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The Annunciation

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Izenheymsky altar in its entirety demonstrates a variety of color characteristics, color effects and color expression, which is true can speak of it as the universal intellectual color composition. 'The Annunciation', 'Choir of Angels', 'Crucifixion' and 'Resurrection' is a picture quite different from one another as a drawing and color. For the sake of artistic truth Grunewald even donated a decorative the unity of the altar. To be truthful and objective, he has placed himself above the rules of scholasticism. In his art psychologically expressive power of color, its symbolic and spiritual essence of a transfer realist truth, ie color in all its three components of exposure, fused together in the name of the semantic depth of the work. Rembrandt (1606-1669) is considered to be a painter of light and shade.

Although it is Leonardo, and Titian, and El Greco used contrasts of light and shadow as means of expression, the Rembrandt is happening very differently. He felt the color as the solid matter. Using transparent shades of gray and blue or yellow and red color, he created a pictorial matter the deepest impact forces, matter, living their own amazing spiritual life. Using a mixture of tempera and oil paints, he achieved a texture, which produced unusually suggestive effect. In Rembrandt's color becomes materialized light energy, full of tension, and pure color of light, just as gems out of the darkness of their frames. El Greco and Rembrandt bring us into the very center of the color problems Baroque.

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