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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

"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

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

"Modernist Portrait, Boy Seated " Mid Century Oil Painting on Board
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1950's of a Boy seated with a bowl of fruits. Comes displayed in a distressed wood frame, signed lower left illegibly. Art measures 1...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

1950's French Modernist Cubist Signed Oil - Three Muscular Semi Nude Men Robes
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Three Men French School, circa 1950's indistinctly signed, dated oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas is: 23 x 28 inches provenance: from a private collection, Paris Superbly pai...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Oil Painting Abstract Israeli Mid Century Modernist
By Stefan Alexander
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Stefan Alexander, born Czechoslovakia. In World War II sent to forced labour camps. 1945-49 Member of Czech Academy of Arts. 1952 Settled in Safed and participated in permanent exhi...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French Modernist Mid Century Abstract Village Landscape Oil Painting
By Henri d'Anty
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Signed lower right, "d'Anty", a fine and early impression in excellent condition. A noted member of the second generation of the School of Paris, Henri d'Anty won the Prix Cezanne ...
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20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modernist Abstract Signed Morrow Biomorphic Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 18"L x 20"H.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Antique American Modernist Abstract Mid Century Cityscape Oil Painting Signed
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school modernist cityscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1971. Signed. Displayed in a wood frame. Image, 24"L x 18"H.
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modernist Israeli 'Sabra in Haifa' Landscape Harbor Oil Painting
By Bacia Gordon
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Classic Subject: Portrait, Sabra in Haifa Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Bacia Gordon (1904-1977) came to the United States from Poland and studied at th...
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1960s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Korean Modernist Mid Century Pop Art Abstract Oil Painting Signed
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist abstract painting by Kwan-Mo Chung. Oil on canvas, circa 1971. Signed. Displayed in a modern frame. Image, 15"L x 19"H.
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1970s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modernist Portrait Female Oil Painting Canvas
Located in East Hampton, NY
A modernist oil painting of a young woman. This mid century portrait in a modernist style is an amazing find. The female portrait is a finely executed oil on canvas. The mid centur...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Large Polish French Paris Scene Mid Century Modernist Oil Painting Moulin Rouge
By Abram Krol
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Wonderful scene of the Moulin Rouge cabaret nightclub at Place Pigalle in Paris. Painted in wonderful moody blue and red colors. Size includes frame. Abram Abraham Krol was born Jan...
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

Mid-Century Modernist Oil on Canvas Painting 1960s
Located in Wallkill, NY
Stunning colors on this midcentury oil painting in an original midcentury frame. Be sure to check our storefront for many more decorating ideas, from primitives, Machine age, Mid-Cen...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint

"Modernist Man's Portrait" Mid-20th Century Spanish 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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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sanctuary, Modernist Judaica Scene Oil Painting
By David Rosen (b.1912)
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Painter David Rosen emerged onto the art scene while the country was wrought with unimaginable economic turmoil. Like most other Americans, the Great Depression pummeled artists fina...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

German Modernist Oil Painting LOWER RHINE
By Carl Barth
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Framed oil on linen, ''Lower Rhine,'' by Carl Barth (German, 1896-1976), signed ''Barth'' lower left, bears Hearst Art Gallery, Moraga, California label verso, overall: 26''h x 30''w...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

'Mid-20th Century Modernist Landscape' Oil on Canvas Painting by William Chaiken
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
This large, colorful mystical landscape painting was created by the listed Russian/Canadian artist William Chaiken in the mid-20th century. The canvas is dominated by rolling green ...
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20th Century Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

WPA Period American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Painter, New York, N.Y. Samuel David Lev-Landau was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States. Trained at the Graphic Sketch Club, Philadelphia and studied with Sol W...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Mother and Children, Modernist Israeli Oil Painting
By Aharon Giladi
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Aharon Giladi was born in 1907 in Russia. He studied in Leningrad and in 1929 came to Israel, where he was until 1949 a member of a kibbutz in the Jordan Valley. His dynamic line...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Gentleman, Large Modernist Oil Painting
By Benjamin Kopman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
BENJAMIN KOPMAN (1887 - 1965) Painter, Illustrator and printmaker Benjamin Kopman was born in Vitebsk, Russia and emigrated to the United States with his family in 1903. It was a cen...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Rabbi at Study Judaica Oil Painting
By Ben-Zion
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Judaica Subject: Religious Medium: Oil Surface: Board Country: United States Dimensions: 17.5" x 21.75" Dimensions w/Frame: 24" x 28" Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrat...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Israeli Modernist Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
By Motke Blum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
size is with frame. Motke Blum was born in Racacun, Romania in 1925. Early in his childhood, the Blum family moved to Bukarest where they settled in a house situated near a circus. ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

'Aurora Abstract', Sunnyvale, California Woman artist, Mid-Century Modernist oil
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Shaha' and dated, '69'; additionally signed and dated upper right. A large and bright, mid-century abstract oil by this French-born California artist. Giselle S...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid-Century Modernist Oil Painting on Canvas of an Archer
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Modernist oil painting on canvas of an archer, his shadow and target with a powerful command of brush stroke and light, painted over a contrived ruff texture for added emotional dept...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint

Mid 20th Century Fauvist Modernist Oil - Venice Backwater Canal - Signed & Dated
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: European School, circa 1950's-1960's, indistinctly signed and dated. Title: Venice Medium: oil painting on board, framed Size: framed: 27 x 23 inches Provenance...
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Mid-19th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Social Realist Street Scene Modernist Landscape Oil Painting
By Paul Zimmerman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil Painting Mid 20th century, signed P. Zimmerman Reminiscent of the Mid Century Social Realist and WPA works of Ben Shahn this captures an architectural street scape. Paul Zimmerm...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century Modernist; 'Meadow Landscape with Wildlife' Expressionist oil
Located in Frome, Somerset
A fine Modernist/Expressionist oil by listed Swedish artist Sune Blomqvist (1919-1989) 'Meadow Landscape with Wildlife' circa 1950-60. oil on canvas 33cmx41cm gallery frame 40cmx48cm...
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1950s Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

American Woman Modernist Oil Painting Abstract Cubist Landscape
By Emma Ehrenreich
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Original period wormwood frame. Emma Ehrenreich (b. 1906) was an American artist working mainly in New York City during the 20th century. Her extensive correspondence with John Von W...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Casein, Board

Polish Ecole De Paris Modernist Oil Painting Abstract Dancers
By Alfred Aberdam
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Alfred Aberdam (1894–1963) painter and graphic artist was a painter of School of Paris, born in Lvov, capital of Galicia, Austro-Hungarian Empire. Born in Lviv, Krystonopol, East Gal...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil

WPA Period "Coastal Village" American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Signed and titled in Yiddish verso. Painter, New York, N.Y. Samuel David Lev-Landau was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States. Trained at the Graphic Sketch Clu...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Polish Modernist Village landscape in the Snow Oil Painting
By Bronislaw Linke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Bronisław Wojciech Linke, (born 23 April 1906 in Tartu, Estonia, died 6 October 1962 in Warsaw, Poland), was a painter and graphic artist noted for his metaphorical realism in his de...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Yesterday's, Surrealist Horse Rider, Architectural Ruins Modernist Oil Painting
By Samuel Brecher
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
American artist Samuel Brecher (active NY, 1897-1982) Oil on Canvas, Signed lower right ‘S. Brecher’ titled "and all our yesterdays" it depicts a Horseback rider (carousel horse?) a...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Israeli Modernist Abstract Expressionist Jerusalem Kotel Oil Painting Judaica
By Efraim Modzelevich
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Efraim Modzelevich (1931-1995) Work is abstract in subject, and expressive in terms of technique. The artist uses a muted color palette, and thick layers of paint to build up his co...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

MODERNIST ABSTRACT Mid-Century New Hope Non-Objective oil American Modern WPA
By Louis Stone
Located in New York, NY
MODERNIST ABSTRACT Mid-Century New Hope Non-Objective oil American Modern WPA Louis Stone (1902-1984) "Abstract," 16 X 12 inches. Oil on canvas, signed lower right. An abstract pai...
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pears and Grapes large Modernist mid century Still Life Interior painting
Located in Norwich, GB
A large and elegant still life with grapes and pears on a table which also features a pristine white bowl and a candle stick. Painted with simplicity, clarity of structure, and restr...
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1950s French School Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Modernist Oil Painting Bridge over the Water Landscape
By Saul Schary
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Saul Schary was born in 1904 in Newark, New Jersey. Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator. He lived and worked in New York City and New Milford, Connecticut. Schary studied at the Art St...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Expressionist Landscape Israeli Modernist Oil Painting, Moody Blue
By Shimon Avny
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Shimon Avni Shimon Avny, painter, born 1932, Paris Shimon Avny (Stein) was born in Paris, France. He grew up in the Belville neighborhood. In 1942, when the Nazis occupied France, h...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Jute, Oil

SUPERB FRENCH MODERNIST SIGNED OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT OF YOUNG LADY
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Marcel Paul Combellas, French 20th century, signed. Title: Bon Therese! Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed Size: painting: 24.25 x 19.75 inches Provenance:...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Wild Flowers Vibrant Colorful Modernist Oil Painting
By John Wenger
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
John Wenger (1887-1976) celebrated easel painter and stage set designer whose career included 25 solo shows in the USA, Canada, and Europe. He created set designs for such plays as ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings

1960's French Modernist Signed Oil Painting Fusion of Colors & Shapes
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"L 'arbre Mort" French School, circa 1960's signed lower corner, titled verso oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 23.5 x 29 inches framed: 26 x 31 Wonderful fusion of colors blur...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Israeli Modernist Abstract Expressionist Seascape Oil Painting Tel Aviv Harbor
By Motke Blum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In this artwork the artist uses the medium spontaneously .The paint has been applied thickly to the surface. The resulting work emphasizes the physical act of painting itself as an e...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Woman Artist Modernist Large Oil Painting Cubist Influenced Landscape
By Lena Gurr
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A beautiful wooded landscape scene with houses and trees. Painted on a masonite board. hand signed lower right. with framers label verso. Framed to 40 X 55 inches. 33 X 48 without th...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Hungarian Modernist Oil Painting Marine Harbor City Scene with Boats
By Laszlo Schalk
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hungarian artist Laszlo Leslie Schalk. Painter. (born Budapest, Hungary 1900 ) studies at the College of Applied Arts, then with Jeno Feiks and Bela Ivanyi Grunwald. He worked for a ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

Israeli Modernist Cubist Abstract Still Life with Bird Oil Painting
By Joseph Weiss
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Colorful mid century vibrant abstract scene. Signed in Hebrew. Joseph Weiss, Painter, Sculptor, Woodcuts. b. 1916, Romania. Immigrated 1939 to Israel. Member of Kibbutz Evron. Studi...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Board, Oil

Mid-Century Modernist Oil on Canvas Still Life
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Classic impressionist modern still life oil on canvas painting with original carved wood scrubbed giltwood frame. Vibrant color pallet with a vase of citrus branches with an assortme...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Les Deux Amies Huge Italian Modernist Oil Painting Nude Female Lovers
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Pierluca Ferdinando Nando (1912-1987) Italian. "Les Deux Amies" Two Semi Naked Women lying on a Bed, Oil on Canvas, Signed and Extensively Inscribed, canvas measures: 57 x 45 inc...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Jerusalem Tower of David, Sabra, Israeli British Modernist Impasto Oil Painting
By Ruth Thomas
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Early modernist Israeli Judaica painting, by British mid-century artist. Israel Old City of Jerusalem scene.
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Modernist Oil Painting Still Life Tableaux with Lobster, Pineapple and Clock
By Paul Zimmerman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil on artist's board, 20th century, signed P. Zimmerman Reminiscent of the Mid Century Social Realist and WPA works of Ben Shahn this captures a still life table top kitchen scene. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

American Modernist Oil Painting Gestural Landscape WPA Artist Group of 10
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Wood Panel, Oil

Modernist Oil Painting by A. Swinnen
Located in Dallas, TX
Modernist oil painting by A. Swinnen is simply framed and depicts an attractive young woman looking up from her reading, with a handbag and vase full of flowers for visual intrigue i...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Expressionist Paintings

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Canvas

  • Modernist Oil Painting by A. Swinnen
  • Modernist Oil Painting by A. Swinnen
  • Modernist Oil Painting by A. Swinnen
  • Modernist Oil Painting by A. Swinnen
H 38 in. W 28 in. D 1 in.
1950's FRENCH MODERNIST OIL PAINTING - CITY STREET SCENE - CARVED WOOD FRAME
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, mid 20th century. Title: Town Houses/ still life painting verso. Medium: oil painting, on board, in carved wood frame. Size: frame: 21 x 24 inc...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Early Haitian Picasso-like Modernist Mother and Child oil painting Haiti
Located in Norwich, GB
Mother and child/maternité: a gorgeous, almost Picasso-like early oil on canvas by Petion Savain, dating from 1953. The painting is monogrammed and dated at the upper right. An extre...
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Mid-20th Century Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Expressionist Judaica Havdalah Oil Painting Jewish American Modernist Ben Zion
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Oil Painting of still life Havdalah scene with braided candle, spice tower box and kiddush cup. Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Quai De La Tournelle, Paris Street Scene Oil Painting, American Deaf Modernist
By Robert Freiman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Paris street scene oil painting in original vintage hand carved frame, showing some wear. Signed l.r. and dated 1953. Inscribed on reverse with title. 28.50 in. by 33.50 in. include...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Black Watch" MID CENTURY MODERN SANTA FE MODERNIST
By Janet Lippincott
Located in San Antonio, TX
Janet Lippincott (1918-2007) New Mexico , Santa Fe, Artist Image Size: 60 x 68 Medium: Oil Dated 1967 "Black Watch" Biography Janet Lippincott (1918-2007) Janet Lippincott was born...
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1980s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Large 1960s French Modernist Oil Painting Young Girl with Lute Guitar & Dove
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Musician French School, circa 1960's indistinctly signed to the lower right corner oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas: 36.5 x 23.75 inches provenance: private collection, Fr...
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Mid-20th Century Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid 20th Cent. French Signed Modernist Oil Painting - Abstract Village Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, mid 20th century, signed lower corner. Title: Village in French Landscape. Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed Size: painting: 9.5 x 16 inche...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

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Midcentury Modernist Oil Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of midcentury modernist oil paintings is available on 1stDibs. A selection of these works in the Modern, Abstract and Post-Impressionist styles can be found today in our inventory. 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. Midcentury modernist oil paintings available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes brown, gray, black, blue and more. Ben-Zion Weinman, Abram Krol, Paul Zimmerman, Stefan Alexander and Motke Blum 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 oil paint, paint and fabric.

How Much are Midcentury Modernist Oil Paintings?

Prices for art of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — midcentury modernist oil paintings in our inventory begin at $295 and can go as high as $66,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,895.