Friday, 16 April 2010

Just a Little Bit More...

Some days, I feel as if I needed a double of myself to get everything done in time.  This week-end is the last of my semester and I will need all the energy and the motivation I have left to end things on the right note.  If only Ingres could draw me one more arm...

This is a study Ingres produced for his Turkish Bath (see below, the lady at the far right). I saw this beautiful sketch last summer and even though it is not a complete work, it is one of my favourite creations by Ingres.

Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres, The Turkish Bath
oil on wood, 108 x 108 cm, 1862

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