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Surreal Oil Painting on Large Canvas Angel Deliverance
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3911 large surreal oil painting on canvas unframed.
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Vintage 1970s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Vintage Surreal Oil Painting on Canvas c.1940s to 1950s.
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage Surreal Oil Painting on Canvas c.1940s to 1950s. Classic Surrealism brought to life on canvas by a very talented artist. The painting has no visible signature. Canvas dimen...
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Mid-20th Century Surrealist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Going Steady, Surreal Oil Painting, circa 1964
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Shirley Kaplan, American Title: Going Steady Year: circa 1964 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed lower right, titled verso Size: 48 in. x 48 in. (121.92 cm x 121.92 cm)
Category

1960s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Nude Wader, Surreal Oil Painting by Dogan
By Ismet Dogan
Located in Long Island City, NY
A surrealist painting by Ismet Dogan from 1989. A nude figure in a dream-like setting. Framed in a wood frame, signed on lower right corner. Artist: Ismet Dogan, Turkish (1957 -...
Category

1980s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Contemporary surreal oil painting, "Pandemia" reflecting on pandemic & doctors
By Giancarlo Impiglia
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
A new work by Giancarlo Impiglia honoring first responders to the coronavirus and acknowledging how this invisible enemy has effected us all. It's a challenge we have had to face tog...
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2010s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Animals - Brightly Colored Abstracted Surreal Oil Painting with Animals
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Most artists develop a basic language that they reconfigure and recapitulate in each new work. For some this basic language is formal: color, shape and texture. For some it is a sy...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Heli Hatchlings, Surreal Oil Painting - Giant Chameleons Crab Apples Helicopter
By Christopher Klein
Located in Chicago, IL
The smiling figures in the helicopter, hatching from a frozen crab-apple, have false hopes that they are on a fun adventure, unaware of the imminent danger- they are about the chamel...
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21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Large Abstract Surreal Oil Painting "Rise From the Clay New"
By Tay Dall
Located in Cape Town, ZA
A unique and vivid surreal landscape oil painting on canvas. Framing on request.
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Sirin and Alkonost, Surreal Oil Painting by Nina Usacheva-Green
By Nina Usacheva-Green
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Nina Usacheva-Green, Russian Title: Sirin and Alkonost Year: 1981 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Size: 40 x 29 inches Frame: 49 x 38 inches
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1980s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Man in The Pink Surreal Oil Painting Signed Mury
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
Surreal oil on canvas Man In Pink signed Mury on verso Unframed.
Category

Vintage 1950s Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

John Dawson Signed Exceptionally Large Surreal Oil Painting of Two Figures
By John Dawson
Located in Studio City, CA
A very amazing, both in composition and sure stature, original oil on canvas painting of two figures (Therapy session, anyone?) by American artist John Dawson who specializes in figu...
Category

20th Century American Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint, Canvas

Yes, But Does It Float - Original Surreal Oil Painting with Symbolic Imagery
By Mark Bowers
Located in Chicago, IL
Mark Bowers- Artist Statement With the depiction of landscape playing such a central role in the history of North American art, it seemed to offer many of the critical possibilities ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

"Josouka", Mike Sagato, Floral, surreal, Oil Painting on Aluminum, 2014
By Mike Sagato
Located in New York, NY
" Josouka" by Mike Sagato Oil Paint on Aluminum Sagato creates oil paintings on metal (aluminum). His images often depict a symbolic narrative to create a representation of an abstr...
Category

2010s Pop Art Mixed Media

Materials

Metal

Surreal Oil on Large Canvas Angel Deliverance
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3911 Large Surreal oil painting on canvas
Category

1970s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Large Surreal Latin American Oil Painting
Located in Rochester, NY
Surreal hyper realistic trompe l'oeil oil painting by Latin American artist Victor Del Castillo. Peaches, grapes and cherries in rich brilliant colors and incredible detail. Measures...
Category

Late 20th Century Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Surreal Nude Oil Painting "Effigy 2"
By Tay Dall
Located in Cape Town, ZA
A large scale, unique and vivid oil painting on canvas. Framing on request
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Surreal Children Fantasy Oil Painting 1956
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3981 Children's fantasy figurative oil painting set in a hand painted oak frame Image size 15.5x19.25"
Category

1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

"The Collector", Surreal Pointillist Oil Painting
By Ron Hoover
Located in Houston, TX
Ron Hoover surrealist painting titled "The Collector" done in a pointillism style in 1987. This work was exhibited at the Palm Spring Desert Museum in 1990. Signed and dated by artis...
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1980s Pointillist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Surreal Portrait, Oil Painting by Richard Kirk
By Richard Kirk
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Richard Kirk, American XXth Title: Surreal Portrait Year: circa 1960 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Size: 36 x 24 in. (91.44 x 60.96 cm) Frame: 44 x 30 inches
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1960s Surrealist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Surreal Children Fantasy Riding a Giraffe Oil Painting 1956
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3982 Children riding a giraffe oil on board set in a painted oak frame Image size 15.5x19.5"
Category

1950s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Fiberboard

Amnesia 2 - surreal painting
By Christina Holdgaard
Located in New York, NY
"After having worked intensively the portrait I felt like 'chopping heads off'. Recently the bodies more or less disappear to leave mainly the envelope of clothing. I use old photogr...
Category

2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Surreal Figurative Oil Painting Composer Dreaming 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3969 Oil Painting on board set in a silvered wood frame
Category

1940s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Surreal cosmic contemplation. oil on canvas painting
By Ramon Llovet Miserol
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Ramón Llovet (1917-1987) - Cosmic contemplation - Oil on canvas Canvas measures 81x60 cm. Frameless. Ramon Llovet Miserol (Barcelona, ​​August 7, 1917 - Barcelona, ​​August 2, 1987)...
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1970s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Surreal Landscape oil Painting 1930 signed Millian
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3103a Surrealist Landscape, oil on canvas applied to a board, displayed in a gilt wood frame, signed by Millian
Category

1930s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Amnesia 3 - surreal painting
By Christina Holdgaard
Located in New York, NY
"After having worked intensively the portrait I felt like 'chopping heads off'. Recently the bodies more or less disappear to leave mainly the envelope of clothing. I use old photogr...
Category

2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Surreal Portrait, Oil Painting by Richard Kirk
By Richard Kirk
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Richard Kirk, American Title: Surreal Portrait 9 Year: circa 1960 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Image: 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 60.96 cm)
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1960s Surrealist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sapient Business - wildlife surreal interior artwork oil painting contemporary
By Nathan Neven
Located in London, Chelsea
This original artwork by Nathan Neven joyfully presents an unusual scene of wildlife merged with a grand interior space. The artist adds contemporary touches to his subject matter su...
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21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Vintage American Modernist Surreal Erotic Composition Signed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist surreal painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1990. Signed. Image size 20L x 24H. Framing is available.
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1990s Surrealist Nude Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Intermission", oil painting, surreal, reds, greens, blues
By Alexandra Rozenman
Located in Boston, MA
"Intermission" by Alexandra Rozenman is a small 20 x 16 x 2.5 inch oil on canvas painting that draws one into a surreal stage-like setting. A dark background is interrupted by bright...
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

L'Equilibrista, surreal oil on canvas painting
By Fernando Vignoli
Located in Miami, FL
Professionally known as Vignoli, was a Brazilian painter and sculptor. He began his career in 1982 creating canvases in oil on canvas, where he applies his own technique, which, acco...
Category

2010s Surrealist Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Large Surreal Masterpiece Landscape Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique surrealist oil painting of a landscape with a sculpture. Oil on board, circa 1949. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 35"L x 22"H.
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1940s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Surreal Renaissance Countess Oversized Female Figurative Oil Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3915 Surreal female figurative large scale canvas unframed
Category

1950s Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil

Vintage American School Abstract Original Surreal Sky Study Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract painting. Oil on board, circa 1950. Unsigned. Image size 20L x 10H. Housed in a period modern frame.
Category

1950s Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Amnesia 1 - surreal painting
By Christina Holdgaard
Located in New York, NY
"After having worked intensively the portrait I felt like 'chopping heads off'. Recently the bodies more or less disappear to leave mainly the envelope of clothing. I use old photogr...
Category

2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

"Engaging the Tempest" Signed Surreal Modern Abstract Landscape Oil Painting
By Rosario Urbino Gerbino
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract landscape. Oil on board, circa 1992. Signed. Image size 14L x 11H. Housed in a period modern frame.
Category

1990s Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Surreal Nude Oil Painting with Wooden Frame "New Man Alone 2"
By Tay Dall
Located in Cape Town, ZA
A unique and vivid oil painting on on board with an integrated wooden frame.
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

Surreal Nude Oil Painting with Wooden Frame "New Man Alone 1"
By Tay Dall
Located in Cape Town, ZA
A unique and vivid oil painting on on board with an integrated wooden frame.
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

An Ocean of Air, multicolored surreal figurative oil painting, 2020
By Joshua Flint
Located in New York, NY
An Ocean of Air is an oil painting that depicts a young boy, standing amidst a multicolored swell of a wave. Dark and surreal, the latest paintings from Joshua Flint reimagine isolat...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mylar, Oil, Wood Panel

Surreal Italian Portrait Dream-like Oil Painting
By Vito Campanella
Located in New York, NY
Vito Campanella (1932-2014) was an Italian-Argentine painter, known for working in the Surrealism style. Campanella is a universal artist, a renowned painter called Master by the pre...
Category

Late 20th Century Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Um Quarto Ambiente- surreal painting oil on canvas
By Fernando Vignoli
Located in Miami, FL
Professionally known as Vignoli, was a Brazilian painter and sculptor. He began his career in 1982 creating canvases in oil on canvas, where he applies his own technique, which, acco...
Category

2010s Surrealist Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Spanish Surreal Signed Dancer Modernist Original Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique Spanish modernist large oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1953. Signed illegibly. Housed in period frame. Image size 34L x 23H.
Category

1950s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blissful Skies - Surreal landscape abstract ethereal oil painting Contemporary
By Jonathan Speed
Located in London, Chelsea
This original abstract landscape painting by Jonathan Speed is signed and ready to be displayed. The radiant colours used suggest a warm sunset. Jonathan Speed is an artist and phot...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Monk - Religious Mongolian oil painting expressionist abstract surreal artwork
Located in London, Chelsea
This original painting by Amsaranaa Galmandakh presents the traditionally celebrated figure of a monk depicted in a strong seated pose surrounded by symbolic subject matter. The arti...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media

Signed Surreal Southwest Modernist Desert Cactus Original Vintage Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist surreal landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Signed. Unframed. Image size, 28"L x 20"H.
Category

1950s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Shine On - oil figurative face painting contemporary surreal realism artwork
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The Original figurative Painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep stretched canvas and ready to be displayed. The reflective and metallic effect sets this piece apart from ot...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

GREYSON SALVO BARRAGE - Purple, Blue Surreal Nebula Oil Painting
By Jason Stout
Located in Chattanooga, TN
This painting by Jason Stout features a nebula in an impossible surrealist spacescape with objects whirling around within and around the cloud. A baseball, a baton, a book, a car, a ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Surreal Signed Egg Still Life Abstract Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist surreal egg abstract oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Signed. Framed. Image size, 23"L x 35"H.
Category

1950s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique American Surreal Landscape Dog & Horse Animal Portrait Rare Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist surreal landscape dog and horse portrait painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1976. Signed. Framed. Image size, 19"L x 15"H.
Category

1960s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Gumball Goldfish - surreal animal realism oil painting wildlife contemporary
By Henk Jan Sanderman
Located in London, Chelsea
The original painting is framed, signed and ready be displayed. The hyper-realistic style of painting and interesting and fun subject matter makes for a very unique piece of contempo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

I See Blue Sea Cow ( BlackWhite lying ) - surreal wildlife realism oil painting
By Henk Jan Sanderman
Located in London, Chelsea
The original diptych painting is framed, signed and ready be displayed. The unusual subject matter and interesting composition make this diptych a unique collection of art. The piece...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vintage Large American School Surreal Flower Landscape Cloud Study Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist abstract landscape oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1992. Signed Maynard. Image size, 60L x 30H. Framing available.
Category

1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Forever 21 - NYC Cityscape oil painting Contemporary modern Art realism surreal
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The Original landscape Painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep edge stretched canvas. The Artwork is signed and ready to be displayed. The composition that consists of yel...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Untitled, Nude Surreal Figures Together Slovenian French Oil Painting
By Heinrich Maryan Frama
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Surrealism Subject: Abstract Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: France In this surreal composition by Heinrich M. Frama the artist clumps a group of figures towards the mid...
Category

20th Century Surrealist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Modern Surreal Figurative Oil Painting Clowns on flying Balloons by W.Morinet
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
4029 Surreal oil on canvas set in a black frame Two clowns on a flying balloon Signed W.Morinet
Category

1950s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Natural Windows surreal painting oil on canvas- grey shadows
By Fernando Vignoli
Located in Miami, FL
Professionally known as Vignoli, was a Brazilian painter and sculptor. He began his career in 1982 creating canvases in oil on canvas, where he applies his own technique, which, acco...
Category

2010s Surrealist Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Piano and San Francisco - abstract surreal interior oil painting modern artwork
By Nathan Neven
Located in London, Chelsea
This painting depicts an imagined surrealistic setting of a beautifully inviting space with a view of the well-known Californian city. Nathan Neven creates a calming interior which h...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Cats don't Smoke", oil painting, surreal, landscape, window, interior, orange
By Alexandra Rozenman
Located in Boston, MA
Alexandra Rozenman's oil painting "Cats don't Smoke" is a surreal landscape where something magical is happening on a windowsill. The window is open and you are inside the room looki...
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Name of Love I - Human form figure oil painting contemporary surreal realism
By Michael Steinbrick
Located in London, Chelsea
The original figurative painting by Michael Steinbrick is painted on deep stretched canvas and is ready to be displayed. The shiny texture of the figure displayed, as well as the sta...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Angela Stones Helianthus Oil Painting Mid Century Modern British Art Surreal
By Angela Stones
Located in London, GB
To see our other Modern British Art, including more from Angela Stones, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller." Angela Stones (1914...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Surreal Red Smoke Cubic Abstract Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-2701 Acrylic on canvas applied to wood panel Set in a gilt-white wood frame Image size 21.5x17"
Category

1970s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

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Surreal Oil Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact surreal oil painting you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. There are many Surrealist, Contemporary and Impressionist versions of these works for sale. Making the right choice when shopping for a surreal oil painting may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 19th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century. On 1stDibs, the right surreal oil painting is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes brown, black, gray and beige. Creating a surreal oil painting has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Fernando Vignoli, René Monzón Relova “Pozas”, Avery Palmer, Alexandra Rozenman and Mark Bowers are consistently popular. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in oil paint, paint and fabric.

How Much is a Surreal Oil Painting?

The price for a surreal oil painting in our collection starts at $285 and tops out at $120,329 with the average selling for $2,296.

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

When we look at paintings, particularly those that originated in the past, we learn about history, other cultures and countries of the world. Like every other work of art, paintings — whether they are contemporary creations or works that were made during the 19th century — can often help us clearly see and understand the world around us in a meaningful and interesting way.

Cave walls were the canvases for what were arguably the world’s first landscape paintings, which depict natural scenery through art. Portrait paintings and drawings, which, along with sculpture, were how someone’s appearance was recorded prior to the advent of photography, are at least as old as Ancient Egypt. In the Netherlands, landscapes were a major theme for painters as early as the 1500s. Later, artists in Greece, Rome and elsewhere created vast wall paintings to decorate stately homes, churches and tombs. Today, creating a wall of art is a wonderful way to enhance your space, showcase beautiful pieces and tie an interior design together.

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

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