These images were created by examining the digital images of existing paintings.
The intention was to show the high correspondence between chiaroscuro in the original image
and a similar subtle gradation in the reduced versions shown here.
Courbet, Gustave - 1819-1877 - French.
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French) 1780-1867
The Grand Odalisque
Boucher, François - 1703-1770 - French
The Brown Odalisque
William De Kooning, American ??
Woman and Bicycle.
Louis Priou, French, 1845-?,
Jeune Femme aux Fleurs
Anthony Troncet, French, 1848-1915,
Au Bord du Lac