Art 111-350 Contreras

(The Death Of Marat- Jacques- Louis David) Painting on oil canvas. Color - Drawn in sober tones, used color's such as white, green, yellow-brown, and a splash of red. Colors are saturated. Style- Neo-Classicism. Composition- the classical  principle of the golden section, combination of horizontal and vertical lines. Each object has a function in the painting. Symbolism of how weak Marat was and how anyone could have killed him and it was a political propaganda for the city to display of a martyr of revolution. Linear Perspective- representation of the tub that needs a certain depth in order to host Marat's body. Medium oil on canvas. Materials -oil.

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