What can you learn from the compositional techniques used in “Borg Island” by Lars Hertervig? | The Cave of Apelles

This lecture focuses on the landscape painting “Borg Island” by Lars Hertervig. What can you learn from this composition?

MASTERCLASS is a new series of lectures on painting technique by the Cave of Apelles’ host Jan-Ove Tuv.

Strange elements in Hertervig’s landscape painting. Jan-Ove Tuv explains.

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"