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Visual Analysis of Lady at the Paris Exposition In the painting, Lady at the Paris Exposition, Luis Jimenez Aranda paints a woman on a balcony looking out into a city below. Behind the woman is a tall structure. The woman seems to have a mournful look on her face as she looks out from the balcony. Aranda uses texture, light, vivid colors, and relation of foreground and background to draw attention and contrast the scene to the woman’s sorrowful, wishful look. One of the most noticeable features of the painting is its texture and relation to a direct light source. If the viewer gets close enough, he or she notices the brush strokes from the oil paint on the canvas. The paint is not completely flat; it produces slight ridges on the canvas. This texture adds variation and dimension to the painting. In the background, the sky exhibits a soft blue with many clouds. The added texture of the oil paint allows these clouds to appear more realistic in the sky. The texture of the paint also adds dimension to the woman’s clothing. While
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