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Genre painting
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1. Introduction

Genre paintings depict scenes from the everyday world, usually of the present: scenes of the farm, kitchen, or inn, of leisure pursuits and children's games, or from the general contexts of middle-clas…

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Kepetzis, Ekaterini, “Genre painting”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_019894>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180208



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