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Dick Powell Dunking a Doughnut Fine Art Print
Dick Powell Dunking a Doughnut Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This awesome candid capture features Dick Powell smiling at the breakfast table, dunking his doughnut. Dick Powell was an American singer, actor, film producer, film director, and s...
Dick Powell Smoking Fine Art Print
Dick Powell Smoking Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This stunning black and white studio portrait features Dick Powell lighting a cigarette to make for a truly captivating image. Dick Powell was an American singer, actor, film produc...
Dorothy Lamour Classical Portrait Fine Art Print
Dorothy Lamour Classical Portrait Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This stunning black and white studio glamour portrait features a splendid image of Dorothy Lamour smiling at the camera for her performance on the "Sealtest Variety Show". Dorothy L...
Eleanor Roosevelt Smiling Outdoors Fine Art Print
Eleanor Roosevelt Smiling Outdoors Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This vintage black and white capture features Eleanor Roosevelt in a stunning outdoors portrait. Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She serve...
Gene Kelly Going My Way Fine Art Print
Gene Kelly Going My Way Fine Art Print
Bill Kobrin
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This black and white closeup features Gene Kelly candid and looking away while on set of the film "Going My Way". Gene Kelly was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and televi...
Cary Grant: Hollywoods Golden Age Fine Art Print
Cary Grant: Hollywoods Golden Age Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
Cary Grant was an English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant...
Carmen Miranda Dancing Fine Art Print
Carmen Miranda Dancing Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This black and white studio portrait features Carmen Miranda dancing on a stage set. Carmen Miranda was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film ...
Nelson Algren and The Man With the Golden Arm, 1949
Nelson Algren and The Man With the Golden Arm, ...
Art Shay
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Silver Leaf, Silver Gelatin
“Art Shay’s photography shakes you up, sets you down gently, pats you on the head and then kicks you in the ass.” Roger Ebert “[Shay’s work] ranks with some of the greats of the 20...
Cary Grant: Leading Man Fine Art Print
Cary Grant: Leading Man Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
Cary Grant was an English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant...
Handsome Man
Handsome Man
Edward Weston
1940s Other Art Style Black and White Photography
Photographic Paper
A handsome portrait of a man by Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 – January 1, 1958). Signed "EW 1949" lower right. Displayed in a black wood frame. Image, 4.5"H x 3.5"W. Weston ...
Jacques Lipchitz, Harper’s Bazaar
Jacques Lipchitz, Harper’s Bazaar
Genevieve Naylor
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Stamped by the photographer's estate.
Cotton Wood Stumps
Cotton Wood Stumps
Cole Weston
1940s Other Art Style Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Gelatin silver print Signed and dated in pencil, l.r. 7.5 x 9.5 inches, sheet 13 x 16 inches, mount This artwork is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City.
Dr. Albert Einstein Lectures Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment, C Print
Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). His work is al...
ROBE D'APRÈS-MIDI - VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPH - BLACK ...
Willy Maywald
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Photographic Paper, C Print
Original Vintage Willy Maywald Photo titled 'Robe d'pares-midi' designed by Jacques Heim Measuring 13.5x13.5 cm / Framed 26x32 cm
Eleanor Roosevelt Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This vintage black and white capture features Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on CBS radio. Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the F...
Dolores Del Rio Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This black and white image features Mexican actress, Delores Del Rio. She was the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with a career in American films in th...
Gene Kelly Closeup Fine Art Print
Bill Kobrin
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This black and white closeup features Gene Kelly smiling and looking to the camera while on set of the film "Going My Way". Gene Kelly was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, ...
Marion Post Wolcott. Taking a Drink, 1940
Marion Post Wolcott
1940s Other Art Style Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Marion Post Wolcott. (1910-1990). Taking a Drink, 1940. Image Size: 9 x 9", Framed Size; 15.5 x 14.5". Gelatin silver print. Signed on print verso with the following handwritten tex...
Frida in Front of Studio w/ Monkey, Coyoacan
Fritz Henle
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
gelatin silver print 22 x 18.5 x 0.75 inches framed
Frida Resting
Unknown
1940s Portrait Photography
Silver Gelatin
gelatin silver print, vintage 18.5 x 22 x 0.75 inches framed
Jane Russell
George Hurrell
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Photographic Paper
This piece is a vintage photograph from the original negative, shot by George Hurrell in 1942. This photograph depicts American actress Jane Russell, who is best know for her roles ...
Titter, 1950 vintage photograph
Art Shay
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
“Art Shay’s photography shakes you up, sets you down gently, pats you on the head and then kicks you in the ass.” Roger Ebert “[Shay’s work] ranks with some of the greats of the 20...
Fluid Patterns
Gyorgy Kepes
1940s Abstract Abstract Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed, dated and numbered. Portfolio "Twelve Photographs", No. 13
Rocky Graciano in Locker Room After Fight, 1948
Art Shay
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Archival Pigment
“Art Shay’s photography shakes you up, sets you down gently, pats you on the head and then kicks you in the ass.” Roger Ebert “[Shay’s work] ranks with some of the greats of the 20...
American Farmer and his Wife, Connecticut
Jack Delano
1940s Modern Portrait Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on print verso.
Children Playing Marbles, St. Thomas, U.S. Virg...
Jack Delano
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on print verso. Jack Delano, born Jacob Ovcharov, moved from his native Russian to New York in 1923, at the age of 9. He went on to study illustr...
'Marlene Wears Christain Dior' (Limited Edition)
Unknown
1940s Modern Figurative Photography
Silver Gelatin
'Marlene Wears Christain Dior' Marlene Dietrich wearing a Christian Dior design, in Stage Fright, 1949. A stunning image of the film actress looking glamorous and decadent. (phot...
Portrait of Monroe Wheeler
George Platt Lynes
1940s Other Art Style Portrait Photography
Silver Gelatin
Vintage gelatin silver print Inscribed in black ink, verso This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. George Platt Lynes (1907-1955) was a renowned American f...
Rita Hayworth: The Great American Love Goddess ...
George Hurrell
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
This beautiful vintage portrait features Rita Hayworth smiling in Lingerie her head tilted back and eyes closed. Rita Hayworth was an American actress and dancer. She achieved fame ...
Street Transaction, 1949 Vintage Silver Gelatin...
Art Shay
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
“Art Shay’s photography shakes you up, sets you down gently, pats you on the head and then kicks you in the ass.” Roger Ebert “[Shay’s work] ranks with some of the greats of the 20...
Backstage at La Scala
Slim Aarons
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Backstage at La Scala, 1948 Chromogenic Print Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. A chorus girl reads a movie magazi...
Classical Portrait of Albert Einstein Fine Art ...
Unknown
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment, C Print
This is an incredible portrait of an inquisitive Albert Einstein, photographed by Harris & Ewing in the 1940's. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who develope...
Frank Sinatra Sitting on Bench Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment, C Print
A fine portrait of Frank Sinatra riding on the ferry, for the film "Pal Joey". One of the greatest of all entertainers of the 20th Century, Sinatra popularity spanned from coast to c...
Poster Girl, NYC
Helen Levitt
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Helen Levitt was a true master of the street, one whose poetic vision, humor, and inventiveness transformed the gritty world of New York City’s poorer neighborhoods into captivating,...
Jazz Scooter: Louis Armstrong and Lucille Brown
Slim Aarons
1940s American Realist Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Lucille Brown takes control of the Vespa scooter as her husband Louis Armstrong (1898 - 1971) displays his musical appreciation of the ancient Colosseum in Rome. (Photo by Slim Aaron...
'Dinner Jazz' (SLIM AARONS Estate Edition)
Slim Aarons
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
'Dinner Jazz' by Slim Aarons American Jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong (1898 – 1971) enjoys a plate of spaghetti in Rome, 1949. The infamous jazz musician is pictured enjo...
Wart Boaman divin' fer land on Montana Red
John Stryker
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed and titled. Vintage gelatin silver print Johm Stryker was born in Rockford, Illinois, September 1, 1883. He is most remembered for his body of photographs he took of the "Oly...
Junio Eskew, Houston Fat Stock Show
John Stryker
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed and titled. Vintage gelatin silver print Johm Stryker was born in Rockford, Illinois, September 1, 1883. He is most remembered for his body of photographs he took of the &quo...
Joe Coker on Widowmaker
John Stryker
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed and titled. Vintage gelatin silver print Johm Stryker was born in Rockford, Illinois, September 1, 1883. He is most remembered for his body of photographs he took of the "Oly...
Vick Beackstone on 'One Minute to Midnite'
John Stryker
1940s Modern Portrait Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed and titled. Vintage gelatin silver prints. Johm Stryker was born in Rockford, Illinois, September 1, 1883. He is most remembered for his body of photographs he took of the &q...
Ingrid Bergman Smoking Fine Art Print
Unknown
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment
Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films and won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards and the Tony Awar...
'Cannon Drive' Beverly Hills (Slim Aarons Esta...
Slim Aarons
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
'Cannon Drive' by Slim Aarons Cars driving along Cannon Drive, Beverly Hills, California, 1952. Another gorgeous and typically 'Slim' photograph, it epitomises the elegant, vintage...
Le Main de Dieu (The Hand of God)
Auguste Rodin & Albert Rudomine
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Inscribed Rudomine in an unknown hand on reverse
Chancellery Graffiti
Slim Aarons
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Chancellery Graffiti, 1945 Silver gelatin print 30 x 30 inches Edition of 150 1945: Graffiti on the wall of Hitler’s chancellery shortly after his death. The men are Life photo...
Ingrid Bergman a "One-of-a-Kind" original 8 x ...
Ernest Bachrach
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Photographic Film, Archival Paper
This is a "One-of-a-Kind" original 8" x 10" Large-Format negative of Ingrid Bergman, shot by Ernest Bachrach in 1945. The negative comes with a 22” x 17” print on archival paper. ...
Ingrid Bergman a "One-of-a-Kind" Original Negat...
Gaston Longet
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Photographic Film, Archival Paper
Ingrid Bergman, a "One-of-a-Kind" Original Negative by photographer Gaston Longet shot in 1946 for RKO Radio Pictures. The negative is a Large Format 8"" x 10"", accompanied by a 22"...
Rita Hayworth "One of a Kind" Original Negative...
Robert Coburn
1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography
Photographic Film, Archival Paper
"Rita Hayworth a ""One-of-a-Kind"" Original Negative by iconic photographer Robert Coburn shot in 1946 at Columbia Picture Studio. The negative is a Large Format 8"" x 10"", accompan...
Frida Kahlo, Coyoacán, Mexico, 1943, Digital Pr...
Leo Matiz
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Black and White, Digital
Frida Kahlo, Coyoacán, Mexico, 1943 by Leo Matiz Framed Digital Sepia Print Artist Proof Image size: 14.5 in. H x 10.75 in. W Frame size: 25.5 in. H x 21.38 in. W x 1.5 in. D Signed ...
Kids with Circus Poster, NYC
Morris Engel
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed in black ink on print margin. Signed in pencil on print verso. Paper size: 14 x 11 in. Image size: 13 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.
Lauren Bacall
Philippe Halsman
1940s Modern Figurative Photography
Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin, Wood
The work offered for sale here is an original vintage silver gelatin print hand created by Halsman in 1944 and exhibited at the International Center for Photography. Philippe Hal...
Lucille Ball Classic Portait
Ernest Bachrach
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment
Stunning image of the glamorous Lucille Ball, taken before she rose to fame as a comedic television star. This photo was shot by Ernest Bachrach, head of the RKO photographic depart...
Elizabeth Taylor Fine Art Print
Clarence Sinclair Bull
1940s Black and White Photography
Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor was one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. She was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beau...
Orpheus (Nicolas Magallanes and Francisco Moncion)
George Platt Lynes
1940s Post-Modern Figurative Photography
Black and White
Vintage silver print Studio stamp in black ink, verso This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. George Platt Lynes (1907-1955) was a renowned American fashio...
Anne Chambers
Norman Parkinson
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Limited Edition Estate Print; titled, dated and numbered in ink on verso.
Cathedral, Rooftops
Jaromir Funke
1940s Other Art Style Landscape Photography
Black and White
Vintage silver print Signed in pencil, verso Also inscribed by the artist's son in pencil, verso 9.5 x 7 inches, sheet This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City.
Model Wearing Rosenblum, Harper's Bazaar, New York
Genevieve Naylor
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed by the photographer.
Le Fox-Terrier Au Pont des Arts
Robert Doisneau
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed by the photographer.
Twins with Elephants, Sarasota
Louise Dahl-Wolfe
1940s Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin
Signed by the photographer.
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