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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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JAMES M.K. WALDRON (1909-1974) ORIGINAL  PORTRAITS

May 1, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Winston Salem, NC, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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ROBERT E. LEE VINTAGE FRAMED PORTRAIT

May 1, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Winston Salem, NC, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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SIX VINTAGE FRAMED HAND COLORED SOLDIERS

May 1, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Winston Salem, NC, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Pair of antique oils on canvas in shadow box frames.

May 2, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Miami, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Pair of large framed and matted oil on canvas

May 2, 2016, 6:00 PM CST
Bedford, TX, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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KAREN THAYER OIL ON CANVAS (Oregon, 20/21st centur

May 2, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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LARGE DOG PORTRAIT OIL ON CANVAS, a regal hound dr

May 2, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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PORTRAIT OF STATELY GENTLEMAN, OIL ON CANVAS, 19th

May 2, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, OIL ON CANVAS, 19th century.

May 2, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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KAREN THAYER OIL ON CANVAS (Oregon, 20/21st centur

May 2, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$80 (1 bid)

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MARIE TUCK (1866-1947) Self Portrait oil on canvas

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD4,050 (starting bid)

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MARIE TUCK (1866-1947) Portrait of Mrs. Fred Harris oil on canvasboard

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD1,620 (starting bid)

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REX WOOD (1908-1970) Portrait of a Young Man oil on board

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD720 (starting bid)

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REX WOOD (1908-1970) Portrait of the Daughter of Edward Hargrave oil on canvas

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD720 (starting bid)

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ROBERT EADIE (born 1941) Portrait of a Man watercolour

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD450 (starting bid)

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ATTRIB. NOEL WOOD (1912-2001) Portrait of a Lady oil on muslin on board

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD180 (starting bid)

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GERALD BROCKHURST (British, 1890-1978) Portrait of a Red-Haired Woman 1950 oil on canvas

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD7,200 (starting bid)

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TOM THOMPSON (born 1923) Margaret tempera on board

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD270 (starting bid)

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JAMES CANT (1911-1983) The New Australians, Carrington Street Kids oil on board

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD2,700 (starting bid)

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LISETTE KOHLHAGEN (1890-1969) By the Beach watercolour

May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD720 (starting bid)

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Ecole française du XVIIIe   Portrait de femme au fichu  Huile sur t

May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€240 (starting bid)

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Emile BOUZIN (né en 1870)  Portraits d’homme et de femme  Huiles su

May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€200 (starting bid)

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Paul Désirée TROUILLEBERT (1829-1900)  Jeune femme au jardin  Huile

May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€2,000 (starting bid)

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Ecole française du XXème siècle  La mère et son enfant dans une rue de

May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€100 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVIII Spanje/Espagne   ANONYMOUS XVIII Spain  Madonna sur

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€10 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII Northern Netherlands   ANONYMOUS XVII Northern Netherlan

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€800 (starting bid)

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RAPHAEL DI SANZIO (1483-1520) follower   follower  'Madonna della s

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,200 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII/XVIII Spaine   ANONYMOUS XVII/XVIII  Christ with the

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€10 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII/XVIII Spaine   ANONYMOUS XVII/XVIII  Golgotha with C

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€10 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII France   ANONYMOUS XVII France  Christ at the Cross.

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€2,000 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII / XVIII Spaine   The Penitent Mary Magdalene. Copper. To

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€10 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII Naples   ANONYMOUS XVII Napoly  Portrait of a schola

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€2,000 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS Italy (?)   The mystical marriage of Saint Catherine. Canvas.

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€500 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII Spaine (?)   ANONYMOUS XVII (Iberian?)  Female saint

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,200 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII / XVIII South Europe   ANONYMOUS XVII / XVIII Southern E

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€800 (starting bid)

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JACOPO ROBUSTI TINTORETTO (1560-1635) copie of   copy after  The bo

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€800 (starting bid)

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FRANCESCO SOLIMENA (1657-1747) circle   circle  The vision of Saint

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€800 (starting bid)

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JEAN BAPTISTE HUET (1745 - 1801) to be attributed to   to be attrubuted

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€800 (starting bid)

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GIOVANNI ANTONIO GUARDI (1698-1760) XVIII genre   genre  Moses save

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,200 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII   ANONYMOUS XVII  Saint Jacob appearing on a grey du

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€2,000 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS Southern Netherlands or South Europe   ANONYMOUS Southern Net

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€10 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVI / XVII Italy or Southern Netherlands   ANONYMOUS XVI / XV

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€2,000 (starting bid)

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FRANS FRANCKEN II (1581-1642) XVII / XVIII after   after  The mocki

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,500 (starting bid)

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ABRAHAM BLOEMAERT (1564-1651) XVII after   after  The raising of La

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€3,000 (starting bid)

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May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€600 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII Antwerpe   ANONYMOUS XVII Antwerp  Saint (Benedict?)

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,200 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII Southern Netherlands   Lactatio Bernardi (Bernardus of C

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€750 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII / XVIII   ANONYMOUS XVII / XVIII  Madonna and John t

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,200 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVII after  P.P. Rubens Flandres   ANONYMOUS XVII Flanders (a

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€1,000 (starting bid)

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JAN THOMAS  VAN YPEREN (1617-1678) to be attributed to   to be attribut

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€12,000 (starting bid)

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GERARD DE LAIRESSE (1641-1711) to be attributed to   to be attributed t

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€6,000 (starting bid)

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ANONYMOUS XVIII Southern Netherlands   ANONYMOUS XVIII Southern Netherl

May 3, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€2,000 (starting bid)

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Francesco Vinea Italian, 1845-1902 Flower Girl, 1884

May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$3,500 (starting bid)

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Jean-Francois Raffaelli French, 1850-1924 Elegante au Chien

May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$15,000 (starting bid)

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Paul Kleinschmidt German, 1883-1949 Portrait of Erich Cohn, 1934

May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$1,500 (2 bids)

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Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita French/Japanese, 1886-1968 Young Girl with Cat

May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$15,000 (starting bid)

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Jean-Gabriel Domergue French, 1889-1962 La Loge de l'Opera

May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$15,000 (starting bid)

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Albert Herter American, 1871-1950 Woman Wearing a Kimono

May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$7,500 (starting bid)

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