April 16th, 2006

NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

New Art Travesty ~ Frodo as Bronzino's Unknown Man



~ Detail of Frodo in Bronzino's "Portrait of an Unknown Man"


Just when I was supposed to be working on something else, I stumbled across a lovely portrait by a wonderful Italian portrait painter of the 16th century, Agnolo Bronzino. The pose, the lighting, the colours, the sheer expertise of the painting: I loved it all. I wondered at once how it would do as a Frodo manip....

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