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San Francisco Tong War Illustration
By Pedro Llanuza
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Shortly after the Armistice of 1918 brought an end to World War I, an outbreak of violence within San Francisco's Chinatown attracted national attention, and raised awareness of the ...
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1920s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

X MARKS THE SPOT - 1920's Original Illustration
By Joan Fairfax Whiteside ARRC FMAA
Located in London, GB
J Fairfax Whiteside ARRC FMAA 1904 - 2001 X MARKS THE SPOT Gouache, signed lower right Image size: 30 x 17 inches (76 x 43 cm) Hand made frame
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20th Century Art Deco Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Seeds - 1920s original children's book illustration by Frank Watkins
By Frank Watkins
Located in London, GB
FRANK WATKINS (1863-1929) Seeds Inscribed: “In my little Garden Many Seeds I sow. But they never never Seem to want to grow! Pen and ink Unframed, in conservation mount only ...
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1920s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

The Travellers - 1920s British Children's book illustration by Frank Watkins
By Frank Watkins
Located in London, GB
FRANK WATKINS (1863-1929) The Travellers Signed Pen and ink, unframed, in conservation mount only 17.5 by 26 cm., 7 by 10 ¼ in. (frame size 33.5 by 41 cm., 13 ¼ by 16 in.) Frank...
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1920s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

The Bird Man - original 1920s children's pen and ink book illustration
By Frank Watkins
Located in London, GB
FRANK WATKINS (1863-1929) The Bird Man Signed and inscribed: “The Bird Man was something Mr Pickwick, something like Mr Punch and something like a bird.” Pen and ink, unframed, in ...
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1920s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Putting the Cat in the Bag - Original 1920s BritishChildren's Book illustration
By Frank Watkins
Located in London, GB
FRANK WATKINS (1863-1929) Putting the Cat in the Bag Signed Pen and ink, unframed, in conservation mount only 25.5 by 22 cm., 10 by 8 ¾ in. (frame size 41.5 by 37.5 cm., 16 ¼ by 1...
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1920s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

1920s-1930s Illustration Oil Painting by George Giguere
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A large very well executed oil painting by listed New York modern impressionist illustration artist George Giguere who's body of work encompassed the golden age of this type of paint...
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20th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Canvas

Illustration for "Le Conte de Voltaire - Etching by Henri Farge - 1920s
Located in Roma, IT
Illustration for "Le Conte de Voltaire" (1925) is an original etching realized by the French artist Henri Farge (1884-1970). Artist proof of 2° state, hand-signed on the lower right....
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1920s More Prints

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Etching

Les Fleurs du Mal de Baudelaire - Original Illustrations by A. Domin - 1920
Located in Roma, IT
Book in perfect conditions, with spine restored and illustrations by André Domin. Edition of 485 copies including illustrations by André Domin. Cover worn, partially missing and res...
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1920s Art Deco More Art

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Paper, Stencil

ELEGANCE Signed Lithograph, 1920's Fashion Illustration, Art Deco Portrait
By Erté
Located in Union City, NJ
ELEGANCE is an original hand pulled color lithograph by the Russian-born French artist Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) known by the pseudonym Erté. Erté, who is...
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1970s Art Deco Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

PREMIER Signed Lithograph, 1920's Fashion Illustration, Art Deco Portrait
By Erté
Located in Union City, NJ
PREMIER is an original hand pulled color lithograph by the Russian-born French artist Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) known by the pseudonym Erté. Erté, who is ...
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1970s Art Deco Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Country Life Illustration
By Stuart Davis
Located in Miami, FL
Early work when Stuart Davis was an illustrator. Christie's, New York Catalogue Raisonné
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1920s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink, Pencil

Cosmopolitan Story Illustration
By William Henry Dethlef Koerner
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Right Sight Size 26.00" x 40.00", Framed 35.00" x 49.00" Story illustration from The Flower of the Flock, Cosmopolitan magazine, August...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lingerie illustration for 1929 Au Printemps Catalog.
Located in New York, NY
Original graphite, ink and gouache illustration, on chipboard. Displayed in a silver finished wood frame. Paris, 1929. This painting is attributed to Jarach, but unsigned. Sheet size...
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1920s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

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Graphite, Illustration Board, Ink, Gouache

Cosmopolitan Magazine Illustration
By Peter Helck
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Unsigned Illustration for Cosmopolitan Magazine, July 10, 1926
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Redbook Story Illustration
By Howard Chandler Christy
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Story illustration for Redbook, 1924. Listed as #25 in "Howard Chandler Christy" Biography 1977. Howard Chandler Christy had a long, colorful and varied career. He ...
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1920s Romantic Paintings

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Board, Charcoal

"Condottiere: Gold Fashion Illustration
By Edouard Garcia Benito
Located in New York, NY
Benito, Eduardo Garcia. La Derniere Lettre Persane. This plate: Condottiere. Paris, Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1920. Original pochoir print.
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1920s Prints and Multiples

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Paper

TRES CHIC Signed Lithograph, 1920's Fashion Illustration, Art Deco Portrait
By Erté
Located in Union City, NJ
TRES CHIC is an original hand pulled color lithograph by the Russian-born French artist Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) known by the pseudonym Erté. Erté, who i...
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1970s Art Deco Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

BON SOIR Signed Lithograph, 1920's Fashion Illustration, Art Deco Portrait
By Erté
Located in Union City, NJ
BON SOIR is an original hand pulled color lithograph by the Russian-born French artist Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) known by the pseudonym Erté. Erté, who is...
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1970s Art Deco Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Decorative Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, April 17th, 1920
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Lower Right Originally published in Saturday Evening Post December 20th, 1919 issue. Repeated in April 17th, 1920 issue of Saturday Evening Post as an insert de...
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1910s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

1920s Art Deco Follies Bergere Costume Illustration by Marcel DuBois
By Marcel DuBois
Located in Stamford, CT
Newly framed follies bergere costume illustration by Marcel DuBois. Costume N5, no. 1028 chorus girl in black, white and orange costume. Number 4/100. Iris print, 2001. Print is 10" ...
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Early 2000s French Art Deco Prints

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Glass, Giltwood, Paper

Illustration for "The Ineligibles"
By Gayle Porter Hoskins
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1922 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 25.00" x 25.00" Signature: Signed Lower Left "Tain't 'cause they don't want us, Nobbs. It's 'cause we're inel'gible" (Nobbs laid hi...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Trail's End, Book Illustration
By Percy van Eman Ivory
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1921 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 30.00" x 21.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right This illustration was published in Trail's End by George W. Ogden, Grosset & Dunlap, ...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

ZSA ZSA Signed Lithograph, 1920's Fashion Illustration, Art Deco, Black Cape
By Erté
Located in Union City, NJ
Zsa Zsa is an original hand pulled color lithograph by the Russian-born French artist Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) known by the pseudonym Erté. Erté, who is ...
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1970s Art Deco Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Euphorbia - Golden Age of Illustration
By Dean Cornwell
Located in Miami, FL
oil on board Caption: "Are you making little things?" questioned Lucy. 'No ,' said Marge. 'If this one happens to live, there will be many long years ahead of us for that." Morris W...
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1920s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Illustration for 'One Fair Daughter'
By Gayle Porter Hoskins
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed “G.H”
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

B. Cory Kilvert " The Owl and The Wise Old Man" Original Illustration c.1920
By B. Cory Kilvert
Located in San Francisco, CA
Benjamin Cory Kilvert " The Owl and The Wise Old Man" Original Illustration c.1920 A fine antique illustration by noted illustrator B. Cory Kilvert An old man with a long white bea...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

At the Precinct, Story Illustration
By Dean Cornwell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1929 Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Signed and Dated Lower Left Dimensions: 30.00" x 19.00" Study for "Find the Woman" (Cosmopolitan Magazine) Artist biographical not...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Illustration for 'Scrapper O'Doon'
By Henry Soulen
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Signed Lower Left Illustrated in the July 22, 1922 Saturday Evening Post, page 22, entitled " Scrapper O"Doon", about a steel mill , written by R.G....
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Board, Oil

1920s Art Deco Follies Bergere Costume Illustrations by Marcel DuBois, Set of 2
By Marcel DuBois
Located in Stamford, CT
Newly framed set of 2 Follies Bergere costume illustration by Marcel DuBois. Costume N5, no. 1028 and no. 1027 chorus girl in black, white and gray costume. Number 4/100. Iris print,...
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Early 2000s French Art Deco Prints

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Glass, Giltwood, Paper

The Callers, Cosmopolitan Magazine Interior Illustration
By Dean Cornwell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1925 Medium: Oil on Board Dimensions: 25.5" x 16.5" Signature: Initialed, Dated and Inscribed Lower Left: DC / 1925 / To Sid Hydemon / 19
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Story of a Bad Boy" Book Illustration
By Edward John Prittie
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1927 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 27.00" x 18.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right "We Amused Ourselves for an Hour or More, Darting in and out Among the Crowd and Setting o...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Nsu Automobile Advertising - Original Vintage Advertising on Paper - 1920s
Located in Roma, IT
Nsu Automobile Advertising is an original illustration realized at the beginning of the XX century, in the 1920s. Good condition- Glued on black cardboard (14.7 x 21 cm). This il...
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1920s More Art

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Illustration Board

Children of the Forest - Calendar Illustration
By Adelaide Hiebel
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Calendar Illustration: Image of Indian mother and children. Gerlach Barklow Calendar Company Adelaide Hiebel was born in New Hope Wisconsin in 1886. She studied at the ...
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1920s Other Art Style Paintings

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Board, Pastel

Engagements, Saint Valentine, LIFE Magazine Illustration
By Charles Dana Gibson
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Engagements, Saint Valentine, LIFE Magazine Illustration Inscribed to famed Skippy cartoonist Percy Crosby and signed on bottom edge Signed Lower Center Charles Dana Gibson coul...
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1920s Other Art Style Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Pen

She Never Forgave Him, Good Housekeeping Illustration
By Charles D. Mitchell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1923 Medium: Drawing Signature: Signed Lower Left Contact for exact dimensions. published in Good Housekeeping magazine dated February 1923 for a story titled “She never forg...
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

The Best People, Original Promotional Movie Illustration
By Alberto Vargas
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Watercolor and Ink on Board with Collage Signature: Unsigned Sight Size 16.25" x 11.75;" Framed 24.00" x 19.00" Circa 1925 This illustration was utilized as a movie poster a...
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1920s Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Board, Ink, Watercolor

Pair of 1923 Automobile Show Original Illustrations
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Unknown Signature: Unsigned Each framed illustration measures to 14.25" x 11.25." One illustration is impressed "Strathmore Drawing Board" imprint.
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Paint

Never the Twain Shall Meet, Cosmopolitan Illustration
By Dean Cornwell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1923 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 35.50" x 30.00" Signature: Signed Lower Left Never the Twain Shall Meet, Cosmopolitan illustration, 1923 This illustration appe...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Art Deco Handsome Couple in Garden Illustration
Located in Miami, FL
Handsome couple in bucolic setting rendered masterfully with post-impressonist brushstrokes. Watercolor, and pencil, wash on heavy paper, Signed and dated lower left .
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1920s Art Deco Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

George Barbier Watercolor Illustration 1929 Royal Baroque Costume
By George Barbier
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
George Barbier; An ink and gouache study. Royal female figure in Baroque-style costume on arche paper, in good condition, hand signed by the artist. Dimensions: 26 cm x 24 cm Si...
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Vintage 1920s French Baroque Posters

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Paper

'The Rugby Tackle' Original French Advertising Prototype Illustration
Located in London, GB
'The Rugby Tackle', pencil, ink and gouache on paper, original advertising prototype illustration, unsigned (circa 1920s). The French aperitif, Goudron Jifran, was popular in the 192...
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Gouache

"Self-Determination" Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1921
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Lower Center "Self-Determination," by Robert Lansing and illustrated by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, April 9, 1921.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

Second Illustration for Chapter One, from: The Duchess
By Max Beckmann
Located in London, GB
MAX BECKMANN 1884-1950 Leipzig 1884-1950 New York (German) Title: Second Illustration for Chapter One, from: The Duchess Die Fürstin, 1917 Technique: Original Hand Signed Drypoin...
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1920s Expressionist Prints and Multiples

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Etching

What Folly to Endure Coarse Pores? Advertisement Illustration
By Raymond James Stuart
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Right Sight Size 22.00" x 22.00," Framed: 26.00" x 26.00" What Folly to Endure Coarse Pores? Advertisement Illustration, circa 1920.
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Winnie and the Copperhead” Saturday Evening Post Illustration
By Arthur William Brown
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Published in the Saturday Evening Post dated 11-18 1922 page 107 for the "Winnie and the Copperhead” story written by Bertram Atkey Signed and dated lower left Arthur William B...
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1920s Other Art Style Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Illustration from the series "Les Fleurs du Mal"
By Odilon Redon
Located in Roma, IT
Monogram of the artist on plate. Edition of 150 prints. One of the 50 H.C. copies in Roman Numerals. This print is one of the illustrations realized by Odilon Redon for an important ...
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1920s Post-Impressionist Nude Prints

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Etching

Illustration from the series "Les Fleurs du Mal"
By Odilon Redon
Located in Roma, IT
Monogram of the artist on plate. Edition of 150 prints. One of the 50 H.C. copies in Roman Numerals. This print is one of the illustrations realized by Odilon Redon for an important ...
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1920s Post-Impressionist Portrait Prints

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Etching

Curse of the Golden Cross Magazine Noir Illustration
By Herbert Morton Stoops
Located in Miami, FL
Herbert Morton Stoops American (1888 - 1948) Curse of the Golden Cross Magazine illustration, 1925 Oil on canvas 40 x 30 in. Not signed Work is framed
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1920s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Whereas, the Women," Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1922
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
"Whereas, the Women," by George Kibbe Turner, illustrated by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, July 22, 1922.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

"Capital on Strike" Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1921
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Along Lower Edge "Capital on Strike," by Albert W. Atwood and illustrated by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, October 8, 1921.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

"Uncle Sam's Income" Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1923
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Upper Center "Uncle Sam's Income," an interview with Martin B. Madden and illustrated by Guernsey Moore, August 18, 1923.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper

The Dustman - Early 20th Century British Children's Book Illustration
By Frank Watkins
Located in London, GB
FRANK WATKINS (1863-1929) The Dustman Generally I rather dread The hour for going up to bed But sometimes, when it’s getting late And I am tired of my drawing slate, And the l...
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1920s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

"As Others See Us" Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1924
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Lower Center "As Others See Us," by Princess Cantacuzene and illustrated by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, April 5, 1924.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

"The Big-Store Business" Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1921
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Lower Center "The Big-Store Business," by Edward Hungerford and illustrated by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, November 26, 1921.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

"Ten Thousand for Everybody" Story Illustration, Saturday Evening Post, 1924
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Initialed Lower Center "Ten Thousad for Everybody," no author. Story illustration by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, March 16, 1924.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

"The Credit Trimmers," Story Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1922
By Guernsey Moore
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Signed Center Right. "The Credit Trimmers," by Edward H. Smith and illustrated by Guernsey Moore for the Saturday Evening Post, May 13th, 1922.
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1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

French Fashion Illustration Art Deco Watercolor Drawing by Edouard Halouze
Located in Atlanta, GA
Original Art Deco illustration drawing, hand-painted with ink and watercolor on translucent tracing paper by French artist Edouard Halouze (1895-1958). Featuring stylish women model ...
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1920s Art Deco Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

"Can't Keep a Good Man Down" Story Illustration for SEP, 1928
By Donald Teague
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1927 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 28.00" x 42.00" Signature: Signed and Dated Upper Right Story illustration "Can't Keep a Good Man Down," by George Pattullo and illustra...
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1920s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Leslie Thrasher, "The New Father" (Liberty Magazine Cover Illustration, 1928)
By Leslie Thrasher
Located in New Orleans, LA
I have had five children, two with colic, and I can relate COMPLETELY to this poor young fellow crooning a "Lullaby" in an attempt to sooth this wailing baby! A perfect painting for ...
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1920s Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

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1920 Illustrations For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of 1920 illustrations available on 1stDibs. There are many Art Deco, Impressionist and Expressionist versions of these works for sale. These items have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the 1920 illustrations that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of beige, gray, brown and white. Many versions of these artworks are appealing in their rich colors and composition, but Guernsey Moore, Frank Watkins, Odilon Redon, Erté and Dean Cornwell produced especially popular works that are worth a look. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, board and illustration board — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are 1920 Illustrations?

Prices for art of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — 1920 illustrations in our inventory begin at $95 and can go as high as $95,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,158.