He who knows how to appreciate colour relationships, the influence of one colour on another, their contrasts and dissonances, is promised an infinitely diverse imagery.
- Sonia Delaunay
Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
- Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
 

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Eye Candy for Today: Ingres graphite portrait

Posted by Charley Parker at 8:34 pm

Portrait of Mme Adolphe-Marcellin Defresne, Jean-Aguste-Dominique Ingres
Portrait of Mme Adolphe-Marcellin Defresne, née Sophie Leroy, graphite drawing by Jean-Aguste-Dominique Ingres.

I love how casual the rest of the drawing seems compared to the carefully rendered face.

From the Morgan Library and Museum. More here.

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  1. Comment by Bill Carman
    Wednesday, June 20, 2012 @ 10:02 am

    Love me some eye candy.

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