Renaissance Man Antiques

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"The Helmet," Early and Striking Drawing with Male Nude by John Lear
"The Helmet," Early and Striking Drawing with M...
John B. Lear
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Drawings
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 cap...
"Pyramid," Extremely Rare Drawing with Nine Male Nudes by John Lear
"Pyramid," Extremely Rare Drawing with Nine Mal...
John B. Lear
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Drawings
This highly rare and early drawing -- clearly inspired by the human pyramids formed in gymnastics and athletic events -- was executed by John Lear. The artist was a contemporary of ...
"Two-Arm Candelabra with Male Nudes," Pair of Renaissance Revival Bronzes
"Two-Arm Candelabra with Male Nudes," Pair of R...
Antique Early 1900s German Renaissance Revival Candelabras
Bronze
Extraordinary, very fine and probably unique, this pair of Renaissance Revival bronze candelabra were made in Munich (Munchen), Germany, probably at the turn of the 20th century. Mys...
"Gods in the Sky," Tour de Force, High-Style Art Deco Ink Drawing with Nudes
"Gods in the Sky," Tour de Force, High-Style Ar...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Drawings
This virtuosic pen-and-ink drawing shows several gods cavorting with wild-maned horses in an Art Deco galaxy. All the figures are perfectly stylized as if parading across a classical...
"Music," High Accomplished Painting with Multip...
John Ramsey Conner
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
Paint
This detailed and highly-finished study by John Ramsey Conner for an allegorical painting depicts a relaxed grouping of nude figures executed in pale tones of ivory, mossy green and ...
"Boxer in Triumph," Rare Ink Drawing of Male Bo...
William Littlefield
Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Drawings
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 ...
"Nudes with Hats," Surreal Painting with Male C...
Robert Lohman
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
Paint
Painted during the heyday of American Surrealism, this watercolor depicts a sleeping nude female figure holding a laurel wreath, seemingly disconnected from a pair of male nudes saun...
'The Animal Kingdom,' Art Deco Mural Study with...
John Garth
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings
To our knowledge, this study is the only known image of this mural, created by John Garth to show an idealized Man at work and at play, all nude or semi-nude, and accompanied by anim...
"Three Harlequins," Midcentury Ptg. with Three ...
E. Edwards
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paint
Placid and formal, yet mysterious and disquieting, this surrealistic depiction of three young men in harlequin costumes perhaps they are dancers or performers is riveting. The brilli...
"Modern Dance," Vivid Midcentury Painting with ...
Robert Lohman
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paint
This energetic and compelling depiction of modern dance, with a range of nude and semi-nude figures, and a more traditional ballerina in the distance, was painted by Robert Lohman, o...
"Haywagon," Charming Art Deco-WPA Era Painting ...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings
Paint
This remarkable oil painting, clearly influenced by American Folk Art, Art Deco stylization and the idealization of rural workers promoted by the WPA, depicts a farm family and a han...
"Vision of Angels," Important Night-Time Scene,...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings
Paint
Although not signed, this brilliant scene of a nude black male figure, marvelling at a vision of angels in the heaven from his position on the ground below, is reminiscent of the ear...

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