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Untitled (Abstract Composition)
By Sidney Gross
Located in New York, NY
This dynamic and visually compelling abstract expressionist work was painted by the esteemed 20th century artist, Sidney Gross, in 1959. The composition offers a bramble of slashes i...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

  • Untitled (Abstract Composition)
  • Untitled (Abstract Composition)
  • Untitled (Abstract Composition)
  • Untitled (Abstract Composition)
H 50.75 in. W 48.75 in. D 1.75 in.
Untitled (51-42)
By Stephen Pace
Located in New York, NY
Stephen Pace is well known for two bodies of work: the dynamic abstract paintings he produced from 1949 to 1962 and the freely expressed figurative art, based in abstract principles ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Untitled (51-42)
  • Untitled (51-42)
H 33.75 in. W 42.75 in.
Important Female Modernist Oil Painting Central Park Abstract expressionist 1950
By Harriet Holden Nash
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting by American female artist Harriet Holden Nash. Harriet was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and lived with her husband in Park Slope for ove...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s Abstract Expressionist Painting by Alma Hanna
Located in Garnerville, NY
Purchased directly from the Hudson Valley, NY estate of the family matriarch, Alma Hanna. She was a great proponent of the arts and design and created a small, but very good body of ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint, Burlap

Untitled Abstract Expressionist painting
By Jean Cohen
Located in Hudson, NY
Jean Cohen (1923-2013). Untitled, c.1950's. Oil on board, 19 x 26.5 inches; 30.5 x 38 inches framed. Signed lower right. Excellent condition. Original framer label affixed en verso. ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

Landscape, Abstract Expressionist Painting 1957
Located in Long Island City, NY
A fine period Abstract Expressionist oil painting by noted American artist, Alexander M. Bing (1878 - 1959), signed 'AMB' lower right. Gallery label from Bertha Schaeffer Gallery, N...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Landscape, Corneille, 1955 (Abstract Expressionist Modernist Painting)
By Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo (Corneille)
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Corneille Landscape 1955 Gouache, pencil and ink on paper 11.1 x 27.2 cm signed Description: Guillaume Cornelius Beverloo (*1922 Lège BE †2010 Auvers-sur-Oise FR), better known by ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Gouache, Pencil

Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist Mid Century piece, presenting vivid use of paint and complex lines and color placement. A strong modernist oil painting depicted in 1959 with bold, thick br...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled (Abstract Expressionist Composition)
By Charles Ragland Bunnell
Located in Denver, CO
Mid-century modern abstract expressionist painting by Colorado artist, Charles Ragland Bunnell (1897-1968). Presented in the artist's original frame, outer dimensions measure 24 ½ x ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Acrylic

1950'S FRENCH EXPRESSIONIST CUBIST ABSTRACT OIL PAINTING - AUTUMN COLORS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, mid 20th century Title: Cubist abstract Medium: oil painting on canvas Size: painting: 23.5 x 32 inches Provenance: private collection, France Co...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Spring Passage - Scottish art Abstract Expressionist oil painting Cobra Paris
By William Gear
Located in London, GB
This stunning Scottish Abstract Expressionist oil painting is by noted Scottish artist William Gear. Painted in 1950 it is an early and significant painting which dates to the early ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Nautical Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract expressionist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. No signature found. Very finely painted. Image size, 16L x 12H. Framing options available.
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Comme les Planètes, Karel Appel, 1959 (Abstract Expressionist Modern Painting)
By Karel Appel
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Karel Appel Comme les Planètes 1959 oil on canvas 129.5 x 194.4 cm Signed lower right. Description: A large expressionist artwork by Karel Appel, one of founders of CoBrA art movem...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Surrealist Art Deco Figurative Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Woman Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A classic example of her work. Egg tempera or oil on board. Her paintings are highly prized by collectors of works by American, female surrealists of the early 20th century. America...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Espace en Gris, Abstract Expressionist Painting by Raymond Abner 1956
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting by Egyptian Born French Artist, Raymond Abner (1919 - 1999) entitled "Espace en Gris". Abner rubbed shoulders with the top artist's in the Montparnasse, Par...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Red and White Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting by Nicolas Ionesco, 1958
By Nicolas Ionesco
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Nicolas Ionesco, Romanian (1919 - ) Title: Untitled Year: 1956 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed and dated l.r. and verso Size: 23.5 x 28.5 inches (59.7 x 72.4 cm) Frame: 24.75 x...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Abstract Expressionist Signed Original Indian Space Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract "Indian Space" oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Image size, 33L x 24H. Framed
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

New York School Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media Painting Handmade Paper Board
By Taro Yamamoto
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is an interesting abstract work done with handmade Japanese Kozo or Washi type fiber paper mounted on board. Hand signed and dated in wonderful muted earth tones of fall foliag...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paint, Mixed Media, Board, Handmade Paper

Antique American Modernist Abstract Expressionist Thick Impasto Vintage Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Unsigned. Displayed in a modern frame. Image size, 40"L x 19.5"H.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Signed Abstract Expressionist Female Modern Sunset Oil Painting
By Gloria Banning
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract expressionist signed oil painting by Gloria Banning (1924-2007). Oil on canvas, circa 1954. Signed. Titled, "Sunset Vignette" on verso. Display...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Departing, Large Figurative Expressionist Painting 1960
By George Marshal Cohen
Located in Long Island City, NY
An oil painting by George Marshal Cohen from 1960. An abstract expressionist style painting with dark blue tones and bright yellow accents. Figurative representations of female legs ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Beulah Stevenson 1950s Abstract Expressionism American Woman Artist Oil Painting
By Beulah Stevenson
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Dimensions: 32"h, 25"w canvas; 38.5"h, 32"with frame Work is titled "Two Lillies" Elsie Stevenson (1890–1965) was an American painter and printmaker. Beulah Stevenson, (1875-1965...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Gouache Painting "Anemone Tide Pool" American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abstract Expressionist Foliage. Anemone Tide Pool written in margin. Signed and dated in ink. Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied...
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1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Casein, Gouache, Archival Paper

Abstract Expressionist Composition in Yellow, Blue, Teal, Gray, Orange & White
By Charles Ragland Bunnell
Located in Denver, CO
Original vintage 1958 mid-century modern oil painting by Charles Bunnell (1897-1968), abstract expressionist composition in colors of Yellow, Blue, Teal, Green, Gray, Orange, Red & W...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Board, Oil

Original Abstract Expressionist 1959 New York Female Artist Irene Zevon Musical
By Irene Zevon
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original abstract expressionist oil painting by American female artist Irene Zevon created and dated in 1959. This piece entitled "Musical" is a prime example of Zevon's relation...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Abstract Exterior, Oil Painting by Laurent Marcel Salinas
By Laurent Marcel Salinas
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Laurent Marcel Salinas, French (1913 - 2010) Title: Untitled, Grass 263 Medium: Oil on Masonite, signed LR Size: 15 x 18 inches
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Untitled (1950s Abstract: Soft Gray, Brown, Blue, White, Black, Yellow & Orange)
By Paul Kauver Smith
Located in Denver, CO
Original oil painting by mid-century modernist Paul K. Smith (1893-1977). Painted in a soft gray, blue, ivory, brown and black with subtle under layers of orange, red, green. Prese...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Corps nu et rose, Corneille, 1955 (Modernist Abstract Painting)
By Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo (Corneille)
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Corneille Corps Nu et Rose (Nude and Pink Body) 1955 oil on canvas 32.2 x 24.4 cm Signed verso Desctiption: Guillaume Cornelius Beverloo, better known by his French pseudonym Cornei...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled Figure (c. 1950s)
By Adine Stix
Located in Summit, NJ
Gorgeous oil and watercolor on paper by abstract expressionist artist Adine Stix. Beautiful shades of pink, purples, cobalt blue with s hint of orange cover the paper to create the h...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil, Watercolor

Monochromatic Abstract Expressionist Study in Charcoal, 1950
By Seymour Tubis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950 charcoal on paper figurative abstract is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students League with Hans Hofmann (1946-1949). He exhibited ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Paper

Untitled (Abstract Landscape)
By Gloria Banning
Located in Buffalo, NY
a modern abstract expressionist work by American female artist Gloria Banning.
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

“Abstract, 1954”
By Irene Zevon
Located in Southampton, NY
Oil on canvas abstract painting by the American artist, Irene Zevon. Signed lower right and dated 1954. In very good condition. Not presently framed. Provenance: Estate of the artis...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • “Abstract, 1954”
  • “Abstract, 1954”
  • “Abstract, 1954”
  • “Abstract, 1954”
H 24 in. W 16 in. D 1 in.
Abstract and Drip
By Rolph Scarlett
Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
Signed lower right. Description An example of Scarlett’s abstract drip painting, this untitled work has linear and geometric elements rendered in shades of black, rose, and blue and...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Abstract and Drip
  • Abstract and Drip
  • Abstract and Drip
  • Abstract and Drip
H 36 in. W 24 in. D 3 in.
Abstract in Brown Tones
Located in Milford, NH
A fine abstract in brown tones by American artist David Lund (b. 1925). David Lund’s illustrious painting career spans over 65 years. Born in New York, the youngest child of Jewish ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Abstract in Brown Tones
  • Abstract in Brown Tones
  • Abstract in Brown Tones
  • Abstract in Brown Tones
H 39.5 in. W 31.5 in. D 1 in.
'Coastline', Expressionist California Landscape, San Francisco Woman Artist
By Alice Beamish
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A dramatic, Expressionist Coastal landscape showing a view of white-capped jade green breakers crashing against a rocky shoreline, with a distant mountain painted in shades of scarle...
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1950s Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled, Corneille, 1952 (Expressionist Abstract Ink Painting)
By Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo (Corneille)
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Corneille Untitled 1952 Ink on paper 24 x 32 cm signed upper left
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Black Painting No. 2
By Robert Neuman
Located in Lawrence, NY
Neuman's work assimilated a wide variety of influences, including Bay Area Abstraction, the New York School and European Art Informel. Not bad for a young man raised in the rural min...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Projection", Large Abstract in Oil, 1957
By Michael di Cosola
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1957 oil on canvas abstract in white, sienna brown, and blue is by Abstract Surrealist Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Expressionist Gouache Painting by Sid Gross 1959
By Sidney Gross
Located in Long Island City, NY
An Abstract expressionist gouache painting by American artist, Sid Gross. Date: 1959 Gouache on paper, signed and dated lower right Image Size: 18.5 x 12 inches Frame Size: 28 x 22 ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Three Masks, Mid Century Abstract
Located in Soquel, CA
Three masks abstract by Novak (American, 20th Century). Presented in a white wooden frame. Signed "Novak" lower right. Image: 28.5"H x 26"W.
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

Abstract in Blues, Reds, & Black
Located in Milford, NH
A fine abstract expressionist oil on canvas painting in blues, reds, and black, illegibly signed lower right, unframed, in very good condition, with minimal imperfections. Probably d...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Abstract in Blues, Reds, & Black
  • Abstract in Blues, Reds, & Black
  • Abstract in Blues, Reds, & Black
  • Abstract in Blues, Reds, & Black
H 50.13 in. W 36.13 in. D 1 in.
Mid Century Burnt Orange Abstract
By J. Richardson
Located in Soquel, CA
Unique Abstract Expressionist oil painting by California artist J. Richardson (American, 20th Century). Displayed in a rustic wood frame. Signed "J. Richardson" lower right corner. I...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Expressionist Gouache Painting by Sid Gross 1959
By Sidney Gross
Located in Long Island City, NY
An Abstract expressionist gouache painting by American artist, Sid Gross. Date: 1959 Gouache on paper, signed and dated lower right Image Size: 18.5 x 12 inches Frame Size: 28 x 22 ...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Mid Century Modern Silver Linings Abstract
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous modernist abstract combining earth-tones and subtlest metallic silver background by Corban LePell (American, b. 1933), 1955. Signed and dated on verso. Condition: Good; prof...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Abstracted Mountains, Mexico De Saint Exupery Abstract mid 20th C Modernist Oil
Located in Norwich, GB
Own a piece of history - an important original oil on board painting by Consuelo de Saint Expuéry, widow of Antoine ("The Little Prince"). Consuelo de Saint Exupéry, officially Cons...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Yellow and Blue Large Scale Abstract
By Louis Earnest Nadalini
Located in Soquel, CA
Stunning and expressive large scale oil painting by mid-century San Francisco artist Louis Earnest Nadalini (American, 1927-1995). Signed "Nadalini" lower right. Unframed. Image size...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Wood Panel

Expressionist Abstract Painting by Richard Harrison Crist, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
Expressionist abstract oil on canvas painting by Richard Harrison Crist, 1909-1985. Signed.
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Vintage 1950s American Expressionist Paintings

"Northern Skies" Oil Painting on Canvas by Ralph Rosenborg, Framed
By Ralph Rosenborg
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Northern Skies," an original oil on canvas by Ralph Rosenborg, is a piece for the true collector. In 1988, Louise Nevelson wrote: "Ralph Rosenborg was the first recognized pioneer w...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

'Abstract, Coral and Ivory', New York School Abstraction, Whitney Museum, WPA
By Victor Thall
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Thall V' for Victor Thall (American, 1902-1983) and painted circa 1950. A mid-century, abstract oil comprising a centrally placed and expansive star-shaped form...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil, Cardboard

"House, & Flowers, & Moonlight" Oil Painting on Canvas by Ralph Rosenborg Framed
By Ralph Rosenborg
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"House, and Flowers, and Moonlight," an original oil on canvas by Ralph Rosenborg, is a piece for the true collector. In 1988, Louise Nevelson wrote: "Ralph Rosenborg was the first r...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

'Abstract, Lilac and Blue', Mid-Century, New York School, Whitney Museum, WPA
By Victor Thall
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Thall V' for Victor Thall (American, 1902-1983) and painted circa 1950. A mid-century, American abstract oil comprising complex, contiguous and superimposed, lin...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Cardboard, Paper, Oil

20th Century Abstract Expressionism The Blue City French School Oil On Canvas
Located in roma, IT
Oil painting on canvas, Abstract French School of the middle of 20th Century. The mixing blue, grey, brown in the middle part contrast with the uniform white background. Signed on t...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Jug, Oil on Cardboard, ca 1950
Located in Paris, FR
Still life with jug, ca 1950. Oil on cardboard. Signed lower left. 13 x 19.5 in. - 34 x 49.5 cm. CARLOS LLANOS is an Uruguayan painter born Born in Melo (Cerro Largo, Uruguay) in 19...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

Abstract Expressionist Study in Pastel, 1958
By Gary Lee Shaffer
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1958 pastel on paper abstract in green and purple is by New York/San Francisco Abstract Expressionist artist Gary Lee Shaffer (1936-2001). Shaffer trained with Hans Hofmann in t...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

German American Expressionist Abstract Sailboat
By Samson Schames
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Abstract Medium: Watercolor, Chalk Surface: Paper Country: United States Dimensions: not able to determine" x not able to determine" Dimensions w/Frame: 25 1/4...
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1950s Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Chalk, Watercolor

Massive 5-Ft Original Oil on Canvas Landscape Painting by Bernard Lorjou, Framed
By Bernard Lorjou
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Untitled Landscape, an original oil on canvas by Bernard Lorjou, is a piece for the true collector. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a prized work from the Dr. Harry Bakwin Co...
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1950s Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Charcoal Drawing
By John Haley
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful abstract expressionist drawing in shades and tones of grays and black by John Haley (American, 1905-1991), c.1956-7. Signed lower left corner. Presented in 3" mat. Conditio...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Graphite

Abstract Expressionist Watercolor Composition of Blue, Black, Green, Orange
By Charles Ragland Bunnell
Located in Denver, CO
Abstract expressionist watercolor painting of blue, black, orange, and green by Charles Ragland Bunnell (1897-1968). Presented in a custom frame with all archival materials and UV pr...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

1950s "New York" Monochromatic Abstract in Charcoal
By Seymour Tubis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This November 1950 Abstract Expressionist charcoal on paper entitled "New York" is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students League with Hans Ho...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

L'Universo"
By Gastone Breddo
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an original oil and sand on canvas by Italian artist Gastone Breddo, "L'Universo.". Born in Italy in 1915, Breddo worked throughout his life as an abstract/futurist art...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

  • L'Universo"
  • L'Universo"
H 27.5 in. W 35.5 in. D 35.5 in.
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate 1950s abstract expressionist painting for your needs in our varied inventory. There are many Abstract, Expressionist and Modern versions of these works for sale. Adding a 1950s abstract expressionist painting to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — find a piece on 1stDibs that incorporates elements of brown, gray, black, blue and more. There have been many interesting 1950s abstract expressionist painting examples over the years, but those made by Harriet Holden Nash, Charles Ragland Bunnell, Morris Shulman, Seymour Tubis and Irene Zevon are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, oil paint and fabric. A large 1950s abstract expressionist painting can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while smaller examples are available — approximately spanning 4.38 high and 7.17 wide — and may be better suited to a more modest living area.

How Much is a 1950s Abstract Expressionist Painting?

The price for a 1950s abstract expressionist painting in our collection starts at $175 and tops out at $1,150,000 with the average selling for $2,600.