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Fire (3) by Yayoi Kusama - Abstract contemporary work on paper
Located in London, GB
*UK BUYERS WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL 5% IMPORT DUTY ON TOP OF THE ABOVE PRICE Fire (3) by Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) Gouache and pastel on paper 27.7 x 20.3 cm (10 ⁷/₈ x 8 inches) Signed, ...
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Paper, Pastel, Gouache

Edna Eicke June 20 1959 New Yorker Cover Original Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Edna Eicke: 1919-1979. Well listed American artist best known for her fabulous New Yorker magazine covers. From 1946-1961 she painted 51 New Yorker covers mostly focused on scenes of...
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American Realist 1950s Paintings

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Tempera

Pont Marie, Paris - Post Impressionist River Landscape Painting by Francois Gall
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oil on original canvas circa 1950 by French post impressionist painter Francois Gall. A wonderful and beautifully brushed piece depicting a view of the bridge Pont Marie in Paris, Fr...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Self Portrait on Horse in Landscape - British 50's art equine rider oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely portrait oil painting is by noted British artist Lionel Ellis. Painted in 1955 the painting is a self portrait of the artist on a beautiful chestnut horse in the foregrou...
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Realist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Rush Hour NYC Subway Commute
Located in Minneapolis, MN
From an east coast estate auction, Grapefruit Moon Gallery is delighted to have acquired a previously unseen collection of American Impressionist oil paintings dating to the 1940s an...
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1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Adorable Jewel Flowers
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a beautiful, c. 1950, unpublished pastel illustration by the Father of American Pin-Up, Rolf Armstrong. This well-rendered sketch features the artist's muse and lifelong frie...
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1950s Paintings

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Pastel, Illustration Board

“Pitcher and Fruit”
Located in Southampton, NY
Beautiful oil on board still life painting of a pitcher, glass and fruit by the well known French artist, Prosper Rotge. Signed Top right. Circa 1955. Painted in the impressionis...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Board, Oil

'Woman Seated', Louvre, LACMA, Académie Chaumière, California Post-Impressionist
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Painted circa 1955 by Victor di Gesu (American, 1914-1988) and with Victor di Gesu estate stamp and impressed wax seal verso Winner of the Prix Othon Friesz, Victor Di Gesu first at...
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Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil, Board

'Abstract, Turquoise and Rose', Paris Modernist, Guggenheim, Benezit, Italy
By Åge Vogel-Jørgensen
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left "A.V.J" for Aage Vogel-Jorgensen (Danish, 1888-1964); dated, verso, 1954 and titled 'Nr. 3'. Displayed in a period, silver-gilt frame. Framed dimensions: 26"H x 24....
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Oil, Board

Framed Polish Rabbi, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi Year: 1952 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 16 x 12 inches Frame Size: 26 x 20 inches
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Post-War 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Russian/Canadian Modernist Signed Fauvist Pointillist Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist landscape painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1957. Signed "Olga" verso. Displayed in a modern frame. Image size, 36"L x 26"H.
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Pointillist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid 20th Century Modernist; 'Meadow Landscape with Wildlife' Expressionist oil
Located in Frome, Somerset
A fine Modernist/Expressionist oil by listed Swedish artist Sune Blomqvist (1919-1989) 'Meadow Landscape with Wildlife' circa 1950-60. oil on canvas 33cmx41cm gallery frame 40cmx48cm...
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Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Rabbi and Student, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski 1957
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi and Student Year: 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 16 x 11 inches Frame Size: 25 x 20 inches
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Post-War 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid-Century Portrait of a Young Girl
Located in Soquel, CA
A gentle mid-century portrait of a young girl by Pascal "Pablo" Cucaro (American, 1915-2004). Sealed in a layer of clear resin. Signed in a black textured medium, lower left: "cucaro...
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American Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Acrylic, Canvas, Resin, Carbon Pencil

Vintage Mid Century Modernist Abstract Signed Morrow Biomorphic Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 18"L x 20"H.
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Untitled
Located in Buffalo, NY
You are viewing an abstract expressionist painting by American female artist Harrier Holden Nash. Harriet was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and lived with her husband in ...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Ocean Sunset Seascape
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderfully vibrant "Ocean Sunset" landscape by Cecil F. Chamberlin (American, 1899-1963). Blue wood frame. Signed "C.F Chamberlin" lower right. Image size, 36"L x 24"H; overall, 44...
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Realist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Three Men Hunting
Located in Fort Washington, PA
This illustration was used in magazine advertisements. Frank C. Bensing was born in Chicago, Illinois, and received his art training there at the Art Institute. Among his te...
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Other Art Style 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French Ink Painting - Les Mules dans le Champ
By Jean-Baptiste Granger
Located in Houston, TX
Bold black and white ink painting of a group of mules peacefully gathered by French artist Jean Baptiste Grancher, circa 1950. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper display...
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1950s Paintings

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Paper, Ink

Unraveled
Located in San Diego, CA
A retired cardiologist, Jacobs’ artwork highlights how learned skills in medicine fueled his dynamic abstract technique. Strongly influenced by abstract expressionists from the 1950’...
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Oil

WPA Still Life with NYC Street Scene Aaron Berkman Circa 1950-60.
By Aaron Berkman
Located in Hallowell, ME
Signed lower left. Oil on canvas in what might be the original frame. Wonderful still life at a table with NYC street scene shown below. RFeally bright colors. The following is w...
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Abstract Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Schlitz Beer Advertisement
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Advertisement for Schlitz beer, 1950. Published ad included. It’s part of their “I was curious” series that always features three panels. This one features a scrapbook that, despi...
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Other Art Style 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Monterey Pier', California Modernist, Woman Artist, Santa Cruz Art League
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left "Muriel Backman" for Muriel Durgin Backman and dated 1955. An elegant, Cubist-derived, mid-century view of the old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, California. A ly...
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American Modern 1950s Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Handmade Paper

Reclning Figures Interior
Located in Buffalo, NY
A modern abstract painting by American female New York City artist Irene Zevon titled Reclining Figures Interior created in 1957.
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pinto Equestrian Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-2830a Acrylic on canvas set in a vintage wood frame Image size 11.5x13.5"
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1950s Paintings

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Acrylic

Antique American Modernist Abstract Landscape Morris Shulman Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist landscape abstract painting. Oil on board, circa 1953. Signed. Image size, 12"L x 10"H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Santa Maria Novella Firenze
Located in Lawrence, NY
Note: oil pastel on paper Gandy Brodie (American, 1924-1975) studied dance and jazz before teaching himself to paint, inspired by the paintings of Van Gogh, Klee and Picasso. Brodi...
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Expressionist 1950s Paintings

Materials

Oil Pastel

Mid Century French Impressionist still live of flowers in a vase
Located in Woodbury, CT
Very well painted French Mid century still live of flowers . Pierre Pilot was a French painter who was active from the 1930's through the 1960's. His use of color and striking comp...
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Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Sexy Woman in a Swamp Storm - Pulp Magazine, Hispanic Artist, Mid Century
Located in Miami, FL
Rafael Maria de Soto y Hernandez was born February 18, 1904 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. It's high drama in the swamp. Woman in the Swamp is a masterfully executed example of Pulp Ar...
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Academic 1950s Paintings

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Oil, Board

Horst Strempel Pastel "Mädchen am Fenster" ( A Girl at the Window ), 1958
By Horst Strempel
Located in Berlin, DE
Pastel on paper, 1958 by Horst Strempel, Germany. Signed lower left. Verso inscribed, titled and dated. Framed. Measurements: 31.5 x 23.62 in ( 80 x 60 cm )
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Realist 1950s Paintings

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Paper, Pastel

La Place Neuve - Geneva - Expressionist Cityscape Landscape Oil by Gen Paul
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed and dated expressionist oil on canvas by French painter and engraver Gen Paul. The work depicts a view of Place de Neuve in the city centre of Geneva, Switzerland. The statue ...
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Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Indian Ritual Walking on Fire, Firewalking Ceremony, Mythology and Religion
Located in Miami, FL
Narrative artist Robert Riggs captures a highly-charged scene of an Indian firewalking ceremony. Firewalking is part of a religious ritual and is associated with the mystical powers...
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Academic 1950s Paintings

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Varnish, Pigment

Untitled (New York), Semi Abstract Night Scene with Black, Blue, and Yellow
Located in Denver, CO
Untitled oil on board painting of New York by Charles Ragland Bunnell (1897-1968) from 1951. Presented in a custom black frame, outer dimensions measure 30 ¼ x 12 ¼ x ¾ inches. Image...
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Nell Sinton Abstract Expressionist Landscape San Francisco California Modernist
Located in Surfside, FL
Eleanor Nell Sinton Roots and Stems 1950, Oil on canvas, Signed lower right N. Sinton, Provenance: Braunstein Quay Gallery (bears label verso) Framed: 24.5 X 20.5 sight 21 X 17 i...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Cosmos - British Fifties Abstract Expressionist art oil painting red white blue
Located in London, GB
This superb British Abstract Expressionist oil painting is by noted artist Bernard Kay. It was painted in 1957 and is titled Cosmos. The composition is loose block forms of colour in...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

No Title, 1958 Abstract Watercolor on Paper by Erich Keller
Located in Brescia, IT
This beautiful abstract watercolor is drawed on Fabriano paper, an Italian high quality paper specially made for artists and its artworks. About Keller arworks was told many words bu...
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Abstract Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Paper

English School Mid 20th Century Oil Painting: Pekingese Dog
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oil Painting: A Pekingese "Lovely Maid of Kyratown" by Dorothy Alexandra Johnson (1902-1988) signed lower right oil painting on canvas, unstretched 5.0 x 7.0 inches A delightful ...
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Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Fuji Apples Still Life with Plaid Cloth
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful oil painting of a basket of Fuji apples with a plaid cloth hanging behind by Helen Gleiforst (American, 1903-1997). Signed "Gleiforst" lower right. Unframed. Image, 24"H x ...
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Fauvist 1950s Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Vintage 1957 Modernist Boat Dock Signed Original Large Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist harbor view by Aksel Jorgensen (1883 - 1957). Oil on board, circa 1957. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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Modern 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Sonia, Oil Painting by Jan De Ruth c1950
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Jan De Ruth, Czech (1922 - 1991) Title: Portrait of Sonia Berg Year: circa 1950 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 24 in. x 20 in. (60.96 cm x 50.8 cm) Frame Size: 33 x...
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American Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled Textured Impressionist Floral Still Life
Located in Houston, TX
Untitled still-life of yellow flowers in a vase by Pat Colville. Oil on board. Circa 1957. Dimensions without Frame: H 28 in x W 23 in. Artist Bio: Pat Colville was born in New Orl...
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American Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Trastevere Fountain
Located in Milford, NH
A nice impressionist oil on masonite city scene with a young crowd in Rome, Italy, probably the Fontana del Prigione, illegibly signed lower right, title inscribed on verso “Trastev...
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Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid Century Multi-Color Abstract Expressionist Nude Figure
Located in Soquel, CA
Exceptional mid century Abstract Expressionist figurative painting from her study with David Park by Honora Berg (American, 1897-1985). Signed lower right "Honora Berg" and on verso...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Nothing but Ashes
By Eugenia Sumiye Okoshi
Located in Greenville, DE
The painting represents the artist's interpretation of the scene she observed while traveling slowly through Hiroshima by train in 1945/46 as a young woman, shortly after the bomb wa...
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Gathering by the Trees," Charles Marcon, figurative, abstract, 1959, modern
By Charles Marcon
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Born in Terrenoire in the Loire, France, self-taught painter Charles Marcon was encouraged by Madeleine Castaing and Paulette Jourdain. Marcon exhibited throughout Paris and in Arles...
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Modern 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Abstract in Brown Tones
Located in Milford, NH
A fine abstract in brown tones by American artist David Lund (b. 1925). David Lund’s illustrious painting career spans over 65 years. Born in New York, the youngest child of Jewish ...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Arabesque with Bull - Bull Fight - Mid-century
Located in Miami, FL
Arabesque with Bull by Fletcher Martin is masterfully conceived in a Mid-century post-cubist style. This work is a wonderfully complex design of intertwined shapes and patterns. Ever...
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Cubist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Farmer's Wife
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Unsigned Paperback Digest Cover, 1952 This illustration was published twice, first as the paperback cover of Farmer's Wife by Peggy Gaddis, Venus Boo...
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Other Art Style 1950s Paintings

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Board, Oil

Untitled (Still Life)
Located in New York, NY
This refined and sophisticated still life painting was realized in Italy, circa 1950, by the esteemed Italian artist Romano Campagnoli. Executed in oil paint on canvas, the still lif...
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Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Northern Skies" Oil Painting on Canvas by Ralph Rosenborg, Framed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Northern Skies," an original oil on canvas by Ralph Rosenborg, is a piece for the true collector. In 1988, Louise Nevelson wrote: "Ralph Rosenborg was the first recognized pioneer w...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

"La Vierge" Homage to Surrealism Original Painting by Charles Levier, Framed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"La Vierge" (The Virgin), an original mixed media on board by Charles Levier, is a piece for the true collector. Levier's vivid use of color projects from the painting, immediately c...
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Surrealist 1950s Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Steeple and Pond Mid Century Landscape
By Lynn Winans
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid Century landscape featuring an English Cathedral with steeple and pond by Lynn Clark Winans (American, 1897-1982). Signed "Lynn Winans" lower left. Artist logo on verso. Image si...
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American Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

L'Eau, Abstract Painting by Jacques Zimmermann 1959
Located in Long Island City, NY
Jacques Zimmermann was born in Antwerp in 1929. He said: "The abstraction is not for me or a genre painting, nor a limit. It is a starting point. From there, by the automatic gesture...
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Abstract Expressionist 1950s Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century French Abstract study of figures
Located in Woodbury, CT
Well painted and very decorative mid-century oil on canvas depicting an abstract interior with figures. This artist was a known Abstract painter from the middle of the 20th century...
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Abstract 1950s Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
By Julius M. Delbos
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Julius M. Delbos (Attributed to) – American (1879-1970) Title: Untitled Year: unknown circa 1950 Medium: Watercolor Sight size: 17 x 13.75 inches. Framed size: 28.75 x 24.2...
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Impressionist 1950s Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

(Untitled)
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1958 Medium: Oil on Board Dimensions: 23.20" x 33.50" Signature: Signed Lower Left Story illustration for Good Housekeeping magazine, December 1958. Image of woman and two sai...
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1950s Paintings

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Oil, Board

Industry Along the River
Located in Wiscasett, ME
Signed lower left, dimensions listed include the frame. Joseph Wolins was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1915. He studied at the National Academy of Design from 1935 to 1941 un...
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Post-War 1950s Paintings

Materials

Oil

Paris Opera
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Lovely oil painting of elegant people at the Paris Opera. Nice original frame.
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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