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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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Anonymer Portraitist (19.Jh.)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€200 (1 bid)

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Becker, Curth Georg (Singen 1904 - 1972)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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Büsende Magdalena (18.Jh.)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€390 (starting bid)

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Kegel-Maillard, Maria (1917 Berlin - 1999 Meersburg)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Kopist (um 1900)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€120 (1 bid)

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Kunz, Ludwig Adam (1857 Wien - 1929 München)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€240 (1 bid)

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Porzellan-Miniatur (19./20.Jh.)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€90 (starting bid)

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Wagner-Grosch, Clara (1863 Karlsruhe - 1932 Locarno)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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Miniaturist (1.H.19.Jh.)

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Radolfzell, Germany

€20 (1 bid)

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Signed tribal art depiction of a tribes lady in butterflies

July 23, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Yeovil, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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* Albert Schroder (1854-1939) – oil on panel -  Gentleman in 17thC costume, r

July 23, 2016, 2:00 PM BST
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

£400 (starting bid)

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A circular ceramic group portrait plaque painted by Walter Harrowing (anima

July 23, 2016, 2:00 PM BST
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

£160 (starting bid)

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Valdis Kupris

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Manchester, VT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Framed Victorian oil on canvas bust of a woman holding a book, 30

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Windsor, CT, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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19th century oil on canvas portrait of a woman sewing, unsigned 30

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Windsor, CT, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Antique Swiss Woman Child Cross Oil Mid 19th Century oil on canvas. Gorgeou

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Buford, GA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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Victorian Couple Oil Painting 30

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Buford, GA, USA

$275 (starting bid)

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French enamel on copper portrait of beauty

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Towson, MD, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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George and Martha Washington, pr. reverse painting

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Towson, MD, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Attributed to Thomas Faed (Scottish, 1826-1900)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$2,400 (starting bid)

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Follower of Pierre Mignard (French 1612-1695)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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American School, 20th century, Profile portrait of a woman, oil on panel, 8 x 8 inches

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Bob Solomon, American, mid-century, Portrait of a man, 1977, oil on masonite, 40 x 18 inches

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Original Oil on canvas Man in the Red Robe by Rafael

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$875 (starting bid)

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Danish School (19th Century)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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Arina Original Oil Young Woman

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Original on canvas by Katherine Arion Marilyn Monroe

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$975 (starting bid)

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Albert Andre (French, 1869-1954)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,600 (starting bid)

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After Thomas Phillips (British, 1770-1845)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Attr. to John Vanderbank yr. (British, 1694-1739)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$2,400 (starting bid)

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Manner of Barthel Bruyn d. a. (German, 1493-1555)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,600 (starting bid)

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Manner of Ad. J. van Ostade (Dutch, 1610-1685)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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Attr. to Giuseppe Bonito (Italian, 1707-1789)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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After Diego Velazquez (1599-1660)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$4,000 (starting bid)

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Circle of Jean-Bte. van Loo (French, 1684-1745)

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$2,800 (starting bid)

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Rafael Oil on canvas after Rembrandt Titus

July 23, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$875 (starting bid)

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