Reynolds 3 ladies adorning the term of hymen

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Reynolds 3 ladies adorning the term of hymen

  1. 1. Joshua Reynolds, one of the Outstanding British Artists  Julia Gaskarova 752
  2. 2. Life and Style
  3. 3. “Three Ladies Adorning the Term of Hymen” by Sir Joshua Reynolds 1774
  4. 4. The Subject Matter  The sisters were famous both as beauties and as amateur actresses;  The portrait was commissioned by Luck Gardener, the fiancé of one of the models.
  5. 5. The Biggest and Most Ambitious Portrait by Reynolds  A golden opportunity to portray the noble models conforming exactly to his concept of the grand manner was given to Reynolds. Size: 234 X 291 sm
  6. 6. The Colour scheme   The prevailing rich warm colours are interrupted by flesh tints of faces and arms;  The specifically individual manner to apply colours;
  7. 7. The Composition  The figures are posed against the background of the solemn nature;  The executed models are caught between one movement and the next.
  8. 8. The Borrowed Motives  The “ideal” beauty of Greek statues;  The images of the Three Graces;  The Greek mythological theme; 
  9. 9. “Three Ladies Adorning the Term of Hymen” by Sir Joshua Reynolds 1774
  10. 10. Thank you for your attention!!!

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