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Study Sketches of Horses by Peter Hobbs, 1930-1994 Sepia tone Watercolor
By Peter Hobbs
Located in FR
Study of Horses painting in Sepia tones original watercolor circa 1950-1960 By UK artist Peter Hobbs 1930-1994 Signed by the artist This British artist was a professional Sports Car...
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Mid-20th Century Animal Paintings

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Watercolor

Lady in 1950's Elegant Coat Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Lady in 1950's Brown Over Coat Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Red Coat Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Winter Coat Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Lady in 1950's Dark Green Coat Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Lady in Teal Two Piece 1950's Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Clifford Ellis Goat Mid-Century sketch Modern British Art
By Clifford Ellis
Located in London, GB
We acquired a series of paintings and drawings from Clifford and Rosemary Ellis's studio. To find more scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Framed Mid-Century French Nude Charcoal Sketch
Located in Houston, TX
Discovered in France, this charcoal study of a male nude figure has been newly framed with a double mat (black Innside with white outside) in a bronze gilt frame. The paper used for ...
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Mid-20th Century French Drawings

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Glass, Wood, Paper

Boat - Original Pen Sketch - Mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Boat is an original pen sketch realized by an artist of the mid-20th Century. Good conditions on a white greeting card. On the back the wishes addressed to monsieur and madame Jean...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pen

Sketch - Original Pencil by Serge Fontinsky - Mid-20th Century
By Serge Fontinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Sketch is an original sketch pencil drawing realized by Serge Fontinsky (1887-1971) in the half of the 20th Century. Good conditions, minor cosmetic wear. Hand-signed on the lower...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Sketch - Original Pencil by Serge Fontinsky - Mid-20th Century
By Serge Fontinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Sketch is an original sketch pencil drawing realized by Serge Fontinsky (1887-1971) in the half of the 20th Century. Good conditions, minor cosmetic wear. Hand-signed on the lower...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Sketch - Original Ink by Serge Fontinsky - Mid-20th Century
By Serge Fontinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Sketch is an original china ink drawing realized by Serge Fontinsky (1887-1971) in the half of the 20th Century. Good conditions, minor cosmetic wear. Hand-signed on the lower mar...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid Century Seated Figure Sketch in Ink and Pastel
By Seymour Tubis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa mid 20th century ink and pastel paint on paper figure is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students League with Hans Hofmann (1946-194...
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20th Century American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel, Ink, Paper

Painting Sketch, 18th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Painting sketch, 18th century Very nice painting sketch, realization of a fan project. 18th century, Louis XVI style Dimensions: Height : 32cm x length : 55cm.
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Antique Mid-18th Century European Louis XVI Paintings

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Paint

  • Painting Sketch, 18th Century
  • Painting Sketch, 18th Century
  • Painting Sketch, 18th Century
  • Painting Sketch, 18th Century
H 12.6 in. W 21.66 in. D 0.79 in.
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

Sketch Casetta Canottieri - Original Pencil Drawing - Mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Architectural sketch of a popular building in Rome, Italy. Original Pencil on paper. Good conditions.
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Nude Sketch
By Marvin Cherney
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Framed Marvin Cherney 1925-1967 The recipient of numerous awards and honors, colleagues and critics considered Cherney a true artist; a man committed to his craft and skil...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

Nude Sketch
H 21.5 in. W 16 in. D .5 in.
Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Female - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped ink on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5 x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection of the arti...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Female - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped ink on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5 x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection of the arti...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Men- Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 8.25 x 10.5 inches provenance: private collection ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Man - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 8.25 x 10.5 inches provenance: private collection ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 8.25 x 10.5 inches provenance: private collection ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Male - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped inscribed verso pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5 x 8.25 inches provenance: pri...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5 x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5 x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection o...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Mid 20th century French Original Line Drawing sketch Nude Lady - Stamped
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait sketch original drawing by Jean-Paul LE VERRIER (1922-1996) studio stamped pencil drawing on paper, unframed Double sided 10.5 x 8.25 inches provenance: private collection ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Clifford Ellis Curlew pencil sketch Mid Century Modern British Art Wildlife
By Clifford Ellis
Located in London, GB
From a series of paintings by Clifford Ellis. To see them or our other Modern British Art, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - o...
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1950s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Sketch of Lions - Original Pencil Drawing by Willy Lorenz - Mid 20th Century
By Wilhelm Lorenz
Located in Roma, IT
Sketch of Lions is a beautiful pencil original drawing on ivory-colored paper, realized in XXI century by the German artist Wilhelm Lorenz, best know as Willi Lorenz. A lioness biti...
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Mid-20th Century Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

MID 20TH CENTURY FRENCH OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT SKETCH LADY THOUGHTFUL POSE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
NO RESERVE AUCTION! Artist/ School: French School, mid 20th century Title: Head and Shoulders portrait of a young Lady. Medium: oil painting on canvas laid to board , unframed. ...
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20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid-century Pop Art Red Still Life Drawing Sketch by Salvatore Grippi, 1960s Mod
By Salvatore Grippi
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous red monochrome Pop Art still-life drawing on paper, in the midst of the artist’s untitled table series of which I have a few large canvases listed. Don't miss this treasure!
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

Clifford Ellis William the Pug pencil sketch Mid Century Modern British Art
By Clifford Ellis
Located in London, GB
From a series of paintings by Clifford Ellis. To see them or our other Modern British Art, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - o...
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1950s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Clifford Ellis Curlew II pencil sketch Mid Century Modern British Art Wildlife
By Clifford Ellis
Located in London, GB
From a series of paintings by Clifford Ellis. To see them or our other Modern British Art, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - o...
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1950s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Untitled (Sketch 15)
By Ray Spillenger
Located in New York, NY
Gouache and India ink on paper, 12 1/8 x 14 11/16 in.
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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India Ink, Gouache

  • Untitled (Sketch 15)
  • Untitled (Sketch 15)
H 12.1 in. W 14.7 in. D 1.5 in.
Artists Sketching (California)
By Frederick Shane
Located in Denver, CO
Gouache on paper. Housed in a custom frame measuring 25.5 x 37.5 x 1.5 inches; image dimensions measure 20.25 x 29.75 inches. Frederick Shane: (born 1906 Kansas city, MO, 1990) St...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

Loose Sketch of a Girl 20th Century Charcoal
By Jane Rades
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid-late 20th century charcoal on paper portrait is by California artist and poet Jane Rades (b. 1942). Rades attended the University of Wisconson- Milwaukee and studied paintin...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Clifford Ellis William Pug Dog II pencil sketch Mid Century Modern British Art
By Clifford Ellis
Located in London, GB
From a series of paintings by Clifford Ellis. To see them or our other Modern British Art, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - o...
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1950s Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Nude Seated Female Figure Sketch in Ink and Pastel in Rust Red, Mid Century
By Seymour Tubis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa mid 20th century ink and pastel paint on paper nude figure in rust red is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students League with Hans ...
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20th Century American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel, Ink

Lake view. Oil sketch oin acrdboard.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
Lake view. Oil sketch on cardboard. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was the son of Jul...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Sunny landscape. Oil sketch on cardboard.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
Sunny landscape. Oil sketch on cardboard. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was the son ...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Lake view. Oil sketch on cardboard.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
Lake view. Oil sketch on cardboard. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was the son of Jul...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Carnival Sketch by Bruno Locci Italian 20th Century Painter 1937-2010
By Bruno Locci
Located in FR
Carnival Caricature Sketch by Bruno Locci 1937-2010 20th Century Italian Artist Watercolor on art paper Mid Century an early work by Locci Signed and titled Bruno Locci was one of ...
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Informal Sketches - Black Penmark aCardboard by A. Matheos
By Alkis Matheos
Located in Roma, IT
Informal Sketches is an original artwork realized by the Greek artist Alkis Matheos in the XX Century. Black penmark on cardboard. The name of the artist appears on the lower righ...
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Pen

Sitting Female Nude Sketch Painting, Signed 1974
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
20th Century Female Nude Sketch Painting In Black Frame, Signed 1974 Beautiful nude sketch of the female form signed and dated by the artist, 11-12-74. New mat in a vintage frame.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

Sketch for a Fountain by Beppe Domenici, 1960s
By Beppe Domenici
Located in Tuscany, IT
Designed by Italian artist Beppe Domenici in 1960s, this sketch for a fountain is made in blue glazed pottery and represents a nymph with a shell.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Pottery

  • Sketch for a Fountain by Beppe Domenici, 1960s
  • Sketch for a Fountain by Beppe Domenici, 1960s
  • Sketch for a Fountain by Beppe Domenici, 1960s
  • Sketch for a Fountain by Beppe Domenici, 1960s
H 13 in. W 16.93 in. D 7.09 in.
France Plaster Sculpture Sketch "The Warrior", 1920s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful plaster sketch made in France in the 1920s, the sketch represents the hero in the defense of victory.
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Vintage 1920s French Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Hubert Hennes New College Oxford University Cloisters sketch
By Hubert Hennes
Located in London, GB
To see our other views of Oxford and Cambridge , particularly suitable for wedding and graduation presents, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Gio Ponti Sketch "Disegni per Vasi Incrociatifor", Italy, 1950
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully whimsical concept drawing of two vases. Authentication papers from the Gio Ponti archives provided with drawing.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

Bay Area Figurative Sketch in Graphite, Circa 1960
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Mid 20th Century charcoal and graphite drawing of a female nude wearing a fox fur is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). McGaffey was part of the Bay Area Figurat...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

ROGER BONAFE (B.1932) ORIGINAL PAINTING FRENCH MODERNIST - LANDSCAPE SKETCHES
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Roger Bonafe (French b. 1932) signed watercolour on thick art paper, inscribed verso Size 22.5 x 30 inches Bonafe was born in the town of Caux (Herault) in Southern France in 19...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor

Pen and Pastel Portraint Sketch by Oronzo Gasparo 1946
Located in Toledo, OH
An original pen and pastel sketch by Oronzo Gasparo (1903-1969). Signed in pencil "Kenneth as Robert Louis Stevens," Oronzo 1946. Sketch is matted in white and framed in a ...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Sketch for a Costume - Original Penmark on Paper by A. Matheos
By Alkis Matheos
Located in Roma, IT
Sketch for a Costume is an original artwork realized by the Greek French artist Alkis Matheos in the XX Century. Original Drawing on paper. Penmark. The name of the artist appears...
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Pen

ROGER BONAFE (B.1932) ORIGINAL PAINTING FRENCH MODERNIST - LANDSCAPE SKETCH
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Roger Bonafe (French b. 1932) signed watercolour on thick art paper, inscribed verso Size 29.5 x 22 inches Bonafe was born in the town of Caux (Herault) in Southern France in 19...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor

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Mid Century Sketches For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of mid century sketches available on 1stDibs. Finding the ideal Impressionist, Modern or Abstract examples of these works for your living room, whether you’re looking for small- or large-size pieces, is no easy task — start by shopping our selection today. These items have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. You can search the mid century sketches that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, beige, brown and black. Alkis Matheos, Clifford Ellis, Serge Fontinsky, Peter Hobbs and Louis Osman 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, watercolor and gouache.

How Much are Mid Century Sketches?

The average selling price for mid century sketches we offer is $590, while they’re typically $123 on the low end and $77,500 for the highest priced.