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Period: Mid-20th Century
Head - Original Oil and Mixed Media by Manuel Avedán - Mid 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Head is an original artwork realized by Spanish artist Manuel Avedán (1929) Oil and mixed media on cardboard. Hand-signed on the lower right. Passepartout cm 37x26 Good conditions...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, 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...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Woman in profile oil on canvas painting
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antonio Garcia Morales (1910-1990) - Woman in profile - Oil on canvas Oil measures 73x60 cm. Frameless. Antonio Garcia Morales was a great portrait and figurine painter of the first...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1950s "Purple Head" Mid Century Oil and Pastel Portrait Original Drawing
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Purple Head" c.1950s Gouache and oil pastel on paper 13.75" x 17" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Plea...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

Mid 20th Century French Fauvist Painting - Amazing Colors - pupil of Andre Lhote
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
'Abstract Figure' Suzanne Vattier, French 1901-1996 dated 71' inscribed verso gouache painting on artist paper, framed size: 20.5 x 25.5 inches Fabulous 1970s abstract goauche paint...
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Fauvist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Naturalistic Portrait of Two Young Girls Reading
By Oszkar Glatz
Located in Houston, TX
Domestic scene painting of two young girls reading from a book. Another figure sits in a doorway in the background occupied by something in her hands. The canvas is framed in an eleg...
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Naturalistic Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Gianni Vagnetti Lady in Red Portrait Painting 20 century oil panel,
Located in Florence, IT
The painting is a portrait of an unknown lady, here depicted with a with an absorbed look. The intense red lipstick, matching with the the dress-allusion to fire and passion-creates ...
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Other Art Style Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Nuturing
Located in West Hollywood, CA
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...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Mid 20th Century Portrait of a Young Woman oil
Located in Frome, Somerset
A fine shoulder length portrait of a young woman circa 1940's-1950's Continental School.A fine shoulder length portrait of a young woman circa 1940's-1950's Continental School. oil o...
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Romantic Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Mid Century Figurative Floral Still-Life with Bouquet, Lemon, & Self Portrait
By Marjorie Hyman
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful mid-century still life of a floral bouquet with self portrait, in a vivid palette and painterly brush strokes, by Marjorie Hyman (American, - 2016), circa 1969. Signed lowe...
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American Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Proud Chimney Sweep Modern Judaica Shtetl Oil Painting WPA Jewish artist
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Klezmer Musicians Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether fa...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

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 Mid-20th Century 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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas, Resin, Carbon Pencil

"Rushelle in the Garden"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Gershon Benjamin (1899 - 1985) An American Modernist of portraits, landscapes, still lives, and the urban scene, Gershon ...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, 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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Reclining nude - British Art Deco 30s female portrait oil painting female artist
By Dora Crockett
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

Materials

Oil

The Birth of Summer - British figurative 1941 art oil painting female artist
Located in London, GB
This stunning British figurative oil painting is by noted female artist Noel Laura Nisbet. Whilst studying at the Royal College of Art she was the winner of the Princess of Wales’ Sc...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Femme et Homards" / Woman with Lobsters
Located in Berlin, MD
Andre Minaux (French 1923 - 1986) "Femme et Homards" / Woman with Lobsters. Oil on canvas. Features a young woman holding one lobster while two others sit on a counter before her. ...
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French School Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Christine Bonnar the Artist's Wife - British Art Deco Oil Painting
Located in London, GB
This alluring Art Deco portrait oil painting is by former British Newlyn artist John Da Costa. Painted circa 1930 the painting is of Christine Bonnar, the artist's wife. She was the ...
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Antique American Ashcan School Original Portrait Of A Young Woman Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 13"L x 17"H.
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Female Fencer, Saturday Evening Post Cover
By Alfred J. Cammarata
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Right Sight Size 40.00" x 30.00", Framed 47.00" x 37.00" Cover of the Saturday Evening Post, April 1, 1933.
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Edgar Allan Poe
By Henry Kurt Stoessel
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1933 Medium: Mixed Media on Board Dimensions: 18.50" x 25.50" Signature: Signed Lower Left Shows Poe seated at a desk in the offices of The Evening Mirror (early publishe...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Board, Mixed Media

Michael Lemmermeyer, American 1891-1970, Impressionist Sketch of a Young Woman
Located in Hallowell, ME
20" x 16" with estate stamp verso--also stating that this was painted for practice. Lemmermeyer painted in Florida and this was likely painted there in the 1960's.
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American Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Ballerinas at Paris Opera - Post-impressionist painting
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
COSSON, Jean Louis Marcel (1878 – 1956) Ballerinas at Paris Opera Oil on canvas signed low right Framed by Gault (Paris - Fbg St Honoré) Dim canvas : 41 X 73 cm Dim canvas : 60 X 92 ...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

English 20th century portrait of a blond haired young girl, Carmen, circa 1932
Located in Woodbury, CT
English 20th century Portrait of a lady, titled, 'Carmen', circa 1932 Paul Ayshford Methuen was born at Corsham, Wiltshire, on 29 September 1886. He was the eldest of the five child...
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Post-Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

1960's French Portrait Female Detectives, Capes & Hats - Caricatures
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper inscribed verso stamped to the reverse Image : 19.5 x 25.5 inches Superbly decorative 196...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

Infant walk
Located in Geneva, CH
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

Materials

Pastel, Watercolor

1960's French Portrait Bruised Eye Cheery Man in Bow Tie Caricature
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Character Portrait French school, Mid 20th Century Gouache paint on unframed paper inscribed verso stamped to the reverse Image : 12 x 9.5 inches Overall size: 25.75 x 19.5 in...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portraits of Judy Hasch, Laura Gehest, Sam Burgess (Gunsmith), & Steve O'Brien
Located in Milford, NH
A set of four naive folk art portraits by self-taught American artist Earle T. Merchant (1903-1997). Merchant was born in Gloucester, and started his law education at Boston Universi...
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Folk Art Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Portrait of an African Woman, Danseuse Mutshioko
Located in Amsterdam, NL
MADELEINE LEFEBVRE (1900-1967) Danseuse Mutshioko Signed M.Lefebvre lower right Titled and dated Danseuse Mutshioko, 1945 on a sticker on the stretcher Oil on canvas, 60.6 x 50.3...
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Expressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1930's Original Parisian Fashion Illustration Watercolor Black Oriental Dress
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1930's French fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache/ watercolor and pencil, is dated to the upper corner ...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil

CLAUDE BENARD (1926-2016) LARGE 1950'S FRENCH OIL - SMART LADY IN GREEN DRESS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Claude Benard (1926-2016, French), signed Stunning original French oil painting by the popular and renowned French painter, Claude Benard (1926-2016). Claude Benard...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

1930's Original Parisian Fashion Watercolor Burgandy Dress With Green Cape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1930's French fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache/ watercolor and pencil, is dated to the upper corner ...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil

Antique American WPA Social Realism Portrait Return From War Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American social realist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Bert Lahr - Circus Performer - Modernism
Located in Miami, FL
A recent Kuhn Circus Performer sold for $312,000 at Bonhams, NY Bert Lahr shined in the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of OZ. Here he is depicted in his comdian's costume w...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Art Deco Style Female Portrait Painting 1960
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3573 Acrylic on canvas board Set in Deco style frame Image size 13x10"
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Sophie
Located in New York, NY
Sophie is an expressive and highly individualistic Post Impressionist work reminiscent of Chaim Soutine. Cottavoz isn known and celebrated for using incredibly thick paint that is a...
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Abstract Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Bearded man in hat
Located in Geneva, CH
Swiss painter Work on wood Gilded wooden frame 55,5 x 44,5 x 3,5 cm
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Large Edith Ferullo 'Girl in Yellow Dress w. Bird' Framed Painting on Board
Located in Hudson, NY
Stunning original Edith Ferullo painting on board in a spectacular gold frame. Whimsical and sweet composition of a young girl in a yellow dress with a head band holding a bird.
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paint, Board

White Mantilla
Located in Los Angeles, CA
RICHARD KIRK "WHITE MANTILLA" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED, TITLED AMERICAN, C.1960 36 X 23 INCHES Original Frame Richard Kirk Born 1932 Kirk was born in West Virginia in 1932. He ...
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Surrealist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Huge Colourful Male Portrait, Geometric Cubist Original Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Huge Colourful Male Portrait, Geometric, Cubist Original Oil Painting By European schooled artist, Mid 20th Century Oil painting on board, unframed Board size: 60 x 48 inches A fab...
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Abstract Geometric Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The woman with the bun
Located in Geneva, CH
Paul Schalteggerl, his artist name Paul Delapoterie. Painting artist born in Geneva in 1930, artistic decoration of buildings, gouache, sculpture, wall painting, drawing. Work on ...
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Feminist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Itzhak Holtz (Judaica Master) Oil Painting Portrait John Sloan Ashcan Artist WPA
By Itshak Holtz
Located in Surfside, FL
Oil Painting Portrait of Ashcan Artist John Sloan. Signed I. Holtz. The youngest of four children, Holtz was born and spent his early childhood in Skierniewice, Poland, a small town ...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

IN THE SUN
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed on front by the artist. Original acrylic and oil on masonite painting. Framed. Artwork is in excellent condition. Certificate of authenticity included. All reasonable ...
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Contemporary Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil, Acrylic

Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. Period 1940's Original Portrait of Fairbanks - Provenance
By Tino Costa
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. " by Tino Costa (Russian/ American 1891-1947) signed & dated 1940, lower right corner oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 26.5 x 21 inches framed: 31.5 x ...
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American Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Portrait of Bert Lahr as Burlesque Clown - The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of Oz
Located in Miami, FL
Bert Lahr shined in the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of OZ. Here he is depicted in his comedian's costume which he wears while staring in Jean Dalrymple's production of "...
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American Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Profile of a Young Girl, Painting by Donald Roy Purdy
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Donald Roy Purdy, American (1924 - ) Title: Profile of a Young Girl Year: circa 1960 Medium: Oil on Masonite, signed l.r. Size: 12 x 16 in. (30.48 x 40.64 cm) Frame Size: 19....
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Contemporary Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Italian Surrealist Oil Painting Jean Calogero Big Eyed Girl Doll
Located in Surfside, FL
Hand signed lower right 'canvas measures 15 X 10.75 framed it measures 19 X 15.75 Calogero was born August 20, 1922 in Catania, Sicily. Self-taught Surreal Artist First exhibitio...
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Surrealist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a young Communist Brigadist from the Spanish Civil War
By Josefine Batke-Koller
Located in Meinisberg, CH
Josefine Batke - Koller (Austrian, 1897-1976) Oil on panel ca. 60 x 49 cm Frame ca. 75 x 62 cm Signed & dated 1936 bottom right Haunting portrait of a Young Communist; either a br...
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Naturalistic Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

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 Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

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La Nobildonna - Il Guanto Rosso (Noblewoman - The Red Glove) - Oil on Canvas
By Eliano Fantuzzi
Located in Roma, IT
Signed lower left: FANTUZZI. Archived in the General Catalogue of Eliano Fantuzzi, No. A-6, order number 15/76741. Very good conditions. This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under ex...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait of Enriqueta G. Dávila
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Diego Rivera. "Portrait of Enriqueta G. Dávila" is a modern portrait, oil on canvas in a palette of whites, browns, purples, and reds by Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Th...
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Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Don't Cry Long" Abstracted and Distorted Self-Portrait, One Crying Eye
Located in Detroit, MI
"Don't Cry Long" can be called unusual for a portrait especially a self-portrait, but Ethelyn, in addition to painting commissioned portraits, also, frequently painted herself and sh...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

1950’s Parisian Girl - Collage Painting
By Edward Fish
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
1950’s Parisian Girl - Collage Painting By Edward Fish, Mid 20th Century Signed on the top left hand corner Oil painting on canvas, framed with applied collage items Framed size: 29...
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Impressionist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait African American Woman Modernist Framed
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting portrait of an African American woman in a unique coat. The reverse of the painting has the start of another composition and the word "Howard" wri...
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Realist Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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