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"John Henry Hopkins of Vermont," Thomas Sully, Early American Portrait Americana
By Thomas Sully
Located in New York, NY
Thomas Sully (1783 - 1872) John Henry Hopkins (1792-1868) of Vermont, August 28, 1835 Oil on canvas 30 x 25 inches Housed in its original frame Provenance: The sitter's son John A. ...
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1830s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, 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

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

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

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

"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

"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

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

"Two Girls, Dog and Bicycle" contemporary oil portrait in early American style
By Amy Hill
Located in New York, NY
29"x32" oil on canvas, signed on reverse. Framed dimensions: 30.25"x33.25"x 1.75" This contemporary portrait of two young girls references an Early American style of painting, yet in...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Portrait of a Young Girl in Blue
By Charles Ezekiel Polowetski
Located in Soquel, CA
Portrait of a reclining young girl in blue by Charles Ezekiel Polowetski (Russian, 1884-1955). Signed "Polowetski" in the lower left corner. "C.E. Polowetski" and "96-5th AVE N.Y." a...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early Hand Embellished Lithograph Portrait of a Yale Woman with a Blue Sweater
Located in Houston, TX
A hand-painted lithograph of a college girl, signed in plate by Alice Luella Fidler. Fidler created illustrations of girls and woman for postcards and prints. Popular in the early 19...
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1910s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Lithograph

American School Portrait of Child with Bow 19th century
Located in Hallowell, ME
This oil on canvas measures 30 inches by 25 inches and is a portrait of a young boy holding a bow. In the frame this painting measures 35.5 inches tall by 30.5 inches wide. Lined ...
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Early 19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Early 20th Century Old Civil War Soldier Portrait of Honor
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful turn of the century oil portrait of old civil war soldier circa 1900, by an unknown artist. Soldier is depicted wearing the Medal of Honor from the civil war. Unsigned. Co...
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1890s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

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

Sewessissing Chief of the Eowah Indians, Native American portrait engraving
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring by M Griffith after Charles Hamilton Smith, 1827. Depicts the Sewessissing, chief of the Iowa Indians. Charles Hamilton Smith (1...
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Early 19th Century American Impressionist Portrait Prints

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Engraving

Frances Sargent Osgood, American poet, portrait engraving, 1872
By Alonzo Chappel
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Frances Sargent Osgood' Steel-engraving after the painting by Chappel. 1872. Facsimile signature below the image. Frances Sargent Osgood (1811-1850) was an American poet and one o...
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Early 19th Century Victorian Portrait Prints

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Engraving

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

  • Early Bird
  • Early Bird
  • Early Bird
  • Early Bird
H 35 in. W 38 in. D 1 in.
Margaret Fuller, American journalist and feminist, portrait engraving, 1872
By Alonzo Chappel
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'SM Fuller' Steel-engraving after the painting by Chappel. 1872. Facsimile signature below the image. Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1810 - 1850), commonly known as Margaret Fuller,...
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Early 19th Century Victorian Portrait Prints

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Engraving

Portrait of a Young Woman in White Blouse
By Carroll Sargent Tyson Jr.
Located in New York, NY
Few artists are more closely affiliated with a city than Carroll Sargent Tyson is with Philadelphia. Born and raised there, he received his early training at the Pennsylvania Academy...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Carol Aus Portrait of a Lady In Spectacular 19th Century Frame
Located in San Francisco, CA
Carol Aus: 1878-1934 Listed artist born in Norway and lived in Chicago. She studied in Paris at Julien Academy. She painted 7 covers for the Saturday Evening Post. She was also we...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln
Located in New York, NY
Original copper plate etching published by Arthur H. Hahlo & Co., New York City. Pencil-signed lower right by the artist David Rosen. The New York Evening Sun published a review by...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Prints

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Etching

"On the Lake" American 20th Century Oil Painting In the Style of Camille Carot
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful landscape reminiscent of the great American artist Camille Carrot done. The details are masterfully done with beautiful brush work and wonderfully rich and lush color pal...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Untitled (Portrait of a young woman - wife of the artist)
By Francisco Souto
Located in New Orleans, LA
This is a self portrait of a young woman who is the wife of the artist. Francisco Souto was born in Venezuela, and received a BFA from Herron School of Art and a MFA from The Ohio ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Mezzotint

Commodore Hopkins, : Commander in Chief of the American Fleet.
Located in New York, NY
Mezzotint, 1776. Publish'd as the Act directs 22, Augt. 1776, by Thos. Hart, London. Image size 12 9/16 x 9 1/8" (319 x 232 mm). American Revolution LOC 114. Good ...
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18th Century and Earlier American Realist Portrait Prints

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Mezzotint

The Gray Kimono
By William Merritt Chase
Located in New York, NY
In this oil painting, William Merritt Chase paints a picture of his daughter in a kimono. His exceptional modeling skills are prevalent in this piece, especially on the face. The val...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Harlem (Girl with Dog in Baby Carriage)
By John Albok
Located in Dallas, TX
Titled, dated and artist stamp on verso. Vintage gelatin silver print Born in Munkacs, Hungary, John Albok learned photography as a boy. He came to the U.S. in 1921 finding work alm...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Age of Innocence (Depression in Harlem - Brother and Sister)
By John Albok
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed, titled and dated. Vintage gelatin silver print Born in Munkacs, Hungary, John Albok learned photography as a boy. He came to the U.S. in 1921 finding work almost immediat...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

The Ash Blonde
By Childe Hassam
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Childe Hassam. "The Ash Blonde" is an impressionist portrait painting, oil on board in a soft palette of browns, creams, and yellows by American artist Childe Hassam. T...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Young Girl With Black Cat
By Simka Simkhovitch
Located in New York, NY
This marvelous vintage 1929 painting by Russian American artist Simka Simkhovitch is a classic composition where he features a person against a backdrop of slightly cubist style home...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Clara with Charles
By Martha Walter
Located in New York, NY
This piece is a pertinent example of Martha Walter's most precious oil portraitures. Her use of the pallet is effortless with bold brushwork, strong executions, and soft details. Wal...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

  • Clara with Charles
  • Clara with Charles
  • Clara with Charles
  • Clara with Charles
H 24.25 in. W 21.25 in. D 1.5 in.
Mother and Child (Artist and Child).
By Marguerite Thompson Zorach
Located in Storrs, CT
1921. Linoleum cut. 9 1/2 x 6 (sheet 12 1/4 x 11). First state, before the lettering 'MERRY XMAS' above the oval, and 'FROM THE ZORACHS' below the oval. A rich proof printed on Japa...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Linocut

Man By a Radiator.
By Clifford Isaac Addams
Located in Storrs, CT
Man By a Radiator. 1912. Etching. Hausberg catalog 247 state iii/iv. Only 2 impressions in this state. 16 x 8 7/8 (sheet 8 x 10 3/8). Vertical printing fold. Printed by the artist on...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

The Hon. John Hancock. : of Boston in New-England; . . .
Located in New York, NY
Full Title - "The Hon. John Hancock. : of Boston in New-England; President of the American Congress. : Done from an Original Picture Painted by Littleford." Mezzotint, 1...
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18th Century and Earlier American Realist Portrait Prints

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Mezzotint

Dr. Frank Weitenkampf.
By Cadwallader Lincoln Washburn
Located in Storrs, CT
Drypoint. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 (sheet 14 1/4 x 10). A rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed and titled in pencil. Dr. Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

La Jolie Newyorkaise. (The Pretty Lady from New York).
By James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Located in Storrs, CT
La Jolie Newyorkaise. (The Lovely Lady from New York). 1894. Lithograph. Way 61; Levy 92; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 99. 6 1/4 x 9 (sheet 15 x 10 1/8). Edition 30 printed by Way, an...
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Early 19th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

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

Historic Deerfield, A Portrait of Early America, First Edition
By Elizabeth Stillinger
Located in valatie, NY
Historic Deerfield, A Portrait of Early America. New York: Dutton Studio Books, 1992. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 206 pp. A book on historic Deerfield Massachusetts. Th...
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20th Century American Books

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Paper

Head of a Gentleman sketch, mid modern
By Simka Simkhovitch
Located in New York, NY
A superbly executed work, this work would have been done for reproduction in a book or magazine. Simkhovitch received quite a number of illustration jobs and could adapt his style t...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

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 19th Century Folk Art American School Portrait of Julia Lee Aged Seven
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming and delicately executed American School Portrait of Julia Lee, aged 7 years old. Pen, ink and watercolour Indistinctly inscribed "Julia Lee 7 years old" along the lower ed...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Paintings

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Paper

Early 20th Century Portrait of a Baby
Located in Soquel, CA
Portrait of a calm resting baby by a Japanese/American San Jose, California artist circa 1920's in the style of Mary DeNeale Morgan (Carmel, 1868 - 1948). Presented in a rustic woode...
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1920s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Antique 19c American School Portrait Oil Painting of a Boy & His Dog
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
Antique 19C American School portrait oil Painting of a Boy & His Dog. It is painted on canvas and later laid down on board.
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Antique Early 19th Century North American Regency Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Framed Portrait Painting of a Man with Beard by American Artist Genie Brock
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Vertical portrait painting of a man by American artist Genie Brock. (Oklahoma, circa early 20th century) The subject is of an older gentleman with a gray head of hair and beard. He s...
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Early 20th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

American Oil on Board Portrait of Horse, NY, James Weiland, Circa 1900
By James Weiland
Located in Charleston, SC
American oil on board portrait of horse landscape in the original gold gilt floral frame. Signed James Weiland, (1872-1968) New York, Early 20th century. Weiland studied at the Roya...
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Early 20th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Early 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman in the Style of Jacob Eichholtz
By EICHHOLTZ
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely early 19th century portrait of a gentleman in the style of Jacob Eichholtz. Nice sized portrait of a Gentleman of high status from circa 1820. He has brown ...
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Antique Early 19th Century American American Empire Paintings

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Canvas

Portrait Lady Woman American painting wall art Antiques Los Angeles CA Framed
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Portrait of Irene Dobson , 1914 Robert Knight Ryland (American, 1873–1951). Biography Robert Ryland A muralist, painter and illustrator, Robert Ryland was known for his work as a...
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Early 20th Century Paintings

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Canvas

Bronze Modernist Sculpture Portrait, Gertrude Stein by Minna Harkavy WPA Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Minna Rothenberg Harkavy (1895-1987) Estonian-American signed bronze portrait bust, marble, stone base. Minna Harkavy (1887 – 1987) (birth occasionally listed as 1895) was a Jewish ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Bronze Modernist Sculpture Portrait, Leo Stein by Minna Harkavy WPA Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Minna Rothenberg Harkavy (1895-1987) Estonian-American This is not signed bronze portrait bust Provenance: Estate of the artist by descent Minna Harkavy (1887 – 1987) (birth occasio...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Portrait of Jesus Sacred Heart, Oil on Canvas, 17th or 18th Century
By Dong Kingman
Located in Norton, MA
Portrait of Jesus Sacred Heart, oil on canvas, 17th or 18th century, unsigned, 20 x 16 inches. Unsigned Medium Oil on canvas.  
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Antique Early 18th Century Italian American Colonial Paintings

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Canvas

19th Century Portrait of an Elderly Lady in the Style of Jacob Eichholtz
By EICHHOLTZ
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely early 19th century portrait of an Elderly Lady In the Style of Jacob Eichholtz. Nice sized portrait of an eldery lady of high status from circa 1820. She ha...
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Antique Early 19th Century American American Empire Paintings

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Canvas

American portrait of Gentleman circa 1820
Located in Hudson, NY
oil on canvas circa 1820 relined 36 x 28 in. frame 43 x 35 in.
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Early 19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Lady, William James, American, Oil on Canvas
By William James
Located in NEW YORK, NY
WILLIAM JAMES American, 1882–1961 Portrait of a Lady Signed William James Oil on canvas 26 x 21 inches (66 x 53.2 cm) Framed: 33 x 27 inches (84 x 68.5 cm) Provenance Schweitzer ...
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Early 20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Young Lady by Ann Hall (1792-1863, American)
Located in New York, NY
Ann Hall (1792 - 1863) Portrait of a Young Lady, 1821 Watercolor on ivory 3.7 x 3.1 inches Signed on reverse
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Early 19th Century Academic Portrait Paintings

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Watercolor

Portrait of a Lady
By Percy Gray
Located in Graton, CA
Percy Gray was a talented American painter whose career spanned over forty years from 1906 to 1952. During these years of modernist turmoil in American art, Gray adhered to a single...
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Early 19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Watercolor

Self Portrait of the Artist
By Mary Belle Williams
Located in Graton, CA
Born in Massilon, OH on Dec. 13, 1873, Mary Belle Williams began art studies as a child and continued at the Art Students League in NYC. She moved from Canton, OH to San Diego about ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Portrait of a Young Woman in Blue
By William McGregor Paxton
Located in Bedford, NY
William Paxton (1869-1941) Portrait of a Young Woman in Blue Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 ¼ inches Signed lower right: PAXTON Provenance: Mrs. Helen Osborne, Arlington, Mass.; Hammer Gal...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

New England Young Girl Portrait, Rockport, Massachusetts
Located in Washington, DC
Born in Alton, Illinois in 1870, the American Impressionist painter Agnes Richmond would become one of the most influential women artists of her time and a teacher to many important ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Sonny: Portrait of the Artist's Wife and Son
Located in Bedford, NY
William Henry Cotton (1885-1958) Sonny: A Portrait of the Artist's Wife and Son Oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 25 ¼ in. Framed dimensions: 40 ¼ x 35 ¼ in. Signed lower left: WH Cotton Prove...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Louis Kronberg (American 1872 - 1965); Portrait; pastel on paper
By Louis Kronberg
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Louis Kronberg was a painter, art dealer, advisor and teacher . Kronberg was an Associate of the National Academy (1935) and a full Academician. He was a member of the Boston Art Clu...
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Early 20th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

Two Children in a Barn
Located in Washington, DC
Born in Alton, Illinois in 1870, the American Impressionist painter Agnes Richmond would become one of the most influential women artists of her time and a teacher to many important ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

  • Two Children in a Barn
  • Two Children in a Barn
  • Two Children in a Barn
  • Two Children in a Barn
H 24 in. W 30 in. D 3 in.
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