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"The Big Bad Wolf" 1930-60s, Tempera Paint on Paper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1930-60s tempera paint on paper homage to the classic Grimm fairy tale with the caption What Big Teeth You Have! is by by California artist Forrest Hibbits (1905-1996). Hibbits ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Tempera

"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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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Carmen Miranda American Modernism Giant Hollywood Celebrity Portrait Latinx WPA
Located in New York, NY
Carmen Miranda American Modernism Giant Hollywood Celebrity Portrait Latinx WPA. 35 ¼ x 30 inches. Oil on canvas, 1942. Signed lower right. Titled and signed on the stretcher. Our ...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Melle Blondie 1979 By Richard Merkin
Located in Pasadena, CA
Richard Marshall Merkin (1938 – 2009) was an American painter, illustrator and arts educator. Merkin's fascination with the 1920s and 1930s defined his art and shaped his identity a...
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1970s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil Pastel

1950s "Purple Head" Mid Century Oil and Pastel Portrait Original Drawing
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Purple Head" c.1950s Gouache and oil pastel on paper 13.75" x 17" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by sel...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

Portrait of a Woman, Virginia 1935
By Musier Lee Taintor
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous 1930's portrait of a seated African American woman in a red dress by Musier Lee Taintor (American, b. 1909), 1935. Signed and dated upper left corner. Image size: 30"H x 24...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Holocaust Memorial Oil Painting Judaica Rabbi Composed of Figures Artists Frame
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Maurice Newman was active/lived in Massachusetts / Lithuania. Maurice Newman is known for sculpture-abstraction, impressionist landscape painting, diorama. Born in Lithuania, Mauric...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League and Hans Hofmann School of Art in New ...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Encaustic, Oil, Board

Up at Bat, The Saturday Evening Post Cover, August 10, 1940
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Price on Request. The Saturday Evening Post cover, August 10, 1940
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

The Human Condition
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Irving Norman. "The Human Condition" is a social surrealist painting, oil on canvas executed in a dark palette of grays, browns, and reds by American artist Irving Norm...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Self Portrait, Oil on Board, Signed and Dated, 1925, American Modernist
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Self Portrait" by Philadelphia born modernist painter Leon Kelly, is a moody and atmospheric self portrait of the artist in younger years at age 24. The 18" x 16" oil on board, fram...
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1920s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Two Ladies Trying to Out-Mystify Each Other, Semi Abstract, Cubist Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Two Ladies Trying to Out-Mystify Each Other, vintage 1969, semi-abstract, cubist style oil painting, two female figures with still life. Oil on canvas, estate Stamp verso, titled an...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, 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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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

1950s "Study from the Spinners" American Modern Acrylic Figurative Painting
Located in New York, NY
"Study from the Spinners" c.1950s Acrylic on rag paper 10"x11.25" attached to silver metallic paper, unframed $425 Signed in paint lower left *Listed price reflects custom framing se...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Acrylic

Adylin with Skis, Vintage 1930s Painting, Apres Ski, Cabin,
Located in Denver, CO
Adylin with Skis, Sitting Pose, vintage modernist, WPA era interior scene of a young woman with ski gear sitting on a sofa. Dated 1939 verso, colors include blue, red, white, ivory, ...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Karl Priebe Original Artwork Woman with Yellow Feather Hat and Bird
By Karl Priebe
Located in Hudson, NY
Stunning original casein on paperboard dated 1954. This is a quintessential Priebe featuring a beautiful woman and exotic bird.
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Casein, Pencil, Board

Girl with Blue Face
Located in East Hampton, NY
Girl with Blue Face, 48 X 36 X 1.5 $5200 This large scale painting of a woman's face hints at Picasso. Both technically accomplished and classically approached, the thick gestural br...
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2010s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

1950s "Black Floor" Mid Century Bay Area Figurative Movement Gouache Painting
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Black Floor c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18" Unframed *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Portrait of Kevin's playmate
Located in Dallas, TX
Donald Vogel’s paintings reflect his interest in seeking beauty in life and in sharing pleasure with his viewers. Vogel entreats us to "rejoice and celebrate each new day, knowing it...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"Arms Crossed in Front" American Modernist Figurative Painting CA Artist
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Arms Crossed in Front" c. 1980s Acrylic and conte crayon on rag paper 26"x39.75" unframed Unsigned *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect framing...
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1980s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Conté, Acrylic

Post Impressionist Oil Painting Seated Girl William Meyerowitz NYC WPA Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Post Impressionist oil painting "Full Length Portrait of a Young Girl Seated" Oil on panel Hand signed lower right Sight 27 x 13 inches framed to 30 1/2 x 16 inches (overall) Will...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Fine Modernist AFRICAN AMERICAN Harlequin Oil Painting Chicago Institute Artist
Located in New York, NY
Up for sale is a wonderful modernist portrait oil painting of a Harlequin by the Famous African American artist Charles Sebree 1914-1985 Sebree is one of the most important emergin...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

1950s "Cubed Figures on Bench" MidCentury Figurative Gouache Original Painting
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Cubed Figures on Bench" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18'" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by sel...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Paper

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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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Colorful Portrait of Fruit Seller 1960-70s Gouache Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1960-70s gouache on paper colorful portrait is by Morris Kronfeld (1914-2011), a New York Modernist artist. He studied art, biology, & art history at Brooklyn College and receiv...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Bay Area Figurative Movement Patricia Gren Hayes
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful figurative by Patricia Gren Hayes (American, 20th Century). Signed on verso. Unframed. Size: 30"H x 40"W. Bay Area Figurative / Bay Area Feminist Art Movement artist, Pat...
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1970s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Karl Priebe Original Artwork Woman and Birds
By Karl Priebe
Located in Hudson, NY
Signed and dated upper right. Museum of Modern Art label verso. Framed.
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Board, Gouache

Woman at Basin, Picasso Style Portrait of a Female Nude, American Modernist
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Woman by Basin" by Philadelphia born modernist and surrealist painter Leon Kelly, is a framed and matted portrait of a female nude. The 22.5" x 17.75" mixed media on artist board i...
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1920s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

"Woman with Blue Earrings" American Modernist Figurative Drawing CA Artist
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Woman with Blue Earrings" 1975 Conte crayon over poster paper 17.25" x19.25" framed silver frame with black sides, float mount 21.25”X 23.25 Signed and dated in conte lo...
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1970s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Conté, Monoprint

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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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paint, Paper

"Long Black Hair" American Modernist Figurative Drawing CA Artist
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Long Black Hair" 1-1973 Conte crayon over monoprint on glossy paper 22.75"x29.5" unframed Signed and dated in conte lower right, estate stamp lower right *Custom framing...
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1970s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paper, Conté, Monoprint

"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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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Man with Pipe
Located in Kansas City, MO
Title : Man with Pipe Materials : Oil on Canvas (Coffee House) Date : 1960's Dimensions : 42 x 30 in. COA provided In the late 1960's, Daniel Brennan had a day job loading boxcars f...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Oil

America impressionist portrait young boy 1937 Modern Figurative Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
A fantastic modern portrait of a young boy. This work is signed what appears to be Paul Sellers and dated 1937, but we have not found information on the artist. The work dated 1936...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Caricature Portrait of a Man
Located in Soquel, CA
Expressive caricature-style portrait of a man by Michael Pauker (American, b. 1957). Signed "Michael Pauker" and dated 1976 on verso. Acquired with a collection of his work. Image si...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Portrait of Marian Virginia Schuster
By Salvador De Regil
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Suzanna and the Elders
Located in Miami, FL
The New owner must be willing to include the work in the forthcoming major exhibition of the artist's work at a major museum. This of course will increase the fame and value of the w...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper

Groovy Lucille Ball, original painting for TV Guide cover
Located in Miami, FL
It's a Happening! Bob Peak "Does his own thing" in the late 1960's with the psychedelic look. Bold and graphic day-glow like colors are on full display in this "Groovy" work by one o...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Mixed Media, Gouache

Large Scale Oil Painting Elegant Woman Portrait Philadelphia Modernist Feminist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Susan Moore Oil and paint stick on canvas. Vanity series. Title "Red Ruby" Depicts an elegant woman in an aqua, green and yellow dress on a gold background. Stunning piece with exqu...
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Early 2000s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Oil

1950s "Head on Desk" Mid Century Figurative Painting University of Paris
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Head on Desk" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 29.25" x 21.75" unframed $950 Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please ex...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Portrait of a Woman Pointillist Gouache by Albert Radoczy #3
Located in Pasadena, CA
Stylized gouache in a pointillist technic of a woman (probably his wife who was his favorite subject) This work is part of a series of 4. On a wall together, they would have a strong...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Paper, Lights, Gouache

Military Man Portrait Figurative Abstract Oil Painting American Modernist Artist
By Dean Richardson
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil on board, 1978. It depicts an abstracted portrait of a military man in an army uniform with medals. It is signed by the artist verso. Dimensions: sight size-22 inches tall X 19...
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1970s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Milton Avery #4"
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 Benj...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Saturday Evening Post Illustration. “ The Devil’s Stronghold” Original Magazine
Located in Miami, FL
The work is mostly black and white to indicate that this is a night scene. On closer inspection, you will see areas of magenta and ivory throughout The publisher's label on verso ide...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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India Ink, Gouache, Pencil

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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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paint, Paper

Modernist Watercolor Painting Judaica Kiddush Levana Blessing New Moon
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Judaic prayer scene Subject: Landscape Medium: watercolor Surface: Paper Country: United States EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicenstein Romano was bo...
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Texas Artist David Pryor Adickes John F Kennedy Bas Relief Painted Sculpture
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
David Pryor Adickes American (b. 1927) John F. Kennedy bas-relief plaster relief sculpture in artists frame incised signature lower center. with gold stars. Deep relief, approximatel...
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Plaster, Wood, Paint

Rare Polish American 1930s Oil Painting Painting WPA Russian Babushka Jewish Art
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Tromka was born May 1, 1896 in Poland. At the age of seven he immigrated with his family to the United States, settling in New York City. It was on the boat coming to New York ...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Portrait of St. Francis
Located in Soquel, CA
Oil on canvas portrait of St. Francis by Dr. Tarmo Pasto (American, 1906-1986). Dr. Tarmo Pasto was a psychiatrist and artist, who taught psychology and art through the 1970s at Cali...
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Parisian Woman" 1950s Modern Art Gouache Painting
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Parisian Woman" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24"x18'" unframed**$950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Ple...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Kashawn
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Kashawn" is an oil painting of a young black man, a portrait.A Contemporary man, stares directly at the viewer. Tomatoes hang from vines in the background, and reach towards the sub...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Candyland
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Candyland" is a fantastic multi-figure composition from Kristy Gordon. Gordon is clearly making comments on the state of today's society; civil unrest, riots, protests, and the perc...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of Young Girl
Located in Dallas, TX
Donald Vogel’s paintings reflect his interest in seeking beauty in life and in sharing pleasure with his viewers. Vogel entreats us to "rejoice and celebrate each new day, knowing it...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Laundry Day. Child hanging cloths in Breeze. Cover. The Household Guest
Located in Miami, FL
The Artist captures a "caught moment" of cloths blowing in the wind. It's being witnessed by an inquisitive bird, while be ducklings and a cute kitty cat accompany her. Signed lower...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Archival Ink, Gouache, Graphite

Portrait Woman and Man
Located in Pasadena, CA
Pair of pastels representing a couple. they are original pastels by an unknown artist in the thirties.
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Pastel

Dora (Modernist Portrait of a Girl at the Seaside with Trees & Rocks)
Located in Denver, CO
Original signed vintage 1928 oil painting by Peppino Mangravite (1896-1978), "Dora" is a figure of a girl in a modernist landscape with rocks, trees and ocean/sea. Presented in a cu...
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1920s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Trumpet Player, 1960's Oil Painting by Marshall Goodman
Located in Long Island City, NY
Trumpet Player Marshall Goodman, American (1916–2003) Date: circa 1960 Oil on Canvas Size: 30 in. x 24 in. (76.2 cm x 60.96 cm) Frame Size: 32 x 26 inches
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil