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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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Artist unknown European school Portrait of Two Boys, oil on canvas, unsigned, 67 x 46.5 cm approx.

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Crows Nest, Australia

AUD600 (starting bid)

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Salisbury, Portrait of a Lady oil on board, signed lower right, 57 x 45.5 cm approx

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Crows Nest, Australia

AUD30 (starting bid)

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A PAIR OF GERMAN WESTERWALD STONEWARE EWERS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD180 (starting bid)

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EUROPEAN SCHOOL Lady in Black oil on canvas on board

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD500 (starting bid)

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ADOLFE FENYES (HUNGARIAN, 1867-1945) Young Girl oil on canvas

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD1,000 (2 bids)

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PAL BOHM (HUNGARIAN, 1839-1905) Portrait of a Girl oil on board

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD700 (starting bid)

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ARMIN GLATTER (HUNGARIAN, 1861-1916) Portrait of a Lady oil on board

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD550 (9 bids)

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Emile Deckers (Verviers 1885 - 1968)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€500 (starting bid)

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Emile Deckers (Verviers 1885 - 1968)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€500 (starting bid)

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Jan van Heel (Rotterdam 1898 - The Hague 1990)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€500 (starting bid)

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Harm Kamerlingh Onnes (Zoeterwoude 1893 - Leiden 1985)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€400 (starting bid)

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Harrie Kuyten (Utrecht 1883 - Schoorl 1952)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€400 (starting bid)

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Lucebert (Amsterdam 1924 - Alkmaar 1994)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€400 (starting bid)

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Aernout Overbeeke & CO Hultén (Utrecht 1951 & Malmö 1916 - Lomma 2015)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€1,400 (starting bid)

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David Remfry  (Worthing 1942)

June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€400 (starting bid)

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BERNARD BUFFET (1928-1999)  PORTRAIT ET PAYSAGE  Pointe sèche en noir sur v

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€120 (1 bid)

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BERNARD BOUTET DE MONVEL (1884-1949)  PORTRAIT DU COMTE PIERRE DE QUINSONAS

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€200 (starting bid)

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PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)  CORPS PERDU, 1950  (Bloch, 633; Cramer, 56)  Por

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€1,200 (starting bid)

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SHEPARD FAIREY   (OBEY GIANT DIT) (NE EN 1970)  PORTRAIT D'AI WEIWEI, 2013

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€300 (starting bid)

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CESAR (1921-1998)  PORTRAIT de COMPRESSION   Lithographie en couleurs   Sig

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€80 (starting bid)

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CESAR (1921-1998)  PORTRAIT DE COMPRESSION DE DRAPEAUX ITALIENS  Lithograph

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€80 (starting bid)

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EDUARDO ARROYO   (NE EN 1937)  PORTRAIT, 1990  Lithographie en couleurs  Si

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€100 (starting bid)

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Civil War Portrait by Eliphalet F. Andrews

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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O/C Portrait Pair of Man and Woman

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Marble Portrait

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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19th C. European Portrait of a Child O/C

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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18th C. Portrait of the Madonna

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Oil Painting on Metal

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Oval Portrait of a Man

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Oval Family Portrait Engraving

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Framed Portrait of Winfield Scott

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Oval Portrait of a Woman

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Victorian O/C Boy with Fishing Pole.  Signed.

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Irma Cavat Oil on Canvas

June 27, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Mickleton, NJ, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Early 20th c. oil on canvas painting, signed

June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Framed watercolor painting

June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Chinese oil on canvas painting, signed

June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese oil on canvas painting, signed

June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese oil on canvas painting, signed

June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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STYLE OF SIR WILLIAM ORPEN (IRISH, 1878-1931)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€1,500 (starting bid)

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WILLIAM LODDER, LATE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€240 (starting bid)

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HUGH DOUGLAS HAMILTON, RHA (IRISH, 1740-1808)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€1,800 (starting bid)

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JOSEPH MALACHY KAVANAGH,?RHA (IRISH, 1856-1918)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€900 (starting bid)

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STYLE OF SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, PRA, FRS (ENGLISH, 1769-1830)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€300 (starting bid)

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FOLLOWER OF SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, PRA, FRS (ENGLISH, 1769-1830)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€900 (starting bid)

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GRAHAM KNUTTEL (IRISH, B. 1954)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€2,400 (starting bid)

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JACK B. YEATS (IRISH, 1871-1957)

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€60 (starting bid)

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SERGE LIDO (1906-1984)  :

June 28, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Marseille, France

€500 (starting bid)

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A. J. NOWELL, CIRCA 1914

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€900 (starting bid)

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IRISH SCHOOL

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€480 (starting bid)

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