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Throughout history, Art, and more precisely owning an original piece of art, has been a privilege of the upper-class. It was a sign of wealth and artworks were only showcased in luxury homes or palaces. The walls of the various royal houses were decorated with paintings of their dynasty. They had their own “court painters” draw all the significant moments of their lives and immortalize the key moments of the kingdom. Museums are filled with ancient paintings designed to document and commemorate the lives of those who could afford it. With the invention of the camera though, the art world...

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