Definition of Historical painting. Meaning of Historical painting. Synonyms of Historical painting

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Definition of Historical painting

Historical painting
Historic His*tor"ic, Historical His*tor"ic*al, a. [L. historicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. historique. See History.] Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page. -- His*tor"ic*al*ness, n. -- His*to*ric"i*ty, n. There warriors frowning in historic brass. --Pope. Historical painting, that branch of painting which represents the events of history. Historical sense, that meaning of a passage which is deduced from the circumstances of time, place, etc., under which it was written. The historic sense, the capacity to conceive and represent the unity and significance of a past era or age.

Meaning of Historical painting from wikipedia

- "story painting". Most history paintings are not of scenes from history, especially paintings from before about 1850. In modern English, "historical painting"...
- painting and watercolor painting have rich and complex traditions in style and subject matter. In the East, ink and color ink historically predominated the choice...
- by writers, designers, and artists from the Western world. Orientalist painting, particularly of the Middle East, was one of the many specialties of 19th-century...
- Proclamation of the German Empire (18 January 1871) is the title of several historical paintings by the German painter Anton von Werner. On 18 January 1871, Anton...
- Académie was the preserver of traditional French painting standards of content and style. Historical subjects, religious themes, and portraits were valued;...
- mere "suggestions" of the image. Amorsolo also painted a series of historical paintings on pre-Colonial and Spanish Colonization events. Amorsolo's Making...
- Vive L'Empereur! is an historical painting made retrospectively by French artist Édouard Detaille in 1891, based upon the cavalry charge of the French...
- in the painting earned him the title of professor of historical painting, and it remains one of his most famous works. The plot for the painting was based...
- The Blood Compact (Spanish: El Pacto de Sangre) is an 1886 historical painting by the Filipino painter Juan Luna. It was a gift to the Manila city council...
- Rococo painting represents the expression in painting of an aesthetic movement that flourished in Europe between the early and late 18th century, migrating...