09 - 2/10/09 De La Croix Passionately in love with passion...

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2/10/09 De La Croix - “Passionately in love with passion” - What is so passionate about the oriental women painting? o They are depicted as sensual creatures o The reds are associated with sensuality, not death like before o Shadows are not black, but contrasting colors Goya - Donkey print o Done while recuperating from an illness o Achieved international fame from these prints (donkey and owl) o Prints were typically used for social and political commentary because they could be mass produced o Work was very ambigous towards king (Charles the 6 th ), Catholic Church o Innovative technique: aquatint? Combined with old etching technique Grayish areas (dots) vs. etching (lines), which is done with a knife into a print Done to get tones and variations in different shades of gray Copper For aquatint, coat copper with resistance to acid except for places he wanted acquatint o Doctor is turned into an ass, makes doctor look ignorant The patient is clearly dead, but he’s still taking pulse
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