Alphabetical: G

Genre Painting

The term genre painting refers to paintings that depict situations and scenes from everyday life. These themes include different everyday scenes like mealtimes, various celebrations, concerts, or crowded markets and streets. In addition to the ambience characteristic of the urban environment and the experience of the bourgeoisie, the genre painting also presented rural scenes such …

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Gouache is a type of water-soluble paint characterized by a high degree of opacity. Its final texture is matted, thick, and more covering than watercolor and it does not surface the paper support. The opaque effect is achieved by adding to pigments other white inert pigments such as chalk or white lead and traditionally mixed …

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