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Gouache Paintings

Gouache is a type of watercolor, formulated to be opaque rather than transparent. Because watercolor is transparent, the white of the support – that is, the surface on which the paint is applied – shows through the watercolor and becomes part of the picture.

To make gouache, size and white are added. As a result, gouache is opaque rather than transparent. Where watercolor is perceived as a high-precision paint, artists are aware that though gouache is “paint,” works made with gouache are most rigorously termed “drawings.”

In the Italian Renaissance, artists used gouache in drawings. Albrecht Durer made a series of watercolor landscapes and utilized gouache for highlights. Raphael drew cartoons – preparatory drawings for tapestries – in gouache. Gouache also appears in combination... Read more

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Amelia Pelaez 1961 Gouache on Heavy Paper

May 4, 2016, 7:30 PM EST
Hialeah, FL, USA

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Attributed to Franz Kline Gouache on Newspaper

May 4, 2016, 7:30 PM EST
Hialeah, FL, USA

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EGYPTIAN REVIVAL GOUACHE ON PAPER EGRETS

May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Mark Bercier (American/Louisiana, b. 1950)

May 8, 2016, 11:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Irene Rice Pereira American, 1902-1971 Untitled

May 10, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$2,500 (starting bid)

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Sol LeWitt American, 1928-2007 Irregular Shape - Black, 1992

May 10, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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Sioma BARAM  Construction, 1953

May 13, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€120 (starting bid)

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ARMAN  Composition, vers 1958

May 13, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€3,000 (starting bid)

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Nicolas SCHÖFFER  Composition

May 13, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€140 (starting bid)

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Janos Fajo  Composition, 2005

May 13, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€800 (starting bid)

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Charles BEZIE                                                                                                  Composition, 1991

May 13, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€600 (starting bid)

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John Pearson (American, b. 1940)

May 17, 2016, 6:30 PM AEST
Woollahra, Sydney, Australia

AUD320 (starting bid)

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