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intention of the practitioner. Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, narrative
May 20th 2017

Black Paintings
The Black Paintings (Spanish: Pinturas negras) is the name given to a group of fourteen paintings by Francisco Goya from the later years of his life,
Feb 18th 2017

History painting
painting". Most history paintings are not of scenes from history, especially paintings from before about 1850. In modern English, historical painting
Jan 18th 2017

History of painting
ancient Greek painting. However, Roman painting does have important unique characteristics. The only surviving Roman paintings are wall paintings, many from
May 23rd 2017

Indian painting
Indian painting has a very long tradition and history in Indian art. The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintings of pre-historic times, the
May 11th 2017

Oil painting
embedded with a heat sensitive curing agent"), the paintings made with this paint resemble oil paintings and are usually shown as such.[1] Traditional
May 14th 2017

Chinese painting
figure painting comes from burial sites, where paintings were preserved on silk banners, lacquered objects, and tomb walls. Many early tomb paintings were
May 1st 2017

Faust (paintings)
Faust is a series of approximately 100 paintings created between 1976 and 1979 by Nabil Kanso. The paintings depict figural compositions in a sequence
Jun 8th 2015

Thanjavur painting
even secular subjects were depicted in Tanjore paintings. Thanjavur paintings are panel paintings done on wooden planks, and hence referred to
Jan 26th 2017

List of most expensive paintings
Boch. His seven paintings in the list below alone were sold for over 730 million current dollars. Sale of the Most Expensive Paintings ► This list
May 19th 2017

Tibetan Buddhist wall paintings
survival of paintings from there. There are some regional differences, but the techniques described here cover the traditional wall paintings across this
Feb 15th 2017

Bark painting
the painting, Clan designs are sacred and initially did not appear on public paintings, although nowadays they can be seen on commercial paintings. A clan
Oct 27th 2016

Outline of painting
composition are two primary considerations. The art of painting – act of creating paintings. Painting can be described as all of the following: Art – aesthetic
May 3rd 2017

Panel painting
Pitsa (Greece) represent the oldest surviving Greek panel paintings. Most classical Greek paintings that were famous in their day seem to have been of a size
Apr 19th 2017

Cave painting
cave paintings may have been a way of communicating with others, while other theories ascribe a religious or ceremonial purpose to them. The paintings are
May 15th 2017

Mughal painting
a fire, abound in the Mughal paintings of this period. Aurangzeb (1658-1707) did not actively encourage Mughal paintings, but as this art form had gathered
May 10th 2017

List of paintings by Hieronymus Bosch
This article lists paintings by Hieronymus Bosch, as well as paintings attributed to him or his school. For Bosch's drawings, see Hieronymus Bosch drawings
Jan 18th 2017

Monochrome painting
paint the Madonna's robes in medieval paintings, was to become famous as 'International Klein Blue' (IKB). The paintings were attached to poles placed 20 cm
Mar 13th 2017

Othello (paintings)
Othello is a series of paintings executed in 1985 by Nabil Kanso. The subjects of the paintings are loosely based on Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello. The
Mar 19th 2014

Digital painting
earliest digital paintings are made in this method, where the artist writes a code, and the code generates an image. Code-mode painting offered a lot of
Mar 28th 2017

Ink wash painting
generally credited as the painter who applied color to existing ink wash paintings. The art was further developed into a more polished style during the Song
Apr 11th 2017

Western painting
Some examples of such paintings are paintings of the gods and goddesses Ra, Horus, Anubis, Nut, Osiris and Isis. Some tomb paintings show activities that
Apr 22nd 2017

Kangra painting
and now are collectively known as Pahari painting. Pahari paintings, as the name suggests, were paintings executed in the hilly regions of India, in
Apr 17th 2017

Bradshaw rock paintings
Bradshaw rock paintings, Bradshaw rock art, Bradshaw figures or The Bradshaws, are terms used to describe one of the two major regional traditions of
May 14th 2017

List of paintings by Johannes Vermeer
The following is a list of paintings by the Dutch Baroque artist Johannes Vermeer. After two or three early history paintings, he concentrated almost entirely
Feb 6th 2017

Warli painting
the backdrop to their paintings, similar to how ancient people used caves as their canvases. These rudimentary wall paintings use a set of basic geometric
May 19th 2017

Korean painting
KoreanKorean painting includes paintings made in Korea or by overseas KoreanKoreans on all surfaces. It includes art as old as the petroglyphs through post-modern
Mar 31st 2017

Dutch Golden Age painting
animals, maritime paintings, flower paintings and still lifes of various types. The development of many of these types of painting was decisively influenced
May 24th 2017

Irises (painting)
Irises is one of several paintings of irises by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, and one of a series of paintings he executed at the Saint Paul-de-Mausole
Apr 4th 2017

Cluster Paintings
The Cluster Paintings are a series of paintings created by Nabil Kanso in 1986-1988. They are characterized by compositions that divide the canvas space
Aug 20th 2015

Landscape painting
setting for the action of the figures in their paintings. Early in the 15th century, landscape painting was established as a genre in Europe, as a setting
Apr 29th 2017

Doom paintings
Judgement in other locations or media. Many examples survive as wall-paintings in medieval churches, most dating from around the 12th to 13th centuries
Mar 25th 2017

P. S. Krøyer's paintings of Marie
marrying him in 1912, three years after Kroyer had died in Skagen. Kroyer's paintings of Marie between 1888 and 1906 present a record of the years they spent
Jan 23rd 2017

List of stolen paintings
List of famous stolen paintings are valuable paintings that have been stolen and gained publicity. The paintings listed are from masters of Western art
May 23rd 2017

Rajput painting
sheets to be kept in albums were the preferred medium of Rajput painting, but many paintings were done on the walls of palaces, inner chambers of the forts
May 3rd 2017

Action painting
Action painting took this a step further, using both Jung and Freud’s ideas of the subconscious as its underlying foundations. The paintings of the Action
Jan 25th 2017

Genre painting
very naturalistically treated, the subject of many of his paintings, and genre painting was to flourish in Northern Europe in Brueghel's wake.
Mar 15th 2017

Kalighat painting
 148-152) Indian painting Madhubani painting Mughal painting Rajput painting Tarakeswar affair: a common theme in the paintings Kalighat Paintings of West Bengal
Mar 14th 2017

Mysore painting
colours used, the original Mysore paintings still retain their freshness and lustre even today. Mysore Paintings are characterized by delicate lines
Apr 1st 2017

Cheriyal scroll painting
village. Scroll paintings have a rich history and play an important role in the Asian artistic tradition. In China, scroll paintings were part of the
Jan 4th 2017

Matte painting
matte paintings was drawing to a close, although as late as 1997 some traditional paintings were still being made, notably Chris Evans’ painting of the
May 21st 2017

Art UK
of all the approximately 210,000 oil paintings in public ownership in the United Kingdom. Originally the paintings were made accessible through a series
Apr 11th 2017

Mural paintings of the conquest of Majorca
The-MuralThe Mural paintings of the Conquest of Majorca is a group of paintings conserved at the National Art Museum of Catalonia. The mural paintings of the Conquest
Nov 20th 2016

Paintings of Children (Van Gogh series)
anything else." Painting children, in particular represented rebirth and the infinite. Over his career Van Gogh did not make many paintings of children,
Dec 13th 2016

The Art of Painting
March 1677 most of his paintings were sold in an auction at the Guild in Delft. It is not known who bought the Art of Painting; perhaps it was Jacob Dissius
Mar 25th 2017

The Last Harvest: Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore
The Last Harvest was an exhibition of Tagore's Rabindranath Tagore's paintings to mark the 150th anniversary of Tagore's birth. It was commissioned by the Ministry
Feb 27th 2017

Night in paintings
Night in paintings may refer to: Night in paintings (Western art) Night in paintings (Eastern art)
Jun 6th 2013

Flemish Baroque painting
his monumental genre paintings of subjects such as The King Drinks and As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young. Many of these paintings use compositional and
Mar 18th 2017

Rock Paintings of Hua Mountain
of about 40 metres (130 ft) and is one of the largest rock paintings in China. The paintings are located between 30 metres (98 ft) and 90 metres (300 ft)
Mar 14th 2017

Encaustic painting
History from the 1st Century AD. The oldest surviving encaustic panel paintings are the Romano-Egyptian Fayum mummy portraits from the 1st Century BC
May 9th 2017

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