Those who are not conversant in works of art are often surprised at the high value set by connoisseurs on drawings which appear careless, and in every respect unfinished; but they are truly valuable... they give the idea of a whole.
- Sir Joshua Reynolds
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Eye Candy for Today: Georges de La Tour lamp flame

Posted by Charley Parker at 12:58 pm

he Magdalen with the Smoking Flame, Georges de La Tour
The Magdalen with the Smoking Flame, Georges de La Tour.

On Google Art Project.

Original is in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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  1. Comment by Colin Page
    Wednesday, October 31, 2012 @ 10:15 pm

    De la Tour was a magician with painting flames. Absolutely amazing.

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