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The Secret Behind Rembrandt's Impasto Technique

Scientists believe they have uncovered the paint recipe that Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn used to create the impasto effect on his paintings. Using a high-energy X-ray, they were able to analyze and find out what ingredients the maestro included to formulate his paint mixture. Apparently, it was a mineral not commonly used in paints.

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