ENG 1500 8/28/13 Assignment
The dominate yet with a slight smile reaching out from the man and women’s lips, the impression in Caravaggo painting was of a man having his palm read by a women. Their eyes locked with deep thought and passion as the women held the man’s right hand with her left as she read his palm with her right. Their eyes completely locked, the body language of the man shows his trust and belief in the women’s finding. Very different from Mary’s painting of herself. As she sits at the wooden bar table by herself her cards of fortune spread out for her reading. Her face displays a very serious look with her lips locked, eyes only looking straight at her cards. She show such deep thought, she seems not to care of her surroundings, as two men from behind her stair with curiosity in wondering maybe what her findings are, maybe why she is alone. The paintings are different from the expressions put off by the character’s face and body language. In Caravaggo painting you can see the women and the man with a slight smile from the corner of the mouths. As oppose the serious look and determination of Mary as she reads her cards. The tone in each painting are completely opposite. In the sense of seriousness in Mary’s painting compared to the some what look of pleasure coming from Caravaggo’s painting. Both very powerful paintings in the own way.