Claude Monet - Subtle contrast between red and green, and creation of green out of grays using relative colors, mid tone through drastic high and low temperature balance, canvas shape allows a lot of background with a close foreground.
Vincent van Gogh Online, Self Portrait, Oil Paintings Only For Art Lovers! This is a non-profits site and shows all the paintings of Vincent van Gogh's art works.
This, the last of Van Gogh's self-portraits and one of the greatest, was painted only months before his death. The background reminds us of the rhythms of The Starry Night, which the portrait resembles also in the dominating bluish tone of the work. In all this turmoil and congested eddying motion, we sense the extraordinary firmness of the painter's hand.