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Re: Horses in Art


From: linda eastman (lindacharlie_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 08 2002 - 06:17:51 PDT

on 8/9/02 12:59 AM, at wrote:

> In a message dated 8/8/02 12:51:57 PM, writes:
> << Diego Velazquez has several paintings of Spanish royalty
> on horseback. One that stands out in my mind has Prince
> Balthasar as a child and the horse is foreshortened.

that made me think of that Caravaggio (i think) with the real close up view
of the horses head and shoulders at a sort of odd angle. tell me this is
real and not my imagination!