Thursday, February 16, 2012
Body Painting On Women Pictures
In western countries, painting of nude human body has remained long time aesthetic affair. It has worked as an assisting building block of the art of painting.
With the flow of the time river, the skill of painting the nudes, especially the distaff nudes, had become a true test of an artist’s painterly skills. Thus most of the famous painters who did hard on other subjects, too, had adopted the subject of painting nudes for some of his or her paintings. François Boucher (1703 – 1770), a French painter was among this class of the painters.
François Boucher was one of the most celebrated decorative artists of his time; and his artwork mainly was in the Rococo style. He had shown his painterly prowess in portrait paintings and executing the beautiful landscapes. In this respect helium had got inspiration from the master artists like Watteau and Rubens. The subject of mythology and religious paintings were also figured in the huge collection of his widely praised artworks.
During his peak time, Boucher had earned credit for his notorious paintings and his close relationship with the king of France. In some of his paintings helium had painted Marie-Louise O’Murphy. This lady was mistress to the king of France Louis XV. The paintings of Marie-Louise O’Murphy were executed in the style of Rococo art.
In many of his paintings Boucher had depicted his skill of painting the voluptuous nude female body of the king’s mistress. The colors used and the painting of the surrounding articles and their position sends the exact message that the artists would have intended: the message of natural beauty.