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French Pointillist Reclining Male Nude Mid 20th Century Painting
By Louis Bellon
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
1940's French pointillist painting of a reclining sleeping male nude. Strong, warm tones which will
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Mid-20th Century Pointillist Nude Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache

Aquarium, Male Nude, Diving into Crystal Blue Water, Original Oil Painting
By Richard Gibbons
Located in Chicago, IL
A male nude dives into crystal blue water in Richard Gibbons painting entitled "Aquarium". Light
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Nude Paintings

Materials

Panel, Oil

Bruce Bellas Vintage 1950s Photo Set of 2 Male Physique model Robert Kendall
Located in Glenford, NY
was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes throughout the 1950s and 1960s an era of
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1950s Post-War Nude Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Bruce Bellas Vintage 1950s Photo Set of 6 Male Physique model Robert Weitknect
Located in Glenford, NY
photography”. He was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes throughout the 1950s and 1960s an
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1950s Post-War Nude Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Bruce Bellas Vintage 1950s Photo Set of 5 Male Physique model Bob McKim
Located in Glenford, NY
”. He was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes throughout the 1950s and 1960s an era of
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1950s Post-War Nude Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Hover - Male Nude Suspended in Air, Side View, Original Oil on Canvas
By Richard Gibbons
Located in Chicago, IL
nude male. Suspended in air, the figure appears as if ready to dive into a pool of water, the blue
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Nude Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

The Final Portal, Shrouded Male Nude on a Burgundy Backdrop, Oil on Panel
By Richard Gibbons
Located in Chicago, IL
The partially shrouded male nude stands in front of a doorway outlined in black. The rich burgundy
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Nude Paintings

Materials

Panel, Oil

Black Male Nude Sitting, Academic Charcoal Nude Figure Drawing Life Class
By John R. Grabach
Located in Miami, FL
League with Frank V. DuMond, and George Bridgman. This work "black male nude " clearly reflects the
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1950s Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Paper

Muscular Male and Leggy Female Figure on the Roof
By Robert Funk
Located in Miami, FL
This is a self-portrait with a 1950s girly cut-out set against a dramatic tropical sky. It's is a
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1980s Surrealist Nude Photography

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment

Bronze Female Nude Sculpture Modernist, WPA, New York Chelsea Hotel Artist
By Eugenie Gershoy
Located in Surfside, FL
teaching ceramics at the California School of Fine Arts in 1946. In 1950, she studied at the artists
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Nude Sculptures

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Bronze

After waking up. Daydreaming. Large graphic painting of young male nude.
Located in Firenze, IT
nude. Around 1980. Watercolor, colored ink, wax colors on paper. Silombria uses the image of a
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Late 20th Century Pop Art Nude Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Achilles riding the Centaur Chiron by Marco Silombria. Signed by artist.
Located in Firenze, IT
Turin starting from late 1960’s. His first steps in 1950-es was done with famous artists such as
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Early 2000s Pop Art Nude Paintings

Materials

Paper, Wax Crayon, Carbon Pencil, Color Pencil

Pearl, Water Colors
By James Bidgood
Located in New York, NY
first to take the pulp and glamour aesthetic of the 1940s and 1950s and apply it to male erotic
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1960s Other Art Style Nude Photography

Materials

C Print

Andy Warhol Studies for a Boy Book (1950s Warhol illustrated announcement)
By Andy Warhol
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York Private Collection, New York Further Background: "In the 1950's Warhol
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1960s Pop Art Nude Prints

Materials

Paper, Lithograph

"Tighties" 1950's Gouache Male Nude Mid Century Painting
By Jerry Opper
Located in Arp, TX
From the estate of Jerry Opper & Ruth Friedman Opper Tighties c. 1950's Gouache on Paper 15" x 18
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

The Hermaphrodite - Original Ink and Watercolor by Mino Maccari - 1950s
By Mino Maccari
Located in Roma, IT
that comes from a male body. Of the male figure we see only the legs. The phallus comes from a vagina
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1950s Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Ink

Male Nude
By Louise Nevelson
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1950's. In recent years there has been an increase in scholarship, awareness and pursuit of Nevelson's
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1930s Modern Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Ink, Pencil, Paper

Vintage 1950s Male Original Nude Photo of Brothers Playing Records
By Bruce of Los Angeles
Located in Palm Springs, CA
printed in the 1950s. Please check additional listings for other male nudes and male beefcake vintage
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Paper

"Seated Male Nude, " Gorgeous Figural Painting by Roberto Lupetti, 1950s
By Roberto Lupetti
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Subdued in palette but gorgeous in subtle detail, this painting of a seated male nude from behind
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Green Patina Plaster Male Nude
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A male nude statue in green patina plaster. Made to look like aged copper or bronze. Dimensions
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Vintage 1950s Statues

Materials

Plaster

Green Patina Plaster Male Nude
Green Patina Plaster Male Nude
H 35.5 in W 16 in D 9 in
Male Nude Beach Study
Located in Wilton Manors, FL
Roy Dean (1925-20020. Male Nude Study, ca. 1975-80. Origina; period print with artist studio stamp
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1970s Realist Black and White Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Douglas of Detroit Rare B & W Original 1950s Male Model Nude Photograph
By David Martin, Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A very rare original male nude by legendary photographer Douglas of Detroit. As most of his photos
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Paper

The body of a slim young man. 1970s. Marco Silombria signed.
Located in Firenze, IT
with a Greek band. Silombria uses the image of a classic ideal of the male body, with an idealized
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1970s Pop Art Nude Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Charcoal, Paper, Wax Crayon

Male Nude Desert Landscape Study
Located in Wilton Manors, FL
Roy Dean (1925-20020. Male Nude Study, ca. 1975-80. Original period print with artist studio stamp
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1970s Realist Black and White Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Bruce of L.A. (Bruce Bellas) Original 1950s Studio Photograph Male Nude
By Bruce of Los Angeles, Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes. Bellas was well known under the pseudonym
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Other

Large 1950s British Art Deco Mythological Male Nude Soldier Jason versus Spartoi
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
British School, Jason Versus the Spartoi, an Art Deco style male nude warrior standing before the emerging
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Nudes with Guitars", Mid Century Painting w/ Male Nudes by Christopher Clark
By Christopher Clark
Located in Philadelphia, PA
especially interested in the male figure, and painted portraits and nudes throughout his career.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Seated Male, Mid-Century Male Nude Figurative Expressionist Drawing on Paper
By Joseph Glasco
Located in Beachwood, OH
. Glasco’s paintings and sculpture were widely shown at New York museums and galleries from the 1950’s to the
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink

"Nude Pan with Pipes", Large, Vivid Painting w/ Male Nude by Broadway Designer
Located in Philadelphia, PA
paintings with male figures, many nude or partially nude. This is the largest and most ambitious example
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Nude with Golden Hair", Striking Male Nude by du Bois, Tony Award Winner
By Raoul Pene du Bois
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Diminutive and striking, this Mannerist male nude by Raoul Pène du Bois, the great Broadway
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Original and Rare Vintage 1950s Male Nude From the collection of Dave Martin SF
By David Martin
Located in Palm Springs, CA
. We had been collecting original male physique photography for decades, and found out about Mr
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Paper

French Modern Bronzed Plaster Sculpture of a Male Nude Torso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
French modern bronzed plaster sculpture of a male nude torso, possibly a Maquette. Unsigned. A
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20th Century French Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

"Black and Red Nude", Large Male Nude Painting by Christopher Clark, 1954
By Christopher Clark
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Bold and striking, this large 1950s painting of a nude male youth, executed in black gouache or
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Recumbent Male Nude, " Gilded Bronze by Agnes Yarnall, 1954
By Agnes Yarnall
Located in Philadelphia, PA
-known Philadelphia sculptor active after World War II. Like most of her peers in the 1950s, she gave her
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sculptures

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Ormolu, Bronze

"Nude with Umbrella, " Mid-Century Modern Male Nude by du Bois, Tony Award Winner
By Raoul Pene du Bois
Located in Philadelphia, PA
of a slender Black male nude holding an umbrella -- in our opinion a Mid-Century Modern masterpiece
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Male Nude with American Flag, " Monumental Painting by Broadway Designer
By Raoul Pene du Bois
Located in Philadelphia, PA
costume designs for the theater, this painting shows his love of depicting the male nude as a joyous
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Vintage 1950s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Seated Male Nude, " Remarkable Bronze Sculpture by Choate, Figural Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
artistic genius. This extremely rare sculpture of a seated nude male figure, leaning back on his elbows and
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Vintage Pat Milo Male Physique Nude Portrait Original Photograph
Located in Palm Springs, CA
. Pat Milo was a “artistic” male nude/physique photographer. He was more about making a beautiful
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Paper

American Bronze Sculpture of Male Nude Athlete during Shot Put.
By Clemente Spampinato
Located in New York, NY
Orleans, LA, and the complete collection is on display in Sea Cliff, New York. Large Bronze Nude Of Male
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1950s Academic Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Early B & W Original Bruce of LA Male Nude Photograph Rare Studio Stamp
By Bruce of Los Angeles, Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A rare early B & W orig photograph from Bruce Bellas. This tasteful nude is a horizontal image of a
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Paper

Bruce of L.A. Original Vintage 50s Male Nude Signed Black & White Photograph
By Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
shot in the Palm Springs are in the 1950s when it was illegal to shoot nude outdoors. It was framed
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Paper

"Standing Male Nude, " Pastel Drawing by Allyn Cox, US Capitol Muralist
By Allyn Cox
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautifully executed in warm, roseate colors -- coral, terra cotta, brick and ivory -- this drawing was made by Allyn Cox, probably as a study for one of many murals he was commissio...
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Vintage 1950s American Art Deco Drawings

"Red Tape", Early and Important Surrealist Painting by John Lear w/ Male Nudes
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
, this image depicts three male nude figures connected by a trailing line of red ribbon and framed by a
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Bruce Bellas AKA Bruce of LA Original 1950s Male Physique Photo
By Bruce Bellas, Bruce of Los Angeles
Located in Palm Springs, CA
through the mail. An extensive archive of Bellas' nude male physique photographs exists today, largely
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Other

"Sailor in Repose, " Mid Century Watercolor w/ Male Nude by Emlen Etting
By Emlen Etting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Provocative and unapologetic, this watercolor depiction of a fully nude sailor sprawled across his
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Dancer" David Hare, Male Nude, Figurative Sculpture, Mid-Century Surrealist
By David Hare
Located in New York, NY
between U.S. artists and the surrealist émigrés fleeing Europe. In 1942, Hare befriended Andre Breton, the
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1950s Abstract Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

"Late Afternoon on the Beach", Mid Century Painting w/ Blond Nude Male Figure
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This atmospheric and magical view of a single nude male figure on a California beach is imbued with
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Reclining Nude Male Figure, figural expressionist New York artist ink drawing
By Joseph Glasco
Located in Beachwood, OH
. Glasco’s paintings and sculpture were widely shown at New York museums and galleries from the 1950’s to the
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

India Ink

Reclining Nude Male Figure, figural expressionist New York artist ink drawing
By Joseph Glasco
Located in Beachwood, OH
. Glasco’s paintings and sculpture were widely shown at New York museums and galleries from the 1950’s to the
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

India Ink

"Kublai Khan, " Large Art Deco Painting Masterpiece with Male Nudes, 1943
By Milton Bond
Located in Philadelphia, PA
painted by Milton Bond dating from the 1940s and 1950s, this depiction of a nude youth flanked by two
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

"Dancer at Rest, " Large Painting of Half-Nude Male Ballet Dancer, Mid Century
Located in Philadelphia, PA
above the waist in a dancer's sleeveless shirt, but nude below, holding a pink ribbon and accompanied by
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Bruce of L.A. (Bruce Bellas) Original 50s Male Nude Photograph Masculine Model
By Bruce Bellas, Bruce of Los Angeles
Located in Palm Springs, CA
) was an American photographer. He was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes. Bellas was
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Other

Bruce of L.A. (Bruce Bellas) Original 50s Male Nude Photograph Handsome Model
By Bruce of Los Angeles, Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
photographer. He was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes. Bellas was well known under the
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Other

Bruce of LA Original 1950s Male Physique Photo Model Barry Adkins
By Bruce Bellas, Bruce of Los Angeles
Located in Palm Springs, CA
. He was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes. Bellas was well known under the
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Other

Beautiful Pair of M. Lynch Male Nude Model Original Photographs 2 Piece Set
By Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A rare set of original b & w photographs from our collection of vintage male nudes. This set of 2
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Early 2000s American Modern Photography

Materials

Paper

Male Nude with Head Down (Sepia Toned Figurative Photograph by David Halliday)
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
". House Beautiful (March 1997). Leddick, David. Naked Men Too: Liberating the Male Nude, 1950-2000. New
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Winged: Sepia Toned Photograph of Male Nude Portrait by David Halliday, Framed
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful (March 1997). Leddick, David. Naked Men Too: Liberating the Male Nude, 1950-2000. New York
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Photography

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Silver Gelatin

"Bathers at Laguna Beach", Hand-Formed Vase with Male Nudes by Stewart, 1952
By Pat and Covey Stewart
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Unique in the oeuvre of Pat and Covey Stewart, this footed vase features a total of six nude male
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage 1950s Female “Nude on Swing” Hand Toned Green Original Photograph Framed
By Bruno Bernard (Bernard of Hollywood)
Located in Palm Springs, CA
. All the photographs were mid-century 1950s original photographs largely of male and female nudes. This
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

Materials

Paper

Bruce of L.A.Original 1950s Male Physique Photograph Model Handsome Bill Gregory
By Bruce of Los Angeles, Bruce Bellas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
photographer. He was influential in his work with male physiques and nudes. Bellas was well known under the
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Other

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An assortment of male nude 1950s is available on 1stDibs. Finding the perfect Pop Art, contemporary or Expressionist examples of these works for your space is difficult — today, we have a vast range of variations and more on offer. These items have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the male nude 1950s that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, black, beige and white. Andy Warhol, David Halliday, George Platt Lynes, John Button and Richard Gibbons 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 paper, paint and silver gelatin print.

How Much are Male Nude 1950s?

Prices for pieces in our collection of male nude 1950s start at $175 and top out at $475,000 with the average selling for $1,748.