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Creator: William Littlefield
"Actaeon in Flight," Large Painting of Mythological Scene w/ Male Nude, 1942
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This stunning example of Art Deco painting illustrates the dramatic moment when the hunter Actaeon, having seen the nude Diana in her bath, is meeting his death. Here Actaeon himself...
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1940s North American Art Deco Vintage William Littlefield

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Paint

"Male Nude with Sculptural Fragment," Important Depiction of Fred McDarrah
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This drawing is a highly important and rare window into a relationship that impacted the larger world of Abstract Expressionism in New York just a few years after it was made in 1949...
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage William Littlefield

"Left Jab," Rare, Vivid Drawing of Two Boxers by Littlefield, 1928
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
William Littlefield was fascinated by boxers, capturing them again and again in the 1920s and 1930s, issuing a set of prints and producing a series of vivid, arresting drawings. Each...
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1920s American Art Deco Vintage William Littlefield

"Boxer in Triumph," Rare Ink Drawing of Male Boxer with Arms Raised, 1929
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This 1929 vintage ink and inkwash drawing of a bare-chested boxer is turned away from the viewer, his gloved hands raised high as if the fight has just been won. The artist, William ...
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1920s American Art Deco Vintage William Littlefield

William H Littlefield Abstract Mixed-Media on Board
By William Littlefield
Located in Chicago, IL
Abstract Expressionist painting entitled "All Manner Of Thing," by William H Littlefield (1902-1969). Littlefield was a Provincetown and New York painter who studied under Hans Hofma...
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1950s American Vintage William Littlefield

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Wood, Paint, Acrylic

"Standing Male Nude," Pencil Drawing by Littlefield, 1937
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Powerfully expressed, with the angular stylization characteristic of Art Deco decorative art, this pencil drawing was executed in 1937 by William Littlefield. The artist was fascina...
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1930s American Vintage William Littlefield

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Pencil, Paper

"Headlock," Art Deco Painting with Wrestling Theme by Littlefield, 1941
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fascinated with high-energy scenes of men engaged in sporting activities, most often boxing but in this case wrestling, William Littlefield painted this pair of wrestlers in 1941, us...
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage William Littlefield

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Gouache

"Triton and Nymph," Art Deco Drawing by Lincoln Kirstein Associate, 1928
By William Littlefield
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine and bold drawing by William Littlefield, this piece depicts male and female nude figures in an embrace, the male figure inspired by Nicholas Podiapolski, Littlefield's model a...
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1920s American Art Deco Vintage William Littlefield

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"Prometheus and Mercury," Large, Rare Art Deco Painting with Male Nudes, 1942
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Untitled Figurative Abstraction Drawing by William Littlefield
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A small conte crayon drawing on paper by the American painter William Horace Littlefield (1902-1969). The artist was based mostly in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Like many of his wor...
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Study for a Painting, Untitled Drawing by William Littlefield
By William Littlefield
Located in New York, NY
A small horizontal graphite drawing on paper by the American painter William Horace Littlefield (1902-1969). Like many of his paintings and drawings, this work teeters between the fi...
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Untitled Abstract Painting by William Littlefield
By William Littlefield
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William Littlefield Untitled Small Drawing, 1951
By William Littlefield
Located in New York, NY
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William Littlefield Abstract Painting, "The Still Center"
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Located in New York, NY
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Abstract Cubist Painting by William Littlefield 'Listed' Dated 1951
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Located in Peabody, MA
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Oil on Canvas Painting circa 1934 by William Littlefield
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Located in Hudson, NY
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Large William Littlefield 1958 Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
By William Littlefield
Located in Chicago, IL
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William H Littlefield (1902-1969) Abstract Mixed Media On Board
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