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Magic Realism Cityscape
By Virginia Cuthbert
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original modern oil on canvas Magic Realist painting by American female regionalist Virginia Cuthbert. Virginia Cuthbert was born in 1908 in West Newton, Pennsylvania. She was a ...
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1930s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sonoma Coast / American realism
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
Warm sand and blue surf featured in this California coastline scene with distant rolling hills. 'Sonoma Coast', oil painting on canvas by Willard Dixon, who is one of the finest Amer...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cotton Canvas

Pail, Boulders, Stream -American Realism
By Gregory Sumida
Located in San Francisco, CA
This evocative watercolor painting is a landscape, but also a still life in the sense that the viewer is gazing at a scene, but also at the objects within the scene. There is a medit...
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1970s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor

'Hallway' - figurative painting - American Realism - Raphael
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Hallway" is a painting of a young woman featuring hues of white, rich brown, maroon and blue. 37 by 31 inches framed Patrick McGannon is an artist and professional paper conservato...
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2010s Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Autumn Mourning" - Contemporary American Realism - Figurative - Vermeer
By Richard Thomas Scott
Located in Atlanta, GA
Richard Thomas Scott is inspired by the work of Rembrandt, Andrew Wyeth, and Vermeer. Born in Conyers, Georgia, and now living in Hudson, New York, Scott is an American history pain...
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2010s American Realist Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"Kona" - Nocturne - Landscape Painting - American Realism - Wyeth
By Richard Thomas Scott
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Kona" features vibrant hues of purple, orange, green, yellow and blue. This painting measures 17.25 by 29.25 inches framed. Richard Thomas Scott is inspired by the work of Rembrandt...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"Harvest" - Contemporary American Realism - Still Life - Bouguereau
By Marc Chatov
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Harvest" is a small oil painting featuring hues of white, grey, blue, purple and green. Marc Chatov is inspired by the work of Diego Velasquez, Édouard Manet, William Bouguereau. R...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Panel, Oil

"Twilight" - Nocturne - Landscape Painting - American Realism - Wyeth
By Richard Thomas Scott
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Twilight" features hues of blue, green, black, cream and yellow. This painting measures 15.25 by 35.25 inches framed. Richard Thomas Scott is inspired by the work of Rembrandt, Andr...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"Satellite" - Nocturne - Architectural Painting - American Realism - Wyeth
By Richard Thomas Scott
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Satellite" features hues of blue, green, black, cream and yellow. This painting measures 17.25 by 29.25 inches framed. Richard Thomas Scott is inspired by the work of Rembrandt, And...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"Binary Star" - Nocturne - Architectural Painting - American Realism - Wyeth
By Richard Thomas Scott
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Binary Star" features vibrant hues of orange, blue, black, purple and yellow. This painting measures 17.25 by 29.25 inches framed. Richard Thomas Scott is inspired by the work of Re...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"New Amsterdam" - Contemporary History Painter - American Realism - Vermeer
By Richard Thomas Scott
Located in Atlanta, GA
"...'New Amsterdam' marks both the beginning and the present of the American legacy of slavery. From the origins of the first slaves of the Dutch West India company, who built what h...
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2010s American Realist Paintings

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Oil

"Birth of Vienna" - American Realism - Horse Painting - Botticelli
By Julie Ferris
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Birth of Vienna" is a large-scale painting inspired by Sandro Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus." This painting features rich and textured hues of brown, orange, yellow ocher, seafoa...
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2010s American Realist Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Tahoe Evening I / American realism lake scene with figures
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
People enjoying the setting sun on a frozen Lake at Tahoe, with cascading evening light and majestic alpine mountain ridge in the distance. Willard Dixon is one of our finest Americ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Two Pears on a Pewter Plate , Oil Painting, American Realism
By David Harrison
Located in Houston, TX
David Harrison, is a master in the style of Realism painting. Two Pears on a Pewter Plate shows the simple beauty of Realism paintings. Harrison, a painter from the Boston area focus...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Green Fields / American realism, Dixon, green hills and sky
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
Green and glowing 'Green Field' oil painting by Willard Dixon, who is one of our finest American contemporary realist painters today. Dixon has painted coastal landscapes for 35 year...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Six Objects w/a Roll, oil painting, American Realism, Realist Painter,
By David Harrison
Located in Houston, TX
David Harrison, is a master in the style of Realism painting. Six Objects w/ a Roll shows the simple beauty of Realism paintings. Harrison, a painter from the Boston area focuses on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

At First Sight - Figures America realism Cityscape artwork Contemporary Modern
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The Original landscape Painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep edge stretched canvas. The Artwork is signed and ready to be displayed. The subject matter of New York city ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Red Apple w/ Four Objects , oil painting, American Realism, Realist Painter,
By David Harrison
Located in Houston, TX
David Harrison, is a master in the style of Realism painting. Red Apple with Four Objects shows the simple beauty of Realism paintings. Gallery Wrapped. Harrison, a painter from the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Xanadu - New York, America realism Cityscape oil painting Contemporary modern
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The Original landscape Painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep edge stretched canvas. The Artwork is signed and ready to be displayed. The composition that consists of yel...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bosc Pear, oil painting, American Realism, Still-life, small painting
By David Harrison
Located in Houston, TX
David Harrison, is a master in the style of Realism painting. Bosc Pear shows the simple beauty of Realism paintings. Harrison, a painter from the Boston area focuses on the interact...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Beach Walk / American Realism figure with dog on beach at sunset
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
Man and dog strolling on a beach at sunset, under the artist's favorite early evening light. Willard Dixon is one of the finest American contemporary realist painters who has painted...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Three Engineers," Albert Pels, Men at Table with Compass, WPA, American Realism
By Albert Pels
Located in New York, NY
Albert Pels (1910 - 1998) Three Engineers, circa 1935 Oil on board 10 x 13 1/2 inches Signed lower right Albert Pels was an art educator and painter of figures, genre scenes, urban ...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Two Pears, oil painting, American Realism, Still-life, Small painting,Realist
By David Harrison
Located in Houston, TX
David Harrison, is a master in the style of Realism painting. Two Pears shows the simple beauty of Realism paintings. Harrison, a painter from the Boston area focuses on the interact...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

The Lily Cup, Oil Painting, American Realism, Still-life, Small painting,Realist
By David Harrison
Located in Houston, TX
David Harrison, is a master in the style of Realism painting. The Lily Espresso Cup shows the simple beauty of Realism paintings. Lily has been makig Italian espresso cups for Davi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

UNION SQUARE Depression Era Oil Painting WPA Realism American Scene Realism NYC
Located in New York, NY
UNION SQUARE Depression Era Oil Painting WPA Realism American Scene Realism NYC Jo Cain (1904 – 2003) "Union Square," 24 x 36 inches. Oil on canvas, c.1940s, Signed lower center. A...
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1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, 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

"Factory Workers" American Modern WPA Scene Realism Industrial Depression Era
Located in New York, NY
"Factory Workers" American Modern WPA Scene Realism Industrial Depression Era. 30 x 40 inches. Oil on board, c. 1939. Signed lower right. Herman Volz (1904 – 1990) Painter, muralist...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Animated Discourse" WPA Mid-Century American Scene Modernism Realism Figurative
Located in New York, NY
"Animated Discourse" WPA Mid-Century American Scene Modernism Realism Figurative. Chris Ritter (American, 1906 – 1976) "Animated Discourse," 19 x 24 (sight). Watercolor on paper. Si...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

"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

"Manhattan Bridge" NYC American Scene Modernism Watercolor WPA Urban Realism
By Reginald Marsh
Located in New York, NY
Reginald Marsh "Manhattan Bridge" NYC American Scene Modernism Watercolor WPA Urban Realism, 20 x 14 inches. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 1938. Signed lower right. Housed in a stu...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

"Pioneer Family" WPA American Modernism Plaster Maquette Realism 20th Century
By William Zorach
Located in New York, NY
"Pioneer Family," 23 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 10 3/4 inPlaster. c. 1927. Unsigned. Realism The Smithsonian has a cast of this sculpture in its collection. Pictured on the cover of “The Sculpt...
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1920s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

"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

WPA Scene American Modernism 20th Century Workers Strike Realism Industrial
Located in New York, NY
WPA Scene American Modernism 20th Century Workers Strike Realism Industrial "Pawns" 16 x 20 inches,. Oil on board, c. 1930’s. Signed lower left. Stowell Sherman (1886 – 1973) was b...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"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

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

Philip Evergood American Modernism WPA Social Realism Modern Still Life Interior
By Philip Evergood
Located in New York, NY
Interior with Man at Table American Modernism WPA Social Realism Modern Painting Philip Evergood (1901 - 1973) Untitled (Interior with Man at Table), c. 1932, oil on panel, 11 1/2 x...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

"Houseboat" WPA Depression Era American Scene Modernism Realism Work on Paper
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in New York, NY
"Houseboat" WPA Depression Era American Scene Modernism Realism Work on Paper . Daniel Celentano (1902-1980) "Houseboat," 7 x 10 inches. Ink on paper, c. 1930s. Provenance: Janet Ma...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

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

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Ink, Watercolor, Paper

GLACIER PARK 1940s WPA Mid-Century Realism to Abstraction American Modernism
Located in New York, NY
GLACIER PARK 1940s WPA Mid-Century Realism to Abstraction American Modernism This is a special Vincent Campanella oil painting from the late 1940s that teeters on the edge of realis...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

NYC Subway Mid 20th Century American Modernism WPA Realism industrial Colorful
Located in New York, NY
NYC Subway Mid 20th Century American Modernism WPA Realism industrial Colorful "New York Subway," 36 x 48 inches. Oil on Masonite (backed with a wood frame), Signed and dated ’47 up...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

"Farm Buildings" Rural Modern WPA American Scene 20th Century Realism 1930
By Konrad Cramer
Located in New York, NY
"Farm Buildings" Rural Modern WPA American Scene 20th Century Realism 1930 20 x 24 inches, Oil on board. Authenticated verso with the inscription “Painting by my father Konrad Cramer...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Perfect Pairs - America landscape City realism oil painting Contemporary
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The Original landscape Painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep edge stretched canvas. The Artwork is signed and ready to be displayed. The composition that consists of yel...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dark Eyes, American Pop Art, Modern Realism, Contemporary Art
By Alex Katz
Located in Hamburg, DE
Alex Katz (American, b. 1927) Dark Eyes, 2000 Medium: Woodcut on 85 gsm Hosho Dimensions: 26 x 21 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in) Edition of 100: Hand signed and numbered Printed by John C. E...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Portrait Prints

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Woodcut

The thoughtful girl on the sofa, WPA American Modernism Realism 1920 drawing
By Guy Pène Du Bois
Located in Norwich, GB
A gorgeous rendition of a stylish yet thoughtful young woman with a typical 20s Bob haircut, seated on a sofa. It is an original drawing by Guy Pène du Bois, the American modernist m...
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1920s American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Carbon Pencil

Starfruit ,oil painting ,still-life , Realism style, American Realist
Located in Houston, TX
Starfruit shows the style of Realism in a simple style with just a few objects. Starfruit is a realist painting done with oil on linen Scott Kiche's style of Realism has been pub...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

WPA Period "Coastal Village" American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Signed and titled in Yiddish verso. 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 Clu...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Daffodils, Realism, Oil Painting, Realism, Floral Paintings , Gary Hernandez
Located in Houston, TX
Daffodils is a oil painting done in the style of Realism. It is a still-life oil painting done pleinaire in the Texas countryside near the Texas Hill Country It has a custom made fra...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Original Contemporary Academic Realism Dog Portrait Landscape American Female
By Jacqueline Welch
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on panel painting titled Patron Saint of the Seeker, created in 2013 by contemporary female artist Jacqueline Welch. Jaqueline Welch is a western New York painter...
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2010s Realist Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Original Contemporary Academic Realism Dog Portrait Landscape American Female
By Jacqueline Welch
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on panel painting titled Patron Saint of the Plugged In , created in 2013 by contemporary female artist Jacqueline Welch. Jaqueline Welch is a western New York pa...
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2010s Realist Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Original Contemporary Academic Realism Dog Portrait Landscape American Female
By Jacqueline Welch
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting titled Patron Saint of the Scorned, created in 2013 by contemporary female artist Jacqueline Welch. Jaqueline Welch is a western New York painte...
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2010s Realist Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Waiting for the Bus in a Blizzard- WPA American Scene 1938 NYC Modernism Realism
By Maurice Kish
Located in New York, NY
Waiting for the Bus in a Blizzard- WPA American Scene 1938 NYC Modernism Realism. 16 x 16 inches, Oil on board, Signed and dated 1938 lower left. Maurice Kish (1895 – 1987) Maurice ...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Stuyvesant Park NYC American Scene Mid 20th Century WPA Realism Cityscape Modern
By Max Arthur Cohn
Located in New York, NY
Stuyvesant Park NYC American Scene Mid 20th Century WPA Realism Cityscape Modern. 25 x 20 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1930s. Signed lower right. Max Arthur Cohn (1903 – 1988) was bor...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"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

"Under the El" American Scene Modernism NYC WPA 20th Century Realism 1940s
Located in New York, NY
"Under the El" American Scene Modernism NYC WPA 20th Century Realism 1940s. 18 x 24 inches. Oil on Canvas. Signed and dated 1943 lower right and on the stretcher. A larger 30 x 40 in...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Barber Shop" Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modernism NYC
By Harry Sternberg
Located in New York, NY
"Barber Shop" Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modernism NYC. 24 x 29 ½ inches. Oil on Canvas. c. 1940s. Signed lower left. The painting has been cleaned and reline...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Factory Town" Contemporary American Industrial Oil Painting Maine 1987 Realism
By Linden Frederick
Located in New York, NY
"Factory Town" Contemporary American Industrial Oil Painting Maine Realism. 20 1/2 x 29 inches. Signed and dated '87. Oil on Panel. Provenance The Cooley Gallery. Linden Frederick (...
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1980s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Marimekko Ducks,Oil Canvas, American Art, Realism, Tchotskes Quirky Objects
Located in Houston, TX
Marimekko Ducks is 20 x 20 inches oil on canvas. .Maureen likes to use Marimekko fabrics in many of her paintings. Randi Hopkins, former assistant curator at Boston’s Institute of ...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Young American -New York City landscape realism reflection painting Contemporary
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The Original landscape Painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep edge stretched canvas. The Artwork is signed and ready to be displayed. The composition that consists of yel...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Shimmering Realism," Oil painting
Located in Denver, CO
Thane Gorek's (US based) "Shimmering Realism" is an original, handmade oil painting that depicts a forest of white Aspen trees engulfed in their bright green and yellow leaves Arti...
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2010s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Silver Compote w/Violin,Egg Tempera, Realism, 3D Appearance, American Artist
By Mark Thompson
Located in Houston, TX
Silver Compote w/Violin and by realist painter Mark Thompson is 7 x 11 inches. Notice the reflections in the marbles and other objects in the gg tempera painting It is painted in e...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Egg Tempera

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American Realism For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact american realism you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. In our selection of items, you can find Modern examples as well as a Contemporary version. If you’re looking for a american realism from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 19th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right american realism for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, brown, black and blue. Finding an appealing american realism — no matter the origin — is easy, but Marc Chatov, Willard Dixon, David Harrison, Edward Rice and Daniel Ralph Celentano each produced popular versions that are worth a look. Artworks like these — often created in paint, oil paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home. If space is limited, you can find a small american realism measuring 4 high and 4 wide, while our inventory also includes works up to 133 across to better suit those in the market for a large american realism.

How Much is an American Realism?

The price for a american realism in our collection starts at $800 and tops out at $60,000 with the average selling for $4,200.

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In Christopher Spitzmiller’s New York Homes, His Love of Dogs Is on Full Display

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In the Late Hung Liu’s Historical Portraits, Layers of Joy and Struggle Are Exposed

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The Hilma af Klint Effect: How the Future-Forward Painter Inspires Artists Today

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10 Reasons Art Collectors Are Obsessed with Andy Warhol

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