The Harbour at L'Estaque  1906

by Georges Braque

[i]Oil on canvas[/i] [br] [b]The painting of the small town of L’Estaque in the Bay of Marseille depicts the landscape as a sea of flames.[/b] Reds, oranges, and yellows rise up against areas of blue, green, and black, and the contrasts almost make the painting glow. At the same time the various brushstrokes imbue the picture plane with a dynamic, almost vibrating qua...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark



  1. "There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain." Georges Braque