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“Cabaret Dancer”
By William Gropper
Located in Southampton, NY
Oil on paper painting of a can-can dancer by William Gropper. Signed lower left. Condition: Very good. Titled verso and signed verso. Beautifully matted and framed. Framed under ...
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1930s Post-Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil

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H 13.5 in. W 16.25 in. D 1.5 in.
"Still Life with Flowers" Russian-American Modern Colorful Oil Painting on Board
By Ben Benn
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in 1936 by Russian-American painter Ben Benn. With a highly recognizable modern style, fast brush stroke and expressive use of color, shape, ...
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1930s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Antique Modernist Southern School Courtyard Charles Baskerville Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American oil painting of a southern courtyard by Charles Baskerville Jr (1896 - 1994). Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image size, 18"L x...
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"European Village Landscape Scene" Modernist Style Painting Oil on Board
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Le Malade - Les Enfants Terribles - by Jean Cocteau - 1934
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
The ink drawing Le Malade is an artwork from the series "Les Enfants Terribles" by Jean Cocteau, French draftsman, poet, essayist, playwright, librettist, film director, and actor, w...
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Rare Polish American 1930s Oil Painting Painting WPA Russian Babushka Jewish Art
By Abram Tromka
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Tromka was born May 1, 1896 in Poland. At the age of seven he immigrated with his family to the United States, settling in New York City. It was on the boat coming to New York ...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Boat - 1930s - Egidio Valenti - Painting - Contemporary
By Egidio Valenti
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and dated by the Artist on the lower left. Dimensions are with contemporary wooden frame included. In excellent conditions. Active in the first half of 20th century, Eg...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Arcturus, Helsing" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Scene Denver Historical Art
By Eve Drewelowe
Located in New York, NY
"Arcturus, Helsingfors," 19 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, signed, titled and dated 1935, 33/30C lower right. Provenance: Acquired from the personal collection of Jim Elkind (Lost City...
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1930s American Modern Paintings

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Oil

Rare 1930s New York Tenement Market Scene Gouache Painting (WPA Era) Jewish Art
By Abram Tromka
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Tromka was born May 1, 1896 in Poland. At the age of seven he immigrated with his family to the United States, settling in New York City. It was on the boat coming to New York ...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

Three Young Men California WPA Figurative Modern Art Gay American Scene 1930s
By Boris Deutsch
Located in New York, NY
Three Young Men California WPA Figurative Modern Art Gay American Scene 1930s An artist on the WPA mural project, Deutsch was born in Lithuania and died in Los Angeles. Works of Bo...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Woman, Oil Painting, Circa 1930s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa late 1930s oil on canvas portrait of the artist Ethel Weiner is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Colorado Mine, Vintage 1930s Modernist Mountain Landscape Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage WPA era 1930s original modernist landscape oil painting of a Mine in the Mountains of Colorado by woman artist, Eldora Lorenzini (1910-1993). Painted in colors of green, red,...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Crash" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Los Angeles Scene Cubist Art Deco Cars
Located in New York, NY
"Crash" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Los Angeles Scene Cubist Art Deco Cars Ross Dickinson "Crash," 23 x 38 inches, oil on canvas, circa 1930, signed lower right. Framed by Heyd...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Woman in Pink - Original Oil Painting by Antonio Feltrinelli - 1930s
By Antonio Feltrinelli
Located in Roma, IT
Woman in pink is an original artwork realized by the Italian artist Antonio Feltrinelli in the 1930s. Original oil on plywood. Beautiful and representative work of a female figure...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Colorado Landscape (Vintage 1930s Modernist Painting near Colorado Springs, CO)
By Arnold Blanch
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage Modernist WPA era painting by Arnold Blanch (1896-1968) of a Colorado Landscape, likely near Colorado Springs, Colorado, with green fields, red rocks and mountains in the bac...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

John Minton Figures on the Beach Oil Painting 1937 de Chirico Modern British Art
By John Minton
Located in London, GB
John Minton (1917-1957) Figures on the Beach Oil on canvas, framed, 1938 76x61cm Signed 'Minton' top left Minton’s won a prize for composition with this painting in his last term at...
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1930s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Jewish Village Palestine/Israel C.1930s Modernist Painting
By Ida Shelesnyak Mirrof
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Bezalel School Period. Genre: Judaica Subject: People Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Dimensions: 16" x 20"
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Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mademoiselle Jeanne, Modern Painting by Benjamin Benno 1933
By Benjamin G. Benno
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980). By the early 1930s he had established a reputation as a member of the international avant-garde and exhibited wit...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Three Nudes, Modern Painting by Inukai 1938
By Kyohei Inukai
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Kyohei Inukai (aka Earle Goodenow), American (1913–1985) Title: Three Nudes Year: 1938 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 14.5 x 10 inches Frame Size: 18 x 14 inches
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1930s Cubist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Prometheus Conquering the Vulture, Gouache Painting, Modern & Cubist 1938
By Jacques Lipchitz
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973, French) Title: Prometheus & the Vulture Medium: Gouache & Pencil on Paper Movement: Modern, Cubist Year of Work: Circa 1938 Signature: Top Left ...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache, Pencil

Interior, 1934, Modern Painting by Edgar Levy, Brooklyn Home
By Edgar Levy
Located in New York, NY
Edgar Levy is remembered as an artist of firm convictions, as well as a lively and articulate thinker. Levy was an unusually inquisitive man. As a young art student he secured an a...
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1930s American Modern Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Seated Woman, Cubist Modern Painting by Benjamin Benno 1937
By Benjamin G. Benno
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on canvas by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 21 x 35.5 inches, signed and dated upper left. Framed to 22 x 33 inches. By the early 1930's ...
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1930s Modern Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Boy, Kong, Oil Painting circa 1930 by Charles Cabot Daniels
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Charles Cabot Daniels, American (1899 - 1953) Title: Young Boy - Kong Year: circa 1930 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed and dated Size: 20.5 in. x 17 in. (52.07 cm x 43.18 cm) F...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bouquet with Mountebank, Modern Painting by Benjamin Benno 1934
By Benjamin G. Benno
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on paper by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 25 x 19.25 inches. Framed to 28.5 x 25 inches. By the early 1930s he had established a reputat...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Archival Paper, Oil

America impressionist portrait young boy 1937 Modern Figurative Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
A fantastic modern portrait of a young boy. This work is signed what appears to be Paul Sellers and dated 1937, but we have not found information on the artist. The work dated 1936...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American WPA Ashcan School Dockworkers Signed Modern Fish Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist wpa fishing dock oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed lower right. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 24"L x 18"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

American School Mid Century Modern Abstract Geometric Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist abstract geometric painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Unsigned. Unframed. Image size, 36"L x 24"H.
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1930s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lovers, Modern Cubist Painting by Benjamin Benno 1937
By Benjamin G. Benno
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on canvas by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 15 x 18 inches, signed and dated upper right. By the early 1930's Benno had established a repu...
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Colorful Mid Century Modern Oil Painting Modernist Shanty Town Monogramed Framed
Located in Buffalo, NY
A mid-century modern American oil painting called "Electric Avenue". This bright painting depicts a snowy street in Buffalo in and train tracks in the distance. This work bears t...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Refugees" Mexican American Oil Painting Depression Era WPA Mid-Century Modern
By Michael Loew
Located in New York, NY
"Refugees" Mexican American Oil Painting Depression Era WPA Mid-Century Modern. The Whitney Museum's current exhibition, VIDA AMERICA, prompts us to share this Michael Loew work, wh...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

BOWERY Oil Painting WPA American Scene Modernist Historical Art Provincetown NYC
By William Freed
Located in New York, NY
BOWERY Oil Painting WPA American Scene Modernist Historical Art Provincetown NYC. William Freed oil on canvas Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed first became acquainted in 1932 when...
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1930s American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bouquet - Original Tempera - 1930s
By Jacques Meunier
Located in Roma, IT
Bouquet is an original artwork realized by the French artist Jacques Meunier in the 1930s. Tempera on paper. Hand-signed by the artist on the lower left margin. Very good conditions....
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Tempera

American Modern Still Life Painting, Table Top Still Life with Wine
By Edgar Levy
Located in New York, NY
American modernist still life of table top items, including a wine jug and an ashtray, by Edgar Levy. This painting has been exhibited multiple times, including in a 2007 New York sh...
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1930s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Board, Oil

Modern Girl Pin Up
By Cardwell Higgins
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This original pastel on illustration board by the prolific cover artist and pin-up illustrator Cardwell Higgins features an oddly alluring modernist brunette showgirl. Used as the co...
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1930s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Pastel

View of Taormina - Oil on Board by E. Tani - 1930s
By Edoardo Tani
Located in Roma, IT
View of Taormina is an original painting realized by Edoardo Tani in the first half of the XX century. Oil on board. Signed lower right. The artwork represents a very beautiful ci...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Self Portrait with Red, Oil on Canvas, Circa 1930s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1930s oil on canvas self-portrait is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New York and exhibi...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Fruit and Knife, Modern Cubist Painting by Benjamin Benno 1939
By Benjamin G. Benno
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on canvas by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 20 x 24 inches, signed and dated lower left. Beautifully framed to 24 x 28 inches. By the ear...
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Girl - Original Oil Paint by Antonio Feltrinelli - 1930s
By Antonio Feltrinelli
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a girl is an original artwork realized by the Italian artist Antonio Feltrinelli in the 1930s. Original oil on plywood. Beautiful and representative work of a female fi...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Plywood, Oil

Modern Girl Spicy Pulp Magazine Cover
By Cardwell Higgins
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A signed original pastel on illustration board from the late 1930's by the prolific cover artist and pin-up illustrator Cardwell Higgins of an oddly alluring modernist blonde showgir...
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1930s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

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Illustration Board, Pastel

View of the Capitoline Hill (Rome) - Oil on Cardboard by E. Tani - 1930s
By Edoardo Tani
Located in Roma, IT
Original oil on cardboard representing the Capitoline Hill. Signed lower left. Very good conditions. The work was realized by Edoardo Tani (Tivoli, 1880 - Rome, 1948) an Italian pai...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Cardboard

"Loading Logs" WPA American Scene Men Working Social Realism Mid-Century 1930s
Located in New York, NY
Vincent Campanella (1915 – 2001) “Loading Logs,” 15 ¾ x 22 ½ inch, gouache on paper, circa 1930's, unsigned. Exhibited at Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, 2007 and pictured on page 21...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Lower Manhattan Cityscape American Artist WPA Era NY School c. 1930 Henry Ensol
Located in Buffalo, NY
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.
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Summer's lane, Jean Brusselmans (Belgian Modernist Landscape Painting)
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Jean Brusselmans L'allée en été (summer's lane) 1937 Oil on canvas signed lower right Description: Jean Brusselmanswas a Belgian painter who is often associated with Flemish Express...
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modern school, 20th century, Portrait of a man, monogrammed AH
Located in Paris, FR
Modern School circa 1930 Portrait of a man Oil on canvas 70 x 60 cm Bears a monogram "AH" on the lower right No frame In quite good condition, a light dent perceptible in the upper ...
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1930s Art Deco Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

LAKEWOOD N.J., 1936 Modernist Oil Painting, Judaica
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Board Country: United States Dimensions: 30" x 22" EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicenstein Romano was...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Chicago Modernist Gouache Painting Shabbat Hebrew Calligraphy WPA Artist Judaica
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A Judaica painting with Hebrew Calligraphy by noted Chicago Modernist. Alexander Raymond Katz (his Hungarian first name, Sandor, was anglicized to Alexander) was born in Kassa, Hunga...
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

Portrait of a Roman Noblewoman - Original Painting by Luigi Polverini - 1935
By Luigi Polverini
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a Roman Noblewoman is an original painting realized by the Italian artist Luigi Polverini in 1935. Hand signed upper left: “POLVE/RINI 1935” The painting is in very goo...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paint

Unwelcome Interruption, Oil Painting by A. Raymond Katz 1935
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Alexander Raymond Katz, Hungarian / American (1895 - 1974) Title: Unwelcome Interruption Year: circa 1935 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed and titled verso Size: 16 x 20 in. (40...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Major American Regionalist WPA Industrial Worker Portrait Cityscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait painting of an industrial worker. Oil on canvas, circa 1925. Signed lower right "Maurice Lee". Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 14"L x 18"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Circus Elephants American Modernism WPA Regionalism Mid-Century Modern Oil
Located in New York, NY
Circus Elephants American Modernism WPA Regionalism Mid-Century Modern Oil Not much is known about Marco de Marco, but just look at this wonderful image; elephants at the circus fro...
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1930s American Modern Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga - Oil painting by F. Bencivenga-1933
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga is an original oil painting realized by the Italian painter Francesco Bencivenga in 1933. Hand signed and dated overleaf: "Roma 1933, Benciven...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

American Modernist Painting, Untitled (Abstract Form) by Edgar Levy
By Edgar Levy
Located in New York, NY
This abstract painting by American Modernist Edgar Levy features what appears to be a person on the beach. Levy is remembered as an artist of firm convictions, as well as a lively an...
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Paper, Oil

Dennis Burlingame, WPA Era, Circus Sideshow "SnakeCharmer" Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist painting of a circus by Dennis Meighan Burlingame (1901 - 1964). Oil on canvas, circa 1935. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Painting of Three Dancers by Edgar Levy, 1937
By Edgar Levy
Located in New York, NY
Edgar Levy is remembered as an artist of firm convictions, as well as a lively and articulate thinker. Levy was an unusually inquisitive man. As a young art student he secured an a...
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1930s Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Regional Lavender Farm Landscape Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape oil painting . Oil on canvas board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Large Antique American Modernist Flower Still Life Precisionist Oil Painting
By Hans Weingaertner
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life oil painting by Hans Weingaertner (1896 - 1970). Oil on board, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image, 20"L x 27"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Vibrant Abstracted Figure 1930-60s, Tempera Paint on Paper
By Forrest Hibbits
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1930-60s tempera paint on paper abstracted figure with bright yellow is by California artist Forrest Hibbits (1905-1996). Hibbits graduated from the California College of Arts a...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Tempera

Antique Early American Signed Female Modernist Portrait Original NY Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait oil painting by Salpi Miriam Mavian (Born 1908). Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 16"L x 20"H.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Cubist Abstract Beach Scene Exhibited Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract beach scene with figures. Oil on canvas, circa 1931. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 24"L x 19.75"H.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Modernist Oil Painting 1940s, Judaica Hasidic rabbi in Jerusalem
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Board Country: United States EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicenstein Romano was born in Rome, Septembe...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

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1930 Modern Art Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are several options of 1930 modern art paintings available for sale. There are many Modern, Abstract and Post-Impressionist versions of these works for sale. 1930 modern art paintings available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes brown, gray, beige, blue and more. There have been many well-done artworks of this subject over the years, but those made by Gershon Benjamin, Clyde F. Seavey Sr., Donald L. Hadden, Edgar Levy and Herschu (Herbert Schultz) are often thought to be among the most beautiful. Frequently made by artists working in paint, oil paint and canvas, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years. Large 1930 modern art paintings can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while the smaller iterations available — each spanning 1 inches in width — may make for a better choice for a more modest living area.

How Much are 1930 Modern Art Paintings?

The average selling price for 1930 modern art paintings we offer is $1,923, while they’re typically $125 on the low end and $222,963 for the highest priced.