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Mural Study
By Francis Criss
Located in Bedford, NY
Francis Criss (1901–1973) Mural Study, c. 1930s Oil on artist board, 4 x 7 in. Framed dimensions: 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. Signed lower right: Francis Criss Provenance: Hirschl & Adler G...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Mural Study
Located in Rego Park, NY
George Randolph Barse American 1861-1938 was a painter of allegorical, romantic subjects as well as western scenes, George Barse was born in Detroit, Michigan, and settled in Katonah...
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20th Century American Impressionist More Art

Materials

Paper, Pastel

Mural Study: Lower Manhattan
By Louis Lozowick
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
'Mural Study: Lower Manhattan', lithograph, edition 10 or fewer, 1936. Flint 135. Signed and dated in pencil. Signed in the stone, lower right. A fine, rich impression, on cream, ...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Rural Scene Mural Study
Located in New York, NY
This Rural Scene Mural Study by Samuel Greenburg is scored in a manner indicating transfer to a larger format. However as yet no related image or mural is known to me. Dimensions ar...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Tempera, Pencil

Mural Study, Male Nude
By John Singer Sargent
Located in New York, NY
The present work is a figure study for one of Sargent's mural commissions. The artist's mural projects for the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts lasted for thirty yea...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Important Art Deco Mural Study for Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen
By Jais Nielsen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Proof that Scandinavia equalled France in its embrace of Modernism and what we now call Art Deco, this important mural study was made by Jais Nielsen in 1923 for Tivoli Gardens in Co...
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Early 20th Century Danish Paintings

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Gouache, Pencil, Paper, Watercolor

Mural Study for "The First Settlement on Manhattan Island"
By Howard Pyle
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Unsigned This is a study for the very large Howard Pyle mural now in the historic County Courthouse in Hudson County, New Jersey. It was commissione...
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1910s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Architecture & Construction," Allegorical Mural Study for Rhode Island Capitol
By Robert Charles Haun
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A superb example of allegorical mural painting, this circular study depicting a female figure in Grecian robes overlooking a child with a plumb line, surrounded by scenes of construc...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Frolic on Horseback," Mural Study w/ Nudes by Kenneth MacIntire
By Kenneth Stevens MacIntire
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Best known for his masterful painting of horses and polo players for a Hollywood clientele, this important study -- marked off in a grid to help the painter transfer the image to a l...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Drawings

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Pencil, Paper

"The Return of Timothy Pickering," WPA Mural Study Painting, 1939
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of atmosphere, rich color and drama, this mural study by Dunbar Beck was executed in preparation for his lobby painting at the US Post Office in Danvers, Massachusetts. Until it...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

"Time and Civilization," Newly Discovered Art Deco Mural Studies, Schreckengost
By Viktor Schreckengost
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Famed for his product designs in the 1940s and 1950s, and his Jazz Bowl commissioned by Eleanor Roosevelt, Victor Schreckengost was also a painter and sculptor over his long career. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Herdsman, Asterion & Chara," Rare Art Deco Mural Study, Bushnell Auditorium
By Barry Faulkner
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted by the renowned muralist, Barry Faulkner, in 1929 for the ceiling of the Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall in Hartford, Connecticut, this remarkable Art Deco study depicts Canes ...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

"Golden Fields," Allegorical Mural Study with Laborer Embracing Wheat Sheaf
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted by one of America's most important mural painters in the 1930s, this allegorical celebration of American agriculture was made by Edwin Boyd Johnson for a larger work that may...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

Classic Art Deco Mural Study with Nude Figures from France
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautifully painted with watercolor and gouache over pencil, this quintessential study for a mural in France has all the hallmarks of sophisticated decorative painting in the late 19...
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Vintage 1930s French Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Paper

"Pan in Paradise," Superb Art Deco Mural Study by Petersen
By Einar Petersen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Gorgeously detailed and voluptuously painted, this superb depiction of pan playing his pipes in a paradise full of extravagant life -- including rabbits, squirrels, crested birds and...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

"Processional," Jewel-Toned Mural Study w/ Prayer Under Starlit Sky by Hoeckner
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Although Carl Hoeckner is best known for his sombre prints and paintings protesting the brutality of war, he is also known for a series of murals in public spaces across Chicago and ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Diana Keeping Watch," Important Art Deco Mural Study by Dunbar Beck
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This gorgeous and important mural study, depicting a sleeping couple under a starlit sky, watched by the goddess Diana overhead, was painted in gouache and gold by Dunbar Beck, in pr...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

"Spirit of Oshkosh," Art Deco Mural Study by Eugene Savage, 1937
By Eugene Francis Savage
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This very rare and important study for "The Spirit of Oshkosh," a major mural in Wisconsin, was painted by Eugene Savage in 1937. Savage is best known for a spectacular set...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

"A Brazilian Embassy," Colorful Art Deco Mural Study by Briggs at Cornell, 1938
Located in Philadelphia, PA
One of the most colorful and masterful Art Deco mural studies we have ever offered, this large gouache painting was executed by Adelaide Briggs in the final year of her studies at Co...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

Mural Study 1933 Depression Era Mid-Century WPA Modern American Scene Drawing
By Michael Loew
Located in New York, NY
Mural Study 1933 Depression Era Mid-Century WPA Modern American Scene Drawing. Study to Scale Mural Sketch for “Evolution of Textile Production” East. All, Textile High School. 1933...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Egg Tempera, Board

"Lion and Gazelle," Fabulous Art Deco Mural Study in Black and Rust
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Full of color and movement, this detailed study for a room dominated by a monumental Art Deco mural was painted by a French artist, perhaps for an interior design firm in Bordeaux. T...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Paintings

"Europa Spirited off to Crete," Important Art Deco Mural Study by Giovannozzi
By Ezio Giovannozzi
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An especially lovely and fresh take on the Classic Europa and the Bull myth that so intrigued artists in the Art Deco era, this impressionistic study by Ezio Giovannozzi was probably...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Paintings

"Nymph and Fawn in Paradise," Superb Art Deco Mural Study Painting by Petersen
By Einar Petersen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This quintessential Art Deco scene, with its nymph in Arabian costume offering a dish of water to a spotted fawn, was painted by Einar Petersen, a California artist known for his exo...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

'The Animal Kingdom,' Art Deco Mural Study with Male Nudes by John Garth
By John Garth
Located in Philadelphia, PA
To our knowledge, this study is the only known image of this mural, created by John Garth to show an idealized Man at work and at play, all nude or semi-nude, and accompanied by anim...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Nudes Among the Ruins," Vivid Mural Study with Male Nudes by Allyn Cox
By Allyn Cox
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This sun-drenched scene, drawn with a vivid palette of bright Mediterranean blues and chalk whites, shows a pattern of gridding by the artist, indicating that this drawing served as ...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Drawings

"Orpheus Over the Globe," Important Mural Study for 1939-1940 NY World's Fair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted by Dunbar Beck, one of America's finest muralists in the 1930s and 1940s, this classic example of Art Deco stylized allegorical painting served as a study for a series of mur...
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Vintage 1930s American Paintings

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Paper

"Fruits of Land and Sea," Pair of Art Deco Mural Studies with Mermaids by Briggs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Classic and beautiful examples of Art Deco allegorical painting, this pair of mural studies depicts nude mermaid figures, each holding symbols of the fruits of land and sea. One is h...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

Mid Century Abstract Study For a Mural, Gouache Painting
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century modern gouache on paper entitled "Sketch #2 for Kirby's Restaurant Mario Coidano" is by San Francisco North Beach artist Martin Snipper (1914-2008). Snipper st...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache, Graphite

Leon Kroll Charcoal Study for Central Panel of Worcester Mural
By Leon Kroll 1
Located in Sharon, CT
Important Leon Kroll charcoal on prepared illustration board. Unsigned but annotated verso in the artist's hand: 'Study of head for woman with children- central panel'. This refers ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Drawings

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Paper

Study for Mural in the Lobby of WPA Courthouse in Nashville
By Dean Cornwell
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Signature: Not Signed, Authenticated Authenticated and confirmed by Mr. Tim Walker of the Historical Commission, which recently completed a restoration of the murals by Cornwell in...
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20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Board, Color Pencil

Murals of Tibet
By Thomas Laird
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A world heritage landmark, this SUMO-sized publication presents the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. For the first time, these astonishing and intricate ma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Tibetan Books

  • Murals of Tibet
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H 27.6 in. W 19.7 in. D 6 in.
"Floating Man," Study for Ceiling Mural with Male Nude by Allyn Cox, 1920s
By Allyn Cox
Located in Philadelphia, PA
"Floating Man," study for ceiling mural with male nude by Allyn Cox, 1920s This dramatic drawing, which demonstrates the artist's mastery of the human figure, was made by Allyn Cox a...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Drawings

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Paper

"Nude Swimmers and Octopus," Study for Art Deco Mural in Black, Pink and Blue
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Highly sophisticated and striking in conception and execution, this study for an Art Deco bathroom mural depicts -- appropriately -- male and female nude figures swimming in an under...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

One of a Kind green Stan Bitters Ceramic Mural, USA, 2017
By Stan Bitters
Located in Berlin, DE
Strong mural by Fresno, California Artist Stan Bitters. Stan Bitters' career in ceramics has spanned six decades. His large-scale works include ceramic wall murals, sculptures, fount...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Mounted Objects

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Ceramic

21st Century Sedna Mural Polished Brass Colored Fused Glass
Located in RIO TINTO, PT
The passion for exploring the deepest oceans looking for new stories and memories, made Creativemary dig up more about the majesty of the sea. This sculptural mural is modern wall li...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Max Siffredi Wall Lamp/Mural for Atelier Maby Jo's, Musarra
By Atelier Maby Jo´s, Musarra
Located in Porto, PT
Large mural wall lamp, signed “Siffredi.” Producer: Atelier Maby Jo´s, Musarra.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Stoneware, Wood

Matius French Vintage Pop Art Mural Maharadjah Sculpture, Wall Sconce, 1970
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
Pop Art mural sculpture by Matius, Haute-Provence, France, 1970s. "Maharadjah" sculpture by Matius. Fractal resin. This mural sculpture can be used as is but were mounted as wall sco...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Resin

Matius French Vintage Pop Art Mural TOTEM Wall Sconce Sculpture, 1970s
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
Pop Art TOTEM sculpture by Matius (La Roue, Haute-Provence), France, 1970s. The most often uses as a wall sconce. Fractal resin. Measurement: 57 x 18.3 x 9 cm (22.4 x 7.2 x 3.5 inche...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Resin

Thomas Laird's Murals of Tibet Signed by the Dalai Lama with Bookstand
By Thomas Laird, Shigeru Ban, TASCHEN
Located in Vancouver, BC
A World Heritage landmark, this SUMO-sized publication presents the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. For the first time, these astonishing and intricate ma...
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2010s German Tibetan Books

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Paper

Panneaux Decoratifs et Tentures Murales from 18th and Early 19th Century
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a complete folio with 34 loose plates in colour and black and white showing elegant 18th century decorative wall panels, wall hangings and arabesques. An excellent design res...
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Antique 18th Century Books

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Paper

Mural Study
By Joseph Jankowski
Located in Cleveland, OH
Joseph Jankowski Mural Study 1950s Signed Lower-Right Gouache on Illustration Board 16.25 x 35 inches
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1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Illustration Board

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H 16.25 in. W 35 in.
Mural Study
By Alexander Oscar Levy
Located in Buffalo, NY
Alexander O. Levy was a painter, illustrator, printmaker and designer who was born in 1881 in Bonn, Germany. He died in 1946 in Buffalo, New York. At age three, he was brought to ...
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1920s Art Deco Interior Paintings

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Board, Gouache, Illustration Board

"Strike," Important Mural Study by Dunbar Beck
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Drawn by Dunbar Beck, one of America's finest muralists in the 1930s and 40s, this classic example of Art Deco stylized figural drawing served as a study for a triptych mural that Be...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Drawings

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Graphite, Paper

Study for Mural
By Diego Rivera
Located in Santa Fe, NM
This drawing is likely a study for the murals done by Rivera in the monumental Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) in Mexico City. The building contains a number of murals which r...
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1920s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Conté

Study for Mural
By Diego Rivera
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Litho crayon on paper; signed and dated lower left.
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Vintage 1920s Mexican Modern Drawings

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Crayon, Paper

Study for Mural
H 8 in. W 12.5 in. D .01 in.
Mankind & Medicine Allegorical WPA Medical History Mural Study, Bertram Hartman
By Bertram Hartman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist WPA mural study for the Oneonta Tuberculosis Hospital by Bertram Hartman (1882 - 1960). Watrcolor and gouache on paper, circa 1930. Signed by estate. Displayed in a moder...
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

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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1940s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Peppino Mangravite Atlantic City Post Office Mural Study 2, Oil on Panel, 1930s
By Peppino Mangravite 1
Located in Hudson, NY
This is one of the two studies submitted and accepted for the murals that were created by the artist for the U S Post office in Atlantic City, New Jersey. At the now demolished main ...
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Early 20th Century Paintings

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Other

Peppino Mangravite Atlantic City Post Office Mural Study, Oil on Panel, 1930s
By Peppino Mangravite 1
Located in Hudson, NY
This is one of the two studies submitted and accepted for the murals that were created by the artist for the U S Post office in Atlantic City, New Jersey. At the now demolished main ...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Paintings

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Other

Queen City of the Lakes, Buffalo, New York, WPA mural study American Scene Urban
Located in New York, NY
Like many WPA mural studies, this work is unsigned. The title of the work is also the nickname for the City of Buffalo, NY. Several of the buildings depicted in the painting are stil...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1932 Study For Post Office Mural, Listed Artist
Located in Peekskill, NY
This was a study for a Mural for the Pennsylvania Post Office in 1932. This listed artist is James Howard Lams (1897 - 1964). The painting oil on board and titled " All Things Postal...
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Paintings

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Paint

Diego Rivera Signed Charcoal Detail Study for a Mural Section
By Diego Rivera
Located in Hudson, NY
Offered is an original Diego Rivera charcoal drawing on paper. It is signed on the front lower right. On the reverse It is dated, titled "Ofrenda a los Muertos" and has a Christies l...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Drawings

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Other

Study for a Theater Lobby Roman Mural by William Meyerowitz,1916
Located in Essex, MA
An oil on canvas study for a Roman mural, for a theater lobby, by well known artist, William Meyerowitz, circa 1916, depicting an array of allegorical figures representing domestic...
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Early 20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

Secretary Mural in the Style of Rene Prou
Located in San Leandro, CA
Secretary Mural in Palissander of Rio outside and Sycamore inside with Leather Desk
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Vintage 1940s French Desks

  • Secretary Mural in the Style of Rene Prou
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H 57 in. W 29.75 in. D 15.75 in.
Walter Bosse Seahorse Fishes Mural Brass Sculptures, Hertha Baller, Austria 1950
By Hertha Baller, Walter Bosse
Located in Vienna, AT
A lovely Mid-Century aquarium mural, displaying a sea horse and fishes on a frame, all made of brass. A charming design by Walter Bosse, manufactured in the 1950s by Hertha Baller, A...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Brass

Mural Study
Located in Buffalo, NY
An oil on board work signed "Sellers" and titled Mural Study on the margin below the composition.
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Board, Oil

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H 28 in. W 14 in.
Winged Figure, Mural Study
By John Singer Sargent
Located in New York, NY
An original pencil drawing on paper by the artist. The present work is a study of a winged figure for one of Sargent's mural commissions. The artist's mural projects for the Boston ...
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1920s American Impressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Arthur Bowen Davies, Mural Study
By Arthur Bowen Davies
Located in New York, NY
A. B. Davies (1862-1928). One of a series of six vintage Arcadian scene mural studies commissioned for an arched room. Dimension: 34" W x 24" H.                   
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20th Century American Paintings

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H 24 in. W 34 in. D 1 in.
Arthur Bowen Davies, Mural Study
By Arthur Bowen Davies
Located in New York, NY
A. B. Davies (1862-1928) one of a series of six vintage Arcadian scene mural studies commissioned for an arched room. Dimension: 34" W x 24" H.
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20th Century American Paintings

  • Arthur Bowen Davies, Mural Study
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H 24 in. W 34 in. D 1 in.
Arthur Bowen Davies, Mural Study
By Arthur Bowen Davies
Located in New York, NY
A. B. Davies (1862-1928) one of a series of six vintage Arcadian scene mural studies commissioned for an arched room. Dimension: 24" x 27".
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20th Century American Paintings

  • Arthur Bowen Davies, Mural Study
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H 24 in. W 27 in. D 1 in.
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Mural Study For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the mural study you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of paint, paper and metal, every mural study was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a mural study, we have 49 options in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer mural study, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right mural study, those designed in Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Industrial styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made mural study over the years, but those crafted by Arthur Bowen Davies, Dunbar D. Beck and Allyn Cox are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Mural Study?

The average selling price for a mural study at 1stDibs is $3,500, while they’re typically $279 on the low end and $175,000 for the highest priced.