How can you add a dose of history, charm, whimsy, and sophistication to your home all with a single item? Hang a vintage oil portrait. Popping up everywhere lately, this look is perfectly chic when incorporated into a modern interior. The unexpected juxtaposition of traditional art with contemporary pieces feels fresh and inspired, and we love the dose of history a vintage piece in an elaborate frame brings to new homes. Scroll through our slideshow to see how versatile these pieces can be and shop our selection of finds to give your walls a chic upgrade.
ebay Pretty Girl Portrait in Gilded Frame ($175)
Chairish Large Antique Belgian Oil Painting ($2500)
Design Toscano "Portrait of a Young Man" Replica (from $129)