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Abstract, Acrylic, Dry Pastel, Pigment on Canvas,Blue by Indian Artist"In Stock"
By Tapas Ghosal
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Tapas Ghoshal - Untitled - 48 x 80 inches (unframed size) Acrylic, dry Pastel & Pigment on Canvas ** It will delivered in rolled form. Style : In Hindu philosophy, the 'Antahkaran' ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel, Oil, Acrylic, Pigment

Digital Dreams - Oil on Canvas - Blue Green Pink Pastel Colors
By Andrei Petrov
Located in New York, NY
This dreamy abstraction with subtle green, blue and pink pastel colors brings on canvas a poetic composition. The reference to a natural landscape is clearly there, yet not defined. ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Childhood, Acrylic Pastel Stick Papier-Mache Abstract Painting on Canvas
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Childhood, 2019 by a.muse is a 20” x 16” acrylic, pastel stick, sand, glue, papier-mache mixed media contemporary abstract painting on canvas. The painting is signed, titled, dated b...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Papier Mâché

Blue Beret, Paris, Acrylic Pastel Stick and Sand Abstract Painting on Canvas
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Blue Beret, 2019 by a.muse is a 20” x 16” acrylic, pastel stick, and sand contemporary abstract painting on canvas mounted on foamcore board. The painting is signed, titled, dated by...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

The Magician, Acrylic Sand Pastel Stick Contemporary Abstract Painting on Canvas
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
The Magician, 2019 by a.muse is a 24” x 18” acrylic, pastel stick, and sand abstract contemporary abstract portrait painting on canvas painting. The painting is signed, titled, dated...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Acrylic, Archival Paper

A Song For Kenny Kirkland - Large Black and White Painting on Canvas
By Bruce Rubenstein
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The large scale paintings of Bruce Rubenstein merge the creative attitudes of the two distinct art hot spots of New York and Los Angeles. Rubenstein's work has a rigid edge and stro...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

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Canvas, Charcoal, Oil Pastel, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Graceful Portrait of the Countess Carrobio Pastel on Canvas 1910 circa
Located in Rome, IT
Graceful Portrait of the Countess Carrobio with elegant white dress. Pastel on Canvas with finely carved gilt wood frame. Signed CFroschl . Carl Forsche 1848- 1934 . Austrian Painte...
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Early 20th Century Art Nouveau Figurative Paintings

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Pastel

Graceful Portrait of the Countess Carrobio Pastel on Canvas 1910 circa
Located in Rome, IT
Graceful Portrait of the Countess Carrobio with elegant white dress. Pastel on Canvas with finely carved gilt wood frame. Signed CFroschl . Carl Forsche 1848- 1934 . Austrian Painte...
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Early 20th Century Art Nouveau Figurative Paintings

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Pastel

Composition, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
By Miguel Machado Moura
Located in Yardley, PA
Oil pastels painting, linen canvas. :: Painting :: Modern :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: Ready to Hang: Yes :: Signed: Yes :...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Paintings

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Pastel

Untitled - Original Waxy Pastel on Canvased Cardboard by Mirko Basaldella
By Mirko Basaldella
Located in Roma, IT
Waxy pastel on canvased cardboard. Not dated (Mid 20th century). Includes wooden frame 47.5x37.7 cm. Signed by the artist. Very Good conditions. This artwork is shipped from Italy. ...
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Mid-20th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

Portrait of a Lady French 19th Century Painting Pastel on Canvas
Located in FR
19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Pastel on Canvas c1850-60 Indistinctly signed Unframed This has at some time been removed from its frame there is a small hole as shown in pho...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Pastel

My Stomach - Original Ink and Oil Pastel on Canvas by KEZIAT - 2020
Located in Roma, IT
My Stomach is a beautiful ink and oil pastel on canvas realized by the Italian artist KEZIAT in 2020. Hand-signed by the artist on the lower left. Perfect conditions. Certificate...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Pen

"Grid No.8", Discontinuous Storyboard Acrylic, Watercolor, and Pastel on Canvas
Located in Detroit, MI
"Grid No.8" is a multi-material canvas work that is part of his series on creating discontinuous storyboards that reflect the the way an innocent mind is forced to process the confus...
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2010s Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel, Acrylic, Watercolor

Alphabet soup, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
By Laurent Proneur
Located in Yardley, PA
Alphabet soup... try to find your name in it. It might be not possible just because. :: Painting :: Abstract Expressionism :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Pastel

Le Voyage, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
By Laurent Proneur
Located in Yardley, PA
Le voyage it's time to pack up and fly away from this place. :: Painting :: Abstract Expressionism :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the arti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Pastel

The Coast, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
Contemporary abstract painting, oil canvas :: Painting :: Abstract :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: Ready to Hang: Yes :: Sign...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Pastel

"Sherif" Acrylic and pastel on canvas 39" x 39" inch by lvovich
Located in Culver City, CA
"Sherif" Acrylic and pastel on canvas 39" x 39" inch by lvovich born in saint-petersburg, raised in moscow, attended various art courses, however never received a professional de...
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21st Century and Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

"Untitled (R'n'R)" Acrylic and pastel on canvas 39" x 39" inch by lvovich
Located in Culver City, CA
"Untitled (R'n'R)" Acrylic and pastel on canvas 39" x 39" inch by lvovich born in saint-petersburg, raised in moscow, attended various art courses, however never received a profe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Canvas

5.20 pm, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
By luca raimondi
Located in Yardley, PA
The work is an original painting, it is a hand made oil on canvas. This series of paintings is the result of over 13 years of live study of landscapes. Painting in the air, mounting...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Pastel

"Untitled (XB BB)" Acrylic and pastel on canvas 39" x 39" inch by lvovich
Located in Culver City, CA
"Untitled (XB BB" Acrylic and pastel on canvas 39" x 39" inch by lvovich born in saint-petersburg, raised in moscow, attended various art courses, however never received a profes...
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21st Century and Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

1780 Oval Pastel on Canvas Depiction of Queen Marie-Antoinette in Original Frame
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A French late 18th century pastel on canvas piece depicting Queen Marie-Antoinette by Marie-Geneviève Navarre in its original oval frame. This exquisite oval painting features Queen ...
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Antique Late 18th Century Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

«Teddy got lost» Pastel on Canvas by O. F. Hvidsten
By Ole Fredrik Hvidsten
Located in Oslo, NO
Signed and dated. O.F. Hvidsten is a Norwegian artist working with both sculptures and paintings. His works have a distinct urban look and feel with a rough but delicate touch. O. ...
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2010s Pop Art Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel

Enlightened, Buddha, Charcoal, Pastel on canvas, Black, Pink, Green "In Stock"
By Bratin Khan
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Bratin Khan - Enlightened - 30 x 24 inches (unframed size) Charcoal and Pastel on canvas Inclusive of shipment in a roll form. Style : Marked for the refined handling of line work a...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Pastel, Canvas, Charcoal

Come, rest over here, Ink, Oil, oil bar & pastel on canvas, 175 x 170 cm, 2021
By András Nagy-Sándor
Located in London, GB
Medium: Oil paint, oil bar and pastel on canvas Signature: On the back Condition: Brand new Certificate of Authenticity: Included In the studio, much of what Andras does is thinking...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Mixed Media

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Pastel, Oil

I'll be the moon, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
TITLE - I'll Be The Moon SIZE - 48Wx48Hx2D in INCHES "You be the sun, I'll be the moon- just let your light come shining through; and when night comes, just like the moon, I'l...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Pastel

Sunny day at the Lake, Painting, Pastels on Canvas
By Laurent Proneur
Located in Yardley, PA
Sunny day at the lake, nothing will alter a warm day by the water.. :: Painting :: Abstract Expressionism :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Pastel

«Når bæsjen er større enn pikken» Pastel on Canvas by O. F. Hvidsten
By Ole Fredrik Hvidsten
Located in Oslo, NO
Signed and dated. O.F. Hvidsten is a Norwegian artist working with both sculptures and paintings. His works have a distinct urban look and feel with a rough but delicate touch. O. ...
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2010s Pop Art Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel

Staro. 2019. acrylic and oil pastel on canvas, 50x50 cm
Located in Riga, LV
This abstract work represents artist's perception of the starry night, where the sky is an absorbing darkness with no limits. Expressive lines coming from the center radiate the ener...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

«We aim high to keep them down» Pastel on Canvas by O. F. Hvidsten
By Ole Fredrik Hvidsten
Located in Oslo, NO
Signed and dated. O.F. Hvidsten is a Norwegian artist working with both sculptures and paintings. His works have a distinct urban look and feel with a rough but delicate touch. O. ...
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2010s Pop Art Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel

"The Lost Craft," Figurative Pastel on Canvas Panel signed by Reginald K. Gee
By Reginald K. Gee
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"The Lost Craft" is an original pastel drawing on canvas panel by Reginald K. Gee. The artist signed the piece on the back. This features a man seated on a stool in a yellow interior...
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1980s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Pastel, Panel

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #3 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

«Some sort of failed multitasking» Pastel on Canvas by Ole Fredrik Hvidsten
By Ole Fredrik Hvidsten
Located in Oslo, NO
Signed and dated. O.F. Hvidsten is a Norwegian artist working with both sculptures and paintings. His works have a distinct urban look and feel with a rough but delicate touch. O. ...
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2010s Pop Art Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #7 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #8 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #4 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Graphite, Canvas, Oil

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #5 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #2 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

Between Heaven and Earth: Untitled #1 acrylic, graphite, oil pastels on canvas
By Stephanie Visser
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Stephanie Visser, a native of southwestern Michigan, was educated at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. She continued her education in fine arts and painting...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

"I Don't Know Either," Oil Pastel on Canvas Board Abstract by Reginald K. Gee
By Reginald K. Gee
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"I Don't Know Either" is an original oil pastel drawing on canvas board by Reginald K. Gee. The artist signed the piece in the lower right. It depicts multiple abstracted faces. 40...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Board

«De bare, vi bare, alle bare, rett i bare N» Pastel on Canvas by O. F. Hvidsten
By Ole Fredrik Hvidsten
Located in Oslo, NO
Signed and dated. O.F. Hvidsten is a Norwegian artist working with both sculptures and paintings. His works have a distinct urban look and feel with a rough but delicate touch. O. ...
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2010s Pop Art Figurative Paintings

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Pastel, Canvas

So Sorry (9,000,000 BC), surreal oil pastel on canvas, prehistoric creatures
Located in New York, NY
The biblical story of the fall naturally developed into an armature for this body of work because to me, this old universal narrative is also one that is intensely personal. One inte...
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2010s Contemporary Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel

La Cara. Original. Face, Acrylic Oil Pastel on Canvas,Vibrant, Abstract, Signed.
By Alisa Rawls
Located in London, GB
Born in 1988 in Elgin, Illinois to a Puerto Rican father and African American mother, Rawl's artwork is a fusion of the two cultures that also merges Abstract with modern art. Rawls ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Other Medium

Kennan Del Mar 'Black Hole on Yellow Gold' Painting, Oil and Pastel on Canvas
By Kennan Del Mar
Located in Chicago, IL
Mixed media with oil, oil pastel, colored pencil on canvas. Simple black flush frame by the artist. Entirely self-taught, Kennan Del Mar has no formal art background. However bas...
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2010s American Paintings

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Paint

Confidences - Original Pastel on Paper mounted on Canvas attr. to D. Enjorlas
Located in Roma, IT
Confidences is an original painting realized in the early 20th Century and attributed to the french painter Delphin Enjorlas (1857-1945). MIxed colored pastel on canvas. Very good ...
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Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

Heartbreaker (Shamanic) - Original oil on canvas - Signed
Located in Paris, FR
Hind Ziour (1995-) Heartbreaker, 2016 Oil painting and pastel on canvas Signed bottom right Titled and dated on the back On canvas 100 x 80 cm (c. 40 x 32 in) INFORMATION : Hind Z...
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2010s Street Art Abstract Paintings

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Oil Pastel, Oil

Portrait of Tattooed Man - Original Oil Paste on Canvas - Late 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of Tattooed Man is a colored artwork realized in the late XX century. Oil Pastel on Canvas. Signed R. Franco on the lower margin. The artwork represents a colored port...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Oil Pastel

Wait until the last leaves.., Oil & oil bar on canvas, 107 x 167 cm, 2021
By András Nagy-Sándor
Located in London, GB
Full title: wait until the last leaves of Autumn fall on your shoulder Medium: Oil paint, oil bar and pastel on canvas Signature: On the back Condition: Brand new Certificate of Auth...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Oil

"Elegy I," Contemporary figurative streetscape, acrylic and oil on canvas
Located in Charlotte, NC
J. Stacy Utley is a critically acclaimed artist whose work addresses complex narratives found within the African American diaspora. Utley is limitless in his experimentation with med...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Acrylic

"Elegy II," Contemporary figurative streetscape, acrylic and oil on canvas
Located in Charlotte, NC
J. Stacy Utley is a critically acclaimed artist whose work addresses complex narratives found within the African American diaspora. Utley is limitless in his experimentation with med...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Acrylic

"Special Pink Spot" Mixed Media on Canvas With Oil Pastel
By Zeal Harris
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Zeal Harris is known for creating seductive, caricaturesque, political, urban-vernacular, story paintings, with a blunt mix of high-brow/low-brow elements. Her micro-narratives offer...
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2010s Contemporary Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Mixed Media

Abstract, Round, Acrylic, Pastel, Pigment on Canvas, Brown,Black, Grey"In Stock"
By Tapas Ghosal
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Tapas Ghosal - Untitled - 24 x 24 inches (unframed size) Acrylic, Dry Pastel and Dry Pigment on Canvas *** Free shipping *** Style : In Hindu philosophy, the 'Antahkaran' refers to ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic, Pastel, Pigment

Pastel Grit, pink abstract expressionist painting on canvas
By Lisa Fellerson
Located in New York, NY
Acrylic on canvas
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Canvas

Benaras, Landscape, Acrylic, Pastel, Pigment on Canvas, Brown, Blue "In Stock"
By Tapas Ghosal
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Tapas Ghoshal - Untitled - 42 x 54 inches ( without framing ) Acrylic, dry Pastel & Pigment on Canvas Inclusive of shipment in roll form. Style : In Hindu philosophy, the 'Antahkar...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Pastel, Pigment, Canvas, Acrylic

Certain Bliss 10: Abstract Minimalist Painting on Canvas in White, Black, Red
By Hue-thi Hoffmaster
Located in Hudson, NY
Abstract minimalist color field painting with red, black, and off-white gesturally painted geometric forms against a solid off-white and black background "Certain Bliss No.10" by Hue...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Oil

In Pursuit of Quiet 3- Pastel Blue & Yellow Abstract Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in Charlotte, NC
Barbara Ellis is a non-objective abstract painter who lives and works in the Charlotte, NC Metro area. A native of New York City, her colorful paintings respond to dreams and musing...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel

What How Why, Pastel, Earth & Acrylic on canvas, Blue, Yellow, Red "In Stock"
By Arun Bain
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Arun Bain - What How Why - 12 x 12 x 3 inches (each) Soft Pastel, Earth color & Acrylic on canvas. Inclusive of shipment in roll form. Style : Arun Bain feels that paintings al...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Pastel, Acrylic

El Corazon, Original, Acrylic Pastel Oil Paint on Canvas, Heart Abstract. Signed
By Alisa Rawls
Located in London, GB
Born in 1988 in Elgin, Illinois to a Puerto Rican father and African American mother, Rawls's artwork is a fusion of the two cultures that also merges Abstract with modern art. Alisa...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Acrylic

"Battlefield" - acrylic, white grease, pencil oil pastel collage on Canvas
By Joan Scheibel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Joan Scheibel works in layers, working from light to dark. She is often asked about her process which she feels is more than just a process but is a way of life. She sees people and ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil Pastel, Mixed Media, Acrylic

The Sailor - Pastels mixed media Painting on Canvas by Andrés García-Peña
By Andrés García-Peña
Located in Maywood, NJ
The Sailor - Pastels mixed media Painting on Canvas by Andrés García-Peña The Sailor is a piece that was exhibited in "Outside the Box" a curated show at The Art Factory for the Pat...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil Pastel, Oil, Spray Paint, Other Medium, Canvas

Downtown - vinyl record post graffiti street art pastel drawing on canvas
By Lionel Pratt
Located in New York, NY
French Artist Lionel Pratt is a post graffiti / street art artist whose work is inspired by memories from his childhood, his passion for jazz music and his love for urban life. His m...
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2010s Street Art Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel

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Pastels On Canvas For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of pastels on canvas for sale on 1stDibs. There are many Abstract, Contemporary and Old Masters versions of these works for sale. These items have been made for many years, with versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add pastels on canvas that pop against an otherwise neutral space in your home, the works available on 1stDibs include that feature elements of gray, beige, brown, blue and more. Xavi Carbonell, Olympio, Tapas Ghosal, Stephanie Visser and Natalia Roman took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. Frequently made by artists working in canvas, fabric and paint, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much are Pastels On Canvas?

The average selling price for pastels on canvas we offer is $3,900, while they’re typically $375 on the low end and $120,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Paintings for You

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

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

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

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

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