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Heat Beneath My Feet, Painting, Oil on Wood Panel
By Jean Guy Morin
Located in Yardley, PA
Mortality is the Question. :: Painting :: Realism :: This piece comes with an official certificate
Category

2010s Realist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Five Feet High Abstract Oil Painting by Pat Badt
By Pat Badt
Located in Pasadena, CA
Large abstract painting signed in the back. If you look closely at it, you can see a woman's shape
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

DELTA - abstract reflection water painting (diptych) oil on canvas 4x10 feet
By Javier Arizmendi-Kalb
Located in Burlingame, CA
paintings that are comprised of both abstract and representational elements, and consider the natural world
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Crow's Feet Study - Original Oil Painting on Panel, Framed
By Tina Figarelli
Located in Chicago, IL
questions the work of art presents. This oil painting is framed in a deep brown wooden frame with golden
Category

2010s Contemporary Animal Paintings

Materials

Panel, Oil

"Tickled Pink" oil painting of the feet of a woman floating in ocean
By Carol Bennett
Located in Edgartown, MA
swimmer's form”. Carol graduated from the Art Center College of Design in painting. For some 20 years she
Category

2010s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Wood Panel, Oil

GRAVITAS / 4x8 feet, breathtaking contemporary realist painting
By Brooks Anderson
Located in Burlingame, CA
x 8 feet , 48 x 96 inches. Tranquil blue water with filtered early evening light captured on the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Daisies, Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
, hyperrealism, stream, creek, water, nature, realism, oil painting, greenDaisiesJose Luis
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Wing., Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Igor Shulman
Located in Yardley, PA
Wings, like hands, feet, or ears, are perceived by us as a pair. Inexistent without each other. I
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil

Hot Rabbit Feet
By Daisy Hernandez
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Oil painting.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil

Transition., Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Igor Shulman
Located in Yardley, PA
reflections on the tiled walls or the captivating puddles beneath your feet. These elements alone can offer a
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil

Marbled Sunset, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Timon Sloane
Located in Yardley, PA
Large format piece, measuring 5 feet wide. Oil on linen. :: Painting :: Impressionist :: This
Category

2010s Impressionist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Beach scene, Painting, Oil on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
Girl and a dog at the sea. Alla prima oil painting with few final tuch when dry.Water right by the
Category

2010s Impressionist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Morning Glory, Oil Painting
By Jo Galang
Located in San Francisco, CA
the landscapes and waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Her soft oil paintings capture the meditative
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

The tide., Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Igor Shulman
Located in Yardley, PA
. Wet feet especially and forget about it. Feel the skin with the breath of the sea. Be at one with the
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Goodnight Moon, " Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Linda Tracey Brandon's (US based) "Goodnight Moon" is an oil painting that depicts a feminine
Category

2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Anatomy Lesson, Segment 15 (Square Painting of Three Feet in Various Positions)
By Robert Goldstrom
Located in Hudson, NY
Anatomy Lesson, Segment 15 (modern figurative oil painting of three feet) by Robert Goldstrom 2024
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Linen

INTO THE VOID / figurative oil on linen stunner - 5 x 7 feet
By Gail Chase-Bien
Located in Burlingame, CA
Romanesque figurative oil painting 'Into The Void' by American realist artist Gail Chase Bien
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Linen

12 Variations, Oil Painting
By McGarren Flack
Located in San Francisco, CA
: nudes, figures, bodies, sensual, nudes, classical, representational, oil painting, brown12
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Nude Paintings

Materials

Oil

Rachmaninov “Letter to Sergei" cello music inspired diptych oil canvas 6x18 feet
By Gail Chase-Bien
Located in Burlingame, CA
Inspired contemplative, warm cream, bronze abstract Impressionist diptych painting created in
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Linen, Oil, Panel

Three Feet Under Keel
Located in Zofingen, AG
. The medium of acrylic and oil allowed me to layer and blend colors with energy, capturing the essence
Category

2010s Impressionist Interior Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Three Feet Under Keel
Three Feet Under Keel
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Matthew Jay Russell "Racing Feet II" 20x20 Abstract Horseshoe Painting on Canvas
Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
"Racing Feet II" is a 20x20 mixed media painting on canvas by artist Matthew Jay Russell, featuring
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil

Matthew Jay Russell, "Racing Feet I" 20x20 Abstract Horseshoe Painting on Canvas
Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
"Racing Feet I" is a 20x20 mixed media painting on canvas by artist Matthew Jay Russell, featuring
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Mixed Media

"Face Painting" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Board

"Idol" - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Idol" - Contemporary figurative oil painting of a foot by Chelsea Gibson Medium: Oil on canvas
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Panel, Oil

"Feelers" - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Feelers" - Contemporary figurative oil painting of a man's torso by Chelsea Gibson Medium: Oil
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Green Refresh, Abstract Oil Painting
By Sarah Parsons
Located in San Francisco, CA
, small, oilpaint, abstract, oil paintingGreen RefreshSarah ParsonsOil painting on
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Underground, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Theophile DELAINE
Located in Yardley, PA
! And yet, at a certain distance under our feet, there is a liquid and gaseous universe, of molten rocks
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Whispers of Spring, Oil Painting
By Jo Galang
Located in San Francisco, CA
, nature, nature, realism, representational, oil painting, greenWhispers of SpringJo
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Herzogin Cecilie, signed oil painting
By Louis Letouche
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Herzogin Cecilie, 1902 by Louis Letouche (French 1924-2015) oil painting on linen canvas, stretched
Category

1990s Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Large 20th century abstract painting by contemporary Ohio artist, 3.5 x 4.5 feet
Located in Beachwood, OH
James Lepore (American, 20th Century) Untitled (Abstract), 1962 Oil on canvas Signed Lepore 62
Category

1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Louboutin Ditassima (in Burgundy), Oil Painting
By Malia Pettit
Located in San Francisco, CA
describe this painting: Christian Louboutin, stiletto, high heel, Ditassima, shoes, couture, foot, feet
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Wet dogs, Painting, Oil on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
Two dogs at the sea. Alla prima oil painting with few final tuch when dry.Water right by the edge
Category

2010s Impressionist Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Caress" - Contemporary Figurative Abstract Oil Painting
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Caress" - Contemporary figurative abstract oil painting of a male reclined with his phone by
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil

"Peace, Panic" - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Peace, Panic" - Contemporary figurative oil painting by Chelsea Gibson Medium: Oil on panel
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Panel, Oil

"Joint II" - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Joint II" - Contemporary figurative oil painting of a couple lying together on a bed by Chelsea
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Landscape No. 4 / abstract geometry, architecture, farmland, 4x5 feet
By Javier Arizmendi-Kalb
Located in Burlingame, CA
, 'Landscape No. 4' is from a series of oil paintings inspired by the bird's-eye-view of the Delta, as viewed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Cotton Canvas, Oil

"Tidal Bodies" - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Tidal Bodies" - Contemporary figurative oil painting of a man's torso by Chelsea Gibson Medium
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Landscape No. 3 / abstract geometry, architecture, farmland, 3x6 feet
By Javier Arizmendi-Kalb
Located in Burlingame, CA
paintings that are comprised of both abstract and representational elements, and consider the natural world
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Landscape No. 2 / abstract geometry, architecture, farmland, 3x6 feet
By Javier Arizmendi-Kalb
Located in Burlingame, CA
paintings that are comprised of both abstract and representational elements, and consider the natural world
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Cotton Canvas, Oil

Red Rain - abstract expressionistic diptych mixed media oil painting
By Javier Arizmendi-Kalb
Located in Burlingame, CA
individual panel is 6x3 feet. 'Red Rain' is from a series of paintings that characterize sacred spaces such
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Cotton Canvas, Oil

CRAIG KAUFFMAN “Phantom” 1982 Painting Red Yellow Black Green Blue 10 Feet Tall
By Craig Kauffman
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
A wonderful, museum caliber painting by Craig Kauffman. Initialed "CK" and dated "82" in the lower
Category

1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Silk, Oil Crayon, Acrylic

Japanese Elegance, Oil Painting
By Jose H. Alvarenga
Located in San Francisco, CA
, Harnett, kimono, doll, mirror, still life, classical, representational, oil painting, beige
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Study of Nicolas Poussin Landscape with a Man Washing His Feet in Oil on Board
Located in Soquel, CA
Study of Nicolas Poussin Landscape with a Man Washing His Feet in Oil on Board+ Small-scale study
Category

Early 20th Century Baroque Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Mountain landscape, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Attila Vencel
Located in Yardley, PA
our feet. Then there are the shapes, shadows and play of light that these natural structures have on
Category

2010s Romantic Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Ocean 75, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Marino Chanlatte
Located in Yardley, PA
With this new series of painting “Oceans’ ice melting” I am calling the attention to the
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Shipyard" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Thoughtful Drifting, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Sylvia Shanahan
Located in Yardley, PA
more interested in putting energy on canvas--the flow of water swirling at your feet along the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

At Thirty Thousand Feet no. I
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
Oil painting by Willard Dixon featuring flying above the scattered clouds. Willard Dixon, who is
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

At Thirty Thousand Feet no. II
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
Oil painting by Willard Dixon featuring flying above the wispy clouds. Willard Dixon, who is one of
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Shipbuilding" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Board

"Succulent" - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting on paper
By Chelsea Gibson
Located in East Quogue, NY
"Succulent" - Contemporary figurative oil painting of male figure by Chelsea Gibson Medium: Oil
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Wood Panel, Oil

"Into the Light", abstract, landscape, oil painting, magentas, blue, oranges
By Marcia Wise
Located in Natick, MA
Marcia Wise’s oil painting “Into the Light,” is a large piece, 26 x 50 inches, filled with bold
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"The Roots" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"The Rain" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

"History Lessons" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Board

"Father Dear" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Board

"The Sunset" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

"August tune" -- Oil Painting by Alexander Stolin
Located in New Orleans, LA
measuring twelve feet by seventy-two feet). He has worked on a progressively larger scale, most recently
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Board

"Stepping Forward", landscape, blue, water, flowers, bird, yellow, oil painting
By Alexandra Rozenman
Located in Natick, MA
“Stepping Forward” by Alexandra Rozenman is a large horizontal 58 x 26 x 3 inch oil on canvas
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Dog at the sea, Painting, Oil on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
Dog, walking along the beach. Alla prima oil painting with few final tuch when dry. Water right by
Category

2010s Impressionist Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil

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  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2024
    To identify an oil painting, look closely at its surface. Compared to other paintings, pieces produced in oils usually show off a variety of textures across the canvas, and the paint will appear layered on. If you're looking to determine the name, age or creator of a work, try snapping a photo with your smartphone’s camera and conducting a reverse image search online. Shop a diverse assortment of oil paintings on 1stDibs.
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    Oil paint was invented during the 7th century A.D. The earliest examples of oil paintings have been traced to Afghanistan and depict scenes related to the Buddhist religion. Records dating back to the 12th century indicate that early Christian monks in Europe used oil paints to decorate furniture, and a century later, some artists began finishing tempera paintings with touches of oil paint. It wasn't until the 15th century that oil paints became a common medium for European painters, when Flemish artists like Jan van Eyck began favoring them over tempera. Explore a variety of oil paintings on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 3, 2024
    Jan van Eyck is widely considered by art historians to be the father of oil painting. While the usage of oil paints dates back to 7th-century China, the Flemish painter popularized the material, using oils to produce highly detailed works such as The Arnolfini Portrait. The Northern Renaissance master also influenced many other artists, such as Hugo van der Goes and Gerard David. Shop an assortment of fine art on 1stDibs.
  • Lilac Gallery Ltd.March 17, 2021
    An abstract oil painting and an artwork that is made with oil paint on a medium like canvas, wood board, or other panels like canvas board. And the 'abstract' term refers to the Movement & Style of the piece. As abstraction indicates a departure from reality in the depiction of imagery in art, the artist creates a painting where the subject, shape, form, color, and line, is created with no particular references of the world but as a composition that may exist with a degree of independence from its vision.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    To maintain oil paintings that you purchased for your home, experts suggest that you keep them out of direct sunlight. Prolonged exposure to the sunlight coming in from a window can fade the colors in your painting. Do not hang your oil painting near a heat source or where it can get wet (bathrooms and kitchens are not safe for your oil painting).

    You may wish to dust your oil painting so that layers of dust don’t begin to gather on its surface. This should only be considered to remove loose dust. Never spray any chemical substance on your oil painting. Do not use a damp cloth to dust your oil painting. (Again, your painting should not be exposed to moisture.)

    To remove loose dust, use a soft brush that measures approximately one to two inches wide with natural-hair bristles. Do not use a dust cloth or a feather duster, as those items may catch or leave threads or feathers behind. Do not apply pressure or dust your painting for an extended period of time.

    If you think that your oil painting is considerably dirty or believe that other issues may be at work, experts strongly suggest that you consult with a professional conservator.

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  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Dali did indeed use oil paint. Although he used oil paints in the traditional method, he would at times add natural resin or linseed oil to play with fluidity and texture. You can shop a selection of Salvador Dali’s pieces from some of the world’s top art dealers on 1stDibs.
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    You can use oil paint on wood as long as you prep the wood first. The first thing you should do is seal the wood with a primer. Ideally, paint two coats of sealer onto the wood so that the paint doesn't cause the wood to rot over time.
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    Varnishing an oil is not necessary, but it is recommended because it protects the painting and corrects surface irregularities.

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    To find the artist of an oil painting, look on the back of the canvas. Sometimes, you will find the artist’s name and the year of production on the back. If the canvas is in a frame, gently peel away the paper covering the back to access the canvas. In the event you cannot find any identifying information, seek the help of a licensed art appraiser. Shop a selection of oil paintings on 1stDibs.
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    To tell if your oil painting is authentic, first check the signature of the artist to start your research. Use a magnifying glass to check the texture of the painting, and finally check the back for the painting’s original stretchers. Shop a selection of expertly vetted artwork from some of the world’s top art dealers on 1stDibs.
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    The best place to find oil paintings and discover new artists is at local art galleries. There are also many online art dealers who provide information about artists and sell their works. On 1stDibs, you’ll discover a variety of art styles from master oil painters.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    Yes, sunlight affects oil paintings. Keep your oil paintings away from direct sunlight.

    To maintain oil paintings that you purchased for your home, experts suggest that you keep them out of sunlight. Prolonged exposure to the sunlight coming in from a window can fade the colors in your painting. Do not hang your oil painting near a heat source or where it can get wet (bathrooms and kitchens are not safe for your oil painting).

    You may wish to dust your oil painting so that layers of dust don’t begin to gather on its surface. This should only be considered to remove loose dust. Never spray any chemical substance on your oil painting. Do not use a damp cloth to dust your oil painting. (Again, your painting should not be exposed to moisture.)

    To remove loose dust, use a soft brush that measures approximately one to two inches wide with natural-hair bristles. Do not use a dust cloth or a feather duster, as those items may catch or leave threads or feathers behind. Do not apply pressure or dust your painting for an extended period of time.

    If you think that your oil painting is considerably dirty or believe that other issues may be at work, experts strongly suggest that you consult with a professional conservator.

    Read about how to arrange your wall art and find oil paintings for sale on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    On 1stdibs, oil paintings cost between $60 and $6,200,000.

  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    Yes, oil paintings darken over time. As oil paint is made of pigment particles, the range of substances that are used as pigment in oil paint can render certain colors susceptible to aging. Slowing the aging process for an oil painting involves storing your painting properly and keeping the work out of exposed sunlight. Temperature control and humidity are also important in preserving the life of an oil painting and slowing the aging process.

    To maintain oil paintings that you purchased for your home, experts suggest that you keep them out of direct sunlight. Prolonged exposure to the sunlight coming in from a window can fade the colors in your painting. Do not hang your oil painting near a heat source or where it can get wet (bathrooms and kitchens are not safe for your oil painting).

    You may wish to dust your oil painting so that layers of dust don’t begin to gather on its surface. This should only be considered to remove loose dust. Never spray any chemical substance on your oil painting. Do not use a damp cloth to dust your oil painting. (Again, your painting should not be exposed to moisture.)

    To remove loose dust, use a soft brush that measures approximately one to two inches wide with natural-hair bristles. Do not use a dust cloth or a feather duster, as those items may catch or leave threads or feathers behind. Do not apply pressure or dust your painting for an extended period of time.

    If you think that your oil painting is considerably dirty or believe that other issues may be at work, experts strongly suggest that you consult with a professional conservator.

    Read about how to arrange your wall art and find oil paintings for sale on 1stDibs.
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