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"Two Male Nudes with Rope," Early and Very Fine Pencil Drawing by John Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Very finely drawn, and beautifully conceived, this pencil drawing by John Lear depicts two, slender nude male figures standing on a dock or pier, one holding onto a rope dangling fro...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage John B Lear

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"Seated Male Figure, Beachside," Early Drawing by John B. Lear with Cabana
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Finely and beautifully captured, this depiction of a shirtless young man, handsome and pensive, sitting on the beach with his legs grasped in his arms, is a rare, early drawing by Jo...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage John B Lear

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"Male Nude with Banner and Pole," Rare Midcentury Painting by Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
John Lear was a contemporary of Paul Cadmus and like him, highly focused on depicting the male figure in various settings and positions. However, Lear never gained fame beyond his ci...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage John B Lear

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"Trio," Rare and Early Oil Painting of Three Nudes in Surreal Landscape by Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A contemporary of Paul Cadmus, and like him, highly focused on depicting the male figure in various settings and positions, John Lear never gained fame beyond his circle of admirers ...
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1950s American Art Deco Vintage John B Lear

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"Many Hands," Rare Surrealist Lithograph with Male Nudes by John Lear, 1930s
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Much like Salvador Dali, who continued to create his mysterious and puzzling landscapes long after Surrealism had lost its popularity, John Lear drew and painted in this manner for s...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage John B Lear

"Semi-Nude Man with Beech Tree," Pencil Drawing by John Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Much like Salvador Dali, who continued to create his mysterious and puzzling landscapes long after Surrealism had lost its popularity, John Lear drew and painted in the same manner f...
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1980s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage John B Lear

"Three Men in Tatters," Surrealist Painting with Semi-Nude Figures by Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Over his long career, John Lear liked to depict nude or half-nude male figures set in fantastic or exotic environments such as the circus, carnival, deserted beach, or Dali-esque set...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage John B Lear

Barnyard Chat
By John B. Lear
Located in New York, NY
Graphite on paper Signed and dated, l.r. 13.5 x 10.5 inches, sheet 21.25 x 17.25 inches, frame This drawing is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. John Lear is an America...
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1990s American Realist John B Lear

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"Male Nude with Banner and Pole," Rare Midcentury Painting by Lear
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"Multiple Male Nudes," drawing by Ben Messick
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"Nude Roman Soldier," Art Deco Drawing with Nude Male and Radiating Sun
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"Nude Male with Upraised Arms," Striking Midcentury Drawing by RISD Teacher
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"Eight Nudes," Monumental Drawing with Male Nudes Attributed to Davies
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"Standing Male Nude," Preparatory Drawing by Dunbar Beck
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This ethereal drawing by Dunbar Beck demonstrates his mastery of the human figure, with antecedents in Renaissance and Pre-Raphaelite paintings. Beck was one of America's most accomp...
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"Looking Heavenward," Ink Drawing with Male Nude by Harlem Renaissance Artist
By Charles Cullen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This extraordinary drawing produced by one of the great artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance depicts a nude male figure leaning against an icy slope and looking heavenward....
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"St. Sebastian," Early and Important Drawing with Male Nude by Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Although depictions of St. Sebastian have often depicted this figure with both pathos and sensuality, this example celebrates the beauty of the saint's physique more than the pain of...
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"Two Male Nudes," Early and Unusual Midcentury Drawing by John Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A contemporary of Paul Cadmus, and like him, highly focused on depicting the male figure in various settings and positions, John Lear never gained fame beyond his circle of admirers ...
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"The Helmet," Early and Striking Drawing with Male Nude by John Lear
By John B. Lear
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Although John Lear depicts his figure holding a drill press, resting one foot on its plywood base, he inexplicably named this drawing "The Helmet." In any case, it is a striking capt...
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"Nude in Marble Hall," Unusual, Early Watercolor with Male Nude by John Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
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"Arm in Arm," Unusual and Rare Drawing with Male Nudes by Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
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"Footballer," Rare, Early Drawing of Semi-Nude Male with Football by Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Strikingly attenuated, almost Mannerist in form, this early drawing by John B. Lear is a masterful example of his figural work. A contemporary of Paul Cadmus and like him, highly foc...
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