Heptoganals

Oilpainting – portrait – carrier

Great. My brother, still recovering from a major life-saving surgery, made these new heptagonal supports for paintings; Portraits. Next step by me: linen and bone glue.For two of them I already know who is going to be depicted. If you don’t know it it is impossible to distinguish, but through the window you can see… Continue reading Heptoganals

Pilate by Jan Lievens

In the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: Jan Lievens, Pilate washing his hands.

Contemporary and friend of Rembrandt van Rijn. The craftsmanship with which especially the fabrics are depicted is really astonishing. It even stands out a bit against the representation of hands and faces.

December 26, 1941

Work (on oilpainting) in progress. Those microphones looked really high-tech back then.More so then, than when the great composer, guitarist and performer Zappa used them: