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The Greatest Forger in the History of Art

The Supper at Emmaus (1937)

This painting that looks like the piece by the great Dutch painter of the 17th century Johannes Vermeer is actually an art piece by Han van Meegeren, one of the greatest forgers in the history of painting. 541 more words

Descripción ocular/técnica de un cuadro.

  • Dibujo.
    • Formas, figuras/ bordes, contornos, límites/ grosor. Fácil, suelto, académico, vigoroso, nervioso, lánguido, sereno, suave, eléctrico. Análisis grafológico. (V-fuerza, H-reposo, D-movimiento, C-gracia).
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    • Gama cromática.
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Manos

HET STRAATJE or THE LITTLE STREET

This is the location of “Het Straatje” or “The Little Street”, a painting by Johannes Vermeer executed around 1657-1658.

The property on the right in the painting belonged to Vermeer’s aunt, Ariaentgen Claes van der Minne. 49 more words

Netherlands

Summer Book Club

It’s almost time for the Art Lovers Book Club!  Saturday, June 9th kicks off the first ever summer book club hosted by the Winter Garden Art Association.  112 more words

In art museums, when are selfies ever cool?

An article I just read triggered a deep-seated pet peeve of mine. It’s not about how super it is that summer’s almost here, which really gets my goat, because I loathe summer. 642 more words

Travel

The Proposition by Judith Leyster

The Proposition or Man Offering Money to a Young Woman is a genre painting by Dutch artist Judith Leyster. This painting is in the Mauritshuis… 600 more words

Artists

Heineken's museum of Hell

Before I travel, I prepare like a madman, and my outstanding trip to Amsterdam last week was no exception. One night, fueled by wide-eyed, butterfly-stomach pre-travel excitement, I purchased a few advance museum tickets online: the… 608 more words

Travel