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Tenebrism, in the history of Western painting, the use of extreme contrasts of light and dark in figurative compositions to heighten their dramatic effect. (The term is derived from the Latin tenebrae, “darkness.”)In tenebrist paintings, the figures are often portrayed against a background of intense darkness, but the figures themselves are illuminated by a bright, searching light that.
A work of Vietnamese art crossed the million-dollar mark in the international art market in early 2017. The event was reluctantly seen as a sign of maturity for Vietnamese art amidst many problems. Even though the media in Vietnam has discussed the problems enthusiastically, there is a lack of literature from Vietnamese academics on the subject, especially from the market perspective.
In the 16th century, the Roman Catholic Church faced a challenge to its authority in the form of the Protestant Reformation, a movement that rejected the supreme authority of the Church in favor of personal faith and the Bible. Historically, the start of the Reformation is marked by Martin Luther nailing his.
Painting received OK within 2 weeks from ordering. Spectacular is no exageration. The gallery I took the painting to remarked on its quality and also the standard of canvas. The picture of the British indiaman off Capetown SA is my second martime subject ordered from you and BOTH pictures now hang on my sitting room wall. Well done to all! best.