ROBERT ALEXANDER ANDERSON - Portraits by Commission
Richard M. Robb, MD
Underpainting and Finished Portrait
Side by side
2002
Oil on canvas
40" x 32"
This view shows an early stage of the painting development, the monochromatic underpainting, next to the final portrait. Gridlines are used to guide and secure the final composition, but are overpainted as the portrait evolves.

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