“Why is vibrant color, like green, characteristic of Hockney’s landscapes of Northern England? I think it has to do with the nearly 30 years that he lived in L.A.” More»
Prud’hon preferred to draw with powdery applications of black and white chalk on blue or gray paper. Instead of using line, he created contours through stumping and built form through gradations of light.
Head of a Woman: Study for “The Happy Mother," 1810, Pierre-Paul Prud"hon. J. Paul Getty Museum.