Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Art at The Met, Pt. 2
Let's get right to the paintings at the Met, beginning with a portrait of Arabella Worsham by Alexandre Cabanel. You can view her 1881 dressing room at The Met, too:
But enough of that. Back to the paintings. A Self-Portrait by Rembrandt van Rijn:
Sure, it's odd, but I loved this Laughing Fool by a Netherlandish Painter:
Allegory of the Catholic Faith by Johannes Vermeer:
I am a sucker for Vermeer. The abundance of detail is right up my alley:
Another Vermeer, titled A Maid Asleep:
Interior of the Oude Kerk, Delft, by Emanual de Witte:
When you zoom in, you see that old Emanual had a sense of humor:
A somewhat dark (in tone) painting that also had me transfixed, Dead Christ Supported by Angels by Francesco Trevisani:
And that barely scratches the surface of what one can enjoy at The Met!
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