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Watercolor

Although watercolor painting is extremely old, dating perhaps to the cave paintings of paleolithic Europe, and has been used for manuscript illumination since at least Egyptian times but especially in the European Middle Ages, its continuous history as an art medium begins in the Renaissance.

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Auguste Renoir

The work of art must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself and carry you away. It is the means by which the artist conveys his passion.

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What's the easiest entry point to the tapestry of art history? Art revolves around ideas, groups of artists creating work that explores similar themes. The broadest of these categories are the Movements, and we've collected artworks into 10 movements, from before man developed writing through the abstraction of Modern Art.

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