The Blue in people- Christian Amadeo-Florit

My theme for this gallery is displaying the variations of blue on people, both men and female, in different time periods, cultures, and settings. Although people see the color blue as a sad color, I want to show how the color can portray other meanings like calmness, loyalty, and confidence.

Mater Dolorosa, Carlo Dolci, ca. 1655, From the collection of: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
This depicts a variation of the virgin mother Mary in a dark blue sheet with a glow of yellow. The blue in this painting gives Mary a sense of love and compassion.
Paul F. Beich, Frederic Nigard, 1925/1944, From the collection of: McLean County Museum of History
This painting displays a man named Paul Frank Beich in a dark blue suit. The blue gives a sense of power to Paul, as he was the head of a major candy candy factory at the time.
Young Lady in Blue, MIȘU POPP, 1868, From the collection of: Muzeul Național Brukenthal
The painting displays a young lady with a bright blue dress, with a pink flower on her head. The blue in the dress helps give the feeling of warmth and love to the figure.
Portrait of a Lady in Blue holding a Flower, Lely, Sir Peter, c.1660, From the collection of: Dulwich Picture Gallery
This depicts a portrait of a lady near a tree with a bright blue dress. Not only does the blue helps give the sense of warmth, but also gives a sense of luxury for the time it was painted.
Madame Cézanne in Blue, Paul Cézanne, 1888 - 1890, From the collection of: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
This depicts a women named Cézanne in a blue blouse. This is one of the few painting that help portray the emotion of sadness through the colors of the blouse, background, and facial expression.
The lady in blue (Mr and Mrs J S MacDonald), Hugh Ramsay, 1902, From the collection of: Art Gallery of New South Wales
This painting shows a couple, with the husband in the back, and the wife up front with a blue dress. The blue gives the wife a sense of power and dominance, as it helps make the figure pop and glow.
Portrait of Heungseon Daewongun Yi Haeung Wearing a Black Hat and a Blue Robe, Yi Han-cheol, 1808/1880, From the collection of: Korea Data Agency
This is a painting of Heungseon Daewongun Yi Haeung in a blue outfit and black hat. The blue gives him a sense of power as he was a huge political figure in Korea at the time.
Young Woman in Blue, Unknown, late 16th century, From the collection of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This depicts a woman with a blue dress. The blue in the dress helps give a sense of security, as colors like blue and turquoise meant healing and strength in Turkey, where this painting was from.
Portrait of a Lady in Blue, Raimundo de Madrazo, c.1897-1905, From the collection of: Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao
This painting shows a lady in a dark blue dress and a dark blue hat. The blue helps give a sense of sadness, but also royalty, as blue is depicted as that in France, there is painting came from.
"Kunti," from the series "In Response to…", Navjot Altaf, 1999, From the collection of: Royal Ontario Museum
This sculpture depicts a Kunti, a women in India, with aspects of South Asia goddesses. The blue helps give a sense of wisdom and divinity, as the goddesses with blue are seen in that way.
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