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Creator: John B. Lear
John Lear Watercolor "Aftermath"
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Large John B. Lear watercolor, "Aftermath". Painted in the early 1960's, probably one of his most provocative and important works! Jesus on the Cross is a common theme in LGBT Christ...
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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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Paper

"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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"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

"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

"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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Canvas

"Recumbent Male Nude in Surreal Setting," 1950s Tempera Painting by John Lear
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An extraordinary early work of John B. Lear, who is increasingly appreciated for his Mid Century paintings and drawings of male nudes in surreal settings, this 1950s tempera painting...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern 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

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19th Century Drawing of Male Nude
Located in Pasadena, CA
Beautifully rendered drawing of male nude. This drawing is most probably French in origin, dating to the late 19th or early 20th century. The drawing is signed with a monogram at low...
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Old master drawing of a seated male nude antique statue torso, 18th century or older, depicting a defined musculature male torso, draped and with a fig leaf. Possibly signed lower ri...
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Surreal Tropical Fantasy Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3775 Colorful surreal tropical landscape in a black frame signed Jocelyn.
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Early 19th Century French Marine Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Wilson, NC
Early 19th century French marine landscape oil painting, the characters are painted depicting courting poses. It is framed very nicely in a carved oak scalloped frame which appears t...
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20th Century German Modernist Oil Painting, Three Figures
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"Recumbent Male Nude in Surreal Setting," 1950s Tempera Painting by John Lear
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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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"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
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"The Helmet," Early and Striking Drawing with Male Nude by John 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
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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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"Arm in Arm," Unusual and Rare Drawing with Male Nudes 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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John B. Lear furniture for sale on 1stDibs

John B. Lear furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These unique items are often made from Paper, and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our John B. Lear collection of furniture, although gray editions of this piece are particularly popular. There are 7 vintage versions of these items in stock, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many original furniture by John B. Lear was created in the mid-century modern style in the United States during the 20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by Walter Peregoy, Emerson Woelffer and Leonard Baskin. Prices for John B. Lear furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $1,500 and tops out at $5,500, while pieces like these can sell for $3,250 on average.

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