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Figural Paintings

Figural, or figurative painting has been around since the days of Paleolithic cave painting. Egyptian artists later represented figures by combining a side profile of the face with front-facing eye with front-facing torso and the legs back in profile. The Greeks and Romans celebrated idealized human form in sculpture.

In the Gothic period, religious figures such as the holy family were represented in art. The figures were flattened and solemn. In the Northern and Italian Renaissance, artists celebrated humanity. They showed the holy family as deeply emotive beings grounded in this world, wearing Renaissance fashions. These artists found inspiration in the ancient Romans.

In the 19th century, artists sought to paint the reality of life, but styles also became flatter and more abstracted... Read more

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Léopold Survage (1879-1968), Le Paysan, Pochoir, 1953

July 26, 2016, 6:00 PM CET
Berlin, Germany

€900 (starting bid)

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OIL ON CANVAS INTERIOR COURTING SCENE WITH

July 26, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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OIL ON BOARD OF CHERUB KISSING WOMAN

July 26, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LARGE MODERN FIGURAL TAPESTRY WALL HANGING

July 26, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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OIL ON CANVAS SEATED GEISHA GIRL SIGNED

July 26, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Henri-Claude Obin (Haitian, 1934-2000)

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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CARLOS GRANADA WATERCOLOR PAINTING

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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GIGI ARAMESCO WATERCOLOR PAINTING

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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ALEXANDER GORE OIL PAINTING

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Rare Edna Hibel Painting

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Rare Edna Hibel Painting

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Rare Edna Hibel Painting

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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RUFINO TAMAYO PAINTING

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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OIL ON BOARD UNKNOWN ARTIST

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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HENRI MOORE

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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DIONISIO PERKINS CUBAN ART

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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HENRI MATISSE  WORK ON PAPER

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$1,700 (starting bid)

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Childe HASSAM (1859-1935) WATERCOLOR PAINTING

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$10,000 (starting bid)

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Rolando LOPEZ DIRUBE (1928-1997) OIL PAINTING

July 26, 2016, 7:45 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$5,000 (starting bid)

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Cundo BERMUDEZ (Cuban, 1914 - 2008)

July 26, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$3,000 (starting bid)

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6) Nice antique framed Watercolor? of Stately man

July 26, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Tacoma , WA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Jack Levine American, 1915-2010 Study for Warsaw Ghetto, 1969

July 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Pair Of Guache On Paper

July 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Thaddeus Strode, Behind, Watercolor and Ink Drawing

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Ben Avram, Wailing Wall, Oil Painting

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Anton Refregier, Two Women with Shawls, Gouache Painting on Tree Bark

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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Moshe Raviv (aka Moi Ver), Five Jewish Men Celebrating, Watercolor Painting

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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William Weintraub, Woman and Village, Gouache Painting

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Joseph Solman, Two Women, Gouache Painting on Racing Form Newspaper

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,800 (starting bid)

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Kyu Sun Ariola, Stars (1000), Watercolor Painting

July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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M. Guinn, o/p,

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Gustave FLASSCHOEN (1868-1940) Belgian artist painting

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Franz Ringel, w/c, Surrealist Composition

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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R[osalie] Lewy o/c African-American Youth

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Hornberger Acrylic on Board

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Rod Rogers o/c

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Vincenzo MIGLIARO (1858-1938) Italian artist painting

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Oil on wood woman painting

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Peter Robert KEIL (1942) German artist painting

July 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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ARTIST UNKNOWN, MOTHER AND CHILD 1951, INK AND ACRYLIC, 26 X 20CM

July 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD140 (starting bid)

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GRAY SMITH, OUTBACK HOME AND FIGURE 1958, OIL ON BOARDM 70 X 91 CM

July 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD900 (starting bid)

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GINA PECK 'AND WATCHED THE WHOLE WORLD MOVE AROUND YOU' PAINTING, FRAMED & GLAZED, 96 X 78CMS

July 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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AUDREY BERGNER, RUNNING FIGURE, GOUACHE, 58 X 41CM

July 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD140 (starting bid)

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FIONA OMEENYO (born 1981) Reflection 2002 acrylic on canvas

July 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD480 (starting bid)

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ALICIA HUDDY, CASTLEMAINE FESTIVAL, CANVAS, 100 X 198CM

July 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD180 (starting bid)

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Euan MacLeod (1956 - ) - The Watcher (Geoff), 1996 74 x 60cm

July 28, 2016, 2:30 PM AEST
Leichhardt, Australia

AUD1,000 (starting bid)

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David Rankin (1946 - ) - Standing Figures - Red 174 x 55cm

July 28, 2016, 2:30 PM AEST
Leichhardt, Australia

AUD1,000 (starting bid)

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Margaret DEAN (b.1939), Acrylic on canvas, 'The Bathing Pool', Inscribed, s

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Penzance, United Kingdom

£800 (starting bid)

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D* W* BURNELL, Gouache on paper, Standing female wrapped in sheet, Signed

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Penzance, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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*John MILLER (1931-2002), Gouache, Drum Seller, Colva Beach, Goa, Inscribed

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Penzance, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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*John MILLER (1931-2002), Gouache, 'Drum Seller' Goa, Inscribed Artists Cat

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Penzance, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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* John MILLER (1931-2002), Gouache, 'Drum Seller India', Inscribed Artist's

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Penzance, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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Joan RILEY (1920-2015), Oil on board, 'Dosser' - man & child, Inscribed & s

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Penzance, United Kingdom

£120 (starting bid)

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An armorial crest above a banner inscribed Virtuti Paret Robor, watercolour

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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An armorial crest above a banner inscribed Deo Favenet Cresco, and also wit

July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£120 (starting bid)

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Peter Max original oil painting

July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$8,500 (starting bid)

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Roy Lichtenstein

July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$60,000 (starting bid)

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Louis Icart original oil painting

July 28, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$13,900 (starting bid)

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