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Cabinet painting

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  1. a small painting, typically no larger than about two feet in either dimension, but often much smaller

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  2. The term is especially used of paintings that show full-length figures at a small scale, as opposed to say a head painted nearly life-size, and that are painted very precisely, with a great degree of "finish"

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  3. From the fifteenth century onwards wealthy collectors of art would keep such paintings in a cabinet, a relatively small and private room (often very small indeed, even in a very large house), to which only those with whom they were on especially inim

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  4. This room might be used as a study or office, or just a sitting room

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  5. Heating the main rooms in large palaces or mansions in the winter was difficult, and small rooms were more comfortable

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