Month: December 2020

Georges de la Tour: The Adoration of the Shepherds

The Adoration of the Shepherds: Georges de la Tour

The Adoration of the Shepherds is a 1644 Religious Painting by French Baroque artist Georges de la Tour. Analysis of The Adoration of the Shepherds Using his typical chiaroscuro or dramatic light-to-dark contrast, Georges de la Tour brings intimacy to this 1644 picture titled The Adoration of the Shepherds which is heightened by our proximity …

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Children at the Beach at Guernsey

Children at the Beach at Guernsey: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

In contrast to Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s portraits, precision is cast to the wind in Children at the Beach at Guernsey from 1883. Titled ‘Enfants au bord de la mer à Guernesey’ in French, Renoir’s concern here is to evoke a windswept and sunny day, and the very wind seems to conspire with the painter to bleed …

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