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Yenta Woman, Kitchen, Jewish Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Art
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Yenta gossips in the kitchen peeling. hum...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Sephardic Jew Fez Hat Jewish Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Art
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Yenta gossips in the kitchen peeling. hum...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Musicians Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Musicians. humorous...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Musicians Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Musicians. humorous...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Peddlar Pushcart Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Peddler Merchant. humorous ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Machers Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Peddler Merchant. humorous ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Machers Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Peddler Merchant. humorous ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Peddlar Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Peddler Merchant. humorous ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Lighting Shabbat Candles Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. A woman lighting the Sabbath Candlesticks...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Women, Dishes, Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Social Realist Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Orthodox Jewish Rabbi having a glass of t...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Peddlar Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Peddler Merchant. humorous ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Charcoal Drawing "Waiting" Pensive Woman Americana WPA Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
14x11.5 image size , 22.5x17.5 backing size The New-York born artist William Gropper was a painter and cartoonist who, with caricature style, focused on social concerns, and was ac...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Jewish Shtetl Groise Macher Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist Print
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Peddler Merchant. humorous ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Wedding Tanz Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Hasidic Klezmer Musicians. ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Wedding Tanz Judaica Lithograph WPA Yiddish Social Realist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Jewish Shtetl Klezmer Musicians. humorous...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Rabbi, Cup of Tea, Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Social Realist Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Orthodox Jewish Rabbi having a glass of t...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

W.P.A. Style Painting, Science, Politics Industry 1940s-1950s, Oil on Board
By WPA
Located in Buffalo, NY
Amazing W.P.A. style painting, trip-tic depicting science, politics industry, worker's, 1940s-1950s. Oil on board, measuring: 52" x 32". Attention to details. Unfortunately not signe...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Americana Farmer and Wife, Gouache Painting WPA Art William Gropper Woodchopper
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
William Gropper Original Gouache on Paper depicting man carrying an axe and woman carrying basket walking together. Hand signed lower right Frame size 33.5 x 28, sheet size 24.5 ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

BOWERY Oil Painting WPA American Scene Modernist Historical Art Provincetown NYC
By William Freed
Located in New York, NY
BOWERY Oil Painting WPA American Scene Modernist Historical Art Provincetown NYC. William Freed oil on canvas Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed first became acquainted in 1932 when...
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1930s American Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Couple Dancing', American Folk Art Figural Oil, WPA era
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed indistinctly, lower right, and painted circa 1935. A strongly animated, vertically stacked figurative painting filled with compressed energy and an atmosphere of psychologic...
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1940s Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mid Century Scene of Manufacturing Paper (from Hemp) Watercolor, WPA Art
By John Deforest Stull
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century watercolor on paper depicts hemp being doubled and combed to be turned into manilla paper. It is signed by the artist, John Deforest Stull, in the lower right. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

"Arcturus, Helsing" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Scene Denver Historical Art
By Eve Drewelowe
Located in New York, NY
"Arcturus, Helsingfors," 19 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, signed, titled and dated 1935, 33/30C lower right. Provenance: Acquired from the personal collection of Jim Elkind (Lost City...
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1930s American Modern Paintings

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Oil

Abstract Geometric WPA Painting Transcendental Art Modern Non Objective 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Born in Hungary, Bisttram went on to become a prolific artist creating many thousands of paintings and drawings that embraced styles from realism through abstraction. A member of the...
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1940s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Encaustic

Kupur Three American Art Deco Sculptures Male Female Figurative Modernism WPA
Located in New York, NY
Three American Male and Female Art Deco figurative sculptures, c. 1930–1940, WPA era. Silver over copper. Size. Each of the modern WPA depression era mid-century measures 15 x 8 x 6...
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1930s Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Metal, Copper

Plaster Sculpture Relief Art Deco Plaque WPA Artist Lovers Embrace, Dancers
By George Aarons
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Size includes wood mounting. George Aarons (born Gregory Podubisky, in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1896 - died in Gloucester, Massachusetts 1980) was a distinguished sculptor who lived a...
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20th Century Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Wood

WPA Art Deco Ceramic Mother and Child
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A ceramic mother and child figurine done in the WPA Art Deco style. Features a felt base. Not signed or marked. It has a few minor imperfections.
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20th Century American Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • WPA Art Deco Ceramic Mother and Child
  • WPA Art Deco Ceramic Mother and Child
  • WPA Art Deco Ceramic Mother and Child
  • WPA Art Deco Ceramic Mother and Child
H 11.25 in. W 5.25 in. D 3.25 in.
'Vermont Quarry', Kansas City Art Institute, New York, Art Students League, WPA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Guy Maccoy' (American, 1904-1981), dated 1941 and titled, lower left, 'Vermont Quarry'. Serigrapher, muralist and teacher, Guy Maccoy began his art studies at ...
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1940s Landscape Prints

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Screen, Paint, Paper

Plaster Sculpture Relief Art Deco Plaque WPA Artist Family w Baby Mother, Father
By George Aarons
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Size includes wood mounting. George Aarons (born Gregory Podubisky, in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1896 - died in Gloucester, Massachusetts 1980) was a distinguished sculptor who lived a...
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20th Century Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Wood

"The Chase" NYC modernism WPA American Scene Mid-Century Art Students League
By Albert Pels
Located in New York, NY
"The Chase" NYC modernism WPA American Scene Mid-Century Art Students League Albert Pels (American, 1910 – 1998) "The Chase," 18 x 24 inches. Oil on board. Signed lower right. We ac...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

GLOXINIA - Published by the WPA / Federal Art Project with Label.
Located in Santa Monica, CA
MARIAN HEBERT (1899-1960) GLOXINIA, 1937 Aquatint as published by the WPA / Federal Art Project. Received July 12, 1939. 8 ¾ x 6 ¾”. The WPA published prints are generally thought ...
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1930s American Realist Landscape Prints

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Aquatint

'Landscape', Kansas City Art Institute, New York, Art Students League, WPA, WWAA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, outside of design, 'Guy Maccoy' (American, 1904-1981), dated 1942 and titled, lower left, 'Gray Landscape'. Additionally stamped, verso, with artist name and date...
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1940s Landscape Prints

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Paint, Paper

Rare 1930s New York Tenement Market Scene Gouache Painting (WPA Era) Jewish Art
By Abram Tromka
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Tromka was born May 1, 1896 in Poland. At the age of seven he immigrated with his family to the United States, settling in New York City. It was on the boat coming to New York ...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

S Curve —WPA era lithograph
By Bernard Steffen
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Bernard Steffen, 'S Curve', lithograph, 1940. Signed in pencil. Edition not stated. With 'The Collectors of American Art Inc.' stamp, and annotated in ink 'Dec/40', lower right sheet...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Tattoo Parlor Sailor (WPA era woman artist)
By Helen Malta
Located in Hudson, NY
Helen Malta (b.1912). Tattoo Parlor, ca. 1935. Oil on canvas, 20 x 33 inches. Signed lower right. Metropolitan Museum of Art reproduction rights stamp on reverse stretcher dated 10-3...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

WPA Period American Modernist Realism Oil Painting
By Samuel David Lev-Landau
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Painter, New York, N.Y. Samuel David Lev-Landau was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States. Trained at the Graphic Sketch Club, Philadelphia and studied with Sol W...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Three Young Men California WPA Figurative Modern Art Gay American Scene 1930s
By Boris Deutsch
Located in New York, NY
Three Young Men California WPA Figurative Modern Art Gay American Scene 1930s An artist on the WPA mural project, Deutsch was born in Lithuania and died in Los Angeles. Works of Bo...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Rare Polish American 1930s Oil Painting Painting WPA Russian Babushka Jewish Art
By Abram Tromka
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abram Tromka was born May 1, 1896 in Poland. At the age of seven he immigrated with his family to the United States, settling in New York City. It was on the boat coming to New York ...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

'Blue Barn', Kansas City Art Institute, New York, Art Students League, WPA, WWAA
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, outside of design, 'Guy Maccoy' (American, 1904-1981), dated 1941 and titled, lower left, 'Blue Barn'. Additionally stamped, verso, with artist name and date 'Oct...
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1940s Landscape Prints

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Screen, Paint, Paper

'Consort', Modernist Equestrian Gouache, AIC, WPA artist, Benezit
By Eduard Buk Ulreich
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Buk' for Eduard Buk Ulreich (American, 1889-1966); additionally titled verso 'Consort' and dated 1954 with inscription, 'by the one and only buk, made for Ruth'....
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1950s Art Deco Animal Paintings

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Tempera, Gouache, Illustration Board

"Crash" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Los Angeles Scene Cubist Art Deco Cars
Located in New York, NY
"Crash" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Los Angeles Scene Cubist Art Deco Cars Ross Dickinson "Crash," 23 x 38 inches, oil on canvas, circa 1930, signed lower right. Framed by Heyd...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

WPA Woman Artist Modernist Abstract Print
By Riva Helfond
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Riva Helfond (1910–2002) was an American artist and printmaker best known for her social realist studies of working people's lives. Riva Helfond was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

Materials

Paper, Ink, Color

Early Abstract Expressionist Gouache Painting WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
Category

20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

WPA Expressionist woodblock print. "The Worker"
By Albert Abramovitz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Pencil signed original limited edition woodcut woodblock print great depression era. from the 1930s. Abramovitz, Albert 1879-1963 Born in Riga, Latvia, Abramovitz studied art a...
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1930s Portrait Prints

Whimsical Judaica Shtetl Shadchan Matchmaker Oil Painting WPA Jewish Folk Artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Fiddler on the roof, Shtetl matchmaker Medium: Oil Surface: Board, size includes artist decorated frame Country: United States The imagery of Maurice Kish (18...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

"Coulee Dam Construction" WPA Precisionist Industrial Figurative American Scene
By Anton Refregier
Located in New York, NY
Anton Refregier painting "Coulee Dam Construction, " a WPA era industrial American Scene oil painting, The figurative work is signed on the upper right Born in Moscow, Refregier stu...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Wpa Woman Laborer woodblock print
By Albert Abramovitz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
original limited edition woodcut woodblock print great depression era. (possibly a Moscow, Russia piece) signed in plate with monogram cipher mark. from the 1930s. Abramovitz, Alb...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Prints

1936 Woodblock Print Venus of 23rd St. Skid Row Woodcut NYC Great Depression WPA
By Joseph Solman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A great New york City street scene in a modernist realist style. done in the the great depression period. Mat is 17.5x14, sheet measures 13x10 image is 10x4.75 Joseph Solman (Janua...
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20th Century Modern More Art

Materials

Woodcut

Biblical Prophet Etching American Modernist WPA Artist
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Prints

Materials

Etching

WPA Woman Artist Modernist Abstract Print
By Riva Helfond
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Riva Helfond (1910–2002) was an American artist and printmaker best known for her social realist studies of working people's lives. Riva Helfond was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

Materials

Color, Paper, Ink

American Regionalist WPA Period Industrial Worker Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait painting of an industrial worker. Oil on canvas, circa 1925. Signed lower right "Maurice Lee". Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 14"L x 18"H.
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Gathering Wildflowers - Impressionist Oil, Figures in Landscape by WPA Wells
By William Page Atkinson Wells
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A wonderful oil on canvas c.1900 by Scottish impressionist painter William Page Atkinson Wells. The piece depicts a woman on a track in Breton clothing looking on as a mother and chi...
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Early 1900s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League and Hans Hofmann School of Art in New ...
Category

1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Encaustic, Oil, Board

Gouache Painting "Anemone Tide Pool" American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Abstract Expressionist Foliage. Anemone Tide Pool written in margin. Signed and dated in ink. Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied...
Category

1950s American Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Casein, Gouache, Archival Paper

Circus Elephants American Modernism WPA Regionalism Mid-Century Modern Oil
Located in New York, NY
Circus Elephants American Modernism WPA Regionalism Mid-Century Modern Oil Not much is known about Marco de Marco, but just look at this wonderful image; elephants at the circus fro...
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1930s American Modern Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Clown, Modernist Oil Painting on Board WPA Artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This portrait of a clown by Maurice Kish is part from a series of carnival figures, circus clowns and carousel horses and riders that he did in the 30s and 40s. The artist uses a vib...
Category

Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Antique American Modernist WPA Female Portrait Interior Exhibited Oil Painting
By Anatol Shulkin
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Exhibition provenance verso. Image size, 25"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Judaica Pastel Drawing "The Violinist" Jewish Klezmer Musician WPA Artist
By Tully Filmus
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Tully Filmus was an American realist painter. Well known for his Judaica Paintings done with warmth and sensitivity, Jewish subject matter was not by any means his only work. He was ...
Category

20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil Pastel

Modernist Oil Painting the Shop Window NYC 1940s WPA era
By Maurice Becker
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
the Shop Window New York City, 1940s 17.75X25 sight size. Maurice Becker (1889–1975) was a radical political artist best known for his work in the 1910s and 1920s for such publica...
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Early 20th Century Ashcan School Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

'Burlingame, San Mateo', Post-Impressionist landscape by California WPA artist
By Galen Russell Wolf
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Painted by Galen Russell Wolf (American, 1889-1974), circa 1955, and stamped, verso, with certification of authenticity. A bright and fresh, California landscape showing an old wood...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"Ballerinas," Paul Meltsner, WPA American Modernism, Colorful Figurative Dancers
By Paul Meltsner
Located in New York, NY
Paul Raphael Meltsner (1905 - 1966) Ballerina Dancers, circa 1940 Oil on canvas 30 x 24 inches Signed lower left Provenance: Private Collection, Nyack, New York In the final years ...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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