|Amanda Triptych (panel 3) 11x14", oil on board|
For context, here are all 3 panels together, as they will eventually hang.
|Amanda (triptych) 14" x 33" oil on board|
...and a brief progression. As you can see, a fair amount of adjusting was required to reach that final likeness.
As I painted the 3rd panel, I was thinking about this portrait of Rembrandt from the National Gallery of Art, attributed to an artist in his workshop. I did a master copy of this several years back and that experience came back when I needed it. Beautiful image.
|Portrait of Rembrandt, Rembrandt workshop artist, 1650|