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"Mexican Interior Scene Scene with Figures and Fish" Expressionistic Style
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

1950s Oil Pastel & Gouache Portrait Painting, Documenta II Kassel
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Purple Head" c.1950s Gouache and oil pastel on paper 13.75x17" *unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by...
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

'Attente' 1950's Cubist Abstract Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
'Attente' Cubist Abstract Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed By French artist, Mid 20th Century Signed and dated '1952' by the artist on the lower right hand corner The artist has signed...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Sonia, Oil Painting by Jan De Ruth c1950
By Jan De Ruth
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Jan De Ruth, Czech (1922 - 1991) Title: Portrait of Sonia Berg Year: circa 1950 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 24 in. x 20 in. (60.96 cm x 50.8 cm) Frame Size: 33 x...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Young Man, Oil Painting
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Stanley Mitruk, American (1922 - 2006) Title: Portrait of a Young Man Year: 1952 Medium: Oil Painting, signed and dated verso Size: 40 x 23 inches
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Alberto Salietti Oil On Canvas 1940s 1950s, Female Portrait
By Alberto Salietti
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. Signed bottom right. Portrait of a young woman in a black evening gown, enlivened by a big flower shawl that she wears draped on a shoulder. Piece by Alberto Salietti,...
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1950s Other Art Style Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Kneeling Girl - Scottish 50's art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This stylish Scottish portrait oil painting is by Scottish artist John Miles Bourne Benson. Painted circa 1950 by Benson in a lovely palette with bold brushwork. A really excellent e...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The boy's portrait. Ivar. 1950s, oil on canvas, 50x40 cm
Located in Riga, LV
The boy's portrait. Ivar. 1950s, oil on canvas, 50x40 cm Biruta Baumane (1922-2017) Born in Kalnamuizha in Tervetes school, in the teachers family. Since 1941, she studied at the L...
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1950s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Portrait of a Young Man, Oil Painting by Sandu Liberman
By Sandu Liberman
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Sandu Liberman Title: Portrait of a Man Year: Circa 1970 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 11.5 x 8.5 inches Frame: 14 x 11 inches
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Lady Reclining Portrait - British 50's Impressionist oil painting female artist
By Caroline Hutchinson
Located in London, GB
This large oil on canvas portrait was painted by Caroline Hutchinson circa 1955. It depicts a lady reclining on a sofa and is painted in an Impressionist palette and manner. A beauti...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Young Boy, Titled "Boy", Original Impressionist Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait of a Young Boy, Titled "Boy", Original Impressionist Oil Painting By the British artist, JM Green, Mid 20th Century Signed and titled 'Boy' verso Oil painting on board, unfr...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Artist Studio Interior Portrait Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist interior still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 31"L x 27"H.
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, 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

Lady in Purple - British 50's Impressionist oil painting portrait female artist
By Pauline Glass
Located in London, GB
A vibrant portrait oil painting by female artist Pauline Glass who was educated on the continent at the Academy Julien and who exhibited throughout her career. This stunning oil is a...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Lady in Blue - British 50's Impressionist oil painting portrait female artist
By Pauline Glass
Located in London, GB
An original oil on canvas by female artist Pauline Glass who was educated on the continent at the Academy Julien and who exhibited throughout her career. This stunning oil is a bold...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American School Mid Century Modern Abstract Signed Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school abstract oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1954. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 14"L x 25"H.
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1950s Abstract Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Gouache

Pauline - British 50s art Impressionist female portrait oil painting exhib. work
By Bernard Fleetwood Walker
Located in London, GB
Painted by the noted British Impressionist artist Bernard Fleetwood Walker, this fine oil on panel portrait depicts Pauline and was painted circa 1950. It was exhibited at The Royal ...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Lady in Red Portrait - British Post Impressionist 50s oil painting female artist
By Constance Anne Parker
Located in London, GB
A super circa 1955 British portrait oil painting in tones of red. A very evocative period portrait of a woman painted by British listed female artist Constance Anne Parker. A highly...
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1950s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

French Woman Portrait in Oil Pastel
Located in Houston, TX
Mid-century French oil pastel of blonde in pleasing tones of blues and yellows, circa 1950. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archival plastic ...
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1950s Portrait Paintings

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Oil Pastel

Emilio Molina Nunez "Spanish Dancer" Oil Painting c.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
Emilio Molina Nunez (1918-1971) Spanish Dancer Oil Painting c.1950 Original oil on canvas. Dimensions 29.75" wide x 36.75" high. Frame dimensions 35" wide x 42" high. Signed uppe...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Woman in Red Hat - American 50s art Post Impressionist oil painting
By David L Swasey
Located in London, GB
This captivating Post Impressionist portrait is by American artist David L Swasey circa 1953. The painting depicts a seated woman, turning to look at the artist with stunning blue ey...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Violinist, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Violinist Year: 1958 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 12 x 15 inches Frame Size: 20 x 22.5 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rabbi, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi Year: circa 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 23 x 19 inches Frame Size: 35 x 30 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Young Man, Portrait in Color, Oil on Canvas, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Young Man" is an oil on canvas portrait painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon. The painting is 26" x 36" in size, signed on the lower right. Bernard Ha...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lunar Encounter with Child, Surrealist Portrait, Oil on Canvas, 1958, Framed
By Leon Kelly
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Lunar Encounter with Child" by Philadelphia born modernist painter Leon Kelly, is a large, brightly colored surrealist portrait of two figures. The 40" x 30" oil on canvas was paint...
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1950s Surrealist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rabbi Reading, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi F Year: 1952 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 10 x 7.5 inches Frame Size: 17.5 x 15 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Reading Rabbi, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi 12F Year: circa 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 10.5 x 7 inches Frame Size: 20 x 15 i...
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950’s Parisian Girl - Collage Painting
By Edward Fish
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
1950’s Parisian Girl - Collage Painting By Edward Fish, Mid 20th Century Signed on the top left hand corner Oil painting on canvas, framed with applied collage items Framed size: 29...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

New Hat, Portrait of Woman, Oil on Cardboard, African American Art, Signed
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"New Hat" is a figurative, interior portrait painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon from 195. The 20" x 16" oil on board portrait features a young African...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

Framed Polish Rabbi, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi Year: 1952 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 16 x 12 inches Frame Size: 26 x 20 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Framed Clarinet Player, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Untitled - Polish Rabbi 8F Year: 1955 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 12 x 15 inches Frame Size: 20.5 x 24 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rabbi and Torah, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi and Torah Year: circa 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Image Size: 16 x 12 inches Frame Size: 26 x 20 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Outdoor Figure Study, Oil Painting by William J. Schultz
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: William J. Schultz, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Outdoor Figure Study Year: 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 40 x 25 inches (101.5 x 63.5 cm) Frame Size: 44 x ...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Oil Painting, blue period "Balloon Man" by Diane Vidito
Located in New York, NY
Balloon Man is done in the tradition of a “blue period” Picasso, which had an influence on Vidito’s work in the 1950s. She did a number of works that all had this palette and tonalit...
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1950s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a man
Located in Geneva, CH
Henri Fehr was a creative visual artist. Born in 1890, Henri Fehr passed away in 1974. Work on canvas
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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  • Portrait of a man
  • Portrait of a man
  • Portrait of a man
H 25.6 in. W 21.26 in. D 0.79 in.
Rabbi and Student, Oil Painting by Abraham Straski 1957
By Abraham Straski
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Abraham Straski, Polish (1903 - 1987) Title: Rabbi and Student Year: 1957 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 16 x 11 inches Frame Size: 25 x 20 inches
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1950s Post-War Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Parisian Socialite Woman Oil on Canvas Painting by Maurice Ehlinger
By Maurice Ambroise Ehlinger
Located in Atlanta, GA
Adorable 1950s modern portrait, oil on canvas painting by Maurice Ambroise Ehlinger (1896 - 1981). The model is Miss France Noel a socialite from the Paris bourgeoisie. The painting ...
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Man
By Emmanuel Mane-Katz
Located in Long Island City, NY
An oil painting by Emmanuel Mane-Katz circa 1950. An expressionist style portrait of a man with a forlorn expression in dark gray and red tones. Artist: Emmanuel Mane-Katz, Ukrain...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Portrait of a Girl
By Lajos Rezes Molnar
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Lajos Rezes Molnar, Hungarian (1896 - 1989) Title: Portrait of a Girl Year: circa 1950 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm) Frame Size: 3...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Young Woman
By Stella Sullivan
Located in Houston, TX
Portrait of a seated woman in red in front of a yellow-orange background. The canvas is signed and dated by the artist. The work is not framed. Artist Biography: Stella Sullivan wa...
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1950s Naturalistic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Suzanne Eisendieck Chapeau Printanier. La Parisienne Oil Painting on Canvas
By Suzanne Eisendieck
Located in Berlin, DE
Oil on canvas, circa 1950, by Suzanne Eisendieck ( 1906-1998 ) Signed lower left: SUZANNE EISENDIECK Dimensions: 22.04 x 17.51 in ( 56 x 44,5 cm ). Framed: 26.37 x 21.45 in ( 67 cm x...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century Portrait
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3087 Portrait of a woman dated 1897. Done in oil and watercolor Set in a period original vintage gilt wood frame
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1950s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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  • 19th Century   Portrait
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H 17 in. W 14.5 in. D 1 in.
Modernist Portrait of a Boy
By Jehudith Sobel
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Portrait Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions: 29" x 18" Dimensions w/Frame: 31.25" x 20" Jehudith Sobel (1924-2012 ) Polish/Jewish ...
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Young Woman
By Golda Andrews
Located in Hudson, NY
Golda Andrews. Oil on artist board measures 12 x 16 inches; 16 x 20 inches framed. Excellent condition with no damage or conservation. Signed and dated lower left. Andrews. Golda (...
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1950s Abstract Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of an English Scolar
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3393 Old Man portrait, oil on board displayed in a gilt -wood frame, signed by Welsh.Image size 10 H x 8 W
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1950s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Marian Virginia Schuster
By Salvador De Regil
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Marian Schuster was 19 years old in 1954 and attended City College San Francisco where she studied Art. In the old school, Victorian, San Francisco, moneyed household that she was r...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Wine Enologist Claude Wolf Portrait
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
A portrait of Claude Wolf (1904-1973), a vintner Enologist by Abel George Warshawsky. Oil on canvas and presented in a wooden frame. Signed "A. G. Warshawsky" and dated "1956" on the...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Eugene Higgins, Age 80.
By Alphaeus Philemon Cole
Located in Storrs, CT
Portrait of Eugene Higgins, Age 80. 1954. Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 (framed 35 x 30). Signed and dated lower right. Cole and Higgins (1874-1958), both lived in Lyme, Connecticut. Higg...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Portrait of the artist
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid-century self-portrait by California artist Myrtle Cureton (American, 1909-2000). Signed "Myrtle Cureton" lower left. Artist's Santa Cruz Art League credentials attached on verso....
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Portrait of Carmel Artist Doris Rohr
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
Portrait of Carmel artist Doris Estelle Rohr by listed California artist Abel George (Buck) Warshawsky (American, 1883-1962). Signed "A.G. Warshawsky Dec. 22 52" lower right corner....
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid-Century Portrait of a Young Girl
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming portrait of a young girl wearing a typical mid-century frilly dress and high-cut bangs, by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century). Artist's signature (indistinguishable)...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Portrait of Actress Michelle Morgan, Paris 1959
By Dimitrie Berea
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Dimitrie Berea, Romanian (1908 - 1975) Title: Michelle Morgan in Paris, France Year: 1959 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed u.r. Size: 29 x 23.5 in. (73.66 x 59.69 cm) Frame Size...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of a Girl in Bonnet
By Helen Enoch Gleiforst
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid century portrait of a girl in bonnet by listed artist Helen Mae Enoch Gleiforst (American,1903-1997), circa 1950. Unframed. Signed "Gleiforst" lower left corner. Image size: 20"H...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

The Potter, Interior Portrait of a Young Man, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"The Potter" is an interior portrait of a young man working on a vase at his potter's wheel by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon. The 14.25" x 14" oil on cardboa...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

Autoportrait (1950)
By Laurent Dauptain
Located in New York, NY
Laurent Dauptain was born in Paris on March 25th in 1961. From the age of six he attended painting classes for adults. At the age of 18, he wins first prize at the entrance exam of t...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Autoportrait (1950)
H 57.50 in. W 38.25 in. D 1 in.
Portrait of a Geisha Girl, Pan American World Airways Advertisement
By Norman Rockwell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1956 Medium: Oil and Pencil on Paperboard Dimensions: 18.00" x 15.00" Signature: Signed with the Artist's Initials 'N/R' Lower Right Pan American World Airways advertising cam...
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1950s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board, Pencil

Portrait of Lady on Wedding Day - Mid 20th Century Impressionist Pastel by Mason
By William Mason
Located in GB
William Mason (1906-2002) was a painter born in Newport, Wales, who studied at Newport College of Art and the Royal College of Art. Aside from painting he also taught at Scarborough...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil Pastel

Thinking Woman - Original Oil on Panel by Leo Guida - 1951
By Leo Guida
Located in Roma, IT
Thinking Woman is an original mixed colored artwork realized in 1951 by Leo Guida. Colored oil painting on panel. Hand signed and dated on the lower right margin. The painting re...
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1950s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Harlequin and his dog", 20th Century oil on cardbard by Ismael de la Serna
By Ismael de la Serna
Located in Madrid, ES
ISMAEL GONZÁLEZ DE LA SERNA Spanish, 1898 - 1968 HARLEQUIN AND HIS DOG Signed and dated I. de la Serna, 1955 Oil on cardboard 42 X 27-1/2 inches (107 X 70 cm.) framed: 49-1/4 X 35 in...
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1950s Symbolist Portrait Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

Actress Ria Vroemen
Located in Geneva, CH
Paul Schalteggerl, his artist name Paul Delapoterie. Painting artist born in Geneva in 1930, artistic decoration of buildings, gouache, sculpture, wall painting, drawing. Work on p...
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1950s Feminist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

  • Actress Ria Vroemen
  • Actress Ria Vroemen
  • Actress Ria Vroemen
  • Actress Ria Vroemen
H 24.41 in. W 19.3 in. D 0.4 in.
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1950s Portrait Oil Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of 1950s portrait oil paintings is available on 1stDibs. There are many Modern, Impressionist and Post-War versions of these works for sale. 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 1950s portrait oil paintings that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, black, gray and blue. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Donald Stacy, Abraham Straski, Lorraine Fox, Bernard Harmon and Luis Eades are consistently popular. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, oil paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are 1950s Portrait Oil Paintings?

Prices for pieces in our collection of 1950s portrait oil paintings start at $362 and top out at $140,000 with the average selling for $2,000.