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Mid Century Carmel River Landscape
By Dale Logan Hill
Located in Soquel, CA
Tranquil plein air scene of an idyllic farm in a Carmel River Valley by California artist Dale Logan Hill (American, 1909 - 1989). Signed lower right, "D. Logan Hill." Giltwood frame...
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1960s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

"Wading" Original Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
( - 1997). Original oil on canvas; 20" x 30". Pair of Canadian geese at lake edge. Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

"American Lynx" Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
(1997). Original oil on canvas; 24" x 30". Lynx in autumn forest. Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized as a designated ...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

Oil Painting circa 1930s Figures on a Path
Located in Stamford, CT
Oil painting circa 1930s figures on a path. Measurement for unframed painting is 20 in H and 24 in W. This painting is in a nice custom frame.
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Mid-20th Century American American Classical Paintings

  • Oil Painting circa 1930s Figures on a Path
  • Oil Painting circa 1930s Figures on a Path
  • Oil Painting circa 1930s Figures on a Path
  • Oil Painting circa 1930s Figures on a Path
H 25.75 in. W 30.25 in. D 2 in.
"Masked Bandit" Original Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
(1997). Original oil on canvas; 20" x 30". Watchful raccoon in a tree. Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized as a design...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

"Take Off" Original Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
( - 1997), original oil on canvas; 24" x 36". Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized as a designated official American Fi...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Paint

"the Pursued" Original Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
( - 1997). Original oil on canvas; 16" x 24". Large whitetail buck with nose up. Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized a...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

"Girl with Swan" Original Oil Painting by Peter Darro
By Peter Darro
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
(-1997). Original oil on canvas; 24" x 36". Girl with swan. Peter’s studio was in Chicago and, unlike many, was a painter since boyhood, later being recognized as a designated offici...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

Japan Vintage "Mountain Cottages" Oil Painting By Nakayama
Located in Shelburne, VT
A pleasant and intriguing well drawn and composed Japanese impressionist oil painting of a captivating "Mountain Views with Minka cottages". The whole painted in vibrant summer and f...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Frans Vester Pedersen Landscape, Oil on Canvas
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Frans Vester Pedersen (1934-1972). Landscape. Oil on canvas. In very good condition. Signed. The canvas measures: 39 x 29 cm. The frame measures: 8.5 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

  • Frans Vester Pedersen Landscape, Oil on Canvas
  • Frans Vester Pedersen Landscape, Oil on Canvas
  • Frans Vester Pedersen Landscape, Oil on Canvas
  • Frans Vester Pedersen Landscape, Oil on Canvas
H 14.57 in. W 18.51 in. D 1.58 in.
Japan Inviting "Stroll Along Shore at Sunset" Oil Painting Signd S. Akiyama
Located in Shelburne, VT
An intriguing well drawn and composed Japanese impressionist oil on board of a captivating "Stroll Along Shore At Sunset". The whole painted in vibrant blues, pinks and grey colors, ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Expressionist Figurative Oil Painting, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-1960s oil on canvas figurative scene is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Seated Expressionist Figurative Oil Painting, Mid 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1940-1960s oil on canvas figure painting is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid century Realist Oil Painting of Jesus and Mary Magdelene signed
Located in FR
Jesus and Mary Magdelene Oil Painting Modernist indistinctly signed M....... dated 1955 Dedicated on the reverse and dated 10/4/56 signed Maurice Unusual find Good vintage condition ...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist New York School Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract composition. Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 36"L x 24"H, overall 42"L x 29"H.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Naive Portrait Painting of a Woman French Mid century Oil signed R Lesgourges
Located in FR
Charming Naive Portrait of a Woman by Candlelight c1950 Oil on Board signed by French naive artist Robert Lesgourges From the Gascony and Basque region of France that has a tradition...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Youth" Mid 20th Century Oil Painting of Young Man with Flute
By David Landis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This Mid 20th Century oil on canvas entitled "Youth" is by Chicago artist David Landis (1918-1983). Landis was Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting and faculty member at the A...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil

"Modernist Female Nude with Pearls" Mid-20th Century Oil Painting on Canvas
By Julio Moisés Fernández de Villasante
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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Mid-20th Century Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Polish French Ecole de Paris Mid Century Modernist Oil Painting Clown Juggler
By Abram Krol
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Abraham Krol was born January 22, 1919, in Pabianice (Lodz), Poland. Abram Krol went to France in 1938 to study civil engineering at the University of Caen. In 1939 at the be...
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Modernist Nude" Mid Century Bold Colorful Abstract Nude Painting Oil on Canvas
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the 1950s by Russian, American painter Helen Stein. Mostly known for her abstract figures on canvas, this piece is a wonderful representat...
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1950s Modern Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Abstract" Jackson Pollock Style Mid Century Modern Oil Painting on Wood Framed
By Purvis Young
Located in New York, NY
A strong Mid Century piece composed in the 1960's by Purvis Young. Comes displayed in the original Mid Centruy modern wood frame with hanging wire on verso. A stunning piece done in ...
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1960s Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Wood

Toma Yovanovich Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Painting 1960 Black and White
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract expressionist painting by American artist Toma Tovanovich (1931- 2016). Circa 1960, framed, signed Yovanovich; lower right. Tovanovich...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Toma Yovanovich Mid Century Abstract Splatter Painting 1960 Black and White
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract expressionist painting by American artist Toma Tovanovich (1931- 2016). Circa 1960, framed, signed Yovanovich; lower right. Tovanovich...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Toma Yovanovich Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Painting 1960 Black and White
By Toma Yovanovich
Located in Buffalo, NY
Mid-Century Modern black and white abstract expressionist painting by American artist Toma Tovanovich (1931- 2016). Circa 1960, framed, signed Yovanovich; lower right. Tovanovich...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

'Pink Tulips in a Copper Kettle' Mid-century Danish Impressionist Oil Still Life
By Gunnar Bundgaard
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left 'G. Bundgaard' for Gunnar Bundgaard (Danish, 1920-2005) and painted circa 1950. An elegant and painterly still-life showing pink tulips gracefully arranged in an a...
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1950s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

"Countryside Landscape Hills Scene with Path" Expressionistic Style Oil Painting
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Mexican Villagers Scene with Man on a Horse" Expressionistic Style Oil Painting
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Colorful Seated Expressionist Figurative Oil Painting on Canvas, 20th Century
By Richard Van Wingerden
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1952 oil on canvas figure painting of a seated nude woman with bright colors is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Oil Painting Man, Grocery Cart by Famed Childrens Book Illustrator Tibor Gergely
By Tibor Gergely
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Subject: Pushcart Grocer Medium: Oil paint Surface: Board Country: United States Dimensions w/Frame: odd shaped small piece - 3.90 X 6.10 New Paltz, 1970 Old rediscovered. Medium:...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Abbandonata" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by Italian Artist
By Antonio Privitera
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Italian Artist Antonio Privitera's dramatic Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy and the emotion of his subjects effor...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Modern Figurative Paintings

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Board, Oil

"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by American Artist
By Louis Bouché
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Louis Bouché's charming Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy of the times, and character of his subjects effortlessly....
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mid Century Portrait of Lisa Mi Hamlin
By Abel Warshawsky
Located in Soquel, CA
Realistic portrait of Lisa Mi Hamlin by Abel Warshawsky (American, 1863 - 1962). Image, 36"L x 30"W. Lisa Mi is the daughter of the artist Roy Hamlin. Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania ...
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1960s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

London, Big Ben Cityscape Mid Century Architectural Modernist Gold Leaf
By Josef Marc Plotast
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Plotast, Josef Marc (Joseph Mark) Was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on August 8, 1917, studied architecture and art at various universities and art schools in France, Italy, Po...
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"5th Avenue in Winter" Impressionist NYC Winter Street Scene Oil on Canvas
By Johann Berthelsen, 1883-1972
Located in New York, NY
A truly stunning jewel and pertinent example of Berthelsen's charming New York City winter scenes. depicting "5th Avenue in Winter" The artist was truly a master of capturing the mag...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Otto Herter Signed Abstract Modern Art Oil Painting Germany, 1993
By Otto Herter
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Wonderful vintage colorful (colorful) abstract modernist oil painting on canvas signed with the monogram 'O.H.' by Otto Herter (1924-2000) painted in 1993. Otto Herter was born i...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Walter Wohlschlegel Signed Abstract Modern Art Oil Painting, Germany circa 1960s
By Walter Wohlschlegel
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful informal abstract modernist oil painting signed by German artist Walter Wohlschlegel (1907-1999). Painted on hardboard, Wohlschlegel is painting on the rough textured sur...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood

Walter Wohlschlegel Signed Abstract Modern Art Oil Painting, Germany, circa 1986
By Walter Wohlschlegel
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful informal abstract modernist painting signed by German artist Walter Wohlschlegel (1907-1999) in 1986. Painted on canvas, Wohlschlegel creates an interesting color play, m...
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Vintage 1980s German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Otto Herter Signed Abstract Color Field Modern Art Oil Painting Germany, 1996
By Otto Herter
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful colorful (colorful) abstract modernist oil painting on canvas signed with the monogram 'O.H.' by Otto Herter (1924 - 2000) painted in 1996. Otto Herter was born in Pjatig...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood, Canvas

Oscar Troneck Constructivism Oil on Canvas
By Oscar Troneck
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Oscar Troneck constructivism oil on canvas. Original wood frame with gold finished and glass, circa 1960-1970 Good vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Jute, Wood

  • Oscar Troneck Constructivism Oil on Canvas
  • Oscar Troneck Constructivism Oil on Canvas
  • Oscar Troneck Constructivism Oil on Canvas
  • Oscar Troneck Constructivism Oil on Canvas
H 28.75 in. W 24.41 in. D 1.19 in.
"Mexican Landscape Water Scene with Figures and Boat" Expressionistic Style
By Michael Baxte
Located in New York, NY
A strong modernist oil painting depicted in the Mid Century by Russian painter Michael Baxte. Mostly known for his abstracted figures on canvas or street scenes, this piece is a wond...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

The Fog Rolls in Oregon Coast
By Howard John Little
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "The Fog Rolls in Oregon Coast" is an original oil on hardboard panel by American artist Howard John Little 1883-1965 It is signed at the lower right corner by th...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Red & Black Abstract
By Honora Berg
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful red and black abstract by Honora Berg (American, 1897-1985), circa 1960. Can be installed with horizontal or vertical orientation. Estate stamp on verso: The Estate of Hon...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil

  • Red & Black Abstract
  • Red & Black Abstract
  • Red & Black Abstract
  • Red & Black Abstract
H 20 in. W 25.75 in. D .10 in.
"Madison Square on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street" Impressionist Winter Street Scene
By Johann Berthelsen, 1883-1972
Located in New York, NY
A truly stunning jewel and pertinent example of Berthelsen's charming New York City winter scenes. depicting "Madison Square on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street." The artist was truly a ma...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Pink Peonies & Garden Gloves
By Helen Enoch Gleiforst
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous still life of a vase of pink peonies by listed artist Helen Gleiforst (American, 1903-1997). Born in Crete, Nebraska. Signed "H. Enoch Gleiforst" lower left. Unframed. Image...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Portrait of a Man Entitled "Diebenkorn", Graphite on Paper
By John Nicolini
Located in San Francisco, CA
Entitled "Diebenkorn" this 1956 portrait of a man is by Bay Area artist John Nicolini (1923-2014). Nicolini was born in 1923 in San Francisco and attended Fremont High School in Oak...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Oil

Pascal Cucaro Oil Canvas Mid-Century Painting
By Pascal Cucaro, 1915-2003
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic Mid-Century Modern oil on canvas painting by Pascal Cucaro titled "Festival". The painting depicts Asian women in colorful Kimono robes with bold, vivid colors and thick br...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Silver Leaf

1962 Abstract Expressionism "Little Sun" Dorothy Heller Mid Century Painting
By Dorothy Heller
Located in New York, NY
Dorothy Heller "Little Sun" 1962 Oil on Canvas 22.5" x 17.75", Framed 24.5"x19.5" Signed in paint lower right and on reverse Abstract expressionist painting by "the finest woma...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Midcentury Oil Painting Signed Leonardo Papasogli
By Leonardo Papasogli
Located in West Hartford, CT
Lovely Mid-Century Modern oil on canvas original painting. Signed on front, see pictures.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Midcentury Oil Painting on Canvas of Boys Fishing
By Alvarez Ortega
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Midcentury oil painting on canvas of three boys with poles uniquely portrayed as a deconstructed moment on open canvas surrounded by blue with reflections. Signed in the lower right ...
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20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Midcentury Oil Painting on Canvas by Fouat Michel
Located in Dallas, TX
Midcentury oil painting on canvas by Fouat Michel is an intriguing example of the artist's work, wherein he recreates the cave drawings that are found in special places across the gl...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Midcentury Oil Painting on Canvas by Fouat Michel
Located in Dallas, TX
Midcentury oil painting on canvas by Fouat Michel is a splendid example of the artist's work, with a Minimalist influence in the design countered by bold contrast using somewhat subd...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Midcentury Oil Painting in Blues and Beige
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Impressionist oil painting by Anton P. Albers (1908-1995). Soft palette in blue grey and beige with a grey washed original frame painting depicting a vase in blue with arrangement.
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Vintage 1940s North American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Wood, Canvas

Ice Cream, Mid-Century Playful Oil Painting
By Frank Kleinholz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Frank Kleinholz was a painter based in New York City whose work spanned several art movements including Expressionism and Social Realism. His early works ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Mid Century Modern XXV, Oil Painting
By Mandy Main
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Artist Mandy Main is passionate about mid-century modern homes - in fact, she lives in one. "Straight lines, crisp edges, bright highlights, and defined shado...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Interior Paintings

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Oil

Mid 20th Century British Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Superb Post-Impressionist mid-20th century British oil painting on canvas (laid on board), depicting this nude lady - most likely an artists model in their studio. Painted with thick...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Nude Paintings

Materials

Oil

Carmel Countryside Landscape, Oil Painting, Mid-Century
By Gerald Wasserman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century oil on masonite landscape with houses and a barn is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicag...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Mid Century Modern XXII, Oil Painting
By Mandy Main
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Mandy is passionate about midcentury architecture and design, and in fact she lives in a midcentury home. In her architectural series, she likes to focus on a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Interior Paintings

Materials

Oil

Mid Century Modern Abstract Oil Painting c.1960
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Mid Modern Abstract Oil Painting c.1960 Large and impressive abstract oil painting. Created with oils on Masonite. This painting can hang vertical, or horizontal. Dimensio...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sisters, American Impressionist Mid Century Oil Painting
By Donald Roy Purdy
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Donald Roy Purdy is an American painter whose work evolved through a range of styles and subjects over the course of his long career. Born in 1924, the self-taught artist seldom us...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mid century Post Impressionist Floral Oil Painting
By Samuel Heller
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Flowers in a vase. Samuel S. Heller was active in New York, Pennsylvania and England. Samuel Heller is known for expressionist figure, portrait, still life and landscape painting. H...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

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