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Carmen Miranda American Modernism Giant Hollywood Celebrity Portrait Latinx WPA
Located in New York, NY
Carmen Miranda American Modernism Giant Hollywood Celebrity Portrait Latinx WPA. 35 ¼ x 30 inches. Oil on canvas, 1942. Signed lower right. Titled and signed on the stretcher. Our ...
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American Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Bradnock Principal Worcester College in Car, Malvern, oil painting
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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The Guitar Player
Located in Wiscasett, ME
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1949 lower right. Otto Niebuhr, German, 1891-1949 Great mid-century portrait of a man and his guitar. Measures 41" x 32" including the frame.
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

PORTRAIT HEAD OF JARO FABRY
Located in Portland, ME
Tooker, George (American, 1920-2011). PORTRAIT HEAD OF JARO FABRY. Oil on canvas, not dated, but before 1953. 20 x 14 inches. In very good condition, with minor retouching. Prove...
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League and Hans Hofmann School of Art in New ...
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American Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Encaustic, Oil, Board

Red Toned Reclining Impressionist Nude Portrait
Located in Houston, TX
Impressionistic portrait of a nude woman reclining on a red couch draped with a white cloth. Signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hung in a gold frame with a white matte. Dim...
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Naturalistic 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Up at Bat, The Saturday Evening Post Cover, August 10, 1940
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Price on Request. The Saturday Evening Post cover, August 10, 1940
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American Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Tribesmen with Headdresses
Located in Miami, FL
Tempera mixed with gum arabic and alcohol on Renaissance Panel "Robert Riggs was awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence by the New York Art Directors Club for ten consecutive years a...
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American Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Tempera

A Cowgirl Shooter
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Grapefruit Moon Gallery is pleased to have the opportunity to once again offer for sale this 1949 Western Americana cowgirl themed gouache on illustration board from the archives of ...
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Art Deco 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Antique American WPA Social Realism Portrait Return From War Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American social realist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Not So Simple
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Up for sale is a beautifully rendered and emotionally wrought World War II-era gouache painting by artist and illustrator Dick Williams. In this published work of art, a young, blon...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration 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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Overflight over the city. 1947, paper, mixed media, 23x20 cm
Located in Riga, LV
Overflight over the city. 1947, paper, mixed media, 23x20 cm Adolfs Zardins (1890 08 II Riga, Latvia – 1967 07 II Jurmala, Latvia), painter. Only in 1990 his relatives give his arti...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Mixed Media, Watercolor

The Party Frock - British 1940's art female child portrait oil painting exhib RA
By Dod Procter
Located in London, GB
This charming British portrait oil painting is by female artist Dod Procter. It was painted in 1949 and exhibited at the Royal Academy London the same year. The painting is of a litt...
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Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Birth of Summer - British figurative 1941 art oil painting female artist
Located in London, GB
This stunning British figurative oil painting is by noted female artist Noel Laura Nisbet. Whilst studying at the Royal College of Art she was the winner of the Princess of Wales’ Sc...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Seated Nude Model in Art Class - British 40's Slade School portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb Post Impressionist Slade School female full length seated nude portrait oil painting is by female artist E A Jay. Painted in the 1940's, the sitter is a model in a women'...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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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 Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Naples Street Scene
Located in London, GB
'Naples Street Scene', oil on board, by unknown artist (1947-48). A city of glorious but tattered beauty, known for its vibrancy and, yes, a frisson of menace, Naples is a Mediterran...
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Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

The Doctor Said I Needed Glasses
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Earl Moran created this iconic published pin-up pastel for Brown and Bigelow's 1945 calendar line. It was published with the title "The Doctor Said I Needed Glasses". The image show...
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American Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Illustration Board

Large American Modernist WPA July 4th Celebration Portrait Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist nocturnal painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed "Winter". Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Oil Painting by Edward Mossforth Neatby "Portrait of a Lady"
Located in Mere, GB
Oil Painting by Edward Mossforth Neatby "Portrait of a Lady" 1888 - 1949 Leeds born portrait painter who studied at the Royal College of Art and Slade. He exhibited at the Royal Acad...
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1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Theresa Thompson"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Gershon Benjamin (1899-1985) An American Modernist of portraits, landscapes, still lives, and the urban scene, Gershon Benj...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Portrait of Renée
Located in London, GB
'Portrait of Renée', oil on board, by Louis Latapie (1941). When combined with the artist's passionate brush strokes, the wood panel upon which this piece is painted, creates both a ...
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Fauvist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Ballerina in Dressing Room - British 40's exhib art ballet portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This beautiful exhibited British 1940's interior portrait oil painting is by noted artist Francis Edwin Hodge. Painted in 1941 it was first exhibited at the Royal Academy that year e...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of the Artist with Four Original, Signed Watercolor Seascapes by Artist
Located in Doylestown, PA
This group of five pieces of artworks includes an original 16" x 20" oil on canvas portrait of Noble F. Beacham by Floyd James Torbert from New Hope, Pennsylvania, painted in 1979 an...
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American Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Board, Canvas, Oil

André Lhote - Original Signed Pastel - Woman
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Original Signed Pastel on paper by André Lhote Title: Woman Signed A.L Dimensions: 43 x 33,5 cm Framed Biography of André Lhote One of the most thoughtful and versatile of modern...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Pastel

SELF PORTRAIT, MIXING PAINT
Located in Los Angeles, CA
ROY GATES PERHAM JR. "SELF PORTRAIT, MIXING PAINT" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED AMERICAN, C.1940 30 X 25 INCHES Roy Gates Perham Jr. 1916-1995 Perham was born in Paterson, N.J., April...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

How Sure Can You Be? McCall's Magazine Illustration of Loving Couple
Located in Miami, FL
Alexander Sharpe Ross - or Alex Ross. Masterfully balanced composition combined with two beautifully rendered narrative portraits drives this mid-century illustration masterpiece...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Study of a Marble Bust - British 40's Slade School art still life oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb still life oil painting is by talented female artist E A Jay. The composition is a study of a creamy marble bust of a male head and shoulders against a folded brown clot...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Wistful Mother
Located in London, GB
'Wistful Mother', oil on canvas, by Alexandre Istrati (circa 1940s). One of only a few remaining artworks by Istrati which were not painted in the abstract. The figurative works shar...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Portrait of Bert Lahr - Circus Performer - Modernism
Located in Miami, FL
A recent Kuhn Circus Performer sold for $312,000 at Bonhams, NY Bert Lahr shined in the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of OZ. Here he is depicted in his comdian's costume w...
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American Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Two for Five
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Up for sale is a wholesome and nostalgic gouache painting by American artist and illustrator Michael Silver. A classic mid-century, glossy magazine illustration, this winsome artwor...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

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 Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Girl, 1949 Watercolor Painting by Roger Etienne
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Roger Etienne, French/American (1922 - ) Title: Portrait of a Girl Year: 1949 Medium: Gouache On Paper, signed and dated Size: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.64 cm) Frame Size: 29 x ...
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Fauvist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Fabienne - Post Impressionist Oil, Portrait of a Nude by Jean-Gabriel Domergue
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautifully painted oil on paper laid on board circa 1940 by popular French artist Jean Gabriel Domergue depicting a seated nude brunette woman against a light blue background. S...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Laid Paper, Oil, Board

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
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

1949 Soviet Era Realism Nude Original Portrait Oil Painting of a Young Man 29x24
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
"Young Man with a Mirror" 29"x24" is one-of-a-kind, original, Soviet Era oil painting of a young man. Unframed. Dated 1949. For over 20 years, the gallery has been passionately co...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait de Femme
Located in Miami, FL
Fini was a Surrealist painter. Strikingly similar to her portrait of Jean Genet, ( Leonor Fini by Constantin Jelenski) this is an introspective study of a wide eyed beauty. Fini ...
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Surrealist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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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...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Le Violoniste - Impressionist Oil, Portrait of a Violinist by Jean Albert Pougny
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A lovely still life oil on canvas by French painter Jean Albert Pougny depicting a violinist. Signed lower right. Framed dimensions are 13.5 inches high by 9.5 inches wide. Provenan...
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Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Rushelle in the Garden"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Gershon Benjamin (1899 - 1985) An American Modernist of portraits, landscapes, still lives, and the urban scene, Gershon ...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Asian Nude Study Watercolor Drawing by Rotislaw Racoff
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 Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Young girl Redhead Holding her father's hand
Located in Miami, FL
There is a reason why there are few contemporary painters who can paint a portrait this good. It's hard to do. It's easy to throw some paint or spray a mess of graffiti on canvas. ...
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American Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Bert Lahr - The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of Oz
Located in Miami, FL
Bert Lahr shined in the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of OZ. Here he is depicted in his comdian's costume which he wears while staring in Jean Dalrymple's production of " ...
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American Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Nude. African American Woman exhibited piece 1942 University of Iowa exhibited
Located in San Antonio, TX
Coreen Mary Spellman (1905 - 1978) Dallas Artist Image Size: 20 x 14 Frame Size: 25 x 19 Medium: Oil Bio: Exhibited in the Ninth Annual Student Art show at the State Universi...
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Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Paula"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Gershon Benjamin (1899-1985) An American Modernist of portraits, landscapes, still lives, and the urban scene, Gershon Benj...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Suzanna and the Elders
Located in Miami, FL
The New owner must be willing to include the work in the forthcoming major exhibition of the artist's work at a major museum. This of course will increase the fame and value of the w...
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American Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper

Market Day in Piazza Grande Locarno Switzerland
Located in London, GB
'Market Day in Piazza Grande, Locarno, Switzerland', oil on board, by unknown artist (1947-48). Locarno is an utterly charming Italian-speaking resort located on the northern shore o...
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Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Artist Self Portrait 1940s Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940s oil on linen self-portrait is by Expressionist painter, mixed media artist, and sculptor Martin Snipper (1914-2008). He studied at the National Academy of Art In New York ...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Portrait of Artist Ethel Weiner Mid Century Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on canvas portrait is by Expressionist painter, mixed media artist, and sculptor Martin Snipper (1914-2008). He studied at the National Academy of Art In Ne...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Girl in Nature - Mid 20th Century Oil by Michael D'Aguilar
Located in GB
Baron Michael D`Aguilar was born on May 15, 1922 in London to Spanish parents. He was brother of the artist Paul D`Aguilar. He spent much of his early life in Spain. He studied at...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Tribesmen with Headdresses
Located in Miami, FL
"Robert Riggs was awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence by the New York Art Directors Club for ten consecutive years and received many additional awards." He was elected to the Socie...
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American Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Tempera

Nude with Lace Study Pastel Painting by Pio Santini
Located in Atlanta, GA
Charming pastel painting on paper by Pio Santini (1908-1986), named "nude with lace", and signed bottom left corner "Santini". Lovely romantic composition with nude young lady kneeli...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Board, Paper

Maurice Asselin (1882-1947) Portrait of Bernard in uniform, 1945, oil on canvas
Located in Paris, FR
Maurice Asselin (1882-1947) Portrait of his son Bernard, as a military, 1945 Signed titled and dated "Bernard 45" lower left, numbered on the back A label of an exhibition at the G...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Tribesmen with Headdresses
Located in Miami, FL
Tempera mixed with gum arabic and alcohol on Renaissance Panel "Robert Riggs was awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence by the New York Art Directors Club for ten consecutive years a...
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American Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Tempera

Couples Greeting at Hotel, Illustration for The Saturday Evening Post
Located in Miami, FL
Beautifully rendered in a loose and quick style. Alex Ross captures the moment where an attractive late 1940's couple meets. Work is unframed. Excellent condition Signature: Signed...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

In the Spotlight
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a recently discovered and rare surviving published pin-up calendar painting by the prolific illustrator Edward D'Ancona. This was originally published with the title "In the ...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil