PIECE

PIECE

Painting 21×29,5 cm, oil painting on drawing paper.

Painting piece

The oldest piece comes from the wall paintings in Pompei and Herculaneum, later they were presented on the mosaics in the ancient Rome. In the medieval ages it almost disappeared from the art and appeared just in 15. Century and that especially in Dutch art (Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden and the others). Its former meaning did not get but was particularly used as the second idea. Piece in the idea of the solitary statement started to be paint in the years of 1550 and its peak reached in the 17Th Century in the period of baroque art when it became appreciated not only in the Dutch arts but in the all Europe. In the 18th century for instance the artists who used this style – ( Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin or Jean-Baptiste Oudry). In 19th century and 20th century the piece painting was spread in almost all the areas , widely known are the those from Paul Cézann.