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Large Luminescent Dark Red Swell on White Background Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
Although a couple of his other artworks have a similar palette, it his quite rare : Jean Soyer usually reserves large bare canvas spaces to blue paintings. This clever mix of dark, ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Sun Tea in Darkness, Oil Painting
By David Cheifetz
Located in Denver, CO
David Cheifetz's "Sun Tea in Darkness" is an oil painting featuring a yellow, ceramic tea pot with wine glasses. About the artist: David is an internationally acclaimed and colle...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Sometimes We Dance through Darkness," Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Aaron Bushnell's (US based) original, handmade oil painting that depicts a small creek flowing through a heavily wooded forest with lowlight. Aaron was born and raised in Utah in 1...
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2010s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Darkness Rises" Oil painting
Located in Denver, CO
Todd Carpenter's (US based) "Darkness Rises" is an oil painting that depicts a city in the distance glimmering in the darkness with a few sparse and leafless trees vaguely blocking i...
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2010s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Dark Cherries, Oil Painting
By Malia Pettit
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />This still life is part of a cherry series that Malia completed in early 2019, and she kept this piece in her personal collection for some time for personal s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Dark Matters, Painting, Oil on Canvas
Located in Yardley, PA
The canvas is stretched and it's ready to hang (of 380g quality cotton). It is ALREADY FRAMED with a wooden floating frame. The painting depth is 5cm (2 inches approx.) Created us...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Dark Skies, Stylised Impressionist Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dark Skies, Stylised Surrealist Oil Painting French School, 1970's Oil painting on canvas, unframed Canvas size: 19.5 x 24 inches Stylised Surrealist interpretation of a stormy, dar...
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1970s Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Dark Cup on Grey, Oil painting
By Jon Doran
Located in Denver, CO
Jon Doran's (UK based) "Dark Cup on Grey" was painting in 2019 and it depicts a grey cup with an abstracted background. Artist statement: "I am interested in taking classical subje...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Dark Modern Abstract, French Artist, Original Oil Painting
By Franck Duminil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dark Modern Abstract, French Artist, Original Oil Painting By French artist Franck Duminil (1933-2014) Signed by the artist verso Oil painting on canvas, unframed Canvas size: 19 x 1...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Dark Structure, Abstract Surrealist Original Oil Painting, Signed
By Herve Carrier
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dark Structure, Abstract Surrealist Original Oil Painting, Signed By French artist Herve Carrier, Mid 20th Century Signed by the artist on the lower left hand corner and verso Oil pa...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Portrait - 21 century, Figurative oil painting, Dark tones
By Adam Marczukiewicz
Located in Warsaw, PL
ADAM MARCZUKIEWICZ (born 1958) He studied at the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow at ateliers of professors Jan Swiderski and Zbyslaw Marek Maciejewski, ...
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1990s Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Parisian Abstract Expressionist Original Oil Painting - Dark Tones
By Yvette Dubois Habasque
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Stunning original oil painting by the French abstract artist, Yvette Dubois-Habasque (1929-2016). The painting has excellent provenance having come from the artists studio sale in Pa...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Portrait - 20 century, Figurative oil painting, Dark tones
By Adam Marczukiewicz
Located in Warsaw, PL
ADAM MARCZUKIEWICZ (born 1958) He studied at the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow at ateliers of professors Jan Swiderski and Zbyslaw Marek Maciejewski, ...
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1990s Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Leftovers", abstract, mixed media, oil, painting, dark colors
By Leslie Zelamsky
Located in Boston, MA
Leslie Zelamsky’s “Leftovers” exudes glimmering lights and rich darks. Its three dimensional surface is rich and tactile, which derives from the use of paint, wood, tar and saw dust....
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media, Tar, Oil, Wood

Eclipse - Contemporary Acrylic/Oil Painting, Landscape, Dark colors
By Juliusz Kosin
Located in Warsaw, PL
JULIUSZ KOSIN (born in 1989) Polish painter. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow in the atelier of prof. S. Rodziński and prof. L. Misiak and drawing at the ate...
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2010s Other Art Style Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

In Obscura, dark, symbolic, oil painting, mysterious, surrealistic hands
By Audrey Anastasi
Located in Brooklyn, NY
In this series, Audrey Anastasi has shifted her focus away from naturalistic domestic settings to a dark, enigmatic, and some might say, unsettling, place. These figures could be he...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Anxiety - XXI Century, Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting, Dark Colors
By Malgorzata Rozmarynowska
Located in Warsaw, PL
MALGORZATA ROZMARYNOWSKA (born in 1955) She studied in the Public High School of Plastic Arts at the Department of Painting and Graphic and graduated in 1981 in Professor Wladyslaw J...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Portrait, Dark Colours, Picasso Style, Original Oil Painting
By Beatrice Werlie
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Abstract Portrait, Dark Colours, Picasso Style, Original Oil Painting By French artist Beatrice Werlie, early 21st Century Oil painting on canvas, unframed Canvas size: 21.5 x 18 inc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

River - XXI century, Oil figurative painting, Landscape, Dark colors
By Iszchan Nazarian
Located in Warsaw, PL
ISZCHAN NAZARIAN ( born in 1946) Artist of Iranian origin. In 1947 he moved with his family to Yerevan in Armenia. After high school he entered the Academy of Fine Arts of the Artist...
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2010s Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Peering In, surreal oil painting, figures in bathroom, dark
By Kathy Osborn
Located in New York, NY
Kathy Osborn paints highly detailed, interior scenes, inspired by imagery from the Post-War era of the 1950s and 60s. Osborn’s multi-step process begins with a meticulous arrangement...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil, Board

Macabre Style, Abstract Portrait, Dark Colours, Original Oil Painting
By Beatrice Werlie
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Macabre Style, Abstract Portrait, Dark Colours, Original Oil Painting By the French artist Beatrice Werlie, Early 21st Century Oil painting on canvas, unframed Canvas size: 21.5 x 18...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

In dark blue forest, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Vladimir Volosov
Located in Yardley, PA
The main directions of his paintings are lyrical realism and abstract compositions. His paintings are about light, color, atmosphere and space. For him the most important elements ar...
Category

2010s Impressionist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Girl in Dark Water, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Allan O'Marra
Located in Yardley, PA
A young girl swims in a lake with a dark storm having just passed by. :: Painting :: Realism :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: ...
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2010s Realist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Raven Over Dark Water, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Allan O'Marra
Located in Yardley, PA
A raven wheels in flight over a dark water scene :: Painting :: Realism :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: Ready to Hang: Yes ::...
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2010s Realist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Flowers in a Dark Room, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Thong Le
Located in Yardley, PA
Oil painting on canvas; a riot of blooming flowers in an interior room :: Painting :: Impressionist :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the art...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Paintings

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Oil

Night Doorway, dark, mysterious urban architectural oil painting
By Gregory Frux
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Night Doorway, Oil on panel, nocturne Park Slope, Brooklyn Dr. Rowland S. Russell PhD. writes about his experience directly witnessing Greg's practice as a “plein air” artist: Whet...
Category

2010s American Realist Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"Crystal Wave II" oil painting of dark blue ocean waves
By Annie Wildey
Located in Edgartown, MA
The rhythm of the waves marks time, like the breath. Moment to moment, its intensity fluctuates like emotion. Thoughts linger and pass, like a veil of fog. At the shore I am reminde...
Category

2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Untitled, Multi-Colored Abstract Figure & Flowers, Dark Background, Oil Painting
By Wesley Kimler
Located in Chicago, IL
Wesley Kimler Untitled mixed media on canvas 36h x 36w in 91.44h x 91.44w cm WYK017 Wesley Kimler (born 1953) an American artist based in Chicago, Illinois, is known for his colossa...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil

Dark Picasso Style Portrait, Cubist Abstract, Original Oil Painting, Signed
By Beatrice Werlie
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dark Picasso Style Portrait, Cubist Abstract, Original Oil Painting, Signed By French artist Beatrice Werlie, early 21st Century Titled 'Lavande' in the lower left hand corner Oil p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Dark, Moody, Wet, Detailed, Oil Paintings, Medium Sized, Natural Diptych
Located in Fort Worth, TX
These are two separate works that can be sold together or separately. They are dark, moody, wet, detailed, oil paintings, on medium-sized panels. They portray natural landscapes of t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel, Wood Panel

Watcher, oil painting of mysterious falling figure, eyes, dark space
By Audrey Anastasi
Located in Brooklyn, NY
In this series, Audrey Anastasi has shifted her focus away from naturalistic domestic settings to a dark, enigmatic, and some might say, unsettling, place. These figures could be he...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Equestrian Portrait, Dark Mahogany Horse Still Life, Signed Oil Painting
By John Hawes
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Equestrian Portrait, Horse Still Life, Signed Oil Painting By British artist John Hawes, Mid 20th Century Signed and dated '1960' by the artist on the lower left hand corner Oil pain...
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1960s Impressionist Animal Paintings

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Oil

Night rendez-vous - Oil abstract painting, Dark colors, Geometric, Colorful
By Ellis Ostrowska
Located in Warsaw, PL
ELŻBIETA "ELLIS" OSTROWSKA She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 1974. She was born to artistic parents from whom she inherited the love for art, especially painti...
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Early 2000s Other Art Style Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Dark Storm, Fan Painting #6 (Contemporary Abstract Painting in Dark Palette)
By Christopher Engel
Located in Hudson, NY
Abstract painting on curved canvas in dark brown palette oil on canvas on unique artist made stretcher 36 x 74 inches This vertical, curved canvas was painted by abstract artist, Ch...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Lucifuge 26, Contemporary Abstract Surrealist Oil Painting Woman Portrait Dark
By Irena Chrul
Located in London, England
'Lucifuge 26' is a beautiful contemporary abstract oil and acrylic painting on canvas by well-known Canadian artist - Irena Chrul. The name 'Lucifugus' comes from two Latin words: lu...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

DARK VICTORY - large dark abstract painting with symbols
By Ford Crull
Located in Seattle, WA
Large dark abstract painting with symbols - Purple - Green “The ambiguity of the image is central to my expression in art. The derivation of my symbols, pulled out from the oceani...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Steel

Red and Mauve Fireworks on Dark Background Squared Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This painting is not and does not need to be framed. Jean Soyer does not name his works, but gives them a number. This item is listed as "N 01". Jean Soyer is a French artist, mostly...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Hamburg dark noon II, Painting, Oil on Wood Panel
By Martin Köster
Located in Yardley, PA
Hamburg dark noon II Willy-Brandt-Straße 29.12.2019 Oil on panel :: Painting :: Impressionist :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artis...
Category

2010s Impressionist Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Looking West" oil painting of an orange sunset over dark grasses
By Larry Horowitz
Located in Edgartown, MA
“People sometimes ask me how I start a painting. Starting a painting is easy. I just put down two strokes of color. The interaction between these two marks is the beginning of the di...
Category

2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Small Vintage Industrial Colors Orange Grey Dark Abstract Landscape Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork features some reliefs of matter. This painting is delivered with a simple black wood floating frame for protection and convenience. Jean Soyer does not name his works,...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Rising Dark Blue and Purple Abstract Oil Painting on White Background
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork full of matter and reliefs features a blue and purple roll, with dark and blue spurts responding to each other. This painting is not and does not need to be framed. Je...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Dark Strokes on White & Orange Background Abstract Oil Painting, Untitled
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This lyrical abstraction painting from Jean Soyer seems to feature a fight between two waves on the foreground, with lots of matter and reliefs, and a feeling of symmetry breaking. ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"The Dark Pond", oil painting, landscape, abstract, water, snow, brown, purple
By Catherine Picard-Gibbs
Located in Boston, MA
“The Dark Pond” by Catherine Picard-Gibbs is a dynamic abstracted water scene, depicting a pond and field after the first snow in early winter. This gestural and highly textural oil ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Violet Harbor" oil painting of dark blue sky over Edgartown Harbor
By Larry Horowitz
Located in Edgartown, MA
“People sometimes ask me how I start a painting. Starting a painting is easy. I just put down two strokes of color. The interaction between these two marks is the beginning of the di...
Category

2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Striking Portrait, Dark Colours, "Un Jour de Pluie", Original Oil Painting
By Beatrice Werlie
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Striking Portrait, Dark Colours, "Un Jour de Pluie", Original Oil Painting By French artist Beatrice Werlie, early 21st Century Titled and dated '2006' verso Oil painting on canvas, ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Quayside - minimalist wabi-sabi realistic locked door dark purple oil painting
By Mike Ellis
Located in London, GB
These works are from an exhibition entitled Flawed Beauty. An exploration of the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi. “Wabi-sabi represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic...
Category

2010s Contemporary Interior Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

From Darkness to Light - Abstract Oil Painting with Blue and Gray
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "From Darkness to Light" is an abstract oil painting measuring 47 x 52-inches. The main colors are blue and gray. Through a delicate balance between colors and sp...
Category

1990s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Along The Dark Edges- Red oxide Abstract Painting Oil on Canvas
By Kathleen Cammarata
Located in Miami, FL
Kathleen Cammarata’s paintings and drawings examine the place and terrain of an imaginary world subject to growth, change, explosion, and rebirth. Her work teams with life of the str...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Guild - abstract dark bright earth tone color stripe horizontal oil painting
Located in New York, NY
Patrick Dintino paints vertical bands of glowing color in a horizontal or rectangular format that read as both a scientific representation of the spectrum and an emotional landscape ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Dark Phoenix" Oil painting 59" x 31" inch by Alina Shimova
By Alina Shimova
Located in Culver City, CA
"Dark Phoenix" Oil painting 59" x 31" inch by Alina Shimova 2020
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Ghostly Purple Shape with Red Spots on Dark Background Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork in a not so usual color palette depicts a calligraphic comb gesture on a dark red and purple background. It features lots of matter and reliefs, and three red spots on t...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Mauve and Blue Evanescence & Red Touchs on Dark Background Abstract Oil Painting
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork is unusual in Jean Soyer's style as it doesn't unleash unbelievable amounts of energy as most of his artworks do. The mauve and blue evanescent shapes on the dark backg...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Pride and Joy - Long Abstract Landscape Oil Painting with Dark Colors
By Andrei Petrov
Located in New York, NY
Andrei Petrov's "Pride and Joy" is a 12 x 48 inch abstract landscape painting on canvas. The main colors are blue, purple, and orange. The reference to a natural landscape is clearly...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Panel

Red Orange and Purple on Dark Gestual Lyrical Abstraction Oil Painting, Untitled
By Jean Soyer
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork features strength, with a vivid palette of red, purple and orange on a dark background and confident dynamic gestures. This piece is not framed. It is signed on the fr...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

New York dark noon IV, Painting, Oil on Wood Panel
By Martin Köster
Located in Yardley, PA
New York dark noon IV 11.12.2019 Oil on panel :: Painting :: Impressionist :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist :: Ready to Hang: Y...
Category

2010s Impressionist Paintings

Materials

Oil

Dark Clamour - Contemporary Seascape Painting
By Franco Salas Borquez
Located in Paris, FR
Oil on canvas, 200 cm x 300 cm (2019). Focusing his artistic research on the gesture, Chilean-French artists Franco Salas Borquez (b. 1979) paints the waves using an intuitive but ri...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Crystal Blue" oil painting of dark blue waves with white sea foam
By Annie Wildey
Located in Edgartown, MA
The rhythm of the waves marks time, like the breath. Moment to moment, its intensity fluctuates like emotion. Thoughts linger and pass, like a veil of fog. At the shore I am reminde...
Category

2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Dark Window, Geometric Abstract Painting in Dark Cobalt Blue, Teal, Dark Violet
By David Collins
Located in Kent, CT
In this large horizontal abstract geometric painting in shades of dark blue, David Collins incorporates silk elements on oil and acrylic on linen to create a dynamic surface. Variati...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Linen, Silk, Oil, Acrylic

Dark Shore II, Pamela Burns. Linear abstract oil painting, Welsh harbour, rivers
By Pamela Burns
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Pamela Burns was born in London and now lives in Pembrokeshire. She studied at the Royal Academy Schools (until 1963) and later taught at St Martins and Chelsea College of Art. She h...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"THE DARK SIDE", surrealist oil painting, duality, myth, battle, war, beast, sun
By Tslil Tsemet
Located in Toronto, Ontario
"THE DARK SIDE", 2017, is a surrealist oil painting on canvas by artist Tslil Tsemet, and measures 36x59". Duality and the conflict it creates rush to collision in this work. Mythic ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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Dark Oil Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact dark oil painting you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. You can easily find an example made in the Abstract style, while we also have 86 Abstract versions to choose from as well. If you’re looking for a dark oil painting from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 18th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a dark oil painting to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of black, gray, brown, blue and more. Finding an appealing dark oil painting — no matter the origin — is easy, but Jean Soyer, David Konigsberg, Jennifer Hornyak, Hunt Slonem and Audrey Anastasi each produced popular versions that are worth a look. Artworks like these — often created in paint, oil paint and fabric — can elevate any room of your home. A large dark oil painting can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while smaller examples are available — approximately spanning 0.4 high and 2.1 wide — and may be better suited to a more modest living area.

How Much is a Dark Oil Painting?

The price for a dark oil painting in our collection starts at $150 and tops out at $290,000 with the average selling for $3,527.