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DANZA DE LA SULTANA
Located in Aventura, FL
Original oil painting on canvas. Hand signed on front; hand signed and titled on verso by the artist. Frame size approx 28.75 x 37 in. Artwork is in excellent condition. Certificat...
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1940s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 17.5 in. W 25.75 in. D 1 in.
"Mount Vernon N.Y. (Train on the Railroad)" Impressionist Landscape Oil on Board
By Hayley Lever
Located in New York, NY
An outstanding oil painting executed with thick use of paint capturing a luminous sight of a train in motion under a bridge with heavy smoke trailing upward. We can feel that a mood...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Blue Harlequin"
By Nahum Tschacbasov
Located in Southampton, NY
Original oil on thick artist board by Russian/American artist, Nahum Tschacbasov. Signed upper right and dated 1948. Provenance: Woodstock, New York estate. Housed in a custom sil...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

The Wanderer
By Attilio Salemme
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Provenance: Private collection, Austin TX This work is signed and dated - Atillio Salemme '46.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Nude Woman
By Robert Philipp
Located in New York, NY
A rare and breath taking work, with masterful bursh work and sublime execution of light. We are drawn to the subtle beauty and elegant pose. The tasteful compostion lends an intimate...
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1940s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Along the Seine, Landscape Painting by Louis Dancourt
By Louis Dancourt
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Louis Dancourt, French XXth Title: Along the Seine II Year: 1946 Medium: Oil on Canvas mounted to Wood, signed l.r. and dated verso Image Size: 16 x 20 in. (40.64 x 50.8 cm) ...
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1940s Fauvist Landscape Prints

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Canvas, Wood, Oil

Artist Self Portrait 1940s Oil Painting
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940s oil on linen self-portrait is by Expressionist painter, mixed media artist, and sculptor Martin Snipper (1914-2008). He studied at the National Academy of Art In New York ...
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Basic Form Problems (Group of 3 Abstract Paintings)
By Ralph Anderson
Located in Denver, CO
A Collection of 3 vintage circa 1940 Transcendentalist oil paintings by New Mexico artist, Ralph Anderson. Each is housed in a custom hardwood frame with all archival materials. Th...
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Oil Painting "Brooklyn" 1940's
Located in Rochester, NY
Mid-Century Modern oil painting, 1940s cityscape, "Bedford at Lafayette, Brooklyn". Oil on masonite. Signed King Rich. In vintage modernist frame.
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

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H 25.5 in. W 33.5 in. D 2 in.
Happy Endings
By Tom Lovell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Linen Signature: Signed and Dated The stretcher is dated 4/23/40 in pencil on the back. Next to this date is what looks like to be an inventory number -8755 Featured...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Surreal Oil Painting Composer Dreaming 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3969 Oil Painting on board set in a silvered wood frame
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Irish Landscape oil Painting Glenveigl Castle 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3891 Landscape oil on canvas Glenveigll castle Co. Donegal Image size 7.5x9.5"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Natura Morta (Still Life) - 1940s - Toti Scialoja - Oil Painting - Contemporary
By Toti Scialoja
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and dated on the lower right: "Toti 49". Authenticated by the Artist on October 26th, 1984. Includes contemporary wooden frame cm. 66x57. Excellent conditions. Antonio...
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1940s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil

South Street, NYC, Oil Painting circa 1940
By Margaretha E. Albers
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Margaretha E. Albers, American (1881 - 1977) Title: South Street, New York Year: circa 1940 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 20 in. x 16 in. (50.8 cm x 40.64 cm)
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Floral Still Life Oil Painting C.1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Floral Still Life Oil Painting C.1940s Classic 1940s original oil painting of a vase of flowers The painting is signed illegibly in the lower right corner - see images Pai...
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Early 20th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Antique American 1940s Surreal Landscape and Flower Still Life Oil Painting
By Will Hollingsworth
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American surreal landscape and still life by Will Hollingsworth. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image size, 22"L x 20"H.
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1940s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Venice Canal Seascape Landscape Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3937 Antique oil painting on artist board set in a period gilt frame Image size 17.5x23.5"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Antique Impressionist Figurative Winter Landscape oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
1-4051 Circa 1940's winter scene,oil on canvas displayed in an ornate gilt wood frame,illegible signaure lower right
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Bathers at the Quarry 1940s American Modernist Oil Painting WPA era
By Theresa Berney Loew
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Swimmers and sun tanners at the local watering hole. Her birth name was Theresa Berney. At the time of her passing she was known as Theresa Loew. Birth place: Baltimore artist, blo...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique Impressionist Landscape oil Painting Covered Bridge 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3518 oil on canvas set on board Image size 20x24" Set in a custom wood frame
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Majestic Mountain Landscape Oil Painting c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
Majestic Mountain Landscape Original Oil Painting C.1940 Beautiful luminous mountain landscape oil painting Original oil on canvas - No visible signature Includes the original per...
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Mid-20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bertus de Meij Original Oil Painting "Dutch Harbor" c.1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Oil Painting "Dutch Harbor" by Bertus de Meij (1915-1994) Though undated, this impressionist oil painting appears to be from the 1940's, possibly earlier. Original oil on c...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Oil Painting 1940s, Judaica Hasidic Rabbi in Jerusalem
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Portrait Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Board Country: United States EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicenstein Romano was born in Rome, Septem...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Paris City Scene, Portrait Oil Painting WPA Era 1940s
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: French Paris Scene Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether factories or carousels, reliably subver...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Surreal Oil Painting on Canvas c.1940s to 1950s.
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Surreal Oil Painting on Canvas c.1940s to 1950s. Classic Surrealism brought to life on canvas by a very talented artist. The painting has no visible signature. Canvas dimen...
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Mid-20th Century Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Impressionist French Farm Woman Figurative Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3254 Oil on canvas Illegibaly signed lower left
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Oil

French Impressionist Landscape oil painting Streets of Paris 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3830 Oil on canvas streets of old Paris Image size 8x10"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Pair Impressionist Fruit Still live oil Paintings 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3851ab Pair Impressionist fruit still life painting Image size 4.75x5.75" Price is for pair
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1940s Still-life Paintings

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Oil

The Dancehall - 1940s Modern British oil painting by Jerry Critchlow
Located in London, GB
MICHAEL B. “JERRY” CRITCHLOW (1904-1974) At the Dancehall Signed and dated l.l.: CRITCHLOW ‘46 Oil on canvas 61 by 51 cm., 24 by 20 in. (frame size 69.5 by 59 cm., 27 ½ by 23 ¼ in...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Expressionist Nude in Oil, Circa 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Circa late 1940s oil on canvas interior scene of a female figure is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of A...
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1940s Expressionist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pair Impressionist Urns Still Life oil Paintings 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3850ab Pair Impressionist vases Still Life oil paintings Image size 4.75x5.75" Price is for pair
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1940s Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Impressionist European Mother and Children Figurative Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3086 oil on canvas set in a vintage gilt wood frame
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Expressionist Figure in Oil Paint, 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1940s oil on burlap figure in pale, pastel colors is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New...
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1940s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Burlap, 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

Modernist Oil Painting the Shop Window NYC 1940s WPA era
By Maurice Becker
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
the Shop Window New York City, 1940s 17.75X25 sight size. Maurice Becker (1889–1975) was a radical political artist best known for his work in the 1910s and 1920s for such publica...
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Early 20th Century Ashcan School Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

1940s Swedish Signed Oil Painting - Winter Snow River Landscape - Framed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Swedish School, signed and dated 1940's Title: Winter Sunshine. Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed. Size: painting: 13.25 x 18.25 inches, frame: 17.75 x 22.7...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Contestant" Expressionist Figures in Oil, Circa 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa late 1940s oil on canvas Expressionist scene with figures entitled "Contestant" is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the ...
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1940s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique German October Fest Party Goer Figurative Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3731 Oil on canvas applied to board Set in a wood frame
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Antique Impressionist Dutch Winter Scene Landscape Oil Painting circa 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-2568 A Dutch Winter Scene,impressionistic style of a winter landscape.Oil on canvas applied to board,displayed in a gilt wood frame,signed lower left by Johanssen.Image size 17.5 ...
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Twilight, New York City Oil Painting circa 1940 by M. Albers
By Margaretha E. Albers
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Margaretha E. Albers, American (1881 - 1977) Title: Twilight Year: circa 1940 Medium: Oil on Board, signed Size: 12 in. x 16 in. (30.48 cm x 40.64 cm)
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Modernist Portrait of a Man, Oil on Canvas, 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa early 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a man with crossed arms is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy o...
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1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

François Baboulet Japon Landscape Oil on Canvas, 1940s
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas by François Baboulet (1914-2010), 1940s, France. Japon landscape. Measurements : with frame: 55.7x63.5 cm - 21.9x25 inches, without frame: 38x46 cm - 15x18.1 inches, F8...
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1940s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

The Cyclamen - Original Oil Painting on Board by E. Mori Cristiani - 1940
Located in Roma, IT
The Cyclamen is an original artwork realized by the Italian artist Eraldo Mori Cristiani in 1940. Oil painting on board. Author, date, and place are reported on the back of the artwo...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Around East River, NYC Bridge, City Scene Oil Painting WPA Era 1940s
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Marine Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions w/Frame: 20.5" x 24.5" The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether factori...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Large Modernist Oil Painting 1940s, Judaica Hasidic Shtetl Wagon Driver WPA Era
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape with figure of horse, driver and wagon Medium: Oil Surface: wood Board EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicen Romano was born...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Daisies - British Impressionist art 1940s still life floral oil painting flowers
By Amy Reeve Fowlkes
Located in London, GB
This lovely floral oil painting is by British artist Amy Constance Reeve Fowlkes who exhibited throughout her career. Painted in 1940, this stunning oil is a bold arrangement of dais...
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20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Antique Italian Impressionist Flute Player Figurative oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3252 Acrylic on artist board set in a decorative vintage wood frame Image size 11,5x14.5
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

Impressionist Female Figurative oil Painting of A Farm Girl 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3893 Impressionist oil on board set in a gilt wood frame Image size 14.25x14.25"
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1950s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

French Impressionist oil painting Caldwell Woods Chicago Plein Air Original 1940
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original french impressionist plein air painting depicting the Caldwell Woods Nature Preserve in Chicago, IL. Louis Phillipe Kamm traveled to the US, visiting major cities, and p...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Racehorses Turning For Home' circa 1940s Oil on Canvas
Located in Bristol, CT
Classic o/c 'pastel colours' horse-racing circa 1940s scene depicting four jockeys 'turning for home' Canvas Sz: 11.25"H x 8.5"W Frame Sz: 16"H x 12"W
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Pastel, Oil

The Party Frock - British 1940's art female child portrait oil painting exhib RA
By Dod Procter
Located in London, GB
This charming British portrait oil painting is by female artist Dod Procter. It was painted in 1949 and exhibited at the Royal Academy London the same year. The painting is of a litt...
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1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

c.1940 Oil - Irish Farmstead
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming, impasto oil landscape showing a rural Irish farm under a grey sky. The artist has used a decisive and clean cut earthy palette, applied thickly to create the effect of ch...
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20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Grand Canyon Modernist Painting by Leslie Lounsbury, circa 1940s
Located in Rochester, NY
Grand Canyon modernist painting by Leslie Lounsbury. Oil on canvas, circa 1940s. Unframed. Leslie Lounsbury was known for painting Barbados and the Western United States. His work is...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dancers, American Modernist Painting by Female Artist, Figurative, 1940s
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Dancers" is a 12 x 16 1/4 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. This abstract and figurative painting is painted in a vibrant color palet...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Self Portrait of Artist - British 1940's art male portrait oil painting
By Maurice Frederick Codner
Located in London, GB
A large stunning self portrait of the artist Maurice Frederick Codner which was painted in 1947. A strong 20th century oil painting portrait with great detail and colouring. This is ...
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20th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales.Coastline. Irish Sea. Original Oil Painting.1940
By Raymond Sheppard
Located in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset
This original oil painting by Raymond Sheppard, dating from around 1940, is presented and supplied in a sympathetic contemporary frame (which is shown in these photographs). The fra...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

Post impressionist oil Painting Pekingese Dog Portrait - Female Artist Ca. 1940
Located in Antwerp, BE
Post-impressionist portrait of an adorable Pekingese Dog, ca. 1940 housed in a beautifully matching Montparnasse frame. The dog is beautifully captured with thick, bold brushstrokes...
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Early 20th Century Post-Impressionist Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Roscoe Litchfield (1888-1971) "Davy Crockett Out West" Oil Painting c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
Roscoe Litchfield (1888-1971) "Davy Crockett Out West" Oil Painting c.1940 Davy Crockett was a 19th c. American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. This painting show...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

Gunnison, Colorado 1940s Modernist Mountain Landscape Painting, Green, Blue, Red
Located in Denver, CO
1940s modernist mountain landscape painting, near Gunnison, Colorado with a white farmhouse and out buldings and trees in a meadow/valley with mountains in the background. Painted in...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Shop in Kensington Church Street, London - 1940s British Oil by John Cole
By John Cole
Located in London, GB
JOHN COLE (1903-1975) The Doll’s House, Kensington Church Street Signed l.l. Oil on canvas 41 by 51 cm., 16 by 20 in. (frame size 56 by 66 cm., 22 by 26 in.) Exhibited: London...
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1940s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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1940s Oil Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of 1940s oil paintings available on 1stDibs. Browse a selection of Impressionist, Modern or Expressionist versions of these works for sale today — there are 471 Impressionist, 414 Modern, 144 Post-Impressionist, 137 Abstract and 59 Expressionist examples available. 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 1940s 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, black and blue. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Nahum Tschacbasov, Marguerite Blasingame, Ron Blumberg, Claude Benard and Gershon Benjamin are consistently popular. Each of these unique pieces was handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, oil paint and fabric. If space is limited, there are small 1940s oil paintings measuring 0.1 across, while our inventory also includes pieces up to 1950 inches across to better suit those in the market for large iterations.

How Much are 1940s Oil Paintings?

The average selling price for 1940s oil paintings we offer is $2,542, while they’re typically $195 on the low end and $4,290,000 for the highest priced.

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