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Impasto

Impasto is a painting technique where the artist would layer paint or pigment in thick doses to achieve a “painterly” aesthetic. The brushstrokes gain depth and begin to protrude outward to give a three-dimensional appearance. The impasto technique has been prevalent since the Italian Renaissance era where it was used to amplify details in their paintings to represent folds on garments or wrinkles on skin.

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AzaleasKuroda Seiki, 1921
Azaleas
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Las Lavanderas en el ParaguayMilo Beretta
Las Lavanderas en el Paraguay
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Jewish Quarter in AmsterdamMax Liebermann, 1905
Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam
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First StepsVincent van Gogh, 1890
First Steps
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At Kamakura (A Rural First Watch)Kuroda Seiki, 1918
At Kamakura (A Rural First Watch)
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The House in GivernyFrederick Carl Frieseke, 1912
The House in Giverny