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Raphael, 'The Madonna of the Pinks', ca 1506-07. Painting technique and an interactive pigment analysis.

Raphael, 'The Madonna of the Pinks', ca 1506-07. Painting technique and an interactive pigment analysis.

The Athenaeum - Self-Portrait (1892 - 1893) (Edvard Munch - )

The Athenaeum - Self-Portrait (1892 - 1893) (Edvard Munch - )

Portrait of Vincenzo Morosini by @arttintoretto #mannerism

Portrait of Vincenzo Morosini by @arttintoretto #mannerism

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait, 1659. Yellow in the hat band: yellow ochre

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait, 1659. Yellow in the hat band: yellow ochre

Diego Velázquez, 'Bust of Philip IV', ca 1626-28.

Diego Velázquez, 'Bust of Philip IV', ca 1626-28.

Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring is an exceptional example of Vermeer’s genius, it is a portrait of an unknown girl or maybe a generalized female head (called a ‘tronie’ in Netherlands).

Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring is an exceptional example of Vermeer’s genius, it is a portrait of an unknown girl or maybe a generalized female head (called a ‘tronie’ in Netherlands).

Rembrandt - The Apostle Paul, 1659 - The National Gallery, London

Rembrandt - The Apostle Paul, 1659 - The National Gallery, London

This is Part Three of an excellent article! It was given the Nihil Obstat in Australia in 1955. The name of the Dominican sister was not included. The article has many things to ponder and take to …

This is Part Three of an excellent article! It was given the Nihil Obstat in Australia in 1955. The name of the Dominican sister was not included. The article has many things to ponder and take to …

Rembrandt, Portrait of Jacob Trip (ca 1661) and its companion portrait of his wife Margaretha de Geer are examples of Rembrandt’s popularity as a portrait painter in the last decade of his life.

Rembrandt, Portrait of Jacob Trip (ca 1661) and its companion portrait of his wife Margaretha de Geer are examples of Rembrandt’s popularity as a portrait painter in the last decade of his life.

Oil Painting 'Anthony Van Dyck - The Abbe Scaglia Adoring The Virgin And Child,1634-5' 8 x 9 inch / 20 x 23 cm , on High Definition HD canvas prints is for Gifts And Bed Room, Garage And Nurse decor * Be sure to check out this awesome product.

Oil Painting 'Anthony Van Dyck - The Abbe Scaglia Adoring The Virgin And Child,1634-5' 8 x 9 inch / 20 x 23 cm , on High Definition HD canvas prints is for Gifts And Bed Room, Garage And Nurse decor * Be sure to check out this awesome product.

Raphael, 'Saint Catherine of Alexandria' ca 1507. The pigment analysis shows a rich palette of Raphael's usual pigments such as ultramarine, azurite, lead-tin yellow and ochres.

Raphael, 'Saint Catherine of Alexandria' ca 1507. The pigment analysis shows a rich palette of Raphael's usual pigments such as ultramarine, azurite, lead-tin yellow and ochres.

Rembrandt, Self-Portrait with Saskia, ca 1635. Red sleeve of Rembrandt painted in madder lake, red ochre with small amounts of lead-tin-yellow.

Rembrandt, Self-Portrait with Saskia, ca 1635. Red sleeve of Rembrandt painted in madder lake, red ochre with small amounts of lead-tin-yellow.

Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid, 1657-58. There is another area showing the mastery of Vermeer’s handling of the painting technique. The most prominent is the natural rendering of the whitewashed wall in the background of the painting. Vermeer used a mixture of umber, black and lead white to render the feeling of texture and realism further underscored by numerous cracks, stains, nails and holes.

Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid, 1657-58. There is another area showing the mastery of Vermeer’s handling of the painting technique. The most prominent is the natural rendering of the whitewashed wall in the background of the painting. Vermeer used a mixture of umber, black and lead white to render the feeling of texture and realism further underscored by numerous cracks, stains, nails and holes.