I gave Henry some color and had him take a seat while
I looked up other paintings that began the Venetian way. The father and daughter Gentileschi painted two of my favorites.
Judith and Her Maidservant, the Head of Holofernes, Artemisia Gentileschi, 1593-1653.
During the Women's' movement, I became very interested in women artists in history. I noted too few in my college text. Artemisia's work looked pretty competent to me.
As competent as her dad's Woman With Violin, (Ortazio Gentileschi).
Color isn't lacking. Loose brushwork is. I'm about to explore