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1930s Portrait Paintings

The Sophisticate
The Sophisticate
Alexander Rosenfeld
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
We are proud to have recently discovered, “The Sophisticate”, by American artist Alexander Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld was classically trained in fine art painting in Poland before settl...
Southern Italians Painting
Southern Italians Painting
Unknown
1930s Figurative Paintings
#5-2652 Original circa 1930's vintage oil on canvas applied on wood board,displayed in a wood painted frame.Signed lower right by D.Risi
Portrait of Marelen Dietrich
Portrait of Marelen Dietrich
Jean Dominique van Caulaert
1930s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Oil
Jean Dominique Van Caulert, (1897-1979), although most often associated with his celebrity portraits and works for the theater, he was also a true symbolist in the tradition of the B...
The Broken Mirror
The Broken Mirror
Ron Blumberg
1930s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Oil
Presenting an exceptional ealry oil painting by American artist Ron Blumberg (1908-2002). The Broken Mirror, is an original oil on canvas, signed, dated 1936, with an image dimensio...
Auto Portrait
Auto Portrait
Robert McIntosh
1930s Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A rare, early original self portrait by American artist Robert McIntosh(1916-2010) McIntosh was extremely prolific and exhibited throughout his lifetime, including first prize award...
S.E.R.A.
S.E.R.A.
Everett Gee Jackson
1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Tempera, Panel
Signed and inscribed (at lower center): S.E.R.A. / Everett Gee Jackson Genre image S.E.R.A. stands for: State Emergency Relief Association, a program of Roosevelt's New Deal. Ever...
American School WPA Modernist Portrait
American School WPA Modernist Portrait
Unknown
1930s Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Modernist portrait of a female figure. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 15"L x 18"H, overall 21"L x 25"H.
Bonnie Scotland - oil painting Art Deco girl tartan dress Scottish games
Bonnie Scotland - oil painting Art Deco girl ta...
Van Jones
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A fine Scottish genre portrait depiction of Bonnie Scotland with a pretty young Scottish woman with the Scottish colours in her hair and the mountains and Highland Games as a backdro...
Seated Woman
Seated Woman
Unknown
1930s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
'Seated Woman' (c. 1930s), oil on canvas, by artist M. Debuchy. This is a very interesting composition - it depicts a young woman in a revealing low cut silk gown, at ease comfortabl...
Nude Moroccan Woman
Albert Horel
1930s Expressionist Nude Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Born in Normandy in Northern France, Albert Horel (1876-1964) was a noted landscape and orientalist painter. Having settled in Paris after the war, he took a detour to Morocco where ...
Supper Call
Henry Hintermeister
1930s American Realist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A bucolic, wholesome, Americana calendar painting titled Supper Call, by Hy Hintermeister, which dates from around 1930. A young, fresh-faced girl and her loyal canine companion, a c...
Portrait of a Young Woman
Unknown
1930s Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A lyrical, Modernist oil portrait of a young woman, possibly the poet Virginia Woolf, shown seated and gazing to the viewer's right. Painted circa 1930. Unsigned but by bravura hand...
Man of Industry
Jirayr Hamparzoom Zorthian
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Jirayr Hamparzoom Zorthian was born April 14, 1911 in Kutahya, Turkey, of Armenian parents. At the age of three, he showed considerable talent in drawing and painting. Zorthian ...
The Castle, Signed Watercolour painting by Norm...
Norman Lindsay
1930s Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Watercolor
The Castle By Norman Lindsay (1879-1969), Watercolour painting on canvas mounted on board and framed signed to lower right painting measures: 30.5cm x 23.5cm framed: 77.5cm x 70.5cm ...
AT THE CAROUSEL
Amalia Ludwig
1930s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
AMALIA LUDWIG "AT THE CAROUSEL" OIL ON ON CANVAS LAID DOWN, ESTATE STAMPED AMERICAN, C.1940 19.75 X 13.25 INCHES Amalia Ludwig 1889-1978 Amalia Ludwig was born in Columbus, Oh...
Mother and Child
Miriam Tindall Smith
1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
MIRIAM TINDALL SMITH "MOTHER AND SON" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED AMERICAN, C.1930 36 X 28 INCHES Miriam Tindall Smith 1901- She studied at the School of Industrial Art in Philadelp...
Reclining nude, half length figure portrait, by...
Leonetta Cecchi-Pieraccini
1930s Modern Nude Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Oil on canvas painting size 24.8 x 29.73 in. (63 x 75.5 cm) Housed in its original frame, size 27.95 x 33.07 in. (71 x 84 cm) Monogram ,L C P ' and dated 1937 upper left Back...
The Pink Bonnet - Scottish oil pastel portrait ...
John Bulloch Souter
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Alabaster, Oil Pastel
A fine large very soft focus and sensual pastel oil portrait painting by John Bulloch Souter. This super evocative 1930's painting depicts a woman, purported to be his wife, in pink ...
Elizabeth Exley - British Art Deco 1930's portr...
James Robert Granville Exley
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A large stunning half-length Art Deco portrait of Elizabeth Exley wearing a red dress, pearls and a fur wrap. It was painted circa 1935. A beautiful inter war 20th century portrait o...
Man of the Mountain - Impressionist Puerto Rica...
Miguel Pou Becerra
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Masonite, Acrylic
Miguel Pou Becerra, (Ponce, P.R., 1880-San Juan, P.R., 1968) Painter, draftsman, and professor. He began drawing with Pedro Clausells and painting with Spaniard Santiago Meana. After...
The Corner Barber Shop
Jirayr Hamparzoom Zorthian
1930s Figurative Paintings
Jirayr Zorthian(1911-2004), went through two Turkish massacres before age eight. He left Turkey at age nine with his family and spent a year in Padua, Italy, waiting for his visa to...
Bottle Rockets!
William H. Townley
1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings
Gouache, Illustration Board
Just in time for the 4th of July comes this wholesome gouache on board painting from artist & illustrator William H. Townley of a scrappy young boy giving a giddy and mischievous, ba...
Portrait of a Man in Blue
Martin Snipper
1930s Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This circa 1930s oil on canvas portrait is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New York and exhibited at...
"Portrait of Pearl" Expressionist Portrait in O...
Jennings Tofel
1930s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This 1935 oil on canvas portrait of the artist's wife in a red dress entitled "Portrait of Pearl" is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a fri...
Portrait of Mrs Bouverie Hockey- Art Deco oil p...
James Morey Hockey
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original oil on canvas portrait painting by James Morey Hockey which depicts a young woman in a green dress. The sitter is Mrs Bouverie Hockey and the painting dates to circa 193...
Portrait of a Lady - Art Deco oil painting Brit...
Cuthbert Orde
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil Pastel
A fine Art Deco 1935 Oil on canvas by British listed artist Cuthbert Orde who exhibited many times at The Royal Academy. It depicts a portrait of a beautiful young woman in a black d...
Portrait of a Young Girl- British Impressionist...
Philip Naviasky
1930s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
A fine oil on canvas on board which dates to circa 1930 by noted Yorkshire based British artist Philip Naviasky. It is a super portrait oil painting of a young girl. Heavy by desig...
"In The Shadow Of The Cross"
Hugo Pohl
1930s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Hugo Pohl (1878 - 1960) San Antonio Artist Image Size: 13.75 x 18.25 Frame Size: 19 x 23.5 Medium: Oil 1930s "In The Shadow Of The Cross" Biography Hugo Pohl (1878 - 1960) ...
The Young Falconer- British Art Deco oil painti...
James Robert Granville Exley
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A large stunning three-quarter length Art Deco portrait of a young woman in green holding a falcon by James Robert Granville Exley. The woman is Mary Exley, wife of the artist and ...
Portrait of an Oriental Woman- British Art Deco...
John Whitlock Codner
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original oil on canvas by John Whitlock Codner which depicts a beautiful young woman. This Art Deco portrait of an Oriental girl is a stunning painting which was exhibited at the ...
Portrait of Ethel Weiner Guttman, Oil on Linen,...
Martin Snipper
1930s Portrait Paintings
Linen, Oil
This circa 1930s oil on linen portrait of the artist's wife, Ethel Weiner Guttman, is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National...
Study of a Young Woman
Sarah Hobson
1930s Figurative Paintings
Paper, Pastel
Signed lower left, 'Sarah H. Hobson' and painted circa 1935. A sensitively drawn pastel study of a young woman with red hair shown wearing a blue dress and gazing to the viewers rig...
The Hebrew Scholar
Mathew Kalmenoff
1930s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Matthew Kalmenoff's Portrait of a Jewish Scholar painted in 1932 radiates the artist's sensitivity and ability to capture the tension in Jewish culture between the secular and the ...
Kathy
Walt Kuhn
1930s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Signed lower right "Walt Kuhn", painted circa 1945 and inscribed, verso, "Kathy". A compelling and psychologically-penetrating study of a young woman in a red-and-black striped shi...
Dandy
Unknown
1930s Portrait Paintings
Oil
This is mid-century oil painting of a "dandy" man. With blushing cheeks and the slightest hint of a smile, this portrait captures a more vulnerable side of this young man. His whit...
Philip Joubert - Modern British portrait oil pa...
Charles Ernest Cundall
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Painted circa 1930 this Modern British oil portrait of Philip Joubert has superb colouring and detail. Painted by Charles Cundall RA RWS, it came from the artist’s daughter and is fr...
Hunting Lady - British oil painting portrait wo...
David Murray Urquhart
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A fine oil on canvas painted circa 1930, it depicts a portrait of a young woman in hunting dress. This is a great painting of a young woman in excellent condition and in a gallery ...
Cecily Byrne as Mary Stewart - British oil pain...
George Carr Drinkwater
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Painted by George Carr Drinkwater 1880-1841 this vibrant oil on canvas depicts the actress of stage and screen Cecily Byrne as Mary Stuart. Painted circa 1930 it is a stunning evocat...
Self Portrait with Red, Oil on Canvas, Circa 1930s
Martin Snipper
1930s Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This circa 1930s oil on canvas self-portrait is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New York and exhibi...
Ethel Quinn Curtis - Art Deco seated lady red ...
Augustus John
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original oil on canvas by the British listed artist Augustus John which was painted in 1931. Very evocative of the period it depicts a portrait of Ethel Quinn Curtis and was exhib...
Portrait of a Woman - Oil painting Slade School...
Bernard Meninsky
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A fine early example of a Modern British portrait by well respected Slade School and portrait artist Bernard Meninsky. Influenced by European Modernism, Picasso and Bloomsbury, this ...
Portrait of a Lady - British female portrait 19...
JACOB KRAMER
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Pastel
A fine pastel portrait of the head of a lady by Jacob Kramer. His portaits have strong composition and bold lines creating an almost stylised likeness. A fine portrait which is in ...
German Expressionist Portrait of a Woman
Unknown
1930s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
A beautiful 1930's painting depicting a woman with a cloth wrapped around her backside. This work is signed Schlegel but we have not been able to determine the exact author of this ...
"The Christian" Possibly a Martyr?
Hugo Pohl
1930s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Hugo Pohl (1878 - 1960) San Antonio Artist Image Size: 9 x 5.5 Frame Size: 14 x 10 Medium: Oil Circa 1930s "The Christian" Biography Hugo Pohl (1878 - 1960) Born in Detro...
Sunday Afternoon in Virginia
Musier Lee Taintor
1930s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Gorgeous portrait of Virginian woman by Musier Lee Taintor (American, b. 1909), 1935. Has wonderful expressionist with abstracted elements for depth and character. Signed and dated u...
Self Portrait
Ronald Ossory Dunlop
1930s Modern Portrait Paintings
Watercolor
This is perhaps a watercolor self portrait of Ronald Ossory Dunlop, the Irish painter born in Dublin in 1894. He exhibited at many venues in the UK including the Royal Academy, and R...
Crucifixion: from the The Lewisohn Collection
Georges Rouault
1930s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Oil, Pastel on Paper Hand carved period wood frame Signed, and dated, lower right Christie's New York and the The Lewisohn Collection Work has a striking presence in person.
Portrait of a Gentleman - British oil painting ...
Reginald Grenville Eves
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original 1939 oil on canvas portrait painting by Reginal Grenville Eves. A fine example of a Modern British inter war portrait by a noted portrait artist. This is a fine paintin...
Art Deco Portrait
Pal Fried
1930s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
PAL FRIED "ART DECO PORTRAIT" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED HUNGARIAN-AMERICAN, C.1945 32 X 24 INCHES Pal Fried 1893-1976 Hungarian American artist, was born in Budapest and studied ...
A Portrait of Mrs Willis - British oil painting...
Alice Mary Burton
1930s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original circa 1935 oil on canvas painting by Alice Mary Burton. It depicts a portrait of lady, “Mrs Willis”, and was exhibited at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters.This is a...
Portrait of a Boy - British painting Art Deco i...
Anna Airy
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Watercolor
This large stunning three-quarter length portrait was painted circa 1930 by Anna Airy. The portrait depicts a boy seated in an Art Deco interior. A strong 20th century portrait. It ...
Mary Exley and Falcon - Art Deco Inter War port...
James Robert Granville Exley
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A large stunning three-quarter length Art Deco portrait of a young woman in green holding a falcon by James Robert Granville Exley. The woman is Mary Exley, wife of the artist and w...
English portrait of a lady from the 1930's with...
John Gilroy
1930s Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil
John Gilroy was an English portrait, advertising and genre painter from the early to the late 20th century. His was most famous for the Guinness advertising paintings that were used...
Femme Pensive
Albert Bertalan
1930s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil
Albert Bertalan Hungarian, 1899-1967 Femme Pensive Oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches 31 ¼ x 25 ½ inches framed Signed lower left: Bertalan Albert Bertalan 1899-1957 Albert Bertala...
Venice Grand Canal
Leon Zeytline
1930s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil
Leon Zeytline (1885 Moscow - 1962 Paris), Russia Painter of the Franco-Russian school, he left Moscow at the beginning of the 20th century to settle in Paris. From the 1920s, he met ...
Portrait of a Young Woman Sitting - British Imp...
Walter Ernest Webster
1930s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Painted by the noted British Impressionist portrait painter Walter Ernest Webster. This fine portrait depicts a young woman and was painted circa 1930 in an impressionist palette. S...
Suzanne Valadon "Portrait de Genevieve Camax-Zo...
Suzanne Valadon
1930s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Paint, Oil
Suzanne Valadon (Bessines-sur-Gartempe, Haute-Vienne, France, 1865 - Paris, 1938) Portrait de Genevieve Camax-Zoegger, 1936, oil on canvas; signed and dated top right. SIZE: cm. 55 ...
Portrait of a Lady - British Art Deco oil paint...
Philip Naviasky
1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Oil
A fine oil on canvas on board which dates to circa 1930 by noted Yorkshire based British artist Philip Naviasky. It is a super Art Deco adaptation of John SInger Sargeant oil painti...
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