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Period: 1940s
Stylized Portrait of a Lady, Iris Hardcastle, circa 1940
By Iris Hardcastle
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

Modernist Water Color Gouache by Robert Blair '1912-2003'
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A unique original watercolor gouache of a seamstress at work. A well listed American artist Robert Noel Blair (1912-2003) Blair's watercolors have been exhibited widely in both in t...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

Gouache Painting of Young Man
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Framed gouache painting of a young man by Matthew William Boyhan (unsigned). The subject gazes past the viewer with an air of pensive absorption, his lean torso and ruddy brow aglow...
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American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

"Running Bunny Rabbit," Charming Book Illustration from the 1930s-1940s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Absolutely winning and full of charm, this book illustration depicts a bunny rabbit running across the land, the hilly landscape rich with browns and greens, and the sky a perfect bl...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Painting "Road Between Meadows"
Located in Chorzów, PL
Dimensions: Frame: height 64 cm / width 87 cm The painting: height 50 cm / width 73 cm Slightly damaged.
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Danish Other Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

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

1940's Cubist Art Painting of New York City Skyline by Artist Theodore Hancock
By 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

French Painting of a Classical Bust by Durand Louis
By Durand Louis
Located in Pasadena, CA
This oil on board by French painter, Durand Louis, features a rendering of a classical bust of an older man. Louis' expressive depiction brings the statue to life as the subject look...
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French Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Art Work by Joseph Roelants
By Jospeh Roelants
Located in Weesp, NL
Mid-Century Modern ceramic tiles Art by Joseph Roelants for Gilliot & Cie, 1948 "The allegorical representation of Architecture and sculptural art bloom through time because of the ...
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Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Ceramic

XL Hand Painted Shop Sign From France, Circa 1940
Located in Nashville, TN
XL Hand Painted Shop Sign From France, Circa 1940. Very unusual size with fantastic color and patina.
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European Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Pine

Signed M. Coloman Framed Oil Painting on Canvas Titled Venice Italy 1940
By Coloman
Located in Miami, FL
VENICE oil painting, featuring the Doges Palacio, Italian School, circa 1940s in its original 1940s frame. Signed M. Coloman, 20th century.  
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Flowers in a Glass Vase, Unsigned. Venice, 1947
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Delightful flower painting. Inscribed " Venezia, 1947 " 0n the verso. In the style of Raoul Dufy Oil on canvas Artist unknown Unframed.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Hayward Veal Australian Nocturne Cityscape Painting
By Hayward Veal
Located in Essex, MA
An oil on board painting by Australian painter W. Hayward Veal (1913-1968), entitled Nocturne No. 4, depicting a night scene of a park and tree in the foreground with a man walking, ...
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Australian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood, Pine, Masonite, Paint

Mediterranean Seascape
Located in New York, NY
A post-impressionist rendering of a Mediterranean coast. The oil on board painting is signed, "D.S. 45".
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Swedish Industrial Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Art Deco Floral Oil on Canvas Painting by Meyers Rohowsky, 1942
By Meyers Rohowsky
Located in Bernville, PA
Remarkable oil on canvas painting by Meyers Rohowsky (1900-1974) from 1942. Beautiful painting of a group of Tiger Lillies, such wonderful color. Would be a focal point and conversat...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

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

"Reaching for the Stars," Rare, Stunning Male Nude by Alexander Cañedo
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Author of "How Cañedo Draws the Figure" and one of the acknowledged masters of the nude in the Art Deco and Mid-Century periods, Alexander Cañedo painted this remarkable scene of a m...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

"Nudes Stepping Forth," Large Theatrical Sketch by Raoul Pene du Bois
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This very large and energetic sketch, depicting several nude figures stepping forward through a circular opening, was painted by Raoul Pene du Bois, probably as a preparatory piece f...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Gouache

"Actaeon in Flight," Large Painting of Mythological Scene w/ Male Nude, 1942
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This stunning example of Art Deco painting illustrates the dramatic moment when the hunter Actaeon, having seen the nude Diana in her bath, is meeting his death. Here Actaeon himself...
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North American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Oil Painting by Ernst Rasmussen
By Ernst Rasmussen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Oil painting by well listed artist Ernst Rasmussen(1912-1964) The painting is painted on canvas and dated "46". Store formerly known as ARTFUL DODGER INC
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

40s Painting, Decorativeart, French, Oil on Canvas, "The discovery of Antilles"
Located in Valladolid, ES
Oil on canvas - O / L - The Discovery of the Antilles Splendid large-scale work of art that presents a fresh and original scene with ship tints, with great detail and an explosion o...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

"The Fields," Magical View of Moroccan Landscape with Male Nude by Jacques Azéma
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Suffused with the soft, rich colors that Jacques Azéma was known for, this view of a Moroccan landscape ("Les Champs" in French) includes a seated male youth with a teapot and glasse...
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Moroccan Art Deco 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

Materials

Brass

American Abstract Female Figure Painting by Zoute, 1946
Located in Rochester, NY
Abstract modernist female figure oil painting on masonite board by Leon Salter aka Zoute (1903-1976, North Rose, NY) signed and dated upper top right – Zoute, 1946. Great little pain...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Linen, Masonite, Paint, Wood

"the West's Most Famous Brand" Levi's Overall's All Original 1940's
Located in Chicago, IL
“The West’s most famous brand.” Levi’s America’s finest overall since 1850. We have been purchasing vintage commercial signs for over 30 years, and we have never discovered one of s...
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North American Country Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood

Abstract Expressionist Landscape "on the Beach" by Jack Hammack, 1947 New York
Located in Framingham, MA
Excellent abstract expressionist painting by New York artist John 'Jack' Hammack (1925-1990), 1947 (dated 1948 under signature). Oil on canvas. This is one of his earliest works done...
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American Expressionist Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint, Wood

Mother & Child Oil on Paper by Russian American Artist Dina Melikov
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Beautiful oil on paper of a mother and her child. By Russian artist Dina Melikov in 1945. Framed behind glass.
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Russian Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

Materials

Glass, Hardwood, Paint, Paper

Abstract Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French mid-century black and white Abstract Expressionist oil painting on canvas. With a highly energetic quality, the piece is evocative of the later experiments of Kandinsky and Po...
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French Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

1940s Mexican Gene Byron Tin Brass Framed Polychrome Rooster Chicken Art Tile
Located in Dayton, OH
1940’s mid century ceramic hand painted rooster tile by Gene Byron, framed in a tin and brass tooled dish or tray shaped frame. Measures: 6” x 1.5” x 6.25” / Sans Frame - 3.75” x ...
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Folk Art Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Brass, Tin

Realistic Flower Still Life Oil Painting by the Belgian Artist Jan Verdoodt
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
Beautiful flower still life by the Belgian painter Jan Verdoodt (1908-1980). He studied from 1926 at the Art Academy in Sint Jans Molenbeek. He developed his own artistic style, insp...
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Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

"Tropical Fish," Brilliant Art Deco Undersea Painting, Hawaii, 1942
Located in Philadelphia, PA
The American public was fascinated with all things exotic in the 1930s and 1940s, including aquatic and seaside themes and Art Deco hotels and residential interiors often featured pa...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Watercolor

Painting from the 1940s, Mid-Century Art, Golden, Blue, Chocolate & White, Art
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

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec Style painting " Dancer"
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec style dance hall girl. Nice quality with a great look!
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

Materials

Paint

Large Abstract Modernist Cubist Jazz Painting, Oil on Canvas by William Sharp
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful oil on canvas depicting New Orleans Jazz Band hand executed by William Sharp 1900-1961. Amazing use of color, space, texture, William Sharp was born on June 13, 1900, in...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

African Portrait with Yellow Tribal Makeup by Jean Poulain, Art Deco, 1946
Located in Paris, FR
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,...
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African Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paper

Maurice Savin Painting, Oil on canvas "Les Baigneuses," circa 1940
By Maurice Savin
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Maurice Savin (French 1894-1973). "Les baigneuses." Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. More images available upon request.
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French Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

1949, Nan Rogers Oil Painting on Board Stag Buck Mountain Lake Landscape
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid century Nan Rogers oil on board landscape painting of a lake surrounded by mountains and trees with a buck / stag in the center. Signed in the upper right corner. Circa 1949. ...
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Large-Scale American Folk Art Carnival Game Board, Very Graphic
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large-scale Folk Art Carnival game board, American, circa 1940s. This painted carnival game board came from Texas and combines wonderfully patinated graphic colors in a highly collec...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Wood, Cork

Louis Wolchonok Painting "Reclining Woman"
Located in Cathedral City, CA
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...
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Vintage 1940s Oil Painting Portrait of a Seated Woman Framed and Signed
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage 1940s oil painting portrait of a seated woman framed, signed Offered for sale is a vintage 1940s oil painting portrait of a seated woman. The painting has a vintage patina...
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Linen, Paint

" Alessandro Magno on Mars " by Paolo belli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful and Unique Paolo Belli Painting representing Alessandro Mango on Mars.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Landscape by Leonard Maurer, 1949
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
An elegant and fine abstract painting by Leonard Maurer, signed and dated 1949, titled "Summer Landscape", in original painted frame. Leonard Maurer (1912-1976), known for his abstra...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Japanese / Asian Oversized Egret Landscape Painting 1940's
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
Asian influence oversized egret landscape painting in faux bamboo wood frame.  
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Leonard Maurer Painting, 1949
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
Important painting by Leonard Maurer (1912-1976), titled "Bridge #2", 1949. A great example of American 1940's modernism with clear influences of Jackson Pollock.
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North American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Impressionist Floral White Still Life Painting 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-2706, WhiteStill Life , abstract acrylic on canvas signed lower right by Bourlandine, circa 1940s. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size 20.5 H x 22 W.
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Albert Serwazi 'American',"Gertrude with Parrot", Oil on Canvas.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Albert Serwazi (American 1905-1992) "Gertrude with Parrot". Oil on canvas. Signed and dated 1944 upper right. Measures: 24" x 31" (Image size without frame) A painter from ...
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North American Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

"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

Venice Boats Painting, Italy 1950
Located in Albignasego, IT
Boats in Venice Lagoon - Gianfranco Baldin Measures: 50 x 70 cm - frame not included 60 c 80 cm - frame included oil on canvas - 1950s Bragozzi in the lagoon, the typical two...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Painting by Unknown Artist, Oil on Canvas, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Esteve Serrat Paxinc painting. Made in Spain, circa 1979. Hand signed by the author In good original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a bea...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Painting by Unknown Artist, Oil on Canvas, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Painting by unknown artist, circa 1940. Oil on canvas. Ilegible signature. In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful patina...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Mountains Landscape, Dolomites Val Di Fassa Church
Located in Albignasego, IT
Vigo di Fassa painting, the Church of San Giovanni Battista 32 x 54 cm (without frame) - oil on cardboard - 1940s The Church of San Giovanni in Vigo di Fassa, in the background t...
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Austrian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

1949, Mexican Harvest Painting Influenced by Diego Rivera
By Diego Rivera
Located in Dallas, TX
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...
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Mexican Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Modernist Cubist Abstract Oil on Canvas Painting by William Sharp
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful oil on canvas depicting workers, hand executed by William Sharp 1900-1961. Amazing use of color, space, texture, William Sharp was born on June 13, 1900, in Lemberg, Aus...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Vincent Spagna 1940s Factory Painting
By Vincent Spagna
Located in Garnerville, NY
Modernist oil on masonite painting by Vincent Spagna (1898-?). circa 1940. Very good original condition. Some minor surface losses around the edge.
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Masonite

Germaine Verna Double Sided Oil Painting
By Germaine Verna
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Germaine Verna double sided oil painting, circa late 1940s. These masterful works employ thick brush work and expert blending of colors. Either side of the painting can be exhibited.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

Ejnar Larsen, Denmark, Oil on Canvas, Abstract Still Life, 1940s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Ejnar Larsen (1902-1986), Denmark. Oil on canvas. Abstract still life. 1940s. The canvas measures: 72 x 53 cm. The frame measures: 6 cm. In excellent condition. Signed.
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Danish Modern Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

Painting of Woman by Miller
Located in Dallas, TX
1944 original painting by Miller. unframed.
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Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Paint

20th Century Oil on Canvas Italian Signed and Dated Landscape Painting, 1949
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Great Italian landscape dated 1949. Oil on canvas artwork depicting a rural landscape with a family of breeders and goats of excellent pictorial quality. Painting of great measure an...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Paintings

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Canvas

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