Today, September 29, is the birthday of three truly great painters — all masters of colour and movement.
Here is Boucher, whose decorative, feathery, rococo paintings defined the taste of 18th century France.
Here is Tintoretto, the Venetian colourist, “Il Furioso”, who’s mastery of movement and gesture make his figures fly.
Here is Caravaggio, the dark master of the Baroque — intense realism, fanatical attention to detail and passion.
Hope that takes your mind off things!