Venice, Italy: The Hallmark of Greek Merchants in Venetian Artwork, Color Pigments of Antiquity Imported From Around the World, the Reason All Cathedral High Altars Face East, the French Art Concept of Contre-Jour, the Finest Glass in the World Prior to the Venetians, the Reason the Finest Glass is Produced Upon the Island of Murano, Italy, the Techniques and Additives Utilized by Venetian Glass Manufacturers, the Bridge Designed to Stop Homosexuality Within Venice, the Etymology of “Europe”, the Hallmark of Mary Magdalene Within Artwork, the Immense Problem of Plague for Venice, and the Patron Saint of Plague in Venice and His Hallmark Within Artwork

In Venetian artwork, Greek merchants always wear black hats which are shaped like stout top hats. Different regions of the world started importing ground up material which they would offer others to use in oil paint. China provided cinnabar which made bright red vermilion, Russia offered malachite which made densely colored greens, and Afghanistan provided lapis lazuli which was the rarest of all and offer the ability to create ultramarine blue, stemming from the Latin term “ultra mare” meaning ...

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