Realistic Paintings For Sale

Explore realistic paintings for sale online today. If you’re looking for hyper-realistic oil painters, we have work by the talented Andrew McNeile Jones. Lemons From Sorrento (III) is one of his many realistic still-life paintings. Andrew’s style is largely influenced by his time working in film and television, hence the almost cinematographic play on light and dark in his realistic paintings.

Chris Temple’s piece Vitkovice #3 is the third of a trio of realistic cityscape paintings for sale. Often focusing on industrial settings, Chris creates colourful, monumental cityscape pieces where he captures the immense scope and life of cities in transformation.

Vadim Kovalev’s ,,Dali,, captures Salvadore Dali’s vibrant and eccentric soul with oil on canvas. The highly realistic definitions in this detailed portrait are mixed with subtle odes to surrealism; a minute ladybird teeters off of Dali’s moustache, reflected in his right eye.

History of realistic paintings

Realistic art began as a 19th-century movement famously led by Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet. The art movement aimed to only represent what artists could see in front of them. The original definition of realistic painting in art was, therefore, to represent subjects in a truthful, naturalistic way. This meant staying as true as possible to the object being painted and not adding in artificial details or transforming the piece due to any artistic conventions.

Modern realism points to work created since, and potentially influenced by, the development of abstract expressionism. Today, while some realistic paintings have a photo-realistic quality (photorealism - realistic paintings which are so accurately detailed, they could be confused with photographs - emerged as a concept in the 1960s), some paintings appear much more abstract and experimental to openly question the reality of any given work of art. Realistic painting is no longer restricted to paintings which look ‘real’.

Famous realistic painters who have paved the way for realism in modern art include but are not restricted to Edward Hopper, an American realist painter and printmaker, Sir Stanley Spencer, a British realist figurative painter, and Andrew Newell Wyeth, a visual realist painter. Modern hyper-realistic painters with high fidelity to realism also include the likes of Leng Jun. Jun’s painstaking attention to detail is so astounding that his realistic portraits have a scarily uncanny resemblance to his subjects.

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    The Ocean by Rhea Cutillo

    The Ocean

    Paintings - 91x91 cm
    Untitled Flowers Study 4 by Narbi Price

    Untitled Flowers Study 4

    Paintings - 30x25 cmRent for $90 /mo
    Race-Line 1993 by Andre Schulze

    Race-Line 1993

    Paintings - 50x40 cm
    Zur Seite gucken V by Karoline Kroiss

    Zur Seite gucken V

    Paintings - 75x80 cm
    Splash IV by Zil Hoque

    Splash IV

    Paintings - 122x152 cm
    ECHOES by db Waterman


    Paintings - 110x110 cm
    Untitled Flowers Study 5 by Narbi Price

    Untitled Flowers Study 5

    Paintings - 30x24 cmRent for $90 /mo
    Blue Glasshouse  by Sue Blandford

    Blue Glasshouse

    Paintings - 41x53 cmRent for $155 /mo
    Package 6 by Georgia Peskett

    Package 6

    Paintings - 60x60 cmRent for $110 /mo
    Untitled Flowers Study 8 by Narbi Price

    Untitled Flowers Study 8

    Paintings - 30x25 cmRent for $90 /mo

    Butterfly Nebula

    Paintings - 27x37 cmRent for $65 /mo

    Americana Cosmetics, 2004 - 2013

    Paintings - 51x76 cmRent for $205 /mo


    Paintings - 40x40 cm

    Ellory Estate

    Paintings - 25x20 cmRent for $72 /mo

    The Mountain Bike Cycle

    Paintings - 100x100 cm

    The Tongue (Second Version)

    Paintings - 26x34 cmRent for $62 /mo

    10:59 Winson Green

    Paintings - 24x20 cmRent for $65 /mo

    Woolies (Margate), 1916 - 2008

    Paintings - 51x61 cmRent for $180 /mo

    In The Sunlight

    Paintings - 91x91 cm


    Paintings - 110x110 cm

    Incandescent Study I

    Paintings - 15x19 cmRent for $55 /mo

    Das grosse Gehege I

    Paintings - 40x40 cm


    Paintings - 60x112 cmRent for $280 /mo

    Complimentary Indulgences

    Paintings - 80x110 cmRent for $505 /mo

    Red roses

    Paintings - 70x70 cmRent for $130 /mo

    Sara 2

    Paintings - 40x30 cm


    Paintings - 81x84 cmRent for $385 /mo

    Orion Nebula

    Paintings - 90x70 cmRent for $290 /mo

    Suffolk Beacon

    Paintings - 43x45 cmRent for $115 /mo


    Paintings - 60x60 cm

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