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Margaret T. Nordman, 1930s Taburette Designed for the New York World Fair, 1939
By Margaret Travers Nordman
Located in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi
Margaret N. Nordman designed this stool/taburette in 1939 for the New York World Fair. The elegant
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Vintage 1930s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Birch

Pair of French Modern Neoclassical Brass and Crystal Floor Lamps, Jules Leleu
By Jules Leleu
Located in New York, NY
Pavilion Francais a L'Exposition Internationale de New York, Page VII, July 1939. (New York World's Fair
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

1939 Art Deco New York Worlds Fair Platinum & Gem set Charm
Located in Chicago, IL
Very Scarce Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair Charm, featuring the famous Trylon and Perisphere
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Charm Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, Onyx, Ruby, Platinum

Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair Collectible Salt & Pepper Shakers
Located in San Diego, CA
A unique and rare Art Deco salt & peppershakers from the 1939 New York Worlds fair great deign
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20th Century American Art Deco Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Plastic

1939, New York Worlds Fair Fan “The Fan of Tomorrow” Trylone and Perisphe
Located in Wallkill, NY
This is a very rare, extremely unusual original 1939 New York World’s Fair fan. There is a plaque
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Metal

'Gypsy Flute Player', Royal Academy, NY World's Fair, Pasadena, GGIE, Romany
By Aage Christian Wiboltt
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Royal Academy (1913), the New York World's Fair (1939), the Golden Gate International Exposition (1939
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1920s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pastel, Cardboard

Original Vintage Travel Poster New York World's Fair Trylon Perisphere Libertas
By John Atherton
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel advertising poster for the World Fair event held in New York at the
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Posters

Materials

Paper

'Seated Nude', Woman Artist, Paris Salon, Jeu de Paume, World's Fair, GGIE LACMA
By Caroline Lloyd
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Gate International Exposition. 1939; New York World's Fair, 1939; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles
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1930s Modern Nude Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Original Vintage Travel Advertising Poster New York Worlds Fair Binder Art Deco
By Joseph Binder
Located in London, GB
lettering reading: New York World's Fair The World of Tomorrow 1939. Excellent condition, backed on linen.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Posters

Materials

Paper

"Motion, " Victor Arnautoff, San Francisco Lighthouse, World's Fair WPA Painting
By Victor Michail Arnautoff
Located in New York, NY
from the New York World's Fair 1939, Poughkeepsie, 1987, no. 11, p. 41, illustrated. Robert W. Cherny
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1930s American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Tempera, Oil, Canvas

Pair of Brass Lidded Boxes by Ivar Ålenius Björk for Ystad Metall, Sweden, 1930s
By Carl-Einar Borgstrom, Ivar Ålenius Björk, Ystad-Metall
Located in Malmö, SE
Ålenius Björk for Ystad Metall, Sweden, 1930s. Exhibited at New York World’s Fair 1939 in a lily themed
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Vintage 1930s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

"Orpheus Over the Globe, " Important Mural Study for 1939-1940 NY World's Fair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
painted for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Beck also painted a WPA mural for the Post Office in
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Paper

NYC 1939 World's Fair 5 - 8 x 10 photographs Mid 20th Century WPA Architectural
Located in New York, NY
NYC 1939 World's Fair 5 - 8 x 10 photographs Mid 20th Century WPA Architectural Underwood and
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1930s American Modern Landscape Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

1, 000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Harry Lane
Located in New York, NY
1,000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair Harry Lane (1891
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Photographic Paper, Plaster, Oil

1, 000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Ilya Bolotowsky
Located in New York, NY
for details. A New York Times story titled "For Two Collectors, a Weekend Getaway to the 1939 World
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1930s Abstract Geometric Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache, Canvas, Plaster, Oil

Pictorial Vintage Map of New York City Showing Numerous Landmarks, 1939
Located in Langweer, NL
This pictorial souvenir map focuses on New York City and the site of the 1939 World's Fair. It was
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Vintage 1930s Maps

Materials

Paper

Portrait of a Young Girl (the artist's daughter).
By Joseph Floch
Located in Wilton Manors, FL
, 1943; CI, 1943-45; int. shows in Bordeaux, 1927, Paris, 1937; New York World's Fair, 1939, 1966; M. H
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1930s Realist Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Industrial Machine Age American Scene WPA Mid 20th Century 1939 SF World's Fair
Located in New York, NY
Industrial Machine Age American Scene WPA Mid 20th Century 1939 SF World's Fair HAIG PATIGIAN
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1930s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Gilbert Rohde Dresser 4041 Kroehler New York World's Fair 1940 Two-Tone 44" long
Located in BUNGAY, SUFFOLK
major exhibits for the New York Worlds Fair in 1939, including the Home Furnishing Pavilion, and the
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of D...

Materials

Birdseye Maple

1, 000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Chester Beach
Located in New York, NY
1,000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair is available for
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1930s Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Photographic Paper, Plaster

Orange Flowers
Located in San Francisco, CA
include: San Francisco Museum of Art Inaugural, 1935; New York World's Fair, 1939; Golden Gate
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Still-life Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Orange Flowers
Orange Flowers
H 31.5 in W 25 in D 1.25 in
Art Deco Abstract Oil Painting by Burr Singer , 20th Century
By Burr Singer
Located in Hoddesdon, GB
Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco and at the New York World's Fair. In 1942 one of
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Rita Mount Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Rita Mount
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
, Morency Frères Ltee (all in Montreal), the New York World’s Fair (1939), the Coronation Exhibition
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Vintage 1930s Canadian Paintings

Rita Mount Painting, Oil on Canvas
Rita Mount Painting, Oil on Canvas
H 30.2 in W 34.3 in D 1 in
'South-Western Landscape', Art Institute of Chicago, Whitney Museum, WPA, Odessa
By Todros Geller
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
York, 1939), the New York World's Fair (1939) and at the Whitney Museum of American Art (1941) in
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1930s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Illustration Board

untitled (Rocks along the Coast)
By William C. Grauer
Located in Fairlawn, OH
both the Chicago Century of Progress (1933) and the New York World's Fair (1939). Residents of
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1950s American Modern Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Gouache

"Brick Layers" WPA American Scene Mid 20th Century Modern Drawing Men Working
By David Fredenthal
Located in New York, NY
New York World's Fair 1939. Some of his fresco and mural techniques were inspired by his friendship
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1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Handmade Paper

'California Landscape', Royal Danish Academy, Art Institute of Chicago, LACMA
By Ejnar Hansen
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
York World's Fair, 1939; Cincinnati Museum, 1945; California Watercolor Society, 1952-55; Pasadena
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1930s Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Laid Paper, Gouache, Watercolor

American Artist Abstract Painting
Located in Surfside, FL
, 1938 New York World's Fair, 1939 International Water Color Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, 1940
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Men in Barracks" WPA Mid 20th Century American Scene Realism Gay Modernism WWII
By David Fredenthal
Located in New York, NY
New York World's Fair 1939. Some of his fresco and mural techniques were inspired by his friendship
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1940s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Paper

NYC Watercolor Drawing American Modern 20th Century Modernism Mid-Century WPA
By David Fredenthal
Located in New York, NY
including the Sports Pavilion on the Heinz Building of the New York World's Fair 1939. Some of his fresco
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1940s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Paper

'Romany Flute Player', Royal Academy, NY World's Fair, Pasadena, GGIE, Gypsy
By Aage Christian Wiboltt
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
exhibited widely and with success including at the Danish Royal Academy, the New York World's Fair, the
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pastel, Cardboard

'California Coast', Corcoran, Bohemian Club, MoMA, AIC, CSFA, LACMA, SFAA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Angeles County Museum of Art (1935, award) and at the New York's World Fair (1939) and other prominent
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1930s Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Watercolor, Postcard

"Bedouin, " Striking Art Deco Painting by Stahlhut, NY World's Fair Poster Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
's Fair in New York, which provided a dizzying, high-level view of the fair's location in metropolitan New
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

Birds on Branches - Lithograph in Ink on Paper - Edition of 75
Located in Soquel, CA
New York City in 1950. Exhibitions: New York World's Fair New York, 1964/1965 New York World's Fair
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Animal Prints

Materials

Lithograph, Ink, Paper

Alvar Aalto Finnish Modern Chair for Wilh Schauman, Finland, 1939
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Espoo, FI
was showcased at the New York World's Fair in 1939. Crafted under the skilled hands of Wilh Schauman
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Vintage 1930s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Bentwood

Il Barocciaio - Etching and Drypoint by A. Checchi - 1939
Located in Roma, IT
exhibitions in Florence, New York, Paris, Warsaw, Riga.It was also present at the Exhibition International art
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1930s Figurative Prints

Materials

Drypoint, Etching

"The Return of Timothy Pickering, " WPA Mural Study Painting, 1939
Located in Philadelphia, PA
to do a series of murals for the 1939-1940, New York World's Fair.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lorin Jackson for Grosfeld House Glassic Collection Chair, circa 1939
By Grosfeld House, Lorin Jackson
Located in Saint Louis, MO
shearling upholstery. Designed by Lorin Jackson, this collection debuted at the 1939 New York world’s fair
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Vintage 1930s American Hollywood Regency Side Chairs

Materials

Lucite, Sheepskin

Mid Century San Diego Impressionist Seascape by Georgia Crittenden Bemis, 1939
Located in Soquel, CA
sculpture media. In 1939 she went to New York to paint Mayor LaGuardia for the Arizona Bldg at the World
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1930s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Linen

Charles PICART LE DOUX, The Beautiful Girl, Oil on Canvas, 1939
By Charles Picart le Doux
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
galleries in Paris as well as in San Francisco, New York, Rio de Janeiro, London (Ohana gallery), Berlin and
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1930s Post-Impressionist Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Pair of Embassy Art Deco Wine Glasses by Walter Dorwin Teague. 1939
By Walter Dorwin Teague
Located in Bellport, NY
Building in 1939 New York Worlds Fair. Rare and no longer produced, highly collectable.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Crystal Serveware

Materials

Cut Glass

Art Deco Articulating Desk Lamp. 1939 NYWF Rare Simulated Metal Leather
By Donald Deskey
Located in Peoria, AZ
1939 At the time of the New York World's Fair of 1939, designers architects and engineers were all
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

1939 Mexican Farm Worker WPA Artist Adolf Dehn American Modern Gouache Painting
By Adolf Dehn
Located in Surfside, FL
the Art Students League of New York. He was drafted to serve in World War I in 1918, but declared
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Important 1939 Walnut Art Deco Modern "Dashboard" Desk by Alexis De Sakhnoffsky
By Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky
Located in Lafayette, IN
at the 1939-40 World’s Fair in New York. Outside automobiles and furniture, de Sakhnoffsky also
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Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Walnut

Charles Harsanyi Modernist Winter Scene, 1946, titled "The Ferry No 2"
Located in Larchmont, NY
Art from the New York World's Fair 1939 American Artist, "A Wreck at Monhegan," February 1951
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Pair of “Jonas Love” Armchairs by Carl Malmsten, Sweden 20th Century
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Utrecht, NL
Swedish aesthetics. The “Jonas Love” chairs were originally designed by Malmsten for the New York World
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

TOBACCO ROAD Mid 20th Century Realism 1940 Drawing from the Novel WPA Literary 2
By David Fredenthal
Located in New York, NY
Building of the New York World's Fair 1939. Some of his fresco and mural techniques were inspired by his
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1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor

TOBACCO ROAD Mid 20th Century Realism 1940 Drawing from the Novel WPA Literary 3
By David Fredenthal
Located in New York, NY
Building of the New York World's Fair 1939. Some of his fresco and mural techniques were inspired by his
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1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Frida with Cigarette by Nickolas Muray, 1939, Giclée Print, Photography
By Nickolas Muray
Located in Dallas, TX
, 15 1/2 x 11 in. Born in Szeged, Hungary, Nickolas Muray immigrated to New York City in 1913. He
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20th Century Modern Portrait Photography

Materials

Giclée

'Abstract in Saffron and Tourmaline', New York School, WPA
By John von Wicht
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Academy of Fine Arts and the 1939 New York World's Fair among others. He also exhibited throughout Europe
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Prospect Park, Brooklyn, " Nathan Hoffman, New York City Impressionist Landscape
Located in New York, NY
, New York. An alternate birth date of April 23, 1900 was noted on his World War I registration card
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1940s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Frida with Granizo by Nickolas Muray, 1939, Silver Gelatin Print, Photography
By Nickolas Muray
Located in Dallas, TX
, Nickolas Muray immigrated to New York City in 1913. He established himself as a much sought after portrait
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20th Century Modern Portrait Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

"Brighton Beach" Nathan Hoffman, New York, Sunny Day Landscape Impressionism
Located in New York, NY
water and the family resided on Snediker Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, just down the streetfrom the home
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"The Beach" Nathan Hoffman, Brooklyn, New York, Sunny Day Landscape
Located in New York, NY
Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, just down the streetfrom the home where George Gershwin (1898 – 1937) was
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

“New England Woman, ” Minna Harkavy
By Minna Harkavy
Located in New York, NY
the New York, 1939 World’s Fair.
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Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Busts

Materials

Terracotta

'Passacaglia, the Dance' New York, Brooklyn Museum, Berlin, Basel, AAC, NAD
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
York World's Fair, American Pavillion, 1939 Modern Art Studio, NYC, 1944 Museum of Art, Springfield
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Central Park, Sherry Netherland Hotel, Plaza Hotel" Nathan Hoffman, New York
Located in New York, NY
Art Festival Exhibition, Spring Lake, NJ, 1935; Sutton Gallery, New York, NY, 1939 – 63 (solos & group
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

1940 American WPA Modernist New York City Watercolor Painting Pushcart Tenements
By Samuel Grunvald
Located in Surfside, FL
Guild, Watercolor Society, New York Watercolor Club. exhibited at Montross Gallery, NYC, World House
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1940s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

New York scene done by John Grabach Artist "Trinity Church - Wall Street"
Located in Rockport, MA
art world. In 1939, Grabach's painting "Taking the Hurdles" was featured at the World Fair in New
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1920s Ashcan School Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

1940's American WPA Modernist New York City Watercolor Painting Tenement Market
By Samuel Grunvald
Located in Surfside, FL
-1955 American Watercolor Society, 1932-1942 New York Watercolor Club, 1935-1937 Humanist Art Fair, 1935
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1940s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

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