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Pupil at His Desk doing Home Work, signed & dated 1940s French Impressionist Oil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, signed and dated 1940. Title: The Pupil at his desk Medium: signed oil painting on canvas, framed. Size: framed: 20.5 x 25.25 inches canvas: 18...
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20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

1940's Vintage French Flower Painting Still Life Roses in Vase, signed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, signed and dated 1940's Title: Still Life of Roses in a Vase Medium: oil painting on board, unframed Size: board: 14 x 10.5 inches Provenance: pri...
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20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

"Portrait of Arthur" 1940s Oil
By Jennings Tofel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a seated man entitled "Portrait of Arthur" is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'K...
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1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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H 25.25 in. W 29.25 in. D .75 in.
Expressionist Nude in Oil, Circa 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Circa late 1940s oil on canvas interior scene of a female figure is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of A...
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1940s Expressionist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Expressionist Figure in Oil Paint, 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1940s oil on burlap figure in pale, pastel colors is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art In New...
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1940s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Burlap, Oil

"Contestant" Expressionist Figures in Oil, Circa 1940s
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa late 1940s oil on canvas Expressionist scene with figures entitled "Contestant" is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the ...
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1940s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

François Baboulet Japon Landscape Oil on Canvas, 1940s
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas by François Baboulet (1914-2010), 1940s, France. Japon landscape. Measurements : with frame: 55.7x63.5 cm - 21.9x25 inches, without frame: 38x46 cm - 15x18.1 inches, F8...
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1940s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Landscape - Original Oil Painting by Robert Albert Genicot - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Landscape with Houses is an original artwork realize by Robert Albert Genicot (1890-1981) in 1940s. Oil on cardboard. The painting is in very good conditions, signed by the artist ...
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1940s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil

'Racehorses Turning For Home' circa 1940s Oil on Canvas
Located in Bristol, CT
Classic o/c 'pastel colours' horse-racing circa 1940s scene depicting four jockeys 'turning for home' Canvas Sz: 11.25"H x 8.5"W Frame Sz: 16"H x 12"W
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Pastel, Oil

Natura Morta (Still Life) - 1940s - Toti Scialoja - Oil Painting - Contemporary
By Toti Scialoja
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and dated on the lower right: "Toti 49". Authenticated by the Artist on October 26th, 1984. Includes contemporary wooden frame cm. 66x57. Excellent conditions. Antonio...
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1940s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Windmill. Middle of 1940s, oil on cardboard, 54x65 cm
Located in Riga, LV
Windmill. Middle of 1940s, oil on cardboard, 54x65 cm Harijs Veldre (Bullis till 1947) (1927.8.III – 1999.6.V) Harijs Veldre learned in Riga school of applied arts (1942 – 43), in s...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

c.1940 Oil - Irish Farmstead
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming, impasto oil landscape showing a rural Irish farm under a grey sky. The artist has used a decisive and clean cut earthy palette, applied thickly to create the effect of ch...
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20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Oil Painting "Brooklyn" 1940's
Located in Rochester, NY
Mid-Century Modern oil painting, 1940s cityscape, "Bedford at Lafayette, Brooklyn". Oil on masonite. Signed King Rich. In vintage modernist frame.
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

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H 25.5 in. W 33.5 in. D 2 in.
Vintage Floral Still Life Oil Painting C.1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Floral Still Life Oil Painting C.1940s Classic 1940s original oil painting of a vase of flowers The painting is signed illegibly in the lower right corner - see images Pai...
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Early 20th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Surreal Figurative Oil Painting Composer Dreaming 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3969 Oil Painting on board set in a silvered wood frame
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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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

Irish Landscape oil Painting Glenveigl Castle 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3891 Landscape oil on canvas Glenveigll castle Co. Donegal Image size 7.5x9.5"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

South Street, NYC, Oil Painting circa 1940
By Margaretha E. Albers
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Margaretha E. Albers, American (1881 - 1977) Title: South Street, New York Year: circa 1940 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 20 in. x 16 in. (50.8 cm x 40.64 cm)
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Pair Impressionist Fruit Still live oil Paintings 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3851ab Pair Impressionist fruit still life painting Image size 4.75x5.75" Price is for pair
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1940s Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Shop in Kensington Church Street, London - 1940s British Oil by John Cole
By John Cole
Located in London, GB
JOHN COLE (1903-1975) The Doll’s House, Kensington Church Street Signed l.l. Oil on canvas 41 by 51 cm., 16 by 20 in. (frame size 56 by 66 cm., 22 by 26 in.) Exhibited: London...
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1940s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Antique Venice Canal Seascape Landscape Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3937 Antique oil painting on artist board set in a period gilt frame Image size 17.5x23.5"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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

Bertus de Meij Original Oil Painting "Dutch Harbor" c.1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Oil Painting "Dutch Harbor" by Bertus de Meij (1915-1994) Though undated, this impressionist oil painting appears to be from the 1940's, possibly earlier. Original oil on c...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Impressionist Figurative Winter Landscape oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
1-4051 Circa 1940's winter scene,oil on canvas displayed in an ornate gilt wood frame,illegible signaure lower right
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Paris City Scene, Portrait Oil Painting WPA Era 1940s
By Maurice Kish
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: French Paris Scene Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether factories or carousels, reliably subver...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Surreal Oil Painting on Canvas c.1940s to 1950s.
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Surreal Oil Painting on Canvas c.1940s to 1950s. Classic Surrealism brought to life on canvas by a very talented artist. The painting has no visible signature. Canvas dimen...
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Mid-20th Century Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Convento de San Francisco" Oil on Canvas, Circa 1940s
By Carl Barnas
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1936-1953 oil on canvas mounted to board architectural scene entitled "Convento de San Francisco" is by Carl Barnaš (1879-1953), German painter, printmaker, and art resto...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Portrait of Woman and Still Life - Original Oil on Canvas by G. Peyron - 1940s
By Guido Peyron
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of Woman is an original Oil on Canvas realized by the italian artist Guido Peyron (1898-1960) in the 1940s. In good condition, it includes a contemporary golden frame in woo...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French Impressionist Landscape oil painting Streets of Paris 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3830 Oil on canvas streets of old Paris Image size 8x10"
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

The Dancehall - 1940s Modern British oil painting by Jerry Critchlow
Located in London, GB
MICHAEL B. “JERRY” CRITCHLOW (1904-1974) At the Dancehall Signed and dated l.l.: CRITCHLOW ‘46 Oil on canvas 61 by 51 cm., 24 by 20 in. (frame size 69.5 by 59 cm., 27 ½ by 23 ¼ in...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

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

Impressionist French Farm Woman Figurative Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3254 Oil on canvas Illegibaly signed lower left
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, 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

Jerusalem Landscape 1940s
By David Zak
Located in Surfside, FL
Colored crayons, with pastel, on cream wove paper, perimeter mounted on tan wood-pulp board. Tape on edges. David Zak (Polish-Israeli artist) was born in Warsaw Poland in 1904. H...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil Pastel

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

Still Life - Original Oil on Board by G. Canali - 1940
Located in Roma, IT
Still Life is an original modern artwork realized by the Italian painter Giuseppe Canali (Pseudonym Enrico Alià) in 1940. Original oil on board. Signed and dated on the lower right...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

1940s Swedish Signed Oil Painting - Winter Snow River Landscape - Framed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Swedish School, signed and dated 1940's Title: Winter Sunshine. Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed. Size: painting: 13.25 x 18.25 inches, frame: 17.75 x 22.7...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Majestic Mountain Landscape Oil Painting c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
Majestic Mountain Landscape Original Oil Painting C.1940 Beautiful luminous mountain landscape oil painting Original oil on canvas - No visible signature Includes the original per...
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Mid-20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Impressionist European Mother and Children Figurative Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3086 oil on canvas set in a vintage gilt wood frame
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Daisies - British Impressionist art 1940s still life floral oil painting flowers
By Amy Reeve Fowlkes
Located in London, GB
This lovely floral oil painting is by British artist Amy Constance Reeve Fowlkes who exhibited throughout her career. Painted in 1940, this stunning oil is a bold arrangement of dais...
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20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Arroyo Grove, c. 1940s
By Samuel Hyde Harris
Located in Pasadena, CA
Provenance Consigned to the gallery by private collectors Description Sam Hyde Harris was a tremendous storyteller, a talent he successfully translated into his visual art. In this ...
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1940s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Masonite, Oil, Panel

Antique Impressionist Dutch Winter Scene Landscape Oil Painting circa 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-2568 A Dutch Winter Scene,impressionistic style of a winter landscape.Oil on canvas applied to board,displayed in a gilt wood frame,signed lower left by Johanssen.Image size 17.5 ...
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Antique German October Fest Party Goer Figurative Oil Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3731 Oil on canvas applied to board Set in a wood frame
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Twilight, New York City Oil Painting circa 1940 by M. Albers
By Margaretha E. Albers
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Margaretha E. Albers, American (1881 - 1977) Title: Twilight Year: circa 1940 Medium: Oil on Board, signed Size: 12 in. x 16 in. (30.48 cm x 40.64 cm)
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

1940s Small Foothill Town
By Lura Eva Pursell
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming folk-art inspired landscape of small hillside town that reminds one of Americana and a simpler time. By Lura Eva Pursell (American, 1875-1965), circa 1940. Signed lower left...
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1940s Folk Art Landscape Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

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

Around East River, NYC Bridge, City Scene Oil Painting WPA Era 1940s
By Maurice Kish
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Marine Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions w/Frame: 20.5" x 24.5" The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether factori...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Gestural Monochrome Abstract 1940-50s Oil & Graphite
By Calvin Anderson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-50s oil and graphite on paperboard abstract is by Bay Area painter, print maker, and designer Calvin Anderson (b. 1925). He studied at CCAC and Art Center College in the 19...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Paper, Board, Graphite

Ann Chernow, 1940s De Soto, 2018, silkscreen, oil, canvas, 50 x 40 inches
By Ann Chernow
Located in New York, NY
Ann Chernow’s work is based on impressions related to images from movies from the l930s and l940s. She uses film clips, studio publicity material, fan magazines and other memorabilia...
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2010s Feminist Portrait Prints

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Canvas, Oil, Pencil, Screen

Gloucester Harbor View by Edith Hoyt, Oil on canvas, circa 1940
Located in Hallowell, ME
21" x 17" Harbor view , signed by Edith Stewart Hoyt. Oil on canvas, loosely mounted to board.
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Portrait - Original Pastel Drawing - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait is an original drawing in Pastel realized by an anonymous artist in the 1940s. Good conditions except for a cutaway on the top-left angle. The artwork is depicted through ...
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1940s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel

The Cyclamen - Original Oil Painting on Board by E. Mori Cristiani - 1940
Located in Roma, IT
The Cyclamen is an original artwork realized by the Italian artist Eraldo Mori Cristiani in 1940. Oil painting on board. Author, date, and place are reported on the back of the artwo...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

LARGE 1940s FRENCH VINTAGE STILL LIFE OIL PAINTING - SHABBY CHIC FLOWERS IN BOWL
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, indistinctly signed lower right. Dates to circa 1940's. Title: Vintage flowers in a bowl. Medium: oil painting, on board Size: frame: 24.5 x 3...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Impressionist Portrait of a Renaissance Prince oil Painting 1940
By Alessandro Milesi
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3968 Oil on canvas set in an antique wood frame Image size 19.5x15.5"
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1950s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Charles Daborn (1866-1940) - 1926 Oil, The Woodcutters
Located in Corsham, GB
A truly striking, early 20th Century arabal scene in oil showing a group of tree cutters hard at work felling and dissecting an old tree. The scene is captured in muted tones with ma...
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20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

William Austin (b.1940) - Contemporary Oil, Nude Torso Study
Located in Corsham, GB
Well presented in a cream card mount and contemporary wood frame. Biography fixed to the reverse. Signed. On canvas board.
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21st Century and Contemporary Nude Paintings

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Oil

French Impressionist oil painting Caldwell Woods Chicago Plein Air Original 1940
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original french impressionist plein air painting depicting the Caldwell Woods Nature Preserve in Chicago, IL. Louis Phillipe Kamm traveled to the US, visiting major cities, and p...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Crystal Beach Oil on paper 1940's American Modern Robert Blair Vivid Colorful
By Robert Noel Blair
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original rare oil on paper painting by American modernist painter Robert Noel Blair depicting Crystal Beach in Ontario, Circa 1940. Blair was a friend and collaborator with Charl...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Oil

On the bank of Seine, 1940. Oil on canvas, 54,5 x 73 cm
By Constantine Kluge
Located in Riga, LV
Constantin Kluge was a Russian-born French painter best known for his naturalistic scenes of Paris and French countryside. Kluge was born to a wealthy military family on January 29, ...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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Oil 1940s For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of oil 1940s is available on 1stDibs. Browse a selection of Impressionist, Modern or Surrealist versions of these works for sale today — there are 518 Impressionist, 498 Modern, 187 Abstract, 164 Post-Impressionist and 67 Surrealist examples available. These items have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add oil 1940s that pop against an otherwise neutral space in your home, the works available on 1stDibs include that feature elements of brown, gray, black, blue and more. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Nahum Tschacbasov, Marguerite Blasingame, Ron Blumberg, Claude Benard and Gershon Benjamin are consistently popular. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, oil paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home. If space is limited, there are small oil 1940s measuring 0.1 across, while our inventory also includes pieces up to 1950 inches across to better suit those in the market for large iterations.

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Prices for art of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — oil 1940s in our inventory begin at $175 and can go as high as $1,020,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,622.

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Cave walls were the canvases for what were arguably the world’s first landscape paintings, which depict natural scenery through art. Portrait paintings and drawings, which, along with sculpture, were how someone’s appearance was recorded prior to the advent of photography, are at least as old as Ancient Egypt. In the Netherlands, landscapes were a major theme for painters as early as the 1500s. Later, artists in Greece, Rome and elsewhere created vast wall paintings to decorate stately homes, churches and tombs. Today, creating a wall of art is a wonderful way to enhance your space, showcase beautiful pieces and tie an interior design together.

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