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Jason, oil painting , Portrait style, Austin Texas artist, Figures, Women in Art
By Karen Offutt
Located in Houston, TX
Karen Offutt approaches Jason 12 x 9 (20 x 17) , oil on panel with an atmospheric sensitivity combining shape, tone line, and color. Karen is best known for her figurative painting...
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2010s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

1950's Modernist/ Cubist Painting - Busy Figures In Forest
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Landscape by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century) original gouache on paper stuck on card size: 18 x 25 inches condition: very good and ready to be enjoyed provenance: the...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

1950's Modernist Signed Painting - Figures In French Town
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Buildings by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century), signed, stamped verso original watercolour/ gouache painting on paper , overall size: 19.75 x 16.5 inches condition: ver...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

Figures in the Red
By George Dannatt
Located in Bournemouth, Dorset
Artist: George Dannatt Title: Figures in Red Reference no: 1203 Date: 1995 Medium: Collage & inks on salvaged paper Image: 10 1/8 x 7 3/4” 25.6 x 19.8 cm Frame: 15 1/8 x 12 3/8” 38.5...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Mixed Media, Pencil

Figures in the Red
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H 10.08 in. W 7.8 in.
Figures in embrace - Figurative Painting on Paper, Minimalist, Colorful, Vibrant
By Waleria Matelska
Located in Warsaw, PL
WALERIA MATELSKA (born 1994 in Belarus) In 2012-2015 she studied at the Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, where in the years 2015-2018 she her diploma from t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic

In thoughts - XXI century, Oil figurative painting, Landscape Female figures
By Martta Węg
Located in Warsaw, PL
MARTTA WĘG (born in 1978) Martta Węg graduated from the European Academy of Arts in Warsaw with a special mention in 2002. Her first individual exhibition took place in Gallery Art P...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Luna, oil painting, Women in the Arts, Realistic painting, Historical Figures
Located in Houston, TX
Luna reexamines portraits of individuals throughout history to illustrate the premise that history flows into the present in an ever-changing state. And, with each new context, we vi...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Figures in the Mist
Located in Soquel, CA
Abstract figurative work by Bruce Killiam (American, 20th Century). Figures are emerging from the mist, creating an ethereal, moody composition made up of subtle tones of tan, grey, ...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 36 in. W 25 in. D .75 in.
Pomona, oil painting, Women in the Arts, Realistic painting, Historical Figures
Located in Houston, TX
Pomona reexamines portraits of individuals throughout history to illustrate the premise that history flows into the present in an ever-changing state. And, with each new context, we ...
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2010s Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

1950's Modernist/ Cubist Painting - Three Mischievous Figures In The Forest
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Figures by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century) original gouache on paper mounted on card size: 16 x 12 inches condition: very good and ready to be enjoyed provenance: the...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

Fine Victorian British Oil Painting Elegant Figures in Sumptuous Interior Room
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: David Wilkie Wynfield (1837-1887) British Title: Elegant Figures in an Interior Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed. Indistinctly Inscribed, and inscribed and da...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Collectors: Figurative Painting of Figures in the Metropolitan Museum
By Judith Wyer
Located in Hudson, NY
Figurative painting of a man and a woman viewing paintings (Picasso's 'Gertrude Stein') at The Metropolitan Museum of Art "Collectors," painted by Judith Wyer, in 2020 oil on linen 1...
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2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Early 1830's Scottish Victorian Painting Figures in Highland Loch Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
A Day out in the Highlands Scottish School, circa 1830's period original watercolour painting on paper unframed painting: 12.75 x 16.5 inches A lovely tranquil scene of figures enj...
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Early 19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor

'A Moment in Time' Contemporary Beach Landscape Painting with Figures, children
By Gabriel Casarrubios
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
'A Moment in Time' Contemporary Beach Landscape Painting with Figures, children, sea and sand by Gabriel Casarrubois. Casarrubois has two distinctive styles one is his oil painting...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Beach Scene with Figures" Impressionistic Oil Painting on Canvas in Amsterdam
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully rich beach scene done in Holland in the Mid-20th Century depicting figures in the sand. Some figures are by the water as kids play in the distance with a bicylist as we...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

COLORFUL 20th CENTURY FRENCH MODERNIST PAINTING - NUDE FIGURES IN DESERT
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"In the Desert" by Jean Marc (French 1949-2019) signed gouache paint dated 85' painting: 15.75 x 11.5 inches provenance: private collection, South of France Superb original paintin...
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20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

In the Blue - contemporary Beach Sea Crowds People Figures framed oil painting
By Julia Whitehead
Located in London, GB
The study of human crowds and moving figures is the main focus of Julia’s paintings. Using a variety of photographic reference material and her own imagination, Julia captures the sp...
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2010s Impressionist Paintings

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Board, Oil

Classical 19th Century European Painting Figures in Ancient Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian/ French School, 19th Century Title: Classical Landscape Medium: gouache painting, framed image: 15.75 x 24.5 inches Provenance: private collection, UK C...
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19th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

Two Figures in a Garden
Located in London, GB
Oil, acrylic and gesso on canvas
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Acrylic

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H 35.44 in. W 51.19 in. D 0.79 in.
American Modern Figures in Caribbean
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3834 Oil on board figures in a Caribbean market place
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1950s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Large Early 1800's English Oil Painting Figures Carousing in Stable Interior
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: British School, early 1800's, circle of George Morland (1763-1804). Title: The Stable Interior Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed. Canvas: 25.25 x 30 inch...
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Early 19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Fine 1830's British Oil Painting Figures in Classical Arcadian Landscape Sunset
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Arcadian Landscape English School, circa 1830's circle of Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) oil painting on canvas, framed original/ period gilt frame overall size: 24 x...
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Early 20th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Cafe Scene in Venice" French Impressionist Oil Painting with Figures and Bridge
By Luigi Cagliani
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical oil painting depicting a Cafe scene with figures in Venice during spring by Luigi Cagliani. As an Italian Impressionist artist, most of Cagliani's works were produced in ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Very Large French Surrealist Oil Floating Figures in Sky, Colorful Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Josnye Gallet (French signed and dated 1972) Title: Surrealist floating figures in a space like atmosphere. Medium: signed verso, oil painting on canvas, unframed....
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20th Century Symbolist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Classical French Figures in City -1950's French Modernist Cubist Painting signed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Classical Figures by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century) signed original watercolour/ gouache painting on paper board, unframed size: 13 x 9.25 inches condition: very good and re...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

Figures in Parisian Park & City View, Signed Modernist Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Patrice Poindrelle (French b. 1954), signed and dated 2007 Title: Paris Medium: oil painting on paper, unframed. Size: painting: 6.5 x 6 inches Provenance: ...
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Late 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

1700'S ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING FIGURES IN CLASSICAL RUINS LANDSCAPE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian School, first half 18th century (circle of Giovanni Paolo Panini 1691-1765) Title: Figures in a Classical Italianate Landscape with ancient Roman Ruins. Me...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Sunday Morning, Worship in the Countryside of La. oil painting, detail figures
Located in Houston, TX
Kirby Rogere (Rogère) 1929-2006 A versatile and prolific painter and sculptor, Kirby Daniel Rogere was born in Jeanerette, Louisiana on February 14, 1929 to Marguerite Minvielle and...
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1990s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Beach Scene with Figures" Impressionistic Oil Painting in Zandvoort Holland
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully rich beach scene done in Zandvoort Holland in the Mid-20th Century depicting figures in the sand. Some figures are by the water as kids play in the distance. The impres...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Untitled, figures in green.
By Hrair Diarbekirian
Located in La Canada Flintridge, CA
Artist sighed lower left. Watercolor composition on paper.
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Figures in the Forest
Located in Sheffield, MA
Carl Carlsen Danish, 1855-1917 Figures in the Forest Oil on canvas Signed and dated ‘Carl Carlsen 1900’ lower right 24 ½ by 30 ½ in. w/frame 31 by 36 in. Carl Carlsen was born on...
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Early 1900s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Figures in a landscape
By Erik Scholz
Located in Norwich, GB
A rare, very poetic figurative work by Eric Scholz, dating from the 1980s. Scholz was a Hungarian artist who trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. He was awarded the pre...
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1980s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media, Masonite

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H 13.78 in. W 19.69 in. D 0.4 in.
Figures in Busy Park Cafe Scene, Signed Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures in Busy Park Cafe By artist H.Hartung, 20th Century Oil painting on canvas, framed Signed on the lower right hand corner Framed size: 33 x 29 inches Wonderful multi coloured...
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20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Figures in a Landscape - Impressionist Oil, Figures in Riverscape by Henri Duhem
By Henri Duhem
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Signed and dated oil on panel landscape by French impressionist painter Henri Duhem. The work depicts two women walking on a green grassy bank by a stream in a summer landscape. Sig...
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1920s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Panel

19th Century oil painting of figures in the Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris
By Alfred Dehodencq
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Alfred Dehodencq (French, 1822 – 1882) Figures in the jardin du Luxembourg, Paris Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1871 (lower right) 20 x 31.1/4in. (51 x 79.5cm.) Provenance: Sale, Mi...
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19th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Figures in Park by Lake, French Impressionist Landscape, Signed Oil Painting
By Sadda
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures in Park French School, circa 1980's oil painting on board, unframed 7.5 x 9.5 inches Signed lower corner Conditon: very good
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20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Figures in a Room, 1969
By Sergio Segre
Located in New York, NY
Signed and dated on the reverse. Collection Dobiner, Ramat-Gan, Israel
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Paintings

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Oil

1950's French Modernist Painting signed - Figures on Horseback in Village
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Roadside Tavern by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century) signed original watercolour/ gouache painting on paper board, unframed size: 11 x 13.75 inches condition: very good and...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

Figures in a rocky landscape
By Giuseppe Zais (Canale d'Agordo, Belluno 1709 - Treviso 1781)
Located in Stoke, Hampshire
Circle of Giuseppe Zais (1709-1784) Figures in a rocky landscape Oil on canvas Canvas size 12 x 16 1/2 in Framed size 16 x 21 in Born in the small mountain town of Forno di Canale (...
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18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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"Mercy" Expressionist Figures in Oil, 1946
By Jennings Tofel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1946 oil on canvas Expressionist painting entitled "Mercy" is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred ...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Bubblers. Figurative painting. Landscape with figures in Renaissance setting
By Igor Fomin
Located in Segovia, ES
The Bubblers (Los Burbujeros.. Figurative painting. Landscape with figures in Renaissance setting. Acrylic on canvas. Author: Igor Fomin. Measurements in centimeters: 65 x 54 x 3 cm....
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Early 2000s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

"Beach Scene with Figures and Sailboats" Impressionistic Oil Painting in Holland
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully rich beach scene done in Zandvoort Holland in the Mid-20th Century depicting figures in the sand. Some figures are by the water with sailboats as kids play in the dista...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Downtown Plaza" Post-Impressionism Landscape Oil Painting with Figures in Plaza
By Jacques Zucker
Located in New York, NY
A charming depiction of children playing by the park in a village setting. The colors are breathtaking, as the impressionistic details are noted with thicker use of paint. The compos...
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20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Park Spring (Impressionistic Figurative Painting of Figures in a Park Landscape)
By William Clutz
Located in Hudson, NY
Modern impressionist style figurative painting of a family in a colorful park landscape “Park Spring” painted by William Clutz in 1996 60 x 50 inches in a natural wood floater frame ...
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1990s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Linen

Figures in a Landscape, Oil Painting 1799 by Adolf Harper
By Adolf Friedrich Harper
Located in Long Island City, NY
An oil painting by Adolf Friedrich Harper from 1799. A rare antique painting from the romanticism era. Framed in ornate gold wood frame, signed in lower left corner. Artist: Adol...
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18th Century Romantic Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950's Modernist/ Cubist Painting - Figures In The Forest Watercolour
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
French Landscape by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century) original watercolour on artist paper, unframed size: 11.75 x 8.25 inches condition: very good and ready to be enjoyed. p...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor

Antique Scottish Signed Oil Painting Figures in Panoramic Loch Landscape
By Charles Leslie
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Charles Leslie (British, mid 19th century), signed and indistinctly dated lower front corner Charles Leslie was a British landscape painter. He is recorded as having...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Figures Walking in old Provencal Village, vintage French Impressionist painting
By Camille Meriot
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"The Old Town" by Camille Meriot (French 1887-1975) signed watercolour painting on paper framed : 14.5 x 11 inches mount: 10.75 x 7.75 Fine original French Impressionist painting...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor

Fine Georgian Oil on Panel Painting, Figures in Highland Landscape by Bridge
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: circle of Julius Caesar Ibbetson (29 December 1759 – 13 October 1817) Title: Figures by stone bridge against a river highland landscape, beautifully detailed early w...
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Late 18th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Rural Life in Summer: 19th C Island Village Scene, Figures and Animals painting
By Charles Joshua Chaplin
Located in Norwich, GB
A wonderful and idyllic, mid 19th Century summery village scene, where a pretty young girl stands, knitting (perhaps she is secretly waiting for someone?), village women eat and work...
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Mid-19th Century French School Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 1800's Scottish Oil Painting, Figures in Highland Landscape Golden Light
By Patrick Nasmyth
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Circle of Patrick Nasmyth (1787-1831) British Title: A Highland Landscape with Figures in the foreground, Medium: Oil on Card, Inscribed on a label verso Size: car...
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Early 19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Figures in a Park
By Luigi Loir
Located in Broadway, GB
Signed 'Loir Luigi' (lower right). Framed: 20.3 x 25.3 inches. Luigi Loir, following from the breakthroughs of Impressionism, experimented with the usage of flat surfaces of colour...
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Late 19th Century Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Boating Around' Contemporary 3D Colourful painting of boats & figures in water
By Max Todd
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
'Boating Around' is a fun and vibrant contemporary 3D painting of boats in the water energetically creating a fun and dynamic work. Todd has created a work that is vibrant, colourfu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

1950's Modernist Signed Painting, Figures in French Town
Located in Cirencester, GB
French buildings by Bernard Labbe (French mid 20th century), signed, stamped verso original watercolor/ gouache painting on paper , overall size: 19.75 x 16.5 inches condition: ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Paintings

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Other

Early 19th Century Scottish Oil Painting Figures in Dramatic Highlands Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Scottish School, 19th century Title: The Scottish Highlands Medium: oil painting on board, framed frame: 12.25 x 15.5 inches canvas: 11.75 x 15.25 inches Proven...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Victorian English Oil Painting Figures in Rural Landscape by River Cottage
By Etty Horton
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: by Etty Horton, British late 19th century, signed Title: The Riverside Cottage Medium: oil on canvas, framed Framed: 16.5 x 24.5 inches Painting: 12 x 20 inches P...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century landscape oil painting of figures in a Dutch townscape
By Johannes Bartholomeus van Hove
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Johannes Bartholomeus van Hove Dutch, (1790-1880) Sitting in the Dutch Sunshine Oil on panel, signed Image size: 11 inches x 9.5 inches Size including frame: 16.25 inches x 14.75 inc...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Panel

"Place Du Tertre " Impressionist Oil Painting with Figures in Parisian Village
Located in New York, NY
This painting is a tremendously vivid and alive street scene from Paris in the 20th Century, depicting The Place du Tertre. This square is in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, France...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Girls with Balloons" Abstract Figures in Chanel Haute Couture Oil Painting
By Cindy Shaoul
Located in New York, NY
“Girl with Balloons” was created from a vision aritst Cindy Shaoul had during the height of the pandemic. She wanted to create a piece with a light heart but also translate a message...
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2010s Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Colorful French Fauvist 20th Century Oil Painting on Canvas, Figures in Street
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French Fauvist school, 20th century Title: figures in colorful street scene Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas: 24 x 20 inches Provenance: private c...
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Mid-20th Century Fauvist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

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Find a variety of figures in art paintings available on 1stDibs. A selection of these works in the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Expressionist styles can be found today in our inventory. There are many variations of these items available, from those made as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Adding a colorful piece of art to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — see the figures in art paintings on 1stDibs that include elements of brown, gray, beige, blue and more. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Henri Duhem, Elie Anatole Pavil, Jennings Tofel, Édouard Leon Cortès and Jean-Louis-Marcel Cosson are consistently popular. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, oil paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home.

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Figures in art paintings can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $3,661, while the lowest priced sells for $205 and the highest can go for as much as $59,732.

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1stDibs offers a wide variety of authentic Mark Shaw art for sale. If you are looking for art to add a pop of color to a neutral corner of your living room or bedroom, you can find work that includes elements of blue, purple and other colors. You can also browse art by medium to find Mark Shaw in digital print, giclée print, inkjet print and more. Much of the original work by this artist or collective was created during the 21st century and contemporary and is mostly associated with the abstract style. Not every interior allows for large Mark Shaw art, so small editions measuring 11 inches across are available. Customers who are interested in this artist might also find and find the work of. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $655 and tops out at $1,495, while the average work can sell for $980..

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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 abstract, landscape and still-life 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.

Questions About Figures In Art Paintings
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Figurative art is representational, depicting subjects found in the real world.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Figurative art depicts subjects from the real world, often  human figures.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Figurative art dates at least as far back as the cave paintings. The oldest known figurative painting, made nearly 40,000 years ago, was found in Borneo. 

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    Carved African wood figurines were typically spiritual in nature and were primarily in human form. The wood figurines were carved using ebony, teak, mahogany and iron wood. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic African wood figurines from some of the world’s top sellers.
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    Roy Lichtenstein painted Pop art to comment on geopolitical and social issues of his time. He patterned his work off of mass media like advertising and comic books to help convey his messages. On 1stDibs, shop a range of Roy Lichtenstein art.
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    Jamini Roy was an Indian artist whose paintings often reflected his Indian roots. Roy combined imagery from Indian folk art with Western motifs to create his unique modern works. Subjects ranged from paintings of legendary figures to everyday life in rural Bengal. His goal was to make art affordable to everyone. Browse a selection of Jamini Roy paintings on 1stDibs.
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    French artists Eugène Boudin is famous for painting landscape pieces throughout his life that influenced and represented the Impressionist art movement. He painted a range of pieces in 1892, including The Mill Saint-Cenery and Beaulieu: The Bay of Fourmis. On 1stDibs, find a range of authentic art by Boudin.

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Science Uncovers Hidden Truths behind Young Pablo Picasso’s Blue Period

From 1901 to 1904, Picasso limited his palette to bluish hues in producing some of his most famous early works. A new show looks at the recycled materials, hidden underpaintings, surprising influences and bohemian lifestyle that led to their creation.

An Inspiring Collage by Self-Taught Miami Artist Purvis Young

An Inspiring Collage by Self-Taught Miami Artist Purvis Young

In 1995, the artist embellished a found poster of Martin Luther King with visionary markings.

Why Jasper Johns Is So Much More Than a Maker of Aloof Pop Art

Why Jasper Johns Is So Much More Than a Maker of Aloof Pop Art

A retrospective spanning two major East Coast museums demonstrates Johns’s massive role in contemporary art history. © 2021 Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Philadelphia Museum of Art Photo Studio; Joseph Hu