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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