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Cubist Industrial Oil Painting by Joan Hedman WPA Styled
By WPA
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A cubist industrial WPA styled oil painting depicting a storage tank compound in the 1930's-40's
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

Art Deco WPA Pottery Horse Sculpture by Jordan 1937
By WPA
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A very well done handcrafted pottery fired clay horse in the Art Deco WPA style with strong build
Category

Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Animal Sculptures

Materials

Clay

WPA Street Scene Painting American School
Located in Wiscasset, ME
WPA street scene painting American school. Unsigned, could be NYC.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Paintings

WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A painting in the style of the works of WPA artists depicting a person painting shutters done in
Category

Mid-20th Century American Primitive Paintings

Materials

Paint

Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
Located in Atlanta, GA
Group of Three WPA Era Paintings, American, circa 1930s-1950s. From left to right, they are: 1
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
H 33.5 in W 27.5 in D 0.5 in
Vintage 1943 WPA Style Dorothy Stauffer Etching
Located in Seguin, TX
along lower margin. WPA style titled Cost Plus NAA, scene at the NAA in Grand Prairie Texas the summer
Category

Vintage 1940s American Modern Prints

Materials

Paper

WPA Painting Featuring Visitors to the Zoo
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Great WPA period painting featuring visitors to the zoo with aviaries in the background, possibly
Category

Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Paint

WPA Painting Featuring Visitors to the Zoo
WPA Painting Featuring Visitors to the Zoo
H 25.25 in W 30.25 in D 1 in
"Family, " Remarkable WPA-style Sculpture, Mahogany, 1956
Located in Philadelphia, PA
child fiercely protecting each other, follows in the WPA tradition which celebrated both worker and
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sculptures

Materials

Mahogany

1940s Signed Realist WPA Banana Flower Oil Painting
Located in Miami, FL
1940s Signed Realist WPA Banana Flower Oil Painting Offered for sale is a stunning 1940s realist
Category

Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Wood, Masonite, Paint

Signed WPA Style Harborscape Oil On Canvas
By Bolus
Located in Chicago, IL
Colorful impressionistic oil on canvas painting of fishing boats in a harbor. Greens, blues and reds comprise the majority of the color pallet. Nicely framed and signed Bolus. 33" x ...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Wood, Canvas

3 WPA Paintings Oil on Canvas Ribbon Trains
Located in Miami, FL
Three fine 1930s/1940s WPA era oil on canvas oval paintings of trains with a ribbon and floating
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

WPA Period "Pan with Rabbit" in Carved Fruitwood
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Entirely charming and whimsical, the anonymous sculptor of "Pan with Rabbit" has created a masterful portrait of a rotund Pan beguiling a woodland rabbit. Carved from a cylinder of r...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sculptures

Materials

Fruitwood

Herman Roderick Volz "The Argument" WPA & Modern Expressionist Artist
By Herman Roderick Volz 1
Located in Fulton, CA
A WPA style lithograph titled "The Argument" by Herman Roderick Vols (1904-1990). Pencil signed and
Category

Vintage 1940s American Prints

Materials

Paper

WPA Harvester & Foundry Worker Ceramic Sculptures by Rosario R. Fiore
Located in Savannah, GA
Rosario Russell Fiore (American, 1908-1994) WPA ceramic sculptures of a harvester and a foundry
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

"Dockside with Seagull, " Important Painting by WPA Artist Stull
By John Deforest Stull
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliantly painted in rich hues of cerulean, purple, deep pink and burnt siena, this abstracted view of a dockside scene was painted by John De Forest Stull. The artist shows many ...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

"Nudes with Arched Bridge, " WPA Period Painting by Rodda, 1930s
By Larry Rodda
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Suffused with the rich, subdued colors of the WPA period, this painting by Maryland artist Larry
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

"Classical Nude with Flowers and Temple, " Important WPA Period Painting
By Arthur D. Brooks
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Art in 1933, this large WPA-influenced painting by Arthur D. Brooks depicts a nude female torso in a
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Canvas

"Morning Chat, " Moody, Atmospheric Painting by Daniel Koerner, WPA Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Administration (WPA), and his works are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Salome, " Important Art Deco Painting by Dunbar Beck, WPA Muralist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
fire, this remarkable work was painted by Dunbar Beck, famed for his WPA and New York World's Fair
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Canvas

WPA Poster “Mobilizing Michigan for Farm and Factory” by Maurice Merlin
Located in Jensen Beach, FL
Incredibly rare, original WPA poster designed by Maurice Merlin, a prominent Detroit artist
Category

Vintage 1940s Posters

Materials

Paint, Paper

"Johnny Appleseed", Important WPA Ceramic Sculpture by Hanson(m), 1930s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This important example of WPA art, which celebrates American history and folklore like so many
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

William Gropper WPA Artist Watercolor in Grisaille, circa 1932- “Uprooted”
By William Gropper
Located in Phoenix, AZ
This original watercolor by Depression Era New York artist William Gropper relates to two of Gropper's most important Depression Era prints: “Refugees” and “Uprooted.” Signed lower r...
Category

Vintage 1930s Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Labor", Handsome WPA-Era Painting with Nudes by Muralist Lichtenauer
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Because Joseph Mortimer Lichtenauer is best known for his public murals, it's not surprising that this easel painting -- with its frieze-like array of nude and Classically dressed fi...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

Mule Deer in Ferns Illustration WPA Poster Silkscreen Artist Proof Unknown
By Charley Harper
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Unknown origin, unknown artist. Amazing piece of work. Possibly a WPA Poster, Artist Proof
Category

Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paper

WPA Style Portrait Painting of a Gentleman, American, 1930s-1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Portrait painting of Walter Levin, oil on canvas, unframed. Signed Haughton College Bickerton in upper right corner, and having the original gallery label on the back. California Bay...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

"The Return of Timothy Pickering, " WPA Mural Study Painting, 1939
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of atmosphere, rich color and drama, this mural study by Dunbar Beck was executed in preparation for his lobby painting at the US Post Office in Danvers, Massachusetts. Until it...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Fine, WPA-style Oil Painting, 1935, by Dorothy Van Loan
By Dorothy Van Loan
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Executed in gorgeous shades of coral, dove gray and olive, this scene of two nude women perched on folding chairs was painted by Dorothy Van Loan, a celebrated modernist who won many...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

"Haywagon, " Charming Art Deco-WPA Era Painting with Folk Art Influence
Located in Philadelphia, PA
idealization of rural workers promoted by the WPA, depicts a farm family and a handsome pair of horses pulling
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

Joseph Leboit New York WPA Artist - Color Lithograph, circa 1930. "Pennies"
Located in Phoenix, AZ
25. Rare NYC WPA print. The image depicts boys diving into a fountain to collect coins. The work is
Category

Mid-20th Century Prints

Materials

Paper

"Quarry Men, " Striking Art Deco-WPA Depiction of 1930s Laborers, Rockport
By Iver Rose
Located in Philadelphia, PA
north shore of Boston, Rose worked under the auspices of the WPA in the 1930s, painting in Chicago and
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Bricklayer at Rest, " Monumental WPA Period Painting of Worker with Landscape
By Paul Ulen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
wall to one side, is a Classic example of American social realism, epitomized by the many WPA murals
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Mail by Stagecoach, Lynn to Lowell", WPA Mural Study by Aiden Ripley
By Aiden Lassell Ripley
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An evocative and atmospheric example of WPA mural painting, this large study in watercolor and
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Mother Embracing Child, " WPA-Era Sculpture in Turquoise and Charcoal
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Stylized and reductive, this beautiful 1930s-vintage ceramic sculpture depicts a sitting mother holding her child very close, her legs crossed and her arms enfolding the baby. The wa...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay

WPA Art Deco Terracotta Buffalo Sculpture by Anthony Vozech, Circa 1930s
Located in Bernville, PA
WPA terracotta buffalo sculpture by Anthony Vozech, circa 1930s. Dimensions: 8” wide 20” high 22
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

"Livestock Farm Scene, " WPA Mural Study with Farmhands Handling Hay and Feed
By Rollin Crampton 1
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This classic example of Social Realist art was painted by Rollin Crampton as a study for a WPA
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Vintage 1930s North American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Artist's Model, " Rare and Important WPA Era Sculpture of Male Nude
By Raymond Turner
Located in Philadelphia, PA
lovely glow, this piece is a superb example of WPA-era sculpture. The artist, Raymond Turner, was a
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Mahogany

"Heavy-Lidded Female Head" Dignified Art Deco Sculpture by WPA Artist
By Jean de Marco
Located in Philadelphia, PA
galleries such as Marie Sterner, Boyer and Bucholz. De Marco worked on WPA projects and public monuments
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay

"Under the El", WPA-Era Painting of Philadelphia Market by Van Loan
By Dorothy Van Loan
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliantly painted in a palette of canary yellow, orange-red, browns and blues, this WPA-period
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

American 1940’s WPA Surrealist Style Landscape French Female Artist Cecile Belle
Located in Atlanta, GA
An American circa 1940’s WPA / surrealist style landscape painting by French American female artist
Category

Mid-20th Century American Industrial Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

1950s Ruth M. Fulton WPA Abstract Impressionist Painting of Sailors on a Boat
Located in Miami, FL
1950s Ruth Fulton WPA Abstract Impressionist Painting of Sailors on a Boat Offered for sale is a
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

"Carnival in Manchester, " Atmospheric, WPA-Era Painting with Carousel by Gernand
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A celebration of 1930s America, full of atmosphere and color, this painting by John Gernand depicts a carnival in Manchester, New Hampshire, including a carousel, Ferris wheel, tents...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Modern Greek Frieze with Horse, " Extremely Rare WPA-Period Watercolor, 1930s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautifully composed and subtly colored in hues of pale, pale blue and rusty red, this frieze-like composition features two female figures in Classical Greek robes and a semi-nude ma...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Drawings

Materials

Paper

"Female Nude with Deer, " Arresting Art Deco Painting by WPA Artist
By Frederick Massa
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An early and important work of Frederick Massa, who is best known for his murals for the Fort Ticonderoga Post Office and the Pacific Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, this fair...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Gouache

"Indian Chief and Family, " Important WPA-Era Sculpture by Seaver, 1930s
By Elizabeth Anderson Seaver 1
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This remarkable ceramic sculpture, probably the best work of Elisabeth Andersen Seaver, one of the famous Cleveland School ceramicists -- depicts an Indian chief with full feather he...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sculptures

Materials

Clay

"Family w/ Rocking Horse, " Ptg. by WPA Artist De Forest Stull
By John Deforest Stull
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Dated 1945, just before the end of World War II, this important and powerful painting by John De Forest Stull shows an embracing mother and father standing behind their chubby child ...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

"Naval Recruit, " Classic WPA Mural Study by Henricksen for Naval Station, 1936
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A classic example of WPA-period mural painting, this study was painted by Ralf Henricksen in the
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Eve and Adam in Eden, " Magnificent, Art Deco-WPA Sculptural Panel
By Waylande Gregory
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A magnificent example of WPA sculptor Waylande Gregory's work at the height of his career in the
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Clay

"Mailman, " Rare and Important WPA Maquette and Bronze by Rudolf Henn
By Rudolph Henn
Located in Philadelphia, PA
WPA bas relief at the post office in Loudonville, Ohio, was created by Rudolf Henn in 1938. Henn was a
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Eduard Buk Ulreich WPA Artist Proposed Mural, 1940s, Freedom of the Seas
By Eduard Buk Ulreich
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Fine Arts. In the 1920s and 1930s, he worked as a WPA (Works Progress Administration) Artist, designing
Category

Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Paint

Artist George Samerjan WPA Style Watercolor "Roller at Van Nuys Blvd" 1941
By George Samerjan
Located in St. Louis, MO
Artist George Samerjan's (1915-2005) WPA style watercolor titled "Roller at Van Nuys" 1941, in its
Category

Vintage 1940s American Expressionist Paintings

Materials

Wood, Paper

Liza Monk (1906-?) Brutalist nail sculpture of Hercules WPA artist based in CA
By Monk Designs
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Brutalist sculpture of Hercules by Liza Monk - Los Angeles based WPA artist. Heavy and welded
Category

Mid-20th Century American Brutalist Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Half Nude Standing Male", WPA Era Sculpture, Brents Carlton, Golden Gate Expo
By Brents Carlton
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Handsome and important, this glazed ceramic sculpture of a standing half-nude male, dressed in a pair of pants held up by a rope for a belt, was sculpted by Brents Carlton in the 193...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

"Pueblos", Classic WPA-Era Mural Study with Native Americans for Los Angeles, CA
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This classic example of WPA-period mural painting, executed by Verona Burkhardt for the Immigration
Category

Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

Antique Donal Hord WPA San Diego California Montezuma Aztec Bronze Sculpture Art
By Donal Hord
Located in San Diego, CA
Fantastic original bronze sculpture by California sculptor/artist Donal Hord and dates from the 1930's. Titled "Aztec" and is signed on the lower edge. Listed in the Donal Hord book....
Category

Mid-20th Century American Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

"Lying on the Sand, " WPA-Era Atmospheric Beach Scene with Male & Female Bathers
Located in Philadelphia, PA
scene in the 1930s and 1940s, and was the administrator for the WPA Illinois Art Project for several
Category

Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Vision of Angels, " Important Night-Time Scene, WPA Era, African American Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Although not signed, this brilliant scene of a nude black male figure, marvelling at a vision of angels in the heaven from his position on the ground below, is reminiscent of the ear...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"The Return of Thomas Pickering, " Important WPA-Period Oil Painting by Beck
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of atmosphere, rich color and drama, this fully realized oil on canvas study by Dunbar Beck was executed in preparation for his lobby painting at the US Post Office in Danvers, ...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

"Acrobat and Circus Horse, " Vivid WPA-Era Painting with Semi-Nude Performer
By William Schulhoff 1
Located in Philadelphia, PA
In an era when the circus provided an affordable and exotic form of entertainment for the Everyman, this vivid painting, glowing with the colors of red clay, slate and dusty pink, ca...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

"500 LB Lady, " Colorful and Charming WPA-Era Carnival Scene by Lincoln
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of energy and vivid color, this atmospheric and charming scene of a small-town carnival, complete with a barker, boys with balloons, a blue tent in the foreground and a sign ann...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

"Falling Satyr, " Superb Art Deco Panel with Male Nude by WPA Sculptor
By Don Griffith
Located in Philadelphia, PA
falling satyr, his legs and arms akimbo, was carved by Don Griffith, a WPA artist in Colorado. Dated 1933
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Wood

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