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Jo Cain

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

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

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

1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Board

Bronx Post Office Mural Study WPA Horse Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Bronx Post Office Mural Study WPA Horse Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern Jo Cain (1904
Category

1930s American Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Gouache, Board

UN Poster Design American Scene Mid 20th Century Modernism WPA World Peace
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
UN Poster Design American Scene Mid 20th Century Modernism WPA World Peace Jo Cain (1904 – 2003
Category

1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Egg Tempera

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil, Paper

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

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

1940s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Oil

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper

Machine Age Industrial WPA Era American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Machine Age Industrial WPA Era American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Jo Cain (1904 - 2003
Category

1930s Interior Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Board

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

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

1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Gouache

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

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

UNION SQUARE Depression Era Oil Painting WPA Realism American Scene Realism NYC
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
UNION SQUARE Depression Era Oil Painting WPA Realism American Scene Realism NYC Jo Cain (1904
Category

1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Virginia City, Nevada, " Joseph Cain, Mining Town, Silver Rush, Comstock Lode
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Joseph Cain Virginia City, Nevada Oil on masonite 21 5/8 x 36 1/2 inches Signed lower right A
Category

Mid-20th Century Cubist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Masonite

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Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
Located in Atlanta, GA
Group of Three WPA Era Paintings, American, circa 1930s-1950s. From left to right, they are: 1) Brick mason oil painting, American, circa 1930s. It measures 23.5" H x 27.5" W. 2) In...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
H 33.5 in W 27.5 in D 0.5 in
"Frieze of Nude Male Figures, " Art Deco Scene of Bathers and Workers, France
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Drenched in rich color and somehow both modern and classical, this scene of nude male figures is presented as a frieze of men along a horizontal plane -- as if they are peopling a mu...
Category

Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Bricklayer at Rest, " Monumental WPA Period Painting of Worker with Landscape
By Paul Ulen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
One of the finest depictions of an American worker from the 1930s that we have seen, this monumental painting of a shirtless bricklayer, resting against a curved brick niche, with a ...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Two Nudes and Bowl of Fruit, " Masterful Cubist-Influenced Art Deco Oil Painting
By Jules Schyl
Located in Philadelphia, PA
In our opinion, the finest work ever painted by Jules Schyl, one of Sweden's leading Modernists in the 1920s and 1930s, this spectacular piece depicts a female nude in the upper righ...
Category

Vintage 1920s Swedish Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

WPA Scene American Modernism 20th Century Workers Strike Realism Industrial
Located in New York, NY
WPA Scene American Modernism 20th Century Workers Strike Realism Industrial "Pawns" 16 x 20 inches,. Oil on board, c. 1930’s. Signed lower left. Stowell Sherman (1886 – 1973) was bo...
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

WWI American Scene Ashcan Modern 20th Century Historical Realism Industrial WPA
By Gerrit Beneker
Located in New York, NY
WWI American Scene Ashcan Modern 20th Century Historical Realism Industrial WPA "Constant Driving Will Win the War," 30 x 40 inches. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated 1918 lower right...
Category

1910s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

NYC Cityscape American Scene WPA Modern Realism Mid 20th Century Architectural
By Ernest Fiene
Located in New York, NY
NYC Cityscape American Scene WPA Modern Realism Mid 20th Century Architectural Ernest Fiene (1894-1965) Cityscape 36 x 30 inches Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1930. lower right Pr...
Category

1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

NYC Subway Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern 1930s
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in New York, NY
NYC Subway Riders Mid 20th Century American Scene Social Realism WPA Modern 1930s Daniel Celentano (1902 - 1980) Subway Scene, 1930s 8 x 9 inches Ink and wash on paper Singed lower ...
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Gouache

"War Brides, Wash Sq NYC" American Scene WWII Modernism WPA Mid-Century Oil
By Georgina Klitgaard
Located in New York, NY
"War Brides, Wash Sq NYC" American Scene WWII Modernism WPA Mid-Century Oil. 30 x 40 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1942. Signed lower right. Titled on the stretcher. Housed in a sensatio...
Category

1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Times Square" Mid 20th Century 1937 Modernism Broadway Drawing NYC Cityscape
Located in New York, NY
"Times Square" Mid 20th Century 1937 Modernism Broadway Drawing NYC Cityscape Philip Goodwin (20th Century) "Times Square," 23 ½ x 17 ¼ inches. Gouache on paper. Signed and dated ’3...
Category

1930s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

American Regionalist WPA Period Industrial Worker Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait painting of an industrial worker. Oil on canvas, circa 1925. Signed lower right "Maurice Lee". Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 14"L x 18"H.
Category

1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Original Painting. New Yorker Cover Proposal Baseball c. 1939 Modern Cubist Deco
By Antonio Petruccelli
Located in New York, NY
Original Painting. New Yorker Cover Proposal Baseball c. 1939 Modern Cubist Deco Antonio Petruccelli (1907 - 1994) Play Ball New Yorker cover proposal, c. 1939 12 x 8 inches (sight)...
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Gouache

Columbus Avenue NYC c. 1920s/30s American Scene Ashcan WPA Modern 20th Century
By Bernard Gussow
Located in New York, NY
Columbus Avenue NYC c. 1920s/30s American Scene Ashcan WPA Modern 20th Century "Late Afternoon, Columbus Avenue, New York", impasto oil on canvas, signed lower left, signed verso (u...
Category

1920s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Well Executed Modern Industrialist Oil Painting Futuristic Factory Workers
By Mark Kostabi, (after) Fernand Léger
Located in Buffalo, NY
Well executed modern industrialist oil painting, futuristic factory workers. Amazing use of color, texture and space. Artist unknown. Mark Kostabi meets Fernand Leger.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Paint

'Bay Shanties, San Francisco', Marin, WPA, Mid-century California oil, Benezit
By Gordon Cope
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Oil landscape showing a view of several age-worn buildings near waters edge, with two sailboats making their way past, and gold and lavender hued hills in the background. Signed low...
Category

1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Glassblowers WPA American Scene Mid- 20th Century Modern Figurative Workers 1932
By Harry Gottlieb
Located in New York, NY
Glassblowers WPA American Scene Mid- 20th Century Modern Figurative Workers. Dated and signed "32 Harry Gottlieb" lower right. Sight: 13 1/8" H x 18 1/4" W. Harry Gottlieb, painter...
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

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WPA Bronx Post Office Mural Study American Scene Social Realism 20th Century
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
WPA Bronx Post Office Mural Study American Scene Social Realism 20th Century Jo Cain (1904 - 2003
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Mixed Media

"Vogue" Magazine Cover Proposal 20th Century Modernism American Beach Scene Man
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
"Vogue" Magazine Cover Proposal 20th Century Modernism American Beach Scene Jo Cain (1904 – 2003
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

"Seamstresses" American Scene Modernism WPA Figurative Depression Era Realism
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
New York City working women are depicted in Jo Cain's figurative interior painting "Seamstresses
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Worker American Scene 20th Century Modern Social Realism WPA Industrial Mural
By Jo Cain
Located in New York, NY
Worker American Scene 20th Century Modern Social Realism WPA Industrial Mural Jo Cain (1904 - 2003
Category

1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

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