Watercolor paintings curated by experts
At Auctionata, we select a quality range of artwork to suit fine taste. Curated by our network of more than 300 experts, our shop offers paintings spanning continents and eras. Build your collection with watercolor portraits or landscapes. Add a romantic touch with watercolor flowers, or a serious note with illustrations from old Europe. We naturally also offer great modern and contemporary works, which instantly brighten any room. From architectural to abstract watercolor art, our portfolio of unique items is sure to meet your desires.
The graceful pull of watercolor paintings
If you have a keen eye for aesthetics, you may have noticed that watercolor paintings have recently stepped into a leading role in international art and fashion taste. Fresh with color and light, they display the gesture of the artist’s hand, the movement of air, the flickering of sunlight. Find balance between control of the line and wandering of water.
This freedom of movement upon the page is one aspect driving interest in this medium in contemporary aesthetics. Qualities such as transience, flux, suggestion, and ambiguity describe this interplay between presence and absence, form and fluidity on the page. Watercolor paintings at once makes a suggestion, but simultaneously allows the emptiness of the background to shine through.
The many faces of watercolor art
If you are interested in building your collection, we recommend first browsing here for a wide array of inspiration. We have categories devoted to landscapes and architecture, or to the more inward focus of portraits & figures. For a graceful addition to any room, browse through our plants or maritime images.
Next, check our Asian art category, featuring intriguing ink and gouache pieces from many different cultures. Our Antiquarian shop also offers pieces to enhance any art collection, such as hand-colored copper engravings or limited edition prints by big names such as Marc Chagall or Edouard Manet. At Auctionata, build your art collection with inspiration.