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"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

Huge French Modernist Oil Nude Lovers in Landscape
By Michele Salmon
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Lovers by Michele Salmon (French b.1946) signed lower front and verso oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas size: 39 x 32 inches provenance: private collection, France Beautiful ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Nude — Atelier 17
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Russell T. Limbach, 'Untitled (Modernist Nude)', etching and aquatint, no known edition, c. 1930. Signed in pencil. A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 7/8 t...
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1930s American Modern Nude Prints

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Etching

Modernist Nude
By Ross Curtis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper figure is by California Expressionist painter and sculptor Ross Curtis (1918-2007). Curtis was the co-founder of a noted Northern California...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Rice Paper

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Modernist Nude in the Blue Coat
By Michael William Eggleston
Located in Soquel, CA
Modernist oil painting of a seated female nude in blue coat by San Francisco artist Michael William Eggleston (American, 20th century). Unsigned, from a collection of his works. Unfr...
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1990s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Nude Figures, Oil on Canvas, Circa 1977
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1977 oil on canvas figurative scene in warm tones painted with oil on canvas is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San F...
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1970s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Bathers, Modernist Nudes, Oil on Canvas, Signed and Titled
By Leon Kelly
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Bathers" by Philadelphia born modernist painter Leon Kelly, is a fantasy nude scene of two female figures, one with towel in hand, one only depicted as a portrait within the paintin...
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20th Century American Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Nude Woman Bather Portrait Rare Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist signed original oil painting of nude bathers. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed illegibly. Image size 28L x 22H. Housed in a period frame.
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1920s Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Nude in Purple Ink, 20th Century
By Rip Matteson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century ink on paper nude is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, the Parsons Sch...
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Late 20th Century Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Modernist Nude Oil Painting
Located in Seattle, WA
Moody yet brightly colored and starkly shadowy nude portrait of a woman of exceptional quality and unusual style.
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Vintage 1970s American Paintings

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Canvas

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H 30 in. W 20 in. D 41336 in.
Group of Reclining Bathers - Modernist Nude Figurative Landscape
By Don Klopfer
Located in Soquel, CA
A group of red modernist nude female figures recline under a brilliantly blue sky in this vibrant, boldly colored large-scale figurative abstract landscape, posed with a nod to Picas...
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1990s Fauvist Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Acrylic

Sigge Berggren, Swedish Modernist Nude Bronze Sculpture, 1940s
Located in Skanninge, SE
A young woman with an attitude! That pose says it all! Cast in bronze and patinated in dark green/brown. Signed "Berggren". Sigge Berggren (1911-1968) was a Swedish sculptor wh...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Painted Modernist Nude Figure Ceramic Plaque, Israeli Painting
By Stefan Alexander
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Other Subject: Other Medium: Acrylic Country: United States Dimensions: 6 x 6 Dimensions w/Frame: 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 Stefan Alexander, born Czechoslovakia. In World War II sent to...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Paintings

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Ceramic, Oil

Sigge Berggren, Swedish Modernist Nude Bronze Sculpture, 1940s
Located in Skanninge, SE
A young nude woman on her knees. Cast in bronze and patinated in dark brown. Signed "Berggren". Sigge Berggren (1911-1968) was a Swedish sculptor who lived and worked in the so...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

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

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

Ernesto Gonzalez Jerrez Bronze Cuban Modernist Nude Pocket Sculpture Pendant
By Ernesto Gonzalez Jerez
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Handmade, one of a kind bronze pendant sculpture created by Cuban born Ernesto Gonzalez Jerez. Ernesto came to the United States in 1947 and quickly became known for his oxy-acetyle...
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Vintage 1960s Artisan Pendant Necklaces

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Bronze

Pensive Nude Modernist Painting by Ernest O. Mondorf
Located in Rochester, NY
Pensive Nude Modernist Painting by Earnest O. Mondorf
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

William Crosbie, Reclining nude, Scottish Modernist oil
Located in Harkstead, GB
A very stylish image of a reclining nude in an elegant interior. Beautiful palette. William Crosbie (1915-1999) Reclining nude Signed and dated "XCI" (91) Oil on board 8½ x 20 inche...
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20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Wood Panel, Oil

French Modernist Signed Oil Painting Nude Figure Dressing
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, signed and dated verso Title: Nude getting dressed Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas: 10.5 x 8.75 inches Provenance: private collecti...
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20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Oil

'Reclining Nude', Large Modernist Oil, Saffron and Rust
By Sears, Roebuck & Company
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right "Sears" (American, 20th century) and dated 1960. A substantial mid-century American School figural oil showing a partially-draped woman reclining and gazing towar...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Nude 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

William Crosbie, Phoenix, Full length nude, Large Scottish Modernist oil
Located in Harkstead, GB
An incredibly striking and sensuous image of the flame like figure of Phoenix, painted on a large scale. A painting with enormous impact and style. William Crosbie (1915-1999) Phoe...
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20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Board, Oil

Modernist Interior Kneeling Female Nude Figure Bezael Schatz Israeli Painting
By Bezalel Schatz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Israeli Subject: Abstract Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Dimensions: 24" x 20" Bezalel (nicknamed “Lilik”) Schatz was an Israeli artist, son of Boris Schatz, founder of the Beza...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Standing Nude', Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen Modernist
By Evgenij Klenø
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, "Kleno" for Evgenij Klenø (Dutch, 1921-2005). Oil nude showing a young woman standing with hands clasped below her chin and knees turned inwards against a loosely...
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Late 20th Century Post-Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

LARGE FRENCH MODERNIST OIL - NUDE LADY SEATED MODELLING FOR ARTIST
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Serge Mallet (French contemporary), labelled verso. Title: The Artists Model Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed Size: painting: 28.75 x 21.25 inches Prov...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Nude Paintings

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Oil

2 Sided Expressionist Detroit Modernist Painting Female Nude, Night Cruise Ship
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a two sided painting. Nude reclining woman and a ship lit at night. Harold Cohn (1908 - 1982) Harold Cohn was active/lived in New Jersey, Michigan. Harold Cohn is known fo...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

2 Sided Expressionist Detroit Modernist Painting Female Nude, Night Cruise Ship
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a two sided painting. Nude reclining woman and a ship lit at night. Harold Cohn (1908 - 1982) Harold Cohn was active/lived in New Jersey, Michigan. Harold Cohn is known fo...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

LARGE FRENCH MODERNIST SIGNED OIL PAINTING - NUDE FIGURE SEATED FROM BEHIND
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, late 20th century, signed with initials. Title: Seated Nude from behind. Medium: oil painting with some mixed media (gold ground) on board, unframe...
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20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Oil

Bronze Female Nude Sculpture Modernist, WPA, New York Chelsea Hotel Artist
By Eugenie Gershoy
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Eugenie Gershoy (January 1, 1901 – May 8, 1986) was an American sculptor and watercolorist. Eugenie Gershoy was born in Krivoy Rog, Russia (Krivoi Rog, Ukraine) and emigrated to New ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Nude Sculptures

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Bronze

Woman at Basin, Picasso Style Portrait of a Female Nude, American Modernist
By Leon Kelly
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Woman by Basin" by Philadelphia born modernist and surrealist painter Leon Kelly, is a framed and matted portrait of a female nude. The 22.5" x 17.75" mixed media on artist board i...
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1920s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Mixed Media

Dancing Male Nude - Huge 20th Century French Modernist Surrealist Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: late 20th century, signed 'Arizzi' Title: Dancing Nude. Painted on this huge scale, the work is expressively painted with flowing brushwork, amazing colors and a stu...
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20th Century Nude Paintings

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Oil

FEMALE NUDE WITH FRUIT Signed Lithograph, Modernist Abstract Nude w Fruit Bowl
By Sarah Heidt
Located in Union City, NJ
FEMALE NUDE WITH FRUIT by the American woman artist Sarah Heidt, is an original hand drawn, stone lithograph printed by hand using traditional lithography techniques on archival prin...
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1970s Expressionist Nude Prints

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Lithograph

Untitled (Nude Dancer in Modernist Stage-setting)
By Boris Lovet-Lorski
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Boris Lovet-Lorski, Untitled (Nude Dancer in Modernist Stage-setting), lithograph, edition 250, 1929. Signed and numbered 20 in pencil. Number 20 of Volume 2, a series of 10 lithogra...
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1920s Art Deco Nude Prints

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Lithograph

Modernist Reclining Nude
By David Stephens
Located in Soquel, CA
Light and airy portrait of a reclining nude by David Stephens (American, 20th century). Signed lower right. From a collection of his works. Unframed. Image, 10"H x 12"L. About the ...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

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H 10 in. W 12 in. D .10 in.
Modernist Resting Nude
By David Stephens
Located in Soquel, CA
Light and airy portrait of a resting nude by David Stephens (American, 20th century). Unsigned, from a collection of his works. Unframed. Image, 22.25"H x 27"L. About the artist - ...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'Reclining Nude', California Modernist
By Michael Decker
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Drawn by Michael Decker (American, 20th century) circa 1975 and stamped, verso, with certification of authenticity. A lyrically-drawn, pen and ink figural showing a woman reclining ...
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1970s Impressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

'Standing Nude', Mid-century Modernist Woman Artist, San Francisco Museum of Art
By Esther Fuller
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Certification of Authenticity stamped verso; additionally accompanied by old exhibition label. Provenance: 28th Annual Exhibition of Art, San Francisco Women Artists, San Francisco...
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1950s Modern Nude Prints

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Monotype, Paper, Board

Nu Informel, Informal Nude, Jean Fautrier, c 1944 (Modernist abstract nude)
By Jean Fautrier
Located in Aerdenhout, NL
Jean Fautrier Nu Informel (Informal Nude) c1944 Gouache on paper 24 x 28.5 cm Provenance: Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris Private Collection
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1940s Abstract Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

'Kneeling Nude', American Modernist Figural Study
By Michael Decker
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, "M. Decker" for Michael Decker (American, 20th Century) and created circa 1975. An elegant graphite and india ink figural study showing a young woman kneeling, c...
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1970s Impressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Ink

Mid Century Modernist Portrait of the Artist Joan Brown
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful mid century modern oil painting of nude oil painting of an artist, possibly Joan Brown (see sample photo image). C. 1950. Condition: Excellent. Unframed. Image, 24"H x 18"W.
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1950s Modern Nude Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Vintage American Modernist Surreal Erotic Composition Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist surreal painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1990. Signed. Image size 20L x 24H. Framing is available.
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1990s Surrealist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rare Early Nude Drawing American Modernist Sculptor
By Chaim Gross
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a wonderful drawing by one of America's most treasured artists, Chaim Gross. Throughout his lifetime Gross has gone through tragedy and a real test of faith however, he has t...
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20th Century American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel

Mid Century Modernist Seated Nude Figure Study
By George Giusti
Located in Soquel, CA
Abstract nude figurative drawing by George Giusti, (Italian 1908-1990). India ink on gesso patterned drawing paper created in 1949. Signed “George Giusti 1949” in the lower right cor...
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1940s Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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India Ink, Gesso, Paper

'Woman Standing', Modernist Sculpture, San Francisco Bay Area, de Young Museum
By Wedo Georgetti
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Inscribed on base, 'W.G.' for Wedo Georgetti (American, 1911-2005) and created circa 1950. Acquired directly from the artist and accompanied by certificate of authenticity. Born in ...
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1950s Modern Nude Sculptures

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Wood

Modernist Blue Nude in Profile - Figurative Abstract
By Allie William Skelton
Located in Soquel, CA
Bold and expressive oil portrait of a modernist nude figure in blue seated in profile with bright yellow flowers by Allie William “Bill” Skelton (American, 1942-1986). Signed and dat...
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1970s Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Chicago Modernist Line Drawing Reclining Nude WPA Artist. Exhibited Work
By William S. Schwartz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Reclining Nude.Early modernist line drawing, by American artist William S. Schwartz, c. 1940, gouache painting, signed with initials, framed. (size includes frame). Work is reminisce...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Modernist Seated Nude in Red 1920-30s Conte Crayon on Paper
By Clyde Follett Seavey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1920-30s crayon on paper figurative drawing of a seated nude is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1904-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of...
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1920s American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Crayon

"Bathers," Georg Merkel, watercolor, ca 1920-30, modernist, figurative art
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Born in Lemberg, Austria in 1881, artist Georg Merkel studied painting at the Polish Academy for Arts and Sciences in Krakow under Józef Mehoffer and Julian Falat. Merkel traveled to...
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1920s Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

'Woman in Red', California Modernist, San Francisco Bay Area Modernism, Thiebaud
By Robert George Gilberg
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Gilberg' and painted circa 1955. A woman, drawn in variegated shades of ruby and garnet red, poses on a bed with incised details. Born in Oakland, Robert Geor...
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1950s Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel, Paper

Modernist Female Nude 1920-40s Ink
By Clyde Follett Seavey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1920-40s ink on paper study of a female nude from behind is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1904-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Art...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

William Scharff Modernist Painting, "Nude Woman"
By William Scharff
Located in Nordhavn, DK
William Scharff, painting. "Nude Woman". Modernist painting, Danish art. Signed. Measurements without frame/with frame (cm): H 63/75, W 52/63.  
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20th Century Danish Paintings

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Paper

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Pensive Nude Modernist Painting by Ernest O. Mondorf
Located in Rochester, NY
"Pensive Nude" Mid-Century Modernist by Ernest O. Mondorf (American 1924-2008). Oil on canvas. Dated 1962.
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Paintings

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Fabric, Canvas, Paint

David Segel Nude Woman Modernist Bronze Sculpture
By David Segel
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
David Segel (American 1921-2005) Biography: American painter and sculptor, David Segel studied at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, Lynchburg College in Virginia, The Institu...
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Mid-20th Century American Brutalist Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Modernist Abstract Nude Pastel Cyan Figure Study
By Louis Nadalini
Located in Soquel, CA
Modern abstracted nude figurative study on a bold cyan background by Louis Nadalini (American, 1927-1995), 1987. Signed and dated "L Nadalini 87" in the lower right. Unframed. Loui...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Pastel

"Figure Holding Drapery" Modernist Interior with Nude, 1952
By Forrest Hibbits
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1952 tempera on paper board shadowy nude entitled "Figure Holding Drapery" is by California artist Forrest Hibbits (1905-1996). Hibbits graduated from the California College of ...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Tempera, Illustration Board

George Yatrides Modernist Painting Female Nude French Artist, c 1964
Located in Toledo, OH
Modernist female nude painting by George Yatrides (B 1931) oil on canvas, heavy teaxtured paint, great colors, excellent condition, c 1964. Measures: Image: 28.5" W x 31" H Frame: 37...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Modernist Seated Female Nude Model 1971 Charcoal and Ink
By Jack Freeman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid-late 20th century charcoal and ink drawing of a nude figure on paper is by San Francisco painter Jack Freeman (1938-2014). Freeman studied at the High Museum of Art in Atla...
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1970s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper, Charcoal

HUGE ORIGINAL 1970'S FRENCH ABSTRACT MODERNIST PAINTING - SURREALIST NUDE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist: Claude Lagouche (French 1943-2020) Claude Lagouche was born January 2, 1943 in Naves, died January 16, 2020. He quickly gained recognition for his talent and his work, exh...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

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