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Women in Refugee Camp, Jammu, Kashmire, India, Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
By Henri Cartier-Bresson
Located in New york, NY
This is a 12" x 8" vintage gelatin silver print with the photographer's copyright stamp and annotation on verso (back of photo). Women and children are the focus in Refugee Camp, Ja...
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1940s Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Women Sleeping - Original Etching by Luigi Bartolini - 1940
By Luigi Bartolini
Located in Roma, IT
Signed and dated by the Artist with pencil at lower left. Very good conditions. Luigi Bartolini (1892 – 1963) was an Italian painter, writer, and poet. Image dimensions: 16.6 x 17.5...
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1940s Figurative Prints

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Etching

1940's Ethereal Expressionist Oil Painting of Two Women
By Marie Laurencin
Located in Rochester, NY
Magical expressionist oil painting on masonite board of two women with chair and flowers by Thelma Salter - North Rose, NY ( died 1954 ) wife of Leon Salter - Zoute. Painting is sign...
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Vintage 1940s American Expressionist Paintings

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Masonite, Paint

1920-1940 Pair of Mirrors with Elegant Women
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of Venetian mirrors with elegant women decor in glass under setting, circa 1940, good condition.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Glass

  • 1920-1940 Pair of Mirrors with Elegant Women
  • 1920-1940 Pair of Mirrors with Elegant Women
  • 1920-1940 Pair of Mirrors with Elegant Women
  • 1920-1940 Pair of Mirrors with Elegant Women
H 31.89 in. W 15.75 in. D 1.97 in.
Walking Women - Original Tempera on Paper by Andres Osterlind - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Walking Women is an original drawing in tempera realized by Andres Osterlind (1887 - 1960). The state of preservation of the artwork is very good. Hand-signed on the lower right....
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Tempera

1940s Vintage Asymmetric Beige Silk 2-Piece Jacket + Skirt Women's Suit Ensemble
Located in Sparks, NV
Asymmetric beige silk women's suit from the 1940s. The skirt is unlined with side metal zip and hook closure. 100% silk. Fits like a size small. The waist measures 25.75", hips 38" a...
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1940s Skirt Suits

Vase Decorated with a Women, Stig Lindberg, Gustavsberg Studio Faience, 1940s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Vase decorated with a women, Stig Lindberg, Gustavsberg studio. Faience, 1940s. Measures: 20 cm. x 8 cm. Signed with "studio hand". In perfect condition.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vases

UNTITLED (RESTING WOMEN; SLEEPING WOMEN)
By Doel Reed
Located in Portland, ME
Reed, Doel (American, 1894-1985). UNTITLED (RESTING WOMEN; SLEEPING WOMEN). Etching and Aquatint, 1940. Signed in pencil, lower right. 10 1/2 x 15 inches (plate), 13 x 17 1/2 inches ...
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1940s Figurative Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Pair of Bas-Reliefs in Scagliola with Figures of Women, England, 1940
By Another Human
Located in Napoli, IT
Pair of bas-reliefs in scagliola with figures of women, England, 1940.
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Vintage 1940s English Other Paintings

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Brass

The Washer Women
By François Gall
Located in Lake Worth, FL
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

  • The Washer Women
  • The Washer Women
  • The Washer Women
  • The Washer Women
H 30 in. W 34 in. D 2 in.
Women Bathing - France, 1945
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Classically inspired painting of an idyllic setting. In the foreground, two women lounge around a basin, one bathing and one reclining as a Russian Wolfhound looks on. Behind them is...
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Vintage 1940s French Paintings

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Canvas

  • Women Bathing - France, 1945
  • Women Bathing - France, 1945
  • Women Bathing - France, 1945
  • Women Bathing - France, 1945
H 66.93 in. W 70.87 in. D 2.37 in.
Women in an Interior
By Alfred Aberdam
Located in London, GB
ALFRED ABERDAM 1894-1963 Lviv 1894-1963 Paris (Polish/French) Title: Women in an Interior, 1948 Technique: Original Signed Oil Painting on panel size: 32.5 x 26.5 cm / 12.8 x 10.4...
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1940s Modern Interior Paintings

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Oil

40s Straw Women's Sports Cap
Located in San Francisco, CA
40s Straw Women's Sports Cap. Vintage vintage baseball cap with bow detail.
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1940s Caps

Two Women — mid-century modern
By Charles Quest
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Charles Quest, 'Two Women', 1947, chiaroscuro woodcut, edition 25. Signed, dated, and numbered 11/25' in pencil. Annotated 'color woodcut “Two Women” in pencil in the lower left marg...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

A. Pravosti Women Sculpture, circa 1956
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Women sculpture by A. Pravosti, circa 1956 In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful patina. Materials: Clay Dimensions...
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Vintage 1940s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Clay

  • A. Pravosti Women Sculpture, circa 1956
  • A. Pravosti Women Sculpture, circa 1956
  • A. Pravosti Women Sculpture, circa 1956
  • A. Pravosti Women Sculpture, circa 1956
H 18.9 in. W 11.82 in. D 14.57 in.
Two Women and Child by Raphael Soyer
By Raphael Soyer
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Raphael Soyer Title: Two Women and Child Year: circa 1950 Medium: Lithograph on paper, signed in pencil l.r. Image Size: 11 x 9.5 in. (27.94 x 24.13 cm) Frame Size: 20 x 17.5...
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1940s Expressionist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Rape of the Sabine Women - Original etching, 1943
By Yves Brayer
Located in Paris, FR
Yves BRAYER Rape of the Sabine Women Original etching Printed signature in the plate On Arches vellum 30 x 25 cm (c. 12 x 10 inch) Printed in Haasen workshop in 1943 Excellent cond...
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1940s Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching

Women's Sport Velvet French CoutureJacket-Jeanne Lanvin Summer Collection 1947
By Jeanne Lanvin
Located in Toulon, FR
Summer Collection 1947 France Rare women's sports jacket (Golf, riding or winter sport?) in olive-green corduroy with broad shoulder pads and signed Jeanne Lanvin, Haute Couture, su...
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1940s Jackets

Impressionist Portrait of Women in Blue Oil Painting 1944
Located in London, GB
Female portrait of a striking women sitting, in fur coat and hat, painted in blue tones with strong brushwork. Oil painting on canvas is made in 1944 signed JC and is housed in a sil...
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Vintage 1940s European Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

M&W Ullman Platinum Hand-Winding Women's Dress Watch with Diamonds
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
Case #900 Movement #F21 Platinum Case w/ Diamond Bezel and Lugs 14 mm in Diameter (16 mm w/ Crown) Lug-to-Lug Distance = 22 mm Lug-to-Lug Width = 4 mm Thickness = 7 mm Off-White Dial...
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Wrist Watches

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Diamond, Platinum

Women in the Sun - Original Lithograph by Albert Chavaz - 1947
Located in Roma, IT
Women in the Sun is an original lithograph on paper realized by Albert Chavaz in 1947. Good Conditions. The artwork is depicted through harmonious colors in a well-balanced composi...
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1940s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Mid-Century Modern 14-Karat Gold Omega Women's Wristwatch
By Omega
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This Mid-Century Modern Omega 14-karat women's wristwatch features 17 jewel movement and a textured gold band. Stamped "Omega Made in Switzerland 14k." Total weight: 1t oz 0.57648...
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Vintage 1940s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry

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Gold

Pair of Art Deco Women, Reverse Painting on Glass
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous pair of Art Deco women created by reverse painting on glass. Great period colors create these high glam portraits executed oh so deco. Found in simple, distressed origina...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Paintings

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Glass, Paint, Wood

Father and Son, Women's Day Magazine Cover, January 1945
By Spencer Douglass Crockwell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right Father and Son, Women's Day Magazine Cover, January 1945 The illustrations of Douglas Crockwell were often simply signed “Douglass...
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1940s Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Art Deco Etched Glass Vase with Stylized Women and Dogs
Located in Oakland, CA
Magnificent Art Deco glass vase of a monumental size, this statement piece is amber blown glass with a faint sparkle of gold dust. The images are both elegant and whimsical women wit...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Glass

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Giltwood

'Self Portrait with Orchids', National Association of Women Artists, AWS
By Leonebel Jacobs
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
An enigmatic and psychologically penetrating self-portrait in vivid shades of yellow, green and red. Signed lower right, 'Leonebel Jacobs' (American, 1883-1967) and painted circa 19...
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1940s Surrealist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Foam Board

Original World War Two Poster: Civil Defence Women Wanted For Evacuation Service
By Jack Mathew
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster: Civil Defence, Women wanted for Evacuation Service, offer your services to your local council or any branch of Women's Voluntary Services. Imag...
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1940s More Prints

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Paper

"Lucy, You Are a Lonely Woman." Story Illustration for Women's Home Compan
By Walter Martin Baumhofer
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Date: 1940s Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 28.00" x 21.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right "Lucy, you are a lonely woman." Story illustration for "The Enchanted Circle," published ...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Female Nude Women's Art Class Portrait - British 40's Slade School oil painting
By E.A. Jay
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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1940s Post-Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil

Midcentury Italian Ceramic Mural of Three Cubist Women at a Cocktail Party
Located in New York, NY
An Italian ceramic mural by F. Tanciullacci of three cubist women at a cocktail part, signed on back: 'F. Tanciullacci - Montelupo - Italy'. Ceramic in perfect condition, crackled pa...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Ceramic, Wood

Original World War II Poster - Civil Defence Women Wanted for Evacuation Service
By Jack Mathew
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War II poster “Civil Defence, Women wanted for Evacuation Service,” offer your services to your local council or any branch of Women's Voluntary Services. Imag...
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Vintage 1940s British Posters

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Paper

"Carrying Water," Striking Scene of Women in Italian Hill Town by Wachtmeister
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A striking and atmospheric depiction of women fetching water in jugs and urns, descending into a lovely, picturesque hill town in Italy, this painting was made in 1942 by Sophie-Loui...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

Portrait Colorful Oil Painting of Mystical Women by Franz Cižek Czech, 1946
Located in London, GB
Expressionist portrait of purple veiled and masked women in intense and non-naturalistic colors blue, green and red holding a yellow card in one hand and fan in the other. Oil painti...
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Vintage 1940s Czech Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Original Vintage WWII Poster Women Of Britain Come Into The Factories War Effort
Located in London, GB
Rare original vintage World War Two propaganda poster encouraging civilians to help with the war effort by joining the munitions production workforce - Women of Britain Come into the...
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1940s More Prints

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Paper

Original Vintage WWII Poster Women Of Britain Come Into The Factories War Effort
Located in London, GB
Rare original vintage World War Two propaganda poster encouraging civilians to help with the war effort by joining the munitions production workforce - Women of Britain Come into the...
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Vintage 1940s British Posters

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Paper

For the Love of Barbara Allen (Young girl enters room with two women by stove)
By John Stockton De Martelly
Located in New Orleans, LA
John de Martely's image, "for the Love of Barbara Allen" is in the collection of the National Gallery, the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco and Yale University. No other old English...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Two Women on the Subway, New York City, Black and White Portrait Photography
By Walker Evans
Located in New york, NY
A classic black and white photograph from the late 1930s to early 1940s, Two Women on The Subway in New York City is by a master of 20th century photography. In an edition of 75, the...
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1940s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin, Photographic Film, Photographic Paper

1940s V for Victory Army Style Women's Hat
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s V for Victory Army Style Women's Hat. Patriotic V for Victory WWII cap embellished with rhinestones. Elastic band holds hat to back of head.
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1940s Hats

1940s Military Inspired Women's Hat in Black Faille with Feathers
Located in San Francisco, CA
A super-smart little 1940s military-inspired women's hat (maker unknown) with fitted back and multiple black and white feather quills. New York Creations.
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1940s Hats

1940s Cartier 18 Karat Yellow Gold Choker Style Womens Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Brownsville, PA
Straight from the 1940’s we have this classic and timeless piece from Cartier. A, beautiful multi strand 18kkt yellow gold womens choker style necklace. An, 16.5in necklace that weig...
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Vintage 1940s Multi-Strand Necklaces

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Navajo Handwoven 5-Women Yei Rug, circa 1940
Located in Big Flats, NY
Vintage Navajo Yei rug features handwoven design of five American Indian women, circa 1940. Measures: 60" L x 26" W.
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20th Century American Native American North and South American Rugs

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Wool

1940's Women's 14k Yellow Gold and Diamond Rolex Wristwatch Antique Rolex
By Rolex
Located in Miami, FL
A "Rolex" ladies 14K Yellow Gold and Diamond Wristwatch: Rhodium-plated caliber-1400 movement with integral "champagne" textured bracelet, stick marker textured dial with stick hands...
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Mid-20th Century Retro Wrist Watches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Women with Cat
By Edouard Goerg
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A highly expressive oil on canvas. A distinctive vibrant and vivid piece depicting a woman with a cat in his typical elegance by Goerg. Signed and dated 1944 and further signed a and...
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1940s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pair of "Women" Andirons
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Pair of "women" andirons.
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Vintage 1940s French Andirons

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Iron

  • Pair of "Women" Andirons
  • Pair of "Women" Andirons
  • Pair of "Women" Andirons
  • Pair of "Women" Andirons
H 12.6 in. W 7.88 in. D 14.57 in.
SLYoung 'The Women' Oil Painting
By Slyoung
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Oil on canvas painting titled 'The Women' by SLYoung dated 1948. Canvas measures 16" high, 31" wide.
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

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Canvas

Mogens Bøggild Bronze Sculpture of a Crouching Women
By Mogens Bøggild
Located in Nordhavn, DK
A fine patinated bronze sculpture of a couching women by Mogens Bøggild (1901-1987) Signed and Monogramed No.4 From the esteemed Copenhagen Foundry Lauritz Rasmussen, 1854-1967.
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Vintage 1940s Danish Other Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Pair of Stone Sculptures of Women Bathing
Located in Dallas, TX
Carved stone sculptures of women bathers in the tradition of classical poses from antiquity.
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Vintage 1940s Unknown Statues

1943 Women's Field Jacket, United States Army, Never Worn
By U.S. Army
Located in New Hope, PA
From the estate of a WWII Red Cross nurse, this olive drab jacket is beautifully designed and looks very contemporary. There are two faux breast pockets, two hip pockets with hidden ...
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1940s Anoraks and Parkas

Swedish Artist, Paul Gauguin Style, Tahiti Women Traditionally Dressed
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Swedish artist. Paul Gauguin style, Tahiti women traditionally dressed. In the background, tropical landscape in intense, glowing colors. Oil on cardboard. Signed. Öye 1944. Meas...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Modern Paintings

New York City Women [Five Girls in Various Poses]
By Reginald Marsh
Located in New York, NY
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1940s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Watercolor, Paper

Pair of Egyptian Revival Nubian Women Lamps
Located in Pasadena, CA
Pair of 1940s Egyptian Revival lamps in the form of Nubian women on custom Lucite bases. Gilt detailing. Newly rewired. Custom gold silk shades with black and gold marbled details. M...
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Vintage 1940s American Egyptian Table Lamps

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Lucite, Paper, Silk, Wood

  • Pair of Egyptian Revival Nubian Women Lamps
  • Pair of Egyptian Revival Nubian Women Lamps
  • Pair of Egyptian Revival Nubian Women Lamps
  • Pair of Egyptian Revival Nubian Women Lamps
H 30 in. W 18 in. D 12.25 in.
"Mexican Women w Pitchers" Art plate hand made and hand decorated.
Located in San Antonio, TX
San Jose Pottery. 8 art tile. Hand made and decorated. Circa 1940s. Some kiln imperfections. Biography San Jose Pottery "San José" is used generically to include severa...
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1940s Impressionist More Art

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Ceramic

Women in Interior - Post Impressionist Figurative Oil - Jean-Louis-Marcel Cosson
By Jean-Louis-Marcel Cosson
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful oil on panel circa 1940 by French post impressionist painter Jean-Louis-Marcel Cosson. The piece depicts three women in an interior. To the foreground a young red haired ...
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1940s Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Original World War Two Poster - Great Arms Drive - Women's War Work Exhibition
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster: Women of this city come and see how you can join in the Great Arms Drive - Women's War Work Exhibition - Bell Hotel Ballroom, May 16 to June 6,...
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1940s More Prints

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Paper

Original World War Two Civil Defence Poster - Women Wanted As Ambulance Drivers
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster: Women wanted As Ambulance drivers - Offer your services to your local council or any branch of Women's Voluntary Services - Civil Defence. Colo...
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1940s More Prints

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Paper

Original World War II Poster “Great Arms Drive Women's War Work Exhibition”
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War II poster, Women of this city come and see how you can join in the Great Arms Drive - Women's War Work Exhibition - Bell Hotel Ballroom, May 16 to June 6, ...
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Vintage 1940s British Posters

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Paper

Original World War Two Civil Defence Poster - Women Wanted as Ambulance Drivers
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster: Women wanted As Ambulance drivers - Offer your services to your local council or any branch of Women's Voluntary Services - Civil Defence. Colo...
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Vintage 1940s British Posters

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Paper

Original vintage World War Two poster Join the WRENs Women's Royal Naval Service
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster: Join the WRENS, Women's Royal Naval Service, and free a man for the fleet. Apply to Director W.R.N.S., Admiralty, SW1 or the nearest employment...
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1940s More Prints

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Paper

Original Vintage World War Two Poster - Women Needed Now in the ATS, WAAF
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster featuring military men walking past a lady wearing a headscarf reading a billboard message: "Thousands of women needed now in the ATS WAAF - vit...
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1940s More Prints

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Paper

Original Vintage World War II Poster "Women Needed Now in the ATS, WAAF"
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War II poster featuring military men walking past a lady wearing a headscarf reading a billboard message: "Thousands of women needed now in the ATS WAAF - vita...
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Vintage 1940s British Posters

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Paper

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Questions About 1940 Women
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    In the 1940s, ladies wore clothes defined by clean and slim silhouettes. The jackets, blouses and sweaters often featured shoulderpads and had somewhat of a military feel. Most dresses were quite casual and pants and playsuits became part of a woman's everyday style.