Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Aldobrandini Madonna
(foliage detail)

Titian creates a mysterious natural effect with layers of semi-transparent oil paint. This is just a small detail from this large canvas.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Daniel Pinkham - American

Use of square format gives a contemporary feel, and suits the abstract qualities in these works by the West Coast American painter Daniel Pinkham.

Dennis Doheny - American

Almost monochrome
Use of orange-purple complementaries

John Singer Sargent - American

Yoho Falls, 94 x 113 cm

The Italian born American painter JSS was a genius of brushwork.