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Oil painting

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

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Oil painting

Leonardo da Vinci

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Leonardo da Vinci is a master dabbled in many mediums such as painting, architecture, sculpture, and engineering. His best-known works include the Mona Lisa (1503-1506) and The Last Supper (1495). He ...

The Mona Lisa

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The Mona Lisa is widely recognised as one of the most famous paintings in the history of art. It is a half-length portrait of a seated woman painted in oil by Leonardo da Vinci during the Renaissance ...

Vincent van Gogh

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Vincent Willem van Gogh is a Dutch post-Impressionist painter who only became famous after his death. Van Gogh is best-known for his works that use bold strokes annd swirls with vivid colours and ...

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Bosch's most famous and unconventional picture, The Garden of Earthly Delights was painted between 1490 and 1510. The oil painting is on three panels, with two side pannels closing over the centre as ...

Academy board

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

A type of cardboard sheet used as a support for painting, especially in oils.

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