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Oil painting

The art or practice of painting using oil-based paint.

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Arts & crafts; Oil painting

For its evanescent rarefaction the love scene reveals its symbolist mould. The work is part of Klimt's series of Allegories and Emblems, whose intent was to translate life's most significant ...

Pallas Athena

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Enhanced by the golden frame created by Klimt's brother, Georg, the goddess Athena is portrayed in front of a frieze. The red hair comes out of the helmet so as to underscore the goddess' ...

Beech Forest

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The series of Klimt's beech forests corresponds to the one with lakes, created during the same period. repeated are the high horizon, the squarish format, the close-up perspective. The rhythmic ...


Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Allegoric representation of Music, which Klimt painted several times in various renderings. Besides the lyre, symbol of music, this particular canvas emphasises the sphinx, the Silenus mask on the ...

The Epiphany

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The Epiphany is an oil painting on wood panel triptych by the Netherlandish artist Hieronymus Bosch. It is housed in the Museo del Prado of Madrid, Spain.

Christ Carrying the Cross

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Christ Carrying the Cross is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch. It was painted in the early 16th century.The work is housed in the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium.

Christ Crowned with Thorns

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Christ Crowned with Thorns is a work by Hieronymus Bosch. The painting presents the viewer with a double departure; the painting differs dramatically from the artist's own usual style and it ...

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