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Charcoal Drawing "Waiting" Pensive Woman Americana WPA Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
14x11.5 image size , 22.5x17.5 backing size The New-York born artist William Gropper was a painter and cartoonist who, with caricature style, focused on social concerns, and was ac...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Abstract Geometric WPA Painting Transcendental Art Modern Non Objective 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Born in Hungary, Bisttram went on to become a prolific artist creating many thousands of paintings and drawings that embraced styles from realism through abstraction. A member of the...
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1940s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Encaustic

WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
By WPA
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A very well executed industrial steel mill painting with great light and shadowing depicting the pouring of molten metal with background details of the mill. This artwork shows the h...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Paintings

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Canvas

  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
H 27 in. W 22.75 in. D 1.5 in.
"Breakfast, New York Rowhouse, 1940s," Brilliant WPA-Era Genre Scene
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A brilliant example of stylized Social Realism influenced by Art Deco and WPA painting, this scene of a couple about to eat a breakfast of eggs, coffee and bread is entirely charming...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

W.P.A. Style Painting, Science, Politics Industry 1940s-1950s, Oil on Board
By WPA
Located in Buffalo, NY
Amazing W.P.A. style painting, trip-tic depicting science, politics industry, worker's, 1940s-1950s. Oil on board, measuring: 52" x 32". Attention to details. Unfortunately not signe...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Paintings

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Wood, Paint

WPA Period American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Painter, New York, N.Y. Samuel David Lev-Landau was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States. Trained at the Graphic Sketch Club, Philadelphia and studied with Sol W...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

American Regionalist WPA Period Industrial Worker Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait painting of an industrial worker. Oil on canvas, circa 1925. Signed lower right "Maurice Lee". Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 14"L x 18"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Early Abstract Expressionist Gouache Painting WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Clown, Modernist Oil Painting on Board WPA Artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This portrait of a clown by Maurice Kish is part from a series of carnival figures, circus clowns and carousel horses and riders that he did in the 30s and 40s. The artist uses a vib...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Early Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Monoprint WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

WPA Period "Coastal Village" American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Signed and titled in Yiddish verso. Painter, New York, N.Y. Samuel David Lev-Landau was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States. Trained at the Graphic Sketch Clu...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Seated Man Portrait, Large Modernist Oil Painting WPA Artist
By Nahum Tschacbasov
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Nahum Tschacbasov was born in Baku, in the southeast of Russia. When he was eight years old, he came to America, where his family settled in Chicago. His career, spanning more than ...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Modern Monoprint WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Stencil Painting "Tide Pool" American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abstract Expressionist Stencil Painting Signed and dated in ink. Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of D...
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1960s American Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

New York City Tenement Building Oil Painting Wpa Era
By Dorothy Grotz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
American Woman Artist Born in Philadelphia Studied: Berlin Univ., 1929; Columbia University. (M.S., 1945); ASL, 1947. Exhibited: Columbia Univ. Avery Library, NYC 1950; Van Diemen ...
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20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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

Materials

Oil

Rare Polish American 1930s Oil Painting Painting WPA Russian Babushka Jewish Art
By Abram Tromka
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Tromka was born May 1, 1896 in Poland. At the age of seven he immigrated with his family to the United States, settling in New York City. It was on the boat coming to New York ...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Incredibly charming WPA style oil painting on board. New frame. Unknown artist and origin. The board shows some warping but is stabile and in great condition otherwise.
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20th Century English Paintings

Materials

Paint

  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
H 34 in. W 48.5 in. D 2 in.
Antique American Modernist WPA Workers Industrial Landscape Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist WPA oil painting of men working in an industrial setting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 26L x 22H. Housed in a modern frame.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Dennis Burlingame, WPA Era, Circus Sideshow "SnakeCharmer" Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist painting of a circus by Dennis Meighan Burlingame (1901 - 1964). Oil on canvas, circa 1935. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image...
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1930s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Modernist American Judaica Painting Synagogue Interior Ladies Section WPA Era
By Ervin B. Nussbaum
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Titled Torah Service, hand signed on Arches archival paper. In this painting, Nussbaum portrays a joyful holiday celebration of the Torah reading in the synagogue in a sketch-like m...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Modern Pastel Monoprint WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil

Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Modern Pastel Monoprint WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Paper

Antique American Modernist WPA Female Portrait Interior Exhibited Oil Painting
By Anatol Shulkin
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Exhibition provenance verso. Image size, 25"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Chicago Modernist Gouache Painting Shabbat Hebrew Calligraphy WPA Artist Judaica
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A Judaica painting with Hebrew Calligraphy by noted Chicago Modernist. Alexander Raymond Katz (his Hungarian first name, Sandor, was anglicized to Alexander) was born in Kassa, Hunga...
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

Gouache Painting "Anemone Tide Pool" American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abstract Expressionist Foliage. Anemone Tide Pool written in margin. Signed and dated in ink. Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied...
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1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Casein, Gouache, Archival Paper

Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League and Hans Hofmann School of Art in New ...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Encaustic, Oil, Board

Modernist Oil Painting the Shop Window NYC 1940s WPA era
By Maurice Becker
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
the Shop Window New York City, 1940s 17.75X25 sight size. Maurice Becker (1889–1975) was a radical political artist best known for his work in the 1910s and 1920s for such publica...
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Early 20th Century Ashcan School Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American School WPA Street Scene "Smoke Break" Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school cityscape street scene portrait of two women. Oil on canvas, circa 1935. No signature found. Image size, 19L x 36H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Americana Farmer and Wife, Gouache Painting WPA Art William Gropper Woodchopper
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
William Gropper Original Gouache on Paper depicting man carrying an axe and woman carrying basket walking together. Hand signed lower right Frame size 33.5 x 28, sheet size 24.5 ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

Chicago Jewish Modernist Mixed Media Surrealist Painting WPA Artist Mosaic Tiles
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Alexander Raymond Katz (Hungarian-American, 1895-1974) initialed l.r. "A.R.K." inscribed verso "Prayer Tree", A Raymond Katz." Sight size: 39-3/4"h x 30"w Overall: 40-3/4"h x 30-3/...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Alkyd, Board

Post Impressionist Oil Painting Seated Girl William Meyerowitz NYC WPA Artist
By William Meyerowitz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Post Impressionist oil painting "Full Length Portrait of a Young Girl Seated" Oil on panel Hand signed lower right Sight 27 x 13 inches framed to 30 1/2 x 16 inches (overall) Will...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

FLIGHT American Futurism Modernism Scene WPA Mid-Century Oil Painting Realism
By Daniel Ralph Celentano
Located in New York, NY
FLIGHT American Futurism Modernism Scene WPA Mid-Century Oil Painting Realism Daniel Celentano (1902-1980) "Flight," 26 x 26 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1940s. Signed lower right. Ori...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Refugees" Mexican American Oil Painting Depression Era WPA Mid-Century Modern
By Michael Loew
Located in New York, NY
"Refugees" Mexican American Oil Painting Depression Era WPA Mid-Century Modern. The Whitney Museum's current exhibition, VIDA AMERICA, prompts us to share this Michael Loew work, wh...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Adam & Eve in Twickenham: WPA Style Figurative Painting by Mark Beard
By Mark Beard
Located in Hudson, NY
WPA style figurative painting of a "Adam & Eve" in pink dress and blue shirt with suspenders, and red snake "Adam and Eve in Twickenham", painted by Mark Beard aka 'Edith Thayer Crom...
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2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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 polymer on masonite with a patinated wood frame from the period. On the verso there i...
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Mid-20th Century American Primitive Paintings

  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
H 21 in. W 43 in. D 1 in.
1946 WPA Ohio Artist Russel Limbach American Colonial Home Oil Painting
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Painting, Architectural study. Colonial style house with green shutters. Signed lower left "R. Limbach 1946". 22 1/2" high, 26" wide, sight 18 1/2" high, 22" wide. Artist informati...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Chicago Jewish Modernist Judaica Painting Simchat Torah WPA Artist Israeli Flags
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This has young ISraeli pioneers dancing with the flag as typical of works of the late British mandate Palestine era early state of Israel. Genre: Modern Subject: Figurative (stained...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

American Modernist Oil Painting Gestural Landscape WPA Artist Group of 10
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Wood Panel, Oil

Art Deco WPA Style Figural Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
WPA modernist style painting titled "Figures in Meditation" by American artist Raymond O'Neill (b.1893 - d.1962.) Oil on board in original frame.
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Paintings

  • Art Deco WPA Style Figural Painting
  • Art Deco WPA Style Figural Painting
  • Art Deco WPA Style Figural Painting
  • Art Deco WPA Style Figural Painting
H 23 in. W 22.88 in. D 1 in.
Organ Grinder with Parrot Modern Judaica Oil Painting WPA Jewish artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Organ grinder with parrot Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), wh...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

WPA Street Scene Painting American School
Located in Wiscasset, ME
WPA street scene painting American school. Unsigned, could be NYC.
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Paintings

Whimsical Judaica Shtetl Shadchan Matchmaker Oil Painting WPA Jewish Folk Artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Fiddler on the roof, Shtetl matchmaker Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (18...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

WPA Magic Realism Oil Painting National Gallery MOMA Thornberg Female 1930's
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas by WPA era artist Cleo Sara Thornberg whose work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, The MOMA, and The National Gallery. This utterl...
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1930s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Polish Born Boston Expressionist Oil Painting WPA Artist Colorful Modern Woman
By Josef Presser
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Portrait of a modernist lady or a harlequin. Emigrating to Boston in 1913 from Lublin, Poland with his Russian-Jewish parents, Presser was admitted in 1921 at age 12 to the Boston M...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Abstract Expressionist Color Gouache Painting Mid Century Mod WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Pastel

Abstract Expressionist Color Gouache Painting Mid Century Mod WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Pastel

Abstract Expressionist Color Gouache Painting Mid Century Mod WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Pastel

Asian Workers in the Market WPA Style Social Realist Oil Painting
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Signed with a K. It is not dated but we estimate it to the 1950's. It appears to be Asian but it might be Latin American or Mexican. Market scene.
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1950s Naturalistic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Refugees, World War II, Modernist Judaica Gouache Painting Jewish WPA Artist
By Hananiah Harari
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is signed upper right. it is not dated. Hananiah Harari (1912 – 2000) was an American painter and illustrator. Harari was born Richard (Dick) Falk Goldman, in Rochester, New Yor...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Three Klezmer Musicians Modern Judaica Shtetl Oil Painting WPA Jewish artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Klezmer Musicians Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame without frame 16X12 Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (189...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Proud Chimney Sweep Modern Judaica Shtetl Oil Painting WPA Jewish artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Klezmer Musicians Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether fa...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

New York City Tenement Family Modernist WPA Era Oil Painting Wolins
By Joseph Wolins
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Subject: American Family Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States In this painting, Joseph Wolins uses vibrant and complimentary colors and broken brushwork. Joseph Wo...
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20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Ashcan School Social Realist WPA Signed Southern Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist ashcan school oil painting by David Syrop. Oil on canvas, circa 1925. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 20"L x 24"H.
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1920s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American WPA Ashcan School Modernist Cityscape Regional NY Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist cityscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

20th Century Oil WPA Style Oil Painting Urban Landscape c.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
20th Century Oil WPA Style Oil Painting Oil on board. Approximately 20" wide x 16" high. The frame is approximately 24" wide x 20" high. Signed in the lower right corner. Good v...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

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) Brick mason oil painting, American, circa 1930s. It measures 23.5" H x 27.5" W. 2) In...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood

  • Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
  • Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
  • Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
  • Selection of Three WPA Era Paintings
H 33.5 in. W 27.5 in. D 0.5 in.
The Preacher Rabbi "Der Maggid" Judaica Oil Painting WPA Jewish artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Hasidic Rabbi preaching in Synagogue Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (189...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

Bathers at the Quarry 1940s American Modernist Oil Painting WPA era
By Theresa Berney Loew
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Swimmers and sun tanners at the local watering hole. Her birth name was Theresa Berney. At the time of her passing she was known as Theresa Loew. Birth place: Baltimore artist, blo...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

The Storm, Modern Oil Painting WPA Jewish artist (War Allegory, Refugees)
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: ship on a stormy sea Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (1895-1987), whether factories or carousels, reliably subv...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

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