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"Nude Shepherdess," Art Deco Drawing in Style of Rockwell Kent, Sculpted Frame
By Phil Rhynders
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This dramatic scene depicts two figures: a half-nude woman with staff and wide-brimmed hat -- a modern, adult version of a shepherdess -- along with a reclining male figure. Both fig...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

Six 1940s Satirical Vintage Drawings Posters
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
Set of 6 photolithography posters collection all designed by E. Schoenenberger and published among with others by Nebelsparter publishing company, Rorschach, Switzerland. All items a...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Neoclassical Architectural Drawings for John Rosselli
Located in Atlanta, GA
Set of hand colored or painted neoclassical architectural drawings in custom metal frames, believed to be French, circa 1940s, for legendary NYC antique dealer and interior designer ...
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French Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Metal

Brassaï Lithography Hand Signed
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Lithography hand signed by Brassaï from the book "Historie de Marie" Limited edition of 12/ 126 With some moisture spots Framed on a 20th century frame with museum glass. ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

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"Apollo, Hyacinthus and Cyparissus," Exceptional Art Deco Drawing by Goor, 1947
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Superbly conceived and executed by Gaston Goor in the late 1940s, when he was at the height of his powers, this drawing brings together three male figures -- all beautifully depicted...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Salvador Dali 1947 Angel with Child Ink and Wash Drawing
Located in Pasadena, CA
Original ink and ink wash drawing by Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904-1989). The drawing features a surrealistic angel holding a child. Dali's large and bold signature is to the right alo...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

1940s Male Nude Art Study Drawing in Charcoal on Paper
Located in Miami, FL
1940s male nude art study drawing in charcoal on paper Offered for sale is an original 1940s male nude study drawing in charcoal on paper. The work has been newly matted and frame...
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Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Plexiglass, Wood, Paper

Graphics "City Square", Viggo Bang, 1941
Located in Chorzów, PL
Dimensions: Frame: height 54 cm / width 36 cm Graphics: height 27 cm / width 24 cm.
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Dutch Other Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

1940s Male Nude Art Study Drawing in Charcoal on Paper
Located in Miami, FL
1940s male nude art study drawing in charcoal on paper Offered for sale is an original 1940s male nude study drawing in charcoal on paper. The work has been newly matted and frame...
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Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Plexiglass, Wood, Paper

20th Century Oil on Canvas Italian Signed and Dated Still Life Painting, 1942
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian painting dated 1942. Oil on canvas framework, on the first canvas, depicting still life, Vase with lilac flowers, of good pictorial quality. Finely chiseled and gilded wood a...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Canvas

"Nude Male with Hand to Chest," Drawing by Raoul du Bois
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Powerful and eloquent, this drawing by Raoul Pene du Bois showcases his mastery of the human figure, expressed with his usual Mannerist approach -- all elongated limbs and stylized p...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

Pencil Drawing Depicting a Dalmatian Dog, USA, 1940
Located in Milan, IT
A pencil drawing on paper depicting on both sides the Dalmatian dog lying on an armchair. On the one hand, the egoist, on the other, a sardonic gleam in one pink rimmed eye. Solid ch...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Glass, Wood, Cherry, Paper

Nell Blaine Watercolor on Lined Paper, USA, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

20th Century Oil on Board Italian Signed and Dated Landscape Painting, 1948
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian painting dated 1948. Oil on board framework depicting a view of the Avigliana lake of good pictorial quality. Small framework with wood and plaster frame carved, lacquered an...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Wood

1940s Nude Male Drawings in Charcoal
Located in Dallas, TX
1940s nude male drawings in charcoal matted and framed. These drawings are matted in a neutral color with a rustic wood frame.
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Unknown Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Charcoal

“Let ‘er Buck” by American Artist Lyman Byxbe
Located in San Francisco, CA
“Let ‘er Buck” by American artist Lyman Byxbe (b. 1886-1980) In Byxbe's oeuvre, figure and action scenes are quite uncommon. As such, this rollicking image was chosen by the Socie...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Original Artwork for a Detective Newspaper Strip, 1940s
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Amazing artwork for a story by James Hadley Chase. So evocative of this period. We have found no record of this story, A Medal for Miss Lantis, so presumably it was never publishe...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Original Monochrome Fashion Drawing, Pat Kerr, 1946
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful pen and ink drawing by Pat Kerr, 1946. So evocative of the 1940s. On card. Unsigned. Presented in the original black lacquer frame. Drawn for A & C Kay, New Bond S...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Original Fashion Drawing, Pat Kerr, 1946
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful ink and wash by Pat Kerr, 1946. So evocative of the 1940s. On card. Unsigned. Presented in an antique water gilded frame Drawn for A & C Kay, New Bond St. London. ...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

C.P. Initials,Portait of African Girl,Charcoal on Paper,Signed Banzyville 1944
Located in Leuven , BE
C.P. Initials,Portait of African Girl,Charcoal on Paper,Signed Banzyville 1944,Framed,Signed and Dated
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Congolese Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Original Drawing for General Electric/Jeep, possibly by R. Kent
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This original drawing was created for an advertisement by General Electric for its portable power generators, here shown powering a saw wielded by two lumberjacks. Attributed to Roc...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Ink, Paper

20th Century Oil on Panel Italian Landscape Painting Sacra di San Michele, 1948
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian painting dated 1948. Framework oil on panel depicting a view of the famous Sacra di San Michele (seen from Avigliana) of good pictorial quality. Small framework with frame in...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Wood

Original Earl MacPherson Pastel Painting of a Pin-Up Girl with Balloons, 1940s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Offered here for your consideration is a vintage original Earl MacPherson pastel painting of a pin-up girl. Depicting a blond, smiling, nude pin-up girl dressed only with two larg...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Watercolor Aviation Sketch of a Poster for Gran Premio Milan 19th September 1948
Located in Milan, IT
Preparatory sketch, watercolor, of a poster about the aeronautical competition Gran Premio Milano on 19th September 1948, depicting three types of flying machines, made by Riccardo C...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Watercolor Aviation Sketch of a Poster for Gran Premio Milan 19th September 1948
Located in Milan, IT
Preparatory sketch, watercolor, of a poster about the aeronautical competition Gran Premio Milano on 19th September 1948, depicting three types of flying machines, made by Riccardo C...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Watercolor Aviation Sketch of a Poster for Gran Premio Milan 19th September 1948
Located in Milan, IT
Preparatory sketch, watercolor, of a poster about the aeronautical competition Gran Premio Milano on 19th September 1948, depicting three types of flying machines, made by Riccardo C...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Master Drawing of Nude Male Figure, 1947
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Clearly created by a master, this pencil drawing of a nude male figure is signed and dated 1947. The diffused lines and areas of rubbed pencil and erasure give this drawing a comple...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Pencil, Paper

August Von Munchhausen Pastel On Paper Nutcracker Dancers Artwork
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a pastel on paper sketch artwork signed A von Munchhausen (b 1908, NYC). Made in the USA, circa the 1940s. “For over thirty years August von Munchhausen h...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Nell Blaine "Merry Christmas" Gouache on Paper, USA, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

1940s Antique Sailboat Water Lines Project by Luders Marine Uffa Fox archive
Located in Milan, IT
Water lines of a sailboat (project n. 449) designed in 1940 by Luders Marine. Cm 75.4 x 34 (H) - inches 29.68 x 13.38 (H). Project coming from the archives of Uffa Fox, an English bo...
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British Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Nell Blaine Pencil Drawing on Paper, USA, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Nell Blaine Black & White Ink Drawing on Paper, USA, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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"Male Nude with Sculptural Fragment," Important Depiction of Fred McDarrah
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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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

20th Century Oil on Masonite Italian Signed Still Life Painting, 1942
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian painting dated 1942 on the back. Oil on Masonite framework signed lower left Laustino, referable to Emanuele Laustino (1916-1988) depicting a pleasant still life with primros...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Masonite

"Study for Icarus," Drawing by Emlen Etting, 1940s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Emlen Etting returned again and again to the theme of Icarus Falling, in part because it gave him an opportunity to depict the nude male in motion. This large drawing served as a stu...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

"Seated Male Nude," Superb Drawing by Allyn Cox, US Capitol Muralist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This handsome drawing of a seated male nude, executed in pastel, demonstrates Allyn Cox's superb draftsmanship and mastery of color. Depicting his subject from behind, as he leans to...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

"Nudes Among the Ruins," Vivid Mural Study with Male Nudes by Allyn Cox
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This sun-drenched scene, drawn with a vivid palette of bright Mediterranean blues and chalk whites, shows a pattern of gridding by the artist, indicating that this drawing served as ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Drawings

Ernest Wagner Japanese Landscape Scene Gouache 1949
By Ernest Wagner
Located in Encino, CA
Ernest Wagner Gouache on paper depicting a Japanese scene, dated 1949-1950 and wears the artist's stamp on the back. H.20" x W.18"1/2 ( drawing ) - H.22"1/2 x W.18"1/2 ( sheet )....
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French Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Gouache, Paper

Rare Brassai Woman Nude Pencil Drawing, 1944
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Signed drawing in pencil by Brassaï, 1944. Framed on an antique frame with museum glass. Brassaï pseudonym of Gyula Halász; (9 September 1899-8 July 1984) was a Hungarian, Fren...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

French 1940s Gouache on Paper
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French 1940s gouache on paper. Custom framed with sandblasted oak frame with acid free paper and UV glass.
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French Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper, Gouache, Pencil

Christian Berard Style Watercolor and Hand Drawn Fashion Rendering
By Christian Bérard
Located in East Hampton, NY
Absolutely in the artistic style of Christian Berard, this fashion drawing and painted watercolor on paper of two models. This piece is SIGNED but we cannot make out the signature of...
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French Belle Époque Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper, Glass, Wood

Christian Bérard Style Watercolor and Hand Drawn Fashion Rendering
By Christian Bérard
Located in East Hampton, NY
Absolutely in the artistic style of Christian Bérard, this fashion drawing and painted watercolor on paper of two models. This piece is SIGNED but we cannot make out the signature of...
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French Belle Époque Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Glass, Wood, Paper

1949 Nautical Project of the Northele Sailing Boat by Berthon Uffa Fox archives
Located in Milan, IT
Project coming from the archives of Uffa Fox and never entered the commercial circuit depicting Northele, a sloop 14 m long, made by Berthon Boats in Lymington Dorset in 1949 accordi...
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British Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

1949 Antique Northele Project Sailing Boat by Berthon Boats Uffa Fox archives
Located in Milan, IT
Project coming from the archives of Uffa Fox and never entered the commercial circuit depicting Northele, a sloop 14 m long, made by Berthon Boats in Lymington Dorset in 1949 accordi...
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British Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Portrait of "Dr. Walerian Chaciński"
Located in Chorzów, PL
Year: 1943 Dimensions: Frame: Height 70 cm, width 59 cm Picture: Height 52 cm, width 42 cm.
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Polish Neoclassical Revival Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Canvas, Wood

Christian Bérard Style Watercolor and Hand Drawn Fashion Rendering
By Christian Bérard
Located in East Hampton, NY
Absolutely in the artistic style of Christian Bérard, this fashion drawing and painted watercolor on paper of two models. This piece is SIGNED but we cannot make out the signature of...
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French Belle Époque Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Glass, Wood, Paper

1949s Antique Northele Nautical Ship Project by Berthon Boats Uffa Fox archives
Located in Milan, IT
Northele is a sloop, length 14 m, made by Berthon Boats in Lymington Dorset in 1949 on shipyard project. Measures: 103.5 x 61.3 (H) cm, inches 40.74 x 24.13 (H). Project coming from ...
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British Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

1949 Vintage Northele Sailing Boat Porject by Berthon Boats Uffa Fox Archives
Located in Milan, IT
Project coming from the archives of Uffa Fox and never entered the commercial circuit depicting Northele, a sloop 14 m long, made by Berthon Boats in Lymington Dorset in 1949 accordi...
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British Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Christian Bérard Style Watercolor and Hand Drawn Fashion Rendering
By Christian Bérard
Located in East Hampton, NY
Absolutely in the artistic style of Christian Bérard, this fashion drawing and painted watercolor on paper of two models. This piece is signed but we cannot make out the signature of...
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French Belle Époque Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Glass, Wood, Paper

Four Sketches by Olle Bonnier, All Signed O.B., circa 1948
Located in Stockholm, SE
These sketches are made as preworks for Olle Bonniers sculpture "The whisperer" that was executed in 1948. Chalk crayon on off-white pergament. Measurement: 37.5 x 49 cm without f...
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Swedish Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Nell Blaine Black and White Ink Drawing on Paper, USA 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

"Fueling the Fighter" WWII Charcoal Drawing Vought F4U Corsair
Located in Wiscasset, ME
US Naval and Marines documentary drawing from WWII of a Vought F4U Corsair fighter plane being refueled with the pilot in preparations. Title partially cut off and inventory numbered...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Art Architectural Sketch by Mario Pani and Jesus Garcia Collantes, 1947
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: an architectural drawing by noted Mexican architects Mario Pani and Jesus Garcia Collantes, 1947, signed. Ink and paper. Frame is original. Comes with glas...
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Mexican Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Other

Eugene Berman Collage in Original Frame
Located in New York, NY
This haunting image by Eugene Berman was painted on a sheet of paper cut in the shape of a heart, mounted to a paint-speckled ground, encircled with metal shavings, and placed in a f...
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French Modern Vintage 1940s Drawings

Nell Blaine Black & White Ink Drawing on Paper "Shooting Gallery", USA 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Nell Blaine Abstraction India Ink on Paper, USA 1940s
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper

Original Jansen Architectural Pencil Drawing
Located in New York, NY
An original Jansen pencil drawing depicting an architectural detail "Rosace de Plafond" page 137. Stamped: Jansen, 9 Rue Royale Paris 8e.
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French Vintage 1940s Drawings

Portait of African Male, Charcoal on Paper, Signed Banzyville, 1944
Located in Leuven , BE
C.P. Initials,Portait of African Male,Charcoal on Paper,Signed Banzyville 1944,Framed,Signed and Dated
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Congolese Vintage 1940s Drawings

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Paper