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1950s Portrait Paintings

Young lady with flowers
Young lady with flowers
Maurice Blond
1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Maurice Blond was born in poland in 1899 and died in france in 1974. Arrived in France and was friend with Larionov and Gontcharova.
California American Modern 1956
California American Modern 1956
Wendall Newton Gates
1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings
Masonite, Oil
Painting of a Japanese/American farmer, post war figurative art by California artist Wendall Newton Gates (American, 1911-2000). California scene after Manzanar, a tribute to the st...
Two Women by the Shore, Oil Painting by Charles Cobelle
Two Women by the Shore, Oil Painting by Charles...
Charles Cobelle
1950s Fauvist Portrait Paintings
Oil
Artist: Charles Cobelle, French (1902 - 1994) Title: Two Women by the Shore Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Size: 36 x 24 in. (91.44 x 60.96 cm) Frame Size: 42 x 30 inches
Mimi
Mimi
ESTHER SEYMOUR STEVENSON
1950s Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Panel, Oil
ESTHER SEYMOUR STEVENSON "MIMI" OIL ON PANEL, SIGNED, TITLED AMERICAN, WORKED IN PARIS 20 X 16 INCHES Esther Seymour Stevenson 19th-20th Century Stevenson was an American pain...
Portrait of Sonia, Oil Painting by Jan De Ruth c1950
Portrait of Sonia, Oil Painting by Jan De Ruth ...
Jan De Ruth
1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
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...
"Breakfast"    oil  cm. 70 x 68   1958
"Breakfast" oil cm. 70 x 68 1958
Nadezhda VOROBIEVA
1950s Realist Figurative Paintings
Oil, Wood Panel
children,book,brekfast,window,russian,art NADEZHDA VOROBIEVA (Moscow, 1924 - 2011) Works by Nadezhda Vorobieva can be found in various private collections in Europe, Japan, United...
'Portrait of a Young Man' by Unknown Artist, circa 1950s, Oil Portrait Painting
'Portrait of a Young Man' by Unknown Artist, ci...
Unknown
1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
'Portrait of a Young Man', oil on canvas (c. 1950s) by unknown artist, most likely French. It's unfortunate that this portrait was unsigned - we'll never know who created this painti...
Italian Fisherman Portrait
Italian Fisherman Portrait
E.Mori
1950s Portrait Paintings
%-3074 Italian Fisherman Portrait, oil on canvas applied to a board, displayed in a wood frame, signed lower left by E.Mori
19th Century Primitive  Portrait
19th Century Primitive Portrait
Unknown
1950s Portrait Paintings
5-3087 Portrait of a woman dated 1897. Done in oil and watercolor Set in a period original vintage gilt wood frame
Reservation Indian Portrait
Reservation Indian Portrait
G.Krovac
1950s Figurative Paintings
Acrylic on board set in a vintage gilt metal frame
Lady in Blue - British Impressionist oil painting portrait female artist
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...
Ku Klux Klan, KKK
Ku Klux Klan, KKK
Philip Evergood
1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings
Oil
For Philip Evergood (born Philip Blashki), painting was a form of social protest. In 1923, he studied at the Art Students League under George Luks, where he began painting contempora...
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.
Blue Feather Victorian Portrait Painting
Unknown
1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings
#5-2651 original oil on canvas applied on wood panel,displayed in a gilt wood frame .Artist unknown
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
Portrait of Woman in Red Hat - American Post Im...
David L Swasey
1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
This captivating Post Impressionist portrait is by American artist David L Swasey circa 1953. The painting depicts a seated woman, turning to look at the artist with stunning blue ey...
Portrait of Eugene Higgins, Age 80.
Alphaeus Philemon Cole
1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Oil
Portrait of Eugene Higgins, Age 80. 1954. Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 (framed 35 x 30). Signed and dated, lower right. Cole and Higgins (1874-1958), both lived in Lyme, Connecticut. H...
Rabbi, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
Abraham Straski
1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi Year: circa 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 23 x 19 inches Frame Size: 35 x 30 inches
Impressionist Family Beach Scene
Harold Walton Freckleton
1950s Impressionist Landscape Paintings
Oil Crayon
Gorgeous impressionist landscape of a family playing at the beach by British artist Harold Walton Freckleton. Dimensions of outside frame: 40.5 in. W x 36 in. H x 2.5 in. D
Rabbi and Student, Oil Painting by Abraham Stra...
Abraham Straski
1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi and Student Year: 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 16 x 11 inches Frame Size: 25 x 20 inches
Rabbi and Torah, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
Abraham Straski
1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi and Torah Year: circa 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 16 x 12 inches Frame Size: 26 x 20 inches
Portrait of a Young Girl
Pascal Pat Cucaro
1950s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Acrylic, Canvas, Resin, Carbon Pencil
A gentle 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." Presented...
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 a Girl, 1954 Oil Painting by Ernest...
Ernest Crichlow
1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil, Board
Artist: Ernest Crichlow, American (1914 - 2005) Title: Portrait of a Girl Year: 1954 Medium: Oil on Board, signed and dated l.r. Size: 19.5 in. x 15.5 in. (49.53 cm x 39.37 cm) Frame...
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
Portrait of a Lady on Wedding Day
William Mason
1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil Pastel
William Mason (1906-2002) was a painter born in Newport, Wales, who studied at Newport College of Art and the Royal College of Art. Aside from painting he also taught at Scarborough...
STM, 'Portrait of Reclining Woman', Cubist Nude...
Unknown
1950s Cubist Nude 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...
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...
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 artist and Jazz Trumpet player, Donald (Don) Hirleman (American, 1911-2007). Signed and dated lower right: "D. Hirleman '56." Presented in a r...
'Portrait of a Worker', Socialist Realism Oil P...
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
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 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...
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 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"...
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...
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...
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...
Murder On Broadway
Victor Kalin
1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings
Illustration Board, Gouache
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...
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...
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