Figure Paintings

Browse our collection of original paintings focused on the human figure.

Capturing the Human Figure

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Artists have been portraying the human figure, in various forms and styles, since antiquity. 


Thebes, c. 1400 BCE [Antiquity]

titian renaissance painting

Titian, 1565 – 1570 [Renaissance]

degas painting impressionism

Degas, c.1860 [Impressionist]

modigliani figure painting

Modigliani, 1916 [Modern]

The paintings above depict the human figure across four major art periods. Countless movements have brought their unique styles and perspectives to portraiture and the human figure. Today, in contemporary art, it remains as compelling a subject as ever to artists and art collectors. How could we ever tire of it? It’s a deeply personal subject that may never fail to fascinate us.

Figure Paintings for Sale

All of the paintings below are original works whose primary focus is the human figure. Artworks can range from abstraction to realism, and depict humans clothed or nude, en masse or alone.

Select an artwork to learn more, or to reserve / purchase the piece.

If you are a collector local to the artist, we offer free shipping, and the artist is often able to deliver the painting in person and tell you about their inspiration. Our mission is to build local connections!

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