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The worldwide web provides the convenient option to buy portrait art from photos online from numerous international portraits commission websites. However, those that consider order portraits through the internet should do some online research first. By comparing the main online portrait art suppliers they will soon figure out that the prices for art paintings of equal quality can be very different.
You probably will safe a nice amount of money by doing some online research on the prices offered by the main art painting websites. Portrait painting commissions in Europe, UK and US are in general much more expensive than those offered by Southeast Asian portrait artists, while the quality is of similar standards and often even higher.
I’ve recently compared the portrait painting rates offered by 20 well-known online art suppliers. The differences in prices were as high as $80.00 for artworks of the same quality, sizes and types…
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1. PAUL CEZANNE (“The Card Players”, 1892/93):
Now this painting is the most expensive painting of the world and which was sold for 259 million dollars in 2011.By this picture Paul Cezannne wanted to depict about the psychological intensity of the card player and made a latent relation about the real life.
2. PABLO PICASSO (“La Reve (The Dream)”, 1932):
It is an oil painting of Pablo Picasso and it was done in 1932.It is a popular and erotic paint of Pablo which picture was about Marie Therese Waiter . At that time she was 22 years old. She has depicted to sit in a armchair with her close eyes .It was sold for 155 dollars in march 2013.
3. FRANCIS BACON (“Three Studies of Lucian Freud”, 1969):
It was an awesome creation of Francis Bacon which was a geometric calculation one of his rival painter Lucian Freud. It has been known that this artist paint each-other several time. Their relation ended after an argument in 1970s.This paint was painted in 1969 and it was sold for 142.4 million dollars in November 2013.
4. JACKSON POLLOCK (“Number 5, 1948″, 1948):
It is one of the strange paintings and sold for 140 million dollars. This painting was done by the sheet of fiberboard which was 8×4 sizes. This paint is a mixture of brown and yellow and some drizzle is seen on the top .It was displayed at the Museum of Modern Art before being sold to David Geffen.
5. WILLEM DE KOONING(“Woman III”, 1952-53):
A billionaire and as well as a paint lover boy Steven A. Cohen who has a vast collection of paint sold “Woman III “ for 135 million dollars . Actually It was one of the creation from six of Willem De Kooning and other five are in world-class museums. Only Woman III has been purchased by Cohen.
6. GUSTAV KLIMT(“Adele Bloch-bauer I”, 1907):
It is painted from gold and oil canvas and The painter was Gustav Klimt. He painted it in 1907. It took almost 3 years to complete. It was sold for 135 million dollars at an auction in 2006 .
7. EDVARD MUNCH (“the scream” 1895):
One of the best works of Edward Munch who was called as an expressionist artist in the 19th century. This paint depicted about the pain and misery. On the other hand it is a symbol of contemporary art. It is named “The Scream of Nature” because of its four deviations. This picture was sold at an auction for 119.9 million dollars in 2012.
8. JASPER JOHN (“flag” 1958):
This is a paint of The American’s flag and it is painted by Jasper Johns. It was John’s most famous work and he painted his first American flag in 1954-1955. This famous hot wax painting was purchased by SAC Capital Advisers founder Steven Cohen for 11o million dollars.
9. PABLO PICASSO ( “nude, green leaves and bust”,1932):
Picassso had been demonstrated his talents from his adolescent life .Painting was so famous that time by it’s realistic manner. This picture the women is being seen, she is the mistress name Marie-Therese Walter,aka. In 2010 this picture sold for 106 million dollars at Christie’s auction to an anonymous bidder.
10. ANDY WARHOL (silver car crash [double disaster], 1932) :
It is painted by a leader in the visual arts movement Andy Warhol . It is also called the pop art .He focused on the relationship among artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement. “15 minutes of fame” was also named by American Artist Andy Warhol. 105 million dollars was the price of this paint at an auction.
Albert Einstein 
Albert Einstein is probably one of the most popular figures of all times. He is considered a genius because he created the Theory of Relativity, and so, challenged Newtons laws, that were the basis of everything known in physics until the beginning of the 20th century. But, as a person, he was considered a beatnik, and this picture, taken on March 14, 1951 proves that.
Afghan Girl 
Sharbat Gula was one of the students in an informal school within the refugee camp; McCurry, rarely given the opportunity to photograph Afghan women, seized the opportunity and captured her image. She was approximately 12 years old at the time. She made it on the cover of National Geographic next year, and her identity was discovered in 1992.
Sudan Famine UN food camp 
The picture depicts stricken child crawling towards an United Nations food camp, located a kilometer away. The vulture is waiting for the child to die so that it can eat him. This picture shocked the whole world. No one knows what happened to the child, including the photographer Kevin Carter who left the place as soon as the photograph was taken.
Fire on Marlborough Street 
On July 22, 1975, photograph Stanley J. Forman working for the Boston Herald American newspaper when a police scanner picked up an emergency: “Fire on Marlborough Street!”
Climbed on a the fire truck, Forman shot the picture of a young woman, Diana Bryant, and a very young girl, Tiare Jones when they fell helplessly. Diana Bryant was pronounced dead at the scene. The young girl lived. Despite a heroic effort, the fireman who tried to grab them had been just seconds away from saving the lives of both.
Lunch atop a Skyscraper 
The photograph depicts 11 men eating lunch, seated on a girder with their feet dangling hundreds of feet above the New York City streets. Ebbets took the photo on September 29, 1932, and it appeared in the New York Herald Tribune in its Sunday photo supplement on October 2. Taken on the 69th floor of the GE Building during the last several months of construction, the photo Resting on a Girder shows the same workers napping on the beam.
Nowadays, landscape oil paintings have become one of the most welcomed art work which is used to decorate the house. This kind of painting will bring you a real way to appreciate the beautiful natural scenery. Also, it will make you feel spiritual connection with the outside nature and enjoy the beauty of nature. So the landscape oil paintings become the best gift for our home.
Landscape oil paintings describe different natural sceneries, included sea, forest, lakes, mountains, towns, bridges, valleys and the like. A painting with the subject of sea view will give you a nice mood and endless imagination. A painting with forest view will have you get fresh air and green sight. A painting with mountain will let you feel the magnificent soul of nature. A painting with a blue sky will bring you and your family with a sooting effect.
This kind of painting plays a vital role in the term of home decoration. It helps us to enjoy the natural beauty and meanwhile, it will enhance our living space. There are various sorts of landscape oil paintings which you can choose to decorate the home. However, it is a little hard for people to make choice in the endless variety of landscape oil paintings. The most important thing you need to think of is that the painting shall match the tone and atmosphere of your room. As above mentioned, the sea view can give you good mood and powerful imagination and the clear blue sky can bring you calming ambient. So, it is necessary to make sure which kind of effect you want to get from the painting. Then, you can go to some oil painting galleryto choose one landscape oil paintings to embellish your home.
No matter which kind of painting you finally purchase, it’s better to be sure that you choose the right one that you desire and it can reflect your taste. All in all, we need to focus on what we appreciate, because it is the best way to help us choose right oil paintings which we shall cherish for a lifetime.
Bathed in first light at dawn, this beach on the south end of Saturna Island looks as if it has been painted!
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