The ‘Self Portrait of Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun‘  shown above is delicate, forceful and gracefully timid of pose. The feathery handling of hair, elaborate white-cream fabrics and curious pose whilst looking to the mirror extols her professionalism.
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In my opinion Artemisia can effortlessly flow between pre-Raphaelite, Renaissance and Baroque styles. The latter style incorporating her most dominant structural preference.
Typically extreme contrasts between dark shading counter-referenced by strong natural or incandescent light upon subject/s revealing foreground details.
The Baroque style is often accompanied by dynamic, intense action designed to infuse a sense of pictorial awe and..