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Encaustic, what is it?

Did you know that encaustic is the oldest painting medium in the world? This portrait painted somewhere between the first and second century was placed on a sarcophagus containing the mummified body of an Egyptian person. The portrait has survived to our time with colors as fresh as contemporary works. Fascinating to say the least. But what is encaustic and [...]

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