In deed, from these two artistic works it is very evident that there was great artistic work as compared to the contemporary world. In any case, the two artistic works also portray a specific kind of life, aspects of the Negro Life (Preziosi 25). Therefore, other than proving that classical artists were great these two artistic works depicts a kind of lifestyle.
Looking at the two picture, An Idyll of the Deep South and Venus rising From the Sea-A Deception, one thing that is clear is that whereas the former is drawn on a two dimensional basis the latter takes the perspective of a three dimensional object. Consequently, the latter looks real and it is as someone had taken a photo of a women bathing and covered by a linen cloth. On the other hand, the first painting is blurred and cannot be seen as a real object. There is a very significant difference between the first and second paintings as one looks real and the other looks exactly that it is a painting (Preziosi 31). Content wise, whereas the first painting of An Idyll of the Deep South has very many objects painted the latter has only one. In this regards, the second painting of Venus Rising From the Sea-A Deception has limited objects hence forming the dominance of the painting. It is easier for observers to concentrate on the second painting that the first photo.
From the work of Aaron Douglas, An Idyll of the Deep South the first thing that encounters observers’ eye is the very many nude persons. In addition, the observer gets an encounter with some bright circular light that seems to brighten up the work. This is a portrait of lively people as the picture portrays people engaged in serious works given the fact that they at some instance are carrying various tools. According to the work, it seems that those involved are actively participating in doing some activities. While some have shovels, others have on their hands axes