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Oil Paintings

In the early 15th century, Jan van Eyck and his Flemish peers popularized the use of linseed oil to carry pigments. By the 16th century, oil painting had replaced tempera almost completely and artists were using it to create life-like renderings of their world. Oil has kept its place as the medium of choice in painting through contemporary times.

Oil paint has a jewel-like translucence in comparison to the flat, bright colors and velvety opacity of the egg tempera that it replaced. Artists can apply oil paint in thin, glowing layers to achieve an extremely life-like sense of depth. They can also build it into heavy, textured impasto that projects out from the surface. Oil dries slowly, so the artist can manipulate it after the paint is applied.


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4 framed artworks, 2 original oil paintings, 2 French vineyard block mounted posters

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM AEST
Thornleigh, Australia

AUD20 (starting bid)

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NIKOS KYPRAIOS SILENT MELODY OIL/CANVAS

June 26, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
St. Petersburg, FL, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Carl Becker (SA, born 1956) Oil, Rising from the Carl, Signed & Dated '91, 34 x 23

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R8,000 (starting bid)

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Robert Broadley (SA 1908 - 1988) Oil,

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R3,000 (starting bid)

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T. Scotty (Fasciotti) (SA 1927 - 1993) Oil,

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R2,000 (1 bid)

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Cornelis Waterman (Dutch 1893 - 1979) Oil, Horse and Cart on Beach, Signed, 38 x 79

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R2,400 (1 bid)

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Pieter Millard (SA born 1936) Oil, Coastal Cottage & Figures, Signed, 21 x 29

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R700 (starting bid)

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Philip Terblanche (SA 20th C) Oil, Cape Dutch Cottage, Signed, 40 x 50

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R1,000 (1 bid)

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Anthony Walton (SA 20th C) Oil, Herding Oxen, Signed, 45 x 60

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R1,000 (1 bid)

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Adelio Zagni Zeelie (SA 1911 - 1991) Oil, Bringing in the Catch, unsigned, 25 x 40

June 26, 2016, 8:00 PM CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa

R1,000 (starting bid)

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Kovaleski Jan (American born 20th c)

June 28, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Kovaleski Jan (American born 20th c) Acrobates

June 28, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Painting after Jose Maria Mijares Cuban (1921-2004)

June 28, 2016, 6:30 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Painting after Jose Maria Mijares Cuban (1921-2004)

June 28, 2016, 6:30 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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June 29, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Hialeah, FL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Andrés Larraga (Valtierra, 1862 - Barcelona, 1931)

June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€100 (starting bid)

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June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€2,000 (starting bid)

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After Rupprecht Geiger, Rug Design RP Ia, Late 20th C.

July 11, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€1,400 (starting bid)

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Shirazeh Houshiary (born 1955), Vesper, Oil Painting, 1998

July 11, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€3,200 (starting bid)

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