Portrait Oil Paintings(278 items)
Welcome to Novica's Portrait Oil Painting Gallery! We hope you enjoy exploring our portrait oil paintings below:
Mario Sergio Aviles Original paintings
"I try to capture moments from everyday life, which may seem typical of our land, and yet very few people stop and see that they actually possess an infinite beauty."
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Popular Portrait Oil Paintings
Signed Expressionist Painting of a Minotaur (2019), "Minotaur"$949.99
With the body of the man and the head and legs of a bull, the minotaur is a fierce beast originating from traditional Greek mythology. Peruvian artist Juan Carlos Nanake paints this original and striking depiction of the minotaur, which is captures in an expressionist style. in Spanish.
Nature-Inspired Signed Expressionist Painting (2019), "Protecting Nature"$949.99
Inspired by the expressionist movement, Peruvian artist Juan Carlos Nanake paints this stunning and meaningful composition. In otherworldly colors, a mother in the countryside protects her child, while the father, who holds a bouquet of flowers, watches on. For the artist, this painting represents the conservation of nature. The mother protecting her child represents the protection of nature, while the father holding flowers represents the love for nature that inspires us to preserve it.
Signed Painting of the Virgin of Mercy from Peru, "Virgin of Mercy"$107.99
Depicting Mother Mary with Baby Jesus, this colonial replica painting brings a touch of religiosity into any home. Edgar Aguirre Gomez of Peru paints the composition, portraying Mary and Jesus in elaborate, regal dress. This depiction is known as the Virgin of Mercy. in Spanish.
Signed Folk Art Painting of a Guatemalan Procession, "Procession of Guilds"$119.99
Gathered in a religious procession through the streets of Ilotenango, Guatemala, local townspeople honor their patron saint, San Antonio Abad. Vicente Samaj paints this folk art composition, capturing the colorful nature of the revelers against the lush landscape of Guatemala. in Spanish.
The Portrait Oil Painting
Portrait art can be traced back to ancient times, and existing portraits from China date back to 1000 A.D. Funeral portraits from Egypt and Europe show the person in life. The artist's intent is to depict his or her subject. Yet a portrait is more than a literal likeness and conveys a person's personality as well.
Until the mid-20th century, portraits were commissioned primarily by the rich and powerful, and portraits can be a part of state and family records. Self portraits are usually achieved through the use of a mirror.
Novica's portrait oil paintings are distinguished by the medium's clarity of color. Bali's Mohammad Arifin depicts women in a variety of styles that range from the realist painting to the expressionistic style. Wilmer Lalupu Flores probes his Peruvian subjects' psyche in dramatic portraits with cubist influence. Jose Ponce de Leon works in oils and his favorite portraits are religious paintings while Ghanaian artist Mark Buku paints contemporary portraits. His often depicts children. Bringing a romantic touch to his work, Dinesh Kumawat's portrait oil paintings show women dressed in the style of India's Mughal Empire. Brazilian painter Ezequias' stylized portraits recall folk art paintings.
From talented artists around the world, Novica's portrait oil paintings reveal a variety of artistic styles. We hope you enjoy exploring them!