George Hartley

Painting StyleFigurative, Realism

Paintings of George Hartley

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Unlike the title sounds, to me there seems to be a lot of family value attached to this painting. George Hartley lived and thrived amidst 19th Century art, allowing his growth to remain unhindered as an aspiring artist. He has earned much name as a painter of real life situations and more importantly, as a realist. Party Animals is not just about partying, as we would think today. It is a rich ensemble of cultural celebration, personal ties and happy or affluent times. Hartley drew inspiration not only from realism in history, but also the fine sculptures, classical perfection and the romantics. However, Hartley is quite popular as the realist who uses shades of grey in a self-realization way. He is hardly the artist you […]


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