Both the Getty Villa and the Getty Center have the good fortune of being adjacent to state parkland, and some of us make a point of getting out at lunch or after work to enjoy nearby hiking trails. We think… 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.