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Vintage Abstract Composition, Oil Painting by James Edward Jones
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract expressionist painting by James Edward Jones. Oil on board, circa 1980. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period wood frame. Image, 23"L x 26"H, overall 24"L x 28"H.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School 1930s NYC Surrealist Abstract Gold Gilt Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school modernist mixed media painting. Oil on board with gold leaf assemblage, circa 1930. Unsigned. Image size, 13L x 17H. Housed in a period wood frame most li...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School 1930s NYC Surrealist Abstract Gold Gilt Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school modernist mixed media painting. Oil on board with gold leaf assemblage, circa 1930. Unsigned. Image size, 11L x 16H. Housed in a period wood frame most li...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Expressionist Boston Estate 1930 Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract interior painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Expressionist Boston Estate 1930 Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract interior painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Abstract Cubist 1930s Wine Bottle Still Life Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American abstract cubist table top still life oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
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1930s Cubist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

Antique New York School Abstract Expressionist Original Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist abstract expressionist New York School oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 27"L x 19"H.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Abstract Expressionist California Artist Portrait Signed Oil Painting
By Rex Ashlock
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait oil painting by Rex Jesse Ashlock (1918 - 1999). Oil on board, circa 1956. Signed. Image size, 18L x 24H. Housed in a period wood frame.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Nura Ulreich Musical Dreamscape Original Oil Painting c.1930
By Nura Ulreich
Located in San Francisco, CA
Nura Ulreich (American, 1899-1950) Musical Dreamscape Original Oil Painting c.1930s Absolutely wonderful dream-like oil painting with a touch of vintage surrealism. Created with oi...
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Early 20th Century Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Cubist American Surreal 1934 Factory Worker Signed Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school surreal portrait painting. Oil on board, circa 1934. Signed "R.D. 34". Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image size, 20"L x 24"H.
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1930s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract New England Landscape Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract landscape oil painting by Greta Carmen. Oil on board, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 36"L x 16"H.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

HENRI MILOCH (1898-1979) SIGNED 1930'S OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT OF A DAPPER GENT
By Henri Miloch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait of a Man by Henri Miloch (1898-1979) signed and dated lower left 1934 oil painting on unstretched canvas, unframed canvas: 19 x 16 inches Very decorative 1930's oil painti...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Abstract Composition - Signed Painting Hungarian Cubism
By Alfred Reth
Located in London, GB
ALFRED RETH 1884-1966 Budapest 1884-1966 Paris (Hungarian/French) Title: Abstract Composition, 1939 Technique: Original Signed and Dated Oil and Mixed Technique painting on Board ...
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1930s Cubist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Geometric Abstract American Oil WPA Color Field Abstraction Modern Non Objective
By August Mosca
Located in New York, NY
Geometric Abstract American Oil Painting WPA Color Field Abstraction Modern Non Objective. August Mosca was born in Naples, Italy on August 19, 1909. He and his family emigrated to ...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Geometric Abstract American Oil WPA Color Field Abstraction Modern Non Objective
By Walter Quirt
Located in New York, NY
American artist Walter Quirt painted this modernist non objective geometric abstract oil color field during the WPA era in the 1930s. Abstraction, 12 x 16 inches. Oil on canvas. Sig...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Piece - Mid 20th Century Colourful Oil on Canvas by Metchilet Navisaski
Located in GB
Metchilet Navisaski Refugee from Europe who studied art in england. During the war she became picture editor of famous magazine PIcture Post. Later she taught mysticism in art at ...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Awanyu, American Modernist and Southwestern Painting by Female Artist, 1930's
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Awanyu" is a 18 x 24 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. The work is painted in a vibrant color palette, a signature of Peter Millers' ...
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Surreal Street Scene Unsigned Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist street scene painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Image size, 24L x 20H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Gouache

Antique American Modernist Surreal Street Scene Unsigned Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist street scene painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. Image size, 14L x 18H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Gouache

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

Icarus Abstract
By Marguerite Blasingame
Located in Soquel, CA
Icarus, a large, dynamic abstract oil painting by Marguerite Blasingame (American, 1906-1947). Marguerite was one of five artists during the early thirties that delved into the Polyn...
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1930s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Modernist New York City Downtown Street Scene Original WPA Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist cityscape painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed only on the back. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

An Evocation on Man and Nature, Abstract Cubist Painting by Benjamin Benno 1939
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 Cubist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

composition I, 1963 - Oil on canvas, 25x59 cm, framed.
By Jean Deyrolle
Located in Nice, FR
Jean deyrolle (1911-1967) is a french painter, ceramist and litographer. Jean Deyrolle, né le 20 août 1911 à Nogent-sur-Marne et mort d'une crise cardiaque le 30 août 1967 à Toulon,...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

'Abstract in Turquoise and Gray' Paris, Picasso, Andre L'Hote, Guernica, Benezit
By Dora Maar
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed verso with artist monogram 'DM' for Dora Maar (French, 1907-1997); additionally impressed, upper left, with Dora Maar estate sale stamp (from the Maison de la Chimie sale, Par...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Victor Brauner - La récapitulation de l'amour, surreal, surrealist, painting
By Victor Brauner
Located in London, GB
Victor Brauner (1903-1966) La récapitulation de l'amour 1934 oil on canvas 50.2 x 61.2 cm Price: £85,000 GBP Provenance: Edouard Léon Théodore Mesens, Brussels Thence by descent N...
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1930s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Tattoo Parlor Sailor (WPA era woman artist)
By Helen Malta
Located in Hudson, NY
Helen Malta (b.1912). Tattoo Parlor, ca. 1935. Oil on canvas, 20 x 33 inches. Signed lower right. Metropolitan Museum of Art reproduction rights stamp on reverse stretcher dated 10-3...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"The Wrench"
By Louis Stone
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Louis Stone (1902 - 1984) Louis Stone was born in Findlay, Ohio, in 1902. He attended the Cincinnati Academy of Fine Art in...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

  • "The Wrench"
  • "The Wrench"
  • "The Wrench"
  • "The Wrench"
H 19 in. W 15 in. D 1 in.
"The Evening Crowd, Manhattan"
By Vaclav Vytlacil
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Vaclav Vytlacil (1892-1984) He was born to Czechoslovakian parents in 1892 in New York City. Living in Chicago as a youth, ...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Manhattan Night Life"
By Vaclav Vytlacil
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Vaclav Vytlacil (1892-1984) He was born to Czechoslovakian parents in 1892 in New York City. Living in Chicago as a youth, ...
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1930s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Still Life with Bananas"
By Vaclav Vytlacil
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Vaclav Vytlacil (1892-1984) He was born to Czechoslovakian parents in 1892 in New York City. Living in Chicago as a youth,...
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1930s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Italian City (Cubist cityscape)
Located in Hudson, NY
Karl Drerup (1904-2000). Italian City, c.1930. Oil on masonite panel, 24 x 32 inches; 34 x 42 in custom frame. Signed lower right. Minor conservation to loss in margins. Price on re...
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1930s Cubist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Greek Ameircan Jean Xceron Figurative Cubism Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Xceron
Located in New York, NY
Jean Xceron (1890-1967) was a Greek American abstract artist. During his career, he developed an interest in expressive distortion, abstractions, collages, and was influenced by Dada...
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1930s Abstract Geometric Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Surrealist Arrangement
By Jan Matulka
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Exhibition History: "Jan Matulka: Global Modernist"; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; September 19, 2004-January16, 2004 "Jan Matulka: Global Modernist"; Greenville County Muse...
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1930s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Smoke Stacks
By Miklos Suba
Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
Signed lower right
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1930s American Realist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

  • Smoke Stacks
  • Smoke Stacks
  • Smoke Stacks
  • Smoke Stacks
H 17 in. W 11 in. D 3 in.
Study for Mid-Manhattan II
By John Marin
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Study for Mid-Manhattan II Oil and graphite on paper, mounted to board, 1932 Signed by the artist in pencil lower right Sight size: 8 1/2 x 7 inches One of a series of studies for th...
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Abstraction"
By Arthur Beecher Carles
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Arthur B. Carles (1882-1952) Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arthur Carles was a painter whose work went through phases...
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Terry Shelbourne (1930-2020) - 20th Century Oil, Abstract Figures
Located in Corsham, GB
Well presented in a dark wood frame. Signed and dated. On board.
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21st Century and Contemporary Nude Paintings

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Oil

Antique American School Modernist Coastal Ocean Beach Abstract Rock Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist seascape beach oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Signed on verso. Image size, 24L x 18H. Framed in a period frame.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

20th Century Oil Painting by H Tucker
By H Tucker
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful oil painting by H Tucker. 20th century European artist that studied and lived in Europe for many years. Beautiful variation of H. Tucker’s ballerina. This fantastic piece c...
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1930s Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Rocky Shore," Oil on Board Abstract Landscape signed by Francesco Spicuzza
By Francesco Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Rocky Shore" is an original oil painting on board by Francesco Spicuzza. The artist signed the piece with his signature stamp in the lower right. This painting depicts the shoreline...
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1930s Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Floral Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas, Signed L.R Ben-Zion (American, 1897-19
By Ben-Zion
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Floral Still Life Ben-Zion (American, 1897-1987) circa 1930's Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. 17 3/4 x 12 5/8 One of the founding artists of Abstract Expressionism, hailing from Ukraine,...
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1930s Abstract Expressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Water on the Rocks - 1930's Abstracted Landscape
By Leslie Bruner Wulff
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous painterly landscape oil painting of waves crashing against the rocky shore near a cave by California artist Leslie Bruner Wulff (American, 1890-1968). Signed "Leslie Wulff" ...
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1930s Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

20th Century European Ballerina Oil
By H Tucker
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful oil of ballerina dancer . Framed in heavily gold frame. Signed in the lower right . The Gallery currently has 2 H Tucker Ballerinas. Beautiful oil painting by H Tucker. 20...
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1930s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

1,000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Ilya Bolotowsky
Located in New York, NY
1,000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair. Ilya Bolotowsky (1907-1981) "1939 World’s Fair Mural Study for the Hall of Medical Sciences," 4 7/8...
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1930s Abstract Geometric Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Plaster, Paper, Oil, Gouache

#90 Strange Creature
By Norbert Lenz
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Signed and dated in the image lower right Provenance: Joseph M. Erdelac, Cleveland, OH Oil and pencil on board Painter, illustrator and commercial artist Norbert Lenz was born i...
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1930s Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil

Industrial Landscape
By George Luks
Located in Miami, FL
Quick and confident brush strokes describe the gritty forms of perhaps steam engines or railroad yards. Luks bravura style of putting paint to canvas anticipates action painting of ...
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1930s Abstract Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Bouquet
By Marion Huse
Located in Storrs, CT
Marion Huse's depiction of a vibrant bouquet of flowers. Oil on canvas measures 20 x 16; frame dimensions measure 24.5 x 20.5 x 1.5. Artist's signature, lower right; title and date, ...
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1930s Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

  • Bouquet
  • Bouquet
  • Bouquet
  • Bouquet
H 24.5 in. W 20.5 in. D 1.5 in.
“Coral Structure” 1939 Oil painting on leather by Zarh Pritchard
By Zarh Pritchard
Located in Santa Monica, CA
“Coral Structure (Lagoon of Maraa, Tahiti)” is an original oil painting by California artist Zarh Pritchard. The oil on leather painting was created in 1939 and depicts a lagoon in T...
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1930s Tonalist Abstract Paintings

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Leather, Oil

Cubist Marcel Burtin 'Composition' 1935 Oil on Canvas Abstract Blue Ocra Yellow
Located in Bergamo, IT
Marcel Burtin (1902 - 1979) Composition, 1935, Oil on Canvas, signed lower left, dated on the verse; SIZE: cm. 61 x 46 x 2 - SIZE WITH FRAME: cm. 78 x 63 x 4 Certificate of Authent...
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1930s Cubist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Oil

Abstract Form I
By Charles Green Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Signed on verso, center: Shaw/December/1935
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Plastic Polygon: Abstract Forms II
By Charles Green Shaw
Located in New York, NY
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1930s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled #10
By Balcomb Greene
Located in New York, NY
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS Allentown Art Museum Pennsylvania Art Institute of ChicagoBall State Teacher's College, Muncie, Indiana Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland Brooklyn Museum of Art, N...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
By Carl Holty
Located in Lake Worth, FL
German-born American abstract painter. Raised in Wisconsin, he was the first major abstract painter to gain notoriety from the state.[1] Harold Rosenberg described Holty as "a figure...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

New York 1/29/36
By Charles Joseph Biederman
Located in New York, NY
Charles Biederman is a pioneer of American abstraction. In the 1930s he had studios in New York and Paris. In 1942 Biederman moved to Minnesota with his young family. The Walker Art...
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1930s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
By Arshile Gorky
Located in New York, NY
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1930s Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Untitled
H 17.625 in. W 8.5 in.
Untitled
By Balcomb Greene
Located in New York, NY
SELECTED COLLECTIONS Allentown Art Museum Pennsylvania Art Institute of Chicago Ball State Teacher's College, Muncie, Indiana Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland Brooklyn Museum of Art...
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1930s Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
By Jean Xceron
Located in New York, NY
Signature inscribed in paint, lower right: Xcèron
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Untitled
  • Untitled
H 40 in. W 29.5 in.
Composition No. 212
By Jean Xceron
Located in New York, NY
Oil on canvas
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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1930s Abstract Oil Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of 1930s abstract oil paintings available on 1stDibs. A selection of these works in the Abstract, Modern and Post-Impressionist styles can be found today in our inventory. These items have been made for many years, with versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. You can search the 1930s abstract oil paintings that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, gray, beige and blue. Many versions of these artworks are appealing in their rich colors and composition, but Vaclav Vytlacil, Benjamin G. Benno, Marguerite Blasingame, H Tucker and Albert Sway produced especially popular works that are worth a look. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in oil paint, paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are 1930s Abstract Oil Paintings?

Prices for art of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — 1930s abstract oil paintings in our inventory begin at $276 and can go as high as $156,250, while the average can fetch as much as $2,750.

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