Prince Baltasar Carlos as a Hunter, c.1635/36 by Velazquez
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Prince Baltasar Carlos as a Hunter, c.1635/36
Prado Museum Madrid Spain
Original Size:191 x 103 cm
This painting reproduction will be completely painted by hand with oil paints on a blank linen canvas. We add additional 1.6" (4cm) of blank canvas above the offered size which will be used to stretch the canvas on a stretcher-bar.
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Dress, with Two Dogs. The composition is learned, but simple. Restricted above by the branches of an oak tree, in the lower part of the canvas the figure of the prince and his arquebus is composed in an angular form directed upwards, while the big dog to the left closes off the figure and encircles it. This simple composition, however, is related to a double diagonal directed towards the background to the right and the tree trunk; and in correspondence there are all the levels of the distant landscape divided by valleys and slanting ridges. With a perceptible release, the figure of the prince arrests this falling movement, as if it had energetically overcome some opposing force. In this case, too, the work has the immediate appearance of splendid representation affirming the majesty of kings; but going beyond the required theme, the artist has made the painting into a locus of forces just subdued, of momentary equilibrium between intense pulls, expressing a tension shown throughout, from the format to the manner of painting, which is extraordinarily rich in flowing colour and contrasts. Also unusual is the way the figures are cut so that they seem taut and compressed at the same time. Abandoning traditional ideas of completeness, the artist crops them (see the dog on the right) as if they had been unexpectedly seen and recorded, a kind of vision that will be understood and taken up by the great French Impressionists, beginning with Manet, to express the instantaneous look of modernity.