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The Connotations of Colour

  When looking for European paintings for sale there are a number of  features to a painting to consider. One of the most dominant features of a piece of artwork, however,  is colour. In the grand scheme of art, colour … Continue reading

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Empty chambers, crowded with life

Belgian or French School, Sunlight on the table, 1909 Paintings of interior scenes go back in date as far as figure and still life subjects, as they were a necessary part of the background of each; but a whole furnished … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Palate

Queen Nefetari makes an offering to Osiris, Tomb QV66, Valley of the Queens, Egypt, 1255 BC Food and art have been linked since very early times – perhaps for different reasons, as with the striking fresoes in the Tomb of … Continue reading

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