History of Painting
So you have this old picture, and you're not sure who it's by. The right name could make all the difference at auction, but just how do you find out who painted your item, and were they famous?
All around the world, horse paintings - or equestrian paintings - are familiar to almost everyone. Horse paintings can be found hanging in homes, offices, museums, and elsewhere. But what is the history behind many of...
"And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, / Glory to God in the highest, and on earth..
Bridges are about unity and harmony. They exist as a geographical convenience, but also as a link between dreams and reality. The artists of the past knew this, and that is why paintings of bridges are so iconic, and it...
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The great masters of Pahari School of Miniature Paintings could paint a single thread of an entire length of a 100 yard long silk cloth without touching any other thread with brush.
Dogs have been man's faithful companions since the earliest of times, and their images have been recorded throughout the centuries. They have herded .our sheep, hunted hares and foxes for us, accompanied us on shooting...
Trompe l'Oeil is a style of largely Western art that strives to present subject matter in so realistic a fashion as to appear deceptively lifelike. The French term trompe l'oeil, which means "trick the eye,"
As Emily's cancer progressed, she drew increasing comfort from the presence of her black and white cat, Peter. Louis, desparate to divert his wife's attention from her illness, began to draw the pet in amusing poses,...
The earliest mural paintings, along with engravings and low-reliefs, were part of paleolithic rock art, made deep inside caves in southern France and northern Spain between 30,000 and 10,000 B.C.
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