He began drawing at an early age. He was particularly interested in fashion, and became famous for his sketches almost immediately. He worked for major design studios at a time when fashion was undergoing a radical change-from the fussiness of the late nineteenth century to the simple, clingy lines of the early twentieth century. The use of his initials L. Therefore, from the moment of his birth he was dubbed 'Helli'.
Vintage Erotica Canvas Art | iCanvas
Degas began by copying Italian Renaissance paintings at the Louvre and trained in the studio of Louis Lamothe, who taught in the traditional academic style, with its emphasis on line and its insistence on the crucial importance of draftsmanship. Degas was also strongly influenced by the paintings and frescoes he saw during several long trips to Italy in the late s; he made many sketches and drawings of them in his notebooks. Yet despite the title, and the suggestion of classical drapery on some of the figures in the background, there is little that places the subject of this painting in ancient Greece. His interest in ballet dancers intensified in the s, and eventually he produced approximately 1, works on the subject. These are not traditional portraits, but studies that address the movement of the human body, exploring the physicality and discipline of the dancers through the use of contorted postures and unexpected vantage points.
Vintage Erotica Collection
General age related toning. Please study scan carefully. Please be advised that the vertical pink line is NOT part of the print, but a result of our scanner. Original chromolithograph.
Nude with Hat Get a high-quality picture of Nude with Hat for your computer or notebook. The model has not been identified, but almost certainly she sat for Jewess, the first work that Modigliani exhibited at the Salon des Independants, in Caryatid Get a high-quality picture of Caryatid for your computer or notebook.