• Evolution of a Picture, Part 4 of 4: Refining the Idea

    20 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    This is Part 4 of a 1901 article called Evolution of a Picture: A Chapter on Studies by academy-trained Edgar Spier Cameron. Yesterday's installment discussed maquettes and animals. Today we follow the journey to the finished painting.
    Aimé Morot, Jewish Captives in Babylon, sketch and finish
    Studies of Hands by Adolphe Menzel Part 4: Refining the Idea
    "It may be said that an artist never finds a model which corresponds exactly to his ideal, and he is obliged to make changes of form and expression in making his studies. Certain characteristics may be accentuated and others suppressed...
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