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Old 04-23-2013, 05:08 PM
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Thumbs up Found online: BBC website w/over 200,000 paintings!

Possibly, you Brits know about this.

The BBC and another organization have photographed EVERY publicly owned Oil Painting in Britain (approximately 212,000) and placed them online on the following website!

Your Paintings (meaning the people of Britain) is the title of the collection. Enjoy!


http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/

Famous and unknown works are included. Over several years, the organization searched out small collections and large. Egg tempura works are included.

There are slideshows, search engines, etc. Fantastic!!!!!!

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Re: Found online: BBC website w/over 200,000 paintings!

Thanks for the reminder Lynn, I keep forgetting about the site.

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Re: Found online: BBC website w/over 200,000 paintings!

Wow, that is an amazing effort and stunning result.

Thanks Lyn for the link.

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Re: Found online: BBC website w/over 200,000 paintings!

Now, if they would only do something similar for watercolor and water-media paintings!

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Re: Found online: BBC website w/over 200,000 paintings!

This was wonderful! But I agree I'd love to see some watercolors, especialy Turner's
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