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Käthe Kollwitz Bronze Sculpture Der Abschied ( Leave )
Located in Berlin, DE
Very emotional sculpture by Käthe Kollwitz ( 1867-1945 ), Germany. Conceived 1940/1941. Bronze dark patinated on granite rectangular base. One of a 50 pieces, cast 1975. Signed down...
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Expressionist 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Granite, Bronze

Figural Group Wood Sculpture
Located in Cleveland, OH
Robert Lohman Figural Group 1940s Carved Wood 30.5 x 10.5 x 13 inches
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Colombe sur lit de paille, Pablo Picasso, Plate, Multiples, Earthenware, Ceramic
Located in Geneva, CH
Colombe sur lit de paille, Pablo Picasso, Plate, Multiples, Earthenware, Ceramic Colombe sur lit de paille Ed. 300 pcs 1949 White earthenware clair, decoration in engobes, knife eng...
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Post-War 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Colombe sur lit de paille
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Pablo Picasso, Spanish (1881 - 1973) Title: Colombe sur lit de paille, (Dove on a Straw Bed) [Ramie 79 variant] Year: 1949 Medium: White earthenware clay, white enamel bru...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

"In Freiheit (In Freedom)", White Porcelain Horses
Located in Detroit, MI
This gorgeous porcelain sculpture from Hutschenreuther porcelain is of two galloping horses, sculpted in exquisite detail and signed by the sculptor, Max Hermann Fritz. Max Hermann F...
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Expressionist 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Square Head of a Man (Plate XXXI)
Located in Washington, DC
Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original copper plate with cancellation mark with matching etching on Montval wove paper Title: Square Head of a Man (Plate XXXI) Portfolio: Carmen Year...
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Copper

Hen, Gilded Hen in Polished Bronze
Located in New York, NY
This Sculpture "Hen" by William Zorach in polished bronze is numbered 3/6 although according to the artist son, only 4 were ever cast. Executed in 1946, signed on the reverse and nu...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Taureau gravé, Pablo Picasso, 1940's, plate, Sculpture, Design, Bull
Located in Geneva, CH
Taureau gravé, Pablo Picasso, 1940's, plate, Sculpture, Design, Bull Taureau gravé Ed. 84/200 pcs 1947 White earthenware clay, engobe decoration, engraved under yellow glaze 32 x 39...
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Post-War 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Florentine Figurative Terracotta Low-relief Madonna with Child dated 1942
By Emanuele Zambini
Located in Florence, IT
Terracotta Low-relief representing the Virgin Mary sited while she’s holding her lively Child. Jesus is holding a key as a probable reference to the “keys of the kingdom of heaven ” ...
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Other Art Style 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

"Bobo Mask Burkina Fasso-Upper Volta," Carved & Painted Wood created c. 1945
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Bobo Mask Burkina Fasso-Upper Volta" is a wood carved sculpture with painted details. It features the image of an abstracted face with a large almost elephant-like ruck protruding o...
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Tribal 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Modernist Face
By Itzhak Sankowsky
Located in Los Angeles, CA
ITZHAK SANKOWSKY "MODERNIST FACE" WOOD, SIGNED ROMANIAN-AMERICAN, C.1940 24.5 INCHES Itzhak Sankowsky was born in 1908 in Romania. He lived and was active in Philadelphia, Penn...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

2 Sculptures: "The Power" & "The Glory" WPA Depression WWII era mid 20th century
Located in New York, NY
2 Sculptures: "The Power" & "The Glory" WPA Depression WWII era mid 20th century by Agnes Yarnall circa 1940s. Sculptor, painter, poet and artistic historian, Agnes Yarnall has, si...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Poisson, Georges Braque, Fish, Sculpture, Bronze, 1940's, Postwar, Valsuani
Located in Geneva, CH
Poisson, Georges Braque, Fish, Sculpture, Bronze, 1940's, Postwar, Valsuani Ed. 6/6 pcs Signed and numbered underneath : 6/6, cire perdue, C.Valsuani fondeur. Certificate of authent...
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Post-War 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Bough Bender
By Walker Kirtland Hancock
Located in Boston, MA
Walker Kirtland Hancock, American (1901-1998), Bough Bender, 1941. Bronze with Brown patina. Number 5 in an edition of 9. Signed and inscribed on bronze base: "1941 / W. HANCOCK / © ...
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American Realist 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Cylindrical Vase in Enamelled Ceramic with Decoration of an Antique Scene
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Mayodon, Cylindrical Vase Ca. 1940 Cylindrical vase on heel and flared neck in enameled ceramic with exterior decor of an antique scene in gray green tones on a reddish orange m...
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

"Bambara Queen, Rep. Mali," Wood created in Africa in c. 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Bambara Queen, Rep. Mali" is a carved wood sculpture with abstracted human and animal figures. 20" x 6" x 3" The Bambara are a Mande ethnic group native to West Africa, primarily ...
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Tribal 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Gli Amanti (The Lovers), Arturo Martini (Bronze Sculpture Two Figures)
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Arturo Martini Gli Amanti 1941 bronze and wood 43 x 30 x 24 cm unique signed Description: The oeuvre of the Italian artist Arturo Martini (*1889 Treviso IT †1947 Milan IT) consist...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

"Junges Blut (Young Blood)", White Porcelain Horses
Located in Detroit, MI
This gorgeous porcelain sculpture from Hutschenreuther porcelain is of three galloping horses, sculpted in exquisite detail by the sculptor, Hans Achtziger. Hans Achtziger was a desi...
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Expressionist 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Early 1940s Abstract Pottery Vase #2 after George Ohr
By Hamilton Achille Wolf
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful rendition of a "Mad Potter of Biloxi George Ohr" style vase by Hamilton Achille Wolf (American, 1883 - 1967). Size: 6" H x 4" W. A Post War California abstract expression...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay, Varnish

Four Enlaced Profiles
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is a unique variation round plate by Pablo Picasso, created in 1949. It is made with white earthenware clay plate, decoration in engobes and enamel under glaze in white an...
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Other Art Style 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay

Fishmonger
By Sally Grosz Bodkin
Located in Cleveland, OH
Sally Grosz Bodkin [New York, 1900-1974] Fishmonger 1942 Ceramic 15.5 x 6.25 x 5 inches
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Pablo Picasso, Visage Brun-Bleu (Ramie 2), White Earthenware Clay Plate 1947
Located in Long Island City, NY
Created in 1947, this early Picasso ceramic is the second that artist ever produced. It is in wonderful condition and presented in a fine black wood frame. Artist: Pablo Picasso ...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay, Glaze

Runner, Bronze Sculpture by Chaim Gross 1943
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Chaim Gross, Austrian/American (1904 - 1991) Title: Untitled - Runner Year: 1943 Medium: Bronze Sculpture, signature and number inscribed Edition: 31/50 Size: 5.25 x 3 x 1.5...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

WORKER 1940s European Porcelain WPA Mid-Century Modern Industrial LGBT Czech
Located in New York, NY
WORKER 1940s European Porcelain WPA Mid-Century Modern Industrial LGBT Czech VÁCLAV VOKÁLEK (1891-1970). Little is know about the Czech sculptor. There a few auction records. This s...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Jester Head
Located in Cleveland, OH
Robert Lohman Jester 1949 Ceramic 21 x 13 x 14 inches
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

"Senufo Dance Mask - Ivory Coast," Wood Carved Mask created circa 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This ceremonial mask was created by an unknown Senufo artist from the Ivory Coast. It depicts an abstracted human face with horns and other protrusions. The wood is dark. 13" x 7" ...
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Other Art Style 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

STRIDENT MAN Carved Wood Sculpture Hollywood WPA Modernist Puppet Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
This 18 x 9 x 4 inch carved wood sculpture is unsigned and comes directly from the artist's family. Louis 'Lou' Bunin (28 March 1904 – 17 February 1994) was an American puppeteer, a...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Oval Head with Dividing Line (Plate XXIX)
Located in Washington, DC
Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original copper plate with cancellation mark with matching etching on Montval wove paper Title: Oval Head with Dividing Line (Plate XXIX) Portfolio: Car...
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Copper

"Dan Mask Ivory Coast," Wood, Hair, & Mud created in African in c. 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Dan Mask Ivory Coast" is a mask sculpted out of wood with hair and mud. Slit eyes and an opened mouth with a heart shaped face. 6" x 9" x 2" Dan sculptors mainly produce masks whi...
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Tribal 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Found Objects

Acrobats, Wood Sculpture by Chaim Gross 1948
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Chaim Gross, Austrian (1904 - 1991) Title: Acrobats Year: 1948 Medium: Hand-carved wood sculpture, signature and date inscribed Size: 21 in. (53.34 cm) tall
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Face Mask," Wood and Cowry Shells created in New Guinea circa 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This mask was created by an unknown artist from New Guinea. It depicts an elongated face with carved wood and cowry shells for eyes. Mask: 29 x 8 in, includes a metal stand.
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Folk Art 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Found Objects

Rare 1940s Copper Repousse Judaica "Shtetl Cheder Boy" Plaque
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Arieh Merzer was a prominent Israeli artist and metal worker. Arie Merzer, an artist who worked in hand-hammered copper, was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1905, the scion of a large Has...
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Copper

"BaPende Statue - Zaire," Carved Wood Sculpture created in Africa circa 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This statue was carved by an unknown Pende artist from Zaire. It depicts a walking man with a disc-shape on his head and large eyes. 25 3/4" x 7" sculpture The Pende people are an...
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Folk Art 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Sleeping Owl, Bronze Sculpture by Antonovici - Brancusi's Protege
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Constantin Antonovici, Romanian (1911 - 2002) Title: Sleeping Owl Year: 1947 Medium: Bronze with Patina on Marble Base, signature and number inscribed Edition: 1/9 Size: 29 i...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Silvered Brass Deco Sculpture
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
9-098 Deco sculpture with outstretched arms supporting a vessel
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1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Seagull Lamp
Located in Missouri, MO
William F. Boogar, Jr. Seagull Lamp 1946 Bronze approx. 15 1/4" High x 6 1/2" Wide Signed and Dated Bottom WILLIAM F. BOOGAR, Jr., the Provincetown sculptor, probably knows more abo...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Owl III, Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Antonovici
Located in Long Island City, NY
Antonovici was born in Neamt, Romania on February 18, 1911, and graduated from the Fine Arts Academy in Iasi, Romania, in 1939. In 1940, Antonovici studied in Zagreb with the famous ...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze