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Huge 18th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Figures & Animals Arcadian
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Arcadian Landscape Italian School, 18th century oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas size: 32 x 40 inches condition: excellent condition for its age, fully restored. provenan...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Italian Old Master Fine Portrait of St. Nicholas
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
St. Nicholas of Tolentino (1245-1305) Italian School, 17th century oil painting on canvas, canvas: 10 x 8 inches provenance: private collection, Germany Very fine and rare 17th ce...
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17th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Huge Early 1700's Italian Old Master Oil Painting Neo Classical Palace Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Neo-Classical Arcadian Landscape Italian School, early 1700's oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 32 x 58 inches framed: 42 x 67.5 inches x 2.5 inches deep provenance: formerly wi...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

18th CENTURY ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL ON CANVAS - THE CRUCIFIXION CHRIST ON CROSS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"The Crucifixion" Italian School, 18th century oil painting on canvas (backed with card), framed painting: 26 x 13.75 inches framed: 28 x 15.75 inches provenance: private collectio...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

The Holy Family, Large 17th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Italian School, 17th century 'The Holy Family' oil painting on canvas, framed: 31 x 28 inches condition: excellent provenance: private collection, Paris
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Guardian Angel, 17th century Italian Old Master oil on copper
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Guardian Angel Italian School, 17th century Oil painting on copper, framed Framed size: 12 x 10.5 inches Fine quality early Italian Old Master oil on copper panel, dating to the 17t...
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17th Century Renaissance Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Joseph interpreting Dreams - Italian Old Master 17thC religious art oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely 17th century Old Master religious oil painting is from the Italian School. The subject is Joseph in prison interpreting the dreams of Pharoah's Baker and Butler. The bars...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Italian Old Master Oil - Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: 17th Century Italian School Title: The Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed Size: canvas: 21” x 16” (53.3 x 40.8cm) Pro...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

FINE 17th CENTURY ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING - FIGURES GARDENING LANDSCAPE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"The Working Landscape" Italian School, 17th century oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 42.5cm x 60cm framed: 50.5cm x 68cm Fine quality Italian Old Master oil painting on can...
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Mid-17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master painting, The Return of the Ark of Covenant
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Late 17th Century Italian School. The Return of the Ark on the Covenant, Oil on Canvas, in a Fine 17th Century Italian Frame, canvas: 40.25" x 49.75" (102.3 x 126cm) Fine quality an...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

17th century Italian old master portrait, of the head of a Saint with Greybeard
By Follower of Jacopo Bassano
Located in Woodbury, CT
17th-century Italian old master portrait, of the head of a Saint with Greybeard. Very interesting and well-painted study in oils of an old master head . The quality of the painting ...
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1660s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Italian Old Master Oil on Wood Panel Portrait of Female Saint
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian School, 17th century Title: Portrait of a Female Saint Medium: oil painting on wood Panel: 7.5 x 8.5 inches Provenance: private collection, France Condit...
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17th Century Renaissance Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Italian Landscape with Temple of Sibyl, Tivoli - Italian Old Master oil painting
By Giovanni Paolo Panini
Located in London, GB
This stunning Italian Capriccio Old Master landscape oil painting is attributed to circle of Giovanni Paolo Panini. Painted circa 1740 it is a fantastic view of the Temple of Sibyl, ...
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18th Century Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Maria Vittoria Queen of Portugal - Italian Old Master oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely Italian Old Master portrait oil painting is by Domenico Maria Sani. Painted circa 1732 the sitter is of Maria Anna Vittoria (1718 - 1788), daughter of Philip V and Elisa...
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Huge 1700's Italian Old Master Oil Figures in Classical Landscape with Animals
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures & Livestock in an Extensive Landscape circle of Marco Ricci (Italian 1676-1727) oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 16 x 40 inches provenance: previously with Thomas Agne...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

FINE 18TH/ 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN OLD MASTER DRAWING - HEAD PORTRAIT OF CHILD
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Old Master Drawing" Italian School, 18/19th century pencil/ charcoal/ sanguine drawing on paper, unframed paper size: 15.5 x 10 inches Fine quality 18/19th century Italian Old Mas...
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Mid-19th Century Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Pencil

c.1600 Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Old Man & Courtesan Woman
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Old Man and Courtesan Italian School, circa 1600 circle of Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557-1602) oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 60cm x 50cm framed: 71cm x 60cm provenan...
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Early 1600s Renaissance Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Saint in Prayer, 18th century Italian Old Master Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Praying Saint Italian School, 18th century oil painting on canvas, framed framed: 24 x 20 inches antique gilt frame provenance: private collection, Paris Condition report: the...
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th century Italian Old Master painting - Monk at prayer - Museum quality
Located in Antwerp, BE
Magnificent 17th century Italian Old Master painting of a monk at prayer The question of who painted this exquisite painting has long been a mystery. However, the painting can final...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Huge 18th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Ancient Castle & Drawbridge
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
A Castle and Drawbridge by a lake with mountains beyond Italian School, 18th century oil painting on canvas: 25 x 29.75 inches condition: relined, restored to a high standard, very...
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18th Century Baroque Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 1600's Italian Old Master Saint Clare of Assisi
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
St. Clare of Assisi (1194-1253) Italian School, early 1600's oil painting on copper framed framed size: 11.5 x 9.5 inches provenance: private collection, Paris Beautiful early port...
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Early 17th Century Renaissance Portrait Paintings

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Copper

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17th century Italian Old Master painting St. Peter the keys to heaven - Da Vinci
Located in Antwerp, BE
17th century Italian Old Master painting of St. Peter holding the keys to the kingdom of heaven This enigmatic Italian painting depicts saint Peter holding the keys to heaven. Accor...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fine 18th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Madonna & Child with Goldfinch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Madonna & Child, with Goldfinch 18th century Italian School oil painting on canvas within antique oval gilt frame overall size: 33 x 28 inches condition: very good indeed provena...
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18th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, 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

17th century religious Italian Old Master painting - Joseph before the Pharaoh
Located in Antwerp, BE
Giulio Carpioni (Venice 1613 – 1678 Verona) Joseph before the Pharaoh, c. 1660 Carpioni captures the moment in which Joseph stands before the Egyptian ruler, Pharaoh, having been s...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th century Italian Old Master Painting - Saint Louis IX - Rococo
Located in Antwerp, BE
Saint Louis IX, ca. 1725 Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis or Louis the Saint, was King of France from 1226 to 1270, and the most illustrious ...
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17th Century Rococo Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Early 18th Century Italian Old Master Tondo Oil Classical Landscape with Figures
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
A Classical Landscape with Figures Fishing Italian School, circa 1700 Oil On Canvas In a Carved Giltwood Frame, Circular painting: 23 x 23 inches Condition report: The painting is...
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18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

FINE 18thC ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING - FIGURE RESTING BEFORE SUNSET LAKE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian School, 18th century. Title: Sunset landscape with figure resting before a lake. Medium: oil painting on canvas, period gilt framed Size: canvas: 28 x 24 ...
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large 17th century Italian Old Master Painting Martyrdom of a Saint - Religious
Located in Antwerp, BE
Attributed to Pietro Montanini (Perugia 1619 – 1689) Martyrdom of a Saint, ca. 1640 Oil on canvas, 123.2*84.8 cm and with the frame 139*100 cm Pietro Montanini (1619-1689), also ca...
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17th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of an art Collector, Nazari Oil Paint 18th Century Italian Old master
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Bartolomeo Nazari (Bergamo 1693 - Milan 1758) attributable to Portrait of a gentleman as an art collector Oil painting on canvas - 88 x 74 cm, Framed 97 x 83 The beautiful portrait...
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18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Classical Landscape Figures
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures in Classical Landscape Italian School, 17th century circle of Salvator Rosa (Italian 1615-1673) oil painting on canvas: 34 x 58 inches framed: 38 x 62 inches condition: relin...
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17th Century Baroque Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Sorceress Circe Paint Oil on canvas 17th Century Italian Old master Guercino
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Bolognese school of the seventeenth century Entourage of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) The Sorceress Circe oil painting on canvas Dimensions (c...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Bella Landscape Venice Paint Oil on canvas 18th Century Italian Old master Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Gabriele Bella (Venice 1730 - Venice 1799) View of Venice with the Grand Canal from the Rialto Bridge (II / II)     About 1750/60 oil on canvas - 60 x 75 cm., framed 75 x 89 cm. Full...
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18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Classical Landscape Figures
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures in Classical Landscape Italian School, 17th century circle of Salvator Rosa (Italian 1615-1673) oil painting on canvas: 34 x 58 inches framed: 38 x 62 inches condition: relin...
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17th Century Baroque Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

18th century Italian Old Masters Red Chalk, Sanguine Putti with Sheaves of Wheat
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Old Masters Drawing of Putti with Sheaves of Wheat 18th century, Italian Red Chalk, pencil, laid paper 16 1/2 x 10 3/4 (22 1/2 x 16 1/4 frame) The passe-partout frame is original, m...
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18th Century Old Masters Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Chalk, Laid Paper

Molinari Emperor Great Roma Italy Old master Paint Oil on canvas 17th Century
By ANTONIO MOLINARI (Venice, 1655-1704)
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
ANTONIO MOLINARI (Venice, 1655-1704) The Emperor Nero in front of the body of Agrippina Oil on canvas, 117.5 x 125 cm. in frame 135 x 145 cm. The work is accompanied by expertise dr...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

FINE 17TH CENTURY ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL ON CANVAS - THE BATHING OF BATHSHEBA
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian School, 17th century Title: The Bathing of Bathsheba Medium: oil painting, on canvas Size: frame: 23 x 19 inches, canvas: 18 x 14 inches Provenanc...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Roman master carver 17th century (II/II) Mirror Gold Italy Old master Wood Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Pair of large oval-shaped baroque mirrors (II / II) Roman master carver of the seventeenth century Carved, lacquered and gilded wood Antique mercury silvered glass mirror 92 x 76 c...
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17th Century Baroque More Art

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Gold

Classical Italian 18th Century Old Master Oil Painting Shepherdess with Animals
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Shepherdess Italian School, circa 1700's oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas size: 25 x 31 inches condition: relined and former restoration, very presentable and in good cond...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

FINE EARLY 1700'S ITALIAN BAROQUE OLD MASTER - MARY MAGDALENE WITH CHERUBS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian School, early 18th century Title: Mary Magdalene attended by Cherubim Medium: oil painting on canvas laid on board, framed Size: painting: 34cm x 49cm ...
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Early 18th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th century Italian Horse Battle scene between Crusaders and their enemy
By Jacques Courtois
Located in Woodbury, CT
Fine Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master Battle Scene of the Crusades, oil on canvas. Grand scale extensive landscape view of a battle from the 1670-80 period, with cavalry fighting...
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Late 17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Italian School, Old Master Portrait of a gentleman
Located in Stoke, Hampshire
Italian School, Old Master Portrait of a gentleman Oil on copper Oval Image Size 4 x 2 3/4 in Framed Size 14 1/2 x 12 1/2 in
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Italian School, Old Master Portrait of a gentleman
Located in Stoke, Hampshire
Italian School, Old Master Portrait of a gentleman Oil on copper Oval Image Size 2 1/2 x 2in Framed Size 12 1/2 x 11 1/2 in
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait Paint Oil on canvas Old master 16/17th Century Italian Duca Old master
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Lombard school (late 16th - early 17th century) Portrait of the gentleman in dark suit with fur collar oil painting on canvas 86 x 65 cm. - in frame 112 x 92 cm. This fascinating p...
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16th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Landscape See Paint Oil on canvas Flemish Old master 18th Century Italian Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Flemish painter active in Italy in the eighteenth century Coastal landscape of the Mediterranean with architectures and figures Oil painting on canvas (69 x 88 cm., in frame 80 x 100...
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18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Antique Signed Old Master Italian Countryside Landscape Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique Italian signed landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1850. Signed. Framed. Image size, 9.75"L x 12.75"H.
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1850s Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Italian Arch - Old Master British art Italian landscape and ruins through arch
By (Circle of) Hubert Robert
Located in London, GB
A delightful and delicate oil on canvas attributed to Hubert Robert or circle of. It was painted in the late 19th century and depicts an extensive landscape as viewed through an arc...
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18th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Flowers Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century Italy Still-life Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Master of the Grotesque Vase (active in Rome and Naples in the first quarter of the 17th century) Still life of flowers in a classic vase oil on canvas 66 x 51 cm, In frame cm. 82 x...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Old Master Italian 17th Century portrait of a Young Girl.
Located in Woodbury, CT
Wonderful 17th-century portrait of a Young girl. Fabulous quality and in wonderful condition. The piece came from a private collection in Connecticut and has been cleaned and restore...
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1680s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

16th Century Italian Renaissance Old Master Portrait of a Procuratore
By Jacopo Bassano
Located in London, GB
Jacopo BASSANO (c. 1510-1592, Italian) Portrait of a Procuratore Oil on canvas 30 ¼ x 26 inches (including frame) Provenance: Lucien Bonaparte’s Collection (as Portrait of Doge Priu...
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16th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Italian Greyhound and Friends - Italian 17thC Old Master dog art oil painting
By Francesco Fieravino
Located in London, GB
This stunning Old Master 17th century oil portrait painting is attributed to Francesco Fieravino, an artist famous in his day for still lifes and carpets. This painting which dates t...
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17th Century Old Masters Animal Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Italian Landscape - Dutch Old Master art Grand Tour landscape oil painting
Located in London, GB
This simply stunning large Old Master landscape oil painting is attributed to noted Dutch artist Adriaen van Diest. Painted circa 1700 this Mediterranean Italian landscape painting h...
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Early 1700s Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Ceruti Portrait Old Man Paint Oil on canvas Old master 18th Century Italian Art
By Giacomo Ceruti known as Pitocchetto (Milan 1698 - 1767), attributable
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Venetian school of the early eighteenth century Giacomo Ceruti known as Pitocchetto (Milan 1698 - 1767), attributable Portrait of old man smiling mockingly oil on canvas, cm. 47 x ...
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18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

The Penitent Magdalene - Italian Baroque Old Master art portrait oil painting
By Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Il Guercino)
Located in London, GB
This stunning Italian Baroque Old Master portrait oil painting is attributed to the circle of Guercino, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591 - 1666) and it is ascribed verso. The paint...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Italian, 17th Century old master oil painting of the Annunciation
By Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Il Guercino)
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Circle of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Italian, 1591 – 1666) An annunciation Oil on canvas 30 x 45 in. (76.2 x 114.4 cm.)
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Self Portrait - 19th Century Italian Oil on Board Old Master Painting
By (after) Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino)
Located in Sevenoaks, GB
A very fine 19th century oil on board after the early 16th century original self portrait by Raphael that is owned by the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. Inscribed on the reverse. This wor...
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1880s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Board, Oil

Arcadian Italian Landscape - Old Master 17thC French oil painting herdsman sheep
By (Attributed to) Gaspard Dughet
Located in London, GB
A delicate oil on canvas landscape capriccio of an Arcadian landscape with figures and sheep and goats in the foreground. A stormy sky and blasted tree populate the landscape and the...
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17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Ansaldo Annunciation Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century Italian Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Giovanni Andrea Ansaldo (Genoa, Voltri 1584 - Genoa 1638) The Annunciation Oil on panel (100 x 82 cm, framed 111 x 93 cm) The beautiful Annunciation that we show you is the work of ...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Sculptress at Work - Italian 18thC Old Master art oil painting
Located in London, GB
This superb 18th century Old Master portrait oil painting is of a Sculptress. The painting is a bust length portrait of a beautiful young woman in a red dress with dark curly hair he...
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Landscape Nativity Religious Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century Italian
By Scipione Compagni, or Compagno (Naples, about 1624 - after 1680)
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Scipione Compagni, or Compagno (Naples, about 1624 - after 1680) Fantastic landscape with the Nativity of Christ and the appearance of the angel to the shepherds Oil painting on can...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

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