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Parade Mexicaine by JEAN DUFY - Modern, Animals, Colourful, Fauve, Gouache
By Jean Dufy
Parade Mexicaine by JEAN DUFY (1888-1964) Gouache on Ingres paper 45.1 x 55.6 cm (17³/₄ x 21⁷/₈ inches) Signed Jean Dufy lower centre Executed circa 1948-1950 Provenance Galerie K...
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1940s Fauvist Paintings

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Gouache

Harum-Scarum (modeled by Marilyn Monroe)
Grapefruit Moon Gallery is delighted to offer Harum-Scarum, an original 1948 pastel created for the Brown & Bigelow calendar company. The image features a colorful cheesecake pin-up...
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1940s Other Art Style Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel, Illustration Board

1940's Abstract Modernist Charming Figural Interior Portrait Painting New York
By Harriet Holden Nash
An original oil on board by American modern female artist Harriet Holden Nash. This early figurative work is charming and rare housed in a contemporary archival frame presentation. ...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

The Village
By Raphael Gleitsman
Raphael Gleitsmann [Cleveland, OH; 1910-1995] The Village Signed & Dated 1947 Lower-Left; Inscribed "Germany 1945" Lower-Left (signed, titled and dated on reverse) Oil on Masonite 35...
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1940s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Look at It! Saturday Evening Post Cover, October 1942
Medium: Gouache on Board Signature: Signed Lower Center: Al Moore The Saturday Evening Post cover, October 10, 1942
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board

Wallpaper Blouse, Saturday Evevning Post Cover, October 1941
Medium: Gouache on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right Saturday Evening Post magazine cover, October 25, 1941
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board

On the Hudson
By Reginald Marsh
Medium: Tempera on Linen, Laid to Paperboard Signature: Signed & Dated Lower Right Exhibited: Art Institute of Chicago, American Paintings and Sculpture, Fifty-Second Annual Exhibit...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Tempera, Board

Happy Endings
By Tom Lovell
Medium: Oil on Linen Signature: Signed and Dated The stretcher is dated 4/23/40 in pencil on the back. Next to this date is what looks like to be an inventory number -8755 Featured...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Gondola In Venice, 1947
By Tom Lovell
Medium: Oil on Masonite Signature: Signed Upper Left Original Use: Interior Illustration for The American Magazine Excellent Condition This luminous, expressive oil on masonite wa...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Saratoga Trunk
By Tom Lovell
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Right
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled
By Andrew Loomis
Signature: Signed Lower Right Medium: Oil on Masonite
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Laszczyn - Building a Stack 2 - Mid 20th Century Oil Painting by H Krajewska
By Helena Malarewicz-Krajewska
Helena Malarewicz-Krajewska (born 14 July 1910 in Biecz , died May 7, 1998 in Warsaw) is a Polish painter, active advocate of socialist realism. Studied between 1928 and 1929 at the...
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1940s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Dancer" Dance, 1943, Isadora Duncan, Ballet, White, Rose cm. 28 x 38
"Dancer" Dance, 1943, Isadora Duncan, Ballet, White, Rose ODILON ROCHE (CHÂTEAUNEUF-SUR-LOIRE , 1868 - SIX-FOURS, 1947) Biography disciple of Auguste Rodin
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1940s Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'At the Beach', California Impressionist woman artist, Carmel, Cooper Union,
Inscribed, verso, on old label, 'Marjory Pegram, Carmel, Calif. circa 1940' for Marjory Pegram (American, 1883-1972) and painted circa 1940.; additionally inscribed 'M. Peagram'. Bo...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

Japanese Dancer Figurative Painting
By Unknown
1-6010 A vintage Japanese male dancer,a silk painting set in a red mat and displayed in a gilt wood frame under glass.
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

Old Rome Figurative Landscape Painting signed De Luca
By Unknown
1-6006 An old Rome scene, oil on canvas applied on a wood board,displayed in a gilt wood frame.Signed lower left by De Luca
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

French Paris Street Scene Cityscape Seine River Utrillo like poignant war 1940
By Suzanne Roche
This oil paining is double sided: painted in 1940, when artists' materials were scarce, the Suzanne Roché made the most of the little she had available. A newspaper article from the ...
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1940s Fauvist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Italian Winter Landscape Painting
By Unknown
1-4051 Circa 1940's winter scene,oil on canvas displayed in an ornate gilt wood frame,illegible signaure lower right
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Posing Nude
By G. Pascal Rocca
1-4044 Posing Nude a 1940's oil on canvas Signed Pascal La Rocca Unframed Some losses to paint.
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1940s Nude Paintings

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Oil

Paris, Hotel des Saint Pères - Oil on Masonite by F. De Pisis - 1948
By Filippo De Pisis
Oil painting on Masotine realized by the Artist in 1948. Image dimensions: 65x38 cm. Artist paints the Hotel where he used to live in Paris during those years. Note, title, date and ...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

"The Postman Always Drinks Twice", Preliminary Study for Life Magazine
By Joseph Christian Leyendecker
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Unsigned Preliminary study for Life magazine, Circa 1941. Features a study of the work titled; "The Postman Always Drinks Twice." Life Magazine page...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Roofs of Via Margutta (Rome) - Oil on Canvas by M. Mafai - 1943
By Mario Mafai
On the back a label written by the Artist: Mario Maffai (sic) Via Margutta Roma. On the back: C.ssa Anna L. Pecci Blunt n.119 Tetti di Roma (Via Margutta). A Historical Paintin...
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1940s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Nude of Woman - Oil on Board by Emilio Notte - Late 1941
Image dimensions: 27 x 19.5 cm. Signed on top left E. Notte and dated 1941. On the back label written by the Artist: Emilio Notte R. Accademia Belle Arti "Nudino" L. 2000 (duemila)....
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1940s Nude Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Pensee du Femme
By Miette Braive
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 French ...
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1940s Cubist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Woman in Blue Two-Piece Bathing Suit Laying on Beach with Man in Bathing Su
By John LaGatta
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Unsigned
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

A Woman Among Books with a Man in Fedora Behind Her
By John LaGatta
Signature: Signed Medium: Oil on Canvas
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Feeding the Horses
GREGORY ORLOFF "FEEDING THE HORSES" OIL ON PANEL, UNSIGNED AMERICAN. C.1940S 33.5 X 31.5 INCHES Gregory Orloff was born in 1890 in Kiev and began his early art training with pai...
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1940s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

The Queen , 1947, by French Transgender Artist JM Poulain
By Michel-Marie Poulain
By French famous Transgender artist, Michel Marie Poulain (Born Paris December 5, 1906. Died 1991) this rare oil on canvas it represents the Queen and her child in a style of som...
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1940s Feminist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Water Hunters ( Cowboys in the Old West
By Stevan Dohanos
Meticulously rendered account of three prospectors trying to rustle up some water before they can dig up some gold. Magazine Illustration of the Old West, American West, Cowboys ...
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1940s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Casein

Art Deco Original Painting Marcel Vertes Fashion Illustration Design 1940 Framed
By Marcel Vertès
An important original watercolor by Hungarian artist Marcel Vertes depicting a woman in period clothes including a charming ornate floral hat. This incredible painting is in excel...
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1940s Art Deco Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Modernist Cityscape Street Scene Food Cart Original Oil Painting by Helen Malta
Modernist cityscape street scene by Helen Malta (b.1912). Oil on canvas, circa 1945. Signed. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 20"L x 16"H.
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

After the Bath Nude
5-3308 Oil on canvas set in acustom gilt wood frame Image size 15.5x11.5"
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1940s Nude Paintings

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Oil

Pavanne - 17th Century Court Dance - British exhibited Surrealist oil painting
By John Armstrong
Painted by "Modern British" Surrealist artist John Armstrong this oil/tempera on board depicts Pavanne. The Pavanne is a 17th century Court dance. The figures bunch up rhythmically a...
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1940s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Tempera

CIRCUS INTERLUDE
FREDERICK BUCHHOLZ "CIRCUS INTERLUDE" OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED, TITLED AMERICAN, C.1940, EXHIBITED 20 X 28 INCHES Frederick H. Buchholz 1901-1983 Frederick H. Buchholz was bor...
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1940s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Hunter in Camp
By Joseph Francis Kernan
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Left Fragments of exhibition label verso describing this as a cover illustration in November, 1948 November, 1948, Progressive Farmer...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

A Riveting Read
By Victor Kalin
Medium: Gouache on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board

The Sorbet Merchant
By Emmanuel Bellini
The sorbets merchant. Beautiful oil on cardboard from the late 40's by the famous French listed artist Emmanuel BELLINI, 1904 -1989 depicting a scene of life in summer in the French ...
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1940s Fauvist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Men playing cards on the beach, French Riviera
By Emmanuel Bellini
Joueurs de carte à la plage, Men playing cards on the beach on the French Riviera. Beautiful oil on cardboard from the late 40's by the famous French listed artist Emmanuel BELLINI, ...
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1940s Fauvist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Cubist Nude
By Elijah Silverman
OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED DATED 1947 39.5 X 29.5 INCHES Elijah Silverman 1910-1994 Elijah Silverman created an enormous body of work throughout his 60-year career as an artist in New...
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1940s Cubist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Winter, Washington Square," Bela de Tirefort, New York impressionist, ca. 1940s
By Bela de Tirefort
Born in Austria in 1894, New York impressionist Bela de Tirefort exhibited and was Chairman of the Semi-Annual Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition. Best known for his striking N...
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1940s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Silent Night
Silent Night is an original painting by Frederick Shane (1906-1992) a modernist WPA era Colorado winter landscape with a moonlight over church, snow and hills. Frederick Shane studie...
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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

Piccadilly - Post War London - British Impressionist art oil painting cityscape
By Frank Waddington
A original oil on canvas/board which was painted and depicts post war London in 1946. Painted by Frank Waddington, it is a busy city view of Piccadilly. Finely painted, this work is ...
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1940s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Shove Ha'penny - British Impressionist art 40's Pub game interior oil painting
This charming figurative interior oil painting is by British artist William Edward Narraway. Painted in an Impressionist style with wonderful soft tones and heavy impasto, but strong...
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1940s Impressionist Interior Paintings

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Oil

Family Heart Hawaiian Symbolist Figurative
By Marguerite Blasingame
Symbolic figurative of whispy figures surrounding a heart by Marguerite Louis Blasingame (American; 1906-1947), circa 1940-45. Marguerite and her husband Frank Blasingame were two of...
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1940s Symbolist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Cliff House Surreal Hawaiian Landscape Blasingame
By Marguerite Blasingame
Symbolic and surreal landscape with figure walking toward house on cliff by Marguerite Louis Blasingame (American; 1906-1947), circa 1940-45. Marguerite and her husband Frank Blasing...
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1940s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Cliff's Edge Surreal Hawaiian Landscape
By Marguerite Blasingame
Symbolic and surreal landscape with figure and sailboat by Marguerite Louis Blasingame (American; 1906-1947), circa 1940-45. Marguerite and her husband Frank Blasingame were two of f...
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1940s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

1940s Moonlight Dance by Blasingame
By Marguerite Blasingame
Symbolistic and romantic 1940s nocturnal and figurative of dancing, boating and promenading couples by Marguerite Louis Blasingame circa 1940-45. Marguerite and her husband Frank Bla...
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1940s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Girl Helping Admiring Boy with his Math Homework
By Frances Tipton Hunter
Signature: Signed Lower Right Cover of The Saturday Evenign Post, May 25th, 1940
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1940s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Harlem Moving Day, African American Scene Black Renaissance Mid 20th Century WPA
By Unknown
Harlem Moving Day, African American Scene Black Renaissance Mid 20th Century WPA, 22 x 14 inches. Oil on board. Signed and dated March 1947 verso. We can't unearth any details about...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Nowhere To Go" WPA Depression Era American Scene Oil Painting Mid 20th Century
By Norman Barr
"Nowhere To Go" WPA Depression Era American Scene Oil Painting Mid 20th Century. 30 x 25 inches. Oil on canvas. Circa 1939.Original carved frame. Norman Barr, WPA artist, was born i...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Outside a Deli
By Jack Levine
Jack Levine American, 1915-2010 The Deli Oil on board 28 ¼ by 34 in. W/frame 36 ¼ by 42 in. Signed Lower Right Born and raised in the south end of Boston, Jack Levine created soc...
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1940s Ashcan School Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Art Deco Glamorous woman in Purple Evening Dress - Golden Age of Hollywood
By Jaro Fabry
Framed Size 28.5 x 21 Jaro Fabry was a brilliant illustrator with a defined style of his own. There is not a brushstroke out of place in his works that appear loosely rendered. ...
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1940s Art Deco Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil

Carnation Vase, Oil on Canvas
Oil on canvas dating from 1946 by Jean-René Chatelain. Beautiful canvas of a neo-realism soothed. Measurements : with frame: 81x72x7.5 cm - 31.9x28.3x3 inches, without frame: 68x58 c...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Washer Women
By François Gall
The Washer Women (Blanshisseuse) oil on canvas, signed lower right, titled on the back, dated 1949 From the Collection of Bass Museum Of Art label on verso. Literature: Jurnal of t...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Glassblowers WPA Depression era Men working mid 20th Century modern Industrial
By Unknown
Glassblowers WPA Depression era Men working mid 20th Century modern Industrial This 24 x 36 inch oil on canvas was painted in during WPA era, circa 1930’s/40s. The work, like many o...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modern Abstract painting of Mother and Child by American painter, Byron Browne
By Byron Browne
Byron Browne was an American abstract artist and influential advocate for the avant-garde movements of the 1930s. During his lifetime, his work was shown in major museums and galleri...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Modern Abstract painting by American, Byron Browne, titled "Two Heads"
By Byron Browne
Byron Browne was an American abstract artist and influential advocate for the avant-garde movements of the 1930s. During his lifetime, his work was shown in major museums and galleri...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Oil

Modern Abstract painting of Circus Acrobats by American painter, Byron Browne
By Byron Browne
Byron Browne was an American abstract artist and influential advocate for the avant-garde movements of the 1930s. During his lifetime, his work was shown in major museums and galleri...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Tempera, Gouache