Paintings

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Oil, Board

London Thames - Strand on the Green - British 40's oil painting riverscape exhib
Located in London, GB
A large oil on canvas of boating on the Thames in London by Margaret Evangeline Wilson. It depicts The Strand on the Green. This was an exhibited work at the Royal Academy in 1940 ...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of an Iconic Forties Woman - British art female portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely realist oil painting is by noted British portrait artist and illustrator Van Jones. Painted circa 1940 the painting is of a beautiful young woman with her hair curled bac...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Bradnack, Principal of Worcester College in Motorcar, Malvern Hills
Located in London, GB
This superb British portrait oil painting is by Scottish born artist John Rankine Barclay. It was painted circa 1940 when Barclay was already living in St Ives Cornwall. The sitter i...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

The Last Roman (for the poet, Ezra Pound)
Located in Missouri, MO
Ernest Trova (American, 1927-1909) "The Last Roman" Oct. 30, 1949 Oil on Board approx. 48 x 15 inches Signed Dated and Titled Verso *See the book, “Trova: Paintings, Sculptures and ...
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American Modern 1940s Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

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

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Board, Egg Tempera

Asian Nude Study Watercolor Drawing by Rotislaw Racoff
Located in Atlanta, GA
1940s nude study, watercolor, and ink on paper painting by Polish/Russian artist Rotislaw Racoff (1904 - 1982). A fine study of a young woman probably Asian sitting back. The artist ...
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Expressionist 1940s Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Neapolitan Sea Captain Portrait Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3703 Acrylic on artist board Set in a vintage wood frame Image size 13x9.5"
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1940s Paintings

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Acrylic

Scandinavian Fishing Trollers Seascape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3451 Scandinavian Fishing Trollers, a 1920's seascape painting ,oil on canvas of set in a vintage wood frame signed lower right.
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1940s Paintings

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Oil

Young Girl at Fountain Figurative Landscape Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3232 Acrylic on artist board set in a vintage wood frame
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1940s Paintings

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Acrylic

Italian Flute Player Figurative Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3252 Acrylic on artist board set in a decorative vintage wood frame Image size 11,5x14.5
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1940s Paintings

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Acrylic

Resting Mother with Child Figurative Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-2620 Vintage original colored pastel on paper displayed in a gilt wood frame under glass.Arist unknown
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1940s Paintings

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Pastel

Impressionist Figurative Landscape Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-2646 Impressionist figurative landscape ,oil on artist board Displayed in a gilt wood frame Image size 19,5x15.5 overall 23.5x 19.5
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1940s Paintings

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Oil

Italian Cobbler Figurative Painting by L. Colli
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-112 Italian oil on canvas Displayed in custom wood frame Image size 10.5x13.5" Signed A. Colli
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1940s Paintings

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Oil

Kansas Landscape (Autumn Landscape, Smoky Hill River, Lindsborg, Kansas)
Located in Denver, CO
Original vintage signed oil painting by Swedish-American artist, Sven Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), "Kansas Landscape (Smoky Hill River, Lindsborg, Kansas)".
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American Impressionist 1940s Paintings

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Oil

Woman with still life
Located in London, GB
Jankel Adler (1895-1949) Woman with still life 1940s oil on canvas 112.5 x 85.5 cm signed ‘adler’ (on the verso) Provenance: Estate of the artist Private collection, Israel
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Modern 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

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Canvas, Oil

Tropical Sunset Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3096 Oil on canvas of a tropical sunset Set in a vintage gilt wood frame
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1940s Paintings

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Oil

Skyline and Tugboat, East River, New York City
Located in New York, NY
Samuel Grunvald excelled at watercolors and was a native New Yorker who portrayed his city as such as he depicted its skyline, architecture and particular character with love and ent...
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1940s Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Market Uptown, New York City
Located in New York, NY
Grunvald is most celebrated for his Pushcart series for which he uniquely captured in the 1940’s. Many of these pushcart watercolors have lively color use and depict the smaller ne...
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1940s Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Cape Split, Maine
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by John Marin. "Cape Split, Maine" is an oil on canvas painting executed in lush greens, blues, browns, black and white and depicts a turbulent sea and gray sky with waves...
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American Modern 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Oil Painting "Railroad Man's Daughter" Dated 1941 by Bertram Glover
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful oil painting by Bertram Glover titled "Railroad Man's Daughter" and dated 1941. This piece was exhibited at The Albright Gallery now The Albright Knox during National Art ...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: John Charles Haley – American (1905-1991) Title: Untitled Year: circa 1940 Medium: Watercolor Sight size: 13.5 x 20.5 inches. Framed size: 21 x 28 inches Signature: Signed ...
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American Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

"Magnolia"
Located in Houston, TX
The colorful oil painting includes a depiction of a Southern Magnolia flower in the center of the composition. Believed to have been featured in the 1947 John Morrell Company Calend...
Category

American Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil