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Northern California Farm Animal Landscape Scene with a Barn in Watercolor
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century Northern California farm animal landscape scene with a barn in watercolor is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spen...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

"American Lynx" Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
(1997). Original oil on canvas; 24" x 30". Lynx in autumn forest. Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized as a designated ...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

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Oil Painting circa 1930s Figures on a Path
Located in Stamford, CT
Oil painting circa 1930s figures on a path. Measurement for unframed painting is 20 in H and 24 in W. This painting is in a nice custom frame.
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Mid-20th Century American American Classical Paintings

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H 25.75 in. W 30.25 in. D 2 in.
American Mid Century Abstract Monotype Painting Print Abstract Colorful 1960
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern abstract expressionist monotype print by American artist Toma Yovanovich (1931- 2016). Yovanovich's work is found in many public and private collections all over t...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Monotype, Paper

American Mid Century Abstract Monotype Painting Print Abstract Colorful 1960
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern abstract expressionist monotype print by American artist Toma Yovanovich (1931- 2016). Yovanovich's work is found in many public and private collections all over t...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Paper, Monotype

American Mid Century Abstract Monotype Painting Print Abstract Colorful 1960
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern abstract expressionist monotype print by American artist Toma Yovanovich (1931- 2016). Yovanovich's work is found in many public and private collections all over t...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Paper, Monotype

American Mid Century Abstract Monotype Painting Print Abstract Colorful 1960
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern abstract expressionist monotype print by American artist Toma Yovanovich (1931- 2016). Yovanovich's work is found in many public and private collections all over t...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Paper, Monotype

"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by American Artist
By Louis Bouché
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Louis Bouché's charming Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy of the times, and character of his subjects effortlessly....
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Board

The Fog Rolls in Oregon Coast
By Howard John Little
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "The Fog Rolls in Oregon Coast" is an original oil on hardboard panel by American artist Howard John Little 1883-1965 It is signed at the lower right corner by th...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Madison Square on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street" Impressionist Winter Street Scene
By Johann Berthelsen, 1883-1972
Located in New York, NY
A truly stunning jewel and pertinent example of Berthelsen's charming New York City winter scenes. depicting "Madison Square on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street." The artist was truly a ma...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Pink Peonies & Garden Gloves
By Helen Enoch Gleiforst
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous still life of a vase of pink peonies by listed artist Helen Gleiforst (American, 1903-1997). Born in Crete, Nebraska. Signed "H. Enoch Gleiforst" lower left. Unframed. Image...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Outsider Folk Art American Mid-Century Naive WWII Self Taught "Victory for Now"
By Ralph Fasanella
Located in New York, NY
Outsider Folk Art American Mid-Century Naive WWII Self Taught "Victory for Now" Ralph Fasanella (1914-_1997) "Victory and After,” gouache on paper. Signed, titled and dated 1945 lo...
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1940s Outsider Art Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Landscape Oil Painting signed Doris Holt American Mid Century
Located in FR
Landscape original Oil Painting by Doris Holt (Hauman) 1898-1984 American early 20th century This is by Doris Holt who also helped her husband George Hauman (died 1961) designing the...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting
By Lionel Gilbert
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A wonderful midcentury abstract oil on canvas painting. In the style of Lionel Gilbert or Judith Godwin. Principally in brown and blue tones in what is likely the original arti...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Vintage American Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Cloud Study Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modern abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 48L x 36H. Unframed.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Mid Century Modern Cubist Abstract Architectural Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school modernist painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 30L x 24H. Housed in a period frame.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Mid Century Modern Sunset Mountain Signed Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist sunset mountain landscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1990. Signed on back. Displayed in a wood frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1870s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pr of American Mid-Century Modern, Impressionist Paintings of Sail Boats
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This pair of mid-century modern impressionist oil-on-board painting are of Lake Worth in Lake Worth, Florida. Here the (unknown) artist has captured the sunset as the sail boats ret...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

'Man Playing a Banjo', American Mid-Century Cubist-Derived Figural Oil, Fifties
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Paula Melcher' (American, 20th century) and dated 1956
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1950s Cubist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sisters, American Impressionist Mid Century Oil Painting
By Donald Roy Purdy
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Donald Roy Purdy is an American painter whose work evolved through a range of styles and subjects over the course of his long career. Born in 1924, the self-taught artist seldom us...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

1950s "Mound Street" Mid Century Figurative Painting American Modernist
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
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 "Two Trees" Mid Century Abstract Landscape Painting American Modern
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
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

Mid Century Native American Portrait
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid century Native American portrait by B. Shepard (American, 20th Century). Signed "B. Shepard" lower middle. Unframed. Currently on a mat, but easily removed and framed. Image size...
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1950s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

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

"Refugees" Mexican American Oil Painting Depression Era WPA Mid-Century Modern
By Michael Loew
Located in New York, NY
"Refugees" Mexican American Oil Painting Depression Era WPA Mid-Century Modern. The Whitney Museum's current exhibition, VIDA AMERICA, prompts us to share this Michael Loew work, wh...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Surrealist Figurative Painting, Mid Century American
Located in San Francisco, CA
Figurative Surrealism Acrylic on canvas, unframed, unsigned, dated August 1971 on back. Very interesting dream-like painting, wonderful colors. Found and purchased in San Francis...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

FLIGHT American Futurism Modernism Scene WPA Mid-Century Oil Painting Realism
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in New York, NY
FLIGHT American Futurism Modernism Scene WPA Mid-Century Oil Painting Realism Daniel Celentano (1902-1980) "Flight," 26 x 26 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1940s. Signed lower right. Ori...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American School Mid Century Modern Abstract Geometric Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist abstract geometric painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Unsigned. Unframed. Image size, 36"L x 24"H.
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1930s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Abstraction" mid-century abstract expressionist painting noted American artist
By Thomas Brownell Eldred
Located in Wiscasset, ME
"Abstraction" is a mid-century abstract expressionist painting by noted American artist. Born in Climax, Michigan in 1903, painter and printmaker Thomas Brownell Eldred studied at th...
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract Mid Century Cityscape Oil Painting Signed
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school modernist cityscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1971. Signed. Displayed in a wood frame. Image, 24"L x 18"H.
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Surreal Figurative American Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1969. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 18"L x 36"H.
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1960s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Abstract Geometric painting Gold Balls Maroon Framed American
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original abstract geometric painting by an unknown artist in an artist made natural wood frame.
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1960s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Abstract American Geometric Oil Painting Martin Rosenthal 60 Mid Century Modern
By Martin Rosenthal
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original abstract oil painting by American artist Martin Rosenthal signed by the artist and created in the late 1950's, early 1960's. This colorful dynamic work comes housed in a...
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1960s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Abstract American Geometric Oil Painting Martin Rosenthal 60 Mid Century Modern
By Martin Rosenthal
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original abstract oil painting by American artist Martin Rosenthal signed by the artist and created in the late 1950's, early 1960's. This colorful dynamic work comes housed in a...
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1960s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Carmel Countryside Landscape, Oil Painting, Mid-Century
By Gerald Wasserman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on masonite landscape with houses and a barn is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicag...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid Century American Southwestern Tiki Abstract Oil Painting Original Frame 1960
Located in Buffalo, NY
A rare and funky 1960's oil painting of abstract forms that are reminiscent of southwestern rock formations.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

“Woman with Rose” Lily Harmon, Female American Modernism Mid-century
By Lily Harmon
Located in New York, NY
Lily Harmon (1912 - 1998) Woman with Rose Ink and gouache on board 23 x 19 inches Lily Harmon, was an artist who worked in portraiture, assemblage and book illustration, and whose ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Ink, Gouache, 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

1950s "Backside" Mid Century Figurative Nude Gouache Painting
Located in New York, NY
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

Ancient Doorway, American mid 19th Century Oil
By Frederick Arthur Bridgman
Located in London, GB
Frederick Arthur Bridgman American 1847 – 1928 Ancient Doorway Oil on board, signed & inscribed 'Constantine 26th April (18)79 Image size: 12 ¼ x 8 ¼ inches Ornate gilt Orientalist...
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Mid-19th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Colorful Landscape with Barn, Oil Painting, Mid Century
By Michael L. Mason
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on canvas rural landscape with a red barn is by Chicago painter and printmaker Michael L. Mason (1896-1963). Mason received his PhD in Anatomy from Northwes...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vibrant Mid-Century Modern Abstract Painting, American 1960s-1970s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large brightly colored abstract painting. Acrylic on canvas in original wood frame. American, mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Painting of a Nude Woman, American Mid 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Oil on canvas painting of a nude woman, unframed. Good colors and composition. Signed Ritman on the back stretcher, early to mid-20th century, American.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Mid Century California Nocturnal Seascape (Double Sided Painting)
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful double-sided painting of a California nocturnal seascape on one side and a Sierra mountain scene on one side on the other by William L. Hughes. Signed "W. L. Hughes" bottom...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Winter" American Modernism WPA Regionalism Landscape Mid-Century Magic Realism
By Dale Nichols
Located in New York, NY
"Winter" American Modernism WPA Regionalism Landscape Mid-Century Magic Realism. 30 x 40 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1960s, Signed lower right. As we list the painting now, the work i...
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1960s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s "Parisian Woman" Mid Century Figurative Painting NYC Artist
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
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 "Pink Lady" Mid Century Gouache Female Nude Painting
By Jerry Opper
Located in New York, NY
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 New York, NY
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 New York, NY
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

Mid Century Nude Study - Female Figure Painting
By Jon Blanchette
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid Century nude study of a female figure in a reclining pose with a rich blue background by listed artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). Signed "Blanchette" lower right. Unf...
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1960s American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Board, Oil

1950s "Purple Sky Landscape" Mid Century Abstract Landscape Painting
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
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

Circus Elephants American Modernism WPA Regionalism Mid-Century Modern Oil
Located in New York, NY
Circus Elephants American Modernism WPA Regionalism Mid-Century Modern Oil Not much is known about Marco de Marco, but just look at this wonderful image; elephants at the circus fro...
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1930s American Modern Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Bathhouse" WPA American Scene Abstract Figurative Mid-Century 1940s Regionalism
Located in New York, NY
Vincent Campanella (1915 – 2001), "Bathhouse," 20 x 36 inches, circa 1940s, signed, oil on canvas. Born in New York in 1915, Campanella studied at the Leonardo Da Vinci Art School w...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Artist Abstract Painting
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Bernece Berkman (1911–1988), known as Bernece Berkman-Hunter after marriage, was an American painter born in Chicago, Illinois. She was inspired by what she saw in urban Chicago duri...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Paintings

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Paint

"Sock Hop" Mid-Century American Modernism WPA Female Artist 20th Century Realism
By Kyra Markham
Located in New York, NY
"Sock Hop" Mid-Century American Modernism WPA Female Artist 20th Century Realism. 30 x 24 inches. Oil on canvas. Signed on stretcher, c. 1940s. Frame is likely original to the painti...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Mystery American Expressionism Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Bit of a mystery painting. Both in who the very talented artist was and what exactly is going on in painting. Looks to be an interior scene with a clock, table, some chairs and a per...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Interior Paintings

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Oil

"NYC Trolley" American Modernism WPA Mid-Century Transit Scene Realism Cityscape
By Gregorio Prestopino
Located in New York, NY
"NYC Trolley" American Modernism WPA Mid-Century Transit Scene Realism Cityscape. 39 x 26 inches. Oil on Canvas. Signed lower left. Gregorio Prestopino (1907 – 1984) was born in New...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"NYC Subway" American Modernism Scene WPA Mid-Century Realism Cityscape Transit
By Max Arthur Cohn
Located in New York, NY
"NYC Subway" American Modernism Scene WPA Mid-Century Realism Cityscape Transit. 26 x 28 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1940s. Signed lower left. Hand carved frame. Max Arthur Cohn (190...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century California Landscape Painting "Colored Roofs" Gouache on Paper
Located in New York, NY
Thelma Corbin Moody (1908-1986) Colored Roofs c. 1960s Gouache on Watercolor Paper 22" x 15", Unframed This piece is unsigned and came from a large portfolio of her work. *Custom fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

1950s "Still Life with Knife" Mid Century Still Life American Modernist
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Still Life with Knife" c.1950s collage with gouache paint on paper 24" x 17.25" Framed black frame with off-white mat 33.25" x 26.25" Signed in pencil lower left Came ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

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