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Creator: Emlen Etting
"Study for Icarus," Drawing by Emlen Etting, 1940s
By Emlen Etting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Emlen Etting returned again and again to the theme of Icarus Falling, in part because it gave him an opportunity to depict the nude male in motion. This large drawing served as a stu...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Emlen Etting

"Sailor in Repose," Mid Century Watercolor w/ Male Nude by Emlen Etting
By Emlen Etting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Provocative and unapologetic, this watercolor depiction of a fully nude sailor sprawled across his bed, his uniform and cap neatly laid on a chair to one side, was painted by Emlen E...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Emlen Etting

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Paint

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"Nude Study," Rare and Important Drawing by John Grabach
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"at the Swimming POOL," Ghostly Male Nudes, Art Deco Drawing, Late 1940s
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"Portrait of Glidden Parker," by Katherine Nelson, 1940s
By Katherine Nelson
Located in Philadelphia, PA
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Original Drawing for General Electric/Jeep, possibly by R. Kent
By Rockwell Kent
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This original drawing was created for an advertisement by General Electric for its portable power generators, here shown powering a saw wielded by two lumberjacks. Attributed to Roc...
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"Nude Male and Draped Female," Study for Painting by Dunbar Beck
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Always a master draftsman, this lovely drawing by Dunbar Beck demonstrates his mastery of the human figure, with antecedents in Renaissance and Pre-Raphaelite paintings. The drapery ...
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"Standing Male Nude," Study for Mural by Allyn Cox, U.S. Capitol Painter
By Allyn Cox
Located in Philadelphia, PA
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"Standing Male Nude," Extraordinary Drawing for Boxer Sculptures by Cecil Howard
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"Floating Man," Study for Ceiling Mural with Male Nude by Allyn Cox, 1920s
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"Male Nude, Side View," Ghostly Drawing for Boxer Sculptures by Cecil Howard
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"Standing Male Nude," Dramatic Study for Clark Library, UCLA, 1925
By Allyn Cox
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of drama -- and showing the influence of Renaissance and Baroque precedents -- this study on rich, brown paper was executed by Allyn COX in preparation for the artist's decorati...
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"Frolic on Horseback," Mural Study w/ Nudes by Kenneth MacIntire
By Kenneth Stevens MacIntire
Located in Philadelphia, PA
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"Sailor Undone," Rare Watercolor by Emlen Etting
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Located in Philadelphia, PA
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"Nude Male on Horseback," Bravura Painting by Emlen Etting
By Emlen Etting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted with confidence and bravura, this depiction of a nude male figure on horseback with arms outstretched by Emlen Etting is full of joy. Etting had a lifelong interest in captur...
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Portrait of Leon Daniellen by Emlen Etting
By Emlen Etting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Emlen Etting had a lifelong interest in capturing the likenesses of handsome, glamorous friends, and he traveled in a prestigious circle of artists, writers and wealthy clients. Litt...
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"I Saw You...Angel or Demon...," Watercolor by Emlen Etting
By Emlen Etting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Executed in his initimable, fluid style, this scene of a worker laying stone in the street was painted by Emlen Etting, a widely-acclaimed illustrator and painter who hobnobbed with ...
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Emlen Etting furniture for sale on 1stDibs

Furniture from Emlen Etting are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are often made of paint and designed with extraordinary care. In our Emlen Etting collection, there are many options to choose from, although white editions of this piece are particularly popular. There are 2 vintage versions of these items in stock, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many of the original furniture by Emlen Etting were created in the mid-20th century in the United States in Mid-Century Modern style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by Leo Russell, Lois Foley and George Schwacha Jr. Prices for Emlen Etting furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. 1stDibs's price starts at $2,950 and tops out at $3,200, while pieces like these can sell for $3,075.

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