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"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by American Artist
By Louis Bouché
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful example of Louis Bouché's charming Nude portraits. The artist was truly a master of capturing the energy of the times, and character of his subjects effortlessly....
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil, Board

Portrait of a Nude Woman
By Robert Philipp
Located in New York, NY
A rare and breath taking work, with masterful bursh work and sublime execution of light. We are drawn to the subtle beauty and elegant pose. The tasteful compostion lends an intimate...
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1940s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Madonna and Child; Venetia Epler (American 1926 - 2005); oil on canvas;
By Venetia Epler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Venetia Epler works with her sister, Daphne Huntington. Together, the sisters studied painting at Slades, and stained glass at the London School of Arts and Crafts, both in London, E...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Madonna and Child II; Venetia Epler (American 1926 - 2005); oil on canvas;
By Venetia Epler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Venetia Epler works with her sister, Daphne Huntington. Together, the sisters studied painting at Slades, and stained glass at the London School of Arts and Crafts, both in London, E...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Madonna and Child III; Venetia Epler (American 1926 - 2005); oil on canvas;
By Venetia Epler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Venetia Epler works with her sister, Daphne Huntington. Together, the sisters studied painting at Slades, and stained glass at the London School of Arts and Crafts, both in London, E...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Madonna and Child IV; Venetia Epler (American 1926 - 2005); oil on canvas-board;
By Venetia Epler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Venetia Epler works with her sister, Daphne Huntington. Together, the sisters studied painting at Slades, and stained glass at the London School of Arts and Crafts, both in London, E...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

19th c. American Oil Portrait of a Young Man with his Bible
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th c. American Oil Portrait of a Young Man with his Bible Wonderful 19th century oil portrait. The sitter is a young man standing proudly next to his most prized possession, his b...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Original Antique Portrait of Thelma Todd American Film Star - Beautiful Oil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait of Thelma Todd (American, 1906-1935) American School, early 1930's period oil painting on canvas, framed framed size: 29 x 20 inches condition: very good and ready to hang ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled Native, America Martin, Figurative Portrait Painting, Bold Lines-Black
By America Martin
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
America Martin Untitled Native - (Bold Lines, Black and White Portrait Painting) Oil & Acrylic on Paper - (black contemporary frame) 61.50 x 48.50 in THE WILD BUNCH There are few ...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Acrylic, Archival Paper

Antique American Modernist Portrait Young Smoking Woman Portrait Oil Painting
By Harry Engel
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait painting by Harry Engel (1901-1968). Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Image size, 18L x 22H. Housed in a period frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American School Portrait of a Woman, Oil on Canvas, 19th C
Located in Hallowell, ME
Intriguing portrait likely American school but possibly British. The detailing is a bit folky and the ethnicity of the woman is hard to determine.
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Mid-19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a 1920's Lady - American Art Deco female portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
American artist Henry R Rittenberg painted this lovely 1920's Art Deco portrait oil painting. The painting is a standing half length portrait of a lady in a black coat with a white f...
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1920s Art Deco Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Judaica Rabbi Portrait Oil Painting American WPA Abstract Expressionist Artist
By Morris Shulman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912, abstract expressionist painter Morris Shulman studied at the National Academy of Design, Art Students League and Hans Hofmann School of Art in New ...
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1940s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Encaustic, Oil, Board

ANGLO-AMERICAN SCHOOL C. 1820'S - PORTRAIT OF MERCHANT ON SHIP WITH GLOBE & MAP
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Anglo/ American School, early 19th century. Title: Full length portrait of a seated young gentleman wearing a dark suit, cream waistcoat and white stock, his right ...
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Early 19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Indian Chief Portrait
By Jorge Braun Tarallo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Jorge Braun Tarallo, Uruguayan (1951 - ) Title: American Indian Chief Portrait Year: circa 1979 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Size: 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 60.96 cm) Frame Size: ...
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1970s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala, Oil, Portrait Painting, Figurative Art,American
Located in Houston, TX
Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala by Stacy Kamin was painted as a commission for the gallery. It is 16 x 15 unframed and 20 x 21 framed. It is a handmade wooden frame and in perfect ...
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2010s American Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Artist's Family Portrait - British American Impressionist art oil painting
By James Jebusa Shannon
Located in London, GB
This stunning British American Impressionist portrait oil on canvas painting is by Sir James Jebusa Shannon circa 1905. The painting is of the artist and his wife Florence and daught...
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Early 1900s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Oil Painting Portrait Young Woman Necklace Period Frame Rare
Located in Buffalo, NY
A beautiful and rare antique American portrait of a young woman in a stunning period frame, likely original to the piece. Unsigned but beautifully painted this is a wonderful treasu...
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1890s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Self Portrait, Oil on Board, Signed and Dated, 1925, American Modernist
By Leon Kelly
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Self Portrait" by Philadelphia born modernist painter Leon Kelly, is a moody and atmospheric self portrait of the artist in younger years at age 24. The 18" x 16" oil on board, fram...
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1920s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique American School Realist Portrait Civil War Ere Army General Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school civil war general army camp oil painting. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. Framed. Image size, 25L x 30H.
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1850s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Clown Portrait Signed Framed Circus Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school signed clown portrait painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Signed. Image size, 8.5L x10H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Chinese American Impressionist Ashcan Portrait Young Woman Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique impressionist painting of a young woman by Chee Chin S Cheung Lee (1896 - 1966). Oil on board, circa 1920. Signed. Housed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 18L x 17H.
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1920s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist High Society Reclining Woman Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique original modernist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1969. Signed illegibly. Image size, 33L x 26H. Housed in a period giltwood frame.
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1920s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Nude Artist Studio Surreal Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school surreal composition painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. Image size, 8L x 12H. Housed in a period modern frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Country Boy" American Contemporary Folk Oil Painting Figural Portrait Green
By Charlotte Andry Gibbs
Located in Wellesley, MA
Charlotte Gibbs recently had the distinct honor of being awarded First Prize in The Roddy Compeition held at the Concord Center for Visual Arts in Concord, MA where she was singled ...
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2010s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American School Impressionist Portrait Nautical Flower Rare Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist portrait painting . Oil on canvas, circa 1880. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 15"L x 18"H.
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1880s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Artist Studio Interior Portrait Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist interior still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 31"L x 27"H.
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1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Classical Portrait Beautiful Young Woman Signed Oil Painting
By Henry Bacon
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American classical portrait oil painting by Henry Bacon (1839 - 1912). Oil on board, circa 1878. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 10"L x 13"H.
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1870s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Young Patriot" Portrait American Folk Figural Oil Painting Contemporary Flag
By Charlotte Andry Gibbs
Located in Wellesley, MA
Charlotte Gibbs recently had the distinct honor of being awarded First Prize in The Roddy Compeition held at the Concord Center for Visual Arts in Concord, MA where she was singled ...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Bride and Groom" contemporary oil portrait in early American style
By Amy Hill
Located in New York, NY
36"x30" oil on canvas, signed on reverse. Available framed. A bride and groom stand with their arms linked together on a city street. A Fall or Winter clouded blue sky with a flock ...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist WPA Female Portrait Interior Exhibited Oil Painting
By Anatol Shulkin
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist interior portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Exhibition provenance verso. Image size, 25"L ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

2 Feathers in Violet & Beige, America Martin-Native American Portrait-Figurative
By America Martin
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
America Martin 2 Feathers in Violet and Beige Oil and Acrylic on Archival Paper Framed Size 64.5 x 44.5 inches There are few subjects in American history that can ignite the imagina...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil, Acrylic, Archival Paper

Red Headdress, America Martin- Native American Portrait-Figurative (Earth Tones)
By America Martin
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
America Martin Red Headdress Oil and Acrylic on Archival Paper (unframed) 56.50 x 44 inches There are few subjects in American history that can ignite the imagination as much as the...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil, Acrylic, Archival Paper

The Champ, oil, ARC Salon Finalist, Portrait Society of America, Florence
By Matthew James Collins
Located in Houston, TX
The Champ was painted over several days in the artist studio in Florence, Italy. The painting measures 16 x 12 with a handmade frame from Italy. This is oil on a linen panel which ...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Panel, Linen, Oil

Teofimo, oil, ARC Salon Finalist, Portrait Society of America, Florence, Italy
By Matthew James Collins
Located in Houston, TX
Teofimo was painted over several days in the artist studio in Florence, Italy. The painting measures 16 x 12 with a handmade frame from Italy. This is oil on a linen panel which mos...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil, Panel

Antique American Modernist Male Nude Self Portrait Original Signed Oil Painting
By Francis Vandeveer Kughler
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist nude portrait painting by Francis Vandeveer Kughler (1901 - 1970). Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 12L x 16H. Housed in a period frame.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Woman Portrait "Trying the Pearls" Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American painting of woman getting dressed with a pearl necklace. Oil on canvas, circa 1920. Unsigned. Image size 20L x 17H. Housed in a modern wood frame.
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1920s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"City Boy" American Folk Painting Portrait Figural Contemporary Modern Oil Green
By Charlotte Andry Gibbs
Located in Wellesley, MA
Charlotte Gibbs recently had the distinct honor of being awarded First Prize in The Roddy Compeition held at the Concord Center for Visual Arts in Concord, MA where she was singled ...
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2010s Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Ashcan School Original Portrait Of A Young Woman Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school portrait oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1930. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 13"L x 17"H.
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1930s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Modernist Portrait of a Young Man Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist painting of a young man. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Image size, 28L x 40H. Framing available
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Boy With Dog" Contemporary Oil Portrait in American Folk Art Style
By Amy Hill
Located in New York, NY
(oil on canvas, 14"x 18" framed) This is a contemporary painting, that references the style of American Folk art painting. The main figure depicted is a young boy approaching teen y...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Lady Ruthven - Edwardian Society British American art oil painting
By James Jebusa Shannon
Located in London, GB
An original oil on canvas by Sir James Jebusa Shannon. The painting depicts Lady Ruthven in a stunning silk and lace dress. It dates to the Edwardian period and depicts a bold Britis...
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20th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Art Deco Young Woman Original Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1920. Unsigned. Image size, 19L x 24H. Framing available.
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1920s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Signed Female Modernist Portrait Original NY Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist portrait oil painting by Salpi Miriam Mavian (Born 1908). Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 16"L x 20"H.
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1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Tempest, oil, ARC Salon Finalist, Portrait Society of America, Florence, Italy
By Matthew James Collins
Located in Houston, TX
Tempest was painted over several days in the artist studio in Florence, Italy. The painting measures 25 x 21 with a handmade frame from Italy. This is oil on a linen panel which mo...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Panel, Oil

Young Man, Portrait in Color, Oil on Canvas, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Young Man" is an oil on canvas portrait painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon. The painting is 26" x 36" in size, signed on the lower right. Bernard Ha...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Rare American School Portrait Painting of a Mystical Man Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school portrait of a man. Oil on canvas, circa 1900. No signature found. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 14"L x 16"H.
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Early 1900s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Oil Painting "The Rabbi" Sensitive Judaica Portrait by Italian American master
By Roberto Lupetti
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in Milan, Italy Lupetti studied at the Royal Academy in Rome where he received classical training and was apprenticed to the school of restoration at the Vatican. At the age of ...
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20th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Gentleman Portrait 1890
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3785 Antique oil painting of an American gentleman
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Late 19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Native American Chief" Portrait Painting
By Rick Boren
Located in Houston, TX
Rick Borens' piece showcases a Native American chief standing in front of a landscape Dimensions without Frame: H: 20in x W: 31.5 in. Artist Biography: Rick Boren is a Mississippi ...
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Late 19th Century Naturalistic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Blue , American Realist painter, Representational Figurative art, Portrait
Located in Houston, TX
Blue is painted in the style of American Realism. The painting is Representational Figurative art which is a time consuming process especially with portraits and figurative art. T...
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2010s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of a Lady -British American female artist 19thC Socialite oil painting
By Florence Kate Upton
Located in London, GB
A beautiful colourful Impressionistic portrait oil painting of a lady which dates to circa 1900. Could it be Mrs Patrick Campbell? A rare and fine oil on canvas in excellent conditi...
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19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

"Joe Louis" Oil on Board with Mixed Media, Iconic Portrait, African American
By Henry Heading
Located in Detroit, MI
“Joe Louis” is a breathtakingly beautiful portrait of a man who was the best in his profession yet humble in his demeanor. Louis was an American professional boxer who competed from ...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Wood, Board, Oil

Antique American WPA Social Realism Portrait Return From War Signed Oil Painting
By Leon Kroll
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American social realist portrait oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 20"L x 16"H.
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

New Hat, Portrait of Woman, Oil on Cardboard, African American Art, Signed
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"New Hat" is a figurative, interior portrait painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon from 195. The 20" x 16" oil on board portrait features a young African...
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1950s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Cardboard, Oil

"Two Girls, Dog and Bicycle" contemporary oil portrait in early American style
By Amy Hill
Located in New York, NY
29"x32" oil on canvas, signed on reverse. Framed dimensions: 30.25"x33.25"x 1.75" This contemporary portrait of two young girls references an Early American style of painting, yet in...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Young Man, Oil Painting
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Stanley Mitruk, American (1922 - 2006) Title: Portrait of a Young Man Year: 1952 Medium: Oil Painting, signed and dated verso Size: 40 x 23 inches
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1950s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil

American Dreaming, Oil Painting
By Judith Peck
Located in Denver, CO
Judith Peck's "American Dreaming" is an oil painting created in 2019 depicting a female figure. About the artist: Judith Peck is a Washington, DC area allegorical figurative ar...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Jazz, Portrait of Woman with Violin, Oil on Board, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Jazz" is a figurative painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon from 1968. The 34" x 40" oil on board portrait features a young African American woman playi...
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1960s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Portrait of Woman in Red Hat - American 50s art Post Impressionist oil painting
By David L Swasey
Located in London, GB
This captivating Post Impressionist portrait is by American artist David L Swasey circa 1953. The painting depicts a seated woman, turning to look at the artist with stunning blue ey...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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American Oil Portrait For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact american oil portrait you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. In our selection of items, you can find Impressionist examples as well as a Modern version. If you’re looking for a american oil portrait from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 18th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a american oil portrait to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of brown, black, gray, orange and more. A american oil portrait from America Martin, Bernard Harmon, Jennifer Gennari, Jacques Zucker and Marjorie May Blake — each of whom created distinctive versions of this kind of work — is worth considering. Artworks like these — often created in paint, oil paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home. A large american oil portrait can prove too dominant for some spaces — a smaller american oil portrait, measuring 1 high and 2 wide, may better suit your needs.

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