The hexadecimal color code #172269 is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172269 is comprised of 9.02% red, 13.33% green and 41.18% blue. In the HSL color space #172269 has a hue of 232° (degrees), 64% saturation and 25% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.93 nm.
It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.
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I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
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It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
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