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Figures, Boats, and House - Cape May Point, NJ, Impressionist Beach Scene, 1940s
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Figures, Boats, and House - Cape May Point, NJ" is a Pennsylvania Beach Scene by American Impressionist painter Albert Van Nesse Greene. The painting is a 13.5" x 22.25" oil on can...
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American Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"at the tavern" Oil cm. 22 x 15 1944 Italy,Florence,Offer Free Shipping
Located in Torino, IT
Offer Free Shipping, 1944, Italy, blue Ottone Rosai (28 April 1895 – 13 May 1957) was an Italian painter born in Florence. Biography Rosai graduated from the Florence Academy of Fi...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

Laurence Olivier as, "Young Hamlet"
Located in West Hollywood, CA
In 1948, Sir Lawrence Olivier adapted the screenplay from William Shakespeare’s, “Hamlet” and brought the play to the big screen. Olivier also produced and directed the film as well ...
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Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Woman and Still Life - Original Oil on Canvas by G. Peyron - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of Woman is an original Oil on Canvas realized by the italian artist Guido Peyron (1898-1960) in the 1940s. In good condition, it includes a contemporary golden frame in woo...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled (Still Life with Flowers, Table and Drapery, Red, Yellow, Blue, Purple)
Located in Denver, CO
Original vintage 1945 oil painting with an interior still life with a vase of flowers, tea cup, and drapery by 20th century Colorado modernist, John E. Thompson (1882-1945). Oil on c...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Ponte Garibaldi, Rome - Original Oil on Canvas by A. Vangelli - 1941
Located in Roma, IT
Ponte Garibaldi is an original oil on canvas realized by the Italian artist Antonio Vangelli (Rome, 1917 – Rome, 2003) in 1941. Hand-signed and dated by the artist on the lower righ...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rome Villa Borghese Garden - Trinità de' Monti - Oil on Canvas by G. Turcato
Located in Roma, IT
Original oil on canvas realized by Giulio Turcato in 1940s. Certificate of authenticity by the artist on photograph, dated 1971. The painting belongs to the figurative phase of the a...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Lightning on the Beach" NYC Modern WPA American Scene Mid-Century LGBT
Located in New York, NY
"Lightning on the Beach" NYC Modern WPA American Scene Mid-Century LGBT, 20 x 24-inch oil on masonite, signed lower right, framed. I had the privilege of meeting the artist in his ...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

“Les Halles de Paris”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original oil on canvas painting of Les Halles de Paris by the London born artist, H.F. Root. Signed lower left. Circa 1945. Very good condition, no restorations. Les Halles de Pari...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Woman and Child
Located in Sheffield, MA
John Edward Costigan, N.A. American, 1888-1972 Woman and Child Oil on canvas Signed ‘J.E. Costigan N.A.’ lower left 24 by 30 in. W/frame 32 by 38 in. John Costigan was born of ...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"The Extrovert"
Located in West Hollywood, CA
A magnificent painting by American artist Ron Blumberg, from one of his rarest periods, the, "Psychological Period", which lasted only from 1948 - 1952 and was never replicated. This...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

“Bruyéres en fleurs” 1949, 20th Century oil on canvas by William Didier-Pouget
Located in Madrid, ES
WILLIAM DIDIER - POUGET French, 1864 - 1959 BRUYÉRES EN FLEURS signed and dated “Didier-Pouget, 1949” lower right oil on canvas 38-1/4 x 57-1/2 inches (97.5 x 145 cm.) framed: 42 x ...
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Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Couple Dancing', American Folk Art Figural Oil, WPA era
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed indistinctly, lower right, and painted circa 1935. A strongly animated, vertically stacked figurative painting filled with compressed energy and an atmosphere of psychologic...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Still Life" 20th Century Oil on Canvas by Spanish Artist Antoni Clavé
Located in Madrid, ES
ANTONI CLAVÉ Spanish, 1913 - 2005 STILL LIFE signed "Clavé" lower right also inscribed "Ce tableau a ete peint par moi vers 1946, Clavé" on the reverse oil on canvas glued to artist ...
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Abstract 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

"Backyards" WPA New York Modernism Female Artist Mid-Century 20th Century Modern
Located in New York, NY
"Backyards" WPA New York Modernism Female Artist Mid-Century 20th Century Modern. Georgina Klitgaard (1893-1976), Backyards (11th st. NYC) c. 1940, 38x26 inches, oil on canvas, Sign...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

MILITARY MUNITIONS American Modernism WPA World War II Modern Realism Historical
Located in New York, NY
MILITARY MUNITIONS American Modernism WPA World War II Modern Realism Historical. Howard Norton Cook (1901 – 1980) "Military Munitions," 20 x 24 inches. Oil on canvas, c. 1940s. Sig...
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American Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Ballet Dancer by Jules Schyl, Pastel on paper, Similarities with Degas
Located in Stockholm, SE
Jules Schyl (Sweden, 1893-1977) Title: Ballet Dancers A Ballet Dancer painting is a rare find for an artist mostly known for his oeuvre with Cubism and Expressionist paintings. The...
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Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Crayon, Pastel

Untitled, Woman and Child
Located in Lawrence, NY
Russian-Jewish-American artist Nahum Tschacbasov (1899-1984) is known for his cubo-surrealistic works which feature a strong psychological element. Some of his work bears a resemblan...
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Surrealist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Concrete Mixer - American Modernism Industrial Oil LACMA 1942 Mid-Century WPA
Located in New York, NY
Concrete Mixer - American Modernism Industrial Oil LACMA 1942 Mid-Century WPA. Provenance: Exhibited at LACMA in 1943, label verso. The oil on masonite measure 30 x 21 inches and ...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Statuette au Vase Jaune, painting by Fernand Leger c.1949
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Fernand Leger, French (1881 - 1955) Title: Statuette au Vase Jaune Year: circa 1949 Medium: Gouache on Paper, dedicated (a Nicole) l.r. Size: 5 x 5 in. (12.7 x 12.7 cm) Frame...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

1949 Original Oil Figurative Russian Impressionism Soviet Realism "Factory Boy"
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
For over 20 years, Andre Kohn has been passionately collecting the works of classically trained master Impressionists from the Soviet Realism period (Russian Impressionism, 1930 -197...
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Expressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

1949 Soviet Era Realism Nude Original Portrait Oil Painting of a Young Man 29x24
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
"Young Man with a Mirror" 29"x24" is one-of-a-kind, original, Soviet Era oil painting of a young man. Unframed. Dated 1949. For over 20 years, the gallery has been passionately co...
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Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Day at the Park Dutch Scene
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful painting of two Dutch girls by the fishing dock with sailboats in the back. Watercolor painted on paper on masonite board. Unsigned. Image, 13.5" L x 18" H. Presented in go...
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Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor, Masonite, Paper

A Corner of the Dressing Room - British 40's exhib ballet portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This beautiful exhibited British 1940's interior portrait oil painting is by noted artist Francis Edwin Hodge. Painted in 1941 it was first exhibited at the Royal Academy that year e...
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Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Pavanne - 17th Century Court Dance - British exhibited Surrealist oil painting
Located in London, GB
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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Surrealist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Tempera

Suzanna and the Elders
Located in Miami, FL
A modern interpretation of the biblical story Suzanna and the Elders. Signed lower right Ink and wash on paper The Downtown Gallery Felix Landau Gallery Ernest Brown & Phillips, Ltd...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Archival Paper

Jean-René Chatelain, Carnation Vase, Oil on Canvas
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
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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Post-Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Girls on the Meadow - Original Oil Painting on Canvas signed C. Barbaro - 1948
Located in Roma, IT
Girls on the Meadow is an original artwork realized in 1948 and signed C. Barbaro. Original mixed colored oil painting on canvas. Hand signed on the lower right margin. The artwo...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Secret to A Lovely Figure
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A 1942 original pastel on board by Cardwell Higgins created for an advertising display sign for "Adola Brassieres." Higgins executed a series of these images all with erotically char...
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American Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Pastel, Board

Industrial WPA Mid-Century American Scene Modernism Industrial Mural Study
Located in New York, NY
Industrial WPA Mid-Century American Scene Modernism Industrial Mural Study. A label verso titles the work "Study for Fornca Mural." The painting itself measure 24 x3 6 inches and is...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Tango
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a just discovered mixed media painting by American artist Robert McIntosh, (1916-2010.) Tango, is an original mixed media gouache on heavy artists paper, signed, dated 1...
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Abstract 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media

Trio
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting an original mixed media painting by American artist Leonard Nelson. "Trio" is an original mixed media work, signed and dated 1942, depicting three cubist musicians.
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media

Conversation with Motherwell
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a just discovered magnificent oil painting by American artist Robert McIntosh (1916-2002.) Conversation with Motherwell, Is a tribute to American artist Robert Motherwell...
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Abstract 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Study for 'Grandma's Doll Collection'
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Inscribed: "My best wishes to/my friend Judy Bedell/sincerely/Norman Rockwell Included with the painting, the dress that the model wore for this pai...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Walking the Tightrope, Saturday Evening Post Cover
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Left This work was featured on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post, June 11, 1949 The Post described the cover as follows: "Having ...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Anchors and Stars
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a rare and early original watercolor by internationally recognized pin-up artist Albert Vargas. Vargas was known for his depiction of beautiful women, published on coun...
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Art Deco 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

"Copenhagen" Post-Impressionist Coastal Denmark Landscape Oil on Canvas Painting
Located in New York, NY
An outstanding oil painting of a coastal view of Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. Executed with fast brush strokes in a highly impressionist manner with a thick use of paint capturing ...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pierre GIRIEUD, Vase of Flowers, Marigolds, Oil on Cardboard, 1941
Located in Saint Amans des cots, FR
Oil on cardboard by Pierre GIRIEUD (1876-1948), France, 1941. "VASE OF FLOWERS - MARIGOLDS". With frame: 56x48 cm - 22x18.9 inches ; without frame: 46x38cm - 18.1x15 inches. 8F forma...
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French School 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

The Farmer
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a rare early oil painting from the, "WPA" period, 1941, by American artist Ron Blumberg, “The Farmer” After his classical training in Paris, Blumberg spent ten years in N...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Tribesmen with Headdresses
Located in Miami, FL
Tempera mixed with gum arabic and alcohol on Renaissance Panel "Robert Riggs was awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence by the New York Art Directors Club for ten consecutive years a...
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American Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Tempera

Outdoor View - Original Tempera by Caroline Hill - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Outdoor View is an original painting in mixed media and oil realized in the 1940s by Caroline Hill (1935-1983). The artwork is hand-signed on the lower left. Good conditions. This...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Tempera

"Reginald Marsh Sketching at Coney Island Beach" NYC WPA Modern American Scene
Located in New York, NY
Peter Hopkins (American 1911 – 1999) "Reginald Marsh Sketching at Coney Island Beach" is a 24 x 30 inch NYC WPA era modern American scene mid-century oil on canvas. It is signed lowe...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

UNION SQUARE Depression Era Oil Painting WPA Realism American Scene Realism NYC
Located in New York, NY
UNION SQUARE Depression Era Oil Painting WPA Realism American Scene Realism NYC Jo Cain (1904 – 2003) "Union Square," 24 x 36 inches. Oil on canvas, c.1940s, Signed lower center. A...
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American Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstracted Portrait Pair 1940-60s Gouache & Ink
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-60s gouache and ink on paper figurative scene is by painter and illustrator, Barbara Rogers Houseworth. Born in 1925 in Indianapolis, Indiana she received an education in F...
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Surrealist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Paper, Ink

Intense Portrait of a Woman 1944-45 Oil
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1944-45 oil portrait is by painter and illustrator, Barbara Rogers Houseworth. Born in 1925 in Indianapolis, Indiana she received an education in Fine Arts from Indiana Universi...
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Surrealist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Irish Hound Dog, Realist Oil Painting
Located in Long Island City, NY
Large scale portrait of a regal dog by William Skilling. Artist: William Skilling Title: Irish Hound Dog Medium: Oil on canvas, signed lower right Dimensions: 36 x 54 inches
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Football Match Wolves Vs Man City 1947 Score 1:0 sporting portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb sporting portrait oil painting is by artist Sydney Poole. The painting depicts a football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City on 20th December 1947 ...
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Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The Conference
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Jirayr Zorthian(1911-2004), went through two Turkish massacres before age eight. He left Turkey at age nine with his family and spent a year in Padua, Italy, waiting for his visa to...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Russell Sambrook Oil on Board Eveready Flashlight Battery Advertisement
Located in San Francisco, CA
Russell Sambrook: 1891-1956. Well listed American illustrator with auction results as high as $23,900. This fantastic illustration is an oil on board. I believe this was used for an ...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

French Cubist mid century 1950s Portrait of a young girl
Located in Southport, CT
Wonderful French mid-20th-century portrait of a young girl holding her hand up. The artist was a highly talented painter in the Cubist style. He painted interiors, portraits, and la...
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Cubist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Reading by the Light " Spanish 20th Century Portrait Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in New York, NY
An impressionist oil painting depicted in the 1940's by Spanish painter Carbonelle. Mostly known for his figures and portraits of the female form, his oils on canvas are a rich exper...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Les Guilleries. Original acrylic painting
Located in CORAL GABLES - MIAMI, FL
Les Guilleries. Original acrylic painting Casimiro Martínez Tarrassó, a painter known simply as Tarrassó. He was trained at the La Llotja School in Barcelona. He completed his studie...
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Expressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic

"Girl in Pareu"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Robert Alexander Darrah “R.A.D.” Miller (1905 - 1966) Robert Alexander Darrah Miller, called “RAD” by his friends, was born in Philadelphia. He enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy ...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait - Original Painting On Board by Eraldo Mori Cristiani - 1941
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait is an original painting, realized by Eraldo Mori Cristiani in 1941. Oil painting on board. Author, date, and place are reported on the back of the artwork. Includes a frame...
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Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"The Chase" NYC modernism WPA American Scene Mid-Century Art Students League
Located in New York, NY
"The Chase" NYC modernism WPA American Scene Mid-Century Art Students League Albert Pels (American, 1910 – 1998) "The Chase," 18 x 24 inches. Oil on board. Signed lower right. We ac...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Les Masons
Located in New York, NY
This elegant and sophisticated oil painting was realized by an underrecognized (but extraordinary) Flemish painter named F.V. Sliches in 1946. Entitled Les Masons (or the masons), th...
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Realist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Victor, Colorado (View of Mining Town with Buildings and Mountains - 1900)
Located in Denver, CO
Original historical painting of the old mining town of Victor, Colorado as it appeared in 1900 by Muriel Sibell Wolle (1898-1977), signed and dated 1941 lower right. Presented in a ...
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American Impressionist 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Untitled (Adobe Church, New Mexico, Original Modernist Landscape, circa 1940)
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage oil painting of an adobe church in New Mexico with a brilliant blue sky and clouds (likely Rancho de Taos), circa 1940 attributed to Denver modernist, Paul K. Smith (1893-197...
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American Modern 1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil