Oil Painting for Sale

Painting, Respiro tra i rami, Antonino Puliafico

Respiro tra i rami

Antonino Puliafico

Painting - 150 x 210 cm Painting - 59.1 x 82.7 inch

£3,469

Painting, Volcano, Ralph Resch

Volcano

Ralph Resch

Painting - 100 x 81 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 0.8 inch

£792

Painting, Peinture 03-2023-18, Alain Bécanne

Peinture 03-2023-18

Alain Bécanne

Painting - 120 x 120 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch

£1,067

Painting, Walk in the sky - blue pink geometry abstraction, Nataliia Krykun

Walk in the sky - blue pink geometry abstraction

Nataliia Krykun

Painting - 60 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,156

Painting, Cloud Watching, Claire Wiltsher

Cloud Watching

Claire Wiltsher

Painting - 60 x 60 x 3.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.4 inch

£945

Painting, Sunset Bliss, Nick Vivian

Sunset Bliss

Nick Vivian

Painting - 76 x 122 x 5 cm Painting - 29.9 x 48 x 2 inch

£2,300

Painting, Sérenité abstraite, Sophie Dumont

Sérenité abstraite

Sophie Dumont

Painting - 60 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,770

Painting, Connections, Lilly Muth

Connections

Lilly Muth

Painting - 95 x 130 x 2 cm Painting - 37.4 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch

£1,690

Painting, The beauty of dance XIII, Serghei Ghetiu

The beauty of dance XIII

Serghei Ghetiu

Painting - 80 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,334

Painting, Porto 09, Karine Bartoli

Porto 09

Karine Bartoli

Painting - 81 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 31.9 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

£1,245 £1,058

Painting, Passage, Zena Blackwell

Passage

Zena Blackwell

Painting - 45 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 17.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,400

Painting, Sans titre, Ladislas Kijno

Sans titre

Ladislas Kijno

Painting - 36.5 x 26 x 0.1 cm Painting - 14.4 x 10.2 x 0 inch

£1,779

Painting, Glimpse, Philippa Brück

Glimpse

Philippa Brück

Painting - 60 x 40 x 4 cm Painting - 23.6 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch

£2,846

Painting, Yard by the sea, Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Yard by the sea

Evgeny Chernyakovsky

Painting - 90 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,675

Painting, Blue Porsche, Al Freno

Blue Porsche

Al Freno

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

£2,668

Painting, 4 Corners, Hunt Slonem

4 Corners

Hunt Slonem

Painting - 153 x 153 x 4 cm Painting - 60.2 x 60.2 x 1.6 inch

£53,363

Painting, Portrait #2. From the Portraits series, Luigi Christopher Veggetti Kanku

Portrait #2. From the Portraits series

Luigi Christopher Veggetti Kanku

Painting - 30 x 20.8 x 0.3 cm Painting - 11.8 x 8.2 x 0.1 inch

£1,005

Painting, Luz #1, Laure-Anne Lemaire

Luz #1

Laure-Anne Lemaire

Painting - 80 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

£1,601

Painting, Bathed in Light, Fintan Whelan

Bathed in Light

Fintan Whelan

Painting - 80 x 65 x 4 cm Painting - 31.5 x 25.6 x 1.6 inch

£1,592

Painting, The tree of life, Seyran Gasparyan

The tree of life

Seyran Gasparyan

Painting - 50 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,005

Painting, Dreams on deck, Mathieu Questel

Dreams on deck

Mathieu Questel

Painting - 65 x 46 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch

£1,067

Painting, Dérive, Nicolas Monjo

Dérive

Nicolas Monjo

Painting - 73 x 116 x 2.5 cm Painting - 28.7 x 45.7 x 1 inch

£1,690

Painting, Black Manhattan, Daniel Castan

Black Manhattan

Daniel Castan

Painting - 120 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

£4,002

Painting, Portrait in Blue and Red, Ihar Barkhatkou

Portrait in Blue and Red

Ihar Barkhatkou

Painting - 105 x 70 x 3 cm Painting - 41.3 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch

£1,779

Painting, L'Etrange, Mathieu Piffeteau

L'Etrange

Mathieu Piffeteau

Painting - 41 x 33 x 2 cm Painting - 16.1 x 13 x 0.8 inch

£1,156

Painting, Landscape at 11.18 AM, Kseniya Rai

Landscape at 11.18 AM

Kseniya Rai

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,565

Painting, The House on the Cliff, Natalya Mougenot

The House on the Cliff

Natalya Mougenot

Painting - 80 x 80 x 1.5 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.6 inch

£1,334

Painting, It Is Summer Warm Rain At Sunset, Nikolay Dmitriev

It Is Summer Warm Rain At Sunset

Nikolay Dmitriev

Painting - 40 x 45 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 17.7 x 0.8 inch

£889

Painting, Le Regard de David, Miguel Guía

Le Regard de David

Miguel Guía

Painting - 70 x 70 x 4 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 1.6 inch

£1,645

Painting, Minimal Forms 03, Poonam Choudhary

Minimal Forms 03

Poonam Choudhary

Painting - 76.2 x 121.9 x 3.8 cm Painting - 30 x 48 x 1.5 inch

£544 £490

Painting, Untitled, Noyem Khachatryan

Untitled

Noyem Khachatryan

Painting - 165 x 123 x 2 cm Painting - 65 x 48.4 x 0.8 inch

£1,423

Painting, Rose 707, Aykaz Arzumanyan

Rose 707

Aykaz Arzumanyan

Painting - 50 x 50 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

£1,645

Painting, Logs - Middle Beach - AGAIN. Zoom out., Chrissy Nickerson

Logs - Middle Beach - AGAIN. Zoom out.

Chrissy Nickerson

Painting - 64 x 92 x 4 cm Painting - 25.2 x 36.2 x 1.6 inch

£1,450 £1,233

Painting, Citizens in Colour, Julia Whitehead

Citizens in Colour

Julia Whitehead

Painting - 35 x 45 x 4 cm Painting - 13.8 x 17.7 x 1.6 inch

£1,150

Painting, Woobles, Tic

Woobles

Tic

Painting - 120 x 75 x 1.8 cm Painting - 47.2 x 29.5 x 0.7 inch

£1,023

Painting, La ceuillete, José Saboia

La ceuillete

José Saboia

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,334

Painting, Gondolier, Venice, Ellie Hesse

Gondolier, Venice

Ellie Hesse

Painting - 60 x 60 x 5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 2 inch

£1,600

Painting, It's Getting Kind of Hectic, Emma Harrison

It's Getting Kind of Hectic

Emma Harrison

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

£1,779 £1,601

Painting, Ecce homo (2) (after pina bausch) forbidden collage (16), Julien Delagrange

Ecce homo (2) (after pina bausch) forbidden collage (16)

Julien Delagrange

Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.1 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0 inch

£1,601

Painting, Passaggi in laguna olio su tela, Antonino Puliafico

Passaggi in laguna olio su tela

Antonino Puliafico

Painting - 50 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£978

Painting, Spring in the garden of Eden -  blossoms, spring in France, flowers garden, Ulyana Korol

Spring in the garden of Eden - blossoms, spring in France, flowers garden

Ulyana Korol

Painting - 81 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.9 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,778

Painting, Her Universe, Rakhmet Redzhepov (Ramzi)

Her Universe

Rakhmet Redzhepov (Ramzi)

Painting - 40 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

£800

Painting, Australopithèque, Julien Cuny

Australopithèque

Julien Cuny

Painting - 100 x 70 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

£489 £391

Painting, Black, Sabine Kalka

Black

Sabine Kalka

Painting - 60 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,334

Painting, Chrysanthemum Cascade, Kamo Atoyan

Chrysanthemum Cascade

Kamo Atoyan

Painting - 80 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

£837

Painting, Les estrans (série), Jacques Robert

Les estrans (série)

Jacques Robert

Painting - 114 x 146 x 2 cm Painting - 44.9 x 57.5 x 0.8 inch

£6,670

Painting, Still life with wine bottles, Vlas Ayvazyan

Still life with wine bottles

Vlas Ayvazyan

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£795

Painting, Le maître des forces de la nature, Bengt Lindström

Le maître des forces de la nature

Bengt Lindström

Painting - 180 x 194 x 2 cm Painting - 70.9 x 76.4 x 0.8 inch

£57,810

Painting, A Burst of Gold, Katharina Husslein

A Burst of Gold

Katharina Husslein

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,423

Painting, Vent de folie, Cécile Desserle

Vent de folie

Cécile Desserle

Painting - 92 x 73 x 2 cm Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch

£2,668

Painting, Salpiglossis, Valeri Tsvetkov

Salpiglossis

Valeri Tsvetkov

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,290

Painting, Red Field, Tigran Mamikonyan

Red Field

Tigran Mamikonyan

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£670

Painting, Cercles, Xavier Albert Fiala

Cercles

Xavier Albert Fiala

Painting - 50 x 61 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 24 x 0.2 inch

£1,560

Painting, Au fil de l’eau, Agnès Tiollier

Au fil de l’eau

Agnès Tiollier

Painting - 100 x 73 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch

£2,135

Painting, Blueberries 04, Rafal Gadowski

Blueberries 04

Rafal Gadowski

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1 inch

£1,423

Painting, S 95, Jean Soyer

S 95

Jean Soyer

Painting - 20 x 20 x 2.5 cm Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 1 inch

£978

Painting, Balade en mer, Richard Poumelin

Balade en mer

Richard Poumelin

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

£889

Painting, Emerald, James Chiew

Emerald

James Chiew

Painting - 120 x 120 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch

£11,117

Painting, Fleurs I, Cécile Girard

Fleurs I

Cécile Girard

Painting - 19 x 19 x 2 cm Painting - 7.5 x 7.5 x 0.8 inch

£889

Painting, Desde el azul  -Serie, Nos vemos en el Azul-, Esther Aragon

Desde el azul -Serie, Nos vemos en el Azul-

Esther Aragon

Painting - 60 x 81 x 2.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.9 x 1 inch

£1,156

Painting, The effect of propaganda, Mykola Mamchur

The effect of propaganda

Mykola Mamchur

Painting - 50 x 70 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.2 inch

£1,512

Painting, L'entente dans la foi, André Lanskoy

L'entente dans la foi

André Lanskoy

Painting - 55 x 46.2 x 2 cm Painting - 21.7 x 18.2 x 0.8 inch

£26,237

Painting, The Texture of Fall, Hayk Miqayelyan

The Texture of Fall

Hayk Miqayelyan

Painting - 50 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£502

Painting, Penumbra, David Walker

Penumbra

David Walker

Painting - 60 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

£1,700

Painting, Noir miroir nr 002, Kardesch

Noir miroir nr 002

Kardesch

Painting - 40 x 40 x 3 cm Painting - 15.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch

£845

Painting, In Her Prime, Ogunleke Festus Abiodun

In Her Prime

Ogunleke Festus Abiodun

Painting - 101.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm Painting - 40 x 30 x 1 inch

£1,298

Painting, II (two) Imperfect Imperfections, Makama John

II (two) Imperfect Imperfections

Makama John

Painting - 101.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm Painting - 40 x 30 x 1 inch

£1,675

Painting, Give Me the Truth, Not Roses, Idorenyin Umana

Give Me the Truth, Not Roses

Idorenyin Umana

Painting - 76.2 x 101.6 x 2.5 cm Painting - 30 x 40 x 1 inch

£1,382

Painting, Elegance Rider, Shahen Aleksandryan

Elegance Rider

Shahen Aleksandryan

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,005

Painting, Snow-covered village, Alexander Shandor

Snow-covered village

Alexander Shandor

Painting - 55 x 65 x 3 cm Painting - 21.7 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch

£1,675

Painting, Game of Life, Michael Adetula

Game of Life

Michael Adetula

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 36 x 36 x 1 inch

£1,549

Painting, N6, Anne-Marie Mary

N6

Anne-Marie Mary

Painting - 60 x 73 x 2.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 28.7 x 1 inch

£1,121

Painting, Dream Until It’s Your Reality, Yasna Godovanik

Dream Until It’s Your Reality

Yasna Godovanik

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,201

Painting, Équilibre illusoire 65, Françoise Utrel

Équilibre illusoire 65

Françoise Utrel

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1 inch

£2,135

Painting, The Etude Of Summer, Delyafruz Bagirova

The Etude Of Summer

Delyafruz Bagirova

Painting - 70 x 95 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 37.4 x 0.8 inch

£1,512

Painting, Birch Forest IV small, Helen Brough

Birch Forest IV small

Helen Brough

Painting - 30 x 30 x 3 cm Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

£925

Painting, The Noble Gaze, Tamar Nazaryan

The Noble Gaze

Tamar Nazaryan

Painting - 60 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,005

Painting, Paysage bleu et vert, Pascale Jacquemond-Collet

Paysage bleu et vert

Pascale Jacquemond-Collet

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

£756

Painting, Arbre de vie, Christian Raffin

Arbre de vie

Christian Raffin

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,690

Painting, La Strangolatrice, Francesca Miotto

La Strangolatrice

Francesca Miotto

Painting - 60 x 45 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 17.7 x 1.2 inch

£1,512

Painting, Tree of Life, Serhii Cerniakovskyi

Tree of Life

Serhii Cerniakovskyi

Painting - 70 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 27.6 x 31.5 x 1 inch

£988

Painting, Technicolour Dreams Variation 28, Kim Atlin

Technicolour Dreams Variation 28

Kim Atlin

Painting - 76 x 152 x 6 cm Painting - 29.9 x 59.8 x 2.4 inch

£2,477 £2,106

Painting, Reflet 25-26, Sylvie Guyomard

Reflet 25-26

Sylvie Guyomard

Painting - 25 x 25 x 0.1 cm Painting - 9.8 x 9.8 x 0 inch

£258

Painting, Pacific Sanicle (Full Bloom), Andrea Simmonds

Pacific Sanicle (Full Bloom)

Andrea Simmonds

Painting - 122 x 91 x 4 cm Painting - 48 x 35.8 x 1.6 inch

£1,690

Painting, Field grass cover, Elena Lukina

Field grass cover

Elena Lukina

Painting - 40 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,156

Painting, Eden V, Maude Ovize

Eden V

Maude Ovize

Painting - 100 x 81 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

£2,135

Painting, The Giant, Alexander Levich

The Giant

Alexander Levich

Painting - 20 x 30 x 3.5 cm Painting - 7.9 x 11.8 x 1.4 inch

£667

Painting, Union of souls, Liana Asatryan

Union of souls

Liana Asatryan

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

£1,172

Painting, Oysters with blue striped drapery, Irina Trushkova

Oysters with blue striped drapery

Irina Trushkova

Painting - 34 x 42 x 2 cm Painting - 13.4 x 16.5 x 0.8 inch

£1,601

Painting, Transparences 2, Bernard Ambielle

Transparences 2

Bernard Ambielle

Painting - 50 x 40 x 1 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch

£756

Painting, Compra en el mercadillo, Jordi Turbau

Compra en el mercadillo

Jordi Turbau

Painting - 54 x 73 x 3 cm Painting - 21.3 x 28.7 x 1.2 inch

£1,067

Painting, Riders in the Night, Zakhar Shevchuk

Riders in the Night

Zakhar Shevchuk

Painting - 60 x 55 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch

£1,779

Oil Painting for Sale

Oil painting is a type of paint which involves mixing crushed color pigments usually with linseed oil, although poppy seed oil can also be used. The support on which it is painted must be covered with a primer beforehand so that the layer of paint can adhere to the support; an additional step which is crucial to the creative process and also means that it can be adapted to many types of surfaces.

It was during the Middle Ages that oil painting first appeared and began to be developed in the Western world. The discovery of oil painting is often attributed to the Flemish painter, Jan Van Eyck who had been experimenting with various mixtures. With this new painting technique, his works benefited from new transparency effects and a new type of aesthetic was born. His approach was copied and later shared more widely by other primitive Flemish painters. Oil painting replaced the tempera technique, which uses egg as a binder.

Similarly, the wood on which artists painted was replaced by linen canvas, installed on a frame from the 15th century onwards and later placed on an easel. Although it was well-liked by painters, this medium had its drawbacks; its components were toxic and its preparation required a great amount of artisan savoir-faire in the studio. Despite this, it became closely linked to the visual arts and and was hugely popularised during the Renaissance thanks to the Venetian painters such as Titian, followed closely by the Flemish, including Rubens, before it reached the Netherlands who made it their own, with Rembrandt leading the way. The 19th and 20th centuries saw oil painting became the number one choice and the preferred medium for for modern times. The mixture no longer had to be prepared by artists in the studio; industrialization had made things easier and the paint came pre-prepared, packaged in tubes. The tin tube was commercialized in France in 1840 and revolutionised the history of art by encouraging the Impressionists to take their brushes and paints outside and paint en plein air. It would slowly be overtaken by acrylic paint a century later which simplified things even further as it was dried faster. 

An oil painting canvas also implies that the painter must respect the fat-over-lean principle, meaning that a colors with high oil content (fat) should be applied over layers of paint with lower oil content (lean) to ensure that the painting will last longer and to prevent cracking. Oil painting remains a widely used method and numerous artworks are still made using this technique.


Contemporary artists still master oil painting but sometimes avoid working with it in the same traditional ways of the 20th century. The canvas is often not prepared so that its texture can be seen under the layer of paint, as certain abstract painters have done. Jackson Pollock for example used oil painting but did not glaze his works. He didn't even truly paint his canvases as he used a dripping technique; by shaking his brush he created splashes of paint over the canvas…

On Artsper, explore contemporary paintings by well-known artists including Arman, Salvador Dali and Robert Combas.

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What is special about oil painting?

Oil painting allows for very efficient mixing of colors and tones. Due to its long drying time, it is possible to alter an oil painting days after the paint has been applied. Oil painting also allows for precision and a range of visual effects.

What's the difference between oil painting and acrylic?

Oil paint and acrylic paint are produced using different materials. While oil painting consists of pigments suspended in drying oils, acrylic paint is water-based. The main difference between the two is that acrylic paints can be thinned down with water, and dry faster than oil paints.

Is oil painting easier than watercolor?

It is easier to correct mistakes when working in oil paint as they are more opaque than watercolors and can be easily scraped off a surface.