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Book Note of the Day: Preservation of Breadth

John Burnet’s Practical Hints on Light and Shade in Painting, published in 1880, opens with the following quote:

The highest finishing is labor in vain, unless at the same time there be preserved a breadth of light and shadow.

From Reynold’s notes on Du Fresnoy

The National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Sir Joshua Reynolds

Technical Bulletin Volume 35

This special edition is dedicated to the paintings of Joshua Reynolds in the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection.