Col. Keith Gibson of the VMI provided the description of the cadet’s accouterment and attire.
Monday, May 3, 2010
The Making of a Masterpiece: Last Tribute of Respect - 8
The center of interest in the painting is the casket. To achieve the pageantry of the scene, I felt it necessary to pull back my viewpoint, thus making the coffin smaller. By using age old artistic devices, (darkest dark against lightest light), I made the eye go where I wanted it to go. – Mort Künstler
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