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Antique American Oil Painting, "At The Auction" by Cecil Bell
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior painting by Cecil Crosley ("Spike") Bell (1906 - 1970). Oil on canvas, circa 1935. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 30"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Still Life with Rose Bouquet
By Martha Walter
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical depiction by Martha Walter of an interior scene with table, roses, and vases. The bold colors and strong contrasts make Walter's work so striking and captivating. The flo...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Still Life with Roses and Fruit
By Martha Walter
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical depiction by Martha Walter of an interior scene with table, roses, and fruit. The bold colors and strong contrasts make Walter's work so striking and captivating. The flo...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Board, Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Carmel Point Lobos and Monastery Beach Seascape
By Rinaldo Cuneo
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous, vibrant early 20th century seascape painting of Point Lobos looking toward Monastery Beach, Carmel by Rinaldo Cuneo (American, 1877-1939). Signed "Cuneo" lower right. Prese...
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Early 1900s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Trees at the Cliff New Milford - PA" Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting
By William Merritt Post
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful example of William Merritt Post Pennsylvania landscape scenes. Done on sight, we are enthralled by the thick brushwork and how the artist has captured the light delicatel...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Nocturnal Pigeon Point Lighthouse
By William M. Lemos
Located in Soquel, CA
Luminous painting of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, California by listed artist William M. Lemos (American, 1861-1942). Signed "W.M. Lemos" lower right, titled on verso. Presented in hand ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Moravian Home for Old Ladies
By Kerr Eby N. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
Moravian Home for Old Ladies. c. 1919. Pencil drawing. 6 1/2 x 8 1/8. Unsigned; titled 'Moravian Home for Old Ladies' lower right Housed in a 16 c 20-inch archival mat, suitable for...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

"Summer by the Shore," American Impressionist, 20th c, oil, landscape, coast
Located in Wiscasset, ME
This early 20th century oil painting is vibrant in color and design and sophisticated in its handling. In "Summer by the Shore" the artist uses a sun-bleached palette to beautifully ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century American Maritime Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Early 20th Century American Maritime Oil Painting Wonderful American maritime oil painting. Sailboats and a Tug Boat in an harbor with a lighthouse on the distant cliff. Original ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Antique Early American Modernist Geometric Gouache Signed Original Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school geometric abstract. Gouahce on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 14"L x 17.5"H.
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1940s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Gouache, Canvas, Oil

Original Antique Portrait of Thelma Todd American Film Star - Beautiful Oil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait of Thelma Todd (American, 1906-1935) American School, early 1930's period oil painting on canvas, framed framed size: 29 x 20 inches condition: very good and ready to hang ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Impressionist Industrial River Cityscape NY Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist river landscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1922. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 20"L x 10"H.
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1920s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Abstract Pastel Color Original Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage mid century modern abstract expressionist landscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 24"L x 12"H.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Female Impressionist Signed Landscape Sunset Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school sunset landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, lain to board, circa 1895. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 10.5"L x 7"H.
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1890s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Luminous Connecticut River Summer Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school luminous landscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a silverwood frame. Image, 14"L x 12"H.
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1920s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Regional Lavender Farm Landscape Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape oil painting . Oil on canvas board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Antique American Modernist Cubist Abstract Signed Rare Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Lela "Jackie" Axline (1910-1998). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 15"L x 19"H.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Signed Abstract Expressionist Female Modern Early Oil Painting
By Gloria Banning
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract expressionist signed oil painting by Gloria Banning (1924-2007). Oil on canvas, circa 1954. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, ...
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Abstract Signed Rare Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Lela "Jackie" Axline (1910-1998). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 16"L x 24"H.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Early American", Blue, Black, White, Abstract, Geometric, Painting, Color-Block
By Liam Snootle
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This blue, white, and black painting titled "Early American" is an original assemblage of acrylic on canvas artwork by Liam Snootle measuring 20"h x 16"w. There is something about t...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Early Spring, Oil Painting
By Mandy Main
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A serene contemporary landscape that is both peaceful and uplifting. Atmospheric perspective creates an expansive feeling of depth and panorama. In the foregr...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Antique Early American Woman Artist Animal Portrait Baby Chicks Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American painting of chicks by Mary Russell Smith (1842 - 1878). Oil on canvas, circa 1860. Signed. Image size 14L x 20H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
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1860s Realist Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century American Portrait
Located in San Francisco, CA
Incredibly realistic and charming early 20th century oval portrait of a young child. Oil on board signed and dated top left. Cannot make out signature. Date looks to be 1915. Wonderf...
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Early 20th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique Early American Signed Female Modernist Portrait Original NY Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait oil painting by Salpi Miriam Mavian (Born 1908). Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 16"L x 20"H.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American 19th Century Horse Portrait Barn Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school barn interior portrait painting of a horse. Oil on board, circa 1900. Signed in monogram. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 16"L x 12"H.
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1890s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

ANGLO-AMERICAN SCHOOL C. 1820'S - PORTRAIT OF MERCHANT ON SHIP WITH GLOBE & MAP
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Anglo/ American School, early 19th century. Title: Full length portrait of a seated young gentleman wearing a dark suit, cream waistcoat and white stock, his right ...
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Early 19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early American Traditional European Cowboy Portrait
By Elizabeth Fullick
Located in Houston, TX
Oil painting of a man posed in a traditional European portrait painting style. The painting is signed by the artist in the bottom corner. The canvas is framed in a gold frame. Dimens...
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Early 1900s Naturalistic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Early 19th Century American Portrait of a Man
Located in Houston, TX
Early American portrait of a man seating wearing a suit holding a book. The painting has a signature in the bottom right corner as seen in the photographs. The painting's style is si...
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Early 19th Century Naturalistic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Grist Mill In the Snow - Early 20th Century Winter American Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming early 20th century winter landscape of a grist mill in the snow by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century), c.1900-1910. Unsigned and unframed. Image size: 16"H x 20"W.
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early Impressionist Painting with a Horse Drawn Wagon
By Francis William Van Vreeland
Located in Houston, TX
Early impressionist watercolor painting of a horse-drawn wagon by Francis Van Vreeland. The painting is signed by the artist in the bottom corner. It is framed in a gold wooden frame...
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Late 19th Century American Impressionist Animal Paintings

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Watercolor

Central Park in Early Spring, Oil Painting
By Nick Savides
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Nick Savides explains of this warmly-lit New York park scene, "The setting is the south end of Central Park, facing south. It's the time in spring where leaves ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

'Old Reliable', Early American Modernist, Jalopy, Model T Ford Flatbed Truck
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
An American School watercolor showing an old Ford Model T flatbed truck backed up to a barn in a rural landscape. A well-composed work painted in a harmonious palette by an accomplis...
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1920s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Illustration Board

"The Germer House, Mason N.H." American Impressionistic Oil Painting Landscape
By William Jurian Kaula
Located in New York, NY
A charming depiction of a House in the Germer by American Artist William Jurian Kaula. The loose brushwork is very attractive as after the 1930's the artist developed a love for expr...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Impressionist Artist Bernard Corey Early Spring Landscape
By Bernard Corey
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
This painting oil/canvas panel, image is 10 x 14 unframed, could benefit from a cleaning. In as untouched purchased condition. Signed LR. Bernard Corey (1914-2000) Bernard Corey is ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Mountain River Scene Landscape Painting, American Early 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautifully painted river landscape scene with mountains and a waterfall, in original carved and gilt pie crust frame. Oil on artist board, unsigned. American, early 20th century.
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

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Paint

Tonalist Landscape painting by Robert Cairns Dobson, American
Located in Rochester, NY
Tonalist landscape oil painting by Robert Cairns Dobson, American oil painting on academy board. In a well matched original frame. Signed and monogrammed lower left, early 20th centu...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

American Impressionist Artist Bernard Corey Early Spring Landscape
By Bernard Corey
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
This painting Spring/Summer Landscape oil/ panel, image is 10 x 14 unframed, could benefit from a cleaning. In as untouched purchased condition. Signed LR. Bernard Corey (1914-2000)...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Landscape Oil Painting Attributed Ernest Albert American ImpressionistSalmagundi
By Ernest Albert
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
The painting signed Ernest Albert is 10.5 x 15.5 unframed and could benefit from a cleaning and better frame unless you like this look. This painting has the tell tale signs of Albe...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Landscape Watercolor Painting Signed L Douglas, American, Early 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautifully painted landscape forest scene with stream in original giltwood frame, watercolor under glass. Signed in the lower right corner L. Douglas. American, early 20th century. ...
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

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Wood, Paper, Glass

Ivan Summers Early 20th Century Missouri Ozark Paintings
Located in San Francisco, CA
Ivan Summers: 1889-1964. Well listed and important American impressionist. He has had auction results as high as $6,670. He studied at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts beginning in...
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1910s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Early 19th Century American Landscape Painting by Henry Peters Gray, PNA, 1837
By Henry Peters Gray
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Henry Peters Gray (1819-1877) was one of the great American portrait and genre painters of mid- 19th century America who owed much of his inspiration to study of classical Antiquity....
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Antique 1830s American Classical Paintings

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Canvas

Charles Gruppe Marine Painting American Impressionist Salmagundi Rock Port
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Charles P Gruppe 1860-1940 Fishermans Race East Gloucester oil panel 12 x 16 image 19 x 22 7/8 framed in original frame under glass. Painting has some marks from the frame at edges...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

1914 American Impressionist Nocturnal Alaska Copper River Oil Painting
Located in New York, NY
American artist Robert Van Sewell (1860-1924) was best known for his landscape paintings. This painting was created in 1914. It is of the Alaskan Copper River in a nocturnal setting....
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas

Margaret De Corini American Antique Nocturnal Parisian Street Scene Painting
Located in New York, NY
American Female American artist born in Hungary, Margaret De Corini (1897-1982) is known for her beautiful impressionist style paintings and this painting is the best example of her...
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Early 20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas

Roy Henry Brown American Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 1879-1956
By Roy Henry Brown
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
A landscape mountain hillside oil painting on panel by artist Roy Henry Brown possible western scene. Painting is under glass. The image measures sight size 10 x 13 and 16.75 x 19.75...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Paul Strisik Marine Painting American Impressionist National Academy Rock Port
By Paul Strisik
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Morgan's Wharf Maine 8 x 12 oil/masonite panel Paul Strisik (April 22, 1918 – July 22, 1998) was an American plein air painter. The painting and frame are in excellent condition but ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Bride and Groom" contemporary oil portrait in early American style
By Amy Hill
Located in New York, NY
36"x30" oil on canvas, signed on reverse. Available framed. A bride and groom stand with their arms linked together on a city street. A Fall or Winter clouded blue sky with a flock ...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Antique "Roses and Bumblebees" Oil Painting c.1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
Antique American Oil Painting "Roses and Bumblebees" Oil Painting c.1900 A fine still life oil painting of a group of freshly cut roses and bumblebees. Created with oils on panel....
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Roy Henry Brown American Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 1879-1956
By Roy Henry Brown
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
An oil painting on panel by artist Roy Henry Brown possible western scene. Painting is under glass. The image measures sight size 5 x 7.25 and 10.25 x 12.50 framed as is. The paintin...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modern Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting New York Framed
Located in Buffalo, NY
A beautiful antique modern impressionist painting by WNY artist John R. Nichol. This beautiful painting was created in the earlier 20th Century when Nichol was living in the Buffalo...
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Early 20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Hunting Dogs in Landscape" American School Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in SANTA FE, NM
"Hunting Dogs in Landscape" Artist Unknown (American School late 19th-early 20th century) Oil on canvas Signed illegibly l. r. 19 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches
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Early 20th Century Naturalistic Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Winter Whispers Landscape Oil Painting by John W Bentley American Impressionist
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
*A Bentley painting just sold at a 2021 James Cox Gallery auction for 9500 that was a 12 x 16 and this one listed here is a nicer image I feel. The realized auction information can ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

'Early Morning River Landscape,' by Harry L. Hoffman, Oil on Canvas Painting
By Harry L. Hoffman
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
In this gilt wood framed oil on canvas waterscape, American Impressionist artist Harry Hoffman depicts the last moments of a morning sunrise over a river in predominant hues of laven...
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist WPA Female Portrait Interior Exhibited Oil Painting
By Anatol Shulkin
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Exhibition provenance verso. Image size, 25"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Italian Still Life, Early Painting by Philip Pearlstein 1940
By Philip Pearlstein
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Philip Pearlstein, American (1924 - ) Title: Italian Still Life Year: 1940 Medium: Oil on Board, signed Size: 16 in. x 12 in. (40.64 cm x 30.48 cm) Frame Size: 22 x 18 inches
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1940s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

'Painting by the River', early San Diego Modernist, Pasadena Art Institute
By Ruth Whitaker
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Original Provincetown Art Association exhibition label verso with signature 'R. Townsend Whitaker' for Ruth Townsend Whitaker (American, 1887-1937), titled 'Beneath the Pepper Trees'...
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1920s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early Bird
By Paton Miller
Located in New York, NY
Paton Miller’s natural talent as an artist was apparent from an early age when his family noticed Miller drawing caricatures of the family. This interest in the family condition grew...
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2010s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 35 in. W 38 in. D 1 in.
"Two Girls at a Table" Contemporary Double Portrait in Early American Style
By Amy Hill
Located in New York, NY
oil on canvas, 32"x22" signed on reverse. This contemporary oil painting is Inspired by Folk Art and Early American style of portraiture, and portrays two girls at a table. Drinking...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Early Spring
By Arthur Ernest Becher
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Arthur Ernest Becher, 'Early Spring', oil, 1950. Signed and dated, lower right. A fine impressionist landscape, with fresh colors, on heavy illustration board, in very good, original...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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H 17.63 in. W 20.50 in. D 2 in.
Cuban-American Jose Maria Mijares Painting, Early and Important 1969 Work
By José María Mijares
Located in Miami, FL
Cuban-American Jose Maria Mijares Painting, Early and Important 1969 Work Offered for sale is an important work of art by Cuban American artist Jose Maria Mijares (Havana 1921- Miam...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint, Paper

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Early American Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of early american paintings for sale on 1stDibs. Browse a selection of Impressionist, Modern or Surrealist versions of these works for sale today — there are 307 Impressionist, 52 Modern, 11 Abstract, 11 Contemporary and 1 Surrealist examples available. These items have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the early american 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. Martha Walter, Adam Mysock, Paul Bernard King, Earl Graham Douglas and Harry Emerson Lewis took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. Each of these unique pieces was handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, oil paint and fabric.

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Prices for pieces in our collection of early american paintings start at $1 and top out at $475,000 with the average selling for $2,979.