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WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A painting in the style of the works of WPA artists depicting a person painting shutters done in polymer on masonite with a patinated wood frame from the period. On the verso there i...
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Mid-20th Century American Primitive Paintings

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Paint

  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
  • WPA Styled Painting by John Imhoff
H 21 in. W 43 in. D 1 in.
"Seated Black Man," Rare and Fine WPA-Style Painting attributed to Walker Evans
By Walker Evans
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Although Walker Evans is world-renowned for his Depression-era photographs of ordinary men and women across America, many of them taken while serving as “information specialist” in t...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
By WPA
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A very well executed industrial steel mill painting with great light and shadowing depicting the pouring of molten metal with background details of the mill. This artwork shows the h...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Paintings

Materials

Canvas

  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
  • WPA Styled Industrial Steel Mill Painting
H 27 in. W 22.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Cubist Industrial Oil Painting by Joan Hedman WPA Styled
By WPA
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A cubist industrial WPA styled oil painting depicting a storage tank compound in the 1930's-40's. Good layering of colors and textures having it original patina worn wood frame signe...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

W.P.A. Style Painting, Science, Politics Industry 1940s-1950s, Oil on Board
By WPA
Located in Buffalo, NY
Amazing W.P.A. style painting, trip-tic depicting science, politics industry, worker's, 1940s-1950s. Oil on board, measuring: 52" x 32". Attention to details. Unfortunately not signe...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Wood, Paint

Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Incredibly charming WPA style oil painting on board. New frame. Unknown artist and origin. The board shows some warping but is stabile and in great condition otherwise.
Category

20th Century English Paintings

Materials

Paint

  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
  • Vintage WPA Style Oil Painting
H 34 in. W 48.5 in. D 2 in.
Adam & Eve in Twickenham: WPA Style Figurative Painting by Mark Beard
By Mark Beard
Located in Hudson, NY
WPA style figurative painting of a "Adam & Eve" in pink dress and blue shirt with suspenders, and red snake "Adam and Eve in Twickenham", painted by Mark Beard aka 'Edith Thayer Crom...
Category

2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

20th Century Oil WPA Style Oil Painting Urban Landscape c.1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
20th Century Oil WPA Style Oil Painting Oil on board. Approximately 20" wide x 16" high. The frame is approximately 24" wide x 20" high. Signed in the lower right corner. Good v...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Man in Suit (WPA Style Figurative Painting by Mark Beard as Edith Cromwell)
By Mark Beard
Located in Hudson, NY
WPA style figurative painting of a man with suit and tie "Man in Suit," painted by Mark Beard aka 'Edith Thayer Cromwell' Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 30.5 inches, 54 x 32 inches in white ...
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2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

WPA Style Portrait Painting of a Gentleman, American, 1930s-1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Portrait painting of Walter Levin, oil on canvas, unframed. Signed Haughton College Bickerton in upper right corner, and having the original gallery label on the back. California Bay...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Modernist Oil Painting Social Realist Kids and Cat in Red Wagon WPA Style
By Paul Zimmerman
Located in Surfside, FL
Oil on artist's board, 20th century, signed Paul Zimmerman Reminiscent of the Mid Century Social Realist and WPA works of Ben Shahn this captures a group of tenement children of mixe...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Vintage WPA Style New York Cityscape Painting by Bill Fix 'American'
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage WPA style New York cityscape painting By Bill Fix (American) Offered for sale is a vintage WPA style New York cityscape oil painting on board by the American artist Bill...
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Late 20th Century Paintings

Materials

Giltwood, Paint

Fine, WPA-style Oil Painting, 1935, by Dorothy Van Loan
By Dorothy Van Loan
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Executed in gorgeous shades of coral, dove gray and olive, this scene of two nude women perched on folding chairs was painted by Dorothy Van Loan, a celebrated modernist who won many...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

41st & 10th: Abstract WPA Style Cityscape, New York City Rooftops & Water Tower
By Ricardo Mulero
Located in Hudson, NY
Cityscape painting on muslin of iconic New York City water towers against an abstract maroon, silver, and blue rooftop skyline "41st & 10th" by Hudson, NY based artist, Ricardo Muler...
Category

2010s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Gesso, Wood Panel, Oil

Signed WPA Style Harborscape Oil On Canvas
By Bolus
Located in Chicago, IL
Colorful impressionistic oil on canvas painting of fishing boats in a harbor. Greens, blues and reds comprise the majority of the color pallet. Nicely framed and signed Bolus. 33" x ...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood

  • Signed WPA Style Harborscape Oil On Canvas
  • Signed WPA Style Harborscape Oil On Canvas
  • Signed WPA Style Harborscape Oil On Canvas
  • Signed WPA Style Harborscape Oil On Canvas
H 40 in. W 53.5 in. D 2.5 in.
"Taming Wild Horses," WPA-Style, Early Social Realist Work by Paul Zimmerman
By Paul Zimmerman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of energy and high contrasts a superb example of WPA-period painting -- this scene of two young men attempting to rein in rearing horses is an important early work by Paul Zimme...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Artist George Samerjan WPA Style Watercolor "Roller at Van Nuys Blvd" 1941
By George Samerjan
Located in St. Louis, MO
Artist George Samerjan's (1915-2005) WPA style watercolor titled "Roller at Van Nuys" 1941, in its original artist selected and hand painted frame, but re-framed with acid free backi...
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Vintage 1940s American Expressionist Paintings

Materials

Wood, Paper

Dust Bowl, monotype, black and white, wpa style
By Tom Bennett
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dramatic imagery from FILM NOIR series of black and white monotypes, blending surrealistic mindscapes with stark realism About Tom Bennett: With quick brushstrokes, Tom Bennett crea...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Archival Paper, Monotype

WPA Style Painting
Located in Washington, D.C., DC
Alley scene painted in the WPA style. Unsigned
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

  • WPA Style Painting
  • WPA Style Painting
  • WPA Style Painting
  • WPA Style Painting
H 20 in. W 24 in.
Set of Four WPA Style Ship Paintings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of four framed WPA style oil paintings probably painted in the late 1930's-late 1940's Signed Calastrini.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

  • Set of Four WPA Style Ship  Paintings
  • Set of Four WPA Style Ship  Paintings
  • Set of Four WPA Style Ship  Paintings
  • Set of Four WPA Style Ship  Paintings
H 27 in. W 31 in. D 1.5 in.
Large WPA Style Painting Of Hobos At California Train Station
Located in Chicago, IL
Very much in the style of WPA era artwork, this large painting on canvas depicts two vagabonds at what is most likely a California train station, based upon the topography in the bac...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

WPA Style American School Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
A very large painting of an American farm scene in its original frame.
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Quirky WPA Style Still Life Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Great bold colors on this interesting painting. Signed and dated 1937. The painting is unframed.
Category

Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

East River Panorama I (WPA Style Horizontal Cityscape Painting of Brooklyn, NY)
By Robert Goldstrom
Located in Hudson, NY
Oil on linen 36 x 72 inches unframed, 39 x 75 inches in black frame This painting is being offered by Carrie Haddad Gallery, located in Hudson, NY This work is a large horizontal c...
Category

2010s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Huge Aschan School WPA Style Social Realism Interior Scene Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior scene. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned.
Category

1960s Modern Interior Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

WPA Era Mural Style Painting of Men Working, American, 1930s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Iconic WPA era muralistic style painting of men working. Signed and dated 1937 on front. Oil on artist board in original giltwood frame. Having an exhibition label with the number 1...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Other

Signed WPA Style Oil On Canvas Painting Of Boats In A Habor
By Bolus
Located in Chicago, IL
Colorful impressionistic oil on canvass painting of boats in a harbor. Greens, blues and reds comprise the majority of the color pallet. Nicely framed and signed Bolus.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Wood, Canvas

"Behind the Circus" WPA Style Painting by Carl Schmuelling
By Carl Schmuelling
Located in Rochester, NY
"Behind the Circus" WPA style painting by Carl Schmuelling. Dated 1933. Schmuelling, (American 1906-2009) a Cincinnati native and architect, was born in 1906. He graduated from t...
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

"Lunch Hour," Important WPA-Style Painting by Stull, 1944
By John Deforest Stull
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliantly evoking an era when laborers at work (or in this case, at ease) were the focus of so many painters and sculptors, "Lunch Hour" was painted by John De Forest Stull in 1944...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

The Share Cropper, American WPA Style Oil Painting
Located in Rochester, NY
Portrait of African American woman. American WPA Style Painting. Oil on board. Unsigned, Mid 20th century.
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Paintings

Antique American Modernist Surreal Old Master Style WPA Era Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting by Joep Nicolas (1897 - 1972). Oil on board, circa 1949. Signed. Displayed in a period frame.
Category

1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Asian Workers in the Market WPA Style Social Realist Oil Painting
Located in Surfside, FL
Signed with a K. It is not dated but we estimate it to the 1950's. It appears to be Asian but it might be Latin American or Mexican. Market scene.
Category

1950s Naturalistic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Man Sawing Wood (WPA style Painted Lumberyard Scene in Vintage Frame)
By Arthur Hammer
Located in Hudson, NY
oil on panel, 14 x 15.5 inches antique wood frame is 23 x 24 x 1 inches The artist had a personal interest in the painting styles that emerged during the Federally funded Art Pro...
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2010s American Modern Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Artist Working At His Easel in WPA Style Michael Tanzer New York 1961-67
By Michael Tanzer
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful WPA style figurative of an artist (potentially a self-portrait) at easel by Michael Tanzer (American, 1941-2000), circa 1940. Signed lower left. Condition: Very good; canva...
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1960s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

WPA Style Bar Scene Oil Painting on Panel, Signed and Dated 1935
Located in San Francisco, CA
WPA style oil painting on panel of three guys enjoying a drink outside of a restaurant. Matted and having a painted frame. Indistincly signed, and dated 1935.
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Wood, Paper

1933 Signed WPA Style Boiler Room Study Oil on Canvas
Located in Dallas, TX
Nice, slightly abstracted, example of Industrial-themed art from the machine age. Art work in very good condition, considerable wear to presumed original frame. Man cave able. C...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Large Scale WPA Style Painting by Ted Egri
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Ted Egri, (born New York 1913) started a prolific art career at age nine, primarily as a painter. In 1950, he relocated to Taos, New Mexico and began sculpting works. He has been a m...
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Frances Pestow Painting , WPA Style
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Painting attributed to Frances Pestow (1908-1983), Indiana, signed. ***Contact/Shipping Information: AOL (American Online) users may experience difficulties sending emails to us or ...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

WPA Style Harbor Painting by Edgar Lore
Located in Pasadena, CA
Dated 1942 this large image of fishing boats in the foreground and canneries in the back representing LA Harbor.Pleasing soft pallet.
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

  • WPA Style Harbor Painting by  Edgar Lore
  • WPA Style Harbor Painting by  Edgar Lore
  • WPA Style Harbor Painting by  Edgar Lore
  • WPA Style Harbor Painting by  Edgar Lore
H image25 frame32 in. W image29.5 frame36.5 in.
WPA Style "Scene" Paintings by Guy McCoy, Pair
Located in Treasure Island, CA
Pair of San Francisco bay area "scene" paintings in the styles of both the WPA (Depression-era Works Progress Adminstration) and the "Berkeley" school of painters. Guy McCoy was a me...
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

WPA Style Depression Oil Painting by Morris Topchevsky
By Morris Topchevsky
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Morris Topchevsky was born in Bialystok Poland in 1899. He immigrated to America and trained at the Art Institute of Chicago. His work was overtly political, and he was a practicing ...
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Wood

WPA Style 1930s Depression Painting by Dane Chanase
By Dane Chanase
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Dane Chanase, born in Palermo, Italy in 1894, immigrated to America to continue his works. He is a listed WPA artist, and worked on various projects during that time in the depressio...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Wood, Canvas

1930s WPA Style Art Deco Boxing Oil Painting
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A fabulous painting capturing a moment between rounds at a boxing match. The unsigned painting is executed in oil on canvas, and mounted into a later oak frame. There is one professi...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

  • 1930s WPA Style Art Deco Boxing Oil Painting
  • 1930s WPA Style Art Deco Boxing Oil Painting
  • 1930s WPA Style Art Deco Boxing Oil Painting
  • 1930s WPA Style Art Deco Boxing Oil Painting
H 21.25 in. W 25.25 in. D 1.25 in.
WPA style workers mural
Located in Pasadena, CA
Circa 1930's this oversize painting is on canvas and stretched . Shows nice palette in excellent condition.
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

  • WPA style workers mural
  • WPA style workers mural
  • WPA style workers mural
  • WPA style workers mural
H 47 in. W 79 in.
Important Large WPA Styled Mural by Louis Frederick Grell
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Louis Frederick Grell (born Iowa 1887, died Chicago 1960) is best known as an American muralist. He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Hamburg, and the Royal Academy of Fine Ar...
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

Large WPA Style Mural (in the manner of Ben Messick)
Located in Treasure Island, CA
Large oil on canvas mural depicting the end of prohibitiion, told in multiple vignettes. Acquired from Walt Disney Studios, in the style of Ben Messick (who worked there for many yea...
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Vintage 1960s American Paintings

WPA Style Watercolor Painting by Dorothy Sklar, 1946
By Dorothy Sklar
Located in North Hollywood, CA
This great image is typical of the street scenes of the 1930s WPA artworks. There is an overall feeling of despair in the dark tones and urban surroundings. The execution is beautifu...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paper

WPA Style 1930s Oil Painting of Striking Workers by a. Martinelli
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A very strong and passionate image by American artist A. Martinelli. The subject matter is a group of striking workers involved in a scuffle. A great use of bold colors, the work is ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Materials

Paint

WPA Style 1930s Oil Painting of Road Workers by Mitchell
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A great depression era original oil painting by Mitchell. In Classic WPA style, it depicts the working man toiling away. Painted on board, the colors and composition are very strong ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Wpa Style Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal wpa style painting for your home. A wpa style painting — often made from canvas, fabric and paint — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without a wpa style painting — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A wpa style painting made by Art Deco designers — as well as those associated with Folk Art — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one wpa style painting that is appealing in its simplicity, but Bolus, Carl Schmuelling and John Deforest Stull produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Wpa Style Painting?

A wpa style painting can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,100, while the lowest priced sells for $300 and the highest can go for as much as $17,500.

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