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Unidentified painting in Gotham

A while back I wrote a post about a painting which can be seen in the TV series Gotham. That painting is Jacques Louis David’s Oath of the Horatii (1784) and it is hung on one of the main living room walls. 92 more words

Artwork Of The Week

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Patroclus by Jacques-Louis David

First I put down a green toned gray ground in acrylic paint (for drying purposes). Given the overall color scheme of the painting, I figured this shade of gray would be the best. 290 more words

Oil Paint

Blogging From A to Z Challenge

The unexamined life is not worth living. ~ Socrates

Blogging From A to Z Challenge

“D” is for Death of Socrates, as in the famous painting by Jacques Louis David.

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Know thyself

If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever. 57 more words


French Ladies in NYC

New York City women, always warm and fuzzy towards our out-of-town sisters who visit, welcome Vigée Le Brun:  Woman Artist in Revolutionary France, an exhibition… 928 more words

New York Women

Is that Ai Weiwei?!

The Death of Marat // He Xiangyu // 2011 // Painted fiberglass, silicone, fabric, human hair & leather // Ed. 1 of 3

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Retrato (inacabado) de Madame Récamier (1800) de Jacques-Louis David, no Museu do Louvre.
(unfinished) Portrait of Madame Récamier (1800) by Jacques-Louis David, at Louvre Museum.