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Ernest Hemingway. The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, He Lay Face Down,
Located in Miami, FL
A complex composition of interlocking pyramids defines Cornwell not only as a great storyteller but a master of painting fundamentals. There exists no living artist today who can pa...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

WPA Magic Realism Oil Painting National Gallery MOMA Thornberg Female 1930's
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas by WPA era artist Cleo Sara Thornberg whose work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, The MOMA, and The National Gallery. This utterl...
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Surrealist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Woman with Necklace
Located in London, GB
'Woman with Necklace', oil on paper mounted on canvas, by Louis Latapie (circa 1930s). Filled with colour, this extraordinarily desirable work by French artist Latapie is seductive a...
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Expressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Paper, Oil

"The Tuft of Hair" (Murder Mystery 1937)
Located in Soquel, CA
Dramatic scene of detectives investigating a murder by Charles Kinghan (American, 1895-1984). Signed "Kinghan" in the lower left corner. Acquired with other works by the artist. Imag...
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American Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Lovers, Modern Cubist Painting by Benjamin Benno 1937
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on canvas by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 15 x 18 inches, signed and dated upper right. By the early 1930's Benno had established a repu...
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Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Studio Nude
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Evelyn Metzger 1911-2007 Biography from an exhibit catalog published by Frank Partridge Inc in 1964. As a child, Evelyn Metzger attended the drawing classes of George Bridg...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Cleaning the China - British 30's Impressionist art interior oil portrait women
Located in London, GB
This charming oil painting is by noted British Impressionist portrait painter Walter Ernest Webster. The painting depicts two young women cleaning the china together and was painted...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Saturday Evening Post Cover, Evening Gown May 21st, 1938
Located in Miami, FL
Pastel on board - Saturday Evening Post Cover, Evening Gown May 21st, 1938 - Reproduced version looks better because the Saturday Evening Post Art Director retouched the plates befor...
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American Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Pastel

Girl with Flowers
Located in London, GB
'Girl with Flowers', oil on board (circa 1930s), by Marguerite Barrière-Prévost (1887-1981). A young girl with a bouquet of spring flowers stands before a freshly painted powder-blue...
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Expressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Garden Picnic - British 30's Post impressionist art oil painting Prout family
Located in London, GB
A fine large oil painting by twentieth century British artist Margaret Fisher Prout. Painted in 1935 with beautiful light and delicate impressionistic brushwork it is a gem. A fine e...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

French school 20th century, A Port in Southern France, oil on canvas
Located in Paris, FR
French school 20th century, A Port in Southern France, oil on canvas transfered on wood panel 33 x 45 cm In good condition In its original frame : 45 x 58 cm
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Le Souper No. 2
Located in Milford, NH
A fine impressionist pastel on paper of a couple enjoying a night on the town, matted and framed under glass in a simple ebonized frame. The verso shows a possible title inscribed “L...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Pastel

"Boulevard de la Madeleine, Crepuscule", 20th Century Oil on Canvas by E. Cortès
Located in Madrid, ES
EDOUARD LÉON CORTÈS French, 1882 - 1969 BOULEVARD DE LA MADELEINE, CREPUSCULE signed "E. Cortès" (lower right) oil on canvas 10-3/4 x 18-1/4 inches (27 x 46 cm.) framed: 18-1/2 x 26 ...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

LONGCHAMPS
Located in Los Angeles, CA
RENE MENDES-FRANCE "LONGCHAMPS" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED FRANCE, C. 1930 32 X40 INCHES René Mendès-France 1888-1985 Mendès-France was born on June 27, 1888 in Paris. He painte...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Mother and Child Bathing - British Slade School 30's Art Deco nude oil painting
Located in London, GB
An intriguing 1930's Art Deco Slade School oil on canvas. The work depicts a mother and child bathing, surrounded by other bathers. It possibly has religious overtones. This interest...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Three Graces - British Art Deco portrait oil painting women cityscape Greek myth
Located in London, GB
A fine oil on canvas on board which dates to circa 1930 by noted British artist Harold Dearden. It is a super Art Deco portrait oil painting which depicts three women in an open lan...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Sam's Breaghy Co Donegal - Scottish Impressionist 30's art oil painting Ireland
Located in London, GB
This stunning Impressionist oil painting is by Scottish artist Thomas Campbell Mackie. Painted shortly prior to 1934 the view is a street nocturne in County Donegal with a cart and h...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Summer Frolic - British Post Impressionist 30's art nude oil painting Slade Sch
Located in London, GB
This charming Post Impressionist Art Deco oil painting is by noted British prolific Royal Academy exhibitor and Royal Academician William Dring. It is possible that our painting was ...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Funfair - British Art Deco 1930's oil painting family portrait children fair
Located in London, GB
This fantastic Art Deco oil painting is by British artist Ronald E Brown. Painted in 1937 this figurative painting depicts children asking their mother, who is doing the laundry, if ...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Ballet Lessons", 20th Century Oil on Canvas by Sebastián Llobet Ribas, Spanish
Located in Madrid, ES
SEBASTIÁN LLOBET RIBAS Spanish, 1887 - 1975 signed "Llobet Ribas" (lower right) signed again "Llobet Ribas" (on the reverse) oil on canvas 32 x 25-3/4 inches (80.5 x 65 cm.) unframed...
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Realist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Industrial Cityscape, Chicago" WPA Modernism Mid-Century Cityscape 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
Midwestern Chicago artist Aaron Bohrod painted in 1931 this modernist industrial cityscape during the WPA of the 20th Century. Aaron Bohrod (American 1907 – 1992), Industrial Citysc...
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American Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Coulee Dam Construction" WPA Precisionist Industrial Figurative American Scene
Located in New York, NY
Anton Refregier painting "Coulee Dam Construction, " a WPA era industrial American Scene oil painting, The figurative work is signed on the upper right Born in Moscow, Refregier stu...
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American Realist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Modernism, Figures with Telephones (Conversations), 1936 by Edgar Levy
Located in New York, NY
Figures with Telephones from c. 1936 provides a prescient and timeless musing on communications in the modern era, as abstract figures - headless, faceless, sculptural - engage in te...
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Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bathers, Large Oil on Canvas, 1930s
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Large oil on canvas by Fernande Horovitz-Edwards, France, 1930s. "Bathers". With frame: 117,5x90x4 cm - 46.3x35.4x1.6 inches. Without frame: 114x87 cm - 44.9x34.25 inches. Signed low...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

L'Arc de Triomphe - Soir - 20th Century Oil, Figures in Cityscape by E L Cortès
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A wonderful oil on original canvas circa 1930 by sought after French impressionist painter Edouard Leon Cortes depicting figures not the street by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Franc...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Auto Portrait
Located in West Hollywood, CA
A rare, early original self portrait by American artist Robert McIntosh(1916-2010) McIntosh was extremely prolific and exhibited throughout his lifetime, including first prize award...
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1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Stan Spohn
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a rare, early original oil painting, "Stan Spohn", by American artist Robert McIntosh(1916-2010) McIntosh was extremely prolific and exhibited throughout his lifetime, ...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The Judgement of Paris
Located in West Hollywood, CA
"The Judgement of Paris", an allegorical oil painting by German artist Hans Otto Orlowski. Painted in a quintesential style that incorporates elements of German Expressionism, Art ...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Avenue des Champs-Élysées à Paris" by Edouard Léon Cortès, 20th C Oil on Canvas
Located in Madrid, ES
EDOUARD LÉON CORTÈS French 1882 - 1969 AVENUE DES CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES À PARIS signed "Edouard Cortès" (lower right) oil on canvas 13 x 18-1/4 inches (33 x 46 cm.) framed: 20-1/4 x 25-1/4 ...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Maurice Asselin (1882-1947) Stilllife with a mask, Signed oil on canvas
Located in Paris, FR
Maurice Asselin (1882-1947) Stilllife with a mak, a pipe and a jug Signed upper left Oil on canvas In good condition, two horizontal marks in the canvas in the upper part, mostly ...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Roman Noblewoman - Original Painting by Luigi Polverini - 1935
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a Roman Noblewoman is an original painting realized by the Italian artist Luigi Polverini in 1935. Hand signed upper left: “POLVE/RINI 1935” The painting is in very goo...
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Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Paint

Guy Pene du Bois WPA American Modernism Realism NYC Scene Oil Lawyers in Court
Located in New York, NY
Guy Pene du Bois' "Two Figures in Courtroom" is a WPA era American scene oil painting created in a realistic style. Modernism at its best The work is framed by Heydenryk. Pène du B...
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American Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Board, Paper, Oil

Four of Cups
Located in Lawrence, NY
Note: this item is gouache on Bristol board Never afraid of trying new styles, curious and opinionated, constantly engaged with the world around him, Rolph Scarlett more than once ...
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Expressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

L V Guirand de Scevola (1871-1950) A Bunch of Flowers in a tin pot Signed pastel
Located in Paris, FR
Lucien-Victor Guirand de Scevola (1871-1950) A Bunch of Flowers in a tin pot Pastel on paper Signed lower left 41 x 33 cm In good condition, the sheet is slightly undulating Framed u...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Pastel

Philip Evergood American Modernism WPA Social Realism Modern Still Life Interior
Located in New York, NY
Interior with Man at Table American Modernism WPA Social Realism Modern Painting Philip Evergood (1901 - 1973) Untitled (Interior with Man at Table), c. 1932, oil on panel, 11 1/2 x...
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American Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Original Gouache 1931, Design/Study for French Art Deco Poster, Josephine Baker
Located in New York, NY
Josephine Baker, Original 1931 Gouache, Design/Study for French Art Deco Poster Jean Chassaing (French, 1905-1938) Study for the 1931 iconic poster, Josephine Baker, signed upper r...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

The Sophisticate
Located in West Hollywood, CA
We are proud to have recently discovered, “The Sophisticate”, by American artist Alexander Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld was classically trained in fine art painting in Poland before settl...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

LONGCHAMPS
Located in Los Angeles, CA
RENE MENDES-FRANCE "LONGCHAMP" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED FRANCE, C. 1920 32 X40 INCHES René Mendès-France 1888-1985 Mendès-France was born on June 27, 1888 in Paris. He painted...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Entombment - British art 30's oil painting religious landscape Jesus angels
Located in London, GB
A huge British adaptation of The Entombment. Oil/Tempera on panel by E G Tucker. The scene depicts Jesus being wrapped whilst the angels look on. The work was executed for The Roma...
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Realist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Colorado Mine, Vintage 1930s Modernist Mountain Landscape Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage WPA era 1930s original modernist landscape oil painting of a Mine in the Mountains of Colorado by woman artist, Eldora Lorenzini (1910-1993). Painted in colors of green, red,...
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American Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga - Oil painting by F. Bencivenga-1933
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of General Roberto Bencivenga is an original oil painting realized by the Italian painter Francesco Bencivenga in 1933. Hand signed and dated overleaf: "Roma 1933, Benciven...
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Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Death of the Young Men 1938 - British art figurative Surrealist oil painting
Located in London, GB
An oil on canvas painted by Jack Sassoon which was certainly a premonition of what was to come. Entitled Death of the Young Men and dated 1938, it depicts men in gas masks and a woma...
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Surrealist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Backstage
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an absolutely stunning and large original oil by French artist Paul Alex Deschmaker. "Backstage" is an original oil on canvas, signed, dated 1931, beautifully framed an...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Mary on the Bath" Impressionist Peach-Toned Nude Female Portrait Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Peach-toned nude female portrait oil painting titled "Mary on the Bath". The painting is signed by the artist on the back of the canvas. The painting is currently framed. Dimensions...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Market scene in Provence
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas by A. Van Oeyen, France, 1939. Market scene in Provence. Overall sizes: 27.2"x31.5"(69cmx80cm) - Painting measurements: 23.2"x27.6"(59cmx70cm). Signed "A. Van Oeyen" (s...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

BOWERY Oil Painting WPA American Scene Modernist Historical Art Provincetown NYC
Located in New York, NY
BOWERY Oil Painting WPA American Scene Modernist Historical Art Provincetown NYC. William Freed oil on canvas Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed first became acquainted in 1932 when...
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American Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pair of Art Deco Figures
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Art Deco figures painted by Gustave Kaitz. Gouache on board Painting size: 18 x 14 inches (each) Original work of art depicting two semi nude figures with decorative palm...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board

Ladies Night
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Clyde Frederick Kelley (1886-1965) lived and worked in New York as an illustrator before settling in San Diego in 1924. Throughout his career he specialized in figurative, genre subj...
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1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Diana The Huntress on Horseback
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco painting of Diana the Huntress on horseback by Gustave Kaitz. Gouache on board Painting size: 22 x 33 inches Mat frame size: 29.5 x 41.5 inches Original work of art depi...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board

Scheherazade
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco painting of Scheherazade by Gustave Kaitz Gouache on board Painting size: 26 x 32 inches Original work of art c. 1930s by Gustave Kaitz (1913-1992) depicting the legendar...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board

Automne - Impressionist Oil, Autumn Landscape by Alexandre Jacob
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A stunning oil on panel by popular French impressionist painter Alexandre Louis Jacob depicting a beautiful autumn landscape. The sun shines down as the workers plough the fields and...
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Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Cesar VILOT French Art Deco Oil on Canvas Landscape with a Lady 1930
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on canvas by Cesar Vilot, France, ca.1930. Landscape with a Lady. Overall sizes: 27.3"x23.8"(69.5cmx60.5cm) - Painting measurements: 21.7"x18.1"(55cmx46cm) - 10F Format. Signed "...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mademoiselle
Located in West Hollywood, CA
A rare, early original figurative charcoal by American artist Robert McIntosh(1916-2010) Robert McIntosh was extremely prolific and exhibited throughout his lifetime, including fi...
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Art Deco 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Charcoal, Paper

Ceramic
Located in West Hollywood, CA
A rare, early original self portrait by American artist Robert McIntosh(1916-2010) Robert McIntosh was extremely prolific and exhibited throughout his lifetime, including first pr...
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1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

"Chess Players" Hungarian Modernism Futurism Art Deco Cubism Avant Garde Smokers
Located in New York, NY
"Chess Players" Hungarian Modernism Futurism Art Deco Cubism Avant Garde Smokers Sandor Borynyik (Hungarian, 1893 – 1976) "DIE SCHACHSPIELER, Chess Players," 10 x 12 inches. Oil on ...
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Modern 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Spiritualists
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an exceptional German Expressionist painting by German artist Richard Frans Kollorsz. The Spiritualists, is an original watercolor on paper, signed, dated 1933, with an i...
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Expressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

The Tennis Player
Located in London, GB
'The Tennis Player', oil on canvas, by artist Louis Van de Spiegele (circa 1930s). This delightful painting depicts a tennis competitor taking advantage of the time between-game brea...
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Expressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Cafe Porto Fino Italy - British Post Impressionist oil painting Italian Riviera
Located in London, GB
A superb oil on canvas Post Impressionist work by British artist Forrest Hewit. This vibrant work depicts an external café scene under trees, with a dozen figures seated or standing ...
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Post-Impressionist 1930s Figurative Paintings

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Oil