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Glow 2 by Erin Cone, oil on canvas, modern realism, contemporary portrait
By Erin Cone
Located in Dallas, TX
Known for her bold visionary take on figurative realism, Erin Cone has twice been recognized in the national art press as one of the top young emerging artists in the country. After ...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Untitled Portrait II (Modern, Academic Style Portrait Painting of a Young Man)
By Mark Beard
Located in Hudson, NY
Modern, academic style portrait painting on canvas of a young athletic male oil on canvas, 26 x 17 inches in antique wood frame This vertical, contemporary portrait painting of sin...
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2010s Academic Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dreaming Woman - Original hansigned oil on paper
By René Genis
Located in Paris, FR
Rene GENIS (1922-2004) Dreaming Woman Original watercolor and oil painting on paper Signed bottom middle 32 x 25 cm (c. 13 x 10 inch) Excellent condition
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Late 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Boy with Duffle Coat - Original hansigned oil on paper
By René Genis
Located in Paris, FR
Rene GENIS (1922-2004) Boy with Duffle Coat Original watercolor and oil painting on paper Signed bottom middle 31 x 23 cm (c. 12 x 9 inch) Excellent condition
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Late 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Man Entitled "Diebenkorn", Graphite on Paper
By John Nicolini
Located in San Francisco, CA
Entitled "Diebenkorn" this 1956 portrait of a man is by Bay Area artist John Nicolini (1923-2014). Nicolini was born in 1923 in San Francisco and attended Fremont High School in Oak...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Oil

"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

Mid Century Modern Oil Portrait by Mercado C.1968
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Oil Portrait by Mercado C.1968 A fine oil portrait of a young man in profile The dark ox blood red and black colors are striking Spanish or Latin American scho...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sombre Gentlemen, Mid 20th C. Male Portrait, Original Impressionist Oil Painting
By Modern British
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sombre Gentlemen, Male Portrait, Original Impressionist Oil Painting British School, Mid 20th Century Oil painting on board, unframed Board size: 18 x 24 inches Incredibly stylish p...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Sleeping Woman Original Oil Painting Modern British
By Lionel Ellis
Located in London, GB
Lionel Ellis 1903 - 1988 Portrait of a Sleeping Woman Oil on canvas Image size: 14 x 18 inches (35.5 x 45.5cm) Framed Lionel Ellis ARCA (1903-1988) was an important twentieth-centur...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Woman in Blue Original Oil Painting Modern British
By Lionel Ellis
Located in London, GB
Lionel Ellis 1903 - 1988 Portrait of a Woman in Blue Oil on canvas Image size: 16 x 13 3/4 (40.5 x 35 cm) Lionel Ellis ARCA (1903-1988) was an important twentieth-century painter, i...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern "Levy Shlomo" Original Abstract Oil Portrait C.1960
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Levy Shlomo" Original Abstract Oil Portrait C.1960 Titled "Levy Shlomo" Signed in the lower right corner (illegible - see pics) Original oil on canvas - Impasto - Dimensio...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"City Boy" American Folk Painting Portrait Figural Contemporary Modern Oil Green
By Charlotte Andry Gibbs
Located in Wellesley, MA
Charlotte Gibbs recently had the distinct honor of being awarded First Prize in The Roddy Compeition held at the Concord Center for Visual Arts in Concord, MA where she was singled ...
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2010s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Portrait Young Smoking Woman Portrait Oil Painting
By Harry Engel
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait painting by Harry Engel (1901-1968). Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Image size, 18L x 22H. Housed in a period frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Artist Self Portrait 1940s Oil Painting
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940s oil on linen self-portrait is by Expressionist painter, mixed media artist, and sculptor Martin Snipper (1914-2008). He studied at the National Academy of Art In New York ...
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Portrait, Two Women, Oil on Canvas
By Anton Vorauer
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
From the late 1920s to the eve of World War II, Anton Vorauer was an art professor at the Vienna Fine Art Academy. While painting at the Parthenon during the Nazi invasion of Greece,...
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20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

LIONEL ELLIS (1903-1988) MODERN BRITISH OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN
By Lionel Ellis
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Lionel Ellis (British, 1903-1988). Lionel Ellis ARCA (1903-1988) was an important twentieth-century painter, illustrator, engraver and teacher who specialised in port...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait. cardboard, oil, 50x35,5 cm
Located in Riga, LV
Portrait. 1970s, cardboard, oil, 50x35,5 cm Woman portrait in light colors Laimdots Murnieks (1922-2011) studied at Cesis and Jelgava teachers’ institutes (1938 – 44). He graduated ...
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1970s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

Portrait of a Young Man, Oil Painting
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Stanley Mitruk, American (1922 - 2006) Title: Portrait of a Young Man Year: 1952 Medium: Oil Painting, signed and dated verso Size: 40 x 23 inches
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Jeune Miracle (Miracle)- modern oil on canvas portrait of young girl butterflies
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Jeune Miracle" (Young Miracle) is a unique oil on canvas work by Milan Markovich from 2017. It portrays the face of a young girl with butterflies in her hair in the artist's special...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Girl, Oil Portrait Painting by Jan de Ruth
By Jan De Ruth
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Jan De Ruth, Czech (1922 - 1991) Title: Portrait of a Girl Year: circa 1964 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 14 in. x 10 in. (35.56 cm x 25.4 cm) Frame Size: 21 x 17...
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1960s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Half Portrait in Orange, Old master with a modern approach, Oil paint on metal
By David Crismon
Located in Dallas, TX
DAVID CRISON "I felt it was appropriate to use an 'old' process, such as painting, to speak about a 'new' processes or technologies. Digital imaging, scans and photocopies alter and...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Metal

Brown Face - original portrait human figure oil painting cubism modern abstract
By Borja Guijarro
Located in London, Chelsea
Borja's use of cubism within this work makes the composition complex. Combined with the surreal subject matter creates a sense of joyfulness. Borja is well known in the world of il...
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21st Century and Contemporary Cubist Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Mixed Media

Self-Portrait, Oil Painting by Ben Benn
By Ben Benn
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Ben Benn, Polish/American (1884 - 1983) Title: Self-Portrait Year: circa 1920 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 44 x 30 in. (111.76 x 76.2 cm) Frame Size: 52 x 38 inch...
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1920s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Young Man in Blue, French School, oil on canvas framed modern
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Man in Blue French School, circa 2000 oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 60cm x 50cm framed: 76cm x 66cm Superb decorative French portrait of a young man, painted in blue. Wonde...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Woman with Glasses, Modernist Portrait in Oil, 1969
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1969 oil on canvas portrait of a woman with red hair and glasses is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Foldable portrait Dutch women with newspaper - modern
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
The artist must hew to a very narrow path as he or she struggles to create a highly resolved and defined personal statement and at the same time establish a work that is intuitively ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Portrait of a Woman, Large Oil Painting, Ahn Duong
By Anh Duong
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Anh Duong (born October 25, 1960) is an American artist, actress, and model. She is known for her self-portraits, which she has compared to a visual diary, as well as portraits of si...
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1990s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Warm Toned Modern Portrait of a Medieval Woman
Located in Houston, TX
Warm toned modern portrait of a medieval woman wearing red dress against a blue background. Signed "Charles Campbell" at bottom right corner. Matted in linen and framed in black and ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Self-Portrait, Late 20th Century Oil Signed
Located in London, GB
J. Musgrove 1978 Self-Portrait Oil on canvas, signed and dated upper right Image size: 24 x 13 ½ inches Framed
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Late 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French school circa 1930, Portrait of a young man, oil
Located in Paris, FR
French school circa 1930 Portrait of a young man Oil on cardboard panel 27 x 21.5 cm Bears a signature (illegible) upper right In its original frame : 42 x 36 cm, some damages to the...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Retired Ballerina" Great Mid Century Modern Portrait.
By Clarice Akin Holloway
Located in San Antonio, TX
Clarice Akin Holloway (1905-1989) Port Arthur Artist Image Size: 20 x 16 Frame Size: 28 x 24 Medium: Oil Circa 1960s "Retired Ballerina" Biography Clarice Akin Holloway (1905...
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1960s Abstract Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Self Portrait with Red, Oil on Canvas, Circa 1930s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1930s oil on canvas self-portrait is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New York and exhibi...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Sevillana" Pastel Toned Modern Spanish Female Portrait
By Benjamin Sepulveda
Located in Houston, TX
Pastel toned realistic contemporary portrait painting of a Spanish Sevillana (female dancer) wearing an intricately designed purple garment. Portrait by Colombian artist Benjamin Sep...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Artist Ethel Weiner Mid Century Oil Painting
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on canvas portrait is by Expressionist painter, mixed media artist, and sculptor Martin Snipper (1914-2008). He studied at the National Academy of Art In Ne...
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Manner of Marcel Vertes Portrait of a Lady Oil Painting
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Mid century, manner of Marcel Vertes, 20th century painter, printmaker and illustrator.
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20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s Oil Pastel & Gouache Portrait Painting, Documenta II Kassel
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Purple Head" c.1950s Gouache and oil pastel on paper 13.75x17" *unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by...
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

Portrait of a Young Man, Oil Painting by Sandu Liberman
By Sandu Liberman
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Sandu Liberman Title: Portrait of a Man Year: Circa 1970 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 11.5 x 8.5 inches Frame: 14 x 11 inches
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Clown Portrait Signed Framed Circus Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school signed clown portrait painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Signed. Image size, 8.5L x10H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga - Oil painting by F. Bencivenga-1933
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga is an original oil painting realized by the Italian painter Francesco Bencivenga in 1933. Hand signed and dated overleaf: "Roma 1933, Benciven...
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Nude Artist Studio Surreal Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school surreal composition painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. Image size, 8L x 12H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1964 "Homage to a Friend" Oil Portrait Painting Eunice Golden
Located in New York, NY
Eunice Golden "Homage to a Friend" Sept. 1964 Oil on panel 14"x18" panel 17"x1.25"x21" period frame Signed in ink upper left on reverse on frame, titled and dated in ink reverse on p...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mid Century Modern Female City Girl Portrait 1970
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3529 oil on artist board Set in a wood frame Image size 13.5x10.5"
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1970s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Fandino" Colorful Modern Spanish Matador Iván Fandiño Portrait
By Benjamin Sepulveda
Located in Houston, TX
Warm toned realistic contemporary portrait painting of Spanish Matador, Iván Fandiño, by Colombian artist Benjamin Sepulveda. Signed "Sepulveda" at bottom left. Unframed but framing ...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Artist Studio Interior Portrait Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist interior still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 31"L x 27"H.
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modern Abstract Figurative Portrait of a Woman in a Maroon Turban
Located in Houston, TX
Modern figurative portrait of a woman painted in maroon wearing a turban and posed against a blue toned background. Background rendered with decalomania technique, a painting transfe...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Fauvist Self Portrait of the Artist, Oil on Canvas Painting
By Seymour Tubis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century oil and pastel on canvas self portrait in red, bright green, and black is by Santa Fe artist Seymour Tubis (1919-1993). Tubis studied at the Art Students Leagu...
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Late 20th Century Post-Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Male Nude Self Portrait Original Signed Oil Painting
By Francis Vandeveer Kughler
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist nude portrait painting by Francis Vandeveer Kughler (1901 - 1970). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 12L x 16H. Housed in a period frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League and Hans Hofmann School of Art in New ...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Encaustic, Oil, Board

Antique American Modernist WPA Female Portrait Interior Exhibited Oil Painting
By Anatol Shulkin
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Exhibition provenance verso. Image size, 25"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"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

Antique American School Modernist Portrait of a Young Man Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of a young man. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 28L x 40H. Framing available
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Signed Female Modernist Portrait Original NY Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait oil painting by Salpi Miriam Mavian (Born 1908). Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 16"L x 20"H.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Augusto Rivalta - Original Oil Painting by Edoardo Gelli - 1884
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of Augusto Rivalta is an original oil painting realized by the Italian artist Edoardo Gelli in 1884. Hand signed and dated upper right: “E. Gelli 1884 / all’amico Augusto R...
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1880s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Art Deco Young Woman Original Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1920. Unsigned. Image size, 19L x 24H. Framing available.
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1920s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Portrait of Aichi', School of Paris Oil, Elegant Young Woman, Brunette
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Henry' (French, 20th Century) and titled, verso, 'Aichi' and dated July, 1973. A bold modernist study of a beautiful young woman with brown hair, wearing a yell...
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1970s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sandra in Yellow Blouse, Oil Portrait Painting by Jan de Ruth
By Jan De Ruth
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Jan De Ruth, Czech (1922 - 1991) Title: Sandra in Yellow Blouse Year: circa 1968 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 16 in. x 13 in. (40.64 cm x 33.02 cm) Frame Size: 23...
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1960s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

British Modernist Portrait of Chaim Weizmann President of Israel Oil Painting
By Alfred Aaron Wolmark
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Alfred Aaron Wolmark (1877 – 1961) was a painter and decorative artist. He was a Post Impressionist and a pioneer of the New Movement in Art. He was born Aaron Wolmark into a Jewish...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

In Prayer, Early 20th Century, Rabbi Portrait Judaica Oil Painting
By Samuel Seeberger
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Samuel Seeberger (Sieberger) was a known artist and post-card designer who lived in Paris and was active around 1900-1940. He was arrested for being a Jew when the Germans occupied ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Portrait of Young Giuseppe Garibaldi - Oil on Copper - 19th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of young Garibaldi is mixed colored painting realized by Anonymous artist of the XIX century. Oil on copper. Rare portrait of a young Garibaldi. Includes frame 39 x 3 x 29.
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19th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Copper

1950s "Purple Head" Mid Century Oil and Pastel Portrait Original Drawing
By Donald Stacy
Located in New York, NY
Donald Stacy "Purple Head" c.1950s Gouache and oil pastel on paper 13.75" x 17" unframed $950 Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by sel...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

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