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Modernist Portrait of a Man, Oil on Canvas, 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa early 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a man with crossed arms is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy o...
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1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pär Lindblad, Sweden, Oil on Canvas, Modernist Landscape, 1940s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Pär Lindblad (1907-1981), Sweden. Oil on canvas. Modernist landscape. Man on a bicycle along the coast. 1940s. The canvas measures: 64 x 31 cm. The frame measures: 4.5 cm. In ex...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Adobe Church, New Mexico, 1940s Modernist Southwestern Landscape Oil Painting
By Paul Kauvar Smith
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage oil painting of an adobe church in New Mexico with a brilliant blue sky and clouds (likely Rancho de Taos), circa 1940 attributed to Denver modernist, Paul K. Smith (1893-197...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bathers at the Quarry 1940s American Modernist Oil Painting WPA era
By Theresa Berney Loew
Located in Surfside, FL
Swimmers and sun tanners at the local watering hole. Her birth name was Theresa Berney. At the time of her passing she was known as Theresa Loew. Birth place: Baltimore artist, blo...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Modernist Oil Painting 1940s, Judaica Hasidic Rabbi in Jerusalem
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Portrait Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Board Country: United States EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicenstein Romano was born in Rome, Septem...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

1940 Modernist Still Life with Flowers, Framed Floral Oil Painting, Red Yellow
By John Edward Thompson
Located in Denver, CO
An original modernist still life oil painting by John E. Thompson (1882-1945), table is draped in red cloth and flowers in vase are red, yellow, blue/purple and white with green stem...
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1940s American Modern Interior Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Modernist Oil Painting the Shop Window NYC 1940s WPA era
By Maurice Becker
Located in Surfside, FL
the Shop Window New York City, 1940s 17.75X25 sight size. Maurice Becker (1889–1975) was a radical political artist best known for his work in the 1910s and 1920s for such publica...
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Early 20th Century Ashcan School Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

1940s Israeli Modernist Oil Painting Marine Harbor Landscape Bezalel School
By Mordechai Avniel
Located in Surfside, FL
Seascape with mountain and boats in harbour. it is signed in hebrew and English. it is not dated. MORDECHAI AVNIEL Minsk, Belarus, b. 1900, d. 1989 Mordecai Dickstein (later Avniel)...
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20th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Canvas, Oil

Large Modernist Oil Painting 1940s, Judaica Hasidic rabbi in Jerusalem
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Board Country: United States EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicenstein Romano was born in Rome, Septembe...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Large Modernist Oil Painting 1940s, Judaica Hasidic Shtetl Wagon Driver WPA Era
By Emanuel Glicenstein Romano
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape with figure of horse, driver and wagon Medium: Oil Surface: wood Board EMANUEL ROMANO Rome, Italy, b. 1897, d. 1984 Emanuel Glicen Romano was born...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Grand Canyon Modernist Painting by Leslie Lounsbury, circa 1940s
Located in Rochester, NY
Grand Canyon modernist painting by Leslie Lounsbury. Oil on canvas, circa 1940s. Unframed. Leslie Lounsbury was known for painting Barbados and the Western United States. His work is...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Clown Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist clown portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 16L x 20H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Oil Painting Boats in the Harbor
By Hugo Casar
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: Germany Dimensions: 15" x 30" Dimensions w/Frame: 24" x 38.5" This Beautiful Mid Century Modern Painting is don...
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1940s Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Twilight of History, Figurative American Modernist Oil Painting
By Frederick Shane
Located in Denver, CO
Twilight of History is an original oil on board painting by Frederick Shane (1906-1992) from 1947. Shane specialized in genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, and portraits, executed i...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Gunnison, Colorado 1940s Modernist Mountain Landscape Painting, Green, Blue, Red
Located in Denver, CO
1940s modernist mountain landscape painting, near Gunnison, Colorado with a white farmhouse and out buldings and trees in a meadow/valley with mountains in the background. Painted in...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Modernist Mexican Artist "Porters Garden" Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
By Ernesto Linares
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Abstract Medium: Oil Surface: Board Dimensions: 16" x 19 3/4" x 1/4" Dimensions w/Frame: 19 1/4" x 23 1/4" Ernesto Linares Early Mexican Modernist Abstract E...
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1940s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Seated Man Portrait, Large Modernist Oil Painting WPA Artist
By Nahum Tschacbasov
Located in Surfside, FL
Nahum Tschacbasov was born in Baku, in the southeast of Russia. When he was eight years old, he came to America, where his family settled in Chicago. His career, spanning more than ...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Maine Coastal Original Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Unframed. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

WORK GANG American Scene Modernist Regionalism Industrial WPA 1940s Mid Century
Located in New York, NY
Vincent Campanella (1915 – 2001), "Road Gang," 20 x 26 inches, 1945, signed, oil on canvas. Born in New York in 1915, Campanella studied at the Leonardo Da Vinci Art School where th...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Oil

VASE WITH FLOWERS IN THE MIRROR Modernist Oil Painting
By Joseph Raskin
Located in Surfside, FL
Joseph Raskin painted still lifes throughout his career, often using them for formal and technical experimentation. Here, the artist renders a bouquet of a wide variety of flowers in...
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1940s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Modernist Abstract Signed Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school modernist oil painting . Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a modern frame. Image, 14"L x 18"H.
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1940s Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Judaica Oil Painting Blessing the New Moon, Jewish Prayer
Located in Surfside, FL
This is a modernist Judaic painting of a Jewish scene of the Kiddush Levanah prayer. The monthly hebrew blessing on the new moon. It is not dated but I am estimating it to the 1940s...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Burlap, Oil

Antique American Female Modernist Abstract Geometric Wisconsin Rare Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist geometric abstract oil painting by Evelyn Zeitler (1921 - 2001). Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 12"L x 16"H.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Chicken Signed Cubist Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique modernist mixed media abstract oil painting and collage by Paul René Gauguin (1911 - 1976). Oil and mixed media on board, circa . Signed. Displayed in a metal board. Image...
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Beach Soorts-Hossegor - Modernist Oil, Coastal Landscape - Maurice Brianchon
By Maurice Brianchon
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A simple and charming oil on canvas by French modern painter Maurice Brianchon who was known as one of the Painters of Poetic Reality. The piece depicts a view of the beach at Soorts...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rare Israeli Modernist Oil Painting Exhibited 1951 Tel Aviv Museum
By Anatol Gurevitch
Located in Surfside, FL
Gurevich Anatole Anatol Gurevitch Anatol Gurewitsch (1916-2005) Per the hebrew label on the back, this was exhibited in 1951. I believe at the Tel Aviv museum of art (as per the Isra...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Large Exhibited Modernist Surreal Nocturnal Winter Landscape Signed Oil Painting
By Lena Gurr
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Housed in period frame. Image size 45L x 32H.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled (Sausalito Hillside, California, Modernist Oil Painting, Houses, Trees)
By Hugh Weller
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage Modernist landscape of houses on a hill in Sausalito, California, by Hugh Weller (1898-1982), original oil painting on board depicts houses and trees on a hillside in colors ...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American Romantic Sunset Fall Forest Modernist Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape oil painting by Lucy Muther. Oil on board, circa 1940. Titled, "Lonely Song", Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 24"L x 20"H.
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Flowers in a Vase Southern Oil Painting Modernist Floral Still Life
By Frank Stanley Herring
Located in Surfside, FL
Modernist still life of flowers. Oil on board 16 x 20 in., 22.25 x 26.25 inches framed. signed lower right. Frank Stanley Herring (1894 - 1966) Frank Stanley Herring was active/li...
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1940s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Modernist Judaica Oil Painting "Old Jew" Jewish Rabbi at Prayer
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Surfside, FL
An oil on board Judaic painting by modern artist Ben-Zion Weinman. It depicts a portrait in profile of an old Jew. The work is signed "Ben-Zion". Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman c...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American Modernist Dockside Harbor Folk Seascape Exhibited Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist dock scene oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 20L x 16H. Housed in a period wood frame.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Abstract Signed Rare Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Lela "Jackie" Axline (1910-1998). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 15"L x 19"H.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Nude Marble Bust Still Life Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist still life oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Framed. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Still Life Abstract Original MCM Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. No signature found. Framed. Image size, 21"L x 13"H.
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Nature Study Lake Landscape Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed illegibly lower left. Image size, 36L x 24H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Gouache

Signed Antique American School Modernist Cubist Jazz Piano Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract piano painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Framed. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Framed Abstract Beach Fruit Still Life Oil Painting
By Nicolai Cikovsky
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size 8L x 6H. Housed in a period giltwood frame.
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Still Life Mid West Regional Exhibited Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist flower still life painting by Billy Morrow Jackson (1926 - 2006). Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Image size, 18L x 36H. Framed. Exhibited at the Na...
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Beach Sunset Landscape Original Hampton Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. No signature found. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1940s Abstract Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Gouache

Antique American School Modernist Sunset Beach Dune Signed Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school signed original oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 24"L x 18"H.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Female Impressionist New York Modernist Landscape Oil Painting
By Jeanette Blair
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist oil painting by Jeanette Blair (1922-2016). Oil on board, circa 160. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 16"L x 12"H.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Abstract Signed Rare Early Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Lela "Jackie" Axline (1910-1998). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 16"L x 24"H.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Female Modernist Sunset Valley Signed Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist landscape oil painting by Sandra Lerner. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1940s Abstract Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Gouache

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

Large American Modernist New York City Skyline Abstract Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist painting of New York City. Oil on canvas, circa 1947. Signed. Image size 34L x 20H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, 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

Antique American Modernist Ashcan School Window Front Signed City Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist oil painting of a street view. Oil on board, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 5"L x 5"H.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Endis Bergström Swedish Painter, Oil on Board, Modernist Landscape
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Endis Bergström (1866-1950). Swedish painter. Oil on board. Modernist landscape. 1940's. The board measures: 23 x 18 cm. The frame measures: 5 cm. In excellent condition. Signe...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Modern Paintings

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Other

Modernist Cityscape
By Esther Rollick
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original modernist oil painting by American female artist Esther Rollick.
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Interior with Still Life', Dallas Art Museum, Modernist oil, Woman Artist
By Belle Golinko
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Belle Golinko' (American, 20th century) and painted circa 1945. This Israeli-American woman Modernist exhibited widely and with success, including at the Dallas ...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist New York City Downtown Harbor Boat View Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of New York City. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 13.5L x 17.5H. Framed.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Long Island New York Cityscape Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist landscape painting by Phyllis Germony. Oil on canvas, circa 1948. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Provenance from the Albright Knox Art gall...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

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

Antique American Modernist Abstract Landscape Morris Shulman Signed Oil Painting
By Morris M. Shulman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist landscape painting. Oil and gouache on paper, circa 1940. Signed on verso. Image size, 26L x 18H. Housed in a period giltwood frame.
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1940s Abstract Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

"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

Lars V, Swedish Artist, Oil on Board, Modernist Still Life, Dated 1945
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Lars V. Swedish artist. Oil on board. Modernist still life. Dated 1945. The board measures: 57 x 44 The frame measures: 10 cm. in excellent condition. Signed and dated.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Modern Paintings

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Other

American Modernist Snowscene
Located in Buffalo, NY
A modern 1940s American oil painting depicting a rural landscape in winter. This work comes housed in a rustic barn wood frame likely original to the piece
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

Modernist Cubist Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting by William Sharp
By William Sharp
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful oil on canvas depicting workers, hand executed by William Sharp 1900-1961. Amazing use of color, space, texture, William Sharp was born on June 13, 1900, in Lemberg, Aus...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Modernist Cubist Jazz Trio Painting,, oil on board,, signed Efstein
By Efstein
Located in Buffalo, NY
Nice Stylized oil painting. depicting Modern Jazz Trio. Cubist influenced,, Great color..
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Vintage 1940s American Outsider Art Paintings

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Paint

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