Introduction of Oil Painting

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Jan van Eyck was one of the first painters to perfect the use of oil in his work.

 

 

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As far back as pre-historic times!

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Portraiture's roots lie in pre-historic times, with very few examples available now.

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Set them free!

Did you know… Leonardo was an animal rights activist?

A photograph of Leonard da Vinci with the fact that he was an animal rights activist who used to buy caged birds and set them free

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A 100 sittings!

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A painting by Cezanne, an artist who insists on over a 100 sittings to compelte a portrait.

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Goya in one!

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A Goya painting with the fact that Goya preferred to do all portrait paintings in one sitting, fact shared by Artnouv.com, your online art gallery

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Back in 2008…

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"Lucian Freud’s ‘Benefits Supervisor Sleeping’ sold for $33.6 million. It set a world record for sale value of a painting by a living artist."- fact shared by artnouv.com, your online art gallery

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Typed art!

What an amazing talent!!!

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