Monday, August 17, 2009

Jan Gossaert at the National Gallery

Another compositional workup on the painting The Adoration of the Kings by Jan Gossert (aka Mabuse)

Jan Gossaert
The Adoration of the Kings
Medium: Oil on wood
Dimensions: 69.76 x 63.5 in (177.2 x 161.3 cm)
Collection of the The National Gallery UK

The yellow divisions are the Golden Ratio's of the height and width (.382 and .618). The reddish lines are 1/4 and 1/2 divisions and the 1/2 diagonals. The green and cyan are 1/3, 1/6, 1/9 divisions and the 1/3 diagonals. It's just a coincidence that a lot of stuff lines up? Click on the link to go to the National Gallery UK website for more images.

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