An allegorical painting is a description or figurative treatment of one subject, hidden behind the guise of another subject. For example the figures on the canvas may personify states of the mind 

Landscape Painting
Is a painting or artwork formed as a tripartite. A triptych is composed of a substantial centre with two adjoining smaller wings. The two wings can be folded over the purpose of which is to protect the central panel and allow for easier storage. Once the two wings are shut, there is often another painting to be found on the outer face of the two wings. The purpose of many triptych paintings is to carry out a religious function, mainly for acts of devotion. Following on from its religious purpose, the central panel of a devotional triptych often depicts an image of the Madonna.

Here is an example:
The Portinari Altarpiece by Hugo van der Goes
1475 approx. (Triptych)
There is a distinct hierarchy of genres within European painting, historically speaking. The hierarchy of genres is a formalization which ranks different genres in an art form in terms of the cultural value that the artworks retain and their prestige and status within that culture.
Starry Night - by Vincent van Gogh
Painted 1889
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A Nightscape painting is a painting of any scene whether a landscape or cityscape that has been depicted at night. A main feature of a Nightscape painting is a wide view; with possibly a starry sky, luminescent clouds, radiant moon or with orange and red hues to replicate sunset.
The Portinari Altarpiece by Hugo van der Goes
1475 d. Also known as the Portinari Triptych
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This painting depicts the Adoration of the Shepherds.

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Provenance, also can be written as provenience, is vital to the study of art and Art History in general. Provenance acts as a backbone to the study of an artwork by providing basic information
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Is a quality in a work of art where elements of the painting appear to
Primitive art involves artworks which art naive, simplistic, 
Bottega is Italian for shop. A Bottega is the workshop of an artist and his pupils; in the workshop both the assistants and pupils would work on artworks commissioned from the master. As although
Is a open studio, which allows anyone to participate for a fee. The 
Impressionism is the term given to the single most important art movement of the 19th century. The basic aim of Impressionism was to realise a greater level of naturalism on canvas, through the precise use of colour and tone, with a strong emphasis on tonal effects. Along with the rendering of light on the surfaces of objects within the painting and the effects that the play of light had on the overall composition. The key to the movement was light and colour.

Realism is the accurate depiction of both contemporary life and nature. Realism was first established by an art collective who came to prominence during their series of independent exhibitions from 1850s to the 1880s. The French painter Gustave Courbet was the key figure in the the Realist movement, and in some respects he led the movement. © All rights reserved. Part of Mumble Media. Powered by Blogger.