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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

American School Modernist Interior View Surreal TV Simpsons Madonna Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American interior composition painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1995. Signed illegibly lower right.. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 37"L x 49"H, overall 38"L ...
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1980s Modern Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Vibrant Blue Bridge, Paris France Architectural Drawing, Painting
By Judith Shahn
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
JUDITH SHAHN Paris river scene with bridge. Hand signed. Dimensions: Image Size: H: 27 inches: a: 41.5 inches. The artist takes a naive approach to depicting the subject by simplify...
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20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic

Antique American Modernist Street Scene, Chinatown San Francisco by Arthur Dodge
By Arthur Burnside Dodge
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American cityscape painting by Arthur Burnside Dodge (1863 - 1952). Oil on board, circa 1920. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood impressionist frame. Image, 16"L x 1...
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1910s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Painting by Zoute, 1940
By Zoute' (Leon Salter)
Located in Rochester, NY
Dynamic and brilliant American Primitive modern expressionist oil painting on canvas in period wood frame by Zoute (Leon Salter, 1903-1976) North Rose, NY - signed lower right Zoute ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Dancers, American Modernist Painting by Female Artist, Figurative, 1940s
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Dancers" is a 12 x 16 1/4 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. This abstract and figurative painting is painted in a vibrant color palet...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Head House, American Modernist Painting by Female American Artist, 1960s
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Head House" is a 18.125 x 22.25 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. This abstract is painted in a softer, earthy color palette. The wo...
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1960s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

Shovel Handles, American Modernist Painting, Green, Bronze, Blue, Creamy Yellow
By Paul Kauvar Smith
Located in Denver, CO
Shovel Handles, original vintage 1953 modernist oil painting on paper by mid 20th century Denver artist, Paul K. Smith. Semi-Abstract painting in colors of blue, green, pale yellow, ...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Antique American School Modernist Portrait of a Young Man Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of a young man. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 28L x 40H. Framing available
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Nocturnal Ashcan School Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City at night. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 10L x 19.5H. Framed.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Nocturnal Ashcan School Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City at night. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 10L x 19.5H. Framed.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Downtown Harbor Boat View Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 13.5L x 17.5H. Framed.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Downtown Harbor Boat View Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 13.5L x 17.5H. Framed.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Still Life Black Americana Portrait Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Clyde Singer (1909-1999) became known for his regionalist paintings in oil and watercolor. This is an american modernist painting of a sculpted woman in bronze. It is housed in its o...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Board

American Modernist Snowscene
Located in Buffalo, NY
A modern 1940s American oil painting depicting a rural landscape in winter. This work comes housed in a rustic barn wood frame likely original to the piece
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Rosa with Blue Robe" American Modernist Figurative Painting
By Jack Hooper
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper Rosa with Blue Robe 9-20-1984 Acrylic on rag paper 44.5"x33.25 unframed Signed, dated and titled in pencil on reverse *Custom framing available for additional charge. Ple...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Rag Paper

Modernist American Judaica Painting Gaon and his Disciples
By Ervin B. Nussbaum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In this painting, Nussbaum portrays a Rabbi, or Rebbe outside the synagogue The vibrant colors used in this painting seem to overlay each other without being previous mixed. Ervin B...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

American Modernist Jack Hooper "Fruit Still Life" Original Painting
By Jack Hooper
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Fruit Still Life" 10-1996 Conte crayon and gouache on paper 19.75"x14.25" cherry wood frame with white sides 24.25"x18.25" Signed and dated in pencil lower right
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1990s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Conté, Gouache

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

"Memories of Frida I" American Modernist Figurative Painting Académie Julian
By Jack Hooper
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Memories of Frida I" 10-1990 Acrylic and conte crayon on rag paper 28"x42.25 unframed Signed and dated in pencil lower right *Custom framing available for additional cha...
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1990s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Conté, Acrylic, Rag Paper

Vintage American Modernist Clown Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist clown portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 16L x 20H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting. Oil and encaustic on canvas, circa 1980. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 20"L x 24"H.
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Abstract Oil Painting Landscape Seascape
By Bruce Samuelson
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
framed 14.5 x 17. image 9.5 x 12 Signed verso Bruce Samuelson was born in Philadelphia and was educated at PAFA. He has taught painting and drawing at PAFA since 1973. Professor B...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

WPA Period American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Painter, New York, N.Y. Samuel David Lev-Landau was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States. Trained at the Graphic Sketch Club, Philadelphia and studied with Sol W...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Modernist American Judaica Painting Rabbis in Conversation
By Ervin B. Nussbaum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In this painting, Nussbaum portrays Rabbi in lively conversation outside the synagogue in a sketch-like manner without focusing on any specific details. The vibrant colors used in th...
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1970s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Awanyu, American Modernist and Southwestern Painting by Female Artist, 1930's
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Awanyu" is a 18 x 24 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. The work is painted in a vibrant color palette, a signature of Peter Millers' ...
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1930s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fine Modernist AFRICAN AMERICAN Harlequin Oil Painting Chicago Institute Artist
Located in New York, NY
Up for sale is a wonderful modernist portrait oil painting of a Harlequin by the Famous African American artist Charles Sebree 1914-1985 Sebree is one of the most important emergin...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

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

Magic Circle, American Modernist and Southwestern Painting by Female Artist
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Magic Circle" is a 18 x 24 inches, oil on canvas painting by American modernist, female artist Peter Miller. The work is painted in a vibrant color palette, a signature of Peter Mil...
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1960s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist American Landscape Painting 1950 Mountain Shadow Rare Framed Tranquil
By Francis Kelly
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful modernist landscape painting. Francis Kelly was born in 1927 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his early education in Chicago and California. He served in the United Sta...
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1950s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Autumn Wind, Large American Modernist Oil Painting Woman with Flowers
By Doris Turner
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Nice American Modernist Oil Painting. with old label verso. not dated but estimating it to the 70s. Not sure which Doris turner this is. reminiscent to many of the French artists sho...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Memories of Frida II" American Modernist Figurative Painting Académie Julian
By Jack Hooper
Located in New York, NY
Jack Hooper "Memories of Frida II" 10-1990 Acrylic and conte crayon on rag paper 31"x42.25 unframed Signed and dated in pencil lower right Minor wear consistent with age and history...
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1990s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Conté, Acrylic, Rag Paper

American Woman Artist Modernist Large Oil Painting Cubist Influenced Landscape
By Lena Gurr
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A beautiful wooded landscape scene with houses and trees. Painted on a masonite board. hand signed lower right. with framers label verso. Framed to 40 X 55 inches. 33 X 48 without th...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Military Man Portrait Figurative Abstract Oil Painting American Modernist Artist
By Dean Richardson
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil on board, 1978. It depicts an abstracted portrait of a military man in an army uniform with medals. It is signed by the artist verso. Dimensions: sight size-22 inches tall X 19...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Summer Day, 1941 - Kansas City, Vintage Modernist/Regionalist American Painting
By Charles Ragland Bunnell
Located in Denver, CO
Original modernist painting by early Colorado Springs artist, Charles Bunnell (1897-1968). Summer Day is a cityscape, likely of Kansas City, with houses. rooftops, trees, telephone p...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Antique American Modernist Provincetown Massachusetts Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist lanscape painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Image size, 13.5L x 8H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Abstract Landscape Framed Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 24L x 20H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Contemporary Abstract Composition Mixed Media Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist mixed media painting. Gouache and mixed media on paper, circa 2000. Signed. Image size, 15.5L x 23H. Housed in a period frame
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernist Abstract Portrait Dancer Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Unsigned. Image size, 30L x 40H. Framing available.
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large American Modernist Watercolor Painting Leeks Bernard Chaet Expressionist
By Bernard Chaet
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed and dated leeks on a kitchen table 31.5 X 39.5 framed. 21 X 28.5 sheet without frame. Bernard Chaet (born 1924, Boston, MA - 2012) was an American artist; Chaet is known...
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1970s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper

Large American Modernist Watercolor Painting Irises Bernard Chaet Expressionist
By Bernard Chaet
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed Irises (purple and yellow flowers) 30 X 37 framed. 20.5 X 26.5 sheet without frame. Bernard Chaet (born 1924, Boston, MA - 2012) was an American artist; Chaet is known f...
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1970s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper

1981 Abstract Oil Painting Bold Colorful American Modernist Gregory Amenoff
By Gregory Amenoff
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Gregory Amenoff (Contemporary American abstract painter, b. 1948), No Relief, 1981, oil paint, mixed media on paper, pencil signed, titled, and dated 8/81 (August 1981). image 19 x ...
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1980s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Oil, Paper

Vintage American Modernist Portrait Abstract Original Signed Painting
By Barry Johnson
Located in Buffalo, NY
American school abstract painting. Oil on board circa 1990.
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Board, Acrylic

Catskill Mountains, modernist american landscape
Located in New York, NY
Manievich settled in the Bronx, New York, though spent much of his time traveling throughout the Northeast including Upstate New York and the Hudson River Valley. The Catskill Mount...
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1920s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1940 American Modernist Nocturnal Framed Painting Haunted House
Located in Buffalo, NY
A whimsical modernist painting depicting an old home on a dark and stormy night. Unsigned but with an important look and feel created by a talented hand.
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Expressionist American Modernist Oil Monotype Monoprint Painting
By Larry Brown
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Larry Brown Long-time established New York painter as well as faculty member the The Cooper Union, Brown works in oil on canvas and tempera paints on paper. He deals with themes of s...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Monoprint, Monotype

Abstract Expressionist American Modernist Oil Monotype Monoprint Painting
By Larry Brown
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Larry Brown Long-time established New York painter as well as faculty member the The Cooper Union, Brown works in oil on canvas and tempera paints on paper. He deals with themes of s...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Monoprint, Monotype

Modernist American Judaica Painting Rabbi Walking to Synagogue
By Ervin B. Nussbaum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In this painting, Nussbaum portrays a Rabbi walking towards the synagogue in a sketch-like manner without focusing on any specific details. The vibrant colors used in this painting s...
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1960s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic

Guatemalan Latin American Oil Painting Modernist Porch Scene
By Rolando Aguilar
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Rolando Aguilar was born in the year 1957. He studied at the Municipal School of Plastic Arts of Quetzaltenango. He has presented personal exhibitions and participated in more than 5...
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1970s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

American Neo Expressionist "Wild Horses" Modernist Oil Painting
By Robert Beauchamp
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Signed lower left. Robert Beauchamp (1923 – March 1995) was an American figurative painter and arts educator. Beauchamp's paintings and drawings are known for depicting dramatic crea...
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20th Century Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

American Neo Expressionist "Wild Horses" Modernist Oil Painting
By Robert Beauchamp
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Robert Beauchamp (1923 – March 1995) was an American figurative painter and arts educator. Beauchamp's paintings and drawings are known for depicting dramatic creatures and figures w...
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20th Century Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Modernist American Judaica Painting Purim, Dancing on Haman
By Ervin B. Nussbaum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In this painting, Nussbaum portrays a joyful holiday celebration of the megillah reading in the synagogue in a sketch-like manner without focusing on any specific details. The vibran...
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1970s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

American Woman Modernist Oil Painting Abstract Cubist Landscape
By Emma Ehrenreich
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Original period wormwood frame. Emma Ehrenreich (b. 1906) was an American artist working mainly in New York City during the 20th century. Her extensive correspondence with John Von W...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Casein, Board

Large American Modernist Judaica Oil Painting Rabbinic Discussion
By Ervin B. Nussbaum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Ervin B. Nussbaum was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 11, 1914. His father, Marger, had arrived as part of the great Russian Diaspora of the time, when many Jewish families set...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Post Modern Modernist American Painter Green Blue Holiday Oil Painting Arvidson
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting by listed Contemporary artist Peter Arvidson. The thick imposto and color choices create a whimsical but striking presence on the wall. Titled "Ho...
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1990s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bathers at the Quarry 1940s American Modernist Oil Painting WPA era
By Theresa Berney Loew
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Swimmers and sun tanners at the local watering hole. Her birth name was Theresa Berney. At the time of her passing she was known as Theresa Loew. Birth place: Baltimore artist, blo...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Psychedelic Original Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American abstract psychedelic original painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed "Ginsberg" lower right. Image size 24L x 18H. Housed in a period giltwood frame.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Antique American School Signed Surreal Landscape Interior Modernist Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique surreal interior landscape abstract. Gouache and watercolor on board, circa 1950. Signed. Image size, 21L x 31H. Housed in a period frame.
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1920s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

Antique American Modernist Abstract Landscape Morris Shulman Signed Painting
By Morris M. Shulman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract Maine landscape painting. Watercolor and gouache on paper, circa 1960. Signed on verso. Image size, 14L x 21H. Housed in a period frame.
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1950s Abstract Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

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American Modernist Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of american modernist paintings is available on 1stDibs. A selection of these works in the Modern, Abstract and Surrealist styles can be found today in our inventory. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the american modernist paintings that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, gray, black and blue. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Peter Emanuel Goldman, Ben-Zion Weinman, Rip Matteson, Calvin Anderson and Ervin B. Nussbaum 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 American Modernist Paintings?

The average selling price for american modernist paintings we offer is $1,495, while they’re typically $99 on the low end and $75,000 for the highest priced.