Is it really difficult to imitate and surpass those highly praised western classic oil paintings?

In 500 years of Western oil painting, there are numerous emerging oil painting masters and classic oil paintings. It’s not easy to surpass them, but it’s too much to imitate them.

Apply a slogan: it has been imitated and never surpassed.

As we all know, oil painting art began to have a rational and scientific research on light after the emergence of Impressionism. Since then, the color of oil painting style has become more rich and real, and undoubtedly has a stronger artistic appeal. Before that, even classic works such as Mona Lisa, the last supper and spring, whose delicate color expression was more limited to the category of solid color, did not show the influence of light.


Nevertheless, many people have copied or referred to the creation of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, which can only be imitated after all, and no one can easily surpass. In fact, the artistic height created by Mona Lisa has already stood at a peak. Even a mysterious smile can attract countless people’s fascination and exploration, let alone the amazing painting techniques in the works.

Like the Mona Lisa, there are too many classic oil paintings that have been repeatedly copied. Some of them are even so unreal that even experts can’t tell the truth. It shows that even the classic paintings with super-high artistic level can’t be imitated. What’s more, under the temptation of huge profits, there is an industry that specializes in imitating famous paintings. Imagine that Picasso’s painting once sold for 700 million yuan, and Van Gogh’s nearly 400 million yuan. The temptation is hard to resist.

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