Watercolors

Refers to two-dimensional works of art, usually on a paper support, to which pigment suspended in water is applied with a brush to create an image or design.

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16513
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watercolor painting
watercolors American English
watercolor American English
watercolor drawings American English
watercolor paintings American English
water-colors American English
water-colours British English
water-colour British English
watercolour drawings British English
watercolour paintings British English
watercolours British English
aquarellen Dutch
aquarel Dutch
aquarelles French
aquarelle French
acquerelli Italian
acquerello Italian
acuarelas Spanish
acuarela Spanish
pintura a la acuarela Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300078925. The J. Paul Getty Trust.