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Checkered Abstract Forms 1940-60s Charcoal
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-60s charcoal on paper drawing is by painter and illustrator, Barbara Rogers Houseworth. Born in 1925 in Indianapolis, Indiana she received an education in Fine Arts from In...
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Surrealist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Woman - Original Ink on Paper by Arturo Peyrot - 1943
Located in Roma, IT
Woman is an original drawing in brownish ink artwork realized by the artist Arturo Peyrot in 1943. Good conditions, with small cutting on the margins and folding. The artwork repre...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Abstract Geometric WPA Painting Transcendental Art Modern Non Objective 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Born in Hungary, Bisttram went on to become a prolific artist creating many thousands of paintings and drawings that embraced styles from realism through abstraction. A member of the...
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Abstract Geometric 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Encaustic

Italian Abstract Work on Paper Color Field Non-Objective European Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
Italian Abstract Work on Paper Color Field Non-Objective European Mid-Century - "Gonage" Dorazio completed "Gonage" in 1949 when just after the artist had been awarded a stipend by...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Board

Abstract Village with Wolves
Located in Cleveland, OH
William Corasick [Philadelphia, PA] Village 1940s Signed Lower-Right Sight Size: Watercolor on Paper 16.75 x 22 inches
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

The Bridge - Original Drawing In Pencil - 1945 ca.
Located in Roma, IT
The Bridge is an original drawing in pencil artwork realized by the Italian artist Antonio Vangelli in 1945 ca. Hand-signed by the artist on the right rightr: Vangelli. Good condit...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Head of a Man, Modern Watercolor by Benjamin Benno 1940
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original ink and watercolor painting on paper by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 16 x 12 in. (40.64 x 30.48 cm). Framed to 22 x 18 inches. By the early 1930s he...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

Early 1940s Abstract Cubist Watercolor Boat Dock Landscape by Female Artist
Located in Houston, TX
Soft, pastel watercolor painting of an abstract boat dock near the water's edge. Signed in two places by the early 1940s female cubist artist "Dulcie Voison." Framed in a complimenta...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Abstracted Model in the Artist's Studio 1940-50s Graphite
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-50s graphite on paper surreal artist studio abstracted scene is by second generation New York School artist Richard Caldwell Brewer (1923-2014). Brewer along with his charm...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Hectic Vintage Abstract Sketch 1940-50s Graphite
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-50s graphite on paper hectic abstract drawing is by second generation New York School artist Richard Caldwell Brewer (1923-2014). Brewer along with his charmed circle of ar...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Transcendental Image (Sun God)
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Transcendental Image (Sun God) Encaustic on paper, 1944 Signed and dated lower right: Bisttram 44 Sheet size: 11 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches Condition: Excellent Provenance: Warren Shaull "Em...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Encaustic

"Delaware Water Gap"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Lloyd R. Ney (1893 – 1964) Called “Bill” by his friends, Lloyd Ney was one of the pioneers of Modernist art in New Hope. Ne...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Graphite

Petite Surrealist Mixed Media on Newsprint 1946
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1946 gouache and ink on newsprint painting is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1904-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts & Crafts. He...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache, Ink

Head, Modern Cubist Drawing by Benjamin Benno 1948
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original crayon on paper drawing by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 21.25 x 17.5 inches. By the early 1930s he had established a reputation as a member of the int...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon, Board, Laid Paper

Abstract Landscape
Located in Cleveland, OH
Sylvia Spicuzza [Milwaukee, 1908-1998] 1946 Signed & Dated Lower-Left Watercolor on Paper 17 x 12 inches 26.5 x 21.5 (framed)
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Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Cubist Abstract, Gouache Painting by Marcel Salinas
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Laurent Marcel Salinas, French (1913 - 2010) Title: Cubist Composition Year: circa 1945 Medium: Gouache on Board, signed Size: 29 in. x 40 in. (73.66 cm x 101.6 cm) Frame S...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

"Billy the Brownie With Flowers #407" original tempera by Sylvia Spicuzza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
In this painting, Sylvia Spicuzza demonstrates her skill as an illustration artist, representing the Milwaukee character Billie the Brownie with a pair of flowers. An illustration li...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Tempera

"Machinery"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Lloyd R. Ney (1893 – 1964) Called “Bill” by his friends, Lloyd Ney was one of the pioneers of Modernist art in New Hope. Ne...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite, Paper, Watercolor

"Delaware Water Gap #2"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Lloyd R. Ney (1893 – 1964) Called “Bill” by his friends, Lloyd Ney was one of the pioneers of Modernist art in New Hope. Ne...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Graphite

"Volcano"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Joseph Meierhans (1890 - 1980) Joseph Meierhans is one of the most important modernist painters associated with Bucks Coun...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

"Country Haircut"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Milton Avery (1885 – 1965) Milton Avery was a prominent Modernist painter whose work combined abstraction and realism. Most...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache

Untitled
Located in Greenwich, CT
Abstract gouache on paper
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Bauhaus . Untitled (French Barque under Staysail)
Located in Miami, FL
Bauhaus Iconic work by the master or Cubism and Expressionism Dalzell Hatfield Gallery, Los Angeles Bonhams, Exhibited: Moller Fine Art, "Precision of Fantasy" January - Februar...
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Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

Skyscrapers.
Located in Storrs, CT
Skyscrapers. c. 1950. Pastel. 29 3/4 x 19 7/8 (framed 37 x 27). Provenance: The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut. Signed, lower right. Housed in a custo...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

Stylized Figure - Original China Ink on Paper by Michel Cadoret - 1949
Located in Roma, IT
Stylized Figure is an original artwork realized by Michel Cadoret in 1949. China ink and penmarker on transparent paper. Hand-signed and dated by the artist on the lower right. Ve...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Abstract Composition - Original China Ink on Paper by Michel Cadoret - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Abstract Composition is an original artwork realized by Michel Cadoret. Penmarker on paper. The monogram of the artist is on the lower right corner. The original hallmark of the ...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

“Floating Forms”
Located in Southampton, NY
Mid century modern gouache on paper by the well known Canadian/American artist, Rolph Scarlett. Signed and dated in blue pen lower left, 1947. Condition: Good. Framed in thin bla...
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Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Geometric German Engineering Diagram in Watercolor & Ink, 1941
Located in San Francisco, CA
This January 13, 1941 watercolor and ink on paper academic engineering study is by German artist Leo Erb (b.1923). Signed on bottom. The piece will be shipped in an archival mat to f...
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Academic 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Bauhaus . Untitled (French Barque under Staysail)
Located in Miami, FL
Bauhaus Iconic work by the master or Cubism and Expressionism Dalzell Hatfield Gallery, Los Angeles Bonhams, Exhibited: Moller Fine Art, "Precision of Fantasy" January - Februar...
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Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

German Engineering Diagram in Watercolor & Ink, 1941
Located in San Francisco, CA
This March 23, 1941 watercolor and ink on paper academic engineering study is by German artist Leo Erb (b.1923). Signed on bottom. The piece will be shipped in an archival mat to fit...
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Academic 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Figure Evolving into Magical Forms
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A work on paper by Lorser Feitelson. "Figure Evolving into Magical Forms" is an ink on paper, abstract figurative drawing by Post War artist Lorser Feitelson. Signed lower right, in ...
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Post-War 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Abstract in Blue, Gouache on Newsprint, 1946
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1946 mixed media on newsprint with blue and black is by San Francisco artist Clyde Follett Seavey (1920-1991). Seavey studied at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts and C...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Newsprint

CENTERPORT SERIES #23
Located in Portland, ME
Dove, Arthur (American, 1880-1946). CENTERPORT SERIES #23. Watercolor on paper, 1940. Signed "Dove," at the lower center. Labels identifying the work on the backing paper of the ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Untitled (Cadillac Automobile Show)
Located in New York, NY
Evelyn Harper, "Untitled: Cadillac Automobile Show" , Mixed Media on Illustration Board, 15 x 10, Mid-20th Century, 1948 Colors: Black and White A 15 x 10 Black and White Illustrat...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Illustration Board, Pen

"Abstraction"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Signed Lower Right Emil Bisttram (1895 - 1976) Hungarian born, Emil Bisttram became one of the Southwest's leading painters and teachers. He was a founder of the Transcendental A...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Fututistic Aircraft
Located in Storrs, CT
[Futuristic Aircraft.] c. 14.. Conte crayon. 11 1/4 x 7 (framed 13 1/4 x 17 1/2). Illustration for the text: 'The put behind them Russia and Italy, the Mediterranean and Africa, Sout...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon, Carbon Pencil

[Futuristic Helicopters.]
Located in Storrs, CT
[Futuristic Helicopters.] Illustration for the text: Illustration for the text: 'The world was at peace and prosperous' in the article by Philip Wylie, "The Paradise Crater," Blue Bo...
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American Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon, Carbon Pencil

Masks
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Belgian artist Miette Braive(1916-2000), was classically trained in Belgium, before moving to Paris to pursue her art career as first a student and then a contemporary of the famed F...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Abstract Composition
Located in Pasadena, CA
Cubist painting by painter Josif Iliu born in 1919 in Romania, Iliu exposes and produces theater sets in Bucharest. He first emigrated to Italy and then to Paris in 1949. He joined t...
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Abstract Geometric 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

'Dynamic Abstract', California San Francisco Bay Area Modernism, Thiebaud
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A substantial, mid-century watercolor abstract comprising interrelated geometric and biomorphic elements in a palette of primary and secondary colors. Signed upper left, 'Gilberg' ...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache, Pen

'Tonalist Abstract', Australian Modernism, National Gallery of Australia
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Ronald Steuart' (Australian, 1989-1988) and painted circa 1940. This notable Australian Modernist specialized in watercolor and was a lifetime member of the Aus...
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Abstract 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Board, Paper, Ink

Blue Symphony
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Beatrice Rubel (aka Betty Abbott) Title: Blue Symphony Year: circa 1948 Medium: Pastel on paper, signed verso Size: 12 in. x 18 in. (30.48 cm x 45.72 cm) Frame Size: 19.5 x 2...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

Untitled. Still Life.
Located in New York, NY
This gouache painting by Werner Drewes was created in 1942. Signed with a pen in the lower right. Cypher and date are just under the signature. Painted to the papers edge - the pap...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Untitled. Form in Space.
Located in New York, NY
Pencil drawing on paper from 1944. Signed and dated with cypher. Paper size 4 x 6" (10 x 15.1 cm). Werner Drewes (1899-1985), painter, printmaker, educator and lecturer, was...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Untitled. Forms.
Located in New York, NY
This watercolor by Werner Drewes was painted in 1945. It is signed in pencil at the lower left side of the picture. On the lower right is his cypher and date. Painted almost to the...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Untitled. Palm Vista.
Located in New York, NY
This drawing by Werner Drewes was created in 1948. It is signed with his cypher and inscribed "48." The paper size is 5 1/4 x 7 9/16 (13.2 x 19.2 cm). Werner Drewes (189...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

Untitled
Located in Greenwich, CT
Abstract Expressionist drawing.
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon, Ink, Paper

Untitled
Located in Greenwich, CT
Abstract expressionist landscape drawing.
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Analytic Session
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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Cubist 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel

Red Grotto
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Signed at lower right;
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Modern 1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Abstraction #1
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Belgian artist Miette Braive(1916-2000), was classically trained in Belgium, before moving to Paris to pursue her art career as first a student and then a contemporary of the famed F...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Squared
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an exceptional mixed media watercolor by Hungarian/American artist Jules Engel. Engel worked and exhibited extensively and gained notoriety as an exceptionally prolific...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Acrylic, Paper

Waiting
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel

Charlie
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel

The Cello
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Duchess
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Nude
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Violinist
Located in West Hollywood, CA
American artist Ron Blumberg was classically trained at La Grande Academie Chaumiere in Paris, 1932, before moving to New York where he became a National Academy artist and a member ...
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1940s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors