How Do You Find Oil Paintings by a Particular Artist?


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Oil paintings by a particular artist can be found online on website databases like Daily Artists or Oil Paintings Gallery. The online databases feature the artwork categorized by specific artists or can be searched based on a painting's name.

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In order to find oil paintings by a particular artist:

  1. Find an online database
  2. A search engine search using general keywords, a specific artist's name or artwork title will yield results of online databases for oil paintings, artists or artwork based on the search. Specific search words yield more concise results. The Oil Paintings Gallery website features options to search by artist, alphabetically or by country. To find the paintings by a particular artist, click on the letter of the artist's last name or enter the name in the search box. Paintings can also be found by the artist's technique, style or subject.

  3. Scroll through catalog
  4. Click on the artist's name to find all the oil paintings contributed to that specific person. The image, title and description of the artwork will accompany the listings. for example, a search on Andreas Achenbach provides 20 pieces. By clicking on a selected piece, specific information on the artist, style, subject and technique is provided for each painting.

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