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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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ARTIST UNKNOWN, LOOKING THROUGH AT THE CROWD, OIL ON MASONITE, 59.5 X 90CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD180 (starting bid)

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DAVID BROMLEY, UNTITLED, ACRYLIC ON INK ON LASER CUT TIMBER, ED. 21/25, 34 X 23CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD440 (starting bid)

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DAVID BROMLEY, UNTITLED, ACRYLIC AND EMBROIDERY ON CANVAS, 28 X 30CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD500 (starting bid)

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GERALD LANTS, FIGURE BY THE LAKE, WATERCOLOUR, 24.5 X 2CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD260 (starting bid)

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CYNTHIA BREAUSCH, NIGHT WADER 1993, ACRYLIC ON CANVAS ON BOARD, 59 X 55CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD500 (starting bid)

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JAMES HANCOCK, FORESTRY, ACRYLIC ON CANVAS, 60 X 60CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD140 (starting bid)

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HANA JUSKOVIC, MODERNIST FIGURES, OIL ON MASONITE, 65.5 X 59CM

March 30, 2017, 11:30 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD90 (starting bid)

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Ray Crooke (1922 - 2015) - Seated Islander 20 x 26cm

March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD200 (starting bid)

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Sidney Nolan (1917 - 1992) - Untitled 30 x 24.5cm

March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD1,250 (starting bid)

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Charlie Sheard (1960 - ) - In Darkness, 2004 148 x 122cm

March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD1,000 (starting bid)

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Artist Unknown (XX - XXI) - Fish Farmers 90 x 90cm

March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD150 (starting bid)

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Frederick Elliot (1864 - 1949) - Furling 30 x 35cm

March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD150 (starting bid)

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Harry Rosengrave (1899 - 1986) - Bush, 1950 26.5 x 34.5cm

March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD75 (starting bid)

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Helena (Princess) Attributed to. - Romantic watercolour of a medieval princess in a tower,

March 30, 2017, 1:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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Scheffler (Axel) - Original artwork for 2 children's illustrations,

March 30, 2017, 1:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£240 (starting bid)

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ALDECOA “Sardineras”. Oil on canvas

March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Bilbao, Spain

€400 (starting bid)

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GASTÓN “Sunflowers”. Oil on canvas

March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Bilbao, Spain

€150 (starting bid)

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PABLO CUESTA “Bebé en barreño”. Oil on canvas

March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Bilbao, Spain

€120 (starting bid)

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J.R. Pair of acrylics on board

March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Bilbao, Spain

€50 (starting bid)

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A PAIR OF RURAL SCENES

March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Bilbao, Spain

€50 (starting bid)

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Ademaro Bardelli, Sketch of a Boy, Oil and Pastels Painting

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,800 (starting bid)

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Craig Rubadoux, Once a Mother, Now a Wife Girl Pensive, Acrylic and Pen Drawing

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Jeronimo, Man with Fabulous Hat and Yellow Outfit, Watercolor, Gouache, and Ink Drawing

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Branko Bahunek, Caffe, Gouache Painting

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Branko Bahunek, In the Cafe, Lithograph

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Lou Fink, In Memorium, Oil Painting

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$3,400 (starting bid)

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Lou Fink, Oscar Wilde, Oil Painting

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$3,400 (starting bid)

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Sandu Liberman, Couple, Watercolor and Ink Wash Drawing

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Lucio Ranucci, Ambiguous Love Letter, Acrylic Painting

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$6,500 (starting bid)

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Lucio Ranucci, Discovery in the Attic, Acrylic Painting

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$7,000 (starting bid)

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RENÉ SEYSSAUD (1867-1952)

March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€6,000 (starting bid)

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MAXIMILIEN LUCE (1858-1941)

March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€4,000 (starting bid)

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Roman Painter, 18th Century Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM CET
Warszawa, Poland

PLN4,000 (starting bid)

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WALASSE TING (1929-2010)

March 30, 2017, 7:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€1,500 (starting bid)

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Heishi Yu,

March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Charles Damrow

March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$170 (1 bid)

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Francisco Zuniga,

March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$1,300 (3 bids)

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Marlella Lewin

March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Joanna Zjawinska

March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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Frederic Whitaker

March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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4 original watercolors signed Rosy Irizarry

March 30, 2017, 5:00 PM EST
Rock Tavern, NY, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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LOT (12) VINTAGE ORIGINAL FASHION PAINTINGS

March 30, 2017, 6:00 PM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$70 (3 bids)

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Chinese Watercolor of Man on Horseback

March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Montreal, QC, Canada

CAD100 (starting bid)

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INDIAN WATERCOLOR SIGNED

March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$400 (1 bid)

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PAINTING SIGNED MORIS PARIS

March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Painting

March 30, 2017, 6:00 PM PST
Victoria, BC, Canada

CAD250 (starting bid)

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