June 6, 2011

Jacques-Louis David's "Madame Raymond de Verninac"

Nationality: French
Born/Died: c. 1748-1825

Creation Date:
Size: 57 × 44 in. (145 x 112 cm)
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: Louvre, Paris, France

Despite David's famous lesson "never let your brushwork show" you can see in these detail photographs (taken by me in 2001) that areas of this painting are quite painterly.

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