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Nude with Wineglass - Bay Area Figurative
By Marjorie Cathcart
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial period Berkeley School figurative study of a woman with a wineglass by listed Berkeley artist Marjorie Cathcart (American, 1918 - 2014). Circa 1967. Signed in lower left ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Brunette Nude Study - Bay Area Figurative
By Marjorie Cathcart
Located in Soquel, CA
A gorgeous American Impressionist nude study depicting a brunette woman laying on a red blanket with yellow drapery in the background by listed Berkeley artist Marjorie Cathcart (Ame...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s Bay Area Figurative Gouache Painting
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Stick c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18", *Unframed $1000 Unsigned *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by s...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

"Cowboy Boots" - Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Patricia Gren-Haynes
Located in Soquel, CA
Bay Area School figurative of a cowboy and hats by Berkeley artist Patricia Gren Hayes (American, b- 1932), circa 1983. Signed "Gren Hayes 1983" upper center and signed and titled "C...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bay Area Figurative School -- "Banker's Holiday"
By Patricia Gren Hayes
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful Bay Area School figurative of tan man with blue hat by Patricia Gren Hayes (American, 20th Century), 1980. Signed, titled and dated on verso. Unframed. Size: 29"H x 29"W. ...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bay Area Figurative Movement -- Cigarette Break
By Patricia Gren Hayes
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful figurative by Patricia Gren Hayes (American, 20th Century). Signed on verso. Unframed. Size: 30"H x 40"W. Bay Area Figurative / Bay Area Feminist Art Movement artist, Pat...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bay Area Figurative Movement Seated Nude
Located in Soquel, CA
Tranquil figurative portrait of a seated nude woman with brown hair and brown eyes by an unknown San Francisco bay area artist (American, 20th Century). Unsigned. Unframed.
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1970s Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bay Area Figurative School - Mid Century Figurative Abstract
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful figurative abstract painting of women in a bright spectrum of colors on the beach in motion by unknown Bay Area figurative movement artist (American, 20th Century), c.1960....
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Napoleon's Ambition" - Figurative Abstract, Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Katherine Barieau
Located in Soquel, CA
Stunning abstract Bay Area Figurative Movement piece titled "Napoleon's Ambition" by Katherine Barieu (American, 1917-2010), 1982. Signed and dated lower right corner. Presented in g...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Bikini" 1950s Bay Area Figurative Gouache Painting
By Jerry Opper
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedmann Opper Bikini c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 18" x 15" Unframed From the estate of Ruth Friedmann Opper & Jerry Opper. Ruth was the ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Bay Area Modern Figurative -- Artist at Easel
By Molly E. Brubaker
Located in Soquel, CA
Colorful modern Bay Area figurative of an artist at work on a painting within the painting by Molly E. Brubaker (American, 1922-2000). Unsigned. Unframed. Image, 30"H x 24"L. Molly...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Cyclists in Love, Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Patricia Gren Hayes
Located in Soquel, CA
Joyful figurative scene with two smiling cyclists, connected with a series of colorful, swirling dots, by P. Gren Hayes (American, b. 1932). Signed and dated "© Gren Hayes 1980" at ...
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1980s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Fiberboard

Couple at Sunset - Bay Area Figurative School
By Allie William Skelton
Located in Soquel, CA
Expressive Bay Area Figurative School piece featuring a silhouette of a couple in a dynamic and colorful sunset landscape scene by Allie "Bill" Skelton (American, 1942-1986). This pi...
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1970s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Linen

Bay Area Figurative Movement Patricia Gren Hayes
By Patricia Gren Hayes
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful figurative by Patricia Gren Hayes (American, 20th Century). Signed on verso. Unframed. Size: 30"H x 40"W. Bay Area Figurative / Bay Area Feminist Art Movement artist, Pat...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

1950s "Bent" Mid Century Figurative Nude Painting Bay Area Figurative
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Bent c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18" Unframed $1000 *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please ex...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

"Hip Out" 1950s Bay Area Figurative Gouache Painting
By Jerry Opper
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedmann Opper "Hip Out" 1950's Gouache on Paper 18" x 15" framed walnut gallery frame float mount 19.5" x 21.5" From the estate of Ruth Fried...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Waiting For Her Lover Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Arthur Krakower
Located in Soquel, CA
Fantastic figurative and color field painting by Northern California artist Arthur Krakower (American 1921-2009). C. 2008. Arthur Krakower, a New York native, whom specialized in mod...
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21st Century and Contemporary Color-Field Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Looking out the Window" - Bay Area Figurative Landscape
By Patricia Gren Hayes
Located in Soquel, CA
"Looking out the Window", a Bay Area figurative painting with two nude figures gazing out of a window at the San Francisco Bay by Patricia Gren-Hayes (American, b. 1932), circa 2003....
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Early 2000s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic, Board

Mid Century Bay Area Figurative Movement Nude Study
By Honora Berg
Located in Soquel, CA
Nude study by Honora Berg (American, 1897-1985). Image, 26"H x 20"W on artsits cardboard. Signed/stamped "Estate of Honora Berg" on verso, from a collection of her works. Berg studi...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

When the Reign Ended - 1960's Bay Area Abstract Figurative
By Warren Edgar Lamm
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful large scale Bay Area Movement abstracted figurative of a dramatic character Caesar perhaps or a Hawaiian King, by Warren Edgar Lamm (American, 1937-2017), circa 1960. Signe...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

1950s "Black Floor" Mid Century Bay Area Figurative Movement Gouache Painting
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Black Floor c. 1940-1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18" Unframed *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Nude by the Window San Francisco Bay Area Figurative Movement 1966
By Thomas L. Tribby
Located in Soquel, CA
Bay Area figurative painting of a nude woman looking over her shoulder by Thomas L. Tribby (American, b. 1944). Signed and dated "Tribby 66" in the lower right corner. Unframed, but ...
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1960s Abstract Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Female Nude Painting "Pink Lady" Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Jerry Opper
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Pink Lady c. 1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18", *Unframed $1000 *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Ple...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Bay Area Figurative Scene, Oil Paint on Paper, 20th Century
By Jane Rades
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid to late 20th century oil on paper scene with figures in a landscape is by Jane Rades (b. 1942) is a San Francisco painter and poet. Rades studied at the University of Wisco...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil

"On Saving the Greenery" - Mid Cent Bay Area Figurative Abstract with Swans
By Sally Kissinger Wilt
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant and evocative large scale Bay Area Figurative School abstract by Sally Kissinger Wilt (American, 1936-2004) titled "On Saving The Greenery", c.1962-1963. Numerous figures are...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bathing Suit Couple, Bay Area Figurative Abstract In Style of David Park
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful example of Bay Area Figurative school, in the style of David Park, by unknown artist Boothe (American, 20th Century). This abstracted figurative painting depicts a couple c...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Cardboard

Nude Brunette Woman - Bay Area Figurative Movement Figurative
By Hubert Buel
Located in Soquel, CA
Lively depiction of a nude woman by Hubert Buel (American, 1915-1984). Signed in the lower left corner. Presented in a whitewashed wood frame with a linen liner. Image size: ~12"H x ...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

Bay Area Nocturnal Urban Landscape with Figure
By Tari Sigman Bowman
Located in Soquel, CA
Dramatic color enlivens this nocturnal scene of a figure on a San Francisco or Oakland street corner by Bay Area artist Tari Sigman Bowman, (American, 20th century). Signed by the ar...
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1960s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Colorful Bay Area Figurative Painting, Circa 1950s- 1960s
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1950s- 1960s colorful distemper on paper nude figure is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid 1950s...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint, Paper

Bay Area Figurative Sketch in Graphite, Circa 1960
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Mid 20th Century charcoal and graphite drawing of a female nude wearing a fox fur is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). McGaffey was part of the Bay Area Figurat...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

"Cabaña" - Bay Area School Expressionist Seated Figure with Cowboy Hat
By Marjorie Cathcart
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial period Berkeley School abstract expressionist figurative study with woman wearing cowboy hat titled "Cabaña" in southwestern earth tones by listed Berkeley artist Marjori...
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1990s Abstract Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Bay Area Figurative Painting of Woman, Circa 1950s- 1960s
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1950s- 1960s colorful distemper on paper figure of a woman is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint

1970's Bay Area Figurative Drawing in Ink and Charcoal
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid-late 20th century charcoal drawing of a nude figure on paper is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, lan...
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1970s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

'Market Scene', Sausalito, North Beach, San Francisco Bay Area Expressionist Oil
By Pascal Cucaro, 1915-2003
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, "Cucaro" for Pascal Cucaro (American, 1915-2003), additionally signed, verso, and dated 1959. An icon of the Beat years in San Francisco's North Beach, Pascal ...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Encaustic, Board, Oil

Mid Century Gouache and Oil Pastel Figurative Painting 1960s Bay Area Female Art
By Gloria Dudfield
Located in New York, NY
Gloria Dudfield Yellow Purple Figure 1960s Oil Pastel and Gouache on Paper 36"x28" unframed $800 *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please expect framing time ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

"Yellow Cubist Figure" 1950s Gouache Cubist Painting Bay Area Mid Century
By Jerry Opper
Located in New York, NY
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedmann Opper Yellow Cubist FIgure c. 1940-1950's Gouache 15" x 18", Unframed From the estate of Ruth Friedmann Opper & Jerry Opper. Rut...
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1950s Cubist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

'Two Women', San Francisco Bay Area Expressionism, Woman Artist, Large Oil
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A substantial oil painting of two women shown adjacent and seated and painted in bravura Expressionist style with a subtle and complex palette by an intuitive, bravura hand. Signed...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Woman in Blue' Sausalito, North Beach, San Francisco Bay Area Expressionist
By Pascal Cucaro, 1915-2003
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, "Cucaro" for Pascal Cucaro (American, 1915-2003), and painted circa 1965. A period Expressionist-style oil showing a view of a young woman in profile. An icon ...
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1960s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

1960s "Leaning Over" Gouache & Oil Pastel Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Gloria Dudfield
Located in New York, NY
Gloria Dudfield "Leaning Over" c. 1960s Gouache and charcoal on newsprint Unsigned 18" x 12" framed silver bamboo frame black mat 19.25"x25.25" Gloria (Fischer) Dudfield July 12, 19...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper, Oil Pastel

'Reclining Nude', Bay Area Figurative School, CSFA, San Francisco, California
By Elmer Nelson Bischoff
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'E. Bischoff' for Elmer Nelson Bischoff (American, 1916-1991) and dated ''64'". Previously with: Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California Hackett Freedman Gal...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Pen

Bay Area Figurative Nude
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful nude of woman in the style of Bay Area Figurative painters titled "Awaiting Sky" on verso. Signed illegibly ("N. Jean"?) on verso. Condition: Edge wear consistent with age....
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

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Portrait of a Woman in a Green Shirt - San Francisco Bay Area Figurative Movemen
Located in Soquel, CA
Study of a woman in profile by San Francisco artist William Kirchner (20th Century). Signed and dated "W. Kirchner 67" in the lower right corner. Presented in a new charcoal grey mat...
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1960s American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

Bay Area Figurative Seated Nude Painting with Black & Peach, Circa 1950s- 1960s
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1950s- 1960s distemper on paper seated nude figure with black and peach is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francis...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint, Paper

'Commedia Dell'arte Dancers', Bay Area Modernist Figural, SFMOMA, Oakland Museum
By Liz Maxwell
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
An energetic and dynamic figural work showing a parade of figures from the Commedia dell'arte marching in step. Signed lower right, 'Liz Maxwell' (American, born 1936) and dated 198...
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1980s Figurative Prints

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Paper, Lithograph

Punch as Bosch Boy - Funk Art drawing by San Francisco Bay Area artist
By William T. Wiley
Located in San Francisco, CA
This drawing is immediately recognizable as the work of well-known Bay Area artist William Wiley (1936-) The figure, I believe, is a recurring one in Wiley's work: Mr. Unnatural. The...
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Early 2000s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Crayon, Graphite

Bay Area Figurative Portrait Painting, Circa 1960s
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This colorful 1950-1960s distemper on paper figure is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). McGaffey was part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the S...
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1960s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Paint, Paper

"Draped Hair" 1940s Charcoal Drawing Female Nude Bay Area Artist
By John Henry Bowers
Located in New York, NY
John Bowers Draped Hair 1940s Charcoal on Paper 25"x19", *unframed $1200 Came from a portfolio owned by artist John Bowers *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by sell...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Bay Area Figurative Portrait, Acrylic Painting, Circa 1960s
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1960s acrylic on paper portrait of a woman in a pink dress is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, lan...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic

Bay Area Figurative Portrait in Oil, Circa 1958
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1958 oil on canvas nude is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). McGaffey was part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the San Francisco Art...
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1950s Expressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

1940s Charcoal Female Nude Drawing "Nude in Class" Bay Area Artist
Located in New York, NY
John Bowers Nude in Class 1940s Charcoal on Paper 19"x25", *unframed $1250 Signed top left corner in charcoal *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please ex...
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1940s Cubist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Bay Area Figurative Study in Ink, 1970
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1970 ink on paper monochromatic female nude is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, landscape and figure dra...
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1970s Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

Angel in the Sitting Room - Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Allie William Skelton
Located in Soquel, CA
Modern interior figurative scene with a winged transparent nude figure seated in a boldly colored living room by Allie "Bill" Skelton (American, 1942-1986). Signed and dated "Allie ...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Interior Paintings

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Linen, Oil

"Barbara S. Poet" Bay Area Figurative Portrait in Oil, 1978
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1978 oil on canvas figure painting with dark red and black entitled "Barbara S. Poet" is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San...
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1970s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Female in Lavendar Dress #41" Bay Area Figurative Portrait
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1964 distemper on paper painting is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (b. 1931). McGaffey is part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the San Francisco Art...
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1960s Abstract Portrait Paintings

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Paint

'Young Woman Seated', Ecole des Beaux Arts, Bay Area, New York, American School
By Ralph Stackpole
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Stackpole' for Ralph Ward Stackpole (American, 1885-1973) and created circa 1930. An elegant and psychologically penetrating study of a young woman, shown seate...
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Crayon, Graphite

Vibrant Bay Area Figurative Seated Nude 1950-60s Distemper Painting
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s-60s distemper on paper painting is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid 1950s to study at SFAI wit...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Mid Century Morning Nude San Francisco Bay Area Figurative Movement
By Molly E. Brubaker
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful figurative oil painting of a nude figure in bedroom interior by California artist Molly E. Brubaker (American, 1922-2000). Signed "M. E. Brubaker" lower right. Unframed. Im...
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1970s Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled No 111 / Important modern abstract expressionist - Bay Area Figurative
By Elmer Nelson Bischoff
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Untitled No 111', acrylic on canvas — 76 x 68 inches — 1988. A masterful, late Elmer Bischoff abstract acrylic painting with sweeping brush strokes in mostly peach, red, green and...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Acrylic

Seated Bay Area Figurative Portrait in Ink, Circa 1960s
By Jane Rades
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1960s ink on paper portrait is by California artist and poet Jane Rades (b. 1942). Rades attended the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee and studied painting at the San F...
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1960s Expressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Monochromatic Bay Area Figurative Nude in Charcoal and Ink, 1971
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1971 Modernist charcoal, ink, and pastel on paper figure is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, landscape a...
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1970s Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Pastel, Ink

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