Bedouins in the Desert

Artist: Eugene Alexis Girardet (French 1853-1907) Title: Bedouins in the Desert Medium: Oil on canvas This is a rather large painting and as a photographic reproduction looses a lot of it's impact. When looking at sections in detail Giradet's superb handling of the paint can be better observed. For example note how he used a very chromatic orange both on the ground and on the woman's cheek to give us a feeling of the intense heat generated by the camp fire. Here he livens up a bland...

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