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"Young Man in Striped Shirt," Portrait with Harbor Scene by Cuban Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted by Cuba's most important figural painter in the mid-20th century, this portrait by Victor Manuel depicts a young man with a bicycle cap and a white and red striped shirt, loo...
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Cuban Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

"Nude Swimmers and Octopus," Study for Art Deco Mural in Black, Pink and Blue
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Highly sophisticated and striking in conception and execution, this study for an Art Deco bathroom mural depicts -- appropriately -- male and female nude figures swimming in an under...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Karl Blossfeldt Mid-Century Modern Photogravure Botanic Photography, 1942
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Karl Blossfeldt photogravure from the edition of the book 'Wunder in der Natur' in 1942. Photography number 108. 'Cucurbita. Kürbisstengel in 3 facher. Vergrößerung.' In original...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

20th Century French Oil on Canvas Signed by Paul Eschbach, 1940s
Located in LEGNY, FR
20th century French oil on canvas representing a snowing landscape painted by Paul André Jean Eschbach (1881-1961). At the back we can see a label where is written "Golden medal of t...
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French Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Large Watercolour of Cairo by Robert Murdoch Wright
Located in London, GB
Roger Murdoch Wright, who died in 1962 trained as an engineer before abandoning his trade for the lure of becoming a full time artist. This large canvas has a calm illusionary quali...
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English Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Impressionist Oil Painting of a Vase of Flowers, circa 1940
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a nice painting with a vase of flowers done in the impressionist style. The condition is goodwith a small tear in canvas which is shown and not easily seen. Measures 44 tall ...
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French Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Fruitwood

Joshua Felise Ziro Brevio 'American, 1900-xxx' "Market in Milan"
Located in Philadelphia, PA
"Market In Milan" on verso, signed and dated lower right '48, unframed.   
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Stylized Portrait of a Lady, Iris Hardcastle, circa 1940
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful image of a lady in an interior. Oil on canvas, unsigned. The artist is Iris Hardcastle. She is a Leeds/Bradford artist (North England) who worked in the 1940s. She ha...
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English Expressionist Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Oak

Painting of a Man Sitting by the Seaside in Almeria w/ Sardine & Mug, Spain 1946
Located in Miami, FL
An expressionistic oil painting of a man wearing a cap who appears deep in thought with his head resting on one hand while the other rests on the table. Behind the man and beyond the...
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Spanish Expressionist Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

A.D. Greer “Colors of the Rainbow” Large Oil Painting in Baroque Frame, 1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large and lovely 1940s floral still life oil painting on canvas titled "Colors of the Rainbow" by American artist A.D. Greer (b. 1904–1998) in original gilt baroque frame. A col...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Plaster, Giltwood, Canvas, Paint

Japanese Two Panel Screen Romping Steers in a Pasture of Wild Grasses
Located in Hudson, NY
Showa period (1926 - 1989) vibrant painting on silk of playful steers under a cloudy sky amidst pasture grasses. The painting on this screen was made using a dying process called som...
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Japanese Showa Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Silk, Wood

George Zachary Constant Greek American Modernist 'Wild Iris' Oil Painting
Located in New York, NY
Modernist oil painting by Greek-American artist George Constant titled, "Wild Iris." Signed, and dated 1945. The painting is in its original silver giltwood frame. George Zachary C...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint, Wood

"Carving the Sphinx," Large, Spectacular Painting with Egyptian Pharaoh & Queen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
No doubt painted for a poster, magazine or another publication, likely by the Hearst Corporation, this fabulous, large painting by Charles Rubino depicts Egypt's Pharaoh and Queen of...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Mogens Hertz, Painting: Stilleben Jug, Lemons, Green Plant Etc
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Mogens Hertz 1909-1999. Painting, stilleben: Jug, lemons, green plant etc. Oil on Masonite, framed in silver frame. Signed: Mogens Hertz 1943. One detail worth noting: The oval li...
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Danish Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Masonite

Buffalo Artist James Koenig 1948 Titled 'Net Work'
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Titled ‘Net Work’ buffalo artist James Koenig paintings reflected many phases of American painting styles including scenes from the WPA period, abstract expressionism and geometric a...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Buffalo Artist James Koenig Mid Century 1948 Titled, Cool Canopy
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Titled Cool Canopy - Buffalo artist James Koenig paintings reflected many phases of American painting styles including scenes from the WPA period, abstract expressionism and geometri...
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American Expressionist Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

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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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Italian Impressionist Coastal Landscape by Sima
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3766 Italian coastal landscape set in a hand carved wood frame Image size: 9.5 x 7.5 Signed Sima.
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Oil Painting Climbers, Alps Mountains, “Le Torri del Vajolet”, J. Magerle, 1944
Located in Albignasego, IT
Painting “Le Torri del Vajolet” – J. Magerle, 1944. 55 cm x 35 cm (dimensions referring to the painting only) – oil on panel Painting depicting the Vajolet towers with climbers...
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German Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Pair of Bas-Reliefs in Scagliola with Figures of Women, England, 1940
Located in Napoli, IT
Pair of bas-reliefs in scagliola with figures of women, England, 1940.
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English Other Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Brass

Vintage French Gladiola Still Life Painting
Located in Chicago, IL
Calming vintage French still life painting featuring gladiolas stemming from a pitcher. Well executed this painting utilizes pinks, corals and salmons as well as soft blues, greens a...
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French Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Large Dutch Landscape Painting
Located in New York, NY
A large circa 1940s Dutch waterside landscape with later frame. Measurements: Width 68" Height 40".
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Dutch Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Gold Leaf

Oil on Canvas Parisian Portrait of a Friend by Jeanne Kostich
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Colorful and impressionist depiction of a woman with hat and scarf. A friend of the artist in Paris. Hand carved original frame.
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French Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Painting from the 1940s, Midcentury, Red, Blue, Yellow and White
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Sitting lady. Painting is framed with a beautiful gold frame and a linen liner.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Acrylic

Painting from the 1940s, Red, Blue and Yellow, circa 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Red, blue and yellow. Children playing on a bicycle. Framed in a beautiful gold frame with a linen liner.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Acrylic

Painting from the 1940s, Midcentury, Golden, Blue, Chocolate and White
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Painting has a beautiful gold frame with a linen liner.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Acrylic

Jane Peterson Autograph with Magazine Article
Located in valatie, NY
Jane Peterson Autograph with Magazine Article. July 1943 Americana Illustrated volume XXXVII, number 3. This was a publication of "The American Historical Company," New York City. Wi...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

Painting by Stig Lindberg, Sweden, 1940-1941
Located in Stockholm, SE
Painting by Stig Lindberg, Sweden, 1940-1941. Oil on panel. Measures: H 67 cm/ 2' 2 7/8" W 67 cm/ 2' 2 7/8".
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Signed Emrich Nicholson Hand Painted Mirrored Screen Estate of Arthur Rubinstein
Located in New York, NY
Hailing from the estate of world renowned pianist Arthur Rubinstein, this important Mid-Century Modern four panel mirrored screen was realized (and signed) by the renowned visual art...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Mirror, Paint

Robert Libeski Painting Lady with Dog 1946 Mixed Media
Located in Vienna, AT
A mixed media painting by Robert Libeski, which shows a Lady with Dog, 1946 in soft colors. Robert Libeski ( 1892 - 1988 ) Robert Libeski was activ in Vienna and member of the Sec...
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

Leo B Blake New England Winter Stream Oil Painting
Located in Dallas, TX
Winter Stream, New England, Impressionist Leo B. Blake. This winter snow river and birch tree landscape scene is reminiscent of Gruppe’s Vermont or New Hampshire pieces. The white sn...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Marcel Dyf “Place De la Concorde”
Located in Dallas, TX
Marcel Dyf French, 1899-1985 “Place de La Concorde” , 1948 Signed Dyf and dated 1948 Paris (lr) Oil on canvas Canvas: 29 x 39.75 Inches (73.6 x 99 cm) Framed: 35 x 45.25 Inches ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Buffalo Artist James Koenig 1948 Titled 'Tangent'
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Titled 'Tangent' - Buffalo artist James Koenig paintings reflected many phases of American painting Styles including scenes from The WPA period, abstract expressionism and geometric ...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

1940s Oil Painting of European City
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s oil painting of European city.
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Marjorie Bishop "New York Sunset" Painting with Sand on Canvas 1940s 'Signed'
Located in New York, NY
Mixed-media painting with sand on canvas titled "New York Sunset" by Marjorie Bishop, American, 1940s (signed on front, title on sticker on back). This painting is vibrant and a wond...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

1940s Oil painting of Industrial Interior Scene of Steel Company Blast Furnace
Located in St. Louis, MO
Signed 1940s WPA style Industrial oil painting of Allegheny Ludlum Corporation of Pennsylvania steel refinery blast furnace, architectural rendering depicting the interior layout wit...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Masonite, Paint

Japanese Two Panel Screen Falcons in Flight
Located in Hudson, NY
Japanese two panel screen: Falcons in Flight. Showa period (1926-1989) vibrant painting on silk of eagles hunting over turbulent water. The painting on this screen was made using a d...
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Japanese Showa Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Silk, Wood

Imported Art Deco Quilted Pheasants on Canvas in Walnut Frame
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Unique and large frame hand quilted pheasants that stand out in vivid hues. Imported artwork and sold by the heritage Woodwards Store in Canada. Excellent for use in study or bedroom...
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English Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Fun-Fair Painting of Bakken by Jens Sørensen
Located in Hudson, NY
View from Bakken, a revered fun fair park just outside Copenhagen. Signed Jens Sørensen. A night scene. Bakken is a very old and beloved park enjoyed by old and young still open toda...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Large Italian Giltwood Frames '2 Available'
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
8-128ab large Italian frames with elaborate cast detailing. Overall size 40 x 34 x 1" Inside rabbit 30 x 24" Priced individually.  
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Italian Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Resin, Hardwood

Cosmo De Salvo, Oil Paintings, Pair
Located in Dallas, TX
Cosmo De Salvo (American, 1893-1991), superior companion pair of oil on canvas still life scenes, one depicting a colorful floral arrangement, the other with floral arrangement and w...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Post War Hawaiian Airbrush Hibiscus Floral on Velvet in Wood Frame, Signed Frank
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Post War circa 1948 Hawaiian Airbrush hibiscus floral on velvet in the original period wood frame. Signed artist Frank Oda Measures: Art: 15.25" x 19.5" Frame: 18" x 22".
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Velvet

"Theatrical Scene," Art Deco Painting with Tragedy, Comedy in Celestial Setting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This extraordinary, almost surreal scene by one of America's leading muralists in the Art Deco period, Eugene Savage, depicts a floating female nude on the stage, with figures of Com...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Amsterdam Oil Painting, Flower Market, Iras Baldessari, 1940
Located in Albignasego, IT
“Iras” Baldessari Roberto Marcello, flower market in Amsterdam. Oil on canvas. Measures: 80 cm x 60 cm (dimensions referring to the canvas only, the painting is sold with frame). ...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

1940's Cubist Art Painting of New York City Skyline by Artist Theodore Hancock
Located in St. Louis, MO
Rare Mid-Century Modern signed 1949 cubist gouache painting of skyscrapers, rooftops and skyline of the City of New York including The Chrysler building by painter Theodore "Theo" Ha...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

Lundy Siegriest "Monuments of War" 1949 California Modernist Painter
Located in Fulton, CA
Oil on canvas by important California modernist painter Lundy Siegriest. (1925-1985). Signed lower left. Original period frame measures 33.75" x 39'75". Excellent condition. Louis...
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American Expressionist Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Mountain Painting, Alps, Tyrol, Oil on Canvas, Ernst, Dosenberger, 1943
Located in Albignasego, IT
Mountain painting, Alps, Tyrol, Summer Landscape - Ernst Dosenberger - 1943 Size: 60 cm x 80 cm (measurements refer only to the canvas - the painting is sold with the frame) - oil...
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German Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Other

Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Basin Early California Oil Painting
Located in Tustin, CA
"High Sierras, Nine Lake Basin" painting depicts a rugged, snowy mountain scene in the Sierra Nevada mountains, with large rocks and a lake shore with pine trees in the foreground an...
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American Other Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Masonite

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 Paintings

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Masonite

Original Bavarian Tyrolian Folk Art Painting, Signed and Dated
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Original Bavarian Tyrolian Folk Art painting, signed and dated This charming folk painting is executed in oil on artist board. A beautiful and rustic Tyrol or Bavarian landscape i...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Other

Vintage Oil on Canvas Landscape by A Camacho
Located in London, GB
This is a vintage oil on canvas landscape with a church in the background signed in the bottom right corner 'A. Camacho' and dating from the first half of the 20th century. The pa...
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Milton Avery "Agua" Oil on Canvas, USA, 1946
Located in New York, NY
Milton Avery painted Agua in 1946, shortly after returning from a three month trip to Mexico with his family. The result were paintings that focused on a number of subjects ranging f...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Mountain Painting, Italian Dolomites, Oil on Cardboard, A. Huber, 1940s
Located in Albignasego, IT
Mountain painting, Italian Dolomites, The Vajolet Towers, A. Huber, 1940s Size: 40 cm x 25 cm (measurements refer only to the canvas, the painting is sold with the frame), oil on ...
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German Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Other

Cock Fight Animal Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3748 oil on canvas of a street cock fight, Signed E.Walker.
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Abandoned Cabin in the Woods Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3743 oil on canvas set in a wood frame Image size 11.5 x 19.5" Initialed A.M. lower left.  
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

French Country Landscape Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3757 Oil on canvas of a country landscape Image size 23 x 18" Signed Olivio T Sumeall.
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Howard Chandler Christy Portrait of a Woman 1940, Signed, Dated and Framed
Located in Plainview, NY
This watercolor portrait was made by Howard Chandler Christy (1873-1952, American)and dedicated to his long time friend Anita Shonover in 1940. The portrait is signed dated and inscr...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Set of 11 Royal Worcester Plates Each Hand Painted with Different Bird Paintings
Located in Boston, MA
I want to present to you this fabulous set of Royal Worcester plates, each hand painted with different bird paintings with the name of the birds written on the back of the plates. If...
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English Romantic Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Porcelain