Renaissance Man Antiques

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"Purification," Art Deco Portrayal of Chemist f...
Robert McGill Mackall
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Art Deco Prints
"Purification" is a rare artist's working print, which served as the basis for a mural or bas-relief sculpture for a building in the 1930s, probably a water treatment build...
"Ironworker," Important WPA-Era Depiction of In...
John Garth
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Art Deco Paintings
Paint
This important and stunning example of WPA-era idealization of the American worker, glowing from molten iron nearby, was executed by John Garth in the 1930s, one of several paintings...
"Terrace," Brilliant, Cubist-Expressionist Mast...
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Modern Paintings
Paint
Best known for her depictions of New Mexico and the Southwest, here Virginia True painted a brilliantly-hued Cubist scene reflecting her years in New York. Showing the influence of P...
"American Gothic," Atmospheric American Scene P...
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paint
Although it shares a name with Grant Wood's iconic painting, the subject of Eugenia Redka's painting here is much different, a charming white painted Gothic church in the middle of t...
"Male Nude with Banner and Pole," Rare Midcentu...
John B. Lear
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paint
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...
"Oath of Loyalty," Weimar Republic Sculpture of...
Vintage 1920-1929 Germany Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
An extraordinary and very rare example of Art Deco memorial sculpture, this depiction of a nude soldier -- clothed with nothing but his metal helmet and a loincloth -- was created by...
"Nude Miner with Boulder," Rare Romanian Bronze...
Vintage 1920-1929 Romania Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
This bronze is a fine example of art that glorified and honoured the 20th century worker, a theme that was sounded by sculptors and painters throughout Europe and America through the...
"Justice in Hollywood," Fabulous Art Deco Depic...
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Art Deco Paintings
Paint
Drenched with color and suffused with voluptuous sensuality, this allegorical depiction of a nude Justice is a Hollywood-influenced take on Classical themes. Like the traditional fig...
"Roman and Greek Myths," Fabulous Gilded Bronze...
Ferdinand Levillain
Antique 1900-1909 France Belle Époque Urns
Bronze
Teeming with male nudes and mythological scenes illustrating stories such as Diogenes' search for an honest man, and Romulus and Remus' role in the birth of Rome, this rare bronze ur...
"Walking the Cows" Important Social Realist Pai...
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Art Deco Paintings
Paint
A cross between Grant Wood and Paul Cadmus, this remarkable American regional scene painting depicts a young man in a white t-shirt walking a group of cows down a country lane with p...
"Satyr and Rabbit," Superb Art Deco Sculpture, ...
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Entirely charming and whimsical, this depiction of a rotund satyr beguiling a woodland rabbit is clearly the work of a master carver. Sculpted from a cylinder of ruddy mahogany, the ...
"Nude Hunters with Deer," Exceptional Art Deco ...
Jean-Leon Mayodon
Vintage 1920-1929 France Art Deco Vases
Clay
A highly unusual vase by Jean Mayodon, one of France's leading artists in the Art Deco era, this piece depicts two scenes of nude male hunters with several deer. One of the hunters i...

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