TIL about “Tronie”, a type of work common in Dutch Golden Age painting and Flemish Baroque painting that depicts an exaggerated or characteristic facial expression. by whatilearned May 9, 2022, 8:38 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tronie What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote ageBaroquecharacteristiccommondepictsdutchexaggeratedexpressionfacialFlemishgoldenpaintingTILToday I learnedTronietypework See more Previous article TIL – Jesuit Priest Athanasius Kircher has been compared to da Vinci as ‘Master of a Hundred Arts’. Considered a founder of Egyptology, proposed the plague was spread by microorganism, andinventions attributed to him include a magnetic clock, various automatons and the first megaphone. Next article TIL In 1965, Sister Mary Kenneth Keller PhD’65 became the first woman in America to earn a PhD in computer science. She was a strong advocate for women in computer science and for working women, encouraging adult students to bring their babies to class. 2 Comments Leave a Reply I just love this style! Never knew it had a name until today, which makes this an exceptionally good day. Many thanks! Log in to Reply And another tibit: ‘tronie’ means ‘face’ in Dutch/Flemish. In general, Flemish/Dutch is quite a literal / descriptive language which I love. For example, mullet = nektapijt = literally ‘neck carpet’. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.