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Loetz Vase Unknown Decor Phenomen Genre Signed, circa 1900
Located in Vienna, AT
This small vase with an Unknown Phenomen Decor embodies the idea of Art Nouveau glass. Its shape could be based on the shape of a flower pistil or a calyx, thus taking account of the...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

Vase Johann Loetz Witwe Decor Phenomena Genre 1/473 circa 1901 Signed
Located in Vienna, AT
This delightful vase is Loetz in a Classic style. Harmonious in its organic shape, the decor emphasizes the floral idea of the vessel. Our vase is remarkable due to its rather rare P...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Johann Loetz-Witwe, Vase Decor Argus Phenomen Genre 2/351, circa 1902
Located in Vienna, AT
The "Argus" decor is one of the most popular variants from the Phenomen Genres family and was created in 1902. With its silver oxide eyes and finely spun silver crumb threads, this d...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

A Summer Beauty - British Victorian genre art female portrait oil painting
By Edwin Roberts
Located in London, GB
This lovely portrait oil painting is by much exhibited British artist Edwin Roberts. The painting is an excellent example of Victorian romantic genre art and is of a Summer Beauty. T...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Woman Cooking in a Cottage Interior - Dutch Victorian genre art oil painting
Located in London, GB
This large charming Victorian genre interior oil painting is by a Dutch artist. Painted circa 1880 the composition is a woman attended a pot on a fire. She has vegetables to her left...
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1880s Victorian Interior Paintings

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Oil

Genre Scene
By Violet Oakley
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Left An oil on canvas en grisaille genre interior scene depicting a woman reading a letter with child and gentleman looking on.
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20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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Abstracted Genre -- The Family
By Michael Eggleston
Located in Soquel, CA
Evocative genre painting of a family in earth tones by San Francisco artist Michael William Eggleston (American, 20th century). Circa 2000. Unsigned, from a collection of the artists...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Genre De Decortication Paysanne Utilise Dans Les Rizieres#5MFN
Located in Haverstraw, NY
BUY NOW this original primitive painting signed by the late famous Haitian master Gervais Emmanuel Ducasse born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in December 1903 and died in 1988. This paint...
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21st Century and Contemporary More Art

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Board, Oil

Portrait of Chlorinda with Letter - British art Victorian genre oil painting
By George Wells
Located in London, GB
This charming oil portrait painting is by noted British Victorian artist George Wells. Painted circa 1880 we know the elegant sitter is Chlorinda but her relationship to Wells is unk...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century Genre Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautiful 19th century oil on canvas. Probably European but not sure. I do not see a signature. Housed in lovely burl wood frame which measures 30 1/4 inches wide by 22 1/2 high. Pai...
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19th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Cat and Dog - Victorian genre 1884 animal art oil painting
By Carl Suhrlandt
Located in London, GB
This superb Victorian animal portrait oil painting is by noted listed artist Carl Suhrlandt. Painted in 1884 it is a lovely portrait of a cat and dog in a living room at supper time....
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19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Oil

19th C, Romanticism, Genre Painting, Sheepstable
Located in brussel, BE
Pieter Plas placed himself with this pastoral scene in the tradition of the 17th-century painters and draughtsmen such as Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Karel du Jardin, Marcus de Bye an...
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19th Century Romantic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The School Room - Flemish 19th century art interior genre oil painting children
By Ferdinand de Braekeleer the Elder
Located in London, GB
This charming Flemish genre oil painting is by Ferdinand de Braekeleer the Elder. Painted circa 1850 it is a fine realist genre scene of the interior of a school room, a topic Braeke...
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19th Century Realist Interior Paintings

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Oil

Oil Painting Genre Scene 18th Century
By Theodore Levigne
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
LEVIGNE Théodore (1848-1912) Genre scene in 18th century : The Swing In The Park Oil on canvas signed low right Old original frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 72 X 100 cm (28,34...
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Late 19th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

A Jolly Time -- German Genre Tavern Painting, 1918
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful German genre painting of 17th century tavern scene in style of Franz Hals by Karl Josef Muller (German, 1864-1942) dated 1918. Signed and dated lower left corner "Karl Mull...
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1910s Realist Interior Paintings

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Linen, Oil

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Alonso PEREZ - Painting Genre Scene in Paris
By Alonso Perez
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
ALONSO PEREZ (1881 - 1914) Lady and Napoleon Soldier in the Street Oil on canvas signed and dated 1906 low right Dedication : Au sympathique maître et ami (effacé) en souvenir de son...
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Early 19th Century Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Mississippi River Boat, Genre Painting, Illustration, 1932
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Mississippi River Boat" is a figurative landscape painting, male figure resembling Clark Gable from Gone with the Wind by illustration and genre artist Mortimer Wilson. The 20" x 40...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Genre historical oil painting of a merchants guild
By Fritz Wagner
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Fritz Wagner German, (1896-1967) The Merchants Guild Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 31 inches x 38.5 inches Size including frame: 41.5 inches x 49 inches Fritz Wagner was a Ger...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Genre Scenes, Oil on canvas, Old master 18th Century Flemish
By Gerard Dou (Leiden 1613 - 1675)
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Follower of Gerard Dou (Leiden 1613 - 1675) Pair of genre scenes at the window b) Old woman at the window, next to her a boy playing by catching a mouse a) Seller of herring with chi...
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18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Large Italian genre painting by Antonio Ermolao Paoletti
By Antonio Ermolao Paoletti
Located in London, GB
Large Italian genre painting by Antonio Ermolao Paoletti Italian, late 19th Century Frame: Height 64cm, width 84cm, depth 8cm Canvas: Height 40cm, width 60cm, depth 2cm This fine pa...
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Late 19th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Uczta XIII" or Feast Modern Surrealist Genre Painting
By Romuald Oramus
Located in Houston, TX
Red tonal surrealist genre scene of two male figures sitting at a dining table with turkeys marching over the surface. The piece is signed and dated by the artist on the back of the ...
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1980s Modern Animal Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Genre Painting -- The Pipe Smoker
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful genre painting from 18th Century of pipe smoker. Signed lower right edge with monogram "I I E". Oil paint on copper. Condition: good: minor wear/rubbing from frame's rabbet...
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Mid-17th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Copper

Dressing Room, surrealist genre scene oil painting, 2017
By Joshua Flint
Located in New York, NY
JOSHUA FLINT stages the scenes of his paintings using elements drawn from archival images and found photographs. Flint interjects a slippage between the narrative in the composition ...
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2010s Surrealist Interior Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Painting 19th Century Romantic Courtiers Genre Scene
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Courtiers Party in the Park in 18th Century In the Taste of Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743) Oil on canvas Frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 73 X 59 cm Dim frame : 100 X 87 cm
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1850s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

William Hahn Genre View dated 1879 depicting children
By William Hahn
Located in Hallowell, ME
22" x 32" oil painting on canvas signed prominently lower right, Wm Hahn, NY, 1879 The frame is a custom gold leaf reproduction 31" x 40" and weighs 23 pounds in the frame. Born in...
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1870s Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century Painting Interior and Genre Scene
By Jean Alexandre Rémy Couder
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
COUDER Alexandre Jean Rémy (1808-1879) Reading on the sofa Oil on canvas signed low left Old original frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 47 X 39 cm Dim frame : 70 X 61 cm Ce...
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1860s Old Masters Interior Paintings

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Oil

Genre Scene At The Barbershop Central European School 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. Central European School. The scene is set in the shop of a barber, who is intent on cutting a man's hair under the watchful eye of other customers and, above all, of s...
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18th Century Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th C., Baroque, Genre Painting, Stop of the Travelers
Located in brussel, BE
As the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman often did, this artist painted travellers stopping at an inn or a farm. One of the men got off his horse to urinate against the facade of the b...
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17th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Evening Chat - 21st Century Contemporary Genre Oil Painting
By Samir Rakhmanov
Located in Singapore, SG
An exquisite colourist and a strong advocate of realistic traditions, Samir Rakhmanov creates work that exhibits an effortless and elegant aura. Luminous and fresh, each piece feels ...
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2010s Minimalist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

19th Century genre oil painting of children playing
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Reuben Hunt British, (1857-1938) Taking Aim Oil on canvas, signed & dated (18)84 Image size: 19.5 inches x 29.5 inches Size including frame: 25.25 inches x 35.25 inches Reuben Hunt...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Going To Market A Large English Genre Scene with Cattle
By Charles Collins
Located in London, GB
Alfred Jerome Charles Collins (1851-1921) Going To The Fair 176 x 88cm Canvas / 198 x 110cm frame Charles Collins was born in Hampstead. He began painting landscapes with cattle a...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Oil

Genre animal oil painting of a West Highland Terrier dog
By Samuel Fulton
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Samuel Fulton Scottish, (1855-1941) A West Highland Terrier Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1921 Image size: 17.5 inches x 13.5 inches Size including frame: 26.5 inches x 22.5 inches ...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'In the Kitchen', 19th Century Flemish Genre Painting
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Style of Richard Brakenburgh (Dutch 1650-1702) and painted circa 1820. Displayed in a shot silk mat with gilded slip within an 18th century, Dutch Ripple frame. Framed Dimensions: 16...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil

"Sewing," Lucie Walsh, British Impressionist, ca. 1905, figurative, genre
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Listed, twentieth century British artist Lucie E. Walsh lived and painted in London, Walton-on-Thames, St. Ives and Cornwall, among others. Walsh exhibited at the Royal Society of Po...
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Early 1900s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Painting 19th century Genre Scene Landscape With Characters
By Eduard Niczky
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Niczky Edouard (1850 – 1919) Love date in 19th century Oil on canvas signed low left Old original frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 61 X 52 cm Dim frame : 76 X 66 cm Certificate ...
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1880s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Motor Lodge, surrealist oil on paper figurative genre scene
By Sharon Shapiro
Located in New York, NY
SHARON SHAPIRO’s paintings and collages explicate and untangle the multilateral constructions of the female self. Layers and fragments of oil paint and collage mingle with references...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of a cavalier
By Casimir van den Daele
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Casimir van den Daele Belgian, (1818-1880) A Fine Moustache Oil on panel, signed & dated 1857 Image size: 21.25 inches x 28.5 inches Size including frame: 28.25 inches x 35.5 inches ...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

British School Genre View, Oil on Panel, circa 1870.
Located in Hallowell, ME
Oil on wood panel, bearing monogram lower left (FG) I cannot identify and with label glued verso suggesting it is Frederick Goodall British 1822-1904 Good paintings come in good fra...
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Late 19th Century Realist Interior Paintings

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Oil

19th Century genre painting of a maiden holding flowers
By William Oliver
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
William Oliver British, (1823-1901) The Flower Maiden Oil on canvas, signed, Image size: 36 inches x 24 inches Size including frame: 47.25 inches x 35.25 inches William Oliver Will...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of a courtship
By Henry Gillard Glindoni
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Henry Gillard Glindoni British, (1852-1913) The Suitor Oil on canvas, signed & dated 'Jan 1908' Image size: 27.5 inches x 35.5 inches Size including frame: 41 inches x 49 inches Hen...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Genre Scenes Paintings in pair - French School 19th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
French School 19th Century in the taste of WATTEAU - Two oils on canvas by pair - Wedding and Baptism in the Park of the Castle - Old frames re-gilded with gold leaves - Dim canvas :...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Mother and Child, A genre scene 19th / 20th Century
By Bernard De Hoog
Located in London, GB
‘Mother and Child by Johann Bernard De Hoog (1866-1943) Oil on Canvas.Signed. Size: 56cm x 45cm. Bernard de Hoog (born November 19, 1867 in Amsterdam, died in The Hague, 1943) was...
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Late 19th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Italian genre oil painting of an interior by Eugenio Zampighi
By Eugenio Zampighi
Located in London, GB
This fine genre painting is by the Italian artist Eugenio Zampighi. The painting depicts a genre scene—that is, something lifted from everyday life and not drawn from the landscape o...
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Early 1900s Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Painting 19th century French School Genre Scene Interior Portrait
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
French School 19th century Close to François Xavier FABRE (1766-1837) The Princess and The Chaperone Oil on canvas One can read on the reverse "Fabre Fecit" and the name and address ...
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1850s Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a woman spinning wool
By Jonathan Pratt
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Jonathan Pratt British, (1835-1911) Spinning Wool Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 12 inches x 17.75 inches Size including frame: 17.25 inches x 23 inches Jonathan Pratt was born ...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Genre oil painting of Queen Elizabeth I with Sir Francis Drake
By Frank Moss Bennett
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Frank Moss Bennett British, (1874-1952) Queen Elizabeth & Sir Francis Drake Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1943 Image size: 10 inches x 14 inches Size including frame: 15.75 inches x...
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20th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pair of genre portrait paintings by Italian artist Giovanni Bragolin
Located in London, GB
Pair of genre portrait paintings by Italian artist Giovanni Bragolin Italian, 20th Century Frame: Height 85cm, width 65cm, depth 5cm Canvas: Height 70cm, width 50cm, depth 1cm This ...
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20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sleepwalking 2020 #4, dramatic, black & white, noir, mystery, genre
By Tom Bennett
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dramatic imagery from Tom Bennett’s series of black and white monotypes, blending surrealistic mindscapes with stark realism About Tom Bennett: With quick brushstrokes, Tom Bennett ...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Monotype

Angels with Dirty Faces, multicolored surrealist oil genre painting, 2017
By Joshua Flint
Located in New York, NY
JOSHUA FLINT stages the scenes of his paintings using elements drawn from archival images and found photographs. Flint interjects a slippage between the narrative in the composition ...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

20th Century Italian Marquetry Panel Depicting a Genre Scene
Located in Milan, IT
Italian marquetry panel inlaid in different colored fruitwoods, cherry, walnut, pearwood and boxwood, depicting an interior comic scenes, a genre scene with drunk figures, maids, dog...
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Late 20th Century Italian Decorative Art

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Boxwood, Fruitwood, Cherry, Pearwood, Walnut

19th Century genre oil painting of cardinals and a soldier
By Henri Adolphe Laissement
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Henri Adolphe Laissement French, (1854-1921) Let Him Sit Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 30.5 inches x 43.5 inches Size including frame: 41.5 inches x 54.5 inches The inscriptio...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Genre oil painting of three classically dressed women in a garden
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Oliver Rhys British, (1854-1907) In the Garden Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1902 Image size: 18 inches x 14 inches Size including frame: 24.25 inches x 20.25 inches William Oliver...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of soldiers surrendering
By Robert Alexander Hillingford
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Robert Alexander Hillingford British, (1828-1904) Surrender at *Blenheim Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 17.75 inches x 23.75 inches Size including frame: 24.25 inches x 30.25 in...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Cafe Max, red and bright color, music, genre, night club
By Stephen Basso
Located in Brooklyn, NY
*ABOUT Stephen Basso Stephen Basso's highly original pastels and oil paintings are romantic, yet thought provoking fantasies. His whimsical works are alive with boundless imagina...
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2010s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a maiden pouring tea
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Pierre-Louis Bouchard French, (1831-1889) Une Bonne Tasse de Thé Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 23 inches x 13.75 inches Size including frame: 35 inches x 25.75 inches Pierre Lo...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a mother and daughter
By George Goodwin Kilburne
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
George Goodwin Kilburne British, (1839-1924) A Tender Moment Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 15.75 inches x 12.75 inches Size including frame: 20.5 inches x 17.5 inches George G...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a women by a pond
By Ernest Walbourn
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Ernest Walbourn British, (1872-1927) By the Pond Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 24 inches x 36 inches Size including frame: 31.5 inches x 43.5 inches Ernest Walbourn was painter ...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Vintage Clown Comedy "The Loser" Genre Scene Interior Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist interior painting of sad clown. Oil on board, circa 1964. Signed lower right. Image size, 8.5L x 13.5H. Framing available
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1940s Modern Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th century painting of Native Americans - Historical Genre America Wigwam
By George Catlin
Located in Antwerp, BE
19th century painting of Native Americans, painted likely ca. 1840-1860s, in the spirit of George Catlin. This rare painting is very finely painted and given the detailed rendering ...
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19th Century Hudson River School Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

British School Genre View of a Boy and a Dog, circa 1830-50
Located in Hallowell, ME
English school genre view of a boy sipping toddy with his spaniel. In wonderful oak frame, possibly originally ebonized. An early work
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Early 19th Century English School Figurative Paintings

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Oil

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How Much is a Genre Art?

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