Skip to main content

Portrait Poet

Portrait of Young Poet (Dylan Thomas)
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Portrait of Young Poet (Dylan Thomas) Woodcut, c. 1967 Signed and titled in pencil (see photos) Edition: c. 25 impressions Most probably created while Takahara was collaborating with...
Category

1960s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Woodcut

The Poet's Son Billie 1898
By Arnold Genthe
Located in Soquel, CA
Late 19th century portrait of a young boy by Arnold Genthe (German, 1869-1942). Signed "Arnold Genthe" lower left. "Billie 11 mo." on verso in the artists hand. Unframed. Image size,...
Category

1890s Realist Portrait Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Portrait Etching of English Victorian Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning
By William Harry Warren Bicknell
Located in Houston, TX
Etching of a woman dressed in turn of the century attire looking out at the viewer. The work is signed in pencil by the artist. The etching is not framed. Artist Biography: William...
Category

1910s Naturalistic Portrait Prints

Materials

Etching

THE POET
By Mauricio Lasansky
Located in Portland, ME
Lasansky, Mauricio. PORTRAIT OF A POET (THE POET). engraving, etching, soft ground, water ground, drypoint, electric stippler, 1962. 15 x 16 inches. 395 x 406 mm. Edition of 40. Sign...
Category

1960s Portrait Prints

Materials

Adhesive, Engraving, Etching

Allen Ginsberg, American Poet and Gay Activist
Located in New York, NY
Portrait of the poet Allen Ginsberg giving a recital of his iconic American work, "Howl" in Washington Square Park in August 1966. Ginsberg (1926 – 1997) was one of the leading figur...
Category

1960s Realist Portrait Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper

Frances Sargent Osgood, American poet, antique portrait engraving print, 1872
By Alonzo Chappel
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Frances Sargent Osgood' Steel-engraving after the painting by Chappel. 1872. Facsimile signature below the image. Frances Sargent Osgood (1811-1850) was an American poet and one o...
Category

Early 19th Century Victorian Portrait Prints

Materials

Engraving

Eliza Cook, English author and Chartist poet, antique portrait engraving print
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Eliza Cook' Steel-engraving after a photograph by John Watkins, 1872. Facsimile signature below the image. Eliza Cook (1818 - 1889) was an English author, Chartist poet and writer...
Category

Early 19th Century Victorian Portrait Prints

Materials

Engraving

Joseph Addison: 18th C. Portrait of Philosopher, Poet, Playwright and Politician
By Jacobus Houbraken
Located in Alamo, CA
This is an 18th century copperplate engraved portrait of Joseph Addison, Esq. by Jacobus Houbraken after a painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller, from "The Heads of Illustrious Persons of ...
Category

1740s Portrait Prints

Materials

Engraving

Turn of the Century Photograph -- The Poet's Son Billie, 1898
By Arnold Genthe
Located in Soquel, CA
Late 19th century portrait of a young boy by Arnold Genthe (German/American, 19th-20th C), 1898. Signed "Arnold Genthe" lower left. "Billie, 11 mo." on verso. Son of an American poet...
Category

1890s Realist Portrait Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Jim Dine Rimbaud, the Coffee Exporter poet portrait drawing in earth tone sepia
By Jim Dine
Located in New York, NY
Jim Dine has expertly sketched the accomplished French poet and coffee trader Arthur Rimbaud. A vignette of dark brown surrounds his thin, fine features, which are defined with a flu...
Category

1970s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Etching

" American Poet" Jim Morrison, The Doors, New York City, 1967
By Joel Brodsky
Located in New York, NY
This is a very rare Archival pigment print of Jim Morrison, taken at the photographer's studio in New York City, 1967. Limited Edition Estate Stamped Other sizes available. Next ava...
Category

20th Century Portrait Photography

Materials

Pigment

Poet's Augury (Round Portrait Drawing in Blue Pastel by Kahn & Selesnick)
By Nicholas Kahn & Richard Selesnick
Located in Hudson, NY
Whimsical portrait drawing of a young man on circular paper in blue pastel and conte crayon Portrait is made on handmade Indian cotton paper 22 inch diameter About the work: In the...
Category

2010s Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Conté, Crayon, Oil Pastel

André Favory (1889-1937) Portrait of the poet Jacques Portail, 1923, red chalk
By André Favory
Located in Paris, FR
André Favory (1889-1937) Portrait of the poet Jacques Portail, 1923 red chalk on paper 33 x 25 cm Signed and dated on the lower right Titled on the reverse of the sheet with pencil ...
Category

1920s Art Deco Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Chalk

Homer, the Greek poet. Classical sculpture engraving, c1800
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
The Townley Homer. Stipple engraving, by Luigi Schiavonetti after A Tendi. Luigi Schiavonetti was one of England's most famous stipple engravers. Born in Italy, at the age of thir...
Category

Early 19th Century Victorian Portrait Prints

Materials

Engraving

The Poet, Young Woman - Lithograph signed in the plate (Leda 1960)
By Amedeo Modigliani
Located in Paris, FR
Amedeo MODIGLIANI (1884-1920) (after) The Poet, Young Woman Lithograph and stencil after a drawing from the artist Signed in the plate On Arches vellum 48 x 36 cm (c. 19 x 14,2 in) ...
Category

1910s Modern Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Sappho, poet, Ancient Greek, C18th Grand Tour Classical antique engraving print
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Saffo' (Sappho) Copper-line engraving by Carlo Gregori after Giovanni Domenico Campiglia. Plate number top right corner of image. Giovanni Domenico Campiglia (1692–1768) was an It...
Category

Mid-18th Century Renaissance Portrait Prints

Materials

Engraving

Le Printemps des Poètes (Portrait Relief d'Arman)
By Yves Klein
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
An original offset-lithograph poster on smooth wove paper after French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962) titled "Le Printemps des Poètes (Portrait Relief d'Arman)", 2015. Edition size un...
Category

2010s Modern Nude Prints

Materials

Lithograph, Offset

"Barbara S. Poet" Bay Area Figurative Portrait in Oil, 1978
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1978 oil on canvas figure painting with dark red and black entitled "Barbara S. Poet" is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San...
Category

1970s American Modern Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Portrait of a Poet" four-color print engraved on metal by etching in colors
By Alex Lazard
Located in Queretaro, Queretaro
Title: Portrait of a Poet Etching and soft-ground etching, in colors, 2017. Edtion of 30 printed on hand-made 100% cotton paper. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. In excellent ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Prints

Materials

Etching

Get Updated with New Arrivals
Save "Portrait Poet", and we’ll notify you when there are new listings in this category.

Recent Sales

Claude Jospeh Dorat portrait - poet by Nicolas Dupin - Engraving - 18th Century
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
Subject: Antique Master Print, titled: 'M. Dorat.' - Portrait of the poet and author Claude Jospeh Dorat. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Ref: IFF 102. Artists a...
Category

1770s Contemporary More Prints

Materials

Engraving

Portrait of John Ashbery (PORTRAIT OF AMERICAN POET, ENCAUSTIC PAINTING)
By John MacWhinnie
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Portrait of John Ashbery (PORTRAIT OF AMERICAN POET, ENCAUSTIC PAINTING) Oil on panel H 75.5" x W 65.5" 2018 About John MacWhinnie Born in Rockville Centre, NY on April 22, 1945....
Category

2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Charles Bukowski (The Poet's Portrait: #1, De Longpre Street Apartment)
By Sam Cherry
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Sam Cherry Charles Bukowski (The Poet's Portrait: #1, De Longpre Street Apartment), 1970/2008 Silver gelatin print on archival fiber based paper. Framed. 11 x 14 inches Edition of 5 ...
Category

1970s Portrait Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Two Poets Singing Beautifully
By Jim Dine
Located in Los Angeles, CA
2016 Etching and collograph on Bright White Hahnemuhle paper Sheet: 57-1/2" x 84-1/2" (146 x 214.6 cm) Image: 52-3/4" x 80" (134 x 203.2 cm) Edition of 12
Category

2010s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Paper, Etching

The poet Antoinette Delhoullieres by Lambrecht Cause - Engraving - 18th Century
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'D.e Ant te de la garde [..]' - Portrait of the poet Antoinette Delhoullieres. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Artists and Engrav...
Category

1730s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Engraving

Portrait of an unknown man, possibly a poet
By Jan van Bijlert
Located in New York, NY
Provenance: Sale, Sotheby’s, London, April 24, 2007, lot 290; Private Collection, Great Britain. In the seventeenth century it was common for Dutch artists to journey to Italy upon...
Portrait of August Vermeylen, Belgian Poet, by Achiel Van Sassenbrouck
By Achiel Van Sassenbrouck
Located in Antwerpen, BE
Painting, oil on canvas, portrait of the poet August Vermeylen, signed by Achiel Van Sassenbrouck Achiel Van Sassenbrouck (Bruges 25 November 1886 - Gent 3 October 1979) was a Belgi...
Category

Early 20th Century Belgian Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Portrait of Dante Thumbnail, Italian Painting Late 18th Century Oil Poet Writer
Located in Rome, Italy
Ritratto di Dante Thumbnail Pittore Italiano, late 18th century Dante Alighieri, or Alighiero, baptized During of Alighiero degli Alighieri and also known by the name Dante, of ...
Category

Antique 1790s Italian Paintings

Materials

Wood

Portrait of Literate, Giuseppe Bezzuoli Oil on Canvans Poet Writer, 19th Century
By Giuseppe Bezzuoli
Located in Rome, Italy
Giuseppe Bezzuoli (Firenze 1784 - Firenze 1855) Portrait perhaps Poet or Writer Provenance: Important Roman collection Not signed He was a painter of historical subjects, he ex...
Category

Antique 1830s Italian Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Portrait of the novellist and poet George de Scudery. - Engraving - 18th Century
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
Subject: Antique Master Print, titled: 'George de Scuderi.' - Portrait of the novellist and poet George de Scudery. Description: Published by Desrochers in Paris. Provenance: Unid...
Category

1720s Contemporary More Prints

Materials

Engraving

Portrait of the poet Wilhelm Wailblinger with Gulf of Naples and Vesuvio vulcan
Located in Rome, IT
Inscibed lower center: Adesso beveremo Lacryma Christi Carl Jacob Lindstrom was a Swedish artist. He was born 8 April 1800 in Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden and died probably in 18...
Category

1830s Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Haiku Poet
By Sax Berlin
Located in Brecon, Powys
A beautiful painting from Berlin expressing the essence of the piece while retaining mystery. True to the form of Haiku this work describes rather than explains, alluding to the poet...
Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Bearded Poet" Modern Abstract Figurative Portrait Painting of a Gentleman
Located in Houston, TX
Modern abstract figurative portrait painting by Houston, TX artist David Adickes. The work features a central bearded male figure set against a black background. Currently hung a dec...
Category

1980s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Distemper Painting, Portrait of San Francisco poet Madeline Gleason, Circa 1960s
By Alysanne McGaffey
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1960's distemper painting portrait of San Francisco poet Madeline Gleason is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). This piece was exhibited at a one-woman show...
Category

1960s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Paint, Paper

Portrait of a Gentleman Poet c.1760, Antique Oil Painting, Homer Virgil Gellert
Located in London, GB
It is clear that the artist of this portrait was a connoisseur of the face, employing a theatrical, spot lit effect that teases out an enhanced psychology from the sitter. With its ...
Category

18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Poet Judith Madan (1702-1781)
By Jonathan Richardson the Elder
Located in Bath, Somerset
Portrait of the English poet Judith Madan (1702-1781), standing three-quarter length in a classical landscape wearing an oyster coloured gown with blue cloak, holding her quill besid...
Category

Early 18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

David Adickes - Early Poet Painting Miguel De Cervantes
Located in Houston, TX
Wonderful David Adickes Poet Portrait featured on the cover of El Ignesioso Hidalgo Don Quijote De La Mancha- Miguel De Cervantes. 1968. Barcelona. We have the book along with the pa...
Category

1960s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

After Palma Vecchio - Fine Early 20th Century Watercolour, Portrait of a Poet
Located in Corsham, GB
This very fine Italian School watercolour portrait displays typical and distinct characteristics of the High Renaissance period, such as contrasting tone and compositional order. Aft...
Category

20th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Portrait of Poet Anne Waldman
By Peter Hujar
Located in New York, NY
Vintage gelatin silver print Signed in black ink, l.r. 20 x 16 inches, sheet 15 x 15 inches, image This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City.
Category

1970s Contemporary Black and White Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Poet, mixed media portrait of woman in suit, 13" x 6.5"
By Deirdre O'Connell
Located in New York, NY
The initial drawings began as many drafts on paper that I photographed on my iPad, worked on with a painting app, printed out, drew over again and finally cut out and glued onto wood...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Silver

"The Poet," Grove Sheldon Gilbert, oil on linen, romantic, portrait, ca 1860-70
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Born in Clinton, New York in 1805, genre and portrait artist Grove Sheldon Gilbert painted and taught in Leroy and Niagara. Shortly after, he established a studio in Rochester, New ...
Category

1860s Romantic Portrait Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Jean de La Fontaine - 17th Century French Portrait Oil Painting of Famous Poet
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
A fine 17th century portrait oil on canvas depicting the important French poet and fabulist Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695). The painting was in the collection of a prominent English...
Category

Late 17th Century Academic Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

"The Last Impression-Poet Laureate," Woodcut Print on Rice Paper, circa 1950
By Leonard Baskin
Located in Long Island City, NY
This woodcut print was created by American artist Leonard Baskin. Baskin is well known for his somewhat grotesque, intricate, surreal drawings and natural subject matter. This print ...
Category

1950s Surrealist Portrait Prints

Materials

Rice Paper, Woodcut

The Poet Male Portrait Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3414 Male Portrait ,acrylic on canvas applied to a board, displayed in a white -wood frame, signed by Fez.Image size 10 H x 8 W
Category

1970s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

  • The Poet Male Portrait Painting
  • The Poet Male Portrait Painting
  • The Poet Male Portrait Painting
  • The Poet Male Portrait Painting
H 13.50 in. W 11.75 in. D 2 in.
Self Portrait of the Poet; New York Outsider Woman Artist
By Hyacinthe Hill
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed verso, 'Hyacinthe Hill' (American, 1920-1989) with artist address and painted circa 1955. A striking mid-century work by this notable New York artist and poet showing her fla...
Category

1950s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Koshiro Onchi Japanese Woodblock Print Portrait of the Poet Hagiwara Sakutaro
Located in Studio City, CA
An iconic woodblock print by Koshiro Onchi who was one of the leading Japanese printmakers of the 20th century. This, his most renowned and widely recognized representational work, w...
Category

Vintage 1950s Japanese Showa Prints

Materials

Paper

Portrait of a Poet: Kenneth Koch
By Alex Katz
Located in New York, NY
Lithograph in five colors 27 5/8 x 22 inches Edition: 200, plus artist proofs Arches paper Printed by Mourlot Graphics, New York Published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York
Category

1970s Prints and Multiples

Materials

Lithograph

Pablo PICASSO (after) : Symbolist Poet - pochoir - 500 copies - 1963
Located in Paris, FR
Pablo PICASSO (after) Symbolist Poet Original pochoir (Jacomet process : lithograph enhanced with oil charcoal) After an original drawing done in Barcelona 1899 Plate signed Pencil ...
Category

1960s Realist Portrait Prints

Materials

Stencil

Takeshi Takahara woodcut print - "Portrait of Young Poet"
Located in San Francisco, CA
Takeshi Takahara, Japanese-born American, is a master printmaker who today uses the intaglio process to produce his dramatic prints. This early piece, a woodblock print, was created ...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Drawings

Miniature Water Color Portrait of John Milton, Poet & Defender of Freedom
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This pleasant looking water color of a curly reddish brown haired man is probably an early copy of an original now in the possession of the Morgan Library. It is believed to be a po...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Baroque Paintings

Miniature Water Color Portrait of John Milton, Poet & Defender of Freedom
Located in Chicago, IL
This pleasant looking water color of a curly reddish brown haired man is probably an early copy of an original now in the possession of the Morgan Library. It is believed to be a po...
Category

English Chain Necklaces

Jean Cocteau Colored Lithograph, Head of the Poet and Portrait of Arthur Rimbaud
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Tucson, AZ
Jean Cocteau, Original colored lithograph on creme paper. Head of the Poet and Portrait of Arthur Rimbaud. Edition 34/97. Signed lower right. New frame, acid free mat, and UV glass m...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Paper

Miniature Water Color Portrait of John Milton, Poet & Defender of Freedom
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This pleasant looking water color of a curly reddish brown haired man is probably an early copy of an original now in the possession of the Morgan Library. It is believed to be a por...
Category

18th Century and Earlier Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Portrait Poet For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact portrait poet you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Find Modern versions now, or shop for Modern creations for a more modern example of these cherished works. Making the right choice when shopping for a portrait poet may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 18th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right portrait poet for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, beige, brown and orange. A portrait poet from Jim Dine, Alysanne McGaffey, David Adickes, Agata Stomma and Alex Lazard — each of whom created distinctive versions of this kind of work — is worth considering. Artworks like these — often created in paint, oil paint and engraving — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much is a Portrait Poet?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a portrait poet in our inventory may begin at $95 and can go as high as $60,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,025.