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Antique Portraits from LoveAntiques

Antique Portraits

As any art lover knows, Portrait paintings are far more than just mirrors to another person’s physical appearance. Through the use of oils, watercolours and more these pieces offer a glimpse to the sitter’s soul as well as the fashions and symbolism of their time. Long before photography portrait painting was the only way to let people know how you looked and marriages were agreed based off of such pictures. They were the only way to capture a possibly happy moment in time to ruminate on in later life and the only way to recall someone after they had died. With the advent of Photography during the middle of the 19th Century accurate painted representations became less important so artists began to explore more impressionistic and abstract approaches instead. This view continued through the 20th Century to today.


Antique and Vintage portrait paintings offer a wonderful way to engage with the past through a direct connection with another person. Apart from more formal pieces intended for public display (as often found in 19th Century works), many instead are full of softness and openness which bring out the blemishes, insecurities, and longings which all of us are subject to.


At LoveAntiques we have a fine selection of Antique and Vintage Portraits for all your needs. 

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Oil Painting by Edward Mossforth Neatby "Portrait"

£ 625

€716
$710
Oil Painting by Edward Mossforth Neatby "Portrait"

Oil Painting by Edward Mossforth Neatby "Portrait"

£ 625

€716
$710

Walton House Antiques Ltd

Set of Six Paintings on Rice Paper

Marlborough Antiques & Interiors

Set of Six Paintings on Rice Paper

£ 300

€343
$341
Set of Six Paintings on Rice Paper

Set of Six Paintings on Rice Paper

£ 300

€343
$341

Marlborough Antiques & Interiors

Mid 19th Century Oil Painting Portrait of Lady

£ 2,000

€2,290
$2,270
Mid 19th Century Oil Painting Portrait of Lady

Mid 19th Century Oil Painting Portrait of Lady

£ 2,000

€2290
$2270

Cheshire Antiques Consultant

Pheobe Peto Willets Portrait Sketch

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Pheobe Peto Willets Portrait Sketch

£ 245

€281
$278
Pheobe Peto Willets Portrait Sketch

Pheobe Peto Willets Portrait Sketch

£ 245

€281
$278

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Georgian Needlework Picture

Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

Georgian Needlework Picture

£ 225

€258
$255
Georgian Needlework Picture

Georgian Needlework Picture

£ 225

€258
$255

Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

Charming Victorian Oil Portrait of a Lady

£ 385

€441
$437
Charming Victorian Oil Portrait of a Lady

Charming Victorian Oil Portrait of a Lady

£ 385

€441
$437

Prometheus Antiques

Classical Figure by Heinrich Esser

£ 750

€859
$851
Classical Figure by Heinrich Esser

Classical Figure by Heinrich Esser

£ 750

€859
$851

Kilroy Fine Art

The Gossip by Trevor Haddon

£ 275

€315
$312
The Gossip by Trevor Haddon

The Gossip by Trevor Haddon

£ 275

€315
$312

Kilroy Fine Art

Victorian Needlework of Boy

C.S.Moreton (Antiques)

Victorian Needlework of Boy

£ 124

€142
$141
Victorian Needlework of Boy

Victorian Needlework of Boy

£ 124

€142
$141

C.S.Moreton (Antiques)

King Charles I After Van Dyck 18th Oil Portrait Oval Canvas

£ 12,950

€14,827
$14,701
King Charles I After Van Dyck 18th Oil Portrait Oval Canvas

King Charles I After Van Dyck 18th Oil Portrait Oval Canvas

£ 12,950

€14827
$14701

Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art

Fine Regency Pastel Portrait of Captain John Ladd

£ 340

€389
$386
Fine Regency Pastel Portrait of Captain John Ladd

Fine Regency Pastel Portrait of Captain John Ladd

£ 340

€389
$386

Prometheus Antiques

Fine Victorian Oval Pastel Portrait of a Lady

£ 340

€389
$386
Fine Victorian Oval Pastel Portrait of a Lady

Fine Victorian Oval Pastel Portrait of a Lady

£ 340

€389
$386

Prometheus Antiques

Fine Georgian Oil Portrait of a Gentleman

£ 1,450

€1,660
$1,646
Fine Georgian Oil Portrait of a Gentleman

Fine Georgian Oil Portrait of a Gentleman

£ 1,450

€1660
$1646

Prometheus Antiques

Victorian Portrait Plate Fisherman / Seafarer Smoking a Clay Pipe

£ 45

€52
$51
Victorian Portrait Plate Fisherman / Seafarer Smoking a Clay Pipe

Victorian Portrait Plate Fisherman / Seafarer Smoking a Clay Pipe

£ 45

€52
$51

Renouveau Antiques and Interiors

British Work of Art Early Victorian Oil Painting Girl Playing House of Cards

£ 9,500

€10,877
$10,785
Phoebe Peto Willets, Oil on Canvas

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Phoebe Peto Willets, Oil on Canvas

£ 1,995

€2,284
$2,265
Phoebe Peto Willets, Oil on Canvas

Phoebe Peto Willets, Oil on Canvas

£ 1,995

€2284
$2265

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

18th Century Portrait of a French Nobleman

£ 1,295

€1,483
$1,470
18th Century Portrait of a French Nobleman

18th Century Portrait of a French Nobleman

£ 1,295

€1483
$1470

JMR Antiques Ltd

George Brown - Watercolours - Sisters 1895

Marlborough Antiques & Interiors

George Brown - Watercolours - Sisters 1895

£ 595

€681
$675
George Brown - Watercolours - Sisters 1895

George Brown - Watercolours - Sisters 1895

£ 595

€681
$675

Marlborough Antiques & Interiors

Pheobe Peto Willets Oil Painting

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Pheobe Peto Willets Oil Painting

£ 375

€429
$426
Pheobe Peto Willets Oil Painting

Pheobe Peto Willets Oil Painting

£ 375

€429
$426

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Two Victorian Painted Porcelain Panels

£ 289

€331
$328
Two Victorian Painted Porcelain Panels

Two Victorian Painted Porcelain Panels

£ 289

€331
$328

Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

Pair of 1930s Indian Alabaster Painted Indian Emperors

£ 399

€457
$453
Pair of 1930s Indian Alabaster Painted Indian Emperors

Pair of 1930s Indian Alabaster Painted Indian Emperors

£ 399

€457
$453

Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

Small Oil on Board Portrait of a Gentleman

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Small Oil on Board Portrait of a Gentleman

£ 115

€132
$131
Small Oil on Board Portrait of a Gentleman

Small Oil on Board Portrait of a Gentleman

£ 115

€132
$131

Mark Stacey Antiques & Decorative

Antique Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Gentleman

£ 1,365

€1,563
$1,550
Antique Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Gentleman

Antique Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Gentleman

£ 1,365

€1563
$1550

London City Antiques

Goddess Flora Oil Painting by Luigi Del Buono

£ 395

€452
$448
Goddess Flora Oil Painting by Luigi Del Buono

Goddess Flora Oil Painting by Luigi Del Buono

£ 395

€452
$448

Prometheus Antiques

Portrait of Lady Oil on Canvas

£ 345

€395
$392
Portrait of Lady Oil on Canvas

Portrait of Lady Oil on Canvas

£ 345

€395
$392

Campbell Vintage

Impressionist Oil Painting Gypsy Girl Wearing Gold Earring Portrait

£ 2,000

€2,290
$2,270
Impressionist Oil Painting Gypsy Girl Wearing Gold Earring Portrait

Impressionist Oil Painting Gypsy Girl Wearing Gold Earring Portrait

£ 2,000

€2290
$2270

Cheshire Antiques Consultant