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SUBJECT history paintings
TYPE AAT
REFERENCE ID 300033898
NOTES Paintings that depict multi-figure narrative scenes of real or legendary events, especially those in the academic style and with subject matter intended to convey a noble sentiment. The term is especially applied to paintings that were common from the 17th through the 19th century.
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