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.
 

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Eye Candy for Today: Mancini’s Customs

Posted by Charley Parker at 8:22 pm

The Customs, Antonio Mancini
The Customs, Antonio Mancini.

In the National Gallery, London. Use the fullscreen and zoom controls to the right of the image.

John Singer Sargent is said to have called Antonio Mancini “the world’s greatest living artist”. Jean-Léon Gérôme called him “a phenomenon”.

Who am I to argue?

3 comments for Eye Candy for Today: Mancini’s Customs »

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  1. Comment by kate
    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 @ 10:55 pm

    She is reading her Paris guidebook. :-)

  2. Comment by Lorette
    Thursday, January 24, 2013 @ 7:46 am

    How long would customs need to check the pretty lady’s luggage?

  3. Comment by Charley Parker
    Thursday, January 24, 2013 @ 8:36 am

    How long did it take to pack?

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