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Large Oil Painting Of Cartoony Camouflage Tank in Illustration Style
By Seymour Chwast
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Seymour Chwast (born August 18, 1931) is an American graphic designer, illustrator, and type designer. Chwast was born in Bronx, New York, and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Paint

Movie Poster Illustration for "American Pop"
By Wilson McLean
Located in Miami, FL
McLean's consummate skill as a portrait artist, graphic designer and master of composition is on full display in the complex narrative work. This work contains 41 portraits including...
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1980s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

Movie Poster Illustration for "American Pop"
By Wilson McLean
Located in Miami, FL
McLean's consummate skill as a portrait artist, graphic designer and master of composition is on full display in the complex narrative work. This work contains 41 portraits including...
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1980s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

Antique American School Signed Illustration Indian Royalty Elephant Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique illustration painting. Gouache and watercolor on board, circa 1920. Signed. Image size, 12L x 11H. Housed in a period frame.
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1920s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache

Antique American School Signed Illustration Indian Royalty Elephant Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique illustration painting. Gouache and watercolor on board, circa 1920. Signed. Image size, 12L x 11H. Housed in a period frame.
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1920s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache

Illustration by Lucious Hitchcock, American 1868-1942.
Located in Hallowell, ME
Gouache on Paper, signed lower left. Body color. 19" x 14.5" and 26" x 23" matted and in simple black frame with glass. Illustrator Lucius Hitchcock painted in the academic tradit...
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1890s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

American Weekly Cover Illustration
By Willy Pogany
Located in Fort Washington, PA
American Weekly cover illustration, 1949 Signed lower right. William Andrew (Willy) Pogany was a native of Hungary and his first studies in Budapest and Paris were in engineering...
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1940s Other Art Style Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Original Vintage Illustration Boy with Horse Oil Painting Americana
By Ariane Beigneux
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This painting, exemplifies the type of traditional portraits the artist Ariane Beigneux was specially known for. Here, Beigneux depicts the portrait of a little boy and horse in a re...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

Devastation - Mid Century Figurative Illustration painting
Located in Soquel, CA
Stark and emotional depiction of a family after a natural disaster by Charles Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Signed "Kinghan" in the lower right corner. Acquired with other works by ...
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1930s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Cardboard

Skating in Mamaroneck NY Antique American Sporting Art Illustration Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American sporting art illustration of ice skating by Robert Smullyan Sloan (Born 1915). Oil on board, circa 1954. Signed. Image size, 15L x 15H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
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1950s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

American Junior Red Cross, Poster Illustration
By Walter Beach Humphrey
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Approximate Date: 1943 Dimensions: 35.00 x 22.00" Signature: Signed Lower Left American Junior Red Cross, Poster Illustration
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1940s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

American Original Illustration for Woman's Day Magazine January 1952
By Richard Sargent
Located in New York, NY
This piece was completed and published on the cover of "Woman's Day" magazine January 1952. A little boy eats a chocholate bar in the back seat of a car from the times. A glimpse of...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Gouache

Bold Graphic Illustration Pop Art Image of Large Truck, Orignal Alkyd Painting
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Doug Fraser Graphic design illustration artist. Doug was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. He attended the Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary where he studied graphic desi...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Alkyd, Illustration Board

Mississippi River Boat, Genre Painting, Illustration, 1932
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Mississippi River Boat" is a figurative landscape painting, male figure resembling Clark Gable from Gone with the Wind by illustration and genre artist Mortimer Wilson. The 20" x 40...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

America's Women Get the Vote Calendar Illustration
By Bernie Fuchs
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right Sight Size 22.00" x 29.00;" Framed 22.00" x 29.00" America's Women Get the Vote Calendar Illustration
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1960s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Interior Men's Magazine Illustration--Alley Fight
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is an original men's magazine interior illustration of unknown usage, dating to the 1950s to 60s. The scene shows a dramatic alley fight, with one man falling to the ground, fla...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Illustration Board

Vintage Illustration Judaica Painting, The Rabbi's (Men at Prayers)
By Samuel George Cahan
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Judaica Subject: Religious Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions: 24" x 18" x 3/4" Dimensions w/Frame: 29" x 23" Cahan uses vibrant oil paint to draw...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1950s American Original Illustration of Little Girl Window Shopping in Toy Store
By Richard Sargent
Located in New York, NY
This piece was completed in the 1950's by famous American Artist Richard Sargent. A colorful and vibrant depiction of a little girl with wide happy eyes in love with a standing doll ...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Gouache, Pencil

The Head and the Heart, American Magazine Story Illustration
By Arthur Sarnoff
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1951 Medium: Gouache and Tempera on Board Dimensions: 10.25" x 12.50" Signature: Signed Lower Right The Head and the Heart, American Magazine story illustration, September 1951
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1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Tempera, Gouache, Board

Boys, My Sister From the East, American Magazine Illustration
By Clarence Underwood
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1918 Medium: Gouache on Board Dimensions: 30.00" x 22.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right Boys, My Sister From the East, American Magazine illustration, April 1918
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1910s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Board, Gouache

Woman Baking, Redbook Illustration
By Lorraine Fox
Located in Miami, FL
Signed lower right, unframed - Interior Illustration for Redbook Magazine
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Man on Floor Illustration
By Edwin Georgi
Located in Miami, FL
Man on Floor Illustration ca. 1950–1959 Paintings, gouache on board 8 x 26.25 in. (20.3 x 66.7 cm.) Modern Magazine Story Illustration Heritage, Morris Weiss CollectionSunning work w...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Vogue USA, Fashion Illustration
By Antonio Lopez
Located in Miami, FL
Vogue USA, Fashion Illustration. Meticulously drawn in a descriptive and yet creative way. Antonio's full mastery of his art is on full display. Signed lower right. Double matted...
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1980s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Pencil

Cowboy Hanging, Killer's Trail Illustration
By Victor Kalin
Located in Miami, FL
The old west depicted in a graphic and dramatic manner. Paperback Novel Cover Painting Original Art (Avon, 1963). Work has a matted image area of 12.5" x 20.5". work is matted but ...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Protest Revolt and Uprising illustration
By Daniel Maffia
Located in Miami, FL
Signed lower right. Daniel Maffia has done a wide variety of illustrations for newsstand magazines and covers for Time, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine and Mother Jones. Maffia has ...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media, Gouache

Seated Figurative Short Story Illustration
Located in Soquel, CA
Superb figurative oil painting of a man seated in an armchair with papers strewn about the interior space by Charles Ross Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Unsigned and unframed. Acquir...
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1930s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Adventures in Literature Illustration art
Located in Soquel, CA
Illustration by Charles Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Signed "Kinghan N.A." in the lower right corner. Acquired with other works by the artist. Presented with a new cream mat. Image...
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1930s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Cardboard

Pelé Brazilian, footballer, Soccer Star, Illustration
By Bob Peak
Located in Miami, FL
Bob Peak is one of the true giants of post-war American Illustration. He is a virtuoso artist, with a heightened level of skill and talent that very few living artists today possess...
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1980s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Pastel, Gouache

O MARA'S MUNICIPAL TAVERN - Saturday Evening Post Illustration
By George Garland
Located in Miami, FL
O MARA'S MUNICIPAL TAVERN - Saturday Evening Post Illustration Supreme technical skill allows the artist to realistically capture and emotional interplay of the scene. Done for an e...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

1920s-1930s Illustration Oil Painting by George Giguere
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A large very well executed oil painting by listed New York modern impressionist illustration artist George Giguere who's body of work encompassed the golden age of this type of paint...
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20th Century American American Classical Paintings

Materials

Canvas

"Just Married", 1930s Original Painted Figurative Illustration
Located in Soquel, CA
Figurative 1930's illustration of a just married couple in a classic car by Charles Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Signed "Kinghan" in the lower left corner. Acquired with other work...
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1930s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Acrylic

Crowfoot for Luck, Saturday Evening Post illustration
By Benjamin Stahl
Located in Miami, FL
Moving portrait of an emotionally charged moment. The sense of despair on the man's face is vivid as he gets support from his dog. Saturday Evening Post interior illustration. Fro...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Lou Cunette 'American, Early 20th Century' Illustration
Located in Norwalk, CT
Signed lower right, Cunette. A humorous midcentury illustration, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint, Paper

Yosuke Matsoke, Time magazine cover illustration , July 7, 1941
By Ernest Hamlin Baker
Located in Miami, FL
Ernest Hamlin Baker is one of America's greatest artist that no one has ever heard of. Take a look at his full body of work. If you haven't noticed, Ernest Hamlin Baker is an excepti...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Love Story, Illustration for the Saturday Evening Post
By Bruce Bomberger
Located in Miami, FL
An illustrator for Time, Life, Look, True, True West, Saturday Evening Post, Good Housekeeping, Readers Digest, and others, he also painted for advertising campaigns, most... Signat...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Allegory of Defense Industry (figurative male illustration)
By Frank Godwin
Located in Hudson, NY
Frank Godwin (1889-1959). Allegory of Defense Industry, 1919. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. Image measures 20.75 x 26.25 inches. The canvas measures 24 x 36 inches in total. Ann...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mary Vincent and the Convict, Good Housekeeping Illustration
By Al Parker
Located in Miami, FL
Al Parker was one of America's greatest and most inventive illustrators. He did work for magazines such as: Chatelaine, Collier's, Ladies' Home Journal and Woman's Home Companion. ...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Gouache, Pencil

The Turkish Yataghan, Illustration of Baby, Collier's Cover
By Charles Twelvetrees
Located in Miami, FL
Baby caring a horse shoe on his shoulders reminiscent of the famous J. C. Leyendecker Baby covers for the Saturday Evening Post. This is a cover illustration/ painting for Collie...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

The 11 Gauge Shotgun - Saturday Evening Post illustration
By Amos Sewell
Located in Miami, FL
Saturday Evening Post interior illustration
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

American Girl Postcard #98 Illustration
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Watercolor on Paper Postcard, American Girl #98, Edward Gross Co.
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Love Story, Illustration for the Saturday Evening Post
By Bruce Bomberger
Located in Miami, FL
An illustrator for Time, Life, Look, True, True West, Saturday Evening Post, Good Housekeeping, Readers Digest, and others, he also painted for advertising campaigns, most... Signa...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

A Puppy Named Gih (Inuit Eskimo Alaska book illustration)
Located in Hudson, NY
Fred Machetanz (1908-2002). Illustration from "A Puppy Named Gih", Scribner, 1957, by Sara and Fred machetanz. Ink and color pencil on illustration board. Signed with artist monogram...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Animal Paintings

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Ink, Color Pencil

Young girl Redhead Holding her father's hand Illustration
By Robert Riggs
Located in Miami, FL
There is a reason why there are few contemporary painters who can paint a portrait this good. It's hard to do. It's easy to throw some paint or spray a mess of graffiti on canvas. ...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Godzilla like Dinosaur Monster, SciFi, Science Fiction Cover Illustration
By Paul Wenzel
Located in Miami, FL
Beautiful Godzilla like monster illustration from 1961. Wenzel was a prolific Disney Artist for decades. The work is beautifully matted and framed and lookes better in person.
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1960s American Modern Animal Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Gouache

"Successful Campaign" Short Story illustration art by Charles Kinghan
Located in Soquel, CA
An American Impressionist oil painting depicting two men sitting, talking, with an American Flag in the background by Charles Ross Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Signed "Kinghan" low...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Charles Laughton, Time magazine cover Illustration, March 31, 1952
By Ernest Hamlin Baker
Located in Miami, FL
Archivally Matted to 17.75 x 16.75 inches Signed lower left
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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Gouache

Saturday Evening Post Illustration. “ The Devil’s Stronghold” Original Magazine
By Edwin Georgi
Located in Miami, FL
The work is mostly black and white to indicate that this is a night scene. On closer inspection, you will see areas of magenta and ivory throughout The publisher's label on verso ide...
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1960s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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India Ink, Gouache, Pencil

1950s Original Illustration of Man at Breakfast Table "Post" Advertisement
By Richard Sargent
Located in New York, NY
This piece was completed and published in "This Week Magazine" May 4, 1958 for an advetisment with "Post." The slogan reads in the magazine above the illustration: "Any Cereal my fa...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Gouache

"Hey! who took my Drake Cake" - Vintage Advertisement - Original Illustration
Located in Soquel, CA
Advertisement for Drake Cake by Charles Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Unsigned, but was acquired with other works by the artist. Presented with a new grey-blue mat. Image/mat size: ...
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1930s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Cardboard, Gouache

Happy Family - Mid Century Sepia Figurative Interior Scene Illustration Art
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid century sepia toned figurative interior scene, done in the classic style of illustrations and advertisements from the period, of a family gathered in their living room by Charles...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

'Old Reliable', Early American Modernist, Jalopy, Model T Ford Flatbed Truck
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
An American School watercolor showing an old Ford Model T flatbed truck backed up to a barn in a rural landscape. A well-composed work painted in a harmonious palette by an accomplis...
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1920s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Illustration Board

American Girl Illustration, Signed by Adams
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Ink on Paper Signature: Signed 'Adams' Lower Right American Girl Illustration- Signed Adams
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink

New Yorker magazine Cover Oil Painting New England Porch Scene
By Gretchen Dow Simpson
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
New Yorker Magazine cover image from September 25, 1978. It is not signed. The Magazine cover pictured is not included in the sale. just here as a reference. Actual image is 20 X 16....
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Skating Woman, American Art Works Calendar Illustration, 1917
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Watercolor and Gouache on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right "Skating", American Art Works calendar image, 1917. Original illustration art.
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1910s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Board

Be It Ever So Humble, American Magazine Illustration
By P.J. Meylan
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Charcoal on Board Signature: Signed Upper Left Sight Size 20.00" x 28.00;" Framed 24.00" x 32.00"
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20th Century Interior Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Charcoal, Board

'Young Woman in a Turban', American Academy in Rome, Italy, Notre Dame, FRSA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Faintly signed lower right, 'D. Mayernik' for David Mayernik (American, 20th century) and painted circa 1985. A period, Post-Impressionist style study of a woman in a turban looking...
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1980s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

New Yorker Illustration Mid-Century Modern Realism American Scene "Antique Shop"
Located in New York, NY
New Yorker Illustration Mid-Century Modern Realism American Scene "Antique Shop" Arthur Getz (1913-1996) "Antique Shop," 13 x 10 inches. Watercolor and ink on paper, c. 1950s. Signe...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Paper

Country Life Illustration
By Stuart Davis
Located in Miami, FL
Early work when Stuart Davis was an illustrator. Christie's, New York Catalogue Raisonné
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1920s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

India Ink, Pencil

1911 illustration for the American magazine Puck 'Air Polo'
Located in Petworth, GB
Carl Thomas Anderson (American, 1865-1948) Air Polo, The Next thing in games (Illustratation for Puck Magazine, 1911) Pen and black ink over pencil Signed ‘Anderson’ (lower left) Ins...
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Early 20th Century Other Art Style Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Pen, Pencil

"Slow Down!" Story Illustration for The American Weekly Magazine, 1951
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Gouache on Board Signature: Signed Lower Center "Slow Down!" Illustration published in The American Weekly Magazine, November 4, 1951.
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Board

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American Illustration Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of american illustration paintings for sale on 1stDibs. Browse a selection of Modern, Impressionist or Contemporary versions of these works for sale today — there are 78 Modern, 14 Impressionist and 1 Contemporary examples available. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Adding a colorful pieces of art to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — see the american illustration paintings on 1stDibs that include elements of gray, brown, black, white and more. Gibson Bayh, Marjorie Ullberg, Clyde F. Seavey Sr., Calvin Anderson and Albert Al Hirschfeld took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, board and illustration board — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are American Illustration Paintings?

American illustration paintings can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $2,750, while the lowest priced sells for $125 and the highest can go for as much as $71,500.