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Flemish Adoration 16/17th Century Spain Religious Oil on paint Rubens Holy Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Flemish (Hispanic?) School, late 16th - early 17th century Adoration of the Magi oil on canvas Measurements (cm): 72 x 60 with frame 92 x 80 The proposed painting depicts the scene...
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16th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Portrait Paint Oil on canvas Old master 16/17th Century Italian Raffaello Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Tuscan painter active towards the end of the 16th century Portrait of Captain Niccolò Orsini (Pitigliano, 1442 - Lonigo, 1510), count of Pitigliano and Nola. Tuscany, end of the 16t...
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16th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

16th Century Flemish painting of a Virgin and child
Located in Petworth, GB
Studio of Frans Floris de Vriendt (Flemish, C. 1516 – 1570) Vierge A L’Enfant Oil on panel 27.1/2 x 21.1/8 in. (70 x 53.8 cm.) Provenance: Purchased by Mr. Charles Banois de Theunis...
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16th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Pieta, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Pieta, 16th Century circle of Quinten MASSYS (1466-1530) Large 16th Century Netherlandish Old Master depiction of the Pieta, oil on oak panel. Large scene of the Virgin mother embr...
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16th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

  • Pieta, 16th Century
  • Pieta, 16th Century
  • Pieta, 16th Century
  • Pieta, 16th Century
H 30 in. W 24 in.
Attributed Luca Longhi Saint Catherine Mannerism Painting 16 century oil wood
Located in Florence, IT
The subject is Saint Catherine from Alexandria, here represented with the breaking wheel used for her martyrdom. The painting can be added to the corpus of the mannerist artist Luca ...
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16th Century Mannerist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Old Master Painting, Unsigned, 16th Century
Located in Aalsgaarde, DK
Old master painting, unsigned, 16th century.
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Antique 16th Century European Paintings

  • Old Master Painting, Unsigned, 16th Century
  • Old Master Painting, Unsigned, 16th Century
  • Old Master Painting, Unsigned, 16th Century
  • Old Master Painting, Unsigned, 16th Century
H 11.82 in. W 16.93 in. D 1.97 in.
Saint Dorothy, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Saint Dorothy, 16th Century Spanish School Large 16th/17th century Spanish Old Master depiction of Saint Dorothy, oil on canvas. Excellent quality and condition important early dep...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Saint Dorothy, 16th Century
  • Saint Dorothy, 16th Century
  • Saint Dorothy, 16th Century
  • Saint Dorothy, 16th Century
H 37.41 in. W 29.53 in.
Portrait Painting of Saint Romuald Italian School of 16th Century Oil On Board
Located in Roma, IT
Romuald was born in Ravenna, in northeastern Italy, to the aristocratic Onesti family. His father was Sergius degli Onesti and his mother was Traversara Traversari. As a youth, accor...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Madonna And Child, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Madonna And Child, 16th Century School of Quentin METSYS (1466-1530) Fine large 16th Century Flemish Antwerp School Old Master depiction of the Madonna and Child, oil on cradled pa...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Panel, Oil

Pentecost, 16th Century Umbrian School
Located in Blackwater, GB
Pentecost, 16th Century Umbrian School - Early & important Oil on Panel Large 16th Century Italian Old Master Umbrian School detpicion of the Pentecost, oil on panel. Good quality...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

St George & The Dragon, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
St George & The Dragon, 16th Century Italian School - oil on copper - inscribed "S.ZORZI" 16th Century Italian Old Master scene of St George defeating the Dragon, oil on copper. G...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Copper

Susanna and the Elders - Original Painting by Circle of F.Floris - 16th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Susanna and the Elders is an original old masters artwork realized in the half of the 16thCentury by a painter of the Circle of Frans Floris. Original oil painting on table. Includ...
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16th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Oil Painting on Canvas of a 16th Century Building
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Architectural oil painting on canvas of Heydon Hall executed in a rustic naive style with contrived aging and presented in a maple frame. Signed Dan Dunton.
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20th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Very Large, 16th Century Allegorical Oil Painting
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Beyond life-sized, allegorical, Renaissance figural oil painting of Summer, featuring a nymph recessed in an alcove, swathed in drapery, wearing a foliate crown. In her right hand, a...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance Paintings

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Canvas

The Resurrection Of Christ, 16th Century
By Christoph Schwarz
Located in Blackwater, GB
The Resurrection Of Christ, 16th Century by Christoph SCHWARZ (1545-1592) Fine 16th Century German Old Master depiction of the Resurrection Of Christ, oil on panel by Christoph Sch...
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16th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Adoration Of The Magi, 16th century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Adoration Of The Magi, 16th century Veneto-Cretan School - Early oil on panel Fine 16th Century Veneto Cretan School Old Master of the Adoration of The Magi, oil on panel. Early an...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Portrait Of Francesco delle Opere, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Portrait Of Francesco delle Opere, 16th Century School of Pietro PERUGINO (1446-1523) 16th Century Italian Old Master Portrait of Francesco delle Opere, oil on canvas. Early and im...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Unrepeated 16, Abstract Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A contemporary expressionist portrait brought to life with calligraphic strokes of tan, brown, mustard yellow, and pink with splashes of mustard. "There is an i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

God, The Father, 16th/17th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
God, The Father, 16th/17th Century Italian School Old Master oil On Panel 17th Century Italian Old Master depiction of God the Father, oil on panel. Superb rare and early depictio...
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16th Century Renaissance Portrait Paintings

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Tempera, Panel

16th Century Animals Painting Oil on Canvas by Crivellino
Located in Milan, IT
Giovanni Crivelli known as Crivellino (Milan,? - Parma, 1760) Fight between dogs and bison Oil on canvas, 84 x 111 cm With frame 112 x 139 cm Thanks to the comparison with h...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas

16th Century St. Jerome Painting Oil on Panel
Located in Milan, IT
XVI century St. Jerome Oil on panel, 57.5 x 44 cm Frame 81.5 x 68.5 cm Left alone by the inseparable lion healed by the extraction of the thorn, which is slipping away in t...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Paint, Wood

  • 16th Century St. Jerome Painting Oil on Panel
  • 16th Century St. Jerome Painting Oil on Panel
  • 16th Century St. Jerome Painting Oil on Panel
  • 16th Century St. Jerome Painting Oil on Panel
H 32.09 in. W 26.97 in. D 2.37 in.
The Massacre Of The Innocents, 16th Century
By Domenico Tintoretto
Located in Blackwater, GB
The Massacre Of The Innocents, 16th Century Workshop of TINTORETTO (1518-1594) Fine 16th Century Italian Old Master scene of the massacre Of The Innocents, oil on canvas. Early and...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1-1-16 - 21st Century, Contemporary, Portrait Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Montse Valdés
Located in Barcelona, Catalonia
“I paint the human figure and explore further till I reach the Beauty of Being, the Soul.. the part of Human Being where everything is in total Serenity, Goodness and Harmony, where ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Monks In A Capriccio Rocky Landscape, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Monks In A Capriccio Rocky Landscape, 16th Century Huge 16th century Flemish old master rocky landscape with monks, oil on canvas. Superb early and important rocky Capriccio landsca...
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16th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Monks In A Capriccio Rocky Landscape, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Monks In A Capriccio Rocky Landscape, 16th Century Huge 16th century Flemish old master rocky landscape with monks, oil on canvas. Superb early and important rocky Capriccio landsca...
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16th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Madonna, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Madonna, 16th Century School of Carlo DOLCI (1616-1686) Fine 17th Century Italian Old master depiction of the Madonna, oil on canvas. Magnificent quality early depiction of the Mad...
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17th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • Madonna, 16th Century
  • Madonna, 16th Century
  • Madonna, 16th Century
  • Madonna, 16th Century
H 50 in. W 40 in.
French C16th Oil Painting Marriage Portrait of an Elizabethan Lady
Located in London, GB
French 16th Century Elizabethan Lady c.1580 Oil on panel 16 x 11 ½ inches; 21 x 16 ¾ inches including frame. Provenance: Christie's Paris, 21st of June 2011, lot 54 The Elizabeth...
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16th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Captain John Hyfield - 16th Century Oil
Located in London, GB
English School Mid 16th Century Portrait of Captain John Hyfield Oil on oak panel Image size: 16 ½ x 11 inches Early Frame Provenance: Sotheby’s, 2nd February 2001, lot 151. Th...
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16th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oak, Oil

Cristofano Rustici Four Mannerism FigurativePaintings 16 century tempera canvas
By Cristofano Rustici
Located in Florence, IT
Cristofano Rustici was an artist active in Siena between the XVI and XVII century, son of Lorenzo Brazzi called il Rustico (Siena 1521-1572). His artistic formation started in the f...
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16th Century Mannerist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Tempera

Portrait Of Martin Luther (1483-1546), 16th Century
By Lucas Cranach the Elder
Located in Blackwater, GB
Portrait Of Martin Luther (1483-1546), 16th Century Circle of Lucas Cranach The Elder (1472-1553) Fine early 16th Century German Old Master portrait of Martin Luther, oil on panel....
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

16-4-08 - 21st Century, Contemporary, Portrait Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Montse Valdés
Located in Barcelona, Catalonia
“I paint the human figure and explore further till I reach the Beauty of Being, the Soul.. the part of Human Being where everything is in total Serenity, Goodness and Harmony, where ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Natives For Blueys (16.11.16) - Original Oil Painting
By Sally West
Located in Los Angeles, CA
What makes Sally West’s original oil paintings so recognizable is the combination of texture, abstraction, and calming colors. The movement of the paint strokes on canvas is reminisc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Study Of A Male, Possibly as St Sebastian, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Study Of A Male, Possibly as St Sebastian, 16th Century Early Italian School Oil On Panel Fine 16th Century Italian School Old Master portrait of a male by a tree, possibly as St S...
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16th Century Nude Paintings

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Oil, Panel

The Lamentation of Christ, 16th Century Oil Old Master
Located in London, GB
Circle of Ridolfo Ghirlandaio 1483 - 1561 Oil on panel Image size: 20 ½ x 16 ½ inches (52 x 42 cm) Handmade contemporary style gilt frame The lamentation of Christ was one of the mo...
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16th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Emperor Ferdinand I. Prague School, 16th Century, Copper
Located in Greven, DE
Unknown artist Prague School Portrait of Emperor Ferdinand I. (1503-1564) 16th century Oil on copper, 21,3 x 16,8 cm Provenance: Private collection, Pennsylvania, until 2016 This wor...
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16th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Copper

Adam & Eve In the Garden Of Eden, 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Adam & Eve In the Garden Of Eden, 16th Century School of Joachim Anthonisz Wtewael (1566-1638) Fine large 16th century Flemish Old Master scene of Adam & Eve in the garden of Eden,...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Metamorphose #16 / Flare, Original Abstract Painting, 2019
Located in Boston, MA
Artist Commentary: Techniques used involve layering, texturing, sanding, cutting and reconfiguring. Keywords: abstract, shimmer, silver, stripes, green, lime Artist Biography: Mar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Wood, Acrylic

The Madonna, Child and Infant St John (unfinished), 16th Century
By Domenico Puligo
Located in Blackwater, GB
The Madonna, Child and Infant St John by Domenico Puligo (1492-1527) - Unusual unfinished Oil On Panel Fine large 16th century unfinished Italian Renaissance depiction of the Mad...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

16th Century Italian Renaissance Old Master Portrait of a Procuratore
By Jacopo Bassano
Located in London, GB
Jacopo BASSANO (c. 1510-1592, Italian) Portrait of a Procuratore Oil on canvas 30 ¼ x 26 inches (including frame) Provenance: Lucien Bonaparte’s Collection (as Portrait of Doge Priu...
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16th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Serene Form #16, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Rebekah Andrade
Located in Yardley, PA
This painting is shipped in a tube and will need to be re-stretched by the owner. This painting is an exploration into new states of consciousness within my practice, providing ne...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

16th Century Religious Painting Adoration of the Shepherds, Oil on Canvas
Located in Milan, IT
Workshop of Bonifacio de 'Pitati (Verona, c. 1487 - Venice, 1553) Adoration of the shepherds with Saints Francis and Catherine Oil on canvas, 125 x 168 cm The work is confi...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance Paintings

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Canvas

Qniuue 16 Century Panel
Located in Heesch, NL
A unique collectors piece. A wooden panel from the middle-ages circa 1550.The panel is from walnut and framed with a Renaissance ornament. A shield with broken tymphane. This amazi...
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Antique 16th Century Spanish Renaissance Paintings

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Wood, Walnut

  • Qniuue 16 Century Panel
  • Qniuue 16 Century Panel
  • Qniuue 16 Century Panel
  • Qniuue 16 Century Panel
H 20.48 in. W 16.15 in. D 1.97 in.
End of 16th Century Flagellation Roman school Painting Oil on Canvas
Located in Milan, IT
Late 16th century, Roman school Flagellation Oil on canvas, 114 x 87 cm Heraldic shield in the lower center surmounted by AM and date 1596 on the side The Flagellation ident...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas

Portrait Of Jeanne III d'Albret (1528-1572), 16th Century
Located in Blackwater, GB
Portrait Of Jeanne III d'Albret (1528-1572), 16th Century French School Court Portrait - oil on panel Fine 16th century French Old Master portrait of Jeanne III, Queen regent or Na...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

16th Century Oil on Oak Panel Antique Flemish Last Supper Painting, 1570
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Antique Flemish painting from 16th century. Framework oil on oak panel depicting the Last Supper religious subject of good pictorial quality. Painting of great measure and impact, ch...
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Paintings

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Oak

16th Century Oil on Canvas Antique Italian Religious Painting Saint John, 1590
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Large religious Italian painting from the end of the 16th century depicting the sermon of St. John the Baptist. Oil on canvas framework of monumental size (light painting: H 178 W 25...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas

Crucifixion - Flemish old master - 16th century - Antwerp Bruges - religious art
Located in Antwerp, BE
Crucifixion - Flemish old master - 16th century - Antwerp Bruges - religious art Antwerp Master (Frans Pourbus the Elder / Maerten De Vos / circle of) Crucifixion with Mary and John...
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16th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel, Panel

Pair of 16th to 17th Century "Gambling" Oil Paintings After Bruegel
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of 16th to 17th Century "Gambling" Oil Paintings After Bruegel Each paintings shows men gambling in a cellar Original oil on canvas Dimensions 10" wide x 12" high The ornat...
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17th Century Impressionist Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Happy Gypsy Dance 16, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
A very beautiful large colorful abstract painting with many neon nuances, heavy relief textured with palette knife, vibrant and emotional. READY TO HANG - GALLERY QUALITY It's all ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

"Asceticism" Painting 16" x 30" inch by Ahmed Saber
By Ahmed Saber
Located in Culver City, CA
"Asceticism" Painting 16" x 30" inch by Ahmed Saber Color Pencil and Acrylic on Paper. * Due to the Ministry of Culture policy + COVID situation, handling time (paperwork) may take...
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21st Century and Contemporary Symbolist Figurative Paintings

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Gold Leaf

Portrait of Archduchess Margaret of Austria, 16th Century Oil Old Master
Located in London, GB
Attributted to Barthel Bruyn the Elder 1493–1555 Portrait of a Archduchess Margaret of Austria Oil on wood panel Image size: 10 inches (25.5 cm) Faux tortoiseshell frame Provenance ...
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16th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Ocean Waves #16, Painting, Acrylic on Wood Panel
Located in Yardley, PA
Unique ocean inspired resin ocean painting with white sand beach and frothy splashing waves, inspired by the Bora Bora Island Painted in several layers with tinted resin, tridimensio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Portrait Of The Wife Of Martin Luther (1483-1546), 16th Century
By Lucas Cranach the Elder
Located in Blackwater, GB
Portrait Of The Wife Of Martin Luther (1483-1546), 16th Century School of Lucas Cranach The Elder (1472-1553) Fine early 16th Century German Old Master portrait of the wife of Mar...
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16th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

The Lamentation Of Christ, 16th Century German School Oil On Panel
Located in Blackwater, GB
The Lamentation, 16th Century German School - Magnificent Oil On Panel Fine large 16th Century German Old Master depiction of the Lamentation, oil on panel. Early and important Ge...
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16th Century Medieval Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Rave #16, Painting, Oil on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
Dance venue, club - Lights around and part of the stage construction. The energy of trans music and people in one energy. A modern, street art urban abstract. Media: Oil, Charcoal,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Oil

16th Century Adoration of the Shepherds Painting Oil on Copper by Carnevale
By Carnevale Studio
Located in Milan, IT
Domenico Carnevale (Sassuolo, 1524 - Modena, 1579) Adoration of the Shepherds Oil on copper, 42 x 28 cm Frame 54 x 36 cm Expert opinion of Prof. Emilio Negro The painting...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Copper

Garden of Joy 16, Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Veronica Vilsan
Located in Yardley, PA
Hand-painted. Not a print. Painting is signed at the back. Dated. Contemporary FINE ART Original PAINTING, acrylics and texture on 100% cotton stretched wrapped canvas. Title: Ga...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

16th Century Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple Painting Oil on Canvas
By Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino)
Located in Milan, IT
Follower of Raffaello Sanzio (Urbino, 1483 - Rome, 1520), 16th century The expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple Oil on canvas, 61 x 100 cm Frame 76.5 x 104 cm The reinter...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas

Lady Dormore - A 16th Century Portrait of a key member of Shakespeare's England
Located in London, GB
Lady Dormer, Mary Browne c. 1592 oil on panel 35 x 29 inches, unframed; 41 x 34.75 inches, inc. frame Inscribed 'Lady Dormore' Mary married Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampt...
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16th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

16th Century Infant Jesus with Saint John the Baptist Painting Oil on Panel
Located in Milan, IT
Master of Serumido (first half of the 16th century) Infant Jesus with Saint John the Baptist Oil on panel, 67 x 49 cm Frame 87 x 66 cm The typically late Renaissance Florent...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Paintings

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Paint

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This Hypnotic Yayoi Kusama Collage Seems to Reach beyond the Canvas

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