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Lithography

What is Lithography? Lithography is a printmaking process dating back to the late eighteenth century. The lithographic process relies on a chemical process and the inability to blend together water and grease. To create a lithograph, a design is drawn onto a flat slab of limestone or a metal plate using a grease pencil and …

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Luminism

What is Luminism? Luminism is an American landscape painting movement that emerged in the United States and was popular throughout the mid-to-late-19th century. The Luminist style consists of paintings that capture the effect of natural light on landscapes and seascapes. Luminist paintings have a sublime quality similar to that seen in Romanticism but differ greatly …

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