Oil painting reproduction
Oil painting reproductions are paintings that have been created by copying in oils an original oil painting by an artist.
Oil painting reproductions are distinct from original oil painting such as are often of interest to collectors and museums. Oil painting reproduction can, however, sometimes be regarded as artworks in themselves.
The traces of oil painting reproduction are found since 16th century.
There are several issues related to art forgery and copyright violation that applies to the reproduction of oil paintings. The copyright laws varies from country to country but in the U.S. however there is no copyright infringement that applies to a painting 70 years after the death of its artist.
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