1940s Paintings

"Negro Night Club," 1945 Painting Depicting African American Social Life
"Negro Night Club," 1945 Painting Depicting Afr...
Adalie Margules Brent
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
Tempera
A brilliant and lively depiction of a crowded cafe scene in 1945, this painting by Adalie Margules Brent depicts a slice of Black America at the end of World War II, probably in New ...
Emile Albert Gruppe “Rockport Mass” Early Knife Oil Painting
Emile Albert Gruppe “Rockport Mass” Early Knife...
Emile Albert Gruppe
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paint
Emile Gruppe (American, 1896-1978), oil on canvas board, circa 1940. An absolutely amazing post impressionist painting using knifing technique which is very rare for Gruppe. The p...
"African Youth with Gourds and Flowers," English Art Deco Painting, 1946
"African Youth with Gourds and Flowers," Englis...
Stuart Maxwell Armfield
Vintage 1940s Art Deco Paintings
Paint
A brilliant painting executed in vivid colors, this view of an African male youth holding a basket of gourds and an enormous bouquet of calla lilies, day lilies and other tropical bl...
"Nude Sailors on Fiji, August 1945," Vivid Painting of World War II Beach Scene
"Nude Sailors on Fiji, August 1945," Vivid Pain...
Raymond Wendell
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
A vivid and colorful depiction of sailors enjoying a hard-earned afternoon on the beaches of Fiji, with their ships anchored off shore in the background, this painting is a rare and ...
Andrew Loomis Painting, “The Conversation”
Andrew Loomis Painting, “The Conversation”
Vintage 1940s American Paintings
Canvas, Paint
“The Conversation“ by Andrew Lommis, American illustrator. He is inducted into society of illustrators hall of fame. Oil on canvas, beautifully framed. Signed lower left corner. Sma...
"Aprés-Midi Chez Les MöIs," Watercolor by André Maire, circa 1949
"Aprés-Midi Chez Les MöIs," Watercolor by And...
André Maire
Vintage 1940s French Paintings
Paper
Watercolor by André Maire representing a village scenery at the period of the French Indochina in the Moïs Area (actual North Vietnam). Signed 'André Maire' and dated 1949 in the ...
Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Basin Early California Oil Painting
Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Ba...
Paul Lauritz
Vintage 1940s American Other Paintings
Masonite
"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...
Casein Artwork by Richard Filipowski, 1948-50
Casein Artwork by Richard Filipowski, 1948-50
Vintage 1940s American Paintings
Ink
Particle Red Casein on paper 1948 Measures: 29”H x 23”W Framed
Margaret Balzer Cantieni Abstract Modern Painting, 1946
Margaret Balzer Cantieni Abstract Modern Painti...
Vintage 1940s American Modern Paintings
Painting by Margaret Balzer Cantieni (1914-2002). Tempera on wood board. Signed in lower right corner "Balzer '46". Painting measures 1 1 x 14" with frame 16 1/2" x 19 1/2". Marga...
"Prometheus and Mercury," Large, Rare Art Deco Painting with Male Nudes, 1942
"Prometheus and Mercury," Large, Rare Art Deco ...
William Littlefield
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
Paint
In the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, William Littlefield painted a series of mythological subjects, often featuring idealized male nude figures, and this is the largest and best example we...
Emile Albert Gruppe 'Mass 1896-1978' “Covered Bridge” Snow Painting
Emile Albert Gruppe 'Mass 1896-1978' “Covered B...
Emile Albert Gruppe
Vintage 1940s American Adirondack Paintings
Paint
Another delightful large painting by the post impressionist master; Emile Albert Gruppe. The landscape take you down a snow covered road by a cool icy running stream through a New En...
1940s Signed French Collage Cubist Guitar Painting
1940s Signed French Collage Cubist Guitar Painting
Vintage 1940s French Paintings
This collage style painting displays great contrasts in color and composition and the French newspaper clippings only add to it's interest.
1949, Mexican Harvest Painting Influenced by Di...
Diego Rivera
Vintage 1940s Mexican Paintings
The subtle yellows and soft pinks provide a stark contrast from the deep greens and neutral grays of the background, resulting in a piece that grabs your eye and brings you into it's...
Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park
Vintage 1940s Native American Prints
Full set, 24 framed full color prints by Winhold Reiss. Original envelope and folder comes with. (More photos available upon request).
1940s French Cubist Oil Painting on Cardboard
Vintage 1940s French Paintings
Paint
Cubism at it's finest depicting a standing figure in an enclosed space. Simply framed in white, a nice touch to a lonely wall or accent to a larger painting.
20th Century Oil on Canvas Hungarian Painting C...
Vintage 1940s Hungarian Paintings
Canvas
Great Hungarian painting from 20th century. Oil painting on canvas depicting a character with parrot in impressionist style of good pictorial quality. Framework of beautiful measure ...
Paul Zimmerman "Tobacco Workers", 1948
Paul Zimmerman
Vintage 1940s American Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A wonderful oil on canvas by the noted American artist Paul Zimmerman. It is titled and dated 1948 on the back and signed in red on the left front bottom. In a strip frame. Biograph...
Pair of Watercolors of Maxwell Street in Chicag...
David Segel
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paper, Wood
A pair of watercolor paintings of an outdoor market on Maxwell Street in Chicago by Artist David Segel. Signed and dated '49. David Segel is an internationally acclaimed and respec...
"The Avalats" Lake Port Landscape Signed Henri ...
Vintage 1940s French French Provincial Paintings
Canvas
Landscape representing Avalats near Albi ( South West of France) in 1949, Henri Gourc signed. French School dated 1949 canvas size 65 cm by 54 cm frame size 88 cm by 78 cm. Annotated...
Regis E. Staley World War II Painting
Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Paintings
Canvas, Paint
A fascinating peep hole view of a soldiers down time at the start of the second World War. A single lantern illuminates the resting and content faces of new draftees reading and play...
African Portrait with Yellow Tribal Makeup by J...
Jean Poulain
Vintage 1940s African Art Deco Paintings
Paper
This striking portrait of an African lady is by Jean Poulain, a Belgian painter who lived in Congo before the decolonisation. He travelled extensively throughout Africa in the 1930s,...
African Portrait with Yellow Tribal Makeup by J...
Jean Poulain
Vintage 1940s African Art Deco Paintings
Paper
This striking portrait of an African lady is by Jean Poulain, a Belgian painter who lived in Congo before the decolonization. He travelled extensively throughout Africa in the 1930s,...
Mid-Century Modern Painting with the Motif Fish...
Vintage 1940s Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Robert Libeski born 13th of March 1892 in Aachen, Germany, 1988 Klosterneuburg. He was active in Vienna and a member of the Viennese Secession from the year 1952. Signed and dated ...
Danish Signed Midcentury Interior Painting
Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Paintings
Oil on canvas painting of an interior with armchair and floral arrangements. By Danish artist Herdis Gelardi b. Aalborg 1916, d. Copenhagen 1991. Signed lower right hand corner, dime...
"Utopian Motif," Lovely Art Deco Painting with ...
John Ramsey Conner
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
Paint
Lovely and ethereal, reminiscent of the pale, ideal compositions of Puvis de Chavannes in France and America, this utopian vista depicts a series of figures gathering fruit and grain...
Cityscape Painting by Lundy Siegriest
Lundy Siegriest
Vintage 1940s American Expressionist Paintings
Canvas, Paint
Cityscape oil on canvas by important California abstract expressionist painter Lundy Siegriest. "Monuments of War" Signed and dated 1949. Works held: Oakland Museum of California; Sa...
Montague J Dawson, ‘Valetta Harbour’
Montague Dawson
Vintage 1940s English Paintings
Montague J Dawson (1895-1973), ‘Valetta Harbour’, oil on board, painted in a grisaille palette with a British Hunt Class Type II destroyer in Valetta Harbour, Malta, signed ‘Montague...
20th Century Oil Painting on Canvas Signed Land...
Vintage 1940s Italian Paintings
Canvas
Beautiful painting circa 1940 signed in the lower right author not recognized. Subject the coast of Noli Italy realized technique oil on canvas. Excellent pictorial quality made ext...
Original, Post-Impressionist Still Life Painting
Vintage 1940s French Paintings
Canvas
Signed, titled, brightly colored, hand-painted, oil-on--canvas still life, "Asiette Verte" by listed, museum-collected, French artist, Jules Cavailles (1901-1977). Canvas size: 20 in...
"The Sculptor at Rest" Painting by Maurice Glic...
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
An oil on canvas self-portrait by Maurice Glickman– depicting the artist in a seated position, wielding his sculptor's tools. It is titled and signed on the backside.
American Abstract Expressionist Painting by Zo...
Zoute (Leon Salter)
Vintage 1940s American Expressionist Paintings
American abstract expressionist oil painting on masonite by Zoute - dated 1944 ( Leon Salter- North Rose, NY - 1903 - 1976 ) Image size is 27" high x 20" wide / framed as shown measu...
Impressionist Landscape Painting by F. Koops
Vintage 1940s Decorative Art
5-2684, impressionist landscape oil painting on masonite by F. Koops set in a 3.5"; wide custom wood gilt frame Image size 19.5 x 14.5"
Oil on Cardboard Boats on the Sea in 1940 with ...
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Wood
Oil on cardboard boats on the sea in 1940 with lacquered frame.
Thoroughbread Painting
Vintage 1940s Paintings
5-2543 stunning oil painting of a black horse. Signed lower right frame. Image size 16 H x 20 W.
Margaret Stark "Flying Fish" Abstract Modern In...
Vintage 1940s American Modern Paintings
Paper
Modern abstract ink and tempera painting titled "Flying Fish", created by American artist Margaret Stark in 1946. The piece is signed and dated in the upper right corner and marked o...
Antique Framed Oil Painting on Board by Reynaert
Vintage 1940s Belgian Expressionist Paintings
Antique framed oil painting on board by Reynaert depicts an impressionistic harbor scene at dawn with the fishing fleet just departing for the day, circa early to mid-1900s. Measur...
"Deers in the Glade," Superb Art Deco Painting ...
Richard Gabriel Chase
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings
Oil, Masonite
Beautifully stylized, as if the artist were commissioned to design a tapestry or mural, this view of three deer in a lovely tree-ringed glade, is dominated by an unusual, striking pa...
Early to Mid-20th Century Watercolor by William...
William Robert Shulgold
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
This early to mid-20th century watercolor by William Robert Shulgold is in excellent condition in a new gold frame with a double mat. The interior dimensions of the mat measure 18 x ...
J.E. Bromberg 1947 Painting "The Reading"
J.E. Bromberg
Vintage 1940s American American Modern Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Wonderful New York School late 1940s oil painting on canvas board. Entitled verso, "The Reading" and numbered. Signed and lower right corner, JE Bromberg '47. Expressive br...
WPA Artist Original Oil Painting 40s Portrait o...
Edward Sewall
Vintage 1940s American Modern Paintings
Oil, Wood
Painted by Portland, Oregon WPA Artist, Edward Sewall (1905-2000) is this fine, 1940s oil on canvas of very handsome man. Original owner purchased directly from the artist before his...
Nell Blaine "Untitled" Gouache and India Ink on...
Nell Blaine
Vintage 1940s Paintings
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...
Danish Village Painting by Harald Heiring
Harald Heiring
Vintage 1940s Danish Paintings
Canvas, Wood, Paint
Simple and beautiful winter village painting by listed Danish artist Harald Heiring (1906-1995) that was painted during the last winter of World War II. This piece while it has a sub...
Oil on Canvas "A Choir of Birds"
Jan van Kessel the Elder
Vintage 1940s European Paintings
A very decorative painting in the style of Jan van Kessel the Elder. The "Dawn Chorus" of birdsong is a natural phenomenon in temperate climates, particularly in springtime...
German Mountain Landscape Oil Painting, circa 1940
Vintage 1940s German Expressionist Paintings
Canvas, Oil
An oil on board painting with a foreground of rocks and alpine flowers above a lake and mountains in the background. Signed by German artist Anton Baur. In a black and gilt frame.
Original Ink Drawing of Still Life by Tommi Par...
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Original ink drawing of still life, fruit in Chinese bowl, by Tommi Parzinger, American, 1940s (signed "Parzinger").
North African Waterfront Painting
Vintage 1940s English Paintings
Vintage North African seaside oil on board painting. French or English. No signature.  
Still Life on a Painted Chest
Glyn Morgan
Vintage 1940s British Paintings
Canvas
Glyn Morgan was born in 1926 in Pontypridd, South Wales and from 1946-1948 he studied at the Camberwell School of Art and at Cardiff School of Art. He belonged to the so-called Rhond...
1940s Still Life Painting
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Other Paintings
Canvas, Paint
Unsigned H.C. Meyer oil paint on canvas still life painting. Strange array of objects depicted in this circa 1940 painting: fruit, noise makers, Kindergarten primer and assorted book...
20th Century Italian Oil Painting on Wood Panel...
Valentino Ghiglia
Vintage 1940s Italian Paintings
Wood
Beautiful refined oil painting on wood panel measures signed at the back Valentino Ghiglia (Florence 1903-1960). The eldest son of Oscar Ghiglia began to paint as a self-taught at ho...
Louis Wolchonok Painting "Reclining Woman"
Louis Wolchonok
Vintage 1940s American Modern Paintings
Canvas, Oil
1940s oil on canvas painting of reclining woman signed by Louis Wolchonok. (American/New York 1893-1973) Please note: Two small repairs see details pictures. Louis Wolchonok stud...
Dorothy Dehner Watercolor "Maiden Aunts"
Dorothy Dehner
Vintage 1940s American Paintings
Ink, Watercolor, Paper
Dorothy Dehner (1901-1994) was one of the most important women artists in the United States in the mid-century American abstraction movement (the MoMa in New York has more than a doz...
Painting by Attipio Carreri
Vintage 1940s Italian Paintings
Linen, Wood
Painting on linen by Italian artist, Attipio Carreri. Made in Italy, circa 1940s.
Signed Oil Painting on Board If a 19th Century ...
Vintage 1940s Unknown Neoclassical Paintings
Wood, Paint
This is a 20th century painting of a 19th century Dutch street scene. It is framed in a very large heavy gold gilded frame. The painting is 9.50" high and 8 inches wide. The frame is...
Impressionist Abstract Painting
Sheila Hendricks
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Gesso, Wood, Paint, Oil
"Horses Running", a bold abstract impressionist oil painting with heavy impasto. By Sheila Hedricks. Oil on board. In a period handmade frame. Hendricks was a Mid-Century artist work...
Signed Oil on Canvas Landscape Painting Titled ...
Richard Clive
Vintage 1940s American American Craftsman Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Signed oil on canvas landscape painting titled "Sunny Sunday" by listed New York artist Richard Clive.
George Bossek Painting of Gramercy Park NYC, 1950s
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American American Modern Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Amazing painterly rendering of Gramercy Park. The tumult of street noise is quieted by Bocek's work. Signed lower right, Geo Bocek. The medium is oil on canvas and it is framed in a ...
Umberto Montini, Italian Paintings "Sailboat", ...
Umberto Montini
Vintage 1940s Italian Paintings
Canvas
Set of two paintings of the artist Umberto Montini, (1897-1978, Italy). Made in Italy, circa 1940.
Italian Landscape Painting
Vintage 1940s Paintings
Wood, Masonite, Oil
#5-2670, Italian lakeside, oil paint on masonite, displayed in a curved wood frame. Illegible signature on lower right. Image size 5 H x 9 W.
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