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Mid Century Carmel River Landscape
By Dale Logan Hill
Located in Soquel, CA
Tranquil plein air scene of an idyllic farm in a Carmel River Valley by California artist Dale Logan Hill (American, 1909 - 1989). Signed lower right, "D. Logan Hill." Giltwood frame...
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1960s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Expressionist Forest Landscape, Mid Century, Watercolor on Paper
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper Expressionist landscape is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Th...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

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

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

Two Expressionist Figures in Ink, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century ink on paper painting of two Expressionist figures is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

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

Houses in the Forest Landscape, Mid Century, Watercolor on Paper
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper Expressionist landscape is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Th...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Red House with Picket Fence, Watercolor Landscape Painting, Circa 1950s
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper farm landscape 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 Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Northern California Farm Animal Landscape Scene with a Barn in Watercolor
By Sadie Van Patten Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century Northern California farm animal landscape scene with a barn in watercolor is by California artist Sadie Van Patten Hall (1884-1967). Starting in 1914, Hall spen...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

"Revolving Door at Christmas" Figurative Painting
By Frank Freed
Located in Houston, TX
Romantic acrylic painting of a woman holding presents and a man carrying a Christmas tree through a revolving door on a bright yellow background by artist Frank Freed. Dimensions wi...
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Mid-20th Century Naturalistic Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

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

Mid Century Expressionist Figures in Ink
By Jennings Tofel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This early to mid 20th century ink on paper beach scene is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Stieglit...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

Mid 20th Century Earth Toned Highway Scene in Watercolor
By John Nicolini
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Mid-Late 20th Century watercolor of the Bay Bridge is by Bay Area artist John Nicolini (1923-2014). Nicolini was born in 1923 in San Francisco and attended Fremont High School i...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Morandi Origami F (Abstract Graphite Drawing, Mid-Century Modern Style)
By David Dew Bruner
Located in Hudson, NY
Abstract, cubist-style graphite drawing in mid-century modern frame Graphite on paper in vintage frame 15 x 11 inches This graphite work on paper was inspired by the bottle still li...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Abstract Expressionist Figures in Ink Wash on Board, Early to Mid 20th Century
By Jennings Tofel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This early to mid 20th century abstract Abstract Expressionist figurative drawing in ink wash on board is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Board

Abstract Expressionist Figures in Ink Wash on Paper, Early to Mid 20th Century
By Jennings Tofel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This early to mid 20th century abstract Abstract Expressionist figurative drawing in ink wash on paper is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper

Morandi Origami G (Framed Abstract Graphite Drawing, Mid-Century Modern Style)
By David Dew Bruner
Located in Hudson, NY
Abstract, cubist-style graphite drawing in mid-century modern frame Graphite on paper in vintage frame 15 x 11 inches (would pair well with "Morandi Origami F, " Ref. Number: LU2272...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Japan Vintage "Mountain Cottages" Oil Painting By Nakayama
Located in South Burlington, VT
A pleasant and intriguing well drawn and composed Japanese impressionist oil painting of a captivating "Mountain Views with Minka cottages". The whole painted in vibrant summer and f...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japan Inviting "Stroll Along Shore at Sunset" Oil Painting Signd S. Akiyama
Located in South Burlington, VT
An intriguing well drawn and composed Japanese impressionist oil on board of a captivating "Stroll Along Shore At Sunset". The whole painted in vibrant blues, pinks and grey colors, ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Large Watercolor Painting Israeli Modernist Judaica Two Rabbis
By Moshe Gat
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A large watercolor painting. Moshe Gat was born in Haifa in 1935. in 1952 he began his studies at the Bezalel School, in Jerusalem. In 1955 he returned to Haifa, where he taught dra...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Paper

Large Watercolor Painting Israeli Modernist Judaica Rabbi with Children, Bezalel
By Moshe Gat
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A large watercolor painting. Moshe Gat was born in Haifa in 1935. in 1952 he began his studies at the Bezalel School, in Jerusalem. In 1955 he returned to Haifa, where he taught dra...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Japanese Important Bronze Lady With A Newport Hat
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan a lovely, sensitive cast bronze sculpture of a woman proudly showing her Newport Hat. Designed and cast by by noted Japanese mid century sculptor Tabath Isao. This is a cla...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Paintings and Screens

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Bronze

Japanese Peaceful Zen Gold Screen Mountain Tea House Retreat
Located in South Burlington, VT
Hard to find motif. Japan, a good two-panel gold screen Byobu of simple but highly detailed brush strokes on cream ground paper, in a serene, peaceful mood as a Mountain Tea House e...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japanese Tea Scroll Kimono Beauty & Cat Hand Painted Silk Scroll
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan, an unusual and attractive hand painting on silk scroll of a Japanese Geisha clad Kimono beauty and a cat, a work of art painted on silk. Technique = Handpainted. Roller Ends...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Silk

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  • Japanese Tea Scroll Kimono Beauty & Cat Hand Painted Silk Scroll
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Study in Fresco - Fresco Painting of Male Torso by Melissa Barbieri
Located in Ridgefield, CT
Beautiful large fresco painting by Melissa Barbieri. A commissioned work by the artist - sexy, sensual, and cerebral, with literary references taken from some of the greatest poets a...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Plaster

Expressionist Figurative Oil Painting, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-1960s oil on canvas figurative scene is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Seated Expressionist Figurative Oil Painting, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-1960s oil on canvas figure painting is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Naive Portrait Painting of a Woman French Mid century Oil signed R Lesgourges
Located in FR
Charming Naive Portrait of a Woman by Candlelight c1950 Oil on Board signed by French naive artist Robert Lesgourges From the Gascony and Basque region of France that has a tradition...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Mid century Realist Oil Painting of Jesus and Mary Magdelene signed
Located in FR
Jesus and Mary Magdelene Oil Painting Modernist indistinctly signed M....... dated 1955 Dedicated on the reverse and dated 10/4/56 signed Maurice Unusual find Good vintage condition ...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Youth" Mid 20th Century Oil Painting of Young Man with Flute
By David Landis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Mid 20th Century oil on canvas entitled "Youth" is by Chicago artist David Landis (1918-1983). Landis was Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting and faculty member at the A...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist New York School Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract composition. Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 36"L x 24"H, overall 42"L x 29"H.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Modernist Female Nude with Pearls" Mid-20th Century Oil Painting on Canvas
By Julio Moisés Fernández de Villasante
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1940's by Spanish painter Julio Moises. Mostly known for his abstract figures on canvas, this piece is a wonderful representation of h...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Toma Yovanovich Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Painting 1960 Black and White
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract expressionist painting by American artist Toma Tovanovich (1931- 2016). Circa 1960, framed, signed Yovanovich; lower right. Tovanovich...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Toma Yovanovich Mid Century Abstract Splatter Painting 1960 Black and White
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract expressionist painting by American artist Toma Tovanovich (1931- 2016). Circa 1960, framed, signed Yovanovich; lower right. Tovanovich...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Toma Yovanovich Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Painting 1960 Black and White
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract expressionist painting by American artist Toma Tovanovich (1931- 2016). Circa 1960, framed, signed Yovanovich; lower right. Tovanovich...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

"Abstract" Jackson Pollock Style Mid Century Modern Oil Painting on Wood Framed
By Purvis Young
Located in New York, NY
A strong Mid Century piece composed in the 1960's by Purvis Young. Comes displayed in the original Mid Centruy modern wood frame with hanging wire on verso. A stunning piece done in ...
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1960s Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Wood

Polish French Ecole de Paris Mid Century Modernist Oil Painting Clown Juggler
By Abram Krol
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Abraham Krol was born January 22, 1919, in Pabianice (Lodz), Poland. Abram Krol went to France in 1938 to study civil engineering at the University of Caen. In 1939 at the be...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Modernist Nude" Mid Century Bold Colorful Abstract Nude Painting Oil on Canvas
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1950s by Russian, American painter Helen Stein. Mostly known for her abstract figures on canvas, this piece is a wonderful representat...
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1950s Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of Lisa Mi Hamlin
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
Realistic portrait of Lisa Mi Hamlin by Abel Warshawsky (American, 1863 - 1962). Image, 36"L x 30"W. Lisa Mi is the daughter of the artist Roy Hamlin. Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania ...
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1960s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Terry Pastor 1971 Original Artwork Airbrush Illustration Mid century semi erotic
Located in FR
Rare 1971 Original Artwork Airbrush Illustration by contemporary illustrator, artist and photographer Terry Pastor signed and dated Unframed with card surround on good art paper Very...
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1970s Other Art Style Nude Paintings

Mid Century Hard Edge Abstraction James Koenig Ribbon Structure 1971
By James Koenig
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original hard edge abstraction by American artist James Koenig titled "Ribbon Structure". This work created in 1971 will be featured in the upcoming exhibition "Draw Near" which ...
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1970s Hard-Edge Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

London, Big Ben Cityscape Mid Century Architectural Modernist Gold Leaf
By Josef Marc Plotast
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Plotast, Josef Marc (Joseph Mark) Was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on August 8, 1917, studied architecture and art at various universities and art schools in France, Italy, Po...
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

'Pink Tulips in a Copper Kettle' Mid-century Danish Impressionist Oil Still Life
By Gunnar Bundgaard
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left 'G. Bundgaard' for Gunnar Bundgaard (Danish, 1920-2005) and painted circa 1950. An elegant and painterly still-life showing pink tulips gracefully arranged in an a...
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1950s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Countryside Landscape Hills Scene with Path" Expressionistic Style Oil Painting
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Colorful Seated Expressionist Figurative Oil Painting on Canvas, 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1952 oil on canvas figure painting of a seated nude woman with bright colors is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Mexican Villagers Scene with Man on a Horse" Expressionistic Style Oil Painting
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Abbandonata" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by Italian Artist
By Antonio Privitera
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Italian Artist Antonio Privitera's dramatic Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy and the emotion of his subjects effor...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Modern Figurative Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by American Artist
By Louis Bouché
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Louis Bouché's charming Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy of the times, and character of his subjects effortlessly....
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Board

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

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

"Mexican Landscape Water Scene with Figures and Boat" Expressionistic Style
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

The Fog Rolls in Oregon Coast
By Howard John Little
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "The Fog Rolls in Oregon Coast" is an original oil on hardboard panel by American artist Howard John Little 1883-1965 It is signed at the lower right corner by th...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Madison Square on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street" Impressionist Winter Street Scene
By Johann Berthelsen, 1883-1972
Located in New York, NY
A truly stunning jewel and pertinent example of Berthelsen's charming New York City winter scenes. depicting "Madison Square on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street." The artist was truly a ma...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Pink Peonies & Garden Gloves
By Helen Enoch Gleiforst
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous still life of a vase of pink peonies by listed artist Helen Gleiforst (American, 1903-1997). Born in Crete, Nebraska. Signed "H. Enoch Gleiforst" lower left. Unframed. Image...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Walter Wohlschlegel 'Hochsommer' Vintage Abstract Modern Art Painting, 1986
By Walter Wohlschlegel
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Informal abstract modernist painting signed by German artist Walter Wohlschlegel (1907-1999). Painted in 1986, this piece is titled 'Hochsommer' (high summer) and is painted on canva...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Walter Wohlschlegel Signed Abstract Modern Art Oil Painting, Germany circa 1960s
By Walter Wohlschlegel
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful informal abstract modernist oil painting signed by German artist Walter Wohlschlegel (1907-1999). Painted on hardboard, Wohlschlegel is painting on the rough textured sur...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood

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A midcentury art painting can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,289, while the lowest priced sells for $230 and the highest can go for as much as $50,000.