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Aquarelle (Fr. watercolour). A painting executed in transparent watercolour. The term is sometimes applied to delicate music.

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Aquarelle, technique of painting in transparent, rather than opaque, watercolours. Although aquarelle was known to the ancient Egyptians, it did not achieve popularity in Europe until the 18th and 19th centuries. It was used especially in France and England by landscape painters.

 


Schiele Egon
Mädchen
1911

 

 
 

 

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