Monthly Archives: June 2014

Veronese at the National Gallery until 15 June 2014

Taking one example of flawless composition – “Iseppo da Porto and his son Leonida” (1552) is a timeless portrayal of the relationship between father and son at the point at which perfection reigns. Colour, which beats a powerful rhythm in Veronese’s paintings, is pared down in a portrait of umbers and blacks.