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Portrait of Bradnock Principal Worcester College in Car, Malvern, oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb British portrait oil painting is by Scottish born artist John Rankine Barclay. It was painted circa 1940 when Barclay was already living in St Ives Cornwall. The sitter i...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of an Old Friend
Located in Los Angeles, CA
BERNICE LEE "BURR" SINGER "PORTRAIT OF AN OLD FRIEND" OIL ON MASONITE, UNSIGNED CALIFORNIA, C.1940S 24 X 18 INCHES Bernice Lee"Burr" Singer 1912-1992 Known as Burr Singer was ...
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Ashcan School 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

The New Hat - 1940s British Portrait of a Lady by John Whitlock Codner
Located in London, GB
JOHN WHITLOCK CODNER (1913-2008) The New Hat Signed and dated l.r.: JOHN WHITLOCK/49 Oil on canvas 91.5 by 71 cm., 36 by 28 in. (frame size 103.5 by 83 cm., 40 ¾ by 32 ¾ in.) Jo...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

G. Vagnetti, Portrait of Nanda Vitolo, 1947, oil on canvas, signed and dated
Located in Florence, IT
The paiting is a portrait of Nanda Vitolo , here depicted with a with a very modern style that remind of French fashion, looking defiantly at the audience. The roses petals is very ...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Au cirque - At the circus
Located in Geneva, CH
Swiss painter. Land-seascape, figure, genre painting Canvas board
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Modern 1940s Portrait 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 Portrait Paintings

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Tempera

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 Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Party Frock - British 1940's art female child portrait oil painting exhib RA
Located in London, GB
This charming British portrait oil painting is by female artist Dod Proctor. It was painted in 1949 and exhibited at the Royal Academy London the same year. The painting is of a litt...
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Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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 Portrait 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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mrs Ronald Simpson Daughter Jenny - 40's Impressionist art portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This is a stunning impressionist portrait oil painting by British female artist Mary Potter. The work depicts two women, casually seated close together in a living room, with a Siame...
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Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Study of a Marble Bust - British 40's Slade School art still life oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb still life oil painting is by talented female artist E A Jay. The composition is a study of a creamy marble bust of a male head and shoulders against a folded brown clot...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Seated Nude Model in Art Class - British 40's Slade School portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb Post Impressionist Slade School female full length seated nude portrait oil painting is by female artist E A Jay. Painted in the 1940's, the sitter is a model in a women'...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Impressionist Portrait of a Young Frenchman, 1940s, Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Impressionist Portrait of a Young Frenchman, 1940s, Oil Painting By French artist Claude Benard, (1926 - 2016) Signed and dated '1945' by the artist on right hand corner Oil painting...
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Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Clemence Dane Attribution
Located in San Francisco, CA
Attributed to WiniFred CleMence Ashton Dane: 1888-1965. She was a British novelist, playwright, and artist. She has auction prices over $2,900. This incredible portrait seems to be ...
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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 Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait de jeune homme à la cravatte - Portrait of young man in tie
Located in Geneva, CH
Signed and dated Monogram CA Artwork on cardboard Gilded wood frame Lightly speckled artwork support
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Market Day in Piazza Grande Locarno Switzerland
Located in London, GB
'Market Day in Piazza Grande, Locarno, Switzerland', oil on board, by unknown artist (1947-48). Locarno is an utterly charming Italian-speaking resort located on the northern shore o...
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Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Naples Street Scene
Located in London, GB
'Naples Street Scene', oil on board, by unknown artist (1947-48). A city of glorious but tattered beauty, known for its vibrancy and, yes, a frisson of menace, Naples is a Mediterran...
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Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Serenade
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Premiering for the first time in three decades, the original paintings of American artist Maurice Green. Born in 1908 in Latvia, Maurice Green studied with prominent artists of the d...
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Cubist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Bert Lahr - The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of Oz
Located in Miami, FL
Bert Lahr shined in the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of OZ. Walt Kuhn was an American painter and an organizer of the famous Armory Show of 1913, which was America's firs...
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American Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Femme à la cruche - Woman with the pitcher
Located in Geneva, CH
E. Baillods is a Suisse painter , born at La Chaux de Fonds and died in La Vallette, in the Var region, in the South of France. He worked with Le Corbusier. The painting comes framed...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Masques - Masks
Located in Geneva, CH
Painter born in Geneva Member of the society of painter artists SMA, a company in Geneva Work on canvas Gilded wood frame 47,5 x 34 x 2,5 cm
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American WPA Social Realism Portrait Return From War Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American social realist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Mask Cubist Oil on Board Painting by Jean Herbin
Located in Atlanta, GA
Very stylish French cubist constructivist oil on board painting by Jean Herbin (1902 - 1977). This painting features a man in disguise with a mask. Skillful composition and rigorous ...
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Cubist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Fabienne - Post Impressionist Oil, Portrait of a Nude by Jean-Gabriel Domergue
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautifully painted oil on paper laid on board circa 1940 by popular French artist Jean Gabriel Domergue depicting a seated nude brunette woman against a light blue background. S...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Laid Paper, Oil, Board

The Nuturing
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Jean Dominique Van Caulert, (1897-1979), although most often associated with his celebrity portraits and works for the theater, he was also a true symbolist in the tradition of the B...
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Female Modernist Signed Portrait of a Woman Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist oil painting portrait of a woman by Anita KAhn. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 12"L x 24"H.
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rabbi, Oil Painting by Mane-Katz
Located in Long Island City, NY
Date: circa 1940 Medium: Oil on canvas, signed lower right Size: 10.5 x 12.5 inches Frame Size: 19 x 21 inches French painter and sculptor of Ukrainian birth, born Mane Leyzerovich ...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Off Her Pins
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a fresh-to-the-market pin-up calendar painting by Arnold Armitage published in the 1940s by The Louis F. Dow Calendar Company, St. Paul, Minnesota. This bowling themed cheese...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Asian Nude Study Watercolor Drawing by Rotislaw Racoff
Located in Atlanta, GA
1940s nude study, watercolor, and ink on paper painting by Polish/Russian artist Rotislaw Racoff (1904 - 1982). A fine study of a young woman probably Asian sitting back. The artist ...
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Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Neapolitan Sea Captain Portrait Landscape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3703 Acrylic on artist board Set in a vintage wood frame Image size 13x9.5"
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

Italian Flute Player Figurative Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3252 Acrylic on artist board set in a decorative vintage wood frame Image size 11,5x14.5
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Impressionist Figurative painting of a French Noble Woman
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-2576 Oil painting on artist board set in a carved wood frame
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

The Harlequin
Located in London, GB
'The Harlequin', watercolour on paper, by Rudolf Kundera (1944). Arlecchino is the best-known of the comic servant characters from the commedia dell'arte. A harlequin is characterise...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Large American Modernist WPA July 4th Celebration Portrait Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist nocturnal painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed "Winter". Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Wistful Mother
Located in London, GB
'Wistful Mother', oil on canvas, by Alexandre Istrati (circa 1940s). One of only a few remaining artworks by Istrati which were not painted in the abstract. The figurative works shar...
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

In the Spotlight
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a recently discovered and rare surviving published pin-up calendar painting by the prolific illustrator Edward D'Ancona. This was originally published with the title "In the ...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

G. Vagnetti, Portrait of a lady, half 20th, oil on canvas,
Located in Florence, IT
The paiting is a portrait of an unknown lady, here depicted with a with an absorbed look. The intense red lipstick, matching with the the dress-allusion to fire and passion-creates a...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Native Oklahoma Indian Boy Figurative
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3538 Native American Indian child Oil on board Set in a vintage wood frame Image size 11x7"
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1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait de Femme
Located in Miami, FL
Fini was a Surrealist painter. Strikingly similar to her portrait of Jean Genet, ( Leonor Fini by Constantin Jelenski) this is an introspective study of a wide eyed beauty. Fini ...
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Surrealist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Global Glamour - Normandy
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A fine surviving cover illustration painting by Henry Clive for the August 27, 1944 edition of "The American Weekly", a Randolph Hearst publication. Clive enjoyed a three decade long...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Gouache

Maurice Asselin (1882-1947) Portrait of Bernard in uniform, 1945, oil on canvas
Located in Paris, FR
Maurice Asselin (1882-1947) Portrait of his son Bernard, as a military, 1945 Signed titled and dated "Bernard 45" lower left, numbered on the back A label of an exhibition at the G...
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Post-Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

When the Wood Grows Dry "Good House Keeping Magazine", 1948
Located in Miami, FL
When the Wood Grows Dry "Good House Keeping Magazine" illustration How friendship and love were depicted in post-war America. There was a sense of innocence and traditional values w...
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Academic 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Board

1940's Young Blonde Girl Portrait
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous pointillist egg tempera portrait of young blonde girl by Robert Joseph Collins (American, 1922-2011), 1947. Signed "Collins" and dated "'47." Unframed. Image, 15.75"L x 11.7...
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Photorealist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Modernist Man's Portrait" Mid-20th Century Spanish Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1940's by Spanish painter Julio Moises. Mostly known for his abstract figures on canvas, this piece is a wonderful representation of h...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

A Cowgirl Shooter
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Grapefruit Moon Gallery is pleased to have the opportunity to once again offer for sale this 1949 Western Americana cowgirl themed gouache on illustration board from the archives of ...
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Art Deco 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Illustration Board

Nude Study with Lace Pastel on Paper Painting by Pio Santini
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pastel painting on paper by Pio Santini (1908-1986), named 'nude with lace', signed bottom left corner 'Santini'. Lovely romantic composition with nude young lady kneeling holding a ...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Parchment Paper, Pastel, Board

Self Portrait
Located in London, GB
HUGO SCHEIBER 1873-1950 1873 - Budapest - 1950 (Hungarian) Title: Self Portrait Technique: Original Signed Pastel Drawing on Paper Size: 37.7 x 30 cm. / 14.8 x 11.8 in. Additiona...
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Futurist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Pastel

Contrast of Lights - Portrait of Elica Balla - Oil on Panel by G. Balla - 1941
Located in Roma, IT
Oil painting on Board realized by Balla as portrait of his second daughter Elica. A beautiful, top quality portrait among the most beautiful of his figurative painting. It include...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Red Toned Reclining Impressionist Nude Portrait
Located in Houston, TX
Impressionistic portrait of a nude woman reclining on a red couch draped with a white cloth. Signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hung in a gold frame with a white matte. Dim...
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Naturalistic 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Bert Lahr
Located in Miami, FL
Walt Kuhn was an American painter and an organizer of the famous Armory Show of 1913, which was America's first large-scale introduction to European Modernism. He had a personal affi...
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American Impressionist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

How Sure Can You Be? McCall's Magazine Illustration of Loving Couple
Located in Miami, FL
Alexander Sharpe Ross - or Alex Ross. Masterfully balanced composition combined with two beautifully rendered narrative portraits drives this mid-century illustration masterpiece...
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Modern 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

"Elizabeth Anne" Abstract Portrait Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Impressionist portrait painting of a woman. The work is signed by the artist in the bottom corner. The painting is framed in a dark wooden frame. Dimensions Without Frame: H 24 in x...
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Realist 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Two for Five
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Up for sale is a wholesome and nostalgic gouache painting by American artist and illustrator Michael Silver. A classic mid-century, glossy magazine illustration, this winsome artwor...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Illustration Board

Not So Simple
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Up for sale is a beautifully rendered and emotionally wrought World War II-era gouache painting by artist and illustrator Dick Williams. In this published work of art, a young, blon...
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Other Art Style 1940s Portrait Paintings

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Gouache, Illustration Board