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Medium: Oil
Urianium Oil Painting on Panel Pareidolia Surrealism Still Life In Stock
Located in Utrecht, NL
Urianium Oil Painting on Panel Pareidolia Surrealism Still Life In Stock Daniel Douglas (Dedemsvaart, the Netherlands, 1984) Growing up on the countryside of the Netherlands, Dani...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

17th century Allegory of the four Elements - Frans Francken the Younger Flemish
Located in Antwerp, BE
Very fine 17th century Flemish old master "Allegory of the four elements" attributed to Frans Francken the Younger The figures are the Nereid Amphitrite, holding a coral and represe...
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17th Century Old Masters Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Elegant Young Lady in a Blue Dress, Seated at a Parisian Café
Located in West Sussex, GB
Konstantin Razumov (Born 1974) Russian Elegant Young Lady in a Blue Dress at a Parisian Cafe Oil on canvas: 20 x 14inches. Frame: 27 x 21 inches. Konstantin Razumov's work has b...
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2010s Impressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique Victorian English oil portrait of a Jack Russell dog
Located in Woodbury, CT
Wonderful head portrait of a Jack Russell dog Edward Aistrop was a painter of dog portraits who worked in the latter part of the 19th century. He was amongst a band of artists who...
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Early 1900s Victorian Oil Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Nothing But Human
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of A Woman with Red Bow, 1940
Located in Stockholm, SE
Eric Johansson's "Woman with Red Bow" (1940) We are delighted to present for sale the evocative portrait “Woman with Red Bow” by the distinguished artist Eric Johansson, painted in ...
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1940s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

'A Gentleman and a Maid' by Charles Léon Cardon (1850 – 1921) signed, dated 1880
Located in Bruges, BE
Charles Léon Cardon 1850 – Brussels – 1921 Belgian Painter 'A Gentleman and a Maid' Signature: signed top right and dated ‘Ch. Léon Cardon - 1880’ Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Thomas Walker Bretland (Attributed) Portrait Of A Field Master On A Grey Hunter
Located in Cheltenham, GB
This mid-19th-century oil painting attributed to British artist Thomas Walker Bretland (1802-1874) depicts a mounted field master before a landscape. It was previously at Sotheby’s. ...
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1840s English School Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Colorful Contemporary figurative painting "Untitled II"
Located in East Quogue, NY
Brightly colored contemporary figurative painting by Moroccan artist Khalid Nadif. The painting is offered in a simple wood frame. Size: 40 x 32.5 inches (framed) Signed on the ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil

Colorful Contemporary Figurative Painting "Untitled I"
Located in East Quogue, NY
Brightly colored contemporary figurative painting by Moroccan artist Khalid Nadif. The painting is offered in a simple wood frame. Size: 40 x 32.5 inches. Signed on the back by...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil

"Unexpected Links" by Ale Casanova, Original Oil Painting, Portrait
Located in Denver, CO
Ale Casanova's "Unexpected Links" is an original, handmade oil painting that depicts a nude model holding a skull with a mouse perched on top. Alejandro Casanova was born in Valen...
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2010s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

18th-Century Austrian School, Portrait Of Joseph Thaddäus Glaser Von Glasersberg
Located in Cheltenham, GB
This late 18th-century Austrian oil painting depicts a young Joseph Thaddäus Glaser Von Glasersberg. Attired in a formal red and gold riding coat, he clutches the reins of a pony. A...
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Late 18th Century Folk Art Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait d'un officier supérieur du régiment des cent Suisses de la Maison du Ro
Located in ROUEN, FR
Huile sur toile, signée et datée en bas à droite: "Sicardi 1816 à... 72" (à 72 ans): Portrait d'un officier supérieur du régiment des cent Suisses de la Maison du Roi (major ou capit...
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1810s French School Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"THE NEW YORK SESSIONS - NATALIE" Oil Painting 49" x 31" in by Charles Malinsky
Located in Culver City, CA
"THE NEW YORK SESSIONS - NATALIE" Oil Painting 49" x 31" in by Charles Malinsky Full name: "THE BLACK COAT PROJECT - THE NEW YORK SESSIONS - NATALIE" Artwork ships rolled in a tube...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Going for a Swim" Oil on Canvas Figurative Painting
Located in Lisboa, PT
"Going for a Swim" Oil on Canvas Figurative Painting 2023 Artwork on supported wooden frame. Ready to hang. "A quiet moment for introspection and disconnection. The elongated limbs...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Hans Zatzka, Austrian - Oil on Board Titled "Springtime" Maidens Picking Flowers
Located in LA, CA
Hans Zatzka (Austrian, 1859-1945) a superb quality oil on board titled "Springtime" depicting two young maidens in the forest collecting flowers by a river bank, one standing with fl...
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Late 19th Century Other Art Style Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Maya Devi" Oil Painting 47" x 39" inch by Dmitriy Krestniy
Located in Culver City, CA
"Maya Devi" Oil Painting 47" x 39" inch by Dmitriy Krestniy ATTENTION: Painting ships rolled in a tube. A look through Dmitriy’s designs reveals a glamorous, feminine, provocative ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Late 17th-Century French School, Portrait Of A Young Nobleman
Located in Cheltenham, GB
This splendid late 17th-century French school oil painting depicts a young nobleman standing somewhat haughtily before a landscape. Dressed in a sumptuous blue velvet cloak, white l...
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1690s French School Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Three Figures in the Locker Room (Figurative Painting of Male Athletes)
Located in Hudson, NY
Academic style figurative painting on canvas of three young male athletes in a locker room "Three Figures in the Locker Room", By Mark Beard as Bruce Sargeant (pseudonym in homage to...
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2010s Academic Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of a Young Boy Carrying a Fruit Basket, 18th Century Oil on Canvas
Located in London, GB
Oil on canvas Image size: 30 x 25 inches (76 x 63.5 cm) Original gilt frame This is a charming 18th century portrait of a young boy, sporting a golden child's two-piece with a flopp...
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18th Century English School Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lost paradises #5 Haude Bernabe Contemporary art Africa man in nature landscape
Located in Paris, FR
Mixed media on paper (oil paint and collage on paper) Unique work Haude Bernabé “The road maps” “During a stay in Togo in 2019, I was hiking in the bush and I discovered the dyein...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Dipinto figurativo ritratto femminile orientalista italiano del novecento
By Romualdo Locatelli
Located in Florence, IT
Romualdo Locatelli è conosciuto per i suoi ritratti che riflettono le culture e le tradizioni dei luoghi esotici che ha visitato. Nato a Bergamo nel 1905, ha viaggiato ed esplorato v...
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1920s Other Art Style Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French School -Portrait Summer La Baule 9 -Idleness Therapy XL Impressionist
Located in Zofingen, AG
Summer in La Baule 9- Idleness Therapy Scene: Women enjoying sunbathing in La Baule Technique: oil, acrylic, and ink on old book pages on wooden frame 80x80 cm ■■ 31.5x31.5 inch ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Ink, Oil, Acrylic

Portrait of a Black Man - Mid 20th Century French Oil on Canvas Painting
Located in Sevenoaks, GB
A very interesting 1960's French oil on canvas portrait of a black man wearing a hat. The work is superbly painted and in very good original condition. Indistinctly signed lower righ...
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1960s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of a Lady - Large South Eastern European Oil on Canvas Painting
Located in Sevenoaks, GB
A beautiful mid 20th century Southeastern European oil on canvas portrait of a lady wearing a white headdress. This intriguing work is expertly painted with thick impasto paintwork which has been built up across the surface. Indistinctly signed lower right and presented in a reverse profile frame. We think that this work was painted by an artist working in Southeastern Europe, most likely Greece or Macedonia. Artist: Southeastern European School...
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1960s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dog Painting: "Portrait of a Chihuahua with Red Bow" Zacharias Noterman ca 1870s
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Dog Painting: "Portrait of a Chihuahua with Red Bow" Zacharias Noterman (Belgium, France 1824-1890) Circa. 1870s Oil on wood panel (mahogany) Original stucco and gilt frame 13 1/2 x...
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1870s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Early 20th Century Young Girl With Pink Bow Portrait
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful portrait of a young girl by listed aritst artist Helen Mae Enoch Gleiforst (American,1903-1997). Signed "Gleiforst" lower left. Unframed. Image, 20"H x 16"W. Gleiforst wa...
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1930s American Impressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Beautiful Oil On Canvas, portrait of a musketeer French school 19th century
Located in Gavere, BE
Beautiful Oil On Canvas, portrait of a musketeer French school 19th century This is a French 19th century school with large dimensions . Very decorative and exclusive portrait paint...
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1890s French School Oil Portrait Paintings

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Gold Leaf

Portrait Woman Princess Diziani Paint 18th Century Oil on canvas Old master Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Gaspare Diziani (Belluno 1689 - Venice 1767) Portrait of a Young Princess (Salome?) Oil on canvas 42 x 33 cm Framed 70 x 63 cm A charming portrait of a beautiful young woman with ...
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18th Century Old Masters Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait Charles I King Van Dyck Paint 17/18th Century Oil on canvas Old master
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Portrait of Charles I, King of England (1600-49) Anthoon van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641) Follower of Oil on canvas 93 x 86 cm - Framed 131 x 124 We are sharing a valuable wor...
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17th Century Old Masters Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Badinter by Christophe Dupety - Portrait painting, politician, vivid background
Located in Paris, FR
Badinter is a unique oil on canvas painting by contemporary artist Christophe Dupety, dimensions are 100 × 100 cm (39.4 × 39.4 in). The artwork is signed, sold unframed and comes with a certificate of authenticity. This painting features Robert Badinter, a well-known person best recognized for his opposition to the death penalty...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Figurative/Female/Portrait/Floral_A Way To Escape (Diptych)_Anna Kincaide, 2024
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
ANNA KINCAIDE "A Way To Escape (Diptych)" Oil & Mixed Media on Canvas 72 x 36 inches Communicating emotion and narrative with limited assistance from her figure’s facial expressions...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Paper, Oil

"Iv" Painting 35" x 28" inch by Vladislav Chenchik
Located in Culver City, CA
"Iv" Painting 35" x 28" inch by Vladislav Chenchik Vladislav Chenchik is a contemporary artist from Ukraine. His artwork combines abstract and realistic styles, with a focus on port...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Antique Dog Painting: "Hunting Dogs at the Kennel, 1901" Jules-Bertrand Gélibert
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Antique Dog Painting: "Hunting Dogs at the Kennel, 1901" Jules-Bertrand Gélibert (France, 1834-1916 Oil on canvas Signed lower left 24 x 19 inc...
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Early 1900s Realist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"BAD MAN WITH A PRETTY FACE" Painting 40" x 30" inch by Isaac Pelayo
Located in Culver City, CA
"BAD MAN WITH A PRETTY FACE" Painting 40" x 30" inch by Isaac Pelayo Medium: OIl and aerosol on wood "The Modern Renaissance" series Historically, the art world has been an exclusi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Baroque Oil Portrait Paintings

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Wood, Oil, Spray Paint

Oil On Canvas Portrait Of The 18th Century Entourage De Largilliere Unframed
Located in Gavere, BE
"Oil On Canvas Portrait Of The Eighteenth Century Entourage De Largilliere Unframed" 18th Century French School, Surroundings of Nicolas de Largilliere Presumed portrait of Pierre C...
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1740s French School Oil Portrait Paintings

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Gold Leaf

The Samaritan by Joachim van der Vlugt - Contemporary religious themed painting
Located in Paris, FR
The Samaritan is a unique oil on canvas painting by contemporary artist Joachim van der Vlugt, dimensions are 170 × 140 cm (66.9 × 55.1 in). The artwork ...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Valentin by Christophe Dupety - Portrait painting, young man, yellow and purple
Located in Paris, FR
Valentin is a unique oil on canvas painting by contemporary artist Christophe Dupety, dimensions are 80 × 80 cm (31.5 × 31.5 in). The artwork is signed, sold unframed and comes with...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Ratzinger Chocolat by Christophe Dupety - Portrait painting, pope, abstract
Located in Paris, FR
Ratzinger Chocolat is a unique oil on canvas painting by contemporary artist Christophe Dupety, dimensions are 80 × 80 cm (31.5 × 31.5 in). The artwork is signed, sold unframed and c...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Another Dress Rehearsal" Oil on Canvas Fantasy Surreal celebrated London artist
Located in Southampton, NY
In continuing with representing fine artists that are connected to the music industry we are please to announce that we are the only gallery in the United States representing the oil on canvas paintings of acclaimed British artist George Underwood. That is great news for collectors based in the United States. They do not have to pay any import fees or international shipping costs or any international tariffs which are costly. So this is a great opportunity to purchase a work of art by this acclaimed British artist. His paintings have been described as Magical with a touch of Fantasy. When David Bowie, a life long friend of George Underwood, was asked about the paintings of George Underwood, Bowie said "George has, over the years, refined his work to the point where I would put him among the top figurative painters coming out of the UK.... There's a sublime isolation surrounding his subjects that really touches the viewer, the figures being both heroic and vulnerable simultaneously". George Underwood and David Bowie were in early bands together and Underwood created the classic cover artwork for David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust" album and also for David's "Hunky Dory" album. A fun fact is that David and George were both in the same art class taught by Peter Frampton's Dad when they were youngsters and they remained great friends throughout David's life. I have included some images of Bowie and George Underwood over the years in this listing to show the close relationship they had since they were young lads. This oil painting by George Underwood is titled "Another Dress Rehearsal...
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2010s Surrealist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

In The Sun by Christophe Dupety - Male Nude Painting, Contemporary
Located in Paris, FR
In the Sun (2018) by French contemporary artist Christophe Dupety. Oil on canvas, 100 x 81 cm. In his Human Figures series, Christophe Dupety shows us some bodies which aspect remind...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dogon by Christophe Dupety - Female Nude Painting, Contemporary
Located in Paris, FR
Dogon (2018) by French contemporary artist Christophe Dupety. Oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm. In his Human Figures series, Christophe Dupety shows us some bodies which aspect reminds more...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Norah by Guy Oberson - Contemporary figurative painting, portrait, woman
Located in Paris, FR
Norah is a unique oil on canvas painting by contemporary artist Guy Oberson, dimensions are 160 cm × 130 cm (63 × 51.2 in). The artwork is signed, sold unframed and comes with a cer...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Wild by Christophe Dupety - Male nude painting, oil on canvas, contemporary
Located in Paris, FR
Wild (2015) by French contemporary artist Christophe Dupety. Oil on canvas, 100 x 100 cm. In this series simply entitled "Nus" (nudes), the artist is superimposing and juxtaposing tw...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Armour II by J. van der Vlugt - portrait painting, masked figure
Located in Paris, FR
The Amour II is a painting by contemporary artist Joachim van der Vlugt. Oil on wood, 110 x 110 cm. This work is signed, sold unframed. This portrait represents a man wearing a gas ...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Unleashed by Christophe Dupety - Male Nude Painting, Contemporary
Located in Paris, FR
Unleashed (2018) by French contemporary artist Christophe Dupety. Oil on canvas, 100 x 81 cm. In his Human Figures series, Christophe Dupety shows us some bodies which aspect reminds...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Jaipur by Christophe Dupety - Contemporary painting, India
Located in Paris, FR
Jaipur (2004) by French contemporary artist Christophe Dupety. Oil on canvas, H 51.2 x W 76.8 in (130 x 195 cm). Unique work sold unframed with a certificate of authenticity. The art...
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2010s Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"The Hourglass" Abstract Painting 39" x 27.5" inch by Karim Abd Elmalak
Located in Culver City, CA
"The Hourglass" Abstract Painting 39" x 27.5" inch by Karim Abd Elmalak Karim Abdel Malak's layered multi-media works are influenced by the old masters. Abdel Malak textured oils are a celebration of the female identity in every sense of the word. His beautiful faces and suave figures grace the canvases together embracing our Egyptian architectural monuments creating a powerful dialogue between women’s identity, her rights, her suffering and our heritage and what it holds in its historical meanings and the deteriorating state. Graduate from the faculty of Fine Arts, Minia University, Graphic Design Department. Illustrator for Sabah El Kheir & Rosalyoussef, Egyptian local magazines. Practice Sculpture. Participant in the 1st Child’s Biennale workshop “Fantasia 1”, Cairo 2003. Won the silver medal in the International Competition of “SHANKERS World Association”, India 1993. Exhibitions: Private Art Works Exhibition at Cairo Gallery, 2001. Public Exhibition at Ahmed Shawky Museum, Cairo 2001. Public Exhibition at Mahmoud Said...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Oil Portrait Paintings

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Mixed Media, Oil, Canvas

"Toy Seller" Oil Painting 35" x 45" inch by Andrey Remnev
Located in Culver City, CA
"Toy Seller" Oil Painting 35" x 45" inch by Andrey Remnev ARTIST BIO: "My birth place is Yakhroma town, in the vicinity of Moscow. It is situated on high hills, from where broad Bruegelian vistas are open. The uneven terrain with significant differences of high and low; a canal between the Moskva river and the Volga; small rivers, woods and villages; a nearby ancient town of Dmitrov, which is equal to Moscow in age; ships cruising the canal and trains outdistancing them – all this I saw from my window since my early years. It was a view that embraced all the diversity of the world. This is why I can say that the impressions of my childhood and youth – beautiful nature and remarkable people – are the most important ones. In the museum of Moscow's St. Andronic Monastery I copied the best examples of the old Russian painting...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

The story of the Belle époque in one portrait by John da Costa
Located in Stockholm, SE
The story of the Belle époque in one portrait When it comes to glamour, no period in the history of art can compete with the Belle époque. A generation of highly talented artists developed new styles of portraiture that not only showed fashionable taste and elegance – but also the tensions and changes to come that lured behind the surface of this glittering age. One of them was John da Costa (1867–1931) also – involuntarily – known as “The John Singer Sargent of children’s portraits”. The time period between the Franco-Prussian war of 1871 and the outbreak of the first world war of 1914 was an unusually peaceful and prosperous one – at least on the surface. The decades leading up to the largest and most destructive war the world had ever seen were characterized by a combination of industrial boom, cosmopolitan life, the birth of modern art and literature and political movements that eventually would change society forever. In other words, it was a melting pot for many phenomenon and societal transformations that we still today are affected by, not least in the form of art. Breaking away from the more conservative academic traditions, new styles of painting of varying radicality emerged and both chocked and delighted audiences. When it comes to portraiture, names like John Singer Sargent and Anders Zorn conquered international audiences with their electrifying paintings of high society, politicians and celebrities of the era. Their erringly light brushwork created an almost dreamlike atmosphere where everything from the sheerness of dress fabrics, subtle lights of ballroom evenings and dense psychological facial expressions vibrated with the zeitgeist. Initially controversial and breaking with traditional expectations, eventually it was this kind of portraits that became the “dernier cri”, a hallmark of good taste and ultimately the very essence of the Belle époque. And it is here, in the vibrant field of portraiture, that John da Costa finds his place and artistic calling. Born in Teignmouth in southern England, a career in the arts was not an obvious choice for John da Costa. Teignmouth, however, beautifully located in the Devon landscape with its proximity to the roaring sea and picturesque fields, was a small fishing town far away from urban life and the art scene. It appears that it was rather early on that his artistic talent became evident, and after studies in Southampton and Paris he eventually established himself as a prominent painter who would soon achieve an international reputation. Interestingly, he was for a period a member of the Newlyn artist colony in Cornwall, not too far from his hometown, where the natural light inspired numerous artists to explore a new realism “En plein air”, not unlike the more famous Barbizon School in France. However, this path, although certainly an important experience, was not right for da Costa who soon searched for other artistic inspiration. Fellow artist Norman Garstin noted with grief his departure from the colony, but new adventures were on their way and they would take on the form of portraiture. It is hard for us today to understand how esteemed and culturally important the genre of portraiture was during this time. Portraits were constantly discussed and commented on, not only in their function of depicting a person but also as an artistic expression of its own, expanding the notion of what art was capable of documenting in terms of the human psyche, the mood of the time and of course the specific temperament and visions of the artist. Furthermore – and not unimportant – it was also an especially lucrative genre for a younger artist, who could more easily get an income through portraits while at the same time challenging themselves artistically. Painting portraits demanded social skills, patience to deal with customers and a real understanding of different identities, ideals, fashions and particular wishes that each sitter might have. And then, the opinions of art critics and audience was also important to consider. In other words, portraiture is far from only capturing the likeness of a person – it is a deeply psychological, artistic and entrepreneurial endeavor. John Singer Sargent is perhaps the prime example of the complexity of Belle époque portraiture; it seems that he with a few meticulous but light brushstrokes could express an entire identity and of person and an era in a portrait. Perhaps this is why his style became so admired, and why so many artists were inspired to paint in a similar manner. Da Costa was far from alone in his fascination for swift, elegant brushwork in Sargent’s manner – but he was unusual in his ability to interpret it in his own distinct way. Judging from where he received commissions, da Costa was a true cosmopolitan. He was as comfortable working in London as he was in Scotland, France and the US, where some of his most prestigious works were produced. For a number of years, he ran his own art school in Kensington in collaboration with his friend Phil Whiting from the Newlyn colony. The list of famous clients was impressive, among them we find the secretary of the treasury Andrew W...
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Early 1900s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Alexander Brook Oil on Canvas Painting Titled "The Artist's Model", Dated 1928
Located in New York, NY
A model standing in a studio putting on, or taking off, her clothing.
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1920s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Frank Judge Oil on Board Painting Titled "Miss St. Louis", circa 1940
Located in New York, NY
A bright portrait of a woman in pageant dress before a St. Louis skyline and riverboat.
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1940s Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Cytheris by John Wiliam Godward
Located in New Orleans, LA
John William Godward 1861-1922 British Cytheris Signed and dated "J.W. Godward / 1922" (upper left) Oil on canvas A classical beauty is captured in a moment of idle reflection in this stunning oil on canvas by John William Godward. Celebrated as one of the most important classical painters at the turn of the century, Godward's career was devoted to a segment of Classicism known as the Marble School, with Greco-Roman subjects placed within architectural settings. His elegant subjects are depicted with a degree of sensuality and technical mastery that remains unsurpassed. The present work, entitled Cytheris, embodies Godward’s lifelong preoccupation with depicting beautiful young women in classically-inspired dress. Cytheris is a nickname associated with Aphrodite, the goddess of love, who was said to have been born of the waves off the coast of the Greek island Cytherea. The title points to the sitter's beauty, but also, as Godward scholar Vern Swanson suggests, perhaps indicates she is a priestess of the cult of Aphrodite, while her soft blue head covering and downward gaze convey a virginal quality. Beautifully rendered with Godward's signature technical perfection, the piece embodies the sensual, graceful languor that permeates his greatest works. Raised in Wimbledon, England, Godward debuted at London’s Royal Academy exhibition in 1887. By the subsequent decade, the burgeoning artist was on a steady ascent to artistic success. Having fallen under the influence of British Neoclassical Revivalists Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Lord Frederic Leighton, and Sir Edward John Poynter, Godward quickly adopted, if not rivaled, their style. He envisioned similar scenes of the ancient world, seamlessly blending antiquity and beauty in breathtaking compositions. The sensuality and mystery of Godward’s maidens, combined with his impressive antique backdrops...
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20th Century Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Victorian 19th century portrait of an seated English Flower Seller
Located in Woodbury, CT
Victorian 19th-century portrait of a seated English Flower Seller. This is a very pretty classic English Victorian Genre painting. The style ...
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1850s Victorian Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of a Stylish 1960's Lady, Signed Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait of a Stylish Lady French School, Mid 20th Century Oil painting on canvas, framed Signed by the artist on the lower right hand corner Frame size: 26.5 x 22 inches Stylish ex...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Oil Portrait Paintings

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Oil

A Pompeian Lady
Located in New Orleans, LA
John William Godward 1861-1922 British A Pompeian Lady Signed and dated "J.W. Godward 1904" (lower right, partially covered by frame) Oil on canvas One of the last and greatest Victorian neoclassical painters, John William Godward is celebrated for his flawlessly executed images of graceful women posed in idealized ancient settings. In this work, entitled A Pompeian Lady, a classical beauty is caught idling in a moment of quiet, solitary reflection. Godward's elegant subjects are depicted with a degree of technical mastery that remains unsurpassed, and the work's dramatic palette, luxurious fabrics and classical vision are all characteristics of his unique take on the neoclassical style. Godward was unmatched in terms of his technical skill and attention to detail. A master of contrasting textures, he paints a diaphanous gown draping against the model’s smooth, milky white skin, which sits against the painstakingly rendered individual hairs of a tiger’s pel. Scintillating color permeates the canvas as well, energizing the otherwise static scene. Each element is given careful attention, and the overall effect is one of both immaculate technique and sensual tactility. Along with his contemporary and mentor, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Godward set the tone for the Victorian neoclassicist movement. He built his career upon creating images of idealized feminine beauty infused with a Greco-Roman-inspired style. Though greatly influenced by Alma-Tadema, Godward distinguished himself through his predilection for the solitary female figure. His fame rose dramatically in the first few years of the 20th century, when the present work was completed, due to the burgeoning strength of the British Empire and the Victorian society’s preoccupation with ancient Rome. To many of the newly affluent, Roman society was, as Iain Gale writes, “a flawless mirror of their own immaculate world.” The sensuality and mystery of Godward’s maidens, combined with his impressive antique backdrops...
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