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Portrait Paintings

Portraiture has been around since the dawn of the Renaissance. As a symbol of wealth, it became more prevalent as capitalism took its grip in Europe. Early portraits showed wealthy arts patrons beholding major religious events.

By the 1600s, portrait artists were in high demand. Anthony Van Dyck of Flanders served as court painter to Charles I, and his style influenced oil portrait painters across Europe. In the Netherlands, Frans Hals painted the noble and other conservative patrons who wanted a portrait without ostentatious display.

Naturalistic portraits emerged during the Rococo period. Thomas Gainsborough’s portraits convey the naturalism popular in France with a gentle storm-and-drama edge. Later, more conservative neoclassical portraiture style celebrated scientific understanding... Read more

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1890

September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Moneygall, Ireland

€1,000 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, NINETEENTH-CENTURY

September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Moneygall, Ireland

€340 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, NINETEENTH-CENTURY

September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Moneygall, Ireland

€300 (starting bid)

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LANEMOTTO EGISTO, CIRCA 1900

September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Moneygall, Ireland

€800 (starting bid)

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O. SEDERMARK, NINETEENTH-CENTURY

September 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Moneygall, Ireland

€700 (starting bid)

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Cavaliers,

October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Crissier, Switzerland

CHF900 (starting bid)

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Femme à la coiffe bleue,

October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Crissier, Switzerland

CHF500 (starting bid)

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Portrait de jeune femme aux cheveux roux,

October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Crissier, Switzerland

CHF1,000 (starting bid)

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Portrait of Distinguished Gentleman, Unknown Artist in

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Columbia, MD, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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19th C. Italian School, Two Companion Portraits, Oil on Canvas

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Portrait of a Young Girl, Oil on Board

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Portrait of a Boy, Watercolor

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Illustration of a Lady, Oil on Masonite

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Portrait Photograph of Reverend A.R. Coopman

October 1, 2016, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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William Verdult The King Original Oil on panel with embedded Jewels

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$4,900 (starting bid)

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Original Oil on canvas by Arina

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$1,100 (starting bid)

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Original on canvas  Muhammed Ali

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$775 (starting bid)

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Original on canvas Bob Marley

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$775 (starting bid)

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Arina Original Oil Young Woman

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$1,250 (starting bid)

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Hand Signed Original Oil on Canvas by Anisa Vilner

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$525 (starting bid)

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Hand Signed Original Oil on canvas by Rafael Saryan

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$475 (starting bid)

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Hand Signed Original Oil on canvas by Rafael Saryan

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$475 (starting bid)

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Original Oil on canvas Man in the Red Robe by Rafael

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$850 (starting bid)

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Muhammed Ali Original on canvas by Katherine Arion

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$950 (starting bid)

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Elvis Presley Original on canvas by Katherine Arion

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$975 (starting bid)

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Original on canvas by Katherine Arion Marilyn Monroe

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$975 (starting bid)

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Etched Plaque with Portrait of Johnny Winter

October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Handbill: Johnny Winter Portrait

October 1, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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An Oil On Canvas Of A Clown. Signed And Dated

October 1, 2016, 12:15 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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Large Vintage Signed Original Oil on Canvas Monochromatic Clown Painting Dated

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Vintage

October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Board-Cuban Artist Antonio Huizar

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic On Canvas-Melba Vidal

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$700 (starting bid)

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Original Oil Original- Alberto Salazar

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$1,175 (starting bid)

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Original Oil by Alberto Salazar

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$1,175 (starting bid)

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Original Oil by Alberto Salazar

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$1,175 (starting bid)

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Original Ink on Archival Paper

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$225 (starting bid)

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Blue Twist- Photography-Original Anuar Rabadan

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$275 (starting bid)

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Eyes- Pastel on Archival Paper- Pastel on Archival Paper

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas- Jesus Segura

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas- Jesus Segura

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$575 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas- Jesus Segura

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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Fabric Collage Original- Miguel Angel Rivera

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$225 (starting bid)

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Original Acrylic on Canvas-Glenda Jimenez

October 1, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Vista, CA, USA

$550 (starting bid)

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Framed Picture Painting

October 2, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD15 (starting bid)

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MORETTI Raymond 1931-2005 :

October 2, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
CHAVILLE, France

€500 (starting bid)

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Unsigned Oil on Canvas

October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$425 (6 bids)

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Esteban Najarro (Cuban-American, 20th-21st C)- Oil

October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Portrait Woman In Red Ribbon Cap O/C

October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Export

October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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L. Maurice Boutet DeMonvel

October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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George Picard

October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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August Schneider

October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Richard Segalman

October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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