Portrait Painting for Sale

Painting, Inspire, David Jamin

Inspire

David Jamin

Painting - 30 x 30 x 2.5 cm Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 1 inch

$751

Painting, Retrato Fondo Azul, Enrique Pichardo

Retrato Fondo Azul

Enrique Pichardo

Painting - 70 x 70 x 1 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch

$990

Painting, Vert d'espoir, Jazzu

Vert d'espoir

Jazzu

Painting - 40 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$1,268

Painting, Wise Man, tizlu

Wise Man

tizlu

Painting - 70 x 20 x 0.2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 7.9 x 0.1 inch

$953 $762

Painting, The Asian Boy, Nopparat Kongyoung

The Asian Boy

Nopparat Kongyoung

Painting - 135 x 88 x 4 cm Painting - 53.1 x 34.6 x 1.6 inch

$1,794

Painting, Dots (woman enjoying painting by Larry Poons), Gerard Boersma

Dots (woman enjoying painting by Larry Poons)

Gerard Boersma

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

$1,794

Painting, Contemporary portrait - Red Auto, Nataliya Bagatskaya

Contemporary portrait - Red Auto

Nataliya Bagatskaya

Painting - 65 x 80 x 1.5 cm Painting - 25.6 x 31.5 x 0.6 inch

$1,457

Painting, Excitement, Plamen Ovcharov

Excitement

Plamen Ovcharov

Painting - 83 x 77 x 2 cm Painting - 32.7 x 30.3 x 0.8 inch

$952

Painting, Maya, Josue M Pierre

Maya

Josue M Pierre

Painting - 95 x 71.9 x 2.5 cm Painting - 37.4 x 28.3 x 1 inch

$3,100

Painting, A ballerina at the window, Serghei Ghetiu

A ballerina at the window

Serghei Ghetiu

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

$807

Painting, Saxy girl, Christof Monnin

Saxy girl

Christof Monnin

Painting - 120 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 31.5 x 1 inch

$1,794

Painting, Idealization, Roxana Khonkulova

Idealization

Roxana Khonkulova

Painting - 90 x 70 x 1.5 cm Painting - 35.4 x 27.6 x 0.6 inch

$1,009

Painting, Selfie 4, MissMe

Selfie 4

MissMe

Painting - 58 x 50 x 1 cm Painting - 22.8 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$3,924

Painting, Flavia, Sébastien Allart

Flavia

Sébastien Allart

Painting - 61 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,065

Painting, Her Softness, Kirill Postovit

Her Softness

Kirill Postovit

Painting - 100 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,682

Painting, Thoughtful Man, Josep Guinovart

Thoughtful Man

Josep Guinovart

Painting - 65 x 50 x 1 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$2,018

Painting, Fantasy Art II (una jóven con el pelo floral), Vesna Udicki Vucetic

Fantasy Art II (una jóven con el pelo floral)

Vesna Udicki Vucetic

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

$2,074

Painting, Workday Conversations, Gegham Hunanyan

Workday Conversations

Gegham Hunanyan

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$350 $298

Painting, Europe, Adélaïde Leferme

Europe

Adélaïde Leferme

Painting - 130 x 93 x 4.5 cm Painting - 51.2 x 36.6 x 1.8 inch

$2,130

Painting, Milena, Tigran Pogosyan

Milena

Tigran Pogosyan

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

$2,242

Painting, Mélange de Couleurs, Flog

Mélange de Couleurs

Flog

Painting - 36.5 x 96 x 3 cm Painting - 14.4 x 37.8 x 1.2 inch

$8,969

Painting, Black Priestess, Skio

Black Priestess

Skio

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

$4,260

Painting, Georges, Arnaud Chapalain

Georges

Arnaud Chapalain

Painting - 120 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$6,615

Painting, Urban Jungle, Dasha Pogodina

Urban Jungle

Dasha Pogodina

Painting - 100 x 90 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 35.4 x 1 inch

$1,009

Painting, Maybe, Teresa Carneiro

Maybe

Teresa Carneiro

Painting - 60 x 60 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 inch

$3,834

Painting, Mise à part, Jade Mouge

Mise à part

Jade Mouge

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

$2,018

Painting, Duel, Hemad Javadzade

Duel

Hemad Javadzade

Painting - 100 x 120 cm Painting - 39.4 x 47.2 inch

$10,200

Painting, Dedicated to Botticelli 2, Olga Marciano

Dedicated to Botticelli 2

Olga Marciano

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

$785

Painting, Kid with cat, Eulogia Merle

Kid with cat

Eulogia Merle

Painting - 62 x 80 cm Painting - 24.4 x 31.5 inch

$1,751

Painting, Fille aux macarons bleius, Albane de Saint Remy

Fille aux macarons bleius

Albane de Saint Remy

Painting - 190.5 x 88.9 x 5.1 cm Painting - 75 x 35 x 2 inch

$1,626

Painting, Frida, Mush Lazar

Frida

Mush Lazar

Painting - 120 x 84 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 33.1 x 1.6 inch

$5,930

Painting, Comme la gourmandise, Joël Kermarrec

Comme la gourmandise

Joël Kermarrec

Painting - 75 x 56 x 0.2 cm Painting - 29.5 x 22 x 0.1 inch

$1,345

Painting, La souffleuse de rêves, Els Knockaert

La souffleuse de rêves

Els Knockaert

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

$975

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

$1,200

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

$2,242

Painting, Humeur orange, SP

Humeur orange

SP

Painting - 65 x 50 x 1 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$1,065

Painting, Wink Wink, Akio Harada

Wink Wink

Akio Harada

Painting - 30.5 x 30.5 x 3.8 cm Painting - 12 x 12 x 1.5 inch

$1,345

Painting, Dance of Light, Arevik Gasparyan

Dance of Light

Arevik Gasparyan

Painting - 60 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,500

Painting, All in My Head, Michael Adetula

All in My Head

Michael Adetula

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

$1,850

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

$2,018

Painting, Phone Conversation, Abdulateef Salaudeen

Phone Conversation

Abdulateef Salaudeen

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

$2,000

Painting, Afro Crown 1, Rotimi Godwin

Afro Crown 1

Rotimi Godwin

Painting - 35.6 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm Painting - 14 x 12 x 1 inch

$1,250

Painting, Untitled, Jean Faucheur

Untitled

Jean Faucheur

Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.02 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0 inch

$1,626

Painting, Taylor Swift's Non-Identical Twin, Joanna Glazer

Taylor Swift's Non-Identical Twin

Joanna Glazer

Painting - 100 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$325

Painting, Les Mannequins (The Supermodels) 2, Alawaye Tope

Les Mannequins (The Supermodels) 2

Alawaye Tope

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

$1,850

Painting, Nageur, Michel Lablais

Nageur

Michel Lablais

Painting - 42 x 32 x 6 cm Painting - 16.5 x 12.6 x 2.4 inch

$1,345

Painting, Contemplator, Petya Deneva

Contemplator

Petya Deneva

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

$1,446 $1,302

Painting, Natacha, David Kandelaki

Natacha

David Kandelaki

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

$257 $219

Painting, Paysage du midi avec pins (1), Bertrand de Visme

Paysage du midi avec pins (1)

Bertrand de Visme

Painting - 50 x 65 x 1 cm Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,345

Painting, Suzon, Véronique Clanet

Suzon

Véronique Clanet

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

$1,419

Painting, Portrait of My Barber (At The Barber Shop), Eyitayo Alagbe

Portrait of My Barber (At The Barber Shop)

Eyitayo Alagbe

Painting - 121.9 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 48 x 36 x 1 inch

$4,250 $3,825

Painting, Papillion, Francesco Calistri

Papillion

Francesco Calistri

Painting - 100 x 70 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch

$2,242

Painting, Flower Boy, Salvador Banares

Flower Boy

Salvador Banares

Painting - 65 x 51 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 20.1 x 0.8 inch

$897

Painting, Ballon blanc, Christian Raffin

Ballon blanc

Christian Raffin

Painting - 80 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,121

Painting, Colorful Reflections, Seyran Gasparyan

Colorful Reflections

Seyran Gasparyan

Painting - 75 x 55 x 1 cm Painting - 29.5 x 21.7 x 0.4 inch

$750

Painting, Alma mater (Porcelana), Salustiano

Alma mater (Porcelana)

Salustiano

Painting - 120 x 120 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 inch

$60,540

Painting, C'est étonnant, tu crois pas, Jéko

C'est étonnant, tu crois pas

Jéko

Painting - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$1,345

Painting, The Passage, Fulvio Codsi

The Passage

Fulvio Codsi

Painting - 200 x 120 cm Painting - 78.7 x 47.2 inch

$13,000 $11,700

Painting, Ray Of Hope III, Innocent Chikezie

Ray Of Hope III

Innocent Chikezie

Painting - 122 x 92 x 3 cm Painting - 48 x 36.2 x 1.2 inch

$2,242

Painting, My Kid Just Ruined My Basquiat (graf) on canvas, Ziegler T

My Kid Just Ruined My Basquiat (graf) on canvas

Ziegler T

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

$1,009

Painting, Epicycle - série portrait onirique et surréalisme, Samuel Boudaud

Epicycle - série portrait onirique et surréalisme

Samuel Boudaud

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

$2,382

Painting, Once Given a White Rose 3 (1), Agbalaya Abdulahi Opeyemi

Once Given a White Rose 3 (1)

Agbalaya Abdulahi Opeyemi

Painting - 33 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 13 x 10 x 1 inch

$650

Painting, Woman with umbrella in a rainy city, Schagen Vita

Woman with umbrella in a rainy city

Schagen Vita

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$897

Painting, Oncle Bui, Hom Nguyen

Oncle Bui

Hom Nguyen

Painting - 200 x 200 cm Painting - 78.7 x 78.7 inch

$40,360

Painting, Nine Faces, Christiaan van Hedel

Nine Faces

Christiaan van Hedel

Painting - 120 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$4,092

Painting, Baby Doll, Chanel Tribute, Rachel Bergeret

Baby Doll, Chanel Tribute

Rachel Bergeret

Painting - 70 x 40 x 1 cm Painting - 27.6 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch

$3,868

Painting, New wonderland, Caro Graffiti

New wonderland

Caro Graffiti

Painting - 116 x 89 x 2 cm Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch

$2,130

Painting, Land of Plenty, Donovan Rose

Land of Plenty

Donovan Rose

Painting - 61 x 91 x 4 cm Painting - 24 x 35.8 x 1.6 inch

$2,691

Painting, Couple, Valérie Depadova

Couple

Valérie Depadova

Painting - 60 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$561

Painting, L'amour en bleu, Joseph Piermatteo

L'amour en bleu

Joseph Piermatteo

Painting - 73 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 28.7 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$3,924

Painting, ST1, Alber

ST1

Alber

Painting - 150 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 59.1 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$4,148

Painting, Danse sous les nuages, Pitu

Danse sous les nuages

Pitu

Painting - 162 x 114 x 2.5 cm Painting - 63.8 x 44.9 x 1 inch

Price upon request

Painting, Third Eyes, Adalberto Brito

Third Eyes

Adalberto Brito

Painting - 103 x 100 x 0.1 cm Painting - 40.6 x 39.4 x 0 inch

$1,121

Painting, La jeune fille à la perle, Marie KVK

La jeune fille à la perle

Marie KVK

Painting - 100 x 70 x 5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 2 inch

$3,475

Painting, New beginnings, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

New beginnings

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 127 x 127 x 3 cm Painting - 50 x 50 x 1.2 inch

Sold

Painting, The light in my mind, Zhivko Mutafchiev

The light in my mind

Zhivko Mutafchiev

Painting - 85 x 85 x 2 cm Painting - 33.5 x 33.5 x 0.8 inch

$2,466

Painting, Elegance in Twilight, Ruzanna Melqumyan

Elegance in Twilight

Ruzanna Melqumyan

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

$650

Painting, Rajao II, Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

Rajao II

Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

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

$3,139

Painting, Embrace (Nature), Oyeleye Feranmi

Embrace (Nature)

Oyeleye Feranmi

Painting - 61 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm Painting - 24 x 18 x 1 inch

$1,500

Painting, There must have been an angel by my side, Ritchelly Oliveira

There must have been an angel by my side

Ritchelly Oliveira

Painting - 65 x 54 x 3 cm Painting - 25.6 x 21.3 x 1.2 inch

$8,184

Painting, Melodies of the Sky, Armen Vahramyan

Melodies of the Sky

Armen Vahramyan

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

$890

Painting, Grace in color, Jo Di Bona

Grace in color

Jo Di Bona

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

$3,924

Painting, Enchanting Elegance, Samson Adetunji

Enchanting Elegance

Samson Adetunji

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

$2,250 $2,025

Painting, Soulmates, Spring serie, Olha Vlasova

Soulmates, Spring serie

Olha Vlasova

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

$1,121

Painting, Kaleidoscope, Shake

Kaleidoscope

Shake

Painting - 80 x 60 x 0.1 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$729

Painting, Maria Callas  pochoir, Spaco

Maria Callas pochoir

Spaco

Painting - 21 x 15 x 0.1 cm Painting - 8.3 x 5.9 x 0 inch

$101

Painting, Self Portrait Poet Soul, Troy Henriksen

Self Portrait Poet Soul

Troy Henriksen

Painting - 35 x 27 x 2.5 cm Painting - 13.8 x 10.6 x 1 inch

$448

Painting, La sieste - Nap in a 70's room, Léa Dedieu

La sieste - Nap in a 70's room

Léa Dedieu

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

$2,018

Painting, Cocoon of Comfort, The Joy Series: A Journey to Inner Happiness original artwork, Tetiana Pchelnykova

Cocoon of Comfort, The Joy Series: A Journey to Inner Happiness original artwork

Tetiana Pchelnykova

Painting - 90 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,368

Painting, Ayeta (Bulletproof), Abiola Olabamiji

Ayeta (Bulletproof)

Abiola Olabamiji

Painting - 121.9 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm Painting - 48 x 48 x 1 inch

Sold

Painting, Dreamer #2, Mathilde Polidori

Dreamer #2

Mathilde Polidori

Painting - 40.5 x 27 x 3 cm Painting - 15.9 x 10.6 x 1.2 inch

$1,009

Painting, Onileke Ara (Beaded in Style), Bakare Abubakri-sideeq Babatunde

Onileke Ara (Beaded in Style)

Bakare Abubakri-sideeq Babatunde

Painting - 101.6 x 88.9 x 2.5 cm Painting - 40 x 35 x 1 inch

$2,650

Painting, Enjoy your style, Patricia Gadisseur

Enjoy your style

Patricia Gadisseur

Painting - 150 x 100 x 2.5 cm Painting - 59.1 x 39.4 x 1 inch

$1,682

Portrait Painting for Sale

Portraiture is one of the most important subjects in painting. The discipline has changed significantly over time and has a fascinating history.

In antiquity, portraits were exclusively reserved for gods and the most influential people in society. Paintings and statues representing the bodies of the deceased were erected to decorate tombs in Egypt. They weren't realistic but rather had a very standardized way of representing each part of the body.

In contrast to the Egyptians, painters and sculptors in Greece, who had a more in depth knowledge of the human anatomy, were more concerned about realism. Many portrait paintings from this period were done on vases and depicted gods and mythological scenes.

In the Middle Ages, most portraits paintings were commissioned and featuring the most important people of the time; they were painted into religious scenes to emphasize their piety and faith, along with their social status. Once these works of art had been painted, they were often donated to churches and monasteries.

The Renaissance marked a renewal for the arts and portrait painting was no exception. At the beginning of this period, artists were unconcerned about lifelike, realistic work. Sitters or the subjects represented were identifiable through the use of symbolic objects and the inclusion of their name.

Giotto revolutionized portraiture by imitating sculpture. He began to paint shadows, the subjects' expressions, effects of depth and began to use foreshortening. His knowledge soon began to spread.

Brunelleschi then introduced the idea of perspective in architecture, a concept which Masaccio adapted to painting. Italy became the center of portrait painting and the most important Italian families (including the Médici family) commissioned artwork by the best painters. Competition between these painters led them to innovate and led them to produce some of the greatest artworks in history. The most famous is undoubtedly the Mona Lisa by Leonardo de Vinci.

In Northern Europe during the 16th century, Flemish art was restricted by iconoclasm during the Reformation, a period during the depiction of religious figures was banned. Artists turned to courtly art which was particularly popular during the following centuries. A century earlier, Flemish art had marked a turning point with Jan Van Eyck, the inventor of oil painting (the preferred painting technique of Renaissance painters) and master of detailed realism, who influenced an entire generation of Flemish painters.

Over the following centuries, portrait painting continued to be an art form for the elite of society, but painters grew increasingly concerned about depicting realistic figures and communicating the sitter's inner world and emotions. The 20th century saw a growing trend: subjects were not painted to look beautiful (sometimes to their great dismay).

At the end of the 19th century, Impressionist painters became less reliant on sculpted models and sculpture's influence. They left their studios and painted portraits outside, “en plein air." They captured the light as they saw it and painted groups of people together rather than in in several stages.

Modern and contemporary art of the 20th century saw anything go when it came to portraits. Artists like Gustav Klimt, Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin and Lucien Freud turned traditional techniques and codified rules on their heads and developed their own unique styles. Discover portraits by Philippe PasquaRobert CombasGuangyu Dai and Erró on Artsper.

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What is meant by portrait painting?

A portrait painting is a painted artwork that depicts a person. A portrait painting usually depicts the upper body of a sitter, for example from the shoulders up. 

What art style is a portrait?

A portrait can be created in various different art styles and forms, including sculpture, painting and drawing. 

What makes a good portrait?

A portrait can be considered a good work of art for a variety of reasons, including its handling of light, tone and color, its likeness to the person it represents, or its expression of emotion.