Alexander John Drysdale

Alexander John Drysdale (1870–1934) was an beforehand 20th-century player who specialized in landscapes of Louisiana using the technique of oil wash, that gave his works a characteristic unclear look. Drysdale made use of this technique by diluting the oil paint with kerosene and applying it to the canvas board behind cotton balls. Drysdale was prolific, having painted an estimated 10,000 works.

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