• Victor Hume Moody: Some Dramatic Portraits

    14 days ago - By Art Contrarian

    Victor Hume Moody (1896-1990) lived a long life that in his working years was dominated by the Modernism that he didn't practice.
    He is obscure enough that at the time I drafted this post, he had no Wikipedia entry. The main background information I found is here. Additionally, it seems he abandoned painting from about 1919 to 1926. He painted using laborious, classical methods for the remainder of his career.
    Moody exhibited a dramatic flair in many of his works, though not always. Below are examples of each. Since some images are undated, I can't order the paintings...
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