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Seals Cave wall painting. Rtc Roger Cummiskey
   
Oldest paintings in the world


The six paintings of seals are the only known artistic images created by Neanderthal man.
Their age has been put between 42.300 and 43.500 years old.

Making them by far the oldest works of art in the world and a good 10.000 years older than the previous record holder, the 32.000-year-old images in the Chauvet Cave in southern France.

Neanderthal man, until very recently, was considered as ape-like and incapable of symbolism and creating artistic works. The cave paintings have dispelled this myth.


Read more about the cave history here: http://artrogersstore.blogspot.com/2018/08/cuevas-de-nerja.html
Seals Cave wall painting
Art by Independent Artists,  Paintings,  Mixed media
Author: Rtc
21.5 x  29 cm  /   8.5 x  11.4 in
Weight 1 kg   /  2.2 lbs
Themes: Abstract  /   Origin: Europe  /   Genre: Before Renaissance  /   Characteristic: Signed  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Original  /   Artists types: Professional artists  /   Mounting: On paper  /   Photo color tint: Color  /   Artistic trend: Spanish Painting  /   Period: Antiquity (Vth A and B JC)  /   Number of items: 1
 
Posted: august 23, 2018 / Modified: august 23, 2018
Copyright Roger Cummiskey

 
Seals Cave wall painting
200 €  142 £  228 $ 
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Roger Cummiskey
Roger Cummiskey
Artist Painter 
Mijas Costa, Spain
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