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Proud, Figurative Realism Original Art Distressed Gold Frame Oil on Linen Board
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Dee Beard Dean is a nationally-recognized artist who has been painting since childhood. She was raised in the countryside of northern Indiana and began her formal studies at Kendall ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Board, Linen, Oil

American School Portrait of a Woman, Oil on Canvas, 19th C
Located in Fairview, NC
Intriguing portrait likely American school but possibly British. The detailing is a bit folky and the ethnicity of the woman is hard to determine.
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Mid-19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Woman in Flower Print Dress
Located in New York, NY
Durr Freedley enjoyed a rich and varied career that took him from his native Indiana to New York City, where he was a respected decorative arts curator at The Metropolitan Museum of ...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Man
Located in New York, NY
Durr Freedley enjoyed a rich and varied career that took him from his native Indiana to New York City, where he was a respected decorative arts curator at The Metropolitan Museum of ...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Mad King, White Bearded Crowned Man Sitting on a Throne Realist Oil Painting
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
"One day, our children will charge us." This white bearded mad king is bare chested, draped in a white and crimson robe. He is seated on a black and gold (iron ?) throne. He is we...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Ecce Homo / Behold the Man
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Ecce Homo (Behold the Man)' by Willard Dixon. These paintings are generally taken from small black and white newspaper photos from Willard Dixon’s daily reading of the news. In 'Ecc...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Ship Breaking
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Ship Breaking' by Willard Dixon. These paintings are generally taken from small black and white newspaper photos from Willard Dixon’s daily reading of the news. Dixon changes the im...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Home
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Home' by Willard Dixon, These paintings are generally taken from small black and white newspaper photos from Willard Dixon’s daily reading of the news. He changes the images somewha...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Aleppo
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Aleppo' by Willard Dixon, These paintings are generally taken from small black and white newspaper photos from Willard Dixon’s daily reading of the news. He changes the images somew...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Halloween
Located in Burlingame, CA
Halloween - an iconic American painting by James Torlakson who is known for his photorealist oil paintings, watercolors and aquatint intaglio etchings. Torlakson’s photorealism subj...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Boreas
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a a wonderful contemporary 'portrait' of the allegorical figure for the ancient Greek personification of the North wind by the American artist Matthew James Collins. "Boreas...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Wood

A friend to a friend
Located in Chicago, IL
Werner Drewes is a German born artist. After immigrating to New York in 1930, Drewes taught at the Brooklyn Museum and Columbia University in the fields of drawing and printmaking. H...
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20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

William Whitaker Oil Painting On Board Original Female Portrait Signed Artwork
Located in Bloomington, MN
William Whitaker Authentic and Original Oil Painting on Board, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: The item up for sale ...
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1970s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique Early American Classical Academic Oil Painting Portrait of a Woman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American interior view and portrait painting by John Whittaker (1836 - 1926). Oil on canvas, circa 1880. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 11"L x 18"H.
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1880s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

LETTY NOWAK "Aamion Goodwin" contemporary large surfer portrait oil on canvas
Located in Southampton, NY
Nowak is known for unusually large portraits, which are always frontal, and always colorful. At times her style seems to verge on realism. Her images are both bold and striking, and ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Elisabeth McBrien, "Champagne Break" realist oil painting portrait tennis player
Located in Southampton, NY
Realist oil portrait of a young man in tennis whites and sunglasses by American artist ELISABETH MCBRIEN. McBrien’s oil paintings reflect her interest in depicting the personal rela...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

American Diner Americana Series USA by Leading British Urban Landscape Artist
Located in Preston, GB
American Diner Americana Series USA by Leading British Urban Landscape Artist. Art measures 24 x 18 inches Frame measure 29 x 23 inches Angela Wakefield has twice been on the front...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Paint, Acrylic, Board

Woman in Yellow Dress
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original painting by Harry McCormick from circa 1980. In an excellent gold frame. Artist: Harry McCormick, American (1942 - ) Title: Woman in Yellow Dress Medium: Oil on Canvas, ...
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1980s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

A Society Matron is a Portrait of a Woman by Irving Wiles
Located in Fairview, NC
"A Society Matron" Irving Ramsey Wiles (1861-1948) This portrait is of a woman sitting forward with her gaze directed towards the viewer. She wears a white off-the-shoulder dress...
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Early 1900s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Little Brunette is a Portrait Painting Signed by Mary Rosamond Coolidge
Located in Fairview, NC
The Little Brunette is a Portrait Painting Signed by Mary Rosamond Coolidge. Mary Rosamond Coolidge (1884 - 1978). This portrait of a woman is Oil on canvas and measures 32 inches...
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20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sunflower
Located in Greenwich, CT
Portrait of a young girl
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"Westward" Long Train
Located in San Antonio, TX
Samuel Wilson (Born 1986) San Antonio, TX Image Size: 12 x 30 Medium: Oil on Canvas 2017 "Westward" Biography Born in 1986 in Wicihta, KS, Sam is a self taught artist, growing up ar...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Rainer Andreesen, "Grey Matter" double portrait 2 men monochromatic oil canvas
Located in Southampton, NY
Monochromatic oil painting of two male figures by artist Rainer Andreesen. Rainer Andreesen was born in 1963 and raised on a remote island on the north west coast of Canada. His obs...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Daniel Sprick, "Raj" realist portrait oil painting
Located in Southampton, NY
Oil on board portrait by renowned artist Daniel Sprick. Colorado artist, Daniel Sprick’s subjects range from extraordinarily realistic portraits to hauntingly contemplative still li...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Daniel Sprick, "Souls in Purgatory", dual portrait urban landscape oil painting
Located in Southampton, NY
Large realistic oil painting of two men standing on the street by renowned American artist, Daniel Sprick. Colorado artist, Sprick’s subjects range from extraordinarily realistic por...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Rainer Andreesen, "Andrew", monochromatic portrait of young man oil painting
Located in Southampton, NY
Contemporary realist monochromatic oil painting portrait of a young man by renowned artist Rainer Andreesen. Portrait painting has always been a fascination for the Canadian born ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Florence Foster Jenkins, 1923 Amateur Soprano by Richard Langtry Partington
Located in Soquel, CA
A fine portrait of a Philadelphia lady, fabled soprano Florence Foster Jenkins, by Richard Langtry Partington (American, 1968-1929), 1923. Signed lower right with "Philadelphia" and ...
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1920s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

19th Century Oil Painting Young Boy Signed Illegibly Dated 1871 Rare American
Located in Buffalo, NY
This stunning American realist painting is signed illegibly and dated 1871. The work comes housed in its original period frame. The work on canvas has been stretched over board.
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1870s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

19th Century painting of young child in green by American Artist, Pauline Palmer
Located in Washington, DC
Pauline Lennards Palmer, a leading American Impressionist, was a prolific, popular, and well-respected artist and leader among her peers. Born in 1867 in McHenry, Illinois, to Germa...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sherwin's Brass Key
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted from direct observation, "Sherwin's Brass Key" presents an antique key hanging from a single nail, on a knotted ribbon. A bright red backdrop creates a warming mood; a sense ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Slender Shovel on Red
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted from direct observation, "Slender Shovel On Red" presents exactly that. A old garden hand-trowel hangs between two tiny nails. A bright red backdrop creates a warming mood; ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"American Busker" Street Performer San Francisco "Being Human" vs "Human Being"
Located in San Antonio, TX
Samuel Wilson (1986-Present) Texas Artist Image Size: 30 x 40 Medium: Oil "American Busker" When you see the paintings below in photos you will say WOW! When you see them in person ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Masquerade" Figurative Narrative "Being Human" vs. "Human Being"
Located in San Antonio, TX
Samuel Wilson (1986-Present) Texas Artist Image Size: 27 x 20 Medium: Oil "Masquerade" When you see them in person you will say UNBELIEVEABLE. From his series "Being Human" vs. "Huma...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Young Girl in Bonnet
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Small Portrait of a Girl in a Bonnet framed in a beautiful ornate period frame. The painting was painted in 1886 when the artist was 25 years old. Charles Courtney Curran (American,...
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1880s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

American School Oil Painting Portrait of a Woman circa 1815
Located in Fairview, NC
American School Oil Painting of a Woman circa 1815. This Federal period portrait is oil on canvas and measures 26" tall by 22" wide. This 19th Century antique painting measures 31...
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1810s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

The Doctor Said I Needed Glasses
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Earl Moran created this iconic published pin-up pastel for Brown and Bigelow's 1945 calendar line. It was published with the title "The Doctor Said I Needed Glasses". The image show...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Illustration Board

Three Quarter Figure, Study for Portrait of Rudolf Nureyev (Study #91)
Located in Atlanta, GA
The product of one of America’s richest artistic dynasties, Jamie Wyeth is a contemporary American realist painter. He is the son of Andrew Wyeth, among the country's most popular p...
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1970s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Gouache, Graphite

California Spanish Girl
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This rare, original mixed medium painting by Henry Clive graced the cover of the February 15, 1942 edition of William Randolph Hearst's The American Weekly. Clive often played with s...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Gouache, Illustration Board

The Older Sister
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Elizabeth Nourse Born: October 26, 1859, Mount Healthy, OH Died: October 8, 1938, Paris, France “The Older Sister” Oil on Board 24 1/2" x 18 1/2" Framed Dimensions 34" x 28" ...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

19th Century portrait of a Woman titles "A Quiet Afternoon in the Park"
Located in Washington, DC
Richard Creifelds was a prominent and highly-sought after genre scene and portrait painter active in New York during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Creifelds began his ar...
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19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

At the Mantel, Portrait of a Lady
Located in Washington, DC
Henry Rittenberg was a highly successful American immigrant painter and teacher. Popular for his charming still lifes and enchanting landscape scenes, Rittenberg was most renowned fo...
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Late 19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

You'd Be Surprised
Located in Minneapolis, MN
The story behind this original art deco pin-up pastel by Rolf Armstrong provides a window into the artist's biography and the inner workings of the illustration business during the G...
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1930s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Pastel, Illustration Board

Boy with a Toy Car
Located in Soquel, CA
Portrait of a boy playing with a mid-century toy car by Ralph Joosten (American, 1928-2009). Signed "R. Joosten" in the lower left corner. Unframed. Ralph Joosten was an accomplishe...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Man with Blue Eyes
Located in Soquel, CA
Bold portrait oil painting on canvas of a Man in a suite and tie by Ralph Edwardn Joosten (American, 1928-2009). Unsigned and unframed without glass. Mr. Joosten was an accomplished...
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Late 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Exceptional Portrait sketch of a Polish Vistula dog
Located in Southport, CT
An exception oil on panel portrait of a Vistula. The skill of the artist is obvious with every brush stroke making this an outstanding painting. Jennifer is regarded as one of the fi...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Movie Poster Illustration for "American Pop"
Located in Miami, FL
McLean's consummate skill as a portrait artist, graphic designer and master of composition is on full display in the complex narrative work. This work contains 41 portraits including...
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1980s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

The Captain's Lady
Located in Miami, FL
This meticulously rendered work depicts a three-quarter view of a young woman lost in deep introspection. Inscribed on verso: " The Captain's Lady" Leslie of ____________ St. ...
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1980s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Watercolor

19th century Italian portrait painting - Figure - Oil on canvas, Italy Milan
Located in Varmo, IT
Frederick Dielman (Hannover 1847 - Washington 1935) - "Portrait of a Woman". Oil on canvas, without frame. - Work signed on the lower right: "Frederick Dielman".
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Late 19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Man as a Woman, Drag Queen
Located in Miami, FL
Earl Mayan is an accomplished artist-illustrator who did covers for the Saturday Evening Post. This intriguing work was most likely done for a major magazine assignment and perhaps ...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Showgirl Spectacular
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Grapefruit Moon Gallery previously sold this painting in July of 2014; we are delighted to again offer it for sale! Showgirl Spectacular is an original pin-up calendar painting by E...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Charles Laughton, Time magazine cover Illustration, March 31, 1952
Located in Miami, FL
Archivally Matted to 17.75 x 16.75 inches Signed lower left
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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Mixed Media, Gouache

Housesitter #2
Located in New York, NY
Alex Blas was born in 1978 in Mexico City and received his degree in 1999 from Santa Ana College. His work has been shown at the Lyons Weir Gallery, New York, and the George Billis ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Still Life #3
Located in New York, NY
Alex Blas was born in 1978 in Mexico City and received his degree in 1999 from Santa Ana College. His work has been shown at the Lyons Weir Gallery, New York, and the George Billis ...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Boy with Molotov Cocktail, Russia Invades Germany
Located in Miami, FL
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label, Signed lower left Provenance: National Museum of American Illustration , Newport, Rhode Island Crockwell gives us a complex and inventive com...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, 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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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Time magazine cover, April 6, 1946
Located in Miami, FL
This work is meticulously and brilliantly rendered to capture not only the likeness of the sitter but spirit as well. The image is pushed to the forefront of the composition and s...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Pencil, Mixed Media, Watercolor, Gouache

The Hatchet
Located in Miami, FL
High drama and fear is exressed on the faces of 5 kids as they anticipate the outcome a scary event. Signed lower left From the Estate of Charles Martignette. Most likey for the Sa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Nude Blonde Woman
Located in Soquel, CA
Expressive portrait in oil of a nude blonde woman by Joseph Yeager (American, 20th Century). Circa 1940s. Although there are unfinished portions at the edges of the piece, the woman'...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

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