Sale of famous paintings of Genre scenes

Genre scenes are a type of painting that depicts scenes from everyday life. The term genre scene was coined in the 18th century, but the genre has its roots in earlier artistic movements such as the Dutch Golden Age and the Flemish Baroque. Genre scenes were often used to teach moral lessons or convey social commentary. However, they could also be intended simply to capture the beauty of ordinary people going about their daily business. Today, genre scenes are still popular, and can be found in both traditional and contemporary art... Voir plus >

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