Posts Tagged ‘Renoir’

Composition dogs: part 2

October 12, 2014

A dog at the table: two pictures to compare In this┬ásecond part of my short series on dogs in composition, lets compare two paintings. Both painted in France in the 1860s, each of these pictures shows figures at a table, and each artist has included a single dog as a key part of the composition. […]

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Perspective and Emotion (2): The space around an object

May 12, 2013

Above: Auguste Renoir flower painting, oils, 1901 An object in a painting can┬áseem to have such a physical presence that I am stopped in my tracks. Whether a vase of flowers or a pair of shoes, the image may insist that it really is there, a solid presence in its own space. In this second […]

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