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Naive Portrait Painting of a Woman French Mid century Oil signed R Lesgourges
Located in FR
Charming Naive Portrait of a Woman by Candlelight c1950 Oil on Board signed by French naive artist Robert Lesgourges From the Gascony and Basque region of France that has a tradition...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of Lisa Mi Hamlin
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
Realistic portrait of Lisa Mi Hamlin by Abel Warshawsky (American, 1863 - 1962). Image, 36"L x 30"W. Lisa Mi is the daughter of the artist Roy Hamlin. Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania ...
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1960s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

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

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Canvas, Oil

"Abbandonata" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by Italian Artist
By Antonio Privitera
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Italian Artist Antonio Privitera's dramatic Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy and the emotion of his subjects effor...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Modern Figurative Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by American Artist
By Louis Bouché
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Louis Bouché's charming Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy of the times, and character of his subjects effortlessly....
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Board

Self Portrait, Mid-20th Century Oil
Located in London, GB
Sheila Holland 1932-2002 Self Portrait Oil on canvas, signed lower right Image size: 30 x 22 inches
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Oil Portrait of a Dancer C.1959
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Oil Portrait of a Dancer C.1959 Original oil on canvas Canvas dimensions 31" wide x 39" high The frame measures 35" wide x 43" high The painting is signed in the lowe...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

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Canvas, Oil

Mid 19th Century Family Oil Portrait C.1840
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid 19th Century Family Oil Portrait C.1840 Outstanding oil portrait of a young family revealing a painting of the matriarch of the family, possibly a mourning portrait. Original o...
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Mid-19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid 20th Century Portrait of a Young Woman oil
Located in Frome, Somerset
A fine shoulder length portrait of a young woman circa 1940's-1950's Continental School.A fine shoulder length portrait of a young woman circa 1940's-1950's Continental School. oil o...
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Mid-20th Century Romantic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century Oil - Portrait of a Gentleman
Located in Corsham, GB
Presented in a painted white frame. Signed indistinctly. On wove laid to board.
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Monumental Mid-19th Century Oil Portrait of Two Siblings
Located in San Francisco, CA
Monumental mid-19th century oil portrait of two siblings Stunning museum quality original oil painting of a brother and sister with marbles. They're sitting on steps below a classic...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 19th Century Oil - Portrait of a Victorian Lady
Located in Corsham, GB
A portrait of a c.1850s Victorian woman, possibly dressed in half-mourning and with a guard chain around her neck. Presented in a gilt-effect wooden frame with beaded detailing to th...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 19th Century Oil - Portrait of a Victorian Lady
Located in Corsham, GB
A portrait of a c.1850s Victorian woman, possibly dressed in half-mourning and with a guard chain around her neck. Presented in a gilt-effect wooden frame with beaded detailing to th...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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

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Canvas, Oil

oil painting, mid century French portrait of a young girl
By Marcel Dyf
Located in Southport, CT
Very Stylish, well painted mid-century French portrait of a young girl seated at a table in a Cafe. Similar in style to the work of Marcel Dyf this portrait is typical of the mid-20...
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1950s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Modernist Portrait, Boy Seated " Mid Century Oil Painting on Board
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1950's of a Boy seated with a bowl of fruits. Comes displayed in a distressed wood frame, signed lower left illegibly. Art measures 1...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

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

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Canvas, Oil

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

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Gouache

Young Lady, French Impressionist Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed Mid Century
By Claude Benard
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Young Lady, Impressionist Portrait, Oil Painting, Signed By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed by the artist on right hand corner Oil painting on board, unframed Board...
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1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Gentleman - Scottish oil painting mid 20th century art
By William Oliphant Hutchinson
Located in London, GB
An original large Scottish portrait oil by noted Scottish artist William Oliphant Hutchinson. The work is a portrait of a gentleman, in a suit, with a rose in his lapel. This painti...
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20th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

R. Peters - Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait of a Woman in a Beret
Located in Corsham, GB
A wonderful portrait of a middle aged woman wearing a beret, purple scarf and dark overcoat. This truly exquisite head study is completed in muted tones, with layers of paint built u...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Pink Clown (Portrait #3)
By Marjorie May Blake
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming mid century impressionist portrait of a clown in pink by Marjorie Blake (American, 1920-1994). Signed "M. Blake" in the lower left corner. Unframed. Marjorie May Gulley Bla...
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1960s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Fiberboard

Mid 20th Century French Portrait in Kitsch Style, Parisian Belle, Signed Oil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait in Kitsch Style, Parisian Belle, Signed Oil Painting By French artist, Mid 20th Century Signed by the artist on the lower right hand corner Oil painting on board, framed Fra...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Man - Original Oil on Canvas by G. Bocchetti - Mid 20th Century
By Gaetano Bocchetti
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a Man is an original modern artwork realized the Italian artist Gaetano Bocchetti in the half of the XX Century. Hand-signed by the artist on teh lower left corner. Exc...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Artist Ethel Weiner Guttman, Oil on Canvas, Mid 20th Century
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on canvas portrait of artist Ethel Weiner is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper studied at the National Academy of Art...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Mary Theodora Hale-White, Mid 19th Century Pre-Raphaelite Oil
Located in London, GB
Arthur Hughes 1832 - 1915 Portrait of Mary Theodora Hale-White Oil on canvas Image size: 10 ½ x 7 ½ inches Original gilt frame Provenance William Hale-White, thence to his daughter ...
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Mid-19th Century Pre-Raphaelite Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Pair of Mid 19th Century Oil Portraits of a Man and Woman C.1850
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of Mid 19th Century Oil Portraits of a Man and Woman C.1850 Outstanding antique oil portraits - A couple Each original oil on panel measures 21" wide x 26" high Each frame me...
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Mid-19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Mid 20th Century Oil Portrait of a Fashionable Young Woman by Barrow c.1970
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid 20th Century Oil Portrait of a Fashionable Young Woman by Barrow c.1970 Bright, bold and colorful painting - Classic vintage oil portrait Original oil on masonite Dimensions 2...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

MID 20TH CENTURY FRENCH OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT SKETCH LADY THOUGHTFUL POSE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
NO RESERVE AUCTION! Artist/ School: French School, mid 20th century Title: Head and Shoulders portrait of a young Lady. Medium: oil painting on canvas laid to board , unframed. ...
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20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Gustave Cherie (b.1908) - Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait of a Parisian Beauty
Located in Corsham, GB
Well presented in a gilt effect frame. Signed. On canvas on stretchers.
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Peter Collins ARCA - Framed Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait of a Woman
By Peter Collins ARCA
Located in Corsham, GB
A wonderful portrait study by the British artist Peter Collins. Here the artist has captured a beautiful young woman with red hair and blue eyes. She is dressed in a blue lace top an...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Diminutive Mid Century Expressionist Clown Portrait #1
By Marjorie May Blake
Located in Soquel, CA
Small portrait of a clown with colorful, expressionist brushstrokes by Marjorie Blake (American, 1920-1994). Signed "M. Blake" in the lower right corner. Unframed. Marjorie May Gull...
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1960s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

"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

"Inca and Coya" Celestial Portrait of Two Women, Oil Painting, Mid 20th Century
By Homero Herrera
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on masonite portrait of two women entitled "Inca and Coya" is signed by Homero Herrera. Unframed.
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of Raymond L. Hanson
By W.S. Bylityplis
Located in Soquel, CA
Refined and august, this large scale portrait by W.S. Bylityplis (American/France, 19th-20th Century) with California crest and dated 1963. A illustration and portrait artist during ...
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1960s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of the artist
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid-century self-portrait by California artist Myrtle Cureton (American, 1909-2000). Signed "Myrtle Cureton" lower left. Artist's Santa Cruz Art League credentials attached on verso....
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

MID 20th CENTURY BRITISH OIL - PORTRAIT OF A LADY IN PEARL NECKLACE - TEAL GREEN
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Portrait of a Lady" by Douglas Swainson (British, mid 20th century) signed oil painting on canvas, framed painting: 18 x 14 inches Beautiful oil painting from the mid 20th centur...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dorothy Hepworth (1894-1978) - Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait of Sonya Redway
Located in Corsham, GB
An accomplished oil painting by the artist Dorothy Hepworth. The scene depicts Sonya Redway in a pale blue dress, seated in an armchair, delicately resting her head on her hand. Unsi...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Georges Rogy (1897-1981) - Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait Of A Blond Girl
Located in Corsham, GB
A delicate portrait of a young girl with curled blonde hair in a pink dress, looking over her shoulder at the viewer. Rogy clearly has a skilled hand in his hazy and soft style of br...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Patrick Lambert Larking ROI (1907-1981) - Mid 20th Century Oil, Solemn Portrait
Located in Corsham, GB
A solemn oil portrait of a woman in a blue jumper, resting her arms on a cushion. The artist has used rough brush strokes and a muted palette to create the serious atmosphere. The p...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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

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Oil

Mid Century Portrait of Woman in Red Hat
By Jon Blanchette
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid Century portrait of a woman wearing red by Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). Signed by the artist in the lower right corner. Canvas has been mounted on fiberboard. Unframed. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Fiberboard

Mid Century Portrait of a Girl in Bonnet
By Helen Enoch Gleiforst
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid century portrait of a girl in bonnet by listed artist Helen Mae Enoch Gleiforst (American,1903-1997), circa 1950. Unframed. Signed "Gleiforst" lower left corner. Image size: 20"H...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of a Moroccan Berber Girl
By Maxa Nordau
Located in Soquel, CA
Unique and vibrant portrait of a Moroccan Berber girl by Maxa Nordau (French, 1897-1993), c.1949. Signed "Maxa Nordau" lower left. Rustic wood frame. Maxa Nordau was born on Januar...
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1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

George Henry Mott (1916-1993) - Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait of a Young Girl
Located in Corsham, GB
A delightful portrait of a young girl with long brown hair by the artist George Henry Mott (1916-1993). With areas of impasto. Well presented in a wooden frame with gilt slip. Mall G...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Wine Enologist Claude Wolf - Mid Century Portrait
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
A mid-century portrait of Claude Wolf (1904-1973), a vintner Enologist by Abel George Warshawsky (American, 1883-1962). Oil on canvas and presented in a wooden frame. Signed "A. G. W...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Jeanne Brandsma (1902-1992) - Fine Mid 20th Century Oil, Portrait of a Young Boy
By Jeanne Brandsma
Located in Corsham, GB
A fine Belgian School expressive modernist portrait of a child, by the well listed Belgian artist Jeanne Brandsma. The artist has beautifully captured the expression and character of...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century Oil Portrait
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th Century Oil Portrait Original oil on canvas Dimensions 23.75' wide x 30" high The stretcher is crafted with hand made iron nails. See pics. No visible signature Very good c...
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Mid-19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

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Oil

Mid 20th Century French Impressionist Portrait of a Young Girl
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Mid 20th Century French Impressionist Portrait of a Young Girl French School, Mid 20th century Oil painting on canvas, unframed Canvas size: 9.5 x 7.25 inches Beautifully spontaneou...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century "Musicians" Original Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid 20th Century "Musicians" Original Oil Painting Fine oil portrait of two musicians One flute player, one drummer Original oil on linen over board Dimensions 31" wide x 40.5" h...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century Oil - Woman Knitting
Located in Corsham, GB
A portrait of a seated woman concentrating on her knitting. Presented in a grey painted and limed wooden frame. Unsigned. On panel.
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century Oil - A Communal Puff
Located in Corsham, GB
A truly charming mid 19th Century scene in oil, showing a trio of men at a tavern, each smoking their clay pipes. The artist has wonderfully captured three distinct characters; the d...
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 19th Century Oil - Jacobean Gentleman
Located in Corsham, GB
A fine mid 19th Century oil portrait of a well dressed Jacobean gentleman with a characterful beard and a knowing gaze. The painting is unsigned and has been presented in a substanti...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century Oil - Soft Gaze
Located in Corsham, GB
A characterful yet muted portrait of a dark haired woman with soft features and a gentle gaze. The painting is unsigned, on canvas. On canvas.
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20th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Moody Surreal Portrait Mid-Late 20th Century Gouache
By Michael di Cosola
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid to late 20th-century gouache on paper is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute before mov...
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1990s Surrealist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid Century Portrait of Artist Doris Rohr of Carmel
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful mid century portrait of Carmel artist Doris Estelle Rohr by listed California artist Abel George (Buck) Warshawsky (American, 1883-1962). Signed "A.G. Warshawsky Dec. 22 52...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Mid Century Figurative Portrait of a Boy with Toy Car
By Ralph Edward Joosten
Located in Soquel, CA
Realistic mid century portrait of a boy playing with an antique toy car by Ralph Joosten (American, 1928-2009). Signed "R. Joosten" in the lower left corner. Unframed. Image 24"H x 2...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid-Century Portrait of a Young Girl with Red Hair
Located in Soquel, CA
Charming portrait of a young girl with red hair wearing a typical mid-century frilly dress and high-cut bangs, by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century). Artist's signature (indi...
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1950s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

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Oil Portrait Midcentury For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact oil portrait midcentury you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. In our selection of items, you can find Impressionist examples as well as a Modern version. You’re likely to find the perfect oil portrait midcentury among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add an oil portrait midcentury to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of brown, black, gray, blue and more. There have been many interesting oil portrait midcentury examples over the years, but those made by Donald Stacy, Jean-Gabriel Domergue, Sophie Danielle Rubinstain, Gerald Wasserman and Enrich Torres are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Artworks like these of any era or style can make for thoughtful decor in any space, but a selection from our variety of those made in paint, oil paint and fabric can add an especially memorable touch.

How Much is a Oil Portrait Midcentury?

The average selling price for an oil portrait midcentury we offer is $1,800, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $148,500 for the highest priced.

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