Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

Artist Yet master of various genres, historical painting, portraits, mythological subjects, where a celebration of female Nudes shines in a powerful sensuality. He found his place in the panorama of Italian and European romanticism.

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

The picture stands out an exquisite lighting solution, an absolute mastery in the depiction of precious shimmering fabric of the dress in the impeccable use of light and illumination.

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

The "treason" of 1848

But the main thing — psychological analysis and presentation of feelings. Look at the young lady's face in tears, and this is a visible sign of her internal drama, conflicting emotions of love and hate she feels for her lover. As the main motif — reads: he has betrayed her.

Composition wise solved Eyecam with a fondness for romanticism, he wrote the mise-EN-scene in the theatrical cut architectural and landscape environment. His elegant work of "treason" and to this day is considered one of the most sensual works of world art.

It's part of a triptych, the plot of which a painter took from the poems of his friend, the poet Andrea Maffei. It also includes the paintings "the Board of revenge" and "Revenge rival" (the painting is also known by the name of "the Venetian women"). And consider painting needs in the context of the history of their creation.

According to the text of the poems, the paintings, the following occurs:

Maria wrote a denunciation of the beloved. Mary (woman in green) gets from Rachel (ladies mask) note the evidence that beloved Mary is cheating on her.

Rachel offers her friend to report the wrong to the authorities as a traitor to his country.

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

"The Board of revenge"

The man in red took the letter, and carries to the authorities, and Mary had repented and trying to catch up.

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

Revenge of the rival

And started it all Rachel offered herself to the beloved Maria, but he refused it. This is the revenge of the rejected women.

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

Susanna in the bath

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

"The kiss"

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

"Self-portrait against the background of friends" Yet (also Hayes, ital. Francesco Hayez), 1791, Venice -1882 g, Milan

Keywords: Adultery | Art | Paintings | Artist

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