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PLEIN-AIRISM [1 record]

Record 1 1999-09-29


Subject field(s)
  • Painting (Arts)

Terms used of paintings which convey an open air feeling and particularly of these of those actually painted outdoors.


  • Peinture (Arts)

Tableau ou dessin exécuté hors de l'atelier.


Les peintres commencent à la fin du XVIIIe siècle seulement à exécuter leurs paysages sur place, dans la nature : jusque-là, ils travaillaient en atelier d'après les esquisses qu'ils avaient dessinées sur place.


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