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Navajo Sands
Navajo Sands
Thomas Hart Benton
1920s American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil, Tempera, Casein, Board
A painting by Thomas Hart Benton. "Navajo Sands" is a tempera, oil, and casein on canvas mounted on board painting executed in a myriad of lush and deep pastels and depicting a deser...
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Figurative Prints
Wire, Watercolor, Color, Etching
Color Collotype Print, watercolor with electric wires by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). Studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San Mateo Fine...
Young Woman
Young Woman
Ben Benn
1920s American Modern Portrait Paintings
Oil
Oil on canvas portrait of a young woman by Ben Benn (Russian-american 1884-1983). Modernist School painting, signed in the lower left and dated 1920 in the back. Measurements with fr...
Rooftops and Skylights
Rooftops and Skylights
Armin Landeck
1960s American Modern Landscape Prints
Engraving
According to Landeck, this is the old roof of the former Delmonico's Hotel on East 14th St and 5th Avenue in New York. Landeck had a studio in the building, as did many other artists...
"E"  Albert Einstein
"E" Albert Einstein
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Figurative Prints
Watercolor, Color, Etching
Albert Einstein "E" a Color Collotype Print, watercolor by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). She studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San Mate...
"March"
"March"
John Kacere
Mid-19th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This is a rare, large Mid-Century Modern masterpiece by noted New York artist John Kacere. John Kacere (1920-1999) "March" 1959 Oil on Canvas approx 54 x 60 inches Signed Signed, Da...
"Albert"  Albert Einstein
"Albert" Albert Einstein
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Figurative Prints
Watercolor, Color, Etching
Albert Einstein "Albert" silhouette a Collotype Print, watercolor by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). Unsigned. From a collection of her works. She studied at: California College of...
Dream
Dream
Frederick Conway
Mid-20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings
Wax, Oil, Wood Panel
Mid-Century Modern Fred Conway (1900-1973) "Dream" 1943 Oil and Wax on Wood Panel approx 30 x 18 inches Signed and Dated Lower Right A member of the faculty of the Washington Univ...
Lower Manhattan Cityscape American Artist WPA Era NY School c. 1930 Henry Ensol
Lower Manhattan Cityscape American Artist WPA E...
Henry Ensol
1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil
An original modern 1930's oil painting by WPA era American artist Henry Ensol. This work comes in a period frame likely original to the piece.
"Dark Barn with White Doors," pastel on paper by Wolf Kahn
"Dark Barn with White Doors," pastel on paper b...
Wolf Kahn
Early 2000s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Pastel
"Dark Barn with White Doors" is an original pastel drawing on paper by Wolf Kahn. The artist signed the piece lower right. The frame on this artwork is 23k gold leaf. This artwork fe...
"Skiing Near Holy Hill," original silkscreen landscape by Schomer Lichtner
"Skiing Near Holy Hill," original silkscreen la...
Schomer Lichtner
1940s American Modern Landscape Prints
Screen
"Skiing Near Holy Hill" is an original silkscreen print by Schomer Lichtner. The artist initials are lower right, and the title is along the lower edge. This print depicts people ski...
"Season's Greetings," abstract holiday silkscreen by Schomer Lichtner
"Season's Greetings," abstract holiday silkscre...
Schomer Lichtner
1950s American Modern Abstract Prints
Screen
"Season's Greetings" is an original color silkscreen by Schomer Lichtner. The artist signed the piece in the screen on verso. This piece features abstract, linear patterns in blue an...
"Winter Silhouettes," offset black & white lith...
Schomer Lichtner
1960s American Modern Landscape Prints
Black and White, Lithograph
"Winter Silhouettes" is an offset lithograph by Schomer Lichtner. The artist's printed signature is lower right. This piece features black and white silhouettes of winter plants and ...
Leon Kelly, Color Abstract, Oil on Canvas/Mount...
Leon Kelly
20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings
Oil, Canvas
"Color Abstract" by Leon Kelly is a 5" x 9" mounted oil on canvas abstract painting. It came from the estate of the artist Leonard Nelson and is signed "Leon Kelly" in the lower left...
Leon Kelly, Fruit and Pearing Knife, Oil on Can...
Leon Kelly
20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings
Canvas, Oil
"Fruit and Pearing Knife" by Leon Kelly is a 10" x 14" oil on canvas still life painting. It came from the estate of the artist Leonard Nelson and is signed "Leon Kelly" in the upper...
Hugh Breckenridge, Return of the Fishing Boat, ...
Hugh Breckenridge
Early 20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Oil
"Return of the Fishing Boat" by Hugh Breckenridge is a early 20th century modernist abstract harbor scene. The painting comes from a private collection in California and is signed "H...
Ice Skaters on Paper using the Sgraffito Scratc...
Unknown
1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings
Paper, Acrylic
This 1945 sgraffito on paper is signed by artist T.H on the lower left on the piece (created using an acrylic paint and a scratching method to create lines). Signed and dated lower ...
Untitled (Still Life with Flowers)
John Edward Thompson
1940s American Modern Interior Paintings
Oil, Canvas
An original modernist still life oil painting by John E. Thompson. Presented in a custom frame, outer dimensions measure 38 ¾ x 29 ¾ x 2 inches. Image size is 34 ¼ x 25 inches. Pro...
Figure in a Hilly Landscape, 1962 abstract land...
Roland Petersen
1960s American Modern Figurative Paintings
Paper, Gouache
Figure in a Hilly Landscape is indicative of the Bay Area Figurative movement in the early 1960's. Painted in thick brushstrokes of vibrant color. Framing - gold with black, shadow b...
Silent Landscape, framed 1953 abstract in deep ...
Roland Petersen
1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Roland Petersen is a Bay Area painter whose paintings are masterful syntheses of gestural abstract expressionism, painterly realism, and advanced color theory. His work integrates st...
1980s "Above Bear Valley" Landscape in Watercolor
Mary Pomeroy
1980s American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Watercolor
Entitled "Above Bear Valley" this early July 1981 landscape watercolor on paper entitled "Lily and Composite Study" is by Mary Barnas Pomeroy (1921-2010), a German-born California pa...
1950s Sketch of Two Figures in Charcoal
Richard Karwoski
1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Charcoal
This 1959 cafe charcoal sketch on paper is by Brooklyn artist Richard Karwoski (1938-1993). Karwoski studied with Richard Lindner at Pratt Institute, NY and received a Masters of Art...
she calls it quits watercolor wonder woman
Alex Coulter
2010s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Watercolor
watercolor of superwoman she calls it quits
beverly hills hotel print on canvas
Unknown
20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints
Lithograph
print on canvas for the beverly hills hotel beautiful lawn
Plate 1329-W
Peter Voulkos
1990s American Modern Sculptures
Ceramic
Peter Voulkos Title: Plate 1329-W Medium: Woodfired ceramic Year: 1998 Signed and dated by the artist Size: approx. 20.5 x 21 x 5.25 inches A West Coast potter and sculptor, Peter V...
1980s "Autumn Grasses" Landscape in Watercolor
Mary Pomeroy
1980s American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Watercolor
Entitled "Autumn Grasses" this November 1st, 1987 landscape watercolor on paper still life entitled "Lily and Composite Study" is by Mary Barnas Pomeroy (1921-2010), a German-born Ca...
Mid Century Modernist Salmon and Black Lithograph
Jerry Opper
1950s American Modern Abstract Prints
Paper, Lithograph
This circa late 1940s-early 1950s stone lithograph on paper abstract salmon and black is by California artist Jerry Opper (1924-2014). Opper studied at Chouinard Art Institute, at th...
Bay Area Figurative Painting of Woman, Circa 19...
Alysanne McGaffey
1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Paint
This circa 1950s- 1960s colorful distemper on paper figure of a woman is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid...
Western Slope
Martyl Suzanne Schweig Langsdorf
1940s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Gouache
"Western Slope" 1940 Gouache on Paper Signed and Dated Titled Verso Image Size: 7 3/4 x 15 in Framed Size: approx. 19 x 23 inches A plein-air landscape painter in styles of both re...
Chinatown, San Francisco
Augusta Payne Briggs Rathbone
20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Vellum
Marked by strong colors and a modern feel, Augusta Rathbone’s “Chinatown, San Francisco” (circa 1940) imparts a sense of creative freedom and the hand of an extremely confident artis...
Matilija Poppies
Marian Hebert
20th Century American Modern Still-life Prints
Paper, Etching, Aquatint
Marian Hebert’s best-known works are her etchings with aquatint depicting botanical subjects, and her masterful “Matilija Poppies” (1936) is a fine example of her ability to imbue he...
Tall Cylinder with People and Flowers
Elizabeth Currer
2010s American Modern Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic, Glaze
Title: Tall Cylinder with People and Flowers Materials: Underglazes on WS10 with Celadon glaze Date: 2018 Dimensions: 13 x 11 x 4 inches Elizabeth Currer is an artist living and wo...
The Straight and the Curved
Arthur Osver
Late 20th Century American Modern Mixed Media
Acrylic, Board, Archival Paper
Arthur Osver "The Straight and the Curved" Acrylic on Paperboard 7.25 x 6 inches Signed and Titled In 1940, Arthur Osver settled in New York's Greenwich Village and went on to teach...
Ozark Farmer (A poor Arkansas blacksmith is sho...
Jackson Lee Nesbitt
Late 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints
Lithograph
"Ozark Farmer" marked the beginning of Nesbitt's second career in art after an hiatus caused by the abstract expressionist movement. Nesbitt met this blacksmith farmer on a trip thr...
Celia in an Armchair
David Hockney
1980s American Modern Prints and Multiples
Lithograph
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, CA Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, CA Catalogue raisonné: MCAT 239 Edition size: 75, plus proofs Signed, dated, and numbered, lower m...
6 Lithographs (after Untitled 1975)
Jasper Johns
1970s American Modern Abstract Prints
Lithograph
Portfolio: 6 Lithographs (after Untitled 1975) Medium: The complete set of six lithographs Printer: Gemini G.E.L. Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Catalogue raisonné: ULAE 174 -...
Large Botanical Print Abstract Floral Color Pho...
Harold Feinstein
20th Century American Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer
Harold Feinstein was born in Coney Island in 1931. He began his career in photography in 1946 at the age of 15 he borrowed a Rolleiflex camera from a neighbor and set forth to record...
"E" Albert Einstein #10
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Figurative Prints
Etching, Printer's Ink
Albert Einstein "E" a Collotype Print, watercolor by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). She studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San Mateo Fine...
"Albert" #5 Albert Einstein
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Figurative Prints
Watercolor, Color, Etching
Albert Einstein "Albert" a Color Collotype Print, watercolor by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). She studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San...
"A E" Albert Einstein #8
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Portrait Prints
Watercolor, Color, Etching
Albert Einstein "A E" a Color Collotype Print, watercolor by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). She studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San Ma...
"A L E" Albert Einstein #9
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Figurative Prints
Watercolor, Color, Etching
Albert Einstein "A L E" a Color Collotype Print, watercolor by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). She studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San ...
"A E" Albert Einstein #7
LILYA VOROBEY
1980s American Modern Portrait Prints
Watercolor, Etching
Albert Einstein "A E" a Blank and White, Collotype Print, by Lilya Vorobey (American, 21st C). She studied at: California College of the Arts BFA in Sculpture, 1993 College of San Ma...
PCH
Johnny Robertson
2010s American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil, Acrylic
Represented by George Billis Gallery, NYC & LA -- From Robertson's Artist Statement, "Growing up on the plains of west Texas, I understood the notion of wide, open spaces. The tablet...
Coastline Dr.
Johnny Robertson
2010s American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic, Oil
Represented by George Billis Gallery, NYC & LA -- From Robertson's Artist Statement, "Growing up on the plains of west Texas, I understood the notion of wide, open spaces. The tablet...
Ocean Ave.
Johnny Robertson
2010s American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil, Acrylic
Represented by George Billis Gallery, NYC & LA -- From Robertson's Artist Statement, "Growing up on the plains of west Texas, I understood the notion of wide, open spaces. The tablet...
"Woman Dreaming," linocut with stamped signatur...
Sylvia Spicuzza
1950s American Modern Figurative Prints
Linocut
"Woman Dreaming" is an original linocut by Sylvia Spicuzza. The artist stamped her signature lower right. This piece features a profile portrait of a woman with other abstracted figu...
"Seated Cat," charcoal drawing with stamped sig...
Sylvia Spicuzza
1950s American Modern Animal Drawings and Watercolors
Charcoal
"Seated Cat" is an original charcoal drawing by Sylvia Spicuzza. The artist stamped her signature lower right and wrote the title in charcoal lower left. This piece is a study of a b...
Ziegfeld Follies, etching 2/20, dated 1996 by S...
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
1990s American Modern Figurative Prints
Etching
Sculptor, draughtsman, designer, printmaker and teacher, born in Leith, Midlothian, of Italian patents. Studied at Edinborough College of Art, 1943, and Slade School of Fine Art, 194...
Untitled
David Prentice
Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Prints
Digital
Early digital print flower and dragonfly on archival watercolor paper. 31/50 David Prentice work.
New York Nocturne
Leon Dolice
20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Signed lower right: DOLICE
Dreaming
Frederick Conway
Mid-20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings
Wax, Oil, Wood Panel
Mid-Century Modern Frederick Conway (1900-1977) "Dreaming" c. 1940s-50 Oil and Wax on Panel approx. 30 x 24 inches A member of the faculty of the Washington University Art School f...
The Yellow House
Henry Martin Gasser
20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Signed lower left: H. GASSER,
Harbor, Isle au Haut (on verso: Rocky Shore)
Fairfield Porter
20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Paper, Watercolor, Gouache
Estate stamp lower left
Julia in the Park
Jane Wilson
20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Signed lower right: Jane Wilson; on stretcher bar: JULIA IN THE PARK 1964 55 X 50 JANE WILSON
Road to Town (Norway, ME)
Vivian Milner Akers
Mid-19th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Vivian Milner Akers (1886-1966) was born in Norway, Maine. His education was obtained at local schools and Hebron (Maine) Academy, then available without tuition to students of Oxfor...
Swan Boats, Boston Common
Stephen Morgan Etnier
Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Masonite, Oil
A native of York, Pennsylvania, Stephen Morgan Etnier was born on September 11, 1903 to a family of privilege, the first child of Carey and Susan Etnier. As was typical of this time...
Lobster Shacks (Monhegan)
Emil Holzhauer
Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors
Paper, Watercolor
Emil Holzhauer was born on January 21, 1887 in Schwabisch-Gmund, Germany. In 1906, he moved to New York City without a job, money, or any knowledge of the English language. He initia...
Art Class, Ogunquit
Lawrence Wilbur
Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings
Canvas, Oil
awrence Nelson Wilbur was born in December, 1897 in Whitman, MA, a descendant of Myles Standish and Washington's aide-de-camp, General Joseph Reed. His father died when he was 16 and...
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