The Best Place to Find Landscape Paintings for Sale

When collectors search for landscape paintings for sale, they’re more likely today to search the Internet than brick-and-mortar art galleries in their town. That’s a huge shift in collecting. The first, in fact, in the entire history of collecting. Never before have art lovers looked at images of a landscape painting in order to make purchase decisions rather than at …

Where to Find Antique Oil on Canvas Paintings for Sale

If you’re looking for antique oil on canvas paintings for sale, your first instinct might be to find physical art galleries near you. If you’re looking for the experience of walking around an art gallery and taking in the art, this is a good place to go. However, there are some disadvantages to finding paintings in physical galleries. For one, …

Best European Paintings for Sale in the U.S. Are Bargains

Most art galleries carry work by contemporary, living artists rather than European paintings for sale. But have you thought about why? It’s because nearly all galleries sell on a consignment basis. They show the work of a stable of artists, and if something sells, they split the money. This keeps the gallery from having to spend capital actually buying the …

Small Antique Oil Paintings for Sale: Decorating Tips

Perhaps you’re looking for small antique oil paintings for sale because you need to fill a tight space. Liking an oil painting can be about more than just enjoying the intricate detail in a landscape or intriguing expression on a portrait. The painting may have to nestle comfortably above a dresser or shelf. For that purpose, a small antique painting …

Antique Paintings For Sale: 3 Things to Avoid

So you’ve decided you want to find antique paintings for sale. Perhaps you collect antiques, or maybe you’ve moved in to a larger house and want to take advantage of the wall space. Once you know what you’re looking for, what next? Here are three steps that will help you find an antique painting you’ll be happy with. Overpriced Art …

3 Ways Not to Get Ripped Off Buying Antique Paintings

Having run an art gallery in New Orleans for 8 years and two online art galleries, European Art Underground and New Orleans Art Exchange alongside it, I have some advice about how not to get ripped off buying antique paintings. I will keep this at a high level rather than dipping down into the weeds. I have some deeper advice …

Where to Find European Art for Sale Online

Looking for European art for sale online? You’ve come to the right place. Many people are looking for art online nowadays. Especially with the COVID-19 pandemic going on, there are many reasons to begin searching for an alternative way to buy art. But if you’re not familiar with the online art business, it can be difficult to find a dependable …

Where to Find Antique Art for Sale

Many people would love to find a beautiful and affordable piece of antique art for sale. But with thousands of art dealers splashing advertisements over their galleries and the internet, where do you start? Here are some tips on where and how to choose a fine, genuine painting at an affordable price. The Value of Antique Art Antique art is …

Antique Oil Paintings for Sale

There are antique oil paintings for sale across the world, not to mention the internet. As an art buyer, where do you start and how do you identify a great deal? Here are three pointers. Beware of Fake Antique Oil Paintings for Sale The danger (and the beauty) of antique oil paintings for sale is that hundreds of years may …

Eight Things to Know About Buying Antique Paintings Online

As the owner of European Art Underground, New Orleans Art Exchange and Guy Lyman Fine Art before that, I am sometimes asked about the ins and outs of buying antique paintings online. Is it risky? Is it better to buy from a gallery? Where are the best places to look? Those sorts of questions. Here are some general guidelines. Is …