Did the artist deliberately choose this rich orange tone to say something? Probably, but, alas, I am not sufficiently up on 17th century symbolism to decipher it.
Day 2 in the Louvre and still so much to see.
They say some drivel such as… “if you gaze at each artwork in the Louvre for 4 seconds it would take you 3 months to see everything.”
Well, we did pretty well over 2 days although we did find ourselves running through the galleries to escape at 9.00pm on the second day and missed all of the Egyptian and ancient Greek sections altogether.
Thankfully I did see (and photograph) one of my most favourite of pictures, “The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds” by Georges de La Tour, painted in 1635.
I loved the expressions, the colours and the suspense! I particularly love the cleverness of the painter that makes us, the viewers, the only ones with a clear knowledge of what is going on.
In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Orange you glad it’s photo challenge time?