Surface masters: how the old masters Created Gold in Painting

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  10 October 2017
Surface masters: how the old masters Created Gold in Painting

The detail (above) from Van Loo's painting, Marie Leszczinska Queen of France, is fascinating to me. I've been trying to figure out why I think his rendering of the gold table is unsuccessful. Though he's obviously a meticulous craftsman and clearly spent ages with a magnifying glass in one hand and a paintbrush in the other, there's something overwrought about the brushwork. His table looks plastic, but it took me a while to figure out why

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  10 October 2017
I personally prefer Ingres, Kalf , Rembrandt, also Frazetta, when the gap between dark and highlights is very contrasty, fleshes out the metal best, I think.
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