Color Palettes: Francesco Hayez (1791-1882), Part IIIby Matthew Innis |
In our ongoing attempts to improve the oil painting techniques of today, we often look to the paintings of the past, and through careful examination and reverse-engineering of these older works, we do our best to decipher and understand the methods and materials used by the artists who made them. The paintings which have given up the greatest number of secrets . . .