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Aaron, American Social Realist Lithograph
By Thomas Hart Benton
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
lifestyle. Much like most of Benton's work, this portrait captures the true feeling of the American social
Category

1940s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

NURSING MOTHER, Signed Lithograph, Motherhood, Social Realism, Breastfeeding Art
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Union City, NJ
reproduced) limited edition lithograph by the artist Raphael Soyer - Russian/American Social Realism Painter
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

YOUNG WOMAN PINK BLOUSE Signed Lithograph, Portrait Drawing, Social Realism
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Union City, NJ
edition lithograph by the artist Raphael Soyer - Russian/American Social Realism Painter, 1899-1987
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

American Social Realist Portrait Painting of a Coal Mine Owner by Jesse F. Reed
By Jesse F. Reed
Located in Baltimore, MD
is one of American Social Realism with a modernist sensibility. Jesse Reed was born in Belington
Category

Late 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Seated Woman Near A Bed, Lithograph by Raphael Soyer
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Long Island City, NY
/American Social Realism Painter. Printed using traditional hand lithography techniques on archival Arches
Category

1970s Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

'Psychopathic Ward' — American Socially-Conscious Realism, 1940s
By Robert Riggs
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
wide, finely nuanced range of values. Exhibited: 'The American Scene: Prints from Hopper to Pollock
Category

1940s Realist Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

'Negro' — California WPA, 1930s Social Realism – African American Subject
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
socially conscious subjects, including this empathetic work, ‘Negro’, and a celebrated memorial portrait of
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

WOMAN LONG DARK HAIR Signed Lithograph, Female Portrait, V-Neck Top, Realism
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Union City, NJ
lithograph by the artist Raphael Soyer - Russian/American Social Realism Painter, 1899-1987. WOMAN LONG DARK
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

"Backyards" Early 20th Century Watercolor Fauvism Social Realism American Scene
By Stuart Davis
Located in New York, NY
"Backyards" Early 20th Century Watercolor Fauvism Social Realism American Scene Note: We have
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1910s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

House Beautiful Cover Proposal. American Scene Social Realism Industrial WPA
By Antonio Petruccelli
Located in New York, NY
House Beautiful Cover Proposal. American Scene Social Realism Industrial WPA Antonio Petruccelli
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Gouache

"Unemployed" WPA American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern
By William Gropper
Located in New York, NY
"Unemployed" WPA American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern William Gropper (1898
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Raphael Soyer Self-Portrait, Signed Lithograph, Man in Hat w Glasses, Realism
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Union City, NJ
edition lithograph by the artist Raphael Soyer - Russian/American Social Realism Painter, 1899-1987
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

"Bathers" American Scene Social Realism 20th Century Modernism Ashcan Fauvism
By Charles Demuth
Located in New York, NY
"Bathers" American Scene Social Realism 20th Century Modernism Ashcan Fauvism Charles Demuth (1883
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

NURSING MOTHER SEATED Signed Lithograph, Woman Breastfeeding Baby, Realism
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Union City, NJ
lithograph by the artist Raphael Soyer - Russian/American Social Realism Painter, 1899-1987. Printed using
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

NYC Subway Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene Social Realism Contemporary
Located in New York, NY
NYC Subway Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene Social Realism Contemporary David Atkins (1910
Category

1960s American Modern Interior Paintings

Materials

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
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Panel, Oil

Shooting Gallery Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Abstract Realism Modern
Located in New York, NY
Shooting Gallery Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Abstract Realism Modern *William Kienbusch
Category

1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Paint

"Bearsville NY" Landscape Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene
By Georgina Klitgaard
Located in New York, NY
"Bearsville NY" Landscape Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene Georgina Klitgaard
Category

1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Parade" Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene WPA Regionalism
By Gerrit Sinclair
Located in New York, NY
"Parade" Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene WPA Regionalism Gerrit Van Sinclair
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Lower Manhattan American Modernism NYC Cityscape Social Realism WPA 20th Century
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Lower Manhattan American Modernism NYC Cityscape Social Realism WPA 20th Century Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

"Tailor" WPA American Scene Social Realism Modernism Mid Century Modern Fashion
By Mervin Jules
Located in New York, NY
"Tailor" WPA American Scene Social Realism Modernism Mid Century Modern Fashion The board measures
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

WPA Post Office Mural Study Native American Scene Regionalism Social Realism
By Louise Ronnebeck
Located in New York, NY
WPA Post Office Mural Study Native American Scene Regionalism Social Realism Louise Emerson
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor, Cardboard

Working Man WPA Social Realism Industrial Modernism 20th Century American Scene
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Working Man WPA Social Realism Industrial Modernism 20th Century American Scene Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil, Paper

Still Life American Scene Social Realism 20th Century Woodstock Modern Dudensing
By Konrad Cramer
Located in New York, NY
Still Life American Scene Social Realism 20th Century Woodstock Modern Dudensing Konrad Cramer
Category

1920s American Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

Railroad Worker Industrial WPA American Scene Mid Century Modern Social Realism
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Railroad Worker Industrial WPA American Scene Mid Century Modern Social Realism Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

Colliers Magazine 1947 American Scene Social Realism Modern Families in the Snow
Located in New York, NY
Colliers Magazine 1947 American Scene Social Realism Modern Families in the Snow Katherine Wiggins
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Egg Tempera

Strike Breakers — social realism, Great Depression
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
, social-realist drawing, on cream wove paper, with margins (1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches), in good condition
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pencil

Coney Island Fire Eaters American Scene Modernism WPA Social Realism Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
Coney Island Fire Eaters American Scene Modernism WPA Social Realism Mid-Century Frederick "Fritz
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

WPA Landscape American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Farm Rural
By James McCracken
Located in New York, NY
WPA Landscape American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Farm Rural James McCracken
Category

1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Man Working Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Industrial WPA Modern
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Man Working Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Industrial WPA Modern Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Cowboys Horses Cattle WPA American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Cowboys Horses Cattle WPA American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

"History of US Postal Service" American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern Chicago
By Harold Haydon
Located in New York, NY
"History of US Postal Service" American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern Chicago Harold Haydon
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Industrial Man Working Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Modern WPA
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Industrial Man Working Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Modern WPA Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Industrial Working Man WPA Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Industrial Working Man WPA Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern American Scene Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Chemists American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism WPA Science Mural
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Chemists American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism WPA Science Mural Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

"Painter" 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Working Man Modern WPA Era
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
"Painter" 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Working Man Modern WPA Era Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Surveyors WPA American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism Men Working
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Surveyors WPA American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism Men Working Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Neon Lighting WPA Mid 20th Century Social Realism American Scene Modern Figures
By Maurice Becker
Located in New York, NY
Neon Lighting WPA Mid 20th Century Social Realism American Scene Modern Figures MAURICE BECKER
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Poker Players NYC Mid 20th Century Modern WPA American Scene Social Realism
By Philip Reisman
Located in New York, NY
Poker Players NYC Mid 20th Century Modern WPA American Scene Social Realism Philip Reisman (1904
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Industrial Mid-20th Century WPA Modern Men Working American Scene Social Realism
Located in New York, NY
Industrial Mid-20th Century WPA Modern Men Working American Scene Social Realism George Pearse
Category

1910s American Modern Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

WPA Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism American Scene Men Working Industrial
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
WPA Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism American Scene Men Working Industrial Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

"Good Health Week" WPA American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
"Good Health Week" WPA American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Social Realism Jo Cain (1904 – 2003
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

NYC Subway Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern 1930s
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in New York, NY
NYC Subway Riders Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern 1930s Daniel Celentano
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Gouache

"Good Health Week" American Scene Modern Social Realism Double Sided WPA Era
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
"Good Health Week" American Scene Modern Social Realism Double Sided WPA Era Jo Cain (1904 - 2003
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Gouache

Men Working Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Men Working Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Jo Cain (1904
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Post Office WPA Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Modern 20th Century
By Carlos Lopez
Located in New York, NY
Post Office WPA Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Modern 20th Century Carlos Lopez (1910
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

"A Marro" WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Modernism Ashcan
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in New York, NY
"A Marro" WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism Modernism Ashcan. Signed lower right
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

WPA Mural Study 1940 American Scene Modern Social Realism Figurative Mid Century
By Michael Loew
Located in New York, NY
WPA Mural Study 1940 American Scene Modern Social Realism Figurative Mid Century Michael Loew
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Bathers 1940s Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern Ashcan
Located in New York, NY
Bathers 1940s Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern Ashcan Marion Gilmore
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

'Locomotives Watering' — 1930s Social Realism
By Reginald Marsh
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
. Impressions of this work are held in the collections of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, New York
Category

1930s Ashcan School Figurative Prints

Materials

Etching

"Nude Musicians" WPA Mid 20th Century American Modernism LGBT Social Realism Gay
Located in New York, NY
Carl Gustaf Simon Nelson, American (1898-1988) "Nude Musicians," 30 x 35 inches, oil on canvas
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Man on a Stair" American Scene Social Realism WPA Mid 20th Century Modern
By Robert Cronbach
Located in New York, NY
"Man on a Stair" American Scene Social Realism WPA Mid 20th Century Modern Robert M. Cronbach
Category

1940s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Answering the Door Early 20th Century w/c Fauvism Social Realism American Scene
By Stuart Davis
Located in New York, NY
Answering the Door Early 20th Century w/c Fauvism Social Realism American Scene Note: We have
Category

1910s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

"Bricklayer at Rest, " Monumental WPA Period Painting of Worker with Landscape
By Paul Ulen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
wall to one side, is a Classic example of American social realism, epitomized by the many WPA murals
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

Philip Evergood Orchids in my Studio Signed Modern Expressive Oil Painting
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
founders of the American Social Realism movement as many of his paintings are in museums collections, not
Category

Vintage 1960s Paintings

Materials

Paint

SEATED SEAMSTRESS Signed Lithograph, Young Woman Measuring Tape Dress Form
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Union City, NJ
lithograph by the artist Raphael Soyer - Russian/American Social Realism Painter, 1899-1987. Printed using
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

"At the Opera" WPA Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Theatre American Scene
Located in New York, NY
"At the Opera" WPA Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Theatre American Scene John Winters
Category

1940s American Modern Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

NYC EL American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern WPA Era Figurative
By Cecil Crosley Bell
Located in New York, NY
NYC EL American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern WPA Era Figurative Cecil Bell (1906
Category

1930s American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

St, Louis River Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century WPA
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
St, Louis River Mural Study American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century WPA Jo Cain (1904-2003
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Board

"Good Health Week" American Scene Modern Social Realism Mid 20th Century WPA Era
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
"Good Health Week" American Scene Modern Social Realism Mid- 20th Century WPA Era Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper

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