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Portrait Colorful Oil Painting of Mystical Women by Franz Cižek Czech, 1946
Expressionist portrait of purple veiled and masked women in intense and non-naturalistic colors blue, green and red holding a yellow card in one hand and fan in the other. Oil painti...
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Czech Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Impressionist Portrait of Women in Blue Oil Painting 1944
Female portrait of a striking women sitting, in fur coat and hat, painted in blue tones with strong brushwork. Oil painting on canvas is made in 1944 signed JC and is housed in a sil...
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European Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Set of Four Vintage Swedish Herbaria
Set of four vintage Swedish herbaria, newly framed in unfinished maple, (circa 1930-1950). Each float-mounted herbarium (botanical) measures (unframed): 15.75 inches high x 9.5 inche...
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Swedish Folk Art Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Maple, Paper

Karl Blossfeldt "Urformen Der Kunst" 1948 Book
By Karl Blossfeldt
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Urformen Der Kunst' book by Karl Blossfeldt. Published by Ernst Wasmuth in Berlin (Germany). Edition of 1948 with 96 photography’s / panels. In good original condition, with ...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Original Vintage Poster Don't Day-Dream WWII Air Force Pilot Safety Propaganda
Original vintage poster, Don't Day-Dream / Keep your mind on the job and avoid accidents - featuring a great design depicting a young pilot wearing flying goggles on his head with im...
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British Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Original Vintage Poster Wengen Switzerland Winter Sport Skiing Swiss Alps Resort
Original vintage ski and winter sport travel poster for the popular ski resort of Wengen, a village located in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland, featuring a colorful image ...
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Swiss Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Original Vintage Poster Fratricidio Fratricide WWII Fascist War Propaganda Italy
Original vintage fascist Italian World War Two poster - Fratricidio! / Fratricide - featuring an Italian soldier wearing a torn and bloodied uniform and holding his rifle gun forward...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

4 Designs, J.J.N.Exter, Dated 1940, Exhibited 'Rijksmuseum Amsterdam'
Four exceptional designs on cardboard for glass windows, by the Dutch artist J.J.N.Exter, dated 1940. They are part of 14 designs of the ‘Stations of the Cross’, exhibited at the Rij...
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Dutch Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Lithograph after Original Matisse Drawing
By (after) Henri Matisse, Martin Fabiani
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Lithograph / plate from the book Dessins: Themes et Variations. Edited by Martin Fabiani (Paris) in 1943. In good original condition. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French ar...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Joan Miró "Miró y la Imaginación" 1949 Book
By Joan Miró
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Miró y la Imaginación' book of Joan Miró. Published by Ediciones Omega in Barcelona (Spain). Edition of 1949 with six photography’s in color and 60 in black and white. In goo...
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Spanish Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Karl Blossfeldt Mid-Century Modern Photogravure Botanic Photography, 1942
By Karl Blossfeldt
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Karl Blossfeldt photogravure from the edition of the book 'Wunder in der Natur' in 1942. Photography number 108. 'Cucurbita. Kürbisstengel in 3 facher. Vergrößerung.' In original...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Amsterdam, Dick de Herder, 1947
By Dick de Herder
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
68 photographic impressions by Dick de Herder, 1947.   
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Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Lithograph after Original Matisse Drawing
By Henri Matisse, Martin Fabiani
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Lithograph after original Matisse drawing Edited in 1941. In good original condition. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of color and his fl...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Karl Blossfeldt "Wunder in der Natur" 1942 Book
By Karl Blossfeldt
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Urformen Der Kunst' book by Karl Blossfeldt. Published by H. Schmidt & C. Günther in Leipzig (Germany). First edition of 1942 with 250 pages and 120 plates in copper gravure aft...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Luigi Veronesi Photography, 1940
By Luigi Veronesi 1
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Photography by Luigi Veronesi in 1940. Gelatin silver bromide print from the original negative in 1974. Hand signed in the lower left corner. Limited edition of 30 copies, thi...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Grande Imperiale Buccellati Sterling Silver 3-D Wall Decor Italian Hollowware
By Mario Buccellati
Located in Big Bend, WI
Massive grande imperiale by Buccellati sterling one-of-a-kind custom-made headboard or wall decoration with brace for hanging. It features a 3-D leaf design with center cartouche wit...
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Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Sterling Silver

Vintage Copper "Fish" Plaque
Unique fish plaque (likely a barracuda or other ray-finned fish) in copper. Bracket present for wall-mounting. Fine, vintage condition. Measures: H 6.5" x D .5" x L 13.25".
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American Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Copper

Framed Scandinavian Traditional Embroidered Blouse
Visually striking Danish traditional blouse in off-white with blue embroidery reminiscent of a vyshyvanka decorative shirt, but Scandinavian in origin. Frame has protected the fabric...
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Danish Rustic Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Silk, Glass, Wood

Pair of Italian Giltwood Wall Brackets, circa 1940
Opposing pair of midcentury Italian gilt wood wall shelves. This pair of Italian giltwood wall brackets or wall consoles date to the 1940s.
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Italian Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Giltwood

Vintage Swedish Herbaria
Vintage Swedish herbaria, newly framed in unfinished maple, (circa 1930-1950). Each float-mounted herbarium (botanical) measures: 15.75 inches high x 9.5 inches wide. Ten available. ...
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Swedish Folk Art Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Maple, Paper

Raymond Subes Style French Art Deco Wrought Iron Wall Consoles-Near, Pair
Stylish complimentary pair of French Art Deco hand forged wrought iron wall brackets/wall consoles with marble-tops, circa 1940 after Rene Prou. This pair of French 1940s consoles a...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Marble, Wrought Iron

Decorative Antique Red Metal Tricycle Seat Collection of 9
A collection of 9 antique and vintage red metal tricycle seat collection. Each one different. A wonderful whimsical display. Can be displayed a multitude of ways. They range in size ...
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American American Classical Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Metal

1943 Antique Cast Aluminum Art Deco Building Facade from John Marshall HS
Antique 1943 Newman Manufacturing Co. cast aluminum Art Deco facade salvaged from a school. The back is stamped John Marshall High School. Alcoa 43. This can be seen at our 400 Gilli...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Aluminum

Vintage American Handmade Patchwork "Houses at Night" Quilt in Pink and White
USA, vintage Pink and white “Houses at night” patchwork quilt. Measures: H 208 x W 200 cm.
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Cotton

Lucite Dimensional Sculptural Panels Custom Framed Pair of Vintage
By Unknown
Located in North Miami, FL
This pair of absolutely stunning tall dimensional, sculptural and textural 1940s Lucite panels are newly custom framed. The Lucite panels look and feel like textural running water. T...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Linen, Lucite, Wood

Original Artwork for a Detective Newspaper Strip, 1940s
Amazing artwork for a story by James Hadley Chase. So evocative of this period. We have found no record of this story, A Medal for Miss Lantis, so presumably it was never publishe...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Stylised Portrait of a Lady, Iris Hardcastle, circa 1940
By Iris Hardcastle
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful image of a lady in an interior. Oil on canvas, unsigned. The artist is Iris Hardcastle. She is a Leeds/Bradford artist (North England) who worked in the 1940s. She ha...
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English Expressionist Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Canvas, Oak

Original Monochrome Fashion Drawing, Pat Kerr, 1946
By Pat Kerr
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful pen and ink drawing by Pat Kerr, 1946. So evocative of the 1940s. On card. Unsigned. Presented in the original black lacquer frame. Drawn for A & C Kay, New Bond S...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

1940s Frosted Glass Large Picture Frame
Stunning French Hollywood Regency glass picture photo frame. Lovely clear and frosted glass slab with geometric design and refined chromed metal framing all around the picture view. ...
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French Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Metal, Chrome

Casein Artwork by Richard Filipowski, 1948-50
Particle Red Casein on paper 1948 Measures: 29”H x 23”W Framed
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American Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Ink

Folk Art Glass Shard Cat Picture
Charming Folk Art glass shard cat picture set within a grey washed handmade wood frame. Made with glass shard mosaics by hand depicting in an image of a cat peering out a window in s...
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North American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Glass

"You Can't Afford to Miss Either" Vintage WWII Bonds Poster, 1944
Dated 1944, this vintage WWII poster encourages the purchase of War Bonds. The poster depicts a machine gunner in action, fighting in the Pacific theater. His hands clutch a machine ...
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American Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Otto Steinert 'Lalage' Photography
By Otto Steinert
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Lalage' by Otto Steinert, 1952. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Some stains from the developer. Otto Steine...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

1940s Signed Oil Painting of 2 Workers Sawing
1940s oil on canvas of 2 workers sawing. Signed.
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Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

Riso Amaro / Bitter Rice
Original Italian trade advertisement for the 1949 drama directed by Giuseppe De Santis and starring Vittorio Gassmann, Silvana Mangano. The artwork is by Carlantonio Longi (1921-1980...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

The Phantom of the Opera
Original British trade advertisement from Kinematograph Weekly - Nov. 11 the 1943 , for the 1943 Horror film The Phantom of the Opera directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Claude Rai...
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British Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Turner Airbrush Flamingos Hawaiian in Carved Wood Bamboo Frame
By The Turner Company
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Original Airbrushed Flamingos (original airbrushed over a print) for the Turner Company, circa 1948 in the original hardwood frame carved into a bamboo shape. A great example of the ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Rattan, Wood

Artist George Samerjan WPA Style Watercolor "Roller at Van Nuys Blvd" 1941
By George Samerjan
Located in St. Louis, MO
Artist George Samerjan's (1915-2005) WPA style watercolor titled "Roller at Van Nuys" 1941, in its original artist selected and hand painted frame, but re-framed with acid free backi...
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American Expressionist Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Wood, Paper

Shockproof
Two atmospheric original production still for the 1949 Film Noir classic starring Cornel Wilde, Patricia Knoght, John Baragrey. The film was directed by Douglas Sirk.   
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American Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Pinocchio
Original artwork used to create the British front of house stills. Gouache on artboard. This original artwork fetures the films scene where pinocchio takes his first steps. Excepti...
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British Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

"Soap Bubbles," Art Deco Painting for Procter & Gamble Issue of Fortune Magazine
By Stephen Kaye
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted in deep, sky-blue hues by Ernest Kaye in 1940, this gouache painting of a bubble pipe and a series of soap bubbles in the air was submitted to Fortune magazine as the propose...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

"Stomping Grapes," Art Deco Etched/Enameled Mirrored Panel with Winemaking Scene
Remarkable in its size, ambition and complexity, this large Art Deco mirrored panel depicts a grape stomping scene at its center, surrounded by a farm scene full of life, executed in...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Glass

Still Life of Apples by Neils P. Petersen, 1943
Charming and simple still life of apples on canvas by Neils P. Petersen painted in 1943. Unframed.
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Unknown Country Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Paul Jacoulet Japanese Limited Woodblock Fumees de Santal, Mandchoukuo, 1948
By Paul Jacoulet
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic limited edition woodblock print with mica highlights by French artist Pail Jacoulet titled "Fumees de Santal , Mandchoukuo (Sandalwood Smoke)." Jacoulet was famed for his...
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Japanese Showa Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Lithograph after Original Matisse Drawing
By (after) Henri Matisse, Martin Fabiani
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Lithograph / plate from the book Dessins: Themes et Variations. Edited by Martin Fabiani (Paris) in 1943. In good original condition. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French ar...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Midcentury Impressionist Painting of an English Landscape
Great painting of a stylised English landscape Oil on canvas Initialed J.F bottom right. Artist unknown. Presented in an 18th century distressed gilt wood frame. The ...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Canvas, Wood

Leopoldo Méndez Print, Revolutionary Art, Mexico Farmers
Leopoldo Méndez Linocut print, revolutionary art, Mexico Linoleum print wood block farmers Dimensions: 24" x 18, Art 17" W x 13" H. Original vintage condition. See images.
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Mexican Expressionist Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Basin Early California Oil Painting
By Paul Lauritz
Located in Tustin, CA
"High Sierras, Nine Lake Basin" painting depicts a rugged, snowy mountain scene in the Sierra Nevada mountains, with large rocks and a lake shore with pine trees in the foreground an...
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American Other Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Masonite

Vintage French WWII Poster with President Roosevelt, circa 1942
Presented is an original French propaganda poster from WWII. An illustrated portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt is set against the background of the American flag. Below, in ...
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French Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

The Maltese Falcon" / "Le Faucon Maltaise
Original French film poster The Maltese Falcon, 1941. Warner Bros. released the film in American in 1941. Although Humphrey Bogart had already been in a number of films, he was not ...
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French Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

"Abstraction CH Collection #H" Gouache on Paper by Nell Blaine, USA 1940s
By Nell Blaine
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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American Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Vintage WWII French Propaganda Poster with Winston Churchill, circa 1942
Presented is an original French propaganda poster from WWII. An illustrated portrait of Winston Churchill is set against the background of the British flag. Below, in white text, is ...
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French Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Exotic Female Portrait, 1940
5-3335 oil on artist board Set in a vintage wood frame Image size 12.5 x 9.5" Signed E.Leonetti.
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Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

After The Bath Nude, 1940
5-3308 oil on canvas Set in a vintage hand carved gilt frame Image size 11.5x15.5" Signed E. Rosati.
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Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

Vintage WWII War Bonds Poster Signed by Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Julius Jackson
Presented is a vintage WWII "Keep Us Flying/ Buy War Bonds" color lithographic poster, signed and inscribed by Lieutenant Colonel Julius Jackson. Lieutenant Colonel Jackson was a Tus...
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American Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paper

Midcentury Oil Painting in Blues and Beige
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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North American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Wood, Canvas

Nocternal Venice
5-2753 acrylic on artist board set in a giltwood frame Image size: 12.5 x 21.5" Signed E.Vicari.
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Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

Tall Ship Sea Scape 1940
5-2758 oil on wood panel Signed J.Niannino.
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Vintage 1940s Wall Decorations

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Paint

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