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The term “Old Master” comes from the long period in Europe when painting was a trade and young apprentices learned from “masters.” An Old Master painter is a highly skilled European artist who worked before 1800.

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 Masaccio
Masaccio
Italian, 1401–1428
Andrea Mantegna
Andrea Mantegna
Italian, 1431–1506
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Duccio di Buoninsegna
Italian, unknown–1319

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