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Art is one of the best ways to express your taste and style in your home – and what better way to do that than with antique paintings? Classic in style and effortlessly timeless, an antique painting elevates grand period rooms and adds character to newer properties. We’ve made it easy to buy your perfect antique portrait or antique oil painting, with a characterful collection that includes a variety of mediums, movements, and subjects. Whether it’s your first foray into the world of antique paintings or you’re building a collection, we’re sure something at Vinterior will catch your eye.An antique landscape painting will never be out of style. Hang as a solo piece above a treasured console or mantelpiece or arrange with other pieces in a gallery-style wall curation. Our collection also includes practical pieces such as antique painted folding screens, that divide a space with an extra-special touch, as well as antique still-life paintings.Start curating your at-home collection today and browse all the antique paintings for sale at Vinterior. Shop hundreds of pre-owned pieces and support our dedicated dealers today.

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What makes an antique painting, antique?


The words ‘antique’ and ‘vintage’ are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between the two. When it comes to buying art, knowing the difference between an antique painting and an old vintage one can give you a greater appreciation of the art you own. So, what makes an antique painting, antique? For something to be antique, it generally has to be more than 100 years old, or if not, have been around for at least two generations. You’ll find most of the antique paintings for sale in our collection are from the 19th-century, making them genuine antiques.


What are the different styles of antique painting?


Our beautiful collection of art is home to antique oil paintings, acrylic paintings, watercolours, fine drawings, pencil sketches and more. They feature breathtaking landscapes, seascapes, portraits, religious art and antique still-life paintings from across Europe. Our antique portrait paintings also come both framed and unframed. Giving you the choice of how to build one-of-a-kind character in your home.


How to style antique painting in a modern home


Don’t be fooled into thinking antique portraits and paintings are only for traditional-style homes and period properties. They can look stunning in contemporary homes, too. In fact, in modern surroundings, antique paintings are given a new lease of life. An antique painting puts a fun twist on a contemporary room – think ornate, gilded frames against a clean white wall and splashes of neon accessories. They create an original look that oozes personality and is always a talking point. And of course, antique portraits are right at home in traditional rooms. Make like an art gallery and pop a wall light or two above or around your antique painting to put it in the spotlight. Or create a quiet corner where you can unwind by hanging your favourite painting next to a comfy armchair and adding a floor lamp.


Where to find antique paintings for sale online?


Buy an antique painting from your living room, with our extensive collection of beautiful art from around the world. Our eclectic collection means you’ll be able to find a painting you love, that fits your budget. Art lovers who know what they’re looking for can search by century or artist. If you’re new to the art world, just browse our collection and see what catches your eye. We give you all the info you need to make a decision, including a detailed description of the painting, who painted it and when, the style of antique painting, where it comes from, size and condition. Because we only sell art from trusted dealers, you can be confident every piece is what we say it is, taking the guesswork out of buying an antique painting.


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