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...’s company is responsible for some of the most refined pieces in the gallery. In […] Posted in Antiques , M.S. Rau Blog | Comments Off The Mystery of Chiaroscuro August 2nd, 2013 Petrus van Schendel is perhaps... Read More »
Ludovic Rousset

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...’s company is responsible for some of… Read More » The Mystery of Chiaroscuro * A mastery of light and composition distinguishes this outstanding painting by Petrus van Schendel... Read More »

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...Art , M.S. Rau Blog , Stories | No Comments » The Mystery of Chiaroscuro August 2nd, 2013 | posted by Ludovic Rousset A mastery of light and composition distinguishes this outstanding painting by Petrus......to perfect his nocturne paintings. Strongly influenced by the 17 th century tradition of Dutch candlelit paintings, van Schendel mastered the technique of chiaroscuro , or the balance between light and dark......would change the course of this painting. His exposure to artists including Titan and Tintoretto can be seen throughout his works from this point forward. His command of chiaroscuro, texture and expression... Read More »