Painting: Oil on Canvas.
A portrait of the controversial Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum as Napoléon Bonaparte.
Keywords: portrait, symbolism, Rembrandt, contemporary, napoleon, figurative, Odd Nerdrum, baroque
More By Richard T Scott
A very good portrait of Odd Nerdrum, the best figurative painter since Rembrandt.
Thanks, and I agree. That's why I studied with him :)
great painting, I love the colors, and even more the darkness!
Thanks Erling. If you look closely, you might notice that it's the hat of Napoleon Bonaparte.
great work, detail, atmo ...
The King in exile is such a romantic notion! It seems though that Napoleons frontal lobe was much smaller than Odds however...
Lol, good point!
You make it look easy. He's fatherly and sweet. His shape is tip-top.
one of the best i guess
You're a very good, sorry excellent painter !!!
I like the subjects. There's even a hard dark side to it, a kind of irony that's very English and unique in it being translated in paintings. Yes, amazing ! I hope the fair in 'fair is fair' arrives for you !
Gorgeous work! I love the moodiness!
Excellent painting! When I came across it, I thought, for few seconds that it was an Odd Nerdrum self-portrait, I have never seen, but when I entered to you page, I realized that it is a work done by someone else, with a similar style of this Norwegian painter and artist. I do agree that he is one of the great figurative painters of the 20th century since Rembrandt. I like classical style and had a formal education on traditional painting, but I decided some 25 years ago to incorporate contemp