Oil Paintings

Most of the artists from the Renaissance period employed oil paints in their artworks, including Jan van Eyck, Rubens, Raphael, Rembrandt, and Titian. Their genius continues to influence thousands of modern artists and has spawned over a thriving market of oil painting reproductions. Antique and vintage oil paintings at auction for sale found these days have been around for generations and are a hugely popular artistic practice. Customers can find different styles of oil paintings online on various platforms. Bidders can find a wide variety of antique and vintage oil paintings like portraits, oil on paper, oil on canvas, still life oil paintings through our online auction catalog at Bidsquare.

Oil painting became synonymous with the artwork of the High Renaissance painting technique. The vibrancy and depth of its hues made the antique oil paintings for sale attractive back then. Its endurance has enabled it to be adjusted to the desire and needs of a painter. In order to make sure that the completed paint surface does not break, painters from the renaissance period utilized oil paints in coatings. They also used darker to lighter shades in their vintage oil paintings that are now found at auctions. Fat over the lean rule is also used which signifies putting a greater amount of oil onto the pigment while going through all consecutive layers. This is typically referred to as indirect paintings and enables a painter to form the surface of the picture from toned under paints to final glazing. Most of it altered around the Impressionist time span, as painters frequently mixed oil and watercolor methods in their oil paintings. The additional attractiveness of an oil painting is the aspect that the clarity, shine, and density can be modified accordingly. It could be utilized with waxes, resins, and varnishes which shows the method and the alternatives available in fine art oil painting are as diverse. It is also regarded as the paintings created over many ages. 

Oil Painting Facts:

  • Jan Van Eyck, a Netherlandish artist is generally credited for "discovering" the process, who experimented using oil painting methods in his works of wood panel, such as his famous Arnolfini portrait.

  • It was only in the 15th century in Northern Europe that it received widespread prominence. Oil painting ultimately spread over Europe, overtaking tempera painting as the major means of option.

 

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  • THE CUMAEAN SYBIL OIL PAINTING
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    THE CUMAEAN SYBIL OIL PAINTING

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  • COASTAL LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING
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    COASTAL LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING

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  • MADONNA OIL PAINTING
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    MADONNA OIL PAINTING

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  • LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING
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    LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING

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  • CRUCIFIXION OF THE TYRIANS OIL PAINTING
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    CRUCIFIXION OF THE TYRIANS OIL PAINTING

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  • INSECT STUDY OIL PAINTING
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    INSECT STUDY OIL PAINTING

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  • LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING
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    LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING

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  • SHIPS IN A STORM OIL PAINTING
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    SHIPS IN A STORM OIL PAINTING

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  • PORTRAIT OF A GIRL OIL PAINTING
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    PORTRAIT OF A GIRL OIL PAINTING

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  • FRENCH ALPS OIL PAINTING
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    FRENCH ALPS OIL PAINTING

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  • PORTRAIT OF A GIRL OIL PAINTING
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    PORTRAIT OF A GIRL OIL PAINTING

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  • RIVER LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING
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    RIVER LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING

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  • BRIDGE LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING
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    BRIDGE LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING

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