"Painting Analysis" Essays and Research Papers

  • Painting Analysis

    Ermita” By Diosdado Lorenzo Maria Louise M. Rimando ABMA – 111 APHILMA Formal Analysis One of Diosdado Lorenzo’s largest artworks, having the size of 200cm x 173cm, is The Rape and Massacre in Ermita, which was done in oil on canvas. It was painted in 1947, at a time when our country was still befuddling from the brutish control of the Japanese Imperial Government during World War II. The painting portrays a horrifying incident that is happening to a family. In the foreground, a young...

    Attack on Pearl Harbor, Empire of Japan, Imperial Japanese Navy 862  Words | 3  Pages

  • Painting Analysis

    richness and lavishness. The viewer will observe a fusion of the realistic tradition of Flemish painting with the imagination and freedom of Italian renaissance painting. The painting expresses Neoplatonic views while also providing the viewer with endless topics for discussion and analysis, making it a true conversation piece. The “Garden of Love” depicts a scene of passionate festivities. In the painting, a group of aristocratic lovers decorated in the most extravagant of satins and lace are placed...

    Baroque, Leonardo da Vinci, Love 1056  Words | 3  Pages

  • Painting

    behind Catholicism and tell stories of Christ’s life and passion. Paintings was exclusively for the churches and for religious purposes. Occassionally used for propaganda. Tagalog painters Jose Loden, Tomas Nazario and Miguel delos Reyes, did the first still life paintings in the country. They were commissioned in 1786 by a Spanish botanist to paint the flora and fauna in the country. The earliest known historical paintings in the Philippines was a mural at the Palacio Real in Intramuros entitle...

    Ferdinand Marcos, Filipino painters, Filipino people 521  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Literature and Paintings

    oil paintings on canvas. Although the genre of both paintings are Bathers, there and many differences between the two paintings. The picture space of Cézanne’s Bathers is in an open, and very bright space, whereas Correggio’s Leda with the Swan picture space is very dense. Both artists have used an outdoor setting with the use of trees in the back ground. The eye is immediately drawn to the nude woman portrayed as Leda in Correggio’s painting, this is also the brightest part of the painting. The...

    Augustus, Cassius Dio, Cicero 1195  Words | 6  Pages

  • Poetry and Painting

    Analysis on the Relationship Between Poetry & Painting An analysis on the relationship between poetry and painting Lope De Vega, in one of his sonnets, refers to two famous contemporaries in a striking way; he calls the Italian poet Marino “a great painter for the ears” and the Flemish painter Rubens “a great poet for the eyes”. Six hundred year and 6000 miles away, a similar concept occurs in a parallel situation. The Chinese poet Su Shi, in one of his poems, praises two men...

    Aesthetics, Art, Chinese poetry 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • Painting

    Title: Mother and Child Painter: William Merritt Chase This painting depicts the artist’s wife, Alice Gerson Chase and their firstborn child, Alice Dieudonnee Chase. The child is holding a coral whistle and looks over her mother’s shoulder, who is dressed in a japanese-inspired costume. According to Katherine Metcalf Roof, Chase biographer, the col William Merritt Chase was born in the United States of America on November 1, 1849 in Williamsburg (now Nineveh), Indiana, to the family of a local...

    Collage, Cubism, Drawing 847  Words | 3  Pages

  • PAINTING

    PAINTING Painting – is among the fine arts, which creates meaningful effects, depicting different intrinsic human values, by the use of clustered imagination of lines and color. Painting is placed on a flat surfaced by the use of pigments. Painting expresses the artist’s perceptions and feelings on a particular selected subject. Usually, the artist’s selection of a subject comes from the understanding and interpretation of his feelings and emotions. Some artist may love country scenes, like landscape...

    Abstract art, Acrylic paint, History of painting 919  Words | 3  Pages

  • Painting Analysis at the National Gallery of Canada

    Painting Analysis at the National Gallery of Canada HIS 4001: History of Art II By: Gill Collens 2/14/2013 Professor: Ncole Sammut Simone Martini, St. Catherine of Alexandria, ca. 1322–23, tempera on wood panel, 83.2 × 43.5 cm, 32 3/4 × 17 1/8 in., (with frame). Collection of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, inv. no. 6430 Contents Table of contents……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………............1 Essay……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….………2-5 Works...

    Florence, Gothic art, Italian Renaissance 1563  Words | 5  Pages

  • Clement Greenberg "Modernist Painting"

    Clement Greenberg, “Modernist Painting” In his text entitled “Modernist Painting”, Greenberg focuses on the development of painting between the 14th and 19th century and emphasizes on what distinguishes Modernist painting from previous forms of painting, particularly those of the Old Masters. Greenberg begins by relating Modernist art to Kantian philosophy claiming that, the same way Kant used reason in order to examine the limits of reason, Modernist art is when art became self critical because...

    Abstract expressionism, Avant-garde, Clement Greenberg 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contrast paintings

    & Contrast Two Paintings Write a two-to-three-page (500-800 words) essay that describes and analyzes a pair of paintings on a similar subject matter. Choose ONE of the following pairs of paintings to analyze: 1. Family Portrait by Rembrandt & Family Group by William Glackens 2. The First Steps by Marguerite Gérard & First Steps by Vincent van Gogh 3. Paris, A Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte & Rainy Day on Fifth Avenue 1893 by Childe Hassam. Describe the two paintings in detail so that...

    Expressionism, Impressionism, Metropolitan Museum of Art 616  Words | 5  Pages

  • Comparative Analysis

    2013 Art has been molded and shaped by different cultures around the world, and through the years different artists have given different kinds of art their own special touch. A famous type of painting is fantasy art. A well-known fantasy painting is “The Unspoken Words” by Josephine Wall, and another painting is “Aadyasha” by Philip Straub. Both pieces of work come from different time periods, making it easy to see how fantasy art has evolved yet stayed the same. Josephine Wall is a very well-known...

    2009 albums, A Story, Art 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • Landscape Painting analysis-The Harbor of La Rochelle

     The Harbor of La Rochelle is a 50.5 x 71.8 cm oil on canvas painted by Jean Baptiste Camille Corot in 1851. In this painting, the artist depicted a picturesque scene of the everyday life in a placid harbor city in a sunny warm day. Corot was the leading painter of the Barbizon school of France in the mid-nineteenth century. He is a pivotal figure in landscape painting. His work simultaneously references the Neo-Classical tradition and anticipates the plein-air innovations of Impressionism. The...

    Barbizon school, Impressionism, Jan van Goyen 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • Color Theory: An Analysis of Leonid Afremov's Farewell to Autumn

    Brandi F. Feathers Mrs. Hood ARTA 1204- Color Theory October 12, 2012 Farewell to Autumn Formal Analysis In Farewell to Autumn, Leonid Afremov uses color, line and perspective to create a dynamic composition. He uses the elements and principles of design to express his ideas within his painting. He did a good job of articulating unity, rhythm, and balance. He also used rhythm to create emphasis to certain areas. With the piece being representational, it could be conveyed as personal to the...

    2002 albums, Color, Color theory 885  Words | 3  Pages

  • Edgar Degas Paintings Comparison and Analysis

    the group. Degas became known for his description of his subjects, which included depictions of ballet dancers and woman bathing which portrayed the ‘Impressionist’ label of experimental and vivid use of color.1 As seen throughout many of his paintings, Degas consistently is seen to observe “laundresses, milliners and ballet dancers at work.”2 He employs in his artwork unusual perspectives and complex formal structures. His works, “Dancers, in Pink and Green” and “Woman Combing Her Hair” are...

    Art, Color, Drawing 1481  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of an Artwork: Vanitas by Jean de Valdes Leal

     Analysis of an Artwork: Vanitas Hannah Moran University of Central Missouri Introduction There are many works of art that focus on the materialistic aspect of mankind, as well as life and death. However, few works merge these themes together seamlessly into one, in a way that makes sense and seems effortless. Vanitas by Juan de Valdés Leal (Getlein, 15) is a work that achieves the combination of the materialistic theme with the theme of life and death...

    Christian eschatology, Color, Darkness 949  Words | 3  Pages

  • Discription on "Power of Music" Painting

    The Power of Music The Power of Music (1847) is an iconic work of art that has helped to ensure William Sidney Mount a permanent reputation as one of the greatest American artists. It is a narrative genre painting with elements of portraiture commissioned by Charles M. Leupp. Owned by the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Power of Music is in Gallery 207: “American Art at Home and Abroad.” ...

    African American, Black people, Left-handedness 1529  Words | 4  Pages

  • Painting Styles

    Painting Styles Sharon Spurling ART101 November 7, 2010 Caleb Kromer Throughout the history of art, there are many eras that helped to create many different pieces of art. In these eras, styles of painting changed and many of the different painting styles contrasted one another. Painting styles help to give a sense of the culture and history. Three of these eras: Neoclassicism, Impressionism, and Abstract Expressionism are just a few that reflected the differences in the painting styles...

    Abstract expressionism, Art, History of painting 813  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese Painting

    topics How Flower-and-Bird painting becomes a significant category in Chinese Painting & Today Flower-and-Bird paintings Part 2 Further developed | deliverables of the final project The expression and poetic meaning within the flower and bird painting is such a good value to today’s busy city. While we are lack of having the time with nature that far different from the ancient Chinese life, so, here design a hotel concept based on flower and bird paintings as the theme of a whole, named...

    China, Chinese art, Chinese painting 1656  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cave Paintings

     Chauvet Cave Horses The expression of “cave painting” usually refers to drawing, stencil art and painting on the walls and ceilings of prehistoric caves of the Stone Age. Evidence indicates it began during the Aurignacian period (around 30,000 BC) but reached a highpoint during the late Magdalenian period. The most spectacular examples of this rock art have been discovered in France and Spain, where archeologists have found some 350 caves containing Paleolithic artworks, but...

    Cave, Cave painting, Lascaux 954  Words | 3  Pages

  • Art Analysis

    later studied landscape painting in Germany. Von Guerard interests excluding art involved exploring, such as taking long treks in Australia and New Zealand, and it was on these trips that he created finely detailed pencil drawings of the environment around him which he later used as the basis for his paintings. Von Guerard expressed environment by the feelings it evoked from him whether that being awe or terror, and specifically focused on the colouring and lighting. His paintings are also known for being...

    Art, Environment, Environmentalism 2373  Words | 6  Pages

  • Analysis of Paul Klee's Possibilities at Sea

    Design Analysis of Paul Klee's Possibilities at Sea Artist: Paul Klee Title: Possibilities At Sea Size: 24” by 24” Year: 1932 Line: There is heavy use of contour line and line as symbol. The entire concept and composition are defined primarily through the heavy use of line and linear elements. The boat is constructed from thin red and white lines – the white lines defining the shape of the boat and the red lines providing a supporting structure vertically and horizontally. There’s also...

    Color, Contour line, Map 934  Words | 3  Pages

  • Glass painting

    How to Do Glass Painting from a Pattern Tracing Edited by Jeff Hardy, Cased, Teresa, Puddy and 4 others Glass is so beautiful! Paintings too are eyes' delight! When glass and paints are combined, they create amazing works of art. The art of glass painting is becoming popular, especially with those who want to decorate their homes with an artistic touch. In fact, it is not very tough to do. You can create a beautiful painting in a day. All you need to do glass painting is a little imagination...

    Acetone, Brush, Glass 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • Formal Analysis

    Sandra Vargas Formal Analysis November 19, 2014 Professor Alison Pearlman Exotic Landscape (French 1844-1910) (1910) by Henri Rousseau Oil on canvas Mexican Pictures Henri Rousseau’s piece titled Exotic Landscapes (1910) represents a childhood myth in which he called his “Mexican Pictures”. He cultivated this idea that he served in the Mexican army by creating a multitude of landscapes paintings. Below I will be describing one of his most famous landscape pieces named “Exotic Landscapes”...

    Branch, Color, Depth perception 915  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Critical Visual Analysis of a Work of Art

     A Critical Visual Analysis of a Work of Art The piece of art that I chose to do my critical visual analysis on will be the Birds of Paradise, painted by Frits van Eeden, in 1997. (Birds of Paradise) Eeden was born in Tilburg, Holland, in March 1944 and grew up in The Hague. (Frits Van Eeden) For the Birds of Paradise he used acrylic paint on canvas. This piece of art is located in the Evans Library, at Florida Tech, in Melbourne, FL. When I look at the picture I see birds helping each other...

    An Oak Tree, Arts, Color 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • Drawing to Painting

     Drawing to Painting ART/230 November 10, 2014 Berta Stead Drawing to Painting Just as writing needs a rough draft, painting needs a drawing before expressing his or her ideas through the final product. Brainstorming is imagination, and drawing is putting it all down on something a little more concrete. Through drawing, an artist can see what roams around in his or her mind. It is a way for a painter to understand his or her inspiration as well as a painter’s first connection with the subject...

    Drawing, Fresco, History of painting 892  Words | 5  Pages

  • What Was the Effect of Photography on Painting in the Nineteenth Century

    What was the effect of photography on painting in the nineteenth century? The photograph was developed in 1839 simultaneously in England and France by Talbot and Daguerre. That is the technique of chemically fixing of an image produced by exposure to rays of sun. William Fox Talbot was an English scholar and scientist who developed the negative and positive process. He used sensitive paper soaked in sodium hyposulphite called calotype. This became the basis for all subsequent photography. Photography...

    19th century, Camera, Daguerreotype 1512  Words | 4  Pages

  • Art Analysis: Claude Monet

    Painting Description Essay Humanities 110 There are many paintings in the world and as a modern society that is everyday evolving; we must be able to describe the paintings we see. In doing so we can extract the culture and value it represents and only then can we fully understand these different cultures and human values that are presented throughout history in the many arts that are created. In my eyes any type of emotional expression can be appreciated. Recently I came upon a...

    Claude Monet, Color, Complementary color 873  Words | 3  Pages

  • Arnolfini Analysis

    James van Eyck. Arnolfini Double Portrait: Art Analysis Jan Van Eyck. Arnolfini Double Portrait. (1434) Oil on wood, 33 X 22 ½” The National Gallery, London Jan van Eyck lived his life as a “valet de chambre”, which is basically a court painter. Van Eyck worked for John of Bavaria until 1425, which is coincidentally when John of Bavaria died. Then he went to work for Duke Philip the Good of Burgandy as a “valet de chambre” as well. Jan van Eyck was a well paid court employee...

    Arnolfini Portrait, Giovanni Arnolfini, Jan van Eyck 1309  Words | 4  Pages

  • Moma Visit - Compare and Contrast Paintings

    MoMA visit - Visual analysis Art is an effective way to express beauty. Artists have different ways to express their ideas and communicate nonverbally through their work. In the Early Modern Art period, artists were free to create their pieces in diverse ways that never had been done before. For this essay, I chose the works of two artists of this period to compare and contrast so that the diversity of Modern art can be demonstrated. Even though Vincent Van Gogh and Rene...

    Claude Monet, History of painting, Impressionism 2054  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cave Art and Paintings and Their Meaning

    Cave Art and Paintings and Their Meaning Dr.Elaine Marchello Vsc 160D1 001 Nov 20 2011 Paintings are one of the earliest discovered traces of art, and people first found them on the relics of the Aurignacian time period. Those paintings were drawn on the cave walls and ceilings, probably 32,000 years ago. There are a lot of conjectures about the meaning of cave paintings, some people believe that those pictures are used to communicate with others, but others ascribe a kind...

    Cave of Altamira, Cave painting, Lascaux 1344  Words | 4  Pages

  • Formal Analysis of Artwork at Getty

    11/07/07 Formal Analysis The west wing of the J. Paul Getty Museum holds several wonderful 18th and 19th century paintings. Two such paintings are “The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis” by Jacques Louis David, 1818; and “Belisarius” by Francois Gerard, 1797. Both of these paintings are extremely refined oil paintings, and both are representational figurative paintings, each with two figures. In these two paintings David and Gerard were able to portray...

    Color theory, Composition, History painting 997  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis on "Superstitions" by Cesar Legaspi

    Formal Analysis I. Description (What do you see?) I see a medium sized oil painting that is bigger than I am. I see a man who looks like he is in pain with his hands on his head. This is the man with a muscular and structural frame with layers of curved and diagonal figures and shapes. These figures and shapes are thick, variable and irregular in sizes. The shapes are somehow overlapping even if they are not of the same shape. Its vertical axis is quite obvious as the man looks like he is upside...

    Art, Canvas, Color 989  Words | 3  Pages

  • Visual+arts+painting

    was to choose two paintings that stood out from the rest. Since I would normally not purchase art, this was something that was new to me. Skimming through the different web sites, reviewing tons and tons of different talented artists work pieces made me realize how much talented people surround us! The two paintings I chose are quite different from each other in the styles alone. They stood apart from the rest for many different reasons that I will explain. The first painting that I came across...

    Color, Color theory, Color wheel 1160  Words | 3  Pages

  • Without Atmosphere a Painting is nothing: An Analysis on American Gothic by Grant Wood

    atmosphere a painting is nothing.” This is a quote by Dutch painter and Etcher. There have been several painters who focused on the atmosphere of the locations or spots that they chose to draw on their canvas. However, some of the painters founded themselves mysteriously involved into the environments of places that they visited. One of those painters is Grand Wood, who painted the American Gothic. Wood made certain atmosphere the bases of his painting and through his unique style of painting impressed...

    American Gothic, American Gothic House, Carpenter Gothic 1146  Words | 4  Pages

  • This is an analysise on a Paul Nash painting called "Landscape from a Dream".

    salty smell of the ocean washes away all troubles. One only finds all of this in dreams. Most people have wished for this experience at one point in their lives. Welcome to a Landscape From a Dream. The large bird standing in the middle of this painting catches the eye first. Two things stand in front of the bird: a mirror and a five section stand-up window. One of the sections stands between the bird and the mirror. In the background, the ocean washes up against charcoal cliffs. The artist painted...

    Blue, Color, Landscape art 1239  Words | 4  Pages

  • Georges Seurat - Hi Painting

    Georges Seurat used the pointillism approach and the use of color to make his painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, be as lifelike as possible. Seurat worked two years on this painting, preparing it woth at least twenty drawings and forty color sketched. In these preliminary drawings he analyzed, in detail every color relationship and every aspect of pictorial space. La Grande Jatte was like an experiment that involved perspective depth, the broad landscape planes of...

    A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Color, Georges Seurat 1621  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oil Paintings

    Oil Painting The oil painting technique traces its roots all the way back to a time between the fifth and ninth century when it was first used in Western Afghanistan, yet it was made famous and the premier means of expression by the Renaissance movement in the 15th century by men like Leonardo Da Vinci and Raphael (Davide 46). The reason the oil painting technique gained this newfound popularity was due in large part to its ability to convey things such as human flesh more accurately while also...

    History of painting, Leonardo da Vinci, Linseed oil 1037  Words | 3  Pages

  • Brett Whitely: a brief frames analysis

    social consciousness, self-analysis, philosophical speculation and youth took second place to one over-riding obsession - to paint pictures of beauty." (Brett Whiteley, by Sandra McGrath, 1979) Experimented with different, mind-altering drugs to influence his art-making. Greatly influenced by Francis Bacon. Towards the end of his career he moved to painting more still lifes, the more anti-social he became, the more interested he was in inanimate, inhuman objects. His paintings often verged upon the...

    Art, Art world, Arts 465  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cave Paintings

    Lascaux and Cave Art Cave paintings might possibly be the oldest known form of communication that exists today. Cave paintings date back to a period of time called the Paleolithic Age. The Paleolithic Age took place from 40,000 to 10,000 B.C. Prehistoric Age is divided into three parts: Paleolithic being the earliest, Mesolithic being the middle at 10,000 B.C. and Neolithic Age being the latest at 8,000 B.C. During the Paleolithic Age it is believed that the cave paintings at Lascaux, France were...

    Aurochs, Cave, Cave painting 1267  Words | 4  Pages

  • jones case study analysis

    sustain themselves in the market, and look for opportunities in newer markets. The question is of where and how to deploy corporate marketing efforts among the various architectural paint coatings markets served by the company. MARKET AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS Long term sales growth for architectural coatings industry sales growth is projected at 1 to 2%. The reason for such a growth is that the industry is reaching maturity; paint is now used mostly for redecorating; rise in competition form alternative...

    Advertising, Consultative selling, Costs 621  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analyse and discuss the nature of three 17th Century still life paintings each by a different artist.

    Still-life painting was appearing to become more popular in Italy, northern Europe and Spain in the 16th Century. Over time, it became more common in these places, and artists began to change what they painted, and instead focused on painting plants, animals and man-made objects. The objects that were put into the still-life paintings were that of new discoveries, when the Spanish and the Dutch began to explore overseas territory. The ‘foreign specimens’ created huge excitement with the people of...

    Bodegón, Fruit, Life 1242  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparison Between Two Paintings

    difficulties Florence encountered by this time explain the heavy influence of gothic style in architecture and the elegance found in every artwork created in this era. Florence was one of the top European cities when it came to painting, because it had the greatest school of painting where many important artists assisted. Florence, throughout the years, has always been an important influence in history and art. Even though many artists have a vast aspiration for art, each artist possesses his own criteria...

    Florence, Futurism, History of painting 2045  Words | 5  Pages

  • The History of Oil Painting

    Jose Villa Villa 1 Mr. Sullivan English 3 31 October 2012 The History of Oil Painting From the time of the Greeks the chemistry of art and the chemistry of medicine were closely related. Monks kept these recipes throughout the early centuries of Christianity until their broader use outside of the monasteries in the middle ages. The use of drying oils is recorded among these...

    Drying oil, Jan van Eyck, Oil paint 947  Words | 3  Pages

  • painting style

    used to establish tonal values in fresco painting quickly, creating a soft greenish-gray for the shadows of flesh tones. Architectural details in frescoes were often left in the pure Verdaccio coloring, hence we are able to still see evidence of it today in works such as Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. What does Verdaccio have to do with modern oil painting? As any artist can tell you, achieving realistic flesh tones is one of the hardest aspects of painting in color. But even early tempera painters...

    Cubism, Expressionism, Fauvism 835  Words | 4  Pages

  • Golden Age of Painting

    The Golden Age of Painting Renaissance was a period of great cultural change throughout Europe leading to the foundation of the modern world. Scholars rediscovered Greek and Roman texts and began to teach Latin literature which triggered a new way of thinking, and eventually leading to an intellectual movement called humanism. In this transitional period, there was a great revival of classical Greek and Roman culture, art and architecture. Painting was one of the most varied forms of art of...

    Chiaroscuro, Florence, History of painting 1665  Words | 5  Pages

  • Analysis of Art

    and cheerful, but sometimes sadness or depression. Edward Hopper and Takashi Nakamura draw their paintings to express different feelings. In Edward Hopper’s painting “Morning Sun” (1952), he displays the image of a woman looking outside alone in order to symbolize the woman’s feelings about “depression,” but also how she still has “hope” for her own life. On the other hand, in Takashi Nakamura’ painting “Kaikaikiki New” (2009), he displays the image of many cartoon-like characters in order to symbolize...

    Anime, Edward Hopper, Emotion 1844  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About the Famous Paintings

    With so many paintings that have been created over time, which ones are the best? Below you’ll find five of only the most famous paintings in the world. II. Famous Paintings 1. The Scream Everyone knows this painting. The weird looking guy with his palms on his cheeks, standing on a pier or something with the background in shades of blue and red. The original was created in 1893 by Edvard Munch in Norway, but several other versions were painted sometime after as well. The painting shows the...

    Florence, Francis I of France, Leonardo da Vinci 693  Words | 3  Pages

  • Formal Analysis: Judith Cutting Off the Head of Holofernes

    Anne Klaire Reyes Art Matters October 26, 2009 Formal Analysis: Judith Cutting Off the Head of Holofernes As I was walking across the 17th century art section at Walters Art Museum, hanging behind the big rectangular pillar in the middle of the hallway, an oil painting on panel by Trophime Bigot draws my attention. The high contrasting tones of colors and values and the artist capability to make the grotesque painting appealing interest me. Judith Cutting Off the Head of Holofernes...

    Chiaroscuro, Color, Eye 754  Words | 3  Pages

  • landscape paintings

    know that, yes, it's true I'm here, and I'm just as strange as you.”  ― Frida Kahlo “I paint flowers so they will not die.”  ― Frida Kahlo “My painting carries with it the message of pain.”  ― Frida Kahlo I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint. ― Frida Kahlo Really, I do not know whether my paintings are surrealist or not, but I do know that they are the frankest expression of myself. ― Frida Kahlo www.fridakahlofans.com BIOGRAPHY Frida Kahlo...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 1271  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci Analysis

    is one of the most remarkable painters, sculptors, architects and brilliant philosophers of all time. He was born on April 15, 1452 near Vinci but the biggest part of his life he spent in Florence where he began drawing and after a certain period-painting. When Leonardo was fourteen he began working with Andrea del Verrocchio, who was one of the most recognized painters of his day. Da Vinci’s work soon became highly appreciated and that’s the reason why after a short period working for Verrocchio...

    Andrea del Verrocchio, Florence, Jesus 1678  Words | 4  Pages

  • Four styles of Roman wall painting: Incrustation style; Architectural style; Ornate style; and Intricate style

    FOUR STYLES OF ROMAN WALL PAINTING The wall paintings evolved from around 2nd BC. Romans created these extravaganza works to emphasise their wealth. The evidence for the techniques used is described by Vitruvius' in _De Architectura._ He noted that wall paintings were interior wall designs as frescoes, which were executed using damp plaster (lime and sand mixed together). There must have been at least several layers of this plaster, where the top layers were burnished with marble powder to make...

    Architectural elements, Color, Fresco 1601  Words | 5  Pages

  • Oil Paintings in Romanticism and Cubism

    Oil Paintings During Romanticism Times And Cubism In cubist paintings, objects are broken up, analyzed, and reassembled in an abstracted form, instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to present the piece in a greater context. Often the surfaces intersect at what seems like random angles presenting no coherent sense of depth. In Romanticism artwork exalted individualism, subjectivism, irrationalism, imagination, emotions and...

    Cubism, History of painting, Oil painting 782  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian School of Paintings

    JAIN SCHOOL OF PAINTING We find Jain style in the four paintings of Jins (Jain Gods) in the Sittanvasala caves in 700A.D. The oldest examples of this school are the paintings of parshwa-Nath, Nemi-Nath and Rish-Nath etc, 20 Tirthankars in “KalKacharya Katha” and “Kalpa Sutra”. Most of the Jain paintings were done Black & white 10th&15th century. These paintings have been mostly executed on Tala-Patra. There was an article “Jain on Dwara Pallavit Chitrakala” in the “Vishal Bharat” written...

    2nd millennium, Abanindranath Tagore, Cubism 2136  Words | 6  Pages

  • “the Swing” Analysis

    “The Swing” Analysis Presentation Date of Creation: 1767 Alternative Names: L'escarpolette Height (cm): 81.00 Length (cm): 64.20 Medium: Oil Support: Canvas Subject: Scenery Created by: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Current Location: London, United Kingdom Displayed at: Wallace Collection Owner: Wallace Collection Basic Information The image or painting I chose to analyze is called “The Swing” by Jean-Honoré Fragonard and it was completed in London 1767. This particular piece I would consider...

    Boy, Girl, History of painting 1045  Words | 3  Pages

  • Descriptive Analysis Paper Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900) Rainy Season in the Tropics, 1866

    Descriptive Analysis Paper Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900) Rainy Season in the Tropics, 1866 Oil on Canvas, 213.8 x 142.9 cm Frederic Edwin Church is one of the most significant painters of the Hudson River School whose greatest works inspire awe about natural wonders. One of his famous works “Rainy Season in the Tropics” (1886), oil on canvas, is currently part of the Mildred Anna Williams Collection at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, USA. This work presents the enormous...

    Biodiversity, History of painting, Hudson River School 1111  Words | 3  Pages

  • Natue in Chinese Landscape Painting

    Over the long history of paintings in ancient China, the largest portion of painters specialized in landscapes. Landscape paintings are the most influential category among Chinese paintings and were developed in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), usually taking images of natural scenery, such as mountains or rivers. Landscape painting continued throughout the following dynasties maturing over time. There are specific techniques used to express nature that have been passed down from the ancient masters...

    China, Chinese painting, Eastern art history 1170  Words | 4  Pages

  • Painting and Self-portrait Story Hum

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