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How much are oil paintings worth?

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Any artwork is worth and only worth the price someone is willing to pay for it (unfortunately, whether one can afford it or not is another story). Different people may have different reasons to attribute value to an artwork, from the purest (falling in love with it) to what is often considered as the most vile (speculation), going through remembrance, pride of ownership, or brag, among other reasons. For most living artists, the price of the artworks is usually set by the artist and/or the gallery which represent him or her, by type and size of artwork, and corresponds to an equilibrium price between the rate at which artworks are sold and the rate at which new artworks are produced by the artist. For artworks from dead artists sold by professional dealers, the price is often based on auctions results for similar pieces of the same artists. Oil paintings are usually pricier than other techniques because it is considered more difficult to master, but also because oil paintings are known for their ability to last centuries.
La ChrysomeleFebruary 24, 2021
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Ogunquit Maine, oil painting of summer day in Maine
Located in New York, NY
Oil on canvas
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Hangout To Dry" Maine Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sunny oil painted on location in Maine by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air
Category

2010s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Maine Landscape - Dusk," Oil on Canvas - Abstract painting
Located in Houston, TX
Alfredo’s understanding of composition shines through here in this abstract oil painting on canvas
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Maine Landscape #2," Oil on Canvas - Abstract painting
Located in Houston, TX
Alfredo’s understanding of composition shines through here in this abstract oil painting on canvas
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Red Tool Shed" Maine Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A snowy oil painted on location in Maine by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air
Category

2010s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Maine Landscape - Low Tide," Oil on Canvas - Abstract painting
Located in Houston, TX
Alfredo’s understanding of composition shines through here in this abstract oil painting on canvas
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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"Froufrou II", Black Metal Pendant Hand-Woven Airy Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "Froufrou II", this airy sculpture is hand-woven by artist Delphine directly from metal wire. Froufrou refers to the sounds of the beating of the wings of birds when they tak...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Froufrou I", Black Metal Pendant Hand-Woven Airy Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "Froufrou I", this airy sculpture is hand-woven by artist Delphine directly from metal wire. Froufrou refers to the sounds of the beating of the wings of birds when they take...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"In Vivo", Airy Woven Grey Black Metal Hand-Made Mural Pendant Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "In vivo", this woven airy sculpture is created and woven by artist Delphine Grandvaux from metal wire. This artwork depicts bubbles of life, like so many cells that swarm in ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Wire

"In Between Two Worlds II", Black Light Bleu Metal Pendant Woven Airy Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "In between two worlds II", this airy sculpture is woven by artist Delphine directly from metal wire. It is composed of six bottom-opened volumes. Created with the inspirati...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"In Between Two Worlds I", Black Light Bleu Metal Pendant Woven Airy Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Named "In between two worlds I", this airy sculpture is woven by artist Delphine from metal wire. It is composed of two parts, one part with three connected and bottom-opened volume...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Iels", Airy Woven Black Metal Hand-Made Pendant Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
This woven metallic sculpture is created and shaped by Delphine Grandvaux directly from annealed iron wire. As a new pronoun in French, "Iels" is used to refer to a person regardles...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

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