trompe l'oeil elevations painted in grisaille
Its colour scheme - grisaille on a dark blue ground - and the decoration of its reverse both suggest that it was made in Venice around 1540-60.
The center panel, executed in grisaille , shows the dog of the title - a pointer - walking down a flight of stairs somewhat uneasily, as dogs tend to do.
Painted in grisaille , they show a top-hatted character wandering through hilly landscapes and inclement weather.
There were also smaller studies, many in grisaille .
Although she paints basically in grisaille , she will often add color to the figures to approximate old-fashioned hand-tinted photographs.
Within the present exhibition, the emphasis is on Richter's paintings based on photographs, his pure paintings, his famous grisailles and in particular the abstract expressionist works.
He made grisailles of the destitute and maimed which have a moralizing character.
The sacristy is also worth visiting: it was built in the 16th century and has some interesting grisailles from that period.
When Eddy and Sophie met he mainly painted grisailles , works in shades of grey.