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Watercolor Paintings

Watercolor is made from a combination of pigment and transparent gum, such as gum arabic, diluted in water. Depending upon the amount of dilution, the white of the support shows through the watercolor and becomes part of the picture. Albrecht Dürer was one master of watercolor, using different levels of dilution to paint lighter and darker areas giving depth to his landscapes.

Watercolor is associated with precision, and is often utilized in detailed wildlife or botanical images. Artists are aware of the potential connotations when they choose to paint in watercolor. For a time, watercolor was seen as a medium strictly for women, but Paul Cézanne, Joseph Mallord William Turner, and Eugène Delacroix renewed its masculinity.

The range of artistic expression available in watercolor... Read more

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L Burleigh Bruhl, Sailing boat possibly on the boards, Suffolk, watercolour 34cm x 52cm

March 22, 2018, 10:00 AM BST
Woking, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Collection of over 150 watercolour sketches mostly

March 22, 2018, 10:00 AM BST
Woking, United Kingdom

£50 (1 bid)

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Pat Dews (XX) Water Color on W/color Crafted Paper

March 22, 2018, 5:30 PM EST
Hobe Sound, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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LUDERS, Hermann (1836-after 1908)

March 23, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
Monaco, Monaco

€500 (starting bid)

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March 26, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€200 (starting bid)

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American Primitive Watercolors (16)

April 8, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Marlborough, NH, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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