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Soft Figure in Pink, Watercolor Painting, Circa 1940s
By Barbara Lewis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1940s pink watercolor on paper female figure is by Chicago-based painter, photographer, and printmaker Barbara Lewis (1925-2008). Lewis studied at the Art Institute of Ch...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Monochromatic Expressionist Figure in Ink, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper Expressionist figure is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thoma...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

Seated Expressionist Figure in Ink, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century ink on paper Expressionist figure is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Expressionist Female Figure in Ink, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper Expressionist figure drawing is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied wi...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Nude Figure Drawn in Blue Pastel and Ink
By Calvin Anderson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Mid 20th century nude figure in blue pastel and black ink on paper is by Bay Area painter, printmaker, and designer Calvin Anderson (b. 1925). He studied at CCAC and Art Center...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Untitled (Male Figure Facing Right)
By Mark Beard
Located in New York, NY
Ink on paper Signed and dated, l.r. This artwork is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. Mark Beard, born in 1956 in Salt Lake City, now lives in New York City. His works...
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1970s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Late 20th Century Figure Drawing in Graphite on Paper
By Anna Poole
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century graphite on paper figure is by Swedish artist Anna Poole (1960-2012). Poole left Sweden to study at the SF Art Institute in the 1980s. She spent much of her ad...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Abstracted Figure with Moon in Watercolor in Navy Peach and Yellow
By Hugh Wiley
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century watercolor on paper abstracted figure with an illuminated moon in navy, peach and yellow is by Northern California artist Hugh Wiley (1922-2013). Wiley studie...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Female Figure in Blue Blue With Red Lipstick, Charcoal & Gouache Painting, 1999
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1999 charcoal and gouache on paper female figure with black hair with red lipstick and a blue and black skirt is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educate...
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1990s American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Gouache

20th Century Ink Wash of Female Figure in Gray and Yellow
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This monochromatic ink wash and yellow colored pencil of a female nude is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Color Pencil

Nude Female Figure from Behind, Graphite on Paper Drawing, Late 20th Century
By Anna Poole
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century graphite on paper drawing of a nude female figure from behind is by Swedish artist Anna Poole (1960-2012). Poole left Sweden to study at the SF Art Institute i...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Female Figure Drawn in Drawing Class, Grey Ink Wash on Paper, 20th Century
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This monochromatic drawing of a female nude in a drawing class is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Figure 5
By Matthew Alfonso Durante
Located in Denver, CO
Figures crouches amid pink flowers
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2010s Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

Figure 4
By Matthew Alfonso Durante
Located in Denver, CO
Crouching figure surrounded by pink flowers
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2010s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

Figure
By Gary Long
Located in Brecon, Powys
Sublime figurative work from this established artist Oil on canvas initial lower right and inscribed verso by artist and dated 2001. Gary Long is member of the Society of Illustr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil

  • Figure
  • Figure
  • Figure
  • Figure
H 20 in. W 23.5 in.
Figure Drawing
Located in Kansas City, MO
Anne Herrero Title : Figure Drawing Materials : Charcoal, graphite, white chalk on paper Date : 2018 Dimensions : 22x15x1 Signed, COA provided About Anne Herrero: "My drawings and...
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2010s Realist Paintings

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Paper, Graphite

Figure Drawing
H 22 in. W 15 in. D 1 in.
Figural Studies
By Thomas Sully
Located in New York, NY
Pen and ink on tan laid paper
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19th Century American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Laid Paper

  • Figural Studies
  • Figural Studies
  • Figural Studies
  • Figural Studies
H 8.7 in. W 11.5 in.
Reclining Figure
By George Copeland Ault
Located in Bedford, NY
Signed, dated lower right: George C. Ault '23
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

MUTILATED FIGURE
By Rico Lebrun
Located in Portland, ME
Lebrun, Rico. MUTILATED FIGURE. Ink and wash on heavy paper, 1960. Signed and dated "'60" Lower RIGHT. 24 1/4 X 19 inches on laid paper. In excellent condition.
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Figure Studies
By John Singer Sargent
Located in New York, NY
Sargent drew continuously from an early age, and had benefited from the emphasis on drawing at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence where he entered the life class in 1870. He ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Waterc...

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Paper, Pencil

FIGURE STUDY
By Rico Lebrun
Located in Portland, ME
Lebrun, Rico. FIGURE STUDY. Ink and wash on heavy paper, 1961. Signed and dated "'61" in the margin, lower left. 19 1/4 x 10 inches on a sheet of handmade Grumbacher watercolor pape...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Abstracted Figure
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Bonorat' and painted circa 1980 An elegant, modernist figural painting and early work by this Sydney-based Mexican artist who studied at the National School of ...
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1980s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

  • Abstracted Figure
  • Abstracted Figure
  • Abstracted Figure
  • Abstracted Figure
H 12.5 in. W 9.25 in.
Figure No 8
By John Goodman
Located in Burlingame, CA
Figure no 8, by California visual artist, John Goodman. Ink on archival paper, professionally and archivally matted and backed, and then placed into an archival clear storage sleeve....
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

  • Figure No 8
  • Figure No 8
  • Figure No 8
  • Figure No 8
H 16.5 in. W 14 in. D .25 in.
Figure Studies
By Eric Gill
Located in Storrs, CT
Figure Studies: Nude Torso, two Crucifixes, woman's face, Woman at a table. (See Physick 259 and 223). Drawn on the verso of a catalogue. Accompanied by related wood engravings: ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil, Engraving, Woodcut

Nude Figure
By M. Lambert
Located in Houston, TX
Pencil drawing of view of nude male statue with bronze casting to leg by French artist M. Lambert, circa 1930. Signed upper left. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat...
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1930s Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

  • Nude Figure
  • Nude Figure
  • Nude Figure
  • Nude Figure
H 30 in. W 24 in. D 0.1 in.
Figure No. 5
By John Goodman
Located in Burlingame, CA
Figurative work created with India ink on archival cream laid paper by American artist John Goodman, whose work reflects passion, angst and a raw smoldering energy. Goodman's work wh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Water...

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India Ink, Paper

  • Figure No. 5
  • Figure No. 5
  • Figure No. 5
  • Figure No. 5
H 16.75 in. W 14 in. D .69 in.
Female Figure
By Cathy Daley
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Two black legs cropped at the feet, emerge from a gestural flurry of black and grey tulle. This oil pastel on white vellum drawing, at once playful and unsettling, explores the icono...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel, Oil, Vellum

Cubist Figure
By Miette Braive
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Belgian artist Miette Braive(1916-2000), was classically trained in Belgium, before moving to Paris to pursue her art career as first a student and then a contemporary of the French ...
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1940s Cubist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Urban Forest Figure, collage green colors, trees, figure
By Audrey Anastasi
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper paint charcoal collage Whether the subject matter is figuration or nature, Audrey Anastasi approaches all her subjects directly and unabashedly. In this work on paper, she co...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Archival Paper, Magazine Paper

“Figure with Hat”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original contemporary watercolor on handmade paper by the American artist, Theodore Milton Wassmer. Signed lower right. Under glass; not examined out of frame. Figure wearing a hat;...
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1970s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Nude Figure Study
Located in Soquel, CA
Figure drawing of a seated female nude. Signed "Randolph," "C.S.F.A." for California School of Fine Art and dated "6/28/37" upper right. "C.S.F.A" and "6/28/37" lower right. Unframed...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil, Paper

  • Nude Figure Study
  • Nude Figure Study
  • Nude Figure Study
  • Nude Figure Study
H 25 in. W 10 in. D .13 in.
Untitled (Female Figure)
By Jared French
Located in New York, NY
Literature: Alfonso Panzetta, Jared French by Jared French: 600 Unpublished Works from the Artist's Italian Years (Turin, Italy: Umberto Allemandi & C., 2010), no. 31, p. 60, illus. ...
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

Nude Woman Figure
By Ralph Rosenborg
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Size: 17x13.5 framed 24x20x1 Rosenborg began the study of painting in 1929 at the School Art League, American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and studied privately with H...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Seated Nude Figure
By Doris Warner
Located in Soquel, CA
Gestural watercolor of a colorful seated nude figure by California artist Doris Ann Warner (American, 1925-2010). Signed and dated "Doris Warner, 5/71" on verso. Titled "Come Stay wi...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

  • Seated Nude Figure
  • Seated Nude Figure
  • Seated Nude Figure
  • Seated Nude Figure
H 27.25 in. W 33 in. D .75 in.
Figure Bending Over
By John Singer Sargent
Located in New York, NY
Inscribed at lower left: JS 220 Our drawing is also referred to as Young Boy Adjusting His Sandal, and is illustrated in the catalogue for Sargent's 1928 exhibition of drawings at G...
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1870s American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Untitled (Figure Drawing)
By Jacob Kainen
Located in Boston, MA
Signed lower right: "Kainen".
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1960s American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Nude Female Figure
By Moses Soyer
Located in Hudson, NY
Moses Soyer (1899-1974). Nude Female Figure, c.1960. Charcoal on paper, 9 x 18 inches; 21 x 29 inches framed. Signed lower right. Excellent condition.
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

California Beach Figural
By Margy Gates
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Margy Gates' and painted circa 1975; additionally accompanied by artist statement. A California watercolor artist, Margy Gates holds a Masters Degree in Fine Ar...
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1970s Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Figure Drawing III
By Kiro Urdin
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Kiro has been painting professionally since 1985. He is known for his contemporary art paintings which have been exhibited worldwide since 1986. His art has been exhibited in cities ...
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Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Charcoal

Expressionist Figure Study
By Sigmund Menkes
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Expressionist Subject: Figures Medium: Ink Surface: Paper Dimensions w/Frame: 14 1/4" x 12 1/4" Zygmunt (Sigmund) Menkes born in Lviv (Galicia, Austro-Hungarian Empire) Poli...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Abstract Pencil Figure
Located in Houston, TX
Abstract black and white pencil drawing of a figure seated and gazing up into the sky, circa 1950. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archival pl...
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1950s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

  • Abstract Pencil Figure
  • Abstract Pencil Figure
  • Abstract Pencil Figure
  • Abstract Pencil Figure
H 20 in. W 16 in. D 0.1 in.
Modernist Figure Drawing
By Forrest Hibbits
Located in San Francisco, CA
This June 1933 graphite on paper nude is by California artist Forrest Hibbits (1905-1996). Hibbits graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts. He exhibited at SFMOMA, t...
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1930s American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Nude Figure Studies
By Leon Underwood
Located in Cheltenham, GB
Pencil on Paper Date 1922 Marked: Leon Underwood 1922, No.36 Sleeping Girl's Head PROVENANCE The Estate of the Artist Frame height: 47.5 cm Frame width: 61 cm
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Early 20th Century Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

"Merav" Monochromatic Figure
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1995 ink and charcoal on paper figure entitled "Merav" is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle ...
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1990s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Ink

"Merav" Figure Study
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1995 ink on paper painting of Bay Area model Merav is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, ...
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1990s American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

  • "Merav" Figure Study
  • "Merav" Figure Study
  • "Merav" Figure Study
  • "Merav" Figure Study
H 11 in. W 8.5 in. D .07 in.
Modernist Ink Figure
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid-late 20th century ink on paper drawing is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, the Pars...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Modernist Ink Figure
H 11 in. W 8.5 in. D .07 in.
Untitled: Figure Sketch
By Alberto Giacometti
Located in New York, NY
Alberto Giacometti (Swiss 1901-1966), "Untitled: Figurine Sketch", Charcoal on Paper, No Signature, 10.50 x 5.50 (Wooden Frame, 13.50 x 10.75, Mid-20th Century Colors: Black and Wh...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Midcentury Figural Nude Watercolor
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dramatic midcentury figural nude watercolor by Concetta Scaravaglione. Titled two standing figures with gallery label verso. Mounted in black lacquered frame with white border. From ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

"Figure #32," Charcoal Drawing
Located in Denver, CO
Shima Rabiee's "Figure #32" is an original, handmade charcoal drawing that depicts an expressive monochromatic portrait of a woman's face curtained by her hair and gestural marks tha...
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2010s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

"Figure #31," Charcoal Drawing
Located in Denver, CO
Shima Rabiee's "Figure #31" is an original, handmade charcoal drawing that depicts an expressive monochromatic portrait of a woman's face with straight dark hair and gestural shapes ...
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2010s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

"Figure #38," Charcoal Drawing
Located in Denver, CO
Shima Rabiee's "Figure #38" is an original, handmade charcoal drawing that depicts an expressive monochromatic portrait of a woman's face with straight across bangs and gestural shap...
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2010s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

"Figure #19," Charcoal Drawing
Located in Denver, CO
Shima Rabiee's "Figure #19" is an original, handmade charcoal drawing that depicts an expressive monochromatic portrait of a woman gently cupping her face with her hand as her hair t...
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2010s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

"Figure #39," Charcoal Drawing
Located in Denver, CO
Shima Rabiee's "Figure #39" is an original, handmade charcoal drawing that depicts an expressive monochromatic portrait of a man's face, who appears to be almost smirking beneath the...
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2010s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Figure - Original Drawing - 1970s
Located in Roma, IT
Figure is an original artwork realized by an artist of the 1970s. Chalk drawing on black cardboard. Good conditions. Illegible signature in white chalk on the lower right margin.
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1970s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Chalk, Cardboard

Figure - Original Drawing - 1970s
H 19.49 in. W 13.67 in. D 0.04 in.
Figure Study (John Huszar)
By Ian Hornak
Located in Fairfield, CT
Artist: Ian Hornak (1944-2002) Title: Figure Study (John Huszar) Year: 1980 Medium: Pencil on Arches paper Size: 29 x 41 inches Condition: Good Provenance: Fischbach Gallery, New Yor...
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1980s Photorealist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Figure Study For 'Science'
By John Singer Sargent
Located in New York, NY
This charcoal drawing is a preliminary study for the figure of Science, the subject that comprises the far right panel above the entrance to the library at the Museum of Fine Arts, B...
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1920s American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Graphite

Female Figure in Charcoal
By A. Delamaire
Located in Houston, TX
Elegant black and red charcoal sketch of female figure by French artist A. Delamaire, circa 1930. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Mat fits a ...
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1930s Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Figure in un Interno
By Carlo Carrà
Located in Roma, IT
Drawing, 1915. Dimensions: 22.5 x 16.1 cm Hand Signed. Certificate of authenticity on photograph by Massimo Carrà (8/05/2002). Figure in un interno is a drawing by Carlo Carrà. This...
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1910s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

  • Figure in un Interno
  • Figure in un Interno
  • Figure in un Interno
  • Figure in un Interno
H 8.86 in. W 6.34 in. D 0.04 in.
Figure by the Sea
By Thomas William Morley
Located in Wiscasset, ME
A listed 19th century British artist and Barbizon School painter, Thomas W. Morley's Figure by the Sea captures the color, technique, softness of form and tonal qualities indicative ...
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Late 19th Century Barbizon School Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

French Drawing - Figure Study
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely one-of-a-kind pencil and watercolor sketch of various figures and a work horse, circa 1850. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archival pl...
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1850s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

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