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Portrait of a Lady - British Art Deco 1930s oil painting listed exhibited artist
Located in London, GB
A fine Art Deco 1935 oil on canvas by British listed artist Cuthbert Orde who exhibited many times at The Royal Academy. The painting depicts a portrait of a beautiful young woman in...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Death of the Young Men 1938 - British art figurative Surrealist oil painting
Located in London, GB
An oil on canvas painted by Jack Sassoon which was certainly a premonition of what was to come. Entitled Death of the Young Men and dated 1938, it depicts men in gas masks and a woma...
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Surrealist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The Sophisticate
Located in West Hollywood, CA
We are proud to have recently discovered, “The Sophisticate”, by American artist Alexander Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld was classically trained in fine art painting in Poland before settl...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Spring - Floral Still Life of White Daffodils & Roses with Hidden Self Portrait
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘Spring’ by Cecil Kennedy (1905-1997). A fine floral style life oil on canvas depicting a silver vase of spring blooms by perhaps the most eminent British flower painter of the 20th...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Mrs Willis - British 30's art exhibited oil painting female artist
Located in London, GB
A beautiful 30's female portrait oil painting by British exhibited artist Alice Mary Burton. The sitter is “Mrs Willis”, and the painting was painted and exhibited at The Royal Socie...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Kneeling Girl - Scottish 50's art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This stylish Scottish portrait oil painting is by Scottish artist John Miles Bourne Benson. Painted circa 1950 by Benson in a lovely palette with bold brushwork. A really excellent e...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Reflected Female Nude with Artist - British Slade Sch 30's portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This stunning British Slade School nude portrait oil painting is attributed to the circle of Stanley Spencer. The painting was painted in the 1930's in a realistic palette and shows ...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Board, Paper

1964 "Homage to a Friend" Oil Portrait Painting Eunice Golden
Located in New York, NY
Eunice Golden "Homage to a Friend" Sept. 1964 Oil on panel 14"x18" panel 17"x1.25"x21" period frame Signed in ink upper left on reverse on frame, titled and dated in ink reverse on p...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Cecily Byrne as Mary Stewart - British art 30's actress portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
Painted by George Carr Drinkwater, this vibrant oil on canvas depicts the actress of stage and screen Cecily Byrne as Mary Stuart. Painted circa 1930 it is a stunning evocative portr...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Lady Reclining Portrait - British 50's Impressionist oil painting female artist
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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga - Oil painting by F. Bencivenga-1933
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga is an original oil painting realized by the Italian painter Francesco Bencivenga in 1933. Hand signed and dated overleaf: "Roma 1933, Benciven...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Young woman with guitar
Located in Geneva, CH
Painter, art teacher born in Lausanne in 1916. Died in 1979 Work on cardboard Gilded wooden frame 60 x 70 x 5,5 cm
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Infant walk
Located in Geneva, CH
Swiss oil painter, watercolorist and designer Work on watercolor paper Gilded wood frame with glass pane 62,5 x 44 x 2,5 cm
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Watercolor

Marinette Endormie (Sleeping Marinette)
Located in New Orleans, LA
Celebrated French artist Henri Lebasque is renowned for his intimate nudes, and this oil on canvas is a particularly lovely example of his mastery over the subject. Entitled Marinett...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Big Head
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Karel Appel Big Head 1969 Original oil painting on canvas In original frame 20x26" plus the frame size Pristine condition Gallery Labels and original receipts with provenance
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Post-War Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

Vibrant Bay Area Figurative Seated Nude 1950-60s Distemper Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s-60s distemper on paper painting is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid 1950s to study at SFAI wit...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Saturated Red Bay Area Figure 1950-60s Distemper Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s-60s distemper on paper painting is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid 1950s to study at SFAI wit...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Scheherazade
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco painting of Scheherazade by Gustave Kaitz Gouache on board Painting size: 26 x 32 inches Original work of art c. 1930s by Gustave Kaitz (1913-1992) depicting the legendar...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Board

1960's French Portrait Character Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper signed lower corner Image : 12 x 9.5 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait pa...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

1960's French Portrait Man With Red NoseCaricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper signed lower corner Image : 12 x 9.25 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait p...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Paper, Ink, Watercolor

1960's French Portrait Styled Elegant Theatrical Lady Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper signed lower corner Image : 16.5 x 9.25 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

1960's French Portrait Green Wide Eyed Man Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper signed lower corner Image : 12 x 9.25 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait p...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

1960's French Portrait Man Very Red Nose Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper signed lower corner Image : 12.5 x 9.5 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait ...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

1960's French Portrait Three Art Deco Ladies Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper Image : 12. x 19.5 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait painting. Ideal for ...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

1960's French Portrait Angry Expression Lady Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper signed lower corner Image : 12 x 9.5 inches Superbly decorative 1960's French portrait p...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Juliet
Located in Milford, NH
A beautiful portrait oil painting of Juliet by American artist Mary Rosamond Coolidge (1884-1978). Coolidge was a well-known portrait painter and a graduate of Massachusetts Normal A...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled Portrait
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Ruby Walker Usher – American (1889-1957) Title: Untitled Year: unknown, circa 1950 Medium: Watercolor on paper Size: 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches Framed size: 14.25 x 11.25 inches Si...
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American Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Famine, Etching on Paper by Modern Indian Artist "In Stock"
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Somnath Hore - Famine Etching on Paper, 15 x 21 inches Inclusive of shipment mounted not framed, Should you wish to receive the same framed and shipped kindly contact us. Figurat...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Etching

Portrait of a Lady in Midnght Blue - Scottish 1960's art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This impressive portrait oil painting is by noted Scottish artist David Cowan Dobson. Painted circa 1960 it is a half length seated portrait of a sophisticated woman in a silk midnig...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Musician in the tavern oil on board painting
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Frame size 65x88 cm. Joan Serra Melgosa (Lleida, 1899 - Barcelona, ​​1970). He was a Catalan painter. He trained at the Escuela de la Llotja (Barcelona), where he had Francesc Labar...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Woman sitting
Located in Geneva, CH
Henri Fehr was a creative visual artist. Born in 1890, Henri Fehr passed away in 1974 Work on paper Gilded wood frame with glass pane 53,5 x 45 x 4 cm
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Academic Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Pastel

Enchanted picnic
Located in Geneva, CH
Holy, Adrien (1898-1979) Born in St-Imier on January 30, 1898. Died in Geneva on December 29, 1978. Son of the engraver Jules Holy. Painter and engraver. Compulsory school in St-Imi...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

“A Daydream, 1953”
Located in West Sussex, GB
Margarita Nikolaevna Tolokonnikova (1925-1976) Soviet Union A Young Child Asleep “A Daydream, 1953” Oil on Board. 9 ½ x 14 in.Frame: 14 x 19 in.Signed and Dated ’53 in Cyrillic and...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Woman
Located in Austin, TX
Portrait of a Woman by Emily Elizabeth Guthrie Smith Texas Artist Mid Century Signed upper right 30 x 24 Framed Pastel on paper
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Parchment Paper, Pastel

Au Bal Masque - Spanish girl at Opera - Like Degas
Located in Miami, FL
Au Bal Masque - Spanish girl at Opera - This spectacularly beautiful post-impressionist portrait t could be reminiscent of Degas. A charming girl with a blue mantilla adorned with r...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Potrait of a Ballerina in an Interior - Spanish 1930's art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This charming oil painting is by Spanish artist Demetrio Salgado Cosme, often known as Demetrio Salgado. Painted in 1935 it is a delightful painting of a young ballerina in an interi...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The Rabbi - British 1960's religious Jewish male portrait oil painting exhib art
Located in London, GB
This charming exhibited British portrait oil painting is by noted Jewish artist Michael Gilbery. Painted in 1961 the painting is a half length portrait of a Rabbi holding a book and ...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Reclining nude - British Art Deco 30s female portrait oil painting female artist
Located in London, GB
A stunning exhibited 1934 nude female portrait by Dora Crocket (Countess Lewenhaupt). The portrait depicts a nude woman reclining in a sensual pose against a background of red and bl...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Lady Sarah McKinstry - Scottish Art Deco 1930 portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This impressive large portrait oil painting is by noted Scottish artist David Cowan Dobson. Painted in 1930, it is a wonderful three quarter length Art Deco portrait of Sarah Ogden T...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

'Portrait of Abstract Man', Berlin School
Located in London, GB
'Portrait of Abstract Man, oil on board, Berlin School by artist with initials A.M. (circa 1960s). A splendid cubist depiction, this is a warm portrait of a male figure in geometric ...
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Cubist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

'Futurist Woman' by Van Orley, Berlin School
Located in London, GB
'Futurist Woman', oil on soft board, by Van Orley, Berlin School (circa 1960s). A thoroughly modern interpretation of an independent, resilient, gifted woman who is on top of the wor...
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Futurist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Damsel in Green - Original Oil on Panel, Handsigned
Located in Paris, FR
Jean-Gabriel DOMERGUE (1889-1962) Damsel in Green Original oil painting on panel Signed bottom right On panel 31.5 x 22 cm (c. 12.4 x 8.6 inch) at view Presented in nice vintage woo...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Maternity
Located in Geneva, CH
Max Hunziker (born March 6, 1901 in Zurich and died September 9, 1976 there) was a Swiss painter, graphic designer, glassmaker and illustrator. Max Hunziker grew up in Zurich- Wiedi...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

'Woman in Blue', Danish Royal Academy, Brooklyn Museum, Kolding
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Initialed lower left, 'A.S.' for Anton Schroder (Danish, 1893-1965) and dated 1953. A charming and substantial, modernist study of a young woman shown seated and gazing to her left ...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dody in the Afternoon
Located in West Hollywood, CA
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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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

1951 Rare Russian Impressionism Soviet Realism Original Portrait Oil "Old Man"
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
For over 20 years, Andre Kohn has been passionately collecting the works of classically trained master Impressionists from the Soviet Realism period (Russian Impressionism, 1930 -197...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

1949 Original Oil Figurative Russian Impressionism Soviet Realism "Factory Boy"
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
For over 20 years, Andre Kohn has been passionately collecting the works of classically trained master Impressionists from the Soviet Realism period (Russian Impressionism, 1930 -197...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century 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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"The School Girl" 1950s Art Brut Figurative Painting NYC Female Artist
Located in New York, NY
Sylvia Rutkoff (1919-2011) "The Schoolgirl" c.1950s Oil paint, sand on Masonite 36x48 wood frame Unsigned Collection acquired from family estate Sylvia Weinreb Rutkoff (1919-2011) B...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Au Café
Located in New Orleans, LA
A fashionable woman at a Parisian cafe is the subject of this oil on canvas by the Ukrainian artist Elie-Anatole Pavil. Pavil, who emigrated to Paris in 1892, is celebrated for his B...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Soldier Beats Up Muggers on Subway - Stag Magazine story illustration
Located in Miami, FL
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label, Signed (as Emmett Kaye) lower right it was Mort Kunstler's pseudonym, unframed
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

'Portrait of Seated Nude', Berlin School
Located in London, GB
'Portrait of Seated Nude', oil on board, Berlin School by artist with initials A.M. (circa 1960s). A splendid cubist depiction, this is a significant portrait of a seated nude woman ...
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Cubist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Lady in Yellow Portrait - British 50's Impressionist oil painting female artist
Located in London, GB
A superb oil on panel by Pauline Glass who was educated on the continent at the Academy Julien and who exhibited throughout her career. This stunning oil is a bold, adventurous and c...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Gentleman - British 30's art Slade School artist oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb stately male portrait oil painting is by noted British Slade School artist Reginald Grenville Eves. Painted circa 1939 the portrait is a fine example of Modern British in...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of man in suit
Located in Geneva, CH
Emil Zbinden's father first worked as a postilion in Herzogenbuchsee, and from 1916 as a parcel driver in Bern. The family now lived in the Matte district in Bern. Emil attended high...
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Academic Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The Cyclists
Located in London, GB
'The Cyclists', oil on canvas, by Pierre Gaillardot (circa 1960s). Mostly known for its iconic Tour de France bicycle race - the most prestigious and difficult in the world - France...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Flamenco
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an magnificent original oil on panel by American artist Ron Blumberg (1908-2002) Flamenco, is an original oil on panel, signed, c.1955, with an image dimension of 12 x 9 ...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil