Summary Of Pascal Dagnan Bouveret's La Noce Chez Le Photographe

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There was once a young girl with hair black as night and skin white as porcelain. She stared at her reflection taking in her extravagant white dress and the long veil trailing behind her. It is her wedding day and she is off to take her wedding photos. This is supposed to be the happiest day of her life and yet she cannot help but flinch as she takes hold of her soon to be husband 's arm. She glances up at her indifferent finance and directs a forced smile at the photographer 's camera. This scenario summarizes the initial impression I had formed regarding Pascal Dagnan Bouveret’s painting titled La Noce Chez le Photographe. Originally, I had not considered the idea that Bouveret may have created a message in this piece of artwork beyond the depiction of an unhappy bride and groom. However, after further research and analysis of this piece of art, my initial impression began to change. Perhaps Bouveret painted a deeper meaning behind these strokes of paint with hope to convey his opinion to others.
Bouveret was a leading French artist in the naturalist movement in the 19th century. He became known for his ability to create
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I believe that this piece of artwork was originally meant to be seen in a home setting, for instance, in the home of the bride and groom. The context of the painting will most likely change in a more professional setting such as a museum because a stronger message may be conveyed beyond the idea of a bride and groom getting their photo taken. I would consider the artist representation to be realistic. On the surface, this piece of art can inform viewers about marriage customs during a specific time period, for instance, the style of clothing and type of furniture that was popular in an upper-class family during the 19th century. Bouveret most likely used oil paints because this material was a very popular tool during this time in history. Oil paints enable an artist to create a vivid contrast between dark and light shades of
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