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Genre Paintings

A genre scene depicts everyday life. Through the 19th century, genre scenes held the third level of prestige for painters, after history scenes and portraits. Genre scenes have a strong domestic appeal and have persisted throughout art history.

Johannes Vermeer painted some of the most famous genre scenes. His "Woman Holding a Balance," c. 1664, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. is a perfect example. Art lovers celebrate Vermeer for his masterful application of lighting and perspective.

Genre painting went away as painters focused on abstraction in the 1900s, but contemporary artists are newly adopting genre painting. For example, American artist Jonathan Gardner paints neo-cubist genre scenes of women at leisure, often smoking cigarettes. Glenn Ness paints genre... Read more

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Yosl Bergner 1920-2017 (Israeli) Fiddler in the window oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$3,400 (starting bid)

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Yitzhak Frenkel Frenel 1899-1981 (Israeli) Simhat Tora oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$3,800 (starting bid)

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Yosl Bergner 1920-2017 (Israeli) Three bunches oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$4,600 (starting bid)

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Dan Kedar 1929-2008 (Israeli) Hermayus, 1989 oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Yosl Bergner 1920-2017 (Israeli) Klezmer oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$4,600 (starting bid)

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Yosl Bergner 1920-2017 (Israeli) Early days in Tel Aviv, 2010 oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$15,000 (starting bid)

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Greta Wolf Krakauer 1890-1970 (Austrian, Israeli) Untitled, 1960 oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$240 (starting bid)

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Greta Wolf Krakauer 1890-1970 (Austrian, Israeli) Animals, 1968 oil on cardboard

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$300 (starting bid)

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Albert Goldman b. 1922 (Israeli) Jerusalem oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$680 (starting bid)

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Yitzhak Frenkel Frenel 1899-1981 (Israeli) Rabbi oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$300 (starting bid)

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Alfred Aberdam 1894-1963 (Ukrainian) Biblical subject, 1948-50 oil on board

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$300 (starting bid)

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Leo Roth 1914-2002 (Israeli) Family oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$900 (starting bid)

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Naftali Bezem b.1924 (Israeli) Cypress oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$1,900 (starting bid)

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Ed Adler 1917-1984 (Israeli) Man oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$180 (starting bid)

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Yaacov Kimhi b.1947 (Israeli) Two women carrying baskets watercolor on cardboard

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$140 (starting bid)

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Shmuel Wodnicki 1895- 1980 (Israeli) Childhood Memories- Kuzmir oil on masonite

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$240 (starting bid)

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Yosl Bergner b.1920 (Israeli) Kleizmers oil on paper mounted on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$3,400 (starting bid)

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Yosl Bergner b.1920 (Israeli) The masks of yesterday oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$3,000 (starting bid)

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Moreno Pincas b. 1936 (Israeli) Casino oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$500 (starting bid)

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Arie Kaplun 1909-1995 (Israeli) Yeshive Bocher oil on board

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$40 (starting bid)

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Aharon Messeg b.1942 (Israeli) Untitled oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Hungarian school 20th c. Market woman selling cauliflower oil on board

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Strasser 20th century A woman is playing the guitar oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$800 (starting bid)

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A. Dupont In the woods oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Unidentified artist 20th century Farmhouse oil on canvas

June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM EET
Tel Aviv, Israel

$200 (starting bid)

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Antique c1917 Original Oil on Canvas Signed Franciscan California Mission Scene 30x29

June 26, 2017, 11:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Antique Franciscan Oil Painting 18

June 26, 2017, 11:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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Antique Oil on Canvas Franciscan California 30x24

June 26, 2017, 11:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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Original Signed Native American Indian & Water Buffalo Oil Painting c1949

June 26, 2017, 11:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$90 (starting bid)

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Antique French Provencial Artwork

June 26, 2017, 11:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$90 (starting bid)

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Antique Signed German Oil Painting

June 26, 2017, 11:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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A large 19th century oil on canvas painting

June 26, 2017, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$1,475 (starting bid)

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Original Oil on Wood by F.R. Aguilar

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$575 (starting bid)

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Oil on Canvas  by Nikolenko

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$650 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$1,600 (starting bid)

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Acrylic on Canvas Mexican Folk Art by German Rubio

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$1,675 (starting bid)

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Original Watercolor on Archival Paper by Rene Linares

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$225 (starting bid)

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Original Watercolor on Archival Paper by Rene Linares

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$225 (starting bid)

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Original Oil on Mud by Omar T Lopez

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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Original Watercolor by Armando Eguiza

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Oil on Canvas

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$700 (starting bid)

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Original Oil on Canvas by Leonardo Mendoza

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$725 (starting bid)

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Mexican Folk Art-Oil on Wood-Pure Life by Esau Andrade

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic by A. Romani

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic by Bueno

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas-Monkey Man- 33 x 31 in.

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$1,225 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic by A. Romani

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$325 (starting bid)

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Original Watercolor by Negrete

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$625 (starting bid)

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David Bowie-Original High End Oil on Canvas

June 26, 2017, 4:30 PM PST
Palm Desert, CA, USA

$975 (starting bid)

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Zulu Dancers

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R5,000 (starting bid)

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The Musician

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R3,000 (starting bid)

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Two Figures

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R5,000 (starting bid)

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Running, and Running 2 (2)

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R4,000 (starting bid)

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Inside the Shack

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R4,000 (starting bid)

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Man with Beanie

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R3,000 (starting bid)

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Man with Green Tea Pot

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R3,000 (starting bid)

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I Wish tomrrow Never Come

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R4,000 (starting bid)

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Mother and Child

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R12,000 (starting bid)

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