Self-Portrait by  Tintoretto // This guy helped create Mannerism and worked with chiarascuro, a blending of light and dark to make shadows. Boom. Acdec.

Tintoretto Self-Portrait, , Museum of Art, Philadelphia. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Self-Portrait by Tintoretto.

Reminds me of death portraits.  Artwork by Lin Ran

Digital Art by Lin Ran

Artist: Linran {contemporary figurative beautiful discreet semi-nude female head woman face digital photorealism painting} Look at the light, shadow and minimal color used!

Nirav Patel (I need a guide)

Nirav Patel (I need a guide)

Sacred Love Versus Profane Love (1602–03) by Giovanni Baglione. Intended as an attack on his hated enemy, the artist Caravaggio, it shows a boy (hinting at Caravaggio's homosexuality) on one side, a devil with Caravaggio's face on the other, and between an angel representing pure, meaning non-erotic, love.


An example of chiaroscuro in painting: this oil on canvas by Giovanni Baglione 'Sacred and Profane Love' shows dramatic compositional chiaroscuro

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Gatsby connects the green light to a person; This photo shows green light being cascaded onto a person.

Joseph Wright (1734–1797)

Girl Reading a Letter by Candlelight, With a Young Man Peering over Her Shoulder Joseph Wright of Derby (English, Oil on canvas. This work is a fine example of Wright’s fascination with the effects of light.