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Embracing Couple on Sailboat , Art Deco Style Romantic
Located in Miami, FL
Love at sea. A nautical romance is captured as a handsome couple embrace. The big splash of water at the peak moment of drama symbolizes passion and defines Falter's creativity in c...
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Art Deco 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Italian Abstract Work on Paper Color Field Non-Objective European Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
Italian Abstract Work on Paper Color Field Non-Objective European Mid-Century - "Gonage" Dorazio completed "Gonage" in 1949 when just after the artist had been awarded a stipend by ...
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Abstract 1940s Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Board

Fisherman by Reuvin Rubin - Painting
Located in London, GB
Oil on canvas 54 x 44.5 cm (21 ¹/₄ x 17 ¹/₂ inches) Signed lower right, Rubin Executed in 1940 Provenance Private Collection, London
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Empire State Building Mid-Century Artist Paints all 102 stories of Empire State
Located in Miami, FL
While most can not even count all 102 stories of the Empire State Building, artist Alice Smith accurately paints each and every story with exacting detail and proportion. The paint...
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Photorealist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Shotgun Hunting Abstract with Shooting Bullseye
Located in Miami, FL
Complex and masterfully thought out the composition of rifle, gun shells, target shapes, and buck shots. Most likely done for a ad or men's magazine. Signed lower right Atherton. H...
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Post-Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Laurence Olivier as, "Young Hamlet"
By John Law Walker
Located in West Hollywood, CA
In 1948, Sir Lawrence Olivier adapted the screenplay from William Shakespeare’s, “Hamlet” and brought the play to the big screen. Olivier also produced and directed the film as well ...
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Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Boudoir
By Zulma Steele Parker
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an exceptional American modernist figurative/abstract painting by American artist Zulma Steele Parker. Boudoir;, is an original oil on canvas, signed, titled en verso, c....
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Abstract 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Mystery Signed Impressionist Street Scene
Located in San Francisco, CA
Bit of a mystery piece. Very well painted in impressionist style oil on wood board. It is signed lower left F something? It could either be an American or European street scene, it i...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Antique Mid Century Modern Cubist Abstract Cityscape Signed Framed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist cityscape watercolor painting. Watercolor and gouache on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 19L x 26H. Housed in a period frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Watercolor

Circus Performers - Post Impressionist Oil, Figures in Interior by Marcel Cosson
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A wonderful oil on board circa 1930 by French post impressionist painter Jean-Louis-Marcel Cosson. The piece gives a behind the scenes look at a French circus. In the centre of the p...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Laszczyn - Building a Stack 2 - Mid 20th Century Oil Painting by H Krajewska
Located in GB
Helena Malarewicz-Krajewska (born 14 July 1910 in Biecz , died May 7, 1998 in Warsaw) is a Polish painter, active advocate of socialist realism. Studied between 1928 and 1929 at the...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Pogorze Foothills - Mid 20th Century Oil Painting by Helena Krajewska - Poland
Located in GB
Helena Malarewicz-Krajewska (born 14 July 1910 in Biecz , died May 7, 1998 in Warsaw) is a Polish painter, active advocate of socialist realism. Studied between 1928 and 1929 at the...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Antique French Modern Paris School Street Scene Original Gouache Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage French modernist cityscape gouache painting. Gouache on board, circa 1940. Signed illegibly. Image size, 18L x 15H. Housed in a period wood frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Fishbone and Figs, Modern Cubist Painting by Benjamin Benno 1941
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on canvas by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 24 x 30 inches, signed and dated lower left. By the early 1930's Benno had established a reput...
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Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Surreal Cityscape Vintage Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist cityscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. Image size, 10L x 14H. Housed in a period wood frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Dockside Harbor Folk Seascape Exhibited Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist dock scene oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 20L x 16H. Housed in a period wood frame.
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Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American New York Surrealist Modern Abstract Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. Image size, 16L x 20H. Housed in a period modernist frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Ski Fashion Watercolor
Located in New York, NY
Original watercolor on paper, signed in pencil.
Category

1940s Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

The Aquarium
Located in West Hollywood, CA
An original mid centuiry oil on panel by American artist Robert McIntosh, "The Aquarium", is an original oil on panel, signed, c.1950.
Category

1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Antique American Modern Original Dog Portrait Oil Painting of Sleeping Bulldog
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist animal portrait of a sleeping bulldog. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 12L x 16H. Housed in a period wood frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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....
Category

American Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Stopping to water the driven horses Figurative
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous European figurative of a simpler time. Horses being watered in the plains by Janos Viski (Hungarian/American 1891-1965), circa 1940. Signed lower right with partial label "S...
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Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

The Beach Soorts-Hossegor - Modern Oil, Coastal Landscape by Maurice Brianchon
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A simple and charming oil on canvas by French modern painter Maurice Brianchon who was known as one of the Painters of Poetic Reality. The piece depicts a view of the beach at Soorts...
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Old Hollywood -- The Young Artist's Portrait
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful old Hollywood portrait of an artist by Charles Kingham (American, 1895-1984), circa 1940. Unsigned. Acquired with other works by the artist. Unframed. Image size: 30"H x 24...
Category

American Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

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 Springer Sp...
Category

Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Nude Woman with Mirror - British 40's art St Ives School portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This quite frankly stunning nude portrait oil painting is by British St Ives School artist and frequent exhibitor Frank Jameson. Painted circa 1940 the painting is of a nude woman, s...
Category

Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Gianni Vagnetti Lady in Red Portrait Painting 20 century oil canvas,
Located in Florence, IT
The paiting is a portrait of an unknown lady, here depicted with a with an absorbed look. The intense red lipstick, matching with the the dress-allusion to fire and passion-creates a...
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Other Art Style 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

French Cubist mid 20th century interior of a living room
Located in Southport, CT
An Exceptional Cubist interior scene, The artist was a French painter during the mid 20th century, painting interiors, portraits and landscapes. His use of bold color gives this work...
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Cubist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Dog in front of Wooden House during Winter Sunset
Located in Miami, FL
Stevan Dohanos is famous for his covers on the Saturday Evening Post. We do not know where or if this painting was published. Most likely it was done on assignment for a major newsst...
Category

American Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Board

This Is Adoration
By Howard Connolly
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Clad in black lingerie that clings to her voluptuous figure and, in some places, is bursting at the seams, this luscious, redheaded pin-up girl sits on the floor in front of a makeup...
Category

1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

I'll Be Waiting
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Widely considered "The Father of American Pin-Up", Rolf Armstrong's luminous portraits of famous actresses and idealized girls-next-door made him one of the highest paid commercial ...
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1940s Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Pastel

The Old Church Tonalist Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mystery tonalist oil on masonite. Definitely painted by a well trained artist but appears to be unsigned. Not sure if it is American or European. Frame measures 8 3/4 inches high by ...
Category

Tonalist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Antique American Impressionist Female Nude Artist Studio Original Oil Painting
By J. Barry Greene
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist seascape oil painting by J. Barry Greene (1895 - 1966). Oil on canvas, circa 1946. Signed. Image size, 23L x 18H. Housed in a period modernist frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Clown Comedy "The Loser" Genre Scene Interior Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist interior painting of sad clown. Oil on board, circa 1964. Signed lower right. Image size, 8.5L x 13.5H. Framing available
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Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Modernist Portrait of a Young Man Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of a young man. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 28L x 40H. Framing available
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Modernist Large Abstract Hawaiian Beach Volcano Eruption Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract painting of a volcano. Oil on canvas, circa 1920. Signed possibly on verso. Image size, 48L x 36H. Framing available
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Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Spring Birthday - Scottish art 50's floral still life oil painting tulips lilac
Located in London, GB
This lovely floral oil painting is by exhibited Scottish artist Norman S McNeil. Painted circa 1940 the composition, entitled Spring Birthday, is an arrangement of fresh spring flowe...
Category

Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Antique American Impressionist Large Crashing Waves Coastal Seascape Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American impressionist seascape painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 40L x 30H. Unframed.
Category

Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Cloud Study Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modern abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 48L x 36H. Unframed.
Category

Abstract 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Still Life Mid West Regional Exhibited Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist flower still life painting by Billy Morrow Jackson (1926 - 2006). Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Image size, 18L x 36H. Framed. Exhibited at the Na...
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Nocturnal Ashcan School Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City at night. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 10L x 19.5H. Framed.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Nocturnal Ashcan School Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City at night. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 10L x 19.5H. Framed.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Downtown Harbor Boat View Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 13.5L x 17.5H. Framed.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Downtown Harbor Boat View Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 13.5L x 17.5H. Framed.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Clown Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist clown portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 16L x 20H. Housed in a period modern frame.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Plein Aire Abstract Forest Landscape Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. No signature found. Very finely painted. Image size, 24L x 20H. Framing options available.
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Paris Modern School Signed Original Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique Paris modern school signed original abstract expressionist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1947. Signed on back. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 24"L x 20"H.
Category

Abstract 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern Indian Space Abstract Expressionist Original Oil Painting
By Peter Busa
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage Mid Century Modern abstract "Indian Space" still life attributed to Peter Busa (1914-1985). Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. From an Amherst, NY estate. Image size, 24...
Category

Abstract 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"End of the Tracks, Johnstown, Pennsylvania," Henry Gasser, American Scene
Located in New York, NY
Henry Martin Gasser (1909 - 1981) End of the Tracks, Johnstown, Pennsylvania Watercolor and gouache on paper Sight 10 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches Signed lower left Provenance: Estate of Edm...
Category

American Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

"Blackwell's Island (Roosevelt Island, New York City)," George Picken, WPA Scene
By George Picken
Located in New York, NY
George Picken (1898 - 1971) The Octagon at Blackwell's Island (Roosevelt Island, New York City) Oil on canvas 22 x 27 inches Signed lower right Provenance: D. Wigmore Fine Art, New...
Category

American Realist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

'Still Life of Poppies', Mid-century, American School Expressionist Floral Oil
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A powerful American Expressionist School study of poppies shown informally arranged in a lilac container. A heavily-impastoed oil showing bravura brushwork and demonstrating an elega...
Category

Expressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Plywood, Laid Paper, Oil

"Mexican Mountains," Hendrik Glintenkamp, Modernist Landscape
Located in New York, NY
Hendrik (Henry) J Glintenkamp (1887 - 1946) Mexican Mountains, 1940 Oil on canvas 32 x 26 inches Signed lower left; signed and dated on the reverse The painter and illustrator Henry...
Category

American Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

New England Lighthouse and Sailboats , Sunday at the Beach,
By Sean O'Shean
Located in Miami, FL
43 x 37.5 is the FRAMED SIZE. , 36 x 30 is the live size. Post-impressionist pointillist bush strokes describe this image of Americana. The location looks like New England. Signed ...
Category

Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Japanese Landscape on Silk Village Sunset
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3960 Japanese village landscape on silk set in a custom wood frame Image size 13x16.5"
Category

1940s Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Roses - French Naive Oil, Still Life of Flowers by Camille Bombois
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful oil on canvas circa 1940 by French naive painter Camille Bombois. The piece depicts a golden urn filled placed on a blue surface and filled with roses of red, yellow and ...
Category

Post-Impressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Hudson River School Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3955 Hudson river school landscape on artist board signed Young Set in a period gilt wood frame image size 9x11.5"
Category

1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Agave
Located in London, GB
'The Agave', oil on canvas, by Almery Lobel-Riche (1946). Paintings, murals, frescoes and illustrations in literature suggest cacti and agaves have been in Europe for over 3,000 year...
Category

Expressionist 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Woman and Child with Windows
By Paul Ackerman
Located in London, GB
'Woman and Child with Windows', oil on board, by Paul Ackerman (circa 1940s). As an artist who embraced cubism later in his career, this portrait adopts those elements using the line...
Category

Modern 1940s Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board