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Untitled 02
Untitled 02
$767
Oil painting (70 x 77 cm)
Wind in my heart
Wind in my heart
$986
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Ah ! ces jardins flamboyants où même le soleil est las...
Ah ! ces jardins flamboyants où même le soleil est las...
$2,629
Oil painting (100 x 73 cm)
Boiserie (carré 60-01)
Boiserie (carré 60-01)
$548
Oil painting (60 x 60 cm)
Dialogue de l eau et des fleurs
Dialogue de l eau et des fleurs
$1,534
Oil painting (100 x 110 cm)
Un été à Paris
Un été à Paris
$1,205
Oil painting (60 x 50 cm)
City 6
City 6
$1,643
Oil painting (81 x 60 cm)
Reflets sur la lagune
Reflets sur la lagune
$876
Oil painting (60 x 75 cm)
"tempête à port kerné" ,  réf : 2110
"tempête à port kerné" , réf : 2110
$493
Oil painting (60 x 30 cm)
Calanque de port pin III
Calanque de port pin III
$1,972
Oil painting (116 x 81 cm)
Nouveau paysage en couleur
Nouveau paysage en couleur
$383
Oil painting (20 x 20 cm)
Voleurs de lune
Voleurs de lune
$876
Oil painting (50 x 60 cm)
Au loin le cœur de la terre respirait lentement...
Au loin le cœur de la terre respirait lentement...
$2,191
Oil painting (73 x 92 cm)
Urban handstand
Urban handstand
$2,246
Oil painting (90 x 130 cm)
Fragment floral
Fragment floral
-20% in the Special Offers
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
Petit port de figari
Petit port de figari
$1,534
Oil painting (70 x 70 cm)
Vue sur la cathédrale
Vue sur la cathédrale
$1,534
Oil painting (63 x 70 cm)
Rhizome 2
Rhizome 2
$2,082
Oil painting (130 x 162 cm)
Rose - 287
Rose - 287
$581
Oil painting (40 x 40 cm)
Roz
Roz
$383
Oil painting (30 x 30 cm)
Le soleil dans les pins
Le soleil dans les pins
$931
Oil painting (30 x 60 cm)
To the light
To the light
$1,205
Oil painting (60 x 60 cm)
05 octobre 2017
05 octobre 2017
$1,972
Oil painting (100 x 100 cm)
Chercher la trace
Chercher la trace
$657
Oil painting (50 x 40 cm)
Eté en forêt
Eté en forêt
$800
Oil painting (41 x 33 cm)
Sur le port
Sur le port
$1,424
Oil painting (80 x 60 cm)
Bon petit diable
Bon petit diable
$876
Oil painting (50 x 50 cm)
Magic moments 2
Magic moments 2
$1,753
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
Les chaussons
Les chaussons
$2,191
Oil painting (50 x 50 cm)
Bois du soir
Bois du soir
$1,370
Oil painting (70 x 100 cm)
Promenade belle époque
Promenade belle époque
$657
Oil painting (20 x 30 cm)
N°5
N°5
$3,835
Oil painting (90 x 110 cm)
Promenade 4
Promenade 4
$1,348
Oil painting (65 x 50 cm)
Le temps d'un bouquet
Le temps d'un bouquet
$1,315
Oil painting (65 x 81 cm)
Le petit atelier
Le petit atelier
$603
Oil painting (38 x 55 cm)
Rose - 311
Rose - 311
$767
Oil painting (50 x 50 cm)
Les baigneurs
Les baigneurs
$1,424
Oil painting (65 x 81 cm)
"venise, rio della verona"  réf : 2280
"venise, rio della verona" réf : 2280
$274
Oil painting (21 x 21 cm)
Compression
Compression
$1,446
Oil painting (60 x 60 cm)
Tropiques, forêt bleue
Tropiques, forêt bleue
$1,238
Oil painting (50 x 50 cm)
L'or des prairies
L'or des prairies
$1,972
Oil painting (60 x 120 cm)
Eurélie
Eurélie
$1,643
Oil painting (38 x 46 cm)
Les intrus
Les intrus
$1,863
Oil painting (73 x 100 cm)
N°1
N°1
$3,068
Oil painting (73 x 100 cm)
La croix du Dan à Poligny (Jura)
La croix du Dan à Poligny (Jura)
$712
Oil painting (41 x 27 cm)
Reflets d'or
Reflets d'or
$3,122
Oil painting (81 x 116 cm)
En chemin
En chemin
$1,424
Oil painting (73 x 60 cm)
Bretagne
Bretagne
$800
Oil painting (41 x 33 cm)
Vue sur le Rio pisuerga
Vue sur le Rio pisuerga
$1,534
Oil painting (63 x 70 cm)
Seize juin, Margeaix, lever de brumes
Seize juin, Margeaix, lever de brumes
$1,096
Oil painting (90 x 60 cm)
Taïga
Taïga
$1,424
Oil painting (73 x 92 cm)
Rouge passion
Rouge passion
$2,136
Oil painting (100 x 100 cm)
Miroir intérieur
Miroir intérieur
$2,180
Oil painting (60 x 60 cm)
Vingt-trois janvier, neige à saint-vincent
Vingt-trois janvier, neige à saint-vincent
$1,227
Oil painting (100 x 65 cm)
Les etocs
Les etocs
$2,191
Oil painting (73 x 92 cm)
Le jour avant 2
Le jour avant 2
$8,765
Oil painting (150 x 150 cm)
Le jardin chuchote
Le jardin chuchote
$1,972
Oil painting (80 x 100 cm)
On allait souvent à la petit cascade...
On allait souvent à la petit cascade...
$1,315
Oil painting (54 x 65 cm)
Carnycios - 11
Carnycios - 11
$1,917
Oil painting (80 x 80 cm)
Lever de soleil au Square des Batignolles
Lever de soleil au Square des Batignolles
$767
Oil painting (30 x 60 cm)
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Oil painting is still one of the most widely used techniques, offering many KAZoART artists the opportunity to express themselves in oil paintings on canvas, as original as they are varied, whether abstract or figurative. The history of this technique goes back a long way, yet the infinite possibilities offered by oil painting artwork on canvas are yet to be fully explored. Discover our outstanding selection of oil on canvas or knife oil paintings!

Oil painting: famous artists and key moments

The beginning of oil painting is traditionally associated with Flemish artists. The Van Eyck brothers, Flemish primitives, are best known for their technical and artistic achievements: The Arnolfini Portrait (1434) is one of the first oil on canvas works in Europe. The paintings were often commissions, therefore portraits or famous scenes, where light, raised texture and detail are highlighted, like in Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa (1503-1506) or Rembrandt's The Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1633).

From the 19th century onwards, artists began to leave the comfort of their studios and their works became increasingly inspired by nature. Paul Cézanne's The hanged man’s house, Auvers-sur-Oise (1873), Van Gogh's Sunflowers (1888) and Claude Monet's Water Lilies famously illustrate this. Realism was considered less important than emotion and colours became the main focus of many studies.

From the beginning of the 20th century, Vasily Kandinsky initiated oil painting in a modern shift towards abstraction Color Study, Squares with Concentric Circles (1913). The study of pure shapes and colours then became a recurring theme for many artists, including Kasimir Malevitch with Painterly Realism of a Football Player (1915), and Mark Rothko in 1953 with Color-Block n°61 (Rust and Blue).

Oil painting techniques over time

During the Renaissance, artists prepared their own oil paints using natural pigments. Each artist had their own personal formulas, which were often complicated, meticulous and time-consuming. At this period, there were no drying additives (e. g. white lead), therefore, it took very long to dry works, painted on wooden boards, which were heavy, difficult to handle and of limited size. The arrival of oil painting was accompanied by that of the canvas medium: two major advances in art, giving way to oil painting on canvas. 

The 19th century saw the arrival of a technical revolution: the possibility to buy paint that had already been mixed and packaged in tubes. Impressionist artists immediately seized the opportunity to get out in nature, and the latter became a central subject in their works, with the new challenge of painting quickly in order to capture the moment.

Oil painting on canvas remains a widely used technique, as its slow drying time and the possibility of mixing pigments make it an infinite source of inspiration for many contemporary artists.

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