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19th Century Genre Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautiful 19th century oil on canvas. Probably European but not sure. I do not see a signature. Housed in lovely burl wood frame which measures 30 1/4 inches wide by 22 1/2 high. Pai...
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19th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

19th C, Romanticism, Genre Painting, Sheepstable
Located in brussel, BE
Pieter Plas placed himself with this pastoral scene in the tradition of the 17th-century painters and draughtsmen such as Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Karel du Jardin, Marcus de Bye an...
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19th Century Romantic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Tuscan Genre Painting 19 century oil wood
Located in Florence, IT
The painting (oil on wood 40 x 59.5 cm; with frame 49 x 68.5cm) is set in the main square of a countryside village during a night of festivity. The religious building at the centre ...
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Late 19th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Mississippi River Boat, Genre Painting, Illustration, 1932
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Mississippi River Boat" is a figurative landscape painting, male figure resembling Clark Gable from Gone with the Wind by illustration and genre artist Mortimer Wilson. The 20" x 40...
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1930s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large Italian genre painting by Antonio Ermolao Paoletti
By Antonio Ermolao Paoletti
Located in London, GB
Large Italian genre painting by Antonio Ermolao Paoletti Italian, late 19th Century Frame: Height 64cm, width 84cm, depth 8cm Canvas: Height 40cm, width 60cm, depth 2cm This fine pa...
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Late 19th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Genre Painting -- The Pipe Smoker
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful genre painting from 18th Century of pipe smoker. Signed lower right edge with monogram "I I E". Oil paint on copper. Condition: good: minor wear/rubbing from frame's rabbet...
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Mid-17th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Copper

"Uczta XIII" or Feast Modern Surrealist Genre Painting
By Romuald Oramus
Located in Houston, TX
Red tonal surrealist genre scene of two male figures sitting at a dining table with turkeys marching over the surface. The piece is signed and dated by the artist on the back of the ...
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1980s Modern Animal Paintings

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Oil

17th C., Baroque, Genre Painting, Stop of the Travelers
Located in brussel, BE
As the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman often did, this artist painted travellers stopping at an inn or a farm. One of the men got off his horse to urinate against the facade of the b...
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17th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'In the Kitchen', 19th Century Flemish Genre Painting
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Style of Richard Brakenburgh (Dutch 1650-1702) and painted circa 1820. Displayed in a shot silk mat with gilded slip within an 18th century, Dutch Ripple frame. Framed Dimensions: 16...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil

19th Century genre painting of a maiden holding flowers
By William Oliver
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
William Oliver British, (1823-1901) The Flower Maiden Oil on canvas, signed, Image size: 36 inches x 24 inches Size including frame: 47.25 inches x 35.25 inches William Oliver Will...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Angels with Dirty Faces, multicolored surrealist oil genre painting, 2017
By Joshua Flint
Located in New York, NY
JOSHUA FLINT stages the scenes of his paintings using elements drawn from archival images and found photographs. Flint interjects a slippage between the narrative in the composition ...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

18th Century French Miniature Genre Painting
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Superb French hand-painted watercolor/gouache miniature on a bone panel. It depicts Bacchus and Ariane in a courting scene set in a mountainous landscape. The 18th century miniature ...
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Antique 18th Century French Baroque Paintings

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Bone

ON SALE-Very Large 1940's Signed Genre Painting
Located in Redding, CT
Very Large 1940's signed genre painting by A. DeDobanicis. Nice gray and blue tones make up this image of two men and a woman watching entertainment from an outdoor bandstand or ampi...
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Vintage 1940s American American Classical Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Large Oval French, 18th Century Genre Painting
Located in Southampton, NY
Large oval French, 18th century genre painting.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Rococo Paintings

Framed Seascape Genre Painting of Fishermen Next to a Lake
Located in New York, NY
Mid-century acrylic genre painting of two people with a small boat, fishing nets, and baskets under a copse of trees on a riverbank with a village and mountains in the background on ...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Export Paintings

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Paint

A Jolly Time -- German Genre Tavern Painting, 1918
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful German genre painting of 17th century tavern scene in style of Franz Hals by Karl Josef Muller (German, 1864-1942) dated 1918. Signed and dated lower left corner "Karl Mull...
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1910s Realist Interior Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Oil Painting Genre Scene 18th Century
By Theodore Levigne
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
LEVIGNE Théodore (1848-1912) Genre scene in 18th century : The Swing In The Park Oil on canvas signed low right Old original frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 72 X 100 cm (28,34...
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Late 19th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Early 19th Century Belgian Genre Painting of a Wedding
Located in Nantucket, MA
Early 19th century Northern European Genre Painting of a Wedding, unsigned, late 18th or early 19th century, an oil on canvas finely detailed view of many celebratory figures in an i...
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Antique Early 19th Century Belgian Rococo Paintings

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Canvas

Alonso PEREZ - Painting Genre Scene in Paris
By Alonso Perez
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
ALONSO PEREZ (1881 - 1914) Lady and Napoleon Soldier in the Street Oil on canvas signed and dated 1906 low right Dedication : Au sympathique maître et ami (effacé) en souvenir de son...
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Early 19th Century Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Genre historical oil painting of a merchants guild
By Fritz Wagner
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Fritz Wagner German, (1896-1967) The Merchants Guild Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 31 inches x 38.5 inches Size including frame: 41.5 inches x 49 inches Fritz Wagner was a Ger...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Genre Scene
By Violet Oakley
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed Lower Left An oil on canvas en grisaille genre interior scene depicting a woman reading a letter with child and gentleman looking on.
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20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 13 in. W 18 in.
Dressing Room, surrealist genre scene oil painting, 2017
By Joshua Flint
Located in New York, NY
JOSHUA FLINT stages the scenes of his paintings using elements drawn from archival images and found photographs. Flint interjects a slippage between the narrative in the composition ...
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2010s Surrealist Interior Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Painting 19th Century Romantic Courtiers Genre Scene
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Courtiers Party in the Park in 18th Century In the Taste of Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743) Oil on canvas Frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 73 X 59 cm Dim frame : 100 X 87 cm
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1850s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century Painting Interior and Genre Scene
By Jean Alexandre Rémy Couder
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
COUDER Alexandre Jean Rémy (1808-1879) Reading on the sofa Oil on canvas signed low left Old original frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 47 X 39 cm Dim frame : 70 X 61 cm Ce...
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1860s Old Masters Interior Paintings

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Oil

French naive cityscape painting - Genre Figurative - Female Artist - L. S. Lowry
Located in Antwerp, BE
Magnificent French painting depicting the hustle and bustle of a busy square in the spirit of L. S. Lowry and Theora Hamlett. This delightful painting shows a village fair; children...
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20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

The Wren's, realist oil painting, genre scene and Americana
Located in New York, NY
Karl Hartman’s depictions of the American Dream aren’t limited to bipeds. His newest painting, The Wren’s, features an avian nuclear family enjoying their suburban bird house. Hartma...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Genre animal oil painting of a West Highland Terrier dog
By Samuel Fulton
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Samuel Fulton Scottish, (1855-1941) A West Highland Terrier Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1921 Image size: 17.5 inches x 13.5 inches Size including frame: 26.5 inches x 22.5 inches ...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of children playing
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Reuben Hunt British, (1857-1938) Taking Aim Oil on canvas, signed & dated (18)84 Image size: 19.5 inches x 29.5 inches Size including frame: 25.25 inches x 35.25 inches Reuben Hunt...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of a cavalier
By Casimir van den Daele
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Casimir van den Daele Belgian, (1818-1880) A Fine Moustache Oil on panel, signed & dated 1857 Image size: 21.25 inches x 28.5 inches Size including frame: 28.25 inches x 35.5 inches ...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Painting 19th century Genre Scene Landscape With Characters
By Eduard Niczky
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Niczky Edouard (1850 – 1919) Love date in 19th century Oil on canvas signed low left Old original frame gilded with leaves Dim canvas : 61 X 52 cm Dim frame : 76 X 66 cm Certificate ...
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1880s Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of a courtship
By Henry Gillard Glindoni
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Henry Gillard Glindoni British, (1852-1913) The Suitor Oil on canvas, signed & dated 'Jan 1908' Image size: 27.5 inches x 35.5 inches Size including frame: 41 inches x 49 inches Hen...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

English Oil Painting Genre Scene
Located in Wilson, NC
English oil painting genre scene has a gold frame with egg and dart molding. It depicts children playing and a boy blowing bubbles, it has been professionally relined.  
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Antique 1840s English Paintings

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Wood, Canvas, Paint

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H 34 in. W 42 in. D 3 in.
Pair of genre portrait paintings by Italian artist Giovanni Bragolin
Located in London, GB
Pair of genre portrait paintings by Italian artist Giovanni Bragolin Italian, 20th Century Frame: Height 85cm, width 65cm, depth 5cm Canvas: Height 70cm, width 50cm, depth 1cm This ...
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20th Century Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstracted Genre -- The Family
By Michael Eggleston
Located in Soquel, CA
Evocative genre painting of a family in earth tones by San Francisco artist Michael William Eggleston (American, 20th century). Circa 2000. Unsigned, from a collection of the artists...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Antique American School "Metropolitan Museum" Interior Genre Scene Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American school view inside a Museum original signed oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1890. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 18"L x 22"H.
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1880s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Italian Sicilian Picnic Vesuvius Landscape Genre Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique Italian landscape oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1870. Unsigned. Displayed in a period giltwood frame. Image, 15"L x 10"H.
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1870s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Night Skaters," Vivid Genre Painting of Ice Skating in 1940s Chicago
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted with great verve and energy, this depiction of a circle of ice skaters circumnavigating a rink in Chicago -- perhaps the Lincoln Park Zoo rink -- was made in 1943 by John Win...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

A Summer Beauty - British Victorian genre art female portrait oil painting
By Edwin Roberts
Located in London, GB
This lovely portrait oil painting is by much exhibited British artist Edwin Roberts. The painting is an excellent example of Victorian romantic genre art and is of a Summer Beauty. T...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a cardinal and a dog
By Alfred Charles Weber
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Alfred Charles Weber French, (1862-1922) Le Petit Mendiant Oil on panel, signed Image size: 10.25 inches x 8.25 inches Size including frame: 17.75 inches x 15.75 inches Alfred Char...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Genre Painting of Men Conversing by Hedwig Oehring (German, 1855-1907)
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An attractive genre scene oil on panel depicting two German men engaged in conversation about the newspaper by Hedwig Oehring. The shopkeeper on the left appearing to be simply takin...
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Antique 19th Century German Romantic Paintings

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Paint

Genre oil painting of Queen Elizabeth I with Sir Francis Drake
By Frank Moss Bennett
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Frank Moss Bennett British, (1874-1952) Queen Elizabeth & Sir Francis Drake Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1943 Image size: 10 inches x 14 inches Size including frame: 15.75 inches x...
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20th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of a gentleman scientist
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Alois Priechenfried Austrian, (1867-1953) The Chemist Oil on panel, signed Image size: 18 inches x 12 inches Size including frame: 30 inches x 24 inches Provenance: W H Patterson, A...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

By the Fireside - Victorian, genre, oil painting by EF Holt
Located in London, GB
Edwin Frederick Holt 1830 - 1912 By the Fireside Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1877 bottom left and verso Image size: 9½ x 13½ inches Contemporary style frame Holt was bor...
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Late 19th Century Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

By the Fireside - Victorian, genre, oil painting by EF Holt
Located in London, GB
Edwin Frederick Holt 1830 - 1912 By the Fireside Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1877 bottom left and verso Image size: 9½ x 13½ inches Contemporary style frame Holt was bor...
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Late 19th Century Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of man smoking a pipe
By Albert Friedrich Schroder
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Albert Friedrich Schröder German, (1854-1939) His Favourite Pipe Oil on panel, signed Image size: 8.25 inches x 10.5 inches Size including frame: 15 inches x 17.25 inches Albert Fri...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

19th Century historical genre oil painting of soldiers surrendering
By Robert Alexander Hillingford
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Robert Alexander Hillingford British, (1828-1904) Surrender at *Blenheim Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 17.75 inches x 23.75 inches Size including frame: 24.25 inches x 30.25 in...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Painting 19th century French School Genre Scene Interior Portrait
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
French School 19th century Close to François Xavier FABRE (1766-1837) The Princess and The Chaperone Oil on canvas One can read on the reverse "Fabre Fecit" and the name and address ...
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1850s Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of cardinals and a soldier
By Henri Adolphe Laissement
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Henri Adolphe Laissement French, (1854-1921) Let Him Sit Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 30.5 inches x 43.5 inches Size including frame: 41.5 inches x 54.5 inches The inscriptio...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Genre oil painting of three classically dressed women in a garden
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Oliver Rhys British, (1854-1907) In the Garden Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1902 Image size: 18 inches x 14 inches Size including frame: 24.25 inches x 20.25 inches William Oliver...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a maiden pouring tea
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Pierre-Louis Bouchard French, (1831-1889) Une Bonne Tasse de Thé Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 23 inches x 13.75 inches Size including frame: 35 inches x 25.75 inches Pierre Lo...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre historical oil painting of soldiers with a prisoner
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Herman Frederik Carel ten Kate Dutch, (1822-1891) The Prisoner Oil on panel, signed & dated 1865 Image size: 14.5 inches x 22 inches Size including frame: 20.75 inches x 28.25 inche...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

19th Century genre oil painting of a mother and daughter
By George Goodwin Kilburne
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
George Goodwin Kilburne British, (1839-1924) A Tender Moment Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 15.75 inches x 12.75 inches Size including frame: 20.5 inches x 17.5 inches George G...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a women by a pond
By Ernest Walbourn
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Ernest Walbourn British, (1872-1927) By the Pond Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 24 inches x 36 inches Size including frame: 31.5 inches x 43.5 inches Ernest Walbourn was painter ...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

19th Century genre oil painting of a boy in an attic
By Pierre Edouard Frere
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Pierre Édouard Frère French, (1819-1886) Searching the Attic Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 12 inches x 9.5 inches Size including frame: 17.25 inches x 14.75 inches Pierre Édou...
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19th Century Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Pair of Italian Banquets Genre Paintings with Figures, Mid-19th Century
By Jan Steen
Located in Milan, IT
A pair of Italian oil on canvas genre paintings dating back to mid-19th century, depicting lively banquets with many guests, in good condition, framed with original carved giltwood f...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Woman Cooking in a Cottage Interior - Dutch Victorian genre art oil painting
Located in London, GB
This large charming Victorian genre interior oil painting is by a Dutch artist. Painted circa 1880 the composition is a woman attended a pot on a fire. She has vegetables to her left...
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1880s Victorian Interior Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Chlorinda with Letter - British art Victorian genre oil painting
By George Wells
Located in London, GB
This charming oil portrait painting is by noted British Victorian artist George Wells. Painted circa 1880 we know the elegant sitter is Chlorinda but her relationship to Wells is unk...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century historical genre oil painting of a gentleman art collector
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Alois Priechenfried Austrian, (1867-1953) Admiring the Painting Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 19.5 inches x 15.5 inches Size including frame: 27.25 inches x 23.25 inches Alois ...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

19th century French painting - An outdoor concert - music genre figurative
By Adrien Moreau
Located in Antwerp, BE
19th century French painting "Concert sur une terasse devant un palais". Depicting an elegant group listing to a ministrel in a palatial outdoor setting. The painting is exquisitely...
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19th Century French School Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century genre oil painting of a young woman in a meadow
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Alfred Glendening Jnr British, (1861-1907) The Trysting Place Oil on canvas, signed & dated 1892, indistinctly signed & inscribed verso Image size: 27.5 inches x 17.5 inches Size in...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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Genre Paintings For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of genre paintings for sale on 1stDibs. A selection of these works in the Impressionist, Old Masters and Abstract styles can be found today in our inventory. These items have been made for many years, with versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the genre paintings that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, black, gray and blue. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Joshua Flint, Charles Alston, Frank Moss Bennett, Bernard De Hoog and George Goodwin Kilburne are consistently popular. Frequently made by artists working in paint, oil paint and fabric, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much are Genre Paintings?

Prices for pieces in our collection of genre paintings start at $255 and top out at $120,329 with the average selling for $4,500.