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Vintage Modernist Abstract Cityscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract cityscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed lower right illegibly. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 30"L x 23"H, overall 34"L x 27"H.
Category

1960s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage English Watercolor Landscape - Hallways Farmhouse
Located in Houston, TX
Inviting English watercolor of a brick pathway leading from a covered portico to a small farmhouse, 1980. Signed and dated lower right. Original vintage one-of-a-kind artwork on pap...
Category

1970s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Vintage French Watercolor Landscape - Pont du Buis Bridge (Aurillac, France)
Located in Houston, TX
Serene watercolor landscape along the banks of the La Jordanne River looking at the Pont du Buis bridge in he picturesque city of Aurillac located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region...
Category

1970s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Vintage American School Precisionist Bridge Abstract Cityscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school bridge painting. Oil on board, circa 1951. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a brownwood frame. Image size, 12"L x 30"H, overall 15"L x 33"H..
Category

1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Haitian Painting c.1960
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Haitian Painting c.1960 Original acrylic on board Dimensions 31.5" wide x 23.5" high The frame measures 33" wide x 24" high Signed / Illegible - See pics
Category

Mid-20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Board

Vintage Nude Male Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Nude Male Oil Painting Original oil on panel Dimensions 11.5" wide x 15.5" high The frame measures 20.5" wide x 24.5" high No visible signature
Category

Late 20th Century Nude Paintings

Materials

Oil

  • Vintage Nude Male Oil Painting
  • Vintage Nude Male Oil Painting
  • Vintage Nude Male Oil Painting
  • Vintage Nude Male Oil Painting
H 24.5 in. W 20.5 in. D 2 in.
Vintage French Painting - Gentle Rains
Located in Houston, TX
Distinctive French gouache painting of afternoon rains over a brilliantly colored garden and pergola, circa 1950. Unsigned. Original vintage one-of-a-kind artwork on paper displaye...
Category

1950s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Vintage French Acrylic Painting - Versailles
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely French acrylic painting of Versailles with beautiful colored flowers in the forefront and blue colored buildings in the background by artist Jaquel, 1971. Signed lower right. ...
Category

1970s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Vintage Gouache Painting - The Cellist
Located in Houston, TX
Vivid and contemporary style gouache portrait of a female cellist at work by G. Lachausse, circa 1970. Original one-of-a-kind artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold...
Category

1960s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Vintage Japanese Landscape Painting on Silk
Located in Gallatin, TN
Vintage Japanese Landscape Painting on Silk | Signed and marked on upper left and lower right of image | Matted and framed under glass; dust cover on verso | Approx. Size: 26.5" H x ...
Category

20th Century Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

Materials

Silk, Oil

  • Vintage Japanese Landscape Painting on Silk
  • Vintage Japanese Landscape Painting on Silk
  • Vintage Japanese Landscape Painting on Silk
  • Vintage Japanese Landscape Painting on Silk
H 14.5 in. W 26.5 in. D 1 in.
Vintage Figural Nude Oil Painting c.1974
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Figural Nude Oil Painting c.1974 This is a fine oil painting by a very talented artist and a beautiful young sitter. Original oil on canvas. Dimensions 20" x 24". The frame...
Category

Mid-20th Century Impressionist Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Oil Painting "Strings and Brass" Symphony Oil Painting c.1989
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Oil Painting "Strings and Brass" Symphony Oil Painting c.1989 Original oil on canvas Canvas dimensions 24" wide x 16" high The simple maple frame measures 25" wide x 17" h...
Category

Late 20th Century Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Modern Painting - Pose of Flames
Located in Houston, TX
Striking abstract acrylic painting of a nude male figure in a reclining pose and surrounded by vivid flames by Beugnet, circa 1950. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white...
Category

1940s Nude Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Paper

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.
Category

1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Impressionist "Fisherman" Oil Painting 20th C.
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Impressionist "Fisherman" Oil Painting 20th C. Fine impressionist oil painting in a gilded frame The painting is signed illegibly in the lower right corner - see images Or...
Category

Late 20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Vintage Oil Painting "Amish Children" by A. Hinck
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Oil Painting "Amish Children" by A. Hinck Original oil on canvas Dimensions 22" wide x 21.5" high The frame measures 25.75" wide x 25" high Signed by the artist Good vin...
Category

Late 20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Modernist "Palm Tree" Original Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Modernist "Palm Tree" Original Oil Painting Bold impressionist landscape with purple mountains, golden valley and tall green palm trees Signed in the lower right corner Ca...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Brazilian "Bahia" Original Acrylic Painting C.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Brazilian "Bahia" Original Acrylic Painting C.1950 Signed front and back (illegible - see pics) Canvas dimensions 28.5" wide x 21" high The frame measures 33.5" wide x 26"...
Category

Mid-20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

The Cantor, Vintage Judaica European Oil Painting
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Vintage Judaica oil painting, Poland, signed illegibly by artist l.r.
Category

20th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage French Boat and Marina Landscape Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Soothing French painting of a peaceful scene of boats docked at a small marina, circa 1950. Original one-of-a-kind vintage work of art on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold...
Category

1950s Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

Materials

Paper, Acrylic

Vintage Mediterranean Port and Boats Landscape Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Charming painting of a Mediterranean town, two men untangle a fishnet while beach goers frolic on the shore, circa 1940. Original one-of-a-kind vintage work of art on paper displaye...
Category

1940s Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Set of 3 Vintage Japanese Miniature Paintings on Silk
Located in Gallatin, TN
Set of 3 Very Fine Vintage Japanese Miniature Paintings on Silk | Two are signed and marked on the upper right of image, remainder believed to be signed in pencil on arrears | Matted...
Category

20th Century Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

Materials

Silk, Oil

American Modernist Abstract Landscape Framed Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 24L x 20H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
Category

1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Figurative Oil Painting Hawaiian Female Dancer 1968
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3842 Figurative oil painting on artist board
Category

1960s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Vintage Geometric Abstract Oil Painting by Bennett C.1961
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Geometric Abstract Oil Painting by Bennett C.1961 Original oil on masonite Dimensions 24" wide x 18" high The period frame measures 32" wide x 26" high Signed and dated l...
Category

Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Vintage Country Landscape Oil Painting by Wittenberg c.1947
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Country Landscape Oil Painting by Wittenberg c.1947 Original oil on canvas Dimensions 30.5" wide x 25" high The painting is signed and dated in the lower right corner Goo...
Category

Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage "Backyard Pool" Original Gouache Painting by Dosne
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Backyard Pool" Original Gouache Painting by Dosne Original gouache on paper Dimensions 15" wide x 10" high The frame measures 23" wide x 18" high Very good condition
Category

Late 20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Vintage "Le Geste Immobile" Abstract Oil Painting c.1981
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Le Geste Immobile" Abstract Oil Painting c.1981 Remarkable hard edge abstract painting in greens Original oil on paper over board Dimensions 21.25" wide x 28.75" high Th...
Category

Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Paper

Vintage Southwest Adobe Landscape Original Pastel Painting c.1985
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Southwest Adobe Landscape Original Pastel Painting c.1985 Outstanding late 20th century pastel painting by mystery artist. The painting is signed / monogrammed in the lower ...
Category

Late 20th Century Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Pastel

Vintage "Bali Rice Fields" Original Oil Painting c.1989
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Bali Rice Fields" Original Oil Painting c.1989 Beautiful original oil painting of workers in a rice field in Bali. Original oil on canvas. Dimensions 23.5" wide x 19.5" hi...
Category

Late 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

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

1990s Surrealist Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Large American School Modernist Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. No signature found. Image size, 38L x 46H. Framing available.
Category

1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Adylin with Skis, Vintage 1930s Painting, Apres Ski, Cabin,
Located in Denver, CO
Adylin with Skis, Sitting Pose, vintage modernist, WPA era interior scene of a young woman with ski gear sitting on a sofa. Dated 1939 verso, colors include blue, red, white, ivory, ...
Category

1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Modernist Abstract Expressionist Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1966. Signed. Image size, 36L x 32H. Framing available.
Category

1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Roy Hampton Vintage Hunter W/ Bird Dog Oil Painting C.1970s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Roy Hampton Vintage Hunter W/ Bird Dog Oil Painting C.1970s Oil on canvas Dimensions 24" wide x 36" high The period frame measures 31" wide x 43" high Signed in the lower right c...
Category

Mid-20th Century Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Vintage Abstract Figures on Horseback Original Oil Painting C.1983
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Abstract Figures on Horseback Original Oil Painting C.1983 Fine original oil on canvas under glass We are unable to make out the signature A bit of old fashioned detective...
Category

Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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...
Category

Early 20th Century Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Vintage "Bodega View" Original Oil Painting by McCabe C.1941
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Bodega View" Original Oil Painting by McCabe C.1941 Original oil on masonite Masonite dimensions 36" wide x 24" high The frame measures 42" wide x 30" high The painting ...
Category

Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

"St. Marks Square" Vintage Venetian Scene Oil Painting c.1970
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage St. Marks Square Venetian Oil Painting Fine oil painting of a classical view of St. Marks Square in Venice, Italy. Crowds of people walk around the square on a nice day. An...
Category

Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, 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...
Category

Mid-20th Century Surrealist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract Expressionist Thick Impasto Vintage Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Unsigned. Displayed in a modern frame. Image size, 40"L x 19.5"H.
Category

1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage New York Urban Street Scene Realist Painting '70's
Located in San Rafael, CA
Vintage 1970's realist painting of an urban New York street scene. Signed 'H. Narzan' ? Acrylic on canvas 35" H x 24" L With aluminum frame: 36 1/4" H x 25 1/4" L
Category

1970s American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Vintage Signed Belgian Large Modernist Harvest Still Life Cityscape Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist still life and cityscape painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1911. Signed. Image size, 41L x 33H.
Category

1980s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Realist Artist Studio Nude Portrait Sculpture Original Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique European school signed artist studio painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1982. Signed. Image size, 28L x 36H. Housed in a period modern frame.
Category

1980s Realist Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Geometric Huge Size Original Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract geometric painting.. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 66L x 30H. Housed in a period frame.
Category

1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Expressionist Boston Estate 1930 Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract interior painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
Category

1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Expressionist Boston Estate 1930 Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract interior painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
Category

1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Cloud Study Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modern abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 48L x 36H. Unframed.
Category

1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Modernist Abstract Expressionist Still Life Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. No signature found. Image size, 42L x 20H. Framing available.
Category

1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Nautical Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract expressionist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. No signature found. Very finely painted. Image size, 16L x 12H. Framing options available.
Category

1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modernist Abstract Signed Morrow Biomorphic Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 18"L x 20"H.
Category

1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Vintage Impressionist Flower Filled River Southern School Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American impressionist landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1980. Signed. Displayed in a gold frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
Category

1980s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Watercolor, Gouache

Vintage Stark Cityscape W/ Lone Figure Oil Painting by R. Roberts C.1960
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Stark Cityscape W/ Lone Figure Oil Painting by R. Roberts C.1960 Original oil on canvas Canvas dimensions 40" wide x 20" high The period frame measures 43.5" wide x 23.5" ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Post-Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

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...
Category

1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Surreal Figurative American Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1969. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 18"L x 36"H.
Category

1960s Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Lahaina, Historic Site "Sunday Afternoons Are Forever" Vintage Hawaiian Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large Scale Hawaiian Themed Painting Lahaina, Historic Site "Sunday Afternoons Are Forever" Vintage Hawaiian Oil Painting by Evan C.1989 Outstanding original oil painting signed b...
Category

Late 20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage "Sacramento River Boat" Original Oil Painting by Terrel c.1970s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Sacramento River Boat" Original Oil Painting by Terrel c.1970s Original oil on canvas Dimensions 36" wide x 24" high The period frame measures 43" wide x 31" high Signed...
Category

Mid-20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Oil Painting Luminous Mountain Landscape by F.A. Millard c.1925
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Oil Painting Luminous Mountain Landscape by F.A. Millard c.1925 Original oil on panel Panel dimensions 10" wide x 15" high The frame measures 12.5" wide x 17.5" high Sign...
Category

Early 20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Vintage "Adam and Eve" Original Oil Painting by Sam C.1970
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Adam and Eve" Original Oil Painting by Sam C.1970 Original oil painting on canvas board Canvas board dimensions 30" wide x 40" high The painting is housed in a rabbet and...
Category

Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Oil Painting California Sierra Foothills Town by D. Grech c.1997
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Oil Painting California Sierra Foothills Town by D. Grech c.1997 Original oil on masonite Dimensions 22" wide x 14" high The lightly distressed frame measures 16" wide x 1...
Category

Late 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

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