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Vintage Modernist Abstract Cityscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract cityscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed lower right illegibly. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 30"L x 23"H, overall 34"L x 27"H.
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1960s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Abstract Composition, Oil Painting by James Edward Jones
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract expressionist painting by James Edward Jones. Oil on board, circa 1980. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period wood frame. Image, 23"L x 26"H, overall 24"L x 28"H.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Precisionist Bridge Abstract Cityscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school bridge painting. Oil on board, circa 1951. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a brownwood frame. Image size, 12"L x 30"H, overall 15"L x 33"H..
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Abstract Oil on Canvas by John Nelson Gallery Pasadena, CA, 1979
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Vintage abstract oil on canvas by John Nelson Gallery Pasadena, CA, 1979. Beautiful tones of yellows and greens, this original oil on canvas measures 30" x 36" in the original wood f...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Vintage Abstract Oil Painting, 1950s, Midcentury Modern, Blue Green White Black
By Edward Marecak
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage 1950s abstract oil painting on masonite by 20th century Denver artist Edward Marecak (1919-1993) painted in colors of blue, green, white, yellow and black in a midcentury mod...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Masonite

Harbor (Vintage Abstract Painting, Yellow, Orange, Purple, Green, Pink & White)
By Hugh Weller
Located in Denver, CO
Original vintage abstract oil painting by Hugh Weller (1898-1982). This mid-century modern work is painted in colors of yellow, green, orange, purple, pink and white/ivory. Presente...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

American Modernist Abstract Landscape Framed Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 24L x 20H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage "Le Geste Immobile" Abstract Oil Painting c.1981
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage "Le Geste Immobile" Abstract Oil Painting c.1981 Remarkable hard edge abstract painting in greens Original oil on paper over board Dimensions 21.25" wide x 28.75" high Th...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Paper

Peter Sword Vintage Abstract Triptych Oil Paintings C.1970s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Peter Sword Vintage Abstract Triptych Oil Paintings C.1970s Oil on recycled wood panels Each painting varies slightly in size Largest dimensions 24.5" wide x 24.5" high Smallest ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Plywood

Vintage Geometric Abstract Oil Painting by Bennett C.1961
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Geometric Abstract Oil Painting by Bennett C.1961 Original oil on masonite Dimensions 24" wide x 18" high The period frame measures 32" wide x 26" high Signed and dated l...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Vintage Large American School Modernist Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. No signature found. Image size, 38L x 46H. Framing available.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Modernist Abstract Expressionist Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1966. Signed. Image size, 36L x 32H. Framing available.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Nature Abstract Composition Signed Oil Painting
By Gerry Tuten
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract nature view oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 2000. Signed. Image size, 28L x 30H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Female Modernist Abstract Expressionist Exhibited Oil Painting
By Alice Makara
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Signed. Displayed in a period frame.
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Trio of Vintage 1960's Abstract Oil Paintings
Located in London, GB
An amazing set of three vintage abstract oil paintings. They date from around the 1960’s, and were most likely painted by a British artist. We obtained them privately from a single o...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint

Vintage Early 1900's Abstract Expressionist Original Oil Painting, "Fantasy"
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 27.5"L x 31.5"H.
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1940s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Abstract Figures on Horseback Original Oil Painting C.1983
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Abstract Figures on Horseback Original Oil Painting C.1983 Fine original oil on canvas under glass We are unable to make out the signature A bit of old fashioned detective...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Expressionist Boston Estate 1930 Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract interior painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Expressionist Boston Estate 1930 Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract interior painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 20L x 16H. Framing available.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modernist Abstract Signed Morrow Biomorphic Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 18"L x 20"H.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Vintage American School Modernist Abstract Expressionist Still Life Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. No signature found. Image size, 42L x 20H. Framing available.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Nautical Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract expressionist oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. No signature found. Very finely painted. Image size, 16L x 12H. Framing options available.
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique New York School Abstract Expressionist Original Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist abstract expressionist New York School oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 27"L x 19"H.
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Minimalist New York School Oil Painting
By Duanye Hatchett
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract oil painting by Duayne Hatchett (1925 - 2015). Oil on board, circa 1994. Signed on verso. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 22"L x 24"H.
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist California 1971 Oil Painting
By Ernest Posey
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American abstract painting by Ernest Posey (1937 - 2007). Oil on canvas, circa 1971. Signed. Unframed. Image size, 20"L x 20"H.
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Souffle 6, Contemporary Abstract Art Oil Painting Black Yellow Vintage Retro
By Irena Chrul
Located in London, England
'Souffle' is a beautiful contemporary abstract oil and acrylic painting on canvas by well-known Canadian artist - Irena Chrul. An elegant image with vintage aesthetic. This work show...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Small Vintage Industrial Colors Orange Grey Dark Abstract Landscape Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork features some reliefs of matter. This painting is delivered with a simple black wood floating frame for protection and convenience. Jean Soyer does not name his works,...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Geometric Abstract Pop Art Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract painting titled "Praying Mantis". Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Signed. Image size, 12L x 16H. Housed in a period wood frame.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Remembered Attic, Vintage 1950s Abstract Oil Painting, Brown Green Yellow Blue
By Janet Lippincott
Located in Denver, CO
Remembered Attic, mid-century modern abstract oil painting by New Mexico woman artist, Janet Lippincott (1918-2007). Oil paint on canvas in colors of pale yellow, green, blue, brown ...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Abstract Expressionist New York City School Brooklyn Bridge Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school abstract expressionist cityscape painting. Oil on board, circa 1968. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 24.5"L x 20.5"H.
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Abstract Expressionist California Artist Portrait Signed Oil Painting
By Rex Ashlock
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait oil painting by Rex Jesse Ashlock (1918 - 1999). Oil on board, circa 1956. Signed. Image size, 18L x 24H. Housed in a period wood frame.
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Abstract Surreal Figurative American Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1969. Signed. Displayed in a period modern frame. Image, 18"L x 36"H.
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1960s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Chicken Signed Cubist Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique modernist mixed media abstract oil painting and collage by Paul René Gauguin (1911 - 1976). Oil and mixed media on board, circa . Signed. Displayed in a metal board. Image...
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Plein Aire Abstract Forest Landscape Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. No signature found. Very finely painted. Image size, 24L x 20H. Framing options available.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Mid Century Plein Aire Abstract Forest Landscape Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage abstract landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. No signature found. Very finely painted. Image size, 24L x 20H. Framing options available.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Korean Modernist Mid Century Pop Art Abstract Oil Painting Signed
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist abstract painting by Kwan-Mo Chung. Oil on canvas, circa 1971. Signed. Displayed in a modern frame. Image, 15"L x 19"H.
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1970s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Oil Painting. Vintage 1950s in Brown, Green, Yellow, Blue, Orange & Red
By Charles Ragland Bunnell
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage 1955 abstract oil painting by 20th century Colorado artist, Charles Bunnell (1897-1968). The composition includes and abstract figure of a man with geometric shapes including...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Abstract Vintage Colorful Gumball Candy Machine Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Abstract vintage colorful painting of a gumball candy machine on a periwinkle background. Signed by the artist in the bottom right corner and hung in a complimentary bright orange an...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Phyllis Ciment Vintage Abstract in Yellows c.1970
By Phyllis Ciment
Located in San Francisco, CA
1970s Abstract Oil Painting by San Francisco Artist Phyllis Ciment Created with oils on paper affixed to mat. Using wide brush strokes and bold, rich colors, Ciment created an abst...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Archival Paper

Vintage Fauvist Abstract Landscape Original Signed Painting Abraham Pariente
By Abraham Pariente
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist abstract landscape painting by Abraham Pariente. Oil on board, circa 1980. Signed on verso. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 21.5"L x 18.5"H.
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Fauvist Abstract Landscape Original Signed Painting Abraham Pariente
By Abraham Pariente
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist abstract landscape painting by Abraham Pariente. Oil on canvas, circa 1980. Signed on verso. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 24"L x 20"H.
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Tropic of Capricorn", Vintage American Abstract Woman Artist Original Painting
By Ethel Edwards
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract expressionist painting by Ethel Edwards (1915 - 1999). Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 50L x 24H. Framing is available.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Geometric Huge Size Original Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract geometric painting.. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 66L x 30H. Housed in a period frame.
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Abstract Expressionist Thick Impasto Vintage Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Unsigned. Displayed in a modern frame. Image size, 40"L x 19.5"H.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Mid Century Modern Abstract Expressionist Cloud Study Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modern abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Unsigned. Image size, 48L x 36H. Unframed.
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1940s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Les Lambson Vintage Abstract Red Landscape Original Painting C.1970
Located in San Francisco, CA
Les Lambson Vintage Abstract Red Landscape Original Painting C.1970 Large scale abstract oil painting Original oil on masonite Dimensions 20" wide x 55.5" high The custom frame m...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

Set of 12 framed abstract paintings Vintage Action Paintings Colorful Hallwalls
By Charles Clough
Located in Buffalo, NY
A set of 12 original contemporary oil paintings by American artist Charles Clough created in 1998. Half of the proceeds of the sale of this work will be going to benefit Hallwalls C...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Vintage American Modernist Woman Artist Alice Makara Minimal Abstract Painting
By Alice Makara
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract painting by Alice Makara. Oil on canvas, circa 1980. Signed on back. Unframed. Image size, 40"L x 36"H.
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Clown Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist clown portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Unsigned. Image size, 16L x 20H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1940s Modern Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Large American School Surreal Flower Landscape Cloud Study Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1992. Signed Maynard. Image size, 60L x 30H. Framing available.
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American School Modernist Tomato Garden Still Life Cubist Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. No signature found. Image size, 26L x 33H. Framing available.
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Warlord, Vintage Semi Abstract Painting, Red Blue Orange Yellow Green Purple
By Edward Marecak
Located in Denver, CO
The Warlord by 20th century Denver artist, Edward Marecak (1919-1993), vintage 1990 oil painting on canvas with an abstracted male figure wearing a crown and holding weaponry includi...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Vintage American Modernist Woman Artist Alice Makara Op Art Abstract Painting
By Alice Makara
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract painting by Alice Makara. Oil on canvas, circa 1980. Signed on back. Unframed. Image size, 44"L x 40"H.
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Parcheesi, Vintage Semi Abstract Painting Black Gray Purple Blue Green Red White
By Edward Marecak
Located in Denver, CO
Parcheesi, vintage 1990 semi abstract oil painting on canvas by 20th century Denver artist, Edward Marecak (1919-1993) of a stylized Parcheesi board with human figures and houses in ...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Surrealist Abstract Cosmic Eye Original Modernist Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist painting by Marjorie Kubach. Signed on back. Mixed media, oil and watercolor on paper board. Image size, 21L x 16H. Housed in a period frame.
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1960s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Bamboo Paper

The King, Vintage 1958 Abstract Painting, Red Yellow Green Orange Blue Black
By Robert Jay Wolff
Located in Denver, CO
The King, vintage 1950s abstract oil painting by Robert Wolff (1905-1979), painted in colors of red, yellow, green, orange, blue, and black. Oil on canvas, signed, titled, and dated ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Abstract in Green & Orange, Vintage 1960s Painting in Yellow, Red, Blue, & Green
By Florence Graziano
Located in Denver, CO
Abstract in Green & Orange is an original vintage 1968 asbstract painting by 20th century woman artist, Florence Graziano (1913-1996). Painted in oil on canvas in colors of Yellow, ...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Chinese Impressionist Hawaiian Seascape Signed Original Oil Painting
By Lau Chun
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American impressionist seascape oil painting by Lau Chun (b1942). Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Signed. Image size, 18L x 14H. Framing available.
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1970s Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage Chinese Impressionist Hawaiian Seascape Signed Original Oil Painting
By Lau Chun
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American impressionist seascape oil painting by Lau Chun (b1942). Oil on canvas, circa 1970. Signed. Image size, 36L x 24H. Framing available.
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1970s Impressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Abstract Figure Original California Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract oil painting by Roland Wise (1923 - 2005). Oil on canvas, circa 1966. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1960s Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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Vintage Abstract Oil For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the vintage abstract oil you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Find Modern versions now, or shop for Modern creations for a more modern example of these cherished works. Finding the perfect vintage abstract oil may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 19th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a vintage abstract oil to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of brown, gray, black, blue and more. There have been many interesting vintage abstract oil examples over the years, but those made by Alice Makara, Edward Marecak, Peter Max, Abraham Pariente and Albert Alcalay are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Artworks like these — often created in paint, oil paint and canvas — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much is a Vintage Abstract Oil?

The average selling price for a vintage abstract oil we offer is $1,224, while they’re typically $225 on the low end and $12,500 for the highest priced.

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In Christopher Spitzmiller’s New York Homes, His Love of Dogs Is on Full Display

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