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How can I tell if an oil painting is real?

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How can I tell if an oil painting is real?
To tell if your oil painting is authentic, first check the signature of the artist to start your research. Use a magnifying glass to check the texture of the painting, and finally check the back for the painting’s original stretchers. Shop a selection of expertly vetted artwork from some of the world’s top art dealers on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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Still Life with Lobster, Oil Painting by Gerard Sebastian
By Gerard Sebastian
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Gerard Sebastian Title: Still Life with Lobster Date: circa 1970 Medium: Oil on canvas
Category

1970s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Floral Bouquet, Still Life Oil Painting by Gerard Sebastian
By Gerard Sebastian
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Gerard Sebastian, Spanish (1930 - 1996) Title: Floral Bouquet Year: circa 1970 Medium
Category

1970s Modern Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Still L-004-17, Oil on Canvas Painting by Sebastian Herzau, 2017
By Sebastian Herzau
Located in London, GB
Still L-004-17, Oil on Canvas Painting by Sebastian Herzau, 2017 Painting both portraits and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Sebastian Buff (1829-1880) - 1864 Oil, Man Reading
Located in Corsham, GB
This fine 19th century oil depicts a man reading with his hands clasped together as if in prayer
Category

Mid-19th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Untitled, " Sebastian Gross-Ossa, Contemporary Figurative Painting
Located in New York, NY
Sebastian Gross-Ossa (American, b. 1966) Untitled, 2000 Oil on canvas 14 1/8 x 11 inches Signed and
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Ballet Lessons", 20th Century Oil on Canvas by Sebastián Llobet Ribas, Spanish
Located in Madrid, ES
SEBASTIÁN LLOBET RIBAS Spanish, 1887 - 1975 signed "Llobet Ribas" (lower right) signed again
Category

1930s Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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