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Oil on Canvas Art by Jean Richardson
By Jean Richardson
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Unframed canvas by Oklahoma artist Jean Richardson known for her wonderful abstract western inspired works of art. Credits and museums include: Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa , Okl...
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1980s American Native American Vintage Canvas Art

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H 22 in. W 28 in. D 1 in.
Mixed-Media Canvas Art Piece by Brittish Artist Bruce Tippett, England, 1963
By Bruce Tippett
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A vintage mixed media on canvas by Brittish artist Bruce Tippett, 1963. This large scaled piece has been proffessionally framed in dark walnut. The artist name and original sticker i...
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1960s British Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Nue Debout by HUGUES PISSARRO - Nude Painting, Human Figure, Oil on Canvas, Art
By Hughes Claude Pissarro
Located in London, GB
Nue Debout by HUGUES PISSARRO (b. 1935) Oil on canvas 92 x 65 cm (36 ¼ x 25 ⅝ inches) Signed lower right, Hugues Pissarro. Dated on the reverse, Monte-Carlo 1963 and inscribed, Hug...
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1960s Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil

Modern Painting Abstract Art Oil on Canvas in Brilliant Blue Signed 1985
By LeRoy Neiman
Located in National City, CA
Modern abstract painting in vibrant blue an oil on canvas art work signed backside Brooke 1985 Measures: 41.5 x 31.5 Tall x 2 D Original unrestored vintage condition preowned. Fra...
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1980s American Expressionist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Paint

River Landscape Painting of Springtime in Picardy France with Boat and Clouds
Located in Preston, GB
A unique original oil painting of a River Landscape in France by Roger Charles Desoutter, entitled ‘Springtime in Picardy’. Signed on lower left, Oil on Canvas. Art measures 30 x 2...
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1980s Land Vintage Canvas Art

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Gesso, Mixed Media, Canvas, Paint, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Oil on Canvas "Stowe" Art Brenner, American
By Art Brenner
Located in New York, NY
Art Brenner, American, 1924-2013, "Stowe", oil on canvas, studio stamped, signed, titled, and dated verso. Art Brenner, a prolific painter, sculptor, and scholarly writer, was born...
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20th Century American Post-Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas

Night: The Canvas House - pop-art, minimalist, contemporary, acrylic on canvas
By Charles Pachter
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Pachter has often used the tent as a symbol of the country, of military history, and the journey implied by the use of the tent, and of course, the primary symbolism of the pyramid. ...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Green Landscape, Expressionist Art, Oil on Canvas, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Green Landscape" is a landscape painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon from 1955. The 18" x 24" oil on canvas features a spring or summer landscape, pain...
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1950s Expressionist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Mountain Landscape Painting with Sheep Dog & Shepherd in Lake District England
By Peter Coulthard
Located in Preston, GB
A unique original oil painting by Peter Coulthard of Sheep, Dog & Shepherd in the Lake District, England. Entitled "Gathering Herdwicks in the fells above Buttermere, Cumbria". Signe...
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1990s Realist Vintage Canvas Art

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Paint, Cotton Canvas, Oil, Gesso, Canvas

The Champs Elysees Paris Pop Art large painting on canvas
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Elle est Venue" by Robert Pamart, French 20th century signed, dated and titled verso, 1987 acrylic paint on canvas, unframed canvas: 35.5 x 25.5 inches provenance: private collectio...
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Late 20th Century Pop Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Jonathan Winters Screenprint on Canvas Painting Umbrellas Hollywood Star Pop Art
By Jonathan Winters
Located in Surfside, FL
Overall 21 X 27 image is 17.25 X 23.5 This is a mixed media print on canvas by beloved comedian and artist Jonathan Winters. This one depicts a surrealist bird with umbrellas Artis...
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1980s Pop Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Screen

Jonathan Winters Screenprint Canvas Painting Airplane Hollywood Hang Ups Pop Art
By Jonathan Winters
Located in Surfside, FL
Overall 21 X 27 image is 17.25 X 23.5 This is a mixed media print on canvas by beloved comedian and artist Jonathan Winters. This one depicts old biplane airplanes and parachutes ...
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1980s Pop Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Screen

Cesar VILOT French Art Deco Oil on Canvas Landscape with a Lady 1930
By Cesar Vilol
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas by Cesar Vilot, France, ca.1930. Landscape with a Lady. Overall sizes: 27.3"x23.8"(69.5cmx60.5cm) - Painting measurements: 21.7"x18.1"(55cmx46cm) - 10F Format. Signed "...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Marilyn, Pop Art Portrait of Marilyn Monroe, Acrylic on Canvas, Signed
By John Stango
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Marilyn" is an acrylic on canvas portrait of Marilyn Monroe by 20th Century, Philadelphia pop artist John Stango. The 49" x 40" canvas is unframed and signed "Stango" in the lower l...
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Late 20th Century Pop Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

English Folk Art Oil on Canvas Painting a Chemist in Mayfair, circa 1950
Located in London, GB
A chemist in Mayfair, circa 1950 We are proud to offer a mid-20th century oil on canvas painting, depicting a Mayfair (London) Pharmacy called Goulds. This pharmacy still exists in ...
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1950s British Folk Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas

"Untitled," Oil on Canvas - Abstract Surrealism Painting, Contemporary Art
By Dorothy Hood
Located in Houston, TX
This monumental oil on canvas painting is an outstanding example of the magnitude of Dorothy Hood’s prominence as a painter. Measuring over eight feet tall, and fifteen feet wide, th...
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1980s Abstract Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Bela De Kristo Art Deco Cubist Oil on Canvas Man Playing Guitar
Located in Oakland, CA
Art Deco cubist painting of guitar player by Bela De Kristo. Strong cubist style and colors, original and of the period. The image representing a solo guitarist with dancers in the b...
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1930s Hungarian Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas

"Radio City Music Hall" Art Deco Geometric Painting on Canvas with Gold Diptych
Located in New York, NY
This work is a bold display of geometrically strong pieces, with charcoal grey and light grey and touches of gold in the strong lines which create this Diptych. "Radio City Music Hal...
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20th Century Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Latex, Varnish, Canvas, Tape

Paul Giovanopoulos Pop Art Oil Painting on Canvas Photo Realist Ice Cream Cone
By Paul Giovanopoulos
Located in Surfside, FL
Paul A. Giovanopoulos Oil paintings on canvas Measures approx. 23 X 23 overall including thin frame. This one depicts an ice cream done in a photo realism pop art style super impos...
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1990s Pop Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Nude, Oil on Canvas by Albert Radoczy
By Albert Radoczy
Located in Pasadena, CA
This oil painting is signed and dated 1971. It sits in a natural wood frame. Albert Radoczy was a master at exploring the female form. Throughout his career, his drawings and paintin...
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1970s Other Art Style Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil, Canvas, Wood

"Untitled," Oil, Mixed Media on Canvas - Abstract painting, Contemporary Art
By Dick Wray
Located in Houston, TX
Thick layers of paint foster an unctuousness commonly found in Dick Wray’s work. The treatment of the medium reflects a tendency toward impulse, whimsy, and vigorous expression. I...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil

Modern Abstract Art Oil Canvas Painting Signed Still Life Vegetable
Located in National City, CA
For your pleasure: Modern Abstract Art Oil on Canvas/ Board Painting of Still Life Vegetable. The Art is signed as S Justin- difficult to read. Dimensions: 12"w x 16" Original Ag...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Other

Modern Indian Art, Madras, Life cycle, canvas Painting, Abstract, Red, India
By R B Bhaskaran
Located in La Chapelle Aubareil, FR
Part of the history of Modern Art in India, this striking published painting is by noted seminal artist R B Bhaskaran. The artist’s work plays with the genre of abstraction, spanning...
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Julian Trevelyan New York Bridges Oil on canvas Modern British Art
By Julian Trevelyan
Located in London, GB
To see our other Modern British Art, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - or send us a message if you cannot find the artist you ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil

Modernist American Abstract Expressionist Pop Art Painting on Canvas James Yohe
By James Yohe
Located in Surfside, FL
James Yohe A Quiet Situation-Move Acrylic on canvas, 1980, Hand signed 'Yohe', titled and dated on the reverse, with label from Alexander Milliken Gallery NY. 18 1/2 x 20 1/2 in., t...
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1980s Post-Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Latin Art Surreal Acrylic on Canvas by Martinez Rojas 1988
Located in Miami, FL
A Surreal framed Composition by Martinez Rojas suggesting great movement with native Incan symbols and inspiration from the abstract fluidity of fellow Peruvian artist Fernando de Sz...
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1980s Peruvian Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Paint

Corrida Espagnole by JEAN DUFY - bullfighting scene, oil on canvas, modern art
By Jean Dufy
Located in London, GB
Corrida Espagnole by JEAN DUFY (1888-1964) Oil on canvas 33.2 x 55.3 cm (13 ¹/₈ x 21 ³/₄ inches) Signed lower right, Jean Dufy Provenance FAR Gallery, New York, New York Newman Gall...
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20th Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil

Young Man, Portrait in Color, Oil on Canvas, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Young Man" is an oil on canvas portrait painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon. The painting is 26" x 36" in size, signed on the lower right. Bernard Ha...
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1950s Expressionist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Cathedrals, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Gregg Simpson
Located in Yardley, PA
The sheets of water in this cascade form Gothic-like arches of pure color. An uplifting piece, this painting needs a feature wall to make a strong impact. Signed and dated on the bac...
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1980s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Acrylic

Sundials, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Gregg Simpson
Located in Yardley, PA
The energy in this work doesn't let up as banded swirls leap over each other in a synchronistic fashion to form organic patterns. This large, signature piece needs a feature wall to ...
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1980s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil

1960s "Rib Cage" Oil on Canvas Painting Art Institute of Chicago
By Edith Isaac-Rose
Located in Arp, TX
Edith Isaac-Rose "Rib Cage" c.1960 Oil on canvas 28"x36" framed in natural wood gallery frame 29.5"x37.5" Painted on two canvases Unsigned, came from a portfolio of her work Edith I...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Auroras, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Gregg Simpson
Located in Yardley, PA
A shimmering wall of water creates auroras which like those in the sky, can create a euphoric sense of weightlessness. This large, signature piece needs a feature wall to do justice ...
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1980s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Acrylic

Canvas Confidential Paul Cézanne "Card Players" Original Art
By Frank Kelly Freas
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Acrylic on Paper Signature: Signed Kelly Freas Canvas Confidential Paul Cézanne "Card Players" Original Art (Dial Press, 1963). Canvas Confidential was a very funny book wri...
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1960s Vintage Canvas Art

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Paper, Acrylic

Joseph M. Glasco Oil and Collage on Canvas, #34, Dated 1985
By Joseph Glasco
Located in Dallas, TX
Original oil and mixed-media on canvas, art work measures 60" x 60, with frame 61.5" x 61.5", "Untitled #34". Joseph Glasco (1925-1996) was an American abstract expressionist painte...
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20th Century American Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Wood, Paint

Michael Indorato 1999 Signed Large Street Art Painting on Canvas
Located in West Hartford, CT
Vintage Michael Indorato signed Graffiti abstract street art on canvas large. Signed lower right One of his earlier works Magnificent statement piece Large in size.
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Late 20th Century American Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Paint

"Border Town", Lajos Markos, Original Oil/Canvas, 28x36 in., Western Art, Cowboy
Located in Dallas, TX
An old west bordering town is busy on this bright and sunny afternoon. A Cowboy crosses on horseback with two donkeys as another passes by with a red carriage waving to his friendly ...
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1970s Realist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

"Autumn", Joe Rader Roberts, 30x40 in., Original Oil on Canvas, Western Art
Located in Dallas, TX
A Native American tribe on horseback travels through the shrubbery of the woods with guns at hand. The tribe leader is in the front with an orange blanket wrapped around him on a bro...
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1970s Realist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Horizontal Flag - pop-art, Canadiana, iconic, contemporary, acrylic on canvas
By Charles Pachter
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Canada’s national flag fills the frame of this magnificent painting by contemporary artist Charles Pachter. As a strong patriot, Pachter has chosen to celebrate the iconic image of ...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

1950s Mid Century Modern Aviation Painting Vintage Airplane Art, Oil on Canvas
Located in National City, CA
Art Mid Century Modern Aviation Art, Vintage Airplanes in the Air, Oil on Canvas. Unsigned. Dimensions: 42 1/2" x 31" H x 1 1/2" D, Art 35" W x 23 1/2" H Original Unrestored vintage ...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Aluminum

Hungarian Rhapsody, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Gregg Simpson
Located in Yardley, PA
A feeling of the Hungarian composers Bartok and Kodaly underlies the mood, color and atmosphere of this work. Signed and dated on the back and wired for hanging. Shipped in a crate w...
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1990s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Acrylic

Signed Marlene Bremer Original Sculpture on Canvas Mixed-Media Art
Located in West Hartford, CT
A Marlene Bremer masterwork. This mixed-media sculpture on canvas, framed will give any room that shot of abstract, minimalism you have been looking for. The scale of the piece is p...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Textile, Canvas, Wood

Two Violet Roses 1974, Op Art Floral Oil on Canvas Painting
By Lowell Nesbitt
Located in Surfside, FL
Lowell Blair Nesbitt is an American painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor. Although he worked in a variety of media and covered a wide range of subjects throughout his caree...
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1970s Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Root Writing, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Gregg Simpson
Located in Yardley, PA
The rocky shores of my island home on the west coast of Canada yield many ways in which nature can be the trigger for abstraction. The viewer is drawn into a tangled web of earth-ton...
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1990s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil

"Wild Bill Hickok 1853", Wild West Deadwood, large 53x40" oil canvas western art
By Ceravolo
Located in Southampton, NY
Ceravolo's Large scale paintings have received international acclaim for more three decades. His paintings are in many influential corporate and private collections, including: ELT...
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

"A Wet Windy Day", Joe Rader Roberts, 30x40, Original Oil on Canvas, Western Art
Located in Dallas, TX
Cowboys trying to run out of the storm on this cold rainy day of cattle herding on the ranch. A cowboy in a wagon being pulled by four brown and black horses is herding the longhorns...
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1970s Realist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Behind the Waterfall #2, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Gregg Simpson
Located in Yardley, PA
The flowing cascades of this waterfall reveal little mechanisms coming out of the water to provoke the imagination. This large, signature piece needs a feature wall to do justice to ...
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1980s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Acrylic

Mid-Century Modern Large Scale Signed Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting / Art
Located in Kennesaw, GA
I love this painting! This is a large scale mid-century signed modern oil on canvas painting. It is signed “Monti”. The strong coloration includes black, blue, green and red.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Paint

Vintage Magician Magic Suitcase Hand Painted Folk Art
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic Magician's suitcase. Hand painted and lettered. Vintage Folk Art rabbit trick and card paintings. Great bookshelf display.
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1940s American Folk Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Fabric, Canvas

En Bretagne, Oil on Canvas
By André Bouquet
Located in New York, NY
Andre Bouquet (French, 1897-1987) En Bretagne Signed lower left Oil on Canvas Canvas: 18 x 22 inches Framed: 25 x 28 3/4 x 1.75 inches
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Late 20th Century Folk Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Original Mexican Oil on Canvas by Ismael Rivera
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this rare and original handmade painted in oil on canvas by Mexican painter Ismael Rivera, includes signature, circa 1950.
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1950s Mexican Folk Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas

  • Original Mexican Oil on Canvas by Ismael Rivera
  • Original Mexican Oil on Canvas by Ismael Rivera
  • Original Mexican Oil on Canvas by Ismael Rivera
  • Original Mexican Oil on Canvas by Ismael Rivera
H 23.63 in. W 31.5 in. D 0.99 in.
L`Escalier` by Perez Petriarte Oil on Canvas
By Perez Petriarte
Located in FR
Femme en Bleu "L`Escalier" by Perez Pétriarte Oil on Canvas Perez Pétriarte grew up on the coast of SW France. This painting is one her rarer works appearing for sale from the 19...
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1980s Other Art Style Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Still Life ‘Anemones’ Oil on Canvas c1950 French Kitsch Art
Located in Trensacq, FR
Vintage mid-century painting ‘Anemones’ c1950s French Kitsch Art A charming still life study, vibrant and colourful with good texture, signed by the artist. In very good vinta...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Giltwood, Paint

Serge De Filippi Horse Show oil on canvas
Located in San Francisco, CA
Wonderful and rare Serge De Filippi original oil on canvas painting. Charming colorful scene of a horse show and fair. Measures 25 3/4 inches wide by 20 high. Frame measures 28 1/2 ...
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20th Century Folk Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Oil

Mid-Century Modern Style Abstract Signed Oil On Canvas Signed Art, T.Fisher
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This is a large scale Mid-Century Modern style signed oil on canvas painting in gold and blue hues. It depicts geometric inter-locking patterns. It is unframed and signed T.Fisher on...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Paint

La Peniche, Oil on Canvas Naive
By André Bouquet
Located in New York, NY
Andre Bouquet (French, 1897-1987) La Peniche Signed Oil on Canvas Canvas: 15 x 18 inches Framed: 22 x 25 x 1.5 inches
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1960s Folk Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Art Nouveau, Fleurs
By Karel VonBelle
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an original oil on canvas by Belgian artist Karel VonBelle. "Fleurs", is an original oil on canvas, signed, dated 1935, beautifully framed.
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Op Art 1971 Kinetic Oil Painting Pop Art Artist
By Josef Levi
Located in Surfside, FL
Josef Alan Levi (1938) is an American artist whose works range over a number of different styles, but which are unified by certain themes consistently present among them. Josef Lev...
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1970s Op Art Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Expressionist Mixed Technique on Canvas.
By Daniel Klein
Located in Cotignac, FR
Late 20th century abstract expressionist mixed media on canvas by French artist Daniel Klein. Signed D. Klein bottom left. Daniel Klein, a French painter, born in 1946, began his ca...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Vintage Canvas Art

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Paper, Acrylic, Canvas

Nature Morte by Paulémile Pissarro - Still life, oil on canvas
By Paul Emile Pissarro
Located in London, GB
Nature Morte by Paulémile Pissarro (1884 - 1972) Oil on canvas 54.3 x 65.2 cm (21 ³/₈ x 25 ⁵/₈ inches) Signed lower left, Paulémile Pissarro; signed, titled and dated on the reverse ...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

"Shaped Canvas," Red & Black Shape Oil on Canvas by Peg Fritsch
By Peg Fritsch
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Shaped Canvas" is an abstract oil painting on canvas in red and black. The shape of the canvas itself is not the usual rectangle and is an abstraction of painting surfaces in genera...
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1960s Abstract Vintage Canvas Art

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Canvas, Oil

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Vintage Canvas Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact piece of vintage canvas art you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. In our selection of items, you can find Abstract examples as well as a Impressionist version. If you’re looking for an item from our selection of vintage canvas art from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 20th Century. On 1stDibs, the right choice in our collection of vintage canvas art is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes brown, gray, black and blue. Creating an object in our assortment of vintage canvas art has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Dan Christensen, Raymond Hendler, Jacques Zucker, Joseph Barrett and Ann Purcell are consistently popular. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, fabric and canvas.

How Much is a Vintage Canvas Art?

The price for a piece of vintage canvas art in our collection starts at $1 and tops out at $1,900,000 with the average selling for $3,273.

Finding the Right Paintings for You

Painting is an art form that has spanned innumerable cultures, with artists using the medium to tell stories, explore and communicate ideas and express themselves. To bring abstract, landscape and still-life paintings into your home is to celebrate and share in the long tradition of this discipline.

When we look at paintings, particularly those that originated in the past, we learn about history, other cultures and countries of the world. Like every other work of art, paintings — whether they are contemporary creations or works that were made during the 19th century — can often help us clearly see and understand the world around us in a meaningful and interesting way.

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.

No matter your preference, whether you favor Post-Impressionist paintings, animal paintings, Surrealism, Pop art or another movement or specific period, arranging art on a blank wall allows you to evoke emotions in a room while also showing off your tastes and interests. A symmetrical wall arrangement may comprise a grid of four to six pieces or, for an odd number of works, a horizontal row. Asymmetrical arrangements, which may be small clusters of art or large, salon-style gallery walls, have a more collected and eclectic feel. Download the 1stDibs app, which includes a handy “View on Wall” feature that allows you to see how a particular artwork will look on a particular wall, and read about how to arrange wall art. And if you’re searching for the perfect palette for your interior design project, what better place to turn than to the art world’s masters of color?

On 1stDibs, you’ll find an expansive collection of paintings and other fine art for your home or office. Browse abstract paintings, portrait paintings, paintings by popular artists and more today.

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An Inspiring Collage by Self-Taught Miami Artist Purvis Young

An Inspiring Collage by Self-Taught Miami Artist Purvis Young

In 1995, the artist embellished a found poster of Martin Luther King with visionary markings.

Why Jasper Johns Is So Much More Than a Maker of Aloof Pop Art

Why Jasper Johns Is So Much More Than a Maker of Aloof Pop Art

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Penelope Gottlieb’s Comic-Style Painting Is a Requiem for a Vanished Flower

Penelope Gottlieb’s Comic-Style Painting Is a Requiem for a Vanished Flower

This piece may look like Pop art fun, but embedded within is a message of a planet on the brink.

In Christopher Spitzmiller’s New York Homes, His Love of Dogs Is on Full Display

In Christopher Spitzmiller’s New York Homes, His Love of Dogs Is on Full Display

The ceramist, designer and gentleman farmer tells us about the collection of antique dog art he has spread across a New York City apartment and a Greek Revival farmhouse in the Hudson Valley.

This Hypnotic Yayoi Kusama Collage Seems to Reach beyond the Canvas

This Hypnotic Yayoi Kusama Collage Seems to Reach beyond the Canvas

In Repetition GL.A, polka-dotted protuberances rise from a surface of rippling net. Here’s what makes the piece so rare.

In the Late Hung Liu’s Historical Portraits, Layers of Joy and Struggle Are Exposed

In the Late Hung Liu’s Historical Portraits, Layers of Joy and Struggle Are Exposed

We spoke with the artist, in one of her last interviews, about the messages in her striking figurative works, which will be featured in a posthumous show at the National Portrait Gallery.

The 35 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

The 35 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

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When Art Galleries Join Together, Everybody Wins

When Art Galleries Join Together, Everybody Wins

Art associations are known for their glitzy fairs, but these organizations do a ton of work behind the scenes to help gallerists and collectors. Here, the heads of five major art associations give us the rundown of what they do.