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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      Untitled Yard Painting (Harold)

      Paintings - 91x122cmRent for $ 570/mo

      Untitled Arch Painting (QEII)

      Paintings - 50x70cmRent for $ 190/mo

      Stock 3

      Paintings - 23x31cm

      Untitled Shadow Painting (CE)

      Paintings - 91x122cmRent for $ 565/mo

      As Above So Below

      Paintings - 185x140cmRent for $ 1,645/mo


      Paintings - 56x51cm

      Untitled Playground Painting (Hirst)

      Paintings - 50x70cmRent for $ 190/mo

      Untitled Phone Box Painting (Comrades)

      Paintings - 50x70cmRent for $ 190/mo

      Untitled Sleepers Painting

      Paintings - 80x120cmRent for $ 580/mo


      Paintings - 33x38cmRent for $ 1,750/mo


      Paintings - 40x60cmRent for $ 130/mo

      Untitled Slab Painting (Newbiggin)

      Paintings - 50x70cmRent for $ 190/mo

      Wild Roses

      Paintings - 60x60cmRent for $ 150/mo

      House and Curve

      Paintings - 97x102cm


      Paintings - 61x183cmRent for $ 670/mo

      Untitled Hoarding Painting (The Hole)

      Paintings - 50x70cmRent for $ 190/mo

      Dog in a Manger

      Paintings - 33x38cmRent for $ 1,475/mo

      Stock 2

      Paintings - 28x36cm

      Moonlight buttercups

      Paintings - 50x50cmRent for $ 130/mo

      White flowers

      Paintings - 12x12cm

      More Amore

      Paintings - 32x38cmRent for $ 1,750/mo

      Untitled Flowers Painting (KB for Ettrick)

      Paintings - 60x45cmRent for $ 190/mo

      Primary Blue

      Paintings - 102x137cm


      Paintings - 245x220cmRent for $ 1,340/mo


      Paintings - 65x73cmRent for $ 5,235/mo


      Paintings - 25x38cmRent for $ 120/mo


      Paintings - 13x11cmRent for $ 45/mo

      Oak leaf and oak gall

      Paintings - 15x15cm

      Untitled Gravel Painting

      Paintings - 45x65cmRent for $ 195/mo