Re: marbled horse
- on 5/7/02 1:40 AM, Marbling@yahoogroups.com at Marbling@yahoogroups.com
> In reply to Jake's find at auction at Sotherby's. Jake, is the backgroundI think it is the body of the horse that is the marbled area. Outlines and
> behind the horse the only part of this that is marbled, or is the ink drawing
> sitting on top of the larger block which has been marbled?
> I have never been able to analyze complex works such as this. Martha
features were usually painted over the marbling, usually plain black or
sepia though sometimes gold paint is also encountered. Admittedly, the
image is pale. I'm ordering the catalog through interlibrary loan to see if
the image is better in print.
...and George is correct to point out that it is due to the groundbreaking
research of the late Christopher Weimann that we are able to appreciate
these works today.