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They were also replicated, in several series of frankly undistinguished oil paintings that have turned up all over Europe, and more appealingly in other media too.

From Time

On the other hand, original art is non-fungible because you can exchange an oil painting of a donut for a Photoshop painting of a cat and have two completely different items.

Specialized microbes have been set loose on everything from centuries-old frescoes to oil paintings to massive cathedral walls, all in an effort to clean and restore the original glory of these pieces of cultural heritage.

One—a small oil painting on a wood panel depicting the profile of an old man in a hat and cloak—made its way to South Africa in the late 1950s.

From Quartz

What Norman Rockwell was to oil painting, Archie Andrews was to comic books.

The two-day pop-up auction, which concludes Thursday evening, has the price for the "vandalized" oil painting at over $310,000.

The cuffs had flecks from every good or bad oil painting I did.

We see flashes of a marble bust, a tasteful oil painting, and a modest lamp.

Take, for example, the Magritte nail I got from Raquel, which was a complete replica of the artist's oil painting The Son of Man.

At one end was the head of a girl, that they called "Emeline," and at the other was an oil-painting of a cat.

That this is not a necessary attendant on oil-painting, we have abundant instances in more modern painters.

It was a small oil painting, dark with dirt and age, and much of the detail lost in a general blackness.

Andrea del Sarto is seen here in his highest glory of oil-painting.

Oil painting in the Amsterdam Exchange building representing Mercurius.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oil painting, such as: art, canvas, composition, depiction, landscape, and mural.

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