Odd Angles of Heaven: Contemporary Poetry by People of Faith. New Oxford Book of Christian Verse.
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A Web of Social History, Princeton, Technical Summary The fabric support has a moderately fine weave. The support was prepared with a warm gray ground, which extends onto the tacking margin on the right and lower edges.
Vermeer worked with a colored underpaint characterized by stronger contrasts of light and dark than the final paint and a rougher texture. The contrast of smoothly blended final paint over the vigorous underpaint creates a variety of effects.
In the yellow jacket, for example, vigorous folds described in the underpaint were smoothed by fluid strokes, followed by rounded highlights touched into wet paint to form specular reflections on the fabric.
Contours are softened by blending adjacent paint areas wet-into-wet, or by leaving a small area of ground or underpaint exposed along the edges. A few flake losses exist, mostly on the edges. Small, regularly spaced holes along the left and right edges penetrate the paint and ground layer but do not align with the cusping pattern or appear to be tack holes from a dimensional change.
There is some abrasion in the still life hanging on the wall, but overall the painting is in excellent condition. It was treated in by Louis de Wild. Feller, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, has identified chalk, lead white, black, and red and yellow iron oxide pigments in the gray ground see report dated June 26,in NGA Conservation department files.
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Translated by Edward G. Esslingen and Paris, Catalogue of a collection of paintings by Dutch masters of the seventeenth century.In The Love Letter (see detail left), the two women, whoc make direct eye contact, are entangled in a subtly confrontational relationship.
The maid lowers her head towards . MOVIES (HISTORICAL FILMS) IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER (UNDER CONSTRUCTION -- I'm watching and writing about these movies as fast as I can, but it is going to take awhile.).
Feb 16, · What were the best movies of ? Everyone's asking the question, but we spent all year compiling a rolling ranking, updated weekly, of the . Feb 08, · ''Lady Writing a Letter With Her Maidservant'' (no date) is one of Vermeer's more enigmatic paintings.
It shows a woman in a green dress with white cap and sleeves seated at a table writing a letter. On the wall behind her is a large, classical painting of a biblical theme, the finding of baby Moses, in front of which stands a maid .
Vermeer: Master of Light-Woman Writing a Letter, Part 5 Vermeer: Master of Light is a visual pilgrimage in search of what makes a Vermeer a Vermeer. It is a journey of discovery, guiding the viewer through an examination of three of Johannes Vermeer's paintings and exploring the "secrets" of his technique.
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