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Period: 1950s
Framed Polish Rabbi, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi Year: 1952 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 16 x 12 inches Frame Size: 26 x 20 inches
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Post-War 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Mid-Century Portrait of a Young Girl
Located in Soquel, CA
A gentle mid-century 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...
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American Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas, Resin, Carbon Pencil

Rabbi and Student, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski 1957
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi and Student Year: 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 16 x 11 inches Frame Size: 25 x 20 inches
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Post-War 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Sonia, Oil Painting by Jan De Ruth c1950
Located in Long Island City, NY
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...
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American Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Rabbi and Torah, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
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
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Post-War 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Luther And His Printer
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A crisply painted oil on canvas illustration painting by the well listed artist and illustrator Paul Remmey, commissioned as cover art for the 1955 Reformation Bulletin, a yearly pub...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

En tenue de spectacle
By Percival Pernett
Located in Geneva, CH
Original wood with moulds frame, sizes 91x51 cm
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Cubist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

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Lunar Encounter with Child, Surrealist Portrait, Oil on Canvas, 1958, Framed
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Lunar Encounter with Child" by Philadelphia born modernist painter Leon Kelly, is a large, brightly colored surrealist portrait of two figures. The 40" x 30" oil on canvas was paint...
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Surrealist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Composition 1955 - Original Oil on Canvas by Felice Casorati - 1955
Located in Roma, IT
Beautiful and large-sized work by Casorati, hand signed and published in one of the most important monographs about the Artist. Felice Casorati was an important Italian painter, scu...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

"My Name is Freddie" - Portrait of Black Woman with Headscarf
By Lucille H. Olpin
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful, painterly portrait of a young black woman with colorful headscarf and sarong by Lucille H. Olpin (Ethel Lucille Harman Olpin), (American, 1909-1990). Signed "Olpin" lowe...
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American Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of a Ballerina - Hand Painted Photograph
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming hand painted photograph, portrait of a young ballerina as Tinker Bell by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century). Circa 1957. Signed "Studio d'Art Los Altos" lower right....
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Photographic Paper

The Artist in His Studio
Located in London, GB
'The Artist in His Studio', gouache on art paper, by Raymond Debiève (circa 1950s). Self-portrait while painting, the artist created this work while he was just a young man. The comp...
Category

Modern 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Thinking Woman - Original Oil on Panel by Leo Guida - 1951
Located in Roma, IT
Thinking Woman is an original mixed colored artwork realized in 1951 by Leo Guida. Colored oil painting on panel. Hand signed and dated on the lower right margin. The painting re...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Father and children in front of TV - Mid-Century
Located in Miami, FL
John Falter arranges figures and faces in a way that rival the old masters in their compositional perfection. And he makes it look easy. The expressions are captured so the emotion...
Category

Academic 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Redhead Girl in Window with Flower Pots,
Located in Miami, FL
Redhead Girl in Window with Flower Pots by Lorraine Fox can be a joyful addition to your home. A beautiful redheaded young girl looks back at us from a window framed with flower pots...
Category

Post-Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait of a Young Man, Oil Painting
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Stanley Mitruk, American (1922 - 2006) Title: Portrait of a Young Man Year: 1952 Medium: Oil Painting, signed and dated verso Size: 40 x 23 inches
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American Modern 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Parisian Socialite Woman Oil on Canvas Painting by Maurice Ehlinger
By Maurice Ambroise Ehlinger
Located in Atlanta, GA
Adorable 1950s modern portrait, oil on canvas painting by Maurice Ambroise Ehlinger (1896 - 1981). The model is Miss France Noel a socialite from the Paris bourgeoisie. The painting ...
Category

Modern 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Geisha Girl, Pan American World Airways Advertisement
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1956 Medium: Oil and Pencil on Paperboard Dimensions: 18.00" x 15.00" Signature: Signed with the Artist's Initials 'N/R' Lower Right Pan American World Airways advertising cam...
Category

1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board, Pencil

Self Portrait in Studio - Mid Century Irish Impressionist Oil Painting
Located in Sevenoaks, GB
A very interesting circa 1950 impressionist oil on board self portrait by Irish artist William Mason depicting himself in his studio with easels. From a private collection of William...
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Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Lady in Red Portrait - British Post Impressionist 50s oil painting female artist
Located in London, GB
A super circa 1955 British portrait oil painting in tones of red. A very evocative period portrait of a woman painted by British listed female artist Constance Anne Parker. A highly...
Category

Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

New Hat, Portrait of Woman, Oil on Cardboard, African American Art, Signed
Located in Doylestown, PA
"New Hat" is a figurative, interior portrait painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon from 195. The 20" x 16" oil on board portrait features a young African...
Category

Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Oil

Vicente Cristellys, Oil on canvas "Gina Lolobrigida", Late 1950s
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas by Vicente CRISTELLYS (1898-1970), School of Paris, late 1950s. "Lolo", portrait of Gina Lolobrigida in Notre-Dame de Paris (film). Arriving in Paris during the 1920s, ...
Category

Neo-Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage New York City Street Scene WPA Woman Walking Portrait Oil Painting
By Grace Elizabeth Mallon
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist cityscape oil painting with a young woman walking. Oil on board, circa 1956. Signed. Image size, 12L x 16H. Housed in a wood frame.
Category

Modern 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1950's Mid Century modern oil portrait of a nude woman a bed
Located in Woodbury, CT
Well painted 1950's mid-century modern English portrait of a nude woman laying on a bed. The artist was a portrait and figure painter active during the 1950s-1960s Oils on artists ...
Category

Abstract Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

1950's Mid Century modern oil portrait of a Black nude woman seated on a chair
Located in Woodbury, CT
Well painted 1950's mid-century modern English portrait of a black nude woman seated on a chair. The artist was a portrait and figure painter active during the 1950s-1960s Oils on ...
Category

Abstract Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Love Story. Mid Century Desaturated Color
Located in Miami, FL
Most likely for Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Collier's Weekly, Good Housekeeping or Macall's
Category

American Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Board, Gouache

Early 20th century French impressionist portrait of a girl, le premier Bouquet
Located in Woodbury, CT
Suzanne Eisendieck was born in Danzig, Germany, on November 14, 1906. She exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants in 1929. After studying at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, she particip...
Category

Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Young Piegan Woman
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Nancy Mclaughlin Powell – American (1932-1985) Title: Young Piegan Woman Year: 1958 Medium: Pastel on paper Sight size: 15.5 x 11.5 inches within the mat Framed size: 24 x 2...
Category

Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Pastel

'Janet Seated', Paris, Louvre, Academie Chaumiere, California Fauve, SFAA, LACMA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, "Di Gesu", for Victor Di Gesu (American, 1914-1988); further signed and titled verso, and bearing original exhibition label. A substantial figural oil showing V...
Category

Post-Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Seated Girl", Oil on Canvas, Portrait
Located in Detroit, MI
"Seated Girl" is an oil on canvas portrait of an artist who was cut down in his prime and largely forgotten until recently. Marvin Cherney's paintings are solemn but unsophisticated ...
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1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blue Collar Gritty Truck Driver with Tiger - Color field meets Social Realism
Located in Miami, FL
Gritty working class truck driver with tiger painting on truck door, is rendered in a flat and quick style with rapid brushstrokes defining the trucker. The tiger is painted in a t...
Category

Color-Field 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Elisabeth Dujarric de la Rivière (1930-2005) Self-portrait with apple
Located in BELEYMAS, FR
Elisabeth DUJARRIC de LA RIVIÈRE (Jouy-en-Josas 1930 - Excideuil 2005) Self-portrait with apple Oil on canvas H. 100 cm ; L. 73 cm Signed on the back Provenance: Private collection,...
Category

Cubist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Elisabeth Dujarric de la Rivière (1930-2005) Self-portrait with palette
Located in BELEYMAS, FR
Elisabeth DUJARRIC de LA RIVIÈRE (Jouy-en-Josas 1930 - Excideuil 2005) Self-portrait with apple Oil on canvas H. 100 cm ; L. 73 cm Signed on the back Provenance: Private collection,...
Category

Cubist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Framed Clarinet Player, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi 8F Year: 1955 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 12 x 15 inches Frame Size: 20.5 x 24 inches
Category

Post-War 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Self Portrait on Horse in Landscape - British 50's art equine rider oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely portrait oil painting is by noted British artist Lionel Ellis. Painted in 1955 the painting is a self portrait of the artist on a beautiful chestnut horse in the foregrou...
Category

Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Grabbing At Straws
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a recently rediscovered, rare, surviving pin-up calendar painting by the important illustrator Vaughan Bass. It was published by The Louis F. Dow Calendar Company of St. Paul...
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Other Art Style 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Lady in Blue - British 50's Impressionist oil painting portrait female artist
Located in London, GB
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...
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Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Lady in Purple - British 50's Impressionist oil painting portrait female artist
Located in London, GB
A vibrant portrait oil painting 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...
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Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Fertility Goddesses Abstract, Female Nude, Orange, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Green
Located in Denver, CO
Fertility Goddesses, abstract painting, vintage 1950, figurative with three nude female figures by Denver modernist artist, Edward Marecak (1919-1993). Oil paint on board in vivid co...
Category

Abstract 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

The man with the pipe
Located in Geneva, CH
Work on canvas Dark beige wooden frame 102 x 90,5 x 3 cm
Category

Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Mid Century Portrait of the artist
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid-century self-portrait by California artist Myrtle Cureton (American, 1909-2000). Signed "Myrtle Cureton" lower left. Artist's Santa Cruz Art League credentials attached on verso....
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American Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

School of Paris, Barbara, Oil on Canvas, 1950s
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas dating from the 50s whose subject strangely resembles Barbara, the French singer. If it is really her, I am unable to confirm that she played the guitar, or that it is ...
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Neo-Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a little girl with a ball of thread. Oil on cardboard, 46x40 cm
Located in Riga, LV
Portrait of a little girl with a ball of thread. Oil on cardboard, 46x40 cm
Category

Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Cardboard

Stockholm Restaurant and Café
Located in London, GB
'Stockholm Restaurant and Café', gouache on art paper, by Rudolf Carlborg (1951). Although dated 1951, the scene depicted is closer to the turn of the 20th century. The clothing worn...
Category

Modern 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Impressionist Portrait of a Renaissance Prince oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3968 Oil on canvas set in an antique wood frame Image size 19.5x15.5"
Category

1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sailors in the Port of Nice
Located in London, GB
'Sailors in the Port of Nice', mixed media - gouache, pastel and oil on paper, by Alfred Salvignol (circa 1950s). The Port of Nice is one of the key hubs of Nice and, in fact, of the...
Category

Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Pastel, Oil, Gouache

Le Sommeil
By Jean-Pierre Alaux
Located in Miami, FL
Early Surrealist work where a young blond girl caught in a dream like state hugs a mountain that has a profile of a man's face. Work is framed in a simple work frame from the period ...
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Surrealist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Oil

Untitled - Portrait Of A Woman With Hut - XX Century Figurative Painting
Located in Salzburg, AT
Anna Kaminska, Untitled - Portrait Of A Woman With Hut - XX Century Figurative Painting ca 1950
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Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

1959 Vintage Portrait Figurative Framed Gouache Painting - The Mender
Located in Bristol, GB
THE MENDER Size: 37 x 26 cm (including frame) Gouache on Paper A beautiful mid century modern gouache portrait, painted in 1959 and framed behind glass. This small but very well e...
Category

Modern 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Wash Day - India - British 50's art Post Impressionist portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This very vibrant Post Impressionist oil painting is by noted British artist Edward D'Arcy Lister. Painted circa 1950 this figurative painting is of two Indian women washing clothes ...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Tennis Player
Located in London, GB
'The Tennis Player', oil on canvas, by Georges Joubin (circa 1950s). Delightfully vague regarding the gender of the tennis player depicted in the artwork, most viewers arrive at the ...
Category

1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Caught! Young Girl uses Doctors Bag to Patch Up her Doll - Alexander Sharpe Ross
Located in Miami, FL
Alexander Sharpe Ross is an artist of consummate skill and wit. This painting captures a young girl in a doctor's office without permission. A peak moment of drama is depicted as th...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Portrait of a Woman," Leon Kroll, Mid-Century American Realism
Located in Larchmont, NY
Leon Kroll (1884 - 1974) Portrait of a Woman, circa 1950 Oil on canvas 20 3/4 x 17 inches Signed lower left Provenance: Private Collection, New York Private Collection, North Caroli...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Man
Located in Long Island City, NY
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...
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Expressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

End of the Road, Golden Light Ladies Home Journal, Golden Age of Illustration
Located in Miami, FL
This sunbathed painting will light up your room with warmth. Sundblom's painting technique has the freedom and quick energy in his paint application. His subjects are bathed in the ...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait of Blonde Girl - Scottish 50's art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This stylish Scottish portrait oil painting of a blonde haired girl is by Scottish artist John Miles Bourne Benson. Painted circa 1950 by Benson in a lovely palette with bold brushwo...
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Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Lady Reclining Portrait - British 50's Impressionist oil painting female artist
By Caroline Hutchinson
Located in London, GB
This large oil on canvas portrait 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 beauti...
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Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait of Woman in Red Hat - American 50s art Post Impressionist oil painting
By David L Swasey
Located in London, GB
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...
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Post-Impressionist 1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

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