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Hints On Arrangement

The Art Of Painting - Hints On Arrangement - 3, a brief series of articles on the art of painting and drawing

In the " Creation of Adam," mark the sense of dawning life in the figure of Adam. The sweep forward of the Creator, supported by figures that foreshadow the creation of Eve and her children, and the great curves of the folds that enclose this on-moving group—how satisfying is the fulness of those convex forms!
In the " Raising of the Brazen Serpent" pendentive, the bodies and limbs fitted and dovetailed in the foreground group suggest, besides a writhing mass, a consummate orchestration of lines which has never been equalled or approached.

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