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Antique American Portrait Maiden Original Gold Frame ,Pastel Painting 1897
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3087 Portrait of a woman dated 1897. Done in oil and watercolor Set in a period original vintage gilt wood frame
Category

1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Antique American Portrait Maiden Original Gold Frame Pastel Painting Marlatt
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original pastel painting oof a young maiden by listed American artist Hamilton Irving Marlatt. This beautiful painting comes housed in its original frame presentation. H. Irving...
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1890s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil Pastel, Paper

Miniature Antique American Portrait Painting of a Young Woman in original Frame
Located in Buffalo, NY
A darling antique American miniature portrait of a young woman in period clothing. This beautifully rendered portrait is signed somewhat illegibly but what appears to be Fisk Moore....
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1880s Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

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

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.
Category

1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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.
Category

1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, 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

Materials

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

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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.
Category

1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

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.
Category

1920s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, 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

Materials

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

Materials

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.
Category

1930s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

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

Materials

Canvas, Oil

PERIOD American Antique Civil War Portrait of Officer and His Horse
Located in New York, NY
American artist Franklin Briscoe (1844-1903) known for his hirtorical and portrait paintings, paints a Civil War piece; it is a portrait of an officer with his white horse. The brus...
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Late 19th Century Hudson River School Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

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.
Category

1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

1920 Austrian American Artist Judaica Portrait Etching Jewish Rabbi Antique Art
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Joseph Margulies (1896–1984) was a Vienna-born American painter and printmaker. Joseph Margulies was born in Vienna, Austria in 1896. He immigrated to the United States at an early ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Portrait Prints

Materials

Etching

Antique American Ashcan School New York City Street Scene Kids Playing Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school signed New York City street scene oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1920. Signed. Image size, 18L x 24H. Housed in a period modern frame.
Category

1920s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Un Homme Dans la Ville original vintage French antique poster
By Paul Colin
Located in Spokane, WA
Original French vintage poster: Un Homme Dans La Ville. Artist: Paul Coling. Linen-backed and ready to frame. Very good condition; Linen-backed original Paul Colin "Un Homme Da...
Category

1950s American Modern Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

The Jewish Welfare Board original 1918 vintage World War 1 antique poster
By Sidney Riesenberg
Located in Spokane, WA
The Jewish Welfare Board. Original World 1 vintage poster, excellent condition; archival linen backed and ready to frame. Printer: Alco-Gravure, Inc., N. Y. Civilians: When we...
Category

1940s American Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Antique 19c American School Portrait Oil Painting of a Boy & His Dog
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
Antique 19C American School portrait oil Painting of a Boy & His Dog. It is painted on canvas and later laid down on board.
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Antique Early 19th Century North American Regency Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Antique American Victorian Painted Portrait in Original Frame
Located in Chicago, IL
With a distinct hand, the painter has affectionately captured this child's delicate spirit. Highly detailed and of the utmost of skill, this painter showcases his/her abilities quite...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

Antique American Victorian Painted Portrait in Original Frame
Located in Chicago, IL
With a distinct hand, the painter has affectionately captured this child's delicate spirit. Highly detailed and of the utmost of skill, this painter showcases his/her abilities quite...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

Antique American Large Surreal Masterpiece Landscape Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique surrealist oil painting of a landscape with a sculpture. Oil on board, circa 1949. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 35"L x 22"H.
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1940s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Horse Portrait Signed Original Animal & Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American landscape oil painting with a horse by Scott (Nicholas Winfield) Leighton (1849 - 1898). Oil on canvas, circa 1870. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. ...
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1870s Realist Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Surreal Landscape Dog & Horse Animal Portrait Rare Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist surreal landscape dog and horse portrait painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1976. Signed. Framed. Image size, 19"L x 15"H.
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1960s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Nude Woman Bather Portrait Rare Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist signed original oil painting of nude bathers. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. Signed illegibly. Image size 28L x 22H. Housed in a period frame.
Category

1920s Modern Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Woman Artist Animal Portrait Baby Chicks Signed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American painting of chicks by Mary Russell Smith (1842 - 1878). Oil on canvas, circa 1860. Signed. Image size 14L x 20H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
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1860s Realist Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Modernist Sunset Beach Dune Signed Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school signed original oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 24"L x 18"H.
Category

1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique 19th Century American Impressionist Female Portrait Painting, circa 1890
Located in Portland, OR
Antique late 19th century American impressionist female portrait painting, circa 1890. A very handsome Impressionist portrait of a youthful lady in late 19th century dress. Oil on ca...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Paintings

Materials

Paint

Antique American Life Size Huge WPA Nude Woman Artist Studio Portrait Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist nude woman in an artist studio oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 34L x 64H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
Category

1930s Modern Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Life Size Huge WPA Nude Woman Artist Studio Portrait Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist nude woman in an artist studio oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1930. No signature found. Image size, 34L x 65H. Housed in a giltwood frame.
Category

1930s Modern Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Portrait Lady Woman American painting wall art Antiques Los Angeles CA Framed
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Portrait of Irene Dobson , 1914 Robert Knight Ryland (American, 1873–1951). Biography Robert Ryland A muralist, painter and illustrator, Robert Ryland was known for his work as a...
Category

Early 20th Century Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Antique Brass & Pietra Dura Portrait Miniature Painting George Washington, 1880
Located in Portland, OR
A fine, antique brass easel with Pietra Dura panels and three portrait miniature paintings, circa 1880. The brass easel of triangular form and finely pierced and engraved, having thr...
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Antique 1880s American American Empire Paintings

Materials

Brass

Antique Oil on Canvas 'American Portrait', circa 1790
Located in Wilmington, DE
An 'American portrait' oil on canvas painting that is unsigned. An American piece dating to circa 1790. The sight size measures 29.5 inches high by 24.5 inches wide and the frame siz...
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20th Century North American American Colonial Paintings

Antique American Portrait Oil Painting, Young Beautiful Woman, Walter Blackman
By Walter Blackman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American portrait painting by Walter Blackman (1847 - 1928). Oil on canvas, circa 1880. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image size, 13"L x 16"H.
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1880s Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique 19th c. American Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Gallatin, TN
Antique 19th c. American Portrait Oil Painting Female Half Length Sitting Dressed in early to middle 19th c. attire Housed in an antique gold gilt carved wood frame Approx. Size: ...
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19th Century Northern Renaissance Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Early American Classical Academic Oil Painting Portrait of a Woman
By John Whittaker
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American interior view and portrait painting by John Whittaker (1836 - 1926). Oil on canvas, circa 1880. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 11"L x 18"H.
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1880s American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Impressionist in Japan Signed Original Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist painting of a Japanese man reading. Oil on board, circa 1875. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 3.5"L x 5"H. Biography Born deaf...
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1870s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Impressionist Portrait of a Woman by Marguerite Merriam Diddel
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist portrait of a woman by Marguerite Merriam Diddel (1896 - 1970). Oil on board, circa 1935. Signed. Displayed in a period silverwood frame. Image, 1...
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1930s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Impressionist Forest Interior with Woman Portrait Rare Painting
By Thomas P Anshutz
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American forest interior by Thomas Pollack Anshutz (1851 - 1912). Oil on board, circa 1890. Signed lower left. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 10"L x 13"H.
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1880s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Impressionist in Japan Signed Original Portrait Oil Painting
By Harry Moore
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist painting of a Japanese man reading. Oil on board, circa 1875. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 3.5"L x 5"H. Biography Born deaf...
Category

1870s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Impressionist in Japan Signed Original Portrait Oil Painting
By Harry Moore
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist painting of a Japanese man reading. Oil on board, circa 1875. Signed. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 3.5"L x 5"H. Biography Born dea...
Category

1870s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Portrait of an Alaskan Native Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school portrait of an Alaskan native. Oil on canvas, circa 1920. Signed. Displayed in a period silverwodo frame. Image, 10"L x 12"H, overall 13.5"L x 15.5"H.
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1920s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Pastel Portrait Painting of a Young Girl by Wuanita Smith
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage impressionist portrait painting of a young girl by Wuanita Smith (1866 - 1959). Pastel on paper, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 13"L x 19"H,...
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1940s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Gouache

Antique American School Sibling Portrait Classic Americana Folk Art Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school portrait painting. Oil on cnvas, lain to board, circa 1850. Unsigned. Displayed in a turn of the century Newcomb Macklin giltwood frame. Image size, 25"L x 30...
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1850s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist WPA Male Smoking Portrait Oil Painting Carl Laughlin
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist portrait painting of a man smoking by Carl Laughlin (born 1926). Oil on board, circa 1945. Signed on back. Displayed in a modernist frame. Image size, 8"L x 10"H.
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Pop Art Modern Male Portrait Surreal NYC Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist portrait painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Unsigned. Displayed in a period frame. Image size, 20"L x 26"H.
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1950s Pop Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique 19th c. Portrait Oil Painting of a Lady
Located in Gallatin, TN
Antique 19th c. Portrait Oil Painting of a Lady Depicting a Gentlelady in 19th c. formal dress with jewelry Housed in beautiful hand-made antique ornate gold gilt gesso wood frame ...
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19th Century American Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Chief Hawata Figural Chalkware American Indian Portrait Sculpture
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique and large hand painted and gilt chalkware portrait sculpture depicts bust of Native American Indian Chief or Brave Hawata, titled "HAWATA", reminiscent of cigar store bust...
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20th Century American Native American Busts

Materials

Ceramic

Antique American Impressionist Winter Snow Landscape Dog Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American impressionist winter landscape painting with a dog. Oil on board, circa 1989. Signed. Displayed in a period modernist giltwood frame. Image size, 16"L x 20"H.
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1980s Impressionist Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Boston Colonial Folk Art Portrait Painting, Courting Couple
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique American Boston, Mass. Colonial portrait painting ink and paint on paper Folk Art depicts interior scene of courting couple in kitchen paper, seated in grain painted frame...
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20th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Wood, Paper

Antique American School New York Modernist Surreal Portrait Original Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist portrait of a young couple. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unsigned. Displayed in a wood frame. Image size, 23"L x 32"H.
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1950s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Signed Impressionist Dog Portrait Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique portrait painting of a dog artist at work. Very nicely painted. Oil on canvas, circa 1880. Image size, 18H x 15 1/2L. Framed in a giltwood frame. Signed lower left: M. N...
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1890s Impressionist Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School New York Impressionist Nude Woman Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school impressionist nude portrait painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1910. Possibly signed lower right, or the sitter is named. Displayed in a period frame. Image si...
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1910s Impressionist Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"What Shoe", Antique American Dog Portrait Interior Oil Painting Frank Childers
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American painting of a dog and shoe by Frank Childers. Oil on canvas, circa 1900. Signed. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image size, 12"L x 9"H.
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Early 1900s Realist Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School 1913 Portrait of Woman Picking Flowers Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Impressionist landscape painting with a young woman picking flowers. Oil on canvas, circa 1913. Signed lower right illegibly. Displayed in a period impressionist frame. Image si...
Category

1910s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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Antique American Portrait For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the antique american portrait you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. You can easily find an example made in the Modern style, while we also have 14 Modern versions to choose from as well. Making the right choice when shopping for an antique american portrait may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 19th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 20th Century. If you’re looking to add an antique american 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, beige and more. There have been many interesting antique american portrait examples over the years, but those made by Benjamin Champney, Harry Moore, Thomas P Anshutz, Henry Bacon and Walter Blackman are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Artworks like these — often created in paint, oil paint and canvas — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much is a Antique American Portrait?

The average selling price for an antique american portrait we offer is $1,450, while they’re typically $400 on the low end and $24,750 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Paintings for You

Painting is an art form that has spanned innumerable cultures, with artists using the medium to tell stories, explore and communicate ideas and express themselves. To bring antique and vintage paintings into your home is to celebrate and share in the long tradition of this discipline.

When we look at paintings, particularly those that originated in the past, we learn about history, other cultures and countries of the world. Like every other work of art, paintings — whether they are contemporary creations or works that were made during the 19th century — can often help us clearly see and understand the world around us in a meaningful and interesting way. Cave walls were the canvases for what were arguably the world’s first landscape paintings, which depict natural scenery through art. Portrait paintings and drawings, which, along with sculpture, were how someone’s appearance was recorded prior to the advent of photography, are at least as old as Ancient Egypt. In the Netherlands, landscapes were a major theme for painters as early as the 1500s. Later, artists in Greece, Rome and elsewhere created vast wall paintings to decorate stately homes, churches and tombs. Today, creating a wall of art is a wonderful way to enhance your space, showcase beautiful pieces and tie an interior design together.

No matter your preference, whether you favor Post-Impressionist paintings, animal paintings, Surrealism, Pop art or another movement or specific period, arranging art on a blank wall allows you to evoke emotions in a room while also showing off your tastes and interests. A symmetrical wall arrangement may comprise a grid of four to six pieces or, for an odd number of works, a horizontal row. Asymmetrical arrangements, which may be small clusters of art or large, salon-style gallery walls, have a more collected and eclectic feel. Download the 1stDibs app, which includes a handy “View on Wall” feature that allows you to see how a particular artwork will look on a particular wall, and read about how to arrange wall art. And if you’re searching for the perfect palette for your interior design project, what better place to turn than to the art world’s masters of color?

On 1stDibs, you’ll find an expansive collection of paintings and other fine art for your home or office. Browse abstract paintings, portrait paintings, paintings by popular artists and more today.

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