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1940s Portrait Paintings

Woman in Black Hat
Woman in Black Hat
Unknown
1940s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Oil, Wood Panel
We purchased this fantastic painting in Brussels about fifteen years ago, we have never been able to identify the artist. The hand carved wood frame must have been created by the ar...
"Le Baiser d'apres Boucher", Impressionist Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed
"Le Baiser d'apres Boucher", Impressionist Port...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
"Le Baiser d'apres Boucher", Impressionist Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '1947' by the artist on the lower left hand c...
Little Girl in Pink, Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting
Little Girl in Pink, Impressionist Portrait, Si...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Little Girl in Pink, Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '48 by the artist on the lower left hand corner Oil pa...
Czech Modernist Monotype Oil Painting Portrait of a Girl
Czech Modernist Monotype Oil Painting Portrait ...
Rudolf Kundera
1940s Modern Portrait Paintings
Paper, Oil
size is 16.5 x 15 framed, 10.75 x 9 image size. Rudolf Kundera was born in 1911. He was a Czech painter from Brno. He studied at the Prague Academy, and received the 1937 Prix de ...
"Le Roi de Rome, d'apres Laurance", Impressionist Portrait, Signed
"Le Roi de Rome, d'apres Laurance", Impressioni...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
"Le Roi de Rome, d'apres Laurance", Impressionist Portrait, Signed By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '1942' by the artist on the lower right hand corner...
A Lady in a Green Sundress
A Lady in a Green Sundress
Gershon Benjamin
1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Portrait of a woman in a green dress, against a green background.
Atelier DUPAS, Fine Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting
Atelier DUPAS, Fine Impressionist Portrait, Sig...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Atelier DUPAS, Fine Portrait, Signed Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed, dated '1946' and titled by the artist on the lower right hand corner Oil paint...
Portrait of a French Noble Woman
Portrait of a French Noble Woman
Unknown
1940s Portrait Paintings
5-2576 Oil painting on artist board set in a carved wood frame
Charlie Chaplin, Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting
Charlie Chaplin, Impressionist Portrait, Signed...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Charlie Chaplin, Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed by the artist on the lower right hand corner Oil painting on board, ...
Adolescent Girl
Andrée Séailles
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Engaging and interesting portrait of a young woman, 1949, by Andrée Séailles (1891-1983). It is a gorgeous character study - is the young lady moody? Determined? Thoughful? Paint...
The Lady in Yellow, Impressionist Portrait, Sig...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
The Lady in Yellow, Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed by the artist on the lower right hand corner Oil painting on boar...
Mischievous Child, Impressionist Portrait, Sign...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Mischievous Child, Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed by the artist on the lower right hand corner Oil painting on board...
" D'apres Delacroix" Impressionist Portrait, Si...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
"D'apres Delacroix" Impressionist Portrait, Signed Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '47 by the artist on the lower left hand corner Oil pai...
Judaica Pastel Portrait Rabbi Painting WPA Era ...
Bernard Gussow
1940s American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Oil Pastel
Bernard Gussow 1881 -1957 Bernard Gussow was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Russian Federation. Bernard Gussow is known for genre, landscape, figure, interior paintings. Ber...
'Feeling Blue', Impressionist Portrait, French ...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
'Feeling Blue' Impressionist Portrait, French Oil Painting, Dated '1943' By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Dated '1943' by the artist on the lower right hand corner Oil p...
Young Lady, Impressionist Portrait, Oil Paintin...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Young Lady, Impressionist Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed by the artist on right hand corner Oil painting on board, unframed Board...
Impressionist Portrait, Stylish French Knitwear...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Impressionist Portrait, Stylish French Knitwear, Oil Painting, Signed By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed by the artist on right hand corner Oil painting on board, u...
Impressionist Portrait of a Young Frenchman, 19...
Claude Benard
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Impressionist Portrait of a Young Frenchman, 1940s, Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '1945' by the artist on right hand corner Oil painting...
Portrait of an English Scolar by Welsch
Unknown
1940s Portrait Paintings
5-2500a Oil on artist board,a male portrait. Displayed in a gilt wood frame Signed Welsch
Portrait of a Roman Patrizian Woman by Ferrero
Unknown
1940s Portrait Paintings
#5-2880 Italian classical female portrait,oil on artist board displayed in a gilt wood frame,signed lower left by B.Ferrero Image size 9.5 H x 7.5 W
The Dionne Quintuplets - May Time
Andrew Loomis
1940s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Illustration Board
A large, detailed, preliminary calendar illustration by Andrew Loomis for a 1944 calendar commission of the Dionne Quintuplets that was titled May Time for The Brown & Bigelow Calend...
Mademoiselle from Armentières
Henry Clive
1940s Art Deco Portrait Paintings
Gouache, Illustration Board
A rare surviving cover painting by the prolific and flamboyant artist Henry Clive who worked as an illustrator for Randolph Hearst for nearly three full decades creating covers for T...
Lovers Clinch
Gil Elvgren
1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A wonderful vignette styled oil on canvas illustration painting by Gil Elvgren showing a young, stylish and very much in love couple in a warm clinch. This is of unknown publication ...
Portrait of Beautiful Woman
Rezes Molnar Lajos
1940s Academic Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Size 20"x24" framed 24.5"x29" Lajos Rezes Molnar was born in Oroshaza, Hungary in 1896 and died in Balatonfured, Hungary in 1989. He was a painter and goldsmith. He began his studi...
Femme aux Chapeau
GEORGES-PIERRE GUINEGAULT
1940s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
GEORGES-PIERRE GUINEGAULT "FEMME AUX CHAPEAU" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED Georges-Pierre Guinegault Born 1893 Georges- Pierre Guinegault was born in Rennes, France on March 27, 1893....
André Lhote - Original Signed Pastel - Woman
André Lhote
1940s Modern Nude Paintings
Pastel
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...
Judaica Oil Painting 1945 Palestine Old Jewish ...
Ozer Shabat
1940s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Ozer Shabat 1978-1901 Ozer Shabbat was an Israeli painter, a resident of Haifa. Belonged to the Palestine Expressionist group of the late 1920s and early 1930s. Shabbat was born in ...
Berthe Tissen dans le Role d'Elisa Doolittle
Dietz Edzard
1940s Portrait Paintings
Oil
Title, signature & date on front (lower left).
Expressionist Portrait, Oil on Canvas, 1940s
Martin Snipper
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This late 1940s oil on canvas portrait of the artist's wife, Ethel, is by Expressionist painter, mixed media artist, and sculptor Martin Snipper (1914-2008). He studied at the Natio...
Modernist Portrait of a Man, Oil on Canvas, 1940s
Martin Snipper
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This circa early 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a man with crossed arms is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy o...
The Nuturing
Jean Dominique van Caulaert
1940s Figurative Paintings
Canvas, 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...
Portrait of a Girl in Nature
Michael D'Aguilar
1940s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil
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...
Mid Century Expressionist Seated Portrait of a ...
Jennings Tofel
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a girl in a red dress is by Polish-American artist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a New York painter who worked in the Expressionist style...
"Portrait of a Young Woman" Oil on Canvas, 1949
Jennings Tofel
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This 1949 oil on canvas entitled "Portrait of a Young Woman" is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Sti...
Expressionist Kitchen Table Scene in Oil, 1940s
Martin Snipper
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This 1940s oil on linen painting with two figures at a kitchen table is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Ar...
Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WP...
Morris Shulman
1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Encaustic, Oil, Board
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 ...
Portrait of a Suited Man
Ernest Marie Pernelle
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Oil on canvas, original frame, 1944. Portrait of a suited man by Ernest Pernelle, (1861 - 1950). Pernelle's paintings have an international following and his works have come up for a...
Deux Femmes
Marie Laurencin
1940s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Signed upper right. Provenance: Christie's NY. Sale 1371 Lot 335, May 2004
"Portrait of Arthur" Oil on Canvas Expressionis...
Jennings Tofel
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This circa 1946-1949 oil on canvas portrait of the artist's patron and friend Arthur Granick entitled "Portrait of Arthur" is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (18...
"Portrait of a Young Lady"
Alice Naylor
1940s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Alice Naylor Portrait of a young girl. (1892-1974) San Antonio Artist Image Size: 16 x 12 Frame Size: 24 x 21 Medium: Oil Portrait or Self Portrait? Biography Alice Naylor (1892-...
Oil on Canvas, Raúl Anguiano (Mexican)
Raul Anguiano
1940s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Raúl Anguiano Oil on Canvas Guadalajara, Mexico 1915 - 2006 Mexico City Renown artist who is considered one of the outstanding representatives of the social-realist movement of th...
Portrait of Bert Lahr
Walt Kuhn
1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Oil
Walt Kuhn was an American painter and an organizer of the famous Armory Show of 1913, which was America's first large-scale introduction to European Modernism. He had a personal affi...
Yosuke Matsoke, Time magazine cover illustratio...
Ernest Hamlin Baker
1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings
Gouache
Ernest Hamlin Baker is one of America's greatest artist that no one has ever heard of. Take a look at his full body of work. If you haven't noticed, Ernest Hamlin Baker is an excepti...
The General
Joseph Christian Leyendecker
1940s Other Art Style Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Signed lower left Joseph Christian Leyendecker was born in Montabaur, Germany, and came to America at the age of eight. Showing an early interest in painting, he got his first...
San Francisco Expressionist Interior, Oil on Ca...
Martin Snipper
1940s Expressionist Interior Paintings
Linen, Oil
This 1949 oil on linen Expressionist interior scene with a hanging lamp is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of ...
Mrs Ronald Simpson and daughter Jenny - Impress...
Mary Potter
1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
An imprerssionist portrait oil on canvas by Female British artist Mary Potter. The work depicts two women, casually seated close togeather in a living room, with a Siamise cat and a ...
Lady Black - Scottish portrait artist society l...
David Cowan Dobson
1940s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original oil on canvas painted circa 1940 by David Cowan Dobson the famous Scottish portrait artist. This painting is a stunning society portrait of Lady Black looking confidently...
Elinor Bellingham Smith - Portrait artist's wif...
Rodrigo Moynihan
1940s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil
A fine example of a Modern British portrait by the well respected Euston Road portrait artist Rodrigo Moynihan. The painting has fine provenance in that it was an early Redfern Galle...
Femme Russe
Albert Bertalan
1940s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil, Rag Paper
Femme Rousse sur Fond Bleu, 1943 Oil on paper mounted on board 25 x 21 inches 32 ¼ x 28 1⁄8 inches framed Signed and dated center right: Bertalan 1943 Albert Bertalan 1899-1...
Portrait of a Woman #2
Cornelis Ruhtenberg
1940s Expressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
DRAWING "PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN #2" SIGNED, C.1950 25 X 19 INCHES Cornelis Ruhtenberg 1923-2008 Cornelis Ruhtenberg was born in 1923 in Riga, Latvia Ruhtenberg studied at the H...
PORTRAIT OF A MAN #1
Cornelis Ruhtenberg
1940s Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
DRAWING "PORTRAIT OF A MAN #1" SIGNED, DATED 1949 25 X 19 INCHES Cornelis Ruhtenberg 1923-2008 Cornelis Ruhtenberg was born in 1923 in Riga, Latvia Ruhtenberg studied at the...
Portrait of a Man #2
Cornelis Ruhtenberg
1940s Expressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
DRAWING "PORTRAIT OF A MAN #2" SIGNED, DATED 1948 25 X 19 INCHES Cornelis Ruhtenberg 1923-2008 Cornelis Ruhtenberg was born in 1923 in Riga, Latvia Ruhtenberg studied at the...
Portrait of a Man
Cornelis Ruhtenberg
1940s Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
DRAWING "PORTRAIT OF A MAN #4" SIGNED, DATED 1949 25 X 19 INCHES Cornelis Ruhtenberg 1923-2008 Cornelis Ruhtenberg was born in 1923 in Riga, Latvia Ruhtenberg studied at the...
Self Portrait
Francesco Spicuzza
1940s Portrait Paintings
Masonite, Oil
"Self Portrait" is an original oil painting on masonite board by Francesco Spicuzza. The artist signed the piece in the lower left. It depicts the artist holding a pipe in front of a...
Impressionist Rabbi Oil Painting Judaica
William Auerbach-Levy
1940s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
William Auerbach-Levy (February 14, 1889 – June 29, 1964) was a Belarusian born American artist of Jewish origin known for his paintings, judaic etchings and caricatures Auerbach-Le...
Self Portrait - The Red Shirt
Ron Blumberg
1940s Modernist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
American artist Ron Blumberg. Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist an...
Untitled
Arthur Momand
1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings
Oil
Arthur Momand ( American 1886-1987 ) "Untitled", Figurative/ Portrait, Oil on Canvas, 46.50 x 36, 1946 Colors: White, Blue, Red, Purple, Black, Gold
Dody in the Afternoon
Fritz Schwaderer
1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Noted German Expressionist artist Fritz Schwaderer, was classically schooled in fine art in Germany in the early-mid 1920’s. Schwaderer’s paintings were exhibited alongside suc...
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