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Can you use oil paint on wood?

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You can use oil paint on wood as long as you prep the wood first. The first thing you should do is seal the wood with a primer. Ideally, paint two coats of sealer onto the wood so that the paint doesn't cause the wood to rot over time.
1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
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18th Century Oil on Wood Paintings of Angels
Located in Lisboa, PT
18th Century Oil on Wood Paintings of Angels.
Category

Antique 18th Century Portuguese Paintings

Materials

Oak

19th Century Spanish Oil on Wood Painting in Bullfighter Style
Located in Marbella, ES
19th century Spanish oil on wood painting in bullfighter style. Dimensions with frame: 30.5 x 25
Category

Mid-20th Century Paintings

Materials

Wood

1940s Italian Oil on Wood Painting Naif Style Signed E. BO
Located in Marbella, ES
1940s Italian oil on wood painting Naif style signed E. BO. Dimensions with frame: 65 x 48 x 5cm.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Paintings

Materials

Wood

Spanish Colonial, Madonna and Child, Original Oil on Wood Painting, XVIII C
Located in New York, NY
Spanish colonial Madonna and child Original oil on wood painting XVIII century DETAILS
Category

Antique 18th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Paintings

Materials

Wood

19th Century French Marine Signed Oil on Wood Painting with Two Galleons
Located in Marbella, ES
19th century French marine signed oil on wood painting with two galleons and coast fortifications
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Paintings

Materials

Wood

Clemens Briels Oil on Wood Painting "Fiona, Empress of the Alisal"
By Clemens Briels
Located in Marbella, ES
Clemens Briels oil on wood painting "Fiona Empress of the Alisal", in vivid colors typical of the
Category

Early 2000s German Paintings

Materials

Wood

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