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Genre Paintings

A genre scene depicts everyday life. Through the 19th century, genre scenes held the third level of prestige for painters, after history scenes and portraits. Genre scenes have a strong domestic appeal and have persisted throughout art history.

Johannes Vermeer painted some of the most famous genre scenes. His "Woman Holding a Balance," c. 1664, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. is a perfect example. Art lovers celebrate Vermeer for his masterful application of lighting and perspective.

Genre painting went away as painters focused on abstraction in the 1900s, but contemporary artists are newly adopting genre painting. For example, American artist Jonathan Gardner paints neo-cubist genre scenes of women at leisure, often smoking cigarettes. Glenn Ness paints genre... Read more

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18th C. Oil Master of Abigail by Follower of Il CARACCINO

February 20, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Boca Raton, FL, USA

$5,000 (starting bid)

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DAVID NESTLER (1954 - ) The Nest American Illustration

February 20, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Boca Raton, FL, USA

$380 (13 bids)

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Mid-19th Century Continental School

February 20, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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19th Century Continental School

February 20, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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19th Century Continental School

February 20, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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19th Century Continental School

February 20, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Joannes Christoffel VAARBERG (Attrib.) (1825-1871)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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JAN PORTIELJE (1829-1908)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$20,000 (starting bid)

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FREDERICO GARCIA (1852-1914)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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VITTORIO REGGIANINI ITALIAN, 1858-1938. LA ROMANZA

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$70,000 (starting bid)

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BENJAMIN EUGENE FICHEL (FRENCH, 1826-1895)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$5,000 (starting bid)

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DANIEL RIDGWAY KNIGHT (1839-1924)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$180,000 (starting bid)

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AFTER FRAN?OIS BOUCHER (1703-1770)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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GEORGE BINET (1865-1949)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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AUGUSTE TOULMOUCHE (ATTRIB.) (1829-1890)

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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PAUL ALBERT BAUDOUIN (FRENCH, 1844-1931) THE HARVESTERS

February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USA

$20,000 (starting bid)

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LOIS McFARLAND (Washington, 20th century) oil on c

February 20, 2018, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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ACHILLE BUZZI (Italy, 19/20th century) watercolor

February 20, 2018, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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OTTO VON RUPPERT (Germany 1841-1923) OIL ON CANVAS

February 20, 2018, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Howard Terpning - Far Seeing Glass

February 20, 2018, 8:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$1,650 (starting bid)

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The Harvest Moon - By Wilfred Limvelancia Painting Print On Wood

February 20, 2018, 8:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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Classic Tails By Charles Wysocki.

February 20, 2018, 8:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$160 (1 bid)

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Sara Bisschop (1894-1992)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€200 (starting bid)

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Jacques van den Bussche (1925)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€200 (starting bid)

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Hollandse School, trant 17e eeuw.

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€140 (starting bid)

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Manier van Ph. Wouwerman (19e eeuw, mogelijk ouder)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€900 (starting bid)

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Jacob van Rossum (1881-1963)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€350 (starting bid)

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Philippe Swyncop (1878-1949)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€600 (starting bid)

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Manier van Jan van Eyck

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€600 (starting bid)

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Cornelis Bouter (1888-1966)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€800 (starting bid)

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Omgeving Jan van Huchtenburgh (17/18e eeuw)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€600 (starting bid)

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David Bles (1821-1899)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€400 (starting bid)

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Franse School (rond 1900)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€200 (starting bid)

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Kees Andrea (1914-2006)

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€400 (starting bid)

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Attributed to REGINALD AUGUSTUS WYMER (1849-1935) British Royal Artillery M

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£500 (starting bid)

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MYLES BIRKET FOSTER (1825-1899) British The Days News Watercolour and bodyc

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£700 (starting bid)

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DAVID COX Junior (1809-1885) British Bridge at Beddgelert, North Wales Wate

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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CHARLES COOPER HENDERSON (1803-1877) British The Yeovil Express Royal Mail

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£240 (starting bid)

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CHARLES PYNE (born 1842) British The Sailor's Wife Farewell Watercolour Sig

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH SCHOOL (19th century) Cardinal Wolsey at the Gate of Leicester Abbe

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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EDMUND GUSTAVUS MULLER (1816-1888) British Coastal Scene With Figures Mendi

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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Attributed to JAMES JOHN HILL (1811-1882) British Rustic Courtship Oil on c

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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After HENRY H PARKER (1858-1930) British A Break From Harvest  Oil on canva

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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After ALFRED WALLIS (1855-1942) British Shipping Before a Lighthouse Oil on

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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WILLIAM HENRY WHEELWRIGHT (19th century) British Coaching Scenes En grisail

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH SCHOOL (19th century) Shipping in Choppy Waters Oil on panel 34 x 2

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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G GOLIA (20th century) Italian Mercatino Oil on canvas Signed 39.5 x 29 cm,

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£240 (starting bid)

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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL (19th century) The Governess Nun's Lesson Oil on board 2

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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GIUSEPPE GIARDIELLO (flourished 1877-1820) Italian The Hopeful Serenade  Oi

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£500 (starting bid)

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EDGAR WALSH (20th century) British Mother and Child in a Cottage Interior O

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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