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Fine Art Drawings

It is difficult to accurately define drawing in the development of the visual arts, as it has greatly evolved through various historical periods, art movements and theories. There is indeed an array of drawing types, including children's chalk drawings, editorial illustrations, nude drawing, portrait,  drawing in animated films, caricatures, animal drawings

However we can agree on the fact that drawings are all works of art which usually use paper as their support, regardless of the technique used. Drawing has earned its place among the noble visual arts and it is the first thing that students are taught how to do at schools of Fine Arts. Knowing how to draw and sketch is essential for any artist or illustrator throughout their career. In the words of the great master Alberto Giacometti: “Drawing is the basis of everything."

Drawing is undoubtedly one of the oldest forms of human expression with the use of pictographs dating back as early as Prehistoric times. Although drawing has been present throughout all the ages and in particular in Asia where it was commonly used, its forms and uses started to diversify in the 19th century. Thanks to the significant industrial growth of the 19th century, technical drawing (or industrial drawing) began to take off and clearly differentiated itself from artistic drawing. As a result, it has become highly codified and its objective is to convey very precise information about how something should be manufactured or used. Fashion illustration shares a similar purpose. Drawing is also used for architecture and design…

Asides from its more practical uses, it has also become a form of artistic expression. Although drawing is often perceived as the subject's outline, in contrast with the work's coloured surface, and not thought of as a work of art in its own right, it is well and truly one of the most accomplished forms of artistic expression, in the same way as painting or sculpture. From figurative to abstract art, drawing is now available in a multitude of different styles and has earned its reputation as an art form. For example, 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch, one of the most famous and expensive artworks (it was at one time the most expensive work of art in the world!) is a drawing which mixes pastels and oil painting.

Artists employ a range different drawing techniques. Drawings can be created with ink, gouache paint, watercolours, pens, marker, pencils, charcoal or felt-tip pens - but whatever the medium they are always on paper. A drawing can be geometric or abstract but it could also be figurative or hyperrealistic.

Buying a drawing with Artsper means owning an original modern or contemporary artwork. All types of drawing are available, whether they have been made by emerging or well-established artists. So don't miss out on artwork by some of the biggest names in contemporary art, including Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Hans Hartung, Philippe Pasqua and Robert Combas.



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price,500 facet,10503*Artworks by best-selling artists|icon-bestsellers*bestsellers facet,10503*Oeuvres d’artistes best sellers|icon-bestsellers*bestsellers facet,10503*Werke von Bestseller-Künstlern|icon-bestsellers*werke-von-kunstlern-bestseller facet,10503*Obras de los artistas más vendidos|icon-bestsellers*obras-de-los-artistas-mas-vendidos price,501:1000 facet,10500*Werke von aufstrebenden Künstlern|icon-youngtalents*werke-von-jungen-kunstlern facet,10500*Oeuvres d'artistes émergents|icon-youngtalents*jeunes-talents facet,10500*Young Talents|icon-youngtalents*youngtalents facet,10500*Obras de artistas emergentes|icon-youngtalents*obras-de-artistas-emergentes facet,10500*Werke aufstrebender Künstler|icon-youngtalents*werke-von-jungen-kunstlern category,6*Peinture*peinture category,6*Gemälde*gemalde category,6*Painting*painting category,6*Pintura*pintura facet,1629*Abstract*abstract facet,1629*Abstraite*abstraite facet,1629*abstrakt*abstrakt facet,1629*abstracto*abstracto facet,8259*Nos recommandations|icon-recommendations*recommandations facet,8259*Our recommendations|icon-recommendations*recommendations facet,8259*Nuestras recomendaciones|icon-recommendations*nuestras-recomendaciones facet,8259*unsere Empfehlungen|icon-recommendations*unsere-empfehlungen price,1001:5000 facet,10497*Artworks by famous artists|icon-masterpieces*masterpieces facet,10497*Oeuvres d'artistes célèbres|icon-masterpieces*artistes-celebres facet,10497*Werke berühmter Künstler|icon-masterpieces*werke-beruhmter-kunstler facet,10497*Obras de artistas famosos|icon-masterpieces*obras-de-artistas-famosos facet,8274*Moyen (\u003c 115 x 115 cm)|medium*moyen facet,8274*Moyen (\u003c 115 x 115 cm)*moyen facet,8274*Moyen (\u003c 45 x 45 inch)|medium*moyen facet,8277*Grand (\u003c 200 x 200 cm)*grand facet,8277*Grand (\u003c 200 x 200 cm)|large*grand facet,8277*Grand (\u003c 80 x 80 inch)|large*grand facet,1635*Straßenkunst*street-art facet,1635*Street art*street-art facet,1635*arte callejero*arte-callejero category,5*Skulptur*skulptur category,5*Sculpture*sculpture category,5*Escultura*escultura facet,1686*Pop Art*pop-art facet,1686*Pop-Art*pop-art facet,1686*Arte pop*arte-pop category,9*Fotografie*fotografie category,9*Photographie*photographie category,9*Fotografía*fotografia category,9*Photography*photography facet,1671*Naturaleza*naturaleza facet,1671*Nature*nature facet,1671*Natur*natur facet,1671*Landscape*nature facet,1671*Paysage*nature price,1000:501 facet,1644*Portrait*portrait facet,1644*Porträt*portrat facet,1644*Retrato*retrato facet,1641*Nus*nus facet,1641*Akt*akte facet,1641*Nude*nude facet,1641*desnudos*desnudos facet,1827*Portrait|portrait*orientation-portrait facet,1827*Portrait*orientation-portrait facet,1827*Retrato*orientation-retrato facet,1827*Retrato|portrait*orientation-retrato facet,1827*Hochformat|portrait*orientation-portrat category,23*Fine Art Drawings*drawing category,23*Dibujo*dibujo category,23*Dessin*dessin category,23*Zeichnung*zeichnung facet,8277*Large (\u003c 200 x 200 cm)*large facet,8277*Large (\u003c 200 x 200 cm)|large*large facet,8277*Large (\u003c 80 x 80 inch)|large*large category,15*Print*print category,15*Druck*editionen category,15*Edition*edition category,15*Edición*edicion facet,8301*Special offers|icon-promotions*promotions facet,8301*Special Offers|icon-promotions*vergunstigte-werke facet,8301*Oeuvres en promotion|icon-promotions*promotions facet,8301*Trabajos en promoción|icon-promotions*trabajos-en-promocion facet,8280*Très grand (\u003e 200 x 200 cm)|very-large*tres-grand facet,8280*Très grand (\u003e 200 x 200 cm)*tres-grand facet,8280*Très grand (\u003e 80 x 80 inch)|very-large*tres-grand facet,1830*Paisaje|landscape*orientation-paisaje facet,1830*Paysage|landscape*orientation-paysage facet,1830*Landscape|landscape*orientation-landscape facet,1830*Paysage*orientation-paysage facet,1830*Landschaft|landscape*orientation-landschaft facet,1674*Everyday life*everyday-life facet,1674*Scène de vie*scene-de-vie facet,1674*Escena de la vida*escena-de-la-vida facet,1674*Etchleben*etchleben facet,8274*Medium (\u003c 45 x 45 inch)|medium*medium facet,8274*Medium (\u003c 115 x 115 cm)|medium*medium facet,1680*Animaux*animaux facet,1680*Animal*animal facet,1680*Tier*tier facet,1680*Animales*animales facet,8271*Petit (\u003c 50 x 50 cm)*petit facet,8271*Petit (\u003c 50 x 50 cm)|small*petit facet,8271*Petit (\u003c 20 x 20 inch)|small*petit facet,1668*Noir et blanc*noir-et-blanc facet,1668*Black and white*black-and-white facet,1668*Schwarz und weiß*schwarz-und-weiss facet,1668*Blanco y negro*blanco-y-negro facet,8280*Very large (\u003e 80 x 80 inch)|very-large*very-large facet,8280*Very large (\u003e 200 x 200 cm)|very-large*very-large facet,8280*Very large (\u003e 200 x 200 cm)*very-large facet,1650*Urban Landscape*urban-landscape facet,1650*Paysage urbain*paysage-urbain facet,1650*Paisaje urbano*paisaje-urbano facet,1650*Städtische Landschaft*stadtische-landschaft facet,1632*Architecture*architecture facet,1632*Arquitectura*arquitectura facet,1632*Die Architektur*die-architektur facet,1659*Floral*floral facet,1659*Flore*flore facet,1659*Flora*flora facet,1659*Flores*flores price,5001:10000 price,50001 facet,1692*Géométrique*geometrique facet,1692*Geometric*geometric facet,1692*Geometrisch*geometrisch facet,1692*Geometría*geometria price,10001:25000 facet,1656*Graphique*graphique facet,1656*Graphic*graphic facet,1656*Gráfico*grafico facet,1656*Grafik*grafik facet,12*Black|050002*black facet,12*noir|050002*noir facet,12*schwarz|050002*schwarz facet,12*negro|050002*negro facet,42*Red|FC2912*red facet,42*Rouge|FC2912*rouge facet,42*Rojo|FC2912*rojo facet,42*rot|FC2912*rot price,25001:50000 facet,30*bleu foncé|0707BD*bleu-fonce facet,30*Dark blue|0707BD*dark-blue facet,30*Dunkelblau|0707BD*dunkelblau facet,30*azul oscuro|0707BD*azul-oscuro facet,8268*Très petit (\u003c 25 x 25 cm)|very-small*tres-petit
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Lantomo, Hunting Trophy I, Fine Art Drawings

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Laurent Anastay-Ponsolle, Rencontre, Fine Art Drawings

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Rencontre, 2018
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JonOne, Jonone, Fine Art Drawings

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Jonone, 2021
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Hildegarde Handsaeme, Family Love, Fine Art Drawings

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Chloé Kelly Miller, Esquisse d'un bouquet noir sur fond blanc, Fine Art Drawings

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Nicolas Dubreuille, Sans titre ref (303), Fine Art Drawings

Nicolas Dubreuille

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Our recommendations Robert Combas, Les yeux fermier !, Fine Art Drawings

Robert Combas

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Grande vanité aux papillons, 2010
160 x 160 x 4 cm
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Feng Kaixuan, filtrecafe160_S, Fine Art Drawings

Feng Kaixuan

filtrecafe160_S, 2021
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Jacques Villeglé, Alphabet-Profil, Fine Art Drawings

Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet-Profil, 2014
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Roger Lersy, Le déjeuner, Fine Art Drawings

Roger Lersy

Le déjeuner, 1954
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Our recommendations Dan Solojoff, Spleen, Fine Art Drawings

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Spleen, 1959
38 x 28 cm
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František Kupka, The Circle, Fine Art Drawings

František Kupka

The Circle, 1948
18.8 x 14 x 0.1 cm
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Chanoir, Cha squelette rose, Fine Art Drawings

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Cha squelette rose, 2011
153 x 103 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$3,682

Pierre-François Grimaldi, Montparnasse, Fine Art Drawings

Pierre-François Grimaldi

Montparnasse, 2021
100 x 100 x 4 cm
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$7,825

Arman, Watch Gears, Fine Art Drawings

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Watch Gears, 1979
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Our recommendations Geneviève Claisse, Sans titre, Fine Art Drawings

Geneviève Claisse

Sans titre, 1970
56 x 75 x 1 cm
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Jérôme Borel, Homme blessé, Fine Art Drawings

Jérôme Borel

Homme blessé, 2019
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Linda Bachammar Clerget, Lovers, Fine Art Drawings

Linda Bachammar Clerget

Lovers, 2021
100 x 70 x 0.5 cm
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Pierre Célice, Sans-titre, Fine Art Drawings

Pierre Célice

Sans-titre, 1972
14 x 20 cm
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Alfred Defossez, Au galop, Fine Art Drawings

Alfred Defossez

Au galop, 1990
23.5 x 35 cm
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Mel Ramos, Pucci Pants, Fine Art Drawings

Mel Ramos

Pucci Pants, 2015
22 x 19 cm
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Georges Laporte, La Sainte-Victoire, Fine Art Drawings

Georges Laporte

La Sainte-Victoire, 1974
24 x 32 cm
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LN Le Cheviller, Le réconfort 2, Fine Art Drawings

LN Le Cheviller

Le réconfort 2, 2013
100 x 50 x 0.1 cm
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Salvador Dali, La bénédiction, Fine Art Drawings

Salvador Dali

La bénédiction, 1969
32 x 26 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$13,809

Maurice Louis Savin, Méditerranée, Fine Art Drawings

Maurice Louis Savin

Méditerranée, 1954
31.5 x 23.5 cm
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Alfred Rehfous, Chemin à Savièse, Fine Art Drawings

Alfred Rehfous

Chemin à Savièse, 1903
24 x 35 x 0.3 cm
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Maurice Barraud, Jeune femme à moitié allongée, Fine Art Drawings

Maurice Barraud

Jeune femme à moitié allongée, 1921
13 x 19 x 0.3 cm
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Coltelli, 1976
48 x 36 cm
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Doïna Vieru, Untitled, Fine Art Drawings

Doïna Vieru

Untitled, 2021
65 x 50 x 0.1 cm
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Our recommendations Faustine Ferrer, 15.08.2020, Fine Art Drawings

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Mathilde Polidori, Light Anxiety - Etude, Fine Art Drawings

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Light Anxiety - Etude, 2021
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Walker, 2019
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Pauline Salvan, The Queen, Fine Art Drawings

Pauline Salvan

The Queen, 2021
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Hanna Chroboczek, Fillette et petits personnages sur table jaune, Fine Art Drawings

Hanna Chroboczek

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Our recommendations Sandra Chevrier, Untitled 14, Fine Art Drawings

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Untitled 14, 2018
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Pierre Tal-Coat, Moby Dick, Fine Art Drawings

Pierre Tal-Coat

Moby Dick, 1980
20.5 x 54 x 0.1 cm
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Michael Alan, Horse Face, Fine Art Drawings

Michael Alan

Horse Face, 2021
27.9 x 35.6 x 0.1 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Valérie Hadida, Trio, Fine Art Drawings

Valérie Hadida

Trio, 2021
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Un Acteur de Talent - Original Frottage, 1972
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Sans titre, 2021
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J/Y Delaunay-Israël, Lishma 2, Fine Art Drawings

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Lishma 2, 2018
105 x 125 x 1 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Pablo Picasso, Profil d'homme (recto); Deux hommes de profil (verso), Fine Art Drawings

Pablo Picasso

Profil d'homme (recto); Deux hommes de profil (verso), 1900
28.6 x 22.9 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Arrachage, Fine Art Drawings

César Baldaccini

Arrachage, 1961
60 x 39 x 0.1 cm
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Lucy Courtès, La chute, Fine Art Drawings

Lucy Courtès

La chute, 2021
70 x 50 x 0.1 cm
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Mino Maccari, At the Beach, Fine Art Drawings

Mino Maccari

At the Beach, 1960
32 x 24 x 0.1 cm
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Our recommendations Emanuele Ravagnani, Self-Portrait #4, Fine Art Drawings

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Self-Portrait #4, 2017
44 x 30 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Etude pour "Les Bas noirs", 2010
77 x 57 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Seen, Looney Lenny with tags, Fine Art Drawings

Seen

Looney Lenny with tags, 2009
11 x 8.5 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Hervé Di Rosa, Tête, Fine Art Drawings

Hervé Di Rosa

Tête, 1994
50 x 40 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$2,071

Christophe Hohler, Portrait 2, Fine Art Drawings

Christophe Hohler

Portrait 2, 2008
30 x 30 x 8 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$2,301

Eduardo Arroyo, Sans-titre, Fine Art Drawings

Eduardo Arroyo

Sans-titre, 1959
27 x 17.5 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$1,323

Pierre Alechinsky, Sans-titre, Fine Art Drawings

Pierre Alechinsky

Sans-titre, 2016
27.5 x 18.5 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$4,028

Sandra Szaja, In the arms of an angel, Fine Art Drawings

Sandra Szaja

In the arms of an angel, 2021
65 x 50 x 0.2 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$1,151

Joanna Raad, Daddy don’t go, Fine Art Drawings

Joanna Raad

Daddy don’t go, 2020
20.2 x 19 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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Enrico Baj, General Lon Non décoré, Fine Art Drawings

Enrico Baj

General Lon Non décoré, 1970
39 x 29 x 1 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$1,381

Silvia Cuello, The discourse, Fine Art Drawings

Silvia Cuello

The discourse, 2017
29 x 21 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$403

P. Salvan, Les yeux vairons, Fine Art Drawings

P. Salvan

Les yeux vairons, 2021
40 x 30 x 2 cm
Fine Art Drawings

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