Nowadays, seeing a silly picture of a person is hardly unusual. Showing personality is a good thing. Social customs weren’t quite the same in 18th-century France, when Joseph Ducreux painted this self-portrait. An official court painter, he was known for refined… More»
A show #NowOnView at the Getty Center explores hatching in drawings.
Portrait of Joseph Roulin, 1888, Vincent van Gogh. J. Paul Getty Museum.
Study of a Seated Woman, about 1730, Jean-Baptiste Pater. J. Paul Getty Museum.
A Falconer in a Landscape, 1557. J. Paul Getty Museum.
Self-Portrait by Charles Samuel Keene, about 1845. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles