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History Of The Art Of Painting

The color has fascinated culture throughout history, every age and every region has produced dyes and pigment depending on available resources. The color has been with us for more than 20,000 years. The evidence survives in cave paintings. The color was widely used by the ancient Egyptians and was considered to have magical and healing, and around this time, 1500 B.C., features painting that made while an art was established quite widely in Crete and Greece with the Egyptians who passed his skills to the Romans. Egypt: The Egyptians used a technique of Temple, bringing together the pigments with water and rubber, glue and egg and applying colors separately, without mixing them among if.

The discovery of the tomb of Thebes unveiled many of the utensils that were used in his painting: stones to blend colors, paddle with holes or containers, etc. The colors used were blue enamel, cinnabar, red, yellow Indian, ochre, Brown, green and black. His paintings were resolved on a white preparation. Greece: The Greeks continued to use the Temple. The invention of the Encaustic is attributed to Polygnotos. Pliny is the only one that has a little clear and brief mention made of the procedure. With a kind of hot punch applied the color on the wall or table. Rome: Temple and Encaustic Painting preserves the characteristics of their Greek origin.

It is not clear in that period was discovered the technique of Fresco. This had broad development in Roman civilization, as evidenced in the ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii. AVERAGE age: Tempering rivals the Fresco painting of Church, mansions and bunkers. This technique and the Fresco are contained in manuscripts of the monks Heraclius and Theophilus. Christianity, through the work of the monks, away by a rigid discipline of human interests, had to find a distraction that break the monotony of their lives, with the study of Sciences and particularly, the practices of the arts. Romanesque art appears in the 11th century. The first masters of Siena (Italy), starting from the influences of Byzantine, around which revolves the Romanesque, seeking a greater fluidity in the composition of his paintings. The monk Theophilus wrote a treatise on painting, Diversarum Artium Schedule, recommending the use of oil, flaxseed and Arabia rubber, also called Glassa or fornis in the year 1200. There were painters who applying a coat of linseed oil on a picture painted tempera, colors revived, recobraban intensity and brightness of the freshly painted Temple. Some precursors painters art: Pietro Caballini 1250-1330 Italian painter. His work follows the bizantinista line that characterizes the mural painting of the 12th and 13th centuries in the West. Master Cimabue. Cimabue 1240-1303 Italian painter and architect. Represents the last phase of the Italian Romanesque painting and the transition to Gothic painting. His work is distinguished in two styles: one of Byzantine influence, with rigid figures. And other notable for the realism that printed his figures. Since the mid-13th century appears the Gothic art. The life returns to the city, handicraft and trade give rise to a new bourgeoisie. The artist belongs to a Guild. Already does not work always in interiors of churches and under the guidance of architects monks. Now takes commissions in his own workshop. He is owner of his time and material used in all subjects. Article: Jose Mendoza other details: original author and source of the article.

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