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Philadelphia, PA
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About Renaissance Man Antiques

Renaissance Man Antiques is America's only antique gallery to focus on pieces that celebrate the beauty and power of the human figure, and many of them are Art Deco or Mid-Century in style. We offer paintings, prints, drawings, bronzes, ceramic and glass pieces, and other antiques that include male and female nudes, allegorical subjects, portraits and architecture-related pieces. Most of the pieces we offer are unique or rare, and we love to share our knowledge, so you will see that our descriptions are as detailed as possible. We encourage visits by appointment, and ...Read More

Renaissance Man Antiques

Established in 20051stDibs seller since 2009

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Featured Pieces

"The Reaper," Large, Spectacular Male Nude Bronze Sculpture by Radauš, 1934
Located in Philadelphia, PA
The most remarkable male nude bronze we have ever offered, this masterpiece by Vanja Radauš, a Croation sculptor strongly influenced by Auguste Rodin and Antoine Bourdelle, was creat...
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Vintage 1930s Croatian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

"Knight on Horseback with Lion," Rare Art Deco Box w/ Relief Sculpture, England
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Exceedingly rare and very finely made, this Art Deco hinged box is topped with a lid in ivory-hued Bakelite that features a knight on horseback spearing a rearing lion, all in a styl...
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Vintage 1930s English Art Deco Decorative Boxes

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Bakelite

"Seated Male Figure, Beachside," Early Drawing by John B. Lear with Cabana
By John B. Lear
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Finely and beautifully captured, this depiction of a shirtless young man, handsome and pensive, sitting on the beach with his legs grasped in his arms, is a rare, early drawing by Jo...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

"Guinea Baboon," Masterpiece of Art Deco Painting in Lacquer by Margat, 1938
By André Margat
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A year after André Margat received a gold medal for his lacquerwork at the Exposition Universelle of 1937, the artist painted this beautiful and expressive depiction of a guinea babo...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Paintings

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Lacquer

"Man in Black and White," Remarkable Portrait of Young Man by Cohen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Bold and intense, this portrait -- or perhaps self-portrait -- of a young man with pale skin, dark, flowing hair and a direct stare was painted by T. Cohen in the first decades of th...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Shore Leave," Large Art Deco Mural with Sailors at New Orleans Brothel, 1940s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
One of the most striking and remarkable Art Deco paintings we have ever offered, this depiction of a group of 1940s sailors visiting a New Orleans brothel is full of boisterous energ...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Seated Male Nudes," Pair of Bookends with Figures in Michelangelo-Esque Poses
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Rare and very fine, this set of bronze-toned bookends feature a nude male figure in repose, his arms resting on one knee, in a Renaissance setting topped with an arched cornice and p...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Bookends

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Metal

"Cubist Air Pilot," Unique Wood Sculpture of 1920s Airplane Pilot, France
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An extraordinary and striking example of 1920s French cubist sculpture, this piece depicts a 1920s airplane pilot -- complete with goggles, cap and scarf flying in the breeze -- in c...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Western Ceres," Art Deco Painting with Goddess of Fertility and Agriculture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A color-rich reimagining of the mythological tale of Ceres, the Goddess of fertility and agriculture, this marvelous Art Deco painting shows a modern Ceres holding a pineapple in one...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Rhythm," Design for Art Deco Folding Screen w/ Nudes, Gold, Magenta & Charcoal
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Dating to the late 1930s or early 1940s, this fabulous design -- entitled "Rhythm" -- for an Art Deco folding screen depicts several nude figures in various dance poses, in shades of...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Above the Beach," Art Deco Painting of Bather and Rower, Emerald & Cobalt Hues
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliantly painted in rich jewel tones -- emerald, sapphire and canary -- this high style Art Deco-cum-Fauvist painting depicts a female bather, swathed in a large towel, in convers...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

"Through the Archway," Atmospheric Watercolor Scene in Gray and Red by Storck
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Atmospheric and full of depth, this view of an old European archway, with high-chimneyed houses beyond and crowds of people below, was painted in the 1930s by J. Alvin Storck, a Chic...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

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