L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i



Friday, November 21, 2014

Girl With Parrot, by Allan Ramsay, 1744









3 comments:

  1. She's charming….and I can't help but wonder whether one of the van Aken brothers were responsible for the ravishingly convincing rendering of silk satin and tulle, now that we know of Ramsay's portraits relying on those two supremely gifted "drapery" painters.

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    1. Ah, [bitter]sweet mystery of [art]...!

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  2. I just want to climb inside of this painting. The colors are massaging my brain. In a good way.

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