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Painting (image-making)

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Use for the art and practice of applying pigments to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image. For the application of paint primarily to protect a surface, use "painting (coating)."

This term has 1,564 records attributed within our system.

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painted (images)


12yrs ago

Connected records

Unknown Lady


Painter: Gower, George (Follower of)



Painter: Kessel, Jan van I

The Fowl Market


Painter: Snyders, Frans (Copy after)

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