3 Ways Humans Have Literally Put Themselves Into Art

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Artists are notorious for pouring their heart and soul into their work, but historically, they also put some of their literal body parts into it as well!

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Sources:

https://www.britannica.com/art/illuminated-manuscript
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https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/jun/13/from-crushed-bugs-to-cow-urine-the-history-of-colours-in-pictures
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https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/symbiartic/pinch-of-pigment-mummy-brown/
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