Lines and Colors art blog

Eye Candy for Today: John O’Connor cityscape

Ludgate, Evening; John O'Connor, 19th century London cityscape painting
Ludgate, Evening; John O’Connor

Link is to image on Wikimedia Commons. The original was auctioned through Sotheby’s in 2012, so I assume it’s in a private collection.

Not ony is this a deftly handled complex composition with a wonderful sense of scale and distance, it’s also a fascinating use of low-chroma complementary colors.