Thursday, June 27, 2013

Eye Candy for Today: Corvi’s Allegory of Painting

Allegory of Painting, Domenico Corvi
Allegory of Painting, Domenico Corvi

Corvi, an Italian Baroque painter, has given us a delicate rendered pean to the artist’s pursuit. The mask on her head represents the illusionistic qualities of art.

In the Walters Art Museum. Click “Explore Object” in the upper left of the image for zoomable view.

3 thoughts on “Eye Candy for Today: Corvi’s Allegory of Painting

  1. Mark P

    Look at all those earth colors on that palette she’s working with, any modern artist worth their salt would be appalled!!!

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