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How much are oil paintings worth?
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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The Harbor at Camden, Maine oil painting by Wilson Henry Irvine
By Wilson Henry Irvine
Located in Hudson, NY
The Harbor at Camden, Maine (c.1907) Oil on canvas 24" x 27" 32 ½" x 35 ½" x 3 ½" framed Signed
Category

Early 20th Century American Impressionist 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

"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 #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

"Maine Landscape #4, " 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 - 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

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"Yama", Three-Part Black Metal Hand-Woven Airy Wall Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "Yama", by Delphine GrandVaux, the sculptural forms of this artwork are elongated and cylindrical, ascending in grace, much like the tranquil rise of a mountain. It is a hand-...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Roots", Black Green Metal Hand-Woven Airy Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
"Titled 'Roots', this sculpture by Delphine Grandvaux captures the essence of lightness and structural complexity, hand-woven from annealed iron wire and vivid green iron wire, creat...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Soma I", Black Green Lacquered Yellow Metal Hand-Woven Mural Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "Soma I," this sculpture is a two-part work by French sculptor Delphine Grandvaux, intricately hand-woven from black annealed iron wire, green lacquered iron wire, and yellow ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Soma II", Black Green Lacquered Yellow Metal Hand-Woven Mural Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "Soma II," this sculpture is a three-part work by French sculptor Delphine Grandvaux, intricately hand-woven from black annealed iron wire, green lacquered iron wire, and yell...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"The Path (La Sente)", Yellow and Black Metal Aerial Hand-Woven Mural Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "The Path", this airy sculpture is hand-woven by artist Delphine Grandvaux from black and yellow iron wires. "The Path" is that little trail, The one on which we proceed with...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Iris", Black Metal Hand-Woven Flower Pendant Aerial Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Titled "Iris," this aerial sculpture by Delphine Grandvaux is meticulously hand-woven from lacquered black metallic wire, showcasing a masterful control over mesh size that dynamical...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

"Fujino", Green Metal Hand-Woven Pendant Aerial Wall Sculpture
By Delphine Grandvaux
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Named 'Fujino,' this metallic sculpture is hand-woven from lacquered green iron wire by the artist Delphine Grandvaux. Featuring cubic forms set within a complex web-like structure, ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

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