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1950s Portrait Paintings

Roman Patrician Portrait Painting
Roman Patrician Portrait Painting
Unknown
1950s Figurative Paintings
#5-2522 A Roman Patrician portrait painting,oil on canvas displayed in a gilt wood frame,signed by L.Welly .Image size 23.5 H x 19.5W.
Mid-Century Three Clowns by Jazz Man Don Hirleman
Mid-Century Three Clowns by Jazz Man Don Hirleman
Donald (Don) Hirleman
1950s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Acrylic, Fiberboard
Mid-century portrait of three clowns by Donald (Don) Hirleman (American, 1911-2007). Signed and dated lower right: "D. Hirleman '56." Presented in a rustic wood frame. Image, 21.5"H ...
Portrait of a Worker
Portrait of a Worker
Unknown
1950s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
'Portrait of a Worker', oil on board, by unknown Eastern European artist (circa 1950s). Portrait of a Soviet proletarian in the Socialist Realism style. Here is an idealised depictio...
Character
Character
Gaston Chaissac
1950s Portrait Paintings
Oil
Gaston CHAISSAC "Character", 1959 Oil on wavy cardboard Signed on bottom left. Dimensions : 29 x 18 cm / 56 x 44,5 cm (framed). The authenticity of this work was confirmed by M. Tho...
Bay Area Figurative Woman with Parasol, Circa 1960s
Bay Area Figurative Woman with Parasol, Circa 1...
Alysanne McGaffey
1950s Expressionist Figurative Paintings
Paint, Paper
This 1950-60s distemper figure on paper is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (b. 1931). McGaffey is part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the San Francisco A...
Blue Feather Portrait Painting
Blue Feather Portrait Painting
Unknown
1950s Portrait Paintings
#5-2651 original oil on canvas applied on wood panel,displayed in a gilt wood frame .Artist unknown
Female Portrait
Female Portrait
Unknown
1950s Portrait Paintings
#5-2490 Original gouache on artist board female portrait ,displayed in a gilt wood frame,signed lower left by E.Cops. Image size 11H x 15 W
Female Portrait
Female Portrait
Unknown
1950s Portrait Paintings
Acrylic
#5-2847 A circa 1950's female portrait ,acrylic on artist board,displayed in a black wood frame signed by R.Wolf
Young Fisherman With Dog and Rooster
Young Fisherman With Dog and Rooster
Dany Lartigue
1950s Expressionist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
'Young Fisherman With Dog and Rooster', oil on canvas, (c. 1950s), by Dany Lartigue (1921 - 2017). A young man, barefoot in the fishing port of St. Tropez, heads to market with his c...
Lesson Learned
William (Bill) Medcalf
1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Illustration Board
A large format, detailed preliminary calendar illustration by William Medcalf for a calendar commission that was titled Lesson Learned for The Brown & Bigelow Calendar Company. These...
Portrait
Macario Vitalis
1950s Cubist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Rare cubist Portrait by celebrated Filipino artist Macario Vitalis . Vitalis who lived in France from the 1920's to the 80's belonged then to the Puteaux artists' Group. Influence b...
Elderly Man with a Pipe
Fritz Muller
1950s Other Art Style Portrait Paintings
Oil
Fritz Muller (1913-1972) Fritz Müller was born in the Tyrolean Alps of Germany in 1913.  He studied in Munich Germany and Vienna Austria. Müll...
Portrait of a Young Woman
Golda Andrews
1950s Abstract Portrait Paintings
Oil
Golda Andrews. Oil on artist board measures 12 x 16 inches; 16 x 20 inches framed. Excellent condition with no damage or conservation. Signed and dated lower left. Andrews. Golda (...
Paris Modern Portrait of Two Women by Charles C...
Charles Cobelle
1950s Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Paris modern school, portrait of two women by Charles Cobelle (1902 - 1998). Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period impressionist frame. Image size, 20"L x 24"...
Portraits
Paul Vanier Beaulieu
1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Portraits of the Canadian Artist, Paul-Vanier Beaulieu created in 1954. In the work presented here, two figures that Beaulieu more and more often represents in the 50s, are positione...
Portrait of Reclining Woman
Unknown
1950s Cubist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
'Portrait of Reclining Woman', oil on board, by artist with the initials STM (c. 1950s). A magnificent cubist depiction, this is a portrait of a shapely young woman in muted hues. Th...
TERRIBLE WITH BANNERS"
Michael Lenson
1950s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Masonite, Oil
MICHAEL LENSON "TERRIBLE WITH BANNERS" OIL ON MASONITE, SIGNED, TITLED AMERICAN, C.1959 42 X 28.5 INCHES Michael Lenson 1903-1971 Michael Lenson was born in Galich, a Russian ...
Abstract Girl on the Beach
George De Goya
1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings
Oil Pastel, Board
Degoya Professor George De Goya. PhD. MA. FRSA. Born In Budapest, 1915-1992, related to the Spanish artist Goya on his mother’s side. Educated in Budapest and France where he recei...
"Man and Woman" Expressionist Couple, Oil Paint...
Jennings Tofel
1950s Expressionist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This 1955 Expressionist oil on canvas portrait of two figures entitled "Man and Woman" is by New York artist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alf...
"Zeno the Fisher", Seaside Portrait in Oil Pain...
Gerald Wasserman
1950s Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Entitled "Zeno the Fisher" this 1950-60s oil on canvas portrait is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicago Art I...
Mid-Century Portrait of a Young Girl
Unknown
1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Linen, Oil
Charming portrait of a young girl wearing a typical mid-century frilly dress and high-cut bangs. Artist's signature (indistinguishable) and date (1951), lower right. Presented in a b...
Yellow Umbrella
Eugene Tissot
1950s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Eugene Tissot was a 20th Century French artist who painted many scenes of Paris with beautiful women and backgrounds of Paris landmarks. This is an excellent example of his with in ...
Portrait of Marian Virginia Schuster
Salvador De Regil
1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Marian Schuster was 19 years old in 1954 and attended City College San Francisco where she studied Art. In the old school, Victorian, San Francisco, moneyed household that she was r...
Seduction
Pal Fried
1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Paper, Pastel
An alluring and provocatively moody original pastel by Hungarian-born artist Pál Fried, which is signed by the artist in the lower left corner and housed behind glass in a beautiful,...
The Crystal Ball
Fritz Schwaderer
1950s Expressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil
Noted German Expressionist artist Fritz Schwaderer(1901-1974), , was classically schooled in fine art in Germany in the early-mid 1920as. Fritz Schwaderers paintings were exhibited...
Nun-Self Portrait
Samuel Rothbort
1950s Modern Portrait Paintings
Oil
Samuel Rothbort began sculpting at an early age, making animals from bread dough in his mother’s kitchen. As a young man, he worked in a glassware store while also painting fifty-cen...
Water Hunters ( Cowboys in the Old West )
Stevan Dohanos
1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings
Casein
Meticulously rendered account of three prospectors trying to rustle up some water before they can dig up some gold. Magazine Illustration of the Old West, American West, Cowboys Case...
The Young Harlequin
Unknown
1950s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Oil, Board
A dramatic and psychologically penetrating American school portrait showing a young man dressed as a harlequin and looking contemplatively away from the viewer. The subject's strikin...
Mixed Media, Carlos Orozco Romero (Mexican)
Carlos Orozco Romero
1950s Modern Mixed Media
Mixed Media
Guadalajara 1898-1984 Mexico city Successful cartoonist and accomplished illustrator, Orozco Romero, as with many of his generation, broke away from the tradition of social realism ...
Portrait of Actress Michelle Morgan, Paris 1959
Dimitrie Berea
1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Artist: Dimitrie Berea, Romanian (1908 - 1975) Title: Michelle Morgan in Paris, France Year: 1959 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed u.r. Size: 29 x 23.5 in. (73.66 x 59.69 cm) Frame Size...
Lady in Blue - British Impressionist oil painti...
Pauline Glass
1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original oil on canvas by female artist Pauline Glass who was educated on the continent at the Academy Julien and who exhibited throughout her career. This stunning oil is a bold...
Murder On Broadway
Victor Kalin
1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings
Gouache, Illustration Board
A captivating, lustful, original cover painting by Victor Kalin created for use as cover art for the 1959 Dell paperback edition of the Scott Jordan mystery Murder on Broadway by Hal...
Red Women
Lorraine Fox
1950s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Gouache
Magazine Illustration. Most likely for: Good Housekeeping, Seventeen, Redbook, McCall's, and Cosmopolitan or Better Homes and Gardens. Unframed. Lorraine Fox (1922–1976 She became t...
AFTER THE BALL
Nathan Wasserberger
1950s Art Deco Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
NATHAN WASSERBERGER "AFTER THE BALL" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED AMERICAN, C.1950 24 X 36 INCHES Nathan Wasserberger 1928-2012 Widely collected and admired in Europe and the United ...
Pauline - British Impressionist portrait oil pa...
Bernard Fleetwood Walker
1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Painted by the noted British Impressionist Bernard Fleetwood Walker, this fine oil on panel depicts Pauline and was painted circa 1950. It was exhibited at The Royal Academy the same...
Portrait of a Lady Reclining - British Impressi...
Caroline Hutchinson
1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
This large oil on canvas was painted by Caroline Hutchinson circa 1955. It depicts a lady reclining on a sofa and is painted in an Impressionist palette and manner. A beautiful portr...
Lady in Purple - British Impressionist oil pain...
Pauline Glass
1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
An original oil on panel by female artist Pauline Glass who was educated on the continent at the Academy Julien and who exhibited throughout her career. This stunning oil is a bold, ...
Portrait of Poet Kenneth Rexroth, Oil on Canvas...
Jacquelinne White
1950s Expressionist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This 1957 oil on canvas Expressionist figure entitled "Portrait of Kenneth #1" is by Bay Area artist and teacher Jacquelinne White (1919-2008). White was a musician who transitioned...
"Sacrifice of Isaac" Expressionist Oil Painting...
Jennings Tofel
1950s Expressionist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Entitled "Sacrifice of Isaac", this 1955 oil on canvas allegorical Expressionist scene is by New York artist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alf...
Dina Merrill Portrait
William Dean Fausett
1950s Realist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
Size: 23.5x36 framed 30x42x2 William Dean Fausett (July 4, 1913 – December 13, 1998) was an American painter. His career spanned over six decades. He painted notable figures like Dwi...
Untitled- Suited Male Portrait
Jonah Kinigstein
1950s Abstract Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This handsome portrait (oil on board) was realized by the esteemed American painter Jonah Kinigstein, circa 1950. Rendered in a loose style of figuration, it presents a suited older...
Doña Maria, Modern Art, Varnish Paint, Mexico 1959
Romeo Villalva Tabuena
1950s Modern Portrait Paintings
Varnish
Doña María is a character who reflects the humanistic side of Tabuena’s painting. The artist devoted much of his work to portraits of people he found taking time off in the street or...
PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN
Cornelis Ruhtenberg
1950s Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
"PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN" SIGNED, DATED 1950 25 X 19 INCHES Cornelis Ruhtenberg 1923-2008 Cornelis Ruhtenberg was born in 1923 in Riga, Latvia Ruhtenberg studied at the Hochschul...
Self Portrait of the Artist
Hyacinthe Hill
1950s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings
Oil, Board
Signed verso, 'Hyacinthe Hill' (American) with artist address and painted circa 1955. A striking mid-century work by this notable New York artist and poet showing her flanked by whi...
Expressionist Portrait Painting, Circa 1950s
Gustav Friedmann
1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Masonite, Paint
This mid 20th century portrait of a man with glasses and a beard is by Vienna and San Francisco Bay Area artist, Gustav Friedmann (1897-1982). Friedmann was educated at the German sc...
Head and Feet
Samuel Rothbort
1950s Abstract Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Samuel Rothbort began sculpting at an early age, making animals from bread dough in his mother’s kitchen. As a young man, he worked in a glassware store while also painting fifty-cen...
Thrilling Love Soda Girl
Howard Connelly
1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings
Cotton Canvas, Oil
A fresh to the market, good girl art painting by Howard Connelly, created as the June 1950 cover of the Thrilling Publications pulp title Thrilling Love. A pretty pin-up girl enjoys ...
Bay Area Figurative Portrait Painting, Circa 1950s
Alysanne McGaffey
1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Paint, Paper
This 1950-1960s distemper paint on paper portrait is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (b. 1931). McGaffey is part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the San F...
Portrait of Young Woman
Unknown
1950s Academic Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Size 15x19 with frame 21x25 Signed illegibly lower right, European School oil on canvas of a beautiful young woman.
"The Old Man" Mid Century Modern Texas Painting
Michael Frary
1950s Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings
Gouache
Michael Frary (1918 - 2005) Austin, Texas/California Artist Image Size: 20 x 15 Frame Size: 26 x 21 Medium: Gouache Dated: 1950 "The Old Man" From the Frary Estate Biog...
Portrait of a Man
1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
An oil painting by Emmanuel Mane-Katz circa 1950. An expressionist style portrait of a man with a forlorn expression in dark gray and red tones. Artist: Emmanuel Mane-Katz, Ukrain...
Young girl oil cm. 23 x 27 1954
Piotr Nikiforovich Bogachev
1950s Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Russian art Blonde young girl Piotr Nikiforovich BOGACHEV(Alexandrovka, Moscow province, 1921) Bogachev studied at the Surikov Moscow State Art Institute (1941-1950), where S. Ger...
Portrait of a Young Boy
Patty Pease
1950s Portrait Paintings
Oil
Signed lower right "Patty Pease" (American, 20th century) and titled verso "Tousle Head". An oil study of a young boy with blond hair, wearing a printed summer shirt and shown in p...
Modernist Portrait of a Boy
Jehudith Sobel
1950s Modern Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Genre: Modern Subject: Portrait Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions: 29" x 18" Dimensions w/Frame: 31.25" x 20" Jehudith Sobel (1924-2012 ) Polish/Jewish ...
Lisa Mi
Abel Warshawsky
1950s Realist Portrait Paintings
Masonite, Oil
Oil painting titled Lisa Mi by Abel Warshawsky (American, 1863 - 1962). Image, 26.5"L x 20"W. Signed upper right.Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania on December 28, 1883, Warshaws...
Parent and Child
Unknown
1950s Portrait Paintings
Tempera
Mid-century tempera painting on paper in warm orange tones of parent with child by French artist Clairet, 1956. Signed and dated lower right. Original artwork on paper displayed on ...
Black and White Portrait
Unknown
1950s Portrait Paintings
Oil Pastel
Mid-century French charcoal portrait of woman, circa 1950. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of Authen...
Abstract Self Portrait
George De Goya
1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings
Paper, Oil Pastel
Degoya Professor George De Goya. PhD. MA. FRSA. Born In Budapest, 1915-1992, related to the Spanish artist Goya on his mother’s side. Educated in Budapest and France where he recei...
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