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PAINTING IN THE TENEBRIST STYLE – Valentin de Boulogne

VALENTIN DE BOULOGNE 1/3 – In the 17th century, Rome was the cultural capital of Europe, and many artists aspiring to feel the masterpieces of Michelangelo and Caravaggio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWjXdvzdyIU Valentin de Boulogne was among them. He was greatest French follower of Caravaggio, but his career was short-lived, because he died at age 41. Caravaggio used new kind of art: under ...

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VALENTIN DE BOULOGNE (1591/1632), FRENCH PAINTER – Painting under a raking light

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THE ILLUSIONISTIC AND REFINED PAINTINGS – Gerrit Dou

GERRIT DOU 1/3 – was also known as Gerard and Douw or Dow. The contrast of light and shade, became his speciality. In 1628 he was apprenticed to Rembrandt, but as the son of a glass engraver, he began by learning to engrave and paint glass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiRbzaEI9HM He enjoyed an international reputation and kings and princes acquired his paintings. He ...

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GERRIT DOU (1613/1675), DUTCH PAINTER – Candlelit genre scenes with strong chiaroscuro (black & white)

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THE OTHER SIDE OF PAINTING – Vermeer and the masters of genre painting

The painting depicting a milkmaid is next to the one, which captured a cook. Woman observing her hands, while sewing. Two astronomers touch the globe with different hands, but also women, who writes letters. Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry. The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin is organising an exhibition in collaboration with the Musée ...

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PAINTING IN HIGH QUALITY – Gabriel Metsu, between Leiden and Amsterdam

GABRIEL METSU 1/3 – He was the son of a tapestry worker and painter, who lived most of his days at Leiden. He was taught by Gerard Dou. He began placing his figures in domestic interiors. Old people were among Metsu’s favorite thematic and at least thirteen of his paintings show carpets. He also often painted young (single) women, who ...

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GABRIEL METSU (1629/1667), DUTCH PAINTER – Painted old people and young single women

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PAINTING THE DUTCH GOLDEN AGE

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DARIA PETRILLI – ride between dreams

DARIA PETRILLI 1/4 – She was in 1970, in Rome, Italy. After graduating with an MA in Communication and Design at the Università La Sapienza, she took on various agency roles as a graphic designer and illustrator in Rome. Later she moved to London, where she completed a Diploma in Experimental Illustration at the LCC – part of the University of ...

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DARIA PETRILLI (1970), ITALIAN PAINTER – sublimate feminine beauty

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