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'Riders Against Red', Italian Modernism, Horses, Avant-garde, Equestrian oil
By Luciano Spazzali
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A lyrical and complex equestrian work by this notable Italian Modernist and exponent of magical realism. Signed lower right 'Spazzali' for Luciano Spazzali (Italian, 1911-1997) and d...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Plaster, Oil, Board

1950s Ink Drawing of Two Figures by Mail Box
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1955 iconic ink drawing of two figures by a mail box on paper is by artist Nacy Sayner. Signed, dated, and titled on bottom. The piece will be shipped in a mat to fit a standard...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

1950's "Sun Sand Sea" Lord and Taylor Modernist Summer Beach Portrait in Gouache
By Calvin Anderson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950 to 1960's Lord and Taylor gouache on paper portrait of two beach goers in bathing suits with a volleyball, entitled "Sun Sand Sea" is by Bay Area painter, printmaker, and d...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Polish French Ecole de Paris Mid Century Modernist Oil Painting Clown Juggler
By Abram Krol
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Abraham Krol was born January 22, 1919, in Pabianice (Lodz), Poland. Abram Krol went to France in 1938 to study civil engineering at the University of Caen. In 1939 at the be...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Modernist Nude" Mid Century Bold Colorful Abstract Nude Painting Oil on Canvas
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1950s by Russian, American painter Helen Stein. Mostly known for her abstract figures on canvas, this piece is a wonderful representat...
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1950s Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

London, Big Ben Cityscape Mid Century Architectural Modernist Gold Leaf
By Josef Marc Plotast
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Plotast, Josef Marc (Joseph Mark) Was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on August 8, 1917, studied architecture and art at various universities and art schools in France, Italy, Po...
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

1950s "Trees" I Casein Paint on Paper
By Anne Granick
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s casein on paper still life entitled "Trees" I is by New York artist and art collector Anne Granick (1911-2006). Granick was a self-taught artist and a dancer for the Marth...
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1950s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Casein

"Untitled," 1950s Modern Abstract Painting
By Stanley Bate
Located in Westport, CT
Thisoil painting on masonite board, "Untitled," by Modernist Stanley Bate was created circa 1950, part of his earlier body of work. The dark, heavy line work combined with bright col...
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1950s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Latin American Surreal Figurative Modern Painting, 1950
Located in Washington, DC
Wonderful Surreal Latin American painting. Painting is oil on board with original frame. Appears to be unsigned. Condition is excellent. Measures 14" H x 10.75". Framed it measures 1...
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1950s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Sombre Gentlemen, Mid 20th C. Male Portrait, Original Impressionist Oil Painting
By Modern British
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sombre Gentlemen, Male Portrait, Original Impressionist Oil Painting British School, Mid 20th Century Oil painting on board, unframed Board size: 18 x 24 inches Incredibly stylish p...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

1950s "Two Trees" Mid Century Abstract Landscape Painting American Modern
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Two Trees" c.1950s Gouache on paper 24" x 18" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please expect f...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Study from the Spinners" American Modern Acrylic Figurative Painting
Located in Arp, TX
"Study from the Spinners" c.1950s Acrylic on rag paper 10"x11.25" attached to silver metallic paper, unframed $425 Signed in paint lower left *Listed price reflects custom framing se...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic

Mid Century Modern Three Figures Dockside Oil Painting c.1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Three Figures Dockside Oil Painting c.1950s Fine mid century oil painting Signed in the lower right corner - Possibly "Becker, 1959" - See pics Original oil on ...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Modern Abstract Oil Painting by Russell C.1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Bold Geometric Abstract Oil Painting by Russell C.1950s Original oil on canvas housed in a custom frame Canvas dimensions 24" wide x 40" high The custom frame ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bold Abstract Painting 1950s Acrylic
By Calvin Anderson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 1950s acrylic on paper board abstract is by Bay Area painter, printmaker, and designer Calvin Anderson (b. 1925). He studied at CCAC and Art Center College in the 1940s and...
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1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic, Board

Vintage Abstract Oil Painting, 1950s, Midcentury Modern, Blue Green White Black
By Edward Marecak
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage 1950s abstract oil painting on masonite by 20th century Denver artist Edward Marecak (1919-1993) painted in colors of blue, green, white, yellow and black in a midcentury mod...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

1950s "Mark" Oil Pastel and Gouache Figurative Painting NYC Modern Mid Century
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Mark" c.1950s Oil pastel and gouache paint on paper 14x17" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Pl...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Paper, Oil Pastel

Modern Surreal Gouache Painting Fish In Deep Blue Sea 1950
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3734 Gouache on fabric applied to board Set in a custom wood frame Image size 15x12.5"
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1950s Animal Paintings

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Gouache

Mid Century Modern Fisherman w/ Pipe Oil Painting c.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Fisherman w/ Pipe Oil Painting c.1950 Signed in the lower right corner "Horiger" Canvas dimensions 20" x 16". Frame dimensions 29" x 25". Very good condition. F...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern Ship Yard Oil Painting C.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Ship Yard Oil Painting C.1950 Fine oil painting of a busy shipyard Original oil on canvas. Dimensions 24" wide x 18" high The period frame measures 30.5" wide...
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Mid-20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern Still Life Oil Painting by Allen C.1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Still Life Oil Painting by Allen C.1950s Fantastic mid century painting in the style of Bernard Buffet Original oil on board Dimensions 38" wide x 26" high The...
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Mid-20th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Landscape with a Village - 1950s - Charlotte Jamois - Tempera - Modern
By Charlotte Jamois
Located in Roma, IT
Landscape with a Village is an original artwork realized by Charlotte Jamois in the first half of the XX century. Pastel on paper. Hand-signed by the artist on the lower right margin...
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Tempera

Modern Abstract Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Lively abstract painting with primary tones of yellows, reds and greens with accents of blue and black on white background, 1952. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper dis...
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1950s Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

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H 30 in. W 24 in. D 0.1 in.
City Abstraction, mid modern abstract oil painting Circa 1950’s
By Donald Roy Purdy
Located in New York, NY
In the 1950’s Donald Purdy embraced an abstract style of painting which was pervasive at the time. This painting is a perfect compliment to a room with mide modern furniture. In Ci...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Victorious Samson - Original Oil Painting on Canvas - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Victorious Samson is an original modern artwork realized in Italy in the 1950s by Luchino Visconti (Milan, 1906 - Rome, 1976). Original oil on canvas. Dimensions: 50 x 40 cm. Or...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modern Colorful Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original 1950's unsigned abstract. This whimsical bright work comes housed in a contemporary natural wood frame presentation which signs on the wall.
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1950s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Bikini" 1950s Bay Area Figurative Gouache Painting
By Jerry Opper
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedmann Opper Bikini c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 18" x 15" Unframed From the estate of Ruth Friedmann Opper & Jerry Opper. Ruth was the ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Yellow Flower, American Modernist Painting by Female Artist, Figurative, 1950s
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Yellow Flower" is a 20 x 16 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. This abstract and still life painting is painted in a vibrant color pal...
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1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Transformation, American Modernist and Abstract Painting by Female Artist, 1950s
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Transformation" is a 18 x 14 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. This abstract is painted in a soft pastel color palette. The work is ...
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1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern "Venice, Italy" Original Oil Painting by Montani C.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern "Venice, Italy" Original Oil Painting by Montani C.1950 Original oil on canvas Dimensions 48" wide x 24" high The frame measures 55" wide x 31" high Signed in ...
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Mid-20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s Academic Realistic Study of Hands Oil Painting Signed Stuart Whyte
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
1950s Academic Realistic Study of Hands Oil Painting Signed Stuart Whyte In the manner of Auguste Rodin.
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Rare 1950s New York Modernist Judaica Rabbi Oil Painting signed A. Einstein
By A. Einstein
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Rare Mid Century Judaic figure of a Jewish rabbi at prayer. signed A. Einstein.
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

John Joseph Talleur Mid Century Modern Abstract Figures Oil Painting C.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
John Joseph Talleur Mid Century Modern Abstract Figures Oil Painting C.1950 Original oil on board Board dimensions 18" wide x 14.5" high Distressed frame dimensions 25.25" wide x ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mid Century Modern Cubist Painting w/ Figures of Children by Spurlock c.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid century modern figural abstract painting with a touch of cubism. Original oil on canvas. Dimensions 35 1/2" x 23 1/2". Frame dimensions 41" x 29". Very good vintage conditi...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s "Backside" Mid Century Figurative Nude Gouache Painting
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Backside c. 1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18" Unframed *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect framing tim...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Mid-Century Modern Framed Oil Painting on Linen Signed Vladimir Lazarev, 1950s
By Vladimir Lazarev
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a perfectly painted oil on linen scene, signed by Vladimir Lazarev, dated 1952. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 31" W x 25" H.  
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Linen

A Modern Coat-of-Arm - Original Tempera and Watercolor by Maurice Rouzée - 1950s
By Maurice Rouzée
Located in Roma, IT
Study for A Modern Coat-of-Arm is an original artwork in tempera and watercolor on paper realized by Maurice Rouzée. This unique artwork is hand-signed by the artist on the lower rig...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor, Tempera

1950s Abstract Painting RKM
Located in Garnerville, NY
One of several pieces offered by the artist who signed their work, RKM. Purchased from a beautiful modern home in Briarcliff Manor, NY. The painstaking paint build up and careful har...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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H 17 in. W 36 in. D 1 in.
At the Beach - Original Oil Painting on Canvas by Ivan Mosca - 1950s
By Ivan Mosca
Located in Roma, IT
At the Beach is an original artwork realized by Ivan Mosca in 1950. Original oil painting on canvas. Hand-signed and dated on the back. The artwork represents a group of people at...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Modern Post-Impressionist Painting Ships in New York Harbor Rattan Frame, 1950s
Located in Miami, FL
Large Mid-Century Modern post-impressionist painting by an anonymous and accomplished New York artist from the 1950s. The painting depicts a collage of ships in a New York harbor set...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint, Paper

1950s "Mound Street" Mid Century Figurative Painting American Modernist
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Mound Street" c. 1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18'" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fram...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Parisian Woman" Mid Century Figurative Painting NYC Artist
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Parisian Woman" c. 1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18'" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Pl...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Purple Sky Landscape" Mid Century Abstract Landscape Painting
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Bearnice Fisher "Purple Sky Landscape" 1978 Gouache on paper 30" x 22.5" unframed $700 Signed and dated lower right in pencil *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache, Paper

1950s "Pink Lady" Mid Century Gouache Female Nude Painting
By Jerry Opper
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Pink Lady c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18", Unframed $1000 *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Ple...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Paper

1950s "Pink Floor" Mid Century Female Nude Figurative Painting
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Pink Floor" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 17.25" x 17.25" unframed $950 Signed in pencil lower right Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing se...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Laying by Window" Mid Century Figurative Gouache Painting
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Laying by Window" c.1950s Gouache paint on construction paper 19" x 17.75" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate Donald Stacy (1925-2008) New Jersey Studied: Ne...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

" BALLERINA " LATE 1950s ABSTRACT STUDENT OF HANS HOFFMAN MID CENTURY MODERN
By Jennie Haddad
Located in San Antonio, TX
Jennie Haddad (1906-1996) Dallas Artist Image Size: 25.75 x 40.25 Frame Size: 32.5 x 47 Medium: Mixed Media Circa Late 1950s Early 1960s " Ballerina " Signed and Estate Stamp Biogra...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

Abstract Expressionist Painting, Circa 1950s
By Joan Mitchell 1
Located in Peabody, MA
An anonymous but intriguingabstract painting, ca. 1950s. Its densely layered brushwork is strikingly similar to the “controlled chaos” compositions of certain early New York expressi...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint, Canvas

Painting, Midcentury Portrait of a Lady, circa 1950, Modern Art
Located in New York, NY
Decorative, midcentury painting of a lady, circa 1950. Signed by H. Quat.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

1950s "Shapes with Figure" Mid Century Cubist Nude Gouache Painting
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedmann Opper Shapes with Figure c. 1950's Gouache on paper 15" x 18", Unframed *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Women & Fruit" Mid Century Figurative Painting University of Paris
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Women and Fruit" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Bent" Mid Century Figurative Nude Painting Bay Area Figurative
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Bent c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18" Unframed $1000 *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please ex...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s Mid-Century Modern Still Life Painting New York Artist in Rattan Frame
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Surreal creation by an anonymous New York artist from the 1950s.  The work depicts a surreal scene with doll or puppet, bird, guitar, bottles in a palette of yello...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paper, Paint

1950s "Cubed Figures on Bench" MidCentury Figurative Gouache Original Painting
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Cubed Figures on Bench" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18'" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by sel...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Paper

" PATCH WORK " LATE 1950s ABSTRACT STUDENT OF HANS HOFFMAN MID CENTURY MODERN
By Jennie Haddad
Located in San Antonio, TX
Jennie Haddad (1906-1996) Dallas Artist Image Size: 40.5 x 26 Frame Size: 49 x 34.5 Medium: Mixed Media "Patch Work" Biography Signed and Estate Stamp Jennie Haddad (1906-1996) Dalla...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

1950s "Traffic" Oil and Sand Abstract Painting NYC Brooklyn Museum
By Sylvia Rutkoff
Located in Arp, TX
Sylvia Rutkoff (1919-2011) "Traffic" c.1950s Oil, sand, grout, gesso on masonite 48"x36" wood period frame Signed on reverse in pencil Collection acquired from family estate Sylvia ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Gesso, Masonite

C.1950s Parker Lee Mid-Century Modern Abstract Gouache - A Pair
Located in San Francisco, CA
Matching Pair of Parker Lee Mid Century Modern Abstract Gouache c.1950s With subtle color and texture, these fantastic mid century paintings show a pair of abstract cityscapes, one ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Gouache

Pair Modern Haitian Oil on Board Surrealism Paintings by Ivette LaGuerre, 1950s
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $480...A pair of fabulous small Surrealist Haitian oil on masonite paintings from the 1950s, both signed lower right by Ivette LaGuerre. The First painting depicting a w...
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Vintage 1950s Haitian Folk Art Paintings

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Masonite, Paint

1950s "Black Floor" Mid Century Bay Area Figurative Movement Gouache Painting
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Black Floor c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18" Unframed *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Saturated Red Bay Area Figure 1950-60s Distemper Painting
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s-60s distemper on paper painting is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid 1950s to study at SFAI wit...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paint, Paper

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